Turkish artillery has killed 17 Islamic State militants in Mosul operation - ministerTurkish artillery fire has killed 17 Islamic State militants since the battle to drive them from the Iraqi city of Mosul began and four Turkish F-16 fighter jets are on standby to take part, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday. Turkey wants to play a bigger role in the Iraqi-led offensive against the jihadists in Mosul, but Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday declined an offer from Ankara to take part. Speaking at a joint news conference with his visiting French counterpart, Cavusoglu also said Turkey will be more active in fighting the Kurdish PKK militant group in Iraq.
HNA Group to buy stake in Hilton in deal worth about $6.5BNEW YORK (AP) ? China's HNA Group is buying an approximately 25 percent stake in hotel operator Hilton from Blackstone affiliates in a deal worth about $6.5 billion.
Egypt's security chief warns of scheme to incite chaos
CAIRO (AP) ? Egypt's interior minister warned in comments published Monday that the country faced "unprecedented challenges" that required a "decisive" response by security forces, accusing the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood of inciting chaos and stoking fears of a popular backlash over rising price and biting economic reforms.
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5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highwayMIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) ? State police say five young adults have died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a southeastern Massachusetts highway.
Poles protest plan to ban abortion of unviable fetusesWARSAW, Poland (AP) ? Polish women are gathering in the streets of several cities across the country to protest a proposal for a new abortion law that would ban abortions in cases where fetuses are badly damaged or even have no chance of survival after birth.
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Candidates clash in battlegrounds as Trump path narrows
Election Day just 15 days off, Donald Trump was fighting to preserve his narrow path to the presidency in must-win Florida on Monday as Hillary Clinton tries to slam the door on her Republican opponent ...