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Turkish president: Saudis must name masterminds of killing Video included

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Top Saudi diplomat pledges probe into Khashoggi's killing will produce the truth, responsible will be held to account. More>>

Trump vilifies caravan, says he'll cut Central American aid

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President Donald Trump says he'll cut U.S. aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. More>>

UN humanitarian chief says danger of 'big famine' in Yemen

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The U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that "there is a clear and present danger of an imminent and great big famine engulfing Yemen". More>>

Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

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Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who went missing three years ago while in Syria has been released and is now in Turkey. More>>

Category 3 Hurricane Willa about to make landfall in Mexico

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Mexican authorities are rushing to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Willa heads toward landfall along a stretch of Pacific coast dotted with high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages. More>>

Migrants pause to honor dead man, rest, still far from US

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Thousands of Central American migrants have awakened in a makeshift encampment in a rain-soaked town square in far-southern Mexico, still distant from their goal of reaching the U.S. border. More>>

Saudi forum highlights crown prince's shifting fortunes

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Saudi Arabia holds high-profile economic forum, but many officials, execs absent over Khashoggi's slaying. More>>

OECD predicts unsustainable rise in use of raw materials

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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is warning that the world's consumption of raw materials will rise sharply, putting greater pressure on the environment. More>>

AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis for sale

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AP Exclusive: Auction of Stephen Hawking possessions includes complex scientific papers, iconic wheelchair and a script from 'The Simpsons'. More>>

Top scientists say Brexit could hurt research across Europe

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Top scientists from around Europe have warned that Britain leaving the European Union without an agreement on future relations would harm research across the continent. More>>

VP Pence: Khashoggi's death will not go without US response

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President Donald Trump says he's not satisfied with the explanations he's heard about the death of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

In Honduras, poverty and gangs help drive migration

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A caravan of some 7,000 Central American migrants is advancing through southern Mexico with hopes of reaching the U.S. border. More>>

The Latest: Trump calls Khashoggi killing a 'total fiasco'

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Turkey's foreign minister says Turkey would cooperate with international bodies if they were to launch an independent probe into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

Rome escalator accident injures 20 Russian soccer fans

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An accident involving an escalator in the Rome metropolitan system has injured about 20 people, mostly Russian tourists. More>>

AP Explains: Diplomatic immunity and the Khashoggi case

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The killing of Jamal Khashoggi inside a consulate raises questions about the immunity offered to diplomats and diplomatic premises, and the risk of abusing the system for unlawful activities and to obstruct criminal investigations. More>>

Bolton says he told officials vote meddling hurt Russia

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U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Tuesday that he told Russian officials that the Kremlin has hurt itself by meddling in the U.S. election. More>>

EU rejects Italy's budget, raising stakes in dispute

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The European Commission has rejected Italy's proposed budget for next year, arguing its deficit and spending are out of line to keep its debt in control. More>>

Litvinenko widow says Saudi death should be a wake-up call

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The widow of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, who was killed by radioactive poison in 2006, says the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be a wake-up call to the world about the deadly behavior of authoritarian states. More>>

No olives? Putin pokes fun at US seal amid arms pact dispute

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U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser is meeting with Russia's defense minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced that he intended to pull the United States out of a landmark weapons treaty. More>>

Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue

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Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention. More>>

Report: Russian researcher stabs colleague in Antarctica

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The Interfax news agency says that a researcher at Russia's Antarctic station has stabbed and injured a colleague. More>>

Deadly attack amid Ebola outbreak stalls containment efforts

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'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak. More>>

Over 7K-strong, migrant caravan pushes on; still far from US

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Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas in southern Mexico, worn down by another day's march under a blazing sun. More>>

Issue of married Catholic priests gains traction under pope

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The Vatican is laying the groundwork to open formal debate on an issue that has long been taboo: opening up the priesthood to married men in parts of the world where clergy are scarce. More>>

The Latest: Bolton: Russia hurt itself meddling in US vote

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Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has told U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser that Moscow hopes to join the United States in nonproliferation efforts. More>>

Poland awards Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia

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Poland has awarded a Ukrainian filmmaker, imprisoned in Russia on charges of plotting acts of terrorism, for his defense of Ukrainians held captive in Russia. More>>

China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland

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China opens world's longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland. More>>

