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Casualties mount as Iraqi troops advance in IS-held Mosul

Casualties mount as Iraqi troops advance in IS-held Mosul

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February 26, 2017 at 10:48 am

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) "We have wounded!" the men shouted from the roadside. Two soldiers, bleeding, were being bandaged beside their smoking vehicle on the side of a dusty dirt road. Iraqi special f...

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Syrian warplanes pound rebel-held area in central city

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February 26, 2017 at 10:45 am | BEIRUT (AP) Government warplanes pounded a rebel-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs on Sunday, killing at least three and wounding dozens, Syrian opposition activists said, and President...

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Russians march to honor slain opposition leader Nemtsov

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February 26, 2017 at 9:20 am | MOSCOW (AP) Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow on Sunday shouting slogans such as "Russia will be free!" and "Putin is war!" to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gu...

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Poll: Israelis believe Gaza policies hurting security

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February 26, 2017 at 6:27 am | JERUSALEM (AP) A new poll shows that 67 percent of Israelis believe the government's policies in the Gaza Strip have worsened security. Israel withdrew from Gaza in 2005, leading to the takeove...

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Iraq: Police Commandos recapture new neighborhood in Mosul

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February 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi militarized police captured two neighborhoods on the western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants, as thousands of people continued to flee th...

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Malaysia: Poisoning of Kim caused paralysis, quick death

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February 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Malaysia's health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother was so high that it killed him within 2...

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Key developments in Kim Jong Nam assassination investigation

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February 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Key developments in the investigation into the killing of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother at Kuala Lumpur's airport on Feb. 13: HEALTH MINISTER: NER...

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The Latest: Malaysia: Poison killed Kim within 20 minutes

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February 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 6 p.m. Malaysia'...

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Duped into killing Kim? 2 suspects say it looked like prank

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February 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | HANOI, Vietnam (AP) Two women a Vietnamese and an Indonesian have been arrested for allegedly coating their hands with the immensely toxic chemical agent VX and wiping them on the face of the N...

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