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WikiLeaks said President Barack Obama may have saved Chelsea Manning's life by granting clemency to the former Army intelligence analyst Tuesday. 

US President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the Army intelligence officer who leaked scores of classified documents to go free nearly three decades early.

Australia's Transport Minister Darren Chester said on Wednesday that experts will continue analyzing data and scrutinizing debris washing ashore from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a bid to narrow down where it crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. 

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Searchers' frustration over Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is difficult to overstate, from the monstrous waves that battered search crews in one of the world's most desolate stretches of ocean to the dearth of information on the plane's flight path that stymied investigators.

Antonio Tajani of the EPP Christian Democrat group was elected president of the European Parliament on yesterday in a daylong polling series during which he defeated his socialist opponent.

Brazilian authorities are scrambling to stop a wave of prison violence that has killed at least 125 inmates in two weeks, many with their heads cut off or their hearts and intestines ripped out.

Losses for bank stocks pulled US indexes lower yesterday and put the Dow Jones industrial average on track for its third straight loss. Bond prices rose, while the dollar's value sank against the British pound and other rivals.

President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration yesterday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump's legitimacy with fake allegations and "binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from fulfilling his election promises."

About $2 billion in urgent aid is needed this year to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable victims of Yemen's civil war, or about 10 million of the country's 27 million people, the resident UN humanitarian chief said yesterday.

The administration of Puerto Rico's new governor warned on yesterday that the US territory government could shut down if dramatic measures to offset the economic crisis aren't taken soon.

After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a trace of the plane.

As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black president to a president-elect still struggling to connect with most non-white voters.

Britain will make a clean break from the European Union and not seek to remain "half-in, half-out," Prime Minister Theresa May will say Tuesday, disappointing businesses and voters who want the country to stay in the bloc's single market.

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