WASHINGTON - A U.S. air strike on Thursday targeting an al Qaeda training camp in Syria killed more than 100 militants, a U.S. defense official said on Friday. The strike took place just a day before the end of President Barack Obama's presidency and a day after more than 80 Islamic State militants were killed in U.S.
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ISTANBUL - A rocket was fired near the police headquarters in Turkey's largest city of Istanbul on Friday but missed the building and there were no reports of casualties, broadcaster CNN Turk said. Turkey has been hit by a series of gun and bomb attacks in recent months, some claimed by Kurdish PKK militants, others blamed on Islamic State.
CHICAGO - Kansas City Southern on Friday reported a lower quarterly net profit that missed Wall Street estimates by a wide margin as a historic drop in the Mexican peso after the election of President-elect Donald Trump affected the regional U.S.
NEW YORK - Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to appear in a court in New York on Friday, a day after his surprise extradition from Mexico ended a decades-long criminal career that included daredevil prison breaks and murder. A Justice Department spokesman said El Chapo (Shorty in English), once one of the world's most wanted drug lo
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ANKARA n- Iranian officials said on Friday that 25 people were still unaccounted for after the collapse of a 17-story commercial building in Tehran on Thursday, in addition to 20 firefighters who were killed in the disaster, state TV reported. "Police have received missing reports of 25 people.
LONDON - The dollar edged higher on Friday, steadying after a volatile week that underlined the growing uncertainty over how Donald Trump will behave after his inauguration as U.S. President. The U.S.