Morocco: Speed cited as cause of derailment, driver detained

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Morocco's Royal Prosecutor says excessive speed caused the fatal derailment of a passenger train and the driver has been arrested. More>>

Human Rights Watch: Palestinians crush dissent with torture

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Human Rights Watch says Palestinian authorities in West Bank, Gaza routinely use torture to crush dissent. More>>

Deputy chief of IS-linked group in Somalia killed: Officials

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Deputy chief of IS-linked group in Somalia killed in Mogadishu, intelligence officials say. More>>

Israeli marks 70th anniversary of 1st diplomatic outpost

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Israel has marked the 70th anniversary of its first diplomatic posting as a new nation with a historical re-enactment of that 1948 event in the same place _ Warsaw, Poland. More>>

The McCain Institute is looking for a few good mavericks

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'Mavericks needed': McCain Institute calls for Americans, especially younger ones, to focus on human rights. More>>

China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption charges

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China's former internet censor is standing trial over allegations of accepting $4.6 million in bribes. More>>

SKorea approves NKorea deals amid conservative opposition

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The government of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has formally approved the rapprochement deals he made with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month. More>>

Taiwan court: Excessive speed caused deadly train derailment

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Excessive speed was the main cause of the derailment of a train in Taiwan Sunday night that killed 18 people. More>>

French media calls on Macron not to close palace press room

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France's Presidential Press Association has called on President Emmanuel Macron to reconsider his decision to close the press room inside the presidential palace, an action that comes as the French leader faces declining popularity. More>>

Vietnam parliament elects Communist Party chief as president

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Vietnam's rubber stamp National Assembly has elected Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong as the country's president, succeeding Tran Dai Quang, who died last month. More>>

The Latest: 1st migrants arrive in Huixtla after 8-hour walk

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Thousands of Central American migrants have resumed their march north through Mexico toward the United States, though they're still a long way away. More>>

The Latest: UN over 45,000 migrants reached Spain this year

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The U.N. migration agency says that so far this year Spain has received more migrants via the Mediterranean Sea than it did in the previous three years combined. More>>

UN agency: migrant caravan includes people 'in danger'

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The U.N. refugee agency is reminding countries along the route of a migrant trek through Central America that the caravan "is likely to include people in real danger.". More>>

Scientists discover what they say is oldest intact shipweck

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A team of maritime archaeologists, scientists and surveyors has discovered what it believes to be the world's oldest intact shipwreck _ a Greek trading vessel whose design had previously been seen only on ancient pottery. More>>

French police clear 1,800 migrants from camp near Dunkirk

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French police have moved into a makeshift migrant camp outside the northern port city of Dunkirk to clear out an estimated 1,800 people seeking to cross the English Channel to Britain. More>>

Cameroon's Biya easily wins 7th term; low Anglophone turnout

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Troops in Cameroon's cities ahead of election announcement as Biya expected to win 7th term. More>>

Trump 'not satisfied' with explanations of Khashoggi death

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President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, who has a strong relationship with the Saudi crown prince, says White House officials have their "eyes wide open" about the investigation into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

Health workers in Congo's Ebola outbreak attacked weekly

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Health workers in Congo's Ebola outbreak are attacked several times a week, ministry says. More>>

Treaty exits and extensions top Trump adviser's Moscow talks

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The Kremlin says it is concerned about U.S. President Donald Trump's intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. More>>

Leaked video shows Khashoggi 'body double' after killing

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Saudi king, crown prince call son of writer Khashoggi, to express condolences for his death at consulate in Istanbul. More>>

UK's May pleads for support, says Brexit deal is almost done

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is urging Parliament to support her as Brexit looms, saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete. More>>

Gilberto Benetton, a founder of fashion brand, dies at 77

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The Benetton fashion group has announced the death of Gilberto Benetton, one of the four founding siblings of the Italian brand known as much for its colorful knitwear as its shock factor ad campaigns. More>>

Category 4 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico's Pacific coast

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Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an "extremely dangerous" near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path that could potentially bring landfall on a stretch of coast in Mexico between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta in the coming days. More>>

The Latest: Mnuchin meets with embattled Saudi crown prince

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The Latest: CNN airs surveillance footage showing Khashoggi 'body double' in Istanbul, wearing his clothes after killing. More>>

The Latest: Russian dismisses US claim of treaty violations

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The European Union is calling on the United States and Russia to stick to a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty and make sure it is "fully and verifiably implemented.". More>>

