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U.S. moves THAAD to South Korean site as North Korea boasts fire power

SEOUL The U.S. military started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defense system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday amid high tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.

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Turkish jets strike Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq's Sinjar

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT Turkish planes bombed Kurdish fighters in Iraq's Sinjar region and northeast Syria on Tuesday, killing at least 20 in a widening campaign against groups linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party.

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Amazon natives in Peru take over oil field in land use dispute

LIMA About 600 natives of Peru's Amazon region took control of a non-producing oil field operated by Canada's Pacific Exploration & Production Corp and demanded payment for use of the land, a representative of the protesters said on Tuesday.

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EU tightens Brexit demands on residence, banks: document

BRUSSELS European Union leaders will insist Britain grant permanent residence to EU citizens who arrive before Brexit in 2019 and stay five more years, according to a draft negotiating plan they will endorse this weekend.

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Thai man broadcasts baby daughter's murder live on Facebook

BANGKOK A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday. | Video

Tech, Thailand, Facebook 6:45pm EDT

North Korea stages big artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South

SEOUL North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military and a U.S. submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over the North's nuclear and missile programs. | Video

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