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Iraq launches operation to take back IS-held town near Mosul

Iraq launches operation to take back IS-held town near Mosul

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August 20, 2017 at 8:15 am

ABU GHADDUR, Iraq (AP) U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Sunday launched a multi-pronged assault to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, marking the next phase in the country's war on the Islamic ...

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Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to Zimbabwe

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August 20, 2017 at 7:50 am | HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) Granted diplomatic immunity by South Africa, the wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from Johannesburg on Sunday despite calls that she be prosecuted for ...

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The Latest: South Africa grants immunity to Zim first lady

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August 20, 2017 at 6:20 am | HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) The Latest on Grace Mugabe returning to Zimbabwe (all times local): 3:15 p.m. South Africa granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady, who was accused of ass...

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100 gas tanks: Extremists in Spain planned massive attack

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August 20, 2017 at 6:11 am | BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Police put up scores of roadblocks across northeast Spain on Sunday in hopes of capturing a fugitive suspect from the 12-member Islamic extremist cell that staged two vehicle ...

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The Latest: Attackers had stored over 100 gas tanks to use

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August 20, 2017 at 5:59 am | BARCELONA, Spain (AP) The Latest on the two vehicle attacks in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils (all times local): 3 p.m. A top Spanish police official says those behind ...

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Philippine churches to ring bells to protest drug killings

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August 20, 2017 at 5:49 am | MANILA, Philippines (AP) A Philippine Catholic leader said Sunday that church bells would be rung every night for three months across his northern district to raise alarm over a sharp spike in poli...

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Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

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August 20, 2017 at 5:33 am | BARCELONA, Spain (AP) The victims of attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations a Canadian with an adventurous spirit, a Portuguese woman celebrati...

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Iran parliament Oks all but 1 of Rouhani Cabinet picks

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August 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iranian lawmakers on Sunday approved 16 Cabinet members nominated by recently re-elected President Hassan Rouhani, including the first defense minister unaffiliated with the elite...

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The Latest: Reports say shell hits Syrian fair

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August 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Social media activists and a local journalist say a shell has hit Syria's first international trade fai...

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