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A commander with the Syrian Democratic Forces says Raqqa's national hospital, one of the militants' last holdouts in city, has been captured. (Syrian Democratic Forces via AP)

Syrian Kurdish commander says Raqqa freed of ISIS

By Associated Press |
Brig. Gen. Talal Sillo says a formal declaration will follow befitting "the fall of the capital of terrorism."

Trump warms to Attorney General Sessions: 'Thank you very much, Jeff'

By Kelly Cohen |

The compliment is Trump's second of Sessions in less than a month, after the relationship soured earlier this year.

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Pentagon denies that a battle for Kirkuk is underway

By Jamie McIntyre |

"We are aware of reports of a limited exchange of fire during the predawn hours of darkness on Oct. 16 and we believe this to have been an i...

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Ahmad Khan Rahimi convicted on all charges in 2016 New York City bombing

By Anna Giaritelli |

The 29-year-old resident of Elizabeth, N.J., was found guilty of using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place, among other...

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