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Report: Iran says Twitter ready to talk on unblocking site

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's new telecommunications minister says Twitter is ready to talk about unblocking access to the microblogging site. The...

As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drills
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drills

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OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (AP) — As North Korea vowed "merciless retaliation" against U.S.-South Korean military drills that it claims are an invasion...

British science fiction writer Brian Aldiss dies at 92

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LONDON (AP) — Brian Aldiss, one of the most prolific and influential science fiction writers of the 20th century, has died aged 92. Literary agency...

North Korea Insulting Trump
North Korea Insulting Trump

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In this Monday, April 21, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va. during a Presidential Address to the...

Strike expected to bring long lines to Portuguese airports

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A trade union representing inspectors at Portugal's immigration service says a strike planned for Thursday and Friday is going...

Ford, Chinese partner look at possible electric car venture
Ford, Chinese partner look at possible electric car venture

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BEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor Co. and a Chinese automaker said Tuesday they are looking into setting up a joint venture to develop and manufacture electric...

UN: Boko Haram use of kids as 'human bombs' soars in 2017

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GENEVA (AP) — UNICEF is reporting a four-fold increase in use of children as "human bombs" by the radical Boko Haram group in northeastern Nigeria...

Russian flight attendant sues Aeroflot for discrimination
Russian flight attendant sues Aeroflot for discrimination

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MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court postponed a hearing Tuesday in the case of a flight attendant who is suing Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot. She says...

US Marshals to open new office in northwestern New Mexico

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FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says it plans to open an office in northwestern New Mexico. Five years in the making, officials say...

US Mattis Iraq
US Mattis Iraq

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In this Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stands as he waits for Netherlands Minister of Defense Jeanine...

Afghanistan US Trump
Afghanistan US Trump

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FILE - In this June 10, 2017 photo provided by Operation Resolute Support, U.S. Soldiers with Task Force Iron maneuver an M-777 howitzer, so it can be...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street gains
Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street gains

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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street gained as investors looked ahead to this week's gathering of central...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street gains
Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street gains

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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street gained as investors looked ahead to this week's gathering of central...

Navy orders 7th Fleet review amid search for 10 from McCain
Navy orders 7th Fleet review amid search for 10 from McCain

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SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after the USS John S....

On Afghanistan's front lines, US commanders await more men
On Afghanistan's front lines, US commanders await more men

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

TACTICAL BASE GAMBERI, Afghanistan (AP) — Deep in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan, on the front lines against Taliban and Islamic State fighters,...

The Latest: Spain says man slain by cops was terror driver
The Latest: Spain says man slain by cops was terror driver

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the Spain attacks (all times local): 4:10 a.m. Spanish police says they have "scientific...

North Korea warns of revenge on US for ignoring drill warnings

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SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea warned the United States on Tuesday it will face "merciless revenge" for ignoring Pyongyang’s warnings over annual...

The Latest: Divers assessing damage on USS John S. McCain
The Latest: Divers assessing damage on USS John S. McCain

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SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times...

Military-style Christian sect leader charged in abuse case

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A leader of a New Mexico military-style Christian sect is facing dozens of child sexual abuse charges in a case that...

Italy quake rocks resort island of Ischia, at least 1 dead
Italy quake rocks resort island of Ischia, at least 1 dead

By: 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

ROME (AP) — An earthquake rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season Monday night, killing at least one person and...

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