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'Taking their last breath': IS hides among Syrian civilians

'Taking their last breath': IS hides among Syrian civiliansBAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — From a self-proclaimed caliphate that once spread across much of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group has been knocked back to a speck of land on the countries' shared border. In that tiny patch on the banks of the Euphrates River, hundreds of militants are hiding among civilians under the shadow of a small hill — encircled by forces waiting to declare the territorial defeat of the extremist group.



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The Latest: Serving warrants among most dangerous police ops

The Latest: Serving warrants among most dangerous police opsHOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the injury of five Houston police officers Monday (all times local):



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Four U.S. troops reported among 16 dead in north Syria attack

Four U.S. troops reported among 16 dead in north Syria attackA bomb attack claimed by Islamic State killed U.S. troops in northern Syria on Wednesday, weeks after President Donald Trump said group was defeated there.



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American CEO Who Narrowly Avoided 9/11 Among 14 Killed in Nairobi Terrorist Attack

American CEO Who Narrowly Avoided 9/11 Among 14 Killed in Nairobi Terrorist AttackJason Spindler was a U.S. citizen based in Kenya



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Absences among U.S. airport screeners jump as shutdown drags on

Absences among U.S. airport screeners jump as shutdown drags onUnscheduled absences among federal airport security screeners jumped on Sunday, forcing a checkpoint and ticket counter to close in Houston, as a partial government shutdown that has frozen pay checks moved into its 23rd day. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the agency responsible for airport security screening, said unscheduled absences among its employees rose to 7.7 percent from 5.6 percent on Saturday. The TSA said in a statement on Sunday that security had not been compromised at U.S. airports.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticises lack of diversity among CBS journalists covering 2020 election

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticises lack of diversity among CBS journalists covering 2020 electionThe newly sworn in congresswoman responded to a tweet from CBS producer Ben Mitchell which announced the team covering the upcoming election and published their headshots. The Democrat, who represents New York’s 14th congressional district, said: “This WH admin has made having a functional understanding of race in America one of the most important core competencies for a political journalist to have.



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Arrests fuel anxieties among China Canadian expats

Arrests fuel anxieties among China Canadian expatsThe arrest of a third Canadian in China has heightened anxiety even in an expatriate community accustomed to some level of fear and uncertainty. Beijing on Thursday confirmed it arrested Canadian Sarah McIver for “working illegally” in the country, following the detention of two other Canadians on national security grounds. While Canadian authorities said the latest detention appears to be a routine visa case, it has nonetheless exacerbated concerns among Canadian expatriates in China — fearful that they too might be detained over a legal technicality.



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The Latest: Italian journalist among the dead in Strasbourg

The Latest: Italian journalist among the dead in StrasbourgSTRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on France attack aftermath and death of suspect (all times local):



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Lost girls of Indonesia among 61k dead and missing migrants

Lost girls of Indonesia among 61k dead and missing migrantsFATUKOKO, Indonesia (AP) — The stranger showed up at the girl's door one night with a tantalizing job offer: Give up your world, and I will give you a future.



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Thai Tourist Among 2 Dead in Strasbourg Christmas Market Attack That Also Injured 12

Thai Tourist Among 2 Dead in Strasbourg Christmas Market Attack That Also Injured 12A French security official said the shooter remains at large



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