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Last week Syrian troops, backed by Russian air attack, broke the siege of two enclaves in and around Deir Az Zor, which had been encircled by ISIL fighters for almost three years. IS-held Al-Shahabat lies on the eastern side of the Euphrates, around seven kilometres (four miles) from the river. The SDF, an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, is also battling IS in the jihadists' de facto capital Raqa with backing from the US-led air coalition.
  • Mexico Earthquake Death Toll Up to 90

    Mexico Earthquake Death Toll Up to 90

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    In Tabasco, two children were among the dead. Rescuers pulled bodies from the rubble and grieving families carried coffins through the streets Saturday after Mexico's biggest quake in a century killed 65 people, while elsewhere two died in mudslides unleashed by storm Katia .
  • Bahamas' beaches left bone dry after Hurricane Irma sucks up the water

    Bahamas' beaches left bone dry after Hurricane Irma sucks up the water

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    Kaydi K wrote: "I am in disbelief right now". This is one of those things - a hurricane strong enough to change the shape of an ocean. The Washington Post reports the phenomenon occurred because Hurricane Irma is so strong and its pressure so low that it literally sucked water from its surroundings into the core of the storm.
  • Prosecutors want Shkreli's bail revoked due to online harassment

    Prosecutors want Shkreli's bail revoked due to online harassment

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    Most recently, Shkreli threatened former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by publicly offering$5,000 to anyone who would "grab" some of her hair on the defendant's behalf during her upcoming book tour. A representative for the prosecutors declined to comment. I'm not sure what happened in Shkreli's life to make him so antagonistic towards women.
  • Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico

    Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico

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    The Hurricane Warning previously issued between Cabo Rojo and Laguna Verde was changed to a Tropical Storm Warning, the National Hurricane Center said. When it makes its expected landfall, Katia is expected to produce storm surges that could raise water levels by 5 to 7 feet above normal tide levels.
  • Lilly Plans To Cut About 3500 Jobs Globally

    Lilly Plans To Cut About 3500 Jobs Globally

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    Adams Resources & Energy Inc (AE) has risen 4.52% since September 7, 2016 and is uptrending. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Eli Lilly and from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. Eli Lilly and (NYSE: LLY ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. GGP's revenue has declined at an average annualized rate of about -0.4% during the past five years.
  • US Army apologises for air-dropping anti-Islam leaflets

    US Army apologises for air-dropping anti-Islam leaflets

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    Like his predecessor, Trump seeks an "honourable end" to Afghan war. In Somalia, U.S. support for an Ethiopian invasion of Somalia created the virulently Islamist al Shabab group. One factor is that these two successive administrations have translated the discovery of Osama bin Laden in a hideout in Pakistan (where he was killed in 2011) as Pakistan's indirect shelter for someone who was waging a war against the US.