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In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all people aboard were killed. (Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 5:34 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on...
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February 19, 2018 - 5:20 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Islamic State group on Monday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on churchgoers in Russia's predominantly Muslim Dagestan region. At least five people were killed and four wounded when a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifles on people leaving a Sunday service at a...
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Catalan separatist politician and left-republican ERC party's Marta Rovira arrives at the Supreme court for questioning in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
February 19, 2018 - 5:16 am
MADRID (AP) — Two prominent Catalan politicians are testifying before a Supreme Court judge for their roles in holding a banned independence referendum and making an illegal declaration of independence based on its results. Judicial police have identified left-republican ERC party's secretary-...
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February 19, 2018 - 5:12 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Pro-Syrian government forces will begin entering the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin in the country's northwest "within hours," after reaching an agreement with the Kurdish militia in control of the region, Syrian state media said Monday. The official news agency SANA said the forces...
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February 19, 2018 - 5:09 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A legal battle between France and Equatorial Guinea over the corruption prosecution of the African nation's vice president is back before the International Court of Justice, months after a Paris court convicted the vice president. French lawyers said Monday that the...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Prime Minister of German federal state Saarland Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer wave during an election campaign in St.Wendel, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
February 19, 2018 - 5:03 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is reported to favor the governor of Saarland state to run her center-right party's day-to-day operations. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been tipped as a possible successor to Merkel as leader of the Christian Democratic Union. German daily...
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February 19, 2018 - 5:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Oxfam's report on sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti shows that three staff members intimidated and physically threatened witnesses as the charity investigated the original claims. The organization released the findings of its investigation Monday, following reports suggesting...
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February 19, 2018 - 4:49 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 has struck the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, days after a more powerful temblor hit the same area. The epicenter of the quake, which struck just before 0700 GMT Monday, was about 30 kilometers (...
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United States's Matt Hamilton gestures after winning their men's curling match against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 19, 2018 - 4:24 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:20 p.m. U.S. Olympic curler Matt Hamilton says a Russian bronze medalist who is facing a doping charge should lose his medal from the Pyeongchang Games. Hamilton played against Russia's Alexander...
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February 19, 2018 - 4:15 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV says pro-government forces will begin entering the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin in the country's northwest "within hours." The TV gave no further details about the deployment of the troops, known as "popular forces," which comes amid reports that an agreement has...
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