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Backed Fighters Begin Offensive To Push ISIS From Its 'Capital'

Backed Fighters Begin Offensive To Push ISIS From Its 'Capital'

Raqqa is now surrounded from the east, north and west, and opposition activists have reported intense shelling on the city since Monday night, which killed at least 12 people. The SDF said forces ...

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Australian PM mocks Trump over 'Russian guy' at off-the-record media party

Australian PM mocks Trump over 'Russian guy' at off-the-record media party

It was the most attractive putting-me-at-ease ever", he told the crowd, poking fun at Trump's much-parodied slogans. "We are winning so much, we are winning, we are winning like we have never won be...

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Warriors owner willing to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

LeBron James led all scorers with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. "If Kevin Durant was the consolation for (last year's) loss, thanks for the loss", Draymond Green said. Ten years aft...

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Prosecutors rest their case at Cosby's trial

Cosby could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted. Judge O'Neill, while sympathizing with McMonagle that the testimony may be "difficult to hear" as a trial lawyer, agreed with Feder and...

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'Wenger to extend stay at Arsenal by two years'

We have the right person for that and I know Arsene is committed to that. Could Arsene Wenger signing a new contract at Arsenal cause problems for Liverpool 's pursuit of Alex Oxlade-Chamberla...

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US, Qatar agree F-15 fighter sale

The Pentagon last week renewed praise of Qatar for hosting a vital USA air base and for its "enduring commitment to regional security", after four Arab countries cut ties with the Gulf ally. Qatar ...

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Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Mueller's team will interview Dan Coats, director of national intelligence, Mike Rogers, head of the National S...

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Trump's friend says he might fire Mueller

Reports that Trump was considering firing Mueller surfaced last week, again citing unnamed sources. Mueller , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, is widely respected on both sid...

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Kyrie, Cavs Fall To Golden State 4-1

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates after winning the NBA Fianls MVP in game five of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena, Oakland June 12, 2017. "It's fueling me inside r...

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Mueller meets with Senate Russia investigators

The Russia investigation expanded to include obstruction of justice shortly after former FBI Director James Comey was sacked by the Department of Justice, according to the five anonymous sources cited...

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Injuries reported from shooting at Congressional baseball field in Washington DC suburb

A top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington . Griner and Bailey were at the p...

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Otto Warmbier 'was brutalised by pariah N Korea', parents say

Otto Warmbier 'was brutalised by pariah N Korea', parents say

Hours after his release, the U.S. government blamed Pyongyang for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 and warned more were likely. An American student who was serving a 15-year prison te...

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GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

Capitol Police. None of the members of Idaho's all-Republican delegation are on the team or were present when, according to authorities, IL man James Hodgkinson opened fire on a northern Virginia ba...

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Unseeded Latvian teen Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French

The Latvian teenager, ranked 47th in the world, did not wilt after dropping the first set to the 26-year-old Wozniacki, the world No. 12, who has played in two Grand Slam finals. In a insane coinciden...

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'Will not be shushed': Sen Kamala Harris interrupted by male colleagues again

The witnesses, especially an experienced congressional veteran like Sessions knows you can run out the clock if you give long answers and pause, and he's kind of a slow-talking guy. VLADECK: So I me...

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Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against 'bully' magazine publisher Bauer

Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against 'bully' magazine publisher Bauer

They find the articles from Woman's Day, Australian Women's Weekly, NW and OK magazine were not substantially true and likely to harm her. The jury found all eight articles defamed Wilson . Wilso...

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Trump visits hospital treating wounded lawmaker

Donald Trump and his wife Melania visited top Republican Congressman Steve Scalise , recuperating at a hospital after being shot by a rifle-welding critic of the president who sprayed bullets on USA ...

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Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

Five people briefed on the requests, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly, said Daniel Coats, the current director of national intelligen...

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British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

Their departures from Downing Street came as Tory MPs demanded the Prime Minister to change her governing style in the wake of the election meltdown. Yesterday, I resigned as the Prime Minister's ad...

