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Abadi hailed the "liberation of Al-Qaim in record time" in a statement, just hours after Iraqi troops backed up by local Sunni tribal militia fighters entered the key town on the border with Syria. ISIS is also under pressure from separate offensives by Syrian regime and US-backed forces in the neighboring Syrian province of Deir Ezzor. Last month, the Iraqi army began a wide-ranging campaign aimed at capturing the cities of Rawa and Al-Qaim, Daesh's last remaining redoubts in Anbar province.
  • Judge rules no jail time for Bergdahl

    Judge rules no jail time for Bergdahl

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    He faced a maximum sentence of life in prison. The statement said President Donald Trump "expects all military personnel who are involved in any way in the military justice process to exercise their independent professional judgment, consistent with applicable laws and regulations".
  • Dancing on Ice brings weather presenter into the cold

    Dancing on Ice brings weather presenter into the cold

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    Loose Women have had the pleasure of revealing the ninth celebrity to appear on the revamped Dancing on Ice 2018 . She told the panel: 'I discovered the headbanger after agreeing to it. They're much more excited about him than they are about me doing the show. I thought baby steps, and I said I wouldn't be doing the headbanger. "I think the first live show is the beginning of Jan, round about the 4th or 5th", she said.
  • Mukul Roy joins BJP, says Bengal wants alternative to Mamata

    Mukul Roy joins BJP, says Bengal wants alternative to Mamata

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    Roy had said: "A party should have certain principles". Former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here, and said he believed that it is a "secular" force. So far he has only been accused in Saradha and Narada scams but has not been found guilty. As per the reports, the Trinamool Congress has claimed Mamata Banerjee for the resigning of Mukul Roy .
  • Suspicious activity causes north fence at WH to close; suspect in custody

    Suspicious activity causes north fence at WH to close; suspect in custody

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    Those within the White House were instructed not to leave while the investigation remains ongoing, the Associated Press reports. Pennsylvania Avenue and Lafayette Park were closed to pedestrians near the White House. The diplomatic trip will take them to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The lock down was lifted approximately an hour after it was put in place.
  • China's Xi sends rare message to N Korea's Kim

    China's Xi sends rare message to N Korea's Kim

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    Mattis made his remarks as he accused the North's leader Kim Jong-un of "illegal and unnecessary missile and nuclear programmes". The word "friendship" was conspicuously absent. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters about North Korea before a workforce and apprenticeship discussion at his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey, August 11, 2017.
  • Israeli military 'ready to protect' Druze village in Syria over factions clash

    Israeli military 'ready to protect' Druze village in Syria over factions clash

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    Yoel Strick and Brig. Syrian state media said Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, formerly the Nusra Front, was responsible for the bomb which killed nine people and injured 23 in southwestern Quneitra. The statement came after hundreds of Druze citizens of Israel, many of them serve in the Israeli army, gathered at the border with Syria in solidarity with the Druze of Hader, where al-Nusra Front denotated a deadly vehicle bomb.
  • New York Terror Attack Video Shows Suspect Fleeing Scene

    New York Terror Attack Video Shows Suspect Fleeing Scene

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    Police work near a damaged Home Depot truck after a motorist drove onto a bike path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people. Uber said he started driving for the ride-hailing app in New Jersey just over six months ago. "We have been in contact with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and have offered our assistance", an Uber spokesperson said after the NY attack.
  • Jeff Sessions' meeting with George Papadopoulos draws fresh scrutiny

    Jeff Sessions' meeting with George Papadopoulos draws fresh scrutiny

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about domestic security in NY on November 2, 2017. "The attorney general immediately dismissed it and moved on". He said I didn't meet with any Russians to discuss the campaign. Sessions, Franken wrote, "apparently failed to tell the truth under oath". Last month, Sessions told the same committee he was not aware of any Trump surrogates having contacts with Russian officials.
  • Hillary Clinton Defends Her Campaign's Funding of 'Steele Dossier' on Trump

