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Iran, which backs Syrian President Bashar Assad, has sent thousands of "volunteer recruits" to fight IS on the ground in Syria and Iraq. General Qassem Soleimani announced on Tuesday that the self-proclaimed caliphate of Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group has formally collapsed in Islamic territories after recapture of its last stronghold in Syria's Albu Kamal.
  • Dugdale avoids suspension for going on I'm a Celebrity

    Dugdale avoids suspension for going on I'm a Celebrity

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    The new leader, Richard Leonard said he was disappointed in her actions, but was "persuaded" to punish his predecessor, the BBC reported. Leonard won a decisive victor against Anas Sarwar in the Scottish Labour leadership race triggered by Kezia Dugdale's sudden departure.
  • Main Punishment For 'Sanctuary Cities' Ruled Unconstitutional

    Main Punishment For 'Sanctuary Cities' Ruled Unconstitutional

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    The DOJ argued in April that the executive order would have a relatively limited financial impact on the municipalities and later appealed to the 9th U.S. And he said the president himself had called it a "weapon" to use against recalcitrant cities. "The District Court exceeded its authority today when it barred the President from instructing his cabinet members to enforce existing law", Department of Justice spokesman Devin O'Malley said in a statement late Monday.
  • Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

    Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

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    He said the attack targeted Muslims worshipers performing morning prayers. Adamawa state police spokesman Othman Abubakar told AFP that at least 50 were killed in the Mubi attack. But St-Pierre said despite this "Boko Haram remains an extremely potent and risky organisation" which was far from being "on the back foot", as the military and government has claimed.
  • Finland stands out among European nations in PISA problem solving test

    Finland stands out among European nations in PISA problem solving test

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    Girls do better than boys in every country and economy that took the test, by the equivalent of half a year's schooling on average (29 points). "In a world that places a growing premium on social skills, education systems need to do much better at fostering those skills systematically across the school curriculum", said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
  • Bali volcano spews smoke and ash again

    Bali volcano spews smoke and ash again

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    The eruption was considered small although the National Disaster Mitigation Agency said the danger zone around the volcano was "dynamic" and could change at any time. Bali's global airport remains open despite the eruption. "Right now, this is not a serious eruption, but of course this can change". She also tweeted that the people on Bali were not panicked.
  • Trump finally responds to Roy Moore allegations:

    Trump finally responds to Roy Moore allegations: "He totally denies it"

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    The Moore campaign attempted to cast doubt on her story last week by calling on her lawyer, Gloria Allred, to release a yearbook with an inscription Nelson said Moore wrote shortly before the assault. "Women are very special", Trump responded . Moore is facing several allegations of gross sexual misconduct involving minors, from incidents that allegedly happened almost 40 years ago.
  • Anti-gay OH state rep. resigns after 'inappropriate behavior' with man

    Anti-gay OH state rep. resigns after 'inappropriate behavior' with man

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    When the parents of the teen discovered what took place they called for immediate action to be taken by Tony Perkins, president of the Council for National Policy; the organization responsible for putting the event together. Goodman allegedly wrote that "he needed help "alpha to alpha" and that 'it wouldn't be gay if it's just two alphas.'" (Classic frat boy move.) Another trademark Goodman move was to invite guys to drink booze and then skinny dip in a hot tub.
  • Govt Committed to Hold Winter Session, Dates Will be Decided: Ananth Kumar

    Govt Committed to Hold Winter Session, Dates Will be Decided: Ananth Kumar

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    The opposition party alleged the Modi government is working under its model of "bypass, bulldoze and betray", which is an "attack on democracy". The Congress today termed as "unfortunate" the remarks by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against party president Sonia Gandhi , who had accused the Modi government of sabotaging the winter session of Parliament on flimsy grounds.
  • Youth Congress Twitter meme mocks Modi; Congress firefights

    Youth Congress Twitter meme mocks Modi; Congress firefights

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    The meme that unleashed a political firestorm contained photographs of Modi, US president Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May engaged in a conversation. "We are trying to find out who did that tweet as mainly volunteers run that page", said Suraj Hegde, AICC Secretary in-charge of Youth Congress. The tweet has been deleted amid criticisms.
  • Mugabe impeachment could be

    Mugabe impeachment could be "complete in a week"

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    Zimbabwe's top general said on Monday talks were planned between Mugabe and Mnangagwa, who was expected back in the country soon. Bryan Moyo, 30, who works in internet security, ran into the middle of the square in his dark suit and red tie.
  • Hariri holds talks with Sisi

    Hariri holds talks with Sisi

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    Policies by the young Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman risk destabilising the region, Straw said at a conference on Saudi Arabia hosted by Middle East Monitor on Saturday. "Hezbollah as a political force is a reality in the Lebanon", he said, adding he is "unhappy about our boycotting of Hamas". The Lebanese government and politicians close to Hariri, a longtime ally of Riyadh, say Saudi Arabia forced him to step down and held him against his will.
  • Uighurs Escape Songkhla Detention Center

    Uighurs Escape Songkhla Detention Center

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    At around 2:30am today, police were alerted that 20 men Had broken out of a detention center in Songkhla's Sadao district. The 20 immigrants were 25 Uighurs remaining in custody at the center. Authorities said the attack was prompted by an earlier crackdown on human smuggling networks but many analysts and diplomats said it was likely an act of revenge for Thailand's deportation to China of the more than 100 Uighurs.
  • Troopers to hit streets in force

    Troopers to hit streets in force

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    Troopers are asking motorists to join with them in making the roadways safer in MS by including safe driving as part of their traveling plans. "Please avoid distractions, make sure everyone is appropriately buckled up, obey all speed limits and traffic laws, and of course don't get behind the wheel if you've been drinking or using medication that can cause impairment".
  • 2017 retail store hours and deals for Thanksgiving & Black Friday

    2017 retail store hours and deals for Thanksgiving & Black Friday

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    While many stores announced they would be staying closed on Thanksgiving, there are still a number of retailers that will open up to help you shop off some of those calories from your turkey day dinner. That price is $90 off the original. If you'd rather your kid's ride roll sans motor, "bikes and scooters are a big part of the sale", says Jones. Target and other retailers also heavily promoted "sneak peeks" of their Black Friday advertising fliers on their websites in hopes of luring ...