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Iraq forces try to retake Islamic State-held city Tal Afar



News August 20, 2017


Tal Afar and the surrounding area is one of the last pockets of IS-held territory in Iraq after victory was declared in July in Mosul, the country's second-largest city.The city, 50 miles (80 km) west of Mosul, sits along a major ...

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Trump's North Korea phone call defended by Guam governor



News August 20, 2017


On the eve of military drills in the Asia-Pacific region which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could view as provocative, Eddie Calvo also told us about his take on a phone call from President Trump, who said the crisis - which ha...

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Eclipse chasers could turn US cities into boom towns



News August 20, 2017


A 70-mile wide swathe of the country, stretching from the Pacific coast to the Atlantic, falls in the "zone of totality" and will experience a complete blackout at the eclipse's peak.Those prime viewing locations have experienced ...

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Eclipse chasers bring in the bucks for 'totality towns'



News August 20, 2017


A 70-mile wide swathe of the country, stretching from the Pacific coast to the Atlantic, falls in the "zone of totality" and will experience a complete blackout at the eclipse's peak.Those prime viewing locations experienced an in...

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Spain to boost security after deadly attacks



News August 20, 2017


The attacks, both claimed by the Islamic State group, left 13 people dead in Barcelona and one woman dead in Cambrils.There are 53 people still in hospital, 13 of them in a critical condition, while another 78 people have been rel...

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