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Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on border

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As thousands of migrants in caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on doorstep of US, they won't find armed soldiers standing guard. More>>

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UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden

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The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the country's internationally recognized government and Houthi Shiite rebels have agreed to attend talks in Sweden aimed at ending their three-year war, which has the Arab world's poorest country on the brink of famine. More>>

US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech

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A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put critical infrastructure at risk. More>>

Trump signs bill to elevate cybersecurity mission at DHS

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President Donald Trump is signing legislation that elevates cybersecurity work within the Department of Homeland Security. More>>

Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

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Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment. More>>

Free speech threat seen in prosecuting WikiLeaks' Assange

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Academics, civil rights lawyers and journalists worry that an attempt to put Assange behind bars could damage America's First Amendment protection for free speech. More>>

North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

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North Korea to deport American detained as it boasts of new weapon. More>>

Homeless Aussie who helped thwart attack charged with theft

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A homeless Australian man who used a shopping trolley to help police thwart last week's militant attack in Melbourne has been charged over a series of burglaries. More>>

US to accuse Iran of violating chemical weapons treaty

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The Trump administration is poised to accuse Iran of violating an international treaty that bars the production and use of chemical weapons. More>>

Last Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, get life terms

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Tribunal judging former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians has opened its session to deliver its verdicts on charges of genocide and other crimes. More>>

6 convicted for 2016 Istanbul airport attack that killed 45

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Turkey's state-run news agency says a court in Istanbul has sentenced six people to life in prison for their involvement in a deadly Islamic State group attack on Istanbul's main airport in 2016. More>>

Judge allows class-action lawsuit by mentally ill veterans

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A federal judge in Connecticut says thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans Affairs benefits can sue the military. More>>

Roadside bomb in Pakistan's Karachi city kills 2, wounds 5

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Pakistani police say a roadside bomb in the southern port city of Karachi has killed at least two people and wounded five others. More>>

The Latest: Hamas abides by cease-fire, restrains protests

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner is seeking elections "as soon as possible" and wants a date set on Sunday. More>>

Japan's Abe lays wreath in Australia city bombed in WWII

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Shinzo Abe has become the first prime minister of Japan to visit Darwin since the northern Australian city was bombed by Japanese forces in World War II. More>>

Netanyahu's main coalition partner pushes for early election

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Netanyahu's main coalition partner calls for early elections, seeks consultations on date as early as Sunday. More>>

The Latest: UK's May fills Brexit-related Cabinet vacancies Video included

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France's finance minister is calling some British politicians "liars" who fooled voters into thinking leaving the EU would be easy and in their interests. More>>

Russian army: Nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees returned home

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Russian military says nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees have returned to their country in recent months. More>>

VA seeks to reduce GI Bill payment delays after IT woes

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The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will try to speed up payments of college aid to veterans after delays due to IT problems. More>>

Report: Russia has access to UK visa processing

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Investigative group Bellingcat and Russian website 'The Insider' claim Russian intelligence has infiltrated the computer infrastructure of a company that processes British visa applications. More>>

Report details damage to ancient Yemeni archaeological sites

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A prominent Yemeni rights group has documented heavy damage to at least 34 archaeological sites from the fighting and airstrikes over the past four years. More>>

North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy

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North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has observed a successful testing of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon. More>>

North Korea to deport American it detained for illegal entry

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North Korea says it will deport an American citizen it recently detained for illegally entering the country. More>>

US cutting counterterror forces in Africa

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The Pentagon says it is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and is studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world. More>>

Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says no one wants to go

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Bangladesh authorities say repatriation of some Rohingya Muslims will begin Thursday as scheduled if people are willing to go despite calls for the refugees' safety in Myanmar to be verified first. More>>

Senate lets Bahrain weapon sale proceed; Yemen unease grows

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The Senate has blocked legislation to stop an estimated $300 million in arms sales to Bahrain. More>>

UN says 8 peacekeepers killed in fight against Congo rebels

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The United Nations says seven peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in a joint military operation with Congolese forces against rebels in the country's northeast, which is also facing a deadly Ebola outbreak. More>>

