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Hoarding in Syria’s largest city as government advances

BEIRUT (AP) — As government troops close in on Aleppo, some residents are preparing to flee Syria's largest city while others are hoarding food in case of a long siege, even laying out bread on rooftops to dry it out for storage….

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Vietnam vet sues VA trying to get benefits living in Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — Otto Macias was 19 when he left Cuba in the throes of a socialist revolution, enlisted in the U.S. Army and went to fight communists as a machine-gunner in Vietnam….

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UN urges Turkey to open border; warns Aleppo could lack aid

KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey must open its doors to the thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. demanded Tuesday, warning that hundreds of thousands of others in Syria's largest city could be soon cut off from humanitarian aid amid blistering Syrian and Russian airstrikes….

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Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures nearly 90

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing 10 people and injuring around 90 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an automatic safety braking system apparently failed, the transport minister said….

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The Latest: Intelligence chief warns of more terror attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local):…

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US intel: China to keep building on artificial islands

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. intelligence chief says he expects China to keep building on artificial islands to sustain its "exorbitant" territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea….

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The Latest: Death toll in German train crash up to 10

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):…

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The Latest: Drivers likely didn’t see the other before crash

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):…

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UK media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial

LONDON (AP) — British media trying to report on the terrorism trial of a law student lost a legal challenge Tuesday over unprecedented secrecy surrounding the case….

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Aid group: 409 migrants have died in Mediterranean in 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The International Organization for Migration says 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are running at nearly ten times the rate of the same period last year….