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Widow of slain U.S. soldier says Trump call 'made me cry even worse'

, The widow of a U.S. Army sergeant killed in Niger this month said on Monday that President Donald Trump "made me cry even worse" in a condolence telephone call when he said that her husband "knew what he signed up for."

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EU calls leak of May-Juncker talks a smear

BRUSSELS The European Commission said a newspaper report that Jean-Claude Juncker had disparaged Theresa May's "despondent" demeanor after a dinner last week was a deliberate smear intended to disrupt Brexit negotiations.

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Tillerson pays flying visit to Afghanistan to discuss U.S. strategy

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday discussed with Afghan leaders the U.S. strategy for ending America's longest war, in a brief, unreported visit that underscored the challenge of quelling the country's insurgency.

Afghanistan 10:17am EDT

Widow of Russian major killed in Syria battles for compensation

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Vitalina Bordova received a good morning text message from her husband Sergei, a Russian marine major deployed in Syria. Half an hour later, he was hit by mortar fire that killed him.

Russia, Syria 10:19am EDT

Bangladesh says Rohingya arrivals 'untenable' as thousands arrive daily

GENEVA Bangladesh faces an untenable situation because nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees have fled across its border from violence in Myanmar and its government should let them return home, Bangladesh's U.N. envoy said on Monday.

United Nations, Myanmar 9:56am EDT

Austrian conservative Kurz says needs more time on coalition talks

VIENNA Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz said on Monday he has yet to decide which party he plans to start coalition talks with, though he was still widely expected to turn to the far-right Freedom Party within days.

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