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The Latest: US says unlikely Turkey used chemical weapons

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White House official says US thinks it is "extremely unlikely" Turkey used chemical weapons against Kurds. More>>

The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

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U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 American election is beyond dispute. More>>

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

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One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the US justice system is unfair. More>>

Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops

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Thousands of US troops, billions of dollars helped bring down IS but as Americans draw down, old problems remain. More>>

Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

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Syrian Kurdish news outlets and Syria's state-run news agency say six civilians have suffered breathing difficulties after what they say was a poison gas attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin. More>>

Israel's Netanyahu: A singular leader with a divisive legacy

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in serious trouble after police recommended bribery and other charges against him. More>>

US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

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A Navy officer on a U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F18 fighter jets says American forces will continue to patrol the South China Sea wherever "international law allows us" when asked if China's new islands could restrain them in the disputed waters. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump cuts protections for young immigrants months ago, then blames Democrats for abandoning them. More>>

Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion'

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Trump over-reaches to claim Russian indictment is proof of 'no collusion'. More>>

Satellite launch from California is delayed

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A SpaceX satellite launch from California that could create a spectacular aerial display has been delayed. More>>

Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

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A passenger in the vehicle that was fired on outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas. More>>

Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks

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The case of a Minnesota woman accused of setting fires on a college campus last month in a self-professed act of jihad raises questions about whether law enforcement could have done more to stop her. More>>

Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in Nigeria

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Trio of suicide bombers kill at least 18 at crowded market in northern Nigeria. More>>

Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

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No Ethiopia military takeover, defense minister says amid new 6-month state of emergency. More>>

Israel's Netanyahu: A singular leader with a divisive legacy

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in serious trouble after police recommended bribery and other charges against him. More>>

The Latest: Kosovo president laments EU disunity on status

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Britain's prime minister seeks 'deep' EU security partnership. More>>

Israeli military: 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza border blast

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The Israeli military says one of its tanks has struck an observation post in the southern Gaza Strip in response to the detonation of an explosive device along its border. More>>

Jordan's military says it foiled smuggling plot: report

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The state news agency Petra reports that Jordan's military says it has foiled a plot to smuggle in weapons, drugs and terrorists by using an old pipeline linking the kingdom with Syria and Iraq. More>>

UK blames Russian military for 'malicious' cyberattack

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Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year. More>>

Top German diplomat: 'We no longer recognize our America'

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Germany's foreign minister says that as China's influence on the world stage rises, the U.S. and Europe need to return to historical bonds and work together or risk getting left behind. More>>

Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life in prison

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Turkey's state-run news agency says a court in Istanbul has sentenced six journalists accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt to life prison terms. More>>

Civilians have no place to run as Turkey offensive drags on

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Hundreds of thousands of Syrians are hiding from bombs and airstrikes in caves and basements, trapped in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin nearly a month into a Turkish offensive. More>>

Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

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Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports. More>>

Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

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The International Criminal Court says it has received over 1 million statements from Afghans claiming to be victims of war crimes. More>>

Challenges ahead as Kosovo, Europe's newest nation, turns 10

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It's been 10 years after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia and nearly two decades after it was engulfed in war between ethnic Albanian separatists and Yugoslav forces. More>>

House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

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The Senate has wrestled itself into an immigration stalemate, leaving hundreds of thousands of young immigrants in limbo. More>>

Bangladesh gives names to begin Rohingya repatriation

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A Bangladesh Cabinet minister says he has given a list of 8,032 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar to begin repatriations of the Muslim minority under a November agreement between the two countries. More>>

VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

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The Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation found she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on an European trip at taxpayer expense. More>>

Sheriff didn't pursue sex case against Texas church gunman

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Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the man who shot and killed 26 people at a Texas church even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack. More>>

Pakistan scrambles to avoid terror financing watch list

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Pakistan is scrambling to steer clear of a global watch list for terrorism financing, the latest U.S. pressure tactic to get its difficult ally to crack down on militants crossing the border to fight in Afghanistan. More>>

With Koreas Olympic thaw, war-split families want reunions

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War-separated Korean families hopes for reunions amid Olympic-inspired detente mood. More>>

Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf

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A key U.S. senator says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate. More>>

Mass shooters use loopholes, lapses in checks to get guns

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Mass shooters use loopholes, lapses in checks to get guns laws. More>>

