• Coalition-Backed Syrian Forces Close in on Raqqa Despite ISIS Tactics
Coalition-Backed Syrian Forces Close in on Raqqa Despite ISIS Tactics

IS seized Raqqa in 2014, proclaiming it the capital of a "caliphate". As for the 2,000 ISIS that remain, McGurk says they "most likely will die" in the course of the occupation of the city . It's worth noting that the United States has publicly said they don't have plans for what to do with former ISIS fighters after the war, because they figure ...

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  • GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander on Healthcare 'Rescue Mission'
GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander on Healthcare 'Rescue Mission'

President Trump and House Republicans have expressed anger with the Senate GOP for failing to follow through on repeal. Trump denounces such subsidies as "bailouts" for insurance companies and threatens to "implode" the marketplace by holding them back.

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  • PTCL Internet Down as Submarine Cable Gets Faulty
PTCL Internet Down as Submarine Cable Gets Faulty

Three out of the total six cables connecting Pakistan to the world have developed faults one after the other in the last couple of months. TWA and Pakistan Telecommunication Limited ( PTCL ) are the only two companies with landing rights in Pakistan for internet and voice data traffic.

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  • Sanctuary review finds Clark County in compliance with immigration law
Sanctuary review finds Clark County in compliance with immigration law

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants a commitment before partnering up with cities. The Justice Department did not respond to a query about the type of support cities can expect from its program. The move ensures that all arrestees are treated equally and that no ethnic groups are singled out, he said. Clark County has been part of the Immig...

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  • Road accident kills 4 Spanish nationals, driver in India
Road accident kills 4 Spanish nationals, driver in India

The remaining seven sustained minor injuries and were rushed to a local government hospital for medical treatment. The spot where the accident occurred presented a gory look with the luggage of the visitors strewn all over the highway and the shocked foreign nationals stuck in the van.

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  • United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days
United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days

Police said the model was sent by her agent in the United Kingdom to Milan for a photo shoot on July 10 and kidnapped by a man who posed as a photographer the following day. It is alleged two men tried to sell the woman online for more than 300,000 dollars (£230,000) and demanded the model's agent pay to secure her safe release.

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  • Russia's Kislyak: 'No secrets' in talks with Flynn
Russia's Kislyak: 'No secrets' in talks with Flynn

Sergey Kislyak also said in his interview with state-run broadcaster Russian Federation 24 that he did not discuss sanctions with his U.S. counterparts, an assertion that doesn't appear to mesh with reports that USA spy agencies found Kislyak had such talks with Flynn.

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  • Heat wave gripping parts of Europe named
Heat wave gripping parts of Europe named "Lucifer"

No, you don't have to pack your brolly, but you might need to prepare yourself for "extreme heat" as temperatures could soar above 40 degrees in some of the most popular destinations for tourists in these countries. Hardest hit are the Balkans and Italy , where severe weather service Meteoalarm issued the highest "red" temperature warnings . ...

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  • Special counsel asks for Russian Federation meddling docs from White House
Special counsel asks for Russian Federation meddling docs from White House

Flynn was President Donald Trump's national security adviser for just 24 days, but he has become one of the central figures in the investigation of possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump presidential campaign. Robert Mueller reportedly asked the White House for records on former national security adviser Michael Flynn. In int...

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  • Cricket Australia agree A$500m pay deal
Cricket Australia agree A$500m pay deal

Details of the new agreement include: a modernised revenue-sharing formula by which the players will receive 27.5% of forecast revenue; an increase in female player payments from $7.5 million to $55.2 million; and an adjustment ledger that allows funding for grassroots cricket if revenues exceed $1.67 billion.

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  • John Kelly Attempts To Control White House
John Kelly Attempts To Control White House

One of things you learn about Marines if you hang around enough of them is that one can be a former soldier, but there are no former Marines. His reputation as a straight shooter has suffered during his stint in the Trump administration. After being forced to fire his first national security adviser, Mike Flynn, a retired lieutenant general who h...

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  • North Korea to face Dollars 1 billion economic pressure post United Nations sanctions
North Korea to face Dollars 1 billion economic pressure post United Nations sanctions

China helped pass the UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea for its missile and nuclear tests, and it understands that Pyongyang is playing right into Washington's palms by violating them because it's creating a publicly plausible pretext for the Pentagon to deploy the THAAD anti-missile system right on the doorstep of the People's ...

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  • Siberian suntan: bare-chested Vladimir Putin goes fishing
Siberian suntan: bare-chested Vladimir Putin goes fishing

On his first R&R visit to Siberia, Putin also hiked through dense forest, went on an hours-long underwater dive in chase of pike and rode a quadricycle through the mountains, Russian news agency TASS reported Saturday, citing presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

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  • Missing California kindergarten teacher found alive weeks after crash
Missing California kindergarten teacher found alive weeks after crash

She told her rescuers to leave food and water and to 'go away, ' according to Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke. Warnke said they found some of Tull's belongings by a windmill in the field. They set up a website, www.helpfindjamie.com, and offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to her safe return. Over the last two weeks, they said they ...

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  • NIA searches homes in Kerala and Coimbatore, suspects links to Islamic State
NIA searches homes in Kerala and Coimbatore, suspects links to Islamic State

The Alappuzha native was working at a computer shop in Vyttila, Ernakulam. NIA had received information that the leader of the Islamic State group's Omar-al-Hindi module, Shajeer Manalassery, was radicalising people on social media, ANI reported.

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  • Dhinakaran names 40 AIADMK office-bearers
Dhinakaran names 40 AIADMK office-bearers

He said, "I will continue to lead the party in the absence of general secretary Chinamma even if the merger takes place". Speaking to the media outside his residence, Dhinakaran said invitation would be extended to Chief Minister Palaniswami.

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  • Santos will not recognize Maduro's National Constituent Assembly or its decisions
Santos will not recognize Maduro's National Constituent Assembly or its decisions

Ignoring worldwide outrage, President Maduro of Venezuela installed a "constituent assembly" yesterday in a move that his critics, including the Pope, say marks the end of 60 years of democracy in the country. Venezuela has increasingly cracked down on the opposition and many countries thoughout the region have denounced the allegedly tilted elec...

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  • New EU Sanctions Blacklist Russian Deputy Minister
New EU Sanctions Blacklist Russian Deputy Minister

The lawmaker also said that Germany's active role in promoting the European Union decision to expand sanctions and "an attempt to demonstrate its loyalty" to the Unites States, seemed "confusing", Sputnik International reports. Western companies are now prohibited from doing business in Crimea. After reunification, Crimea faced problems with elec...

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  • United States tests unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile
United States tests unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile

The U.S. and China have been negotiating a resolution that will impose fresh sanctions on Pyongyang for its two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month. North Korea's foreign ministry has criticized the "anachronistic" attempts by the U.S. to put national legislation above global law by introducing unilateral sanctions against soverei...

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  • New government will back expansion of Tehran-Seoul ties
New government will back expansion of Tehran-Seoul ties

President Mugabe arrived in Tehran on Friday for the inauguration of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who was re-elected in May this year, Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA) reported. South Korea's parliamentary leader has said North Korea should take cues from Iran and return to nuclear talks as he met with his Iranian counterpart in Tehran .

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