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The attack comes a day after an Iraqi military officer said IS militants launched a gas attack in the al-Abar neighborhood in western Mosul . THIBANIYA, Iraq Flooding has made all bridges across the Tigris in and out of western Mosul impassable, cutting off aid supplies and escape routes for people fleeing the Islamic State-held part of the Iraqi city.
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    On Monday Pence visits the demilitarized zone and meets acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn. Pence, who addressed American troops stationed in South Korea on Easter Sunday morning during a service, said: "Let me assure you under President Trump's leadership, our resolve has never been stronger".
  • 2nd gas attack on Iraq troops in as many days

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    It remains unclear as to whether the airstrike was that of a USA warplane or from other coalition associates. In a related development, the federal police command announced on Thursday that Iraqi troops penetrated the old city towards the Nuri mosque in the western part of Mosul .
  • Erdogan wins Turkey referendum

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    The constitutional changes were backed by Erdogan, the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) founded by him, and the leadership of the Nationalist Action Party (MHP), whose parliamentary support was vital to take the amendments to a public vote.
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    A North Korean man looks at a model of the Unha 3 space launch vehicle displayed at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea . Displaying more than one of the missiles indicates North Korea is progressing with its plan to base a missile on a submarine, which are hard to detect, said Joshua Pollack, editor of the Washington-based Nonproliferation Review .
  • Turkey's Lira Gains As Erdogan Victory Sparks Relief Rally

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    Opposition figures, however, vowed to challenge numerous ballots in the tight race. Still, it would cement his hold on the country's governance. Turkey has shown itself more polarised than ever tonight. "Then we could have another referendum for that", Erdogan said in a televised speech in Istanbul , referring to capital punishment, as supporters chanted for its reintroduction.
  • Radical Islamic Terrorist Group Kills 47 Christians in Egypt

    Radical Islamic Terrorist Group Kills 47 Christians in Egypt

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    It can not exceed six months. Egypt will also organize an anti-terror supreme council, the president announced on state television on Sunday after a National Defense Council meeting was held. IS named the two attackers, whose noms de guerre suggest they were Egyptians. President Trump issued a statement from the White House Press Office Monday in support of the country and its president, whom Trump met with just last week.
  • Chelsea without Courtois at United, Ibrahimovic benched

    Chelsea without Courtois at United, Ibrahimovic benched

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    Short of a 25-yard drive by Costa that flashed wide in stoppage time , the half-time whistle sounded without Chelsea having offered anything in attack. "Marcus Rashford is special". Herrera and Matteo Darmian did brilliant stifling jobs in man-marking Hazard and Pedro Rodriguez, respectively. He lifted his head and picked out an exquisite pass in behind Luiz, which was straight into Rashford's path.
  • Historic Referendum In Turkey Grants More Power to President

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    The referendum result was immediately contested. The "yes" vote in the referendum would be a validation of the current leadership style of Mr. Erdogan, who has been acting as a de facto head of government since his election in 2014 despite having no constitutional right to wield such power.
  • Kelly: Number of Apprehensions at Southern Border Lowest in 17 Years

    Kelly: Number of Apprehensions at Southern Border Lowest in 17 Years

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    In February, 23,589 immigrants were apprehended at the border, according to data by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Overall immigrant apprehensions fell to a 17-year low, down to 16,600 in March. Contrary to the general vibe created that by Trump's repeated phrase that he's gonna " build that wall ", the border between the United States and Mexico isn't a free-for-all.