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Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

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With North Korea's nuclear missile threat in mind, Pentagon officials are planning a missile defense test next week that for the first time will use an intercontinental-range missile as a target. More>>

US: 2 Chinese jets conduct unsafe intercept of Navy aircraft

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The Pentagon says two Chinese aircraft conducted an unsafe and unprofessional intercept of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft over the South China Sea. More>>

Trump 'evolving' on climate action, pressured by Europeans Video included

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President Donald Trump has faced a much cooler reception in Europe than the welcome he received in the Middle East. More>>

UK Labour leader links terror to wars as campaign resumes

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British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers. More>>

At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt

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Egyptian state TV: 23 people, 25 wounded in militant attack on a bus with Coptic Christians south of Cairo. More>>

Fallen Navy pilot's children hug as remains brought home

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Daughter to bury father, Navy pilot whose plane crashed half century ago during Vietnam War. More>>

Native Alaskans honored for protecting Alaska during WWII

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The military will honor more than a dozen deceased members of a largely Native Alaskan citizen militia who protected the U.S. territory from the threat of Japanese invasion during World War II. More>>

Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

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A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries. More>>

Correction: Britain-Concert Blast story Video included

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Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22. More>>

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

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Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester, England, to help victims of deadly bombing at her show earlier this week. More>>

Company faces backlash for pulling Hannity ads

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The financial services firm USAA is facing a backlash for pulling advertising from Sean Hannity's Fox News Channel show. More>>

The Latest: Head of world track attends Manchester event

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London police say extra security is being added for major sporting events this weekend including the FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. More>>

KISS concert in Manchester canceled after terrorist attacks

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Following the deadly terrorist attacks at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, this week, KISS has canceled its show at the same arena. More>>

Trump condemns attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

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President Donald Trump is vowing to crush "evil organizations of terror" after an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt killed 28 people near Cairo. More>>

The Latest: Merkel reminds Trump about German investment

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The chairman of the European Union's council says he agrees with President Donald Trump that the international community should be "tough, even brutal" on terrorism and Islamic State. More>>

Civilians bear brunt as fresh Syria strikes kill 35, says UN

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UN official pleads for Syrian civilians under IS rule, says they paying the price of airstrikes against militant group. More>>

G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda Video included

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The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations off its consensus game with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. More>>

Iraqis demand 'justice' after US probe into Mosul strike

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Residents of Mosul neighborhood hit by US airstrike in March deny findings from coalition probe of the deadly attack. More>>

The Latest: Aviator killed in Vietnam comes home for burial

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Remains of US Navy pilot killed when his plane was shot down during the Vietnam War brought to San Diego for burial. More>>

The Latest: Egypt strikes bases in Libya after Copts attack

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The German government is condemning the attack against a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt in which 24 people were killed and 25 wounded. More>>

Once at risk of extinction, iconic Warthog plane lives on

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The A-10 Warthog attack plane was once on the brink of forced retirement, but now the plane with the ungainly shape and odd nickname has been given new life. More>>

Shawn Mendes: 'You should never be afraid to enjoy music'

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Days after the deadly bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in England, Shawn Mendes says fans should "never be afraid to enjoy music.". More>>

A sister uses her gifts to send messages to fallen soldier Video included

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After a roadside bomb killed her brother in Iraq, a Wisconsin violin maker finds solace, and healing, in the creative process. More>>

A look at extremist attacks on Egypt's Coptic Christians

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A look at major extremist attacks against Egypt's Coptic Christians in recent years. More>>

Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military Video included

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President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support. More>>

Pakistan presents new $50 billion development-heavy budget

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Pakistan's Finance Minister has presented a $50 billion development-heavy budget that also promises a seven percent increase in military spending. More>>

Official: Taliban kills 15 Afghan soldiers in Kandahar

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An Afghan official says Taliban fighters attacked an army camp in southern Kandahar province, killing at least 15 soldiers. More>>

San Bernardino attack suspects shot up to 27 times

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Authorities have released a detailed report with the accounts of more than two officers involved in a shootout with a couple who killed 14 people and wounded 22 others in the San Bernardino terror attack. More>>

