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Taking the Iron Bridge will mean Iraqi forces control three of the five bridges that span the Tigris River and connect the old city with Mosul's modern city center. Indiscriminate strikes by the coalition are directly and indirectly adding to the mounting death toll in Iraq's second largest city, where up to 600,000 civilians are caught in the crossfire.
  • Military cum diplomatic pressure made Somali pirates release ship and crew unharmed

    Military cum diplomatic pressure made Somali pirates release ship and crew unharmed

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    An unnamed former British army officer said that the Puntland maritime police force freed the ship after making an offer the pirates couldn't refuse. The ship was anchored off the town of Alula, said Salad Nur, a local elder. They don't normally kill hostages unless they come under attack. Piracy off Somalia's coast used to cost the world's shipping industry billions of dollars and was seen as a major threat.
  • Syrian rebels and families start leaving Homs

    Syrian rebels and families start leaving Homs

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    Buses began transporting people out of the Al-Wair district on March 18. The new agreement aims to finalise implementation of a "reconciliation deal" that has already seen several phases of rebel evacuation from Waer district, but which had stalled in recent months.
  • Florida State Vs. Florida Gulf Coast Live Stream

    Florida State Vs. Florida Gulf Coast Live Stream

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    The conference had nine teams picked for the NCAA Tournament. They committed 11 turnovers (some of the very sloppy variety) and were very fortunate they only led to seven FGCU points. "We had two or three that didn't go down that could have changed the complexion of the way it ended". Action picked up quickly in the first half, as UF got on to a great start with a couple of steals in transition and some highlight dunks in the process.
  • At least 30 Somali refugees shot dead off Yemen coast

    At least 30 Somali refugees shot dead off Yemen coast

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    It was not clear who carried out the attack . Al-Massirah Yemeni television reported that the Saudi-led warplanes targeted a boat carrying dozens of Somali immigrants off al-Hudaydah in Yemen . The medical official said the bodies of the dead were being retrieved from the sea and taken to the morgue of a hospital in al-Thawra. "The attack took place in the Red Sea off Yemen , late Thursday", IOM spokesman Joel Millman told a news conference in Geneva.
  • Missouri Hires Martin to Take Over Basketball Program

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    Previously, Martin was also a longtime assistant coach at Purdue. "I believe we found all of that and more with Cuonzo and I look forward to watching him compete for championships and postseason appearances for many years to come". Martin never had issues landing talent during previous stops at Tennessee and California, and now his focus should be on those two talent-rich areas.
  • Michael Flynn paid more than $30000 by state-run Russian TV

    Michael Flynn paid more than $30000 by state-run Russian TV

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    The amount that Flynn received, higher than previously known, largely came from a $45,386 fee he was paid by the Kremlin-funded RT television network. government, The Wall Street Journal reports , citing documents obtained by Congress. The publication reported that Flynn brought his son and stayed at the swank Metropol hotel.
  • Trump wants billions to build a border wall and ramp up deportations

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    Coast Guard . Despite its size and scope, the proposal leaves unanswered how Mr. Trump would reach several of his most prominently stated goals, including the wall's prompt construction and the quick hiring of 5,000 additional Border Patrol agents and 10,000 new Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers.
  • In Michigan, Trump Says Chief Of Staff Could Be An Auto Executive

    In Michigan, Trump Says Chief Of Staff Could Be An Auto Executive

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    But the Republican president will not seek to revoke California's authority to set vehicle efficiency rules even stricter than federal rules as part of this move, a White House official said. "President Trump's action represents a dramatic wrong turn in our nation's efforts to fight air pollution from passenger cars and trucks and protect the health of our children, seniors, and all communities", Eric Schneiderman New York Attorney General said in joining the motion.
  • More time needed for White House's wiretapping investigation

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    White House press spokesman Sean Spicer on Monday attempted to clarify what his boss had meant when he tweeted "Obama had my " wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory". Frank LoBiondo (R-2nd Dist.) to investigating Trump's allegations , though did not provide any evidence to support them. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, had previously called for Trump to either prove his claim or drop the accusation.