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Syrian Conflict: US and Russia Agree Peace Moves

Syrian Conflict: US and Russia Agree Peace Moves

Russia and the US have announced an agreement on Syria starting with a "cessation of hostilities" from sunset on Monday. Under the plan, the Syrian government will end combat missions in specified areas held by the opposition...

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New Islamic State Group ‘Kill’ List Claims To Target Thousands Of Americans

New Islamic State Group ‘Kill’ List Claims To Target Thousands Of Americans

A pro-ISIS “hacking” group calling itself the United Cyber Caliphate distributed its latest “kill” list this week. The group claims the list includes names, addresses, and email addresses belonging to 8,318 people, making it one of the longest target lists ISIS-affiliated groups have distributed. In a post Vocativ uncovered on the messaging app Telegram that was written …

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Wildfire Smoke Travels Hundreds of Miles

THE LATEST The National Weather Service says that the smoke from the wildfires burning in Oklahoma and Kansas has spread throughout the nation–at an alarmingly fast rate. Smoke has been detected in Springfield, Missouri, about 290 miles to the east, and in St. Louis, about 460 miles to the northeast of the …

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U.S. and Cuba Move Toward Closer Agriculture Ties With Pact

U.S. and Cuba Move Toward Closer Agriculture Ties With Pact

As tensions mounted in a rare joint news conference between President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana on Monday, U.S. Secretary Tom Vilsack was making headway with Cuba’s Minster of Agriculture Gustavo Rodriguez-Rollero. The two signed an agreement that promises to strengthen agriculture cooperation and ties between the …

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Man Charged in Toronto Stabbings Claims “Allah Told Me to”

TORONTO, CANADA–Ayanle Hassan Ali, a 27-year-old Canadian man cites Allah as the driving force behind the murders. According to the police, Ali brutally attacked two soldiers at a military recruitment center in Toronto. Mark Saunders, chief of the Toronto Police force said that the suspect walked into the police center on Monday …

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Meet Ibtihaj Muhammad, First American to Compete in Olympics in Hijab

Meet Ibtihaj Muhammad, First American to Compete in Olympics in Hijab

America, meet Ibtihaj Muhammad, a fencer from New Jersey who secured a spot on the American Olympic team during an event in Athens, Greece last week. Muhammad will be heading to Rio, where she will make history by becoming the first American to compete in the Olympics in hijab. Happy to …

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Former FBI Agent Robert Levinson Family Says He Was ‘Left Behind’ in US-Iran Prisoner Swap Deal

Former FBI Agent Robert Levinson Family Says He Was 'Left Behind' in US-Iran Prisoner Swap Deal

CORAL SPRINGS — The family of Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who was taken hostage in Iran in 2007, has spoken out after learning that Levinson was not one of four prisoners freed by the Iranian government as part of a prison swap deal with the U.S. on Saturday. In a statement …

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Coming to America: Extradition of El Chapo Could Take Years

Coming to America: Extradition of El Chapo Could Take Years

It took six months of hard work for Mexican authorities to track down notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán. It could take years of hard work to extradite him to the United States. José Manuel Merino Madrid, who oversees extradition efforts in Mexico for that nation’s attorney general, told …

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26-Year-Old Man Found Dead in Apparent Homicide in Tampa, Florida

26-Year-Old Man Found Dead in Apparent Homicide in Tampa, Florida

TAMPA, FLORIDA – Officers responding to a call about 11 p.m. Wednesday found Ricardo McCalop Jr. dead in his home on North 55th Street, police said. The incident is being investigated as an apparent homicide. Officers responded to a call around 11 p.m. of a man down at 3416 N …

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