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FILE - This Sept. 12, 2012 file photo shows glass, debris and overturned furniture are strewn inside a room in the gutted U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The trial of Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet for the U.S. Justice Department under a leader who has said it shouldn't be handling such cases. (AP Photo/Ibrahim Alaguri, File)
September 26, 2017 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The trial of the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet for the U.S. Justice Department under a leader who has said it shouldn't be handling such cases. Since his time as a U.S. senator, Jeff Sessions has argued...
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Israeli police blocks the road to Har Adar settlement near Jerusalem, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Israeli police said that a Palestinian attacker opened fire at the entrance to the settlement killing three Israeli men and critically wounding a fourth. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
September 26, 2017 - 8:03 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian attacker opened fire early on Tuesday at the entrance to a settlement outside Jerusalem, killing three Israeli security men and critically wounding a fourth, Israeli police and medical services said, in one of the deadliest attacks in a two-year spate of violence...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo a protester holds a sign at San Francisco International Airport during a demonstration to denounce President Donald Trump's executive order that bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The Trump administration announced new restrictions after spending months hashing out the details determined to avoid a repeat of the chaos of Trump’s first travel ban. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
September 25, 2017 - 7:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration spent months hashing out new travel restrictions on more than a half-dozen countries, determined to avoid the chaos that accompanied President Donald Trump's first travel ban. But critics say it's a mystery why some countries are included and they believe...
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September 25, 2017 - 12:08 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 7:15 p.m. An international human rights group says two airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition on northern Syria earlier this year killed 84 civilians, including 30 children. Human Rights Watch said Monday the attack raises...
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September 24, 2017 - 4:14 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says a suicide car bomber has struck a convoy of international forces in the capital, wounding three civilians. The ministry's statement did not provide further details on Sunday's attack. No one claimed responsibility, but the Taliban and...
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Singapore's Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan speaks during a the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
September 23, 2017 - 8:12 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged nation "is now within reach" while North Korea's foreign minister said U.S. President Donald Trump's insult to his country makes an attack against the U.S. mainland...
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Iraq's Minister for Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Abdulkarim Al-Jafari speaks during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
September 23, 2017 - 5:50 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Iraq's top diplomat is reiterating its government's opposition to Iraqi Kurds' planned independence vote next week. Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari told the U.S. General Assembly on Saturday...
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Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, rear-right, smiles as he listens to opposition lawmaker Engin Altay before the parliament vote during an extraordinary session in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. The Turkish parliament on Saturday renewed a bill allowing the military to intervene in Iraq and Syria if faced with national security threats — a move seen as a final warning to Iraqi Kurds to call off their Monday independence referendum.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
September 23, 2017 - 3:23 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish parliament on Saturday renewed a bill allowing the military to intervene in Iraq and Syria if faced with national security threats — a move seen as a final warning to Iraqi Kurds to call off their Monday independence referendum. The decree allows Turkey to send troops...
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September 23, 2017 - 6:13 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's army says "terrorists" across the border in Afghanistan have opened fire on a newly built border post in recently cleared Rajgal Valley, killing a young officer. A military statement says the attackers targeted the post Saturday morning where post commander Lt. Arsalan...
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September 23, 2017 - 4:37 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Copenhagen court has jailed a man for 25 days under Denmark's anti-terror laws for allegedly shipping drones, components for unmanned aerial vehicles and infrared cameras that were bound for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. Police say the 28-year-old man was...
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