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Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

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Officials: Afghan forces still clearing city of Ghazni of Taliban fighters on 5th day following massive insurgent attack. More>>

The Latest: Police lifting cordons after Parliament crash

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The Latest: London's Metropolitan Police say no one is in a life-threatening condition following a car crash outside the Houses of Parliament. More>>

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, man arrested

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London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured. More>>

US Defense Secretary Mattis pitches closer US-Brazil ties

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is making a pitch to Brazil for building a closer defense partnership with the United States, including in space research. More>>

Trump lashes out at Omarosa, calls her 'that dog'

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Just like old times: Trump and Omarosa spar over whether he used the N-word, other allegations in her new book. More>>

Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him Video included

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President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once. More>>

US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

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University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building a tech startup to fight terrorism. More>>

Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

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A Hong Kong independence activist decried Beijing's rule as modern-day colonialism in a speech to a foreign journalists' association that defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event. More>>

White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

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Toxics used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states. More>>

Uganda opposition figure detained after his driver is slain

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An official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones. More>>

Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

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China is blaming "anti-China forces" for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps. More>>

Syria vows to help refugees return, wants sanctions lifted

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Syrian government officials have vowed to ensure the safe return of refugees and are urging Western countries to encourage the process by lifting sanctions. More>>

The Latest: Afghan aid group offers to help Ghazni's wounded

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The Latest: Afghan spokesman says Taliban have overrun a military base in country's north, killing 17 troops. More>>

Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

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President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday over book, recordings. More>>

Assaults by Taliban raise questions about US plan for peace

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Taliban's ability to attack is raising questions about US plan for ending war in Afghanistan. More>>

UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

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British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, has acknowledged he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. More>>

UN report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria

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A U.N. report says the Islamic State extremist group has an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat _ as does al-Qaida. More>>

Key Afghan city turned into 'ghost town' by deadly battles Video included

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Kabul says battle with the Taliban in city of Ghazni has killed about 100 Afghan forces, 20 civilians. More>>

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

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The rival Koreas have begun high-level talks to set the date and the venue for a third summit between their leaders. More>>

Taliban offensive exposes fragile US hopes for Afghan peace

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A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. More>>

Under new law, military kids get sex assault protections

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The Defense Department must improve how it responds to child-on-child sexual assault at U.S. military bases across the world as part of a sweeping new law President Donald Trump signed Monday. More>>

As Asian Games host, Indonesia has more at stake than sport

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Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been spruced up as it readies to welcome thousands of visitors. More>>

The Latest: Trump denies using racial slur on tapes

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Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is releasing an audio recording of a conversation she says she had with President Donald Trump after she was fired from the White House. More>>

Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone

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7 killed in rebel attack amid Congo's latest deadly Ebola outbreak; population sent fleeing. More>>

Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

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Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from President Donald Trump's allies and national security experts for admitting that she secretly recorded her firing by chief of staff John Kelly in the high-security Situation Room. More>>

Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests, few arrests

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Events to mark the anniversary of the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, were largely peaceful, with police making just a handful of arrests. More>>

WWII remains come home, brothers get to pay last respects

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Dominic Ragucci had thought for nearly 70 years that the remains of his older brother, Emil, were swept out to sea during a World War II battle on a Pacific atoll. On Monday, he plans to stand on the tarmac in Philadelphia and greet Emil's remains. More>>

Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

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An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said. More>>

UAE responds to AP report on deals with al-Qaida in Yemen

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The United Arab Emirates says it is actively fighting al-Qaida's branch in Yemen after an Associated Press report outlined how Emirati forces cut secret deals with the militants to get them to abandon territory. More>>

Omarosa says she secretly taped her firing, plays audio

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Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room. More>>

Minister in Poland calls LGBT march a 'parade of sodomites'

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Poland's right-wing defense minister has used the term "sodomites" to describe the recent LGBT rights march while giving an interview on a pro-government Catholic television. More>>

Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he's satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon's approach to space. More>>

The Latest: Scores killed fighting Taliban in Afghan city

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The Latest: Afghan minister: Battle with Taliban in Ghazni killed about 100 members of security forces, 20 civilians. More>>

Syrian group: Death toll in blast in rebel town rises to 67

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Syrian search-and-rescue group: Death toll from blast in rebel-held town the previous day rises to 67. More>>