Trump aide ousted by first lady says service was 'an honor'

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A White House aide pushed out by first lady Melania Trump says it's been "an honor" to serve in President Donald Trump's administration. More>>

Witness: El Chapo got police escort after escape

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A former drug cartel member say his notorious boss got a surprise in 2001 when he broke out of prison and was met with a police escort in Mexico City. More>>

The Latest: Pence cites progress on N. Korea but more needed

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says "great progress" has been made on North Korea but more had to be done, after Pyongyang reported a successful test of a new weapon. More>>

CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees

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CIA considered giving a 'truth serum' to post-9/11 detainees, creating another ethical dilemma for medical personnel. More>>

Days after cease-fire, Gaza border demonstrations to resume

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Israeli police: Knife-wielding Palestinian sneaks into Jerusalem police station, lightly wounds police officers. More>>

South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators

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South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators as part of tension-reduction agreements with North Korea. More>>

Prosecutor: Ohio suspects talked revenge vs. investigators

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Two women who are the mothers of two suspects in the massacre of a family, and the grandmothers of the other two, have pleaded not guilty to misleading investigators. More>>

Trump visits Marines, talks at veterans' event

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President Donald Trump is paying a visit to the Marine Barracks in Washington to meet with troops who responded to a September fire at a public housing complex. More>>

Pentagon: Troop contingent on border 'pretty much peaked'

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Mattis compares today's border mission for US troops to one against Pancho Villa in 1916. More>>

ICE head denounces political vitriol, apologizes for tweet

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The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the morale of his employees suffers because of the bitter political climate. More>>

Democrat flips US House seat in Maine ranked balloting

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A Democrat who finished behind Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the first round of balloting has come from behind to flip the seat in Maine's 2nd Congressional District. More>>

The Latest: UK's May vows 'to see this through' on Brexit Video included

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British Prime Minister Theresa May will start on a campaign to sell a Brexit deal agreed with the European Union to Britain's divided Parliament. More>>

WWII pilot's remains will join those of his son at Arlington

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The remains of an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off Croatia during World War II are coming home. More>>

Nielsen's DHS replacement to face same border challenges

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Kirstjen Nielsen's eventual replacement at the Department of Homeland Security still won't be able to get around immigration law and court challenges that thwart Trump's hard-line agenda. More>>

Florida man pleads not guilty in political pipe bombs case

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The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of Republican President Donald Trump has pleaded not guilty to charges carrying a potential mandatory penalty of life in prison. More>>

Afghan officials: Taliban kill 30 policemen in west province

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Afghan officials: Taliban kill 30 policemen in blistering overnight attack in western Farah province. More>>

Militant or poet? US sanctions Hezbollah leader's son

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The son of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader designated by the U.S. State Department this week as a "global terrorist" is a poet and music lover who moves around without security and whose role within the group is shrouded in secrecy. More>>

BTS's agency apologizes over band member's A-bomb shirt

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The agency for the South Korean band BTS has apologized for a member wearing a T-shirt depicting an atomic bombing. More>>

Putin: Arms control to top agenda for his meeting with Trump

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says arms control issues will likely top the agenda of his planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: Bloomberg: Leader's GOP women claim misleading

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Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio says the GOP lost its House majority in the midterm election because it didn't deliver on promises to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, fund President Donald Trump's wall and replace the Obama health law. More>>

Mattis: War-trophy bells' return to help US, Philippine ties Video included

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Mattis: Returning three war-trophy church bells to the Philippines will help cement ties between the countries. More>>

Norway says Russia jammed GPS signal during NATO drill

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The Norwegian Defense Ministry says it is aware that Russian forces in the Arctic disturbed the GPS signal during a recent, large NATO drill in Norway. More>>

Defense chief's resignation pushes Israel toward election

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The Israeli military says it has shot at and captured a Palestinian who approached the Gaza perimeter fence and hurled grenades into Israel. More>>

Bangladesh ready to return Rohingya, who say they'll refuse

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Bangladesh authorities say they are ready to begin repatriating some of the more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled from army-led violence in Myanmar since last year. But refugees say they will refuse to go because of fears for their safety. More>>

