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After U.S. airdrop, Turkey agrees to let Iraqi Kurds cross to fight at Kobani

After U.S. airdrop, Turkey agrees to let Iraqi Kurds cross to fight at Kobani

Thick smoke and flames from a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in Kobani, Syria, can be seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, Turkey, on Monday. Kobani has been under assault by Islamic State extremists since mid-September. 

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Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

The HMS Stockholm patrols waters in the Stockholm archipelago on Monday. Latvia’s foreign minister says the search for an unidentified craft is a potential “game changer” in the Baltics. 

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Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltics

Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltics

Military says there have been three sightings of the craft since Friday.

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Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

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Site for Greek church near WTC gets blessing

Site for Greek church near WTC gets blessing

NEW YORK — Hundreds of members of New York's Greek Orthodox community attended a blessing ceremony on Saturday for a church that will replace a house of worship that was destroyed in the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

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Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Surfers paddle out to catch waves, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 near Waikiki Beach in Honolulu. Hurricane Ana remained far enough away from the Hawaiian islands to allow tourists to enjoy the mostly sunny weather. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)

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Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

People watch high surf at South Point, Hawaii on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 as Hurricane Ana carved a path just south of the island state. The storm prompted a flood advisory and winds strong enough for officials to urge caution. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

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Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Tourists walk by a rainbow, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at Waikiki Beach in Honolulu. Hurricane Ana remained far enough away from the Hawaiian islands to allow tourists to enjoy the mostly sunny weather. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)

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Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Tourists play in the waves, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at Waikiki Beach in Honolulu. Hurricane Ana remained far enough away from the Hawaiian islands to allow tourists to enjoy the mostly sunny weather. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)

October 18, 2014 3:25 pmLoading…
Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, October 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM EDT shows Tropical Storm Ana southeast of Hilo, Hawaii with maximum winds of 70 miles per hour. Ana is moving northwest at 10 miles per hour and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane in the coming hours as it brushes t…

October 18, 2014 3:25 pmLoading…
Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Surfers and stand-up paddle boarders catch waves, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at Waikiki Beach in Honolulu. Hurricane Ana remained far enough away from the Hawaiian islands to allow tourists to enjoy the mostly sunny weather. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)

October 18, 2014 3:25 pmLoading…
Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — Hurricane Ana was on course Saturday to miss Hawaii by more than a hundred miles but was generating high waves, strong winds and heavy rains that prompted flash-flood warnings throughout the islands.

October 18, 2014 3:25 pm Photos

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Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

This image provided by NOAA shows tropical storm Ana taken Saturday Oct. 18, 2014 at 2:00 a.m. EDT. The National Weather Service said Friday that Ana became a Category 1 hurricane about 230 miles south of Hilo with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph. It was churning along its course at 13 mph…

October 18, 2014 3:25 pmLoading…
GOP targets Dem House districts that backed Romney

GOP targets Dem House districts that backed Romney

FILE - This April 21, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W. Va., as he speaks during a school dedication event at Oakvale Elementary School in Princeton, W.Va. Republicans are waging a take-no-prisoners battle to boot Democrats from what they consider GOP property: Seats from House d…

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GOP targets Dem House districts that backed Romney

GOP targets Dem House districts that backed Romney

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2014, file photo, Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., listens to a question posed by a farmer in Hot Springs, Ark. Republicans are waging a take-no-prisoners battle to boot Democrats from what they consider GOP property: Seats from House districts that presidential nominee…

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GOP targets Dem House districts that backed Romney

GOP targets Dem House districts that backed Romney

WASHINGTON — Republicans are waging a take-no-prisoners battle to boot Democrats from what they consider GOP property: seats from House districts that presidential nominee Mitt Romney carried in 2012.

October 18, 2014 12:48 am Photos

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House Dems fight for 9 districts Romney won

House Dems fight for 9 districts Romney won

WASHINGTON — As House Republicans try enlarging their majority in next month’s elections, one focus is the nine Democratic-held districts that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney carried in 2012. A brief look at each race:

October 18, 2014 12:50 am Photos

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Modiano wins Nobel for works about Nazi occupation

Modiano wins Nobel for works about Nazi occupation

Parisian novelist Patrick Modiano is an enigma in the English-speaking world.

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France's Modiano wins literature Nobel

France's Modiano wins literature Nobel

PARIS — French novelist Patrick Modiano has devoted his career to exploring the traumas of the Nazi occupation of his country, including how it could strip people of their identities.

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Will: Christie might have likability edge over Clinton

Will: Christie might have likability edge over Clinton

The zestful political combatant also has other clubs in his personality bag.

October 08, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

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