Center-leftist Fernandez sworn in as Argentina president

Center-leftist Fernandez sworn in as Argentina president

Center-leftist Alberto Fernandez sworn in as Argentina president, taking over from the market-friendly Mauricio Macri amid applause and singing by lawmakers and supporters in Buenos Aires.
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China birth rate hits lowest level since 1949

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