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Democratic race turns nasty...UN Security Council approves Syria resolution... US strike may have killed Iraqis

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 18, 2015 at 8:51 p.m.



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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic presidential race is turning acrid. Hillary Clinton's campaign today accused Bernie Sanders' team of stealing valuable information about potential voters. And Sanders' campaign is accusing the Democratic Party of holding his White House bid hostage by temporarily barring it from accessing its own voter data. It's suing the DNC to get it back.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the U.N. Security Council have unanimously approved a U.N. resolution endorsing a peace process for Syria. It includes a cease-fire and talks between the government and the opposition, but it doesn't mention a future role of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Secretary of State John Kerry is praising the council's "unprecedented degree of unity."

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military is investigating an American airstrike that may have inadvertently killed Iraqi soldiers near the city of Fallujah (fuh-LOO'-juh). The U.S. military headquarters in charge of the war effort in Syria and Iraq says one of several airstrikes it conducted Friday against Islamic State targets may have resulted in the death of Iraqi soldiers.

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro is urging the U.S. government to halt radio and television broadcasts aimed at the island and other programs that Cuba considers harmful. At the same time, the Cuban leader stresses that he's still interested in deepening the thaw in relations with the United States. Castro's comments came during a rare broadcast of his speech on state TV.

WAWAYANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Actor James Cromwell opposes building a power plant in upstate New York that some residents say may cause health issues and lower property values. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports the 75-year-old actor whose work includes "Babe" and "American Horror Story" was among six people arrested today during a protest at the construction site.

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