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Battle for Kobane kills 70 jihadists

Fierce fighting between forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and Kurds backed by U.S. planes and Iraqi troops in the town of Kobane, Syria to...
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U.S. troops injured by Iraq chemical weapons denied treatment, incidents kept secret

At least 17 U.S. soldiers and an undetermined number of Iraqi troops were injured by toxic agents while destroying or encountering Iraq's old chemical...
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U.S. airstrikes slow ISIS advance on Kobane

Some 21 airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) positions around Kobane slowed the jihadists' advance to the Syrian town near the border ...
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U.S. pledges $212 million in new aid for Gaza reconstruction

The U.S. has pledged to donate $212 million additional assistance for the reconstruction of Gaza during a donor conference held in Cairo, Egypt on Sun...
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Angelina Jolie made an honorary dame by the Queen, first in Hollywood

Angelina Jolie, 39, has been made an honorary dame by the Queen for her campaign and work advocacy against war-zone sexual violence against women and ...
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Fears grow in the U.S. over potential Ebola’s spread; lawmakers demand ban for travelers from affected countries

Fears grow in the United States after the death of the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the country. "The nation is frig...
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Super Typhoon VongFong bears down on Japan

According to the latest report as of 6 pm Japan time Thursday or 5 am US EDT, the eye of super typhoon Vongfong was located about 500 miles south-sout...
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Three Americans with Kurds fighting ISIS in Syria

At least three Americans, including a former U.S. Army soldier from Wisconsin, are fighting alongside Kurdish militias against jihadists in Syria, med...
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Biden apologizes to Turkey, UAE after blaming allies on ISIS rise

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden phoned leaders of Turkey and the United Arab Emirates on Saturday to apologize over alleged remarks by the former blamin...
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Marine lost in Persian Gulf declared dead

A Marine lost at sea in the Persian Gulf after bailing out of a malfunctioning MV-22 Osprey was declared dead after he could not be located, the U.S. ...