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Feb 19, 2018

German nationalist urges AfD followers to reject violence
A leading figure in the nationalist Alternative for Germany has urged the party's followers to reject violence.

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Feb 19, 2018

Israel hits militant site in Gaza after renewed rocket fire
The Israeli military says it has struck an underground militant infrastructure site in Gaza in response to rocket fire toward Israel.

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Feb 19, 2018

Main chapel unaffected by weekend fire at Tibetan monastery
The Tibetan government-in-exile says a weekend fire at the sprawling Jokhang monastery in Tibet did not affect the main chapel at the 1,300-year-old religious site, considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Feb 19, 2018

Pakistan cricketer turned politician Khan marries 3rd time
Pakistan's cricket legend turned politician Imran Khan has tied the knot for the third time by marrying a faith healer, his party announced on Monday.

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Feb 19, 2018

Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters
The first notes of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned.

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Feb 19, 2018

Philippines: Risks rising with China challenging US at sea
A Philippine diplomat says the risks of an armed conflict have increased in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway.

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Feb 19, 2018

Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.

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Feb 19, 2018

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column
Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes.

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Feb 19, 2018

Pakistan cricketer-turned-politician Khan marries 3rd time
Pakistani cricket legend-turned-politician Imran Khan has married a faith healer, ending rumors that he was considering a third marriage after divorcing two wives.

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Feb 19, 2018

Sick tricks! Big Air bounds into Olympics on a high note
From the gold medalist down to the last-place finisher, what the women snowboarders really wanted was a do-over.

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Feb 19, 2018

Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan marries faith healer
Pakistani cricket legend turned politician Imran Khan has married a faith healer, ending rumors that he was considering a third marriage after divorcing two wives.

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Feb 18, 2018

Florida students plead with Congress: It's about the guns
Students call for "March for Our Lives" next month in the District and major U.S. cities.

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Feb 18, 2018

Polish leader denies being a Holocaust revisionist after blaming 'Jewish perpetrators'
He had previously suggested earlier that Jews were partially responsible for their own genocide. Now a Polish embassy in Israel is covered in swastika graffiti.

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Feb 18, 2018

Avalanches kill 2 skiers in France, injure 2 in Switzerland
Authorities say two skiers were killed by an avalanche in the French Alps, and two more people were injured by an avalanche in Switzerland near the border with France.

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Feb 18, 2018

Bolivia blames both Carnival blasts on dynamite
Bolivian authorities said Sunday that both of the explosions that killed 12 people during recent Carnival celebrations were caused by dynamite, not exploding gas canisters as initially thought.

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Feb 18, 2018

Main party candidates formally join Mexico presidential race
Three presidential candidates have accepted the nominations of Mexico's main parties for the July 1 election, formally entering what is shaping up to be a crowded race.

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Feb 18, 2018

Saakashvili supporters march to demand Poroshenko step down
Several thousand supporters of deported Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili marched through the center of Kiev on Sunday, demanding the resignation of President Petro Poroshenko.

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Feb 18, 2018

Turkey: Soldiers die after vehicle topples in flooded river
The bodies of two Turkish soldiers who went missing in a flood after heavy rains pummeled the country's southeast were found late Sunday, the military said.

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Feb 18, 2018

Polish PM seeks dialogue with Israel on ‘difficult history'
Poland's prime minister said Sunday that dialogue with Israel about the Holocaust is necessary and would serve as a warning to prevent such "exceptionally terrifying" crimes from happening again.

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Feb 18, 2018

Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers
The Supreme Court of the Maldives has delayed its order reinstating 12 pro-opposition lawmakers ahead of a key parliamentary sitting.

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Feb 18, 2018

Israeli police arrest telecom officials in graft case
Israeli police say they have arrested senior officials at the country's national telephone company as part of an investigation into alleged corruption offenses.

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Feb 18, 2018

Hungarian leader calls Christianity ‘Europe's last hope'
Hungary's prime minister says that "Christianity is Europe's last hope" and that politicians in Brussels, Berlin and Paris favoring migration have "opened the way to the decline of Christian culture and the advance of Islam."

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Feb 18, 2018

London fashion: 70s vibe at Mouret, glamour from Temperley
Could fusty-looking tapestry and army boots look desirable? Roland Mouret and Temperley worked their magic at London Fashion Week catwalk shows Sunday, showcasing their latest womenswear styles for the upcoming autumn and winter season alongside other designers.

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Feb 18, 2018

Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect
Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others. Police then killed the assailant.

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Feb 18, 2018

Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve
The nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the Middle East, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, warning that Iran should "not test Israel's resolve" as he showed off what he said was part of a downed Iranian drone.

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Feb 18, 2018

Nigeria releasing 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation
Authorities in Nigeria are releasing hundreds of people accused of supporting an Islamic extremist group, citing a lack of evidence.

