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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- The Pentagon says two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan when a member of the Afghan security forces opened fire. The shooting happened Monday in Kandahar. The shooter was wounded and is in police custody. The two unidentified U.S. service...
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HONG KONG -- The Chinese government has accused pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong of committing "evil and criminal acts" that have seriously damaged the semi-autonomous city's "reputation" and "stability." At a press conference in Beijing on Monday, Hong Kong and Macau...
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PYONGYANG -- North Korea says the two new short-range ballistic missiles it launched Thursday toward the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, were intended to send a warning to South Korea. According to North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the launches...
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SEOUL, South Korea. -- South Korean fighter jets fired more than 300 warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that had violated the country's airspace Tuesday, defense officials said, in an account furiously disputed by Moscow. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff accused a...
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TEHRAN, Iran. -- Iran has detained 17 Iranian citizens accused of acting as spies for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, according to the country's Ministry of Intelligence. An Intelligence Ministry document sent to CNN claims Iran had broken up a CIA spying ring and...
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TEHRAN -- Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says its navy has captured the British-flagged oil tanker, Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz, according to Iran's state-run Press TV. The IRGC accused the British tanker of "violating international regulations," to...
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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia. -- Cambodia has become the latest Asian country to reject shipments of waste sent to its shores by Western companies for processing. Cambodian officials announced Wednesday that they were sending 1,600 tons of trash back to their source -- the United States...
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NEW YORK -- Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison plus 30 years and was ordered to pay $12.6 billion in forfeiture. Guzman spoke for about 10 minutes in court before the sentence was handed down and called out issues with the jury...
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KATHMANDU, Nepal. -- More than 100 people have died and tens of thousands have been displaced after torrential monsoon rains triggered floods and landslides across Nepal and parts of South Asia. At least 69 people have died in Nepal, with a further 31 people identified as...