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Jordan retakes lands leased by Israel in 1994 peace accord

Jordan retakes lands leased by Israel in 1994 peace accord

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan's king announced Sunday that his country is retaking "full sovereignty" over two pieces of land leased by Israel, reflecting the cool relations between the neighbouring countries as they mark the 25th anniversary of their landm

Turkey says at least 8 killed by car bomb in northeast Syria

ANKARA, Turkey — A car bomb in northern Syria killed at least eight civilians and wounded 20 others Sunday in a town near the border with Turkey, Turkey's Defence Ministry said.
Queen, politicians out in force as UK remembers its war dead

Queen, politicians out in force as UK remembers its war dead

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II joined Britons in remembering their war dead, as the country's political leaders paused campaigning for the Dec. 12 election to take part in a sombre Remembrance Sunday service in London.
Iran's president: New oil field found with over 50B barrels

Iran's president: New oil field found with over 50B barrels

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country's south with over 50 billion barrels of crude, its president said Sunday, a find that could boost the country's proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy abroad over U.
Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone hits Bangladesh

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone hits Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A strong cyclone made landfall early Sunday in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of people have moved to shelters across the low-lying delta nation's vast coastal region.

MLK daughter slams Comcast over racial discrimination suit

ATLANTA — A daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has sent a letter to Comcast executives in which she accuses the company of trying to "dismantle" a law barring racial discrimination. The letter released Saturday from the Rev.
Hindus rejoice, Muslims deplore India court ruling on temple

Hindus rejoice, Muslims deplore India court ruling on temple

NEW DELHI — India's Supreme Court ruled in favour of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in the country's north and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque - a verdict in a highly contentious case that was immedi
Manafort's former son-in-law sentenced for multiple scams

Manafort's former son-in-law sentenced for multiple scams

LOS ANGELES — The former son-in-law of Paul Manafort has been sentenced in Los Angeles to nine years in prison for a series of schemes, including one that bilked $3 million from actor Dustin Hoffman. A federal judge ordered Jeffrey Yohai to pay $6.
Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers charged, student mourned

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers charged, student mourned

HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong said Saturday that they have arrested and charged six pro-democracy lawmakers, a move that could escalate public fury a day after the death of a university student linked to months of anti-government protests in the se

Residents say wild turkeys are attacking community

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Some New Jersey residents have been getting an early Thanksgiving surprise. A gaggle of 40 to 60 wild turkeys have been aggressively terrorizing residents in a 55-and-up community in Ocean County daily.