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After defeat in Iraq, IS fights on in last enclave in Syria

After defeat in Iraq, IS fights on in last enclave in SyriaBAGHDAD (AP) — A year after it was routed from Iraq in a devastating war that left entire neighborhoods and towns in ruins, the Islamic State group is fighting to hang on to its last enclave in eastern Syria, engaging in deadly battles with U.S.-backed forces.



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UN to vote on Haley's last stand: condemning Hamas

UN to vote on Haley's last stand: condemning HamasThe UN General Assembly will vote Thursday on a US-drafted resolution condemning the Palestinian Hamas movement, in what could mark US Ambassador Nikki Haley’s parting gesture at the United Nations. Haley, who will step down as UN ambassador at the end of the year, has repeatedly accused the United Nations of having an anti-Israel bias and strongly supports Israel in its latest confrontation with Hamas in Gaza.



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Volkswagen says next generation of combustion engine cars to be its last

Volkswagen says next generation of combustion engine cars to be its lastGerman auto giant Volkswagen will begin rolling out its last generation of combustion engine cars in 2026, in its latest green pledge as it looks to turn the corner on the “dieselgate” emissions cheating scandal. Michael Jost, Volkswagen’s strategy chief, told an industry conference on Tuesday that the firm’s employees were working on “the last platform for vehicles that aren’t CO2 neutral”. “We’re gradually fading out combustion engines to the absolute minimum,” he said at the conference near the company’s headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany.



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George H.W. Bush Was The Last President To Really Get Tough With Israel

George H.W. Bush Was The Last President To Really Get Tough With IsraelOne of George H.W. Bush's greatest accomplishments, a flurry of even-handed



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On patrol with the Iraqi militia hunting the last remnants of the Islamic State group

On patrol with the Iraqi militia hunting the last remnants of the Islamic State groupPhotojournalist Sebastian Backhaus shares his images taken while embedded with the al-Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq.



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Eagle-eyed! Photographer captures stunning pictures of world's last remaining Mongolian eagle keepers

Eagle-eyed! Photographer captures stunning pictures of world's last remaining Mongolian eagle keepersThese stunning photographs of the world’s last remaining Mongolian eagle keepers show the incredible bond between human and bird. The images, taken last month by photography tour guide Daniel Kordan, 29, show a group of 10 eagle hunters traveling between West and South Mongolia and across the Gobi Desert. The hunters train eagles from an early age and look after the majestic birds until they reach the age of 12.



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Trump claims he doesn’t know Matt Whitaker, contradicting statements he made last month

Trump claims he doesn’t know Matt Whitaker, contradicting statements he made last monthPresident Trump said multiple times today: “I don’t know Matt Whitaker.” But during a phone interview with “Fox & Friends” on Oct. 11, he said, “I can tell you Matt Whitaker’s a great guy. I mean, I know Matt Whitaker.”



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Indonesia jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last four flights: official

Indonesia jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last four flights: officialThe damage on a Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea, killing all 189 aboard, was revealed after data had been downloaded from the plane’s flight data recorder, Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) chief Soerjanto Tjahjono told reporters on Monday. “We are formulating, with NTSB and Boeing, detailed inspections regarding the airspeed indicator,” he said, referring to the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board. The acting administrator of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Dan Elwell, said the FAA and NTSB had teams of experts in Indonesia at the government’s request.



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Indonesia jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last four flights: official

Indonesia jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last four flights: officialIndonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) said on Monday an airspeed indicator of a Boeing Co. 737 MAX plane that crashed last week killing all 189 people on board was damaged for its last four flights. The damage was revealed after data had been downloaded from the plane’s flight data recorder, KNKT chief Soerjanto Tjahjono told reporters, adding that it was asking Boeing and U.S. authorities what action to take to prevent similar problems on this type of plane around the world. “We are formulating, with NTSB and Boeing, detailed inspections regarding the airspeed indicator,” he said, referring to the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board.



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Last moments of Lion Air passengers on video

Last moments of Lion Air passengers on videoThe wife of a passenger onboard Lion Air's fatal Flight 610 has shared video of her husband's final moments before he boarded the plane. Inchy Ayorbaba's husband, Paul Ferdinand Ayorbaba, recorded passengers preparing to board their flight. (Oct. 31)



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