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Air strikes hammer Syria's Ghouta for fifth day, U.N. mulling ceasefire resolution2/22/2018 5:48:45 PMAMMAN - Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near Syria's capital for a fifth day running on Thursday as the U.N. Security Council considered demanding a 30-day truce  across the country to allow emergency aid deliveries and medical evacuations.Iran says may withdraw from nuclear deal if banks continue to stay away2/22/2018 4:23:40 PMLONDON - Iran will withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal if there is no economic benefit and major banks continue to shun the Islamic Republic, its deputy foreign minister said on Thursday.North Korean closing Olympics delegation includes man blamed for deadly sinking2/22/2018 10:20:33 AMSEOUL - North Korea will send a high-level delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, officials said on Thursday, including the man blamed for the 2010 sinking of a South Korean navy ship that killed 46 sailors.Iran hints at seaborne reactors while respecting nuclear deal2/22/2018 6:00:40 PMVIENNA - Iran has fired a diplomatic warning shot at Washington by raising the prospect of building nuclear reactors for ships while staying within the limits set by its atomic deal with major powers, a U.N. nuclear watchdog report showed on Thursday.Civilian witness contradicts Myanmar police on Reuters reporters' arrest: defense2/21/2018 3:06:27 PMYANGON - The first civilian to testify in the case of two Reuters reporters accused of violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act contradicted police and prosecutors on Wednesday about where the pair were arrested, a defense lawyer said.Yugoslav army veteran lobs grenade at U.S. embassy in Montenegro, then blows himself up2/22/2018 4:27:37 PMPODGORICA - A Yugoslav army veteran who manned anti-aircraft defenses during the NATO bombing in 1999 tossed a hand grenade into the U.S. embassy compound in Podgorica, capital of Montenegro, around midnight and then blew himself up, police said on Thursday.Dutch parliament recognizes 1915 Armenian massacre as genocide2/22/2018 6:05:43 PMTHE HAGUE - The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a motion recognizing as genocide the massacre of as many as 1.5 million Armenians in 1915.Nigerian official says abducted schoolgirls not rescued after all2/22/2018 5:57:42 PMDAPCHI, Nigeria - The governor of Nigeria's Yobe state told locals in the village of Dapchi on Thursday that 76 of their schoolgirls who were reported to have been rescued from Islamist Boko Haram kidnappers were in fact still missing.Santiago sex abuse victims ask Vatican to investigate another case2/22/2018 5:56:07 PMSANTIAGO - A group of people who say they were sexually abused by members of the Marist Brothers congregation in Santiago asked on Thursday that their cases be considered by Vatican representatives who are in Chile to investigate other abuse claims.At country home, Britain's May hopes to settle Brexit divisions2/22/2018 4:35:33 PMLONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May hopes on Thursday to settle disputes over her Brexit strategy that are dividing her cabinet and party, and frustrating her negotiating partners in the European Union.