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Iraq hosts military chiefs from Iran, Russia and Syria

Iraq hosts military chiefs from Iran, Russia and SyriaSenior Iraqi military commanders hosted their Russian, Iranian and Syrian counterparts in Baghdad on Saturday to discuss security cooperation and information-sharing in the Middle East, where the Islamic State group continues to carry out attacks. The Iraqi defence ministry said it had received delegations led by their respective deputy chiefs of staff, to “strengthen cooperation and coordination in terms of security and intelligence between these countries”. Russia is fighting rebels and jihadists in Syria alongside President Bashar al-Assad’s forces, while Iran is a key ally of both Baghdad and Damascus.



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Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chief

Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chiefACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Streets were hushed as the West African nation of Ghana on Saturday mourned Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the first black African to assume the world's top diplomatic post.



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'The United States is under attack': Intel chiefs say Russia targets midterm election

'The United States is under attack': Intel chiefs say Russia targets midterm electionThe heads of six top U.S. intelligence agencies said on Tuesday that Russian interference in American democracy has not diminished since the 2016 presidential race and is continuing heading into this year’s midterms.



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Former Joint Chiefs Chairman: 'Sad Kelly Supports Trump No Matter What'

Former Joint Chiefs Chairman: 'Sad Kelly Supports Trump No Matter What'A former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Sunday slammed John Kelly for backing Donald Trump “no matter what.”



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Chiefs DT Miller arrested in Florida on battery charge

Chiefs DT Miller arrested in Florida on battery chargeJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Roy Miller was arrested early Saturday in Florida on a domestic battery charge, according to Duval County jail records.



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Former Top Intelligence Chiefs: Trump Being 'Played' By Putin

Former Top Intelligence Chiefs: Trump Being 'Played' By PutinWASHINGTON ― Two former top U.S. intelligence officials on Sunday denounced President Donald Trump’s repeated refusal to definitively affirm Russian meddling in the 2016 election, saying the president is being manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin.



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Israeli defence chiefs warn Iran, Syria after air strike

Israeli defence chiefs warn Iran, Syria after air strikeIsrael’s defence minister on Thursday issued a veiled warning to Syria, without confirming or denying what Damascus said was an Israeli air strike on its territory. Syria’s army accused Israel of hitting one of its positions, killing two people in an attack earlier the same day that a monitor said targeted a site where the regime allegedly produces chemical weapons. “We are determined to prevent our enemies harming, or even creating an opportunity to harm, the security of Israeli citizens,” Avigdor Lieberman said in Hebrew, in remarks broadcast on Israeli television.



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Texas police chiefs start adapting to sanctuary cities law

Texas police chiefs start adapting to sanctuary cities lawHOUSTON (AP) — Even as a new Texas law targeting so-called sanctuary cities remains in legal limbo, police chiefs and sheriffs are making changes to comply, rewriting training manuals and withdrawing policies that prevented officers from asking people whether they are in the United States illegally.



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Police chiefs respond to Trump's call to rough up suspects

Police chiefs respond to Trump's call to rough up suspectsPolice chiefs have rebuffed President Trump’s call to rough up suspects. Officers can stop protecting suspects’ heads when they lower them into patrol cars, Mr Trump said during a speech to law enforcement officers, who clapped and laughed. Issued just hours after his speech, the statement does not make reference to President Trump or his remarks.



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War between US and North Korea is 'not unimaginable', says chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

War between US and North Korea is 'not unimaginable', says chairman of Joint Chiefs of StaffWar between the US and North Korea is “not unimaginable”, America’s most senior military officer has said. Marine General Joseph Dunford, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, did not rule out the possibility of a “horrific” conflict. Although admitting that such a war would involve massive loss of life, General Dunford said it was his duty to prepare military options in order to protect US citizens.



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