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- Iraqi Sunni tribe wages costly battle against IS group
DULUIYAH, Iraq (AP) — The consequences of the al-Jabouri tribe's decision to ally with Iraq's Shiite-led government against their fellow Sunnis in the Islamic State group are etched on row after row of gravestones in this palm-shaded town by the Tigris River.
- Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint Arab military force, a sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and their allies to intervene aggressively in regional hotspots, whether against Islamic militants or spreading Iranian power.
- Bo knows when not to change a thing; can Irish slay Goliath?
- Utility: Inspectors found faulty work before NYC blast
NEW YORK (AP) — An hour before an apparent gas explosion sent flames soaring and debris flying at a Manhattan apartment building, injuring 19 people, utility company inspectors decided the work being done there was faulty.
- Lawyer: Woman talking to police, kidnapping wasn't hoax
- Agency: 4,000 fishermen stranded on some Indonesian islands
- JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The International Organization for Migration says an estimated 4,000 fishermen are stranded on a handful of islands in Indonesia, including men revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved.
- Arizona outlasts Xavier 68-60 to reach West region finals
- LEADING OFF: Harvey back on hill, pink eye back with Brewers
- Thai junta leader to fight forced labor in fish industry
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta leader has vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor, after an Associated Press investigation revealed that fish caught by enslaved migrant workers was being exported from Thai ports to global markets.
- Victim's mom to confront man with bodies in yard
- Geraldine Kerkowski knows the northeastern Pennsylvania man convicted of strangling her son, a pharmacist and father of two, probably won't care when she tells him exactly what she thinks of him.
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