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Smog chokes Mexico City as fires fan pollution

Mexico City has suffered through a week of some of its worst smog in recent years.

India’s lower-caste Dalits, who helped elect Modi, now threaten to oust him

Dalits, formerly known as the "untouchables," could prove influential in the drive to unseat India's powerful prime minister.

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in a first for Asia

The Constitutional Court in May 2017 said the constitution allows same-sex marriages and gave parliament two years to adjust laws accordingly.

A bizarre takeover of North Korea’s embassy in Spain has an L.A. man on the run

A rogue human rights activist was plotting the overthrow of the North Korean government from Los Angeles. He allegedly took over its embassy in Madrid.

Trump’s plaintive but welcome message to Iran: Can we talk?

After all the crude taunts and menacing warships, Trump’s basic demand of Iran's ayatollahs was almost plaintive: Can we talk?

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