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NEW YORK (AP) " The books that gave us "Game of Thrones" are getting an enhancement for the digital age. Random House says special editions of the five novels George R.R. Martin has completed for the "Song of Ice and Fire" fantasy epic will be released over the next few months. The enhanced edition of Book One, "A Game of Thrones," comes out Thursday exclusively through Apple's iBooks. It was first published 20 years ago. All volumes made in collaboration with Apple will...

Updated at 9:57 AM

BEIJING (AP) " In a city where smog routinely blankets the streets, a Dutch artist has offered an eccentric solution: a 7-meter (23-foot) metal structure that takes in smog and expels cleaner air. Daan Roosegaarde's Smog Free Tower opened...

Updated at 9:56 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 2:00 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to eliminate the "corridor of terror" along its border with Syria by clearing the...

Updated at 9:48 AM

ISLAMABAD (AP) " Pakistan on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed in an "unprovoked" attack when India fired across the border of the disputed region of Kashmir, while India said it had carried out a "surgical strike" against terrorists,...

Updated at 9:44 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " THE ISSUE: Russia cannot be ignored. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has never posed such a vexing problem to U.S. policymakers as it does now. From Eastern Europe to the Middle East and increasingly Asia and the Americas,...

Updated at 9:41 AM

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) " OPEC's unexpected understanding to trim production shows the cartel still has the resolve " and even desperation " to try to guide energy markets higher. But don't expect triple-digit oil prices anytime...

Updated at 9:39 AM

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) " A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot two students and a teacher outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities said. Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper...

Updated at 9:38 AM

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) " Hungarians will vote Sunday in a referendum which Prime Minister Viktor Orban hopes will give his government the popular support it seeks to oppose any future plans by the European Union to resettle asylum seekers among...

Updated at 9:07 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Hillary Clinton is kicking off early voting in Iowa on Thursday with a major effort to boost support in the battleground state. The Democratic presidential candidate will deliver a speech in Des Moines focusing on the...

Updated at 8:58 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " More people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this point in 2012, with Hillary Clinton the likely benefactor, as early voting shows signs of surging...

Updated at 8:26 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (All times EDTl): 5:00 a.m. Hillary Clinton is kicking off early voting in Iowa on Thursday with a major effort to boost support in the battleground state. The...

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