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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 9:53 AM

DURANT, Miss. (AP) " In the rural Mississippi community they served, two nuns found slain in their home "would do anything for anybody," friends said. The women, both 68 and nurse practitioners, were found dead Thursday morning when they didn't report to work at the nearby clinic where they provided flu shots, insulin and other medical care for children and adults who couldn't afford it. They were identified as Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill. Dr. Elias...

Updated at 9:51 AM

SANAA, Yemen (AP) " Yemen's rebel-run news agency says airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition have killed 11 civilians and wounded others in the northern city of Saada. The agency, SABA, which is under control of the Shiite rebels known as...

Updated at 9:46 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) " Republican Sen. Richard Burr drives alone, steering his white 2013 Hyundai sedan to dozens of factory tours and other North Carolina stops. If there's a TV camera or a reporter, he'll talk. If not, he'll move...

Updated at 9:35 AM

OSLO, Norway (AP) " Philippine communist rebels announced an indefinite cease-fire Friday in peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies. The Maoist rebels announced their agreement to put down their arms in a...

Updated at 9:34 AM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) " German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Warsaw for talks with the leaders of four central European nations about migrants and the future of the European Union after Britain leaves. Merkel is meeting the prime ministers...

Updated at 9:33 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Kenya to launch the Tokyo International Summit on African Development which 35 heads of state are expected to attend. Abe was welcomed Friday by Kenyan President Uhuru...

Updated at 9:28 AM

ISTANBUL (AP) " The Turkish prime minister vows to continue military operations in Syria until there's no "terror" threat to Turkey from the war-torn neighbor. Friday's remarks by Binali Yildirim follow Turkey's incursion into Syria. Ankara...

Updated at 8:25 AM

GENEVA (AP) " The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to deteriorate after months of hesitation, missed deadlines...

Updated at 7:56 AM

DARAYA, Syria (AP) " Buses, ambulances and trucks lined up at the entrance of a long-blockaded Damascus suburb on Friday to evacuate rebels and civilians under a deal struck between the Syrian opposition forces and the government. The...

Updated at 7:46 AM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people, the state-run news agency said. The attack...

Updated at 7:39 AM

SANT'ANGELO, Italy (AP) " Rustic yet refined, the two-story villa at the foothills of the Apennines is a family treasure, embracing five centuries of the Celli family's noble history, memories and mementoes. But after the earthquake left wide...

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