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American Headline News for 27 Aug 2016

Pentagon Spent BillionsThe Pentagon has spent billions of dollars since 2001 funneling roughly more than a million assault rifles, pistols, shotguns, and machine guns into Iraq and Afghanistan, helping to fuel lasting... conflict there, according to a new report by a London-based nonprofit research and advocacy group Action on Armed Violence. At least 949,582 of these small…
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High school girl attacks herSEMMES, Ala. -- Authorities say a high school girl in south Alabama faces a felony assault charge after attacking a teacher with a stun gun. Mobile County sheriff’s officials say a video shows the... girl trying to fight another girl Thursday afternoon at Mary G. Montgomery High School outside Mobile. Authorities said that when a...
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The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned four North Korean ballistic missile launches in July and August on Friday night, calling them "grave violations" of a ban on all ballistic missile... activity. …
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Lawyer: New DNA testing willMADISON, Wis. -- The attorney for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix series “Making a Murderer” filed a motion Friday seeking permission to perform extensive testing on evidence she... believes will show he’s innocent. Steven Avery was convicted in 2007 and sentenced to life in prison in the death of 25-year-old photographer Teresa...
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Man Arrested, Charged WithRodney Earl Sanders has been charged
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The U.S. Coast Guard says two stranded mariners were rescued Friday after crews saw their "SOS" in the sand on an uninhabited island in Micronesia, Hawaii News Now reports (://bit.ly/2c3bhOD.) …
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Italy has pledged $50M to help the region, but there are doubts the hardest hit towns will be able to fully recover
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A blaze swept through a printing plant in Moscow Saturday, killing at least 17 Kyrgyz workers, Russian government officials said.
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Turkey's state news agency says three former top Turkish diplomats have been jailed for their alleged involvement in the failed coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Italy Begins BuryingA state funeral was held for 35 of the 290 people killed in Wednesday's quake
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The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local): 3:45 p.m.
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Police in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir said Saturday that they have arrested one of the key separatist leaders spearheading protests against Indian rule in the disputed region. …
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4 soldiers wounded in attack in southeast Turkey

Miami Herald - 27 Aug 2016 14:46
Turkey's state-run news agency says four soldiers have been wounded in the country's southeast after an attack by Kurdish militants. …
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Syrian civilians and rebels continue to evacuate Daraya

Al Jazeera English - 27 Aug 2016 14:43
At least five buses carrying fighters and their families arrive in the rebel-held city of Idlib.
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Moldovan police on Saturday fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters during a parade to mark the former Soviet republic's independence day. …
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Anti-Islam activists have staged an hour-long demonstration atop Berlin's Brandenburg Gate. …
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An Egyptian court has ordered the release of a rights lawyer who had been held without charge in solitary confinement for over 100 days after defying President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. …
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North Korea threatens to fireSEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Saturday threatened to aim fire at the lighting equipment used by “provocative” American and South Korean troops at a truce village inside the Demilitarized... Zone that divides the two Koreas. The North’s Korean People’s Army accused U.S. and South Korean soldiers of “deliberate provocations” by aiming their lights...
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Police in Bangladesh say they have killed three suspected militants, including an alleged masterminds of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead. …
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North Korea on Saturday expressed anger at United Nations Security Council discussions over a statement denouncing the country's latest submarine-launched missile test.
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Rescue workers acknowledged Friday they might not find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake as they confronted a new obstacle to their recovery work: a powerful aftershock that damaged two key... access bridges to hard-hit Amatrice, threatening to isolate it.
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Candles, flowers and stuffed animals mark the memorial for a 10-year-old girl, who New Mexico police said was brutally murdered. Three people arrested in the case include her own mother.
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Hillary, Trump too busyIt's not the economy, stupid -- but it should be. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are too busy trading barbs on hot-button topics like race and immigration to discuss the economy, which has slowed to... a crawl under President Obama's watch. "The numbers are bad. There should be a concern about the weakness in the...
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North Korea has expressed anger at United Nations Security Council discussions over a statement denouncing the country's latest submarine-launched missile test.
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