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IS launches 'chlorine gas attacks' in western Mosul

Iraqi Air Force Commander, Lieutenant-General Anwar Hammah said the use of heavy bombs had been totally banned in Mosul, where laser-guided bombs are used to hit targets. Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarallah, fro...

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US VP Pence near DMZ after failed N.Korea missile

US VP Pence near DMZ after failed N.Korea missile

North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Sunday but it blew up nearly immediately, the U.S. Pacific Command said. "The president and his military team are aware of North Korea's most recent unsuc...

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Here's what police consent decrees found in Ferguson, Baltimore

The Sessions memo was made public in a court filing in Baltimore, where the Justice Department is seeking a delay for a hearing related to a proposed consent decree with the city's police depart...

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China working on the North Korean problem

McMaster also used familiar language Sunday to describe North Korea's "provocative and destabilizing and threatening behavior", while leaving all options on the table as his team helps develop plans o...

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Thomas Tuchel unhappy at rescheduling of Dortmund clash with Monaco after explosions

Thomas Tuchel unhappy at rescheduling of Dortmund clash with Monaco after explosions

We saw it [terror attacks] a lot of times on TV and it was far, far away from us, even when it was in Istanbul in my country on New Year's Eve. Losing 2-3 at home last night to a free-scoring Monaco...

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Turkish PM declares victory in referendum

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the Republican People's Party, also said that those who advocated a "Yes" vote in the referendum may have gone beyond the boundaries of the law. The referendum campaign w...

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Canada to face All Blacks in Singapore rugby 7s quarter-finals

Canada to face All Blacks in Singapore rugby 7s quarter-finals

That match was no picnic either, with the team quick out of the gate, taking an impressive lead of 19-0 only to see the it evaporate to a 19-19 tie. Canada raced into a 19-0 lead but the Eagles roar...

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North Korea struts its military stuff

North Korea , still technically at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce but not a treaty, has on occasion conducted missile or nuclear tests to coincide with big political ...

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Maryland lawmakers take a break from politics to observe Passover Seder

Maryland lawmakers take a break from politics to observe Passover Seder

Rachel Ungar, a UA Junior and president of the Hillel Jewish Student Association, said that she believes that the story behind Passover is significant because of its underlying message of unity and ho...

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Pence says 'era of strategic patience' is over

The missile "blew up nearly immediately" after it was sacked on Sunday morning, USA military officials said, less than a day after leader Kim Jong Un paraded a never-before-seen long-range ballist...

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Hard-line Cleric to Run in Iranian Presidential Election

Hard-line Cleric to Run in Iranian Presidential Election

Former President Mahmud Ahmadinejad (2005-2013) felt sufficiently sure of the Supreme Leader's condition that he defied his order not to challenge again for the Presidency in the forthcoming President...

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Syrian Army expels Daesh terrorists near Deir ez-Zor Airbase

Syrian Army expels Daesh terrorists near Deir ez-Zor Airbase

It also highlighted that the Syrian army neither possessed chemical munitions, nor would ever use them, arguing that terrorist groups continued to use chemical weapons against Syrian civilians with im...

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Japan says it must remain on alert over N. Korea

Pence is also scheduled to meet with South Korea's National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun and businessmen here, before leaving for Japan on Tuesday. " North Korea showing a variety of offensive mis...

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Afghanistan says massive US bomb killed 36 militants

Inamullah Meyakhil, spokesman for the central hospital in eastern Nangarhar province, said the facility had received no dead or wounded from the attack. The U.S. unleashed the largest non-nuclear bomb...

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Trump advisers: U.S. seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

The UK's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has since called off a visit to Moscow , saying the situation had changed "fundamentally" and he would work with the USA in pursuit of a ceasefire. Syrian sta...

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South Korea Shows Kim Jong-Un How Missiles Are Supposed To Work

Two weeks ago, the South Korean and U.S. militaries said they detected what they called a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch. A senior US White House official said Trump wanted to work wit...

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China, U.S. working on 'North Korea problem'

North Korea has often test-fired missiles to mark major dates such as Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of the nation's founder Kim Il-Sung, or as gestures of defiance when top USA officials v...

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Putin Meets With Tillerson

After the USA attack, Russian officials said they were severing a "deconfliction" mechanism that has been in place since 2015. The president spoke alongside the secretary-general of North Atlantic T...

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Leftist claims win in Ecuador election; rival cries foul

While Moreno has said Assange can stay, Lasso said he would ask him to leave within 30 days of his inauguration. Ecuador's election on Sunday has been widely billed as an indicator of the politica...

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Pep Guardiola Hails Man City's Technical Excellence in Win Over Southampton

Although the England worldwide stopper has been inconsistent this season in Turin, he's become a popular figure with the club's supporters. But for Guardiola, that must-win pressure is something he ...

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Driver in Stockholm lorry attack is Uzbeki man known to police

Driver in Stockholm lorry attack is Uzbeki man known to police

Authorities have reportedly questioned over 500 people and, in addition to the two arrests, have detained four other people in connection with the incident. In July 2016, more than 80 people were kil...

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Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

The Trump administration's response to North Korea's failure was unusually matter of fact. The joint U.S. -South Korean military camp is just outside the 2.5-mile-wide DMZ. President Donald Trump's ...

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Pence warns NKorea not to mistake U.S. resolve

Trump has suggested that the US will take a tougher stance against North Korea, telling reporters last week: "North Korea is a problem". "What has happened in recent years, at a period of our maximu...

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North Korea fails to launch missile

Friday media reports pointed to satellite observations suggesting that North Korea could be preparing for yet another nuclear test in the coming days. North Korea's ICBMs were the most notable on t...

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Indo-Australia to boost skill development

Asserting on the importance of maintaining of peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, the Indian leader said challenges like terrorism and cyber security require global strategy and solutions....

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Brinksmanship With North Korea A Dangerous Game

While the North did not conduct a nuclear test, the specter of a potential escalated USA response trailed Pence as he began a 10-day trip to Asia amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric. The Asia...

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China fears U.S. military attack on North Korea

In the most recent conversation, which lasted 45 minutes, Abe told reporters he and the U.S. president "frankly exchanged opinions about North Korea and Syria following Thursday's U.S. Beijing's firs...

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The US Plan to Neutralized North Korea Doesn't Involve the Military

The high-profile failure came as the North tried to showcase its nuclear and missile capabilities around the birth anniversary of the North's late founder and as a USA aircraft carrier neared the Kore...

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Referendum boosts power of Turkey prez

Although the margin fell short of the sweeping victory Erdogan had sought in the landmark referendum, it could nevertheless cement his hold on power in Turkey and is expected to have a huge effect on ...

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North Korea's latest launch a fizzer, but main players remain tight-lipped

He's launched dozens of projectiles and conducted three nuclear tests since coming to power after his father's death in 2011, and claimed in January to be nearly ready to test-fire an intercontinental...

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