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US-allied force takes Syria's largest oil field from IS

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 14:12
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition said allied fighters captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group on Sunday, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-government forces. 2017-10-22T04:03:00-04:00 2017-10-22T08:03:35-04:00
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Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves jail, goes to rally

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 14:12
MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny, Russia's most prominent opposition figure, has been released from jail after a 20-day sentence for calling an unauthorized demonstration. 2017-10-22T00:41:00-04:00 2017-10-22T04:41:10-04:00
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US pushes Saudi Arabia, Iraq on united front to counter Iran

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:58
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday promoted a Trump administration goal of uniting Saudi Arabia and Iraq in common cause to counter Iran's growing assertiveness in the Middle East. 2017-10-22T03:51:00-04:00 2017-10-22T07:51:32-04:00
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Exit polls show win for Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:58
TOKYO (AP) — Exit polls indicated Sunday that Japanese voters have returned Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition to power in national elections. 2017-10-22T03:51:00-04:00 2017-10-22T07:51:54-04:00
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US pushes Saudi Arabia, Iraq on united front to counter Iran

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 12:58
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is pressing Saudi Arabia and Iraq to form a united front to counter Iran's growing assertiveness in the Middle East. 2017-10-22T02:45:00-04:00 2017-10-22T06:45:41-04:00
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US-allied force takes Syria's largest oil field from IS

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 12:48
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S-allied fighters said they captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group on Sunday, marking a major advance against the extremists and seizing an area coveted by pro-government forces. 2017-10-22T02:40:00-04:00 2017-10-22T06:40:16-04:00
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US-allied force takes Syria's largest oil field from IS

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:28
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S-allied forces said Sunday they have captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group. 2017-10-22T01:11:00-04:00 2017-10-22T05:11:00-04:00
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Italy's 2 richest regions seek more autonomy from Rome

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 08:52
MILAN (AP) — Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are heading to the polls to decide if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politics. 2017-10-21T22:45:00-04:00 2017-10-22T02:45:49-04:00
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Japan votes for lower house; Abe's party seen headed for win

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 03:48
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese are voting in a general election that will most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition a majority in parliament. 2017-10-21T17:31:00-04:00 2017-10-21T21:31:33-04:00
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WHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' post

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 03:20
GENEVA (AP) — After widespread shock and condemnation, the head of the World Health Organization said Saturday he is "rethinking" his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador." 2017-10-21T10:12:00-04:00 2017-10-21T14:12:25-04:00
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Japan election: How deep is support for Prime Minister Abe?

AP - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 03:12
TOKYO (AP) — An expected victory for Japan's ruling coalition in national elections Sunday may overstate public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal-Democratic Party. 2017-10-21T17:01:00-04:00 2017-10-21T21:01:48-04:00
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Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 23:40
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede. 2017-10-21T13:25:00-04:00 2017-10-21T17:25:26-04:00
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Populist billionaire's party wins big in Czech Republic

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 22:19
PRAGUE (AP) — The centrist ANO movement led by populist Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic's parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved the way for the euroskeptic billionaire to become its next prime minister. 2017-10-21T12:14:00-04:00 2017-10-21T16:14:44-04:00
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Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 22:08
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede. 2017-10-21T12:01:00-04:00 2017-10-21T16:01:28-04:00
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Populist billionaire's party wins big in Czech Republic

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 21:52
PRAGUE (AP) — The centrist ANO movement led by populist Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic's parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved the way for the euroskeptic billionaire to become its next prime minister. 2017-10-21T10:51:00-04:00 2017-10-21T14:51:59-04:00
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UK paper sorry for airbrushing out Solange Knowles's braids

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 21:52
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Evening Standard newspaper has apologized to Solange Knowles for digitally altering an image of the singer on the cover of its magazine. 2017-10-21T10:55:00-04:00 2017-10-21T14:55:04-04:00
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The Latest: Catalan leader urges strong response to Spain

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 21:52
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response (all times local): 2017-10-21T11:39:00-04:00 2017-10-21T15:39:55-04:00
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Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 21:24
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish government announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede. 2017-10-21T11:07:00-04:00 2017-10-21T15:07:54-04:00
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Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 20:58
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish government announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede. 2017-10-21T10:49:00-04:00 2017-10-21T14:49:21-04:00
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54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

AP - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 20:02
CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo was ambushed, officials said Saturday. The ensuing firefight was one of the deadliest for Egyptian security forces in recent years. 2017-10-21T09:46:00-04:00 2017-10-21T13:46:05-04:00
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