German reporter freed from Turkish jail, pending trial

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A journalist working for a German newspaper who was detained in Turkey for more than a year is being released from jail pending trial, German officials and his lawyer said Friday. More>>

Al-Qaida fighter, absent from court, gets life in prison

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A self-described al-Qaida "warrior" who was in a firefight in Afghanistan that left two U.S. servicemen dead has been sentenced to life in prison. More>>

Pentagon watchdog raises doubts about Afghan war progress

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A Pentagon watchdog agency is raising fresh doubts about progress in the 16-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan. More>>

US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms Video included

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The nation's top intelligence officials say the U.S. is seeing signs of Russian meddling in upcoming midterm elections. More>>

UN chief: Beware nuclear North Korea, back global unity

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Dozens of world leaders, top defense officials and diplomats are gathering in southern Germany for an influential security conference amid growing strains between the U.S. and other NATO nations and Russia over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. More>>

Did the FBI miss a warning before Florida school shooting? Video included

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The massacre at a Florida high school is again raising questions about whether the FBI missed a warning that might have headed off a mass killing. More>>

US, Turkey return from brink, aim to 'normalize' ties

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Dozens of demonstrators have marched to a building where the top U.S. and Turkish diplomats are meeting in a bid to ease one of the worst tensions in years between the two NATO allies. More>>

Germany arrests suspected member of al-Shabab militia

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German authorities have arrested a 20-year-old Somali man on suspicion of being a member of the extremist militia al-Shabab. More>>

Pakistan to send troops to Saudi Arabia on training mission

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Pakistan's military says it is sending troops to assist Saudi Arabia on a training mission but that they will not be deployed in conflict zones outside the kingdom. More>>

Russian mother grieves for son killed by US strike in Syria

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For Russian mother Farkhanur Gavrilova, the blow came a week ago when an acquaintance called her to say her son was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria that pitted Russian and U.S. combatants against each other for the first time in the Syrian war. More>>

Russia: 5 citizens probably killed by US strike in Syria

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After a week of swirling controversy, Russia has acknowledged that five of its citizens may have been killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, the first time Russians have died at U.S. hands in Syria. More>>

Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the United States and Turkey are having an open dialogue about their growing differences over the fight in Syria, and are "finding common ground.". More>>

'Dreamers' left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills Video included

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A bipartisan agreement on the status of young immigrants and a border wall with Mexico has emerged from a group of 16 senators. More>>

The Latest: Hundreds at vigil mourn school shooting victims Video included

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The police officer who arrested the high school shooting suspect in Florida says the teen looked like a "typical high school student" when he spotted him walking away from the school. More>>

Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

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The International Criminal Court says it has received over 1 million statements from Afghans claiming to be victims of war crimes. More>>

Myanmar government under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

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Under Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar has aggressively prosecuted dozens of journalists and worked in other ways to suppress and discredit the media. More>>

The Latest: White House blasts Democrats over immigration

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A bipartisan agreement on the status of young immigrants and a border wall with Mexico has emerged from a group of 16 senators. More>>

US says detainee studied in Louisiana, became IS fighter

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The U.S. says an American detained by U.S. forces was carrying thumb drives containing bomb-making files and documents describing work he did for the Islamic State group at the time he surrendered in Syria last year. More>>

Tillerson in Beirut wades into Lebanon-Israel border dispute

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Tillerson arrives in Lebanon as part of Mideast trip, most senior Trump administration official to visit the country. More>>

Shulkin to pay back some expenses after Europe trip faulted

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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is pledging to repay more than $4,000 for his wife's airfare for an 11-day trip to Europe that mixed business and sightseeing. More>>

US denies plan for 'bloody nose' strike on North Korea

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The Trump administration doesn't have a "bloody nose" strategy focused on a military strike against North Korea's nuclear program without provoking a full-scale war, according to senators who've been briefed by the White House. More>>

2 freed after shots fired at SUV in NSA campus confrontation

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Shots fired: FBI seeking to determine why a black SUV carrying three men tried to enter top-secret intelligence site at Fort Meade but doesn't believe terrorism was reason. More>>

The Latest: Tillerson: Kurds never got heavy weapons from US

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Hezbollah to cease its activities abroad to help reduce tensions in the region. More>>

