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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday announced that his government has released three prominent Taliban figures in an effort to get the insurgents to free an American and an Australian professor they abducted in 2016 and have held captive for over

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday announced that his government has released three prominent Taliban figures in an effort to get the insurgents to free an American and an Australian professor they abducted in 2016 and have held captive for over

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PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and other leaders have called for greater international cooperation to ease the world's tensions at a peace forum in Paris that was notable for the absence of the United States.

Some 30 heads of state or

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ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was going into surgery Tuesday morning at Emory University Hospital to relieve pressure on his brain, his spokeswoman said.

The procedure is meant to resolve bleeding due to his recent falls, Deanna Congileo

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DALLAS (AP) — Dean Foods is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and may sell the company off to the Dairy Farmers of America.

The company said Tuesday that it needs to address debt and unfunded pension obligations while it puts the company up for

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The three new proposed candidates for the European Commission from France, Hungary and Romania have cleared a first hurdle in their nomination process after lawmakers who scrutinize possible conflicts of interest gave their go-ahead for their bids.

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Dec. 12 election and the country's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):

12:25 p.m.

Even though the British government desperately wants to leave the EU, the bloc itself

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A pair of Israeli airstrikes targeted senior Islamic Jihad commanders in Gaza and Syria early Tuesday, escalating Israel's confrontation with Iran across the region and threatening to unleash another devastating round of cross-border violence with

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VENICE, Italy (AP) — Tourists and Venetians alike have donned high boots and taken to raised walkways to slosh through the high water that has hit much of the lagoon city.

Venice's tide forecast office said the water level peaked at 1.27 meters (about 4 feet

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The view among the national security officials was unanimous: Military aid to Ukraine should not be stopped. But President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff thought otherwise.

As the aid was being blocked this summer, Ukraine officials

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