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Turkey vows to keep attacking US-backed Syrian Kurd forces

August 31, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday vowed to keep attacking a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militia inside Syria, saying it will never negotiate with what it considers to be a "terror organization. more »»

 
 
 
Pilot's body found after fighter jet crash in Swiss Alps

August 31, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities say the body of a Swiss fighter jet pilot has been found after his U.S.-built F/A-18C aircraft went missing in the Alps two days ago. more »»

Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data

August 31, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine are appealing to the EU's top diplomat to put... more »»

Russia says it killed IS spokesman al-Adnani in Syria strike

August 31, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry says its airstrike killed the Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist. more »»

In political gamble, Trump to make surprising trip to Mexico

August 31, 2016

EVERETT, Washington (AP) — Donald Trump will make a quick visit to Mexico on Wednesday, meeting with the president of a nation he derided as the home of rapists and criminals. more »»

Frankfurt airport terminal reopens after security scare

August 31, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say Frankfurt airport is fully reopened after a portion of Terminal 1 was evacuated when a person entered a secure area without undergoing required searches. more »»

Uzbek PM leads national celebration; president still ill

August 31, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan's prime minister led the nation's Independence Day celebration Wednesday in the capital of Tashkent as President Islam Karimov remained hospitalized. more »»

Trump has surprise Mexico visit ahead of immigration speech

August 31, 2016

EVERETT, Washington (AP) — Donald Trump will be taking his first foreign trip as the Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday, making a quick and unexpected visit to Mexico, a nation he... more »»

Swiss: 17-year-old girl wounded in Aug. 13 train attack dies

August 31, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss police say a 17-year-old girl who was wounded Aug. 13 after a man attacked passengers aboard a Swiss train with a knife and burning liquid has died of her injuries. more »»

Suu Kyi: Myanmar has unique chance to forge peace

August 31, 2016

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar has a unique opportunity to end decades of ethnic rebellions in various parts of the country, leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday as she promised that her... more »»

Vote on whether to remove president nears in Brazil's Senate

August 31, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Senators debated the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff into the wee hours of Wednesday, then planned a short break before casting votes that will decide whether t... more »»

The Latest: Trump says immigrants taking minorities' jobs

August 31, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

11:25 p.m. more »»

South Korea says top North Korean official executed

August 31, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has executed a vice premier and banished two other top officials to rural areas for re-education, South Korean officials said Wednesday. more »»

US evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan

August 31, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kil... more »»

Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

August 31, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations... more »»

Diplomats disagree over Syria chemical sanctions

August 31, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Brazil Senate debates fate of Rousseff, final vote Wednesday

August 30, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Senators deciding whether to oust President Dilma Rousseff headed into a long night of debate Tuesday, with so many wanting to speak that the judge presiding over the... more »»

Egypt's new law on churches angers Christian critics

August 30, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's lawmakers on Tuesday passed the country's first law spelling out the rules for building a church, a step Christians have long hoped would free up construction that was often... more »»

 
 

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Book Review 370: Over the Edge

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