After Manchester attack, Aerosmith still on European tour

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Though others are canceling events and concerts after the terror attacks at a Ariana Grande concert in England, Aerosmith have decided to still perform. More>>

Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police

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Police in Indonesia say three suspected Islamic militants have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the two suicide bombings that killed three police officers and injured 11 other people in the capital. More>>

Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

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Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban. More>>

Key dates in Sri Lanka's contributions to UN peacekeeping

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Key dates in Sri Lanka's recent history of conflict and contributions to U.N. peacekeeping. More>>

Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, couple, friends

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The bombing at a Manchester concert on Monday night claimed the lives of 22 people, many of them teenagers and their parents. More>>

Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State group

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Philippines military chief says top terror suspect Isnilon Hapilon is still hiding in the besieged city of Marawi in the country's south. More>>

Turkish committee: US-based cleric was behind failed coup

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The head of a Turkish parliamentary investigative committee says there is no question that U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind last year's failed military coup. More>>

The Latest: Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is telling troops fighting Muslim militants for the control of southern Marawi city to use martial law powers to defeat the extremists. More>>

Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

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He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer _ and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain's Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others. More>>

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

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A U.S. diplomat says Chinese officials say they have tightened border controls with North Korea as part of international sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities. More>>

Senate panel backs bill to authorize new sanctions on Iran

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved bipartisan legislation that would authorize the president to levy new penalties on Iran while keeping the landmark nuclear deal in place. More>>

1 step forward, 2 steps back for LGBT rights in Asia

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For LGBT rights, it was one step forward, two steps back this week in Asia. More>>

The Latest: Foreign fighters among militants in Philippines

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Filipino Catholics have attended a Mass for people in the southern region now under martial law and in the besieged city of Marawi. More>>

UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast Video included

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Police have arrested two more people and are searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people a pop concert. More>>

AP Analysis: Rouhani's hardest challenge may be Iran's hopes

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AP Analysis: Iran president's biggest challenge likely meeting his supporters' expectations. More>>

Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south

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Army tanks packed with soldiers have rolled into a southern Philippine city to try to restore control after militants linked to Islamic State group launched a violent siege. More>>

NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending Video included

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NATO's chief has affirmed that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting Islamic State but will not wage war against the extremists, as President Donald Trump prepares to meet allied leaders. More>>

10 Things to Know for Friday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Britain angered by US leaks of Manchester bombing probe; Trump meeting with EU, NATO leaders; Montana congressional candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter. More>>

Greek ex-prime minister hurt as letter bomb explodes in car

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Greek police say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has been wounded in an explosion in a car in central Athens. More>>

The Latest: Greek govt official describes blast as attack

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Greece's government spokesman has described an explosion that wounded former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos and two others as an attack. More>>

Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy

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A Pentagon investigation has found that more than 100 civilians were killed after the U.S. dropped a bomb on a building in Mosul, Iraq, in March. More>>

The Latest: Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US Video included

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British police say officers and the army are responding to an incident at a college in Trafford, a district near Manchester. More>>

US: Uzbek man serving sentence in terror plot stabbed warden

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Authorities say an Uzbek refugee serving 25 years in a California federal prison for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been indicted on charges that he stabbed a prison warden. More>>

Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure

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Troops are guarding federal buildings in Brazil's capital as the president struggles to hang onto power amid an outcry over corruption allegations and after clashes between police and protesters forced the evacuations of several ministries. More>>

The Latest: Trump to review US sanctions on Russia

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President Donald Trump is pledging to "get to the bottom" of leaks of sensitive information. More>>

The Latest: Poland ready to boost military help in Mideast

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's important for NATO and partners to share information, as a row brews between Britain and the United States over Manchester bomb scene photos. More>>

Leaks from bombing probe antagonize British officials

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Leaks of sensitive information that have been a hallmark of the Trump administration are antagonizing one of America's closest allies. More>>

Nebraska prison revolt began with spat over alcohol

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Officials say a deadly uprising at a Nebraska prison began because inmates were angry that prison staffers had confiscated 150 pounds of homemade alcohol from their cells. More>>

