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Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues

AMMAN Warplanes bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian government and rebel forces battled for control of the high ground in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington's Syria policy in tatters.

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China air force holds drills in Western Pacific for second time this month

BEIJING China's air force said on Sunday it had flown more than 40 bombers and other fighter planes through a strait between Japanese islands on their way to drills in the Western Pacific.

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U.S. Supreme Court has reasons to duck transgender rights fight

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide within weeks whether to hear a major transgender rights case for the first time, a dispute involving which bathroom a Virginia high school student can use, but the justices have reasons to duck the issue.

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Blast rocks Hungary's capital, two injured

BUDAPEST An explosion rocked central Budapest late on Saturday, injuring two police officers, Hungarian police said on Sunday. | Video

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Bosnian Serbs to hold disputed vote amid ethnic tensions

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia Bosnian Serbs vote on Sunday in a referendum over a disputed national holiday, defying Bosnia's highest court and Western pressure to call off a process that risks stoking ethnic tensions in the divided Balkan country.

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N.Y. Times endorses Clinton in White House race

WASHINGTON The New York Times endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for the White House on Saturday, saying she was more qualified than Republican presidential rival Donald Trump to handle the challenges facing the United States.

Election 2016, Politics Sep 24 2016