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National & World Lawyer: Autopsy shows unarmed teen repeatedly shot Lawyer: Autopsy shows unarmed teen repeatedly shot
A Missouri teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may have occurred when he put his hands up or while his back was turned to the shooter, "but we don't know," a pathologist hired by the teen's family said Monday.
National & World Iraq: Kurdish forces retake parts of largest dam Iraq: Kurdish forces retake parts of largest dam
Kurdish forces took over parts of Iraq's largest dam on Sunday less than two weeks after it was captured by the Islamic State extremist group, Kurdish security officials said, as U.S. and Iraqi planes aided their advance by bombing militant targets near the facility.
National & World Iran tells UN nuclear chief no talks on missiles Iran tells UN nuclear chief no talks on missiles
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the visiting head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Sunday that Tehran will not discuss its long-range missile program as part of talks aimed at resolving a decade-long nuclear dispute, official media reported.
National & World Jihadists closing in on Syrian rebel stronghold Jihadists closing in on Syrian rebel stronghold
The main Western-backed Syrian opposition coalition called on Saturday for U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State extremist group as the jihadists captured three northern villages, putting them within striking distance of a mainstream rebel stronghold.
National & World 'Massacre' in Iraq as strikes hit near key dam
Islamic extremists in Iraq killed 80 Yazidi men and abducted their wives and children, officials and eyewitnesses said Saturday, insisting the religious community is still at risk after a week of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes on the militants.