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Feb 18, 2018

Florida students plea with Congress: It's about the guns
Students urge "March for Our Lives" next month in the District, major U.S. cities.

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Feb 18, 2018

All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all 65 people on board were killed.

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Feb 18, 2018

'An act of stupidity:' Mexicans furious after government helicopter kills 13 quake victims
Men, women and children were crushed beneath a Blackhawk carrying government officials surveying earthquake damage.

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Feb 18, 2018

2 Turkish soldiers missing after vehicle topples into flood
Turkey's military says two soldiers are missing in a flood after heavy rains pummeled the country's southeast, and Turkish media reported that their armored vehicle had toppled into a river.

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Feb 18, 2018

German police probe British woman over Holocaust remarks
German police are investigating a British woman for suspected incitement after she questioned the Holocaust during a far-right protest in the eastern city of Dresden.

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Feb 18, 2018

Iran says fog caused a plane crash that may have killed 65. That might not be the whole story.
Iran's government says the 25-year-old plane lost its way in thick clouds, but the country's air fleet is infamously decrepit.

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Feb 18, 2018

Iran says fog caused a plane crash, and 65 are feared dead. That might not be the whole story.
Iran's government says the 25-year-old plane lost its way in thick clouds, but the country's air fleet is infamously decrepit.

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Feb 18, 2018

Russia: 4 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect
Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing four people and wounding four others. Police then killed the assailant.

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Feb 18, 2018

West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homes
West Africa's extremist threat has moved into a new part of the vast Sahel region, with a previously calm area of Burkina Faso facing the kinds of assaults that have forced thousands elsewhere to flee over the past year.

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Feb 18, 2018

Turkey's PM expects top-level meetings of Erdogan, Merkel
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says he expects top-level visits between his country's president and German leader Angela Merkel, a sign of improved relations between the two countries.

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Feb 18, 2018

The Latest: Iran says 65 killed in airplane crash
The Latest on the crash of an Iranian passenger plane in southern Iran (all times local):

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Feb 18, 2018

Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee camp
A job center has opened in Jordan's second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of an EU-backed policy shift meant to improve life for Syrians in regional host countries.

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Feb 18, 2018

Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, likely killing 65
An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, likely killing all 65 people on board, state media reported.

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Feb 18, 2018

Dozens granted bail in Kuwait over 2011 parliament storming
A judge in Kuwait has ordered dozens of politicians, activists and others imprisoned over protesters storming parliament in 2011 to be freed on bail pending their appeal before the country's highest court.

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Feb 18, 2018

The Latest: Iran's leaders offer condolences over air crash
The Latest on the crash of an Iranian passenger plane in southern Iran (all times local):

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Feb 18, 2018

Poland tries to frame PM's Holocaust remarks as frank debate
A spokeswoman for Poland's prime minister sought Sunday to downplay his words equating Polish collaborators in the Holocaust to alleged "Jewish perpetrators" by saying they were an invitation to a frank debate about the World War II crimes against Jews.

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Feb 18, 2018

Zimbabwe president sees deceased opposition leader's family
Zimbabwe's president Sunday visited the home of deceased opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai to pay condolences to his family and to urge unity as power struggles within the opposition have heightened tensions.

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Feb 18, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Beauty in the details at Pyeongchang Olympics
The Olympics are known for big moments: huge jumps, surprise victories, agonizing defeats. But sometimes it's worth taking a moment to look at the smaller details: Olympic rings reflected in a fan's sunglasses, the design on a figure skate, an athlete's hand as she holds her medal.

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Feb 18, 2018

Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe
Latvia's top banking official and key member of the European Central Bank was detained Sunday after being questioned for hours by anti-corruption authorities amid accusations of bribery and money laundering in the nation's financial system.

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Feb 18, 2018

Husband of slain MP Jo Cox steps down after misconduct claim
The widower of a slain British legislator has stepped down from two charities set up in her memory after allegations of sexual misconduct in the past were reported.

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Feb 18, 2018

Top U.S. officials tell the world to ignore Trump's tweets
Amid global anxiety about President Trump's approach to global affairs, U.S. officials had a message to a gathering of Europe's foreign policy elite this weekend: pay no attention to the man tweeting behind the curtain.

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Feb 18, 2018

The Latest: Iran vows to respond if US gives up on nuke deal
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Feb 18, 2018

The Latest: Germany sends condolences over Iran plane crash
The Latest on the crash of an Iranian passenger plane in southern Iran (all times local):

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Feb 18, 2018

The Latest: Lebanese minister: We will defend ourselves
The Latest from the Munich Security Conference (all times local):

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Feb 18, 2018

Head of Latvian Central Bank is detained for questioning
The prime minister of Latvia says the country's top central banker has been detained following questions from the national anti-corruption agency.

