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ISIS attacks restaurant patronized by US military

Among the dead are two service members, a civilian employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency and a military contractor. Three other service members were wounded and a total of nineteen people were killed, 10 Syrian civilians and five local fighters.

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Protest in France turns deadly

What started as a fuel-price protest has expanded, and now includes discontent over the cost of living in France, President Macron’s indifference to it and the sense that the middle class can hardly make ends meet.

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Tension grows in the South China Sea

A British warship intentionally sailed a little too close to Chinese-occupied territory in the South China Sea. The Chinese navy responded by telling the British navy to leave the area. The British navy stayed its course.

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South Africa: white farmers under attack…or not

In 1994, after the collapse of apartheid, South Africa’s first democratically elected government, the African National Congress (ANC), committed to redistributing 30% of white-owned agricultural land to black farmers by 2014 to right the wrongs of the past.