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Islamic State Group Retakes Syrian Town in North From Rebels

The Associated Press

April 11, 2016

BEIRUT — Islamic State fighters on Monday retook control of a northern town along Syria’s border with Turkey, just days after losing it to rebel forces and allied militants, opposition activists said. 199 more words

Apple suddenly bans iOS app that maps U.S. drone strikes

”Freelance journalist and data artist Josh Begley has been methodically recording U.S. military drone activity for years,” Jack Smith IV reports for Tech.Mic. “Every week or so — whenever the strikes occur — Begley will post a news story from the @dronestream Twitter account, identifying when and where drone strikes have occurred before feeding the results into an app called Metadata+.” 403 more words