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Russian Airstrikes Hit US-Trained Force in Syria

Townsend said the various forces make the current situation very complicated, and urged all parties to focus on fighting ISIS. "It's very hard and complicated". They are expected to include new deployments for some US troops. The Russians likely believed they were hitting Islamic State targets and ceased the strikes on Tuesday once they were notified by USA forces, Townsend told reporters during a video press briefing. Read More

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Iran test-fires two missile amid U.S. sanctions

Iran test-fires two missile amid U.S. sanctions

Iran's navy has begun an annual drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz - its first major exercise in the area since the January 20 inauguration of U.S. These vessels will not be participating in the current war games, Reuters reported. Ahmadinejad's letter, which was published by Iranian media outlets, stated that Trump won the election while he "truthfully described the U.S. Read More

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Joel Embiid 'Out Indefinitely' With Swellness In Knee

Joel Embiid 'Out Indefinitely' With Swellness In Knee

On Thursday, the Sixers said Embiid's target date to return is Friday, March 3rd. The 76ers had him sit out for a week, missing three games, but he was back in the lineup on January 27 playing 28 minutes against Houston. Simmons is expected to resume training later this week. Simmons has had a rough first season with the Sixers. Hopefully by the start of the 2017-18 season Embiid and Simmons are ready to play together and can leave the injury woes that have plagued the Sixers since 2013 ... Read More

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8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

De'Marre Adkins, who was sitting in the back seat of the Honda, was hit and killed by the shots fired. Authorities are searching for the drivers of the Pontiac and the dark sedan after they fled the scene of the crime. Thomas said she was unable to slow down in time, and the cars collided with each other. I laid her on the ground and when I looked at her jacket, I saw a blood stain. Read More

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Vehicle bomber kills 29 in Syria's al-Bab

Field commanders from two other rebel factions in the town confirmed the news to AFP. It had earlier said that 42 people, mainly rebels, had died, but later clarified to say the majority of those killed were civilians. The security office in Susiyan is in charge of issuing documents and providing an escort for civilians wishing to return to al-Bab. It has led to a sharp reduction in fighting in many areas. Read More

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Education Secretary Betsy Devos reportedly wanted to keep transgender guidance

Education Secretary Betsy Devos reportedly wanted to keep transgender guidance

But in a statement Wednesday, DeVos, a Republican fundraiser from MI Transgender students have lost the government protection that allowed them to use school toilets and locker rooms matching their gender identities. The left put all their eggs in one basket, demonizing a woman who turned around to go to bat for transgender rights in the White House. But her wholehearted embrace of Trump's move comes after a reported tussle with Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the issue, which she ... Read More

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Donald Trump Taking Away Protections For Transgender Students - What To Know

In the letter, the Trump administration will reportedly tell USA schools that they are going to withdraw President Barack Obama's 2016 ruling , according an alleged draft seen by the Washington Post . This reported reversal by the Trump Administration in regards to bathroom use by trans students in schools may make kids feel, at best, conflicted about their identity. Read More

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Indiana Teen Secretly Recorded Video of Suspect Before Her Murder

Bursten played the clip multiple times during the news conference. They also say they have an audio recording from her phone. German and Abigail "Abby" Williams, 13, went missing on February 13. Indiana authorities want to talk to the man in connection with the killings of two teenage girls. The bodies of 13-year-olds Liberty German and Abigail Williams were found near a creek in northern in after they had been reported missing on Monday February 13, 2017. Read More

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Theresa May must withdraw 'desperate' Trump state visit invitation, say MPs

Theresa May must withdraw 'desperate' Trump state visit invitation, say MPs

Labour MP Paul Flynn led the discussion, arguing that while he respected the USA presidency he believed "the intellectual capacity of the incumbent is protozoan" - a single-celled organism. Conservative MP Simon Burns said the visit should go on because of the close links between the USA and the UK. Queen Elizabeth's past guests have included Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, shown here in 1994. Read More

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