Islamic State kills dozens of civilians in Afghanistan: officialSuspected Islamic State fighters rounded up dozens of civilians and executed them in a reprisal after police killed a militant commander in the remote Afghan province of Ghor, a provincial official said on Wednesday. The killings followed a militant attack on Tuesday near Feroz Koh, the capital of the central western province. Up until now most Islamic State activity has taken place in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
Pokemon Go boost limited as Nintendo cuts profit forecastTOKYO (AP) ? Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. has slashed its operating profit and sales forecasts for this fiscal year, despite the global success of "Pokemon Go."
Afghan official: Taliban insurgents abduct, kill 20 people
Q&A: New sign-up season; new woes for Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama is leaving the White House in a few months, but the troubles of his signature health care law continue to make headlines. With premiums rising by double digits and many consumers scrambling to replace coverage because their insurer bailed out, the 2017 sign-up season that starts Nov. 1 looks challenging.
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Trump touts hotel as Pence heads to Utah in waning days
ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) ? Donald Trump is taking a break from campaigning Wednesday to formally open his new hotel in Washington, while dispatching his running mate to play political defense in Utah ? which hasn't backed a Democrat for president in 52 years.
Iraqi forces evacuate 1,000 civilians from Mosul front lines
Policy Prescriptions: Clinton and Trump on gunsATLANTA (AP) ? If there was ever an issue underscoring the differences between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, it's gun rights.