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Coast Guard officer accused in terror plot to 'kill almost every last person' may be released pending trial

Coast Guard officer accused in terror plot to 'kill almost every last person' may be released pending trialA former Coast Guard officer accused of being a domestic terrorist can be released before his trial on gun and drug charges, a judge said Thursday.



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Take One Last Look at the 2019 Ford F-series Super Duty Before It's Updated for 2020

Take One Last Look at the 2019 Ford F-series Super Duty Before It's Updated for 2020



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Syria force makes gains in last IS redoubt

Syria force makes gains in last IS redoubtKurdish-led fighters advanced in the Islamic State group’s last bastion in eastern Syria, confining holdout jihadists to a tiny pocket on the edge of Baghouz village, the force said Tuesday. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said those IS fighters who had not yet surrendered had been forced out of their main encampment and cornered into a very small area on the banks of the Euphrates River. “SDF is in control of the Daesh encampment area in Baghouz,” spokesman Mustefa Bali said on Twitter in English, using the Arabic acronym for the jihadist group.



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Last prosecutor on Michael Flynn case departs Mueller's office

Last prosecutor on Michael Flynn case departs Mueller's officeHer departure comes on the heels of reports that another Mueller prosecutor would leave the office in coming days and is sure to be seen as a new indication that the special counsel’s investigation is winding down.



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Syria force says 'thousands' still inside last IS pocket

Syria force says 'thousands' still inside last IS pocketUS-backed forces said Sunday thousands of people were believed to still be inside the last Islamic State group enclave in eastern Syria, as they sought to flush out die-hard fighters with airstrikes and shelling. Tens of thousands of dishevelled women, children and men have streamed out of a small pocket in the village of Baghouz near the Iraqi border in recent weeks — and they still keep coming. The huge numbers have flummoxed the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and slowed down their offensive aimed at dealing a knock-out blow to the jihadists’ once-sprawling proto-state.



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BlackRock Sees Emerging Stocks Almost Recouping Last Year's Loss

BlackRock Sees Emerging Stocks Almost Recouping Last Year's LossIn the face of slowing global growth, the Federal Reserve is unlikely to raise rates this year, causing the dollar to weaken and improving the flows into emerging markets, said Fraser, global emerging-market equities fund manager. “Markets should recoup most, if not all, of their losses from last year,” Fraser, who is based in Hong Kong and helped manage the firm’s approximately $ 40 billion of active EM equities as of the end of 2018, said in a phone interview.



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IS suicide bombers attack crowds fleeing last redoubt

IS suicide bombers attack crowds fleeing last redoubtThe Islamic State group launched three suicide attacks outside their last redoubt in eastern Syria Friday, killing six people among those fleeing the crumbling jihadist bastion. All that remains of a once-sprawling proto-state that the IS jihadists declared in 2014 is a battered riverside camp in the village of Baghouz near the Iraqi border. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, and warplanes of a US-led coalition backing them, have rained fire on the enclave since Sunday, blitzing thousands of IS members into surrender.



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Hundreds shuffle out of last IS redoubt in east Syria

Hundreds shuffle out of last IS redoubt in east SyriaHundreds of men, women and children trudged out of the Islamic State group’s last sliver of territory Thursday as US-backed Syrian fighters once again slowed their advance to crush the “caliphate”. All that remains of a once sprawling proto-state the jihadists declared in 2014 is a battered riverside camp in the village of Baghouz near the Iraqi border. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), and warplanes of a US-led coalition backing them, have rained fire on the enclave since Sunday, blitzing thousands of IS members into surrender.



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Hundreds surrender in last Islamic State enclave as SDF advance

Hundreds surrender in last Islamic State enclave as SDF advanceAdnan Afrin, a commander in the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said hundreds of people were emerging, adding to the many thousands who have streamed out of Baghouz in recent weeks. “They are coming out this way in case there are snipers or someone wants to attack.” SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali said some 1,300 jihadists and their families came out on Thursday. SDF fighters said they included foreigners.



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IS cling to last redoubt in face of US-backed

IS cling to last redoubt in face of US-backedBaghouz (Syria) (AFP) – Islamic State group fighters launched suicide attacks Wednesday at US-backed Syrian forces in a desperate bid to defend their last scrap of territory after 3,000 of their fellow jihadists surrendered.



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