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Haitian police: Foreign hit squad killed President Moïse

Haitian authorities continue their search for the killers of President Jovenel Moïse, arresting two Americans, along with retired members of the Colombian military. And, President Biden defends the US withdraw from Afghanistan, as the Taliban captures two strategic border crossings, including one with Iran. Also, South Sudan marks 10 years of independence, but looks back at a decade of violence and chronic hunger.

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Suspects killed over Haiti assassination in a stunned nation

Top of The World: After engaging in a chaotic shootout, Haitian police have killed four suspects who were allegedly involved in the predawn assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency for Tokyo in an effort to combat the alarming number of coronavirus infections. Jacob Zuma turned himself in to authorities on Thursday to begin a 15-month jail sentence.

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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated in overnight attack

Haiti's president Jovenel Moïse is assassinated in an overnight attack on his residence, while the first lady remains in the hospital. And, Iran sees widespread blackouts that disrupt communications and transportation. Plus, the British parliament proposes transferring asylum-seekers to a third country while their cases are processed, in what rights groups call a violation fo international law.