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What the Deaths of Four U.S. Troops in Syria Could Mean for Trump's Withdrawal Plans

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Sixteen people including four U.S.
troops were killed in Northern Syria on Wednesday in a bomb attack claimed by ISIS. The bombing took place at a restaurant in the rebel-controlled city of Manbij.
Before this attack, only two U.S. troops had been killed in combat in Syria, according to the Pentagon. Two others have died outside of combat. The bombing occurred at a restaurant where U.S. troops were meeting with a local U.S.-backed militia. Previously occupied by ISIS, Manbij was recaptured by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in 2016 and is currently a major flashpoint in escalating...
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U.S. Troops Killed By Blast In Syria; Islamic State Claims Responsibility

U.S. Troops Killed By Blast In Syria; Islamic State Claims Responsibility

1 month ago   |   By NPR

As many as four American soldiers are reported dead in a suicide bombing in northern Syria. The attack comes shortly after President Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw troops from Syria.
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U.S. service members killed in ISIS-claimed attack in Syria

U.S. service members killed in ISIS-claimed attack in Syria

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette


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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

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Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

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Giants lose coach Lou Anarumo to Bengals

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