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AP Explains: Why Japan doesn't sign nuclear arms ban treaty

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AP Explains: Japan, despite having suffered atomic bomb attacks, refuses to join nuclear powers and NATO in signing a nuclear ban treaty. More>>

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The Latest: Bangladesh PM accuses Myanmar of laying mines

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Haitian President Jovenel Moise has rebuked the U.N. over two scandals that have tarnished the legacy of its peacekeeping mission in the Caribbean country. More>>

US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

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President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup. More>>

Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower last year. More>>

US, Russian militaries hold unprecedented talks on Syria

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The U.S. says American and Russia military leaders have met for an unprecedented, face-to-face session in Syria or nearby to discuss increasing tensions around a remaining Islamic State stronghold in Syria. More>>

Trump, Turkish president meet with 'many issues' to discuss

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President Donald Trump heaps praise on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been criticized for a crackdown following an attempted coup last year. More>>

Afghan leader: Abolishing militant havens in Pakistan is key

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President Donald Trump is praising the combat efforts to drive the Taliban and terror groups out of Afghanistan. More>>

World powers rally to defend value of Iran nuke accord

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Fearing President Trump will dump the Iran nuclear accord, leaders from several countries are rallying to defend the pact and say it stands as a possible model for a peaceful settlement with North Korea. More>>

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is calling President Donald Trump "deranged" and says in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will "pay dearly" for his threats. More>>

Canadian leader spotlights his own nation's injustices at UN

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South Korea's president is urging North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and seek dialogue. More>>

The Latest: Kim says Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

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President Donald Trump is meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday about the ongoing North Korea crisis. More>>

Leaders to tech firms at UN: Remove terror posts in 2 hours

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The leaders of Britain, France and Italy want internet companies to aim to remove postings that promote terrorism within just one to two hours. More>>

UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State

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The U.N. Security Council has authorized the world body's investigators to help Iraq collect evidence that could lead to prosecuting Islamic State extremists for war crimes. More>>

California sues Trump administration to prevent border wall

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California's attorney general has sued the Trump administration over its plan to construct a wall along the country's border with Mexico. More>>

Trump to look at even stricter cap on refugees

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Trump faces decision soon on refugee admissions, may go for even stricter limits. More>>

Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops

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Russian says its special forces helping Syrian government troops fight Islamic State militants in battle for key city. More>>

The Latest: 1 of 6 arrested over London subway bomb released

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British police say a 21-year-old man arrested over last week's London subway bombing has been released without being charged. More>>

Satellite images show sprawling Rohingya refugee camps

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New satellite images show refugee camps in Bangladesh growing dramatically since Rohingya Muslims began fleeing violence last month in their nearby homeland of Myanmar. More>>

Bangladesh truck carrying Rohingya Muslim aid crashes; 9 die

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Nine aid workers die in crash of truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh, hours after another shipment in the refugees' violence-wracked home state in Myanmar is attacked by a Buddhist mob. More>>

Democrats want closer look at Price's private jet travel

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price can't always fly commercial, spokeswoman says. More>>

Ugandan police tear gas protesters of 'life presidency' bill

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Ugandan police have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of students protesting against plans to introduce legislation that would allow the long-time president to rule for life. More>>

Defense: Man accused of terror plot an 'idiot,' not fighter

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A prosecutor and defense attorney have painted starkly different pictures of a Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead a conservative blogger who angered Muslims when she organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas. More>>

Denmark arrests man, woman for alleged links to IS

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Danes say a man and woman have been arrested, suspected under the country's anti-terror laws of attempting to commit terror abroad by purchasing and shipping "items" from Denmark to the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq "to be used in combat.". More>>

UK bases in Cyprus employ drones to catch songbird poachers

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Police at Britain's two military bases on Cyprus say the use of a state-of-the-art drone will greatly boost their ongoing crackdown on the illicit trapping of migratory songbirds. More>>

UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State

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The U.N. Security Council has authorized the world body's investigators to help Iraq collect evidence that could lead to prosecuting Islamic State extremists for war crimes. More>>

Iran's top leader dismisses Trump's 'ugly, foolish' remarks

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Iran's supreme leader says U.S. President Donald Trump's "cheap, ugly, foolish and unreal" remarks before the U.N. General Assembly earlier this week were a sign of desperation. More>>

Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from IS group

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Iraq's prime minister says Iraqi forces have begun the operation to retake the town of Hawija from the Islamic State group. More>>

Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Trump

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from US President Donald Trump for his "extremely offensive" rhetoric and "unfounded" allegations about his country. More>>

Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the administration's response to a meeting at Trump Tower last year. More>>

Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

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The United States and Iran will have their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency, a day after the American leader delivered a blistering attack on the Islamic Republic and the landmark 2015 nuclear deal. More>>

Cross-border slaying: Can dead teen's family sue US agent?

