War and unrest

Central American migrants traveling with a caravan to the U.S. make their way to Pijijiapan, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The sprawling caravan of migrants hoping to make their way to the United States set off again, forming a column more than a mile long as the group trekked out of the town of Mapastepec in southern Mexico before dawn. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
October 25, 2018 - 3:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is planning to dispatch 800 or more active duty troops to the southern border at the direction of a president who has sought to transform fears about immigration into electoral gains in the midterms as a caravan of thousands of migrants makes its way...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he leaves the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, to attend a campaign rally in Mosinee, Wis. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 25, 2018 - 7:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The discovery of pipe bombs targeting prominent Democratic politicians and CNN is raising the threat of election-season violence largely unknown in the U.S. — and prompting uncomfortable questions about the consequences of leaders' increasingly vitriolic rhetoric. Coming two weeks...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, file photo, a cargo ship is docked at the port, in Hodeida, Yemen. Yemeni officials said Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 that the Saudi-led coalition has sent reinforcements to Yemen’s west coast ahead of a fresh assault on the rebel-held port city of Hodeida.(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
October 25, 2018 - 6:06 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Saudi-led coalition airstrike at a fruit-and-vegetable market near Yemen's flashpoint Red Sea port of Hodeida killed 19 civilians, including children, Yemeni officials said Thursday. Wednesday's strike comes amid mounting fears of a fresh coalition assault on Hodeida — a city...
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North Korean Vice Minister of the People's Armed Forces, Col. General Kim Hyong Ryong, center, gestures as he chats with South Korean delegations during a tea break for the Xiangshan Forum, a gathering of the region's security officials, in Beijing, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The top North Korean general says his country wants to turn the Korean Peninsula into "the cradle of peace and prosperity." (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 25, 2018 - 5:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean general said Thursday that his country seeks a "stable peace" and wants to turn the Korean Peninsula into "the cradle of peace and prosperity," furthering a departure from the bellicose language of the past. Vice Minister of the People's Armed Forces, Col. Gen. Kim...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, South Korean soldiers search for landmines inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas in Cheorwon, South Korea. South Korea on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, said it has discovered what could be Korean War remains at a frontline area where it's jointly clearing mines with North Korea. (Song Kyung-Seok/Pool Photo via AP. File)
October 25, 2018 - 3:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Sixty-five years after he died in a battle, the dog tag and possibly remains of a South Korean sergeant were finally recovered from a front line where the rival Koreas have only begun clearing mines, Seoul officials said Thursday. The two Koreas began removing mines from...
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President Donald Trump speaks about crude pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, CNN and others, during an event on the opioid crisis, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 24, 2018 - 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and others (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Florida Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz says two of her district offices, in Sunrise, Florida, and Aventura, Florida, were evacuated...
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October 23, 2018 - 10:00 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somali intelligence officials say the deputy leader of an Islamic State-affiliated extremist group based in northern Somalia has been killed in the capital. The officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to reporters told The...
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President Donald Trump stops to talk to members of the media before walking across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, to board Marine One helicopter for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Houston. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 23, 2018 - 9:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. But across his administration there was no indication of any action in response to what he tweeted was a...
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Central American migrants making their way to the U.S. rest in a park after arriving to Huixtla, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with many bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
October 23, 2018 - 5:57 am
TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with many bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S. President Donald Trump. The caravan's...
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Mexicans from religious organizations hand out small bags containing water, toilet paper, diapers and medicine to Central American migrants who got a free ride from a motorist, in Xochiltepec, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Motorists in pickups and other vehicles have been offering the Central American migrants rides, often in overloaded truck beds, as the group of about 7,000 people heads to the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
October 23, 2018 - 5:54 am
TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The latest on the caravan of Central Americans trying to reach the United States (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The first waves of Central Americans in a huge migrant caravan have begun arriving in the southern Mexico town of Huixtla after an exhausting eight-hour walk. The...
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