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WASHINGTON (AP) " The U.S. military says that in a previously undisclosed encounter in the skies over Syria, a Russian fighter jet flew so close to a larger American plane that its crew could feel the "jet wash," or turbulence, from the Russian plane. The incident happened Oct. 17 and was described Friday by Air Force Col. John Dorrian, a spokesman for the U.S. military coalition in Baghdad. He said the Russian plane came within about a half mile of the American...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump has repeatedly said he will spend $100 million or more of his own money on his presidential bid. Yet even with a fresh donation, he'd be $34 million short of that promise. The Republican nominee gave $10...

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BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 8 p.m. Russia says its embassy in Damascus has been shelled by militants holed up on the outskirts of the Syrian capital, but no one has been hurt. The Russian...

Updated at 4:09 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk apologized Friday for mocking his Democratic rival's immigrant background and her claim that her family's military service dates back to the Revolution " comments that drew wide criticism and...

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) " The United Nations paid tribute to Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Friday with a moment of silence and speeches in the General Assembly Hall. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon remembered the monarch who died on...

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NEW YORK (AP) " A field of aerated cement blocks that crumble under the weight of an aircraft helped prevent Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence's campaign plane from barreling off a runway and onto New York City's busy Grand Central...

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) " The U.N. Children's Fund says it has negotiated the release of 876 children detained at a Nigerian army barracks that holds people suspected of helping the Boko Haram extremist group. West Africa director Manuel...

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CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) " Protesters ousted from private land where they tried to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline burned vehicles and built roadblocks along a North Dakota state highway where they faced off Friday with...

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BAGHDAD (AP) " The Latest on the fighting in Iraq (all times local): 8 p.m. A U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad says Iraqi forces have paused in their march toward the northern city of Mosul in order to reposition some of their...

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LONDON (AP) " Apple has raised the prices of its Mac computer range in the U.K. amid the dramatic drop in the value of the pound against the dollar following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The company took advantage of the...

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) " For the third time, Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict over whether the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene. Late...

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