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Packers to lean more on running game against 49ers

In a notable difference from last season's playoff meeting against the 49ers, the current Packers starting running back hasn't recently been employed as a car salesman.<p>In their 2012 divisional-playoff loss at Candlestick Park, Green Bay's leading rusher was DuJuan Harris, an undrafted free agent …

NFL

Pope Francis surprises nuns in Spain with phone call

<b>Nuns in a convent in southern Spain have told local media of their surprise at an answerphone message they received from Pope Francis on New Year's Eve.</b><p>Pope Francis was previously archbishop of Buenos Aires and knew some of the nuns at the convent as they also are from Argentina.<p>The nuns were at …

Buenos Aires

Killings of Briton and New Zealander underscore Libya's security breakdown

Security officials said oil workers, both in their 40s, had been having picnic on beach when they were shot in the head<p>The hazardous security situation in Libya has been underscored by the killings of a British man and a woman from New Zealand, who were found shot dead on a beach where they had …

Nine dead after attackers dressed as police enter Mexican prison | Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Nine people were killed during a gunfight at a prison in Mexico’s violent Guerrero state, after a gang dressed as police officers gained entry on Friday, authorities said.<p>Inmates lie on the ground as riot policemen keep watch during an operation after a gunfight at the …

Farewell to Shanghai's 're-education' labour camps

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1041000/1041194_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524739509_26f363d4ee2db30654feeb8cad2ef63e<p><b>The Beijing News, a state-owned newspaper, reports this week that all detainees in the city's re-education through labour camps have now been released</b> …

Communist Party

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Trump: 'Nothing has changed on North Korea that we know of'<p>A missed flight leads to charges for one passenger<p>Dashcam video captures tornado touching …

Human Rights

Gay Russia’s choice: Back to the closet or pack it in

Down an alley across from the building where Moscow's city council meets, an understated purple sign points the way to Indigo, the only gay-themed store in all of Russia.<p>To find Indigo and its colourful shelves stuffed with literature and clothing, as well as sexual aids, you need to know where to …

Flu now widespread in the United States

The U.S. flu season is well underway and the main circulating strain is H1N1, the type responsible for the global flu pandemic of 2009-2010.<p>This year's flu season is now in full swing. Nationally people are beginning to be hospitalized and die due to the flu, which is in all parts of the country …

Cuba lifts decades-old ban on new car sales

For the first time in more than 50 years, people in Cuba can freely buy new cars after a law limiting such sales was abolished on Friday.<p>However, markups as high as 400 percent are preventing many people from taking advantage of the new market.<p>Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.