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In response, he said, the military struck six targets in Gaza including a weapons manufacturing site and an underground tunnel for militants being built in the direction of Israel. In response, an IDF tank fired at a Hamas watchtower near the border. The Hamas-run health ministry said at least two people were wounded. Tensions between the Palestinians and Israel have been high since US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state in December.
  • Taliban publishes open letter to Americans

    Taliban publishes open letter to Americans

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    Last August, Trump announced a new strategy of expansion in the country, putting more American boots on the ground, increasing the number of US military personnel to 14,000 in the process, and giving greater autonomy for his commanders to call in strikes against radical Islamists.
  • Trump's approval evens out; GOP takes slight lead in generic ballot

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    Donald Trump joked during his campaign that his voters loved him so much that he "could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot someone and I wouldn't lose votes". What if the Special Council and/or Congress finds that Trump conspired with a foreign adversary to undermine a USA election in his favor? "The Good campaign did a fantastic job in turning out Democrats", Eldon said.
  • Erdogan tells Tillerson Turkey's regional priorities

    Erdogan tells Tillerson Turkey's regional priorities

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    We continue to collaborate on ways to ensure their legitimate concerns are addressed". Tillerson arrived in Turkey on Thursday for two days of what officials have said would likely be uncomfortable discussions between the allies, whose relations have frayed over a number of issues, particularly USA support for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, seen as terrorists by Turkey.
  • South Garland High Student Had Gun In Backpack

    South Garland High Student Had Gun In Backpack

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    The former student, Nikolas Cruz, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. Police say 18-year-old Alwin Chen of Germantown brought a handgun to Clarksburg High School Thursday. School administration and our school resource officer immediately acted on this tip and made contact with the student. "All safety procedures were appropriately followed according to the school's safety plan, " he said.
  • US Woman With Terrible Headaches Wakes Up With British Accent

    US Woman With Terrible Headaches Wakes Up With British Accent

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    According to the Washington Post , the condition was first recorded in 1907 when French neurologist Pierre Marie observed a man in Paris speaking in a local German dialect after suffering a stroke. She says it is difficult to listen back to how she used to be is hard adding that she really misses the way she used to say her kids' names. With such a rare disease, there aren't many resources dedicated to research.
  • Ramaphosa arrives back at NEC meeting

    Ramaphosa arrives back at NEC meeting

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    The party's national executive committee met Monday to discuss Zuma's future in a meeting which lasted eight hours until the early of hours of Tuesday morning. He has resisted increasing pressure to quit since December, when Cyril Ramaphosa replaced him as leader of the ANC. ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule told reporters that Zuma had "agreed in principle to resign and had proposed time frames extending from three to six months".
  • U.S. intelligence officials see signs of Russian meddling in midterms

    U.S. intelligence officials see signs of Russian meddling in midterms

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    U.S. National Intelligence Director Dan Coats told the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday during its annual worldwide threats hearing that North Korea's weapons of mass destruction will pose a significant danger to the U.S. China is carrying out a well-orchestrated strategy to replace United States as a global power, top American lawmakers and spymaster said. Officials also basically guaranteed the Russians are going to continue meddling in USA elections this year.
  • Kuwait summit promises $30 billion in Iraq reconstruction aid

    Kuwait summit promises $30 billion in Iraq reconstruction aid

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    Baghdad says it needs almost US$90 billion to rebuild after a three-year war against IS which devastated homes, schools, hospitals and economic infrastructure, displacing millions of people. Iraq invaded oil-rich Kuwait in 1990 under former dictator Saddam Hussein, before it was forced to withdraw by a US -led military coalition. Only half of them have returned to their home towns.
  • Martin Schulz resigns as head of Germany's Social Democrats

    Martin Schulz resigns as head of Germany's Social Democrats

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    Seeking to restore order, Schulz resigned with immediate effect on Tuesday and party leaders installed Scholz as caretaker SPD chairman. With many SPD members harboring misgivings about sharing power with Merkel again, the result of the vote, due on March 4, is wide open.
  • Seaside Bomber Sentenced To Life

    Seaside Bomber Sentenced To Life

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    Ahmad Khan Rahimi, an Afghan immigrant who became radicalized through online postings by al Qaeda and ISIS, had faced at least one mandatory life sentence since a jury convicted him in October on eight counts , including use of a weapon of mass destruction.
  • US Killed Over 100 Pro-Govt Fighters in Syria

    US Killed Over 100 Pro-Govt Fighters in Syria

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    Syrian state-run media says the USA strikes killed and wounded dozens of tribal fighters, calling it a new effort "to support terrorism". A USA official said late Wednesday that more than 100 forces loyal to Bashar Assad, were killed in the attack by the US-backed SDF in Deir Ezzor province.