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2017-01-22
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The Iraqi army announced on Sunday that all districts of Mosul east of the Tigris River had been cleared of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) fig..
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State blew up a landmark hotel in western Mosul on Friday in an apparent attempt to prevent advancing Iraqi forces from using it as a base in their offe..
BAGHDAD —  Islamic State blew up a landmark hotel in western Mosul on Friday in an apparent attempt to prevent advancing Iraqi forces from using it as a base in their offensiv..
Donald Trump’s spokespeople are out in full force on this Sunday. Adviser Kellyanne Conway first tried to redefine Sean Spicer’s Saturday lies about Inauguration Day crowd size as ..
SAN FRANCISCO –  Charlie Liteky, an Army chaplain in Vietnam who won the Medal of Honor for rescuing more than 20 wounded men but later gave it back in protest and became a pe..
(Adds yield on outstanding debt, country rating, context) BAGHDAD Jan 22 Iraq announced the sale of $1 billion in bonds guaranteed by the United States, paying an interest of 2.1 p..
2017-01-21
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Subscribe to UPROXX Donald Trump is clearly obsessing about size again. On Saturday afternoon, while delivering a speech at the CIA, the president complained about the reporting of..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Charlie Liteky, an Army chaplain in Vietnam who won the Medal of Honor for rescuing more than 20 wounded men but later gave it back in protest and became a pea..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Charlie Liteky, an Army chaplain in Vietnam who won the Medal of Honor for rescuing more than 20 wounded men but later gave it back in protest and became a pea..
2017-01-20
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WASHINGTON, DC—For the past several weeks, whenever President Donald Trump’s (haha ---) transition team would announce a new member of his cabinet, the nation would partake in a c..
Joel Wing, a high school social studies teacher in Oakland, was at home working on his MacBook Air one recent afternoon when he saw troubling news out of Baghdad. The United Nation..
At day break on Monday morning Iraqi soldiers gathered on a quiet suburban street in the east of the city of Mosul, laughing and joking as they prepared to go into battle with Isla..
We know what time Super Bowl 51 will kick off in the United States on Sunday, Feb. 5. That's easy. The AFC champions and the NFC champions will meet at NRG Stadium in Hou..
In a speech at Camp Lejeune in early 2009, President Obama outlined how he planned to end the U.S. military commitment to Iraq – stressing his administration would “not let th..
This day in history
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In 1265, England’s first representative Parliament met for the first time. In 1649, King Charles I of England went on trial, accused of high treason (he was found guilty and execut..
2017-01-19
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This week’s contest was suggested by 166-time Loser Howard Walderman. The Empress has no idea what might have inspired him. This week: Write a stupidly disparaging tweet (140 chara..
President Obama’s decision to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning is a great parting gift to Donald Trump. It’s a Tu Quoque, an argument that exposes the hypocrisy in one’s tar..
BARTELLA, IRAQ —  When Iraqi forces faced a fierce Islamic State counter-attack last month at a hospital in Mosul they had stormed without enough troops to hold it, U.S. advis..
Just days before Christmas, as U.S. policymakers were settling into the holidays, Iran staged massive war drills, with one of its top military leaders even boasting that the Persia..
Obama’s Bombing Legacy
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President Barack Obama, accompanied by, from left, Office of National Intelligence Director James Clapper, Vice President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State John Kerry, walks away f..
An Egyptian protester waves a national flag as Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square during a demonstration against President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP/Amr Na..
2017-01-18
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So-called Islamic State (IS) lost almost a quarter of its territory in 2016, according to new analysis. The group gave up almost 18,000 sq km (6,900 sq miles), its territory being ..
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in 2013 of espionage and other crime..
From the moment a military judge handed down a 35-year prison term for Chelsea Manning in 2013, President Barack Obama and some administration officials saw the sentence as excessi..
If President Obama felt compelled to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army private who was convicted in 2013 of providing an enormous trove of classified documents to W..
Following pressure from LGBT advocacy groups, President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of the whistleblower, who has served seven years at the Fort Leavenworth military prison ..
The prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are waning because of growing Israeli settlement of the West Bank, Barack Obama has said in his final pre..
2017-01-17
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WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence analyst who was responsible for a 2010 leak of ..
Updated 19 minutes ago WASHINGTON — President Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former military intelligence officer who was responsible for a ..
Chelsea Manning, the Army private and intelligence analyst whose release of classified information to WikiLeaks sparked a worldwide controversy over the status of whistle-blowers a..
In the waning hours of his presidency, Barack Obama used his clemency power to commute the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army analyst who was convicted of espio..
ABOVE VIDEO: US Army approves Chelsea Manning’s --- Change Operation President Obama commuted the vast majority of former solider Chelsea Manning’s 35-year sentence for leaking Arm..
President Obama commuted the sentence of Wikileaks document leaker Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. Manning is one of 273 inmates who received pardons..
2017-01-16
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WASHINGTON — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from teache..
While the world has been focused on the effort to liberate Mosul from ISIS, the barbaric terrorist group has found refuge 100 miles south in the city of Hawija. According to civili..
WASHINGTON —  Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from ..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from t..
WASHINGTON — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from teache..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from t..