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December 4, 2018 5:56 AM Israel military says to expose Hezbollah attack tunnels from Lebanon

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s military said on Tuesday it was beginning an operation to “expose and thwart” cross-border attack tunnels from Lebanon dug by the Lebanese militia Hezbollah. A spokesman, Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, said the Israel military was aware of a number of tunnels crossing into Israel from Lebanon to the north, and that the army would 93

December 4, 2018 1:11 AM Republican state lawmakers scramble to curb incoming Democrats' power

(Reuters) - Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan are scrambling to pass last-minute legislation to limit the powers of incoming Democratic officials before their iron grip on state governments is loosened following last month’s elections. The Republican-dominated Wisconsin legislature began an unusual lame-duck session on Monday to consider 138

December 3, 2018 3:35 PM Indian woman on her way to again report molestation to police lit on fire by alleged attackers

Activists from All India Democratic Women's Association shout slogans behind a police barricade outside the Haryana Bhawan during a protest in New Delhi, India. (Reuters) An Indian woman who was en route to the police department to report an alleged molestation was reportedly set on fire by the two men who she said attacked her days earlier. The unidentified 166

December 1, 2018 4:29 PM Leaders Borussia Dortmund made to sweat for 2-0 win over Freiburg

Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund earned a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Freiburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday to open up a seven-point gap at the top of the table with their fourth consecutive league win. Dortmund captain Marco Reus fired in a 40th-minute penalty for his ninth league goal to put the aggressive hosts into the lead. But Freiburg proved 54

November 30, 2018 4:19 PM U.S.-backed Syrian fighters say they hold Islamic State leader's assistant

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed fighters in Syria have captured a senior Islamic State leader who served as an assistant to the group’s self-declared “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, they said on Friday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-led militia alliance that holds the quarter of Syria east of the Euphrates, detained Osama al-Awaid last week, it said in a statement 83

November 29, 2018 10:58 AM U.N. says Astana meeting on Syria a missed opportunity, no progress

GENEVA/ASTANA (Reuters) - Russia, Turkey and Iran failed to make any tangible progress in setting up a Syrian constitutional committee at a meeting in the Kazakh capital Astana, the office of U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said in a statement on Thursday. “Special Envoy de Mistura deeply regrets ... there was no tangible progress in overcoming the ten-month 94

November 28, 2018 4:11 AM Maryland HS football players face life in prison for alleged locker-room attack

Four Maryland 15-year-olds are out on bail but face life in prison after being charged as adults with first-degree rape in a locker room attack. Prosecutors say the Damascus High School students assaulted four 14-year-olds before junior varsity football practice on Halloween. They say the teens restrained the victims, pulled down their pants and raped 105

November 27, 2018 9:17 AM Ukraine says counterintelligence officer wounded in Sunday's Russia clash

KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian military counterintelligence officer was seriously wounded after Russian aircraft fired missiles at Ukrainian vessels on Sunday, the head of Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) said. Ukraine and Russia have traded accusations after Russia fired on three Ukrainian ships then seized them. The confrontation prompted Ukraine 87

November 27, 2018 9:16 AM Kremlin says martial law may raise tension in Ukraine conflict

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Tuesday that the introduction of martial law in Ukraine following Russia’s seizure of three vessels in the Kerch Strait could create tension in Ukraine’s conflict-stricken south-east. Kiev on Monday imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from Russia after President Petro 78

November 26, 2018 7:08 AM Somali Extremists Killed an Islamic Leader and Over a Dozen Followers at a Sufi Shrine

(NAIROBI, Kenya) — A prominent Islamic leader and at least 17 of his followers have been killed by extremists in an attack in Somalia’s northern city of Galkayo, say police. Early Monday two suicide bombers exploded in front of the preacher’s residence, which is also a Sufi shrine, and then four gunmen stormed the building and opened fire, said Ahmed 86