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With U.S. departure, Syria's Manbij braces for upheaval

With U.S. departure, Syria's Manbij braces for upheavalU.S. forces have underpinned stability in Manbij since Islamic State’s defeat here in 2016. Some 30 km (20 miles) from the Turkish border, it occupies a critical spot in the map of the Syrian conflict, near the junction of three separate blocks of territory that form spheres of Russian, Turkish and – for now – U.S. influence. While U.S. forces have yet to leave, the consequences of Trump’s decision are already playing out in Manbij.



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Hawaii braces for long upheaval as erupting Kilauea boils

Hawaii braces for long upheaval as erupting Kilauea boilsPAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow.



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