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Anger in Mosul as Islamic State destroys historic mosque

MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) – The leaning al-Hadba minaret that towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, but Iraq’s prime minister said the act marked their final defeat in the city. ...

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Islamic State blows up historic Mosul mosque where it declared ‘caliphate’

MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Islamic State militants on Wednesday blew up the Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its famous leaning minaret, Iraq’s military said in a statement, as Iraqi forces seeking to expel the group from the city closed ...

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Democratic lawmakers sue Trump over foreign state payments to businesses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 190 Democratic lawmakers sued President Donald Trump in federal court on Wednesday, saying he had accepted funds from foreign governments through his businesses without congressional consent in violation of the U.S. Constitution. Reuters: Top News

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In Russia, state TV and the Internet tell a tale of two protests

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Some of the biggest anti-Kremlin protests in years swept across Russia on Monday with over 1,000 people detained by the police ahead of a presidential election next year. But anyone relying on state TV would have concluded ...

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Iran’s Khamenei blames U.S. for regional instability, creation of Islamic State

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday blamed the United States for instability in the Middle East and said Washington’s fight against the Islamic State militant group was “a lie”. Reuters: World News

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Islamic State calls for attacks in West, Russia, Middle East, Asia during Ramadan

CAIRO (Reuters) – An audio message purporting to come from the spokesman of Islamic State called on followers to launch attacks in the United States, Europe, Russia, Australia, Iraq, Syria, Iran, and the Philippines during the Islamic holy month of ...

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Michigan state House approves carrying concealed guns without permit

(Reuters) – Legislation to allow Michigan gun owners to carry a concealed handgun without a permit was approved in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday, in a move that follows the lead of a dozen other states. Reuters: Top ...

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Civilians killed while fleeing Islamic State in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Dozens of dead bodies of civilians killed while fleeing an Islamic State-held neighborhood in Mosul were lying on Saturday in a street close to the front line with Iraqi armed forces, a Reuters TV crew reported. ...

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Prosecutor urges jail for Penn State ex-president in sex abuse scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – Prosecutors urged a judge to sentence Pennsylvania State University’s former president to jail on Friday for his role in covering child sex abuse by Jerry Sandusky, a former assistant football coach convicted of molesting 10 boys. ...

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Exclusive: Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department – sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly ...

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