• Iraq attacks Islamic State targets inside Syria in 'deadly' air strikes
Iraq attacks Islamic State targets inside Syria in 'deadly' air strikes

It is latest of several cross-border attacks by Iraqi forces against Islamic State , the first taking place in February previous year as Iraq was still battling the group in Mosul. Iraqi Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool said the airstrikes were carried out in coordination with the Syrian government and were launched from within Iraqi borders.

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  • Yarmouth Police K-9 Nero returns home after partners funeral
Yarmouth Police K-9 Nero returns home after partners funeral

Andover and Methuen Police Honor Guards mourned the loss of Officer Sean Gannon this week in Yarmouth. Nero's release came just hours after Gannon's funeral at Saint Pius X Church in South Yarmouth, which drew law enforcement officers from across the country to pay respects and stand in solidarity with Yarmouth police.

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  • Nigerian striker Simeon Nwankwo scores bicycle kick against Juventus
Nigerian striker Simeon Nwankwo scores bicycle kick against Juventus

With Napoli recording a 4-2 victory over Udinese on the same day, Juventus' advantage over their nearest rivals is down to four points ahead of Sunday's huge showdown between the top two in Turin. It was a valuable point for Crotone, which inched a point from safety. Fiorentina goalkeeper Marco Sportiello was sent off in the seventh minute for ...

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  • Manafort Wants More DOJ Records About Scope Of Mueller Probe
Manafort Wants More DOJ Records About Scope Of Mueller Probe

Former chairman for the 2016 Trump campaign Paul Manafort is seeking a dismissal of charges against him. Rosenstein, who has led the investigation since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from it, put Mueller on the job. Dreeben - the deputy U.S. solicitor general, who is also working with Mueller's office - replied that the language re...

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  • White House Assured Russians Of No New Sanctions
White House Assured Russians Of No New Sanctions

Who wrote that for her?' Fun fact, Mr. President: not all women are under legally binding agreements about what they can say. Still, none of her colleagues have so publicly bristled at the egg on their faces. White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow told reporters on Tuesday, "I think the issue here is we have a set of sanctions, and additiona...

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  • Alabama to execute Walter Moody, 83, oldest in modern USA history
Alabama to execute Walter Moody, 83, oldest in modern USA history

The execution of Walter Moody is planned for 6 p.m. central daylight time at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore. The court that denied rsquo, Moody &;Wednesday s request was exactly the among his sufferer was a member of nearly 30 years back.

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  • Judge denies dismissal request in Gov. Greitens criminal privacy case
Judge denies dismissal request in Gov. Greitens criminal privacy case

The judge agreed that the prosecution acted badly, but imposed lesser sanctions rather than throwing out the entire case. Prior to the announcement, the judge met with lawyers on both sides for more than 30 minutes in his chamber. "These rules are not mere rules of etiquette", Burlison said in a ruling from the bench. The prosecution also claimed...

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  • AP obtains Comey memos on Trump interactions
AP obtains Comey memos on Trump interactions

The story said a senior Justice Department official expressed displeasure to McCabe that Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were still looking into the Clinton Foundation, and McCabe had defended agents' authority to pursue the issue.

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  • Canada natural disaster felt in SE Michigan
Canada natural disaster felt in SE Michigan

The 3.6 magnitude natural disaster shook just north of Amherstburg, Ontario at 8:01 p.m., the United States Geological Survey reported. The Richter scale rates a 3.6 as minor and such occurrences are rarely responsible for damage beyond the shaking of indoor objects.

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  • OPCW chemical weapons investigators enter Douma after being 'blocked'
OPCW chemical weapons investigators enter Douma after being 'blocked'

The Syrian outlet also reported another, separate airstrike on the Dumayr air base, in a suburb of the capital, Damascus . The alleged gas attack , which Syrian activists say killed more than 40 people, prompted punitive U.S., British and French airstrikes.

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  • One dead, several injured after TV station tower collapses in Missouri
One dead, several injured after TV station tower collapses in Missouri

A crew of six people were working more than 100 feet up the tower when it fell. The television tower housing the transmitter for Ozarks Public Television's KOZK-21 in Springfield, Mo., located to the east of the metropolitan area in Fordland, Mo ., crashed to the ground Thursday morning, killing one individual.

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  • Premier Rachel Notley stands by pipeline confidence despite Kinder Morgan CEO comments
Premier Rachel Notley stands by pipeline confidence despite Kinder Morgan CEO comments

The project, which has the support of Canada's federal government, is opposed by the province of British Columbia. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was driving from a hospital in Saskatoon to a vigil in Humboldt when the news broke. The company set a firm deadline of May 31 to have that request fulfilled. It could well be struck down by the courts. ...

