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Sanders, Clinton campaigns clash...UN Syria peace blueprint...Terror arrest

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 18, 2015 at 5:50 p.m.



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WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of a Democratic presidential debate, the tone of the contest has turned nasty. Hillary Clinton's campaign has accused rival Bernie Sanders of stealing millions of dollars' worth of information about potential voters from a database operated by the party. Team Sanders has gone to federal court to regain access to the data.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has approved a blueprint it hopes will lead to peace in Syria, where five years of conflict has left more than 300,000 dead. The resolution calls for a peace process that includes a cease-fire and talks between the government and the opposition. Secretary of State John Kerry says backers are under no illusion and that sharp differences remain.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it is investigating an American airstrike that may have inadvertently killed Iraqi soldiers near the city of Fallujah. The airstrike was one of several conducted today against Islamic State targets. The military hasn't said how many may have been killed, but other officials said the Iraqis initially reported that about 10 may have died.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Federal authorities say a 19-year-old in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has been arrested for allegedly pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group and using Twitter to spread its propaganda. Officials say Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz was arrested yesterday. Court documents said a "tactical-style backpack" was found in Aziz's closet during a search.

VERSAILLES, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the drowning death of an Iowa man who fell from a patrol boat while he was handcuffed at the Lake of the Ozarks. The man had been arrested for boating while intoxicated. The charge was announced by a special prosecutor.

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