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40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

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40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

- PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said. A suicide bomber was involved in the first car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in the southwestern city of Quetta that killed at least 12 people and wounded 20

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Mt. Clemens man facing second-degree murder in shooting death of 3-year-old boy

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Mt. Clemens man facing second-degree murder in shooting death of 3-year-old boy

- A Mt. Clemens parolee is to be arraigned today on second-degree murder and other charges in connection with the accidental shooting death of a 3-year-old boy in Clinton Township this week. Lamonte Odell Johnson, 29, also is facing a felony firearms offense, possession of a firearm by a felon and carrying a concealed weapon offense in charges authorized by Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith

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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media

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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media

- Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house

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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media

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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media

- Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house

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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media

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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media

- Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house

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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media

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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media

- Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house

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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media

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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media

- Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house

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Australia to Send Spy Planes to Help Philippines Recapture Marawi

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Australia to Send Spy Planes to Help Philippines Recapture Marawi

- Photo SYDNEY, Australia — The Australian government said on Friday that it would send spy planes to help the Philippine armed forces who are fighting to recapture the southern city of Marawi, where the military was battling Islamic-linked militants for control. Two militants believed to have backed a siege of the city have been killed in the fighting, Philippine officials said on Friday, citing intelligence information

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

- Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. LONDON (CNN) — Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park earlier this week. Darren Osborne, 47, from Cardiff in Wales, was remanded in custody to appear in court later on Friday, a Metropolitan Police statement said

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

- Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. LONDON (CNN) — Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park earlier this week. Darren Osborne, 47, from Cardiff in Wales, was remanded in custody to appear in court later on Friday, a Metropolitan Police statement said

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

- Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. LONDON (CNN) — Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park earlier this week. Darren Osborne, 47, from Cardiff in Wales, was remanded in custody to appear in court later on Friday, a Metropolitan Police statement said

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

- Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. LONDON (CNN) — Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park earlier this week. Darren Osborne, 47, from Cardiff in Wales, was remanded in custody to appear in court later on Friday, a Metropolitan Police statement said

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

- Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. LONDON (CNN) — Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park earlier this week. Darren Osborne, 47, from Cardiff in Wales, was remanded in custody to appear in court later on Friday, a Metropolitan Police statement said

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

- Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. LONDON (CNN) — Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park earlier this week. Darren Osborne, 47, from Cardiff in Wales, was remanded in custody to appear in court later on Friday, a Metropolitan Police statement said

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Australia Joins Philippines’ Fight Against Islamic State-Linked Militants

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Australia Joins Philippines’ Fight Against Islamic State-Linked Militants

- June 23, 2017 7:06 a.m. ET Australia is sending patrol planes to the Philippines—where it has long deferred to the U.S. on security issues—as it takes a more assertive role against terror threats in Southeast Asia. Two Australian P-3 Orion aircraft will support Philippine troops fighting the Muslim-extremist Maute group on the southern island of Mindanao, Defense Minister Marise Payne said Friday

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Islamic State destroys iconic mosque in Mosul

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Islamic State destroys iconic mosque in Mosul

- Irbil, Iraq • The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul's al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures Wednesday night, Iraq's Ministry of Defense said. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tweeted early Thursday that the destruction was an admission by the militants that they are losing the fight for Iraq's second-largest city. "Daesh's bombing of the al-Hadba minaret and the al-Nuri Mosque is a formal declaration of their defeat," al-Abadi said, using the Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group

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Federal judge orders pretrial release of terror suspect
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“The Beguiled”: Sofia Coppola’s Dubiously Abstract Vision of the Civil War
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President: Colombia on verge of completing rebel disarmament
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Officials draining pool at World War II Memorial
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President: Colombia on verge of completing rebel disarmament
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Damascus-allied militia advances into Deir al-Zor province: Syrian Observatory
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Mosul’s 800-year-old Great Mosque of al-Nuri destroyed as Iraqi troops close in on ISIS
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US says it killed key Islamic State moneyman
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Iranians chant 'Death to Israel', burn Islamic State's flag at rallies: TV
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40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities
40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said. A suicide bomber was involved in the first car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in the southwestern city of Quetta that killed at least 12 people and wounded 20   Read More ...
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The great Muslim civil war — and us
The great Muslim civil war — and us The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter-bomber. Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria. Russia threatens to attack coalition aircraft west of the Euphrates. What is going on? It might appear a mindless mess, but the outlines are clear. The great Muslim civil war, centered in Syria, is approaching its post-Islamic State phase. It’s the end of the beginning. The parties are maneuvering to shape what comes next   Read More ...
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Mt. Clemens man facing second-degree murder in shooting death of 3-year-old boy
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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media
World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house   Read More ...
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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media
World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house   Read More ...
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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media
World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house   Read More ...
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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media
World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house   Read More ...
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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media
World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house   Read More ...
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Primghar man missing from WWII accounted for
Primghar man missing from WWII accounted for The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from World War II, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Byron H. Nelson, 28, of Primghar, Iowa, will be buried July 1 in his hometown. On April 25, 1944, Nelson was a member of the 721st Bomb Squadron, 450th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force, and was the nose gunner aboard an American B-24G Liberator bomber   Read More ...
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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media
World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house   Read More ...
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Massacres and mutilations in Congo have left more than 3,000 dead since October, reports say
Massacres and mutilations in Congo have left more than 3,000 dead since October, reports say Congo's Catholic church released a report this week claiming that 3,383 people have been killed in the Kasai region since October. The church, the only institution which has a presence across most of this gigantic and largely lawless country, said the brutal killings were perpetrated by the national army, Bana Mura, a militia aligned with the government, and Kamuina Nsapu, a cultish armed group loosely tied to the country's main opposition party   Read More ...
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World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media
World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook. . . World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook World War II veteran's urn found, returned through power of social media Anthony Lewis found a veteran's family through Facebook ROCHESTER, N.H. — A World War II soldier's urn has been returned to family members, thanks to a Rochester man who recognized that something priceless was left behind in a house   Read More ...
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MSNBC analyst likens Trump to a 'suicide bomber'
MSNBC analyst likens Trump to a 'suicide bomber' An MSNBC political analyst compared President Trump to a “suicide bomber” on Thursday after he tweeted that he did not have any recordings of meetings with former FBI Director James Comey. Elise Jordan, a former Bush White House aide and now an MSNBC political analyst and TIME contributor, appeared on “MSNBC Live with Craig Melvin” on Thursday afternoon. “It’s a sad day when you cannot depend on the president’s word, and my advice to Republicans who cozy up to him is it’s just like hugging a suicide bomber—he blows you up in the process with him,” Jordan said   Read More ...
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The Muslim civil war — and us: We need a national debate before plunging in too deep
The Muslim civil war — and us: We need a national debate before plunging in too deep The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter-bomber. Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria. Russia threatens to attack coalition aircraft west of the Euphrates. What is going on? It might appear a mindless mess, but the outlines are clear. The great Muslim civil war, centered in Syria, is approaching its post-Islamic State phase. It’s the end of the beginning. The parties are maneuvering to shape what comes next   Read More ...
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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder
Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder London (CNN)Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park earlier this week. Darren Osborne, 47, from Cardiff in Wales, was remanded in custody to appear in court later on Friday, a Metropolitan Police statement said. One man died and others were injured when a man plowed his van into a crowd of worshipers leaving Ramadan prayers in the early hours of Monday morning   Read More ...
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