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Short summaries of the top global news. Luna van den Brink has contributed 7, including:
Flooding in Mississippi expected to linger Floods in Vicksburg, Mississippi hit record highs on Thursday, hitting 57.1 feet hours before orginally forecast. The high water is expected to remain in Vicksburg for a couple of days.
Rape victim from Libya flees to Tunisia Eman al-Obeidy crossed into Tunisia on Thursday with the help of a military officer. She said she had documentation as a refugee and that she did not face any challenges during the trip.
Ashes spew from volcano in Ecuador Tuesday, ashes from Tunguruhua, which means "throat of fire" in Quechua, rose more than 7 km (4 miles) into the air. All schools are closed and residents near the volcano have evacuated the area.
Shooting in Dutch shopping mall kills seven In Alphen aan den Rijn, a gunman killed seven people and wounded 16 at a shopping mall before shooting himself in the head. Information on the identity of the suspect has not been released yet.