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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.