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Feb 18, 2018

Hard falls at Olympics but no hard rules about concussions
At the bottom of the Olympic aerials landing hill, where crashes are common and the term "slap back" is part of the everyday lingo, skiers spend almost as much time figuring out how to protect their heads as they do working on all those flips and spins.

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Feb 18, 2018

Brandishing drone fragment, Netanyahu warns that Iran risks conflict
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that Iran is testing red lines with its behavior in Syria. Iran's dismissed his address as a "cartoonish circus which does not even deserve the dignity of a response."

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Feb 18, 2018

Brazil battles yellow fever — and a ‘dangerous' anti-vaccination campaign
False information about vaccines is being spread via the Internet.

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Feb 18, 2018

Egypt accepts delay of Ethiopia dam meeting as protests rage
Egypt's Foreign Ministry says it accepts Ethiopia's request to delay a meeting about a dam that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile River, after Addis Ababa declared a state of emergency amid the worst anti-government protests in decades.

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Feb 18, 2018

Israel's Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed an international agreement with Iran on Sunday, saying it has emboldened the regime in Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region.

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Feb 18, 2018

The Latest: Iran plane crash killed all 66 people on board
The Latest on the crash of an Iranian passenger plane in southern Iran (all times local):

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Feb 18, 2018

The Latest: Netanyahu to Poland: Don't rewrite Holocaust
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Feb 18, 2018

The Russian journalist who helped uncover election interference is confounded by the Mueller indictments
"It's very strange."

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Feb 18, 2018

The Latest: All 66 people aboard killed in Iran plane crash
The Latest on the crash of an Iranian passenger plane in southern Iran (all times local):

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Feb 18, 2018

Iran's Aseman Airlines spokesman tells state TV that airplane crash in southern Iran has killed all 66 people on board
Iran's Aseman Airlines spokesman tells state TV that airplane crash in southern Iran has killed all 66 people on board.

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Feb 18, 2018

Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people
An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported.

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Feb 18, 2018

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says an Iranian commercial airliner has crashed in southern Iran
Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says an Iranian commercial airliner has crashed in southern Iran.

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Feb 18, 2018

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after soldiers wounded
The Israeli military said it struck 18 targets in Gaza overnight, in response to an explosive device that wounded four soldiers along the border with the territory, as Gaza officials said the bodies of two Palestinian teenagers who were killed trying to infiltrate Israel were recovered on Sunday.

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Feb 18, 2018

Report: Plane carrying 66 people crashes in southern Iran
The semi-official Fars news agency says a commercial airplane carrying 66 people has crashed in southern Iran.

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Feb 18, 2018

Russians face unfamiliar wait for first Olympic gold
The Winter Olympics are more than halfway done, and the Russians still don't have a gold medal.

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Feb 18, 2018

Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops
From their outpost on Iraq's westernmost edge, U.S. 1st Lt. Kyle Hagerty and his troops watched civilians trickle into the area after American and Iraqi forces drove out the Islamic State group. They were, he believed, families returning to liberated homes, a hopeful sign of increasing stability.

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Feb 18, 2018

National security adviser sees proof of Russian hacking as ‘incontrovertible,' prompting rebuke from Trump
At a conference in Munich, U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster also said Moscow's campaign to divide the West through subterfuge was failing.

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Feb 18, 2018

Pacific cruise liner brawl sends guests fleeing to cabins
A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom said they locked themselves in cabins to escape three days of violence.

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Feb 18, 2018

The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims
The Latest on the Russian response to U.S. indictments (all times local):

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Feb 18, 2018

Trump criticizes FBI for failure to probe tip on Fla. shooter, says ‘too much time' spent on Russia probe
The president's comment marks the first time he has weighed in on the bureau's failure to follow up on a Jan. 5 tip about the 19-year-old charged with shooting and killing 17 people in Parkland, Fla.

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Feb 17, 2018

US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols
U.S. forces are undeterred by China's military buildup on man-made islands in the South China Sea and will continue patrolling the strategic, disputed waters wherever "international law allows us," said a Navy officer aboard a mammoth U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F-18 fighter jets.

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Feb 17, 2018

A former Russian troll speaks: 'It was like being in Orwell's world'
One worker spoke with The Washington Post, describing what it was like to be in a troll factory.

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Feb 17, 2018

McMaster says evidence of Russian interference is ‘now really incontrovertible' as he woos European allies
The speech at the Munich Security Conference came amid discord among partners of the United States.

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Feb 17, 2018

The Latest: US says unlikely Turkey used chemical weapons
The Latest on Turkey's attack on a Kurdish-controlled enclave in Syria (all times local):

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Feb 17, 2018

Inside the Mexican towns that produce America's heroin
A producer on "The Trade," a Showtime series about the opiod crisis, talks about the heroin business in Mexico.

