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“Extremely rare”: Star golfer’s tee shot blinds woman in one eye

A golf fan was blinded in one eye after being hit by a tee shot from American Brooks Koepka last Friday at the Ryder Cup in France.
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Trump’s claim that NATO will boost defense spending disputed

President Donald Trump closed out his chaotic two-day visit to NATO Thursday by declaring victory, claiming that member nations caved to his demands to significantly increase defense spending and reaffirming his commitment to the alliance.
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U.S. troops mark D-Day anniversary in France

U.S. and other allied troops have joined veterans of the D-Day invasion and families of fallen soldiers to mark 74 years since the massive military operation that change the course of World War II.
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Whiteville native travels with UNCC band to France for D-Day remembrance

Members of the UNC Charlotte Marching Band are getting ready for a trip to France -- the only North Carolina school ever invited to represent the United States -- to help mark the 74th anniversary of D-Day.
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Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

Syrian and Russian authorities prevented independent investigators from going to the scene of a suspected chemical attack, the head of the chemical watchdog group said Monday.

Defiant Syrians say West hasn’t shaken their resolve

Hundreds of Syrians poured into the streets of Damascus on Saturday, dancing and chanting in defiance of what they called the West's "failure" to shake their nation's resolve with airstrikes that jolted the capital only hours earlier.

Trump claims success in Syria, but chemical weapons remain

President Donald Trump on Saturday declared "Mission Accomplished" for a U.S.-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, but the Pentagon said the pummeling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others intact to enable the Assad government to use banned weapons against civilians if it chooses.

When child sex isn’t rape: French to set age of consent

Is a 13-year-old old enough to agree to sex with an adult? That's a question France is asking as the government prepares to set a legal age for sexual consent for the first time.

Man fatally knifes 2 at French station, yells ‘Allahu akbar’

A man with a knife killed two women at the main train station in the French city of Marseille on Sunday, shouting "Allahu akbar" during an attack that French authorities were working to determine had links to Islamic extremism.

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