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A new fissure in Hawaii's Puna District sent gases and lava exploding into the air on Sunday, spurring officials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano's summit
The Iraqi political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr holds the lead in early returns from the country's national elections, while an alliance of candidates linked to Iraq's powerful Shiite paramilitary groups is in second
Taiwan is seeking to build-up its domestic defense industry in the face of China's warnings and the reluctance of foreign arms suppliers to provide it with planes, ships, submarines and other hardware to defend its 23 million people