Qatar hack, bloody Bahrain raid follow Trump's Mideast trip

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Bahrain, Egypt block access to Al-Jazeera-run websites after Saudi Arabia, UAE did the same amid dispute with Qatar. More>>

Queen Elizabeth visits young survivors of concert blast Video included

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Queen Elizabeth II has met with children injured in the Manchester concert bombing, consoling them and pronouncing the attack "wicked.". More>>

British social media celebrity among dead from concert blast Video included

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It was not just family and friends mourning Martyn Hett this week. More>>

Ariana Grande's manager: 'Fear cannot rule the day'

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Ariana Grande's manager says he plans to honor those killed during the bombing of her concert with "love and joy and life.". More>>

House speaker calls Erdogan visit violence 'indefensible'

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says the violence against peaceful protesters in Washington by Turkish security forces was "completely indefensible.". More>>

Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack

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Manchester's race relations have been in the spotlight since bombing suspect Salman Abedi, a British citizen of Libyan descent, killed 22 people and injured dozens more. More>>

Official: At least 13 soldiers killed in south Afghanistan

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Afghan official says at least 13 soldiers killed and eight others wounded in fighting with Taliban at security checkpoints. More>>

Emirati man detained over terror fears sues Ohio hotel, cops

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A United Arab Emirates citizen who was detained at an Ohio hotel after a clerk heard him speaking Arabic and thought he was a terrorist has sued a hotel chain, police and others in federal court. More>>

Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearance

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The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election. More>>

Thousands honor Finland ex-president Koivisto before burial

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Tens of thousands of Finns have lined the roads in central Helsinki to honor former President Mauno Koivisto as his coffin was borne from the Helsinki Cathedral to the city's main cemetery. More>>

Trump budget faces Dem opposition, GOP doubts about math Video included

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Top officials in President Donald Trump's Cabinet are heading to Capitol Hill to defend his plans to cut domestic programs and parry Democratic criticism of his tax plans. More>>

Gaza's Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member

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Hamas says it has put to death 3 men it accused of killing senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza. More>>

Berlin Wall, 9/11 symbols offer message to Trump at NATO

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A U.S. president who wants to build walls is celebrating the collapse of one of the world's most iconic barriers. More>>

Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, policewoman Video included

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The bombing at a Manchester concert on Monday night claimed the lives of 22 people, many of them teenagers and their parents. More>>

London premiere for 'The Mummy' scrapped after attack

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Universal has scrapped plans for the London premiere of Tom Cruise's "The Mummy," the latest big, glitzy event cancelled following the terror attack in England. More>>

Beijing protests US Navy patrol through South China Sea

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China is protesting a U.S. Navy patrol that brought a guided missile destroyer near a group of manmade islands in the South China Sea that are controlled by Beijing. More>>

Investigators explore bomber's links to larger network Video included

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British investigators are exploring whether the bomber that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert hall was part of a larger terror cell responsible for the deadly attacks in Brussels and Paris last year. More>>

Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, police officer Video included

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Teenager Olivia Campbell-Hardy, who went to school near Manchester, was at the Ariana Grande concert with a friend on Monday night. More>>

The Latest: Ethiopia's PM hails Tedros election as WHO chief

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The president of this year's World Health Assembly opened this afternoon's proceedings by calling for a minute of silence to remember the victims of the Manchester bombing attack. More>>

Islamic State-linked militants besiege Philippine city

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A Philippine Roman Catholic church leader says a priest and several churchgoers have been taken hostage from a cathedral by gunmen in a southern city. More>>

The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication' Video included

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France's interior minister says that the suicide bomber who targeted Manchester is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. More>>

Suspected suicide bombs in Jakarta kills 3 policemen

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Police say a suspected suicide bomb blast near a bus terminal in Indonesia's capital has killed a policeman and injured four other officers. More>>

President orders thorough probe of Indonesia suicide attacks

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Indonesia's president has ordered a thorough investigation of the network behind two suicide bombings that targeted police in the capital and killed three police officers. More>>