US advising Afghan forces in battle for eastern city

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Afghan official: Security forces are battling the Taliban for the third straight day in the city of Ghazni. More>>

Malians vote in presidential runoff amid attacks, threats

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Malians are voting in a second round presidential election between incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse. More>>

4 Jordanian troops, 3 suspected militants dead in clash

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Jordanian official: 5 suspected militants in custody after clashes that killed 3 members of the security forces. More>>

Pence outlines US Space Force plan for 'next battlefield'

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Vice President Mike Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia. More>>

Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

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Syrian activists say explosion in village near Turkish border kills at least 18, collapses building. More>>

US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

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The U.S. ambassador in London is urging Britain to back President Donald Trump in pulling out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying a united front is the best way to persuade Tehran to change course. More>>

The Latest: Death toll from Syria blast climbs to 36

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Syrian opposition activists say a mysterious blast in the country's north has killed at least 36 people, including children. More>>

Suspected jihadis kill 6 in east Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso State TV reports that five gendarmes and one civilian have been killed between the rural communes of Boungou and Ougarou in the nation's far east. More>>

Taliban cling to pockets of Afghan city after assault

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Afghan forces are battling the Taliban in parts of Ghazni a day after the insurgents launched a multi-pronged assault on the eastern city. More>>

3 Jordan policemen killed in storming of militants' hideout

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Three members of Jordan's security forces killed as they storm a hideout of suspected militants that had been rigged with explosives. More>>

The Latest: Jordan official says 3 police killed in raid

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Jordan's government spokeswoman says the number of police officers killed in the storming of a suspected militants' hideout has risen to three. More>>

Taiwan's Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

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When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she'll be traveling to a region she's already visited three times in two years. More>>

UN approves Chile's Bachelet as new human rights chief

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The U.N. General Assembly has approved Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet as the next U.N. human rights chief by consensus. More>>

Yemen's Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

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Yemen's Shiite rebels welcome UN call for probe into Saudi-led coalition airstrike that killed many children. More>>

Congo's latest outbreak more challenging than ever, WHO says

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Congo's latest outbreak more challenging than ever, WHO says; multiple armed groups a threat. More>>

Charlottesville gave momentum to Confederate monument foes

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Efforts to take down Confederate monuments gained explosive momentum after Charlottesville. More>>

Brazen Taliban attack raises pressure on Afghan forces

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Officials say Taliban fighters attacked an eastern provincial capital early Friday, leaving dead and wounded before Afghan forces pushed the militants out of the city. More>>

Violence erupts amid Gaza cease-fire, 2 Palestinians killed

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Gaza's militant Hamas rulers and Israel appear to be honoring cease-fire after 2 days of intense flare-up. More>>

CIA cables detail interrogation at base run by CIA director

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Newly declassified documents released Friday offer more detail how an accused al-Qaida operative was stripped naked, repeatedly slammed against walls, waterboarded at a covert detention site that CIA Director Gina Haspel briefly oversaw after 9/11. More>>

Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua

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Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua as government cracks down on unrest. More>>

Syria: At least 22 killed in Idlib and Aleppo airstrikes

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Syrian government forces unleash wave of strikes on opposition territory, killing at least 22. More>>

Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

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It was secret handiwork done for the CIA by experts in Poland: painted tableware with the intelligence agency's logo. More>>

14,000 fight California fires, some from prisons or overseas Video included

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California could be facing the worst wildfire season ever as some 18 gigantic blazes ravage the state _ and the historically worst months are still to come. More>>

The Latest: Israel says it struck Hamas position in Gaza

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Palestinian health officials say a paramedic has been shot and killed by Israeli fire at a Hamas-led protest along the Gaza border as the militant Islamic group and Israel observed a cease-fire. More>>

Macron, Putin talk about hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker

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French President Emmanuel Macron has told Russian President Vladimir Putin about his concern for a Ukrainian filmmaker who is on a hunger strike in a Russian jail. More>>

US judge halts deportation, threatens Sessions with contempt

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A federal judge halts a deportation in progress and threatens to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt if the mother and daughter aren't returned to the U.S. More>>

