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From Syria, IS slips into Iraq to fight another day

3 hours ago   |   National Post

BAGHDAD - Islamic State fighters facing defeat in Syria are slipping across the border into Iraq, where they are destabilizing the country's fragile security, U.S. and Iraqi...
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Expert explains why someone would create a hoax to make headlines

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Jussie Smollett case is hardly the first of its kind. Take a short look back in history and you'll see stunts, hoaxes, fictionalized or over-dramatized events...
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White House Says 200 Troops Will Stay in Syria, Retreating From a Full Withdrawal

7 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   6 articles

The move was a concession to allies and Pentagon officials who have argued that a complete American withdrawal risks returning key areas in Syria to the Islamic State.
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Amid loss of leaders, unknown militant rises in Philippines

8 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

MANILA, Philippines - Unlike many of his slain comrades, the touted new leader of the Islamic State group in the southern Philippines lacks the bravado, clan name or foreign...
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How ISIS Returnees Are Stirring a Debate Over Citizenship, Security and Rule of Law

14 hours ago   |   Time

The question of whether two women who joined ISIS in Syria and Iraq-one British and another American-born-should be allowed to return to their respective countries has provoked...
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Iraq on high alert for ISIL fighters fleeing Syria

21 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

There are concerns that the fleeing ISIL members could regroup in areas they once controlled in northern and western Iraq.
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Iraqi security official: U.S.-backed Syrian militia hands over more than 150 Iraqi Islamic State group members to Iraq

1 day ago   |   ABC News


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Alabama Woman Who Joined ISIS Can't Return Home, Pompeo Says

1 day ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

Hoda Muthana says she regrets going to Syria to join the Islamic State. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says does not qualify as a citizen.
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Alabama Woman Who Joined ISIS Can't Return Home, Pompeo Says

1 day ago   |   NY Times   |   5 articles

Hoda Muthana says she regrets going to Syria to join the Islamic State. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says does not qualify as a citizen.
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Air strikes hit last patch of ISIL territory where jihadists prevent civilians from fleeing

Air strikes hit last patch of ISIL territory where jihadists prevent civilians from fleeing

1 day ago   |   National Post

Air strikes targeted Islamic State's last pocket in eastern Syria late on Tuesday as U.S.-backed fighters pressed for a victory that would bring the jihadists' self-proclaimed...
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New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery prize

A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a lottery jackpot worth tens of millions of dollars. Read more ...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to Lakers: 'For sure it's personal'

James Harden and Chris Paul fouled out as Houston fell apart late in Los Angeles. Afterward, both Houston stars had harsh words for one of the game officials. Read more ...

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James scored 29 points, Brandon Ingram added 27 and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit midway through the third quarter to defeat the... Read more ...

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

SPOKANE, Wash. - Rui Hachimura scored 23 points and No. 2 Gonzaga beat Pepperdine 92-64 on Thursday night, keeping the door open to a possible No. 1 ranking next week. Read more ...

McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

EDMONTON, Alberta - The Edmonton Oilers finally feel as though they got the result they deserved from the work they've put in. Read more ...