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Updated at 10:12 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " The Latest on the conflict in Iraq (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested that Turkey's military could pursue Kurdish rebels across the border into northern Iraq's Sinjar region. In a speech delivered on Thursday, Erdogan said the Sinjar region is fast becoming a base for the leaders of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, similar to northern Iraq's Qandil Mountains where the group's commanders long...

Updated at 10:09 AM

Forget the debate about "The Dress." Twitter is abuzz about "The Legs." The controversy swirling now is whether a photo of a pair of legs shows them shiny or streaked with white paint. A Twitter user ignited the debate by posting the...

Updated at 10:09 AM

LONDON (AP) " Britain's economy grew faster than expected in the three months after its vote to leave the European Union despite concern that uncertainty over the country's future would weigh on business. The figures, however, are...

Updated at 10:07 AM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " Three female weightlifters from Kazakhstan have been stripped of gold medals from the 2012 London Olympics after failing retests of their doping samples. The Kazakh lifters were among eight athletes sanctioned...

Updated at 10:03 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Fire officials say an overnight blaze that tore through a five-story apartment building in Manhattan has left one person is dead and 12 civilians and firefighters injured. The fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. Thursday in a...

Updated at 10:02 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " The U.N.'s public health agency said Thursday it has trained 90 Iraqi medics in "mass casualty management," with a special focus on chemical attacks, as part of its preparations for Iraq's operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic...

Updated at 10:00 AM

LONDON (AP) " Global wildlife populations have fallen an average of 58 percent from 1970 levels, with human activity reducing the numbers of elephants in Tanzania, maned wolves in Brazil, salamanders in the United States and orcas in the waters...

Updated at 9:59 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) " A landmark free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada could be signed within days after the Belgian government overcame an impasse with its regional authorities on Thursday. Belgian Prime Minister Charles...

Updated at 9:59 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Chip maker Qualcomm is buying NXP Semiconductors N.V. in a deal valued at approximately $47 billion. NXP shareholders will receive $110 per share for each share they own. That's an 11.5 percent premium to the company's...

Updated at 9:47 AM

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) " Four thieves have stolen nearly 200 pumpkins from a family-run farm in New Jersey. Todd Kuehm, owner of Farms View Roadstand in Wayne, says surveillance footage recorded the pumpkin theft overnight on Tuesday. The...

Updated at 9:41 AM

CHICAGO (AP) " A former Republican congressman from Illinois says he plans to grab his musket if GOP nominee Donald Trump loses the presidential election. Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh tweeted Wednesday afternoon : "On November 8th, I'm voting...

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