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  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. REFUGEES FLEE INTENSE FIGHTING IN NORTHERN SYRIA Thousands of people cross into Turkey as Syrian Kurdish fighters close in on the outskirts of...
  • Thousands flee as Kurds advance on Islamic State-held Syria town

    Thousands flee as Kurds advance on Islamic State-held Syria town
    More than a dozen Syrian rebel and militant groups on Monday accused the country's main Kurdish militia of committing "ethnic cleansing" against Arabs and Turkmen in northern Syria, a charge strongly denied by the Kurds. The accusation, which was not...
  • Turkey's main opposition: Erdogan must stop 'meddling'

    Turkey's opposition parties should form the next government, the largest of them said Monday, and also laid out terms for joining any coalition government, including forcing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan not to exceed his constitutional powers. The...
  • Kurdish forces close in on Syrian border town held by Islamic State

    Kurdish forces close in on Syrian border town held by Islamic State
    Kurdish fighters closed in Sunday on the Islamic State-controlled border town of Tal Abyad in northern Syria, cutting roads and supply lines that lead to the extremists’ de facto capital in the Syrian city of Raqqa. The advance follows a...
  • Romanian leader slams PM's attendance at European Games

    Romania's president says he didn't know the Romanian prime minister would attend the European Games, which most European Union leaders have avoided because of concerns about host Azerbaijan's human rights record. Premier Victor Ponta traveled to Baku,...
  • As fighting rages in Syrian border town, Turkey braces for new flood of refugees

    Kurdish fighters claimed to be closing in on Islamic State extremists holed up in a strategic Syrian frontier town Monday as Turkey was hit with a new influx of terrified civilians fleeing the fighting. The developments came one day after thousands of...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    US officials say strike in Libya hit target, but uncertainty on fate of wanted al-Qaida leader Pentagon officials say they believe they hit their target — the one-eyed, al-Qaida-linked commander who led a deadly attack on an Algerian gas facility...
  • Kurdish fighters seize large parts of IS border stronghold

    U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters captured large sections of a strategic town on the Syria-Turkish border on Monday, dealing the biggest setback yet to the Islamic State group, which lost a key supply line for their nearby self-proclaimed capital. The seizure...
  • Turkish prison warden killed in attack at traffic lights

    Turkish media and officials say the warden of a high-security prison has been shot dead by unknown assailants who fired at his car as it stopped at traffic lights. The state-run Anadolu Agency says Ismet Akturk, who died in the attack early Tuesday,...
  • Pictures in the News | June 10, 2015

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Jasmine Richards holds a picture of Ezell Ford at an L.A. Police Commission hearing Tuesday morning. Ford was killed in a controversial shooting by LAPD officers in 2014. Haltern am See, Germany: Students from the...
  • Islamic State group loses key town on Turkish border

    For more than a year, the Syrian town of Tal Abyad on the Turkish border provided a lifeline for the Islamic State group, allowing it to ferry foreign fighters to its self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa and sell oil on the black market. The loss of the town...