Twin bombs kill 30 at pro-Kurdish rally in Turkish capital

ANKARA - At least 30 people were killed when twin explosions hit a rally of pro-Kurdish and leftist activists outside Ankara's main train station on Saturday in what Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called a terrorist attack, weeks ahead of an election. | Video

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In familiar ritual, Obama consoles families from Oregon mass shooting

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Russian air strikes target western Syria: monitor

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