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World

Taliban captures military base

Mazar-i-Sharif — Taliban fighters overran a northern Afghan army base, officials said Tuesday, killing at least 14 soldiers with dozens feared captured and others...

FBI agent in poll probe sacked

WASHINGTON — Peter Strzok, a long-time FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been fired by the...

Aussie archbishop avoids jail

NEWCASTLE — The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse was ordered by an Australian court Tuesday to serve...

Car-ramming attack sparks terror fears

LONDON — A “number of pedestrians” were injured when a car crashed into barriers outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament on Tuesday, with armed police...

‘Space Force’ to dominate foes

FORT DRUM — US President Donald Trump signed an almost $750 billion defense spending bill Monday, while vowing a new “Space Force” would give...

‘You’ve stabbed us in the back’

ANKARA — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced the Lira crisis as a “plot against Turkey,” warning that his country will forge new...

Boy, 14, runs for gov

NEW YORK — Most 14-year-old American schoolboys might be fixated on baseball, chasing girls and dodging their homework. Not Ethan Sonneborn. He’s running for...

Vienna ‘most liveable city’

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Syrian blast kills 39

BEIRUT — An explosion in northern Syria killed at least 39 people Sunday and wounded many others, but the cause of the blast wasn’t...