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USA military officials told CNN a GBU-43/B Massive Ordinance Air Blast bomb (MOAB) was dropped on ISIS positions in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border. On Friday, the village was swarming with Afghan and global troops, as helicopters and other aircraft flew overhead. President Ashraf Ghani threw his support behind the bombardment.
  • MOAB Bomb Killed 36 ISIS Terrorists, No Civilians

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    Afghan officials said 36 militants were killed in the strike in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border, where the U.S. military previously estimated ISIS had 600 to 800 active fighters. Nicholson also said it was "the right time to use the GBU-43 tactically". Nicholson gave a vague response to a question by reporters on who exactly ordered or greenlighted the strike, saying only that he enjoyed a certain amount of "latitude" to make decisions in his chain of command.
  • Egypt identifies Tanta church bomber

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    We know that a society committed to equality and neighbor protecting neighbor can more successfully counter ISIS' extermination campaigns against religious minorities. They also face lots of discrimination as per their number. According to a presidential statement released following the meeting, Al-Sisi vowed that the state is determined in its fight against terrorism, adding that he is confident that Egyptians are aware of who is behind terrorism in the country and their intentions to ...
  • Thousands demand South African president's resignation

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    Former President Thabo Mbeki, in an opinion piece in the Johannesburg-based Star newspaper, joined another former leader, Kgalema Motlanthe, in urging ANC lawmakers to vote with their conscience on an opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion in parliament on April 18.
  • Manifesto-writing fugitive appears in federal court

    Manifesto-writing fugitive appears in federal court

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    The FBI offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to Jakubowski's location but had not determined if the Vernon County farmer who called in a tip about Jakubowski's whereabouts would receive it. "He seemed angry at the way he views society, how he believes money is controlling society", Gorn said, adding that the man was "extremely cordial".
  • Alexander Radulov lifts Canadiens beat Rangers in overtime

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    Crosby scored the game's first goal and then assisted on goals by Jake Guentzel in the second and Evgeni Malkin in the third. Pittsburgh blocked 23 shots before they even got to Fleury. Game 3 is Sunday night in San Jose. The Rangers were sorely reminded Friday night that every second matters in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. While goals were scarce in New York's 2-0 win in the series opener, there were three in the first period alone on Friday.
  • Ex-Iranian President Ahmadinejad submits his name for presidential election

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    He faces challenges from hardliners, who say Iran needs a stronger leader who can stand up to Donald Trump's America. He has done so without the approval of Khamenei, who advised him not to run. He left behind a broken, destroyed country that suffered from problematic foreign relations and a deep economic crisis as the result of global sanctions resulting from the nuclear program.
  • Korean official: US more vicious, aggressive under Trump

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    They said the US military is capable of intercepting North Korean missile tests, but they worry that could escalate the situation and anger China. Pyongyang and Washington have been teetering on the brink of open conflict, and if the United States strikes first, it could prompt North Korea to launch an attack against the South.
  • United States vice president kicks of 10-day Asia trip

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    Commitment will be the key message the vice president brings to United States allies in the Asia-Pacific - both on security and the economy. Vice President Mike Pence will travel Sunday to South Korea amid heightened tensions in the region between Washington and Pyongyang as the Trump administration flexes its muscle in other parts of the world.
  • Cops fired after videos surface of them punching and kicking motorist

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    Hollins said that when his vehicle was at a stop light, Sgt. Bongiovanni initiated the traffic stop. The axing comes after a second video emerged showing Gwinnett County Police Sgt. The officer said he had to use a Taser on Hollins and put handcuffs on him while he was on the ground. His mug shot, obtained by the paper, shows blood on his nose and lips.
  • ISIS fighters killed by US 'mother of all bombs'

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    This is the first time a massive ordnance air blast weapon has been used in the battlefield, according to the USA officials. Agricultural terrasses are visible in the footage, but no population centres. "The explosion was the biggest I have ever seen". The powerful blast caused a mushroom cloud that could be seen 20 miles away. He later went near the border, where he met with other residents.