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US flag flies in Syria's Manbij despite pullout notice

US flag flies in Syria's Manbij despite pullout noticeThe Stars and Stripes fluttered above four US armoured vehicles driving through drizzle in the Syrian city of Manbij Sunday, each visibly carrying an armed soldier on lookout duty. The US patrol inside the strategic city near the Turkish border comes despite President Donald Trump’s shock announcement this month that he is pulling American troops out of the war-torn country. Almost eight years into Syria’s civil war, a Kurdish-led alliance called the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) controls a large swathe of territory in the country’s northeast, including Manbij.



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Balloon of mayor Khan in bikini flies over London

Balloon of mayor Khan in bikini flies over LondonCritics of London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday launched a big balloon caricaturing him in a yellow bikini “in retaliation” for the “Baby Trump” blimp he let fly over Westminster in July. The stunt was staged by Yanny Bruere, who describes himself as a free speech advocate, and funded through nearly £60,000 ($ 78,000, 67,000 euros) in donations on a crowdfunding website. It follows activists flying a giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as an orange nappy-clad baby during demonstrations on July 13 against his visit to Britain.



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Police: Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

Police: Man flies plane into his home after fight with wifePAYSON, Utah (AP) — A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said.



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Turkey flies 3 suspected Gulenists from Gabon in covert swoop

Turkey flies 3 suspected Gulenists from Gabon in covert swoopThe Turkish spy agency has flown three suspected members of the movement blamed for the 2016 failed coup back to Turkey from the African state of Gabon in a covert operation, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday. As part of a secret mission carried out by the National Intelligence Organisation (MIT), the men were brought back to Turkey on a private plane from Libreville, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. The suspects are accused of belonging to the group of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen who Ankara accuses of orchestrating the bloody July 15 coup bid two years ago, aimed at unseating Erdogan.



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Lincoln Aviator Flies Into New York As A Preview Of What's To Come

Lincoln Aviator Flies Into New York As A Preview Of What's To ComeIt's a plug-in hybrid SUV with performance that's said to rival supercars.



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United Airlines Mistakenly Flies Family's Dog To Japan Instead Of Kansas City

United Airlines Mistakenly Flies Family's Dog To Japan Instead Of Kansas CityA U.S. family's cross-country move became a lot more stressful after United



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United mistakenly flies Kansas-bound dog to Japan

United mistakenly flies Kansas-bound dog to JapanUnited Airlines says it's investigating after mistakenly flying a Kansas family's dog to Japan.



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Russian fighter jet flies within 5ft of US Navy surveillance aircraft

Russian fighter jet flies within 5ft of US Navy surveillance aircraftA Russian fighter jet came within 5ft of a US surveillance plane as it flew over the Black Sea, in what the US called an “unsafe interaction”. The flight path of the Russian jet forced the US Navy aircraft, which was flying in international airspace, to end its mission prematurely, a US official said. “This is but the latest example of Russian military activities disregarding international norms and agreements,” the US State Department said in a separate statement.



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Light aircraft flies through underpass to make emergency landing on US motorway

Light aircraft flies through underpass to make emergency landing on US motorwayA small plane averted disaster by making an emergency landing on a major California freeway. Pilot Izzy Slod told KTLA that his engine “quit” on him part way through a short flight and that he had to make a last-minute decision to aim for the road. Mr Slod attributed his ability to land without incident to his training, saying he acted instinctively.



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Light aircraft flies through underpass to make emergency landing on US motorway

Light aircraft flies through underpass to make emergency landing on US motorwayA small plane averted disaster by making an emergency landing on a major California freeway. Pilot Izzy Slod told KTLA that his engine “quit” on him part way through a short flight and that he had to make a last-minute decision to aim for the road. Mr Slod attributed his ability to land without incident to his training, saying he acted instinctively.



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