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US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in a collision between the warship and an oil tanker, the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander said Tuesday as he promised a full investigation....

4 accidents, 2 deadly, raise questions about Navy operations
BANGKOK (AP) -- One major U.S. Navy collision may be an accident. Twice in two months could be a coincidence. Or it could point to a bigger failing in how the U.S. navigates its warships around the world....

3 children pulled from rubble on quake-hit Italian island
MILAN (AP) -- Italian firefighters working through the night, sometimes digging by hand, freed a 7-month-old baby Tuesday and then his two older brothers from the rubble of their home that collapsed when a 4.0-magnitude quake struck the resort island of Ischia during the height of tourist season....

Moroccans shaken by links to extremist attacks in Europe
RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Morocco has long considered itself a haven of stability in a volatile region and a key ally in the fight against Islamic extremism, but in recent months, it has found itself shaken by carnage in Europe blamed on Moroccans who moved abroad....

Suspect says imam planned to blow himself up in Barcelona
MADRID (AP) -- An extremist cell in northeastern Spain was preparing bombs for an imam who planned to blow himself up at a Barcelona monument, a key suspect in the attacks that killed 15 people in northeastern Spain told a judge Tuesday, according to a judicial official....

Pentagon chief, in Baghdad, says militants are 'on the run'
BAGHDAD (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday he is confident that U.S.-backed Iraqi forces will finish off the Islamic State militants clinging to strongholds that are shrinking in size and number....

Dozens killed in airstrikes on Syrian city of Raqqa
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian state media and opposition activists said Tuesday that airstrikes on the northern city of Raqqa have killed dozens of civilians....

Analysis: Trump promises victory, but his plan is murky
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is vowing to win what has seemed to be an unwinnable war....

AP Explains: How Pakistan fits into Trump's Afghan plans
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- In announcing his strategy for Afghanistan, U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at neighboring Pakistan, an ostensible U.S. ally, ordering it to stop giving sanctuary to "agents of chaos, violence and terror."...

France's Macron heads east to tame flow of cheaper workers
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron is pushing for tighter European Union rules to protect workers in France and other prosperous countries in Western Europe from cheaper labor stemming from the continent's eastern nations....

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