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  • NFL Schedules Rams-Chiefs Mexico City Game For Nov. 19
NFL Schedules Rams-Chiefs Mexico City Game For Nov. 19

October 28 - vs. Denver Broncos . December 9 - vs. Baltimore Ravens . The NFL released the full 2018 regular season schedule on Thursday night, including all 16 games for the Los Angeles Rams . The final game of the regular season will be against the Raiders in Kansas City in what could potentially be the deciding game for the AFC West cro...

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  • More than 500 European MPs warn United States against undermining Iran nuclear deal
More than 500 European MPs warn United States against undermining Iran nuclear deal

For the USA to remain in the deal, the president must periodically waive nuclear sanctions against Iran that are still part of the United States legal code. Trump has been a vociferous critic of the Iran nuclear deal which was signed between Tehran and six world powers in 2015. "Iran has many options if the United States leaves the nuclear deal",...

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  • F. Gary Gray to Direct Hasbro's 'MASK' Movie
F. Gary Gray to Direct Hasbro's 'MASK' Movie

The premise, which revolves around the task force M.A.S.K. Originally created by Kenner in 1985 as a competitor of the popular G.I. Joe franchise, the company was bought by Hasbro in the early '90s. It is set to star Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth as well as Valkyrie, Tessa Thompson. M.A.S.K. will reportedly be a part of this shared continuity, th...

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  • Trudeau hit with pipeline protest in UK
Trudeau hit with pipeline protest in UK

Trudeau is that climate leaders don't build pipelines". The prime minister is also expected to meet with London Mayor Sadiq Khan, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and representatives from various island states in advance of Thursday's Commonwealth leaders' summit.

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  • Canada top court rules against man in 'free the beer' case
Canada top court rules against man in 'free the beer' case

The dispute over the Trans Mountain pipeline continues to heat up with British Columbia promising to take its fight against the project to the provincial court by April 30. Comeau , a 64-year-old retired power linesman, said he wasn't entirely surprised by the Supreme Court decision. Kinder Morgan said earlier this month it was suspending all non...

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  • Inspectors yet to reach alleged Syria chemical attack site
Inspectors yet to reach alleged Syria chemical attack site

Syrian media said worldwide chemical weapons inspectors overnight entered the town of Douma, where an alleged poison gas attack was carried out earlier this month, but a Syrian diplomat said later that only a United Nations security team visited the Damascus suburb.

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  • U.S. officials say Pompeo has met with North Korea's Kim
U.S. officials say Pompeo has met with North Korea's Kim

News of Mr Pompeo's visit is likely to overshadow delicate talks with Japan, a key USA ally and neighbour of North Korea . Of Tillerson, the minister said: "I found him to be a really good partner". But White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump and Kim have not spoken directly. There's no time or date yet, but Trump said ...

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  • Stephon Clark's brother arrested on suspicion of threats
Stephon Clark's brother arrested on suspicion of threats

The arrest came the same day as Black Lives Matter demonstrators marched through downtown Sacramento to deliver 100,000 signed petitions demanding the district attorney's office file charges against the Sacramento officers who fatally shot Stephon Clark in his grandparents' backyard on March 18.

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  • Badlands National Park raising entrance fees
Badlands National Park raising entrance fees

The proposal to raise entrance fees to $70 at Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks is dead. According to Brendan Hickey, chief of administration for the Southeast Utah Group of National Parks, the parks use fee revenue for the bulk of deferred maintenance costs.

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  • Lance Armstrong agrees to pay $5m settlement in USA fraud case
Lance Armstrong agrees to pay $5m settlement in USA fraud case

The seven-time Tour de France victor (those victories were officially stripped by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in 2012) avoided having to pay the massive sum for the lawsuit that began way back in 2010. The government considered pursuing criminal fraud charges against Armstrong nearly a year before he confessed, but it dropped the case. However,...

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  • UN Team Fired Upon in Syria While Visiting Suspected Chemical Sites
UN Team Fired Upon in Syria While Visiting Suspected Chemical Sites

Shayrat air base was targeted by US Tomahawk missiles in April past year in a strike ordered by President Donald Trump in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun in Idlib. OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu said Syrian and Russian officials cited "pending security issues" in keeping its inspectors fro...

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  • Inspection Of Deadly Chemical Weapons Attack In Syria Delayed By Gunfire
Inspection Of Deadly Chemical Weapons Attack In Syria Delayed By Gunfire

Interviewed by the Russian military, the two men said they were unknowing accomplices in the gas attack ruse. United Nations officials in NY disputed the claim . The nighttime assault on Syria was carefully limited to minimize civilian casualties and avoid direct conflict with Russian Federation, but confusion arose over the extent to which...

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  • Russia: Chemical inspectors allowed access to Syria attack site
Russia: Chemical inspectors allowed access to Syria attack site

Asked about the draft text, Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told AFP that it was "untimely", indicating Moscow was not ready to engage with the West on Syria after the military strikes . The US and France say they have evidence that Mr Assad's forces used poison gas in the attack, but they have not provided any evidence, even after Saturday's ...

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