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Islamic State ‘caliphate’ exodus overwhelms east Syria hospitals

HASAKEH (SYRIA) Young children nursing severe facial burns, others suffering from malnutrition — an exodus of jihadist families and civilians from the Islamic State group’s vanquished final enclave is overwhelming eastern Syria’s hospitals. A handful of health facilities in the Kurdish-administered northeast receive dozens of patients every day, often including …

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Nuclear watchdog IAEA inspects Iran ‘secret atomic warehouse’ Netanyahu pointed to: Report

VIENNA The U.N. atomic watchdog policing Iran’s nuclear deal has inspected what Israel’s prime minister called a “secret atomic warehouse” in Tehran, three diplomats familiar with the agency’s work said. In a speech at the United Nations in September Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who vehemently opposes the deal, called …

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Iran reports massive flood damage to farms

LONDON Flooding has caused hundreds of millions of dollars of damage to Iranian agriculture, an official said on Thursday, as the parliament speaker questioned whether government funds would be adequate to compensate communities and farmers About 1,900 cities and villages have been affected by floods and exceptionally heavy rains since …

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NATO plans for Russian ‘aggression’ on 70th anniversary

WASHINGTON NATO said Thursday it was taking new action to counter Russia’s “aggression,” finding a united message amid other differences within the Western alliance on its 70th anniversary. Closing two days of talks in Washington, foreign ministers from the 29-nation alliance said in a joint statement that they face “an …

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Saudi Arabia grants Iraq loans as Baghdad consulate opens

BAGHDAD Saudi Arabia’s trade minister announced a one-billion-dollar aid package for Iraq during a visit to Baghdad on Thursday, pledging stronger bilateral ties as the kingdom competes with rival Iran for influence over Iraq. Majed al-Qasabi also inaugurated a new Saudi consulate in Baghdad, one of four planned branches to …

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Hollywood actresses appear in court in US college admissions bribery case

BOSTON Surrounded by a mob of journalists, actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin appeared in a Boston court on Wednesday to face charges in connection with a massive college admissions scam involving other celebrities and top industry CEOs. Huffman and Loughlin, who have remained silent since they were charged in …

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Sri Lanka police commando commits suicide at PM’s residence

COLOMBO A police commando in Sri Lanka committed suicide on Thursday by shooting himself at Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s official residence in Colombo, officials said. The Special Task Force (STF) member used his officially issued automatic assault rifle to shoot himself at the gate of the Temple Trees residence while …

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Facebook app developers exposed users’ data on Amazon Cloud: Report

SAN FRANCISCO In yet another shocking revelation, US-based cyber security firm UpGuard has found that Facebook app developers left millions of user records, including comments, likes and reactions, exposed on the Amazon Cloud servers. The third-party Facebook app developers exposed data in the public domain in two large datasets that contained 540 million users’ records. “One, originating from the Mexico-based …

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