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Top Democrat rescinds offer of $25 billion for Trump's wall

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Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has taken back his offer of $25 billion for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall. More>>

Foreigners linked to Palestinians face Israeli visa troubles

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Activists say Israel is making it harder for foreigners with ties to Palestinians to stay in the West Bank legally, rejecting more visa requests or issuing them for shorter periods. More>>

Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis gets an up-close look at Indonesian commandos - including soldiers walking on fire and breaking bricks with their heads. More>>

Forever scarred, survivors of IS Kabul attacks struggle on

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Forever scarred, survivors of horrific IS attacks in Kabul struggle to come to terms with their losses. More>>

Trump move to tax some imports creates its own risks for US

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Trump approves tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines. More>>

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

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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. More>>

US pulled multiple ways in Syria as Islamic State recedes

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The Trump administration is struggling to define the U.S. mission in Syria now that Islamic State extremists have been mostly ousted. More>>

US strikes kill up to 150 Islamic State fighters in Syria

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U.S. military officials say that American airstrikes in Syria on Saturday killed up to 150 Islamic State fighters in a command center in the Middle Euphrates River Valley. More>>

12 skiers injured by flying rocks as Japanese volcano erupts

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A disaster official says at least nine people have been injured by an apparent volcanic eruption and avalanche near a ski resort in central Japan. More>>

Schumer takes back wall offer in new immigration push

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President Donald Trump is casting doubt on whether Republicans and Democrats can reach an immigration deal by a new Feb. 8 deadline. More>>

Turkey urged to show restraint in assault on Syrian Kurds

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Kurdish militia spokesman: Turkey shells city in northeastern Syria as Turkish forces press into Kurdish enclave. More>>

ICE agent arrested after Kansas TV anchor goes to police

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Newly released court documents show an immigration agent is facing federal charges after a Wichita television news anchor told police that he was sending her sensitive law enforcement material and texting messages that were sexual in nature. More>>

US says multiple Americans among casualties in Kabul attack

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Afghan official: Death toll of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel rises to 22, including 14 foreigners, 8 Afghans. More>>

NFL rejects veterans group's ad for Super Bowl program

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NFL denies ad for Super Bowl program after disagreement on language about anthem standing with vets group. More>>

Pence visits Western Wall amid tensions with Palestinians

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On final day in Israel, Pence making visit to Western Wall and meeting with Israeli President Reuvin Rivlin. More>>

Unsealed documents: Soldier obsessed with terrorism videos

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Newly unsealed documents from an investigation into a Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group provide more details about his obsession with the group's violence. More>>

Anger in Damascus after mortar attack kills 3-year-old

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Three-year-old Elias Khoury was the youngest victim of a mortar barrage on Syria's capital this week that killed eight other people and severely wounded his parents. More>>

The Latest: Schumer pulls back money to fund Trump's wall

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President Donald Trump is rejecting a proposed bipartisan immigration bill. More>>

Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

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69-hour shutdown: Trump signs bill re-opening government after lawmakers agree to a deal giving immigration, other issues their day in Senate. More>>

The Latest: Haley accuses Russia of distraction on Syria

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France's top diplomat is urging Turkey to exercise restraint in Syria, expressing concern about the violent Turkish offensive against a Kurdish enclave. More>>

Duckworth to be first sitting US senator to give birth

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Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth has announced that she's pregnant with her second child. More>>

Russian defense minister visits Vietnam to boost ties

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Russia's defense minister has visited Vietnam, seeking to expand military ties with Moscow's Cold War-era ally. More>>

Official: Americans killed, injured in attack on Kabul hotel

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A State Department official says multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban's weekend attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan. More>>

Veteran dies getting wish of seeing 'Star Wars' movie

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An Air Force veteran whose wish to see the new "Star Wars" movie has died, but not before seeing the movie. More>>

Egypt's military arrests ex-general running for president

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Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful and ex-military chief of staff, levels serious allegations against him. More>>

UN says Congo forces shot at its rights workers in protests

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UN says Congo forces shot at its rights workers in protests over presidential election delay. More>>

Bulgaria's ex-intelligence chief sentenced for embezzlement

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A military court has sentenced Bulgaria's former intelligence chief to 15 years in prison for embezzling millions in public funds. More>>

