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Pakistan cricketer-turned-politician Khan marries 3rd time
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Polish leader denies being a Holocaust revisionist after blaming 'Jewish perpetrators'
Washington Post • Avi Selk
Avalanches kill 2 skiers in France, injure 2 in Switzerland
Washington Post • Associated Press
Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers
Washington Post • Associated Press
Main party candidates formally join Mexico presidential race
Washington Post • Associated Press
Saakashvili supporters march to demand Poroshenko step down
Washington Post • Associated Press
Bolivia blames both Carnival blasts on dynamite
Washington Post • Associated Press
All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
Chicago Tribune • Jon Gambrell, Nasser Karimi
London fashion: 70s vibe at Mouret, glamour from Temperley
Washington Post •  Ap, Sylvia Hui 
Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect
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Pakistan cricketer-turned-politician Khan marries 3rd time
Washington PostAssociated Press
Pakistani cricket legend-turned-politician Imran Khan has married a faith healer, ending rumors that he was considering a third marriage after divorcing two wives.
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International Security, World Politics
Polish leader denies being a Holocaust revisionist after blaming 'Jewish perpetrators'
Washington PostAvi Selk
He had previously suggested earlier that Jews were partially responsible for their own genocide. Now a Polish embassy in Israel is covered in swastika graffiti.
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International Security, World Politics
Avalanches kill 2 skiers in France, injure 2 in Switzerland
Washington PostAssociated Press
Authorities say two skiers were killed by an avalanche in the French Alps, and two more people were injured by an avalanche in Switzerland near the border with France.
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International Security, World Politics
Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers
Washington PostAssociated Press
The Supreme Court of the Maldives has delayed its order reinstating 12 pro-opposition lawmakers ahead of a key parliamentary sitting.
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International Security, World Politics
Main party candidates formally join Mexico presidential race
Washington PostAssociated Press
Three presidential candidates have accepted the nominations of Mexico’s main parties for the July 1 election, formally entering what is shaping up to be a crowded race.
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International Security, World Politics
Saakashvili supporters march to demand Poroshenko step down
Washington PostAssociated Press
Several thousand supporters of deported Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili marched through the center of Kiev on Sunday, demanding the resignation of President Petro Poroshenko.
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International Security, World Politics
Bolivia blames both Carnival blasts on dynamite
Washington PostAssociated Press
Bolivian authorities said Sunday that both of the explosions that killed 12 people during recent Carnival celebrations were caused by dynamite, not exploding gas canisters as initially thought.
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Education, International Security
All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
Chicago TribuneJon Gambrell, Nasser Karimi
An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all 65 people on board were killed. The crash of...
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International Security, World Politics
London fashion: 70s vibe at Mouret, glamour from Temperley
Washington Post Ap, Sylvia Hui 
Could fusty-looking tapestry and army boots look desirable? Roland Mouret and Temperley worked their magic at London Fashion Week catwalk shows Sunday, showcasing their latest womenswear styles for the upcoming autumn and winter season alongside other designers.
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International Security, World Politics
Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect
Washington PostAssociated Press
Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others. Police then killed the assailant.
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