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'We had no idea this patient was pregnant': Nurse's 911 call details surprise birth

'We had no idea this patient was pregnant': Nurse's 911 call details surprise birthThe 5-minute, 11-second 911 call details the minutes after the incapacitated  woman gave birth. Staff can be heard scrambling to resuscitate the baby.



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Syrian surprise: How Trump's phone call changed the war

Syrian surprise: How Trump's phone call changed the warIn the phone call two weeks ago, Trump had been expected to deliver a standard warning to the Turkish president over his plan to launch a crossborder attack targeting U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, U.S. officials say. Instead, in the course of the conversation Trump reshaped U.S. policy in the Middle East, abandoning a quarter of Syrian territory and handing Ankara the job of finishing off Islamic State in Syria. “Trump asked: ‘If we withdraw our soldiers, can you clean up ISIS?’”, a Turkish official told Reuters.



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In a first, Trump makes surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq

In a first, Trump makes surprise visit to U.S. troops in IraqTrump was looking for some positive headlines after several days of turmoil over his decisions to withdraw the 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria, pull out half of the 14,000-strong contingent in Afghanistan, and push out Defense Secretary James Mattis two months earlier than planned for criticizing his policies. Accompanied by first lady Melania Trump and speaking at the Al Asad Air Base west of Baghdad, Trump defended the withdrawal from Syria and said it was made possible by the defeat of Islamic State militants. “Our presence in Syria was not open ended and it was never intended to be permanent,” he told troops wearing camouflage fatigues in a hangar at the base.



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Trump's surprise troop visit sparks criticism in Iraq

Trump's surprise troop visit sparks criticism in IraqPresident Donald Trump’s lightning Christmas visit with US troops in Iraq has triggered questions and criticism in a country deeply divided over Washington’s influence since the 2003 US invasion. The Wednesday visit, Trump’s first with US troops in a conflict zone since he took office two years ago, came days after a shock decision to pull all American troops from neighbouring Syria. Trump’s trip was veiled in such secrecy there was speculation that Iraqi authorities had not been informed, and the US leader did not meet with Iraqi officials.



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President Trump Returns to White House After Surprise Iraq Trip

President Trump Returns to White House After Surprise Iraq TripPresident Trump returned to Washington D.C. early Thursday following a surprise trip to Iraq



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Trump defends Syria pullout during surprise visit to Iraq

Trump defends Syria pullout during surprise visit to IraqTrump made the decision on Syria abruptly last week, against the advice of top aides and commanders, including Defense Secretary James Mattis, who resigned the next day. Trump said he had told his advisers, “let’s get out of Syria,” but was persuaded to stay, before deciding last week to bring the 2,000 troops home. It’s time for us to start using our head,” the president told reporters at the Al Asad Air Base west of Baghdad where he and first lady Melania Trump spent a little more than three hours on the ground with U.S. troops.



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President Trump Makes Surprise Visit to Combat Zone for the First Time Following Syria Withdrawal

President Trump Makes Surprise Visit to Combat Zone for the First Time Following Syria WithdrawalU.S. troops in Iraq battling ISIS will likely face additional challenges as a result of President Donald Trump's order to withdraw from Syria.



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President Trump and First Lady Melania Make Surprise Visit to U.S. Troops in Iraq

President Trump and First Lady Melania Make Surprise Visit to U.S. Troops in IraqThe trip marks Trump's first to meet with troops in a combat zone



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Trump declares end to US 'policeman' role in surprise Iraq visit

Trump declares end to US 'policeman' role in surprise Iraq visitTrump landed at 7:16 pm local time at Al-Asad Air Base in western Iraq, accompanied by his wife Melania, following what he described as a stressful, secrecy shrouded flight on a “pitch black” Air Force One. A planned meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi was scrapped and replaced by a phone call, the premier’s office said. During the call, Trump invited Abdel Mahdi to visit Washington and he accepted, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said.



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Jim Parsons Spoils Kaley Cuoco's Birthday Cake Surprise In Sitcom-Like Flub

Jim Parsons Spoils Kaley Cuoco's Birthday Cake Surprise In Sitcom-Like FlubJim Parsons may be a wonderful co-star for Kaley Cuoco on "The Big Bang



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