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Iraqi military reclaims city of Tal Afar after rapid Islamic State collapse - Washington Post

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 15:56
Washington PostIraqi military reclaims city of Tal Afar after rapid Islamic State collapseWashington PostTAL AFAR, Iraq — Iraq's military fully reclaimed this northern city from the Islamic State on Sunday in a rapid campaign that defied expectations that the extremist group would put up a fierce resistance in one of its last major strongholds. The ...Iraqi Forces Retake Most of Tal Afar, Former ISIS Stronghold, Military SaysNBCNews.comIraqi forces retake most of Tal Afar from Islamic State: militaryReutersTal Afar residents who fled are back to battle ISYahoo NewsThe Guardian -Fox News -The Daily Caller -UPI.comall 503 news articles »
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The Latest: Residents in flooded Houston told to go to roof - KIRO Seattle

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 14:56
KIRO SeattleThe Latest: Residents in flooded Houston told to go to roofKIRO SeattleFlooding in some parts of the county that includes the city of Houston is so bad that residents are being urged to seek refuge on their roofs. Harris County Flood Control District official Jeff Lindner says people inundated by rising waters shouldn't ...How Will Houston Handle the Deluge of Hurricane Harvey?WIREDWATCH LIVE: Flash flood emergency in Harris County, TexasWCSH-TVHouston Area Already Feeling Harvey Effects; High Winds in Missouri City Rip Roofs Off 50 HomesHouston PressBrown County Democratall 45 news articles »
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WATCH LIVE: Flash flood emergency in Harris County, Texas - WCSH-TV

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 14:51
WCSH-TVWATCH LIVE: Flash flood emergency in Harris County, TexasWCSH-TVHOUSTON - A flash flood emergency remains in effect for Harris County, meaning life-threatening flooding is possible. RELATED: Desperate cries for help poring in from flood victims. There are reports of flooded homes all over the Greater Houston Area.and more »
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Houston police chief says rescue officials inundated with emergency calls - ABC News

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 14:49
ABC NewsHouston police chief says rescue officials inundated with emergency callsABC NewsI mean, just to know that there's another foot that will be dropping over the next day is really hard to imagine. Rescue officials in Houston have been besieged, as you might imagine, by so many emergency calls. People needing help immediately. The ...and more »
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Houston police chief says rescue officials inundated with emergency calls - ABC News

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 14:49
ABC NewsHouston police chief says rescue officials inundated with emergency callsABC NewsI mean, just to know that there's another foot that will be dropping over the next day is really hard to imagine. Rescue officials in Houston have been besieged, as you might imagine, by so many emergency calls. People needing help immediately. The ...The Latest: Houston chief: 'Fingers crossed' the rain abatesWSB Radioall 37 news articles »
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Barcelona attack: German woman dies in hospital - BBC News

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 12:57
BBC NewsBarcelona attack: German woman dies in hospitalBBC NewsA German woman, 51, has died of injuries sustained in the van attack in the Spanish city of Barcelona on 17 August, officials say. Her death brings to 16 the number of people killed when Islamist militants struck in the city and the nearby town of ...'I am not afraid': Barcelona holds peace march after terror attacksCNNGerman woman dies, raising death toll in Spain attacks to 16CBS NewsGerman woman dies from injuries 10 days after Barcelona attackNew York Daily NewsBreitbart News -New York Post -The Guardian -Fox Newsall 239 news articles »
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Threats of political violence rise in polarized Trump era - The Hill

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 12:00
The HillThreats of political violence rise in polarized Trump eraThe HillLaw enforcement officials, college campuses and cities around the country are bracing for a new wave of alt-right rallies in the weeks and months to come, with parties on both sides of the debate over Confederate statues and monuments prepared for ...10-Day March Against White Supremacy to Head From Charlottesville to DCNBC4 WashingtonThe events of Charlottesville, VirginiaIdaho State JournalTallahassee reacts to CharlottesvilleFlorida FlambeauU.S. News & World Report -The College Fix -Staunton News Leader -The Mary Sueall 28 news articles »
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Second arrest over palace 'terror incident' - BBC News

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:56
BBC NewsSecond arrest over palace 'terror incident'BBC NewsA second man has been arrested after three police officers were injured by a man brandishing a 4ft sword near Buckingham Palace on Friday. A 30-year-old man has been detained at an address in west London, and a search is being carried out, police say.Police arrest 2nd man in Buckingham Palace terror incidentWashington PostSecond man held after sword attack at Buckingham PalaceThe GuardianBuckingham Palace attack: Second man arrested on suspicion of terrorismThe IndependentTelegraph.co.uk -Fox News -New York Daily News -RTE.ieall 474 news articles »
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Residents at epicenter of Harvey's landfall return to heartbreaking devastation - Fox News

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 10:06
Fox NewsResidents at epicenter of Harvey's landfall return to heartbreaking devastationFox NewsSaturday evening brought milder weather to Cuero, a town about 75 miles from the storm-battered Gulf Coast of Texas. But there was little comfort for about 150 people who were evacuated from a collapsing hotel. Their emergency shelter at Cuero ...Rockport residents stunned by devastation wrought by Hurricane HarveyChron.comHidden Health Hazards After Hurricanes - What To Expect After HarveyForbesCommunication systems fail Rockport officials, delay rescue effortsCorpus Christi Caller-TimesWashington Post -San Antonio Express-News (subscription) -FOX 29 -The Killeen Daily Heraldall 64 news articles »
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Storm Pakhar hits Hong Kong and Macau days after deadly Hato - Reuters

