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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....

Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures 80
BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) -- Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing 10 people and injuring 80 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an automatic safety braking system apparently failed, the transport minister said....

IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10
BEIRUT (AP) -- A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number of cars....

Sikh man blocked by Mexican airline satisfied with apology
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- An Indian-American actor and designer who wasn't allowed to board a Mexico City-to-New York flight after refusing to remove his turban said Tuesday that he is satisfied with an apology from the airline....

UN urges Turkey to open border to Syrians fleeing Aleppo
KILIS, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey must open its doors to the tens of thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. demanded Tuesday, as an aide group said tents on the Syrian side are overcrowded and food in short supply....

The Latest: MSF says 23,000 flee Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):...

The Latest: FBI chief says encryption blocks investigations
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local):...

Pentagon seeks funding for Libya, Africa military operations
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, but Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that Libyans must take the lead in eliminating the Islamic State threat in their country....

Developers of toppled Taiwan building detained
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) -- Prosecutors investigating the deadly collapse of an apartment building in southern Taiwan have approved the detention of three construction company executives on charges of professional negligence resulting in death....

The Latest: European stocks close down amid world volatility
LONDON (AP) -- The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):...

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