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US Defense Secretary Blames Iraqi Forces for ISIS Victory in Ramadi
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said Sunday that Iraqi forces had demonstrated “no will to fight” against the Islamic State, blaming them for a retreat that led to the terrorist group's victory in capturing the Iraqi city of Ramadi. While that ...
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Iraq regains ground from Islamic State; mass deaths reported in PalmyraReuters
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86....
KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia (AP) -- It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. For nearly three months, the siblings comforted each other when rolling waves thrashed their boat, when their empty bellies ached and when they were beaten for trying to stand up to stretch their legs....
Iraq regains ground from Islamic State; mass deaths reported in Palmyra
BAGHDAD/BEIRUT Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra.
Iraqi forces lack will to fight - Ashton CarterBBC News
US Defense Chief Questions Iraq's 'Will to Fight' ISIS After City's FallTIME
Carter: Iraqis showed 'no will to fight' in RamadiCNN
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Julian Castro: Clinton emails a 'witch hunt'
Washington (CNN) Julian Castro labeled the House Republican-led investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails a "witch hunt" and a "sideshow" from dealing with America's most pressing problems. The Housing and Urban Development secretary accused GOP ...
Julian Castro Dismisses Hillary Clinton E-Mail 'Witch Hunt,' V.P. SpeculationBloomberg
The 15 Benghazi emails you need to readPolitico
Possible Clinton running mate decries Benghazi 'witch hunt'The Hill (blog)
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John Nash, 'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician, and His Wife Killed in New Jersey ...
Princeton University mathematician and Nobel Prize John Nash, whose life was the subject of the film "A Beautiful Mind," and was killed in a taxi crash along with his wife in New Jersey on Saturday. Nash and Alicia Nash were in a taxi on the New Jersey ...
John Nash, 86, inspiration for the film 'A Beautiful Mind,' and wife die in car ...New York Daily News
Reports: 'A Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash, wife killed in crashAtlanta Journal Constitution
John Nash Dead, 'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician Killed In Car AccidentHuffington Post
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Nuclear Negotiator Says Iran To Allow Military Site Inspections
An Iranian negotiator has announced that Tehran has agreed to give UN inspectors "managed access" to military facilities as part of a deal with world powers over its contentious nuclear program. The comments by Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi ...
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Mass graves of suspected migrants found near detention camps run by ...
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia said on Sunday it had found mass graves feared to contain the bodies of Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants at the centre of a regional human-trafficking crisis. Home Minister Zahid Hamidi was quoted by The Star newspaper's ...
A global obligation to Myanmar's Rohingya refugeesLos Angeles Times
Malaysia finds 'migrant' mass graves near Thai borderBBC News
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Negotiator: Iran agrees to 'managed access' to nuclear sites
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian nuclear negotiator says his team has agreed to grant U.N. inspectors “managed access” to military sites as part of a deal over its contested program, apparently contradicting earlier comments by the nation's supreme leader.
Iranian MPs Briefed on Nuclear TalksTasnim News Agency (press release)
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CANNES, France (AP) -- Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Now they have the Cannes Film Festival on pins and needles, too....
BOSTON (AP) -- A Massachusetts woman has used her own obituary to convey a final message on Tom Brady and the "Deflategate" scandal....
Malaysia finds 'migrant' mass graves near Thai border
Several mass graves thought to contain bodies of migrants have been found in Malaysia, authorities say. Home Minister Zahid Hamidi was quoted by Malayia's Star newspaper as saying the graves were found in 17 abandoned trafficking camps near the Thai ...
Mass graves discovered in Malaysian migrant trafficking campsTelegraph.co.uk
Malaysia finds mass graves of suspected trafficking victims in abandoned campsFox News
Mass graves of suspected trafficking victims found in MalaysiaABC Online
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Syrians try to build case against Assad in chlorine attacks
Oct. 8, 2013: This file image made from video broadcast on Syrian State Television, purports to show a chemical weapons expert taking samples at a chemical weapons plant at an unknown location in Syria. (AP). BEIRUT – With only a cloth mask for ...
Syria regime accused of using chlorine bombs on civiliansThe Guardian
Syrian rebels allege Assad behind chlorine gas attacksPress Herald
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Iraqi forces regain ground from Islamic State east of Ramadi
BAGHDAD Iraqi forces regained ground from Islamic State militants in western Iraq on Sunday, advancing towards the city of Ramadi one week after it fell to the insurgents. A police major and a pro-government Sunni tribal fighter in the area said they had ...
Video purports to show Iraqi Army air strikes on Islamic State positionsTelegraph.co.uk
ISIS close to Baghdad after breaching Ramadi's Iraqi defencesDaily Mail
Iraqi Forces Advance On RamadiRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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CANNES, France (AP) -- Death is something we'd all like to avoid. But director Michel Franco thinks a reluctance to look at the end of life is unhealthy....
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Iraqi forces retake Ramadi from IS
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BAGHDAD: Iraqi forces retook territory from the Islamic State group east of Ramadi on Saturday, commanders said, in their first counterattack since the Jihadists' capture of the Anbar provincial capital last week. The UN Security Council, meanwhile, ...
Iraq Mounts Multi-Pronged Push Against IS Jihadists Near RamadiVoice of America
Iraqi forces take back another town from Daesh in Anbar provinceAl-Bawaba
Iraq fights back against ISIS land grabNEWS.com.au
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Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto
Clay Center Dispatch
HONOLULU (AP) — Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto. The protesters on Saturday complained about the effects that ...
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BEIJING (AP) -- At first, the numbers and company names flashing on a big board in Beijing's financial district suggest a booming market....
Nepal earthquake: People flee as landslide blocks river
Thousands of people have fled to safety following a landslide in western Nepal which blocked the flow of a river. The Kali Gandaki River in Myagdi district, about 140km (90 miles) north-west of the capital, Kathmandu, has created a deep and growing new ...
Hundreds Along River in Nepal Are Forced to Evacuate After LandslideNew York Times
Alert sounded after landslide blocks river in NepalHindustan Times
Nepal landslide blocks river, raises fears of flood reaching IndiaReuters
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At least 10 Afghan police officers killed in Taliban assault
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints Sunday in volatile southern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 officers in the ongoing assault, authorities said. Mohammad Ismail Hotaki, the director of Helmand province's Joint ...
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