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Pollard to be freed; US analyst spied for Israel
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released from prison in November after nearly 30 years....
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Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Moammar Gadhafi's son and onetime heir apparent was convicted and sentenced to death on Tuesday by a court in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on charges of murder and inciting genocide during the country's 2011 uprising....
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Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group....
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Pakistan police kill feared Sunni militant leader, 13 others
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistani police gunned down one of the country's most-feared Sunni militant leaders and 13 followers in a mysterious pre-dawn shootout Wednesday, killing a man believed to behind the slaughter of hundreds of the nation's minority Shiites....
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Fighting between Turkey and Kurds escalate amid NATO unease
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Fighting between the Turkish military and Kurdish rebels escalated Tuesday amid signs of unease from NATO allies attending an emergency meeting about Turkey's conflicts with the Islamic State group and the Kurds....
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The Latest: UN official voices concern about Syria safe zone
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):...
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French farmers protest taps into freewheeling tradition
PARIS (AP) -- Over the past week, French farmers have used tractors to block the border with Germany and chucked foreign vegetables off trucks in protest of cheap imports. French leaders did not call in the police - they gave the farmers their support....
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Obama draws criticism for saying Ethiopia is democratic
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern....
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Symbol of dictatorship abuse, Chilean sees justice coming
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Her scarred face long ago became a symbol of the atrocities committed during Chile's 1973-90 dictatorship led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet. Now Carmen Quintana finally feels justice is being done....
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Scientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligence
LONDON (AP) -- Scientists and tech experts - including professor Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak - warned Tuesday of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence....
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