Dead finally?

But Baghdadi has been on the run since a US-led coalition slowly destroyed the group’s organization and ousted it from its claimed territory in a two-year campaign, finally declaring victory over IS in March of this year.

Trump defenders

WASHINGTON — Furious about being left out of the Donald Trump impeachment process, US congressional Republicans stormed a closed-door witness deposition and refused to leave for several hours in an escalation of the showdown over the investigation of the president.

Very bad week

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump has had some bad weeks in office, but rarely has the US president seen one as difficult as the week ending Sunday, with members of both parties as well as US diplomats rebelling over his Syria and Ukraine policies, while a public uproar forced him to beat a late-night retreat over his choice of a Trump golf resort to host next year’s G7 meeting.