UK man pleads guilty to plotting van attack on London street

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A Muslim convert has pleaded guilty to plotting a van attack on crowds in London's busy Oxford Street shopping district. More>>

For now, Army suspends discharges of immigrant recruits

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The U.S. Army has temporarily suspended discharges of immigrant reservists and recruits who were promised a pathway to citizenship when they enlisted,. More>>

Yemen rebels say Saudi coalition airstrike in north kills 50

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Yemeni tribal leaders: Airstrikes blamed on Saudi-led coalition hit market and bus, killing at least 20 people. More>>

Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

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Seoul says the rival Koreas have agreed on high-level talks next Monday to prepare for a leaders' summit. More>>

Hamas says Gaza cease-fire reached with Israel

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Gaza health officials say a pregnant woman, an infant and a Hamas fighter have been killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza. More>>

Leaflets dropped over Syria's Idlib call for reconciliation

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Activists: Syrian military drops leaflets over rebel-held Idlib province, urges residents to reconcile with government. More>>

The Latest: Hamas says Gaza cease-fire reached

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Palestinian officials say Israeli warplanes have attacked a cultural center in Gaza City. The Palestinian Health Ministry says seven bystanders were wounded in Thursday evening's airstrike in the Shati refugee camp. More>>

Carla Provost is named Border Patrol's first female chief

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Carla Provost is named the U.S. Border Patrol's first female chief in its 94-year-history. More>>

Estonia halts NATO air drills after jet misfires missile

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Estonia's defense minister has ordered a halt to NATO's air exercises in Estonia pending an investigation after a missile was accidentally fired over the Baltic country's airspace by a Spanish fighter jet on exercises this week. More>>

History shared but unreconciled in city's Confederate statue Video included

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In Tuskegee, Alabama, where a statue honoring Confederate soldiers has stood for more than a century, history is shared but unreconciled. More>>

NATO's top general visits candidate member Macedonia

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NATO's top military officer is visiting Macedonia, which hopes to join the alliance once a deal with neighboring Greece to rename itself "North Macedonia" is fully implemented. More>>

Nagasaki marks 73 years since A-bombing as UN chief attends

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Nagasaki is marking the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city, joined by the U.N. chief for the first time amid the effort to push forward North Korea's denuclearization. More>>

Report: Montenegro seeks ex-CIA agent in failed coup

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Montenegro is seeking the arrest of a former CIA agent in what the government calls a failed pro-Russian coup in 2016 designed to prevent the Balkan country's NATO membership. More>>

Turkey to outline 'new economic model' as currency slides

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Turkey's government says it will reveal a "new economic model" this week as the country's currency continues to slide. More>>

North Dakota Senate hopefuls chase the veterans' vote

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In North Dakota, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer are arguing over who is the better friend to veterans. More>>

The Latest: UN says civil war has cost Syria $388B in damage

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UN agency says Syria's seven-year-long civil war has cost the country $388 billion in economic damage. More>>

The Latest: Death toll from airstrike in Yemen rises to 43

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Yemen's Shiite rebels say the death toll from Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a busy market and bus carrying civilians in the country's north has risen to 43. More>>

Sons feel mixed emotions after NKorea returns dad's dog tag

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Sons who barely knew father missing in Korean War feel mixed emotions after North Korea returns his dog tag. More>>

Venezuela ruling party cracks down on opposition lawmakers

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President Nicolas Maduro has accused two opposition legislators of having roles in the drone attack that Venezuelan officials have called an assassination attempt on the leader, and his allies are moving against the accused. More>>

Sept. 11 helper set to be released in Germany, deported

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Germany is set to release later this year a man convicted of helping three of the suicide pilots in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. More>>

Palestinian-American candidate is source of West Bank pride

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The Michigan primary victory of Rashida Tlaib, who is expected to become the first Muslim woman and Palestinian-American to serve in the U.S. Congress, triggered an outpouring of joy in her ancestral village on Wednesday. More>>

Senator: Russia has breached Florida state election systems

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Florida's Democratic senator says Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's midterms. More>>

Returned Korean War dog tag belonged to Army medic

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The lone military identification tag that North Korea provided with 55 boxes of human remains last month belonged to Army Master Sgt. Charles H. McDaniel of Indiana. More>>

