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Fighting Heavy in Kobani Despite Airstrikes

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic fighters, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern…

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Canada Terrorist Planned to Go to Mideast

He was a recent convert to Islam and a petty criminal with a long rap sheet. In recent weeks, he had been staying in a homeless shelter, where he talked…

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U.S. to Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations

Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning…

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Shooting Attack in Canada’s Parliament

Canada’s capital was jolted on Wednesday by the fatal shooting of a soldier and an attack on the parliament building in which gunshots were fired outside a room where Prime…

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Terrorist Ideology Blamed In Canada Car Attack

A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized…

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Arrivals From Ebola Countries to Use Five U.S. Airports

Passengers flying to the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken countries will have to fly into one of five designated American airports for additional screening, including having their temperature taken, Department of…

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IS Fighters Seize Weapons Cache Meant for Kurds

Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons air-dropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the terrorist group in a border…

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No Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal

Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter in EU-brokered talks on Tuesday but agreed to meet again in Brussels in a week…

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U.S.-Armed Kurds Strike in Syria

Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobani, while the United States air-dropped arms for the first time…

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Al-Qaida Attacks Many in Yemen

At least 33 people were killed in a suicide bombing and gun attacks in central Yemen, tribal sources and medics said on Monday, as al-Qaida fighters seized a Yemeni city…

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Millions in Social Security for Expelled Nazis

Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream. His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived. By the late 1980s, he had acquired the trappings…

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Sweden: 3 Credible Sightings In Submarine Search

The Swedish military said Sunday it had made three credible sightings of foreign undersea activity in its waters during the past few days amid reports of a suspected Russian intrusion…

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Lebanon Pulled Into War With Islamic State Group

With all eyes on the Islamic State group’s onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive front line with the extremists is emerging in Lebanon,…

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Fiercest Fighting In Days Hits Kobani

The fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani as Islamic State fighters attacked Kurdish defenders with mortars and car bombs, sources in the town and a…

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Ebola Evades European Defenses, 4 Hospitalized

Health officials in Spain rushed to contain the Ebola virus Tuesday after it got past Europe’s defenses, quarantining four people at a Madrid hospital where a nursing assistant got infected.…

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