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Push on last IS enclave blunted by discovery of civilians

AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — A commander with the Kurdish-led force fighting the Islamic State (IS) group said the offensive on the...

India vows ‘heavy price’ after deadly Kashmir attack

NEW DELHI (AFP) - India and Pakistan’s troubled ties risked taking a dangerous new turn yesterday as New Delhi accused Islamabad of harbouring militants...

Hong Kong seizes USD1M of rhino horn in record airport haul

HONG KONG (AFP) - Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns were arrested in Hong Kong airport by customs officers who said it...

S Korea TV station apologises over ‘spycam’ controversy

SEOUL (AFP) - A major South Korean TV station was forced to apologise after airing a performance by a well-known rapper in which he appeared...

White House scrambles to find pots of money to use for...

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with Mexico, he still needs money to pay for it....

Risk of flooding, mudslides remains after California storm

SAUSALITO, California (AP) — Authorities warned that mudslides were still possible even after a damaging storm moved through California, trapping people in floodwaters, triggering...

Chicago police, Fox dispute reports about Smollett attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said on Thursday night that local media reports that the attack against Empire actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax...

Judge to weigh fight over citizenship question on US census

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration tried to persuade a United States (US) judge yesterday to let it add a citizenship question to...

Britain must hurry up and decide on Brexit: French Minister

PARIS (AP) — France’s Europe minister is urging Britain to "hurry up" and decide whether it’s leaving the European Union (EU) with or without...

UK students protest lack of action on climate change

LONDON (AP) — Chanting "Save our Planet!" thousands of students around Britain are rallying to demand that Britain’s Conservative government take action on climate...

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