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10 things you might not know about U.S. Special Operations forces

<b>(CNN) —</b> The troops that make up U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) include some of the most elite fighters in the U.S. military across all branches, including the Army Green Berets and Navy SEALS.<p>They're perhaps best known for going after high-value targets like Osama bin Laden and ISIS leader …

Displaced and hungry after South Sudan's peace deal | Human Rights

<b>Koch, South Sudan</b> <b>-</b> Cradles and baskets balanced on their heads, thousands of women and children streamed in from the bush to two outposts in the swamps of Koch county in Unity state, the heart of South Sudan's civil war.<p>"I came here because at home we have nothing - no food," said Nyapar Kueth, …

At least 16 dead in French Riviera flash floods

At least 16 people died when storms caused severe flooding on the French Riviera, President François Hollande said Sunday.<p>Victims were found dead in the towns of Cannes, Biot, Golfe-Juan and Mandelieu-la-Napoule in the southeast part of the country, following severe weather Saturday night, …

South Carolina governor calls deadly rain a 'thousand-year' event

<b>Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) —</b> South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley didn't mince any words Sunday about just how dangerous a situation the weather -- which was blamed for five deaths in the state by Sunday night -- had become in her state.<p>"We are at a 1,000-year level of rain," Haley said at an …

Barack Obama promises full probe into suspected US airstrike on Kunduz hospital

Médecins Sans Frontières says patients burned to death in their hospital beds in a bombing raid the UN describes as a ‘tragic, inexcusable’ war crime<p>The US president, Barack Obama, has pledged a full investigation into an apparent US airstrike on an Afghan hospital that killed 19 people.<p>Médecins …

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