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A federal appeals court hears arguments on whether a federal border patrol agent can be sued in United States courts for shooting across the border and killing a Mexican teenager in 2010. More>>

The Latest: Truck carrying aid crashes in Bangladesh; 9 dead

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A truck filled with humanitarian aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh has veered off a road and fallen into a ditch, killing at least nine aid workers. More>>

Trump administration considering even lower refugee limits

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The Trump administration is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States. More>>

Battle against IS in Raqqa is in 'final stages,' force says

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U.S.-backed forces in Syria say the battle for the Islamic State group's de-facto capital, Raqqa, has reached its "final stages" with the opening of a new front. More>>

Iranian president: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant, absurd'

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U.N. chief Antonio Guterres opens the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council holds a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations at the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders. More>>

Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

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Trump's threat to obliterate North Korea showed his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup, but his disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution. More>>

Pence applauds UN resolution on peacekeeping reform

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The Security Council has approved a resolution supporting efforts to reform the world body's far-flung peacekeeping operations, a priority of the Trump administration at the UN General Assembly this week. More>>

50 nations ink UN nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers

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More than 40 countries so far have signed on to the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons, but the nuclear powers want no part of it. More>>

The Latest: US calls for meeting on weapons proliferation

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The first treaty to ban nuclear weapons is set for countries to sign at the United Nations. It's backed by over 100 countries, but nuclear-armed nations want no part of it. More>>

'Historic exodus' from Myanmar: US gives $32M for Rohingya

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The United States says it will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who have flooded out of Myanmar. More>>

Trump to award Medal of Honor to Alabama veteran

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The White House says President Donald Trump will award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army medic from Alabama who risked his life several times to provide medical care to his comrades during the Vietnam War. More>>

NCIS investigating corpsmen who called babies 'mini Satans'

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The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is now investigating two female Navy hospital corpsmen in Florida who posted Snapchat photos giving the middle finger to another baby with a caption that said, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans.". More>>

The Latest: Trump in New York, meets with world leaders

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Former Secretary of State John Kerry says the President Donald Trump's United Nations speech may have put America in isolation and in danger. More>>

Trump heard about Mideast peace as a boy, now wants to solve Video included

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President Donald Trump threatens the "total destruction'" of North Korea if the renegade nation does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons. More>>

Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear

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Many in the country illegally fear that seeking federal disaster aid after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will result in getting deported, prompting them to turn to places of worship and private charities. More>>

Trump's North Korea threat leaves Asia struggling to explain Video included

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South Korea seems to downplay Trump's latest hot rhetoric aimed at North Korea, calling his words a signal of Washington's strong resolve to deal with Pyongyang but essentially a repetition of U.S. policy. More>>

AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

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NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results. More>>

The Latest: President Donald Trump warns North Korea Video included

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President Donald Trump is opening his maiden address in front of the United Nationals General Assembly by praising his accomplishments in office so far. More>>

In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea Video included

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Trump to use his UN General Assembly address to press for UN members acting in their own self-interest to unite to face global dangers. More>>

As Syrian war winds down, Israel sets sights on Hezbollah

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With President Bashar Assad seemingly poised to survive the Syrian civil war, Israeli leaders are growing nervous about the intentions of his Iranian patrons and their emerging corridor of influence across the region. More>>

The Latest: Chinese expert says Trump speech sounded warlike

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French President Emmanuel Macron says he isn't about to quit trying to convince President Donald Trump to reverse himself on his decision to exit the climate accords _ and thinks he will succeed. More>>

Global differences abound as leaders address UN Video included

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President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N. _ but discussions will be dominated by tough challenges like North Korea and Myanmar's Muslim minority. More>>

Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map

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Rights group: Muslim Rohingya almost completely erased from Myanmar's Maungdaw township; other townships also damaged. More>>

