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Iraqi officials say Islamic State destroyed historic mosque and minaret in Mosul - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:51

Los Angeles Times

Iraqi officials say Islamic State destroyed historic mosque and minaret in Mosul
Los Angeles Times
They were ancient monuments that would be more remembered for their modern history: the site where Islamic State's leader, Abu Bakr Baghdadi, declared himself “caliph” three years ago. And their capture by government forces was to be a symbol of ...

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In Brussels, weakened May to outline guarantees for EU expats in Britain - Reuters

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:47

Reuters

In Brussels, weakened May to outline guarantees for EU expats in Britain
Reuters
British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. 1/6. left. right. European Council President Donald Tusk meets with Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan ...

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China Offers to Roll Out the Red Carpet for Ivanka and Jared - Foreign Policy (blog)

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:27

Foreign Policy (blog)

China Offers to Roll Out the Red Carpet for Ivanka and Jared
Foreign Policy (blog)
Beijing has extended an invitation to Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner to visit China later this year, a sign that the young couple's portfolio may soon include cultivating a critical bilateral relationship. U.S. and Chinese officials are now ...

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Donald Trump Is a Crook - New York Magazine

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:12

New York Magazine

Donald Trump Is a Crook
New York Magazine
On November 17, 1973, President Richard Nixon delivered a speech that became famous for his self-defeating boast, “I am not a crook.” The windup to the infamous phrase consisted of Nixon defending his aggressive, but legal, tax-avoidance strategies.

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Mattis Issues Stark Words To North Korea Over Otto Warmbier's Death - The Daily Caller

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:36

Mattis Issues Stark Words To North Korea Over Otto Warmbier's Death
The Daily Caller
Secretary of Defense James Mattis expressed anger at the death of recently released North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier at a Wednesday appearance with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. “There is no way we can look at a situation like this with any kind ...

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ISIS Is Said to Destroy Historic Al Nuri Mosque in Mosul - New York Times

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:20

New York Times

ISIS Is Said to Destroy Historic Al Nuri Mosque in Mosul
New York Times
The leaning minaret of the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul on Monday. Credit Mohamed El-Shahed/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. BAGHDAD — The Islamic State on Wednesday night destroyed Mosul's centuries-old Al Nuri Grand Mosque and its ...
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Robert Mueller's probe has China fearing negative US sentiment - Washington Times

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:10

Washington Times

Robert Mueller's probe has China fearing negative US sentiment
Washington Times
The proposed sale of a stake in 666 Fifth Ave., a Manhattan skyscraper owned by Kushner Cos., to the Chinese state-connected insurance company Anbang has officials in Beijing concerned about fallout. (Associated Press) more >. Print. By - The ...
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Russia cancels talks with US over tightening of sanctions - CNN

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:16

CNN

Russia cancels talks with US over tightening of sanctions
CNN
Washington (CNN) Russia has canceled a meeting between senior US and Russian officials that was aimed at resolving problems in the relationship between the two countries. The announcement comes after the US announced an expansion of sanctions ...
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