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21 killed in Tunisia attack; 2-3 gunmen at large

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia’s prime minister says 21 people are dead after an attack on a major museum, including 17 foreign tourists — and that two...


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Landmarks go green for St. Patrick's Day around the world

DUBLIN — Landmark buildings across Ireland and the world have been floodlit green for St. Patrick’s Day as global celebrations of the Emerald...


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Cyclone flattened the landscape in Vanuatu's outer islands

PORT VILA, Vanuatu — Relief workers saw a flattened landscape and widespread destruction in Vanuatu’s outer islands Tuesday after struggling for days to...


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Brazil raises toll of bus accident to 54 dead, 10 injured

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Brazilian government raised the death toll of a bus accident to 54 while police continued their search for more victims Sunday in the...


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Iraqi Kurds claim Islamic State group used chemical weapons

BAGHDAD — Kurdish authorities in Iraq said Saturday they have evidence that the Islamic State group used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon against peshmerga...




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Vanuatu residents remain in shelters after massive cyclone

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Residents in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu hunkered in emergency shelters for a second straight night Saturday after venturing out to find...


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Iraqi soldiers, militiamen enter Islamic State-held Tikrit

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen entered the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit on Wednesday, authorities said, breaching one of the biggest...


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Indonesia warns Australia to cool criticism of executions

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A senior Indonesian official warned Australia to tone down its criticism of the planned executions of two convicted Australian drug...


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French Olympians among 10 dead in Argentina air crash

BUENOS AIRES — Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people,...


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9 foreigners unaccounted for after IS attack on oil field

VIENNA (AP) — Fighters from the Islamic State group attacked an oil field in Libya, killing several members of the security detail at the site and nine...


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