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Palestinian shot by Israeli troops during protest dies

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops during a demonstration over the killing of a Palestinian toddler died of his wounds Saturday, Palestinian health officials said….

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Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday….

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New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Political uncertainty inside the Taliban has cast doubt on the prospects for an end to the war in Afghanistan. On Saturday the Taliban’s controversial new leader vowed to continue fighting while urging unity among his followers in a message aimed at preventing a split in the group between those who want peace and those who still believe they can win….

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AP News Guide: Death of Taliban leader roils Afghan politics

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban has confirmed the death of its reclusive longtime leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, after the Kabul government reported that he had been dead for more than two years. The move has led to a leadership crisis in the Taliban, as Mullah Omar’s longtime deputy takes the helm over the objection of the former leader’s relatives….

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Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

BALMA, France (AP) — A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts….

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4 hours ago

Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday….

KDWN

4 hours ago

New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Political uncertainty inside the Taliban has cast doubt on the prospects for an end to the war in Afghanistan. On Saturday the Taliban’s controversial new leader vowed to continue fighting while urging unity among his followers in a message aimed at preventing a split in the group between those who want peace and those who still believe they can win….

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4 hours ago

AP News Guide: Death of Taliban leader roils Afghan politics

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban has confirmed the death of its reclusive longtime leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, after the Kabul government reported that he had been dead for more than two years. The move has led to a leadership crisis in the Taliban, as Mullah Omar’s longtime deputy takes the helm over the objection of the former leader’s relatives….

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4 hours ago

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

BALMA, France (AP) — A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts….

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4 hours ago

Palestinian shot by Israeli troops during protest dies

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops during a demonstration over the killing of a Palestinian toddler died of his wounds Saturday, Palestinian health officials said….