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Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money _ and Obama

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate and clashed heatedly over their support for Barack Obama as the presidential race shifted toward states with more minority voters.

Feb. 11, 2016 11:37 PM EST

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders on health care, donors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered disputed numbers behind his plan for a government-financed health system.

Feb. 11, 2016 11:44 PM EST


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A look at what's next for the major players in Syria's war
Feb. 11, 2016 1:54 PM EST

Pentagon seeks funding for Libya, Africa military operations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, but Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that Libyans must take the lead in eliminating the Islamic State threat in their country.

Feb. 9, 2016 3:44 PM EST

Israeli military says top mission is countering Gaza tunnels
Feb. 9, 2016 10:57 AM EST

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty
Feb. 8, 2016 3:22 PM EST

Militants shoot down Libyan fighter jet

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's air force chief of staff says a fighter jet was shot down while carrying out airstrikes against Islamic militants.

Feb. 8, 2016 2:09 PM EST

Al-Qaida militants battle each other in southern Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida militants battled each other on Monday in a southern Yemeni city controlled by the group, in what appeared to be an internal power struggle that erupted after a senior militant was killed in a U.S. drone strike.

Feb. 8, 2016 9:40 AM EST

UAE says it's prepared to send ground forces to Syria

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top official in the United Arab Emirates said Sunday that his country is prepared to send ground troops to Syria to fight Islamic State militants as part of an international coalition.

Feb. 7, 2016 7:27 AM EST

Turkey under pressure as Syrians mass at border
Feb. 6, 2016 2:21 PM EST

Thousands more Syrians rush toward Turkey to flee fighting
Feb. 5, 2016 5:09 PM EST

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