The Latest: Hurricane Willa now Category 4, still dangerous

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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Willa has grown into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm on a track toward the Mexican coast south of Mazatlan. More>>

Russian woman mocks US charges of meddling in 2018 election

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A Russian woman accused by the U.S. of helping oversee a social media effort to influence the 2018 U.S. midterm elections has mocked the accusations. More>>

Laureates in Spanish awards call for action to "save future"

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American film director Martin Scorsese and Africa's "flying doctors" are among scientists, mountaineers and intellectuals receiving Friday Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias award from King Felipe VI. More>>

Michael Caine looks back in 'Blowing the Bloody Doors Off'

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Michael Caine has been looking back, and on the whole he likes the view. More>>

Italy stands firm against EU in budget dispute

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Italy's leader is giving no indication that his government would rein in public spending plans, keeping alive a dispute with the European Union. More>>

Norwegian hero Roenneberg who blew up Nazi plant dies at 99

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Norway's prime minister says World War II saboteur Joachim Roenneberg who headed the four-man team that blew up a plant producing heavy water which Nazi Germany could have used to produce nuclear weapons. More>>

The Latest: Migrants in Bosnia reach border with Croatia

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The Latest: Bosnian police have blocked some 200 migrants from reaching the border with neighboring Croatia, which is a member of the European Union. More>>

Poland's ruling populists see power, appeal checked

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Poland's populist ruling party has seen its fortunes turn after nearly three years of aggressive governing and vast popularity. More>>

US warships pass through politically sensitive Taiwan Strait

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The Pentagon says two U.S. Navy warships have passed through the politically sensitive Taiwan Strait without incident. More>>

The Latest: Russian woman charged with US election-meddling

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A Russian woman has been charged with interfering in American elections, including next month's midterms, through a social media effort aimed at trying to sway American public opinion. More>>

Malta academic in Trump probe often vanishes after scandals

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Joseph Mifsud has emerged as one of the more enigmatic players in U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election. More>>

UK official says airstrikes against Islamic State continue

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Britain's defense secretary says the country has launched 27 airstrikes against Islamic State positions in the last month. More>>

Turkey, where Saudi writer died, has culture of surveillance

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Questions swirl around purported audio recordings of killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, adding to rich history of spying in Turkey. More>>

FCA sells auto parts unit to Japanese firm; $7 billion deal

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced the sale of its auto components division to Japanese automotive component supplier Calsoni Kansei Corporation in a deal valued at 6.2 billion euros ($7 billion). More>>

Climate fund approves $1B for projects in poor countries

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Officials overseeing a U.N.-backed fund to help poor countries tackle climate change have approved over $1 billion in new investments after a four-day meeting in Bahrain. More>>

Russian paper: Indicted Prigozhin ordered beatings, killing

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The Russian independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta says a security aide of businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted in the United States for trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, has been involved in attacks on several people. More>>

Ex-PM of Croatia gets 2 ½ years for war profiteering

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A Croatian court has sentenced former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader to 2 ½ years in prison for war profiteering following his retrial in the high-profile corruption case. More>>

Bulgarian money counterfeiters busted by authorities

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Bulgarian law enforcers say they have successfully taken down an illegal counterfeit operation that was printing high quality bogus euro and U.S. dollar banknotes. More>>

Koreas finish removing land mines from border village

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The two Koreas and the U.S.-led U.N. Command are meeting again at the Koreas' border village to examine an ongoing effort to disarm the area. More>>

PM formally apologizes to Australian child sex abuse victims

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has delivered a formal apology to the country's victims of child sex abuse, saying the nation must acknowledge their long journey. More>>

Germany presses for EU unity on Saudi Arabia arms exports

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A top German official is pressing for a joint European Union position on Saudi Arabia after Berlin backed a freeze on arms exports to the kingdom following the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty

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President Donald Trump says he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia. More>>

For many Brazilians, election is picking 'lesser of evils'

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For many Brazilians, the presidential election is shaping up to be a choice of "lesser of evils". More>>

Taiwan president calls for clear probe of fatal train crash

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Rescuers are searching the wreckage after one of Taiwan's fastest passenger trains derailed on a curve, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 180. More>>

