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This photo taken from Iraqi media shows Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, surrounded by top military commanders, arriving in the northern city of Mosul to declare victory over Daesh. Iraqi Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool said the airstrikes were carried out in coordination with the Syrian government and were launched from within Iraqi borders.
  • OPCW experts unlikely to enter Douma on Wednesday: UN source

    OPCW experts unlikely to enter Douma on Wednesday: UN source

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    He spoke at the European parliament on Tuesday, showing signs of anger and sometimes nearly shouting. But, more than a week after the suspected attack , hard evidence might be hard to trace. It failed to say who carried out. State TV had shown pictures of a missile it said was shot in the air above the air base. The incident was used as a pretext by the US, Britain and France to launch a coordinated missile attack against sites and research facilities near Damascus and Homs with the ...
  • One dead after television tower collapses in Missouri

    One dead after television tower collapses in Missouri

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    The tower, owned by local public television station KOZK, toppled just before 10 a.m.as a crew of workers performed routine maintenance on the almost 200-foot-tall structure. KTXR-FM 101.5 and KOZL-TV (then KDEB) were impacted; the stations leased space on the tower. The 1800 foot TV tower collapse happened around 9 a.m.
  • Rams to face Chiefs in Mexico City on MNF

    Rams to face Chiefs in Mexico City on MNF

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    The Chargers have lost eight straight games to the Chiefs , who won the AFC West last season by a game over the Chargers but will be starting a new quarterback. September 9 - at Los Angeles Chargers . September 16 at Pittsburgh Steelers , Noon. October 7 - vs. Jacksonville Jaguars . The Denver Broncos might have been basement dwellers just a year ago, but these games are always tough, as are almost every AFC West contest.
  • Paramount and F. Gary Gray Working On Film Version of MASK

    Paramount and F. Gary Gray Working On Film Version of MASK

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    Gray's gonna be busy on the Men In Black reboot for a while (it arrives May of next year), so it's probably okay that MASK doesn't yet have a writer attached. It is set to star Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth as well as Valkyrie, Tessa Thompson. What are your thoughts of a M.A.S.K. film? M.A.S.K. is the fifth film in development from Paramount Pictures and Hasbro's new production company, Allspark Entertainment.
  • RFE/RL: UN says negotiating with Syria, Russia on visit to Syria site

    RFE/RL: UN says negotiating with Syria, Russia on visit to Syria site

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    The alleged chemical attack , grisly footage of which shocked the world, prompted a coordinated wave of unprecedented missile strikes by the United States , France and Britain against regime targets. He denied that Russian Federation was behind cyber attacks, saying that people try to depict Russian Federation as being the "source of all evil" - something he described as a "really ridiculous concept".
  • Pompeo visit to Toronto G7 ministers meeting imperilled by confirmation woes

    Pompeo visit to Toronto G7 ministers meeting imperilled by confirmation woes

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    Republicans said they would take the nomination to a vote by the entire Senate anyway in a rarely used maneuver they predict would result in approval of the president's choice for top diplomat. Meanwhile, according to reports, the two Korean nations are planning to formally end the state of war by signing a peace treaty. When North Korea has previously talked about "hostility" it has been linked to the USA troops in South Korea, so Kim's intentions remain unclear.
  • Badboy Von Trier returns to Cannes, 7 years

    Badboy Von Trier returns to Cannes, 7 years

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    The film will debut in the Out of Competition section, which means it won't be eligible for the Palme d'Or. The festival also added three new films to the Un Certain Regard program: Alejandro Fadel's " Muere, Monstruo, Muere; " João Salaviza and Renée Nader Messora's "Chuva E Cantoria Na Aldeia Dos Mortos ( The Dead and the Others )" and Ukranian director Sergey Loznitsa's " Donbass ".
  • 2 deputies, suspect killed in Florida shooting incident

    2 deputies, suspect killed in Florida shooting incident

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    At this point, there is no clear motive for the shooting, the Alachua County Sheriff's Office said, adding that it was an active criminal investigation. The Florida Highway Patrol was also helping at the scene. FDLE said it had agents headed to Trenton. In 2014, Gilchrist County was the scene of another tragedy when a man shot and killed his daughter and six grandchildren in the town of Bell.
  • Lance Armstrong settles $US100m fraud case