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 08:06
ReutersStorm Pakhar hits Hong Kong and Macau days after deadly HatoReutersHONG KONG (Reuters) - Tropical storm Pakhar brought strong winds and heavy rain to Hong Kong and Macau on Sunday, just four days after one of the strongest typhoons on record, Hato, caused serious flooding and damage in the territories and killed at ...2nd storm in a week batters southern ChinaNew York Daily NewsTyphoon Pakhar Weakens After Making Landfall in Southern ChinaBloombergMacau issues T3 signal after Pakhar lands closer than expected to city still reeling from deadly Typhoon HatoSouth China Morning PostInquirer.net -RTE.ie -Xinhua -Sputnik Internationalall 317 news articles »
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Video Shows Man Shooting At Crowd During Charlottesville Rally, With No Police Response - HuffPost

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 05:46
HuffPostVideo Shows Man Shooting At Crowd During Charlottesville Rally, With No Police ResponseHuffPostThe ACLU documented the incident two weeks ago, and the man has now been arrested in connection with it. By Carla Herreria. ACLU of Virginia. Richard Wilson Preston was arrested for firing a gun during the clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12.Man arrested for firing gun at Charlottesville rallyCNN InternationalMan arrested in firing of gun at Unite the Right rallyThe Daily ProgressVideo Emerges of Man Firing Shot Near Protester at Charlottesville RallyNew York MagazineThe Daily Caller -Truthdig -TPM -Washington Examinerall 39 news articles »
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Venezuelan army, civil militias hold exercises after Trump threat - Reuters

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 05:31
ReutersVenezuelan army, civil militias hold exercises after Trump threatReutersCARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela held nationwide armed forces exercises on Saturday, calling on civilians to join reserve units to defend against a possible attack after U.S. President Donald Trump warned that a “military option” was on the table for the ...Venezuela shuts 2 radio stations, holds military exercisesSacramento BeeHunger eats away at Venezuela's soul as its people struggle to surviveThe GuardianVenezuelans learn to shoot and fight at war drills after Trump's threat of military actionSouth China Morning PostBoston Herald -SBS -The Australian -The Advocateall 77 news articles »
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NRA's video message to 'elites': 'We're coming for you' - Washington Post

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 03:01
Washington PostNRA's video message to 'elites': 'We're coming for you'Washington PostATLANTA — The election of President Donald Trump and Republican control of Congress meant the National Rifle Association could probably rest easy that gun laws wouldn't change for at least four years. But the NRA has begun a campaign not against ...NRA's Message to Liberal Elitists: 'We're Coming for You'Breitbart Newsall 4 news articles »
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Secret Service to conduct live ammo exercise near White House - wtvr.com

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 02:33
wtvr.comSecret Service to conduct live ammo exercise near White Housewtvr.comWASHINGTON, D.C. — The Secret Service will conduct a “live fire calibration” of their gunshot detection system this weekend, causing several road closures. This exercise will require them to fire multiple rounds into bullet traps near the White House ...and more »
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Harvey the Hurricane Hawk seeks refuge in Houston man's taxi - WJLA

World News - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 01:52
WJLAHarvey the Hurricane Hawk seeks refuge in Houston man's taxiWJLAA Cooper's hawk sought refuge in a Houston-area man's taxi as Hurrican Harvey barreled down on the Texas coast on Friday August 25, 2017. Harvey the Hawk was handed over to a Texas wildlife center on August 26. (Image credit: William Bruso / Youtube).Taxi driver stunned to find hawk in backseat of his car - and drives home with him as Hurricane Harvey ragesMirror.co.ukPower outages reported in wake of Hurricane HarveyChron.comHarvey the hurricane hawk rides out storm with Houston familyFox NewsDaily Mail -ABC Online -WPXI Pittsburgh -South African Broadcasting Corporationall 58 news articles »
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Mattis Tells Troops to 'Hold the Line' Amid Divisions in US - New York Magazine

World News - Sat, 08/26/2017 - 22:58
New York MagazineMattis Tells Troops to 'Hold the Line' Amid Divisions in USNew York MagazineIn a seemingly off-the-cuff pep talk, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis told a group of U.S. soldiers to “hold the line” while the U.S. works out its problems back home. You want to watch these remarks from Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to US soldiers ...Mattis to Troops: 'Hold the Line' Until America is Less DividedMediaiteDefense Sec. Mattis tells troops: 'Hold the line' until country is less divided by hateRaw StoryVIDEO: Mattis Gives Soldiers An Off-The-Cuff Speech, And It's Exactly What You'd ExpectThe Daily CallerThe Driveall 21 news articles »
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1 Missing After US Military Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes - TIME

World News - Sat, 08/26/2017 - 21:51
TIME1 Missing After US Military Black Hawk Helicopter CrashesTIME(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. military Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the southern coast of Yemen while training its crew, leaving one service member missing, officials said. Five others aboard the aircraft were rescued, officials said in a statement ...Black Hawk helicopter crashes near Yemen, 1 service member missingCBS NewsAmerican service member missing after Black Hawk crashes off Yemen's coastWashington PostUS Black Hawk helicopter crashes, 1 service member missingAOLThe Hill -Stars and Stripes -UPI.com -Military.comall 52 news articles »
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Venezuela shuts 2 radio stations, holds military exercises - Washington Post

World News - Sat, 08/26/2017 - 20:45
Washington PostVenezuela shuts 2 radio stations, holds military exercisesWashington PostCARACAS, Venezuela — Authorities have shut down two radio stations that aired critical coverage of President Nicolas Maduro's government by refusing to renew their licenses, a broadcast executive announced, as the country staged military exercises in ...and more »
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