Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate

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Mueller Probe's Fate Hinges On Rod Rosenstein Convincing Trump He Was Just Joking

The fate of special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation could
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Sexual Assault Groups Stop Work With Senators Over Treatment Of Christine Blasey Ford

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Israeli soldiers accused of sexually harassing Palestinian women at checkpoint

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How Waze is trying to make carpooling fun

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Jerusalem’s ‘clean revolution’ is ignoring East Jerusalem

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US-backed force ousts IS from Syria's Hasakeh province

US-backed force ousts IS from Syria's Hasakeh provinceUS-backed fighters have ousted the last Islamic State group jihadists from Syria’s northeast province of Hasakeh, the force and a monitor said late Saturday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters backed by the Washington-led coalition, have captured swathes of the country’s north and east from IS since 2015. On Saturday, they cleared a string of outposts in Hasakeh, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor.


First Russia air strikes hit south Syria since 2017 truce: monitor

First Russia air strikes hit south Syria since 2017 truce: monitorRussia bombed rebel-held areas in Syria’s south late Saturday for the first time since it agreed on a ceasefire there nearly a year ago, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said around 25 strikes slammed into rebel-held towns in Daraa, a province in Syria’s south that has faced escalating regime shelling in recent days ahead of an apparent ground assault. “Intense Russian air strikes are hitting towns in Daraa’s eastern countryside for the first time since the ceasefire was agreed in southern Syria last year,” said Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman.