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Syria Army Takes Last ISIL-held Town in Homs

Syria Army Takes Last ISIL-held Town in Homs

The National News Agency says the army captured several hills between the frontier towns of Ras Baalbek and Arsal, and the Army says in a statement it destroyed IS fortifications and killed several IS militants. However, the government has not officially confirmed the capture of al-Sukhna. US-led operations against IS are now focused on taking Raqqa city in northern Syria.


WEATHER: Slight chance of showers Sunday, likely storms Monday

WEATHER: Slight chance of showers Sunday, likely storms Monday

High temperatures during that extended forecast period are expected to be mainly in the 70s. The National Weather Service office in Paducah has issued a severe weather statement about Sunday's thunderstorm chances. Conditions will remain unsettled throughout the week, though chances for thunderstorms remains questionable. A chance of rain continues all week with high quite comfortable in the upper 70's to low 80's.


Rosenstein: Mueller Can't Expand Russia Probe Without Approval

Rosenstein: Mueller Can't Expand Russia Probe Without Approval

Trump, a billionaire real estate developer, has said he considered scrutiny of his family's finances a "red line" that the federal probe should not cross. "There might be a circumstance where they do". President Donald Trump has railed against leaks coming from the government, and he praised Sessions' announcement in a tweet on Saturday.


Bayern beats Dortmund to win German Supercup

Bayern beats Dortmund to win German Supercup

Dortmund seemed to have the game in the bag, leading 2-1 in the final few minutes but a late equaliser for Bayern gave them an opportunity via a penalty shoot-out - an opportunity they took, winning the game 5-4 from the spot. Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti is not too stressed about his team's recent series of losses during the off-season. We have to step it up even more now.


'Terrorist' rebellion thwarted at Venezuela military base

'Terrorist' rebellion thwarted at Venezuela military base

The announcement of the coup came after the group released a video declaring themselves in rebellion in Carabobo state, where Valencia is located. Four months of protests in the divided country have left at least 120 people dead, 2,000 wounded and over 500 in jail.


Eiffel Tower evacuated after man arrested with knife

Eiffel Tower evacuated after man arrested with knife

Police had initially treated Saturday's Eiffel Tower incident as a criminal case, but anti-terror prosecutors have since taken over the investigation. France has been in a state of emergency since November 2015 and has seen a string of attacks on security forces who have been regularly targeted, particularly those guarding key tourist sites.