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NATO left Turkey ‘alone in fight against terror' - defense minister

NATO left Turkey ‘alone in fight against terror' - defense minister

8 days ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar accused NATO of abandoning the country to fight terrorism by itself, after the alliance declined to label Kurdish fighters in northern...
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The Fight for ISIS's Old Territory Is Just Beginning

The Fight for ISIS's Old Territory Is Just Beginning

10 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

A host of forces including Turkish and Iranian proxies to Russian troops and Syrian government forces are jockeying for control of the lands that once were held by the Islamic...
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Assad: IS members in Syrian Kurds jails to stand local trial

17 days ago   |   ABC News

Syrian President Bashar Assad says members of the Islamic State group held in the country will stand trial in local courts specialized in cases of terrorism
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Turkey refusing to sign NATO defense plan for the Baltics, pressing alliance to label Syria's Kurds as ‘terrorists' - report

Turkey refusing to sign NATO defense plan for the Baltics, pressing alliance to label Syria's Kurds as ‘terrorists' - report

17 days ago   |   RT

Ankara has reportedly been blackmailing NATO, refusing to sign the proposed defense plan for the Baltics and Poland unless the alliance officially recognizes Kurdish-led...
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‘Erdogan thumbs his nose at Trump': US senator says Turkey crossed ‘another red line' with S-400 test, calls for new sanctions

‘Erdogan thumbs his nose at Trump': US senator says Turkey crossed ‘another red line' with S-400 test, calls for new sanctions

18 days ago   |   RT

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is mocking the US and has crossed a new “red line” as Ankara decided to start testing its S-400 air defense systems, a US senator said, calling...
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Russia warns Syria's Kurds against relying on US support

18 days ago   |   ABC News

Russia's foreign minister is warning Syria's Kurds that relying on U.S. support “won't bring them any good.” Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday accused Syria's Kurds of failing to abide...
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Trump's Thanksgiving Wingman: Pence in Iraq

Trump's Thanksgiving Wingman: Pence in Iraq

18 days ago   |   BAG news Notes

As we gather together this week with friends and family, let us give thanks that we are not the one who's getting impeached by the House. This uplifting photograph is among...
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Turkey's Syria Invasion and Visual Media Bias

Turkey's Syria Invasion and Visual Media Bias

19 days ago   |   BAG news Notes

Media bias usually has to do with what's in the frame-not whether or not there is one. These photos from Magnum photographer, Emin Özmen, who is also Turkish, were featured in...
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Mike Pence seeks to mend fences with abandoned Kurds in surprise pre-Thanksgiving visit to Iraq

20 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   3 articles

Vice President Pence made a surprise visit to Iraq Saturday to visit American troops spending the holidays overseas - and sought to patch up ties with Kurdish allies that were...
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Pence touts 'enduring bond' with Kurds during unannounced trip to Iraq

Pence touts 'enduring bond' with Kurds during unannounced trip to Iraq

21 days ago   |   Politico

Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday reaffirmed U.S. support for Iraqi Kurds during an unannounced trip to Iraq, praising their "strong bonds" despite President Donald Trump's...
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Man who stole $88,000 from bank vault caught after he flashed stacks of...

Man who stole $88,000 from bank vault caught after he flashed stacks of bills on social media

Authorities say a bank employee allegedly stole $88,000 from the bank's vault and later posted photos to social media of him holding large stacks of cash. Read more ...

No. 10 Oregon outlasts No. 5 Michigan 71-70 in OT

No. 10 Oregon outlasts No. 5 Michigan 71-70 in OT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Payton Pritchard scored 19 of his 23 points after halftime, and No. 10 Oregon outlasted No. 5 Michigan 71-70 in overtime Saturday. Read more ...

California governor tosses PG&E $13.5B settlement with wildfire victims

California governor tosses PG&E $13.5B settlement with wildfire victims

California Gov. Gavin Newsom rejected a $13.5 billion settlement that Pacific Gas & Electric struck last week with thousands of people who lost homes, businesses and family... Read more ...

After two kids killed amid Arizona flooding, third child's body recovered

After two kids killed amid Arizona flooding, third child's body recovered

Searchers found the body of another child Friday in Arizona close to where floodwaters swept away and killed two other kids. Read more ...

Carter leads Mississippi State 67-61 over Kansas State

Carter leads Mississippi State 67-61 over Kansas State

NEWARK, N.J. - Tyson Carter led four teammates in double figures with 14 points and Mississippi State beat Kansas State 67-61 on Saturday in the first game of the Never Forget... Read more ...

Chelsea's EPL slump continues with 1-0 loss to Bournemouth

Chelsea's EPL slump continues with 1-0 loss to Bournemouth

LONDON - Dan Gosling's late goal gave Bournemouth a 1-0 win at Chelsea on Saturday as Frank Lampard's team fell to its fourth loss in five Premier League matches. Read more ...

Leicester held 1-1 by Norwich as gap to Liverpool widens

Leicester held 1-1 by Norwich as gap to Liverpool widens

LEICESTER, England - Leicester's eight-game winning streak in the Premier League ended Saturday with a 1-1 draw against Norwich, widening the gap to leader Liverpool to 10 points. Read more ...

UFC 245: How to watch the must-see Usman vs. Covington fight

UFC 245: How to watch the must-see Usman vs. Covington fight

The moment for Kamaru Usman and Colby Convington to settle their months-long war of words finally arrives with their fight Saturday night at UFC 245 in Las Vegas. The fight... Read more ...

Jersey City shooting victim Douglas Rodríguez heroically saved customer

Jersey City shooting victim Douglas Rodríguez heroically saved customer

One of the victims of Tuesday's Jersey City grocery store killings helped a customer escape the besieged shop before he was killed. Store worker Douglas Miguel Rodríguez, 49... Read more ...

Sophia Hutchins set the record straight on her relationship with Caitlyn...

Sophia Hutchins set the record straight on her relationship with Caitlyn Jenner, saying they never dated

Sophia Hutchins commented on rumors about her relationship with Caitlyn Jenner for the first time in a recent interview with Ben Widdicombe for The New York Times . Despite... Read more ...