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Syrian ex-vice president Khaddam, foe of Assad, dies in France at 88

16 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

PARIS/BEIRUT - Abdul-Halim Khaddam, a former Syrian vice president who became a prominent opponent of President Bashar al-Assad after fleeing to Paris in 2005, died on Tuesday...
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Ex-Syrian vice president Khaddam dies in France-source close to him

18 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

PARIS - Abdul-Halim Khaddam, a former Syrian vice president who became a prominent opponent of President Bashar al-Assad's rule after fleeing to Paris in 2005, died on Tuesday...
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Ex-con wrongfully imprisoned for murder now helps others fight their convictions

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

He's paying it forward, prison style. Jabbar Collins went to jail for 16 years for a 1995 Williamsburg murder he did not commit. He has been out of prison since 2010 - and now...
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Ranking Every NBA Team's Best Duo This Season

3 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

The NBA is cyclical. In the 1980s, teams with a "Big Three" like Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish or Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and James Worthy reigned...
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France recalling troops from Iraq over coronavirus

France recalling troops from Iraq over coronavirus

6 days ago   |   RT

Paris will remove all of its troops currently stationed in Iraq for the time being over concerns about the spread of Covid-19, the French military announced. “France has taken...
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Pakistan seeks $1.4 billion IMF loan to counter coronavirus - government adviser

6 days ago   |   National Post

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan is seeking another $1.4 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund to help it deal with the economic slowdown from the coronavirus, government...
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First Bucks GM John Erickson, who drafted Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, dies at 92

10 days ago   |   NBC Sports   |   2 articles

John Erickson, a former Milwaukee Bucks general manager and Wisconsin basketball coach, has died. He was 92.
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Detroit man convicted in killing of transgender woman, 2 gay men

13 days ago   |   NY Daily News

A 19-year-old man has been convicted in the killing of two gay men and one transgender woman following a house party in Detroit in May, 2019. On Tuesday, a Wayne County jury...
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Exgobernador es escogido para ser primer ministro iraquí

14 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

BAGDAD - El presidente iraquí designó como primer ministro a un exgobernador de la provincia de Najaf tras semanas de pugnas políticas, mientras los habitantes de Bagdad se...
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Iraqi city's ex-governor named prime minister-designate

14 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   6 articles

BAGHDAD - Iraq's president on Tuesday named a former governor of the city of Najaf as prime minister-designate, following weeks of political infighting and a looming crisis...
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What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

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