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UN says 65 million people displaced in 2015, a new record

GENEVA (AP) — Imagine the entire population of France uprooted from their homes, forced to flee danger, persecution or starvation. The U.N. refugee agency says more people than that — 65 million — were displaced worldwide at the end of last year, easily setting a new postwar record.<p>And it warned …

Iran: 'Ramadan terror plot' on Tehran foiled

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Omar Mateen warned of future attacks in calls to police during Orlando shooting

Omar Mateen, the gunman who slaughtered 49 people in Orlando, warned that there would be more attacks in the coming days during a standoff with police.<p>The FBI released partial transcripts on Monday of three calls Mateen made to 911, the US emergency services number, during the three hours he was …


FBI wanders into heated debate after redacting ISIS from Orlando 911 transcripts, reverses course

The Orlando killer pledged allegiance to the Islamic State while in the midst of murdering 49 people at a gay nightclub last weekend. But for a few hours Monday, we couldn't read that part of Omar Mateen's phone conversations with dispatchers and police because the FBI took it out of transcripts of …

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