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Iraqi Forces Begin Offensive to Liberate Tal Afar

Iraqi Forces Begin Offensive to Liberate Tal Afar

Tal Afar is 35 miles west of Mosul, the city recaptured last month from the Islamic State by Iraqi troops who were backed by a US -led force. Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, the top USA comma...

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President Donald Trump's Failing Approval Rating Hits New Low In Marist Poll

President Donald Trump's Failing Approval Rating Hits New Low In Marist Poll

Trump won all three states in last November's election, helping to propel him to an electoral college victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. In Pennsylvania , 54% of voters disapproved of Trump's job...

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23 dead, 64 injured as express train derails in India

23 dead, 64 injured as express train derails in India

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu directed the chairman of the Railway Board to fix responsibility on "prima facie evidence by the end of day" for the derailment. An FIR has been registered against unk...

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Lebanon army advances against Daesh militants in border battle

Lebanon army advances against Daesh militants in border battle

Lebanese troops launched an offensive against the Islamic State group today close to the Syrian border where the jihadists have been active for several years. In parallel, Hezbollah announced it...

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Van attack in Barcelona was Plan B in terrorist scheme

Van attack in Barcelona was Plan B in terrorist scheme

A police union official identified them as Moussa Oukabir - who is suspected of driving the van into crowds in Barcelona , Said Aallaa, Mohamed Hychami and Younes Abouyaaqoub. "Then I looked to my le...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet young entrepreneurs today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet young entrepreneurs today

And he warned those indulging in mob violence that attacks in the name of "aastha" (faith) won't be allowed. PM Modi: We are nurturing our youngsters to be job creators and not job seekers. PM Mod...

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Florida police shooting: Marine veteran charged for killing cop, wounding other

Florida police shooting: Marine veteran charged for killing cop, wounding other

One Florida police officer was killed and three other officers were injured after two separate shootings in Kissimmee and Jacksonville Friday night, authorities said . "You can poke a tie up dog fo...

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'South Africa to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity'

'South Africa to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity'

Gabriella Engels, the 20-year-model, insists that Mrs Mugabe attacked her with an extension cable in a Johannesburg hotel room on Sunday. The case has become a media spectacle, with protesters gathe...

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Democratic Congress members, including 3 from Va., call for Censure of Trump

Democratic Congress members, including 3 from Va., call for Censure of Trump

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi applauded the exit of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon Friday, but said his removal from the administration doesn't prove President Donald Trump isn't sym...

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Trump says decision made on new Afghan strategy

Recently fired White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon pushed for a plan outlined Academi, a private security firm once branded as Blackwater, to rely on mercenaries in Afghanistan instead of acti...

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S.Korea, US gear up for war games

S.Korea, US gear up for war games

The Pentagon says the USA and South Korea will begin a 10-day-long annual military exercise from Monday. The war game, which involves approximately 30,000 USA soldiers and 50,000 South Korean troops, ...

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Narayana Murthy's 'continuous assault' reason for Sikka quitting, says Infosys Board

Narayana Murthy's 'continuous assault' reason for Sikka quitting, says Infosys Board

The former CEO and MD were joined by several members of the board in blaming Murthy and his leadership. He will receive an annual salary of $1 during his tenure as executive vice-chairman and will con...

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Missouri politician posts she hopes 'Trump is assassinated'

Missouri politician posts she hopes 'Trump is assassinated'

Chappelle-Nadal noted that it was recently the three-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson - a city she represents in the Missouri Senate. In a st...

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Pentagon, State Dept chiefs seek to soothe fears over North Korea

Pentagon, State Dept chiefs seek to soothe fears over North Korea

They have united the world with sanctions against North Korea, 15-0 vote. They said the United States and its allies no longer can afford to stand by as North Korea pushes ahead with the development o...

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USA seeking major overhaul of NAFTA, not tweaks

USA seeking major overhaul of NAFTA, not tweaks

The Office will post a notice to the Federal Register "requesting public input on the direction, focus, and content of the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations". It settles complaints ab...

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Trump elevates CyberCom to combatant command status

Trump elevates CyberCom to combatant command status

The decision by Trump signals a recognition of the increasing importance of cyberspace operations to the American military. Prior to this, Cyber Command fell under U.S. In addition to a commande...

