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Why US troops are in Niger
October 18, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The back and forth about President Donald Trump’s condolence calls to the families of four fallen American soldiers in…

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Iraqi Kurdish independence gamble backfires
October 17, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) — In ongoing standoff following a referendum for an independent state separate from Iraq, Kurds in northwestern Iraq have suffered…

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US government indicts two Chinese nationals, accused of contributing to national opioid crisis
October 17, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. government has indicted two Chinese nationals for allegedly manufacturing and shipping illegal cocktails of the drug fentanyl…

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FBI to help investigate car bomb that killed Panama Papers journalist
October 17, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The FBI is helping authorities in Malta investigate a car bomb that killed a journalist who exposed the nation’s…

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Austria's conservative 'wunderwuzzi' Sebastian Kurz likely to be Europe's youngest leader at 31
October 17, 2017

Thomas Kronsteiner/Getty Images(VIENNA) — On Sunday, Austria’s center-right People’s Party (ÖVP) won the parliamentary elections, putting its 31-year-old leader Sebastian Kurz…

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Burrito-dropping drones test deliveries to customers in rural Australia
October 17, 2017

blog.x.company(QUEANBEYAN, Australia) — X, the organization known as Google’s “moonshot factory,” announced Monday that is using drone technology to deliver burritos…

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Prince William, Duchess Kate reveal third child due in April 2018
October 17, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Prince William and Duchess Kate have announced their third child is due in April 2018. The new baby will…

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The 'Super Bowl' of Chinese politics takes place this week
October 17, 2017

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) — This week Beijing marks the opening of China’s most important political event: the 19th Communist Party Congress. This…

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Dozens of ISIS fighters killed after US strikes Yemen camps
October 16, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — About 50 ISIS fighters were killed in U.S. military airstrikes in Yemen targeting two training camps in the country’s…

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Skies above the UK, France turn an eerie orange
October 16, 2017

Rob Ball/Getty Images(LONDON) — The skies above the United Kingdom and France glowed an eerie orange on Monday. Winds from the…

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