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  1. South Africa Nigeria Police Protest

    Thousands of protesters have been demonstrating across Nigerian cities, calling for an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS, a police unit set up in the 1980s to tackle criminality. It has become feared and loathed by Nigerians, accused of kidnapping, torture and killing.

  2. Trump Impeachment

    U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Wednesday that Russia and Iran have both tried to interfere with the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

  3. Supreme Court Barrett

    Democrats said on Wednesday they will boycott a U.S. Senate judiciary committee vote scheduled for Thursday on U.S. President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, calling the confirmation process "a sham."

  4. Iran plane crash

    Ukraine has wrapped up its second round of "difficult and detailed" talks with Iran over the destruction of Flight PS752 and has been told Iran's safety investigation will be completed within a month, says Ukraine's ambassador to Canada.

  5. Opioid Crisis Purdue

    Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion US, Justice Department officials in the U.S. announced Wednesday.