Tillerson speaks to Suu Kyi on Myanmar refugee crisis

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U.S. officials say Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has spoken by phone with Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis. More>>

Police: Third arrest made in London subway attack

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British police have arrested a third suspect in connection with the bomb that partially exploded on a London subway last week. More>>

Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions

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Rights groups are critical of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's defense of her country's conduct in violence that has driven out more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims. More>>

Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasai region

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Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasais, blames unrest on 'terrorist militia'. More>>

Q&A: US, Mexican policies on arriving Haitians vary

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Questions and answers about US, Mexican policies on Haitians. More>>

Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops

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Insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group have launched one of their widest offensives yet against Syrian pro-government forces, which responded with heavy airstrikes targeting hospitals and first responders. More>>

Family of killed sailors hear Navy describe strain on force

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The Navy's top officer says that although commanders are ultimately responsible for problems leading to two fatal ship collisions, a spike in naval operations and budget shortfalls strained his force and made it hard to do needed training and maintenance. More>>

Suicide among veterans highest in western US, rural areas

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Government data shows suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas. More>>

Russian navy launches barrage of cruise missiles in drills

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The Russian military says its warships have test-fired cruise missiles in an exercise that comes along with weeklong war games held by Russia and Belarus. More>>

Veteran who fought library attacker among 18 Carnegie Heroes

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An Army veteran who fended off a mentally ill man who tried to attack a chess class the veteran was teaching at an Illinois public library is among 18 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. More>>

Roads near Frankfurt Airport to close for WWII bomb removal

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German authorities say they will be shutting down some roads to traffic near the Frankfurt Airport after the discovery of a World War II-era bomb during construction work. More>>

Germany arrests 2 Islamic State suspects in Berlin

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Federal prosecutors say two Iraqi men have been arrested in the German capital on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and war crimes as part of the Islamic State group in their home country. More>>

At least 65 skulls found so far at a mass grave in Bosnia

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Bosnian forensic experts find mass grave hiding remains of at least 65 victims of country's 1992-95 war. More>>

Stanislav Petrov, who averted nuclear war, dies at 77

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Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "The man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear war has died. More>>

Senate panel backs Trump's pick for US envoy to Afghanistan

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of a veteran diplomat to serve as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Afghanistan. More>>

Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. has not attempted to shoot down any of North Korea's missiles -- including two that recently overflew Japan -- because they have not posed a direct threat. More>>

Forgotten people stranded for years by South Sudan's war

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Forgotten people stranded for years by South Sudan's war and their unwillingness to give up their belongings. More>>

Japan deploys missile interceptor near NKorea flight path

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Japan is deploying a mobile missile defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido following two recent North Korean missile flyovers. More>>

Military budget would swell under Senate bill

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U.S. military spending would swell under bill passed by Senate. More>>

Defending Myanmar, Suu Kyi says most Rohingya villages calm

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More than 10,000 Muslims in Bangladesh have marched toward Myanmar's embassy to protest the country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. More>>

The Latest: Envoy says China understands Myanmar's efforts

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Suu Kyi says most Rohingya Muslim villages not affected by violence in Myanmar, invites diplomats to visit them. More>>

Mattis: Unclear if budget cuts play role in military crashes

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says senior military leaders are taking a close look at whether strict budget constraints have led to a recent rash of deadly training accidents. More>>

Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

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The Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill that calls for a $700 billion Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile defenses in response to North Korea's hostility and refuses to allow excess military bases to be closed. More>>

The Latest: North Korea's top diplomat heading to UN meeting

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The plight of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims that U.N. officials have described as ethnic cleansing is getting early attention at the annual gathering of government leaders at the world body. More>>

The Latest: Ivanka Trump pursues her own agenda at UN

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President Donald Trump presses the need for reform at the United Nations as he makes his debut address to a session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. More>>

Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions

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Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions as part of sweeping purge of leadership in the Japan-based fleet. More>>

New misconduct allegations hang over UN meeting on sex abuse

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says sexual abuse is problem that goes beyond peacekeeping missions and plagues the entire United Nations. More>>

Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map

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Rights group: Muslim Rohingya almost completely erased from Myanmar's Maungdaw township; other townships also damaged. More>>

