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BBC NewsUS urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalatesBBC NewsThe US has called for "calm" after Iraqi government forces seized the northern city of Kirkuk and key installations from Kurdish control. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert urged all parties to "avoid further clashes". Iraqi soldiers moved ...The Latest: Iraqi forces seize [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Fox NewsBehind the dramatic rescue of American-Canadian couple from Haqqani captivityFox NewsAfter being held hostage for more than five years, Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband and the three children are free but not yet home. Armed with information from U.S. intelligence, Pakistani soldiers staged a dramatic but successful rescue ...Canadian [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Washington PostThe Latest: Iraqi forces seize oil fields in KirkukWashington PostKIRKUK, Iraq — The Latest on Iraq, where federal forces have moved into the disputed northern city of Kirkuk as Kurdish forces have pulled out (all times local):. 8:10 p.m.. The Pentagon is declining to blame the Iraqi government for [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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The HillHighlights from Trump's press conferenceThe HillPresident Trump held a freewheeling press conference on Monday, in which he showcased his relationship with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children's health-care bill ...What Trump isn't tweeting aboutCNN'Hillary, please run!' Trump jokes, says [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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The HillPoll: Trump approval on hurricane response down 20 points since MariaThe HillPresident Trump's approval rating on his response to hurricanes has dropped 20 points since a devastating storm slammed into Puerto Rico, a CNN poll released Monday finds. In September, 64 percent approved of Trump's hurricane response after Harvey [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Washington PostThe Latest: Storm blamed for odd odors on British flightsWashington PostLONDON — The latest on how the weakened remnants of Hurricane Ophelia are affecting Ireland and the U.K. (all times local):. 12:40 a.m.. Several flights to British airports have been diverted because of unusual odors on board thought to [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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New York TimesInvestigative Journalist in Malta Is Killed in Car BombingNew York TimesForensic experts looked for evidence after a car explosion killed an investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, in Bidnija, Malta, on Monday. Credit Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters. An investigative journalist in Malta who exposed her island nation's ...Maltese journalist Daphne [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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BBC NewsKurz and charisma: What propels young leaders to power?BBC NewsIn Austria they call him "Wunderwuzzi" - meaning "whizzkid" or "hotshot". At just 31, the conservative Sebastian Kurz is poised to become Europe's youngest leader, after giving the Austrian People's Party a dramatic makeover. No detail is too small for [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Washington PostIraqi forces retake the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in escalating dispute with KurdsWashington PostBAGHDAD — Iraqi forces took control of the contested city of Kirkuk on Monday, as two U.S. allies faced off over territory and oil in the wake of the Kurdish region's independence vote last month. The [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Washington PostNorth Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'Washington PostUNITED NATIONS — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.” Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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The HillThe Memo: Trump keeps beating 2016 drumThe HillTwice on Monday — on Twitter and then at his Rose Garden news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children's health-care bill faces new obstacles Dems see ...What Trump isn't tweeting [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Washington PostA series of unfortunate consequences for Kurdistan in KirkukWashington PostIn this week's crisis over Kirkuk, Iraqi Kurds are experiencing a painful version of Newton's Third Law: In Middle East politics, as in physics, every action creates an equal and opposite reaction. The initial action was Kurdistan President Masoud ...US [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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