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McGurk provided an update on the Global Coalition' s comprehensive campaign to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria and sever its global networks and how the campaign is accelerating at the direction of President Donald Trump, He praised the performance of Iraqi forces in Mosul and the Syrian Democratic Forces completing the isolation of Raqqa.
  • US sends message to N Korea, China with Syria strike

    US sends message to N Korea, China with Syria strike

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    The US on April 6 night unleashed 59 Tomahawk missiles at the Shairat airbase in Syria in retaliation for the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Bashar al-Assad regime that left dozens of civilians dead. Trump talked up the meeting with lots of tough rhetoric about how he was going to get China to fully exert its influence over North Korea or, if he needed to, go it alone, saying Washington could "totally" resolve the issue without China's help.
  • Rubio hopes Trump reconsiders ISIS focus in Syria strategy

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    Assad has responded with characteristic defiance, vowing to accelerate efforts to wipe out rebels he calls terrorists. Tillerson was critical of Russia immediately after the US airstrikes Thursday in Syria but made clear Sunday that Russians were not the target.
  • Hack caused Dallas' emergency sirens to sound in error

    Hack caused Dallas' emergency sirens to sound in error

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    Syed said that there was a surge in calls to 911 during the time the sirens were sounding. Mayor Mike Rawlings said in a statement that the hack was an attack on Dallas' emergency notification system, and that the city will "find and prosecute whomever is responsible".
  • UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea missile test

    UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea missile test

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    The missile landed in the Sea of Japan, the U.S. Pacific Command said in a statement. The United States and South Korea agreed on Thursday to proceed with the deployment of an advanced U.S. Abe told reporters at his official residence he was watching to see how China would respond to Pyongyang after Xi meets Trump at the U.S. leader's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
  • South Korea test fires 800km-range missile

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    Abe said the two leaders had agreed that North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch was "a risky provocation and a serious threat". The Massachusetts Democrat's plan, outlined in a letter that was sent to Trump on the eve of his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping , suggests that the United States should agree to direct talks with North Korea in exchange for China's commitment to drastically escalate sanctions against Pyongyang if they fail to negotiate in good faith.
  • Putin: Criticism of Russia protest arrests is 'interference'

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    Russian President noted that Russia and the U.S. have very good examples of cooperation "There are huge prospects for Russia, for the United States, and for the whole world at large". He dismissed such claims as "lies" and "provocations", saying the contacts that Russian diplomats made in the USA were just part of their routine work.
  • Liverpool concedes late to draw 2-2 against Bournemouth

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    We could close the game in one moment, we didn't, we left it open - second goal after a set-piece and then almost vomit from me. "That's not nice but we have to take it". The Reds' run-in looks kind on paper but with such a poor defence, and considering they have lost six times to teams in the bottom half of the table already, it's very hard to predict if they'll secure enough points to qualify for next season's Champions League.
  • Russia's Supreme Court to consider Jehovah's Witnesses ban

    Russia's Supreme Court to consider Jehovah's Witnesses ban

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    The Supreme Court dismissed the counter lawsuit on Wednesday, reportedly saying it wasn't eligible to rule on issues of political repression, according the Russian Legal Information Agency . During Soviet rule, Jehovah's Witnesses were targeted as spies by the KGB. A suspension order came into effect on that date, preventing the administrative center and all its local religious centres from using state and municipal news media, and from organizing and conducting assemblies, rallies and ...