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Triumphant Corbyn declares Labour 'a government in waiting'

Britain's prime minister has begun talks with a Northern Ireland-based party Tuesday to see if they can create an alliance to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap el...

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Jeff Sessions grilled by Senate Intelligence Committee

Democratic process. Senator Angus King , an independent, questioned Sessions' legal basis for refusing to answer questions after Sessions said Trump had not invoked executive privilege regarding ...

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Anti-Trump gunman attacks US lawmakers, dies in shootout

Anti-Trump gunman attacks US lawmakers, dies in shootout

BARTON: Scalise's security detail and the Capitol Hill Police immediately began to return fire. Hodgkinson made a number of posts criticizing President Trump and expressing support for independent S...

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Turkish opposition party begins 250-mile protest march

Turkish opposition party begins 250-mile protest march

Berberoglu, who is also a respected journalist and a former editor-in-chief of Hurriyet, one of Turkey's leading newspapers, was on trial for life in prison but the sentence was reduced for "good beha...

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N. Korea says launch tested 'new type' of cruise missile

The apparent short-range surface-to-ship missiles flew some 125 miles from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan and into the Sea of Japan , reaching a maximum altitude of 1.2 miles, ac...

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US Senate approves new sanctions against Russian Federation

U.S. senators reached an agreement on legislation imposing new sanctions on Russian Federation, including a provision that would prevent the White House from easing, suspending or ending sanctions...

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Gov. Deal sends prayers for Rep. Scalise, victims of 'unfathomable' Va. shooting

Gov. Deal sends prayers for Rep. Scalise, victims of 'unfathomable' Va. shooting

The FBI on Wednesday confirmed the gunman's identity as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois. At least six people including Scalise, the third ranking member of House Republican lead...

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San Diego Politicians React to Baseball Field Shooting With 'Thoughts and Prayers'

San Diego Politicians React to Baseball Field Shooting With 'Thoughts and Prayers'

Also wounded was Zack Barth, an aide to Rep. Roger Williams, R- Texas, a former congressional staffer who now works for Tyson Foods and two Capitol Police officers assigned to protect Scalise. The ...

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The UK's 'Hung Parliament' and what it means for Brexit

May is preparing to name the rest of her cabinet, after revealing Friday that her five most senior ministers would stay in their posts . He said it was impossible to predict whether she would still...

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Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

Given that as Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey was overseeing the probe into Russian Federation and its possible collusion with the Trump team, the firing has led to questions about ...

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US fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar

US fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar

Al-Udeid, the largest USA airbase in the Middle East , is in Qatar and is a key facility in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. base in the region. But its cutoff air trave...

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Xi snubs Sharif by skipping bilateral meet after murder of Chinese nationals

Other members are: Russia , China , Kazakhstan, Kyrgyztan , Tajikistan , and Uzbekistan . Calling it one of the biggest violators of human rights and values, he said that the coordination between...

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Korea says it freed US student over humanitarian reasons

Korea says it freed US student over humanitarian reasons

A video captured him being led away to prison, dazed, stumbling and flanked by two North Korean guards. Warmbier was flown out of North Korea on the same day that Dennis Rodman , the controversia...

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GOP Rep's at-Scene Heroics: 'Felt Like I Was Back in Iraq'

GOP Rep's at-Scene Heroics: 'Felt Like I Was Back in Iraq'

He later tweeted out his shocked reaction. Wenstrup, an Iraq War veteran and medical doctor, said they ran to Scalise on the field and "did what I did in Iraq". "He was losing a lot of blood". Rep. ...

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Trump offers to speak under oath after Comey testimony

Alan Dershowitz spoke with Brian Kilmeade about yesterday's testimony by former FBI Director James Comey and how the media is blacking out the single most important part of the testimony. "One ...

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Panamagate probe: Sharif to be questioned by JIT today

Panamagate probe: Sharif to be questioned by JIT today

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday appeared before a joint investigation team (JIT) probing his alleged role in the financial irregularities "exposed" in the Panama Papers previous ye...

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