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    Turkey Rejects US Conviction of Turkish Banker

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    Turkey dismissed Thursday a U.S. court conviction of a Turkish banker in connection with a billion-dollar plot to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran. The court in New York City convicted Mehmet Hakan Atilla on four counts of conspiracy, including...
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    on Thu Jan 4 5:06 AM

    Novelist, Holocaust Survivor Appelfeld Dies in Israel at 85

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    Aharon Appelfeld, a prolific Israeli novelist and Holocaust survivor whose works examined the lost world of European Jews and the new lives they pursued in Israel, died Thursday. He was 85. Writing in Hebrew, the Romanian-born Appelfeld penned...
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    on Thu Jan 4 4:35 AM

    Russian Jets Suspected in Deaths of 20 Civilians

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    Suspected Russian jets killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens early Thursday when they dropped bombs on two residential buildings in a besieged rebel enclave east of the Syrian capital, residents and a war monitor said. At least four bombs...
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    on Thu Jan 4 4:15 AM

    Heavy Snowfall Shuts Three China Airports, Delays at 9 Others

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    At least three Chinese airports have been shut and nine others are experiencing extensive delays because of heavy snowfall, Chinese aviation data provider VariFlight said on Thursday. The national observatory put China's snow alert on its...
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    on Thu Jan 4 4:07 AM

    Turkey Orders Arrests of Dozens of its Soldiers

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    Turkish prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for 70 people, including 58 serving soldiers, in an investigation targeting supporters of the U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating an attempted coup in July 2016, state media said...
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    on Thu Jan 4 3:17 AM

    Closely Watching Iranian Protests in LA's 'Little Persia'

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    Iranian Americans are closely watching protests in Iran, where a government crackdown on demonstrators has led to the deaths of 21 people and the arrest of more than 400 over the past week. Thousands of counter demonstrators have marched to...
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    on Thu Jan 4 3:11 AM

    Major Winter Storm Moves up US Eastern Seaboard

    VOICE OF AMERICA

    Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. were hunkered down as a massive winter storm packing snow, ice and high winds, followed by possible record-breaking cold, moved up the Eastern Seaboard, with the worst conditions expected from the...
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    on Thu Jan 4 1:43 AM

    Chicken Waste Could Generate Power Plant Electricity

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    Coal-fired power plants release greenhouse gases into the air, causing pollution and contributing to climate change. But as much as 10 percent of the coal used in power stations could be replaced ... by chicken waste. VOA's Deborah Block has a...
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    on Thu Jan 4 1:38 AM

    Marijuana Sales Brisk in California Following Monday's Legalization

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    The recreational use of marijuana is now legal in California. But only a few cities in the U.S. state are ready to start selling pot, which was officially legalized on Jan. 1. The logistics of creating new business models is complicated, but it's...
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    on Thu Jan 4 1:25 AM

    Indonesia Shrinks Danger Zone Around Grumbling Bali Volcano

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    Indonesia shrank the exclusion zone around a grumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali on Thursday after fears of an imminent eruption, allowing farmers to return to their homes. The 3,000-metre Mount Agung remains on alert for a major...
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