The Latest: Outbreak of norovirus at wildfire shelter

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7:45 a.m. A fire official says fire crews aided by cooler weather and diminishing winds have managed to slow the spread of a massive Northern California blaze that killed at least 48 people. More>>

Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border Video included

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A caravan of thousands of Central American migrants is speeding its journey to the U.S. border, breaking up into smaller groups as buses and trucks carry some hundreds of miles in a day, while others behind remain stranded. More>>

Trump aide departs West Wing after rebuke from first lady

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Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is leaving the White House, one day after first lady Melania Trump's office issued an extraordinary statement calling for her dismissal. More>>

Newcomer Andy Kim beats GOP Rep. MacArthur in New Jersey

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A Democratic former national security aide to Barack Obama and political newcomer has defeated two-term Republican incumbent Rep. Tom MacArthur in New Jersey's 3rd District. More>>

Mattis defends use of military on US-Mexico border

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is defending the use of active duty troops on the U.S.-Mexican border, saying that in some ways it providing good training for war. More>>

Southeast Asian-centered trade deal set for further delays

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Southeast Asian leaders and China are touting progress in keeping peace in the contentious South China Sea as they work toward a "code of conduct" in the region. More>>

The Latest: Group says strikes damaged dozens of Gaza homes

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Gaza's militant Hamas rulers "begged for a cease-fire and they know why.". More>>

Child at center of Ohio mass killing is safe, family says

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Authorities say prosecuting an Ohio family of four arrested in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family could take years. More>>

US government: 3 SKorean firms to pay $236M in bid-rig plot

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The Justice Department says three South Korean companies have agreed to pay $236 million to settle allegations they were part of a bid-rigging scheme that overcharged the U.S. military for fuel at bases in South Korea. More>>

AP sources: President Trump mulling a wide-ranging shake-up

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AP sources: Trump weighs wide-ranging shakeup that could include Homeland Security, Interior and Commerce. More>>

Man tries self-immolation with wine, held for weapon images

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A man who doused himself with wine and tried to self-immolate on a high-speed train and waved a phone showing videos and photos of armed combatants is being held by French police on a potential terrorism charge. More>>

US awards second border wall contract in Texas

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The U.S. government has awarded a $167 million contract to build 8 miles of border wall in south Texas. More>>

Cameroon military says 30 separatists killed in fighting

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Cameroon's military says it has killed least 30 separatists in the past few days in the country's restive North West region. More>>

Romania probes terror motive for rampage that injured 10

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Romanian prosecutors say they are investigating a 20-year-old man who injured 10 people with a knife and car for alleged acts of terrorism. More>>

CIA considered potential truth serum for terror suspects

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Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered a drug that it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential impending attacks against the United States. More>>

US hardens border at Tijuana to prepare for migrant caravan

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The U.S. government says it is working to "harden" the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the arrival of a migrant caravan leapfrogging its way across western Mexico. More>>

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

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In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump is publicly calling for the dismissal of a top White House National Security Council official. More>>

Cease-fire takes hold between Israel and Hamas Video included

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Israeli medical services say rocket fired from Gaza hits apartment building in southern Israel, killing 1. More>>

Bolton says tape doesn't link Saudi prince to critic's death

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Trump's national security adviser says people who have listened to an audio recording of the killing of a Saudi journalist do not think it implicates the Saudi crown prince in his death. More>>

Sri Lankan top court suspends decree dissolving Parliament

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Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has suspended the president's order to dissolve Parliament and hold new elections, opening the way for lawmakers to vote on whether to accept his earlier ouster of the prime minister. More>>

Trump eyeing staffing shakeup in Cabinet and at White House

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According to people with knowledge of the issue, President Donald Trump has soured on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and she is expected to leave her job as soon as this week. More>>

The Latest: UN Security Council takes no action on Gaza

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The Latest: Hamas threatens to fire rockets at Israeli towns of Ashdod, Beersheba if Israel continues airstrikes. More>>

The Latest: Ginsburg, 85, back to work at Supreme Court

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back in the building. More>>

Mattis says he'll visit US-Mexico border

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, where troops are helping erect barriers and performing other tasks in support of border security. More>>