    Hillary Clinton Defends Her Campaign's Funding of 'Steele Dossier' on Trump

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    This will be Secretary Clinton's first appearance on The Daily Show since Noah took over as host. "For real - just give that man a hoodie and a parking garage, and he's going viral". Trump has decried the dossier, compiled by a former British spy, as "fake news". "What we should be focusing on are the continued lies of the Clinton administration, the continued fallacies that they perpetuate", former Trump campaign manager Cory Lewandowski said on "Fox & Friends" after the indictment news ...
  • De Blasio warns not to 'politicize' NYC terror attack

    De Blasio warns not to 'politicize' NYC terror attack

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    Saipov, a permanent legal resident, emigrated from Uzbekistan to the United States in 2010, where he found work as an Uber driver. Saipov is now in custody and under arrest at Bellevue Hospital, where Miller says investigators are waiting to hear about his condition.
  • Ivanka Trump to nod to 'womenomics' in Japan

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    When asked last week about the claims against Trump, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said all the women who made the accusations were lying. Policies that create an equal playing field for things like wages, are also needed, along with encouragement for women to study science, technology, engineering, and math, said the 36-year-old mother of three.
  • Jennifer Lawrence grills Kim Kardashian in hilarious interview

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    The Oscar-winning 27-year-old revealed that, at a recent intimate dinner hosted by Kris Jenner - she got so drunk that she stripped naked in Kris' closet and demanded to be styled for the evening by the Kardashian-Wests. Who of All Her Sisters Lost Their Virginity First? "We are super normal", Kardashian West said. Recalling the night, she explained: "You said, 'I'm not joking, I really want Kanye to style me, ' and so I said, 'OK'".
  • TV show host jailed after supporting single motherhood

    TV show host jailed after supporting single motherhood

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    She also asked members in her audience if they had considered sex before marriage. The TV presenter was then charged and convicted of outraging public decency. She also spoke about how sperm donation is an accepted method in the West, though not in Egypt . She was suspended from her presenting job for three months in the aftermath of the broadcast, before legal action was taken against her.
  • Women should wait 217 years to earn equal to men: WEF report

    Women should wait 217 years to earn equal to men: WEF report

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    First, the good news: When it comes to health outcomes and educational attainment, the world is doing well. As defined by WEF , the gender gap is the difference between women and men as reflected in social, political, intellectual, cultural, or economic attainments or attitudes.
  • Theresa May ranked second most powerful woman in the world

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    May's leadership during Brexit - a process that will have far-reaching consequences for the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe - ensured that despite her political fragility, she remained one of the world's leading players. In addition, she has also earned a spot on 15 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment and Media 2017 list where she is joined by the likes of Beyonce, Taylor Swift and J.K.
  • Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) Insider Selling Update

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    The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to "Hold" on Monday, October 19. The stock has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, June 26. The stock of Wynn Resorts , Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN ) hit a new 52-week high and has $162.19 target or 7.00% above today's $151.58 share price.
  • Killed in Fighting Between Turkish Troops and Kurds Near Iraq Border

    Killed in Fighting Between Turkish Troops and Kurds Near Iraq Border

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    A helicopter-backed operation was started in search of further PKK militants, and Turkish warplanes later killed another 12 militants who were trying to escape across the border to northern Iraq , the military said. The PKK, which is designated a terrorist group by Turkey, the United States and European Union, has led a three-decade armed insurgency against the Turkish state.
  • Food processing is top priority of Government: PM Modi

    Food processing is top priority of Government: PM Modi

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    As per the government, the list of Industry Captains participating in the event includes Paul Bulcke, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nestle, Pieter Boone, Chief Operating Officer & CEO, Metro Cash and Carry, Brian J McNamara, CEO, GSK Consumer Healthcare, Amanda Sourry, President, Food Unilever; Sharafuddin Sharaf, Al - Sharaf Group; Yusuff Ali, Managing Director, LuLu Group, Kishore Biyani, CEO, Future Group; Krish Iyer, CEO, Walmart India and Amit Agrawal, CEO, Amazon, India.