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Israeli Missile Shoots Down Syrian Aircraft That Crossed Border

Rami Abdurrahman, head of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , said the blasts were heard across the capital, jolting residents awake. A fuel tank and warehouses were damaged, the Sana news agency said. "We consider that all countr...

Modi alone can pull Kashmir out of quagmire: Mehbooba Mufti

CM Mufti said she could be criticised by the people for what she is saying but she has a firm belief that PM Modi can only help in improving the deteriorating situation in the state. The party spokesman Junaid Azim Mattu said in a signed statement th...

Trump meets with Abbas, vows to 'get it done' on peace deal

Trump made the comments after welcoming Abbas to the White House for talks aimed at relaunching the moribund peace process. "I've always heard that perhaps the toughest deal to make is between the Israelis and the Palestinian", Trump said on Wednes...

Where Trump Is Headed on First Foreign Trip

The senior Administration officials cast the trip as a shift in Trump's foreign policy, away from the calculating isolationism Trump called for in his campaign toward a more internationalist view. "People are very psyched to work with the president",...

Nigeria president attends Friday prayers amid health woes

Members of the cabal controlling events around the President include the Director General of the Directorate of State Security (DSS), Lawal Daura, Mr. The Nobel laureate had asked, "Why is the President hiding his state of health?" The NMA Presiden...

US Test-Fires Ballistic Missile From California Coast

The force said the test was similar to the one conducted a week ago, where another Minuteman delivered a single re-entry vehicle to a target near the Marshall Islands atoll. The deputy director said the test has "been planned for a while". The Nucl...

Florida House passes medical marijuana implementing bill

Lawmakers are attempting to reach consensus on a plan to implement a constitutional amendment legalizing marijuana for patients with a broad swath of debilitating conditions. "That's not our business, members". "I think we made it better", Caprig...

Afghan security forces' death toll 'shockingly high' this year

At least 6,700 of the more than 300,000 Afghan security forces were reportedly killed a year ago as the Taliban gained territory across the country. An astonishing $32.3 billion has been given away by the U.S. to date to run infrastructure fix and ...

US sought names of 1934 Americans in intelligence reports

That said, this is still a massive number considering the NSA is supposed to now be limited in its authority to collect bulk data. The document, published late on Tuesday, specified that the NSA collected through telecommunications services provi...

Supremely Superfluous "The Frork" With Sandwiches — McDonald's New Sandwiches

McDonald's has hit upon an ingenious solution to the problem - the Frork . Anyway, it's all paid off splendidly as everyone's covering the news of the frork , and loads of people are desperately searching for ways to get hold of one. On May 5, a...

NDP tries to 'one-up' Greens on environmental policy

Clark says the province is in perilous times and that what people care most about are jobs, which she says the Liberals are best able to provide. She's signed backroom deals to allow companies to utilize temporary foreign workers instead of British C...

Lawmakers settle on $1T plan to avoid US gov't shutdown

President Donald Trump's latest solution to making policy in government: changing the Senate and shutting the government down, according to two tweets he posted Tuesday morning. Although bipartisan support is predicted, some House conservatives a...

Palestinians strike in support of prisoners' protest

The Israeli forces fired teargas at protesters in the city of al-Khalil as well as in the town of al-Eizariya in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds. Prisoners from all Palestinian political factions are participating in the mass open-ended hunger strik...

Trade War with Canada? Not So Fast

Steelworkers global president Leo Gerard stood with U.S. President Donald Trump recently to endorse an investigation of steel trade into the U.S., but he issued a statement Tuesday decrying the lumber action. However, when Canada' s supply manageme...

Whitehall terror alert suspect named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali

Police said all four had been "arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts". Two further arrests were made in Willesden after a man and woman, both aged 28, returned to the raided property. As armed police...

European Union leaders adopt Brexit guidelines at Brussels summit

Tusk said however that "before discussing the future, we have sort out our past and we handle it with genuine care - but firmly". The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has claimed Britain "underestimates" the complexity of ...

