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'Taking their last breath': IS hides among Syrian civilians

'Taking their last breath': IS hides among Syrian civilians

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February 17, 2019 at 6:57 pm

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) From a self-proclaimed caliphate that once spread across much of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group has been knocked back to a speck of land on the countries' shared border...

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Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria

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February 17, 2019 at 12:11 pm | LONDON (AP) The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group and now wants to return to the U.K. said Sunday she has given birth to a baby boy. The family's lawyer ...

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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuse

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February 16, 2019 at 2:12 pm | VATICAN CITY (AP) Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been found guilty by the Vatican of sex abuse and defrocked, as calls rose Saturday for Pope Francis to reveal what he knew about the once-p...

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Nigeria's candidates blame each other in surprise vote delay

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February 16, 2019 at 12:57 pm | KANO, Nigeria (AP) Nigeria's top candidates on Saturday condemned the surprise last-minute decision to delay the presidential election for a week until Feb. 23, blaming each other but appealing to ...

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The Latest: Shiffrin calls Swedish fan up to stage

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February 16, 2019 at 10:52 am | ARE, Sweden (AP) The Latest on the skiing world championships (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Mikaela Shiffrin was joined by her Swedish good luck charm again during her slalom victory. Sh...

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AP Explains: What are India's options after Kashmir attack?

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February 16, 2019 at 5:00 am | NEW DELHI (AP) With India's national elections barely months away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under heavy pressure from his supporters to punish archrival Pakistan for a suicide attack on an I...

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Nigerians wake to find a delayed election, with some angry

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February 16, 2019 at 5:00 am | YOLA, Nigeria (AP) Nigerians have awakened to find the presidential election delayed a week from Saturday until Feb. 23 because of what the electoral commission has called unspecified "challenges."...

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Nigeria delays election until Feb. 23 over 'challenges'

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February 15, 2019 at 9:53 pm | KANO, Nigeria (AP) Nigeria's electoral commission delayed the presidential election until Feb. 23, making the announcement a mere five hours before polls were set to open Saturday. It cited unspeci...

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In Nigeria, election spectacle at odds with rampant poverty

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February 15, 2019 at 10:20 am | RUGA SETTLEMENT, Nigeria (AP) It's hard to find a campaign poster in this threadbare settlement on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital, where thousands live in makeshift structures of tarpaulin a...

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