UK police quiz 2 ex-foster children over London subway bomb

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British police are still holding two suspects in custody over the London subway blast as commuters head to work Monday in the first morning rush hour since the attack. More>>

French envoy at UN: Discord at highest level since Cold War

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France's foreign minister says dissention and conflict are at their highest level since the Cold War, while cooperation among nations has become more difficult. More>>

US flies powerful warplanes amid tensions with North Korea Video included

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South Korea says the U.S. military has flown powerful bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula in joint drills with South Korean warplanes. More>>

The Latest: Prime minister: 'Merciless' winds on Dominica

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The National Hurricane Center in Miami says that Hurricane Maria has strengthened to a Category 3 storm as it headed toward the Caribbean. More>>

Putin attends military drills that worry Russia's neighbors

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is attending military maneuvers that have worried his country's neighbors. More>>

Uproar in Turkey over removing evolution from biology class

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Students in Turkey are returning to school where they will be taught evolution for the last time in their biology classes. More>>

As world leaders meet at UN, opinion hardens against Myanmar

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International opinion is hardening against Myanmar as the U.S., Britain and other powers renew calls for an end to violence against Rohingya Muslims, whose plight is overshadowing the Southeast Asian nation's transition to democracy. More>>

The Latest: Senate approves $700 billion defense policy bill

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The Senate has approved a defense policy bill that grants the Pentagon a $700 billion budget. More>>

Syrian troops battling IS cross river toward US-backed force

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Syrian troops battling the Islamic State group have crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour, securing their hold on the eastern city but threatening a potential standoff with U.S.-backed forces operating nearby. More>>

Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marine

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A photographer from Wisconsin believed to be the first female American journalist killed in a war has become an honorary Marine. More>>

Iraq's top court suspends Kurdish region's independence vote

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Iraq's Supreme Court temporarily suspends northern Kurdish region's referendum on independence due next week. More>>

Legal defense fund created for Michael Flynn in Russia probe

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The family of former national security adviser Michael Flynn has established a legal defense fund for him as he is scrutinized by investigators looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. More>>

The Latest: US says Syrian allies in touch with Assad forces

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The spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition says their allies on the ground in Syria are keeping "open lines" of communication with President Bashar Assad's forces to avoid frictions between them as both wage offensives against the Islamic State group. More>>

Israel and US open first American military base in Israel

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Israel and the U.S. have inaugurated the first American military base on Israeli soil. More>>

Swiss state blocks cyberattack, but another hits contractor

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Switzerland's government says state cyber-experts detected and prevented an attempted cyberattack on the Swiss defense department, while another attack "disrupted" the systems of a contractor for the foreign affairs department. More>>

Pakistan: Attack at Afghan border kills 1, wounds 11

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A Pakistan government official says a suicide attack has killed one civilian and wounded 12 others attempting to target a paramilitary vehicle near the Chaman border crossing with Afghanistan. More>>

Trump: Fate of Iran nuclear deal hangs on tough UN policing

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U.S. President Donald Trump is warning that Washington will walk away from a nuclear deal it agreed to with Iran if it deems that the U.N. agency monitoring the agreement is not tough enough in monitoring it. More>>

The Latest: London bomb suspects fostered by British couple

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A local official and media reports say the two suspects arrested over last week's London subway bombing are an 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and a 21-year old believed to be from Syria, both of whom were fostered by a British couple. More>>

Boko Haram suicide attack kills at least 15 in north Nigeria

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A Nigerian rescue official says that at least 15 people have been killed and 43 others injured in a suicide attack on Mashimari village in Borno state. More>>

Turkey: Ex-newspaper managers, columnists go on trial

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Former managers and columnists of a newspaper in Turkey linked to a U.S.-based cleric have gone on trial, accused of supporting last year's failed coup. More>>

Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

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President Donald Trump says he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have discussed North Korea in their latest call, Trump tweets that he's asked Moon about "Rocket Man" _ an apparent reference to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

France: Acid attack on 4 US students not seen as terror act

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The Marseille prosecutor's office says four young female U.S. tourists have been attacked with acid in Marseille's main train station by a woman who has been arrested. More>>

UK lowers terror threat level as subway bomb probe advances

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London police say a second man has been arrested in connection with the London subway attack. More>>

APExclusive: Chelsea Manning says she not a traitor

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Chelsea Manning is addressing a conference in Nantucket, her second public appearance since being released from a military prison in May. More>>