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Feb 17, 2018

10 years after independence, Kosovo seeks U.S. help with ‘unfinished business'
The young, Muslim-majority republic faces serious challenges: high unemployment, trouble with neighbors and Islamist extremism.

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Feb 17, 2018

Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground
A military helicopter carrying officials who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake flipped as it was attempting to land in southern Mexico, crashing on top of people who had fled their homes and were spending the night outside. Thirteen people were killed — the only known fatalities related to the quake — and 16 were injured.

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Feb 17, 2018

Emails detail how senior U.S. military officers grappled with false Hawaii missile alert
The emails were obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.

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Feb 17, 2018

Mexicans survived an earthquake. Then a government helicopter killed 13 on the ground.
Men, women and children were crushed beneath a Blackhawk carrying government officials.

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Feb 17, 2018

Starved and abandoned, a suburb of the Syrian capital braces for new attacks
Eastern Ghouta, an opposition-controlled suburb of Damascus, is the anti-Assad forces' last bastion in the capital.

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Feb 17, 2018

The Latest: Kosovo president laments EU disunity on status
The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local):

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Feb 17, 2018

Russia dismisses US charges as ‘just blabber,' ‘Russophobia'
Russian officials had disdainful words Saturday for a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Children's stories, the plot of a preposterous Hollywood movie and "just blabber" were a few of the glib analogies they pressed into service.

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Feb 17, 2018

UK party sacks leader in fallout from racist Markle texts
The troubled U.K. Independence Party has ousted its leader after a scandal over racist messages sent by his girlfriend.

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Feb 17, 2018

Mexicans hold mournful procession for endangered porpoise
Activists and artists in Mexico held a mournful, dirge-like procession for the critically endangered vaquita porpoise Saturday, as the species' numbers fell below 30.

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Feb 17, 2018

Jailed Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan reported hospitalized
Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who was jailed this month during an investigation of two alleged cases of rape, has reportedly been hospitalized.

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Feb 17, 2018

FBI, under scrutiny over Russia and Clinton probes, faces new criticism for failure to act before Florida shooting
Powerful congressional committees are demanding briefings on why the bureau didn't do anything with a January tip about Nikolas Cruz.

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Feb 17, 2018

7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction
Mexico appeared Saturday to have escaped major destruction after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattled the country, but it rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes that struck five months ago.

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Feb 17, 2018

Jordan's military says it foiled smuggling plot: report
The state news agency Petra reports that Jordan's military says it has foiled a plot to smuggle in weapons, drugs and terrorists by using an old pipeline linking the kingdom with Syria and Iraq.

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Feb 17, 2018

Israel slams Polish PM for WWII ‘Jewish perpetrators' remark
Israeli politicians accused Poland's prime minister of anti-Semitism Saturday for equating the Polish perpetrators in the Holocaust to its supposed "Jewish perpetrators," setting off a new chapter in an angry dispute over Poland's new bill criminalizing the mention of Polish complicity in the Nazi-led genocide.

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Feb 17, 2018

Israeli military: 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza border blast
The Israeli military said Saturday that four soldiers were wounded, two seriously, in an explosion along the Israeli border with Gaza.

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Feb 17, 2018

Collision of Greek boat, Turkish vessel caught on video
Video footage has surfaced of the moment a Turkish coast guard vessel collided with a stationary Greek patrol boat near a pair of Aegean Sea islets over which the two countries almost went to war in 1996.

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Feb 17, 2018

Trump adviser: Russian meddling ‘incontrovertible'
President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry.

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Feb 17, 2018

The Latest: 50 homes damaged after Mexico quake
The latest on the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit southern Mexico (all times local):

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Feb 17, 2018

Thirteen dead, 15 injured after helicopter assessing quake damage crashes in southern Mexico, prosecutor's office says
Thirteen dead, 15 injured after helicopter assessing quake damage crashes in southern Mexico, prosecutor's office says.

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Feb 17, 2018

The Latest: US ‘strongly disagrees' with Ethiopian emergency
The Latest on Ethiopia's state of emergency (all times local):

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Feb 17, 2018

Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency
Ethiopia's defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid the worst anti-government protests in a quarter-century.

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Feb 17, 2018

3 asylum-seekers held after Cyprus reception center damaged
A Cyprus court has ordered the detention of two asylum-seekers on suspicion that they instigated a small uprising at an immigrant reception center, causing extensive damage to offices and setting fire to furniture and trash bins.

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Feb 17, 2018

13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexican quake
A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground.

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Feb 17, 2018

Fire erupts at major Tibetan monastery; no injuries reported
A large fire has broken out in one of the most important temples of Tibetan Buddhism.

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