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US special forces in Syria raid

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:56
US special forces have killed a senior Islamic State member and captured his wife in a raid in eastern Syria, the Pentagon says.

Senior ISIS Commander In Syria Killed By U.S. Troops

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:45

At President Obama's direction, U.S. forces based out of Iraq conducted a raid in eastern Syria. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Tom Bowman about the operation.

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Cannes 2015: Reporter's Diary

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:42
The latest updates from the BBC at the 68th Cannes Film Festival

U.S. Troops Kill Senior ISIS Commander In Syria

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:34

The U.S. says that Abu Sayyaf, a senior leader of the self-declared Islamic State, was killed during a U.S. military operation authorized by President Obama.

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Two dead in German train crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:15
At least two people have been killed and 20 injured in western Germany after a train collided with a truck on a level crossing, police say.

Man dies after disturbance at flat

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:09
Police are treating the death of a man at a flat in the Partick area of Glasgow as "suspicious."

Charge over 'Good Samaritan' attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:08
A man is charged after another man was knocked unconscious in what police believe was a "good Samaritan" attack in Nottingham city centre.

Egyptian Court Hands Morsi A Death Sentence

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:06

The former president who was ousted in 2013 had already been sentenced to 20 years in prison on other charges. The country's highest religious authority will still review the penalty.

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