The Latest: UN says Syria envoy overstated fatalities

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Russian Foreign Ministry says 5 Russians killed in a U.S. strike in Syria, the first official recognition of Russian deaths in the incident that has threatened to further strain Russia-U.S. ties. More>>

Turkish PM tells Merkel: trial for German reporter shortly

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Berlin. More>>

As Gaza deteriorates, Israel turns to world for help

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Israel appeals to the world to help rebuild Gaza's heavily damaged infrastructure, 4 years after war with Hamas. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Florida high school shooting plunges city into mourning; American Mikaela Shiffrin wins Olympic grand slalom gold; Ramaphosa set to become new South African president. More>>

Specialist prosecutor for Kosovo court standing down

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The American prosecutor working to bring to justice former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army accused of crimes against ethnic Serbs in Kosovo's war for independence is stepping down at the end of next month. More>>

UN: Afghan civilian casualties decreased 9 percent in 2017

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UN says number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan decreased by 9 percent in 2017. More>>

Pot-users want judge to declare marijuana safe under US law

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Federal judge in New York to hear arguments in lawsuit that targets federal marijuana lawslaws. More>>

$30 billion pledged in Kuwait at summit to rebuild Iraq

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Kuwait's ruling emir says nation will give $1 billion in loans, $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq. More>>

New fronts emerge in Syria as Assad, allies push for victory

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New fronts open in Syria even as Assad pushes toward victory, fight against Islamic State group draws to end. More>>

Admiral says North Korea aiming to reunify Korean Peninsula

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The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's long-term goal is to reunify the divided Korean Peninsula under his totalitarian regime. More>>

Group of senators reaches immigration deal on Dreamers, wall

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President Donald Trump is sending a message to the Senate on immigration: Pass a bill based on his priorities. More>>

French court acquits 1 man, convicts 2 in terror-tied trial

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A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, in the first trial related to the country's deadliest extremist violence since World War II. More>>

NSA: Several hospitalized after vehicle tried to enter

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Police say authorities are responding to a shooting outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade, where police have surrounded a handcuffed man after a black SUV ran into a barrier. More>>

Ex-Cheney adviser poised to be US representative for Syria

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The Trump administration plans to name a former adviser to then-Vice President Dick Cheney as its next envoy for the Syrian crisis. More>>

Watchdog's report faults VA chief over Europe trip expenses

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An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife's airfare for an 11-day European trip. More>>

Trump-sought military parade could cost $10M-$30M

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The White House budget director says a military parade envisioned by President Donald Trump could cost between $10 million and $30 million, though it's not included in the administration's new budget request. More>>

Russia seeks to regulate private military contractors

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A senior lawmaker says the Russian parliament is working on a bill to regulate private military companies, a statement that comes amid reports about an unknown number of Russian military contractors killed in a U.S. strike in Syria. More>>

France: 'Perpetual' house arrest prompts vote, hunger strike

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A man who has spent a decade under house arrest in France is awaiting a vote by lawmakers that could end his "open-air prison" or more likely, uphold it indefinitely. More>>

US boosts aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts

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Despite repeated threats to punish countries that don't agree with U.S. Mideast policy, the Trump administration is set to boost aid to Jordan by more than $1 billion over the next five years. More>>

Pakistan begins seizing charities linked to US-wanted cleric

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Pakistan begins seizing assets of charities linked to radical cleric wanted by U.S., sought in Mumbai terrorist attacks. More>>

Trump has chosen nominee to lead NSA, US Cyber Command

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President Donald Trump has picked Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone to be the next director of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command. More>>

Bomber gets life in prison for New York, New Jersey attacks Video included

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A man who set off small bombs on a New York City street and at a charity race in New Jersey is set to be sentenced to a mandatory term of life in prison. More>>

NATO chief urges defense budget hike amid command expansion

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is urging European allies and Canada to keep ramping up defense spending, as the alliance expands its command headquarters in response to a more assertive Russia. More>>

Kosovo president slams international war crimes court

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Kosovo's president has called an international war crimes court with jurisdiction over potential Kosovar suspects a "historical injustice," adding his government only reluctantly accepted it as the "price for its liberty.". More>>

Coalition ramps down air support in Iraq, shifts to training

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The U.S.-led coalition is decreasing sir support for Iraq following Baghdad's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group. More>>