The Latest: Egypt presidential candidate to assess status

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Egypt's military to investigate presidential hopeful, retired Gen. Sami Annan, for allegedly breaching army regulations. More>>

What's in, and not in, deal ending the government shutdown Video included

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What's in, and not in, deal ending the government shutdown. More>>

US says Turk offensive in Syria is disruptive

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Turkey's ground and air offensive against a Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria has distracted from international efforts to ensure the defeat of the Islamic State group. More>>

US says it wants to help Indonesia provide maritime security

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration wants to help Indonesia play a central role in maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region. More>>

Pence says US embassy will move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

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Vice President Mike Pence has arrived for a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. More>>

50 years after key Vietnam battles, Mattis seeks closer ties

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A half century after the Tet Offensive punctured American hopes for victory in Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting the former enemy to promote closer ties. More>>

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

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In Aleppo, Syria's largest city, centuries-old bazaar destroyed by 4 years of fighting, struggles to come back to life. More>>

Fighting rages amid Turkish push in Kurdish enclave in Syria

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Syria's Kurdish militia says it's repelled Turkish troops from villages seized in Ankara's offensive against enclave. More>>

Back to work: Government shutdown ends after Dems relent Video included

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Democrats align with a plan to reopen the federal government Senate breaks filibuster. More>>

The Latest: Trump signs bill reopening government

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo says the government shutdown won't affect the spy agency's operations. More>>

Palestinian Christians slam Pence's pro-Israel faith

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Palestinian Christians say U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's brand of evangelical Christianity lacks their faith's component of justice, including for those under occupation. More>>

Feds move to replace US border barriers in New Mexico

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The Trump administration is clearing the way to replacing existing vehicle barriers along a stretch of the US-Mexico border in New Mexico. More>>

Shutdown's political 'pingpong game' frustrates workers

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Many federal employees are starting a workweek with confusion and anxiety over a government shutdown that will lock hundreds of thousands of them out of their jobs. More>>

Doctor who aided hunt for bin Laden languishes, forgotten

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As Pakistan's relations with US deteriorate, doctor who aided hunt for bin Laden languishes in jail, seemingly forgotten. More>>

The Latest: Israel PM praises Pence speech, approach to Iran

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The Latest: Pence arrives at Israel's parliament to deliver keynote speech of his 2-day visit. More>>

AP Explains: Turkey's 'Operation Olive Branch' in Afrin

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AP Explains: Turkey has launched a military operation into Afrin, a Kurdish-controlled enclave in northern Syria. More>>

Man apologizes, sentenced to 22 years for US terrorism plot

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An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is again set to be sentenced after a short delay. More>>

US orders extra air cargo screening for flights from Mideast

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The U.S. aviation security agency says it has issued an emergency order requiring additional screening of airline cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries to prevent a terrorist attack. More>>

The Latest: France tells UN that Syria is at 'a crossroads'

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The Latest: Russia accuses US fomenting separatism in Syrian Kurdish enclave attacked by Turkey. More>>

Trump's attempts to show voter fraud appear to have stalled

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President Donald Trump's efforts to show that voter fraud cost him the popular vote in 2016 appear to have stalled. More>>

The Latest: Tillerson says US discussing Syria security zone

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States is discussing with Turkey and others the possibility of setting up a "security zone" on the Syria border to address Turkey's concerns about a Kurdish enclave there. More>>

Palestinian leader urges EU to recognize state, boost role

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is urging EU countries to recognize the state of Palestine and called on the 28-nation bloc to step political efforts in the Middle East amid Arab disappointment with the US role in the region. More>>

Suspect in London van attack on Muslims 'ticking time bomb'

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British prosecutors described suspect in June attack near London's Finsbury Park Mosque as "ticking time bomb". More>>

Ex-Catalan leader makes trip after Spain judge nixes arrest

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The fugitive former leader of Catalonia has arrived in Denmark, despite threats from Spain to seek his immediate arrest there. More>>

Mattis says Turkey gave US notice about airstrikes in Syria

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Turkey gave the U.S. military advance notice of its airstrikes against Kurdish targets in northern Syria. More>>

Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar likely delayed

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With the first repatriations of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar just days away, and more than 1 million living in squalid camps in Bangladesh, international aid workers, local officials and the refugees say preparations have barely begun. More>>

Editor: Erdogan urged attack on Turkish Cypriot newspaper

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The editor of a left-wing Turkish Cypriot newspaper has accused Turkey's president of instructing supporters to launch a violent attack against his publication's offices over criticism for Ankara's military offensive into Syria. More>>

Bombing at market in southern Thailand kills 3, injures 18

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Three people have been killed and 18 injured by a bombing in a market in southern Thailand. More>>

Jordan urges Pence to 'rebuild trust' after Jerusalem pivot

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is defending President Donald Trump's move to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, a decision that has touched off uneasiness among Arab nations on his first tour of the region. More>>

Turkish troops enter Kurdish enclave in northern Syria

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A Turkish official says suspected Syrian Kurdish fighters have fired rockets from across the border, slightly wounding one person. More>>

Afghan forces end Taliban siege at Kabul hotel; 18 dead

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An Afghan official says that at least five civilians have been killed after gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul. More>>

Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey team

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South Koreans seem generally happy to see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but not on their own team. More>>

Despite shutdown, troops get football, Lady Liberty to open

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Visiting the Statue of Liberty deemed a non-essential service during government shutdown that splits the must-have and the can-waits. More>>

Kenya: Explosive kills 4 more children grazing livestock

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A Kenyan official says four more children have been killed by an explosive device that went off in a field where they grazing livestock. More>>

The Latest: US condemns Kabul hotel attack that left 18 dead

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An Afghan official says insurgents have killed 18 members of a pro-government militia in northern Afghanistan, in an attack claimed by the Taliban. More>>

The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack

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Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish ground troops have entered a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria and are advancing with Turkish-backed Syrian opposition forces. More>>

Strong emotions ahead in drama about Serbia's Milosevic

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Musical play about late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic is sure to stir strong feelings in both Serbia and Kosovo. More>>

7 die at Ethiopia's Epiphany in clashes with security forces

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An Ethiopian police official in the restive Amhara region in the north confirmed Sunday evening that 7 people were killed when people celebrating the Epiphany holiday clashed with security forces. More>>

How shutdown affects key parts of federal government

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How shutdown affects key parts of federal government. More>>

The Latest: Israeli Arab lawmakers to boycott Pence speech

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Jordan's King Abdullah II is appealing to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to "rebuild trust and confidence" after the Trump administration's recent decision to designate Jerusalem as Israel's capital. More>>

Senators grill social media companies over terrorist posts

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Senators grill Facebook, Google and Twitter over terrorist propaganda and recruitment. More>>

Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria

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Turkey's military says it has retaliated against fire into Turkey from across the border in a Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwest Syria. More>>

Signs of government shutdown spotty but symbolic

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Trump administration pledge to minimize the impact of a government shutdown faces an early test as a number of iconic American landmarks announced they would be closed. More>>

The Latest: Tillerson speaks to Turkey, Russia diplomats

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Syrian state TV says government forces have reached the perimeter of a rebel-held air base deep inside what was once opposition territory in northwest Syria. More>>

Government shutdown: What's closed, who's affected

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Government Shutdown: What's closed, who is affected?. More>>

VP Pence says US stands 'shoulder to shoulder' with Egypt

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Vice President Mike Pence is in Cairo for meetings with Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on security and counterterrorism issues. More>>

Olympic gymnast abused by ex-doctor wants him to suffer Video included

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Another Olympic gold medalist has come forward to say that she too was sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor who also worked at USA Gymnastics. More>>

Serbian president visits Kosovo after politician's slaying

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Serbia's president is visiting Serb-dominated areas in Kosovo days after a moderate politician was gunned down in an attack that fueled concerns of instability in the volatile Balkans. More>>

Kashmir fighting escalates between India, Pakistan

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Indian officials say a teenage boy and a soldier have been killed in firing by Pakistani troops along the volatile frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir. More>>

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other Video included

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A bitterly-divided Congress is hurtling toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. More>>

