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US will step up air strikes to 'annihilate' Isis and citizen casualties are inevitable, warns Defence Secretary
Pentagon chief James Mattis has said that the US is ?accelerating the tempo? of the fight against Isis, and that civilian deaths should be anticipated as a ?fact of life?. While US forces operating in Syria and Iraq do ?do everything humanly possible? to prevent the loss of innocent life, ?Civilian casualties are a fact of life in this sort of situation,? General Mattis told CBS? Face the Nation on Sunday. The interview comes after new figures from war monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights found that the last four-week period was the deadliest for Syrian civilians on record since the US-led coalition bombing campaign began in 2014.
Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports
By Doina Chiacu and Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump attacked the news media and dismissed leaks from the White House as "fake news" on Sunday, following reports his son-in-law tried to set up a secret channel of communications with Moscow before Trump took office. Shortly after Trump's remarks on Twitter, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly made the rounds of Sunday television news shows to praise any so-called back channel communications, especially with Russia, as "a good thing." The Republican president returned to the White House after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe that ended on Saturday to face more questions about alleged communications between Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington.
General de Gaulle's grave vandalised, say French police
The grave of General Charles de Gaulle, France's World War II hero and post-war president, was vandalised on Saturday, police said. De Gaulle led the Free French Forces in London from 1940-44 and reshaped the country's political landscape after the war, founding the Fifth Republic in 1958. De Gaulle died in 1970 shortly before his 80th birthday.
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Young Boy Thrown Off Slide At Dublin's New Water Park
Experts say blue whale washed up on Bolinas beach likely hit by ship
Australia's most notorious drug smuggler returns from Bali
Mother Arrested After Allegedly Locking Kids Inside Trunk to Shop at Walmart