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5/17/2015 9:49 AM
Lithuanian plane with 2 on board missing
VILNIUS, Lithuania — Rescuers are searching the choppy waters of the Baltic Sea for a small Lithuanian plane with two pilots on board which has gone missing en route from Sweden to Lithuania.

5/17/2015 9:43 AM
Prince Harry: Army kept me out of trouble
LONDON — Britain’s Prince Harry has thanked the army for keeping him out of trouble and has called for national service to be brought back.

5/17/2015 12:00 AM
U.S. forces kill senior ISIS figure
BAGHDAD — U.S. Special Operations forces staged an overnight raid in Syria early Saturday, killing what the Obama Administration said was a senior official of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and capturing his wife.

5/17/2015 12:00 AM
Defining ISIS
The seemingly straightforward question of what to call the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and the more difficult matter of how to fight it, will be defining issues of the 2016 presidential race. How to identify the group has, for some time, been a GOP talking point.

5/17/2015 6:28 AM
U.S. Navy sailor dies in fall from hotel balcony in Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain — The U.S. Navy says a sailor assigned to the destroyer USS Farragut has died after falling from a hotel balcony in the Gulf nation of Bahrain.

5/17/2015 6:23 AM
Kerry in South Korea to talk security
SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in South Korea where he will be discussing security issues amid fresh fears of North Korean belligerence.

5/17/2015 6:20 AM
2 saints from 19th century Palestine canonized
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis canonized two nuns from what was 19th century Palestine on Sunday in hopes of encouraging Christians across the Middle East who are facing a wave of persecution from Islamic extremists.

5/16/2015 12:51 PM
Spain fighting 3 wildfires in scorching heat
MADRID — Authorities in Spain say firefighters are combatting at least three wildfires as May temperatures hit a record high, reaching levels normally seen only in mid-summer.

5/16/2015 8:43 AM
U.S. forces kill ISIS leader in Syria
BEIRUT — U.S. commandos mounted a rare raid into eastern Syria overnight, killing a senior Islamic State leader in a firefight, capturing his wife and rescuing a Yazidi woman held as a slave, the Pentagon said Saturday.

5/16/2015 8:31 AM
2 killed, 20 injured in Germany train crash
BERLIN — A German train hit a truck Saturday on a road crossing in western Germany, killing two people and injuring at least 20 others, police said. Three of the injured were in severe condition.

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