Homs Syria largely abandoned
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Nearly 4 years on, Syrian rebel ‘capital’ mostly abandoned

BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press HOMS, Syria (AP) — Sumaya Bairuty walked through abandoned streets pocked with shell craters amid rows of destroyed buildings, at times climbing over giant sand barriers before reaching her parent’s apartment in the once rebel-held district of...
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Twin Baghdad bombings kill 38, shatter short-term calm

SINAN SALAHEDDIN, Associated Press MURTADA FARAJ, Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Twin suicide bombings rocked Baghdad on Monday, killing 38 people in the deadliest attack since Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State group last month, and raising fears ahead of national...
Tehran University protestors
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Extra: Iran protests: Supreme leader blames ‘enemies’ for meddling

White House: Trump Supports People of Iran Iran protests: Supreme leader blames ‘enemies’ for meddling NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Breaking his silence over nationwide protests that included calls for his ouster,...
Mexico Bus Crash Fatalities
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Video: 8 Americans, 2 Swedes, 1 Canadian dead in Mexican bus crash

GABRIEL ALCOCER, Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Driver negligence and speed caused a bus crash in southern Mexico that killed eight Americans, two Swedes, one Canadian and a Mexican tour guide as they traveled from cruise ships to visit nearby Mayan ruins, officials said...