    Lance Armstrong settles $US100m fraud case

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    The settlement averted a trial scheduled to begin with jury selection in about two weeks in Federal District Court in Washington. The seven-time Tour de France victor (those victories were officially stripped by the U.S. The lawsuit claimed Armstrong committed fraud against the government while competing as a member of the U.S. Postal Service team. As the originator of the whistleblower lawsuit, Landis stands to be awarded up to a quarter of the settlement.
  • Chemical Arms Inspectors Enter Syrian Town

    Chemical Arms Inspectors Enter Syrian Town

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    The inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons are in Syria to investigate an April 7 incident in which Western countries and rescue workers say scores of civilians were gassed to death by government forces. "We are very much aware of the delay that the regime imposed on that delegation but we are also very much aware of how they have operated in the past and seal what they have done using chemical weapons", Mattis said before the start of a meeting with his ...
  • Chemical weapons investigators enter Douma

    Chemical weapons investigators enter Douma

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    Why? In Moscow, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the mission was not allowed in because it lacked approval from the United Nation's Department for Safety and Security. "We are very much aware of the delay that the regime imposed on that delegation". During the Commons debate, Mrs May told MPs: "Making it unlawful for Her Majesty's Government to undertake any such military intervention without a vote would seriously compromise our national security, our national ...
  • Former New York Mayor Giuliani Joining Trump Legal Team

    Former New York Mayor Giuliani Joining Trump Legal Team

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    Giuliani, who was USA attorney for the Southern District of NY in the 1980s and ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, was rumored to be under consideration to be Trump's attorney general . Cohen. Although Trump has been angry over the Federal Bureau of Investigation raiding his personal attorney's office and hotel room - lashing out about Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who signed off the raid, in his tweets and comments to reporters in recent days - ...
  • Syria chemical attack: Inspectors allowed into Douma

    Syria chemical attack: Inspectors allowed into Douma

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    Syrian air defense forces opened fire in the middle of the night Tuesday to repel a non-existent attack later said to be a "false alarm". He also said the goal that the U.S., Britain and France have spoken of - to put Syrian President Bashar Assad on trial following peace negotiations - "is simply unrealistic".
  • Chemical weapons experts enter Syria's Douma

    Chemical weapons experts enter Syria's Douma

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    Members of a United Nations security team came under small-arms fire and an explosive was detonated as they tried to carry out a reconnaissance mission to a Syrian town awaiting chemical weapons inspectors. He was referring to the rebel fighters who controlled Douma until the Syrian army took it back about a week ago. Residents of the Syrian town of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.
  • King of Swaziland changes country's name to 'eSwatini'

    King of Swaziland changes country's name to 'eSwatini'

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    The country did not change its name when it gained independence in 1968 after being a British protectorate for more than 60 years. The country's airline is called Swaziland Airlink, while all of the country's notes and coins bear the name of the Central Bank of Swaziland .
  • United Nations team attacked by gunfire at Syria chemical site

    United Nations team attacked by gunfire at Syria chemical site

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    The OPCW, however, said its team has not yet reached Douma . On Tuesday, there had been conflicting reports about whether the OPCW experts had arrived in Douma. The Syrian government stepped up its efforts on Thursday to retake the opposition's last besieged enclaves, as rebels prepared to withdraw from one and a newspaper reported an ultimatum against another.
  • North, South Korea Preparing to Announce a Permanent End to Their War

    North, South Korea Preparing to Announce a Permanent End to Their War

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    We won't have it. He said Mr Pompeo had forged a "good relationship" with Mr Kim - whom the USA president was past year calling "little rocket man" - and that the meeting had gone "very smoothly". The visit marked the highest-level contact between the USA and North Korea since 2000. Also, many have acknowledged that current USA north Korean policy is somewhat of a sour apple for these talks since it "is centered on the imposition of crippling sanctions, backed by the threat of military ...
  • Modi in London. Highlights of the iconic event

    Modi in London. Highlights of the iconic event

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    On Tuesday, he met Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II. The presence of non-resident Indians filled the iconic hall. "Our focus is on three things - education for students, employment for youth and medicines for the elderly", he said, adding that the "Ayushman Bharat" health care scheme will cover more than 10 crore poor families providing them coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family annually.