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Iraq says it has retaken one of IS group's last strongholds

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 21:06
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Thursday that Iraqi forces have driven the Islamic State group from one of the extremists' last strongholds in the country, the northern town of Hawija. 2017-10-05T14:55:30-04:00 2017-10-05T14:50:51-04:00
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Suicide bomber strikes Shiite shrine in Pakistan, killing 20

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 21:06
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck a Shiite shrine packed with worshippers in a remote village in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing 20 people and leaving at least 25 wounded, a provincial government spokesman and the police said. 2017-10-05T14:55:30-04:00 2017-10-05T14:50:24-04:00
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British novelist Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 20:10
NEW YORK (AP) — Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist who in "The Remains of the Day," ''Never Let Me Go" and other novels captured memory's lasting pain and dangerous illusions in precise and elegant prose, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday. 2017-10-05T14:09:03-04:00 2017-10-05T13:59:47-04:00
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Suicide bomber strikes Shiite shrine in Pakistan, killing 20

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 20:10
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck a Shiite shrine packed with worshippers in a remote village in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing 20 people and leaving at least 25 wounded, a provincial government spokesman and the police said. 2017-10-05T14:09:03-04:00 2017-10-05T13:59:22-04:00
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Suicide bomber strikes Shiite shrine in Pakistan, killing 20

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 19:57
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck a Shiite shrine packed with worshippers in a remote village in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing 20 people and leaving at least 25 wounded in an apparent sectarian attack, a provincial government spokesman and the police said. 2017-10-05T13:54:37-04:00 2017-10-05T13:46:59-04:00
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Archaeologists may have discovered St. Nick's bones

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 19:22
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish archaeologists believe they may have discovered the remains of St. Nicholas — from whom the legend of Santa Claus emerged — beneath a church at his birthplace in southern Turkey, an official said Thursday. 2017-10-05T13:18:29-04:00 2017-10-05T08:07:00-04:00
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Red Cross warns hospitals hit as fighting in Syria escalates

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 19:08
BEIRUT (AP) — Intensified fighting in Syria in recent weeks has damaged more hospitals, with at least 10 medical facilities hit over the past 10 days and hundreds of thousands of people cut off from health care, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday. 2017-10-05T13:06:10-04:00 2017-10-05T12:55:39-04:00
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Red Cross warns hospitals hit as fighting in Syria escalates

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 18:05
BEIRUT (AP) — Intensified fighting in Syria in recent weeks has damaged more hospitals, with at least 10 medical facilities hit over the past 10 days and hundreds of thousands of people cut off from health care, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday. 2017-10-05T12:03:16-04:00 2017-10-05T11:57:40-04:00
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Spain's top court halts Catalan secession parliament meeting

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 17:38
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered a suspension of Catalonia's parliamentary session next week during which the region has said it might declare independence and further fuel Spain's worst crisis in decades. 2017-10-05T11:35:56-04:00 2017-10-05T11:27:29-04:00
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Iraq says it has retaken northern town from Islamic State

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 17:36
PARIS (AP) — Iraq's prime minister said Thursday that troops have retaken the northern town of Hawija from the Islamic State group, driving the extremists from one of their last strongholds in the country. 2017-10-05T11:22:25-04:00 2017-10-05T09:51:42-04:00
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British novelist Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 17:22
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for "The Remains of the Day" and other works about memory's pain and illusions, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday. 2017-10-05T11:08:03-04:00 2017-10-05T11:06:41-04:00
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The Latest: Rajoy calls for halt to Catalan secession plans

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 16:06
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Spain's political crisis amid Catalonia's push for independence (all times local): 2017-10-05T10:04:37-04:00 2017-10-05T09:42:42-04:00
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Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize for 'uncovering abyss'

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:34
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for "The Remains of the Day," won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday. 2017-10-05T09:31:30-04:00 2017-10-05T09:29:53-04:00
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The Latest: Turkey threatens to blockade Iraq's Kurds

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:34
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest Iraq, where security forces have driven the Islamic State group from the northern town of Hawija (all times local): 2017-10-05T09:31:30-04:00 2017-10-05T09:24:36-04:00
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Red Cross warns hospitals hit in intense fighting in Syria

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:34
BEIRUT (AP) — Intensified fighting in Syria in recent weeks has damaged more hospitals, with at least 10 medical facilities hit over the past 10 days and hundreds of thousands of people cut off from health care, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday. 2017-10-05T09:31:30-04:00 2017-10-05T09:23:40-04:00
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Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize for 'uncovering abyss'

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:20
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for "The Remains of the Day," won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday. 2017-10-05T09:17:54-04:00 2017-10-05T08:17:11-04:00
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Economic worry in Catalonia amid unanswered mediation calls

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:00
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Political uncertainty over the future of Catalonia's secession bid has started spreading to the economy, with stock markets falling and big Catalan firms relocating — or considering a move — elsewhere in Spain. 2017-10-05T08:57:14-04:00 2017-10-05T08:55:10-04:00
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Economic worry in Catalonia amid unanswered mediation calls

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:10
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Political uncertainty over the future of Catalonia's secession bid has started spreading to the economy, with stock markets falling and big Catalan firms relocating — or considering a move — elsewhere in Spain. 2017-10-05T08:07:54-04:00 2017-10-05T07:58:35-04:00
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Spike in airborne radioactivity detected in Europe

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:10
BERLIN (AP) — German officials say that a spike in radioactivity has been detected in the air in Western and Central Europe but there's no threat to human health. 2017-10-05T08:07:54-04:00 2017-10-05T08:05:59-04:00
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Iraq says it has retaken northern town from Islamic State

AP - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 13:56
PARIS (AP) — Iraq's prime minister said Thursday that troops have retaken the northern town of Hawija from the Islamic State group, driving the extremists from one of their last strongholds in the country. 2017-10-05T07:54:11-04:00 2017-10-05T07:45:34-04:00
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