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Amnesty Says at Least 106 Killed in Iran Protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Amnesty International, citing “credible reports,” said Tuesday it believes at least 106 people have been killed during protests in Iran over a rise in government-set gasoline prices. Iran’s government, which has not made nation...
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UK Opposition Rages at Johnson After He Suspends Parliament

LONDON — Opposition politicians raged Tuesday at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's five-week suspension of Parliament before the deadline for Brexit, which drew angry and unprecedented protests in the House of Commons. Parliament has been prorogued — or suspen...
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Citing Free Speech, Judge Frees Alleged White Supremacists

LOS ANGELES — Federal charges against three alleged members of a violent white supremacist group accused of inciting violence at California political rallies were dismissed by a judge who found their actions amounted to constitutionally protected free speech. ...
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Opioid Crisis Bring Unwanted Attention to Wealthy Family

BOSTON — The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world's great museums and universities, including the Smithsonian, the Guggenheim and Harvard. But now the family's ties to OxyContin and the painkiller's role in the deadly opioid crisis are ...