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Kurds evacuate Syrian town in 1st pullout of cease-fire

Kurdish officials say the evacuation of the town of Ras al-Ayn will be followed by a withdrawal of their forces from a broader section of...

October 21, 2019 1:10 am


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US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims

KABUL, Afghanistan – While President Donald Trump insists he's bringing home Americans from "endless wars" in the Mideast, his...

October 21, 2019 1:00 am


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New vote sought on Britain's exit

LONDON – Boris Johnson will make a fresh attempt to deliver on his pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 as...

October 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Second lost Japanese warship discovered

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands – A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships...

October 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Trial being held over video link

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – Witnesses have gathered in a small city in upstate New York over the past three weeks to testify in the trial...

October 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses on a main tourist drag Sunday and police responded with tear...

October 20, 2019 11:30 am


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Italian experts defuse World War II bomb

MILAN -- Italian authorities evacuated 4,000 people from the center of the northern city of Bolzano on Sunday to defuse a World War II bomb...

October 20, 2019 11:00 am


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Pelosi in Jordan for 'vital discussions' amid Syria crisis

AMMAN, Jordan -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a group of American lawmakers on a surprise visit to Jordan to discuss the deepening crisis...

October 20, 2019 8:50 am


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US defense chief in Afghanistan to assess

KABUL, Afghanistan -- U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived Sunday in Afghanistan, where stalled peace talks have complicated the Trump...

October 20, 2019 7:50 am


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Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney flight

SYDNEY -- Qantas on Sunday completed the first nonstop commercial flight from New York to Sydney, used to run tests to assess the effects...

October 20, 2019 7:00 am


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Turkey calls on Syria to pull its forces from border areas

ISTANBUL – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants Syrian government forces to move out of areas near the Turkish border so...

October 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Trump commends cease-fire, but agreement appears shaky

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump punched back Friday at criticism that his Syria withdrawal is damaging U.S. credibility,...

October 19, 2019 1:00 am


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8 dead in try to take kingpin's son

CULIACAN, Mexico – Mexican security forces aborted an attempt to capture a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El...

October 19, 2019 1:00 am


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62 killed in attack on Afghan mosque

KABUL, Afghanistan – An explosion rocked a mosque in eastern Afghanistan as dozens of people gathered for Friday prayers, causing...

October 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Protests hurting Hong Kong tourism

HONG KONG – No tiresome wait for hugs and kisses from Mickey and Minnie Mouse. No queue at all for Hyperspace Mountain, where...

October 19, 2019 1:00 am