UK rejects return of Islamic State fighters despite US calls

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Britain's defense secretary says the U.K. does not want to take back two British Islamic State members caught in Syria despite U.S. appeals for countries to deal with citizens who are foreign fighters. More>>

Reports of Russian deaths underscore dangers of Syria's war

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It's a scenario many feared in the fog of Syria's multi-front war: U.S. forces, responding to a provocation, killing Russian soldiers or mercenaries on a crowded battlefield. More>>

US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

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A new US intelligence report on worldwide threats says Russia likely to target midterms. More>>

US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya 'a death sentence'

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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is denouncing Myanmar's government for continuing to make life for Rohingya Muslims "a death sentence," citing the reporting of mass graves by The Associated Press and other news organizations. More>>

Reports: Russian contractors killed by US strike in Syria

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At least several private Russian military contractors have been reportedly killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, the deaths that could further fuel Russia-U.S. tensions if officially confirmed. More>>

The Latest: Officials cite signs of more Russian meddling

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Three of the nation's top intelligence officials say the U.S. has seen Russian activity aimed at meddling in the upcoming midterm elections. More>>

Egypt arrests ex-anti-graft chief in latest pre-vote turmoil

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Egypt arrests former anti-graft chief in latest chapter of pre-election upheaval. More>>

New US-Turkey tensions overshadow anti-IS unity meeting

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Trump administration increasingly concerned the 74-strong coalition it cobbled together to destroy the Islamic State group is losing sight of the prime objective. More>>

Mattis: Allies must take responsibility for Syria detainees

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urged reluctant allied nations to address a growing crisis by taking responsibility for their citizens who have been detained as foreign fighters for the Islamic State group in Syria. More>>

Israel military court trial closed for Palestinian protester

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Palestinian protest icon to go on trial at Israel military court for slapping, punching Israeli soldiers. More>>

The Latest: Senate off to slow start on immigration debate

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Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas says President Donald Trump's immigration bill is "not an opening bid" for negotiations with Democrats but the "best and final offer.". More>>

Serbian leader won't apologize for wartime nationalism

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Serbia's president has refused to apologize in Croatia for his nationalist past during the 1990s' when he supported the idea of Greater Serbia that would include parts of Croatia. More>>

Official's departure adds to strain of vacancies at Justice

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The sudden departure of the Justice Department's No. 3 official is adding to the turmoil at an agency that already lacks permanent, politically appointed leaders for many of its most important divisions. More>>

AP interview: Qatar Air CEO sees growth despite Mideast spat

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AP interview: Qatar Airways chief executive says carrier will post an annual loss amid a blockade by neighboring countries, but the Middle East's second largest airline will continue to grow. More>>

US urges Russia to honor 1987 arms pact, warns of collapse

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The United States is urging Russia to prove it's honoring a landmark nuclear arms treaty from the Soviet era or to prepare for the pact to collapse. More>>

Afghan officials and Taliban talk despite wave of violence

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Afghan officials and Taliban talk despite wave of violence, Trump's pronouncement that there would be no talks. More>>

US warns EU against defense market protectionism

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The United States is warning the European Union not to use its deepened military cooperation as an excuse to protect Europe's defense industry, saying such practices could undermine NATO. More>>

The Latest: Israel closes doors on trial of Palestinian teen

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The Latest: Israeli military judge orders closed-door proceedings in trial of Palestinian teenager Tamimi. More>>

Ridicule of leaders, samba, skimpy garb at Brazil Carnival

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A drag queen is headlining the parade of one of Rio de Janeiro's most storied samba schools as Carnival celebrations across the country continue the tradition of ridiculing cultural icons and pushing social boundaries. More>>

Ukraine deports opposition leader Saakashvili to Poland

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Ukrainian officials say Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president-turned opposition leader in Ukraine, has been deported to Poland. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's inflated claim on costs of war

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump plugs infrastructure plan with an inflated claim on how much has been spent on war. More>>

Trump's budget balloons deficits, cuts social safety net Video included

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President Donald Trump is proposing a $4 trillion-plus budget that projects a $1 trillion or so federal deficit. More>>

Agency-by-agency highlights of Trump's 2019 budget

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Agency-by-agency highlights of Trump's 2019 budget. More>>

