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Car bombs kill at least 27 in east Libya city of Benghazi

AP - 6 min 38 sec ago
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities say twin car bombs have exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing 27 and wounding over 30. 2018-01-23T13:51:00-05:00 2018-01-23T18:51:59-05:00
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US pulled multiple ways in Syria as Islamic State recedes

AP - 33 min 38 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the last years, the United States could neatly sum its objective in Syria in a single, uncontroversial bullet point: fighting the Islamic State group. Now that the extremists have been squeezed from all but the last bits of their former territory, the Trump administration is struggling to define the boundaries of its mission, and how and when America's lengthy engagement will end. 2018-01-23T13:23:00-05:00 2018-01-23T18:23:27-05:00
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The Latest: Russia ambassador rejects chemical-weapons blame

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 23:10
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and chemical weapons in Syria (all times local): 2018-01-23T11:58:00-05:00 2018-01-23T16:58:49-05:00
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US strikes kill up to 150 Islamic State fighters in Syria

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 22:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say American airstrikes in Syria on Saturday killed up to 150 Islamic State fighters in a command center in the Middle Euphrates River Valley. 2018-01-23T10:48:00-05:00 2018-01-23T15:48:55-05:00
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Turkey urged to show restraint in assault on Syrian Kurds

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 21:57
BEIRUT (AP) — France and the United States on Tuesday urged Turkey to exercise restraint in its offensive against a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria, where the U.N. says an estimated 5,000 people have been displaced by the fighting. 2018-01-23T10:14:00-05:00 2018-01-23T15:14:38-05:00
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Russian defense minister visits Vietnam to boost ties

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 21:35
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's defense minister has visited Vietnam, seeking to expand military ties with Moscow's Cold War-era ally. 2018-01-23T09:50:00-05:00 2018-01-23T14:50:50-05:00
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The Latest: Venezuela's Maduro interested in re-election

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 21:35
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuelan elections (all times local): 2018-01-23T09:54:00-05:00 2018-01-23T14:54:58-05:00
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South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 20:12
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hugh Masekela, the legendary South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, has died after a decade-long fight with cancer. He was 78. 2018-01-23T09:03:00-05:00 2018-01-23T14:03:34-05:00
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The Latest: US blames Russia for Syria chemical weapons use

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:50
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and chemical weapons in Syria (all times local): 2018-01-23T06:16:00-05:00 2018-01-23T11:16:54-05:00
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Thousands on run, hiding as Turkey keeps up Syria offensive

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:35
BEIRUT (AP) — France's top diplomat and the U.S. defense secretary Tuesday urged Turkey to exercise restraint in its offensive against an enclave controlled by a Kurdish militia in northern Syria, where civilians are reportedly on the run or hunkered down in basements and caves in fear of the advancing Turkish military and allied troops. 2018-01-23T07:27:00-05:00 2018-01-23T12:27:01-05:00
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Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:35
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Donald Trump's dramatic expansion of a ban on U.S. funding to foreign organizations that promote or provide abortions has left impoverished women around the world without treatment for HIV, malaria and other diseases, health groups say, calling it "devastating" because Trump went where no administration had gone before. 2018-01-23T07:33:00-05:00 2018-01-23T12:33:05-05:00
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Poll: Deep partisan divide among Americans over Israel

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 17:00
JERUSALEM (AP) — A new opinion poll shows a significant gap between Republicans and Democrats in support for Israel, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seen as a divisive figure between the two camps. 2018-01-23T04:04:00-05:00 2018-01-23T09:04:51-05:00
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US says multiple Americans among casualties in Kabul attack

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:50
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Multiple American citizens were among the dead and wounded in the Taliban's 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in the capital Kabul over the weekend that left 22 dead, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday. 2018-01-23T05:33:00-05:00 2018-01-23T10:33:27-05:00
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Garbage on the beach: Flood of waste stirs uproar in Lebanon

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:22
ZOUQ MOSBEH, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanon's festering trash crisis came crashing ashore this week, after residents woke up to find a powerful winter storm had laid a mantle of waste at a beach just a few minutes' drive north of the capital, Beirut. 2018-01-23T05:09:00-05:00 2018-01-23T10:09:06-05:00
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Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:06
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military on Tuesday arrested its former chief of staff, who was planning to run in upcoming elections against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, accusing him of inciting against the armed forces and forgery, in what appeared to be a calculated move to push him out of the race. 2018-01-23T04:53:00-05:00 2018-01-23T09:53:12-05:00
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Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 15:37
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Donald Trump's dramatic expansion of a ban on U.S. funding to foreign organizations that promote or provide abortions has left impoverished women around the world without treatment for HIV, malaria and other diseases, health groups say, calling it "devastating" because Trump went where no administration had gone before. 2018-01-23T04:31:00-05:00 2018-01-23T09:31:04-05:00
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Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 15:22
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military on Tuesday arrested its former chief of staff, who was planning to run in upcoming elections against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, in what appeared to be a calculated move to push him out of the race. 2018-01-23T03:50:00-05:00 2018-01-23T08:50:56-05:00
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Seine River overflows its banks in Paris

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 15:22
PARIS (AP) — The Seine River overflowed its banks in Paris on Tuesday, prompting authorities to close several roads and cancel boat cruises. 2018-01-23T03:55:00-05:00 2018-01-23T08:55:14-05:00
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Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 14:04
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military on Tuesday arrested former military chief of staff and presidential hopeful Sami Annan, leveling an array of serious allegations against him in what appears to be a calculated move by the armed forces and the incumbent to push him out of the race. 2018-01-23T02:56:00-05:00 2018-01-23T07:56:36-05:00
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The Latest: Second Turkish soldier killed in Syria operation

AP - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 13:26
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-01-23T02:17:00-05:00 2018-01-23T07:17:31-05:00
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