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Boko Haram and ISIS Are Collaborating More, U.S. Military Says

NDJAMENA, Chad — American military officials say that two of the world’s most feared terrorist groups — the Islamic State and Boko Haram — have begun to collaborate more closely, raising alarm that they are working together to attack American allies in North and Central Africa. On Wednesday, Brig. Gen. ...

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Russia Says Fears About Doping Results Led to Withdrawal of Teams

MOSCOW — Russia’s sports minister, Vitaly Mutko, confirmed Friday that the country was keeping entire teams from competitions over fears that they would test positive for meldonium, the newly banned drug that has been causing chaos in the Russian sports world. Mutko’s comments followed a confirmation by Russia’s national hockey ...

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Islamic State unleashes chemical attacks, Iraq says

Local officials report fear and panic in one northern Iraqi town near Kirkuk. In this undated file image posted on June 30, 2014, by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, fighters from ...

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S.E.C. Fraud Case Says Adviser Puffed Up His Background Online

By LIZ MOYER March 8, 2016 An unregistered investment adviser with a criminal past and an interest in the wine business is facing fraud charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission, which has accused him of going to extraordinary lengths to hide his past from investors and make his firm appear legitimate. ...

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U.S. Conferred With Iran Before Iraq Invasion, Book Says

WASHINGTON — Senior American officials held confidential talks with Iran about Iraq’s future in advance of the United States-led invasion to topple Saddam Hussein, and secured a promise that the Iranian military would not fire at United States warplanes that strayed into Iranian airspace, according to a new book by ...

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World Briefing: Syria: United Nations Says Food Aid Will Be Restored

The United Nations announced on Monday that it would fully restore all food aid to hundreds of thousands of war-ravaged Syrians that had been cut by funding shortfalls. In a statement, the World Food Program, the main United Nations anti-hunger agency, said $ 675 million pledged at a London donor conference in February ...

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Report Says Networks Give N.S.A. Less Data Than Long Suspected

The National Security Agency’s headquarters at Fort Meade, Md. By CHARLIE SAVAGE February 16, 2016 WASHINGTON — A newly declassified report by the National Security Agency’s inspector general suggests that the government is receiving far less data from Americans’ international Internet communications than privacy advocates have long suspected. The report indicates that when ...

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