US commander: No need for major change in Afghan war plan

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The top U.S. commander in the Middle East says he doesn't expect any major change in the Afghanistan war strategy this fall, as a new general takes over the campaign there. More>>

Okinawan Governor Onaga, who led anti-US base move, dies

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Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga, who led opposition to U.S. military bases on the southern Japanese island, has died of pancreatic cancer at age 67. More>>

Israel hits Gaza after Palestinian rockets target Israel

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U.N. aid agency calls on Israel to allow emergency fuel into the Gaza Strip to avert the shutdown of hospitals and sanitation facilities. More>>

The Latest: Venezuela body accuses 2 lawmakers in drone case

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Venezuela's supreme court is ordering the arrest of prominent opposition leader Julio Borges in connection with an alleged assassination attempt against President Nicolas Maduro. More>>

US braces for possible cyberattacks after Iran sanctions

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Cybersecurity and intelligence experts warn that Tehran could launch cyberattacks against the US to retaliate for reimposed sanctions. More>>

Cancer study of nuclear test site expected to finish in 2019

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The National Cancer Institute says its long-anticipated study into the cancer risks of New Mexico residents living near the site of the world's first atomic bomb test likely will be published in 2019. More>>

US ups reward for info on al-Qaida leaders in Africa attacks

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The United States is doubling rewards for al-Qaida leaders charged for their roles in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa. More>>

Commander: Iran navy exercise a message to US on sanctions

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The top U.S. commander in the Middle East says that an Iranian naval exercise last week was meant as a message to the U.S. for re-imposing economic sanctions on Tehran. More>>

Charlottesville gave momentum to Confederate monument foes

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Efforts to take down Confederate monuments gained explosive momentum after Charlottesville. More>>

US, Turkey meet without apparent resolution of pastor's case

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Senior U.S. and Turkish officials have held talks in Washington aimed at ending a sharp rift between the NATO allies over the detention of an American pastor. More>>

UK prince, prime minister mark centenary of Battle of Amiens

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Britain's Prince William and Prime Minister Theresa May have marked the centenary of the Battle of Amiens, _ a short, bloody and decisive battle in northern France that heralded the end of World War I. More>>

The Latest: First Muslim woman poised to join Congress

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Some Republican voters in Kansas say President Donald Trump's endorsement of Secretary of State Kris Kobach mattered to them as they cast votes in the GOP primary for governor. More>>

Iranian lawmakers oust minister in victory for hard-liners

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Iranian lawmakers have voted to sack President Hassan Rouhani's labor minister, in a victory for hard-liners opposed to the relative moderate. More>>

Germany concludes deal with Spain to return migrants

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Germany says it has concluded an agreement with Spain for that country to take back previously registered migrants who show up at the German border, a first step toward implementing a deal to defuse a domestic political dispute over migration. More>>

Druze army vets campaign against Israel's Jewish state law

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Israel's Druze minority _ Arabic speakers who serve in the country's military _are demonstrating against the contentious "Nation-State" law, saying it downgrades them to second class citizens. More>>

New Colombian president promises 'corrections' to peace deal

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The protégé of a powerful ex-Colombian president will be sworn in as the country's new leader Tuesday, tasked with steering forward the implementation of a peace accord with leftist rebels that remains on shaky ground. More>>

Iran weighs response as US sanctions bite

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Money exchange shops across Iran reopen after 5-month shutdown amid economic turmoil after US withdrew from nuke deal. More>>

Zimbabwean soldiers beating up opposition, rights group says

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Human Rights Watch says Zimbabwean security forces and unidentified gunmen have beaten and harassed dozens of people in a crackdown on opposition; government denies it. More>>

Trump-backed John James wins Michigan's GOP Senate nod

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Michigan businessman John James, a black Iraq War veteran who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, has won the Republican nomination to take on Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall. More>>

The Latest: McCulloch defeated soundly in prosecutor race

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Missouri voters have rejected a right-to-work law banning mandatory union fees in workplace contracts. More>>

Venezuela president ties opposition leader to drone attack

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused one of the country's most prominent opposition leaders of being linked to the alleged assassination attempt using drones. More>>

Allies slowly taking back some detainees from Syria fighting

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Several countries have taken custody of a few dozen foreign fighters detained in Syria and brought them home to face justice, after months of pressure from the United States. More>>

