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U.S. still unsure who directed Syria attack, despite Russian dead

Reuters World News - 20 hours 1 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is still unsure who directed a Feb. 7 attack on U.S. and U.S.-backed forces in Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday, even as he acknowledged accounts that Russian civilian contractors were involved.
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Threatened and vilified, but Philippine lawyer says he wants 'death squad president' in court

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 23:30
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine attorney Jude Sabio says he hasn't been home for a year, steers clear of public events and is forever looking over his shoulder after accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of crimes against humanity.
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U.S.-based Russian news outlet registers as foreign agent

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 22:07
(Reuters) - U.S.-based Russian news outlet RIA Global LLC has registered as a foreign agent with the U.S. Justice Department, the fourth Russian-linked media company to do so since November under pressure from the U.S. government.
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Moon won't discuss possible summit with North Korea's Kim

AP World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:00
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Saturday that he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics will also lead to better ties between the North and its other major rival, Washington, as well as help set up talks on ridding the North of its nuclear bombs. 2018-02-17T15:31:00-05:00 2018-02-17T20:31:32-05:00
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Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

AP World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 20:00
BEIRUT (AP) — Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison gas inhalation after an attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, local doctors and Syria's state-run news agency reported Saturday. 2018-02-17T13:20:00-05:00 2018-02-17T18:20:30-05:00
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French President Macron's approval rating falls below 50 percent: Ifop

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 18:48
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron's approval rating has fallen below 50 percent to its lowest level since October last year, a poll showed on Sunday, as the government pushes ahead with plans to shake up France's costly civil service.
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Chilean sexual abuse victim testifies before Vatican investigator

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 18:22
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The key witness in the case of a Chilean bishop accused of covering sexual abuse said on Saturday he gave "eye opening" testimony to a papally mandated investigator and hoped it would lead to the truth.
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U.N. council mulls condemning Iran over Yemen's Houthis' getting missiles

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 16:51
(Reuters) - - Britain, the United States and France want the United Nations Security Council to condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from falling into the hands of Yemen’s Houthi group and commit to take action over the sanctions violations, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Saturday.
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Far-right extremists march in Sofia to honor pro-Nazi general

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 15:22
SOFIA (Reuters) - Hundreds of far-right extremists marched through the center of Sofia on Saturday to honor a Bulgarian general who led a pro-Nazi organization in the 1930s and 1940s.
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Maldives police arrest 25 after protest demanding leader's arrest

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 14:51
MALE (Reuters) - Maldives police arrested 25 people under a state of emergency, opposition legislators said on Saturday, after thousands of protesters gathered a day earlier to call for the detention of the president and release of opposition leaders.
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Israel's Netanyahu condemns Polish PM for 'Jewish perpetrators' comment

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 13:59
WARSAW (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned his Polish counterpart on Saturday for saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, just weeks after Warsaw drew criticism over a new Holocaust law.
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Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

AP World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 13:00
BEIRUT (AP) — Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison gas inhalation after an attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, local doctors and Syria's state-run news agency reported Saturday. 2018-02-17T06:52:00-05:00 2018-02-17T11:52:07-05:00
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Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

AP World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 13:00
MUNICH (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry. 2018-02-17T07:32:00-05:00 2018-02-17T12:32:47-05:00
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Sweden grants citizenship to scientist sentenced to death in Iran

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 12:21
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden has granted citizenship to a Stockholm-based scientist being held in Iran under sentence of death, the Swedish foreign ministry confirmed on Saturday.
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Meddling 'incontrovertible' to US, 'just blabber' to Russia

AP World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:00
MUNICH (AP) — Top Russian and American officials exchanged barbs Saturday in Germany over the U.S. indictment of 13 Russians accused of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election. 2018-02-17T05:50:00-05:00 2018-02-17T10:50:59-05:00
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The Latest: Ex-Russian diplomat calls US charges 'fantasies'

AP World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:00
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Russian response to U.S. indictments (all times local): 2018-02-17T05:29:00-05:00 2018-02-17T10:29:07-05:00
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Tears, exuberance as 'Black Panther' opens across Africa

AP World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:00
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "Black Panther" has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks about the continent by President Donald Trump. 2018-02-17T05:48:00-05:00 2018-02-17T10:48:05-05:00
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Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:43
SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday.
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Sacred Tibetan monastery catches fire, no reports of casualties

Reuters World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:34
BEIJING (Reuters) - One of the most sacred locations in Tibetan Buddhism, the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, caught fire on Saturday but there were no reports of any casualties and the extent of the damage was unclear.
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Meddling 'incontrovertible' to US, 'just blabber' to Russia

AP World News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:00
MUNICH (AP) — Top Russian and American officials exchanged barbs Saturday in Germany over the U.S. indictment of 13 Russians accused of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election. 2018-02-17T04:23:00-05:00 2018-02-17T09:23:19-05:00
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