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South Korea says U.S. reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; Trump calls Asia allies4/30/2017 11:13:09 PMSEOUL - South Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay for the $1-billion battery designed to defend against North Korea.French voters skeptical Macron, Le Pen have answers on unemployment, security5/1/2017 12:31:40 AMPARIS - A week before a decisive second round in France's presidential election, many voters are skeptical that either of the two candidates can solve chronic unemployment or tackle security concerns, a poll published on Sunday found.Iraqi commander says to complete capture of Mosul in May4/30/2017 11:06:54 PMBAGHDAD - An Iraqi commander expects to dislodge Islamic State from Mosul in May despite resistance from militants in the densely populated Old City district.France kills more than 20 militants on Mali, Burkina border4/30/2017 11:54:51 PMDAKAR - France has killed more than 20 militants hiding in a forest near the border between the West African countries of Mali and Burkina Faso this weekend, its regional force said in a statement.Iran's leader rebuffs Rouhani's detente policy ahead of vote5/1/2017 12:29:01 AMLONDON - Iranians should not thank Hassan Rouhani's policy of detente with the West for any reduction in the threat of war, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, stepping up his criticisms of the president as elections approach.Venezuela's Maduro sees local elections later in 20175/1/2017 12:32:54 AMCARACAS - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday he expected delayed state polls to be held this year, although opponents have demanded a broader general election to replace him in protests that have sparked 29 deaths.Tunisia forces kill senior militant commander planning Ramadan attack4/30/2017 10:39:29 PMTUNIS - Tunisian security forces killed a senior commander in an Islamist group who detonated his suicide belt as he was shot during a raid against militants planning attacks during the holy month of Ramadan, officials said on Sunday.U.S.-led fight on ISIS has killed 352 civilians: Pentagon4/30/2017 11:56:17 PMWASHINGTON - At least 352 civilians have been killed in U.S.-led strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria since the operation began in 2014, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday.Austrian suspected of war crimes in Ukraine detained in Poland4/30/2017 9:58:21 PMVIENNA - An Austrian man suspected of war crimes in the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine was arrested in Poland on Sunday, Austrian prosecutors said.May expects tough talks; EU alarmed at Brexit 'illusions'4/30/2017 6:41:05 PMLONDON/BRUSSELS - British Prime Minister Theresa May expects divorce talks with the European Union to be tough, she said on Sunday after EU leaders agreed stiff terms and voiced alarm at "illusions" in London that may wreck a deal.