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Fighting rages amid Turkish push in Kurdish enclave in Syria

Fighting rages amid Turkish push in Kurdish enclave in Syria

HASSA, Turkey — Intense fighting flared Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria, the third day of Ankara's offensive to oust a U.S.
Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels

Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels

DALLAS — Solar energy is booming in the United States, but companies riding the wave fear that President Donald Trump could undercut them this week if he decides to impose new tariffs on imported solar panels.
Liberia swears in ex-soccer star George Weah as new leader

Liberia swears in ex-soccer star George Weah as new leader

MONROVIA, Liberia — Former international soccer star George Weah was sworn in as Liberia's new president Monday, taking over the impoverished West African nation from Africa's first female leader.
UK's Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew, engaged

UK's Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew, engaged

LONDON — It will be a busy year for royal weddings: Princess Eugenie is engaged to be married later this year, several months after her cousin Prince Harry's nuptials.

Mom pleads guilty to manslaughter in toddler car seat death

SALEM, N.J. — A New Jersey woman who was high on drugs in her car last year and left her 2-year-old daughter unattended for hours in her car seat, where she died, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

KABUL — Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel gave harrowing accounts on Monday of the 13-hour weekend standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners.
End to shutdown in sight as Senate breaks Dem filibuster

End to shutdown in sight as Senate breaks Dem filibuster

WASHINGTON — Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take up immigration and other contentiou

German director resigns as festival chief after abuse claims

BERLIN — A prolific director of German television dramas has resigned as head of a theatre festival following allegations of sexual misconduct. Dieter Wedel has denied claims by several women that he pressured them for sex.

Company apologizes for prompting bomb scare at airport

NEWARK, N.J. — The creators of a reality show say they were shooting an episode about a vacuum device used to compress luggage when the gadget prompted a fake bomb alert at a New Jersey airport. NJ.
Ex-Catalan leader makes trip after Spain judge nixes arrest

Ex-Catalan leader makes trip after Spain judge nixes arrest

COPENHAGEN — The fugitive ex-president of Spain's Catalonia region left his self-exile in Belgium and visited Denmark unimpeded Monday after a Spanish judge refused to ask Danish authorities to arrest him.