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Turkey says it will launch new Syria offensive within days

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's president says it will begin a new military operation against U.S-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria "within a few days.
UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

LONDON — British politics was thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt Wednesday as Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May that will see her removed as party and government leader if she loses.

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

DECATUR, Tenn. — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta. The light earthquake occurred Wednesday around 4:14 a.m. about 7 miles (11 kilometres ) northeast of Decatur.

'Jurassic Park,' 'Shining' added to National Film Registry

LOS ANGELES — The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs' return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native Americans.
Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

STRASBOURG, France — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt when he
A look at where the investigations related to Trump stand

A look at where the investigations related to Trump stand

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him. WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing criminal investigations in Washington and New York.
Man who killed newlywed during robbery executed in Texas

Man who killed newlywed during robbery executed in Texas

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago. Alvin Braziel Jr.
Trump threatens shutdown in wild encounter with Democrats

Trump threatens shutdown in wild encounter with Democrats

WASHINGTON — In a wild Oval Office confrontation, President Donald Trump heatedly threatened to shut down the U.S.

Minneapolis Star Tribune film critic resigns over plagiarism

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Star Tribune's film critic has resigned in the face of plagiarism accusations, the newspaper reported in an apology to its readers.
4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

NEW YORK — Time magazine on Tuesday recognized journalists, including the slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, as its 2018 Person of the Year in what it said was an effort to emphasize the importance of reporters' work in an increasingly hostile wo