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26-Sep-2017

Married mother, 44, created fake Facebook account posing as teen girl to entice 15-year-old boy
A married mother who set up a fake Facebook profile to seemingly entice a teenage boy into engaging in sexual activity with her was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison.read more]

After vote, defiant Iraqi Kurds say they are ready to fight for independence
ISIS is still dangerous in parts of Iraq – and in Kiruk, they’re just across from the Kurdish frontlines. [read more]

Saudi Arabia gives women the right to drive in new order
Women in Saudi Arabia will now be allowed to obtain drivers licenses, as per an order from King Salman, reports said. [read more]

UN-sponsored dialogue to end Libyan crisis underway in Tunis
A new round of U.N.-sponsored talks aimed at uniting Libya's rival factions has opened in neighboring Tunisia. [read more]

The Latest: US welcomes Saudi move to allow women to drive
The Latest on Saudi Arabia allowing women to drive (all times local): 10:35 p.m. [read more]

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive for the first time
Saudi Arabia says it will allow women to drive for the first time in the ultra-conservative kingdom. [read more]

Ex-Guatemalan ambassador arrested in Spain
Guatemalan authorities say the country's former ambassador to the United States has been arrested in Spain on an international warrant for alleged campaign finance violations.read more]

Italy urges Libyan general to work with UN stabilizing plan
Italian officials have urged Libyan military strongman Khalifa Hifter to "contribute effectively" to the U.N. effort to stabilize Libya, and ruled out any military solution to end Libya's chaos.read more]

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