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After IS fall, some women who joined plead to come homeAfter IS's fall, tens of thousands of women and children from militant group packed in camps in northern Syria
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Wit and grit: Algeria's sizeable youth lead fight for changeAlgeria's aging ex-President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was driven from power this month through protests led by the nation's burgeoning youth, a politically engaged, witty and increasingly educated generation frustrated by widespread youth unemployment
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Chinese sailors sit during a concert featuring Chinese and foreign military bands in Qingdao, Monday, April 22, 2019. Ships from Chinese and foreign navies have gathered in Qingdao for events this week, including a naval parade, to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China's Xi urges closer naval ties amid regional tensionsChinese President Xi Jinping is urging closer ties between the world's navies amid tensions over China's rapid expansion of its naval forces
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
In camp of diehard IS supporters, some women express regretsSome women who joined IS group's 'caliphate' plead to return home, say they were deceived by militants' propaganda
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Indian election officials with polling materials walk to board a country boat to reach a polling center in a remote river island in the River Brahmaputra in Kamrup district, west of Gauhati, Assam, India, Monday, April 22, 2019. Tuesday marks the third day of polling in India's multi-phase national elections. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Voting underway in 3rd phase of India's national electionVoting begins in 3rd phase of India's national elections
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Sri Lanka bombing victims were from at least 12 countriesSri Lanka bombing victims included at least 31 foreigners from at least 12 countries
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This undated file photo released by the Montgomery County Police Department shows Daniel Beckwitt in Maryland. Jurors are set to hear closing arguments Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in the trial of the 27-year-old millionaire. He is charged with second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the September 2017 death of 21-year-old Askia Khafra. A fire erupted and killed a man who was helping Beckwitt dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker. (Montgomery County Police Department via AP, File)
Jury to decide if death of man digging tunnels was a crimeA Maryland jury will soon be asked to decide if it was a crime or an accident when a fire killed a man who was helping a millionaire dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2018, combination file photo, Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo, left, and Wa Lone, are handcuffed as they are escorted by police out of a court in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, rejected the final appeal of the two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. They earlier this month shared with their colleagues the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, one of journalism's highest honors. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw, File)
Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reportersMyanmar's Supreme Court has rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims
The Associated Press1 hour ago
California police promote measure to limit fatal shootingsRound two is under way in California's fight over how best to limit fatal shootings by police through nation-leading reforms
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, Chicago police union president Kevin Graham speaks during a press conference in Chicago, to announce a "no confidence" vote in the leadership of Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx. Graham called on Foxx to step down, saying the handling of the Smollett case just another example of her office letting off too lightly. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
Smollett case could undermine prosecutor's reform effortsChicago's top prosecutor drew heavy criticism after she recused herself from the case against Jussie Smollett and then complained in text messages to a subordinate that her office had overcharged the "Empire" actor
The Associated Press2 hours ago
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Investigation ongoing, House subpoenas ex-White House lawyerAs Pelosi urges focus on investigations instead of impeachment, House chairman subpoenas ex-White House counsel
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this April 19, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Harris faces calls to prove her commitment to NH votersDemocratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris faces calls to prove she's committed to winning New Hampshire voters
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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