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UK reopens its Iran embassy

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 05:34
Nearly four years after protesters stormed the UK Embassy in Iran, triggering a drastic breakdown in relations, Britain is restoring its diplomatic presence in Tehran.








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At least 7 dead after vintage jet crash

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 05:33









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One of Pacific's twin typhoons kills 10 in Philippines

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 05:32
One of the twin typhoons in the Pacific has claimed its first casualties, killing 10 people in the Philippines and forcing the evacuation of almost 13,000 people, authorities said Saturday.








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Police: Woman not believed linked to Bangkok bombing

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 16:07
Police investigating this week's deadly explosion at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine still are looking for a man they believe was the bomber, but now believe three other people seen near him on surveillance video weren't involved, a senior police spokesman said.








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3 dead in Afghanistan attack

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 15:58
At least three people were killed and 18 others wounded in an explosion in Afghanistan's capital Saturday, an Afghan Ministry of Public Health official said.








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Migrant crisis: No-man's land

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 15:51
Amid scenes of misery, thousands of migrants -- most of them fleeing Syria's bitter conflict -- remained stranded Saturday in a no-man's land on the border between northern Greece and Macedonia.








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Leaked audio: Israel planned Iran strikes

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 15:41
Israeli leaders planned to attack military targets in Iran in recent years, but they were held back due to the opinions of other government and military leaders, according to an audio recording leaked to an Israeli television broadcaster.








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Israel strikes Syrian targets after rocket attacks

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 15:20
Israeli forces struck a car in a Syrian-controlled area of the Golan Heights on Friday, killing five civilians, Syrian state media reported.








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Carter to teach Sunday school after cancer treatment

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 15:20
Former President Jimmy Carter will teach his usual Sunday school just three days after receiving radiation treatment for brain cancer.








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Democrats strategize to prevent a 'no' vote on Iran

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 15:14
Democrats have picked up enough congressional support for the Iran nuclear deal that they are now hoping not merely to sustain any White House veto of a resolution rejecting the agreement but also to prevent the resolution from even reaching the President's desk.








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Hurricane Danny weakens; Kilo loses strength, too

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 15:13
Hurricane Danny weakened overnight and is expected to become a tropical storm Sunday, before it hits the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean, the National Hurricane Center said Saturday.








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U.S.: ISIS mortar tests positive for sulfur mustard agent

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 15:12
Fragments from an ISIS mortar fired on Kurdish forces near Makhmour, Iraq, earlier this month tested positive for sulfur mustard agent during a field test conducted by the U.S. military, Brigadier General Kevin Killea, chief of staff for operations for the international coalition against ISIS, told reporters at the Pentagon Friday.








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Sources: ISIS No.2 likely killed in Iraq

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 15:03
The No. 2 figure in ISIS, Haji Mutazz, is believed to have been killed in an August 18 drone strike near Mosul, Iraq, several U.S. officials told CNN.








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At least 7 dead after vintage jet crash

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 15:03









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U.S. heroes hogtie gunman

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 14:32
A French passenger and three Americans -- a civilian, an Air Force member and a National Guard member -- hogtied a gunman and stopped an attack on a European train.








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Ministers from both sides meet for talks

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 03:09
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3 hurt in shooting aboard train in France

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 00:43
Passengers helped apprehend a suspect armed with an automatic firearm and a bladed weapon who injured three people on a high-speed train in northern France, authorities for the government and the railway company said Friday.








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