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World

  • Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran has hanged a woman convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her.  The official IRNA news agency says Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn Saturday for premeditated murder.
  • Tunisians skeptical on eve of historic election
    TUNIS, Tunisia – In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on the television mounted on the wall.
  • Macedonian activists hurt in cafe attack
    SKOPJE, Macedonia – Police said about 30 people wearing masks and throwing rocks and bottles have attacked members of a gay-rights activist group in Macedonia, wounding two of them.
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Magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits just off the coast of southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seismologists say a magnitude-7.1 earthquake has shaken southernmost Mexico. Local media say the quake was felt strongly across much of southern Mexico, but there are no immediate reports of injury. The U.S. Geological Survey says it was centered about 22 miles (35 kilometers) west-southwest of Tapachula on the Pacific coast.

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