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Francis says education, jobs stop radicalization

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – The latest on Pope Francis’ first trip to Africa. (All times local.) 1 p.m. Pope Francis says the way to prevent young people from being radicalized and going off to fight with extremist groups is to give them an education and a job. Francis was asked …

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Mali arrests 2 over attack on luxury hotel in Bamako

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – Malian special forces have arrested two men over last week’s attack on a luxury hotel in the capital that killed 19 people, according to a statement distributed Friday morning. The statement identified the two Malians, both arrested in Bamako, but provided no other details on their …

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France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning

PARIS (AP) – Intoning the names of 130 dead, a subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning. Windows were draped with French flags in an uncharacteristic display of patriotism, but the locked-down courtyard ceremony at the …

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Affiliate of IS group claims Bangladesh Shiite mosque attack

NEW DELHI (AP) – An Islamic State group affiliate in Bangladesh said Friday it was behind an attack on a Shiite mosque in the country’s north that killed one man and wounded three others. A statement posted on IS-affiliated Twitter accounts from Islamic State – Bangladesh said that the mosque …

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Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, energy

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar panels across the country. On the Republican side, Jeb Bush would phase out tax credits for solar power. Rival Marco Rubio …

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