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A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS

The tensions and the complexity of the Syrian civil war have been escalated by the shooting down of a Syrian warplane by a U.S. fighter jet on Sunday and the same-day missile attack by Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps from inside Iran at Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Syria.



Jury finds officer who shot Philando Castile not guilty

Anthony said . "He made a awful mistake", Choi said after the verdict, referring to the officer. During a traffic stop last July, with his hands raised, Philando Castille told the officer he had a gun with a permit, but the officer continued to pull out his gun and fatally shot Castille.



Starving infant found alive and alone in wreckage of Mosul school

The Iraqi army's 9th armored division has already seized the northern al-Shifaa district, which includes the city's main hospitals, during its advance, a military statement said. The UN children's agency, UNICEF, said Tuesday that tens of thousands of children were among the civilians trapped in the Old City, and that those who managed to flee were traumatised.



Current Pakistan team can be more than a super power: Imran

England cruised through the group stage with three wins from three games, the only team to do so, but they came a cropper against eventual winners Pakistan . "It shows that the top teams in the world are very close and anyone can be beaten on a given day", he added. Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has hailed Pakistan's opening batsman Fakhar Zaman and pacer Mohammad Amir's heroic performance in their victory over India in the Champions trophy final here.



Lawmakers differ sharply on Supreme Court decision

La Crosse Sen. Jennifer Shilling, Wisconsin state Senate Democratic minority leader: "Regardless of the outcome in this case, we must remain committed to promoting election fairness, protecting voter rights and preserving our shared democratic values".