California's border wall challenge hinges on jurisdiction

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A federal appeals court will hear arguments by the state of California and advocacy groups who contend the Trump administration overreached by waiving environmental reviews to speed construction of the president's prized border wall with Mexico. More>>

Venezuela rallies Maduro supporters after thwarted attack

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Venezuelan investigators hunting for a band of assailants allegedly behind a failed attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro with explosives-laden drones have raided hotels and seized vehicles while grilling six suspects for details of the plot. More>>

Trump: Sanctions reinstated against Iran for 'WORLD PEACE'

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U.S. sanctions against Iran that had been eased under the landmark nuclear accord have now gone back into effect. More>>

The Latest: Bolton says sanctions not about regime change

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Automaker Daimler AG says it is putting its activities in Iran on ice with the return of U.S. sanctions. More>>

Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices

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A new Pentagon order says military troops and other defense personnel on certain sensitive bases and warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location. More>>

In stretch of Arizona border, migrant families keep coming

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Thousands of families and unaccompanied children are continuing to cross the U.S. border in Arizona and California even after the government's massive family separations that shocked the world. More>>

Russia warns of 'horrible' conflict if Georgia joins NATO

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Russia's prime minister has issued a stern warning to NATO on the 10th anniversary of the Russia-Georgia war that incorporating Georgia could trigger a new "horrible" conflict. More>>

Israeli fire kills 2 Hamas militants in Gaza

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Israeli military says it targeted Hamas post in Gaza after militants opened fire; Hamas says 2 fighters were killed. More>>

EU says encouraging trade with Iran is crucial to nuke deal

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The European Union says it is encouraging enterprises to increase their business with Iran because that country has been compliant with their nuclear-related commitments. More>>

Japanese students use VR to recreate Hiroshima bombing

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A group of Japanese high school students has been producing a five-minute virtual reality experience that recreates the sights and sounds of Hiroshima immediately before, during and after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city 73 years ago. More>>

Spain: Photos leaked of suspects in attacks that killed 16

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Spanish media are publishing previously unseen photographs of some of the extremists behind last year's terror attacks in Barcelona and nearby Cambrils, just days before the anniversary. More>>

Trump breaks with aides, tweets endorsement of Kobach

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President Donald Trump is endorsing controversial Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in that state's GOP gubernatorial primary. More>>

The Latest: Southern California fire expanding into forest

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Authorities say twin blazes rapidly spreading in Northern California have become the state's largest wildfire in recorded history. More>>

Trump ups sanctions pressure on Iran despite European dismay

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Pompeo says looming sanctions against Iran will be enforced, expanded until it changes course. More>>

BA chief criticizes border control delays at Heathrow

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Alex Cruz head of British Airways has written a letter in Britain's national newspaper, The Times in which he referred the delays unacceptable for anyone traveling from outside the European Union. More>>

The Latest: Trump re-imposes many sanctions on Iran

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President Donald Trump is signing an executive order reimposing many sanctions on Iran, three months after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal. More>>

EU ready to protect European firms from US sanctions on Iran

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The EU says new measures are ready to enter force to protect European businesses from the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran. More>>

Zimbabwean opposition readies legal challenge to election

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Zimbabwe's main opposition party says it will make a statement on Tuesday about plans to challenge the country's election results in the courts, though it alleges the judicial system is biased against it. More>>

Hiroshima remembers atomic bombing on 73rd anniversary

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Hiroshima has marked the 73rd anniversary of the WWII atomic bombing with a somber ceremony to remember the victims and a call to eliminate nuclear weapons amid hopes toward denuclearizing North Korea. More>>

Trump wants a Space Force, but Pentagon has different idea

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President Donald Trump wants a Space Force, a new military service he says is needed to ensure American dominance in space. More>>

Serbia criticizes Israel over Croatia anniversary attendance

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Serbia's foreign minister has criticized Israel because its military jets and envoys took part in a ceremony in Croatia marking a victorious 1995 offensive against rebel Serb-held territories. More>>

Election violence in Zimbabwe didn't faze tennis teens

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'Do you guys feel threatened?' Teen-age players at an International Tennis Federation tournament in Harare were battling on the courts as Zimbabwean soldiers used deadly force on rioters, protesters and bystanders after the disputed election. More>>