Border wall tests find heights should keep out crossers

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APNewsBreak: Recent testing of prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicates their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment tells The Associated Press. More>>

Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency

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In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has made sharp departures from years and even decades of US foreign policy. More>>

US competitive warfighting edge has slipped, says Mattis

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is laying out a broad new defense strategy, and he's warning that all aspects of the military's competitive warfighting edge have eroded. More>>

Russia exhorts Trump to counter 'Russo-phobic' intrigues

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Russia's top diplomat is exhorting President Donald Trump to counter what he calls "Russo-phobic" intrigues against him in the United States in order to improve ties between Washington and Moscow. More>>

Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has eroded

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The Pentagon says countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military's top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism. More>>

Turkey says no turning back from offensive in Syria

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Turkey's defense minister says country determined to carry out a military offensive against enclave in northwest Syria, saying Syrian Kurdish fighters pose ever increasing threat to Turkey. More>>

The Latest: VP Pence greets troops in Ireland

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Vice President Mike Pence still plans to travel to the Middle East on Friday night, despite the potential for a shutdown of the federal government. More>>

Government Shutdown: What's closed, who is affected?

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There's plenty that won't get done if hundreds of thousands of federal employees are barred from working until Washington reaches a budget agreement. More>>

Governor took 15 minutes to announce missile alert was false

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State lawmakers will hold a hearing to find out why Hawaii emergency officials mistakenly sent an alert warning of a ballistic missile attack. More>>

Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir

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Tensions between India and Pakistan soar along their volatile frontier in Kashmir as soldiers shell villages and border posts for third day. More>>

France's Macron pledges big increase in defense budget

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French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged an "unprecedented" hike in defense spending in the coming years to guarantee France's security within its borders and fight "obscurantism" abroad. More>>

Lithuania probing bogus story after TV station is hacked

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Lithuania launched an investigation on Friday into a cyber-attack against a news outlet which saw a fake news article targeting the Defense Minister. More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

Pakistan's ace in poker match with US: Afghan air routes

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As bad as President Donald Trump describes U.S.-Pakistani ties today, they can get far worse. More>>

Turkey faces balancing act amid border offensive in Syria

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As Turkey threatens a bloody confrontation with U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Afrin it faces the challenge of maintaining its old alliance with Washington and reinforcing a new rapprochement with Moscow. More>>

TV crew attempts to pass fake bomb through airport security

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Authorities say at least seven people who claimed to be working for a TV network were arrested at New Jersey's Newark Airport after they tried to film themselves passing a fake explosive device through a security checkpoint. More>>

Radio Free Europe says Pakistan closes its bureau

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty says Pakistani authorities have closed the Islamabad bureau of its Pashto-language Radio Mashaal after Pakistan's intelligence agency accused it of airing programs "against the interest of Pakistan.". More>>

US-backed Somalia commandos kill 4 al-Shabab extremists

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US-backed Somalia commandos kill 4 al-Shabab extremists in raid that frees child conscripts. More>>

Pence to travel to Middle East despite potential shutdown

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Vice President Mike Pence set to travel to Mideast on Friday night despite a looming federal government shutdown. More>>

Judge delays sentencing of Ohio man who plotted US attacks

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An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is set to be sentenced. More>>

Germany halts further arms exports to parties in Yemen war

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Germany won't approve arms exports to countries involved in the conflict in Yemen, a move that could affect sales of military hardware to Saudi Arabia. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Shutdown wouldn't halt military

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AP FACT CHECK: In a government shutdown, the military would continue to operate normally, despite Trump's worry about it taking a hit. More>>

The Latest: Catalan president to travel to Denmark next week

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Officials say that former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Brussels to avoid arrest in Spain nearly three months ago, will leave Belgium and travel to Denmark next week to attend a university forum. More>>

Teen denies responsibility in London subway bomb attack

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An 18-year-old has denied responsibility for an explosion on a London subway station that injured 30 people. More>>

The work that won't get done during a government shutdown

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There's plenty that won't get done if thousands of federal employees are barred from working during a shutdown until dysfunctional Washington agrees on a plan to restore funding. More>>

House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim Video included

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The White House chief of staff says President Donald Trump's views on immigration are evolving. More>>

