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    14 Feb 2016 Sun

    US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79: Texas governor

    US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who helped shape the legal thought of his time, has died, the governor of his home state of Texas confirmed Saturday. He was 79.

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    14 Feb 2016 Sun

    Football: Zaza strike downs Napoli as Juve go top

    Italy Euro 2016 hopeful Simone Zaza produced a dramatic late strike as champions Juventus went one point clear at the top of Serie A with a 1-0 win over Napoli on Saturday.

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    14 Feb 2016 Sun

    Logano leads Team Penske 1-2 in Daytona practice

    Team Penske showed its strength late in the final practice session for next Sunday's Daytona 500 when Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski jumped to the top of the leaderboard at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday.

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    14 Feb 2016 Sun

    Chad appoints new prime minister two months before election

    Chad has appointed MP Albert Pahimi Padacke as prime minister of the Central African country following the resignation of his predecessor, state television said on Saturday, heralding a Cabinet reshuffle just two months ahead of presidential elections.

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    14 Feb 2016 Sun

    Cuba decorates Russia patriarch after pope visit

    Cuba's president Raul Castro awarded the country's highest honor to Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill on Saturday, hailing his role in the communist island's relations with Moscow.

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    14 Feb 2016 Sun

    Alleged killer of Mexican journalist arrested in Veracruz

    The presumed mastermind behind the murder of a Mexican journalist was arrested in the eastern state of Veracruz on Saturday, the state's governor said, as Mexico struggles with a wave of attacks on reporters.

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    14 Feb 2016 Sun

    Shebab claims bomb attack on Somalia plane

    Shebab insurgents on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack which ripped a hole in a Somali passenger plane earlier this month, shortly after takeoff from Mogadishu.

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    14 Feb 2016 Sun

    A polarizing force, Haiti's former soldiers return to streets

    Haiti disbanded its abusive armed forces two decades ago but uniformed veterans and young recruits are resurfacing to add another destabilising factor to the volatile Caribbean nation already dealing with a political vacuum.

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    14 Feb 2016 Sun

    Uganda's Yoweri Museveni defends record in presidential debate

    Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni dismissed as fiction attacks from rivals over allegations of corruption, unemployment and the state of healthcare in a televised debate on Saturday ahead of next week's presidential election.

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    14 Feb 2016 Sun

    Brazil enlists army, cabinet in campaign against Zika

    Brazil's government launched a nationwide campaign on Saturday to fight the Zika virus, with President Dilma Rousseff and cabinet ministers personally visiting homes and handing out leaflets along with 220,000 troops.