Ethiopia jails ex-head of military company over corruption

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Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country's attorney general disclosed that several hundred million dollars was embezzled from the firm. More>>

UN heartened by Libya commitments ahead of 2019 conference

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Italy's premier has hosted a meeting of Libya's rival leaders on the sidelines of a conference aiming to help its former colony crack down on Islamic militants and human trafficking. More>>

Chemical attack investigative team to start work next year

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The global chemical weapons watchdog's chief says that a new investigative team being set up to apportion blame for poison gas and nerve agent attacks in Syria will start work early next year. More>>

France recalls horror of 2015 attacks, foils new plots

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The French interior minister, speaking as France marked the third anniversary Tuesday of gun and bomb attacks that killed 130 people and wounded hundreds, says the nation's security services have foiled six terror attacks this year. More>>

US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites

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U.S. analysts say they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development facilities. More>>

Jerusalem picks new mayor in round 2 of municipal elections

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Israelis pick mayors in dozens of locations across country, with main focus on the largest city of Jerusalem. More>>

Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

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Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony from two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country's disputed elections. More>>

Pence, Abe agree on North Korea sanctions, new trade talks

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Pence and Abe meet to discuss bilateral trade and touch base on their policies on North Korea before regional summits. More>>

Afghan leader tells US audience that Taliban not winning war

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is denying the Taliban is winning the war in Afghanistan despite a continuing wave of deadly militant attacks and signs the militants are expanding areas under their control. More>>

Israel, Hamas trade heavy fire after deadly incursion Video included

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Gaza-Israel flare-up kills Israeli officer, 7 Palestinians in coastal strip amid late-night burst of violence. More>>

Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism

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Amid WWI commemoration, Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism. More>>

Pakistan frees 2 Taliban members as US envoy visits region

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Pakistan has released two Taliban officials during U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad's latest visit to the region, in what could be part of American efforts to revive peace talks with the insurgent group, which now controls nearly half of Afghanistan. More>>

The Latest: UN, Egypt working to end Gaza fighting

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The Israeli military says a bus has been hit by fire from the Gaza Strip as air raid sirens sound throughout southern Israel. More>>

Leaders meet in Italy to find settlement in Libya

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A gathering of leaders of Libya's quarrelling factions and of countries keen on stabilizing the North African nation opens in Sicily. More>>

Military vet Ojeda announces 2020 presidential campaign

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West Virginia state Sen. Richard Ojeda, retired paratrooper, announces blue-collar campaign for the 2020 presidency. More>>

On SNL, Pete Davidson says sorry to wounded vet he mocked

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"Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson has apologized for mocking the appearance of a veteran who lost an eye in Afghanistan. More>>

In Paris, Trump the 'nationalist' stood apart from others

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President Donald Trump is joining French President Emmanuel Macron and other world leaders to the mark 100 years since the end of World War I. More>>

Ethiopia arrests 63 suspected of rights abuses, corruption

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Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and corruption, the country's attorney general announced Monday. More>>

Harrowing escapes, heartbreaking loss in Northern California

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Residents recount harrowing escapes and heartbreaking loss in deadly Northern California wildfire. More>>

Suicide bomber in Kabul targets anti-Taliban rally, kills 4

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Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill at least 20 members of security forces in fighting in eastern Ghazni province. More>>

Sri Lankan president: I dissolved Parliament to avoid fight

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Sri Lanka's president said he dissolved Parliament to avoid possible violence if a vote had to be taken to decide which prime minister had the majority support. More>>

UN refugee agency warns against returning Rohingya refugees

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The United Nations refugee agency is cautioning against the repatriation at this time of ethnic Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh to escape army-led violence in Myanmar. More>>

In remembering WWI, world warned of resurging 'old demons'

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Commemorations are underway around the world to mark the moment 100 years ago when the slaughter of World War I finally stopped. More>>

WWI descendants see armistice through prism of personal pain

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Shrapnel blasted apart Australian soldier William Kearsey's face during World War I. Kearsey survived because of the friend who pulled from a trench and eventually would undergo 28 facial reconstruction surgeries. More>>

