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Police: Fugitive's death 'breaks' cell behind Spain attacks
SUBIRATS, Spain (AP) -- The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona was shot to death Monday after he flashed what turned out to be a fake suicide belt at two troopers who confronted him in a vineyard not far from the city he terrorized, authorities said....

World reacts to Trump's speech on new Afghanistan strategy
Global reaction to President Donald Trump's speech on the new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan:...

Afghan reaction mixed on Trump's tough-talking speech
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghans are welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump's harsh words for Pakistan in a speech on his new strategy for the war-torn country....

Lebanon launched third phase of attack against IS militants
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Lebanese Armed Forces say they have launched the third phase of a broad offensive to capture areas controlled by the Islamic State group on the border with Syria....

Divers search McCain's flooded compartments for 10 sailors
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Navy and Marine Corps divers will enter flooded compartments on the USS John S. McCain to search for 10 sailors missing after the destroyer and an oil tanker collided in Southeast Asian waters, the 7th Fleet said Tuesday....

Iran says only 5 days needed to ramp up uranium enrichment
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian state television is quoting the country's atomic chief as saying the Islamic Republic would need only five days to ramp up its uranium enrichment to 20 percent - a level at which the material could start to be used for a nuclear weapon....

Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Expelled from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, Islamic State militants are now trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said....

Chile families fight for acceptance of transgender children
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Monica Flores was returning from a holiday abroad when Chilean police stopped her for questions at the airport. They were bothered that their records didn't match: She had left the country with a son and returned with a daughter....

India's top court: Instant divorce among Muslims unlawful
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's Supreme Court said Tuesday that the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives is unconstitutional and requested the government legislate an end to the practice....

NKorea issues trademark fiery rhetoric over US-SKorea drills
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea's military on Tuesday greeted the start of annual U.S.-South Korean military drills with its standard fiery threats, vowing "merciless retaliation" for exercises Pyongyang claims are an invasion rehearsal....

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