Israel defense chief appears to confirm Trump leaked intel

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Israel's defense minister appears to have confirmed his country's intelligence was leaked by President Donald Trump during a meeting with Russian officials this month. More>>

Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order

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Brazil's president has ordered federal troops to restore order in the country's capital following the evacuation of some ministries amid clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader's ouster. More>>

Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya Video included

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The father of the British-Libyan bomber behind Manchester bombing that killed 22 people during Ariana Grande concert denied his son's links to the bombing and said that he was preparing for a visit to Saudi to perform pilgrimage. More>>

The Latest: Sessions omitted foreign contacts from filing

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The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says if it's true that the president asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny that there had been any "collusion" between Russian and the Trump campaign, it would suggest obstruction. More>>

Man United beats Ajax 2-0, wins Europa League

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Manchester United gave its grieving home city a moment to cheer by winning the Europa League by beating Ajax 2-0 in the final. More>>

On the Syrian border, Haley confronts civil war's reality Video included

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President Donald Trump's U.N. envoy sets foot in the no-man's-land between Syria and Turkey, witnessing the daily transfer of aid supplies into a seemingly interminable conflict. More>>

London premiere of 'Wonder Woman' is canceled after attack

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The glitzy London premiere of "Wonder Woman" has been scrapped following the terror attack in Manchester. Stars Gal Gadot and Chris Pine had been scheduled to help welcome the super hero film to Europe on May 31 but now will not. More>>

The Latest: Lawmakers critical of cuts in security grants

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Donald Trump's budget chief is defending the president's plans to cut social programs as a means to increase economic growth to 3 percent and put "taxpayers first.". More>>

US-Russia calls increase to avoid air mishaps in Syria Video included

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A senior American Air Force commander says U.S. military phone calls with Russians have increased as the two nations work to avoid aircraft mishaps in the increasingly crowded skies over Syria. More>>

Poland critical of EU policy on taking in migrants

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Poland critical of EU policy on taking in migrants; cites Manchester attack. More>>

UK criticizes US leaks about concert bombing Video included

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UK criticizes US leaks about concert bombing. More>>

Lawsuit: VA contracting changes could cut jobs for the blind

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Advocacy group is suing the Department of Veterans Affairs, alleging the agency ignored a longstanding law when it changed contracting rules used for decades to give jobs to the blind. More>>

Secret Service budget asks for $25M to protect Trump Tower

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The Trump administration wants more money to protect President Donald Trump's signature New York skyscraper, add hundreds of new Secret Service agents and bolster security at the White House. More>>

Activists: Fighting, airstrikes target southern Syrian city

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Activists: Syrian government forces battle insurgents, strikes southern city declared safe zone under Russia-backed deal. More>>

NATO rolls out the red carpet, buffs its image for Trump

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NATO is rolling out the red carpet, opening a massive new HQ and repackaging its image for President Donald Trump. More>>

Somalia car bomb kills at least 8 in capital, police say

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Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 outside restaurant in capital, police say. More>>

Writer shares Mister Rogers' words following terror attack

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The images of people helping one another in the wake of the deadly bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in England has prompted one writer to pay tribute to public television's "Mister Rogers.". More>>

Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority

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Survivors of the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert hall say security screening ahead of the Ariana Grande show was haphazard, but it is not clear if rigorous bag screening would have helped prevent the deaths. More>>

US ambassador to UN hails Turkish school for Syria refugees Video included

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The U.S ambassador to the United Nations is in Turkey at the ribbon-cutting for a new U.S.-funded school, and Nikki Haley says the American people are thankful the U.S. ally is taking in so many Syrian refugees. More>>

Warning of "imminent" attack, Britain raises threat level Video included

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An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police said Tuesday was being treated as a terrorist attack. More>>

Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack Video included

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Survivors recount horror of suicide bombing at Ariana Grande concert. More>>

Polish couple among those killed in Manchester blast Video included

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Authorities say 8-year-old Saffie Roussos was the youngest of the 22 victims identified so far in the bombing in Manchester at an Ariana Grande concert. More>>

Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground Video included

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They are stylistic and strategic opposites, one a bombastic and ostentatious president, the other a modest and wily pontiff. More>>

The Latest: Ex-CIA head says he warned Russia about meddling Video included

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The nation's intelligence director says he won't comment on a news report that President Donald Trump asked him to publicly deny any collusion between his campaign and Russia. More>>

Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins Video included

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The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump's budget while the Pentagon is a big winner. More>>

The Latest: Some of Trump's GOP allies slam budget plan Video included

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Top GOP leaders in Congress are praising President Donald Trump's budget plan for promising a balanced federal ledger over time. More>>

Hands off US election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia Video included

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Former CIA Director John Brennan to testify publicly before Congress, could shed light on concerns about the security risk posed by Trump's first national security adviser. More>>

Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town: 5 killed, 286 arrested

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Bahrain police raid in town where sit-in was underway for Shiite cleric left 5 killed, 286 arrested. More>>

Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

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President Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and expressed great faith on a peace breakthrough _ leaving details for later. More>>

Agency-by-agency look at Trump's budget

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How President Donald Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion federal spending plan would affect individual government agencies. More>>

Agency-by-agency look at Trump's budget Video included

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How President Trump's proposed budget would affect individual government agencies. More>>

The Latest: Another awkward moment between Trumps in Rome

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President Donald Trump has arrived in Rome after Mideast trip. More>>

The Latest: Investigators hunt for accomplices of bomber

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Pop group Take That says it is canceling its show in Liverpool, saying it is "out of respect to all of the people and their families that were affected by the horrific incident last night" in Manchester.. More>>

Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman says he has declared martial rule in the country's south for 60 days and will cut short a trip to Moscow and return home to deal with an attack by Muslim extremists allied with the Islamic State group. More>>

Graduation day bittersweet for slain black scholar's friends

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Prosecutors are asking for patience from two college communities as authorities investigate as a possible hate crime the stabbing of a black Army officer, allegedly by a white University of Maryland student. More>>

5 killed, 286 held in Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town

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Bahrain police raid town where sit-in underway for Shiite cleric; reports of 1 protester killed, 50 people arrested. More>>

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Apparent suicide bomber at Ariana Grande concert kills 22; Trump condemns 'evil losers' who carried out concert attack in England; Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget. More>>

Seoul says NKorean object that drew fire was likely balloon

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South Korea's military says it has fired warning shots at an unidentified object flying south from rival North Korea. More>>

UN: chemical experts found sarin exposure in Syria attack

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The new UN disarmament chief says a team from the international chemical weapons watchdog found exposure "to sarin or a sarin-like substance" in samples from an April 4 attack in northern Syria that killed over 90 people. More>>

Judge will reconsider ruling blocking sanctuary cities order

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A federal judge has agreed to reconsider his ruling blocking President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. More>>

House OKs revamp of VA appeals in bid to cut claims backlog

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The House has approved legislation to cut the time it takes for the Department of Veterans Affairs to handle appeals from veterans unhappy with their disability payouts. More>>

Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

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President Donald Trump's first visit to Jerusalem as president is being overshadowed by reminders of tumult back home. More>>

Clashes between US troops, al-Qaida militants in Yemen

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Yemeni officials: US helicopters airlifted soldiers to Marib province; US Central Command says raid killed 7 al-Qaida. More>>

Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins Video included

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The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump's budget while the Pentagon is a big winner. More>>

Victims of attack in United's 'hearts,' Jose Mourinho says

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Jose Mourinho says the victims of a deadly bomb attack were in the "minds and hearts" of the Manchester United squad that flew to Stockholm for the Europa League final. More>>

Top official says US hasn't verified IS claim on Manchester Video included

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The United States' top intelligence official says the U.S. has not yet verified that the Islamic State group is responsible for the attack in Manchester. More>>

More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican Day parade

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More sponsors have dropped out of New York City's Puerto Rican Day parade after a decision by organizers to honor a freed nationalist who once embraced armed resistance to the U.S. rule of Puerto Rico. More>>

