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Mattis returning to research role at Stanford think-tank

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Jim Mattis, who resigned as Pentagon chief three months ago, is returning to Stanford University. The Hoover Institution at Stanford announced Tuesday that Mattis...
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5 ISIS fighters captured for alleged role in Syria blast that killed 4 Americans

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Five ISIS fighters allegedly linked to the deadly blast in Manbij, Syria, last January that killed four Americans have been captured by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces.
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ISIS Camp In Baghouz Is Captured, As U.S. Allies Declare Progress In Syria

ISIS Camp In Baghouz Is Captured, As U.S. Allies Declare Progress In Syria

3 hours ago   |   NPR

"This is not a victory announcement," the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say, even as they celebrate a breakthrough in a battle in Syria's Euphrates River valley. (Image...
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US-backed force says it's in control of IS Syria encampment

6 hours ago   |   National Post

BEIRUT - A spokesman for U.S.-backed forces fighting the Islamic State group in Syria says his fighters are in control of an encampment in the village of Baghouz where IS...
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Syria's SDF says last Islamic State camp ‘under control,' but clashes still raging

6 hours ago   |   RT


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ISIS Spokesman Makes Rare Statement Calling for Retaliation After New Zealand Mosque Shootings

7 hours ago   |   Time

The spokesman for the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria made his first statement in almost six months Monday, in which he dismissed claims that ISIS has been defeated and...
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ISIS Spokesman Ends Silence by Calling for Retaliation Over New Zealand Massacres

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

As his caliphate crumbles, the Islamic State spokesman, Abu Hassan al-Muhajir, issued a 44-minute speech mocking America's claim of victory.
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ISIS, Facing Last Stand Against U.S., Claims New Zealand Shooting Is Beginning of Global War Against Muslims

18 hours ago   |   Newsweek

ISIS is fighting for its life in a small, collapsing pocket of eastern Syria and it warned Muslims that the mosques massacre in Christchurch would only be the beginning.
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Syria's defense minister slams ‘illegitimate US presence'

1 day ago   |   RT


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US-backed force in Syria ‘takes positions' in last Islamic State camp

1 day ago   |   RT


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Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

"Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab," his neurologist said. Read more ...

FBI was investigating Cohen a year before raid, released documents show

FBI was investigating Cohen a year before raid, released documents show

The FBI was looking into Michael Cohen, President Trump's longtime lawyer and fixer, for almost a year before agents raided his home and hotel room last April, according to... Read more ...

Donald Trump Rips Into George Conway: 'Total Loser!'

Donald Trump Rips Into George Conway: 'Total Loser!'

The husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway recently suggested Trump is mentally unfit to be president. Read more ...

Teen shown in video pushing friend off bridge pleads guilty

Teen shown in video pushing friend off bridge pleads guilty

A teen who shoved her pal off a 60-foot Washington state bridge last year - leaving the victim with five broken ribs and a punctured lung - has pleaded guilty to the stunt. A... Read more ...

PSG scores legal win over UEFA in financial monitoring case

PSG scores legal win over UEFA in financial monitoring case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Paris Saint-Germain has won an initial legal battle with UEFA over the monitoring of its spending on player transfers and wages. Read more ...

‘You will never hear me mention his name': New Zealand's PM hopes to deny...

‘You will never hear me mention his name': New Zealand's PM hopes to deny shooter notoriety

DUNEDIN, New Zealand - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she would deny the accused gunman the fame he sought by refusing to even speak his name in an emotive... Read more ...

Fast luck: Tourist wins $1M jackpot in under 5 minutes

Fast luck: Tourist wins $1M jackpot in under 5 minutes

The lucky win happened on St. Patrick's Day. Read more ...

Saint Joseph's fires longtime basketball coach Phil Martelli

Saint Joseph's fires longtime basketball coach Phil Martelli

Phil Martelli, 64, has been the head coach at Saint Joseph's since 1995, going 444-328 in that span. Read more ...

US Sen. Markey to give away campaign donations from Kraft

US Sen. Markey to give away campaign donations from Kraft

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey says he will donate campaign contributions he received from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft to an organization that works to end human trafficking. Read more ...

Head Of Japan's Olympic Committee Steps Down Amid Tokyo 2020 Corruption Probe

Head Of Japan's Olympic Committee Steps Down Amid Tokyo 2020 Corruption Probe

French prosecutors suspect the Tokyo bid committee of paying bribes to host the 2020 Games. Tsunekazu Takeda, who also chairs the IOC's Marketing Commission, maintains his... Read more ...