• Package detonated at site of Turkey bombings in apparent false alarm: CNN Turk

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish security forces carried out a controlled explosion on Tuesday of a suspicious package outside the Ankara train station where a double suicide bombing killed at least 97 people three days ago, broadcaster CNN Turk reported. The government said on Monday Islamic State was…

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  • China professor in U.S. spy case accuses U.S. of discrimination

    A Chinese professor charged in the United States with economic espionage said Chinese scholars and engineers in the United States face discrimination and "absurd" suspicions by the government that they are stealing technologies. Zhang Hao of Tianjin University told the state-backed Global Times in…

  • Syrian Kurdish militia sees Raqqa assault 'within weeks': report

    An attack to drive Islamic State from its Syrian base of operations in Raqqa is expected within weeks, the head of one of the militia expected to take part in the U.S.-backed operation was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Sipan Hamo, head of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, told the London-based…

  • Behind one Supreme Court case, the tale of forgiveness for sister's killer

    In her final moments, Nancy Bishop Langert somehow summoned the strength to crawl across the basement floor. Langert’s sister, Jeanne Bishop, knew better. The message, the symbol of a heart and the letter “U,” is exactly how Nancy signed her notes and holiday cards.

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  • Democratic debate: Can anyone disrupt the Hillary vs. Bernie show?

    Hillary Clinton’s biggest opponent Tuesday night in the Democrats’ first presidential debate of the season may well be … Hillary Clinton. Recommended: How much do you know about Hillary Rodham Clinton? “There has been a strange disconnect between Clinton and Democratic voters and a sense of…

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  • What Carly Fiorina's time as CEO says about how she might govern

    When Carly Fiorina was one of America’s most visible CEOs, perhaps no quality stood out more than her boldness.

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  • Why Zimbabwe won't charge Walter Palmer for killing Cecil the lion

    Walter Palmer, the American dentist thrust into the spotlight after killing the beloved ‘Cecil the lion,’ will no longer face charges, a Zimbabwe cabinet minister said Monday. Environment minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri told reporters in Harare that Dr. Palmer had technically not violated any…

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  • The Latest: At least 2 dead, 20 wounded in Jerusalem attacks

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):

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  • Man survives on ants for six days in remote Australia

    A man missing for six days in a remote Australian desert in searing heat without water was found Tuesday after surviving by eating black ants, police said. Goldfields Police superintendent Andy Greatwood said Foggerdy had been sitting under the same tree for the last two days, with no water during…

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  • Insurgents shell Russian embassy in Syria during rally

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Insurgents have fired two shells at the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital as scores of pro-government supporters gathered outside the compound to thank Moscow for its intervention in Syria.

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  • Iranian parliament passes bill approving nuclear deal

    By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin and Sam Wilkin DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday supporting a nuclear deal with world powers, signaling a victory for the government over conservative opponents of the agreement and clearing the way for it to be implemented. Many lawmakers…

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  • Top Asian News at 8:00 a.m. GMT

    TOKYO (AP) — Okinawa's governor on Tuesday revoked approval for work needed to relocate a U.S. air base from one area of the southern Japanese island to another, but the Tokyo government said it would still proceed with the plan. Local residents object to living with U.S. Marine Air Station Futenma…

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  • Iran's parliament approves on nuclear deal with world powers

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament voted on Tuesday to support implementing the nuclear deal it struck with world powers, sending the measure to a council of senior clerics for who will review the accord before its final approval.

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  • Iran parliament approves nuclear deal with world powers

    Iran's parliament approved its nuclear deal with world powers Tuesday, paving the way for the historic agreement curbing Tehran's atomic programme to take effect and for the eventual lifting of sanctions. The vote came after fierce debate among lawmakers over the terms of the accord, which was…

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  • American Nobel laureate Richard Heck is buried in Manila

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American Nobel laureate for chemistry Richard Heck, who designed a method of building complex molecules that has helped fight cancer, protect crops and make electronic devices, was buried Tuesday in a metropolitan Manila cemetery beside the tomb of his Filipino wife. He…

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  • China September imports plunge in new sign of weakness

    BEIJING (AP) — China's imports fell by an unexpectedly wide margin in September in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.

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  • Israeli police: 1 dead, at least 4 hurt in separate stabbing and shooting attacks in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police: 1 dead, at least 4 hurt in separate stabbing and shooting attacks in Jerusalem.

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