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AP Explains: Difficult urban terrain, hundreds of thousands of civilians and stiff IS resistance intended to draw out the group's inevitable defeat has made for a slow grind in the fight to retake…
05.28 / 20:18
blogs.abcnews.com
The German government should reconsider sharing intelligence with the US, as President Trump and his team "blab too much" and could provide sensitive information to Moscow, according to a high-ranking German lawmaker, as cited by local media. "I have an impression that Donald Trump and his team blab too much," Thomas Oppermann, the leader of the Social Democrats (SPD) in the German parliament said, according to various German newspapers. The official, whose party is part of the ruling…
05.28 / 20:11
sott.net
Off-season practices are not where offensive linemen establish themselves. OTAs (organized team activities) and minicamps are made to order for "skill-position"…
05.28 / 19:53
newslookup.com
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady delivered a video message to the family of a Navy SEAL killed recently in…
05.28 / 19:53
newslookup.com
This year's Palme d'Or was presented to filmmaker Ruben Ostlund for "The Square" at the Cannes Film Festival in France…
05.28 / 19:53
newslookup.com
WASHINGTON >> Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump's son-in-law may need to be revoked.Trump, having returned from a nine-day overseas trip, immediately railed against administration leaks, calling them "fabricated lies," in a flurry of…
05.28 / 19:53
presstelegram.com
"One must show that you won’t make small…
05.28 / 19:49
deathandtaxesmag.com
Mrs Merkel said she wanted friendly relations with both countries as well as Russia but Europe now had to "fight for its own destiny". [...] "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. I've experienced that in the last few days," Mrs Merkel told a crowd at an election rally in Munich, southern Germany. [...] The relationship between Berlin and new French President Emmanuel Macron had to be a priority, Mrs Merkel said. — BBC There…
05.28 / 19:46
dailykos.com
IN DEFIANCE of the prevailing pessimism regarding the prospects for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, an estimated 15,000 people gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square yesterday for a pro-peace demonstration.  The rally was jointly arranged by a number of organizations including Peace Now, the Labor and Meretz parties, and the New Israel Fund. The hashtag associated with this movement, “#50isEnough”, is a reference to the somber milestone we are fast…
05.28 / 19:46
dailykos.com
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Authorities say seven people, including a tourist from Norway, were injured after two cable cars apparently suffered a brake failure in mountains in central Romania. Nobody was seriously h…
05.28 / 19:45
billingsgazette.com
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05.28 / 19:42
cnsnews.com
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group has been the largest and the longest operation against the extremists in the nearly three years since they overran a third of the country. Mosul is Iraq's second-largest city after the capital Baghdad and was a key logistical and economic hub for IS when the extremists' footprint spanned much of Iraq's north and into neighboring Syria. Iraq's prime minister had originally pledged Mosul…
05.28 / 19:41
chippewa.com
WASHINGTON >> Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump's son-in-law may need to be revoked.Trump, having returned from a nine-day overseas trip, immediately railed against administration leaks, calling them "fabricated lies," in a flurry of…
05.28 / 19:41
dailynews.com
LOS ANGELES >> It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne Johnson comedy "Baywatch."Studio estimates on Sunday say the fifth installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise commandeered…
05.28 / 19:41
dailynews.com
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's response to the latest deadly attack against its sizable Christian minority — a wave of airstrikes against Islamic militant installations in eastern Libya — may be a sign of both despair and resolve. The string of attacks has highlighted an ongoing vulnerability and a worrying lack of reliable intelligence by Egypt's robust security forces. Unlike the attacks in Sinai, which have mostly targeted soldiers, police and suspected collaborators, the attacks on Christians h…
05.28 / 19:33
sfgate.com
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman charged with killing her husband as he lay in a Florida hospital bed last year has died. Jan Sochalski faced a murder charge for allegedly suffocating her husband last May after he suffered life-threatening complications following back surgery. Sixty-four-year-old Henry Sochalski was a retired Trenton, New Jersey, police officer. […
05.28 / 19:33
seattletimes.com
Authorities say seven people, including a tourist from Norway, were injured after two cable cars apparently suffered a brake failure in mountains in central Romania. Nobody was seriously hurt. Sibiu … Click to Continue…
05.28 / 19:32
miamiherald.com
An Illinois man accuses Dennis Hastert of sexually assaulting him in bathroom stall when he was a 4th…
05.28 / 19:31
detroitnews.com
TORONTO — The Conservative Party chose Saturday to stay on the path charted by Stephen Harper, selecting a cheerful family man to sell their message rather than a Quebec libertarian who risked creating rifts within the party. Thirty-eight-year-old Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer won 50.95 per cent of the votes on the 13th and final ballot. Maxime Bernier, who had run a campaign over the previous few days that presumed he would win, received 49.05 per cent when all the votes were counted and …
05.28 / 19:25
www.huffingtonpost.com
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group has been the largest and the longest operation against the extremists in the nearly three years since they overran a third of the country. Mosul is Iraq’s second-largest city after the capital Baghdad and was a key logistical and economic hub for […
05.28 / 19:25
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