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Turkish troops attack Kurdish enclave in northern Syria

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HASSA, Turkey — Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to oust from the area a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia, which responded with a hail of rockets on Turkish towns that killed at least one refugee.  The Turkish offensive on Afrin, …

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Russia offers U.S. olive branch after criticizing policies

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UNITED NATIONS — Russia’s foreign minister pummeled the Trump administration’s policies this week, calling U.S. threats “destabilizing” and ultimatums regrettable, but at the U.N. on Friday Sergey Lavrov offered more of an olive branch to the White House. Asked by CBS News about U.S. leadership in global conflict zones, the …

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U.S. says 2 terrorists killed, vehicle bomb destroyed in strike

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MOGADISHU, Somalia — The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed two al-Shabab extremists and destroyed a vehicle carrying explosives, “preventing it from being used against the people in Mogadishu.” The U.S. Africa Command statement says the airstrike occurred early Tuesday about 31 miles …

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Dozens dead, wounded in 3 explosions in Afghan capital

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Last Updated Dec 28, 2017 5:39 AM EST KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 40 people were killed and 30 wounded in three back-to-back explosions in the western part of the Afghan capital of Kabul Thursday, Afghan authorities said. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria …

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Feds bust alleged ISIS-inspired Christmas Day attack

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Federal officials say they’ve arrested a man who they say was planning a terror attack on Christmas Day in San Francisco in support of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), CBS News justice correspondent Paula Reid reports. Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, has been charged with providing material support …

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Feds bust alleged Christmas Day attack in San Francisco

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Federal officials say they’ve arrested a man who they say was planning a terror attack on Christmas Day in San Francisco in support of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), CBS News justice correspondent Paula Reid reports. Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, has been charged with providing material support …

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Police try to trace steps of suspect in NYC attack

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WASHINGTON — Police are checking 6,000 security cameras in an effort to trace the suspect’s steps after an explosion in a crowded subway corridor near the Port Authority Bus Terminal Monday morning. The explosion left at least five people injured.  CBS News homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues has been working his sources …

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Putin flies into Syria, hugs Assad and declares victory

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Last Updated Dec 11, 2017 8:21 AM EST MOSCOW — Declaring a victory in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation. Putin’s visit marks his first trip to Syria, …

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Tight security planned for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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NEW YORK — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City’s mayor and …

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