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Lawyer for Turkey refers Ohio charter schools to authorities

COLUMBUS — A lawyer for the Turkish government hired to investigate publicly funded US charter schools started by the followers of a reclusive Muslim cleric
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President-elect Donald Trump called Tuesday for the cancellation of a multi-billion dollar Boeing contract to build the next Air Force One, calling the ballooning costs "ridiculous."
A Swedish court on Tuesday jailed an Iraqi man for six months for war crimes in a landmark case after he posted photos on Facebook of himself posing with dead bodies in Iraq
Former Lords Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen faces 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity
German police have detained an Iraqi migrant for suspected rape only days after an Afghan refugee was held in a separate rape and murder case, and the government warned against a political backlash to
BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi army units surged towards the center of Mosul on Tuesday in an attack from the city's southeastern edges that could give fresh impetus to the seven-week-old battl
Syrian troops make fresh advances in Aleppo and now control 70% of rebel-held areas, reports say.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Thousands of people are still unable to return to their homes in a district of mainly Kurdish southeast Turkey one year after authorities imposed a round-the-clock curfew in an atte
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A mistakenly sold lottery ticket has earned a New Jersey couple $1 million. State lottery officials say 70-year-old Dante Castillo usually picks his own numbers. But when the Ma
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. tax records show that President-elect Donald Trump’s son-in-law co-directs a family foundation that has donated tens of thousands of dollars to Jewish settlement organizat
PHOENIX - The first phase of a modernization project of Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix is open for business. The makeover of Terminal 3 includes a larger, consolidated security checkpoin
BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has stalled efforts by six people wrongfully convicted in a 1985 murder in Beatrice, Nebraska, to collect the millions of dollars they won in a lawsuit a
BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria's army and allies closed in on areas near Aleppo's Old City on Tuesday, looking closer than ever to achieving their most important victory of the five year civil war by
The Greek court made a decision on extradition of three Turkish servicemen who fled Turkey by helicopter on July 16 after a military coup attempt in the country, the Turkish TRT Haber channel reported
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Viviane Goncalves cries softly as she explains why she believes her husband was killed. The 32-year-old widow says she thinks military police shot him in revenge after one of th
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials have shut down an arts building for safety violations and evicted dozens of tenants three days after a fire at a California warehouse-turned artists’ enclav
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - When Michel Temer took over Brazil's presidency in May, many hoped he could overcome the political gridlock, corruption scandals and economic obstacles that have hobbled Lat
BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State police have helped cops in a Pennsylvania town keep a Facebook promise they made to an armed robbery suspect: “We WILL find you.” The Meadville Tribune (http
Although the phase-out decision itself was legal, the court found, the firms have a right to "appropriate" compensation -- which is not provided for in the law as it stands.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Bolivian woman who pointed out irregularities in the flight plan of a plane that crashed and killed 71 people has traveled to Brazil to seek assistance from prosecutors. Brazi
The “Islamic State” (IS, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) terrorist group can attack Turkish diplomats who are outside the country, just like the Armenian terrorist group ASALA did in the past, Ismail Hakki P
NEW YORK (AP) — A nearly decade-old murder case over a prostitute’s death in a shabby Times Square hotel will soon go to a jury after being drawn out by debate over the scientific validity of b
President-elect to hold 'Thank You Tour' rally in North Carolina              
TROY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has been charged with killing his 21-year-old stepdaughter and dumping her body in a suitcase that was found floating in a river last year. Forty-year-old Johnny Oque
A military prison psychologist is refusing to recommend that Chelsea Manning’s gender be officially changed to female in her Army employee-benefits file. Lawyers for the transgender solider imp
NATO chief says importance of bond between Europe and North America at core of upcoming FMs' meeting  
ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who police say took his 9-year-old niece out of school and disappeared with her for more than a week has been indicted on sexual-assault charges. News media
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman filed a lawsuit against a health care provider after her newborn was mistakenly given to another mother at a hospital and breastfed. Tammy Van Dyke, of Apple Vall
Trump stoked concerns that Washington's near 70-year European defence guarantee might no longer hold when he said on the campaign trail he would think twice about helping NATO allies who did not pay
The amount of “big” babies surviving is increasing and it equates to a rapid rate in evolutionary terms.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian authorities searched houses and detained eight people for questioning on suspicion of supporting Islamic State financially and through the recruitment of fighters for the
Swedish prosecutors have arrested a Syrian man on suspicion of terrorism for an arson attack against a Muslim group two months ago
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian politicians are making unrealistic pay promises ahead of the Dec. 11 parliamentary election that fuel populism and damage voters' understanding of the need for reform, o
SAYREVILLE, N.J. - Country music artist Granger Smith is back in Texas after he was hospitalized for injuries sustained when he fell off a stage in New Jersey. Smith posted Tuesday on Twitter that he
WASHINGTON - A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a jury verdict that State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. committed fraud against the federal government after 2005's Hurricane Katrina. The justic

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Stocks mostly down as Trump tweet dings Boeing

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