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UAE says it's prepared to send ground forces to Syria


Associated Press

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A top official in the United Arab Emirates says his country is prepared to send ground troops to...full story
updated 2016-02-07 08:42 PM
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UAE says it's prepared to send ground forces to Syria

Associated Press

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A top official in the United Arab Emirates says his country is prepared to send ground troops to....Fullstory

2016-02-07 08:42 PM

Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debate
By JULIE PACE and JULIE BYKOWICZ
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Marco Rubio faced withering criticism of his readiness to be president and his policy depth in the last Republican debate before....Fullstory

2016-02-07 05:01 PM

Iraq's Abadi dismisses Baghdad wall plans

Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Iraqi Prime Minister is dismissing plans to build a wall around the Iraqi capital, according to a statement released by his....Fullstory

2016-02-07 03:22 PM

Developments in North Korea nuke and missile programs
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A month after shocking the world with its fourth nuclear test, North Korea has followed through with its plans to....Fullstory

2016-02-07 11:22 AM

The Latest: Rocket passes over Okinawa, no missiles launched

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local): 10 a.m. A South Korean defense official, speaking on....Fullstory

2016-02-07 09:22 AM

Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma
By MICHAEL TARM and JASON KEYSER
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit....Fullstory

2016-02-07 09:01 AM

OAS: Haitian leaders reach deal to install provisional govt
By DAVID McFADDEN
Associated Press

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- An OAS official tells The Associated Press that top Haitian leaders have reached an agreement to install a provisional government less....Fullstory

2016-02-07 06:01 AM

Al-Qaida group claims attack on police station in north Mali
By BABA AHMED
Associated Press

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Al-Qaida's North Africa branch has claimed responsibility for an attack on a U.N. mission police station in northern Mali that killed....Fullstory

2016-02-07 06:01 AM

Facing NH loss, Clinton looks ahead to counter Sanders
By LISA LERER and KEN THOMAS
Associated Press

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- With a victory seemingly out of reach in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is looking ahead to the next round of voting....Fullstory

2016-02-07 05:01 PM

The Latest: Seoul restricts entry to joint park with North

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local): 3:45 p.m. South Korea says t will further restrict....Fullstory

2016-02-07 03:22 PM

U.S. State Department, lawmakers send condolences over Taiwan quake

Central News Agency

The U.S. State Department and several U.S. congressmen Saturday sent condolences to the victims of a deadly earthquake hitting southern Taiwan earlier in the day. These....Fullstory

2016-02-07 12:14 PM

The Latest: S. Korea report says launch may have failed

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local): 10:30 a.m. South Korea's Yonhap news agency is reporting....Fullstory

2016-02-07 09:42 AM

Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage
By KEN THOMAS
Associated Press

HENNIKER, New Hampshire (AP) -- Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire primary comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions about her trustworthiness and....Fullstory

2016-02-07 09:01 AM

Jewish group condemns far-right WWII remembrance in Hungary

Associated Press

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- The Simon Wiesenthal Center has condemned a far-right commemoration in Hungary of a World War II battle in which speakers lauded....Fullstory

2016-02-07 06:01 AM

The Latest: Trump makes stronger effort to turn out NH vote

Associated Press

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- The Latest on the race for president, with candidates focusing on New Hampshire, which holds the first primary in the 2016....Fullstory

2016-02-07 06:01 AM

US to open DEA office in Guyana to fight drug trafficking

Associated Press

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) -- The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is opening an office in Guyana, a presence it's been seeking for more than a decade. U.S.....Fullstory

2016-02-07 06:01 AM

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