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UPDATE 2 – Death toll rises to 6 in US train derailment

- More than 140 hurt after passenger train carrying 238 passengers, five crew crashes in Philadelphia. NEW YORK/WASHINGTON – At least six people were killed...

‘Hardware failure’ sacks US travel visa system

State Department says system not expected be online before next week WASHINGTON – A technical problem affecting the U.S. travel visa system is not expected...

UPDATE 2 – Pentagon: Russian pilot did not respond Turkish warnings

US, NATO supports Turkey’s right to defend its airspace, sovereignty, says Pentagon ADDS MORE COMMENTS FROM PENTAGON WASHINGTON – The pilots of a downed Russian aircraft did...
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UN chief condemns Kenyan university massacre

At least 70 students killed in an al-Shabaab attack on Garissa University College near Somali border. NEW YORK - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday...

Las Vegas Police Officer Accused Of Manslaughter After Using Chokehold

A police officer has been charged with murdering a man at Las Vegas Strip resort, as he accidentally killed the man chokehold, authorities said. Las...

Suez Canal upgrade may not live up to promise

Experts say canal upgrade may not attract levels of traffic projected By Andrew Jay Rosenbaum ANKARA - Improvements to the Suez Canal may not provide the...

Brent oil dives below $41 a barrel, lowest in 7 years

Price of global benchmark Brent crude falls 5.4 percent Monday as supply remains high ANKARA - Brent crude oil price fell below $41 a barrel late Monday...
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Pope Francis in Philadelphia

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12 injured in explosion, fire in NY buildings collapse

3 victims injured critically in blast that affected 4 buildings. NEW YORK (AA) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a massive explosion in downtown New...

Deadly Guatemala landslide under criminal investigation

Prosecutors seeking to identify and prosecute individuals responsible as death toll nears 200 By Sandra Cuffe RIVAS, Nicaragua - Prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into...

Kurdish envoy slams Iraq PM, anti-Daesh coalition

Diplomat says Iraq has not adequately funded Kurdish government, peshmerga forces fighting Daesh. WASHINGTON - The representative of Iraq's regional Kurdish government to the U.S. said Monday...

American Turks launch new campaign over 1915 events

The “Let History Decide” campaign in the U.S. will counter Armenian allegations over the events of 1915 involving the Ottoman Empire during World War...

Obama says NATO to be involved in Daesh fight

- US working with NATO allies, other countries to confront terrorism WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday hinted at NATO's involvement in the fight against...

US airstrike kills Daesh’s operative in Iraq

Strike killed militant believed to have played role in deadly attack on US embassy in Libya WASHINGTON - A U.S. airstrike in Iraq killed a...

8 Reported Dead During Mississippi Shooting

Mississippi authorities announced on Sunday the suspect, responsible for shooting and killing 8 people including a sheriff’s deputy, is in custody. The shooting Warren Strain, Mississippi...

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