Suicide bomber kills 3 NATO forces in Afghanistan

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The U.S. military says a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan has killed three NATO forces. More>>

Report: Blast kills Syrian arms program researcher

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A Syrian newspaper says the director of a military research agency linked to Syria's chemical weapons program has been assassinated. More>>

Merkel's party debates merits of German national service

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party is debating the merits of reintroducing some kind of civilian or military national service for young people, seven years after Germany scrapped military conscription. More>>

Croatia celebrates 1995 blitz; Serbia calls it Nazi policy

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Croatia is celebrating a victorious military offensive in which it retook lands held by rebel Serbs in 1995, but which Serbia's president has compared to the policies of Nazi Germany during World War II. More>>

Venezuela detains 6 in failed drone attack aimed at Maduro

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Unknown assailants attempted to attack President Nicolas Maduro with drone-like devices armed with explosives that detonated just as the embattled leader was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers, the Venezuelan government said Saturday. More>>

The Latest: 6 arrests in Venezuela drone plot; more likely

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President Donald Trump's national security adviser says the U.S. played no role in the apparent assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. More>>

2 car bomb blasts kill 6 in Somalia

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A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle near the gate of a military base in Afgoye town, 30 kilometers (18 miles) northwest of Mogadishu. More>>

Iran receives more airplanes ahead of renewed US sanctions

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Iran has acquired five new airplanes a day before the U.S. begins restoring sanctions suspended under the 2015 nuclear deal. More>>

South Sudan's warring leaders sign peace deal to share power

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Sudan's state news agency says that South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel opposition leader Riek Machar have signed a peace deal to share power in a transitional government, the latest effort to end a 5-year civil war. More>>

US, North Korean top diplomats exchange pleasantries, barbs

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is warning Russia, China and others against any violation of international sanctions on North Korea. More>>

Czech military confirms 3 soldiers killed in Afghanistan

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The Czech military has confirmed the three victims of the suicide attack in Afghanistan were all Czech service members. More>>

Zimbabwe opposition says soldiers search for its supporters

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Zimbabwe opposition says soldiers search for its supporters after disputed election. More>>

The Latest: Expert says Maduro may use attack for purge

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Venezuela's government says several explosions heard at a military event were an attempted attack on President Nicolas Maduro. More>>

Las Vegas gunman became unstable but didn't raise suspicions

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Las Vegas police are making public their final report on the shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds last year at a country music festival. More>>

Venezuelan government: Drone strikes targeted Maduro

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State television shows Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro abruptly cutting short a speech hundreds of soldiers breaking ranks and scattering. More>>

Suicide bombing at mosque in Afghanistan kills at least 29

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Provincial government official says at least 25 people killed, 23 wounded in suicide bombing inside Shiite mosque in eastern Afghanistan. More>>

The Latest: North Korea's foreign minister shoots back at US

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The U.S. State Department says President Donald Trump's reply to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's latest letter has been hand-delivered to the North's top diplomat. More>>

Pentagon redoing space defenses, but will Trump demand more?

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President Donald Trump wants a Space Force, a new military service he says is needed to ensure American dominance in space. More>>

Zimbabwean president talks unity; challenger alleges fraud

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Zimbabwe capital unusually quiet hours after Mnangagwa wins election; police at opposition HQ. More>>

A last showdown looms over Syrian opposition stronghold

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Syrian government and opposition forces are building toward a last showdown, as President Bashar Assad vows to retake the northwestern province of Idlib. More>>

Trump wants a Space Force, but Pentagon has different idea

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President Donald Trump wants a Space Force, a new military service he says is needed to ensure American dominance in space. More>>

1 killed, 90 wounded by Israel in Hamas-led Gaza protests

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1 Palestinian killed, 90 wounded by Israeli fire in Hamas-led Gaza protests, as Egyptian-brokered truce efforts intensify. More>>

The Latest: JFK's rocking chair sells for $50K at auction

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A rocking chair that the late President John F. Kennedy used in the Oval Office has sold at auction for $50,000. More>>

Campaigns on their own as cyber threats roil midterms

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Political campaigns on their own as cyber attacks threaten U.S. midterm elections. More>>

