Carter tells AP more US troops will not fix Iraq or Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Sending thousands more American troops into Iraq or Syria in a bid to accelerate the defeat of the Islamic State group would push U.S. allies to the exits, create more anti-U.S. resistance and give up the U.S. military's key advantages, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in an Associated Press interview.
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The Latest: Italian authorities: 30 missing in avalancheMILAN (AP) ? The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):
Avalanche buries hotel in central Italy, reports of deadAn Italian official says a hotel in an earthquake-hit zone of central Italy has been buried by an avalanche, with reports of dead. Italian media say that the avalanche covered the three-story hotel in ...
Italy civil protection agency says 30 people missing in avalanche that buried mountain hotel in central ItalyMILAN (AP) ? Italy civil protection agency says 30 people missing in avalanche that buried mountain hotel in central Italy.
Iranian TV: High-rise tower on fire in Tehran collapsesTEHRAN, Iran (AP) ? Iranian state television says a high-rise building on fire in Tehran has collapsed.
Dead found in Italian hotel hit by avalanche after quakes, reports sayA number of people were killed in a small hotel that was hit by an avalanche in the mountains of central Italy after a series of earthquakes, Italian media reported on Thursday. Up to 30 people were believed to be in the hotel when the avalanche hit on Wednesday night, officials said. On its website, Italian news agency Ansa quoted the head of a rescue squad that reached the hotel as saying "there are many dead." No further details were immediately available.
Trump's Treasury pick facing criticism over foreclosures
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Avalanche buries hotel in central Italy, official says; reports of fatalitiesMILAN (AP) ? Avalanche buries hotel in central Italy, official says; reports of fatalities.
Bonds, Clemens making slow gains with changing electorate
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