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New mass graves found in Iraq could contain up to 400 bodies

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Kirkuk, Nov 13 (AP) - Iraqi security forces have found mass graves in an area recently retaken from the Islamic State group that could contain up to 400 bodies, an Iraqi official said Sunday.
The bodies of civilians and security forces were found in an abandoned base near Hawija, a northern town re-taken in early October, Kirkuk governor Rakan Saed said. He didn't say when authorities will start exhuming the bodies from the mass graves.
Khalaf Luhaibi, a local shepherd who led troops to the...
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Turkey denies report of plan to kidnap cleric Gulen from US

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Istanbul, Nov 13 (AP) - Turkey has dismissed as "utterly false, ludicrous and groundless" a report that Turkish officials may have discussed paying millions of dollars to have a U.S.-based Muslim cleric kidnapped.
The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller was...
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Trump calls Putin sincere, ex-US intelligence heads ‘hacks’

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Hanoi, Nov 12 (AP) - Days before returning home from a whirlwind trip to Asia, President Donald Trump was back on the defensive over Russian election meddling, saying he considers President Vladimir Putin's denials sincere, dismissing former U.S. intelligence officials as "political hacks" and...
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‘I would NEVER call him short and fat’

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Hanoi, Nov 12 (AP) - President Donald Trump is exchanging school yard taunts with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
In a response to North Korea calling Trump's speech in South Korea "reckless remarks by an old lunatic," Trump tweeted from Hanoi on Sunday morning: "Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by...
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Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon, who circled moon, dies

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Washington, Nov 8 (AP) - Apollo 12 astronaut Richard "Dick" F. Gordon Jr., one of a dozen men who flew around the moon but didn't land there, has died, NASA said. He was 88.
Gordon was a test pilot when he was chosen for NASA's third group of astronauts in 1963. He flew on Gemini 11 in 1966...
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