The Latest: UN envoy slams North Korea's 'reckless' behavior

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America's ambassador to the United Nations is raising the prospect of U.S. military action against North Korea if the North continues its missile and nuclear tests. More>>

Bangladesh restricts Rohingya refugees, starts immunization

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Bangladeshi authorities are trying to restrict the movement of Muslim Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar into crowded border camps and have started immunizing tens of thousands of children against diseases. More>>

Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

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A senior Fatah leader has welcomed a pledge by the rival group Hamas, after talks with Egypt, to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split. More>>

World leaders face crises in North Korea and Myanmar at UN

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Facing an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and the mass flight of minority Muslims from Myanmar, world leaders gather at the United Nations starting Monday to tackle these and other tough challenges _ from terrorism to a warming planet. More>>

The Latest: 4 Boston college students hurt in France attack

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The spokeswoman for the Marseille prosecutor's office says the suspect who attacked four American women with acid in the Marseille train station did not yell any out any terror-linked threats. More>>

The Latest: UK lowers its national threat level to "severe"

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A senior British minister has renewed criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump for tweeting about the police inquiry into the bombing of a subway train in London. More>>

Ethiopia: 55,000 people displaced amid ethnic clashes.

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The government of Ethiopia's restive Oromia region says 55,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced from the neighboring Somali region after a week of unrest in which dozens were killed. More>>

Russia denies claim of airstrike on US-backed Syrian force

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A Russian military spokesman is denying claims that a Russian airstrike wounded six fighters from a U.S.-backed opposition force in Syria. More>>

Iraq says may use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent

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Iraqi Prime Minister says he's prepared to intervene militarily if Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence. More>>

The Latest: WFP sends relief to Syria's Deir el-Zour by land

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The U.N.'s World Food Program is halting its air drops to Deir El Zour after five of its trucks were able to reach the city with food relief. More>>

Spain: Police confiscate trove of posters for Catalan vote

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Spain's paramilitary national police force says its agents have confiscated more than 1.3 million posters, flyers and pamphlets promoting the planned independence referendum by Catalonia's regional government. More>>

Transgender troops can re-enlist in military _ for now

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Sen. John McCain says he's backing a bill that would bar the Pentagon from forcing transgender troops out of the armed forces. More>>

Iraq says may use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent

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Iraqi Prime Minister says he's prepared to intervene militarily if Kurdish region's planned referendum results in violence. More>>

NATO concerned about Russia's transparency on military games

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A senior NATO official says there's reason to be concerned about the large-scale Zapad 2017 military maneuvers being conducted now by Russia and Belarus, since they could be seen as "a serious preparation for big war.". More>>

UK makes 'significant' bomb arrest but attack seen imminent

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British authorities are searching for suspects in the London subway blast that injured more than two dozen people as hundreds of soldiers are being deployed across the country. More>>

Hamas says it accepts reconciliation demands

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The Hamas militant group says it has accepted all of the conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, to clear the way for a reconciliation deal after a 10-year rift. More>>

Olympic leader confident Games will go on in South Korea

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The president of the International Olympic Committee says he remains confident the Winter Games will go on as scheduled in South Korea despite growing tensions including North Korea's latest ballistic missile test. More>>

36 Burundi refugees killed in clashes with Congo forces: UN

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34 Burundian refugees killed by Congolese forces, UN peacekeeping official says. More>>

'Pharma Bro' locked up with terrorism and mob suspects

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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli in fortress-like federal lockup; lack of internet the least of his inconveniences. More>>

Airstrike hits US-backed fighters in east Syria wounding 6

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A U.S.-backed force in Syria says an airstrike has its fighters near an eastern city wounding six of them. More>>

The Latest: Iraq PM says Mosul abuses not systematic

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Iraqi Prime Minister says he's prepared to intervene militarily if Kurdish region's planned referendum results in violence. More>>

The Latest: UK police search home in bomb probe after arrest

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London transport authorities say they have re-opened the station where a bomb partially detonated on a subway car, injuring 29 people. More>>

The Latest: UN: 36 Burundi refugees killed in Congo clashes

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The Latest: UN says 36 Burundi refugees killed in clashes with Congolese security forces. More>>

Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of violating its airspace

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Amid refugee crisis, Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of violating its airspace; Myanmar denies charge. More>>

Defiant N. Korea leader says he will complete nuke program

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North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un vows to complete his nuclear weapons program after he inspected a powerful new intermediate-range missile that was fired over Japan. More>>

Commander: Iraq launches operation near Syrian border

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An Iraqi military commander says troops have launched a multi-pronged operation to capture a town near the Syrian border from Islamic State group. More>>

What's changed with NKorea in 5 weeks since 'fire and fury'

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President Donald Trump's national security adviser says the U.S. has a military option for North Korea, but that is not its preferred route. More>>

Tax cuts quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

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Tax cuts and calls for billions more for the military quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline. More>>

UN seeks more peacekeepers for Central African Republic

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UN seeks more peacekeepers for Central African Republic as deadly violence surges again. More>>

Defiant N. Korea leader says he will complete nuke program

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North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un vowed to complete his nuclear weapons program in the face of strengthening sanctions after he inspected a powerful new intermediate-range missile that was fired over Japan. More>>

Aided by Russia, Syrian forces consolidate military gains

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Observer group says intense clashes are ongoing in the Syrian central province of Hama between pro-government forces and members of the Islamic State group. More>>

UN chief to urge world leaders to prevent sexual abuse

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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has invited world leaders to a special event Monday on preventing sexual exploitation and abuse _ an issue that has left a black mark on the UN's peacekeeping operations and persists despite UN vows to combat the scourge. More>>

UK threat level raised to "critical" after subway bombing

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London's Metropolitan Police and ambulance services are confirming they are at the scene of "an incident" at the Parsons Green subway station in the southwest of the capital. More>>

The Latest: London attack highlights need to train US agents

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A commuter whose train had just left the Parsons Green station in southwest London says there was panic after a woman on the platform saw what appeared to be an explosion. More>>

Trump's tough talk on London bomb irks British leader Video included

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President Donald Trump is calling a fire at a London subway station another attack "by a loser terrorist" and suggesting police there may have missed an opportunity to prevent it. More>>

VA data show veteran suicide highest in US West, rural areas

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A new first-of-its kind government study finds suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas. More>>

In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

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A top U.S. national security official says President Donald Trump will work to build business ties between the U.S. and other nations during the United Nations General Assembly next week. More>>

The Latest: UN sends supplies to Syria's Deir el-Zour

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Turkish Foreign Ministry says Turkey, Russia and Iran have announced the establishment of a "de-escalation" zone in Syria's northern province of Idlib. More>>

Visitor logs at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort remain a mystery

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They were expecting extensive visitor logs from President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. Instead, they got a list of 22 Japanese officials who'd joined their country's prime minister at the property during a February trip. More>>

The Latest: Trump tweets tough talk after London explosion

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President Donald Trump is defending his travel ban targeting six mostly Muslim nations after an incident in London Friday that authorities called terrorism. More>>

UN condemns North Korea's 'highly provocative' missile test

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North Korea fired a missile over Japan in its longest such flight and a clear message of defiance days after the U.N. Security Council adopted further sanctions. More>>

The Latest: Pentagon allows transgender troops to re-enlist

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New guidance released Friday by the Pentagon makes it clear that any transgender troops currently in the military can re-enlist in the next several months. More>>

Trump honors resolve of the nation's Air Force

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President Donald Trump says the United States will defend its people against all threats to its way of life, including North Korea. More>>

Ryan: Majority in Congress want to protect young immigrants

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's a bipartisan majority in Congress to protect an estimated 800,000 immigrants brought to America as children and now here illegally. More>>

Colleges offering legal tips, hotlines amid DACA uncertainty

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Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing anxiety and confusion on college campuses, where the stakes are high. More>>

White ex-St. Louis cop acquitted in black suspect's killing

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Media reports and officials' preparation announcements indicate ruling in former St. Louis police officer's murder case may come Friday; Missouri governor puts National Guard on standby in case of unrest. More>>

Trump, first lady watch air show at Maryland military base

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Trump, first lady watch an air show at Joint Base Andrews, the military base that is home to Air Force One, the presidential plane. More>>

Drone strike kills 3 militants in NW Pakistan, say officials

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Two Pakistani officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has targeted a compound in a northwestern tribal region along the Afghan border, killing three suspected militants. More>>

