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Trump, Macron get to work

Talks touch on Iran deal, Syria, trade

Subscriber onlyWeighing U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord, President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that if the Iranians "restart their nuclear program, they will have bigger problems than they've ever had before." Continue reading...

Anger seen in van attack suspect

Ex-classmates describe awkward loner who resented women

Subscriber only The man who drove a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people, was a socially troubled computer science graduate who briefly joined Canada's military last year and expressed hostility toward women on his Facebook account, according to details that emerged Tuesday. Continue reading...

Taliban attacks add to Afghanistan toll

11 policemen, soldiers killed in assaults, battles at checkpoints in 3 provinces

Subscriber onlyA new wave of Taliban attacks across Afghanistan killed at least 11 Afghan soldiers and policemen Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a particularly deadly week of violence driven by militants. Continue reading...

Syria targets ISIS' tunnels in Damascus

Subscriber onlyThe Syrian government began a new operation Tuesday targeting tunnels used by the Islamic State militant group in the capital, state TV reported, while shelling by the extremists on a government-held neighborhood left at least four people dead. Continue reading...

N. Korean leader in a hurry to meet, Trump says

Subscriber onlyPresident Donald Trump said Tuesday that Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested that the North Korean dictator has been "very open" and "very honorable," a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as "Little Rocket Man." Continue reading...

The world in brief

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Toronto driver charged with 10 counts of 1st degree murder

TORONTO — A 25-year-old who plowed a van into a crowded Toronto sidewalk was ordered held Tuesday on 10 counts of murder and 13 of attempted murder as Canadian authorities and the public sought to make sense of what appeared to be one of the deadliest mass murders in the country's modern history. Continue reading...

Van rams into Toronto crowd, killing 10; police say fleeing driver arrested

Subscriber onlyTORONTO -- A rented van jumped onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said. Continue reading...

Nigeriens divided on U.S.’ presence

Drone base rising as hub in terror

Subscriber onlyAGADEZ, Niger -- On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region. Continue reading...

120 aliens arrested after Greek protest

Subscriber onlyATHENS, Greece — Police on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos on Monday arrested 120 asylum seekers over illegal camping, after overnight violence by residents trying to end their five-day sit-in protest in the heart of the island capital. Continue reading...

G-7 talks focus on Iran's nukes

Group wants to keep pack

Subscriber onlyThe Group of Seven understands the need to make the case for keeping the Iran nuclear deal, according to U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Continue reading...

Paris attack suspects get 20 years

Two guilty of attempted murder in shootout with police

Subscriber onlyBRUSSELS -- A Belgian court on Monday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police as they sought to avoid arrest in Brussels. Continue reading...

Saudi bomb kills 20 at Yemen wedding

Subscriber onlySANAA, Yemen -- An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people, health officials said Monday, as harrowing images emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since the weekend. Continue reading...

Syrians move to isolate ISIS in Damascus

Subscriber onlySyrian government forces moved to cut off Islamic State militants in southern Damascus from nearby rebel-held suburbs Monday in an attempt to force the extremists to surrender or evacuate the district, state media reported. Continue reading...

The World in Brief

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