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The Latest: Nevada marchers happy to be part of history

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 05:58
The Latest on women’s marches taking place around the world (all times local):
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Afghan forces end deadly Taliban siege at Kabul hotel

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 05:58
Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners. Some of the 150 guests fled the gunbattle and fire sparked by the assault by shimmying down bedsheets from the upper floors.
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7 die at Ethiopia’s Epiphany in clashes with security forces

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 03:29
An Ethiopian police official in the restive Amhara region in the north confirmed Sunday evening that seven people were killed when worshippers celebrating the Epiphany holiday clashed with security forces.
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Kremlin: Putin, Ukraine leader meet unannounced; Kiev denies

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 03:29
The Kremlin’s spokesman says contacts between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s leader have taken place outside the public eye, but Kiev denies any meetings were held.
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The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 03:29
The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):
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Turkish troops enter Kurdish enclave in northern Syria

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 03:29
Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to oust from the area a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia, which responded with a hail of rockets on Turkish towns killing at least one refugee.
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A year of Trump’s ‘America First’ agenda has radically changed the U.S. role in the world

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 03:29
Across the globe, foreign officials and analysts say American clout has diminished.
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In Pakistan, the rape and killing of a 7-year-old girl is changing a culture of shame and indifference

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 03:29
Zainab Amin’s death has brought other victims’ hidden stories to light.
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Turkey Launches Offensive On U.S.-Backed Kurdish Militia In Syria

NPR Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 03:26

The U.S. views the Kurdish group as crucial to battling ISIS, but Turkey considers them allies of another Kurdish group it classifies as terrorists.

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Tell Us: How Is The Government Shutdown Affecting You?

NPR Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 02:36

Lawmakers in Washington are locked in a standoff that has led to a partial shutdown of the federal government, and weekend attempts to dig out of it haven't made much progress.

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Germany's Social Democrats Party Votes For Formal Coalition Talks With Merkel

NPR Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 02:15

It's a vital step to ending a nearly four-month long political crisis in Germany after last September's elections failed to give any party a majority.

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Venezuelan officials bury rebel policeman killed in shootout

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 00:29
A rebel police officer who led a brazen helicopter attack on government buildings in Venezuela last year was buried Sunday by the military nearly a week after being killed in a shootout with security forces, relatives said.
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Ethiopia refuses World Bank arbitration over Nile River dam

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 00:29
Ethiopia’s leader has rejected arbitration by the World Bank on a disagreement with Egypt over the hydroelectric dam that Ethiopia is building on the Nile River.
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Officials: Avalanche kills 5 soldiers, injures 12 in Turkey

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 00:29
An avalanche hit Turkish soldiers conducting military operations against Kurdish rebels in Turkey’s southeast on Sunday, killing five of them and injuring 12 others, officials said.
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Attending Trump’s inauguration, Russia’s elite anticipated a thaw between Moscow and Washington

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 00:29
Last January, as questions about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election were beginning to percolate publicly, prominent business leaders and activists from that country were at Donald Trump’s inauguration, mingling at balls and receptions — at times in proximity to key U.S. officials.
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Activists flood streets across the globe for another Women’s March

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 00:29
From Beijing to Buenos Aires, from Dallas to Denver, from California to the Carolinas, tens of thousands of marchers were taking to the streets to make their voices heard.
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The Pentagon says China and Russia are bigger problems for U.S. than terrorists. American voters may not agree.

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 00:29
“Great power competition — not terrorism — is now the primary focus of U.S. national security,” Defense Secretary Mattis said Friday.
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With Merkel’s fate in the balance, would-be partners prepare to vote in Germany

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 00:29
Some Social Democrats think the faltering party should abandon talks to form a coalition government.
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Justice Department says it will retry Sen. Robert Menendez following mistrial on bribery charges

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 00:29
The filing came after the New Jersey Democrat dared prosecutors to “bring it on.”
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German officials believe rapper-turned-militant Denis Cuspert has been killed

Washington Post Headlines - Mon, 2018-01-22 00:29
Three German security officials and one person close to Cuspert told The Washington Post that photos appeared to show his lifeless body.
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