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Migrants Moving Again in Guatemala, Trump Targets Democrats

Migrants Moving Again in Guatemala, Trump Targets Democrats

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala (AP) — More than 2,000 Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala resumed their journey toward the United States on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue three weeks before midterm elections. A day after warning Central American governments they risk losing U.S. aid if…

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Tears Flow as Mexico Beach Residents Come Home After Michael

Tears Flow as Mexico Beach Residents Come Home After Michael

MEXICO BEACH, FL (AP) — With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week after Hurricane Michael hit to find pieces of their lives scattered across the sand and a community altered. Nancy Register sobbed uncontrollably after finding no trace of the large camper…

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Police Search Saudi Consul’s Home in Khashoggi Case

Police Search Saudi Consul’s Home in Khashoggi Case

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish crime-scene investigators searched the home of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul on Wednesday in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, and a pro-government newspaper published a gruesome account of the journalist’s alleged slaying. As Saudi Arabia’s green national flag flapped overhead, forensics teams entered the residence, only 2 kilometers…

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Russia: All Crimean School Victims Shot to Death

Russia: All Crimean School Victims Shot to Death

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the deadly explosion at a college in Crimea (all times local): 8 p.m. Russian officials says an 18-year-old student attacked his vocational school in Crimea, going on a rampage that killed 17 students and left more than 40 people wounded before killing himself. One student says the shooting Wednesday…

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The Latest: Pompeo says US Takes Saudi Case ‘Seriously’

The Latest: Pompeo says US Takes Saudi Case ‘Seriously’

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 5:30 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says America takes the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi “seriously.” Pompeo made…

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