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Lebanon's army declares ceasefire in fight against IS

Lebanon's army declares ceasefire in fight against IS

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea hit back at Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Friday, stressing that there can not be official coordination "with a regime that is more brutal than the Islamic State group". In this photo released Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, by the Lebanese Army official website, Lebanese soldiers sit a top armored personnel carriers during a battle against Daesh (ISIS) militants, on the outskirts of Ras Baalbek, northeast Lebanon.


Trump is backing away from Jeff Flake challenger Kelli Ward

Trump is backing away from Jeff Flake challenger Kelli Ward

The Republican activists in Mesa griped about Flake's moderate stance on immigration and his long-running feud with Trump, whom he refused to vote for. But Flake isn't the only Republican talking about a competitive Republican primary in 2020. That leaves Ward, who has the benefit of being looked on favorably by the president.


How Congress can constrain Trump in September

How Congress can constrain Trump in September

But even without a protracted fight over the wall or debt limit, military funding could swing by a whopping $70 billion depending on whether congressional Republicans get their way on the defense budget. This case of bait-and-switch could serve to keep the government open, depending on how precise Trump wants to be about the definition of "wall". "To get a secure border, that's the goal, not to fulfill a campaign promise of a wall that doesn't make sense in some areas, certainly Arizona", ...


500000 at Barcelona March Declare 'We Are Not Afraid'

500000 at Barcelona March Declare 'We Are Not Afraid'

Like Cambrils , the popular Mediterranean city is in mourning after a van rammed into a crowd of pedestrians on the busy Las Ramblas boulevard on August 17. Emergency workers, taxi drivers, local residents and shop staff who were the first at the scene of the attack and helped those injured, were at the front of the procession as hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets.


Gervonta Davis Misses Weight, Stripped of IBF 130-Pound Title

Gervonta Davis Misses Weight, Stripped of IBF 130-Pound Title

Davis, widely considered the best young fighter now in the Mayweather Promotions stable, fought mostly with his hands down, attacking from various angles, but unlike the masters of that type of style like Roy Jones and Prince Naseem Hamed, Davis rarely landed cleanly and was countered often by the traditional left jab, right hand attack of Fonseca.


Canada advances LGBT equality by offering X gender option on passports

Canada advances LGBT equality by offering X gender option on passports

The X option will provide an alternative for those who identify as neither female (F) nor male (M). Gender-neutral passports have always been championed by members of Canada's transgender community. "The Government of Canada will continue this important work in developing a consistent federal approach to how its programs and services collect, use and display sex and gender information so Canadians can have their gender more accurately reflected in government documents while also protecting ...