Cyprus says Turkish warships continue to block drilling rig

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Cyprus' government spokesman says Turkish warships continue to impede a rig from reaching a target off the island nation where Italian energy company Eni plans to drill for gas. More>>

Senate GOP, Dem leaders say it's time for immigration deal Video included

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When it comes to trying to pass an immigration overhaul, President Donald Trump's support will be vital if Congress is to overcome election-year pressures against compromise. More>>

Venerable B-52 may outlive snazzier, younger bombers

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The Air Force says the venerable B-52 bomber, which that gained lasting fame in Vietnam as an aerial terror, is now likely to outlive its younger, far snazzier brother bombers, the swept-wing B-1 and the stealthy B-2. More>>

The Latest: Senate votes to begin immigration debate

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President Donald Trump says it's up to Democrats to decide whether to extend protections for young immigrants living in the country illegally. More>>

Workers comb snowy field for clues to Russian plane crash

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Emergency teams are combing snowy fields outside Moscow for debris of the Russian airliner and remains of 71 people who were killed in the crash. More>>

'I feel trapped': Violence fuels fear among Myanmar Muslims

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Far from the violence and vengeance in Myanmar's far west, Rohingya Muslims who once felt relatively safe in Yangon describe rising persecution and hatred and vanishing freedoms and opportunities. More>>

In Olympic corner of Asia, web of relationships is complex

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In the corner of Asia where three Olympics _ including the current one _ are unfolding in the next four years, the political relationships are complex and easily misunderstood. More>>

US and Egypt pledge allegiance in IS fight raging in Sinai

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US and Egypt reaffirm commitment to fight Islamic State group; Tillerson meets top Egyptian officials in Cairo. More>>

The Latest: Trump budget would usher in new deficit era

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President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.4 trillion spending plan that provides a huge increase in defense spending while cutting taxes by $1.5 trillion over the next decade, resulting in soaring budget deficits. More>>

Polish PM visits Lebanon ahead of refugee donor conferences

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Poland's prime minister is visiting Lebanon ahead a series of European donor conferences to support the tiny Mediterranean country as it hosts nearly one million Syrian refugees. More>>

US wants foreign fighters in Syria to face justice at home

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The United States is urging allied nations to help deal with the growing number of foreign fighters that are being held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. More>>

NKorea still holds the key after US shifts policy on talks

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The U.S. is open for talks without preconditions with nuclear North Korea, Vice President Mike Pence has declared, subtly shifting White House policy after Olympics-inspired gestures of respect between the rival Koreas. More>>

General Dynamics to buy CSRA for almost $7 billion

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Aerospace and defense company General Dynamics is buying CSRA for almost $7 billion. More>>

Correction: Pakistan-Obit-Jahangir story

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Pakistan's prominent right activist and lawyer, Asma Jehangir, dies of heart attack in eastern city of Lahore. More>>

Israeli military court to try Palestinian teen protest icon

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Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian teen turned protest icon, to go trial before Israeli military court for slapping Israeli soldiers. More>>

Iran MPs confirm suicide of held Iranian-Canadian professor

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Iranian semi-official ILNA news agency is reporting that some Iranian lawmakers have confirmed that an Iranian-Canadian university professor committed suicide while he was in custody. More>>

Bosnian Serb leader honors late Russian who gave key UN veto

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Bosnian Serbs honor former top Russian diplomat for backing them in dispute with West over 1995 Srebrenica genocide. More>>

Burnished in history: How an AP photo showed the cost of war Video included

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One of the most iconic photographs from the Vietnam War turns 50 this year. More>>

London City Airport shuts down due to unexploded WWII bomb

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Flights in and out of London City Airport have been cancelled as authorities work to disarm a World War II-era bomb found in the River Thames. More>>

Drones grounded at opening ceremony _ but not on tape delay

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An army of high-flying drones expected to light up the sky at the opening ceremony of the Olympics was grounded. More>>

$88.2B price tag for rebuilding Iraq after Islamic State war

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$88.2B price tag offered at Kuwait conference for rebuilding Iraq after Islamic State war. More>>

Turkey to rename US Embassy street after Syria offensive

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Ankara's mayor has announced plans to rename a street where the U.S. Embassy is located after the Turkish military offensive in Syria that deepened tensions between the United States and Turkey. More>>

