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Rolling Thunder's Ride for Freedom attracts huge crowds honoring veterans, fallen troops

A Memorial Day Weekend tradition in the capital made a lot of noise – all in honor of America's veterans and fallen troops. More than a million motorcyclists and spectators from across the country participated in the non-profit Rolling Thunder's Ride for Freedom, according to estimates. The ride, past many of Washington's military memorials, also aims to draw attention to …

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US-backed Syrian troops arrest French IS leader SDF

BEIRUT (Reuters) – US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) arrested a French national on Thursday who led a group of Islamic states in Syria and was involved in the Paris and Nice attacks in 2015 and 2016. An SDF statement said that the arrested man was Adrien Lionel Kayali and that he was born in 1983 and converted to Islam in …

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The White House, Pentagon denies that Trump has ordered options for the withdrawal of troops from South Korea

Last Updated 4 May 2018 9:51 AM EDT The White House and the Pentagon are contesting a published report that President Trump is seeking ways to reduce US troop presence in the Korean Peninsula. The New York Times reported Friday that Trump instructed the Pentagon to prepare options for withdrawing US troops to South Korea just weeks before expecting to …

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NYT: Trump demands options for the removal of US troops in South Korea

North and South Korea recently held their own historic summit, which included an agreement on talks on the de-nuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and a formal end to the Korean War. [196592002] If the peace talks between countries continue, it could diminish the need for a US presence in the region, officials told the newspaper. Asked about the US Government's …

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South Korea says US troops will remain despite possible peace agreements

image copyright AFP caption Tens of thousands of US military personnel are in South Korea The South Korean government has said that US troops will stay in the country, even if an agreement is made to end the Korean War. In South Korea there are about 29,000 US military under a post-war security agreement. North Korea has previously made relinquishing …

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Syrian troops temporarily capture villages east of the Euphrates River

by Bassem Mroue | AP by Bassem Mroue | AP 29. April at 12:21 pm BEIRUT – Syrian government troops briefly captured four villages east of the Euphrates in eastern province of Deir el-Zour on Sunday after briefly clashing with US-backed Kurdish fighters before losing territory in a counter-offensive by the Kurdish-led troop. The area near the border with Iraq …

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Saudi Arabia says it is open to send troops to Syria when the US withdraw

"We are in talks with the US and have sent troops to Syria since the beginning of the Syrian crisis," Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said. (Faisal Al Nasser / Reuters) RIYADH – Saudi Arabia said there are talks with the United States over the deployment of troops to Syria as the Trump government seeks ways to stabilize the country's …

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