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Russia threatens to retaliate against US forces in Syria

Russia threatens to retaliate against US forces in SyriaThe country’s defence ministry said Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias fighting, had taken up positions on the eastern banks of the Euphrates alongside US special forces. The SDF had twice opened fire with mortars and artillery on Syrian troops who were working alongside Russian special forces, it claimed. Moscow also claimed that the SDF had diverted from the battle to take the northern city Raqqa to the province of Deir al-Zor, around 100 miles to the east, where Russian special forces are helping the Syrian army push out Isis militants.



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Muslims More Likely Than Americans Overall To See Discrimination Against Black People

Muslims More Likely Than Americans Overall To See Discrimination Against Black PeopleMuslims are more likely than Americans overall to acknowledge the discrimination that black Americans face in the country, a Pew Research Center study suggests.



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Should You Participate in a Class Action Against Equifax?

Should You Participate in a Class Action Against Equifax?If your personal information is among the 143 million credit files compromised in the Equifax cyberattack, you might be wondering if you have any recourse against the company. As it turns out, yo…



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Russia touts essential role in Syria's advance against IS

Russia touts essential role in Syria's advance against ISAs the Islamic State group seems to crumble across Syria, a top Russian commander points to a pulverised tank once used by the jihadists as proof of his country’s essential role in their demise. In recent months, Syrian troops have rolled IS back in the country’s northern province of Aleppo, Hama and Homs in the centre, and most recently, Deir Ezzor in the east. Jihadists would pack anti-tank mines and TNT into the vehicles, retrofit them with protective armour, then detonate them at Syrian army positions.



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Iran will stand firm against any 'wrong move' by US over nuclear deal, says Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran will stand firm against any 'wrong move' by US over nuclear deal, says Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali KhameneiIran’s Supreme Leader has warned Iran would react strongly to any “wrong move” by the United States on Tehran’s nuclear accord with world powers. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s statement comes days after Donald Trump said Iran had violated the agreement’s “spirit”. “The Iranian nation is standing firm and any wrong move by the domineering regime regarding the [nuclear accord] will face the reaction of the Islamic Republic,” state television quoted the Ayatollah as saying.



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Iran's Khamenei warns U.S. against 'wrong move' on nuclear deal

Iran's Khamenei warns U.S. against 'wrong move' on nuclear dealIran will not be bullied by the United States and will react strongly to any “wrong move” by Washington on Tehran’s nuclear deal, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Iran was violating “the spirit” of the 2015 deal under which it got sanctions relief in return for curbing its nuclear program. State television quoted Khamenei as saying Iran was standing firm “and any wrong move by the domineering regime regarding the (nuclear accord) will face the reaction of the Islamic Republic.” Washington extended some sanctions relief for Iran on Thursday under the nuclear deal with world powers, but said it had yet to decide whether to maintain the agreement.



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U.S. Supports Military Action Against North Korea: Poll

U.S. Supports Military Action Against North Korea: PollSeveral top Trump administration officials spoke Friday about the situation with North Korea, with some stating military options are definitely on the table.



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Ivanka Trump: Here's why I don't speak out against my father

Ivanka Trump: Here's why I don't speak out against my fatherIvanka Trump is pushing back against people who criticize her for not publicly condemning President Trump’s caustic statements and controversial proposals.



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Ahead Of Hurricane Irma, Miami Detained Homeless People Against Their Will

Ahead Of Hurricane Irma, Miami Detained Homeless People Against Their WillMIAMI ― As Hurricane Irma rapidly approached Florida’s southern coast, Ron Book, the chairman of the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust, and the Miami-Dade Police Department made an unprecedented decision: They chose to detain homeless people ― some against their will ― to protect them from the storm.



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Judge tosses charges against Amtrak engineer in deadly wreck

Judge tosses charges against Amtrak engineer in deadly wreckPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges against the engineer in an Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people, citing a lack of evidence in a case that prosecutors initially refused to pursue.



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