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Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomized by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crim...

Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An AP investigation has found that the U.N. deployed thousands of Sri Lankan peacekeepers despite concerns over the country's human rights record. Sri Lanka...

Investigators explore bomber's links to larger network

LONDON (AP) — British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Pa...

UK criticizes US leaks about concert bombing

LONDON (AP) — Britain's home secretary criticized U.S. officials on Wednesday for leaking sensitive information about the inquiry into the extremist attack that killed 22 people at a Manchester concer...

Concert attack highlights scattershot screening process

LONDON (AP) — Survivors of the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert hall said security screening ahead of the Ariana Grande show was haphazard, raising the question of whether...

Officials: Manchester bomber was local man of Libyan descent

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The man who police say blew himself up in a packed concert arena in Manchester, killing 22 people, did not make a strong impression on his neighbors. Resid...

White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials as "wholly appropriate," as Trump tried to beat back cri...

The Latest: Mattis 'not worried' about Trump sharing intel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 5:15 p.m. Defense Secre...

The Latest: National security adviser to brief reporters

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 10:50 a.m. President Do...

British man, wife detained on Turkish-Syrian border

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An official says a British man and his wife have been detained on the Turkish border after arriving from an area of Syria held by the Islamic State group. A Eur...

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ASIA: AFGHANISTAN — The attack on an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military killed at least ...

AP Investigation: UN troops lured kids into Haiti sex ring

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Haitian girl known Victim No. 1 was 12 when she first had sex with a Sri Lankan peacekeeper. She says she didn't even have breasts yet. The boy, know...

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ASIA: PHILIPPINES-FIGHTING — Philippines troops battling militants on a central resort island killed a young Abu Sayyaf commander who was involved in the beheadings of two Canadians ...

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ASIA: BANGLADESH-TANNERIES — Heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonp...

British ex-con, 52, carried out Westminster attack

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — The 52-year-old Briton identified as the Westminster Bridge attacker had a raft of convictions — including assault, weapons possession and public order offenses — spanning t...