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Air strikes hit Kobani as Kurdish peshmerga prepare to enter

SURUC Turkey/BAGHDAD - A convoy of Iraqi Kurdish forces in Turkey rolled late on Friday towards the frontier with Syria to help Syrian Kurds defend the besieged town of Kobani, which has become the focus of the global war against Islamic State militants. | Video

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Kerry, Iran's foreign minister, EU's Ashton to discuss nuclear issue November 9-10

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Iran's foreign minister and the European Union foreign policy chief in Oman on Nov. 9-10 to discuss the Iranian nuclear issue, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.

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Accused in Canada dismemberment trial had troubled childhood, his father says

MONTREAL - The Canadian man who killed and dismembered a Chinese student in 2012 was raised by a domineering mother who would get drunk on vodka and was obsessed with germs, the man's father testified on Friday, while describing himself as an alcoholic schizophrenic.

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Houthi rebels give Yemen's president 10 days to form government

SANAA - Shi'ite Houthi rebels set an ultimatum on Friday for Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to form a government in 10 days or face "other options", raising the tension in a political standoff that has crippled the country.

Yemen, 3:04pm EDT

Eleven dead, over 45 injured in Honduras bus accident

TEGUCIGALPA - At least 11 people were killed and over 45 injured in western Honduras on Friday when a bus ran off the road and crashed into a ravine, a government official said.

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Italy to end sea rescue mission that saved 100,000 migrants

ROME - Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East, a move one rights group warned could lead to a "surge of deaths" in the Mediterranean.

Italy, Africa 2:16pm EDT

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