Women's role in WWI underplayed at Armistice weekend

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The role women played in World War I has been largely overlooked by leaders marking the centenary of the armistice. More>>

After testy tweet, Trump calls French president good friend

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President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are seeking to diffuse tensions over comments by both leaders that threatened to cast a shadow over a weekend celebration marking 100 years since the end of World War I. More>>

The Latest: Trump pays tribute to Americans who died in WWI

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President Donald Trump paid tribute to U.S. and allied soldiers killed in World War I during "a horrible, horrible war" that marked America's emergence as a world power. More>>

Israeli soldier, 7 Palestinians killed in new Gaza fighting

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Israel's prime minister is rebuffing criticism of the transfer of $15 million from Qatar to Gaza's militant Hamas rulers, saying it is "the right step" at the moment. More>>

The Latest: Leaders discuss Ukraine elections at Paris meet

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Poland is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its rebirth as an independent state with a multitude of events across the country, including marches and the national hymn being sung publicly in more than 600 towns. More>>

The Latest: Trump, Macron try to project unity

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President Donald Trump is assuring that the United States will "help" with European defense but repeated his insistence that nations on the continent pay their fair share. More>>

Fighting rages street-to-street in Yemen's key port city

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Yemeni officials say street battles are raging in several areas of the contested port city of Hodeida, where a U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition is trying to drive out Iran-backed Shiite rebels. More>>

US-backed Syrian fighters resume offensive against IS

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U.S.-backed Syrian fighters say they have resumed their ground offensive against the Islamic State group in the last territories they control in eastern Syria. More>>

Toll rises to 53 dead from bomb blasts in Somalia's capital

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Somali hospital and police sources say the death toll from Friday's bombings outside a hotel in Mogadishu has risen to 53 with over 100 injured. More>>

Iranian border guards kill 2, wound 3 Pakistanis

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A Pakistani official says Iranian border guards have killed two people trying to cross over through an illegal route from the Panjgur district in Baluchistan. More>>

Saudi coalition in Yemen, under pressure, ends US refueling

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The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says it has "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets. More>>

Ex-IS captive says son died in her lap from militant fire

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A Syrian woman liberated from captivity says Islamic State group militants kept them in dire conditions. More>>

Leaders laud fallen soldiers on eve of armistice centennial

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A weekend of commemorations involving dozens of world leaders to mark 100 years since the end of World War I is underway, with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicking off the events in France and elsewhere with a visit to a cemetery. More>>

The Latest: Macron recalls lessons from failed WWI peace

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A weekend of commemorations involving dozens of world leaders to mark 100 years since the end of World War I is underway, with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicking off the events in France and elsewhere with a visit to a cemetery. More>>

China, US sparring continues over South China Sea

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China has bluntly told the United States to stop sending its ships and military aircraft close to islands Beijing claims in the disputed South China Sea. More>>

Report: Pilot error cause of deadly military plane crash

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Investigators say the cause of a military plane crash that left nine people dead outside Savannah, Georgia, was pilot error. More>>

How military service impacts student loan repayment options

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Veterans and active-duty service members who know how to access their repayment rights can stay on track and avoid default. More>>

Man survives Vegas massacre, dies in hometown mass shooting

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Barely a year after surviving a massacre at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Brendan Kelly found himself in a terrifyingly familiar scene. More>>

Official: Gunman apparently stopped shooting to post online

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A law enforcement official says authorities are looking into the possibility of whether a gunman believed his former girlfriend would be at a bar in California where he killed 12 people. More>>

Trove of war posters discovered at New Hampshire library

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Nearly 200 propaganda posters from World War I and World War II have been found in the basement of a New Hampshire library. More>>

Military veterans, 2 friends, bar workers killed in shooting Video included

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Friends are remembering sheriff's sergeant who was killed trying to stop a shooting rampage at a California bar as a "cop's cop" who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. More>>

US to stop refueling of Saudi aircraft in Yemen war

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U.S. officials say the Pentagon is moving to stop refueling Saudi Arabian aircraft fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen. More>>

Trump's new move to limit asylum challenged in court

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Trump issues an order to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally through the U.S.-Mexico border; the ACLU challenges in court. More>>

