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In this image released by the White House, President Donald Trump is joined by Vice President Mike Pence, second from left, national security adviser Robert O’Brien, left; Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, second from right, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, right, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in the Situation Room of the White House monitoring developments in the U.S. Special Operations forces raid that took out Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.. (Shealah Craighead/White House via AP)
Associated Press
October 27, 2019 - 7:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world's most wanted man, is dead after being targeted by a U.S. military raid in Syria, President Donald Trump said Sunday. "Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead," Trump announced at...
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Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir square during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. Protests have resumed in Iraq after a wave of anti-government protests earlier this month were violently put down. At least 149 people were killed in a week of demonstrations earlier in October. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
Associated Press
October 27, 2019 - 6:19 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi anti-government protesters remained in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square on Sunday after a night of clashes with security forces who failed to evict them. Elite counterterrorism forces and state-backed militias meanwhile deployed across the capital to protect political party...
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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, police forensic officers attend the scene after a truck was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, in Thurrock, South England. The discovery in England of the bodies of 39 people believed to be from China lays bare some crucial but sometimes overlooked facts about China's development as a rising global power that has elevated hundreds of millions of its citizens to the middle classes. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
Associated Press
October 27, 2019 - 4:51 am
LONDON (AP) — British police say three suspects who were arrested in the deaths of 39 people hidden in a shipping container have been released on bail. Police in southeastern England said Sunday that a 38-year-old man, a 38-year-old woman — both from the northern English town of Warrington— and a...
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An injured protestor is rushed to a hospital during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. Iraqi protesters converged on the central square in the capital Baghdad on Saturday as security forces erected blast walls to prevent them from reaching a heavily fortified government area after a day of violence that killed scores. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Associated Press
October 26, 2019 - 4:35 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — At least seven more Iraqi protesters were killed Saturday in clashes with security forces in Baghdad and the southern town of Nasiriyah, as thousands took part in nationwide anti-government protests, officials said. The new violence brought the number of demonstrators killed to 49 in...
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U.S. Secretary for Defense Mark Esper speaks during a media conference after a meeting of NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. NATO defense ministers on Friday discussed efforts to deter Russia in eastern Europe and the future of the mission training security forces in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Associated Press
October 25, 2019 - 7:10 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States will send armored vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into the hands of Islamic State militants, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Friday. It was the latest sign that extracting the military from Syria is...
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Floral tributes at the Waterglade Industrial Park in Thurrock, Essex, England Thursday Oct. 24, 2019 the day after 39 bodies were found inside a truck on the industrial estate. British media are reporting that the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck in southeastern England were Chinese citizens. (Stefan Rousseau, PA via AP)
Associated Press
October 25, 2019 - 5:51 am
LONDON (AP) — British police arrested two more suspects Friday in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a container truck in southeastern England as the investigation into one of the country's worst human smuggling cases geared up. Police said the man and the woman, both 38...
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National Transportation Safety Committee investigator Nurcahyo Utomo holds a model of an airplane during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. An Indonesian investigation found a Lion Air flight that crashed and killed 189 people a year ago was doomed by a combination of aircraft design flaws, inadequate training and maintenance problems. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Associated Press
October 25, 2019 - 5:32 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian investigation found that a combination of design flaws, inadequate training and maintenance lapses doomed a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet that crashed a year ago, killing 189 people. A summary of the final accident report released Friday said Lion Air flight 610, from...
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A man wearing a chef's hat runs for cover as anti-government protesters clash with police in Valparaiso, Chile, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. President Sebastian Pinera made more economic concessions Thursday announcing a freeze on a 9.2% rise in electricity prices until the end of next year, to try to curb a week of deadly protests over price increases and other grievances. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Associated Press
October 24, 2019 - 1:17 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Demonstrators returned to Chile's streets on Thursday, dissatisfied with economic concessions announced by the government in a bid to curb a week of deadly violence. President Sebastián Piñera acknowledged that the steps taken to ease public anger won't fully address the...
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Supporters of late dictator Gen. Francisco Franco place flowers outside Mingorrubio's cemetery, outskirts of Madrid, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. Spain has exhumed the remains of Spanish dictator Gen. Francisco Franco from his grandiose mausoleum outside Madrid and flown them by helicopter for reburial in a small family crypt north of the capital. The government-ordered, closed-door operation on Thursday satisfies a decades-old desire of many in Spain who considered the vainglorious mausoleum that Franco built an affront to the tens of thousands who died in Spain's Civil War and his subsequent regime as well as to Spain's standing as a modern democratic state. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Associated Press
October 24, 2019 - 12:04 pm
MADRID (AP) — Turning a momentous page in its history, Spain on Thursday exhumed the remains of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco from his grandiose mausoleum outside Madrid and reburied them in a small family crypt north of the capital. The day-long operation featured Franco's coffin being flown by...
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Police escort the truck, that was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, as they move it from an industrial estate in Thurrock, south England, Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019. Police in southeastern England said that 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Associated Press
October 23, 2019 - 1:31 pm
GRAYS, England (AP) — Authorities found 39 people dead in a truck in an industrial park in England on Wednesday and arrested the driver on suspicion of murder in one of Britain's worst human-smuggling tragedies. Police were reconstructing the final journey of the victims as they tried to piece...
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