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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016

President Barack Obama walks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Neito at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Canada, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Obama traveled to Ottawa for the North America Leaders’ Summit. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)

North America leaders urge against Trump’s isolationism

The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico convened a summit Wednesday intended to reaffirm their close cooperation on security, the environment and trade at a time of rising extremist threats around the globe and isolationist calls in the American presidential campaign.

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A worker walks past burned out mobile homes in South Lake, Calif., Tuesday, June 28, 2016, after a wildfire devastated the area. (Casey Christie / Bakersfield Californian via Associated Press)

Wind and heat are driving wildfires in the West

Fast-moving wildfires fanned by strong, erratic winds and high temperatures are burning in California and Arizona. Here’s a look at fires across the West:Northern California A wildfire charged through inaccessible terrain and climbed up a steep canyon near Sacramento, forcing ...

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New cameras keep electronic eye on Western wildfires

As the summer wildfire season heats up in the West, a growing network of online cameras installed on forested mountaintops is changing the way crews fight fires by allowing early detection that triggers quicker, cheaper and more tactical suppression.

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Family members and friends carry the coffin after attending the funeral prayer for Gulsen Bahadir, 28, a Turkish Airlines  flight attendant killed Tuesday at the blasts at Ataturk airport, in Istanbul, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport late Tuesday, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey (Emrah Gurel / Associated Press)

External attacks rise as Islamic State fortunes fall

BEIRUT – International terror attacks seemingly inspired by the Islamic State group are increasing as its fortunes fall in Syria and Iraq. The attack on the Istanbul airport was still unfolding Tuesday night when Turkish authorities said IS is the ...

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‘Move on’ from Benghazi? Republicans say it’s unlikely

Hillary Clinton said it’s “time to move on” after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks accused the Obama administration of lethal mistakes, but produced no new evidence pointing to wrongdoing by the former secretary of state. Not likely, especially in an election year with Clinton’s presidential rival – Donald Trump – lashing out.

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