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Misdirected coalition airstrike kills 18 US-allied rebels in Syria

In its own statement , the SDF described the incident as a "painful accident" resulting from a "mistake". The town of Tabqah is approximately 30 miles from Raqqa, the self-declared ISIS capital and...

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Joint South African opposition protests to begin on Zuma's birthday

In the letter, signed by "South Africans here today at South Africa House on Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom", the group said: "We are writing to you as South African citizens to ask that you...

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Brit stabbed to death in Jerusalem

Ms Bladon arrived in the country in January this year and was due to continue her studies until the end of the semester. The woman, who is in her 20s, is believed to be a British national who was ho...

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U.S., Mexico, Canada announce joint bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup

U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati immediately faced questions about the impact of Trumps stance toward Mexicans on staging one of the biggest events in sports as he presented the bid a...

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2nd suspect arrested as Swedish police reveal 1st sought asylum

2nd suspect arrested as Swedish police reveal 1st sought asylum

Mr Evenssen said police were holding five more people in connection with the deadly attack, after raids over the weekend, and that they had conducted about 500 interviews as part of the inquiry. "But ...

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Trump may halt insurer payments to force Democrats to table on healthcare

Trump may halt insurer payments to force Democrats to table on healthcare

In an interview that aired Wednesday morning with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo, President Trump outlined his priorities for overhauling healthcare and passing a "phenomenal" tax reform . ...

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Afghanistan: Massive US bomb kills 36 Islamic State fighters

It is regarded as particularly effective against clusters of targets on or just underneath the ground. It's the first time it's ever been used in conflict. "This was the right weapon against the right...

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Now Russia says Syria chemical attack might have been staged

Assad said reports of the attack were "100 per cent a fabrication" and questioned whether children featured in footage distributed online were really dead. "They fabricated the whole story in order to...

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Spurs' Dier hoping for Chelsea slip-up at Manchester United

We didn't play well there past year. Saturday's home game against Bournemouth, however, presents an opportunity to trim Chelsea's advantage to four points and that is the only thing on Pochettino's ...

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Nadler: President trying to 'blackmail' Dems on shutdown

The new initiative will make it harder for some consumers to purchase insurance, health care experts said. But any spending bill will have to win some Democratic support to reach a 60-vote threshold i...

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Lavrov Tells Tillerson 'False Choice' That Russia Must Choose US Or Syria

Lavrov Tells Tillerson 'False Choice' That Russia Must Choose US Or Syria

The toxic gas attack on April 4 prompted the United States to launch missile strikes on a Syrian air base and widened a rift between the United States and Russian Federation. But he said Wednesday the...

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MOAB strike: USA military defend use of massive bomb in Afghanistan

Jones, an outspoken national advocate for veteran, took to Twitter last night to back Trump, tweeting "I lost my legs because my gov't was afraid to use the tools they had and saw me as expendable". T...

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March against South African president continues Wednesday

The parties marched on Wednesday in Pretoria demanding that he resign. Instead, tens of thousands of South Africans massed on the president's front lawn to ask the increasingly unpopular leader t...

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China warns war could break out 'at any moment' over North Korea

He criticized the new USA government under President Donald Trump for "creating a war situation" on the Korean Peninsula by dispatching strategic military assets to the region. "The issues around Syri...

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Registers to Run for President

Last year, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei discouraged him from running for presidential bid because it is "not in his interest and that of the country". Speaking after submitting his paperwor...

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VP Pence heads to South Korea amid North Korea tensions

Vincent Brooks, commander of some 28,500 American troops stationed in South Korea. 'The overriding message that the Vice President will be taking on a national security side to South Korea is that ...

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GRAPHIC: Officers fired after punching, kicking man during arrest

The first video released on Wednesday went viral on social media. As the senior officer stood from putting the handcuffs on Hollins, McDonald ran over and kicked Hollins in the head . The victim walk...

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United States military releases video of 'Mother of All Bombs' blast in Afghanistan

The Islamic State group has denied suffering any casualties when the U.S. dropped the so-called mother of all bombs in Afghanistan. Locals told CNN that more than 3,000 families had fled the dis...

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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

It's a high-stakes situation that will take careful consideration and diplomatic action to navigate, to say the least. On Saturday, it marks the "Day of the Sun ", the 105th anniversary of the bir...

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North Korea warns against United States 'hysteria'

The firebrand politician has sought to rally the conservative vote at a time when tensions are high over the possibility North Korea could conduct another nuclear test and the US could respond with a ...

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Assad, despite overwhelming evidence, says chemical weapons attacks in Syria were "fabricated"

He said the two sides would also discuss disagreements on Syria and how to end the country's six-year civil war. The U.S. has blamed the Syrian government for launching a deadly chemical attack in K...

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Can North Korea's missiles hit the United States?

Experts and officials in the South and the United States believe Pyongyang is still some time away from mastering all the technology needed for an operational ICBM system, such as re-entry into the ...

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U.S. 'mother of all bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

Afghan officials on Thursday said they were not notified in advance that US forces would be using the bomb, but said the area had always been cleared of most of its civilian residents, and that they...

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Chelsea vs Manchester United: Antonio Conte speaks out on Jose Mourinho rivalry

Klaassen, Van de Beek and Younes all made the team. While Chelsea had time to recuperate and refocus after last Saturday's 3-1 win at Bournemouth, United touched down in Manchester in the early ho...

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Donald Trump says Russian Federation relations to 'work out fine' despite tensions

Earlier this week, Defense Secretary James Mattis said "there is no doubt" that Assad's regime is responsible for the chemical attack. Mr Putin's military backing of Mr Assad has been crucial in ke...

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US strike kills allies

US strike kills allies

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an opposition grouping the United States is backing in that fight, said that its fighters had fallen as "martyrs" during operations around Tabqa. US Central Comma...

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Is Trump gonna ax Bannon and Priebus?

White House spokeswoman Hope Hicks told CNN that the goal of Kushner's visit to Iraq was to get an update on anti-ISIS efforts from US and Iraqi officials. But on Saturday, Axios reported that it ...

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Mourinho : CHELSEA MUST FALL THIS TIME

It's only a sporting competition between him and me. Antonio Conte's often-manic antics on the line have been among the defining images of the 2016-17 season, but they also fostered some of the te...

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Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he would prefer the administration continue funding the payments. While the current executive branch is right to be cautious on how it will proceed, time is not on th...

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Korea warns U.S. not to be militarily adventurous

China said on Friday tension over North Korea had to be stopped from reaching an "irreversible and unmanageable stage" as a USA aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region amid fears the North m...

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