Media: S. Korean lawmaker says North Korea hacked war plans
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Media: S. Korean lawmaker says North Korea hacked war plans

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean lawmaker says North Korean hackers may have stolen highly classified military documents that include U.S.-South Korean wartime “decapitation strike” plans against the North Korean leadership, according to South Korean media reports. The United States, meanwhile, staged another show of force meant to deter any North Korean aggression … Continue reading

Aleppo to the Ivy League: Syrian doctor preps for end of war
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Aleppo to the Ivy League: Syrian doctor preps for end of war

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Khaled Almilaji coordinated a campaign that vaccinated 1.4 million Syrian children and risked his life to provide medical care during the country’s civil war. Now he’s in the Ivy League, learning about how to rebuild Syria’s health system when the war finally ends. He is one of three Syrian scholars studying … Continue reading

UN refugee agency puts focus on educating kids fleeing war
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UN refugee agency puts focus on educating kids fleeing war

GENEVA (AP) — Food, water and shelter are obvious basic needs for people fleeing war. But with refugees now spending roughly 20 years in exile on average, the U.N. refugee agency is calling on the world to do more to ensure refugee children have access to education as a fundamental right. Over 3.7 million school-age … Continue reading

The Latest: Orlando gunman to 911: ‘I did the shootings
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The Latest: Orlando gunman to 911: ‘I did the shootings

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Newly released transcripts show Orlando gunman Omar Mateen spoke in Arabic to a 911 dispatcher and told a crisis negotiator that the U.S. needed to stop bombing Iraq and Syria. The FBI released partial transcripts Monday,June 20,2016 … Continue reading

Boko Haram still a threat months after ‘technical victory’
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Boko Haram still a threat months after ‘technical victory’

MAROUA, Cameroon (AP) — Here on the front line against Boko Haram, no one boasts of having “technically” won the war. More than four months after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari made such a claim, the extremists still crisscross international borders, avoiding direct confrontations with U.S.-backed African forces while refocusing on soft targets like marketplaces and … Continue reading

Blast at Japan’s controversial war shrine injures no one
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Blast at Japan’s controversial war shrine injures no one

TOKYO (AP) — An explosion Monday damaged a public restroom at a controversial shrine in Tokyo that honors Japanese war dead, with police suspecting foul play. No one was injured. The Yasukuni shrine, which honors 2.5 million Japanese war dead, including executed war criminals, has been the target of criticism from China and South Korea, … Continue reading