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Syrians flee IS group into Turkey video Syrians flee IS group into Turkey

Around 130,000 Syrian refugees have reached Turkey…

Liberia pleads for help to fight Ebola video Liberia pleads for help to fight Ebola

Liberia's finance minister is urging the international…

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Islamic state offensive poses problems for Turkey
Islamic state offensive poses problems for Turkey

Fierce fighting between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle…

White House intruder: 800 rounds found - prosecutor
White House intruder: 800 rounds found - prosecutor

A federal prosecutor says that investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the White House intruder case…

Tougher security is new norm
Tougher security is new norm

Australians will have to put up with inconvenience and tougher security for "some time to come" as the world tackles terrorism…

Isis fighters prepare for raids
Isis fighters prepare for raids

Jihadist fighters have begun preparing defences against American air strikes and a feared land-based counter-offensive in…

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Abbas: Will demand UN resolution to end occupation

NEW YORK (AP) Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday that he will demand an international resolution that would…

The Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria.

WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria.

Reserves narrowing for California water wholesaler

LOS ANGELES (AP) The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds…

Australian hospital treats suspected Ebola case

SYDNEY (AP) A hospital in Western Australia said on Tuesday it was testing a patient for suspected Ebola. Sir Charles…

FAA: Airplane makes emergency landing in Omaha

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles has made an emergency landing in Nebraska. The…

Portland immigrant takes sanctuary at church

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) A community activist who first came to the U.S. from El Salvador nearly two decades ago spent the…

US cracks down on companies moving overseas

WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions, aiming…

Mexico warns Arizona of waste spill into river

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Authorities are testing water from the San Pedro River in southern Arizona that may be contaminated…

Turkey indicates Islamic State prisoners swap

NEW YORK (AP) Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan indicated for the first time Monday that his country may have traded…

Biden to Hispanics: Obama will act on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday that President Barack Obama is "absolutely…

Kris Jenner files to divorce Bruce Jenner

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kris Jenner is ending her 22-year year marriage to Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner. The "Keeping Up…

Amnesty blasts China's torture tool industry

BEIJING (AP) Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands…

SEC giving $30M, biggest whistleblower award yet

WASHINGTON (AP) The Securities and Exchange Commission is giving its biggest award yet, about $30 million, to a whistleblower…

Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she…

Mexico pres: Army killing of 22 to get full probe

NEW YORK (AP) Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto said Monday that all questions about an army killing of 22 people that…

Mike Tyson aids motorcyclist after Vegas crash

LAS VEGAS (AP) Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last…

Hulu sets '11/22/63' series based on King novel

LOS ANGELES (AP) Stephen King's time-travel novel about the Kennedy assassination is being adapted as a small-screen miniseries. Streaming…

Many still lack power in Los Cabos; storm toll 5

LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) Authorities in northwestern Mexico were struggling to get power back on in the resort zone of Los…

Obama to meet leaders of Iraq, Israel, Egypt

NEW YORK (AP) President Barack Obama will hold meetings in the coming days with the leaders of Iraq, Israel and Egypt. Obama…

Eric Lynch, Howard Stern's diminutive foil, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) Eric "The Actor" Lynch, whose fear of werewolves, love of professional wrestling and angry, often foul-mouthed…

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NASA's Maven spacecraft slips into orbit around Mars
NASA's Maven spacecraft slips into orbit around Mars

Nasa's MAVEN spacecraft has begun orbiting Mars, on a mission to study how the Red Planet's climate changed over time from…

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Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000
Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the…

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