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Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

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In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump canceled next month's summit with North...

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Call for investigation into killing of 3 by Honduran troops

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A U.N. agency called Thursday for an impartial investigation into the killing of three indigenous men by a military patrol in a remote part of eastern Honduras that is a common transit point for Colombian cocaine. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for...


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US pressure on Hezbollah may hamper Lebanese government Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit The Latest: Syrian TV reporting military base under attack Report: Airstrikes on Syria pro-government positions kill 12 Saudi Arabia releases 3 women as other activists still held...


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Police: Missing Mexican woman's body found in Utah canyon

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The body of a woman who disappeared on her way home from English class in Utah three years ago has been found and police are investigating her death as a homicide, officials said Thursday.


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Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 31; 9 deaths

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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s fight to rein in a deadly Ebola outbreak has authorities crossing the border to buy up available thermometers, a World Health Organization official said as the health ministry on Thursday announced that confirmed cases had reached 31, including nine deaths. The spread...


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Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end regrettable

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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin, meeting with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said Thursday that North Korea fulfilled its promises ahead of the canceled summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. At a joint news conference at the Konstantin Palace...


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US pressure on Hezbollah may hamper Lebanese government

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BEIRUT (AP) — Growing U.S. pressure on Lebanon’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah group, including a new wave of sanctions targeting its top leadership, may hamper the formation of a new government that caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri was overwhelmingly chosen to form on Thursday. Hariri’s aim is to...


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Report: Airstrikes on Syria pro-government positions kill 12

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes overnight in eastern Syria killed at least 12 pro-government fighters, all reportedly foreign nationals, a war-monitoring group said Thursday. The Syrian government-run media blamed the strikes on the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group. In Damascus, the...


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The Latest: Syrian TV reporting military base under attack

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Syrian TV reports that a military base in central Syria has come under attack from “enemy” fire. It says Syrian air defenses confronted the missile attack. It did not give more details. State- run news agency SANA reported...


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Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

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SALALAH, Oman (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu roared over the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea on its way to Oman on Thursday, sending torrents of water rushing down streets and sinking at least two ships. At least 17 people were reported missing in the powerful storm. Indian meteorologists...


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Saudi Arabia releases 3 women as other activists still held

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi authorities have released three prominent women’s rights activists, but continue to hold at least seven others in a sweep targeting prominent icons of the country’s women’s rights movement, activists and rights groups said Thursday. The three women released...


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