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Russian Destroyer Fires Warning Shots At Turkish Ship In Aegean Sea

Sunday, December 13, 2015

The Russian Defense Ministry said it used small arms fire after the Turkish ship failed to change course despite visual signals and flares. Russia summoned Turkey's military attaché over the incident.

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Saudi Arabia Elects Its First Women To Municipal Council

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Few women ran and few women voted during the elections, but many in the country see the victories as a turning point for women's rights.

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Featuring Interview With Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 'Serial' Season 2 Is (Finally) Here

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Bergdahl's story is controversial. There are questions about whether he deserted and about whether the United States should have traded Taliban prisoners in exchange for his freedom.

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Experts Are Skeptical Of North Korea's Claim That It Has An H-Bomb

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The state news agency quoted Kim Jong Un saying North Korea was ready to detonate an atomic bomb or a more powerful hydrogen bomb. Experts, however, say it's unlikely the country has that capability.

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San Bernardino Attackers Were Radicalized Before Meeting, FBI Director Says

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

During congressional testimony, James Comey said Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik were talking about martyrdom as early as the end of 2013.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Is 'Time' Magazine's Person Of The Year

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

The magazine said it picked Merkel for her "steadfast moral leadership in a world where it is in short supply." Merkel is the first individual woman to receive the honor in 29 years.

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France Identifies Third Attacker In Theater Siege

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

French media said the 23-year-old man was a French national who had traveled to Syria in 2013. The government has not confirmed his identity.

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Trump's Muslims Plan: Inflammatory? Definitely. Unconstitutional? Maybe

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Some rivals say the plan to bar Muslims is "offensive" and "unhinged." Some pundits have called it "unconstitutional." But experts say the Constitution gives Congress leverage on whom to let in.

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University Of Maryland President Recommends Renaming Stadium

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

The stadium is named after H.C. "Curley" Byrd, a proponent of segregation. The university's current president, Wallace D. Loh, said the stadium's name sends a racial message to black students.

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Oscar Pistorius To Be Released On Bail As He Awaits Sentencing

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

An appeals court found Pistorius guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. While he awaits sentencing, Pistorius will be under house arrest.

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Prosecutor Declines To Charge Officer Who Shot Chicago Man In The Back

Monday, December 07, 2015

Ronald Johnson, the state's attorney Anita Alvarez found, had a gun in his hand as he ran away from police. But, Alvarez, said that doesn't mean the officer didn't feel threatened.

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Justice Department Launches Civil Rights Investigation Into Chicago Police

Monday, December 07, 2015

The Justice Department will look into the Chicago Police Department's use of force and the accountability within the department of officers who use excessive force.

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Beijing Issues Its First Ever 'Red Alert' Over Air Pollution

Monday, December 07, 2015

Schools were advised to cancel classes, and some industrial plants must slow or stop production. The warning system was instituted in 2013.

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Syria Says U.S.-Led Coalition Targeted Its Military, Killing 3 Soldiers

Monday, December 07, 2015

It is the first time the regime of Bashar Assad has accused the U.S. and its partners of attacking its forces. The U.S. denied the accusation about a strike on a Syrian army camp Sunday.

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Opposition Party Wins Big In Venezuela, Ousting Maduro's Socialists

Monday, December 07, 2015

Venezuelans voted amid an economic crisis that's led to soaring inflation and scarcity. Winning 99 seats, the opposition will now control the country's congress.

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WATCH: President Obama Addresses The Country

Sunday, December 06, 2015

In a prime-time speech, President Obama addressed the threat of terrorism facing the United States. The president also talked about the fight against the Islamic State.

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Former President Jimmy Carter Says He Is Cancer-Free

Sunday, December 06, 2015

Back in August, Carter announced that his melanoma had spread to his liver and brain. Today, he told his congregation that the cancer was gone.

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Islamic State Takes Responsibility For Attack That Killed A Governor In Yemen

Sunday, December 06, 2015

Jaafar Mohammed Saad and some of his aides were killed by a car bomb as he was headed to work. The Islamic State said they were responsible for the attack and said more attacks were planned.

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Police In London Say They Are Treating Tube Stabbing As 'Terrorist Incident'

Sunday, December 06, 2015

Police stopped a 29-year-old man after he stabbed three people. Witnesses said the man shouted, "This is for Syria."

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From Our Archives: When Is An Act Of Violence An Act Of Terrorism?

Thursday, December 03, 2015

The shootings in San Bernardino have raised a familiar question, one that a linguist and a political scientist say keeps coming up because the line can be tough to draw.

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