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UN chief: Islamic State has as much as $300 million to fight

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General António Guterres says in a report that the Islamic State extremist group has been left with as much as $300 million following the loss of its so-called "calipha...

The Latest: Cairo explosion with 20 dead involved a car bomb

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the deadly explosion in Cairo (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Egypt's Interior Ministry says the multiple-car crash on a Cairo street in fro...

Nigeria to allow Shia leader to leave jail for medical care

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian court on Monday granted the leader of the country's main Shia group, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, permission to leave prison in order to travel abroad for medical treatment...

China’s disregard for HK freedoms shows why Taiwan must take a stand

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- On Monday, Communist China’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) held a rare press conference. Unlike the regime’s Taiwan Affairs Office which is vocal...

Germany: man convicted of supporting IS, given 4-year term

BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany has convicted a German-Algerian man of supporting the Islamic State group by helping members communicate on social media and sentenced him to four years in prison. ...

Texas man charged with supporting Islamic State group

DALLAS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a North Texas man who was captured by military forces in Syrian has been charged with supporting the Islamic State. In July, a grand jury indict...

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government is replacing more than half of the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders during the dictatorship. ...

Federal judge overturns California terror conviction

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has overturned the conviction of a California man accused of plotting an attack in the United States after attending a terrorist training camp in Pakistan. ...

Judge orders release of Iraqi man, pending deportation order

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge in Minnesota has ruled that an Iraqi man who has been in immigration custody for two years must be released while his final order for removal from the U.S. is under ...

School official won't seek new term after anti-Muslim posts

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey school board member who has refused to resign or apologize for disparaging two Muslim congresswomen and Islam on social media has decided not to seek re-election. ...

California town pledges to remain strong in wake of shooting

GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Only a few days ago, Gilroy was known for one thing: garlic. The rural community near San Francisco lived and breathed the prized, pungent crop. Now it's the si...