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Protests force out Burkina president, soldiers vie for power 5:49pm EDT

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore resigned on Friday amid mass street protests at his attempts to extend his 27-year rule, plunging the West African nation into uncertainty as junior officers vied with top military brass for power.  Full Article

 
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Europe won't recognize vote in eastern Ukraine, Merkel tells Putin 8:37pm EDT 

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday's planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognized by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday.  Full Article  

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Canada dismemberment killer had troubled childhood, his father says 4:27pm EDT 

MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Canadian man who killed and dismembered a Chinese student in 2012 was raised by a domineering mother who would get drunk on vodka and was obsessed with germs, the man's father testified on Friday, while describing himself as an alcoholic schizophrenic.  Full Article  

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Federer's number one hopes take a hit in Paris defeat 8:06pm EDT 

PARIS (Reuters) - Roger Federer's hopes of knocking Novak Djokovic off the top of the ATP world rankings before the end of the year took a hit when he lost to big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Friday.  Full Article  

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Ewan McGregor leads all-star cast in Broadway revival of 'The Real Thing' 12:39pm EDT 

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty years after its initial Broadway run, Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is heading an all-star cast in the latest revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony winning play, "The Real Thing," about love, truth, marriage and infidelity.  Full Article