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Battle looms for rebel-held Syrian province after IS defeat

Battle looms for rebel-held Syrian province after IS defeatBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and allied militiamen are advancing on the largest remaining rebel-held territory in the country's north, forcing thousands of civilians to flee toward the border with Turkey in freezing winter temperatures.



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Will Roy Moore’s challenge to election defeat make any impact?

Will Roy Moore’s challenge to election defeat make any impact?Roy Moore’s campaign filed a complaint overnight alleging “potential election fraud” during Alabama’s Senate election. NBC’s Steve Kornacki breaks down the legal move and any weight it carries.



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Mistrial in Nevada standoff is latest defeat for prosecutors

Mistrial in Nevada standoff is latest defeat for prosecutorsLAS VEGAS (AP) — A U.S. judge in Nevada dealt another defeat Wednesday to federal prosecutors trying to punish leaders of armed standoffs meant to oppose federal authority over vast swaths of land in the American West.



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Roy Moore Still Won't Concede Defeat. It's Been A Week Since The Election.

Roy Moore Still Won't Concede Defeat. It's Been A Week Since The Election.A week after Doug Jones was named Alabama’s new senator-elect, his opponent Roy Moore has yet to concede defeat.



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Will Smith's Comments On Roy Moore's Defeat Are Something Else

Will Smith's Comments On Roy Moore's Defeat Are Something ElseDuring a press conference in Beverly Hills to promote his Nextflix movie “Bright,” the actor veered into a near-messianic jag about Democrat Doug Jones’ defeat of Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s election for Senate, Indiewire reported.



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Roy Moore Still Won’t Concede Defeat: ‘The Battle Rages On’

Roy Moore Still Won’t Concede Defeat: ‘The Battle Rages On’Although Democrat Doug Jones was named the shock winner of Alabama’s Senate special election on Tuesday, Moore refuses to admit that the campaign has ended.



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The Best Chance To Defeat Roy Moore May Be For The Democratic Party To Lie Low

The Best Chance To Defeat Roy Moore May Be For The Democratic Party To Lie LowDemocrats are salivating at the chance to pick up a Senate seat in the Deep South.



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The Best Chance To Defeat Roy Moore May Be For The Democratic Party To Lie Low

The Best Chance To Defeat Roy Moore May Be For The Democratic Party To Lie LowDemocrats are salivating at the chance to pick up a Senate seat in the Deep South.



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Hezbollah says ready to pull forces from Iraq after IS defeat

Hezbollah says ready to pull forces from Iraq after IS defeatHezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said Monday he was prepared to pull his forces from Iraq, after the Islamic State group lost control over its last urban stronghold in the country. In a televised address on Monday evening, Nasrallah said the Lebanese movement had deployed “large numbers of our commanders and cadres” to Iraq to fight IS. Once that official declaration came, Hezbollah would reassess its presence in Iraq and may pull its members out.



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Islamic State on verge of defeat after fresh losses in Syria, Iraq

Islamic State on verge of defeat after fresh losses in Syria, IraqBy Angus McDowall and Raya Jalabi BEIRUT/ERBIL (Reuters) – Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate was on the verge of final defeat on Friday, with Syrian government forces capturing its last major city on one side of the border and Iraqi forces taking its last substantial town on the other. The losses on either side of the frontier appear to reduce the caliphate that once ruled over millions of people to a single Syrian border town, a village on a bank of the Euphrates in Iraq and some patches of nearby desert. Iraq’s Prime Minister Haidar Abadi announced that government forces had captured al-Qaim, the border town where the Euphrates spills from Syria into Iraq.



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