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{FD} Mexican cartels extorting avocado producers raises price of guacamole, report says

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Next time a restaurant tells you “Guac will be extra,” this might be the reason why. Continue reading

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{FD} ISIS still stealing, spilling and smuggling oil throughout Iraq

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Despite being recently defeated from their major strongholds of Mosul and Tel Afar in Iraq, and it being more than two years since Iraqi forces specifically sought to retake oil-rich areas from ISIS, militants belonging to the terror faction are contin… Continue reading

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{FD} Venezuela’s currency now worth less than ‘World of Warcraft’ gold

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To help readers understand how bad Venezuela’s monetary mishandling has gotten, Fox News has compiled a list of ten things that 10,987 bolivars (or $1 in the U.S.) will buy – assuming, of course, there are no shipping and handling payments. Continue reading

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{FD} Asian stocks slump on profit-taking amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

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Asian stock markets slumped on Friday following overnight losses on Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump’s bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise in recent months. Continue reading

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{FD} Israel submarine bribe case: Suspect could incriminate senior officials, report says

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One of the men arrested in connection with an Israeli corruption case involving the purchase of multi-million dollar naval vessels from Germany is in negotiations to become a state’s witness, Channel 2 reported Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Puerto Rico prepares to vote on political status amid crisis

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Puerto Rico’s governor is pushing ahead with his top campaign promise of trying to convert the U.S. territory into a state, holding a Sunday referendum to let voters send a message to Congress. Continue reading

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{FD} US, Mexico avert trade war over sugar – for now

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Under the deal, Mexico would sharply reduce the share of refined sugar it exports to the U.S. and increase raw sugar exports. Continue reading

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{FD} Spanish bank buyout showcases Europe’s new anti-crisis rules

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Spain’s Banco Santander says it is acquiring Banco Popular, the troubled lender that lost more than half of its share value over the past week. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistani man faces terrorism charges in Germany

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German prosecutors have charged a 28-year-old Pakistani man with membership in a terrorist organization on allegations he joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba group to fight against Indian forces in the Kashmir region. Continue reading

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{FD} German federal prosecutors hand off Dortmund attack probe

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German federal prosecutors say they’re handing off the investigation of last month’s attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus after determining that there was no terrorist motive. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey arrests opposition newspaper editor

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An editor of a leading Turkish opposition newspaper has been arrested for allegedly spreading “terrorist propaganda.” Oguz Guven, the editor of Cumhuriyet newspaper’s online edition, was formally arrested Monday evening after being detained Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} Danish teenager found guilty of terror, sentence pending

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A Danish court has convicted a girl of attempted terrorism for planning bomb attacks against two schools when she was 15. Continue reading

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{FD} UN: Sexual violence increasingly used as ‘terrorism’ tactic

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A top U.N. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Pakistan: Death toll in Baluchistan attack at 25

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The Latest on the attack in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea calls US-South Korea plot a ‘declaration of war’

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North Korea’s U.N. Continue reading

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{FD} 3 women in London terrorism case make 1st court appearance

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Three women have appeared in a London court charged with planning a knife attack in the neighborhood of London where Parliament is located. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: UN envoy cautions against soft Syria partition

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The Latest on Syria (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Emirates airline profits down 83 percent in past year

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Emirates Group, which operates the Middle East’s largest airline, says profits have fallen by 70 percent to $670 million, though revenue increased slightly to around $26 billion. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea says it will seek extradition of plot culprits

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A top North Korean foreign ministry official says Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un last month with a biochemical poison. Continue reading

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{FD} Female teens freed following arrest on terrorism suspicion

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British police say three teenage women who were suspected of involvement in terrorism have been released without charge. Continue reading

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{FD} Man arrested near UK Parliament in court on terror charges

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Prosecutors say a British man arrested with several knives near Parliament last month is also accused of being an al-Qaida bomb-maker in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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{FD} Monitoring group offers mixed review of rights in Pakistan

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An independent group on Wednesday offered a mixed report card in its annual look at the state of human rights in Pakistan, welcoming the enactment of new laws to protect women but decrying an uptick in religiously motivated vigilantism. Continue reading

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{FD} Albanian journalist arrested for writing against EU diplomat

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Albanian police say a journalist has been arrested for making calls for violence against a European Union diplomat. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Turkish official: US arming Kurds ‘unacceptable’

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The Latest on Syria (all times local): 11 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqi boys recount horrors of captivity, training by IS

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They made the captive children, weak from hunger, fight over a single tomato. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqi boys’ harrowing tale of captivity, training by IS

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They made the captive children, malnourished and weak from hunger, fight over a single tomato. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistan executes 4 militants convicted by military courts