The Latest: Border Patrol says it detained 50,000 in October

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President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation to deny asylum to migrants who enter the United States illegally through the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Report: Russian charged by US seen at Libya military meeting

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A Russian newspaper says video released by the self-styled Libyan National Army shows a businessman allegedly linked to a private contractor that sent mercenaries to Syria at a meeting with the head of the Libyan army and top Russian military officials. More>>

Australia police: Melbourne attacker also planned explosion

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Police say a man who fatally stabbed another and injured two others in central Melbourne had also planned to set off an explosion. More>>

Turkey ammunition depot blast killed 7 soldiers, wounded 25

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Turkey's president says four soldiers were killed and around 20 others were injured in Friday night's explosion at an ammunition depot at a base in southeast Turkey. More>>

AP EXPLAINS: Pakistani Christians, an embattled minority

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AP EXPLAINS: Pakistani Christians, an impoverished minority struggling in an increasingly radical atmosphere. More>>

Serbia holds military drills amid Kosovo tensions

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Serbia is holding large military drills to mark 100 years since the end of World War I in an apparent show of force amid rising tensions with Kosovo. More>>

2 Koreas complete the disarming of 22 guard posts

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Officials say the North and South Korean militaries completed withdrawing troops and firearms from 22 front-line guard posts as they continue to implement a wide-ranging agreement reached in September to reduce tensions. More>>

From first shot to silence of peace: Timeline of World War I

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Timeline of World War I. More>>

China warns US to avoid islands it claims in South China Sea

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Even as the United States and China butt heads over trade, their top diplomats and defense chiefs will be meeting in Washington Friday looking to tamp down tensions on other issues. More>>

The Latest: Authorities search for bar shooting motive

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President Donald Trump is blaming the gunman's mental illness for the California bar shooting that left 12 people dead. More>>

Official: Shooter debated sanity online during bar massacre Video included

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One of the safest cities in America is struggling to cope with the trauma of a mass shooting while authorities are trying to figure out what sent a Marine veteran on a bloody rampage in Southern California. More>>

Trump moves to limit asylum; new rules challenged in court

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The Trump administration says it will deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally. More>>

Sri Lanka president dissolves Parliament, calls for election

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Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has dissolved Parliament and called for fresh elections amid a deepening political crisis. More>>

Pipe bombs indictment carries potential life prison penalty

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The man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump has been indicted on charges carrying a potential penalty of life in prison. More>>

UN: 445,000 Yemenis have fled Hodeida area

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The United Nations' refugee agency says most of the population of Yemen's Hodeida has been forced to flee amid a Saudi-led coalition offensive to take the key Red Sea port city from the country's Shiite rebels. More>>

Japanese TV cancels BTS show over band member's A-bomb shirt

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Japanese TV appearance of the Korean band BTS over reports a member wore a T-shirt with an image of an atomic bombing juxtaposed with the celebration of Korea's liberation from Japan after World War II. More>>

Trump opens armistice visit to France with jab at Macron

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President Donald Trump is heading to Paris on a post-midterms trip to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. More>>

A century after fighting for Paris, leaders mark armistice

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Victors and vanquished from World War I meet this weekend to mark the centennial of the armistice, and the biggest ceremony will be at Arc de Triomphe in Paris where some 60 leaders will mark the cease-fire. More>>

Australian police say stabbing attack linked to terrorism

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Australian police say they believe an attack by a knife-wielding man who stabbed two people, one fatally, in the country's second-largest city is linked to terrorism. More>>

Ex-IS captive recalls captivity, seeing her son killed

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A Syrian father and activists say Islamic State militants shot and killed two children during an operation by the Syrian military to liberate a group of hostages from southern Syria held by the group. More>>

Victims of synagogue shooting remembered in Pittsburgh park

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A moment of silence to honor the 11 people killed in a synagogue is planned at a park in downtown Pittsburgh nearly two weeks after the massacre. More>>

Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt by exploding ordnance, 7 missing

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Turkey's Defense Ministry says 25 soldiers were injured in what it said was an accident that occurred during the firing of heavy weapon ordnance. More>>

