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Iraqi forces seize oil city Kirkuk from Kurds in bold advance | World

Volunteers and Peshmerga forces carry their weapons north of Kirkuk, Iraq October 16, 2017. REUTERS BAGHDAD/KIRKUK: Iraqi government forces captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk on Monday, responding to a Kurdish referendum on independence with a bold lightning strike that transforms the balance of power in the country. ...

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Iranians fear economic hardship, but united against Trump | World

A newspaper featuring a picture of U.S. President Donald Trump is seen in Tehran, Iran, October 14, 2017. Nazanin Tabatabaee Yazdi/TIMA via REUTERS ANKARA: US President Donald Trump’s hardened stance towards Iran has evoked a mixture of indifference and national pride among Iranians but many were concerned about economic hardship ...

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New York bomber found guilty on all eight charges | World

Bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi attending the first court hearing on screen in Elizabeth, New Jersey, while he remains in University Hospital in Newark, October 13, 2016. AFP/Kena Betancur/Files NEW YORK: A New York jury on Monday convicted an American of Afghan descent for a bombing that wounded 31 people last ...

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Trump urges former rival Clinton to again seek presidency | World

US President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport, Greer, South Carolina, October 16, 2017. AFP/Mandel Ngan WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would beat former rival Hillary Clinton in a 2020 rematch, encouraging the Democrat to try her luck against ...

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US judge questions government on Trump’s latest travel ban | World

International passengers arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport, Dulles, Virginia, US, June 26, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan/Files GREENBELT: A US judge on Monday questioned attorneys defending the Trump administration about a classified report the government is using to justify its latest ban on citizens of some countries from entering the ...

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