Somali suicide bomber kills 4 at Puntland checkpoint

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Somali suicide bomber kills 4 at checkpoint in Puntland; 2 soldiers among the dead. More>>

Police find Nazi items, explosives during murder probe

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Police officers found white supremacist propaganda, bomb-making materials and a framed photograph of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh at a Florida apartment where a teenager killed two roommates. More>>

Trump condemns against 'wicked ideology' behind terror

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President Donald Trump offered his condolences in the wake of a deadly concert explosion, condemning the "evil losers" behind the attack and calling on "civilized nations" to work for peace. More>>

Stephen King calls Islamic State 'rogue cult' on Twitter

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Horror author Stephen King says Islamic State is a "rogue cult" and that the group's bombings will eventually lead to its undoing. More>>

Correction: Immigration Protection-Haiti story

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The Trump administration is going to extend humanitarian protections for tens of thousands of Haitian immigrants who have been living in the United States since a deadly earthquake. More>>

Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

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Palestinian official says he expects Trump's visit to Israel, West Bank to reopen path to resuming Mideast peace talks. More>>

Explosions strike Syria's Damascus and Homs, 4 killed

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Syrian state TV reports explosion in central city of Homs killing 4; government forces blow up truck bomb. More>>

European markets push higher on strong economic news

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Asian shares mostly higher after Manchester explosion; oil prices fall back. More>>

The Latest: Macron pledges improved intelligence cooperation

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Manchester police say an apparent suicide bomber set off an improvised explosive device at the end of an Ariana Grande concert. More>>

Much-anticipated Ariana Grande concert ends in blood, horror Video included

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A night for which Ariana Grande fans had waited weeks ended in blood, terror and death Monday night as an explosion tore through the foyer of the Manchester Arena moments after Grande left the stage. More>>

Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bomb

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Thai authorities say a bomb at a hospital in Bangkok has wounded more than 20 people. More>>

Nearly 740,000 foreigners overstayed US visas last year

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The U.S. Homeland Security Department says nearly 740,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the country during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas. More>>

Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians Video included

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is calling for a shift in the way the U.N. and aid groups support Syrian refugees. More>>

Trump's $4.1T budget relies on deep domestic cuts Video included

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Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump budget proposal targeting benefit programs. More>>

North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

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In what Pyongyang says is its answer to President Donald Trump's policies, North Korea claims it's ready to deploy and start mass producing a new midrange missile. More>>

Lawmaker: Hugo Chavez's childhood home burned by protesters

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is accusing protesters of setting fire to a government supporter, saying what he calls "Nazi-fascist" elements are taking root inside the opposition's ranks and contributing to a dangerous spiral of violence. More>>

The Latest: Dems alarmed by report on Trump, intel bosses

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APNewsBreak: Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday as he notifies the Senate Intelligence committee that he will not comply with a subpoena seeking documents. More>>

Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied Video included

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Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's interference with the U.S. election. More>>

The Latest: Police say bomber died in concert attack Video included

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Manchester police say the man who set off an improvised explosive device at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England died in the attack. More>>

The Latest: Corbyn says he, prime minister halting campaigns

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The Latest: British Prime Minister Theresa May says government working to learn full details of the blast that killed 19 people at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. More>>

Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

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Iran's re-elected President Rouhani describes relations with US as 'a curvy road'. More>>

Blast at Ariana Grande concert in England kills 19 people Video included

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Police says there are "a number of fatalities" after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England. More>>

Prosecutor: Too early to call school stabbing a hate crime

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Officials say the fatal stabbing of a black student visiting the University of Maryland is being investigated by the FBI as a possible hate crime. More>>

Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit Video included

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President Donald Trump is set to visit Israel on a two-day trip, his agenda marked by elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians. More>>

UN envoy: Liberation of Mosul 'imminent,' IS days numbered

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The UN envoy for Iraq says the liberation of Mosul "is imminent" and the days of the Islamic State extremist groups self-declared caliphate "are numbered.". More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Trump opens first visit to Israel as president; Key lawmakers vow full airing of reasons behind Comey firing; North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile. More>>

