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Support for ISIS in Fallujah poses risk to Iraqi forces in key urban fight
While he is certain they will recapture the city from the Islamic State, the U.S. commander in Iraq said locals’ support for the militants may make for a more difficult battle than Iraqi leaders are predicting. “We really haven’t fought a battle like this.”
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ISIS fighters appear to be trying to sell their sex slaves online
“To all the bros thinking about buying a slave, this one is $8,000,” reads one of Facebook postings, which underscore the women’s increasingly perilous existence as the terrorist group comes under heightened pressure in Iraq and Syria.
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In campaign chaos, Trump shows his management style
The public has seen glimpses of the polarizing techniques that the GOP candidate honed over decades in business and would carry into the White House. He is attempting to bend the nature of a presidential campaign to his unpredictable and outsize personality, eschewing the strategist-heavy mode of most candidates.
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Judge bashed by candidate orders release of internal Trump University records
The order, which includes “playbooks” on how to market high-priced real estate courses, came the same day that Donald Trump railed against the judge and questioned whether his Hispanic heritage made him biased.
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How I mourned my sister through the books she left behind
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