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U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris Jr., front, answers questions during a press conference as United States Forces Korea Commander Gen. Vincent Brooks, rear left, and deputy Commander of the South Korea-U.S. Combined Force Command Gen. Kim Byeong-joo, rear right, listen in front of PAC-3 launching station at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAs North Korea vowed "merciless retaliation" against U.S.-South Korean military drills, U.S. commanders dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang
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Dozens killed in airstrikes on Syrian city of RaqqaSyrian state media and opposition activists report airstrikes on the northern city of Raqqa have killed dozens of civilians
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In this Aug. 21, 2017, photo provided by U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) steers towards Changi Naval Base, Singapore, following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. Navy and Marine Corps divers will enter flooded compartments on the USS John S. McCain to search for 10 sailors missing after the destroyer and an oil tanker collided in Southeast Asian waters, the 7th Fleet said Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/U.S. Navy via AP)
Divers search McCain's flooded compartments for 10 sailorsThe focus of the search for 10 U.S sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters has shifted to the damaged destroyer's flooded compartments
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Prominent theater director detained in MoscowRussia's top investigative body says it has detained one of Russia's most prominent theater directors and is pressing charges against him
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Angola's dos Santos to quit after 38 years in powerAngolans vote Wednesday in an election that will see President Jose Eduardo dos Santos quit after nearly four decades in power
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4 suspects in Barcelona attacks to testify in courtFour men arrested last week for their alleged involvement in the planning or execution of attacks in and near Barcelona that killed 15 people are testifying in Spain's National Court before an investigating judge
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, damage is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain steers towards Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC. A number of sailors are missing. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/U.S. Navy photo via AP, File)
USS McCain crash is 4th Navy accident in Pacific this yearUSS McCain collision near Singapore is 4th U.S. Navy accident in Pacific this year
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
World reacts to Trump's speech on new Afghanistan strategyThe world reacts to President Donald Trump's speech on the United States' new Afghanistan strategy
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2009 file photo, U.S. soldiers stand guard near the site where Afghans, unseen, receive the food stuff donations provided by U.S. solders in Kabul, Afghanistan. Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, U.S. President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan Monday night,  Aug. 21, 2017, declaring U.S. troops must "fight to win." He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops will be dispatched to wage America's longest war. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq, File)
Afghan reaction mixed on Trump's tough-talking speechPresident Trump's tough-talking speech calling out Pakistan for harboring insurgents gets mixed reaction in Afghanistan
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Farha Faiz, a Supreme Court lawyer, speaks to media after the apex court declared "Triple Talaq", a Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives, unconstitutional in its verdict, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. The court also requested the government legislate an end to the practice. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
India's top court: Instant divorce among Muslims unlawfulIndia's Supreme Court says the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives is unconstitutional and has ordered the government to legislate an end to the practice
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A woman hugs a Muslim boy on the historic Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain, Monday Aug. 21, 2017. The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona was shot to death Monday after he flashed what turned out to be a fake suicide belt at two troopers who confronted him in a vineyard just outside the city he terrorized, authorities said. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
The Latest: Spain attack car 'flagged for speeding' in ParisFour men arrested last week for their alleged involvement in the planning or execution of attacks in and near Barcelona that killed 15 people are testifying in Spain's National Court before an investigating judge
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In this Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stands as he waits for Netherlands Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert during an enhanced honor cordon at the Pentagon in Washington. U.S. As Mattis arrived in Baghdad Tuesday, he said says Islamic State militants are caught in a military vise that will squeeze them from both ends of the Euphrates River valley that bisects Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military viseU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Islamic State militants are caught in a military vise that will squeeze them from both ends of the Euphrates River valley that bisects Iraq and Syria
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