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Angered at EU, Turkey threatens to release IS prisoners

Angered at EU, Turkey threatens to release IS prisoners

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday issued a veiled threat suggesting Turkey could release the Islamic State group prisoners it holds and send them to Europe, angered at a EU decision to impose sanctions on his country
Trains collide in Bangladesh, killing at least 16

Trains collide in Bangladesh, killing at least 16

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Two trains collided in eastern Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing at least 16 people and injuring scores, officials said.
AP sources: Deval Patrick mulling Democratic White House run

AP sources: Deval Patrick mulling Democratic White House run

WASHINGTON — Former Massachusetts Gov.

Miss Alaska and Miss Alaska Teen winners both from Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Fairbanks has been well represented in pageants this year as the newly crowned Miss Alaska USA 2020 and Miss Alaska Teen USA 2020 both hail from the city, officials said.
Utah death-row inmate featured in bestselling book dies

Utah death-row inmate featured in bestselling book dies

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah death-row inmate who killed his brother's wife and her toddler because of his strong polygamist beliefs in a case made famous by the book "Under the Banner of Heaven" has died of natural causes, prison officials said Monday.
Safety officials probing records of work on Southwest jets

Safety officials probing records of work on Southwest jets

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines says it will speed up inspections of dozens of used planes it bought from foreign airlines after federal regulators threatened to ground the jets because they might not meet all safety standards.
Turkey starts returning IS fighters; deports US national

Turkey starts returning IS fighters; deports US national

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey on Monday deported citizens of the United States and Denmark who fought for the Islamic State and made plans to expel other foreign nationals as the government began a new push to send back captured foreign fighters to their h
Little Rock teachers to go on strike over district's control

Little Rock teachers to go on strike over district's control

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.
Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

HONG KONG — Following a day of violence in which one person was shot by police and another set on fire, Hong Kong's leader pledged Monday to "spare no effort" to halt anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months.
UN reports increasing violations of Iran nuclear deal

UN reports increasing violations of Iran nuclear deal

VIENNA — Uranium particles of man-made origin have been discovered at a site in Iran not declared to the United Nations, the U.N. atomic watchdog agency said Monday as it confirmed a litany of violations by Tehran of the 2015 nuclear deal.