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Trump rallies supporters in Florida, interviews candidates to replace the ousted Flynn

The rally came during Trump's third straight weekend at his private south Florida club, Mar-a-Lago. It was another working weekend for the president, who planned to interview at least four potential candidates for the job of national security adviser.
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Blind cleric convicted of plotting terror attacks in US in the 1990s dies

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9/11 and spiritual guide to a generation of Islamic militants, has died in a federal prison. He was 78.
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Spain rescues 112 migrants off Libyan coast, 36 more at sea

Spain's defense ministry says one of its naval ships has rescued 112 migrants off the coast of Libya.
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Miss. plant to make 40 armored trucks for Pakistan

Navistar International Corp. has been awarded a $35 million contract to deliver 40 armored vehicles to Pakistan from its Mississippi plant.
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Turkish cult satirical magazine shut down over Moses cartoon

Publishers say they have closed down Turkey's once top-selling satirical magazine following a cartoon that was deemed to be offensive to Jews and Muslims.
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Iraqi PM: Iraqi troops ready for new Mosul offensive

Iraqi forces are poised to launch a long-anticipated offensive against the Islamic State group holed up in western Mosul, one of the last bastions of fighters in a city the militant group seized control of three years ago, Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said.
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