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Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa, Syria

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 21:37
RAQQA, Syria (AP) — Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between Kurdish-led forces and the Islamic State group and thousands of bombs dropped by the U.S.-led coalition. 2017-10-20T11:29:00-04:00 2017-10-20T15:29:47-04:00
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Egyptian official: 14 policemen killed southwest of Cairo

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 21:10
CAIRO (AP) — Militants killed 14 policemen and wounded eight in a shootout during a raid Friday on a militants' hideout southwest of Cairo, an Egyptian security official said. 2017-10-20T11:04:00-04:00 2017-10-20T15:04:02-04:00
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Iraqi forces seize disputed town after clashes with Kurds

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:56
ALTUN KUPRI, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi troops seized a town from Kurdish forces after a brief but intense firefight on Friday, capping a dramatic week of maneuvers that saw the Kurds hand over territory across northern Iraq. 2017-10-20T10:46:00-04:00 2017-10-20T14:46:06-04:00
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Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa, Syria

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:18
RAQQA, Syria (AP) — Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between Kurdish-led forces and the Islamic State group and thousands of bombs dropped by the U.S.-led coalition. 2017-10-20T10:05:00-04:00 2017-10-20T14:05:12-04:00
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Egyptian official: 14 policemen killed southwest of Cairo

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:18
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian security official says 14 policemen have been killed in a shootout with militants southwest Cairo. 2017-10-20T10:07:00-04:00 2017-10-20T14:07:41-04:00
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Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 19:20
NEW DELHI (AP) — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. 2017-10-20T09:17:00-04:00 2017-10-20T13:17:21-04:00
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US-backed Syrian force declares victory over IS in Raqqa

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:12
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish-led forces backed by the United States declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former "capital" of Raqqa on Friday, declaring the northern Syrian city free of any extremist presence after a four-month battle that left it in ruins. 2017-10-20T08:00:00-04:00 2017-10-20T12:00:24-04:00
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Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa, Syria

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:12
RAQQA, Syria (AP) — Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between Kurdish-led forces and the Islamic State group and thousands of bombs dropped by the U.S.-led coalition. 2017-10-20T08:06:00-04:00 2017-10-20T12:06:16-04:00
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Iraqi and Kurdish forces exchange fire at border

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:12
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi federal and Kurdish forces exchanged fire at their shared border on Friday, capping a dramatic week of maneuvers that saw the Kurds hand over territory across northern Iraq. 2017-10-20T08:08:00-04:00 2017-10-20T12:08:56-04:00
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Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:12
NEW DELHI (AP) — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. 2017-10-20T08:09:00-04:00 2017-10-20T12:09:38-04:00
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Afghan official: Suicide bombing at Kabul mosque kills 30

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:12
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a Shiite mosque in a western Kabul neighborhood during evening prayers on Friday, killing at least 30 people, Afghan officials. And in western Ghor province, a suicide blast struck a Sunni mosque, also during Friday prayers, killing 10 people. 2017-10-20T08:08:00-04:00 2017-10-20T12:08:37-04:00
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UNICEF: Rohingya children refugees face 'hell on earth'

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:44
GENEVA (AP) — UNICEF says the children who make up most of the nearly 600,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar are seeing a "hell on earth" in overcrowded, muddy and squalid refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh. 2017-10-20T06:53:00-04:00 2017-10-20T10:53:22-04:00
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US-backed Syrian force declares victory over IS in Raqqa

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:32
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish-led forces backed by the United States declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former "capital" of Raqqa on Friday, declaring the northern Syrian city free of any extremist presence after a four-month battle that left it in ruins. 2017-10-20T07:17:00-04:00 2017-10-20T11:17:23-04:00
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Man attacks people at shopping mall in Poland, 1 dead

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:17
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A man attacked people with a knife Friday at a shopping mall in southeastern Poland, killing one person and sending seven others to the hospital with wounds, police said. 2017-10-20T07:06:00-04:00 2017-10-20T11:06:34-04:00
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Man slashes people in Poland shopping mall, 8 wounded

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:06
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police say eight people have been hospitalized in southeastern Poland after a 27-year-old man attacked them with a knife at a shopping mall. 2017-10-20T06:49:00-04:00 2017-10-20T10:49:12-04:00
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US-backed Syrian force declares victory over IS in Raqqa

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:22
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S.-backed Syrian force declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former "capital" of Raqqa on Friday, declaring the northern Syrian city free of any extremist presence after a four-month battle that left it in ruins. 2017-10-20T06:09:00-04:00 2017-10-20T10:09:09-04:00
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US drone strike targets al-Shabab after Somalia attack

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:22
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country's deadliest attack, while the U.S. military said it had resumed its fight against extremist group al-Shabab with a drone strike. 2017-10-20T06:12:00-04:00 2017-10-20T10:12:58-04:00
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Pope sends rare condolence after Malta journalist is slain

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:22
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday joined the chorus of shock over the car bomb slaying of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, sending a note expressing his condolences Friday to the overwhelmingly Catholic island nation. 2017-10-20T06:06:00-04:00 2017-10-20T10:06:25-04:00
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Power to the people: 2 Italy regions to hold autonomy votes

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:10
VERONA, Italy (AP) — It is greater autonomy __ not independence __ that two of Italy's wealthiest regions are seeking in a pair of referendums Sunday, yet Catalonia's secessionist ambitions in nearby Spain loom large over the debate. 2017-10-20T05:58:00-04:00 2017-10-20T09:58:58-04:00
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Report: Police informant may have incited Berlin attacker

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:30
BERLIN (AP) — German media report that the Tunisian man who carried out a deadly truck attack in Berlin last year may have been incited by a police informant. 2017-10-20T05:21:00-04:00 2017-10-20T09:21:12-04:00
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