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Backed Syrian rebel force launches battle for IS capital

SDF fighters began advancing toward Raqqa in November, capturing wide areas from the extremists. Last week, they reached the northern and eastern gates of the city after intense clashes under the cover of US-led air strikes. Turkey, an important North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, opposes the YPG because it believes the group will later push for a Kurdish homeland that would include Turkish land.


Mom spends $25K on exotic cars, sand, camel for son's prom

Mom spends $25K on exotic cars, sand, camel for son's prom

Why Dubai? Because Shuler had planned to send Eden there as a graduation gift. Shuler said it was all worth it. Eden also had three different dates , all of whom were commissioned custom dresses, according to BillyPenn.com. "He did everything I required of him, throughout his whole entire life from first grade all the way up to 12th grade straight A's but always get a B in something dumb like gym".



Germany Cancels Afghan Group Deportations After Deadly Blast In Kabul

Taliban had denied involvement. In the past year, USA troops have largely focused on thwarting a surge in Taliban attacks. Bodies littered the scene and a huge cloud of smoke rose from the highly-fortified area which houses foreign embassies, after the rush-hour attack tore a massive crater in the ground.


The Putin-Macron handshake the world was waiting for

The Putin-Macron handshake the world was waiting for

Macron said last week that he wanted to bring together soon the "Normandy format" which groups the leaders of Russia , Germany, France and Ukraine and which met first in Normandy, north-west France. The newly elected French leader said he favoured "a democratic transition" in Syria that would "preserve the Syrian state". As part of his trip Monday, Putin is scheduled to visit the centre near the Seine River that includes the Holy Trinity Cathedral along with a school and a book shop.



Two Arrested For Manslaughter After Oakland Ghost Ship Fire

Numerous party attendees were trapped in the warehouse space due to a lack of safe or accessible exits, including a stairwell leading outside that was only made of delivery palettes. They were arrested earlier in the day. A friend, Aaron Marin, who has known Almena for years and escaped from the Ghost Ship fire by jumping out of a second-floor window, had mixed feelings about the arrest.


US contractor arrested after leak of Russia hacking report

US contractor arrested after leak of Russia hacking report

The criminal complaint against victor stems from a National Security Agency document dated May 5 that authorities say was improperly taken from its facility in Georgia. The report , which was published online by The Intercept , does not say whether the hacking had any effect on election results. Officials said she "printed and improperly removed classified intelligence reporting" around May 9.