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Iraqi Forces in Mosul Plan ISIS Assault, but Fight Could Be Long

Iraqi Forces in Mosul Plan ISIS Assault, but Fight Could Be Long

The Popular Mobilization Forces described its advance to the border with Syria north of the town of Baaj on May 29 as "a Ramadan miracle", referring to the Muslim fasting month that started over the...

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UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows

By attracting thousands of zealous young new supporters and re-engaging hard-left activists who had abandoned the party under Blair, Corbyn created a power base that helped him survive an attempted co...

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Activists investigating Ivanka brands in China arrested, missing

One man has been arrested and two others are missing in southern China after conducting an investigation into a Chinese factory making Ivanka Trump-branded shoes, China Labor Watch , a New York-based...

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9 local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul

9 local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul

January 10- Two large bombs - one triggered by a suicide attacker - exploded in the capital Kabul, killing at least 38 people. There have been multiple attempts to launch peace talks between the Afg...

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Human rights prove no obstacle in Trump-Saudi ties

Human rights prove no obstacle in Trump-Saudi ties

Over two days, Trump is to meet separately with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and visit holy sites. Trump, 70, is now on his first foreign trip...

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Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

The official was not authorized to speak to the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. "Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening". "It's not clear what the target was, but a...

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Michael Dubke, White House communications director, resigns

To drive home the size of these expectations, Trump turned his attention directly to Kushner - the grandson of Holocaust survivors, who still observes the Sabbath - to say: "If you can't produce pea...

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Trump reportedly considering major overhaul of

Then there is the fact that Trump seems increasingly frustrated by how the Russian Federation story is blotting out all other conversations about his administration and what he believes to be a nu...

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Kenyan Officers, 1 Civilian Killed in Bombing

Kenyan Officers, 1 Civilian Killed in Bombing

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) spokesman Joseph Owuoth said two police officers are among the seven people who could not be traced after their vehicle was hit by IED planted by suspected Al-Shabaab milita...

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UN chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

The official, who insisted on anonymity to discuss the decision before the official announcement, said the president and his aides were finalizing the details of a pullout. UN Secretary-General: "Cl...

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Jeremy Corbyn leaves door open for potential deal with SNP

Amber Rudd will step up to the plate to bat for the Tories and will square off against a representative from Labour - later revealed to be leader Jeremy Corbyn - Lib Dem leader Tim Farron, Ukip's ...

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CBO shows House bill isn't 'a better way'

CBO shows House bill isn't 'a better way'

The good news is the Senate seems unlikely to follow the House's lead. Three weeks after the House narrowly approved the measure with GOP-only votes and after several embarrassing setbacks, Republic...

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Beijing and Manila end talks as 'war' threat recalled

China has installed rocket launchers on a disputed reef in the South China Sea in action it says is to ward off Vietnamese military combat divers, Reuters reported, citing a state-run defense p...

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Trump visit: Long on optics, short on vision

Oded Revivi, chief foreign envoy of the Council of Judea and Samaria, praised Trump's statements, saying, "The president didn't mention two states in his Bethlehem statements, just peace". "And we a...

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Tweet That: #covfefe signals @realDonaldTrump is back

The tweet was finally deleted about 5:50 a.m. ET Wednesday. The president sent out a new tweet within half an hour in which he invited Twitter to figure out the "true meaning of 'covfefe'". While so...

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Official says Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal

Trump later said on Twitter that he would announce his decision over the next few days. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and 21 other Republican sent Trump a letter last week u...

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North Korean missile tests 'recipe for a disaster': US Admiral Harris

North Korean missile tests 'recipe for a disaster': US Admiral Harris

North Korea launched Sunday what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the U.S. In Washington...

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Manchester Bomber Bought Most Of Weapon's Parts By Himself, Police Say

Mr Hopkins also signalled that charges of conspiracy to murder could be brought as a result of the huge investigation into Abedi's suspected network . Abedi was also pictured with the suitcase in the...

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Donald Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal: Media reports

A White House official said Wednesday that there could be "caveats in the language" announcing a withdrawal, leaving open the possibility that his decision isn't final. The United States is the world'...

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Cyclone Mora kills five, damages 1000s of homes in Bangladesh

The cyclone, Mora , with a wind speed of maximum 135 kilometers per hour, crossed the tourist district of Cox's Bazar and the port city of Chittagong in the morning leaving a trail of destruction...

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5 things Jeremy Corbyn revealed in his cosy sofa chat

One of the first questions to Mr Corbyn came from an audience member who claimed the Labour leader had "openly supported the IRA in the past" by attending a commemoration for eight IRA members killed ...

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IS claims deadly attack on Egypt Christians

IS claims deadly attack on Egypt Christians

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed, reporting from the Libyan capital Tripoli, said residents of Derna "are very angry" about the airstrikes. The jihadist training camps were hit in the eastern Libyan c...

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Merkel says expects Britain to remain a partner post-Brexit

Merkel says expects Britain to remain a partner post-Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her top political rival in their national elections this September are united against President Trump, according to The Washington Post. Modi said economic coll...

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5 times LeBron James disappeared in the playoffs

I saw the quote from Kevin Love where he said he was surprised". "I've played against four Hall of Famers as well , too, with Manu (Ginobili), Kawhi (Leonard), Tony (Parker) and Timmy D (Tim Duncan...

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U.S. leaks shed light on Manchester attack, but infuriate UK

As the situation remained tense in Manchester , police said they were responding to a call at a college in the Trafford area, roads were closed and they were assessing the situation. At least 23 pe...

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United Kingdom police arrest 9th man in Manchester bombing probe

As of early Thursday, British police had arrested eight people in connection with the attack. Investigators are now focussing on the terrorist network they believe the 22-year-old Manchester-born su...

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Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement soon

The rest of the world now has no choice but to press forward with the most aggressive climate policy they can muster, and hope that Republicans are thrown out of power soon (and that ongoing green i...

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Donald Trump to withdraw US from Paris climate agreement

Trump tweeted on the heels of the reports that he was still deciding, and a White House spokeswoman did not immediately clarify his position. It's a break in foreign policy with almost every othe...

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Trump's Foreign Trip Followed by Merkel's Hint at Self-Sufficiency

Camerota, however, argued that Trump's recent tweet , criticizing the United States' trade deficit and Germany's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and defense payments point to a feud. "The time...

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US successfully tests intercontinental missile interception system

US successfully tests intercontinental missile interception system

Jim Syring said the successful test represents "a critical milestone for this program". It was the first live-fire test against a simulated ICBM for the Ground-Based Missile Defense (GMD). Vice A...

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