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Last Build Date: Sun, 28 May 2017 16:20:18 EDT

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U.S. Shifts Strategy in War on ISIS

Sun, 28 May 2017 16:19:51 EDT

The U.S. has switched to “annihilation tactics” against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, surrounding fighters instead of moving them from one spot to another, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.image


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Islamic State Militants Dump Bodies in Southern Philippines City

Sun, 28 May 2017 16:00:25 EDT

Islamic State-linked militants dumped the bodies of at least 16 civilians including a child in and around the southern Philippines city of Marawi, as a bloody battle with government forces for control of the area continued into its sixth day. image


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South Africa's Zuma Under Pressure as ANC Leadership Meets

Sun, 28 May 2017 14:56:49 EDT

South African President Jacob Zuma was facing another showdown over his leadership at a meeting of his party’s top decision-making panel Sunday.image


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In Manchester, Hunt for Possible Accomplices Remains at 'Full Tilt'

Sun, 28 May 2017 14:32:43 EDT

Members of the terrorist network behind last week’s suicide bombing in Manchester could still be at large, U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd, as police made another arrest in their fast-moving investigation.image


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Trump Takes Aim at White House Leaks

Sun, 28 May 2017 14:46:39 EDT

Donald Trump on Sunday morning released a flurry of online posts taking aim at White House leaks that have kept the investigation into his campaign’s relationship with Russia in the news.image


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Thai Mystery: Millions of Stolen Dollars, and a Missing Monk

Sun, 28 May 2017 08:33:45 EDT

Thailand’s military government is searching for a popular religious leader accused of fraud but who they say also runs ‘a state within a state.’ image


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Islamic State Claims Attack on Egyptian Copts

Sun, 28 May 2017 13:57:49 EDT

Islamic State claimed Saturday that a team of its gunmen carried out the attack on a bus full of Coptic Christian pilgrims on Friday, which Egyptian officials said killed 29 people.image


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Sri Lanka Monsoon Death Toll Rises to 146

Sun, 28 May 2017 06:20:14 EDT

Devastating floods and dozens of landslides in Sri Lanka’s southern and western regions, triggered by torrential rains, have left at least 146 dead and more than 100 others missing.image


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The EU's New Fault Line Runs Along the Danube

Sun, 28 May 2017 13:36:41 EDT

A new fault line has emerged in the European Union—along the Danube River. The full consequences of the EU’s eastward expansion are only starting to become clear as the EU contemplates how best to strengthen the EU’s common currency, its borders and its internal market. image


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British Airways Faces Second Day of Disruption After Computer Failure

Sun, 28 May 2017 14:34:45 EDT

British Airways said a far-reaching computer outage continued to disrupt operations for a second day though the airline planned to operate most services after canceling hundreds of flights Saturday.image


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Israel Reaches Deal With Palestinian Prisoners to End Hunger Strike

Sat, 27 May 2017 07:06:05 EDT

Palestinian prisoners ended a hunger strike that lasted about 40 days after the leader of the fast, Marwan Barghouti, reached an agreement with Israel’s prison service on improved conditions for inmates.image


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