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‘A person of murderous zeal’: Al-Qaeda operative given life sentence for deaths of U.S. troops

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
“If this man ever walks the street again, the first thing he will do is try to kill Americans,” the judge said. Ibrahim Suleiman Adhan Adam Harun is expected to appeal his sentence.
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Brazil's military to take over security in violence-scarred Rio de Janeiro

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
The “extreme measure” is needed to crack down on organized crime and drug trafficking, the country’s president said.
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Russian troll farm, 13 suspects indicted in 2016 election interference

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
The indictment targets the Internet Research Agency, a known Russian entity, for meddling with the 2016 election.
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VA secretary's chief of staff tells colleagues she intends to retire

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
The 32-year VA official is at the center of an inspector general's report concerning a 10-day trip to Europe the secretary and his wife took to Europe at taxpayers' expense.
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Turkey frees reporter, but sentences 6 other journalists to life for alleged involvement in failed 2016 coup

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
Decision comes shortly after another reporter who had been controversially imprisoned for a year was conditionally released.
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China's televised New Year’s Gala featured a blackface skit about Africans

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
“This is plain racism, the foreign media are going to explode” says one microblogger.
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German defense minister slams Trump’s military-heavy approach to security

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
Her comments underscored a deepening rift in the alliance between the U.S. and Europe.
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Kosovo marks 10 years of independence but its people remain divided

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
On Feb. 17, Kosovo celebrates the 10th anniversary of its independence from Serbia. Still not recognized by about 100 nations (including Russia, Spain, Greece and China), Kosovo is struggling to exist. Its population has lost hopes of a transparent governance structure, and international missions and military presence are still necessary to strengthen the state’s capacities […]
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Australia's two most senior leaders are now at war over an office affair

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
Australia's deputy prime minister calls the prime minister's handling of affairs between politicians and staffers “inept.”
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Turkey and the U.S. agree to move forward, not dwell on past differences

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
Tillerson averted a collapse of relations after marathon meetings, but differences remained unresolved.
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Did Kim Jong Un’s ‘historic’ missile get a boost from old Soviet weapons?

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
A new report suggests that foreign blueprints or parts helped North Korea stun the world with an ICBM that could hit U.S. cities.
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4 basic questions about the AR-15

Washington Post Headlines - 2 hours 6 min ago
AR-style rifles have appeared in some of the deadliest shootings in the last few years. Here's where they came from.
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Tiger Woods, After Stumbling at Riviera, Plans to Come Right Back

US Sports - 2 hours 30 min ago
Woods shot a five-over-par 76 on the second day of the Genesis Open to miss the cut, but he announced that he would be back at a Tour event, the Honda Classic, in the coming week.
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Snowboarder Ester Ledecka Shocks Lindsey Vonn and the Super-G Field

US Sports - 3 hours 2 min ago
Ledecka, a converted snowboarder, came out of nowhere to win the gold medal. Vonn, making her first appearance at these Games, almost crashed on her run.
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Sports of The Times: Nathan Chen Gets a Different Kind of Reward

US Sports - 3 hours 11 min ago
With nothing to lose but pride, the 18-year-old took some risks, and they finally paid off.
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Pakistan: Zainab Ansari's Confessed Killer Sentenced To Death

NPR Headlines - 3 hours 26 min ago

The world was moved by a viral photo of the 7-year-old girl, whose body was found on a trash heap in January.

(Image credit: B.K. Bangash/AP)

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On Pro Basketball: The N.B.A. All-Star Game Has Shed a Major Distraction

US Sports - 3 hours 32 min ago
For the first time in a long time, the trade deadline has already passed. That means the All-Stars can play without rumored deals getting in the way.
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US Navy says it won’t be deterred by Chinese-built islands

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-02-17 23:00
A Navy officer aboard a mammoth U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F18 fighter jets said Saturday that American forces would continue to patrol the South China Sea wherever “international law allows us” when asked if China’s newly built islands could restrain them in the disputed waters.
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German police rescue men tangled up with mannequin, toy car

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-02-17 23:00
Police in western Germany have freed two men who became entangled with a mannequin and a large, remote controlled car.
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Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid skepticism

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-02-17 23:00
Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members Saturday, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.
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