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Trump to sign order on Tuesday easing energy regulations: officials

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will sign an order on Tuesday aimed at making it easier for companies to produce energy in the United States, administration officials said on Sunday.

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UK police make another arrest in parliamentary attack investigation

LONDON Police have arrested a 30-year-old man in the central English city of Birmingham in connection with last week's attack on parliament, "on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts", the Metropolitan Police said on Sunday.

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U.S.-backed forces capture Islamic State-held airport near Euphrates dam

BEIRUT/AMMAN A U.S.-backed Syrian alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias on Sunday took a military airport in northern Syria held by Islamic State, close to the country's largest dam that may be in danger of collapse.

World, United Nations, Syria 7:55pm EDT

Conflicting casualty figures a week after Iraq Mosul blast

MOSUL, Iraq Conflicting accounts emerged on Sunday about an explosion in Iraq's Mosul a week ago after a U.S.-led coalition strike against Islamic State that local officials say collapsed buildings, killing and burying many people.

World, Iraq 4:30pm EDT

Merkel's conservatives win Saarland vote in boost for national campaign

BERLIN/SAARBRUECKEN, Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won a regional election in the western state of Saarland on Sunday, dealing a setback to their Social Democrat rivals and boosting her prospects of winning a fourth term in September's national election.

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Russian police detain opposition leader, hundreds of protesters

MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG Police detained hundreds of protesters across Russia on Sunday, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. | Video

World, Russia 5:52pm EDT
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United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from flight

At least two girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they were not in compliance with a dress code for passengers, the company said in a statement on Twitter.