Turkey assails US over ties with Syrian Kurdish militia

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Turkey claims US forces in Syria intentionally stalling anti-IS fight so as not to cut ties with Syrian Kurdish militia. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Senate begins debate on immigration; Koreas face hurdles in following up on their Olympic good will; Unlikely Palestinian protest icon to face military court; Puerto Rico in darkness again after incident at electric substation. More>>

IS calls on fighters to disrupt Egypt's vote with attacks

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A video purportedly by the Islamic State's affiliate in Egypt is calling on its fighters to stage attacks during next month's presidential elections and warning Egyptians to stay away from polling centers. More>>

Serbian president visits Croatia amid tensions, protests

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Serbia's president is visiting Croatia amid protests and surging tensions in relations between the two Balkan rivals stemming from the 1990s war that followed the breakup of Yugoslavia. More>>

Trump budget plan already outdated after budget deal

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Mulvaney says administration's budget will change spending priorities and seek to lower deficits. More>>

Bombings and crashes among Russia's past air disasters

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Past air disasters in Russia have resulted from intentional bombings, more routine crashes and unexplained origins. More>>

Russian airliner crashes moments after takeoff, killing 71

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Russian news reports say a passenger airline has crashed in the Moscow region. More>>

Trump support vital as Congress tackles immigration issue

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Senate to start debate on immigration, but the most influential voice may be in the White House. More>>

Kim's sister ends Olympic visit, leaving South to mull offer

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A high-level North Korean delegation led by a youthful political princess is expected to head home after a whirlwind three-day visit to South Korea. More>>

Israeli PM: Airstrikes dealt 'severe blows' to Iran, Syria

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Israeli minister says strike on key Iranian sites in Syria sent clear message to Iran. More>>

The Latest: Trump budget seeks billions for opioid abuse

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President Donald Trump's 2019 budget heading for Congress is already outdated, thanks to last Friday's bipartisan budget deal. More>>

US Secretary of State in Egypt at start of Mideast tour

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Egypt at the start of a regional tour that coincides with heightened regional tension and unease over the Trump administration's Mideast policies. More>>

Turkish military says another soldier killed in Syria

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Turkish military announces death of another soldier in Ankara's operation against Kurdish militia in northern Syria. More>>

Trump accuses Democrats of playing politics with memo

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President Donald Trump won't declassify a memo drafted by Democrats that counters GOP allegations about abuse of government surveillance powers. More>>

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in is hosting lunch for senior North Korean officials including leader Kim Jong Un's sister in the most significant diplomatic encounter between the rivals in years. More>>

Egypt hits Sinai targets, killing 16 and arresting dozens

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Egypt's military says it destroyed dozens of targets and killed 16 militants as major Sinai operation gets underway. More>>

The Latest: Netanyahu speaks to Russia's Putin about Iran

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Syria war monitor says Israel has struck targets in central Syria and the southwestern suburbs of the capital Damascus. More>>

Convicted terrorist in Greece returns to jail after furlough

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Dimitris Koufodinas, 60, a convicted terrorist and member of Greece's most notorious terrorist group, 17 November, has returned to prison from a 48-hour furlough, his second overall. More>>

6 dead in militant attack on Indian army base in Kashmir

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Officials say at least five soldiers and one civilian have been killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir, as firing between soldiers and armed militants holed up inside an army camp entered its second day. More>>

Israel strikes Syria, downs Iranian drone, as F-16 crashes

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The Israeli military says it has shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country and has struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it. More>>

Boko Haram releases 13 hostages after talks with Nigeria

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Nigeria's government says Boko Haram has released three university lecturers and 10 women who had been kidnapped in separate raids last year. More>>

A Pentagon budget like none before: $700 billion

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It's a bigger budget than the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. More>>

Turkish president says helicopter downed in northern Syria

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Turkey's president says Turkish military helicopter downed in northern Syria. More>>

UK defense chief: Don't let 2 British IS suspects return

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Britain's defense secretary says two captured Islamic State group extremists who grew up in England should never be allowed to return to the country. More>>

Ex-hostage wants British IS kidnappers put on trial in UK

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The mother of slain hostage James Foley says she wants his kidnappers to be held accountable for their crimes. More>>

