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Backed Forces Enter 'Final' Battle Against ISIS in Syria's Raqqa

Backed Forces Enter 'Final' Battle Against ISIS in Syria's Raqqa

The YPG dominates the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Arab and Kurdish militias that has been battling since June to defeat Islamic State at Raqqa, which served as the jihadist group's de facto capital in Syria. In August, IS fighters agreed to be evacuated from a Lebanon-Syria border area, the first time the militants had publicly agreed to a forced evacuation from territory they held in Syria. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT reveals sketches of two suspects

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT reveals sketches of two suspects

The SIT has prepared the portraits with the assistance of a US-based firm, said sources. He also said it had taken an average of two days to finalise each sketch and they had sought the help of an expert to draw these sketches. We are looking at all angles and the only thing we are ruling out is a professional rivalry. He added that one of the suspects sported a tilak on his forehead, but that might have been done to "mislead" investigators, CNN News-18 reported. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pat Perez out front at CIMB Classic by 1 at halfway stage

Pat Perez out front at CIMB Classic by 1 at halfway stage

We had the break, and. "I won some of the events without playing my best or had stretches where I kind of had my back up against the wall, against adversity". Jerry Kelly, Bart Bryant and Fran Quinn were a stroke back at Prestonwood Country Club in the 50-and-over tour's regular-season finale. "To come and do that today, I'm pretty proud of myself and it's quite reassuring that I still can play golf", said Fraser, a three-time European Tour victor ranked a dismal 136th in the Race to Dubai. Consulte Mais Informação

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Weinstein Books Imprint Is Being Shut Down By Publisher Hachette

Weinstein Books Imprint Is Being Shut Down By Publisher Hachette

The Weinstein Books imprint is being shut down, following a week of sexual assault allegations against the film mogul Harvey Weinstein . Weinstein Books is kaput in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal. The THR report also notes that The Weinstein Company's co-publishing deal with Hachette's Perseus Books had been producing roughly 10 books per years. Consulte Mais Informação

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Catalogna, Rajoy mostra il pugno di ferro

Dopo il parziale dietrofront di Puigdemont , Rajoy è nelle condizioni ideali per dettare le condizioni . Inoltre se guardiamo il numero dei votanti a favore della piena indipendenza del referendum del 2014, il numero votanti di quello del 1° di ottobre ultimo scorso e i voti raccolti dai partiti indipendentisti alle ultime elezioni per il rinnovo del parlamento catalano (2015), potremmo vedere che più o meno ci muoviamo sempre intorno alla stessa cifra. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kidnapped Canadian family released after 5 years of being held hostage

Kidnapped Canadian family released after 5 years of being held hostage

On Wednesday, the USA and Pakistani governments "secured the release of the Boyle-Coleman family from captivity in Pakistan". The statement and subsequent press releases from the White House and U.S. Their release, he said, demonstrates that foreign nations have become more cooperative with the United States because of his tough stance against countries that don't aggressively pursue the war on terrorists. Consulte Mais Informação

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Blizzard is suing a company for blatantly ripping off 'Overwatch'

The mobile game was previously noted by Kotaku a couple of months ago for being a blatant ripoff of Overwatch , but at the time the website reported it was unsure if Blizzard even knew the game existed. Additionally, there's another map in Heroes of Warfare that looks an terrible lot like Overwatch's Temple of Anubis. All Heroes of Warfare screencaps are from Hachima . Consulte Mais Informação

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Menacing typhoon threatens to claim more lives in flood-ravaged Vietnam

Disaster official Nguyen Thi Lien from northern Yen Bai province, where six people died from the floods, said 580 soldiers and police and more than 2,000 residents have been mobilized to search for 16 others still missing in the province. Another tropical depression which has been upgraded to tropical storm, Khanun, is heading towards Vietnam after sweeping through the Philippines. Central and northern Vietnam experience several typhoons and tropical storms every year. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pluto no longer 'top dog' at Disney?

Pluto no longer 'top dog' at Disney?

The resorts that will be welcoming pets are disney's Yacht Club Resort , Disney Port Orleans Resort - Riverside, Disney's Art of Animation Resort , and cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground. Instead, the dogs are going to Walt Disney World . Doggy day care and other pet services will also be offered nearby to accommodate pet parents. The most magical place on earth has gotten even better with the development of a new service that allows guests to bring along their ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Brisbane Bullets fall to Phoenix Suns 114-93 on Bookers 31

Brisbane Bullets fall to Phoenix Suns 114-93 on Bookers 31

The Bullets were led by guard Travis Trice's 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists. The NBL squad went into the game inspired by Melbourne United's thrilling one-point loss to the NBA's star-studded Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. The Suns will open the regular season Wednesday night at home against Portland. Booker, a former University of Kentucky standout playing his second year in the National Basketball Association, had 31 points including five three-pointers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hertfordshire Constabulary to launch hate crime awareness events

Hertfordshire Constabulary to launch hate crime awareness events

He made the comments as police in Derry City and Strabane marked National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2017 (Oct 14-21) by reminding victims and the public that help and support is available from a range of organisations. Throughout the week we will be encouraging as many people as possible to sign up to the pledge by sharing it online and showing hate has no place in South Yorkshire. Consulte Mais Informação

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Homicide detectives called after woman's body found in West End apartment

Homicide detectives called after woman's body found in West End apartment

Paramedics called police, who located other uninjured people in the apartment. The woman has not been identified and police have not released her cause of death, but Doucette says investigators do not believe it was a random incident. The deaths are the 16th and 17th homicides in Vancouver this year. Vancouver Fire and Rescue called police after discovering the victim around Commerical Drive and East First Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Consulte Mais Informação

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Scottish FA place Malky Mackay in temporary charge

Scottish FA place Malky Mackay in temporary charge

SFA chief executive Stewart Regan made the announcement at a media conference where he revealed the governing body board felt it was "time for a change" when discussing Strachan's future on Thursday. Ultimately we are in a result business. "We believe we can compete [financially] to get the right person for the manager's job". Mackay was a controversial appointment as performance director in December a year ago after being the subject of an 11-month probe into a series of text messages ... Consulte Mais Informação

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State Police search for suspects in Westbrook armed robbery

State Police search for suspects in Westbrook armed robbery

Those who have not been receiving security alerts can also contact the security office or their student records at Watson Hall. Police and Police K9s searched the area of the I-95 southbound rest area in Madison . It is unclear if police are looking for another suspect. A man allegedly entered the building, indicated he had a weapon and demanded cash before fleeing on foot. Consulte Mais Informação

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