US raid kills 7 al-Qaida militants in Yemen

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The Defense Department says U.S. forces have killed seven members al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula during a raid in Yemen early Tuesday. More>>

The Latest: Police say 19 killed in blast at Grande concert Video included

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The Latest: Police say 19 dead and roughly 50 people injured after blast at Ariana Grande concert in England. More>>

Asian shares drift as blast in Manchester rattles investors

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US stocks climb as defense companies rise after President Donald Trump completes a large sale of military equipment to Saudi Arabia. More>>

Police: Man slays neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

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A man told police he killed his two roommates because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam, and investigators found enough materials to make a bomb and Nazi propaganda after he led them to the bodies. More>>

Trump Israel trip 1st presidential flight from Saudi Arabia Video included

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President Donald Trump's flight from Riyadh to Tel Aviv on Monday may make history as the first direct flight between Saudi Arabia and Israel. More>>

UN condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

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The Security Council is strongly condemning North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of UN. sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and again vowing to impose new sanctions. More>>

The Latest: Trump visit to Israel shadowing by Russia probe Video included

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Israel offered President Donald Trump a warm and smooth welcome in his first visit as president, but the day's events were still shadowed even here by reminders of his tumult back home. More>>

Israel: Palestinian killed attacking police as Trump visited

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Israeli police say a Palestinian was killed after he tried to stab officers near Jerusalem as President Donald Trump visited the city. More>>

Boeing blamed for maintenance errors on Air Force One

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The Air Force is blaming Boeing mechanics for accidental contamination of oxygen systems aboard one of the modified Boeing 747 planes known as Air Force One used for presidential travel. More>>

The Latest: DHS to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

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The Trump administration is extending a temporary humanitarian protection program until at least January, but officials are hinting than other extension may not be offered in the future. More>>

Trump administration wavers on location of Western Wall

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As President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the hallowed Western Wall Monday, the jury was still out on whether his administration was looking to declare the wall's location to be Israel, versus Jerusalem. More>>

UN-backed panel adopts draft treaty banning nuclear weapons

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A panel charged by the U.N. General Assembly has presented a draft that could lead to a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, although none of the countries that possess them participated in its writing. More>>

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

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A federal appeals court has struck down a federal regulation that required owners of recreational drones and other model aircraft to register the devices with the Federal Aviation Administration. More>>

Amnesty slams Turkey over 'arbitrary' crackdown on employees

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A leading rights group has slammed Turkey for dismissing tens of thousands of public employees after last summer's failed coup. More>>

Suspected Syrian militia leader goes on trial in Germany

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A 42-year-old Syrian man has gone on trial in Germany on allegations he led a militia in his home country responsible for torture and killings. More>>

Serbia premier reinstates ally sacked after sexist remark

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Serbia's prime minister says a former defense minister who was dismissed after insulting a female journalist with a sexist remark will become the new head of the state security agency. More>>

3 years after coup, Thailand sees sporadic, unnerving unrest

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Three years after military leaders overthrew a democratically elected government in Thailand, the country is sputtering economically, suppressing political freedom and still the site of sporadic but unnerving unrest. More>>

Trial opens in Turkey for 221 suspected coup instigators

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Trial has opened in Ankara against the alleged main ringleaders of last summer's failed military coup. More>>

The Latest: German court rules in Syrian refugee status case

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A Berlin court has ruled that Syrians who have fled their homelands to avoid compulsory military service should be granted full refugee status. More>>

Times Square driver says he tried to get mental help

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A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenage Michigan tourist and injuring 22 others, says he had been trying to get psychiatric help. More>>

US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming Video included

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US ambassador to UN assures Syrian refugees that more help is coming, though Trump's 'America First' agenda casts doubt on additional aid. More>>

Clashes in Syrian city of Daraa despite it being 'safe zone'

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The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in northwest Syria that killed at least 14 insurgents. More>>

AP Interview: WFP chief says 600,000 kids risk famine death

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AP Interview: The new World Food Program chief calls on donors to step up, warns that 600,000 children in countries facing famine are at serious risk of death. More>>

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