Stansfield Turner, who led major CIA reforms, dies

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Stansfield A. Turner, who served as CIA director under President Jimmy Carter and oversaw reforms at the agency after the Senate uncovered CIA surveillance aimed at American citizens, has died. More>>

The work that won't get done during a government shutdown

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During a government shutdown, there's plenty of work that won't get done should hundreds of thousands of federal employees be barred from working. More>>

Israel digs deep to thwart tunnel threat from Gaza Strip

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Israeli military forges ahead with ambitious subterranean barrier to cut off attack tunnels from Gaza Strip. More>>

Deputy US marshal killed while serving Pennsylvania warrant

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An official says multiple Pennsylvania police officers have been injured while serving an early morning warrant in Harrisburg. More>>

The Latest: Schumer says very short-term funding would be OK

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President Donald Trump is pushing back against his own chief of staff over the border wall with Mexico. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Shutdown wouldn't halt military

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump worries what happens "if the country shuts down". More>>

Syria threatens to down Turkish jets over its Kurdish region

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Amid threats from Turkey, Syria warns it will shoot down any Turkish fighter jets that attack within Syria. More>>

Pence visit showcases dilemma facing Egypt, Jordan leaders

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Pence Mideast visit showcases dilemma for major Washington allies Egypt, Jordan. More>>

UK and French leaders reach border deal, disagree on Brexit

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Britain says it will pay France tens of millions of pounds (dollars) as part of a deal to maintain a key border agreement between the two countries. More>>

AP Explains: What happens when the government shuts down

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The truth about a government "shutdown" is that the government doesn't shut down. More>>

Ex-Trump aide was subject of arrest warrant at White House

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Hungarian police had an arrest warrant open for Sebastian Gorka during the eight months he spent as a national security aide to U.S. President Donald Trump. More>>

Judge remains skeptical Sept. 11 Saudi claims can proceed

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A judge who once before rejected arguments that Saudi Arabia was behind the Sept. 11 attacks has expressed doubts again after claims were revived by Congressional action. More>>

UN chief: Threat from nukes, other weapons, gathers force

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the threat from weapons of mass destruction "seems to be gathering force" and is urging expanded diplomatic efforts to tackle the security challenge posed by North Korea's nuclear ambitions. More>>

Thai court drops royal insult charges against academic

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A Thai military court has dropped royal insult charges against an 84-year old Thai historian who questioned whether a Thai King had actually defeated a Burmese adversary in combat on elephant-back over 500 years ago. More>>

Feds say man accused in Bosnian killings lied to be refugee

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Federal authorities say a man suspected of killing three people while fighting in Bosnia's war lied to get into the U.S. as a refugee and has been quietly operating a trucking company in Iowa. More>>

The Latest: Macron, May differ on UK's Brexit trade deal

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French President Emmanuel Macron says Britain and France have signed a treaty to improve the management of their common border and to deal more humanely with migrants. More>>

The Latest: Kazakhstan to NKorea: Abandon nuclear ambitions

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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the regimes that most threaten the world today with weapons of mass destruction also deny their people human rights, promote conflict and regional instability and "aid terrorists and militant groups.". More>>

Tweak in foreign surveillance bill may not change much

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As the Senate nears renewal of a key U.S. spy program, law enforcement veterans and privacy advocates say the bill's call for the FBI to get a warrant in some cases when it digs into Americans' communications will amount to little more than a nuisance. More>>

Turkey extends post-coup state of emergency

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Turkey's parliament has extended for a sixth time the state of emergency that was imposed in the wake of a 2016 failed coup attempt. More>>

Russia marks 75 years since breaking Nazi siege of Leningrad

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President Vladimir Putin is attending events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the break of Nazi's siege of Leningrad. More>>

Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no Video included

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Congressional Democrats aren't backing down from their threats to reject any government funding bill that isn't paired with protection for thousands of young immigrants. More>>

Migrants shift to old, risky route to Spain and Europe

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Record numbers of migrants and asylum-seekers are arriving through the hazardous Western Mediterranean route into Europe. More>>

AP Explains: What happens when the government shuts down

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The truth about a government "shutdown" is that the government doesn't shut down. More>>

