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President Trump defends policy reversal in northern Syria that brings chaos and criticism

Part of northeastern Syria has plunged back into chaos. The area had been relatively stable since March, when U.S.-backed local fighters known as Kurds overcame a takeover by the Islamic State terror group (also called ISIS). Now roughly 1,000 U...

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Singapore bans ads for high-sugar drinks


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This week's word in the news: OUTLANDISH

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Something bizarre or ridiculously out-of-the-ordinary. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic.

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At first, the question about the scam, as it was posed to Healy earlier this month, seemed too outlandish to be true.
The San Francisco Chronicle -- 10/21/2019

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