Boat sinks off Turkish coast: 2 migrants killed, 20 rescued

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Turkey's state-run news agency says coast guards have rescued some 20 people after a boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Aegean Sea coast. More>>

Italy approves final budget draft yet vows dialogue with EU

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Italy brushes off ratings downgrade as it prepares EU budget response amid internal squabble over draft. More>>

Exit poll: Polish populists lead local votes, support down

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Polish voters are casting ballots in local elections that are the first nationwide test of support for the conservative ruling party, whose policies have produced street protests and repeated clashes with European Union leaders. More>>

EU drug agency urges approval for dengue vaccine

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Europe's medicines regulator has recommended the approval of the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine being widely used and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging it was linked to three deaths. More>>

Maldives' Supreme Court refuses to annul presidential vote

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The Maldives' top court has dismissed the outgoing president's petition seeking an annulment of last month's presidential election results. More>>

Ryanair under fire over racist incident on flight

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Ryanair has faced criticism after a video posted online apparently showed the airline's crew failing to take action to remove a passenger who launched a racist tirade against a fellow traveler. More>>

Brexit minister urges UK Conservatives to unite behind May

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Britain's Brexit Secretary has said that talks about the U.K.'s exit from the European Union must be tied up by the end of next month to allow enough time for new laws to be put in place. More>>

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing

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President Donald Trump says he needs to learn more about the killing of a Saudi journalist and will be working with Congress on the U.S. response. More>>

Ragged, growing caravan of migrants resumes march toward US

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Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, about 2,000 Central American migrants swam or rafted across a river separating that country from Guatemala, re-formed their mass caravan and vowed to resume their journey toward the United States. More>>

The Latest: Khashoggi's fiancée put under police protection

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The European Union says the emerging details of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death are "deeply troubling" and that a "continued thorough, credible and transparent investigation" is needed. More>>

Afghans vote for 2nd day amid violence, technical issues

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Parliamentary elections in Afghanistan have entered into a second day following violence and chaos that caused delays and interruptions on the first day of polling. More>>

The Latest: Mexico's AMLO eyes development to fix migration

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A migrant caravan whose numbers swelled overnight to an estimated 5,000 people at the Mexico-Guatemala border has resumed its march toward the U.S. frontier. More>>

One of Taiwan's fastest trains derails, killing at least 18

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Taiwan's railway administration says 17 people were killed and 101 injured after a train derailed. More>>

The Latest: Bolton faces tense talks with Russia

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Britain's defense secretary says his country stands "absolutely resolute" with the United States as President Donald Trump says he'll pull out from a landmark arms control agreement with Russia. More>>

Siemens, GE vie for Iraq electricity contracts

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Multinational giants Siemens and General Electric say they have signed memorandums of understanding with Iraq to rebuild the country's power grid. More>>

Most UK firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'

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A leading lobby group for British businesses says a majority of firms are ready to put in place contingency plans, including job cuts and relocating activities overseas, by Christmas if there is no greater clarity over Brexit. More>>

The Latest: 11 migrants, trafficker injured in Greece crash

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Greek police say 11 migrants and one trafficker have been injured when the SUV that was carrying them at high speed overturned on a highway in northern Greece. More>>

Spanish firefighter dies as flash flooding hits south

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Spanish authorities say a firefighter has died while emergency services respond to flooding caused by heavy rains in southern Spain. More>>

The Latest: Exit poll: Pro-EU candidate wins Poland vote

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Exit polls show that pro-European Union opposition candidate has won Warsaw mayoral race in local elections, preserving the party's control of the capital city. More>>

Meghan's schedule in Australia cut back after hectic start

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The pregnant Princess Meghan has had her schedule cut back during her first royal tour, after a hectic start to her visit to Australia and the South Pacific with husband Prince Harry. More>>

Top ex-Albanian official arrested on suspicion of corruption

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Albanian police say that a former head of the prison department has been arrested on suspicion of corruption. More>>

The Latest: Amid violence, Afghan elections draw to a close

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Afghan officials say a roadside bomb has killed at least 11 civilians in the eastern Nangarhar province. More>>

Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message

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Catholic bishops are entering the final week of debate over hot-button issues facing young Catholics, including how the church should welcome gays and respond to the clerical sex abuse scandal that has discredited many in the church hierarchy. More>>

Israeli leader delays demolition plan for West Bank hamlet

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An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has postponed the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet. More>>

