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In this June 14, 2018, photo gasoline prices are displayed on a pump at Sheetz along the Interstate 85 and 40 corridor near Burlington, N.C.  America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Rising oil prices haven't hurt the US economy so farAn old bogeyman, higher oil prices, may still be scary but doesn't have the same power to hurt the US economy
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
In this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, a number of headscarves and ensembles are seen in the exhibit Contemporary Muslim Fashions at the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco. The first major museum exhibition of contemporary Muslim women's fashion reflects designs from around the world that are vibrant and elegant, playful and diverse. The show's creators hope the exhibit will show Muslim women as real people who can choose what they wear rather than as subjects ordered to cover their entire bodies or restricted in what they can wear. The exhibit opens on Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashionA new exhibition in San Francisco aims to show the diversity and creativity of modern fashion for Muslim women
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Palestinians gather around of the body of Kareem Kullab, who was killed during a protest on the border with Israel. at Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed and dozens injured by Israeli fire at a border protest. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Gaza officials say Palestinian killed at border protestGaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed and dozens injured by Israeli fire at a border protest
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE In this file photo taken on Saturday, March 4, 2017, The Russian Il-20 electronic intelligence plane of the Russian air force with the registration number RF 93610, which was accidentally downed by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli air strike flays near Kubinka airport, outside Moscow, Russia. The Kremlin said that Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Israel's offer to share detailed information about the Israeli air raid that triggered the Syrian fire and led to the plane's loss. (AP Photo/Marina Lystseva)
Israel, Russia to improve Syria hotline after plane downedAn Israeli military official says its "deconfliction line" with Russia for their air forces in Syria will be improved after a Russian plane was hit by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli raid
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, a member of the Kurdish internal security forces patrols a commercial street in Manbij, north Syria. Turkey will soon conduct joint patrols with U.S. forces in the strategic northern Syrian town of Manbij, once a stronghold of the Islamic State group, a top Turkish official said on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
Turkey says it will patrol north Syria town with US forcesTurkey says joint patrols with U.S. forces will start soon in the strategic northern Syrian town of Manbij
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Correction: Lebanon-Arak Drink storyCorrection: Lebanon-Arak Drink story
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FBI chief meets Lebanese leaders, expresses support to armyLebanon says FBI chief has expressed support to Lebanese military during visit to Beirut
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Iran launches air maneuvers near strategic Strait of HormuzIran's news agency: Air force holds drill in Persian Gulf waters on anniversary of start of Iraq-Iran war
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Iran's domestic car market stalls as nuclear deal faltersAs Iran's currency, the rial, plummets against US dollar, cars are growing more and more expensive in Iran
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Libya says death toll from Tripoli clashes climbs to 96Libyan authorities: Death toll from weeks of fighting in Tripoli climbs to at least 96, including civilians
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seated center left, and his two sons, Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak attend a hearing in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt. An Egyptian court on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 ordered the release from detention of former president Hosni Mubarak's two sons who are on trial on insider trading charges. (AP Photo/Mohammed al-Law, File)
Egypt court orders release of former president's sonsEgyptian court orders release from detention of former president Hosni Mubarak's two sons
The Associated Press1 day ago
Hezbollah leader boasts group has 'highly accurate' missilesLebanese Hezbollah leader boasts group possesses 'highly accurate' missiles despite Israel's attempts to prevent this
The Associated Press1 day ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he delivers a speech at a veterans' day event in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.(Presidential Press Service via AP)
Turkey expects lower growth amid currency turmoilThe Turkish government expects lower economic growth in coming years amid concerns over high inflation and a sliding currency.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Shiites across Mideast mark Ashoura, mourning saint's deathShiites mark Ashoura, annual commemoration mourning of 7th century death of Hussein, Prophet Muhammad's grandson
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Officials say 15-year-old boy killed by Israeli fire in GazaGaza health officials say a 15-year-old Palestinian boy killed by Israeli army fire as Hamas accelerates anti-blockade protests
The Associated Press1 day ago
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