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  • U.S. general praises Iraqi forces fighting in Mosul

    IRBIL, Iraq – A senior U.S. military commander on Sunday praised Iraqi forces fighting to recapture the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Pope Francis: 2017 will be good if people do good; decries terrorism

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis in his New Year's greetings Sunday declared 2017 will be good to the degree that people do good and reject hatred, as he p ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 8:26 am
  • President-elect Donald Trump still not sold on Russian link to hacking

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President-elect Donald Trump says that "no computer is safe" when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticis ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 7:25 am
  • New Year's Eve celebrations around the world

    As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts and death ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 7:15 am
  • Europe 2017: Brexit, far-right surging, Russian threat

    LONDON – Europe’s leaders are not expecting a smooth ride in 2017 after a year marked by political upheaval, extremist attacks, unchecked immigration, ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Russia, brushing off Obama, looks to friendlier Donald Trump

    HONOLULU – Stung by new punishments, Russia is looking straight past President Barack Obama to Donald Trump in hopes the president-elect will reverse ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Obama's last month: 'Obamacare' defense, Chicago speech

    HONOLULU – Eager to stop Republicans from destroying his signature health care law, President Barack Obama and Democratic lawmakers will meet next wee ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Russia, brushing off Obama, looks to friendlier Donald Trump

    HONOLULU – Stung by new punishments, Russia is looking straight past President Barack Obama to Donald Trump in hopes the president-elect will reverse ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • U.S. gives detailed look at Russia's alleged election hacking

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking Ame ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Serena wins at love again; says 'yes' to engagement in poem

    Court and spark: Serena Williams is tying the knot.The tennis great announced her engagement to Alex ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Run-DMC sues Wal-Mart, Amazon for $50M

    NEW YORK – The rap group Run-DMC filed a $50 million lawsuit in New York accusing Wal-Mart, Amazon, Jet and other retailers of selling products that t ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Top China leader says Catholics must act 'independently'

    BEIJING – One of China's top leaders told Chinese Catholics that they need to operate "independently" of outside forces and promote socialism and patr ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Benefits of Indian cash overhaul elusive as deadline passes

    NEW DELHI– Fifty days ago, India yanked most of its currency from circulation without warning, jolting the economy and leaving most citizens scramblin ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • With Trump’s victory, GOP hopes to overhaul Medicaid

    ATLANTA – When President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, Republicans will have the opportunity to pull off something they have wanted to d ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • U.S. punishes Russia for hacking campaign

    HONOLULU – The U.S. struck back Thursday at Russia for hacking the U.S. presidential campaign with a sweeping set of punishments targeting Russia’s sp ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:22 am
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