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BEIRUT (AP) -- U.S.-led coalition warplanes carried out as many as 30 airstrikes overnight against Islamic State militants in and around the group's de facto capital in northeastern Syria, activists said Sunday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the...
ISTANBUL (AP) — Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians demanded an end to the persecution of religious minorities in Syria and Iraq on Sunday and called for dialogue with Muslims, capping Francis' three-day visit to Turkey with a strong show of...
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Voters in Switzerland on Sunday rejected plans to protect the country's wealth by investing in gold and drastically limit immigration, according to polling firm gfs.bern. A proposal to require the Swiss central bank to hold a fifth of its reserves in...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson officials planned to address the resignation of a white police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, a black resident of the St. Louis suburb whose parents on Sunday prepared to attend a church service where civil rights activist the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a woman who was shot by her ex-boyfriend inside a Nordstrom in Chicago before he turned the gun on himself has died. The Cook County medical examiner's office says 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein was pronounced dead at 3:43 p.m. Saturday. The medical...
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued five people whose fishing boat sank Saturday in the chilly Pacific waters off the Oregon coast. The Coast Guard says it received a mayday call about 4:20 a.m. from the crew of the 75-foot Blazer saying they were taking on water...
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a woman who was shot by her ex-boyfriend inside a Nordstrom in Chicago before he turned the gun on himself has died, The Cook County medical examiner's office says 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein was pronounced dead at 3:43 p.m. Saturday. The medical...
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a chain-reaction crash during a dust storm in southeastern Idaho has sent 10 people to the hospital. The Idaho State Police say the crashes involving nine vehicles shut down both directions of Interstate 15 south of Idaho Falls Saturday...
PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — Authorities say 10 people have been arrested in Portland during a protest related to the Ferguson, Missouri, police shooting. The city police bureau says the arrests came Saturday night "after a large group of protesters laid down in the street and refused...