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Suicide By Women Is A Major Public Health Concern In India

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A newly published study on suicide offers startling revelations about the rates for women and men.

Archaeologists Discover 'Huge' Ancient Building In Egypt

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Experts say the ruins are part of a residential community in what was the ancient capital city of Memphis. They also found a Roman bath and an ornate basin perhaps used for religious rituals.

Swedish Politics In Chaos As Parliament Votes Out Prime Minister

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This month's national election resulted in a hung parliament, after a far-right party made gains. Now, Premier Stefan Löfven has lost a confidence vote and the shape of a future government is murky.

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In 'Waiting For Eden,' Grief With No Guarantee Of Closure

Author Elliot Ackerman is a veteran, and his latest novel is about an injured soldier just regaining consciousness. But it's really about something else: "This book really isn't about war," he says.

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Russia's Nuclear Cruise Missile Is Struggling To Take Off, Imagery Suggests

Earlier this year, Putin claimed his nation had successfully tested a nuclear-powered weapon. Satellite imagery suggests it may not have gone so well.

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Maldives Police Use Pickaxes To Destroy Artwork Deemed Un-Islamic

The 20-foot-tall stainless steel cube was decorated with life-size human statues and semi-submerged in a coral lagoon. The artwork was criticized because it depicted human figures.

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Spices, Ceramics Found Aboard 400-Year-Old Portuguese Shipwreck

The ship, believed to have gone down sometime between 1575 and 1625 on a return voyage from India, was found offshore not far from the capital Lisbon.

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New Zealand Prime Minister's Baby Makes History At U.N. General Assembly

Jacinda Ardern arrived in New York with her three-month-old daughter, Neve, who has become the first-ever infant to attend the annual gathering of member nations.

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Trump Touts 'America First' At The United Nations

"The United States is a stronger, safer and richer country than it was when I assumed office less than two years ago," Trump declared before the U.N. General Assembly.

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A Year After 'Rocket Man' Speech, Trump Returns To UN With Eyes On Iran

President Trump will speak at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. He will highlight progress with North Korea, while calling for more pressure on Iran.

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Nigerian Agencies Launch Rescue Mission For 12 Kidnapped Cargo Ship Crew Members

Pirates hijacked the ship on Saturday by using long ladders and destroying the ship's communications equipment. The invaders haven't made demands.

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Iran Warns U.S. Over Deadly Separatist Attack On Parade

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that "the cowardly attack was committed by those who are rescued by the Americans ... and they are financed by Saudi and Emirate's money."

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Last Private Rescue Ship On Deadly Mediterranean Migrant Route Loses Its Registration

International charities say it is a death sentence for hundreds of people trying to reach safety. They say Panama revoked the Aquarius 2's registration after pressure from Italy, which Italy denies.