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Updated at 10:14 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Aleppo that Ibrahim al-Haj's son Laith was born into 10 months ago is now being destroyed. The opposition-held districts of the Syrian city have been surrounded and under siege for months. Russian and Syrian warplanes are bombing the streets into rubble and government forces are chipping away at the pocket of opposition control. For the 270,000 people holding out there, everything is getting harder to find " food, drinkable water and fuel. Residents are planting...

Updated at 9:54 AM

BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) " Iraqi forces pushed into a town near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul on Saturday after a wave of militant attacks in and around the northern city of Kirkuk set off more than 24 hours of heavy clashes, with ongoing...

Updated at 7:19 AM

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) " The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local): 11:14...

Updated at 7:18 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Police in New York say preliminary tests on a white powdery substance found in an envelope sent to Hillary Clinton's campaign show that it was not harmful. A spokesman for the New York Police Department says the envelope was...

Updated at 7:10 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) " The president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, is trying to salvage an EU trade deal with Canada in a personal intervention following the breakdown of talks. Schulz planned Saturday to meet Chrystia Freeland a day...

Updated at 6:51 AM

NEW DELHI (AP) " The Indian capital, laboring under the label of being the world's most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air. A smartphone application that allows citizens to report the presence of construction...

Updated at 6:38 AM

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) " Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early...

Updated at 6:25 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Hacked emails show Hillary Clinton's campaign wrestled with how to announce her opposition to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline without losing the support of labor unions that supported to...

Updated at 6:24 AM

RENO, Nev. (AP) " It's become a familiar routine for Mike Pence. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says something headline-grabbing, dubious or outright false, and his mild-mannered running mate sets out to refashion the boss's...

Updated at 6:24 AM

CLEVELAND (AP) " While Hillary Clinton unveiled an emotional television ad featuring the parents of a slain Muslim American Army captain, Donald Trump assured supporters he would have no regrets if he loses the presidential election because he...

Updated at 6:18 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq Saturday to meet with his commanders and assess the progress in the opening days of the operation to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants. His...

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