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Drone attack hits near US forces in Erbil, northern Iraq: Officials

BAGHDAD: A drone attack hit near US forces stationed at Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq on Saturday, Iraqi Kurdish security officials said. The internal security service for Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, of which Erbil is the capital, initially said three rockets had hit near the airport. A second statement by the Kurdish counter-terrorism force […]

Sports

US Open runner-up Leylah Fernandez hopes to ‘be as strong and resilient as New York’ over 20 years since 9/11

NEW YORK — At the awards ceremony after a hard-fought women’s final on Saturday, runner-up Leylah Fernandez took a moment to address the resilience of New York on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. “I know on this day it’s especially hard for New York and everyone around the US,” Fernandez said. “I just want to […]

Technology

Judge bars Apple from forcing App Store payments on apps in Epic Games case

NEW DELHI: A US court judge has asked Apple to allow third party payment options on apps distributed through its platform. Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers issued a permanent injunction in the Epic vs Apple case on Friday, permanently restraining the iPhone maker from prohibiting developers from including external links, metadata buttons and other calls to […]

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Joe Biden Defends Afghanistan Pullout On 9/11 Attacks Anniversary

9/11 attacks anniversary: Joe Biden had not been scheduled to make public remarks. Shanksville: President Joe Biden, speaking unexpectedly during a visit to the Pennsylvania site of one of the 9/11 plane crashes, again defended the widely criticized withdrawal from Afghanistan, saying the US could not “invade” every country where Al-Qaeda is present. “Could Al-Qaeda […]