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Ukrainian Boeing 737 heading towards Ukraine Wednesday evening crashes, resulting in the deaths of 176 people A Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 heading towards Kyiv, Ukraine crashed only minutes after takeoff from Tehran, Iran Wednesday evening, killing all 9 crew members and 167 passengers on board, according to CNBC. 82[Read More…]

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Top American general denies troop withdrawal from Iraq amid heightening tensions between Iran and the United States According to top American general Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, a validated letter from the US Department of Defense to the Iraqui Defense Ministry “incorrectly suggested that the US was withdrawing[Read More…]

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Raging Australian bushfires have burned an area the size of New Hampshire and Vermont combined According to the New South Wales (NSW) Rural Fire Service, 136 bushfires are scorching the country of Australia as of Monday morning, including 69 that are not contained. Australian air quality in areas near these[Read More…]

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Violence peaks in the region of Hong Kong Monday morning after a pro-democracy protester is shot at close range by a police officer and a counter-protester is set on fire According to the South China Morning Post, violence peaked in the region of Hong Kong Monday morning after a pro-democracy[Read More…]

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The Prime Minister of Lebanon announced his resignation Tuesday amid a day of violent anti-government protests and two weeks of political and economic turmoil in the country The Prime Minister of Lebanon, Saad Hariri, announced his resignation from the position Tuesday amid a day of violent anti-government protests and two[Read More…]

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, was killed in an American raid in northwest Syria Saturday night According to President Trump, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the elusive leader of ISIS and the most wanted man in the world, was killed in an American raid in northwest Syria Saturday night. The[Read More…]

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wins second term in Canadian national elections Tuesday despite image-tarnishing scandals Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, 47, won a second term in Canadian national elections Tuesday, yet his Liberal party failed to form a majority government despite surprisingly strong results. According to The Telegraph, his[Read More…]

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Turkish President reportedly expressed nuclear ambitions in the weeks leading up to Turkey’s incursion against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria According to The New York Times, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erodogan reportedly expressed nuclear ambitions in the weeks leading up to Turkey’s incursion against the Kurdish forces in northeastern[Read More…]

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Kurdish forces strike a deal with Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian military Sunday evening in a major power-shift in northeastern Syria A major power shift took place in the region of northeastern Syria as Kurdish leaders struck a deal with Bashar al-Assad, the President of Syria, late Sunday evening. According[Read More…]

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American-backed militia in Syria claims Tuesday that it would attack Turkish forces if they invaded northeastern Syria According to The New York Times, conflict in the Turkish-Syrian region may again escalate after the commander of the American-backed militia in Syria claimed Tuesday that it would attack Turkish forces if they[Read More…]