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Iraq Forces Fight Way Into Mosul

Rural_village_outside_of_Mosul,_Iraq Iraqi forces fought their way into jihadist-held Mosul on Tuesday, the military said, as a top commander declared the "true liberation" of the city from the Islamic State group had begun.   Read More

Criticism Grows In China As Xi’s Star Rises

XiJinping_2262685b Chinese Communist chief Xi Jinping's ascension to the highest title in the party hierarchy formalizes his position as its pre-eminent figure, analysts said, making him the country’s most powerful leader in a generation and inviting comparisons with Mao Zedong.   Read More

New York, New Jersey Bombings: What We Know So Far

One of the suspects, Ahmad Khan Rahami, was taken into custody after a shootout with police Posted: Monday, September 19, 2016 – 11:00 AM A 28-year-old Afghan American man was in custody Monday following a massive manhunt by authorities who connected him to a pair of bombings over the weekend in New York and New Jersey. Further raising tensions in the area, a nest of explosives was discovered Sunday at the […] Read More

End of an Era – Cameron Quits Politics

 Britain's former prime minister David Cameron resigned his seat in the House of Commons on Monday, less than three months after losing an EU referendum in which he had campaigned to stay in the bloc. Read More