Hamas gets funds from Qatar to pay civil servants' salaries

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Gaza's Hamas rulers say they have received $15 million from Qatar to help pay the salaries of civil servants. More>>

4 car bombs explode by hotel in Somalia's capital; 20 dead

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A Somali police officer says three car bombs exploded outside a hotel in the Somali capital. More>>

The Latest: Bolton says US not isolationist

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As world leaders prepare to mark 100 years since the armistice that ended World War I, British Prime Minister Theresa May has paid respects to the first and last British soldier killed in the fighting. More>>

The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Australia attack

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Australian police say they believe an attack by a knife-wielding man who stabbed two people, one fatally, in the country's second-largest city is linked to terrorism. More>>

Vietnam, US complete cleanup of toxic chemical from airport

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Vietnam and the United States have finished cleaning up dioxin contamination at Danang airport caused by the transport and storage of the herbicide Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. More>>

California bar gunman went from a Marine to living with mom Video included

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The gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a country music bar in Southern California is a former military machine gunner who was interviewed by mental health specialists this year after a neighbor reported a disturbance. More>>

A year apart, some country music fans face 2 mass shootings

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Some of the people who survived the Las Vegas massacre that killed 58 people last year found themselves in a terrifying and familiar scene when bullets started flying at Southern California bar: another mass shooting. More>>

Marine combat veteran kills 12 in rampage at California bar Video included

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Authorities say multiple people were injured at a shooting at a bar in Southern California on Wednesday night. More>>

Along border, a growing opposition to military deployment

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Residents of border communities along the Southwest are protesting the presence of the military at the border, saying it is a political move not based on an actual need. More>>

The Latest: Calif. shooting survivor was at Vegas massacre Video included

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Witnesses say a man fired several shots from a handgun before tossing smoke bombs into a crowded bar in Southern California early Thursday. More>>

Alaska man sentenced for faking death to avoid prison term

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South Korean minister: US says N. Korea canceled meeting

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South Korea's foreign minister says the United States has confirmed North Korea initiated the cancellation of meeting between Pompeo and North Korean official. More>>

Syria says military freed 19 hostages held by IS since July

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Pope OKs beatification for US brother slain in Guatemala war

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Pope Francis has decreed that an American religious brother, James Miller, was killed out of hatred for the Catholic faith during Guatemala's civil war and can be beatified. More>>

Troops from Saudi-led coalition take Yemen port neighborhood

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Only U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana survived President Donald Trump's aggressive campaign to topple Democratic senators from Republican-leaning states who voted against his Supreme Court picks. More>>

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In the Connecticut governor's race, Republican Bob Stefanowski has conceded to Democrat Ned Lamont. More>>

Added Democratic ranks pose threat to Trump governing agenda

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Democrats have regained control of the House from President Donald Trump's Republican Party in the midterm elections. More>>

Justices hear lawsuit arising from USS Cole bombing

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The Supreme Court is debating how a foreign country can be told: You've been sued. More>>

Trump says he's 'in no rush' after NKorea talks postponed

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President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. is "in no rush" after talks between his top diplomat and a senior North Korean envoy were postponed. More>>

Pentagon quietly drops mentions of border mission's name

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The Pentagon has quietly stopped calling the deployment of thousands of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border "Operation Faithful Patriot". More>>

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The battle for the House is becoming a fight to the finish, as Democrats try to flip the majority. More>>

Democrats seize House control, but Trump's GOP holds Senate Video included

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Election Day pits Democratic resistance against Trump's GOP. More>>

79 kidnapped Cameroon students freed, says church official

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Macron praises WWI general who later collaborated with Nazis

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French President Emmanuel Macron has waded into controversial ground by praising a World War I general who subsequently collaborated with the Nazis in World War II. More>>

Closed bank, mothballed planes: Iran mocks US sanctions list

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The battle for the House is becoming a fight to the finish, as Democrats try to flip the majority. More>>

US Syria envoy says US to contest Iran activities in region

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The U.S. envoy to Syria says Washington will focus on pressuring Iran financially and contest Tehran's activities in the region where the Persian nation enjoys wide influence. More>>

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