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Iran blames bad communication, alignment for jet shootdown

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A misaligned missile battery, miscommunication between troops and their commanders and a decision to fire without...

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Poland holds momentous, tight presidential election runoff

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Voting started Sunday in Poland’s razor-blade-close presidential election runoff between the conservative incumbent, President Andrzej Duda,...

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Over 200,000 vote in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy primaries

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers turned up over the weekend to vote in an unofficial...

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UN approves aid to Syria’s rebel area through 1 crossing

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia scored a victory for its ally Syria on Saturday by forcing the Security Council to...

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Iraq’s PM takes step in battle against border corruption

MANDALI, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister took a first step Saturday to combat cross-border corruption that has long plagued...

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Dengue prevention efforts stifled by coronavirus pandemic

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They...

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Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first...

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Pandemic, racism compound worries about Black suicide rate

CHICAGO (AP) — Jasmin Pierre was 18 when she tried to end her life, overdosing on whatever pills she could...

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Virus cases up sharply in Africa, India as inequality stings

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases have doubled in just two weeks to a quarter-million, and India on...

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More COVID-19 cases in Syria’s overcrowded rebel enclave

BEIRUT (AP) — At least two doctors in Syria’s opposition-held northwest have been infected with the coronavirus, according to a...

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Trump lags Biden on people of color in top campaign ranks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a summer of racial unrest and calls for more diversity in leadership, President Donald Trump lags...

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Survivors mark 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia is marking the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the only crime in Europe since...

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Trump undercuts health experts — again — in schools debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House seating chart spoke volumes. When the president convened a roundtable this week on how...

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COVID-19 heroes must jump through hoops for workers’ comp

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lauded for their service and hailed as everyday heroes, essential workers who get the coronavirus on the...

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