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Ruling Party Candidate Lenin Moreno Leads In Vote

Partial results are giving a clear lead to the hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa in Ecuador's presidential election, seen as a test for the left in Latin America after recent conservative gains in the region, especially in Brazil and Argentina.

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Cancer Mother Claims Her Baby Son Saved Her Life By Rejecting Her Right Breast

For most new mothers, it can be traumatic if their baby refuses to breastfeed – but in Sarah Boyle’s case she believes it saved her life.

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Vogue Paris Will Be The First French Magazine To Feature A Transgender Model

Vogue Paris is to feature a transgender model on its cover calling her a 'femme fatale who happened to be born a boy.

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Hitler's Phone Sells For $240,000 At Auction

A US-based auction house says the red phone, complete with Nazi party symbol, was bought by an unnamed bidder. The phone was described as "arguably the most destructive 'weapon' of all time."

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Washington Prepares To Bring North Koreans To U.S. For Talks: Report

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Preparations are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to the United States for talks with former U.S. officials, the first such meeting in more than five years, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.

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Scuffles At Thai Temple As Police Hunt For Monk

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BANGKOK: Monks and police scuffled on Monday at a Buddhist temple in Thailand where security forces are trying to arrest an influential former abbot on money-laundering charges.

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Al Bab: 'When The Tide Is Turning, ISIL Go Apocalyptic'

In recent weeks, the Turkish-led Operation Euphrates Shield has made significant progress against ISIL around the city of Al Bab in northern Syria. Russia, a key ally during the operation, has provided Turkey with military and diplomatic support.

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Gaza Doctor Seeks Justice In Israeli Court

The walls of Izzeldin Abuelaish's office at the University of Toronto are covered in photographs, but one, in particular, stands out.

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Man Who Received A Letter Of Apology From His Ex-Girlfriend Grades It Before Returning To Her

A grovelling ex-girlfriend received a surprise after her letter of apology sent to her ex-boyfriend was graded by him and returned to her.

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