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Pentagon plans to send thousands more U.S. troops to Afghanistan

The bulk of the additional troops will train and advise Afghan forces

Greece gets $9.5B bailout cash, promise of debt relief

Money means government can meet full extent of its repayments that are due in July; country's debt burden still stands at $360B

Russian diplomat could lead new U.N. counterterror office

Russian diplomat Sergey Kislyak has put his name into the mix to run the new U.N. office

Gen. McChrystal and former Navy SEAL talk Afghanistan, leadership

The retired four-star general and veteran Chris Fussell discuss the new book, "One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams"

High-rise fire in London kills at least 12, many missing

Flames engulfed a high-rise apartment building overnight in London. At least 12 people were killed and many more are missing. Jonathan Vigliotti has more.

Police: Hostage situation unfolding at popular restaurant in Mogadishu

Two of the gunmen were shot dead and 10 hostages were rescued but five other attackers were thought to remain inside, Capt. Mohamed Hussein said

Iranian vessel in “unsafe” encounter with U.S. warships

U.S. Navy deems incident in vital Strait of Hormuz "unsafe and unprofessional," and it was slightly different than previous encounters

Deadly blaze tears through 27-floor London high-rise

Witnesses say people jumped from "towering inferno" in North Kensington area as smoke and flames shot from windows

Death toll doubles after landslides sweep through villages

Officials say at least 140 killed, as residents join rescuers to clear mud and debris unleashed by landslides

American student back from N. Korean prison, with ambulance waiting

University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier's parents say he's in coma; was serving 15-year sentence with hard labor

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Hurricane Willa grows rapidly off Mexico coast, set to become major storm

The National Hurricane Center said Willa will strengthen over the next day to become a major hurricane by Monday morning

Caravan swells to 5,000 in Mexico as migrants vow to reach U.S.

The decision to re-form the migrant caravan capped a day in which Mexican authorities again refused mass entry to migrants