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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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Drowning Family Saved by 80-Person Human Chain in Florida

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Russian Federation is threatening to expel dozens of U.S. diplomats

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov is threatening "counter actions" against the United States over a pair of Russian diplomatic compounds seized by the United States past yea...

Another survey shows Republican support fading from higher education

The gap between how Republicans and Democrats view American education systems has grown even wider in recent years, a new study published Monday by the Pew Research Center rev...

Umbrella-sharing company reports almost 300000 stolen

Each lost umbrella reportedly costs the company 60 yuan, approximately 550 rupees, to replace. According to the South China Morning Post , company CEO Zhao Shuping said that t...

Cardinal Pell arrives in Australia to face sexual offence charges

The charges against him involve "multiple complainants", as the Victoria Police put it. Pell calls the accusations "relentless character assassination" and has vowed to clear his n...

Penn Station Construction Begins Today, Triggering Delays for Commuters

This was not known immediately, on Twitter New Jersey Transit . Train service reductions and schedule changes will force travelers from New Jersey and Long Island to find altern...

OH shooting: 1 dead, 8 wounded in ambush at gender reveal party

It was a typically "tranquil" summer Saturday in an OH neighborhood as people gathered at an afternoon gender-reveal party that stretched into the night in the Cincinnati area. ...

Besiktas beg Diego Costa to sign, before switching to Selena Gomez

Despite finishing the 2016/17 season as top scorer as Chelsea cruised to the Premier League title, Costa looked destined to leave Stamford Bridge after he was told in no uncertai...

Trump 'Absolutely' Still Wants Mexico To Pay For A Wall

In recent months, Donald Trump's antagonism toward Mexico seems to have taken a backseat to his many other feuds-with Germany, Mika Brzezinski , and CNN, among others-not to me...

Another bump in ties with US

American and Chinese officials agree that the two country's presidents spoke Sunday over the phone. According to the White House readout of the call, Trump brought up the threa...

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The White House Gender Pay Gap Is Worse Than The US Average

The White House Gender Pay Gap Is Worse Than The US Average

She's more than willing to tweet about closing the gender pay gap to build her personal brand, write with a straight face that she was "proud to work towards this goal alongsid...

Maryland AG issues statement on request for information on voters

Maryland AG issues statement on request for information on voters

The spokesman said the commission has data from every voter in all 46 counties, but that data does not contain information such as party ID and voting history. SC finally received...

Total Plows Into Iran, Leaving Shell, BP on Sidelines

Total signed a preliminary deal with Iran in November as the lead partner alongside China National Petroleum Corporation ( CNPC ) and Iran's Petropars . Negotiations between Tehr...

No state budget after shutdown's first day

No state budget after shutdown's first day

Christie is demanding that the $34.7 billion state budget include a provision requiring that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield spend some of its reserve fund on public health initiati...

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest suspect in case of missing Chinese scholar

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest suspect in case of missing Chinese scholar

The 28-year-old IL man charged with kidnapping a Chinese scholar now believed to be dead was among a select few admitted to the University of Illinois' highly competitive physic...