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Iran Announces Arrests Over Accidental Downing Of Ukrainian Jet

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AP DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s judiciary said Tuesday arrests have been made over the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran. The announcement came shortly after Iran... More »

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China Furious As Trump Signs Hong Kong Bills

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AP BEIJING (AP) — China reacted furiously to President Donald Trump’s signing of two bills on Hong Kong human rights and said the U.S. will bear the unspecified consequences. A foreign ministry statement Thursday repeated heated condemnations of the laws and s... More »

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Brazil Top Court’s Ruling Could Free Ex-President Da Silva

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AP SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s Supreme Court delivered a narrow decision Thursday night that could release almost 5,000 inmates still appealing their convictions, including jailed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The court decided in a 6-5 vote that a... More »

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McDonald’s CEO Steps Down After Relationship With Employee

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AP Shannon Stapleton / ReutersMcDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook speaks during a news conference in New York November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s chief executive officer has been pushed out of the company after violating compan... More »

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Turkey Says Soldier Killed Amid Kurd Pullout, Cease-Fire In Syria

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AP AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish-led fighters and Turkish-backed forces clashed sporadically Sunday in northeastern Syria amid efforts to work out a Kurdish evacuation from a besieged border town, the first pull-back under the terms of a U.S.-brokered cease-... More »

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Nearly 1,400 Detained In Moscow’s Largest Protest In A Decade

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AP Sergei Bobylev via Getty Images MOSCOW — Nearly 1,400 people were detained in a violent police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, a Russian group that monitors police arrests said Sunday, adding that was the largest number of detentions at a rall... More »