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Iraqis cite progress in driving IS from Tal Afar

Iraqi forces said Wednesday they have captured two neighborhoods on the edge of the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar.

August 23, 2017 4:00 pm


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US commander visits Yemen border for firsthand look at war

The top U.S. commander for the Middle East has gotten a first-hand look at Saudi Arabia's fight against Yemen's rebels in a rare American...

August 23, 2017 1:20 pm


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Dozens missing as boat carrying 70 people sinks in Brazil

Authorities in northern Brazil say a boat carrying 70 has sunk on a major river, with at least seven dead and dozens missing.

August 23, 2017 12:10 pm


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3 boys rescued after Italian earthquake

MILAN – An Italian family of five was “reborn” after all three children buried in the rubble of their home by a...

August 23, 2017 1:00 am


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North's restraint a positive

WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday commended North Korea for recent restraint and said it could lead to...

August 23, 2017 1:00 am


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Admiral's removal expected over disasters

The Navy will relieve the senior admiral in charge of the service's 7th Fleet based in Japan in response to four embarrassing accidents...

August 23, 2017 1:00 am


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Moroccans shaken by terror link

RABAT, Morocco – Morocco has long considered itself a haven of stability in a volatile region and a key ally in the fight against...

August 23, 2017 1:00 am


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Saudi teen arrested for dancing to 'Macarena' in the street

Saudi police arrested a 14-year-old boy who was filmed dancing to the "Macarena."

August 23, 2017 8:41 am


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Yemen officials: Saudi-led coalition strikes hotel, many die

The Saudi-led coalition carried out several airstrikes in Yemen early on Wednesday.

August 23, 2017 8:28 am


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Police: DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist

A headless torso found on a beach off Copenhagen has been identified as that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall.

August 23, 2017 8:24 am


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After US cuts, delays aid to Egypt, Kushner snubbed in Cairo

White House adviser Jared Kushner and visiting U.S. officials were snubbed by the Foreign Ministry in Cairo.

August 23, 2017 8:14 am


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Macedonia denies 'intelligence actions' against irate Serbia

SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Macedonia's foreign minister is denying that his country spied on neighboring Serbia, which pulled its entire embassy...

August 22, 2017 1:40 pm


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Filipino officials: Chinese navy stalked Philippine area

China recently deployed navy and coast guard ships in a cluster of uninhabited sandbars in the disputed South China Sea amid concerns that...

August 22, 2017 10:50 am


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Commander: Iraqi troops reach first urban areas of Tal Afar

Iraqi troops reached the first urban areas of the Islamic State-held northern town of Tal Afar on the third day of a multi-pronged...

August 22, 2017 10:40 am


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4 incidents, 2 deadly, raise questions about Navy operations

It is unclear how the collision occurred early Monday between the USS John S. McCain and a Liberian-flagged oil tanker in a crowded...

August 22, 2017 10:40 am