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Israeli missiles hit near Damascus Airport: SANA, monitor

Israeli missiles hit near Damascus Airport: SANA, monitorSyrian state news agency SANA said two Israeli missiles hit in the vicinity of Damascus international airport in the early hours of Tuesday morning, without giving further details. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian air defense systems failed to intercept the missiles. The Britain-based war monitor said an explosion heard at 1 a.m. (2200 GMT Monday) near the airport was caused by missiles fired by Israeli planes from the direction of the Golan Heights.



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Pelosi On Trump's Separation Of Migrant Kids: ‘Come Near Our Cubs, You Got A Problem’

Pelosi On Trump's Separation Of Migrant Kids: ‘Come Near Our Cubs, You Got A Problem’Democratic lawmakers gathered Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's



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Clashes flare near Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida

Clashes flare near Yemen's flashpoint HodeidaYemeni pro-government forces traded mortar fire Sunday with rebels near Hodeida airport, military sources said, on the fifth day of an offensive to seize back control of the strategic port city. The fighting between the Iran-backed rebels and a pro-government alliance, led by Saudi Arabia, has raised UN fears of humanitarian catastrophe in a country already teetering on the brink of famine. Yemen’s military forces have closed in on areas south and west of Hodeida port, sources in the army said.



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Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8MOSCOW (AP) — Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured Saturday when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow.



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Tent camp built near border to house migrant children separated from parents

Tent camp built near border to house migrant children separated from parents2,000 children have been separated from their parents in the last six weeks, housed in a former Walmart or small group homes, as part of the Trump administration’s hard-line immigration policy.



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Pakistani Taliban leader killed in air strike in Afghanistan near border

Pakistani Taliban leader killed in air strike in Afghanistan near borderBy Rupam Jain and Jibran Ahmad KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a U.S.-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, a senior Afghan Defence Ministry official said on Friday, a killing likely to ease tension between the United States and Pakistan. An official at the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan confirmed Fazlullah was killed on Thursday. The U.S. military said earlier in Washington it had carried out a strike aimed at a senior militant figure in the eastern Afghan province of Kunar, which is on the Pakistani border, and one U.S. official said the target was believed to have been Fazlullah.



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Massive 416 Fire threatens homes near Durango, Colorado, as it creates hazardous air quality

Massive 416 Fire threatens homes near Durango, Colorado, as it creates hazardous air qualityThe wildfire has ripped through 27,420 acres and is only 15 percent contained.



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New wildfire erupts near Colorado ski resorts, houses

New wildfire erupts near Colorado ski resorts, housesDENVER (AP) — A wildfire erupted Tuesday in an area of Colorado known for its ski resorts, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,300 homes and marking the latest in a series of blazes that have ignited in the drought-stricken U.S. West.



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More evacuations ordered near southwestern Colorado wildfire

More evacuations ordered near southwestern Colorado wildfireDURANGO, Colo. (AP) — More people were ordered to get out of the path of a growing wildfire in southwestern Colorado on Saturday as ground crews contended with hot, dry and windy weather.



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Hawaii lava evacuee recounts neighborhood shooting near flow

Hawaii lava evacuee recounts neighborhood shooting near flowHONOLULU (AP) — A woman who evacuated her Hawaii home because of the erupting Kilauea volcano said Thursday she filmed an angry neighbor shooting at a man near a lava flow.



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