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The Latest: Kurdish fighters launch offensive in north Syria

NBA - 14 hours 15 min ago

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local): 13.50 p.m. Opposition activists and a rebel commander say Kurdish fighters have launched an offensive in northern Syria to attempt to capture a rebel-held military air base. Maj. Yasser Abdul-Rahim, a rebel […]
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The Latest: Kurdish fighters launch offensive in north Syria

Seattle Seahawks - 14 hours 15 min ago

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local): 13.50 p.m. Opposition activists and a rebel commander say Kurdish fighters have launched an offensive in northern Syria to attempt to capture a rebel-held military air base. Maj. Yasser Abdul-Rahim, a rebel […]
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Ohio cop fired after 137-shot barrage wants back on force

NBA - 14 hours 21 min ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer fired after a high-speed chase led to a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed black people says he wants to return to the force. Six police officers were fired last month following the November 2012 chase and shooting. The chase began when officers mistook a car backfiring for […]
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Ohio cop fired after 137-shot barrage wants back on force

Seattle Seahawks - 14 hours 21 min ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer fired after a high-speed chase led to a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed black people says he wants to return to the force. Six police officers were fired last month following the November 2012 chase and shooting. The chase began when officers mistook a car backfiring for […]
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Health ministry: Palestinian, 16, dies in West Bank clashes

NBA - 14 hours 22 min ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say a 16-year-old has died in clashes with Israeli forces in the southern West Bank. The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the teen as Omar Jawabreh of the al-Aroub refugee camp north of Hebron. The Israeli military says forces shot Wednesday at a Palestinian who was throwing rocks at […]
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Health ministry: Palestinian, 16, dies in West Bank clashes

Seattle Seahawks - 14 hours 22 min ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say a 16-year-old has died in clashes with Israeli forces in the southern West Bank. The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the teen as Omar Jawabreh of the al-Aroub refugee camp north of Hebron. The Israeli military says forces shot Wednesday at a Palestinian who was throwing rocks at […]
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IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform

NBA - 14 hours 32 min ago

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned Ukraine it would be unable to keep supporting it financially if the country doesn’t step up its reforms efforts. Ukraine relies on funding from the IMF and international donors as it battles deep economic problems, in large part resulting from the […]
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IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform

Seattle Seahawks - 14 hours 32 min ago

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned Ukraine it would be unable to keep supporting it financially if the country doesn’t step up its reforms efforts. Ukraine relies on funding from the IMF and international donors as it battles deep economic problems, in large part resulting from the […]
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French rescue 7 Spanish spelunkers trapped overnight in cave

NBA - 15 hours 4 min ago

PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Wednesday rescued seven Spanish spelunkers who had been trapped overnight in a cave in the Pyrenees region. The Haute-Garonne prefecture launched a successful rescue operation in the morning, and said that the six men and one woman were “lifted out of a chasm” and are “tired but not injured.” […]
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French rescue 7 Spanish spelunkers trapped overnight in cave

Seattle Seahawks - 15 hours 4 min ago

PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Wednesday rescued seven Spanish spelunkers who had been trapped overnight in a cave in the Pyrenees region. The Haute-Garonne prefecture launched a successful rescue operation in the morning, and said that the six men and one woman were “lifted out of a chasm” and are “tired but not injured.” […]
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Elephant rampages in east Indian town, smashing homes

NBA - 15 hours 20 min ago

KOLKATA, India (AP) — A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing homes and sending panicked residents running. As the frightened elephant ran amok, trampling parked cars and motorbikes, crowds of people gathered to watch from balconies and roof tops. Some followed from a distance as the elephant moved through the […]
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Elephant rampages in east Indian town, smashing homes

Seattle Seahawks - 15 hours 20 min ago

KOLKATA, India (AP) — A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing homes and sending panicked residents running. As the frightened elephant ran amok, trampling parked cars and motorbikes, crowds of people gathered to watch from balconies and roof tops. Some followed from a distance as the elephant moved through the […]
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AP Exclusive: Iranian drone first over US carrier since 2014

NBA - 15 hours 20 min ago

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014. That’s according to an internal U.S. Navy report on the Jan. 12 incident obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press through a Freedom of Information […]
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AP Exclusive: Iranian drone first over US carrier since 2014

Seattle Seahawks - 15 hours 20 min ago

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014. That’s according to an internal U.S. Navy report on the Jan. 12 incident obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press through a Freedom of Information […]
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England’s junior doctors strike as contract talks fail

NBA - 15 hours 23 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of junior doctors throughout England have gone on strike after the failure of contract negotiations. The junior doctors will only provide emergency medical care during the 24-hour strike that started Wednesday morning. The strikes are the result of a bitter contract dispute between the government and the British Medical Association. National […]
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England’s junior doctors strike as contract talks fail

Seattle Seahawks - 15 hours 23 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of junior doctors throughout England have gone on strike after the failure of contract negotiations. The junior doctors will only provide emergency medical care during the 24-hour strike that started Wednesday morning. The strikes are the result of a bitter contract dispute between the government and the British Medical Association. National […]
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NATO chief expects OK for greater forward presence

NBA - 15 hours 25 min ago

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO defense ministers are meeting in Brussels, with the alliance’s secretary general predicting approval for increasing NATO’s forward presence in Eastern Europe to deter Russia. The NATO chief, Jens Stoltenberg, said Wednesday that such enhancements, which could include stockpiles of military equipment and new infrastructure, will send a “clear signal” the alliance […]
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NATO chief expects OK for greater forward presence

Seattle Seahawks - 15 hours 25 min ago

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO defense ministers are meeting in Brussels, with the alliance’s secretary general predicting approval for increasing NATO’s forward presence in Eastern Europe to deter Russia. The NATO chief, Jens Stoltenberg, said Wednesday that such enhancements, which could include stockpiles of military equipment and new infrastructure, will send a “clear signal” the alliance […]
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Deutsche Bank shares soar after days of losses

NBA - 15 hours 26 min ago

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank shares have rebounded strongly after a news report that the bank may buy back some of its own bonds to strengthen its finances. Shares rose 15 percent to 15.27 euros Wednesday in midday trading in Europe, following days of losses. Other bank shares also advanced in generally rising markets. […]
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Deutsche Bank shares soar after days of losses

Seattle Seahawks - 15 hours 26 min ago

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank shares have rebounded strongly after a news report that the bank may buy back some of its own bonds to strengthen its finances. Shares rose 15 percent to 15.27 euros Wednesday in midday trading in Europe, following days of losses. Other bank shares also advanced in generally rising markets. […]
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