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Governor's proposed gun permit fees come under fire

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Gun rights supporters and state Republican lawmakers are fighting huge gun permit fee increases proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, saying they would price many people out of being able to exercise their Second Amendment right to bear arms

Iran dismisses new US pressure, calls for 'mutual respect'

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Iran's foreign minister is brushing aside new pressure from the United States, declaring that his country is "unmoved by threats" but responds well to respect

Report: Israeli leader turned down regional peace initiative

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An Israeli newspaper reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by American Secretary of State John Kerry

Iraq launches offensive on last Islamic State stronghold in Mosul

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BAGHDAD/SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Sunday launched a ground offensive to dislodge Islamic State militants from their remaining stronghold in Mosul, in the western part of the city, and put an end to their ambitions for territorial rule in Iraq.

Iraqi forces advance toward Mosul airport in push to capture city

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BAGHDAD, SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces began moving on Sunday toward Mosul's airport, the first target of a ground offensive to capture the western side of the city that remains under control of Islamic State, the Iraqi military said.

Iraq announces offensive to retake western Mosul from IS militants

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BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday announced the start of an offensive to drive the extremist militants of Islamic State (IS) group out of the western side of Mosul. "We announce the start of a new phase in the operation (We Are Coming Nineveh) to liberate the western side of Mosul," Abadi said in a brief...

Iraqi military says advancing toward west Mosul from the south

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces captured several villages on Sunday, as they advanced from the south toward the western side of Mosul that is still under control of Islamic State, Iraqi military said.

US carrier in 'routine' patrols in South China Sea

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The United States deployed aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday as part of maritime "routine operations."

Revised Travel Ban Would Cover Same Seven Countries

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A current draft of President Donald Trump’s replacement executive order on immigration and refugees shows that the administration would try to keep temporary travel restrictions on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, but would reverse the inclusion of green-card holders, according to an internal State Department memo.

Fact-Check: What Trump Got Wrong at His Rally

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The president repeated misleading statements on the vetting of refugees entering the United States and on the crime rate.

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