Birth of a new Ukrainian church brings fears of violence

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Tensions over the imminent formation of a Ukrainian Orthodox church independent of Moscow are raising fears that nationalists will try to seize Russian church properties. More>>

10,000 protest in German city against anti-migrant group

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German police say about 10,000 people have taken part in a protest against the anti-migrant group PEGIDA in the eastern city of Dresden. More>>

Saudi writer saw Turkey as base for a new Middle East

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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a proud Arab who wanted to set up a base in his ancestral homeland of Turkey, where a growing community of exiled Arabs have taken refuge. More>>

The Latest: Honduran migrant says he wants to return home

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Thousands of Central American migrants participating in a caravan heading toward the United States woke up on a bridge that divides the borders of Guatemala and Mexico. More>>

Australia lawyers' group: Draft cyber laws would curb rights

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Australian lawyers' group say proposed cybersecurity laws to force companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages would significantly limit privacy and freedom. More>>

Man dies after blowing up train ticket machine in Germany

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German police say a 19-year-old man has died after blowing up a ticket machine at a railway station in the eastern city of Halle. More>>

Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

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Saudi Arabia admits Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a fistfight, 18 people held as suspects. More>>

Migrants vow to re-form caravan, continue north toward US

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A standoff between thousands of migrants trying to reach the U.S. and Mexican police stretched into the night with some migrants hanging from the closed border gate wailing "there are children" while others slept on the bridge linking Guatemala to Mexico. More>>

Violence, confusion surround Afghan parliamentary elections

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Tens of thousands of Afghan forces have fanned out across the country as voting began in parliamentary elections following a campaign marred by relentless violence. More>>

Marchers clog streets of London to demand new Brexit vote

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Anti-Brexit protesters are gathering in central London for a demonstration calling for a second referendum on Britain's exit from the European Union. More>>

Jordan cancels part of peace agreement with Israel

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Jordan's King Abdullah II says he has decided not to renew parts of his country's landmark peace treaty with Israel. More>>

The Latest: Germany reassessing arms sales to Saudi Arabia

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Amnesty International says the "impartiality" of a Saudi investigation into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi would remain in question after authorities in the kingdom said the journalist died after a fight in the consulate in Istanbul. More>>

Kurdish party behind referendum wins regional polls in Iraq

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The government of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region says the party that led the region into its ill-fated independence referendum last year has won the most seats in regional parliamentary elections. More>>

A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi

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The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. More>>

Ferry collides with yachts, runs aground near Isle of Wight

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A ferry has collided with at least two yachts and ran aground while trying to berth at a harbor on the Isle of Wight off southern England. More>>

Migrants storm Spanish border enclave fence, 200 get in

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Spanish authorities say one migrant has died and 200 others have entered Spain when a large group of migrants attacked a fence separating Spain's North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco. More>>

Student threatens teacher with fake gun outside Paris

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France's president has called for stronger punishment for students who threaten teachers after a pupil brandished a fake gun in a classroom. More>>

Monitor: Blast in Syria's rebel-held Idlib kills 3

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A Syrian war monitor and an opposition paramedics group say an explosion in the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib has killed at least three people and wounded others. More>>

Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returns from exile

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Ethiopian marathoner who made anti-government gesture at Rio finish line returns from exile. More>>

Swedish prosecutors indict woman who blocked deportation

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Swedish prosecutors say they have indicted a 21-year-old woman for breaking aviation laws after she blocked the deportation of an Afghan asylum-seeker earlier this year. More>>

UK defense minister backs Trump move to exit nuclear pact

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Britain's defense secretary says the U.K. stands "absolutely resolute" with the United States as President Donald Trump announced he will pull out from a landmark arms control agreement with Russia. More>>

Scottish leader pulls out of media event featuring Bannon

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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pulled out of an Edinburgh conference because former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to speak at the event. More>>

Russians denounce Trump's intended nuke treaty withdrawal

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A top Russian diplomat says President Donald Trump's intention to withdraw from a landmark treaty on nuclear weapons is a perilous move. More>>

Former Dutch PM Wim Kok dies at 80, haunted by Srebrenica

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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says former Minister Wim Kok, a trade unionist-turned-politician who inspired a new breed of pragmatic Social Democratic leaders in Europe, has died at age 80. More>>

