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Grandfather Of Toddler Who Died In Fatal Fall From Cruise Ship Charged With Manslaughter

Authorities have arrested the grandfather of an 18-month-old who fell out of a window on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Puerto Rico during a family trip in July. Puerto Rico’s Justice Department ordered the arrest of Salvatore Anello. He faces a charge of negligent manslaughter in the death of his granddaughter, Chloe Wiegand. While the vessel was docked in San Juan, Anello placed Chloe near an open window he thought was closed when her family said she fell out of the ship’s 11th story. ...Read more

ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Dead After US Military Raid In Syria

On Sunday, President Donald Trump announced the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State. Trump said in an address to the nation from the White House:  “A brutal killer, one who has caused so much hardship and death, has violently been eliminated. He will never again harm another innocent man, woman or child. He died like a dog. He died like a coward. The world is now a much safer place.” ...Read more

Turkey Enters Into Deal With Russia While United States Says Ceasefire With Syria Has Succeeded

Russia and Turkey have reached an agreement to share control of Syria’s northern border – superseding the deal between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence that was reached last Thursday.  The deal came just before the U.S.-Turkish halt in hostilities reached its deadline.  A senior Trump administration official touting it as “one of the best ceasefires I’ve ever seen.” ...Read more