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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb.21, 2018 file photo, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe leaves after the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris. France unveiled Friday, Feb. 23 a vast new program to counter radicalization, as jihadis return from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq and the watch list of people showing risk signs grows.  The plan, announced by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, is made up of 60 measures and puts the accent on prevention, notably aimed at digging into the roots of society to catch danger signals.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori, file)
France unveils broad new plan to tackle radicalizationFrance has unveiled a wide-ranging new program to counter radicalization, as jihadis return from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq and the watch list of people showing risk signs grows
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UN to vote on 30-day humanitarian cease-fire in SyriaThe U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Friday on a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded
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Canadian police charge alleged killer with another murderCanadian police say they've charged an alleged serial killer with one additional charge of murder, bringing the total to six
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This photo taken Thursday Feb. 22, 2018 and provided by French Customs shows a stolen painting by French painter Edgar Degas. French customs have discovered an original Impressionist masterpiece by Edgar Degas stolen in 2009 _ in a suitcase on a bus. (Marc Bonodot/French Customs via AP)
French customs officials recover stolen Degas from busFrench customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was reported stolen
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18 dead after 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capitalAt least 18 dead after 2 car bomb blasts rock Somalia's capital, followed by gunfire
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The Latest: At least 18 dead in 2 blasts in Somali capitalThe Latest: At least 18 killed in 2 explosions in Somali capital, ambulance service says
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Israeli army says tear gas, not beating, killed PalestinianThe Israel military says an initial inquiry suggests a Palestinian whose beating by soldiers was caught on video may have died from tear gas inhalation
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Special police secure an area in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 after a shooting in front of a bank. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
Switzerland: 2 killed in apparent murder-suicide in ZurichPolice say two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide shooting in Switzerland's biggest city, Zurich
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This image taken from video shows the exterior of Government Girls Science and Tech College in Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria on Thursday Feb. 22, 2018. Parents in northern Nigeria say more than 100 girls are still missing three days after suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked their school. The announcement comes after government officials in Yobe state acknowledged that some 50 young women remained unaccounted for in the Monday evening attack. (AP Photo)
Parents fear worst for missing girls after Nigeria attackParents fear worst for missing 101 girls after Nigeria attack; echoes of Chibok mass abduction
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Sheldon Adelson arrives for President Donald Trump's speech at the Israel museum in Jerusalem. Adelson has proposed paying for at least part of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press, and the Trump administration is considering the offer. Lawyers at the State Department are looking into the legality of the highly unconventional proposal to cover part or all of the embassy’s costs through private donations, the administration officials said. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)
US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassyPresident Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem
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The Latest: Syrian opposition says 32 killed near DamascusSyrian opposition activists say bombardment of rebel-held eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus has killed 32 people
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Captured ISIS Fighters Might Know Where Mueller's Body IsThe capture of two ISIS fighters who may know the whereabouts of Kayla Mueller's body has raised hope that her parents might finally be able to put their daughter to rest. ISIS said the aid worker kidnapped in Syria in 2013 was killed in 2015 when a Jordanian airstrike hit...
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