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AT&T to buy Time Warner for $85 billion, create telecom-media giant

NEW YORK AT&T Inc said on Saturday it agreed to buy Time Warner Inc for $85.4 billion, the boldest move yet by a telecommunications company to acquire content to stream over its high-speed network to attract a growing number of online viewers.

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Iraqi army drives Islamic State from Christian region near Mosul

QAYYARA, Iraq Iraqi army troops on Saturday stormed into a Christian region that has been under Islamic State control since 2014 as part of U.S.-backed operations to clear the entrances to Mosul, the militants' last major city stronghold in Iraq. | Video

World, Iraq, United Nations Oct 22 2016

Venezuela's Maduro says oil producers close to output cap deal

BAKU/DUBAI Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was quoted on Saturday as saying that OPEC and non-OPEC nations were "very close" to an agreement on oil production curbs, Azerbaijan's state news agency Azertag reported.

Oct 22 2016

Egyptian court confirms 20-year prison sentence on Mursi

CAIRO An Egyptian court confirmed a 20-year prison sentence against former president Mohamed Mursi on Saturday, judicial sources told Reuters.

World, Egypt Oct 22 2016

Dozens of demonstrators arrested at North Dakota pipeline

More than 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday after clashing with police near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff's department, which said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators.

Oct 22 2016

Two children killed in Georgia home invasion: police

NEW YORK Two children were killed early on Saturday in a home invasion in a small Georgia city, police said.

Oct 22 2016

Singer kneels while performing anthem at Miami NBA game

NEW YORK A singer knelt while performing the national anthem at a Miami Heat basketball game on Friday and opened her jacket to reveal a shirt that read "Black Lives Matter," a variation on a protest that has punctuated many U.S. sporting events since the summer.