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BEIRUT (AP) — The airstrikes came at a rate of one a minute, with horrible results: civilians fleeing collapsing buildings, children trapped under slabs of concrete, paramedics grimly rushing the bloodied victims away on stretchers. At least 100 people were killed in one day.

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ROME (AP) — Italian government officials are warning of possible foreign interference in the March 4 general election, sounding the alarm following the U.S. indictment of Russian trolls and evidence of Russian-sourced fake news on popular Italian platforms.

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EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say the country will open its border with the Gaza Strip amid a military campaign against Islamic insurgents in restive northern Sinai Peninsula.

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full U.N. membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel for a two-state solution.

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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The chairman of a U.S. Senate panel dealing with foreign aid says a recently signed agreement granting Jordan $1.275 billion a year through 2022 "is a floor" and that Congress is likely to authorize additional financial support for the kingdom.

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Jared Kushner, left, and Jason Greenblatt, right, listen as American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Libros escritos en ladino o judeoespañol y sobre ese idioma son preparados para una fotografía en la biblioteca de la Real Academia Española en Madrid, el martes 20 de febrero de 2018. Más de cinco siglos después de que sus antepasados ​​fueron expulsados ​​de España, los judíos sefardíes es…

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Un hombre que lleva en yarmulke judío escucha durante una conferencia de prensa en la Real Academia Española en Madrid, el martes 20 de febrero de 2018. Más de cinco siglos después de que sus antepasados ​​fueron expulsados ​​de España, los judíos sefardíes están más cerca de que se les conc…

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BEIRUT (AP) — The airstrikes came at a rate of one a minute, with horrible results: civilians fleeing collapsing buildings, children trapped under slabs of concrete, paramedics grimly rushing the bloodied victims away on stretchers. At least 100 people were killed in one day.

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ROME (AP) — Italian government officials are warning of possible foreign interference in the March 4 general election, sounding the alarm following the U.S. indictment of Russian trolls and evidence of Russian-sourced fake news on popular Italian platforms.

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El arzobispo Charles Scicluna señala durante una conferencia de prensa previa a una reunión con personas que afirman haber sido víctimas de abuso sexual por miembros de la Iglesia en Santiago, Chile, el martes 20 de febrero de 2018. (AP Foto / Luis Hidalgo)

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El sacerdote católico Jordi Bartolome, a la izquierda, el arzobispo Charles Scicluna, en el centro, y el nuncio papal Ivo Scapolo se paran antes de una reunión con personas que afirman haber sido víctimas de abusos sexuales por miembros de la Iglesia en Santiago de Chile, el martes 20 de feb…

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Jared Kushner, center, listens as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, foreground left, Jared Kushner, background center, and Jason Greenblatt, background right, listen to Nikolay Mladenov speak during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at United Nations headqua…

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth, second left, sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour, third left, and Caroline Rush, chief executive of the British Fashion Council (BFC) as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design,…

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour, right, and Caroline Rush, chief executive of the British Fashion Council (BFC) as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, as she visits Lond…

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth, second left, sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour, second right, and Caroline Rush, chief executive of the British Fashion Council (BFC), left, as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for Britis…

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth, second left, sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour, third left, and Caroline Rush, chief executive of the British Fashion Council (BFC), left, as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British …

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EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say the country will open its border with the Gaza Strip amid a military campaign against Islamic insurgents in restive northern Sinai Peninsula.

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A view of a Buisness center, believed to be the location of the new "troll factory" in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The U.S. government allege the Internet Research Agency started interfering as early as 2014 in U.S. politics, extending to the 2016 presidential election, say…

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Kenyan Opposition leader Ralia Odinga addresses thousands of people who gathered to pay their last respects to Morgan Tsvangirai in Buhera, Zimbabwe about 200 kilometres south east of Harare, Tuesday, Feb, 20, 2018. Zimbabwe's veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, aged 65, died Feb 14…

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Kenyan Opposition leader Ralia Odinga addresses thousands of people who gathered to pay their last respects to Morgan Tsvangirai in Buhera, Zimbabwe about 200 kilometres south east of Harare, Tuesday, Feb, 20, 2018. Zimbabwe's veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, aged 65, died Feb 14…

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves during the opening ceremony for a bomb-proof emergency room in a hospital in Ashkelon, Israel, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accompanied by his wife Sara cuts the ribbon during the opening ceremony for a bomb-proof emergency room in a hospital in Ashkelon, Israel, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

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La imagen muestra un local de KFC con un cartel de "cerrado" cerca de Ashford, Inglaterra, 19 de febrero de 2018. La cadena de comida rápida KFC ha debido cerrar la mayoría de sus 900 locales en Gran Bretaña e Irlanda debido a la escasez de pollo. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)

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Esta foto tomada el domingo 18 de febrero del 2018 muestra a socorristas de la organización española sin fines de lucro Proactiva Open Arms rescatando a refugiados y migrantes que salieron de Libia con la intención de llegar a Europa en un bote atiborrado de gente, 100 kilómetros al norte de…

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full U.N. membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel for a two-state solution.

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Brazilian marines stand in guard next to an armored vehicle a during surprise operation in Kelson's slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Members of the armed forces and the police spread out in the slum in northern Rio in the first major operation since the military took c…

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A young student looks at a Brazilian marine as she and her classmates have their bags inspected during a surprise operation in Kelson's slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Members of the armed forces and the police spread out in the slum in northern Rio in the first major…

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Estudiantes israelíes asisten a una clase sobre el Holocausto frente a un fragmento del muro que rodeaba el Gueto de Varsovia, y que una oficina local quiere incluir en una lista de monumentos históricos, en Varsovia, martes 20 de febrero de 2018. (AP Foto/Czarek Sokolowski)

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with an olive branch on the podium,delivers a speech at an event in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Erdogan said Turkish troops involved in the month-long offensive, codenamed 'Operation Olive Branch', to drive out Syrian Kurdish militiamen fr…

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, holding an olive branch arrives to deliver a speech at an event in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Erdogan said Turkish troops involved in the month-long offensive, codenamed 'Operation Olive Branch', to drive out Syrian Kurdish militiamen fro…

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A group of college students from Israel being taught about Holocaust history at a fragment of the wall that isolated the Warsaw Ghetto and that a regional official wants to put on a list of protected historical monuments, in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The wall was built in 1940,…

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A fragment of the former Warsaw Ghetto wall in Sienna 53 street that regional official for preservation of historical sites wants put on a list of protected historical monuments, in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The wall was built in 1940, when the Nazi Germans closed the area of W…

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A fragment of the former Warsaw Ghetto wall in Sienna 53 street that a regional official for preservation of historical sites wants put on a list of protected historical monuments, in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The wall was built in 1940, when the Nazi Germans closed the area of…

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Estudiantes se aprestan a comenzar sus clases en una escuela primaria en Beganding, norte de Sumatra, Indonesia, el martes 20 de febrero del 2018. En el fondo se ve el monte Sinabung. (AP Foto/Ahmad Putra)

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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The chairman of a U.S. Senate panel dealing with foreign aid says a recently signed agreement granting Jordan $1.275 billion a year through 2022 "is a floor" and that Congress is likely to authorize additional financial support for the kingdom.

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Gold medalists in the ice dance, free dance figure skating Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, of Canada, celebrate during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)