Officials: More than 80 dead in IS-claimed Iraq attack

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Iraqi officials say the death toll has risen to more than 80 killed in an Islamic State group-claimed attack in southern Iraq. More>>

Nigeria declares Biafra separatist movement terrorist group

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Nigeria's military declares Biafra separatist movement a terrorist group as tensions rise. More>>

Tied down with late budget, lawmakers warned to keep on ties

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After two months of futile efforts to complete a budget, Pennsylvania lawmakers have turned their attention to what they should be wearing to the fight over state finances. More>>

Trump, lawmakers squabble over whether they struck a deal

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Lawmakers, White House officials and President Donald Trump himself squabble over whether an agreement has been struck to protect 800,000 young immigrants _ and if so, what it is. More>>

Albania to add an infantry platoon in Afghanistan

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Albania's defense minister says it plans to send a third infantry platoon in Afghanistan. More>>

Amid US-Mexico tension, defense chief aims to be calm voice

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is stepping into politically fraught U.S. relations during a visit to Mexico, seeking to add a calming voice on defense ties. More>>

Fleeing Rohingya Muslims watch as homes burn in Myanmar

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Flames could be seen in a Myanmar village from a Bangladeshi border point where the Rohingya Muslims who lived there had escaped and then watched as their homes burned. More>>

Year after bombing, military race comes back stronger

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Organizers of a military charity race marred by terrorism a year ago say they were forced to move this year's event to a neighboring town because of more registrants. More>>

Trump tests loyal base with immigration flirtation with Dems

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Trump tests his loyal base with immigration flirtation with Democratic leaders, including delay on wall funding. More>>

Qatari emir meets Merkel, Macron in 1st trip since crisis

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Qatar's ruling emir is visiting Germany on his first trip abroad since a diplomatic crisis erupted between his tiny Gulf nation and its neighbors. More>>

1 Romanian soldier killed in Afghanistan Kandahar attack

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Police say international troops attacked in southern Kandahar province. More>>

Possible US citizen fighting with Islamic State in US hands

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U.S. military officials say a man believed to be an American citizen who was fighting with Islamic State militants has surrendered in Syria and is now in U.S. custody. More>>

US nuke commander 'assumes' North Koreans tested H-bomb

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The top commander of U.S. nuclear forces says he assumes the Sept. 3 nuclear test by North Korea was a hydrogen bomb. More>>

Paris police: Soldier attacked in subway, no one hurt

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Paris police say a knife-wielding assailant tried to attack a soldier in a major subway interchange but was quickly arrested and no one was hurt. More>>

Nearly 3 weeks into Rohingya crisis, refugees still fleeing

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Nearly 3 weeks into Rohingya refugee crisis, desperation spreads at camps where aid remains scarce. More>>

Russian navy fires cruise missiles into eastern Syria

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A Syria monitoring group says a convoy of Islamic State militants and their relatives transferred from the border with Lebanon has crossed into an extremist stronghold in eastern Syria, ending a standoff with the U.S.-led coalition. More>>

Cambodia retaliates for visa ban, suspends US MIA searches

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Prime Minister Hun Sen says he's retaliating against a U.S. visa ban on some Cambodian officials by suspending missions searching for American MIAs from Vietnam War. More>>

Timeline: Key recent weapons tests by North Korea

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Timeline: Key recent weapons tests by North Korea. More>>

Coast Guard: Most fuel spilled from tank farm unrecoverable

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A petroleum company says Hurricane Harvey's floodwaters triggered a spill of almost a half-million gallons of gasoline from two storage tanks along the Houston Ship Channel. More>>

The Latest: Lawmakers, White House squabble over immigrants

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President Donald Trump is denying assertions by top congressional Democrats that they have an agreement with him that will preserve protections for young immigrants in the U.S. illegally while adding border security, but not the wall that he has coveted. More>>

Amnesty decries 'campaign of burnings' targeting Rohingya

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Amnesty International says it has turned up evidence of an "orchestrated campaign of systematic burnings" by security forces in Myanmar targeting dozens of Rohingya villages over the last three weeks. More>>

Deal or no deal? 'Dreamers' wait as Trump, lawmakers joust Video included

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Top congressional Democrats say they have agreement with President Donald Trump to protect from immigration hundreds of thousands of young immigrants living here illegally. More>>

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