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  • Afghan female students protest for right to an education
  • Burkina Faso military leader agrees to step down after junior officers’ coup
  • Venezuela releases seven jailed Americans in prisoner swap
  • Sacheen Littlefeather, who delivered Marlon Brando’s Oscars rejection speech, dies at age 75
  • King Charles will not attend COP27 climate summit after UK Prime Minister Liz Truss reportedly ‘objected’
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  • One killed in shooting at hotel in Poughkeepsie, New York
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