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    Turkey Shells US-Allied Kurds in Northern Syria

    Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu confirmed overnight Saturday artillery barrage and demanded YPG withdraw from Syrian border town of Azaz, vacate nearby air base Kurds seized last week from Syrian rebel forces


    Washington Braces for Brawl Over Supreme Court Vacancy

    Video Washington Braces for Brawl Over Supreme Court Vacancy

    The death of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia set off a legal and political earthquake in Washington and beyond; confrontation is expected between White House and Republican-led Senate on confirming a successor

    Republican presidential candidates, from left, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, businessman Donald Trump, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson participate during the CBS News Republican presidential debate at the Peace Center in Greenville, South Carolina, Feb. 13, 2016.

    US Fact Checkers Debunk Some Republican Presidential Candidate Claims 

    Slim evidence for several claims made by Republican presidential candidates at their last debate ahead of next Saturday's key nominating election in South Carolina

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    Two-thirds of World Faces Water Shortagei
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    February 12, 2016 7:31 PM
    Four billion people — or two out of every three on the planet — do not have enough water to meet their basic needs. That is far greater than previously thought, according to a new study that presents a more accurate picture of the problem. As VOA's Rosanne Skirble reports, the findings will help policymakers and the public craft solutions to address the threat.

    Two-thirds of World Faces Water Shortage

    Four billion people — or two out of every three on the planet — do not have enough water to meet their basic needs. That is far greater than previously thought, according to a new study that presents a more accurate picture of the problem. The findings will help policymakers and the public craft solutions to address the threat.


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    In Uganda, Love (and Elections) in the Air on Valentine’s Dayi
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    Jill Craig
    February 14, 2016 7:51 PM
    Red and pink flowers, chocolates, and heart-shaped gifts mark Valentine’s Day around the world. But here in Uganda, where voters are gearing up for presidential elections on Thursday, people are preoccupied with the campaign season, in addition to love.
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