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Topic - State-Run Anatolia News Agency
Two teachers and a university student were rescued from ruined buildings in eastern Turkey on Wednesday, three days after a devastating earthquake, but searchers said hopes of finding anyone else alive were fading rapidly.
Turkish team Besiktas says it is close to reaching a deal with locked out NBA All-Star guard Deron Williams.
Elite commando units rappelled down from helicopters, and mechanized infantry units blocked escape routes of Kurdish rebels in a major operation along the Iraqi border on Monday. Turkey's military chief did not rule out a cross-border offensive against rebel hideouts in northern Iraq.