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Puerto Ricans decry austerity, hurricane help at hearing
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Hundreds of Puerto Ricans filled a coliseum on Friday to speak at a first of its kind public hearing organized by a group of U.S. legislators visiting the U.
Mar 16 1:49AM AP

UN says Syria donors on track to raise over $6.5 billion
BRUSSELS (AP) International donors are on track to pledge more than $6.5 billion in aid for Syria and refugees who fled the conflict-ravaged country, a top U.N.
Mar 14 1:53PM AP

Security Council members report no progress on Yemen deal
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Security Council members said envoy Martin Griffiths reported no progress Wednesday in getting the warring parties in Yemen to withdraw their forces from the key port of Hodeida and two smaller ports as called for in an agreement they signed in December.
Mar 13 5:32PM AP

US pulls diplomats from its embassy in Caracas, and tensions between Venezuela and Brazil escalate
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Mar 12 9:17PM AP

As IS fight nears end, violence flares on other Syrian front
BEIRUT (AP) While the final battle to retake the Islamic State group's last pocket of territory rages in eastern Syria, violence is escalating in the country's northwest, pitting al-Qaida-linked militants against Syrian government forces.
Mar 12 7:12AM AP