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Pence accuses Congress of playing politics with military pay

NEAR THE SYRIAN BORDER — Vice President Mike Pence, weighing in from the Middle East on the shutdown in Washington, accused the U.S. Congress...
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BAGHDAD — An Iraqi court has sentenced a German woman of Moroccan origin to death for joining the Islamic State group. ...
The Latest: Turkey arrests protesters against Syria attack

HASSA, Turkey — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): ...
Turkish troops enter Kurdish enclave in northern Syria

HASSA, Turkey — Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to oust from...
VP Pence says US stands ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with Egypt

CAIRO — Vice President Mike Pence and Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pledged a united front against Mideast terrorism on Saturday as Pence, the highest-level...
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ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local): ...
Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria

KOCABEYLI, Turkey — Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to expand...
Turkey faces balancing act amid border offensive in Syria

BEIRUT — As Turkey threatens a bloody confrontation with a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in the main Syrian Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria, it faces...
Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency

With a sharp departure from years and sometimes decades of U.S. foreign policy, President Donald Trump has made a seismic global impact during his...
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STERLING, Va. — Court documents say a Virginia man charged with obstructing a terrorism investigation had child pornography on a smartphone. ...

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