4 civilians die in central Mali after vehicle hits land mine

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Mali's army says at least four people have been killed and several others wounded after their vehicle hit an explosive device in the central Mopti region. More>>

Immigration fight looks tougher after budget debate

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Chalk up one extensive budget agreement with wins for President Donald Trump, congressional Republicans and Democrats alike. More>>

Judge leans toward asserting right to rule on border wall

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An Indiana-born federal judge, whose Mexican heritage Donald Trump used to paint him as biased against him in a 2016 court case because of his immigration stance, will hear arguments in a lawsuit that could block construction of a border wall with Mexico. More>>

The Latest: Wellinger withstands cold to win Olympic gold

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The organizing committee for the Pyeongchang Olympics says another 11 people have been diagnosed with norovirus. More>>

Detainee says he was kidnapped, imprisoned by IS

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A U.S. citizen accused of fighting with the Islamic State says he wasn't a fighter, but was kidnapped and imprisoned by the militant group. More>>

Russian forces kill 2 suspected militants in the Caucasus

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Russia's National Anti-terrorism Committee says two militants have been killed in a gun battle in Ingushetia, one of whom was being sought for having fought with the Islamic State group. More>>

Mideast messes await Rex Tillerson on visit to region

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Myriad Middle East messes await Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as he embarks on a five-nation tour of the region this weekend. More>>

Turkey resumes airstrikes on Syrian Kurdish enclave

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Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish jets have resumed airstrikes in the Syrian Kurdish-run enclave of Afrin after a brief lull. More>>

Egypt launches massive security operation against militants

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Egypt begins massive security operation in areas including the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, where Islamic militants are most active. More>>

Trump won't declassify Democratic memo on Russia probe

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President Trump is "weighing his options" as he decides whether to release a classified memo drafted by Democrats concerning the Russia probe. More>>

All sides claim budget win; immigration fight looks tougher

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Lawmakers were striving in the pre-dawn hours to reopen the federal government, shuttered since midnight. More>>

A budget the likes of which the Pentagon has never seen

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It's a bigger budget than the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. More>>

At Olympic Games, Kim Jong Un's sister takes VIP seat Video included

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A high-level North Korean government delegation including leader Kim Jong Un's sister has arrived in South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. More>>

Ancient temple left neglected as Yemen war threatens history

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Ancient temple left sand-strewn as Yemen war threatens historical sites in Arab world's poorest country. More>>

4 new cranes start unloading aid in Yemen amid hunger crisis

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U.S. officials say four mobile cranes dispatched to Yemen have started unloading deliveries in Hodeidah as the war-wracked nation faces the world's worst hunger crisis. More>>

Pence's bid to isolate North Korea at Olympics falls flat

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Vice President Mike Pence is using his appearance at the Winter Olympics to call on the international community to grow tougher on North Korea's nuclear program and human rights abuses. More>>

The Latest: Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress

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The House has narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending an hours-long government shutdown. More>>

Oklahoma AG backed ex-soldier's push for pardon on his own

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Oklahoma's attorney general says he was not asked by a convicted soldier or his family to support the soldier's request for a presidential pardon. More>>

GOP the party of deficit hawks? That was then.

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A bipartisan budget deal in the Republican-led Congress would send the annual federal deficit soaring beyond $1 trillion, souring some in the GOP who have been railing for years against government spending. More>>

The Latest: UN chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

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The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had a brief exchange with North Korea's nominal head of state and "reiterated his expectation and hope that all parties will use dialogue to achieve the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". More>>

Trump tells Israeli daily Jerusalem move was a high point

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An Israeli newspaper is quoting President Donald Trump as saying his recognition of Jerusalem as the country's capital was one of the biggest moves in his time in office so far. More>>

Olympic swimmer's sex abuse allegations mark latest scandal

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Investigators have searched the Seattle home of a former U.S. Olympic Team swimming coach amid allegations that he sexually abused and took explicit photos of an underage athlete. More>>

Bombings at mosque in Libya's Benghazi kill 2, injure 75

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Libyan officials say twin bomb explosions at a mosque in the city of Benghazi have killed at least two people and wounded 75 others. More>>

The Latest: France worried chlorine bombs were used in Syria

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Turkey's state-run news agency says detention warrants have been issued against the co-leader of the country's pro-Kurdish party for speaking out against Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria. More>>

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