Thailand charges nine in anti-government protests dating to 2013

Reuters - 3 hours 33 min ago
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Wednesday charged nine leaders of anti-government protests in 2013 and 2014 with inciting insurrection and sedition in an attempt to oust Yingluck Shinawatra, who was prime minister at the time.
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U.N. calls on Myanmar for unhindered access to Rohingya camps

Reuters - 3 hours 48 min ago
MAUNGDAW, Myanmar (Reuters) - The United Nations on Wednesday called on Myanmar to give aid agencies unhindered access to camps it has built for tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees before they can return after fleeing Myanmar military operations last year.
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SDF says Turkey lying with claim that Islamic State is in Afrin

Reuters - 3 hours 52 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the Turkish army had falsely claimed that Islamic State is present in the Afrin region of northwestern Syria that is being targeted in a Turkish offensive, accusing it trying to mislead global public opinion.
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Alienation drives young Palestinians beyond politics

Reuters - 4 hours 25 min ago
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have taken on a life of their own since Palestinian leaders called for protests against Donald Trump's decision to treat Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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Prosecutors want to keep parents in torture case from contacting their 13 children

Associated Press - 4 hours 26 min ago
The Riverside County District Attorney's Office in Southern California will go to court Wednesday to seek a judge's order that would bar David and Louise Turpin from contacting their 13 children before their torture case goes to trial.
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Militants storm Save the Children aid group office in Afghanistan

Reuters - 4 hours 29 min ago
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Militants stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and battled security forces who surrounded the building, wounding at least 11 people, officials said.
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Exclusive: Somalia lures defectors in new push against insurgents

Reuters - 4 hours 39 min ago
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - As an undercover operative for Somalia's al Shabaab militia, Nasteh spied on the insurgent group's senior commanders to ensure their loyalty and planned bombings and assassinations in government-controlled territory.
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Suspected U.S. drone kills two Haqqani network militants in Pakistan

Reuters - 4 hours 48 min ago
PARACHINAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone attack on a house in northwestern Pakistan killed two militants from the Afghan Taliban-allied Haqqani network, two Pakistani security officials said on Wednesday.
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Finally, inexorably, the special counsel's investigation has clawed all the way up to Donald Trump himself

Associated Press - 5 hours 4 min ago
Finally, inexorably, special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has clawed all the way up to Donald Trump himself.
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Myanmar to sign ceasefire with two rebel groups amid decades of conflict

Reuters - 5 hours 18 min ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Two armed ethnic groups in Myanmar have agreed to sign a ceasefire with the government, state media reported on Wednesday, as leader Aung San Suu Kyi seeks to revive a stuttering peace process to end decades of conflict.
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Evangelical leader: Trump is a 'changed person'

Associated Press - 5 hours 29 min ago
President Donald Trump is a "changed person" amid recent reports of an alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels, said the president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
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Brazil braces for ruling that could bar Lula from 2018 race

Reuters - 5 hours 43 min ago
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (Reuters) - An appeals court will decide on Wednesday whether to uphold the corruption conviction of Brazil's most influential politician, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a decision that would likely bar him from running in the presidential race this year.
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Trump, Erdogan to talk about tensions

Associated Press - 5 hours 43 min ago
Turkey's attacks on Kurdish-controlled areas of Syria are stripping bare deep tensions with the United States and are sure to be a topic of discussion in a call between President Donald Trump and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that's set for Wednesday.
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Blast near Save the Children aid group office in Afghanistan, official says

Reuters - 5 hours 48 min ago
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Attackers set off a car bomb near the office of the Save the Children aid agency in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and then clashed with security forces, a provincial government spokesman said.
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NCAA investigating Michigan State over Larry Nassar case

Associated Press - 6 hours 9 min ago
The NCAA has opened an investigation into Michigan State University's handling of sexual abuse allegations against sports doctor Larry Nassar.
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Don Lemon addresses Trump: What grade are you in?

Associated Press - 6 hours 24 min ago
CNN's Don Lemon has a message for President Donald Trump after reports that a man was arrested for threatening to kill CNN employees, citing "fake news."
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Rev. Graham defends Trump amid affair accusations

Associated Press - 6 hours 34 min ago
CNN's Don Lemon and Evangelist Rev. Franklin Graham debate the difference between Trump's behavior and that of past presidents'.
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