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Afghan official: Suicide bombing at Kabul mosque kills 30

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide bomber targeted a Shiite mosque in a western Kabul neighborhood during evening prayers on Friday, killing at least 30 people, Afghan officials. And in western Ghor province, a suicide blast struck a Sunni mosque, also during Friday prayers, killing 10 people....

Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa, Syria

RAQQA, Syria (AP) -- Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between Kurdish-led forces and the Islamic State group and thousands of bombs dropped by the U.S.-led coalition....

Countries with the highest pollution deaths, mortality rates

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Increasing pollution worldwide is proving deadlier than war, natural disasters or smoking, according to a new report published in the Lancet medical journal. Based largely on 2015 data from the Global Burden of Disease, the report estimates that at least 9 million premature deaths were caused during the year by diseases from toxic exposure....