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Syria war: 'Deal struck' to take critically injured out of Douma

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption A deal has been reached to allow seriously injured people to leave the besieged Eastern Ghouta region A deal has been reached to evacuate critically injured people from Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta region, reports say. The agreement follows negotiations …

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Irish boy dies following hit-and-run in Tenerife

Police in Tenerife have arrested a man after a 10-year-old Irish boy died following a hit-and-run incident. The incident happened around 8.30pm on Thursday on a street called Calle Dublin – or Dublin Street in English- in Adeje in the south of the island. The boy was coming out of a …

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Teens begin Mississippi-to-Memphis march in honor of King

DUNDEE, Miss. –  Wearing aqua-colored T-shirts and hydration backpacks, a group of teenagers on Saturday launched a 50-mile walk from northern Mississippi to Memphis, Tennessee, a tribute to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Escorted by police cars, support vans and …

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Syrian army says it has regained most of Eastern Ghouta

The Syrian army command has said it has regained most of the towns and villages in Eastern Ghouta and is pressing its military operations in the last rebel bastion of Douma. In a televised statement, the Syrian army spokesman said the weeks-long military campaign had now brought security to the …

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Bills WR Jones: 'Thankful to be alive' after wild ordeal

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Zay Jones celebrated his 23rd birthday by offering thanks to all who helped him on the heels of a bizarre arrest in Los Angeles earlier this month. Jones said the following over social media on Friday afternoon in his first public comments since his arrest for …

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