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Turkey has expressed skepticism over a US plan, described by Dunford earlier this month, to train about 40,000 local fighters, presumably non-YPG, to take over security tasks in the cleared areas. The fall of Hajin is a blow to the extremists. Iraqi Maj. Gen. Qassem Mohammed, in charge of operations in areas close to the Syrian border, said artillery strikes by the US -led coalition on the Iraqi side of the border targeted Hajin and areas around it.
  • Bomb threats across USA appear to be hoax, authorities say

    Bomb threats across USA appear to be hoax, authorities say

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    San Francisco Police were called to at least nine locations around 10 a.m., including the JCC, which was ordered to evacuate after a threat was made against the San Francisco Fireman's Credit Union, located directly across the street. L'Anse Creuse High School - North also reported a threat. However, police are asking people to remain vigilant as they work through the threats.
  • Religious leaders, activists arrested at USA border protest

    Religious leaders, activists arrested at USA border protest

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    Border Patrol spokesman Theron Francisco says he had no immediate information about any arrests. More than 400 people, many leaders of churches, mosques, synagogues and indigenous communities, took part in the protest at San Diego´s Border Field State Park, which borders Tijuana, Mexico , according to the AFSC.
  • Donald Trump Narrows Chief of Staff Search to Five 'Terrific People'

    Donald Trump Narrows Chief of Staff Search to Five 'Terrific People'

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    It is my vision. I'm fully committed to continuing in both of those roles", Meadows said late Wednesday in a statement, offering his "total support" to whomever ends up being tapped by Trump. Jared Kushner , the husband of Trump's daughter Ivanka and already an official White House adviser, met with Trump Wednesday about the job, a top Republican close to the White House told HuffPost.
  • What To Read About Michael Cohen's Three-Year Prison Sentence

    What To Read About Michael Cohen's Three-Year Prison Sentence

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    Cohen admitted his actions were aimed at influencing the election in violation of campaign finance laws and said they were directed by Trump. Also on Wednesday, federal prosecutors in NY announced they had reached a co-operation deal with National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc, which admitted making a hush payment to a former Playboy model to prevent her from going public with Trump affair allegations before the 2016 election.
  • Israelis killed, 2 injured near Ofra settlement

    Israelis killed, 2 injured near Ofra settlement

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    The Israeli military has also confirmed that another Palestinian was killed during an arrest attempt in the city of Nablus. A Palestinian gunman got out of a blue Mitsubishi and opened fire at a bus stop filled with soldiers and civilians outside the West Bank settlement of Givat Assaf off of route 60.
  • China accused over Marriott data breach

    China accused over Marriott data breach

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    The information of about 500 million customers worldwide was exposed. Such breaches include the 2015 Office of Personnel Management intrusion, which compromised the personal data of more than 20 million government employees, family members and applicants, and also information collected during Chinese breaches of health care institutions such as Anthem and CareFirst.
  • Teen charged with murder of pregnant classmate

    Teen charged with murder of pregnant classmate

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    Sixteen-year-old Aaron Trejo was charged as an adult with murder on Monday in the Sunday killing of Breana Rouhselang and the fetus. Mishawaka High School released a statement Sunday afternoon on Rouhselang's death, saying it was a bad tragedy.
  • Maria Butina, accused Russian spy, pleads guilty to conspiracy

    Maria Butina, accused Russian spy, pleads guilty to conspiracy

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    Maria Butina , a Russian former graduate student at American University in Washington who publicly advocated for gun rights, entered the plea at a court hearing in Washington before US District Judge Tanya Chutkan . Erickson connected her with influential Republicans and wrote in a message that he had been involved "in securing a VERY private line of communication between the Kremlin" and key officials of the NRA, prosecutors said.
  • Corbyn demands immediate vote on Brexit deal

    Corbyn demands immediate vote on Brexit deal

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    May said: "I've said that in my heart I would love to be able to lead the Conservative Party into the next general election but I think it is right that the party feels that they would prefer to go into that election with another leader".
  • Four Dead, 11 Shot Near Strasbourg Christmas Market

    Four Dead, 11 Shot Near Strasbourg Christmas Market

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    The man was added to watchlist of possible extremists while in prison in France in 2015 after he "called for practising a radical form of religion", Nunez said. The massive Strasbourg Christmas market is one of Europe's most famous - it's been held annually since 1570, according to the city . For several hours swaths of the city were under lockdown.