Following Israeli deployment, U.S., European allies map out larger role for F-35 fighter

Norway, Britain and Italy will have 40 F-35s by the end of 2018, with the first U.S. jets in 2021; ...
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Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Bring A Joint Progressive Push To Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Democratic U.S. House
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1 demonstrator killed as thousands protest against corruption in Iraq

Death occurs during demonstration outside office of a paramilitary group in Basra ...
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The Latest: Ticket mix-up blamed for Indiana family deaths

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local):
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Man arrested after knife attack on German bus

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Players, officials hail lacrosse world championship as big victory for Israel

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Flatshare website highlights London housing ‘crisis’

Spareroom.com founder Rupert Hunt poses for a portrait inside his house in east London on January 28, 2016The founder of a flatshare website is opening up his own plush London home to lodgers paying whatever they can afford in a bid to help ease the pressure on London housing. Rupert Hunt, founder of SpareRoom.com, said he hoped that by taking in his own lodgers, others would be inspired to do so, helping ease demand for housing in Britain's capital. At the moment it's not unusual to see 10 or 12 people for every room especially in some parts of London," Hunt told AFP.


Germany to tighten asylum rules as Sweden, Finland plan deportations

Sweden, a country of 9.8 million, took in more than 160,000 asylum seekers in 2015, putting it among the EU states with the highest proportion of refugees per capitaGermany moved Thursday to toughen its asylum policies, as Finland and Sweden announced plans to deport tens of thousands of people in a bid to contain the migrant crisis. Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel announced that Germany will place Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia on a list of "safe countries of origin" — meaning their nationals would have little chance of winning asylum. Some migrants will also be blocked from bringing their families to join them in Germany for two years, Gabriel said.