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Turkey launches heaviest air strikes on PKK since campaign began: official

ISTANBUL - Turkish fighter jets launched their heaviest assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq overnight since air strikes began last week, a government official said, hours after President Tayyip Erdogan said a peace process had become impossible.

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Twitter shares fall as growth of monthly users slows

- Twitter Inc's shares fell more than 11 percent in extended trade on Tuesday after the microblogging company said its number of monthly average users grew at the slowest pace since it went public in 2013.

Tech, Twitter 28 Jul 2015

House speaker: Hillary Clinton should hand over private email server

WASHINGTON - Republican House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton should "come clean" and turn over her private email server to the State Department's inspector general.

28 Jul 2015

Iraqi militia leader says U.S. not serious about fighting Islamic State

NAJAF, Iraq - The head of one of Iraq's fiercest Shi'ite militias called the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against Islamic State ineffective and accused Washington of lacking the will to uproot radical Sunni jihadis controlling large swathes of Iraq and Syria.

World, Iraq 28 Jul 2015

Libyan court sentences Gaddafi son Saif, eight other ex-officials to death

TRIPOLI - A Libyan court on Tuesday sentenced Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif al-Islam, and eight others to death over war crimes including killings of protesters during the 2011 revolution that ended his father's rule.

World, Libya 28 Jul 2015

Denials fly in war of nerves over Greek debt talks

ATHENS/BRUSSELS - Conflicting statements and denials flew between Athens and Brussels on Tuesday in a war of nerves highlighting the depth of mutual mistrust over a new round of negotiations on an 86 billion euro bailout that started this week. | Video

28 Jul 2015
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Father of Colorado movie gunman pleads with jury for his life

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - The father of the Colorado movie massacre gunman pleaded on Tuesday for his son's life, showing the jury photos of family vacations when he said James Holmes was "a really excellent kid" who became mentally ill and is not to blame for his July 2012 rampage.

U.S., Turkey weigh which Syrian rebels to support in border area

WASHINGTON - The United States and Turkey have not yet agreed which Syrian rebels they will support in a joint effort to help clear Islamic State from an area along the Turkish border, officials said on Tuesday, underscoring uncertainty surrounding the campaign plan.