Mar 24 2019
The president made the announcement displaying maps of IS-held territory in Iraq and Syria on the day he was elected and as of Wednesday morning. "The SDF feel they are in control of the area, but as long as Daesh puts up any type of fight and hides in tunnels, they can not declare complete victory".
US President Donald Trump shows maps of Syria and Iraq depicting the size of the "ISIS physical caliphate" as he talks to reporters upon departing on travel to OH from the White House in Washington, US, March 20, 2019.
He has never said that the elimination of the territorial caliphate means the end of ISIS in total. "It's been painful, and hard - from the day Isis started to this moment.but it's ending now".
"A clearing operation is now underway in the town-and an announcement is expected soon", Fox reported.
"The SDF media team has not announced this" victory, Bali said. Trump said the top map displayed what areas the group, known as ISIS, used to control before he was in office and where it stands now.
On Wednesday, the U.S. president announced that the last Daesh stronghold in Syria "will be gone by tonight", adding that some 400 United States troops would remain in the country, with 200 of the military set to be deployed "closer to Israel". "In fact, there's actually a tiny spot which will be gone by tonight", he continued.
North withdraws from inter-Korean liaison office
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying on March 4 he was hopeful he could send a team to North Korea "in the next couple of weeks". They added that Pyongyang "will not mind the South remaining in the office", according to South Korea's Unification Ministry.
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It will coincide with the move of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to Frogmore Cottage in Windsor before their baby arrives. She also served as an adviser for Hillary Clinton's failed 2016 presidential campaign, according to her online CV.
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"This just came out 20 minutes ago, " he says at a military tank factory in Lima, Ohio. "So that's the way it goes", he added.
SDF officials have raised the possibility that the remaining IS fighters may also be holding prisoners and hostages, but there has been no word as to their fate in recent days.
BEIRUT - Twelve people died overnight after arriving at a camp in northeastern Syria from Islamic State's final enclave at Baghouz, the International Rescue Committee said on Thursday.
The loss of Baghouz will mark the end of ISIS as a land-controlling force but not as a potent military player in the region.
Associated Press journalists saw SDF soldiers loading women and children into trailer trucks on the hilltop over Baghouz - a sign that evacuations were still underway Wednesday.
Mar 24 2019
Ichiro walks off into history before packed Tokyo Dome crowd
Kikuchi could be Japan's next big baseball star, having signed a contact in January that could be worth $109m over seven years. He would go 0-for-4 from the plate, but the bigger story was that he was about to retire in front of his home country.
Mar 24 2019
Cesar Sayoc: US mail bombs suspect pleads guilty
Prosecutors said the evidence against Sayoc included DNA that linked him to 10 of the devices and fingerprints on two of them. Sayoc faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced on September 12.
Mar 22 2019
Time for U.S. to Fully Recognise Israel's Sovereignty Over Golan Heights
That's a boost for Netanyahu, who is heading into a general election while plagued by corruption investigations. Netanyahu is to be in Washington for two days next week - two weeks before Israel's April 9 ballot.
Mar 21 2019
Iowa Routed by MI 74-53 in Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals
The Michigan Wolverines are also headed to Des Moines, but they are the #2 seed in the West bracket and will play Montana. Ahrens said he was relieved X-rays showed the ankle was not broken, but the extent of the injury was not clear.
Mar 21 2019
US Transport Department looks into Boeing 737 Max 8's approval
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Mar 16 2019
Tesla unveils Model Y as EV race heats up
Deposits can be made for $2500, a notable hike over the $1000 deposit required to get in line for a Model 3 when it was announced. Musk has said that cars fitted with Autopilot hardware will be able to drive themselves completely autonomously in the future.
Mar 15 2019
Tiger Woods to put his neck on the line for Masters bid
We say flawless because his ball didn't even hit the green. (In May), the ball's rolling, ball's flying, it's usually dry. Because of the different weather and overseed of rye grass, the course is playing very differently than in May.
Mar 15 2019
Mafia crime boss Francesco 'Franky Boy' Cali shot dead in New York
Francesco Cali, 53, was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso in the NY borough of Staten Island, the NYPD said. Police sources described Cali's murder as "disrespectful" because it happened right outside his family home.
Mar 14 2019
At least 8 people, attackers dead after school shooting in Brazil
The dead included six students and two teachers, and several other people were hospitalized with injuries, according to Gov. The school located in Suzano, 50km from São Paulo, has around 1,000 primary and secondary students, aged between 11 and 15.
Mar 13 2019
Trump wants spending cuts and $8.6bn for his border wall
That report projected muted economic gains in coming years, partly because of the fading impact of tax cuts and higher spending. The budget arrives as the Senate readies to vote this week to terminate Trump's national emergency declaration.
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