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Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations
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MIAMI (AP) — Pressing "pause" on a historic detente, President Donald Trump thrust the U.S. and Cuba back on a path toward open hostility Friday with a blistering denunciation of the island's communist government. He clamped down on some commerce and travel but left intact many new avenues
7 Navy crew missing, skipper hurt after collision off Japan
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TOKYO (AP) — Seven Navy sailors were missing and the captain and at least two others were injured after a U.S. destroyer and a container ship collided off the coast of Japan before dawn Saturday, the U.S. Navy and Japanese coast guard reported. Rescuers were searching for the seven sailors who
Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has lashed out at the investigators driving the Russia investigation as "very bad and conflicted people," responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. In a series of statements on Twitter
Rescuers aid 4,500 homeless after deadly Bangladesh mudslide
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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Rescuers recovered the body of a woman from the mass of mud that collapsed onto a village in southeastern Bangladesh, and were searching Thursday for several more missing after landslides killed at least 141, officials said. Officials said the six or so people were
Siblings accuse Singapore PM of using his power against them
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SINGAPORE (AP) — A tussle among the children of late Singapore founder Lee Kuan Yew escalated Wednesday when two of them accused their prime minister brother of using "the organs of state" against them and grooming his son to take up a political role in the tightly controlled
Official: 12 Turkish agents to be charged for DC melee
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are set to announce charges against a dozen Turkish security agents who were involved in a violent altercation when Turkey's president visited Washington last month, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The DC police are expected to say that seven men are being charged for
N. Korea says it freed US student over humanitarian reasons
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday it released an American university student over "humanitarian" reasons in its first official comment since he was returned to his home state of Ohio in a coma. The state-run Korean Central News Agency said Otto Warmbier had been serving hard
Hostages held, 17 killed in attack at Somalia restaurant
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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen posing as military forces were holding an unknown number of hostages inside a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital in an attack that began when a car bomb exploded at the gate, police and a witness said, while the extremist group al-Shabab claimed
Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity
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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The gunman who shot a top GOP congressman and several other people Wednesday at a baseball practice outside the nation's capital had a long history of lashing out at Republicans and once frightened a neighbor by firing a rifle into a field behind his Illinois
Afghan official: IS moves to seize Osama bin Laden's hideout
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State fighters captured some territory around Tora Bora, the former stronghold of Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Wednesday. The push and capture of the giant cave complex that once housed the late al-Qaida chief
Unknown number killed in massive London high-rise blaze
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LONDON (AP) — Fire swept through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, killing an unknown number of people and sending more than 50 people to area hospitals. Flames shot from windows all the way up the 24-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington as more than 200
Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to 132
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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The death toll from massive landslides triggered by heavy rains rose to 132 on Wednesday with firefighters, police and soldiers struggling to reach the remote southeastern districts to distribute aid, officials said. It was not clear yet if any villagers were still
30 taken to hospitals after massive London high-rise blaze
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LONDON (AP) — A massive fire raced through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, sending at least 30 people to hospitals, emergency officials said. Flames shot from windows all the way up the side of the 27-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington as firefighters
Iraq: Food poisoning strikes hundreds at camp for displaced
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HASSAN SHAM U2 CAMP, Iraq (AP) — Food poisoning at a camp for displaced residents of Mosul has made more than 700 people sick, with hundreds hospitalized, Iraqi officials said Tuesday. The incident at the Hassan Sham U2 camp, about 20 kilometers (13 miles) east of Mosul, has become part of the
Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. and declared it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or took part in any collusion between Russia and the election campaign