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Turkey shells northern Syria for second day: monitor

BEIRUT The Turkish army shelled positions held by Kurdish-backed militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, killing two fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said.

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'Project Panic' rather than love may keep Britain in EU

BRUSSELS Panic rather than love may keep Britain in the European Union when voters cast their ballots in a referendum, probably in June, on whether to stay in the 28-nation bloc under Prime Minister David Cameron's "new settlement".

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North Korea took 70 percent of Kaesong wages for weapons program: South Korea

SEOUL South Korea said 70 percent of the U.S. dollars paid as wages and fees for the suspended Kaesong industrial project, run jointly with the North, had been diverted for Pyongyang's weapons program and luxury goods for leader Kim Jong Un.

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Pope presses Mexican president on corruption and drugs

MEXICO CITY Pope Francis called on Mexico's government on Saturday to fight endemic corruption and drug trafficking and he then prayed with thousands before the icon that unites the country - the Virgin of Guadalupe. | Video

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Deep freeze grips U.S. northeast, triggers fatal 50-car pileup

BOSTON, Mass A dangerous cold snap bringing life-threatening cold was settling in across the northeastern United States on Saturday and a snow squall triggered a pileup of dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania highway that left several people dead. | Video

U.S., Environment 13 Feb 2016

Bryant soaks up warm farewell from frigid outpost

TORONTO A frigid Sunday night in winter-locked Canada may be the perfect place for a hockey player to take a bow, but for Kobe Bryant the NBA's most northern outpost would seem an odd setting to wave farewell.

13 Feb 2016

N.Y. man arrested in fatal stabbing of homeless mother, children

New York City police said on Saturday they had arrested a man suspected of fatally stabbing a homeless woman and her two infant children, one of whom was his daughter, at a hotel where they had been sheltering.

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Ethnic rebels' show of force highlights Suu Kyi's peace challenge

LOI TAI LENG, Myanmar Speaking to 1,000 of his soldiers at a mountain base on Myanmar's border with Thailand, the leader of a powerful ethnic armed group called on other rebels to join government-led peace talks and appealed for unity among the country's minorities.