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U.S. acknowledges airstrike in Mosul, where more than 200 Iraqi civilians died

U.S. acknowledges airstrike in Mosul, where more than 200 Iraqi civilians died

The Pentagon has acknowledged 220 civilian deaths from coalition airstrikes in Iraq and Syria since the U.S. campaign against Islamic State began in 2014. The battle is now centering on the Old City as Iraqi forces try to push IS from west Mosul . This led the coalition to target the buildings. "The Coalition conducted several strikes near Mosul and we will provide this information to our civilian casualty team for further investigation", the coalition said in a statement .


Why are Tesco unlocking their trolleys?

Why are Tesco unlocking their trolleys?

Other supermarket groups including Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons, Aldi and Lidl said their trolleys had been fully converted. The new coin enters circulation on Tuesday, and there will be a transition period of just over six months when the old "round pound" is still accepted as legal tender.



UK Tells WhatsApp to Open Encryption to Intelligence Services

But in her Marr interview, Rudd reiterated that she did not see legislation as the answer, preferring instead to convince tech companies to voluntarily agree to tackle the issue. "We need them to set up an industry-wide forum to address the global threat". "They need to develop new systems and algorithms to detect this stuff and remove it".


Last-minutes changes to the GOP health care bill

Last-minutes changes to the GOP health care bill

But this is how Trump sold himself. INSKEEP: Congressman Andy Harris is a Republican who represents Maryland's first district that includes the Eastern Shore. The demise of the American Health Care Act should please investors for now. The most important thing that has ever helped me and my family was Obamacare.


Russian police detain opposition leader Navalny at Moscow protest

Russian police detain opposition leader Navalny at Moscow protest

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and dozens others have been detained as thousands of people across Russia defied bans on rallies to protest against government corruption. "People are unhappy with the fact that there's been no investigation" of the corruption allegations, said Moscow protester Ivan Gronstein. One of the slogans for Sunday's rallies is "No one showed up", a reference to the dismissal by authorities of Navalny's popular support.


Iran imposes sanctions on 15 USA companies for alleged HR violations

Iran imposes sanctions on 15 USA companies for alleged HR violations

The announcement was a response to a new bill put forward by U.S. lawmakers that would see Iran's Revolutionary Guards listed as a terrorist organisation. Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif named the 15 companies in a statement he released. The ministry also said that these companies committed human rights violations.