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IS gunmen target civilians fleeing Mosul by night

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State gunmen are opening fire on men, women and children as they try to flee Mosul under cover of darkness, civilians who escaped the besieged Iraqi city said on Friday
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Putin hosts French presidential contender Le Pen in Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin granted an audience to French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin on Friday, bestowing a level of international recognition that has so far
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Five children among 11 Syrians killed as boat sinks off Turkey: DHA

ANKARA (Reuters) - Five children were among 11 Syrians killed after their plastic boat sank off Turkey's Aegean coast on Friday, the Dogan news agency said, the first such reported incident in months
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U.S. sanctions 30 firms, individuals for aiding Iran, North Korea arms programs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has imposed sanctions on 30 foreign companies or individuals for transferring sensitive technology to Iran for its missile program or for violating export cont
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Syrian militia reaches Tabqa dam: SDF official

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed local forces fighting Islamic State in Syria on Friday reached one side of the Tabqa dam, one of the top prizes in their campaign to drive the jihadist group from Raqqa
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Cal Guard helps Sierra town remove huge snowpack

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. - The Eastern Sierra town of Mammoth Lakes got so much snow this winter it had to get removal help from the California National Guard. Faced with more than 40 feet (12 metres) o
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Vending machine industry face £32m bill over new £1 coin

With around half a million vending machines across the UK, the Automatic Vending Association, said that upgrading for the new coin is a ‘major operation’.
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Lessons for UP from Andhra and Telangana#39;s botched farm loan waiver schemes

The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government is keen on implementing its electoral promise of farm loan waivers in Uttar Pradesh, which could cost the state exchequer anywhere between Rs 27,000 crore and
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States likely to object to centralised GST registration for bank services: sources

The states have asked for GST registration in each and every state and union territory, to ensure that not only one state enjoys all the benefits. As most banks#39; head offices are situated in Mumb
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Mammoth got so much snow this winter it called in the National Guard for help

Hey, Mammoth Lakes, add this group shot of the National Guard to your winter scrapbook. Burdened with removing the 44 feet of snow that had fallen this season, the village of 8,200 called in the N
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Trump and GOP leaders scramble to push Obamacare repeal bill through House

Trump and GOP leaders scramble to push Obamacare repeal bill through House March 24, 2017, 6:05 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump to give green lig
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Egypt's Hosni Mubarak returns home after years-long detention

Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak returned home on Friday, free following his release from custody after legal proceedings that took years since his 2011 ouster — years during which the count
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Rat Pack cool living in Hollywood Hills West

This Midcentury Modern home was remodeled to amp up the hip factor. Skylights, clerestory windows and walls of glass brighten the interiors, which open at the rear of the house for indoor-outdoor
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Frank Oz and the gang of ‘Muppet Guys Talking’ still pulling on their silly strings

There were two lines, many people deep. Following the world premiere of the documentary “Muppet Guys Talking — Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched,” an intimate look at working with Ji
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Climb the tower, speak your mind and roam the campus at Berkeley

The California Bucket List: Your daily guide to the best adventures and experiences in the Golden State March 24, 2017, 7 a.m. The California Bucket List is your daily guide to essential Californi
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