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Russian and Syrian missiles pound Aleppo, destroy hospital: rebels and aid workers

AMMAN Russian warplanes and their Syrian government allies battered rebel-held areas in and around Aleppo on Saturday and rebels and aid workers accused them of destroying one of the city's main hospitals, killing at least two patients.

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Investigators interview engineer of crashed New Jersey train

NEW YORK Investigators on Saturday interviewed the engineer of a New Jersey commuter train that smashed into a Hoboken station this week, killing one person and injuring 108, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a statement.

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Iran showcases new combat drone, copied from U.S. unmanned aircraft

DUBAI Iran's Revolutionary Guards unveiled a home-built drone that they said was capable of carrying bombs, state media reported on Saturday, in what appeared to be another copy of a reconnaissance U.S. drone that Iran captured five years ago.

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U.N. atomic agency chief says Iran sticking to nuclear deal

PARIS Iran has kept to a nuclear deal it agreed with six world powers last year limiting its stockpiles of substances that could be used to make atomic weapons, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) told French daily Le Monde.

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German government believes Trump would ravage U.S. economy: Spiegel

BERLIN Germany's economy ministry believes a Donald Trump presidency would severely damage the U.S. economy, according to an internal memorandum reported by Der Spiegel magazine on Saturday.

Germany's Merkel cannot afford to bail out Deutsche Bank: media

FRANKFURT German Chancellor Angela Merkel cannot afford to bail out Deutsche Bank given the hard line Berlin has taken against state aid in other European nations and the risk of a political backlash at home, German media wrote on Saturday.

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Powerful Hurricane Matthew swirls toward Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba

KINGSTON, Jamaica Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful cyclone to form over the Atlantic since Hurricane Felix in 2007, churned across the Caribbean on Saturday on a path expected to put it over Jamaica and Haiti on Monday. | Video