Category: World

Iraqi forces start offensive to take back IS-held city of Tal Afar

(Reuters) - Iraqi security forces launched on Sunday an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, their next objective in the U.S.-backed campaign to defeat Islamic State militants,…

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Barcelona businesses respond to attacks: ‘We are not frightened by the future’

Yesterday afternoon, from a terrace overlooking Avenue de Josep Tarradellas in Barcelona,Alexian Chiavegato spotted helicopters overhead and heard ambulances rushing to the city center. He soon learned that a van…

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Mnuchin tells Yale classmates: Trump does not equate neo-Nazis with peaceful protesters

(Reuters) - Urged by his Yale University classmates to resign as treasury secretary following President Donald Trump's response to a white nationalist protest, Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he would…

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Cities face a high bar to stop hate groups from marching

After the eruption of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, extreme right-wing groups are planning to proceed with marches in Boston, California, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia in the coming weeks.Read…

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Iraqi ship sinks after collision, at least 4 sailors dead – state TV

(Reuters) - An Iraqi ship sank on Saturday after a collision with another vessel in Iraq's territorial waters, killing at least four sailors, Iraqi state television reported.Read more...

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2 Florida police officers fatally shot, suspect arrested

(Reuters) - A pair of Florida police officers were fatally shot after approaching three men in a Kissimmee neighborhood with a history of drug activity, and a suspect was arrested…

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US did not raise auto rules of origin at NAFTA talks -source

(Reuters) - In the opening NAFTA session of talks, the United States did not raise its previously stated demands to boost North American content for autos, a source directly familiar…

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Boston police arrest 27 people during protests around ‘Free Speech’ rally

(Reuters) - Boston police arrested 27 people in protests surrounding a "Free Speech" rally, Police Commissioner William Evans told reporters on Saturday.Read more...

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Ivanka Trump criticized for Charlottesville response after her Barcelona tweet

In the wake of the recent terror attacks in Spain, Ivanka Trump tweeted Friday, "Deeply saddened by the ongoing acts of terrorism across the globe. Terror anywhere imperils freedom everywhere.…

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Bill Maher places some blame on Fox News for Charlottesville: ‘They took the DNA of Nazis and reanimated it’

Bill Maher's latest episode was a weird mix of commentary that both criticized the president and his response to Charlottesville, but also took a stand for free speech that seemed…

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