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Argentina ex-official arrested over cash bags at monastery

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – An official in the former government of President Cristina Fernandez was arrested on Tuesday as he allegedly tried to hide millions in dollars and other currencies at an Argentine monastery. A neighbor of the monastery called authorities after seeing a man throwing bags onto the …

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French mourn and hunt for accomplices after police attacked

PARIS (AP) – The French president and French police are mourning two police officials killed by an Islamic State extremist, as anti-terrorism investigators question three suspects and seek to determine whether the attacker was working with a larger network. The attack revived French concerns about the IS threat after the …

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Kerry, in Norway, sees Iran FM over nuke deal sanctions

OSLO, Norway (AP) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian foreign minister in Norway on Wednesday to once again discuss Iran’s complaints that it’s not getting the sanctions relief it deserves under last year’s landmark nuclear deal. Kerry’s meeting with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Oslo …

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Iraq detains men fleeing IS-held Fallujah, raising tensions

FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) – At a checkpoint outside militant-held Fallujah, hundreds of civilians who fled the fighting between Iraqi forces and the Islamic State group huddled late at night in packed mini-buses on the side of a highway as security forces separated out those suspected of supporting the extremists. Six …

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Court upholds net neutrality rules on equal internet access

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a big win for the Obama administration, a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government’s “net neutrality” rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. The 2-1 ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is a …

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