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  • Iraqi jets hit targets across the border in Syria for first time

    Iraqi jets hit targets across the border in Syria for first time

    Isis has been using remote-controlled drones to drop bombs in Mosul, as well as its weapon of choice: suicide car-bombers. A Canadian medic volunteering at a front-line clinic said he had treated at least 10 wounded federal policemen. The CTS, the most-seasoned force in Iraq, have suffered no losses since the renewed push on west Mosul was launched on Sunday, according to Aridhi.

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  • Judge Wapner Dead: 'People's Court' Judge Passed Away At 97

    His charisma became a focal point of pop culture, bringing him to " The Tonight Show " to settle a dispute between David Letterman and Johnny Carson . Joseph Wapner died at the age of 97 today. "Instead of invented murder and mayhem, The People's Court featured unscripted, real-life grievances between plaintiffs and defendants who could be tangent-prone, inarticulate or alarmingly naive".

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  • Ghanaian immigrants rescued from brutal attacks in South Africa

    Ghanaian immigrants rescued from brutal attacks in South Africa

    It also told the SADC to urge the South African government to take steps to guarantee the safety of Nigerians and other foreign nationals residing in the country. "The South-African xenophobic attacks have become a recurring decimal". Migrant workers also came out to confront the protesters, forcing police to form a barrier to prevent clashes between the two crowds.

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  • Students clash outside Delhi's Ramjas college over cancellation of seminar

    The incident needs to be seen in continuation to what had happened in Ramjas College New Delhi, where goons of the same ABVP had manhandled noted student leaders Shahila Rashid and Umer Khalid. Meanwhile, we have received cross complaints from both the ABVP and AISA students groups, ' said a senior police official. The Muslim students are demanding that the FIR be withdrawn and the students who have been picked up in a one sided action be freed.

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  • China offers condolences over death of Russia's United Nations envoy

    Churkin's family, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and foreign ministry staff attended a memorial for the former diplomat at Moscow's Central Clinic Hospital. It was Churkin, as President of the UN Security Council in October, who had announced the selection of Guterres as the next UN chief. U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said Tuesday that Churkin was quote "brilliant, wise, gracious and amusing".

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  • Low-priced flights between Edinburgh and United States announced

    Low-priced flights between Edinburgh and United States announced

    For New York, for example, you will be touching down in either Stewart Airport in Orange County or Green Airport in Rhode Island, rather than JFK. Norwegian boss Bjorn Kjos said the company is able to run flights so cheap because it has invested heavily in new aircraft that is cheaper to run and more fuel efficient.

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  • Girl contacts police for homework help (but they get the answer wrong)

    Girl contacts police for homework help (but they get the answer wrong)

    Lena's mom Molly Draper posted the screenshots of the exchange on Facebook . "Could you help me?" she wrote to her local police department via their official Facebook page. Some on Facebook pointed out he got the order of operations wrong ( PEMDAS: parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition and subtraction) - commonly remembered as "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally".

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  • Guatemala leader says DHS chief says no mass deportations

    Guatemala leader says DHS chief says no mass deportations

    Two key members of President Donald Trump's cabinet are hoping to soothe concern and anger about the new US administration's policies towards Mexico. Kelly was scheduled to leave on Wednesday for Guatemala to discuss migration and trade before heading to Mexico to join up with Tillerson.

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  • Show of Solidarity: Muslims Raise Funds for Vandalized Jewish Cemetery

    In an interview with Israel's Army Radio, the cemetery's executive director said that she believes that this was a hate crime even though the authorities have still not determined the nature of the incident. While Trump's presidency has notably been marked by divisive political rhetoric, and given a platform to white nationalist fringe groups, the incident of violence at the Jewish cemetery has brought together community groups for the rebuilding efforts.

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  • Iraq plans to take back Mosul from the Islamic state

    The UN's humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, Lise Grande, said in a statement: "We are racing against the clock to prepare emergency sites south of Mosul to receive displaced families". Commanders expect the battle to be more hard than in the east of the city, which Iraqi forces took control of last month after three months of fighting.

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  • The Seven New Earth-Like Planets Discovered By NASA, Ranked

    All seven of the planets lie closer to their star than the closest of our solar system's planets-Mercury-lies to the Sun. Their sun, or "star", has scientists fascinated because it is much smaller than our own, with an estimated one-tenth the mass of our sun and about one-thousandth its brightness.

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  • China to suspend imports of coal from North Korea

    China to suspend imports of coal from North Korea

    The ban brings China, North Korea's only ally, closer to fully implementing tough sanctions aimed at stopping Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme. China announced in April past year that it would ban North Korean coal imports to comply with sanctions, but it made exceptions for deliveries intended for "the people's wellbeing".

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  • Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia police hold female suspect

    Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia police hold female suspect

    Kim, who died on the way to a hospital, told medical workers before he died that he had been attacked with a chemical spray , the official said. South Korean intelligence officials claimed the regime had been planning his assassination for five years, but did not explain why they thought that was the case.

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  • Kenya jails doctors' union representatives as impasse over medical strike deepens

    Kenya jails doctors' union representatives as impasse over medical strike deepens

    The Kenyan Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union said it has called off all communications with President Uhuru Kenyatta's government until their officials are released. Currently, doctors earn an average basic salary of $400 to $850 per month compared to a Kenyan legislator who earns almost $14,000 a month. The jailing of the official now deepens the crisis that has gripped health facilities across the country, with poor patients bearing the brunt of the two-month paralysis.

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