Ohio governor OKs 20-week abortion ban, nixes heartbeat bill ISIL on the verge of capturing the T-4 AirportMajor averages end at new highs. Night demonstration in the eastern Ghouta in solidarity with AleppoPresident Obama signs the 21st Century Cures Act into law. Police confirm the explosion was the result of ammunition in the police car exploding leading to the serious injuries of 2 officersSyria ceasefire apparently brokered by Russia and Turkey without US involvement, says @StateDeptSDF has captured Mujibana and Khitbet Al-Baqarah 5th stage of operations against ISIL west to Mosul finished, 45 villages captured, 6th stage is about to start shortlyLondon right now. Protest for Aleppo. Gambia: ECOWAS says military intervention "possible" if President Jammeh does not step down after losing election “I cannot confirm veracity of these reports” about imminent Aleppo ceasefire, says @StateDeptISIL officially claims bombing on Coptic church in Cairo Egypt2 police officers injured including 1 in critical condition after an explosion hit their patrol car in Spaarndam, NetherlandsTurkish deputy Mehmet Simsek: Turkey, the world's largest refugee hosting country, is to set up a tent city to accommodate up to 80,000 Syrian refugees fleeing Aleppo. London: hundreds gather for an "emergency demonstration" in solidarity with AleppoSyria, Homs: People flee Qaryatayn because IS advance on town "Is there literally nothing that can shame you?" - @AmbassadorPower's extraordinary attack on Syria, Russia and Iran over deaths in Aleppo Photos from #WrathOfEuphrates in Raqqa The State Department approves a $1.7 billion possible FMS to Kuwait for recapitalization of 218 M1A2 tanks and related equipment and support. Russian ambassador to UN Churkin on Aleppo: "Young kids are being covered in dust in order to be presented as victims of bombings." "The fighting around eastern Aleppo is over," says Russian ambassador Churkin outside UN Security Council. Russia says all military action in eastern Aleppo has stopped and the Syrian government is now in controlState Dept source also tells Trump wants to take away independence from BB of Governors and turn @VOANews into a 'RT'-type ra-ra PR channel British man who tried to grab a police officer's gun to shoot and kill Donald Trump at a Las Vegas rally has been sentenced to 12 months Egypt's representative to the UN : Arrangements must be made to start a dialogue based on the Geneva 1 agreement.Brett McGurk: Local forces under the Popular Mobilization units are holding forces in areas in Anbar and Nineveh. Kremlin spokesman Peskov: Russia wants to reset dialogue with U.S., including on all sensitive mattersKremlin spokesman Peskov: we hope all of Trump's statements, his desire to resume dialogue with Russia to be put into practiceKremlin Spokesman Peskov: Putin Doesn't Care How He Is Portrayed In The West, But Russophobia Is Obvious

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Major averages end at new highs.
Night demonstration in the eastern Ghouta in solidarity with Aleppo
President Obama signs the 21st Century Cures Act into law.
5th stage of operations against ISIL west to Mosul finished, 45 villages captured, 6th stage is about to start shortly
London right now. Protest for Aleppo.
ISIL officially claims bombing on Coptic church in Cairo Egypt
2 police officers injured including 1 in critical condition after an explosion hit their patrol car in Spaarndam, Netherlands
London: hundreds gather for an "emergency demonstration" in solidarity with Aleppo
Syria, Homs: People flee Qaryatayn because IS advance on town
"Is there literally nothing that can shame you?" - @AmbassadorPower's extraordinary attack on Syria, Russia and Iran over deaths in Aleppo
Photos from #WrathOfEuphrates in Raqqa
The State Department approves a $1.7 billion possible FMS to Kuwait for recapitalization of 218 M1A2 tanks and related equipment and support.
Brett McGurk: Local forces under the Popular Mobilization units are holding forces in areas in Anbar and Nineveh.