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Saaho: Shraddha Kapoor talks about romancing Prabhas on big screen

Saaho: Shraddha Kapoor talks about romancing Prabhas on big screen

The makers of Saaho confirmed that Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor has been finalized as the leading lady of the film. Considering that Saaho is likely to do huge pre-release business, Prabha...

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Will probe Jayalalithaa's death, turn Poes Garden to memorial: TN CM

Will probe Jayalalithaa's death, turn Poes Garden to memorial: TN CM

Palaniswami said, "Commission will be constituted under a retired judge to probe death of Amma ( J. Jayalalithaa )". One of the demands by Panneerselvam was a judicial probe into the circumstance...

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Craig confirms he will play Bond in one more film

Craig confirms he will play Bond in one more film

The actor confirmed on the "Late Show" that he will be returning as 007, but he said this will probably be his last time playing the special agent. The show's host, Stephen Colbert, reminded the a...

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Amber Heard mocks Australia's deputy PM who threatened to kill her dogs

Amber Heard mocks Australia's deputy PM who threatened to kill her dogs

With all that's going on in worldwide politics at the moment, it's understandable if you've missed out on a few things closer to home. Australia and New Zealand see themselves as the closest o...

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Flood toll rises to 72 in Bihar, 123 in Assam

Flood toll rises to 72 in Bihar, 123 in Assam

Anirudh Kumar, Special Secretary, state Disaster Management department, said Gopalgunj was the latest district to be hit by the floods, which had engulfed 110 blocks and 1,151 panchayats. Union Minist...

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Trump hits Lindsey Graham over 'disgusting lie'

Trump hits Lindsey Graham over 'disgusting lie'

On Tuesday , he reiterated he condemned such groups but also said not every person rallying against the removal of Robert E. Lee's statue was a white supremacist. "There are so many great things ha...

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Australian senator defends wearing burka in parliament after backlash

Australian senator defends wearing burka in parliament after backlash

In a statement, Hanson said "the need to ban full face coverings in public was an important issue facing modern Australia ". His speech was met with applause by Labor and Greens senators, while Coa...

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White Supremacist Who Cried on Camera Is Acting Tough After Getting Dragged

Counter-protestors meet them at the Gen. Robert E. Lee statue, which Trump claimed was the sole reason for the alt-right protest. Tough talking white supremacist Christopher Cantwell cries like ...

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Hurricane Gert between US & Bermuda - Aug. 16th

Hurricane Gert between US & Bermuda - Aug. 16th

The system on Thursday morning was moving west at 15 miles per hour, and forecasters said it will bring locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds across the Lesser Antilles and the eastern Caribbean T...

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First human case of West Nile virus reported in Ohio

First human case of West Nile virus reported in Ohio

The virus is contracted from mosquito bites, but symptoms are quite variant, according to the Center for Disease Control. Some develop a flu-like disease. According to Marcou, this is the first batch ...

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Trump fumes as business leaders leave council

Trump fumes as business leaders leave council

The AFL-CIO endorsed Trump's election, but Trumka said it rejects that groups like the KKK, neo-Nazis or other hate groups can be legitimized. Richard Trumka , the president of the AFL-CIO, announc...

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Kenyan opposition to appeal polls result

Kenyan opposition to appeal polls result

He has doubled down on his attacks, the latest in a speech to thousands of his supporters in Kibera, Nairobi's biggest slum. They claimed the system had been hacked, and an algorithm installed to ...

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Tech companies urge Supreme Court to boost cellphone privacy

Tech companies urge Supreme Court to boost cellphone privacy

Carpenter says that the lack of a court warrant amounts to an unreasonable search and seizure - a violation of his fourth amendment rights. The legal theory posits that individuals relinquish their ...

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BC SPCA applauds government move to end grizzly bear trophy hunt

BC SPCA applauds government move to end grizzly bear trophy hunt

They might be allies on paper, but that hasn't stopped the leader of the BC Green Party from lashing out against the NDP's grizzly bear trophy hunt ban. "Shutting down small businesses in this provi...

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