Survey finds Reese’s Cups are top Halloween candy in Oregon; Washington loves taffy

This post was originally published on this siteThe candy corn debate might still be going strong in Oregon, but new data from candystore.com shows the state’s favorite Halloween treat is

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The Islamic State is far from defeated. Here’s what you need to know about its affiliate in Afghanistan.

This post was originally published on this siteThe Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 63 and wounded nearly 200 people at a wedding in Kabul over the weekend,

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A jailed Saudi activist was told she would be released if she denied being tortured, her family says. She refused.

This post was originally published on this siteLoujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women’s rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped

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Four things to know about Guatemala’s new president-elect

This post was originally published on this siteRight-wing candidate Alejandro Giammattei won Guatemala’s presidential election Sunday, beating former first lady Sandra Torres by a

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Gun violence in America prompts a growing list of countries to issue travel warnings

This post was originally published on this siteUruguay and Venezuela have discouraged their citizens from traveling to the United States, citing this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso and

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India revoked Kashmir’s special status. Here’s what you need to know about the contested province.

This post was originally published on this siteThe Indian government moved Monday to revoke special status for Indian-controlled Kashmir, a long-contested region abutting Pakistan and China that

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WHO declared the Ebola outbreak in Congo a global health emergency. Here’s what that means.

This post was originally published on this siteThe nearly year-long Ebola outbreak in Congo is now a “public health emergency of international concern,” the World Health Organization

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Former South African president Jacob Zuma dismisses corruption hearings as a ‘conspiracy’

This post was originally published on this siteFormer South African President Jacob Zuma, who resigned amid corruption allegations last year, dismissed allegations on Monday that he had enriched

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She became the face of Spain’s Franco-era stolen-baby scandal. Her family says she wasn’t abducted.

This post was originally published on this siteInés Madrigal, who last year became the face of a decades long child abduction scandal that still haunts Spain, has discovered that she was

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A Soviet-era submarine is emitting radiation at levels 800000 times above normal, Norway says

This post was originally published on this siteNorway has discovered that a Soviet-era submarine that sank in the Norwegian Sea 30 years ago is leaking radiation at levels up to 800,000 times

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