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Russia says U.N. Syria envoy to visit Moscow on Thursday: agency
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Russia says U.N. Syria envoy to visit Moscow on Thursday: agency

Yahoo News MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United Nations special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, will visit Moscow for talks on Feb. 16, RIA news agency quoted Russia's foreign ministry as saying on

Thursday's Sports in Brief
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Turkish officials: CIA director Mike Pompeo to visit Turkey on Thursday to discuss security issues
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Turkish officials: CIA director Mike Pompeo to visit Turkey on Thursday to discuss security issues

Yahoo News ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials: CIA director Mike Pompeo to visit Turkey on Thursday to discuss security issues.

Gambia's new president to arrive in the country on Thursday
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Gambia's new president to arrive in the country on Thursday

Yahoo News BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's new President Adama Barrow will arrive in the country on Thursday, a week after he was sworn into office in neighboring Senegal, officials with the new

Russia to bury slain ambassador Thursday: Kremlin
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Russia to bury slain ambassador Thursday: Kremlin

President Vladimir Putin will attend as Russia buries slain ambassador Andrei Karlov on Thursday, the Kremlin said, days after he was gunned down in Ankara by a Turkish policeman. Kremlin spokesman

Labor Secretary Perez to formally enter DNC race Thursday
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Labor Secretary Perez to formally enter DNC race Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary Tom Perez plans to officially announce his candidacy for the leadership of the Democratic National Committee on Thursday, according to Democrats familiar with his

East Aleppo evacuation may be delayed until Thursday: report
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East Aleppo evacuation may be delayed until Thursday: report

The evacuation of rebel-held eastern Aleppo may be delayed until Thursday, the pro-Syrian opposition Orient TV reported, citing its correspondent. The evacuation was expected to have started by dawn

How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Thursday
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How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Thursday

After a quiet start, major U.S. stock indexes again set all-time highs Thursday afternoon as the market built on a surge the previous day. Banks continued to lead the way as bond yields jumped, and

Wisconsin presidential recount could begin Thursday
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Wisconsin presidential recount could begin Thursday

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials are preparing to begin a recount of the state's presidential vote this week. Here are answers to the most significant questions about the pending

Colombia, FARC to sign new peace accord Thursday: official
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Colombia, FARC to sign new peace accord Thursday: official

Colombia's government and FARC guerrillas will sign a new peace accord in Bogota Thursday, after a previous agreement to end the country's half-century of conflict was rejected in a referendum, both

Chess lawsuit set for moves in federal court on Thursday
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Chess lawsuit set for moves in federal court on Thursday

NEW YORK (AP) — Arguments over a lawsuit aimed at restricting who can instantly reveal moves at the World Chess Championship will be heard on Thursday, a day before the games begin.

Obama to host Trump in the Oval Office Thursday
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Obama to host Trump in the Oval Office Thursday

Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama will welcome his successor Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday, for talks aiming at ensuring a smooth transition of power, the White House

Obama congratulates Trump, schedules Thursday meeting
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Obama congratulates Trump, schedules Thursday meeting

Democratic President Barack Obama called Republican Donald Trump to congratulate him on his election victory early on Wednesday and invited him to the White House on Thursday to discuss the

Germany: Union calls cabin crew strike Thursday at Eurowings
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Germany: Union calls cabin crew strike Thursday at Eurowings

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing cabin crew in Germany has called a strike at Lufthansa's budget offshoot Eurowings on Thursday in a dispute over pay and conditions.

Pentagon identifies American killed in Iraq on Thursday
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Pentagon identifies American killed in Iraq on Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has identified the American killed in Iraq on Thursday as a 34-year-old Navy chief petty officer named Jason C. Finan.

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

Stocks closed slightly lower Thursday, giving back the modest gains they made the day before. Trading was mostly listless as investors waded through another round of company earnings news. Telecom

France to host talks Thursday on Mosul's future
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France to host talks Thursday on Mosul's future

France will host an international meeting Thursday on the future of Mosul, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on the second day of a major offensive to retake Iraq's second city from the

UK polls show shift towards
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UK polls show shift towards "Remain" for Thursday's EU vote


Opinion polls published in the days before Thursday's referendum have mostly shown a shift towards keeping Britain in the European Union, but the "In" camp's lead is small and most pollsters say