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Philippine president says he can be 50 times more brutal than terrorists

MANILA, Philippines –  The Philippine president has warned that he can be 50 times more brutal than Muslim extremists, saying he’d even eat them if they’re captured alive by troops. President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly threatened drug suspects with death, but he raised his shock rhetoric to a new level Sunday when he said in […]
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Duterte says he can be 50 times more brutal than terrorists

MANILA, Philippines –  The Philippine president has warned that he can be 50 times more brutal than Muslim extremists, saying he’d even eat them if they’re captured alive by troops. President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly threatened drug suspects with death, but he raised his shock rhetoric to a new level Sunday when he said in […]
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Israeli police: Palestinian stabs 4 in Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM –  Israeli police say an 18-year-old Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded four people in Tel Aviv before being arrested. It remains unclear whether Sunday’s attack was politically motivated. Since September 2015, Palestinians have killed 42 Israelis, 2 visiting Americans and a British tourist in a wave of stabbing, shooting and car-ramming attacks. In that […]
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German nationalists elect top duo for general election

BERLIN –  Germany’s nationalist party Alternative for Germany has elected two new top candidates for the September general election, after the party’s best-known politician, Frauke Petry, said last week she wouldn’t be available. Members of the AfD elected the far-right politicians Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel on Sunday at their party convention in Cologne. Divisions […]
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North Korea Detains Third American Citizen: Officials

This file picture released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency on March 25 shows Kim Dong Chul addressing a news conference in Pyongyan. KCNA / AFP – Getty Images At least two other Americans are currently detained in North Korea. Last year, Otto Warmbier, then a 21-year-old University of Virginia student from suburban […]
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Kuki Gallmann, 'I Dreamed of Africa' author, shot at Kenyan ranch

Kuki Gallmann, the Italian-born conservationist and author, is being treated for a gunshot wound at a Nairobi hospital after being attacked by herders at her ranch in Kenya. Gallmann, 73, known for her bestselling book “I Dreamed of Africa,” which became a movie by the same name starring Kim Basinger, was patrolling the property when […]
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International mission member killed in Ukraine blast

MOSCOW –  A member of the OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has died and at least one other was injured after their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the Luhansk region. Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who holds the rotating chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, called for […]
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Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 72 years ago

BERLIN –  Holocaust survivors and officials have gathered at the memorial sites of former concentration camps Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany and Sachsenhausen near Berlin to commemorate the liberation of the camps 72 years ago. Bergen-Belsen was liberated on April 15, 1945 by British soldiers who found some 10,000 dead bodies when they entered the Nazi […]
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Oregon deputy, bystander save woman's life after she collapses in store

KEIZER, Ore. –  Quick thinking by a Marion County Deputy and two citizens may have saved the life of a woman who collapsed at Keizer Station Friday afternoon.  Deputies say around 12:50 p.m. Friday, Deputy Mike Beach was getting ready to eat lunch at a local restaurant at the Keizer Station. They say a man […]
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Pentagon chief visits African nation home to key US base

DJIBOUTI –  U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived in Djibouti (jih-BOO’-tee) to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that’s home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, including drones. Mattis is the first Trump administration official to visit Djibouti. Mattis plans to meet with President Ismail Omar Guelleh (IHSH’-my-ehl OH’-mahr […]