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Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, U.S. reassures Abadi

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON - Islamic State poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to try to retake the Iraqi city, while Washington scrambled on Monday to reassure Baghdad after a U.S. official's sharp criticism of Iraqi forces. | Video

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Poll surge raises election win prospect for Canada's leftist NDP

OTTAWA - A surge in support for Canada's left-leaning New Democrats is forcing strategists and investors to consider a once unthinkable prospect - the party which has never governed federally might now win the October election.

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Trial of Iranian-U.S. journalist in Tehran to be closed: family

WASHINGTON - The trial in Iran of jailed Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian will be closed to the public when it starts on Tuesday, his brother said on Monday. | Video

25 May 2015

U.S. fighter jets escort Air France flight to New York after threat

NEW YORK - An Air France flight from Paris was escorted by two U.S. F-15 fighter jets to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, the U.S. military said. | Video

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Myanmar, Bangladesh in pact for return of 200 rescued from boat: paper

YANGON - Myanmar said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with neighboring Bangladesh to repatriate 200 Bangladeshis rescued from a boat off the Myanmar coast last week.

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UK's Cameron tells EC president that Europe must change

LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron told the president of the European Commission that the country needed a new deal on Europe, before he presses his case for reforms to the bloc with other national leaders this week.

25 May 2015

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