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Some these airmen lost their lives while supporting the jungle fighters and now lie buried in the Chittagong and Comilla war cemeteries. Cr Dobie served in the Australian Army at a time when women were not deployed to fight on the frontline.
  • California beauty pageant winner pleads guilty to child porn

    California beauty pageant winner pleads guilty to child porn

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    In 2015, Meghan Breanna Alt - who had won the Mrs. Alt was ordered to serve the jail sentence starting Friday. Orange County title the year before - was arrested for child pornography charges. The news outlet reported that Alt would receive money and gifts in exchange for the pornography. The pornographic photos were taken between January 1, 2015, and October 7, 2015, authorities said.
  • US Defense Secretary Mattis visits Afghanistan

    US Defense Secretary Mattis visits Afghanistan

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    Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in the Balkh province, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 11 others, an Afghan government official said Friday. Some 140 Afghan soldiers were killed in that attack. Mattis is visiting as Afghans are looking to President Ghani to announce a four-year security plan for the country in the coming weeks.
  • Turkey referendum: Electoral body to hear objections

    Turkey referendum: Electoral body to hear objections

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    Binali Yildirim said Wednesday the electoral board would rule on the main opposition Republican People's Party's request for the referendum's annulment. The stamps were required to avoid "ballot-stuffing" - where extra votes are cast illegally to manipulate results - and unstamped ballots had been dismissed as invalid in earlier votes.
  • Safety, homelessness come up during discussion on legal pot

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    But a more recent and much larger state survey found that use among teens was essentially unchanged, and Brohl said the increase in hospital visits may relate to a greater willingness to admit use. As debate surrounding the legalization of marijuana continues to increase in IL, legislators with the chance to bend the ear of the woman who heads up regulation of recreational marijuana in Colorado focused their questions on public safety.
  • US Defence Secretary slams 'barbaric enemy' Taliban

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    That attack on the compound of the 209 Corps of the Afghan National Army in northern Balkh province unfolded when gunmen and suicide bombers disguised in army uniforms hit the compound. McMaster's trip - comes at a precarious time in the more-than-15-year-long war. US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said the Afghan defence minister and his army chief resigned in the wake of the attack.
  • Why You Should Vote Conservative On 8 June

    Why You Should Vote Conservative On 8 June

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    Prime Minister Theresa May formally began Britain's divorce from the European Union last month, declaring there was no turning back, ushering in a tortuous exit process that will test the bloc's cohesion and pitch her country into the unknown.
  • Asian stocks gain after global rally on French election relief

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    The Canadian dollar fell 0.5 percent to C$1.3561 per USA dollar aftre the United States announced new duties avearging 20 percent on Canadian softwood lumber imports. The Nasdaq Composite hit a record high on Tuesday, while the Dow and S&P 500 brushed against recent peaks as strong earnings underscored the health of corporate America.
  • Islamic State's official Mufti killed in Mosul strike

    Islamic State's official Mufti killed in Mosul strike

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    Mosul west of the Tigris river is smaller but more densely populated, including the narrow streets of the old city. At least 13 civilians were killed by a USA -led coalition airstrike in western Mosul on Wednesday, according to a local Air Force pilot.
  • N'Korea conducts large-scale firing drill to show strike power

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    North Korea has surprised observers and experts who have been watching for a nuclear or missile provocation. South Korea's Ministry of National Defense said it could not immediately confirm the report but was monitoring the North's military movements in the area and "firmly maintaining readiness".
  • Japan, US, S. Korea to exert greater pressure on N. Korea

    Japan, US, S. Korea to exert greater pressure on N. Korea

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    This indicated that North Korea is developing technologies to "cold-launch" ICBMs, ejecting them from the launch tubes before they ignite in midair, which would prevent its limited number of ICBM-capable launcher trucks from being damaged and also allow the missiles to be fired from silos.