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Syrian forces advance on IS capital Raqqa

Bassem Mroue and Suzan Fraser
A US-backed Syrian force has begun an offensive to capture the northern city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of Islamic State, after months of clearing operations.

Donald Trump condemns 'watered down' travel ban

President Donald Trump has criticised his own Justice Department for asking the Supreme Court to review a "watered down, politically-correct version" of the travel ban he signed in March.

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