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  • Pledges ‘ironclad,’ Biden tells Philippines, Japan

    WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden said Thursday that U.S. defense commitment to Pacific allies was "ironclad" as he gathered Philippine President Ferdinand Mar…

  • Ukraine passes conscript ID law

    KYIV, Ukraine -- Ukraine's parliament on Thursday passed a contentious law on how the country will call up new soldiers at a time when it needs to replenish de…

  • Mexico urges UN to suspend Ecuador

    MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's president said Thursday that his country wants the United Nations to suspend Ecuador from the world body as part of a complaint to the …

  • In the news

    Lee Hsin Hung, handler of Roger, one of four search and rescue dogs deployed by the Kaohsiung Fire Department at Taroko National Park in Hualien, Taiwan, said …

  • Strike kills 3 sons of Hamas leader

    TEL AVIV, Israel -- Israeli aircraft killed three sons of Hamas' top political leader in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, striking high-stakes targets at a time wh…

  • Knox on trial for slander in Italy

    FLORENCE, Italy -- Amanda Knox was back on trial for slander Wednesday for wrongly accusing a Congolese man of murdering her roommate while the young women wer…

  • EU migrant reforms make few happy

    BRUSSELS -- European Union lawmakers approved Wednesday a major revamp of the bloc's migration laws, hoping to end years of division over how to manage the ent…

  • S. Korea leaders offer to quit after vote loss

    SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea's prime minister and senior presidential officials offered to resign en masse today, after their conservative ruling party su…

  • In the news

    Mike O'Neill, manager of New England Aquarium's Giant Ocean Tank, said Myrtle -- a 95-year-old green sea turtle -- is "in robust condition," as the 500-pound r…

  • Emergency $138M OK’d for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON -- The State Department has greenlighted an emergency $138 million in foreign military sales for Ukraine to provide critical repairs and spare parts…

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    m Kadir Demirtas, Istanbul Airport's customer experience manager, said staffers ensure that five newly deployed therapy dogs at the Turkish transportation hub …

  • Nobel-winning ‘God particle’ physicist Higgs dies at 94

    LONDON -- Nobel prize-winning physicist Peter Higgs, who proposed the existence of the so-called "God particle" that helped explain how matter formed after the…

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