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Pakistan launches search for 11 abducted Iranian guards

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has told Tehran that its security forces are trying to trace 11 members of Iran’s border force who were abducted by militants this week. 95 more words

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What to watch for in first Heitkamp-Cramer debate

BISMARCK, N.D. — The first debate between Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Kevin Cramer comes as Heitkamp is under heavy pressure in a race Democrats badly need for any shot at controlling the Senate. 630 more words

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Baby born after Michael starts life in Walmart parking lot

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle. 753 more words

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US officials optimistic on US-China military ties

SINGAPORE — After a rocky few months, Pentagon officials say they sense that relations with the Chinese military may be stabilizing.

U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis was meeting Thursday with his Chinese counterpart, Wei Fenghe, on the sidelines of an Asian defence ministers’ conference. 669 more words

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Former Minnesota FBI agent to be sentenced for media leak

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted that he leaked documents to a reporter is scheduled to be sentenced in U.S. 115 more words

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Judge frees Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori

LIMA, Peru — An appeals judge has freed Peru’s opposition leader Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested as part of an ongoing money laundering probe. 104 more words

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In Mexico Beach after Michael, some coming home find no home

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — Residents of Mexico Beach, Florida, have returned for the first time since Hurricane Michael tore apart their lives, but some found there is no home to come home to. 79 more words

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