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Evacuation of some Syrians from Lebanon area to start on Monday

Evacuation of some Syrians from Lebanon area to start on Monday

About 7,000 refugees departed with the extremist group for a rebel-held part of north-west Syria. The departure of rebels from a group called Saraya Ahl Al Sham will leave an IS enclave as the last militant stronghold straddling the border near the Lebanese town of Arsal, which is home to tens of thousands of refugees.


Man arrested in plot to bomb Oklahoma bank: court filing

Man arrested in plot to bomb Oklahoma bank: court filing

According to a complaint released by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday, 23-year-old Jerry Drake Varnell of Sayre, Okla. has been charged with attempting to use explosives to destroy a building in interstate commerce. Authorities say they also found a statement that he planned to post to social media after the explosion. The fake conspirators met several times and communicated on encrypted chat over the next several months.


Mattis: North Korea diplomacy working despite Trump threats

Mattis: North Korea diplomacy working despite Trump threats

Mattis and Tillerson urged China to do more to rein in its wayward ally, Pyongyang, saying Beijing has a "strong incentive" to seek a denuclearized peninsula. The United States prefers to use diplomacy to change North Korea's belligerent behavior, but maintains military readiness to respond to any attack, the secretaries of defense and state have said .


Powerball jackpot now an estimated $430 million

Powerball jackpot now an estimated $430 million

ET, and will be broadcast live on Fox 4, in high-definition, from the Florida Lottery's state of the art draw studio in Tallahassee. The current jackpot is one of the largest in history and theLotter .com, which offers foreigners a chance to participate in the $430 million Powerball draw, is selling 5 times more tickets than in a usual cycle.


Portlanders Gather In A Show Of Solidarity With Charlottesville

Portlanders Gather In A Show Of Solidarity With Charlottesville

In an Sunday, Aug. 13 interview on MSNBC with Rev. Al Sharpton, Kildee said Trump "wants it both ways" in regards to the discussion about Charlottesville after the president's remarks that included blaming " many sides " for the violence.