Prominent firm to defend 'Bachelor' star in Iowa crash case

Soules said the man had a pulse and had blood coming from his mouth. "That was my RP", the dispatcher answers. Later in the call, the operator asks Soules to perform CPR and he replies he doesn't know how. Regardless, we're sure the victim ( Kenn...

White House: Trump says U.S. will not withdraw from NAFTA

Scott Walker announced Tuesday. "On the issue of softwood lumber, the prime minister refuted the baseless allegations by the US Department of Commerce and the decision to impose unfair duties". "So when we're the country with the deficits, we have ...

Chris Soules breaks silence after arrest, fatal accident

Bischoff and Soules' romance seemingly fell apart while the Arlington farmer competed on Dancing with the Stars' 20th season - a reality TV stint known to be time consuming and physically exhausting. Soules was arrested on Tuesday, 1:16 a.m., but he ...

Poland supports India's bid for NSG membership, UNSC seat: VP Ansari

A vibrant democracy of 1.3 billion people with a young, skilled workforce, India offers an aspirational middle class market of over 400 million people. The two countries signed an agreement in the agriculture sector and agreed that there was much sco...

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Kaspersky Banned: Federal Agencies Ditch Russian Cybersecurity Firm Over Spying Concerns

Law360, Nashville (September 13, 2017, 4:53 PM EDT) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ordered federal agencies Wednesday to stop using Kaspersky Lab software and services ...

Mass Evacuations in Russian Cities Continue After Bomb Threats

Since September 11 dozens of schools, universities, malls, railway stations, airports and government offices have been evacuated and inspected by law enforcement in big cities all ...

NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US

This past weekend, Irma , a devastating Category 4 hurricane, swept up over the Florida Keys and then up Florida's Gulf Coast, becoming the third of this season's four catastrophi...

Family of 3 Die After Falling Into Italian Volcano

Authorities said they believe the child fainted because of the gas fumes before falling into the crater. A 7-year-old boy is the sole surviving member of a family that was wiped ...

Beaufort Islands under mandatory evacuation

As Irma approaches the region, its large swells, storm surge and high tides may cause water along the coast to rise 6 feet above ground level near Charleston, which Dixon said coul...

Maldivian government expresses condolences over Mexican natural disaster

Mexican authorities said at least 60 people were confirmed dead, including many in the state of Oaxaca along the Pacific coast. The Interior Department reported that 428 homes we...

Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

He said they shared the view that the North's nuclear issue should be resolved quickly to realize the "infinite potentials" of the Korean Peninsula and the Far East region. "If we ...

Trump pitches tax reform in North Dakota

Americans must call on Congress to strongly oppose Trump's tax and budget plan, which is nothing more than a $5 trillion tax giveaway paid for by cuts to Social Security, Medicare,...

Prosecutors: Sen. Menendez 'sold his office' for ritzy trips

Prosecutors accuse him of soliciting and accepting free trips on Salomon Melgen's private jet to luxurious resorts in the Dominican Republic and elsewhere, hundreds of thousands of...

Pakistan owns up to terror; Didi vs saffron parivar; more

This comes after Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi last month said there has to be a political settlement in Afghanistan and that US President Donald Trump's new war str...

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Canadian dollar jumps as Bank of Canada lifts benchmark rate 25bps

Canadian dollar jumps as Bank of Canada lifts benchmark rate 25bps

Furthermore, the central bank said it would pay " close attention" to how the economy responds to higher borrowing costs, given households have accumulated record levels of debt. ...

Commissioner Tasks Super Eagles On Standard

Commissioner Tasks Super Eagles On Standard

The Eagles are aiming to become the first team to complete a double over Cameroon in a World Cup qualification round with victory on Monday night. More work lie ahead for the ...

N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability

N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability

Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan earlier this week, causing alarm across the world and deep reflection from North Korea's neighbours on whether they are prepared to c...

Mnuchin: Debt limit should be tied to Harvey funding

Mnuchin: Debt limit should be tied to Harvey funding

President Donald Trump visited storm-ravaged areas in Texas over the weekend, expressing hope for speedy congressional action on Harvey aid. The United States is scheduled to r...

Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

Cloud are being deployed to Texas to help with the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The Indiana National Guard will lend its help to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. ...