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Munich gunman raised locally, no ties to Islamic State

MUNICH A German-Iranian teenager who killed nine people and then himself in Munich had undergone psychiatric treatment and was in all probability a lone gunman who had no Islamist militant ties, police said on Saturday. | Video

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Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack

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National Football League demands interviews with four players named in PED report

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Silicon Valley leads avalanche of quarterly reports

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Dallas police job applications surge after fatal ambush attacks

DALLAS The Dallas Police Department, which was struggling to recruit officers, has seen a surge in job applications after the ambush shooting this month that killed five officers and brought global attention to the Texas city, officials said on Friday.

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Kerry to urge ASEAN to find diplomatic ways to ease South China Sea tensions

PARIS U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will urge Southeast Asian nations in meetings in Laos next week to explore diplomatic ways to ease tensions with China over the South China Sea following an international court ruling denying China's claims.