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10 Sailors Missing After U.S. Navy Destroyer, Merchant Ship Collide

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:27:52 EDT

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain was on its way to a port call in Singapore before the collision, making it the second U.S. Navy destroyer accident in two months. image


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U.S., South Korea Brace for North's Fury Over War Games

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:20:07 EDT

A new cycle of escalation on the Korean Peninsula looked set to begin this week as the U.S. and South Korea kicked off annual military exercises that have a history of enraging Pyongyang.image


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Imam in Spanish Town Emerges as Suspect in Barcelona Attack

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:29:28 EDT

Police focused on Moroccan national Abdelbaki Es Satty, who until recently led a mosque in Ripoll, Spain, hometown of many of the 11 other suspects in last week’s terrorism. image


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Finland Stabbing Probe Continues With Terror Focus

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:10:58 EDT

Police in Finland on Sunday continued trying to reconstruct the sequence of events around a spree of stabbings deemed a terror attack that left two people dead and eight more injured in the Nordic country. image


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Operations Against Islamic State Spotlight Competing U.S. Priorities

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:28:09 EDT

A disparate collection of forces have launched two separate offensives against Islamic State, solidifying a de-facto alliance between longtime opponents Iran and the U.S. to drive the group from the last remaining territory it holds. image


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First Round of Nafta Talks Reveals Early Friction

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:10:03 EDT

The U.S., Mexico and Canada completed the opening round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, but tensions over certain areas signaled tough bargaining ahead.image


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Trump to Unveil Afghanistan Strategy in Televised Address Monday

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:19:23 EDT

President Donald Trump will give a nationally televised address Monday night to unveil his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, the White House said, and that might mean 4,000 more troops being sent over. image


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Tourism Saved Iceland, but Now It's a Headache

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:37:49 EDT

Iceland’s tourism push helped save the once-remote island from a deep economic crisis, but now that business is booming the North Atlantic nation is straining under the weight of the windfall. image


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Venezuela's Former Attorney General Flees to Colombia

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:42:21 EDT

Venezuela’s former attorney general Luisa Ortega fled to neighboring Colombia, seeking protection from President Nicolás Maduro’s administration as it tightens its hold on power and cracking down on political rivals. image


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Kremlin Envoy Played Central Role in Eastern Ukraine

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:50:50 EDT

When American envoy Kurt Volker meets his Russian counterpart to try to restore peace in eastern Ukraine, the man sitting across the table will be no ordinary diplomat. Vladislav Surkov, is a powerful Kremlin adviser who has played a central role in managing pro-Russia separatist fighters, according to former rebel leaders and Ukrainian and Western officials. image


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South Africa Grants Grace Mugabe Diplomatic Immunity After Alleged Assault

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:39:51 EDT

South Africa’s government granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, who allegedly assaulted a young woman who had been socializing with her sons in a Johannesburg hotel.image


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Assad Rejects Cooperation With West

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:31:18 EDT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he refused any security cooperation with Western nations or the reopening of their embassies until they cut ties with opposition groups.image


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