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Masked gunmen kill 28 in attack on Christians in Egypt

CAIRO Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 28 people and wounding 25 others, and many children were among the victims, Health Ministry officials said.

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Alabama executes 75-year-old inmate convicted of 1982 murder

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In the shadow of suicide bombing, UK resumes election campaign

LONDON Campaigning for Britain's national election resumed in earnest on Friday with the country on high alert for further attacks after a suicide bombing killed 22 people in Manchester.

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Indonesia makes arrests as Islamic State claims Jakarta attacks

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Philippine president urges IS-linked rebels to halt siege, start talks

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Before the White House, Kennedy was a high-school prankster

BOSTON Years before he captained the torpedo boat PT-109, ran for office or set the United States on a path to put a man on the moon, President John F. Kennedy was a troublesome teen whose hijinks nearly got him kicked out of his prestigious boarding school.

Air strikes in east Syria kill more than 100: Observatory

BEIRUT Air strikes since Thursday evening have killed more than 100 people including children and other family members of Islamic State fighters in al-Mayadin, a town held by the jihadists near Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported.