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Explosion near subway station in Istanbul injures at least five

3 hours 38 min ago
ISTANBUL: Five people were injured when a pipe bomb exploded on an overpass near an Istanbul metro station on Tuesday, the district mayor said, halting some train operations and heightening security fears in Europe's biggest city. Turkey has been on high alert since more than 100 people were killed by two suicide bombers in...
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Chicago police superintendent reportedly asked to resign over officer’s murder charge

6 hours 15 min ago
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired his police superintendent on Tuesday after it took 13 months to charge a white police...
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German court declares Auschwitz suspect fit for trial

6 hours 42 min ago
A German appeals court has reversed a lower court's decision that a 95-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a medic in...
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New diabetes cases drop for first time in decades

6 hours 54 min ago
After tripling over the last quarter century, a deadly trend shows signs of progress ......
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Russia S-400 Syria missile deployment sends robust signal

7 hours 24 min ago
The shooting down of a Russian Su-24 warplane by Turkish fighters has prompted Moscow to reinforce its contingent in Syria. Russian warplanes have now been seen carrying air-to-air missiles and a Russian warship - the Moskva - was moved closer to the Syrian coast, to enable its air defence missiles to provide additional cover over the Russian air base near Latakia. But the most significant reinforcement has been the deployment of a sophisticated S-400 air defence system. Its large tubular launchers and associated radar and command...
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Figuig: A troubled home for Morocco’s rarest date variety

10 hours 17 min ago
Article By Guest Writer Ida Sophie Winter The streets of Figuig are quiet and empty. Dusty rose-colored walls stand as dividing sentinels along the roadways of this eastern Moroccan date oasis, empty during this midweek afternoon. There are few roads to Figuig, and they are lonely at this time of year, save for CTM local transport buses, occasional tourist groups, bleached billboards advertising the village’s date palm plantations and military vehicles headed for the closed border with Algeria. Police stationed here know each villager, and pay close attention to strangers. The Middle Atlas mountains insulate and dwarf the village on three sides, while date palm plantations spread far,...
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German cabinet approves anti-Isis military mission in Syria

13 hours 29 min ago
Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to send reconnaissance aircraft, tanker planes and a warship for use in non-combat roles...
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U.S. Marine jailed in Philippines for killing transgender woman

14 hours 48 min ago
A Philippine court on Tuesday found a U.S. Marine guilty of killing a transgender woman, jailing him for six to 12 years in a case that has reignited debate over the American military presence in...
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France, Germany, Canada call on world to put price on carbon

18 hours 7 min ago
One of the smartest ways to fight global warming is putting a price on carbon dioxide pollution, some key world leaders said at Monday’s international climate summit. Either a tax on carbon dioxide emissions or trading carbon pollution like pork bellies, which puts a price on carbon, will help use capitalism to get closer to a day when the world isn’t adding heat-trapping gases to the atmosphere, according to leaders of France, Germany, Canada,...
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Clinton Email Is Released After Security Concern Is Dismissed

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 23:40
A trove of messages made public by the State Department also touches on technology difficulties and a concussion. ......
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