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US strikes 2 facilities linked to Iranian-backed militias in Syria following series of attacks on US forces in Middle East

Originally Published: 26 OCT 23 22:14 ET By Oren Liebermann, Haley Britzky and Natasha Bertrand, CNN (CNN) — The US carried out airstrikes targeting two facilities linked to Iranian-backed militias in eastern Syria on Thursday, according to a statement from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, following a series of drone and rocket attacks against US forces in the region.

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here is a look at the life of the Duchess of Sussex, the former actress Meghan Markle. Personal Birth date: August 4, 1981 Birth place: Los Angeles, California Birth name: Rachel Meghan Markle Father: Thomas Markle, Hollywood lighting director Mother: Doria Ragland, social worker and yoga instructor Marriages: Prince Harry,

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Angela Merkel Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here’s a look at the life of Angela Merkel, former chancellor of Germany. Personal Birth date: July 17, 1954 Birth place: Hamburg, Germany Birth name: Angela Dorothea Kasner Father: Horst Kasner, a Lutheran minister Mother: Herlind Kasner, an English teacher Marriages: Joachim Sauer (1998-present); Ulrich Merkel (1977-1982, divorced) Education: University

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Far-right demonstrators broke through the police cordon and started a fire.

Tbilisi Pride festival canceled after violent anti-LGBTQ protests

By Niamh Kennedy, CNN (CNN) — A Pride festival was canceled in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on Saturday by organizers who say authorities failed to prevent violent disruptions from Russian-affiliated far-right groups. According to Georgian public broadcaster First Channel, police clashed with anti-LGBTQ protesters in Lisi Wonderland, an events venue outside Tbilisi where the

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