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Islamic State shelling forces engineers to evacuate Syrian dam: Reuters witness

A key part of the campaign is the battle for the IS-held town of Tabqa on the Euphrates River, as well as the adjacent dam and military airport. He added that US-led military aircraft had destroyed ...

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Israel threatens to destroy Syria's air defence systems 'without the slightest…

In retaliation the jets were targeted by Syrian anti-aircraft missiles with one of the Israeli fight planes shot down. Over the past five years, Israeli jets have from time-to-time struck what Israe...

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Intelligence panel chief can not remain on the job

Intelligence panel chief can not remain on the job

In a political climate where it's often hard to corral colleagues on just about anything, Rep. Devin Nunes keeps the longhorns of a steer mounted inside his Capitol Hill office. Evan Carmen, BBI's a...

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Rescue workers recover body of Rescue 116 crew member from wreckage

The device - which is comprised of two recorders in one - is reportedly in good condition with no apparent external damage. Mr Whyte said the recorder will be brought to Dublin before being sent to ...

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Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United may struggle against West Bromwich Albion'

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United may struggle against West Bromwich Albion'

Mourinho expects to be without five first-team players against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, including the injured Paul Pogba and suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic . Somehow when Mourinho was monitori...

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Will Advani, Uma Bharti face trial in Babri case? SC adjourns hearing

In 2010, the Allahabad High Court ordered a partition of the disputed land between the parties concerned. "An amicable settlement of the Ayodhya Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute was a better cour...

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European Union questions whether Hungary's migrant camps comply with asylum rules

European Union questions whether Hungary's migrant camps comply with asylum rules

The Hungarian government's battle with George Soros escalated on Wednesday, with a respected university founded by the United States financier saying proposed legislation would make it impossible to...

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My kids are settled in London, says in-demand Hazard

Former Real Madrid club president Ramón Calderón rates that Los Blancos are unlikely to break the bank for the Belgian, despite him fitting within the Galactico policy of transfer spending. What the...

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Republican Health Care Fiasco, Part II

Republican Health Care Fiasco, Part II

Some House Republicans are putting forth the appearance that they've recuperated after the American Health Care Act bill got pulled last week, and new reports indicate they're giving it another go. ...

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Carrie Lam to be Hong Kong's first female Chief Executive

The two will be charged with creating a public nuisance , which carries a maximum penalty of seven years imprisonment. China's favored candidate was picked Sunday to be Hong Kong's new leader, in...

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London attack survivor spent childhood in Boise

London attack survivor spent childhood in Boise

Cochran's wife was hospitalized for treatment after suffering a broken leg and rib, and a cut to her head, Payne said. Melissa Cochran's father, Dimmon Payne, said that they had heard about the atta...

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Schumer confirms Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch

Schumer confirms Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch

The thing is, filibusters usually include a lot of talking, delaying, and very little actual decision-making. He's continued to try and force through his hateful, un-American ban on Muslims refugees a...

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Police union warns Trump 'sanctuary city' cuts could risk safety

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on March 27 said local jurisdictions seeking Department of Justice grants must first demonstrate they are not sanctuary cities, by proving they are in compliance with ...

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Driver Attempts to Run Over Capitol Police, Hitting Cruiser

Driver Attempts to Run Over Capitol Police, Hitting Cruiser

A witness said officers ordered a female driver to stop at a checkpoint. The driver was taken into custody. A District of Columbia police spokeswoman, Margarita Mikhaylova , says it's possible that...

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US Democrats to cage Trump with new bill

Trump, his staff and Abe also may have reviewed potentially sensitive national material in apparent violation of protocols, according to the Democrats. The deception was so incomplete, yet so clearly ...

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Independence police officer shot in confrontation

Independence police officer shot in confrontation

Around 10 a.m.an officer was shot in Independence, Missouri. According to a spokesperson with Centerpoint Medical Center, the police officer is in a critical condition following life-saving surgery....

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Chelsea Clinton won't run for office

Chelsea Clinton won't run for office

The 37-year-old says she's been asked about running for office for most of her life and has never changed her answer. However, Clinton said that if someone steps-down from a seat or "something chang...

