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Scores dead in air strikes on Syria's Raqaa

At least 63 people, half of them civilians, were killed when Syrian war planes struck the northeastern city of Raqqa on Tuesday, according to the Syrian...

Colombia's FARC free two soldiers in step to restart peace talks

Colombia's FARC rebels freed two captured soldiers on Tuesday, the first step towards resuming...

Islamic State group got up to $45 million in ransoms

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U. N. expert monitoring sanctions against al‑Qaida says the Islamic State group has received between $35 million and...

Street protests in Burkina Faso prompt minister's resignation

A minister in Burkina Faso's transitional government seen as close to former President Blaise...

 

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Obama's 'momentum' from trip set to run into political reality

U. S. President Barack Obama comes off a swing through the Asia‑Pacific region punctuated by a...

Thanksgiving's 46 million turkeys get costlier as supply shrinks

Recent history suggests Americans will eat 46 million turkeys during Thanksgiving, give or take a few...

FBI files: Hedge fund analyst made millions on tips from insider

The FBI files spell it out: An analyst at Citadel LLC, the hedge fund with $23 billion in capital...

Talk of Russian oil cuts to help OPEC likely to stay just that

Each time oil takes a dive, the idea of Russia allying with OPEC to shore up prices gets an airing.