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U.S.-backed Syrian forces close to seizing town from Islamic State: spokeswoman

U.S.-backed Syrian forces close to seizing town from Islamic State: spokeswomanThe U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces will soon seize the town of Hajin from Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria near the Iraqi border, a spokeswoman said on Friday. Hajin is the last big town Islamic State holds in its remaining enclave east of the Euphrates River. The SDF, spearheaded by the Kurdish YPG militia, has battled to eliminate the jihadists there for several months.



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Media watchdogs fret over seizing of reporter records in US probe

Media watchdogs fret over seizing of reporter records in US probeMedia watchdog groups expressed alarm Friday over the seizing of a journalist’s records as part of a probe into intelligence leaks resulting in the indictment of a congressional staffer. The Justice Department late Thursday announced the indictment of James Wolfe, 57, on three counts of making false statements about his contacts with three reporters.



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NRA's Loesch rips Trump's idea of seizing guns without 'due process'

NRA's Loesch rips Trump's idea of seizing guns without 'due process'National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch criticized on Thursday President Trump’s suggestion that law enforcement ought to take away guns from mentally ill people “first,” and “go through due process second.”



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Zimbabwe military's statement after seizing power

Zimbabwe military's statement after seizing powerFollowing is the text of an address made by Zimbabwe Major General SB Moyo, Chief of Staff Logistics, on national television after the military seized power: “Following the address we made on November 13, 2017, which we believe our main broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation and The Herald were directed not to publicize, the situation in our country has moved to another level. Firstly, we wish to assure the nation that His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, and commander-in-chief of Zimbabwe Defence Forces, Comrade RG Mugabe, and his family are safe and sound and their security is guaranteed.



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Man Shot Dead in Paris Airport After Seizing Soldier’s Weapon: French Officials

Man Shot Dead in Paris Airport After Seizing Soldier’s Weapon: French OfficialsPolice say Ziad Ben Belgacem in the last hours of his life shot and injured a police officer, hijacked a car and for a few terror-filled minutes held a soldier hostage at Paris' Orly Airport.



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