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Ohio man who trained with terrorists overseas and plotted to kill U.S. troops sentenced to 22 years

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Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud traveled to Syria to train with the al-Nusrah Front and plotted an attack when he was back in the U.S.
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The Navy built a 'fast, agile' warship for $440M. It's been stuck in ice since Christmas Eve.

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The newly commissioned USS Little Rock got trapped by ice near Montreal on its maiden voyage to Florida.
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The most active volcano in the Philippines could be on the verge of a major eruption

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More than 34,000 Filipinos have been evacuated.
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Turkey’s president vows to keep up offensive against U.S.-backed Kurds in Syria, rejects American calls for restraint

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The defiant message from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set up a possible expansion of the latest flash point in Syria’s seven-year conflict and underscored the deepening rift between NATO allies over the Kurdish militias.
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What destroyed Venezuela's economy could destroy ours too

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Extremism in defense of a leader is no virtue.
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Guards block French prisons as assault protest enters week 2

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Protesting guards blocked dozens of France’s 188 prisons Monday as a conflict triggered by inmate attacks entered its second week. Two new assaults over the weekend fanned the fervor.
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The Latest: Tillerson says US discussing Syria security zone

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The Latest on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Europe (all times local):
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South Korea went gaga over a North Korean singer. Just wait until the rest arrive.

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North Korea is using “soft power” to try to win over skeptics ahead of the Winter Olympics.
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Pence to Israel: US embassy will move to Jerusalem in 2019

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Vice President Mike Pence told Israel’s parliament on Monday that the U.S. embassy will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, receiving a rousing ovation as he pledged to barrel ahead with a plan that has set off weeks of unrest and thrown U.S. peace efforts into disarray.
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Pence says U.S. Embassy to make Jerusalem move next year on faster timetable

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The vice president also predicted new opportunities for peace, though Palestinians boycotted his visit.
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China to U.S.: It’s your fault we are in the South China Sea

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The Chinese government accused the United States of trespassing in its territorial waters when a U.S. guided missile destroyer sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea.
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Corruption at 13,000 feet: Afghanistan struggles to maintain a treacherous mountain trade route

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When the Soviets built the Salang Tunnel in the 1960s, engineers marveled at its innovation. Today, the pavement is torn to shreds. There is little by way of lighting or ventilation, and dust and fumes often reduce visibility. The road is the only direct route between Kabul and Afghanistan’s northern provinces.  
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Why other countries don’t have government shutdowns

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Other countries have found ways to avoid U.S.-style shutdowns so that their citizens don’t pay for partisan wrangles.
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Fighting rages amid Turkish push in Kurdish enclave in Syria

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Intense fighting flared Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria, the third day of Ankara’s offensive to oust a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia from the area, according to the militia and a war monitoring group.
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The Latest: Russian FM meets with Syria opposition leader

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The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey’s offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local):
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Will Trump become a Davos Man?

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The elite conclave is less wary of Trump in 2018, but his attendance still casts a shadow.
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Energy and technology companies lead US stocks higher

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Energy and technology companies are advancing Monday as U.S. stocks continue to rise, and smaller companies are also making gains after the Senate reached a short-term deal to end the government shutdown. High-dividend stocks are also higher as bond yields decline, but industrial companies are falling. Yields had climbed to their highest level in more than three years last week.
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After Putin's icy dip, U.S. ambassador tries shirtless diplomacy

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The former Utah governor tried out an Orthodox tradition for the Epiphany holiday, commemorating the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River, except this river was freezing.
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FBI did not save officials’ texts during key period in Trump probe, senator says

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The five-month gap ended the same day Robert S. Mueller III was appointed special counsel over the Russia probe, according to a letter sent Sunday to FBI Director Christopher A. Wray.The five-month gap ended the same day Robert S. Mueller III was appointed special counsel over the Russia probe, according to a letter sent Sunday to FBI Director Christopher A. Wray.
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Kabul hotel attack leaves 18 dead, but toll could climb higher

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Taliban insurgents said they aimed at “citizens of occupying nations.”
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