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IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi announced 'caliphate': commander

Iraqi forces said earlier on Wednesday they had started a push towards the mosque. He said civilians were escaping from the Old City, with up to 400 approaching the positions of Iraqi forces on Monday. He referred to Islamic State by its Arabic acronym. "This is the final chapter" of the offensive to take Mosul, said Lieutenant General Abdul Ghani al-Assadi, senior commander in Mosul of Counter Terrorism Service.


US Troops In Al-Tanf, Downing of Iranian-Made Regime Drone

US Troops In Al-Tanf, Downing of Iranian-Made Regime Drone

Both the United States and Russian Federation contend their forces are in Syria to fight ISIS . Australian warplanes will soon resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria after operations were suspended as a precaution because a USA fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane earlier this week, the defense chief said Wednesday.


Immigration attorney weighs in on DAPA rollback

Immigration attorney weighs in on DAPA rollback

The move does nothing to change the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, a controversial Obama program that allows children who entered the United States illegally to remain in the country. Continuation of the DACA program had won widespread praise from critics of Trump's overall approach to immigration . Immigration lawyer David Leopold expressed relief when the DHS announced that DACA would continue.



McCain Has a Suggestion for Americans Wanting to Travel to North Korea

The United States has no diplomatic relations with North Korea , and has imposed heavy sanctions on its regime due to its persistent nuclear weapons program. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that it was "a disgrace what happened to Otto ". Asked about President Trump's tweet , Mattis said, "I believe he represents the American people's view of North Korea right now".



Trump UK visit absent from Queen's speech

Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party have yet to form a pact to create a minority government. That includes a measure to transpose current European Union laws into British laws, so as not to lose them when the country leaves the global organization, as well as bills that give the United Kingdom autonomy in crafting new policies in immigration, trade and agriculture.


US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22

US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22

The extent to which Beijing can influence Pyongyang is a key issue in trying to defuse the North Korea crisis, and Tillerson's remarks came the day after President Donald Trump appeared to suggest China's President Xi Jinping had come up short in efforts to lean on Kim Jong-un's regime.