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UN: Islamic State, al-Qaida pose threat

UNITED NATIONS  — The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq...

August 14, 2018 1:00 am


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Highway bridge collapses in Italy, cars plunge 260 feet

A bridge on a main highway between Italy and France collapsed Tuesday.

August 14, 2018 8:19 am


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Boardwalk collapses in Spanish city during concert, 313 hurt

An oceanside boardwalk collapsed during a nighttime concert in the Spanish city of Vigo, injuring 313 people, five of them seriously.

August 13, 2018 1:20 pm


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Greek island wildfire that forced villages to evacuate eases

A large forest fire in Greece that forced the evacuation of two villages overnight on the island of Evia was abating Monday but was not...

August 13, 2018 9:20 am


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Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

Russia typically brushes off new U.S. sanctions. Not this time.

August 13, 2018 9:20 am


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Turkish central bank tries to contain currency crisis

Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis.

August 13, 2018 9:00 am


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Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang...

August 13, 2018 8:50 am


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Scores killed fighting Taliban in Afghan city

The Latest on the fighting between the Taliban and Afghan security forces in the city of Ghazni.

August 13, 2018 8:30 am


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Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal

Malaysia's prime minister said Monday he is seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighboring country of Singapore by more than...

August 13, 2018 8:20 am


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California cooldown aids wildfire battles

LOS ANGELES – Cooler, calmer weather is helping firefighters get a handle on battling the largest wildfires burning across...

August 13, 2018 1:00 am


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Vatican still struggles to implement abuse reforms

VATICAN CITY – With revelation after revelation, a new wave of sexual abuse scandals is rocking the Roman Catholic Church and...

August 13, 2018 1:00 am


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2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attacks

A Chinese tourist was attacked and killed by a hippo while taking pictures on the edge of Lake Naivasha in Kenya's Rift Valley, just hours...

August 12, 2018 2:30 pm


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Iran said to cancel visit by Iraq's prime minister

Iran has cancelled a visit by Iraq's prime minister after he said that while he was opposed to renewed U.S. sanctions on Tehran he had no...

August 12, 2018 1:50 pm


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Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

An explosion in northern Syria killed at least 36 people Sunday and wounded many others, but the cause of the blast wasn't immediately...

August 12, 2018 12:20 pm


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Manchester police say 10 people injured in shooting

Ten people, including two children, were injured early Sunday morning when shots were fired after a Caribbean carnival in the northern...

August 12, 2018 12:10 pm