• The Latest: 250 treated for exposure to sulfur plant smoke

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local):

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  • Sampdoria ends 6-match winless streak with derby win

    MILAN (AP) — Sampdoria ended a six-match winless streak in style by beating rival Genoa 2-1 in a Serie A derby on Saturday.

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  • Schwartzman upsets top-seeded Goffin at European Open

    ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Unseeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman upset top-seeded David Goffin 7-5, 2-6, 7-5 to reach the European Open final on Saturday.

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  • Mexican government strikes back after ambush on soldiers

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of Mexico's top organized crime fighters says the government has struck hard against a cartel that ambushed a military convoy and killed five soldiers last month.

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  • Romanians march to demand reunification with Moldova

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — More than 2,000 people marched through the Romanian capital Saturday demanding the country's reunification with neighboring Moldova.

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  • IMF warns of slow growth in Central Asia, Caucasus

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund warned Friday of weak growth prospects in Central Asia and the Caucasus and called for active reforms to energize the post-Soviet economies.

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  • Iraqi leader resists US push for Turkish role in Mosul fight

    BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's push for Iraq to let Turkey play a role in the Mosul battle encountered resistance Saturday from Iraq's prime minister, who said his country's forces will oust Islamic State the militants from the northern city.

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  • Iraq pushes into town near Mosul after IS assault on Kirkuk

    BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi army pushed into a town near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul on Saturday, a day after dozens of IS militants stormed into the northern city of Kirkuk, setting off two days of clashes and killing at least 80 people, mostly security forces.

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  • Correction: Russia-US-Space story

    In a story Oct. 21 about a Russian capsule successfully reaching the International Space Station, The Associated Press misstated the names of the three astronauts who were already already aboard the station. ...

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  • Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

    NEW YORK (AP) — Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.

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  • UN expert urges next UN chief to focus on ending tax havens

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert urged the next U.N. secretary-general on Friday to make the elimination of tax havens a priority to ensure that corporations, billionaires and "kleptocrats" pay their fair share of taxes.

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  • Greek shipping companies fined $1.5M for pollution, cover-up

    SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Friday ordered two companies owned by a Greek shipping magnate to pay $1.5 million after a jury found that a cargo ship deliberately pumped oil-polluted water into the ocean, then repeatedly lied and falsified records in an effort to deceive inspectors with

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  • Luxury for less: Tourists are winners in pound's drop

    LONDON (AP) — Would you travel halfway around the world for a handbag, or a coat? Maybe if you really loved it — and could get 20 percent off.

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  • Russian indicted on charges he hacked LinkedIn

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Russian man has been charged with hacking and stealing information from computers at LinkedIn and other San Francisco Bay Area companies, federal prosecutors announced Friday.

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  • Germany: Onlookers encouraged migrant teen's fatal jump

    BERLIN (AP) — Onlookers apparently shouted "Jump!" before a teenage migrant leapt from an apartment block in an eastern German town, suffering fatal injuries, the mayor said Saturday.

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  • 1 killed, several injured in clash over pipeline in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — One person was killed and several others injured in a clash between members of the Yaqui indigenous group divided over construction of a gas pipeline in northwest Mexico, officials said.

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  • Lacazette scores but Lyon's defense falls apart in 3-1 loss

    PARIS (AP) — Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette remembered how to take penalties but his teammates forget how to defend in a 3-1 home loss to Guingamp in the French league on Saturday.

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  • Iniesta injured, Messi scores 2 as Barca beats Valencia 3-2

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Andres Iniesta's serious knee injury overshadowed another stellar performance by Lionel Messi on Saturday, when the Barcelona forward scored a second goal in stoppage time to earn a 3-2 win at Valencia.

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  • Cameroon train crash kills more than 70, injures 600

    ESEKA, Cameroon (AP) — Authorities in Cameroon rushed more than 600 injured people to hospitals in the country's two main cities Saturday in an effort to save lives a day after an overcrowded train derailed, killing more than 70 people.

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  • Top Asian News 5:22 p.m. GMT

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America. Despite the clarification, the

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  • British anti-terrorist police find second "suspicious item" after London arrest

    Counter-terrorism police investigating the discovery of a "suspicious item" on a London train this week said they found another such device on Saturday when they searched a house in Devon, western England. The house and neighbouring properties were evacuated and a 200-metre cordon thrown around

  • Trump vows to weaken U.S. media 'power structure' if elected

    By Emily Stephenson GETTSYBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised on Saturday to foil a proposed deal for AT&T Inc to buy Time Warner Inc if he wins the Nov. 8 election, arguing it was an example of a "power structure" rigged against both him and

  • Somali pirate says 26 Asian sailors freed after 4 years

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali pirate said Saturday that 26 Asian sailors held hostage for more than four years have been released after a ransom was paid, and international mediators said it "represents the end of captivity for the last remaining seafarers taken hostage during the height of

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  • Iniesta injures ligament and knee in right leg

    VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona is facing a long spell without the midfield magic of captain Andres Iniesta after he suffered a serious leg injury on Saturday.

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  • Bradley waiting for 1st win at Swansea after draw vs Watford

    SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — American coach Bob Bradley awaits his first win in charge of Swansea following its 0-0 draw against Watford in the English Premier League on Saturday.

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