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Pakistan’s army says authorities have executed four Islamic militants convicted of terrorism by military courts. Continue reading

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{FD} American man slain in troubled Mexican state of Veracruz

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Authorities and Mexican media say a U.S. citizen and environmental activist has been killed in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, a hotbed of violence and extortion and by drug gangs. Continue reading

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{FD} Man with knives near Parliament charged with terror offenses

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A 27-year-old man who was arrested while carrying knives near the U.K. Parliament nearly two weeks ago has been charged with three offenses. Continue reading

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{FD} French police search for 3 men suspected of plotting attack

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French police say they are searching for three men suspected of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired attack, after authorities conducted a major operation at a Paris train station. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Top Malaysian Islamic State operative dead in Syria

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Malaysia’s police chief said the country’s top Islamic State operative was killed in an attack in Syria last month. Continue reading

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{FD} Egypt says kills 8 Brotherhood members before terrorist acts

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Egypt’s Interior Ministry says its forces have killed eight members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group “before carrying out terrorist acts.” Is says in a Monday statement that the Brotherhood members fired on security forces when they were approach… Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

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North Korea is claiming to be the victim of state-sponsored terrorism — from the White House. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran makes veiled threat against Pakistan, despite agreement

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Iran is making veiled threat against neighboring Pakistan despite their recent agreement to work together to boost border security in the wake of a border attack that killed 10 Iranian guards. Continue reading

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{FD} Prime minister says IS fighter’s son can return to Australia

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Australia’s prime minister says a 6-year-old Australian boy photographed making an Islamic State movement salute in front of a human body hanging from a cross somewhere in the Middle East is entitled to return to Australia with his siblings. Continue reading

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{FD} Philippines, US begin smaller-scale joint military exercises

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Philippine and U.S. troops have begun annual joint exercises that are smaller in scale than in years past, focusing on disaster response and counterterrorism while excluding territorial defense operations. Continue reading

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{FD} Somalia says regional al-Shabab leader is killed in raid

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Somalia’s government says a regional leader of the al-Shabab extremist group has been killed in a raid by Somali forces. Continue reading

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{FD} Officer: Suicide bombers kill 2 at Peshmerga base in Iraq

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A Kurdish officer says militants have launched multiple suicide attacks against a Peshmerga base north of Baghdad, killing two troops. Continue reading

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{FD} Relatives of jailed Venezuelan dissident seek global action

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Relatives and lawyers of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez want the Red Cross to verify his health and are seeking to bring President Nicolas Maduro’s government before a Spanish court for alleged terrorism crimes. Continue reading

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{FD} 5 dead after female suicide bombers attack in Nigeria

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Authorities say at least five people are dead in northeast Nigeria in an attack by two female suicide bombers. Continue reading

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{FD} US military member killed in Somalia on anti-extremist work

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The U.S. military says a service member has been killed in Somalia during an operation against the extremist group al-Shabab. Continue reading

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{FD} International probe underway to lay blame for sarin attack

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An international team set up to apportion blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria has started investigating the deadly April 4 sarin gas incident in Idlib province, the head of the global chemical weapons watchdog said Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

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North Korea has accused the U.S. and South Korean spy agencies of an unsuccessful assassination attempt on leader Kim Jong Un involving bio-chemical weapons. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: International probe of sarin attack underway

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The Latest on developments regarding Syria (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} UN chief: parties to conflict suspected of sexual violence

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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says 46 parties to conflict are “credibly suspected” of committing rape or other forms of sexual violence in 2016 including seven designated as “terrorist groups” for links with the Islamic State extremist group and a… Continue reading

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{FD} 8 in Brazil sentenced for planning attack ahead of Rio 2016

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A judge in Brazil has sentenced eight men to prison sentences for declaring allegiance to the Islamic State group online and planning an attack in the run up to the 2016 Summer Olympics. Continue reading

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{FD} UN expert in Saudi denied access to imprisoned activists

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A United Nations rights expert visiting Saudi Arabia as part of an unprecedented invitation by the government to assess the country’s legislation and actions in fighting terrorism says he was not given access to imprisoned bloggers and activists. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistan executes 3 militants convicted by military courts

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Pakistan’s military say authorities have executed three Pakistani Taliban militants after they were convicted by military courts over links to acts of terrorism. Continue reading

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{FD} Albania court jails former imam in absentia for terrorism

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An Albanian court has sentenced in absentia a former Muslim imam accused of terrorism charges including recruiting and sending men to fight with rebel groups in Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghan officials: Suicide attack on convoy kills at least 4

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Afghan officials say that at least four people have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack in the capital Kabul. Continue reading

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