US-backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

US-backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

US-backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa The US has backed the SDF with weapons, airpower, and ground support in its campaign to defeat the Islamic State group in northern Syria. Fighters : US backed Syrian forces made new progress against Islamic State militants along the southern bank of the Euphrates River on Saturday as the coalition positions itself to launch a decisive bid for Raqqa, the de-facto capital of the militants’ so-called “caliphate.”The Kurdish-led Syrian democratic Forces said they were in control of 90 percent of the town of Mansoura,…

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US Vice Prez Pence backs up Donald Trump’s economic efforts during visit to Iowa

US Vice Prez Pence backs up Donald Trump’s economic efforts during visit to Iowa

US Vice Prez Pence backs up Donald Trump’s economic efforts during visit to Iowa Trump also “has stood for the sanctity of human life,” Pence said. Trump’s latest budget proposal would prohibit any funding for certain entities that provide abortions, including Planned Parenthood.   Donald : Speaking at the annual fundraiser of Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, Pence told more than 1,400 Iowa Republicans that, thanks to Trump, “American businesses are growing again, they are investing in America again.” Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday reassured Iowa conservatives,…

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