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Scottish parliament backs new referendum on independence

Sturgeon was strongly criticised during the debate by lawmakers from the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat opposition parties who said most Scots were exhausted of the independence debate an...

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AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?

According to an official from the Congress, the whole thing is not about the policy, but because the Freedom Caucus won't accept any deal. Reports indicated that House Republicans at the confer...

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Trump Has Visited His Golf Courses 13 Times as President

In a February 16 letter, Cummings and Democratic Senators Tom Udall, Elizabeth Warren and Sheldon Whitehouse asked the GAO to assess whether Trump and his staff had violated security protocol when hos...

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12 killed, 3 injured in Texas church van-truck crash

Conrad Hein and a church statement. Three people were injured, including the driver of a pickup that collided with the bus, said Sgt. Conrad Hein with the Texas Department of Public Safety. All acti...

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United States official says there's a 'fair chance' airstrike killed civilians in Mosul

The civilian casualties last week forced a pause in the campaign to oust ISIS from its remaining Iraqi bastion, but on Monday Iraqi forces launched a new offensive aimed at recapturing Mosul's G...

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Arab League chief urges Arab governments to act on Syria

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Saudi Arabia's King Salman slipped out of an Arab summit session for face-to-face talks, signaling an attempt at possible reconciliation. Israeli Prime Min...

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Cities vowing to defy Trump's crackdown

On Mar. 27, Garcetti asserted that Los Angeles would contest the Trump administration if the city loses federal funding for law enforcement. "We are not breaking any laws and we are prioritizing safet...

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Syria dam not damaged - SDF Raqqa campaign spokeswoman

The dam controls 13 billion square metres of water in the Assad Lake, which derives its water from the Euphrates river . Hakam Tawfik, a structural engineer who worked on the construction of the da...

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South Korean workers resume lifting ferry

South Korean workers resume lifting ferry

Salvage crews towed the corroded 6,800-ton South Korean ferry toward a transport vessel on Friday after it was successfully raised from waters off the country's southwest coast. He said workers may fa...

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U.S. wants Britain to remain 'strong leader' in Europe

U.S. wants Britain to remain 'strong leader' in Europe

BRUSSELS (AP) - The top Brexit official at the European Parliament thinks British political giants such as Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher would not look kindly on Prime Minister Theresa May t...

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Divorce papers filed: United Kingdom triggers European Union exit

But for Britons who voted 52 to 48 percent to leave the bloc in a referendum nine months ago, it was a time for celebration. Not partial membership of the European Union, associate membership of the...

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Priebus: It's Time to Work with Moderate Democrats

Priebus: It's Time to Work with Moderate Democrats

Before his inauguration, the incoming president called Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer the "head clown" in tweets about the health care law. Hours later, though, Trump himself told a bipart...

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South Korean prosecutors to summon ousted president Park

When she was president, Park had said she would cooperate with prosecutors wanting to question her but she later declined. State prosecutors are expected to notify Park on Wednesday of the date they...

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South Korea's Park apologizes, promises cooperation in graft probe

South Korea's Park apologizes, promises cooperation in graft probe

Park Geun-Hye faces charges including abuse of authority, coercion, leaks of national secrets, and the accepting of bribes. Three former and incumbent executives of SK Group were questioned on Thurs...

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Sword death of black man is "assault" on diversity

Patrick's Day to kill black men in "the media capital of the world", police said. New York City police say a man who traveled there from Baltimore had a longstanding hatred of Black men and it d...

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Spicer says case closed on Russia. It's not

Comey also has publicly confirmed for the first time that the FBI is investigating Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, including any potential coordination between Trump c...

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GOP vows to try again on Obamacare repeal

A member of the House Freedom Caucus says he will force the House to vote on a full repeal of former President Barack Obama's health care law in a month if the chamber hasn't acted to roll back the st...

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Schumer Will Oppose Gorsuch, Blumenthal Hasn't Decided Yet

Schumer Will Oppose Gorsuch, Blumenthal Hasn't Decided Yet

All 52 Republicans will vote to confirm him, and they will be joined by a few Democrats - conceivably, enough to provide the 60 votes needed to end a filibuster. Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein is al...

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