Pompeo says US 'confident' North Korea will denuclearize

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says North Korea is far from living up to its pledge to denuclearize and remains in violation of numerous U.N. Security Council resolutions. More>>

UN gradually returning peacekeepers to Syria-Israel frontier

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The United Nations says it is implementing "a gradual return" of its peacekeeping force to the buffer zone between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. More>>

Arizona clergy call activists to support migrants on border

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Arizona clergy are calling activists to gather this weekend at the state's border with Mexico and leave large bottles of water on remote trails for Central American migrants who continue to cross the desert during the dangerously hot summer. More>>

9 sentenced to life over 2015 Turkish peace rally bombing

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A Turkish court has sentenced nine Islamic State suspects to life prison terms over their involvement in one of Turkey's deadliest terror attacks. More>>

Trump staffs up Mideast team for peace plan rollout

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U.S. officials say the Trump administration is staffing up a Middle East team at the White House in anticipation of rolling out its much-heralded but largely mysterious Israeli-Palestinian peace plan in the coming months. More>>

Greek far-left terrorist moved to minimum security prison

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A convicted Greek far-left terrorist serving multiple life terms for a string of assassinations has been moved to a minimum-security prison in central Greece. More>>

Police chief: Unclear if homeowner heard orders to drop gun

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Police in suburban Denver say officers told an armed homeowner to drop his gun five times before fatally shooting the 73-year-old who had killed an intruder attacking his grandson. More>>

Air Force authorities probe mysterious 911 call

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Air Force authorities are trying to find out what triggered a 911 call on a sprawling Ohio base that caused a chaotic "active shooter" reaction. More>>

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrikes kill 28 in Hodeida

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Yemeni medical officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in the rebel-held port city of Hodeida have killed at least 28 people and wounded at least 70. More>>

911 call amid training at base sets off active shooter fears

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Federal authorities say they're responding to reports of an active shooter at an Air Force base in Ohio, and the base is on lockdown. More>>

US military airstrike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab fighters

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US military says new airstrike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab fighters; 19th strike this year. More>>

AP Interview: New Zealand leader finds new focus as a parent

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday the world is watching closely to see if recent optimism over North Korea leads to the elimination of its nuclear weapons program. More>>

Remains from North Korea 'consistent with being Americans'

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A U.S. government scientist who has seen the contents of 55 boxes of remains turned over by North Korea says the remains are "consistent with being Americans.". More>>

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa wins 1st post-Mugabe election

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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa says his government has been in touch with the main opposition leader in an attempt to ease tensions after election-related violence. More>>

Russia: UN peacekeepers back on Golan Heights-Syria frontier

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Russia says UN peacekeepers return to patrol frontier between Syria, Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, first time in years. More>>

The Latest: Streets quiet in Zimbabwe capital after results Video included

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The Latest: Zimbabwean soldiers telling people to clear center of capital by noon. More>>

White House asserts 'vast' effort to protect elections Video included

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National Security Adviser John Bolton says President Donald Trump has directed a "vast, government-wide effort" to protect American elections after Russian attempts to interfere in 2016. More>>

Newcomer faces Republican backlash in Kansas 2nd House race

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Some local Republican activists in a targeted Kansas congressional district are staging a revolt over the prospects of the GOP nominating a former Army ranger and political newcomer. More>>

Mueller offers Trump team new proposal for interview

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White House says Trump's tweet about Sessions ending Russia probe was an opinion, not an order. More>>

Florida coach Dan Mullen tries to explain no-weapons policy

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First-year Florida coach Dan Mullen tried to explain his weapons policy a week after one of his players was found with a loaded AR-15 in his car. More>>

Trump thanks North Korea's Kim for handing over war remains

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The remains of dozens of presumed casualties of the Korean war returned to Hawaii. More>>

Trump criticized for not leading effort to secure elections

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Trump urged to take a stronger stand against foreign meddling, craft a bold national strategy to secure US elections. More>>

Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un, sends his reply

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The White House says President Donald Trump received a new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday following up on their Singapore summit. More>>

The Latest: US says Russia meddling not 'robust' as 2016

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National Intelligence Director Dan Coats says the U.S. intelligence community has not seen the same kind of "robust campaign" by Russia to interfere in the 2018 elections compared to the 2016 presidential election. More>>