The Latest: Syria vows to shoot down Turkish fighter jets

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Turkey's military says the country's chief of military staff and intelligence chief have traveled to Russia for talks on the situation in Syria. More>>

Israel says it killed Palestinian sought in settler slaying

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In pre-dawn raid, Israeli forces kill Palestinian wanted in fatal shooting of West Bank rabbi. More>>

Nearly 4 years on, much of Syrian rebel 'capital' abandoned

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4 years on and with no funds for rebuilding, ancient heart of Homs still abandoned ruins. More>>

Pakistan, India trade fire in Kashmir, killing 4

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Officials say Pakistani, Indian troops trade gunfire in disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing 3 civilians and a soldier. More>>

Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no Video included

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Liberal activists are shrugging off the prospect of a government shutdown and demanding that Democrats protect thousands of young immigrants from deportation. More>>

Families of captive French jihadis sue to bring them home

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The families of French Islamic State followers being held by Kurdish forces are suing to bring the women and children home, saying they have no hope of fair treatment in a place where their captors aren't even recognized as a government. More>>

Amid spat with Turkey, Tillerson denies Syria border force

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it's crucial for the U.S. to maintain a military presence in Syria to prevent an Islamic State resurgence. More>>

Charges unsealed against man linked to bin Laden, al-Qaida

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U.S. authorities say they want a German man who provided critical support to Osama bin Laden before the Sept. 11 attacks to face trial in the United States. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump presidency creates an alternate reality Video included

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump fraught relationship with facts marks his presidency. More>>

Pope has tough words for indigenous, Chile during Mass

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Pope Francis goes to Chile's Araucania region Wednesday, where several churches have been firebombed amid a long-running conflict between indigenous Mapuche and government authorities. More>>

Bob Dole gets Congressional Gold Medal Video included

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Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole to receive Congress' highest civilian honor. More>>

Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

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The two Koreas are meeting again to discuss North Korean participation in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. More>>

Navy ship collisions prompt rare criminal charges

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The Navy's decision to charge five officers with negligent homicide for their involvement in two fatal ship crashes marks a rare legal move that, if proven, could send them to jail for up to three years. More>>

Suicide attack at market in Nigeria's Maiduguri kills 12

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12 killed, 48 others wounded in double suicide attack at market in Nigeria's Maiduguri city. More>>

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa Video included

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Republicans are still struggling to get their stories straight nearly a week after a meeting in which President Donald Trump is said to have made vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. More>>

Turkey to extend state of emergency amid freedom concerns

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Turkey is set to extend a state of emergency for the sixth time since it was imposed following failed 2016 coup attempt. More>>

Ex-CIA officer arrested, charged with keeping documents

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Former CIA officer arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets. More>>

Italian lawmakers pass anti-terror military mission to Niger

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Italian lawmakers have approved sending a military mission to Niger to combat human trafficking and terrorism. More>>

FEMA: Hawaii didn't need approval to retract missile alert

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency says the state of Hawaii didn't need federal approval to retract a cellphone alert mistakenly sent over the weekend warning of a ballistic missile attack. More>>

France wants tougher rules on bitcoin to avoid criminal use

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France's finance minister says he wants new regulation targeted at bitcoin and other virtual currencies, to stop them from being used for tax evasion, financing terrorism and other crime. More>>

Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

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The Navy says it is filing negligent homicide charges against the commanders of two ships involved in fatal collisions last year. More>>

German, Austrian chancellors stress need to secure EU border

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The chancellors of Germany and Austria saying they're waiting to see how political developments in their respective neighbors play out before passing judgment. More>>

Prosecutors: New Jersey bomber tried to corrupt inmates

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Prosecutors are urging a judge to impose a life sentence on a New Jersey man who injured 30 people in a Manhattan bombing and then promoted his extremist ideology to other prisoners. More>>

US presses Kosovo against amending war crimes court law

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The United States ambassador to Kosovo says the country still needs an outside mechanism like the special war crimes court as its system is not yet capable of administering high-case profiles and witnesses are subject to intimidation. More>>