US commander confident in ability of Afghan security forces Video included

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An attack that the Taliban says targeted the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is a reminder of the formidable task the Trump administration faces to get America out of its longest war. More>>

Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

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Influential voice on Saudi affairs is silenced forever as Saudi Arabia admits writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul. More>>

IS frees 6 hostages in exchange with Syrian government

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Syrian opposition activists say the Islamic State group has released two women and four children they had been holding since July in an exchange with the government. More>>

Trump revives fiery immigration talk for 'caravan' election Video included

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Trump is returning to tough immigration rhetoric as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in Congress. More>>

Saudis blame 'fistfight' for Jamal Khashoggi's death Video included

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Turkish official: Police probing whether Khashoggi's remains may have been taken to forest near Istanbul, another city. More>>

Poland hands over site of future Warsaw Ghetto Museum

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Officials in Poland have taken a step toward the creation of a museum that will tell the story of the life and death of Jews imprisoned in horrific conditions in the Warsaw Ghetto by Nazi Germany during its occupation of Poland. More>>

Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

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U.S. intelligence officials say they're concerned about "ongoing campaigns" by Russia, China, Iran and other countries to undermine confidence in American democracy. More>>

Stakes high in Afghan election as US seeks peace pact

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Afghanistan stunned by killings of senior Kandahar officials ahead of parliamentary elections; top US commander unhurt. More>>

US and South Korea again call off a major military exercise

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The Pentagon and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise this year, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea. More>>

Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico

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Members of a 3,000-strong migrant caravan from Honduras have massed in a Guatemalan border town across the muddy Suchiate River from Mexico as U.S. President Donald Trump continues to threaten retaliation if they continue toward the United States. More>>

'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola

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'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak. More>>

Tropical Storms Willa and Vicente swirling off Mexico

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Two tropical storms are in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, and one is forecast to become a hurricane and approach the country's west coast late next week. More>>

The Latest: Trump: I do find Saudi explanation credible Video included

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The Latest: Turkey's top diplomat says Ankara hasn't shared audio from missing writer Khashoggi's disappearance with US. More>>

The Latest: Suicide blast kills 3 at Afghan polling station

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Kabul police official says a second small explosion has been reported just hours after parliamentary election polls opened in Afghanistan. More>>

The Latest: UN calls on Mexico, US to respect migrants

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Participants in a 3,000-strong migrant caravan heading toward the United States have gathered in a park to wait a few more hours for members of the group who are still arriving. More>>

Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 58 dead

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A Congress party leader says at least 50 people are dead after they were run over by a train in northern India. More>>

Moscow blocks commemoration of Stalin victims at city square

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Moscow authorities have refused permission for an annual commemoration of Stalin-era political repression victims to be held in Lubyanka Square outside the former KGB headquarters and the event's organizers have objected to a proposed alternative site. More>>

Russian deputy foreign minister denounces US trolling case

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A top Russian diplomat says that the U.S. allegation that a Russian woman helped oversee a social media effort to influence the American midterm elections is shameful. More>>

Macedonia lawmakers green light process for name change

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Macedonia's parliament is resuming a key debate on proposed constitutional changes to rename the country North Macedonia, allowing its NATO accession under a deal with neighboring Greece. More>>

Latest communal violence in central Nigeria kills 55

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Communal violence in central Nigeria kills 55; 'frequent resort to bloodshed' condemned. More>>

The Latest: 'Over half a million' march for new Brexit vote

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan has joined thousands of voters calling for a second Brexit referendum at a major London demonstration. More>>

The Latest: Group: Malta finally allows rescue ship to leave

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Spanish police say that 10 officers and one migrant have been injured when a large group of migrants tried to escape from a holding center where they await deportation. More>>

Ex-India state official: Most train victims migrant workers

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A former state government official says most of the casualties of a train disaster that killed dozens in northern India were migrant workers. More>>

Prince Harry opens memorial as royal tour continues

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Prince Harry paid tribute to Australian servicemen and women by opening a new wing of a war memorial, before heading to a delayed opening of the Invictus Games as he and wife Meghan continued their visit to Australia and the South Pacific on Saturday. More>>

Australia's ruling coalition forced into minority government

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Australia's ruling coalition has been forced into minority government after a massive swing against its senior partner, the Liberal Party, in a by-election for the seat of the prime minister the party itself dismissed. More>>

Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 60 dead

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A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 58 people. More>>

Africa's youngest billionaire free 9 days after abduction

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Africa's youngest billionaire is free 9 days after abduction from Tanzanian luxury hotel. More>>

The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between cultures

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The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, guide, bridge between political Islam and the West. More>>

Enthusiasts re-enact bloody 19th-century Battle of Leipzig

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Hundreds of history buffs have re-enacted the 19th-century Battle of Leipzig, which saw the defeat of Napoleon I's army by combined forces from Prussia, Austria, Russia and Sweden. More>>

Cyprus takes in 29 Syrian migrants departing from Lebanon

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Cypriot police say most of the 29 Syrian migrants who arrived to the Mediterranean island nation after setting sail from Lebanon told authorities they have relatives living on Cyprus. More>>

3 charged in southern France extremist attack

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Three people have been charged in France over an Islamic extremist's shooting rampage and supermarket hostage-taking earlier this year. More>>

Rights groups warn Ethiopia against return to repression

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Rights groups warn Ethiopia against return to repression; police said detainees 'brainwashed'. More>>

Return to sender: Postal union warns of fallout if US leaves

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A top official with a 192-country postal union says Americans can expect no international letters or packages if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull of an international postal treaty over concerns about China. More>>

South Africa highway crash kills at least 27, including kids

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South Africa highway crash kills at least 27 people, including small children. More>>

European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at Trump

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European leaders are meeting with their Asian counterparts to discuss issues ranging from trade to climate change to peace moves on the Korean peninsula. More>>

EU court orders Poland to reinstate Supreme Court judges

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The European Union's top court has ordered Poland to immediately stop applying a law that lowered the retirement age for Supreme Court judges, forcing some 20 off the bench. More>>

20 men jailed for sex abuse of teenagers in northern England

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Twenty men have been jailed for raping and abusing more than a dozen teenage girls in the city of Huddersfield in northern England. More>>

Turkey to host four-nation summit on Syria crisis

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Turkish official says a summit between the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia will be held in Istanbul this month to discuss the conflict in Syria. More>>

Protesters gather on Gaza frontier, Israeli fire wounds 77

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The United Nations' Mideast peace envoy urged Israel and the Palestinians to exercise restraint ahead of protests organized by Hamas on the Gaza Strip's border fence. More>>

Ex-Interpol leader's wife: "Everybody in China is at risk"

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The wife of the former Interpol president who is being held in China on bribery charges says she has been contacted by Chinese diplomats, who have told her they're holding a letter from him for her. More>>

South Korea, Britain in talks about future trade talks

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South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says Seoul has begun "contingency planning" to ensure that her country and Britain maintain close trade relations. More>>

Suspect says he didn't mean to kill Bulgarian journalist

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A Bulgarian court has ordered a suspect in the rape and slaying of a television journalist to remain in custody until his trial. More>>

Ex-Navy commander gets more than 2 years in bribery case

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Former U.S. Navy commander sentenced more than two years in prison in one of military's worst corruption scandals. More>>

Indian temple priests turn back women, defying court ruling

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Hindu priests have joined conservative protesters to block women of menstruating age from temple, defying a ruling from India's top court to let them enter. More>>

Pope accuser strikes back, blames gay priesthood for abuse

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Pope's accuser strikes back, blames gay priesthood for abuse and says Vatican hypocritical for refusing to admit it. More>>

Turkey asks Albania to close US-based cleric's businesses

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says he expects Albania to close all businesses owned by Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Turkish cleric they blame for an attempted coup two years ago. More>>

Egypt, Saudi conclude Tabuk-4 joint military drills

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Egypt's military says its forces have concluded drills with Saudi Arabia held in Egypt's southern military zone. More>>

Reports: Dozens killed or wounded in east Syria airstrikes

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Syrian state media and a war monitor say airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition on a town held by the Islamic State group killed and wounded dozens. More>>

Russia to build two-reactor nuclear plant in Uzbekistan

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and the president of Uzbekistan have agreed that Russia will build the ex-Soviet republic's first nuclear power plant. More>>

Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurt

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An U.S. Navy helicopter has crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, causing injuries to sailors that were not life-threatening. More>>

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary released from UK prison

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Anjem Choudary, a radical preacher convicted of inviting support for the Islamic State group, has been released from prison. More>>

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