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The Latest: Opposition leader backs US tack on IS, Iran
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria and at peace talks in Geneva (all times local):
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Iraqi forces facing stiff resistance in western Mosul
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a commander on the scene said.
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Ex-judge admits reducing fine in exchange for sexual favors
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A former village justice in northern New York has pleaded guilty to abusing his position as a judge.
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Stabenow, Peters pressured over Trump's Supreme Court pick
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's two Democratic senators who have opposed many of the top nominees of President Donald Trump are facing extra heat before the Senate considers perhaps his most important pick of all — Judge Neil Gorsuch for the
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe marks 93rd birthday in opposition area
MATOPO HILLS, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday Saturday amid granite hills where ancient spirits are said to dwell, defying calls to resign after nearly four decades in power in a region known for
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