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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at a voter registration center in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding more than 100 others, said officials form the Afghan interior and public health ministries.

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YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The leader of major political protests that have gripped the Armenian capital for more than a week was arrested Sunday, while the streets of Yerevan echoed with blaring car horns as protesters tried a new technique for expressing opposition.

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ISTANBUL (AP) — More than a dozen Turkish opposition lawmakers switched parties Sunday in a show of solidarity as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's rivals scramble to challenge him in a surprise snap election that could solidify his rule.

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached with the militants earlier in the week.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates again has accused Qatari military fighter jets of coming dangerously close to an Emirati commercial airliner landing in Bahrain. Qatar did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire broke out Sunday atop a prominent skyscraper in Dubai, sending smoke billowing from its roof and those inside fleeing into the streets before firefighters extinguished the blaze. No injuries were reported.

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MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) — French authorities evacuated tourists from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and searched houses Sunday on the famed outcropping in the English Channel for a visitor who apparently threatened to attack security services.

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democrats on Sunday elected a combative new leader to spearhead their recovery from a disastrous election result while guiding them through a fractious coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — In the grainy, nighttime video, journalist Angel Gahona, clad in jeans and a blue shirt, holds up a cellphone and narrates as he approaches the facade of city hall in Bluefields, Nicaragua, reporting live via Facebook on protests that have rocked the Central American natio…

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said Saturday that his government is willing to enter into talks over social security reforms that have sparked four days of protests and clashes in which, rights monitors say, at least 25 people have died. A journalist covering th…

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in Hungary for the second consecutive Saturday, this time against the media policies and campaign against civic groups pursued by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.

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ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — The leader of Turkey's main opposition party predicted Saturday that voters who backed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the past would "side with democracy" instead of a "dictatorship" during the next elections in June.

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JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel's defense minister said Saturday that Hamas leaders are the "only culprits" in continued bloodshed on the Gaza border, as the European Union and a top United Nations official made new demands to investigate shootings of unarmed Palestinians by …

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DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Just outside Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, a group of elementary school children are on a field trip at Diriyah, where engineers and construction workers are busy restoring a 17th-century fortress, mosques and clay-colored structures that were once the ruling fa…

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BEIRUT (AP) — Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples from Syria's Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected gas attack there followed by retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian government's chemical facilities.

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Unidentified armed men shot dead a humanitarian aid worker in Yemen's southwestern province of Taiz early Saturday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, accusing Israel of being behind the brazen killing.

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government on Saturday approved of the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12, responding to widespread outrage over the recent rape and killing of a young girl and other attacks on children.

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BACKAKRA, Sweden (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general and ambassadors from countries on the Security Council assembled Saturday in Sweden for an informal meeting on weighty international issues, including developments on the Korean Peninsula and in Syria.

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NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar police on Saturday evicted the family of a police officer who had testified a day earlier that he and others were ordered to entrap two Reuters news agency reporters facing charges that could get them up to 14 years in prison, the officer's wife said.

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TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has finally broken his silence on what he plans to bring to the table during his summits with the South Korean and U.S. presidents, and it doesn't have a whole lot to do with tossing out his hard-won nuclear arsenal.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea announced that it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its hard-won nuclear arsenal.

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Progress 2016 - A special publication brought to you by the Killeen Daily Herald.

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The Killeen Daily Herald's 6th annual How-to Guide July 2016

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The Killeen Daily Herald presents an overview of the progress seen in Central Texas cities during 2016 and what's ahead in 2017.

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The Killeen Daily Herald salutes area graduates, profiling the valedictorian and salutatorian at each high school.