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This cover image released by  Simon & Schuster shows "Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For," by Susan Rice, which will be published in the fall. ( Simon & Schuster via AP)

Former Obama official Susan Rice has book out in October

NEW YORK (AP) — Susan E. Rice, the former national security adviser and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has a book coming out this fall.

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An elderly man prepares to cast his vote near Blantyre, Malawi, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Voting is underway to elect a new president in which 78-year-old President Peter Mutharika is seeking re-election to a second term. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi)

Voters in Malawi go to polls to elect president, parliament

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — More than 6 million Malawians are voting Tuesday for president, parliament and local councils in the country's sixth election since the 1994 end of dictatorship.

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Milo Ventimiglia, from the cast of "This Is Us," attends the NBC 2019/2020 Upfront at The Four Seasons New York on Monday, May 13, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity's impact

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day's fundraising campaign means to children in need, and he's eager to spread the word.

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Prominent Congolese politician Katumbi returns from exile

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Prominent Congolese businessman and onetime presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi returned Monday after three years in political exile to large crowds in his hometown of Lubumbashi, in the country's south.

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7 dead in southern Mali after attack near Burkina Faso

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least seven people are dead after an attack in Koury, near the West African country's troubled border with Burkina Faso.

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Former South African President Jacob Zuma, right, in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, Monday May 20, 2019. Zuma is appearing for four days this week seeking a stay of prosecution on charges of corruption. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)

South Africa ex-president Jacob Zuma in court for corruption

PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma is in court facing charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering.

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2 Malta soldiers charged with race crimes in migrant death

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Two Maltese soldiers have pleaded not guilty to charges they participated in a racially-motivated, fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast.

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Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) supporters attend a final election rally led by Malawian President, Peter Mutharika, in Blantyre, Malawi Saturday, May 18, 2019. Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election that pits the incumbent 78-year-old president Peter Mutharika of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party against his own vice president, 46-year-old Saulos Chilima as well as the main opposition party leader Lazarus Chakwera, 64. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi)

Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president

LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls Tuesday for a presidential election that pits the incumbent against his own vice president as well as the country's main opposition party.

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2 Maltese soldiers arrested in drive-by slaying of migrant

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta's prime minister has announced that two armed forces members have been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast.

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Algerian protesters gather during an anti-government demonstration outside La Grande Poste (main post office) in the centre of the capital Algiers, Friday, May 17, 2019.  Protesters have flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance.  (AP Photo/Fateh Guidoum)

Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance.

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