Jewish child orphaned in Mumbai attacks makes 1st visit back

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A young boy whose parents were killed at a Jewish center in Mumbai during the city's 2008 terror attack has returned for the first time to visit the city. More>>

Legislation on foreign surveillance clears Senate hurdle

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Legislation extending a government program established to gather information from foreigners overseas has cleared a key Senate hurdle. More>>

Serb leader's death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensions

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A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo has been shot and killed, raising ethnic tensions in the region and halting EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia on the day they were due to resume. More>>

Tillerson warns military action on NK unless diplomacy works

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles Tuesday with nations that fought on America's side in the Korean War, looking to tighten the economic noose around North Korea over its nuclear weapons even as hopes rise for diplomacy. More>>

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

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The White House is expected to provide a fuller readout of President Donald Trump's health following his first medical check-up in office last Friday. More>>

Dems accuse GOP official of 'amnesia' on Trump vulgarity Video included

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Trump goes after the Democrat who brought coarse remarks about Africa, Haiti to surface. More>>

Nigerian army releases 244 suspects who denounced Boko Haram

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Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership of the deadly extremist group. More>>

Bangladesh, Myanmar aim to finish Rohingya return in 2 years

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Bangladesh officials say they have agreed with Myanmar that they will try to complete the repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled from violence in Myanmar within two years. More>>

The Latest: Doctor says Trump aced cognitive test

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President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening. More>>

The Latest: Tillerson says US seeks diplomacy with NKorea

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles Tuesday with nations that fought on America's side in the Korean War, looking to tighten the economic noose around North Korea over its nuclear weapons even as hopes rise for diplomacy. More>>

Iran adds to criticism of US-trained Kurdish force in Syria

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Iran says U.S. plans to form a new border security force in Syria will cause more instability and "add flames" to the war-torn country. More>>

Japanese PM lands in Romania as leader he is to meet resigns

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Bucharest for talks on North Korea and investment, but the focus in the Romanian capital was on a political crisis prompted by the unexpected resignation of Premier Mihai Tudose. More>>

The Latest: Homeland secretary unclear on Trump vulgarity Video included

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says President Donald Trump is "not going to apologize for trying to fix our immigration system," as the fall-out continues from Trump's reported use of a vulgarity to describe some African countries. More>>

Rebel ex-policeman among dead in Venezuela shootout

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Officials in Venezuela confirm that a rebellious police officer who led a dramatic attack in Caracas last year was among seven killed in a violent shootout with security forces. More>>

Chelsea Manning's US Senate bid could upend Maryland race

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Chelsea Manning's intention to run for U.S. Senate threatens to upend the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary. More>>

The Latest: Kosovo assures safety after Serb leader's death

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The lawyer for leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo Oliver Ivanovic says he has been shot dead. More>>

US agency to work with states to ensure proper safety alerts

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the agency will be working with states to ensure they follow proper protocols when issuing safety alerts and can quickly retract incorrect alerts, like Hawaii's warning of a ballistic missile. More>>

AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration

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AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration. More>>

South Sudan's cease-fire broken by both sides, say monitors

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Sixteen people have been killed, including three children, since South Sudan's cease-fire started less than a month ago, say monitors. More>>

UK business secretary seeks fast-tracked Carillion probe

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U.K. leaders are discussing the fallout of the collapse of construction and outsourcing firm Carillion. More>>

Venezuela forces take down fugitive group in deadly shootout

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Venezuelan officials say special forces troops have captured five members of a band led by a rebellious police officer who has been on the run since stealing a helicopter and launching grenades at government buildings. More>>

Twin bombings in Baghdad kill 38, shatter post-IS calm

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Iraq's interior ministry says back-to-back suicide attacks in central Baghdad kill at least 16 people. More>>

US wants to cut money for Palestinian refugees

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U.S. officials say the Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees and to make additional donations contingent on changes to the organization. More>>

Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts

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Across the Middle East, millions of people who depend on the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees and their descendants are bracing for the worst ahead of an expected U.S. funding cut. More>>

Turkey vows to 'drown' US-backed Syrian Kurdish force

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Russia, Turkey, Syrian government condemn US plans to establish Syrian Kurdish-led border security force. More>>

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