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Brother of French terrorist who killed seven is jailed

Abdelkader Merah has been sentenced to 20 years in jail. Benoit Peyrucq/ AFP Photo The older brother of man who killed Jewish schoolchildren and paratroopers in southern France was convicted Thursday of having ties to a terrorist enterprise but found not guilty of complicity in his sibling’s deadly attacks. A …

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No prison time for US soldier Bergdahl in desertion case

The judge ruled that Bergdahl should receive no prison time. EPA/US ARMY Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier who spent five years in Taliban captivity, has been spared prison time for abandoning his post in Afghanistan after a military judge ordered he be dishonourably discharged. Bergdahl, 31, was tortured and kept …

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ISIL on the brink of complete rout in Syria and Iraq

Smoke billows from an explosion in Deir Ezzor during an assault by Syrian government forces against ISIL positions in the city on November 2, 2017. AFP The "caliphate" declared by ISIL in 2014 was on Friday reduced to little more than a pair of border towns at the Iraq-Syria frontier, …

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US strikes ISIL in Somalia for first time

A Somali woman looks out from an opening in a wall on a beach in Mogadishu, Somalia, October 25, 2017. Marius Bosch / Reuters The US conducted a pair of drone strikes against ISIL fighters in Somalia on Friday, the first time America has hit the extremists in the Horn …

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Guys With Bent Penises Have ‘Higher Risk Of Cancer’

As we grow up, we're told during sex education that penises come in a range of sizes, shapes and colours and it's 100 percent normal if yours doesn't look like another person's. But is appears that one shape is linked to having a higher risk of various cancers compared to …

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