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Author: 0 Suspected pro-Syria regime drone fired on coalition

Another U.S. official said the munition landed a few hundred meters from coalition forces and it failed to explode. At-Tanaf, on the key highway connecting Syria's capital Damascus with Baghdad , capital of Iraq , has seen a surge of Iran-backed troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Author: 0 Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

On Thursday, the 55-year-old comedian shared on Twitter that she had made the donation on a crowd sourcing site set up for victor, who was indicted on Monday after she allegedly stole classified documents from her employer about Russians trying to interfere into the 2016 election and gave them to The Intercept .

Author: 0 Trump offers to host summit on Qatar crisis

The Pentagon says the ongoing diplomatic crisis with Qatar has not and will not affect the major US air base there that supports military operations in Iraq , Syria and Afghanistan. But Sheikh Mohammed told the AP that Sheikh Tamim "is not going to leave the country while the country is in blockade", in effect turning down the mediation offer.

People Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

While Trump had defended Kushner, who has been his most trusted adviser, he is also reported to have expressed dissatisfaction with him and his family, especially over Kushner's sister seeking investors at a roadshow in Beijing for a New Jersey housing project using the family name.

People Pakistani born British citizen named as one of the London attackers
Author: 0 Pakistani born British citizen named as one of the London attackers

All those detained in relation to Saturday's deadly terror attack in the United Kingdom capital of London were released without charges, the city's Metropolitan Police Service said Tuesday. During a police raid on Sunday at an apartment owned by one of attackers, 12 people were arrested in connection with the murders. Investigations are ongoing to identify the third attacker, and police are continuing to appeal for further information.

People Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran
Author: 0 Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

Two simultaneous terrorist attacks struck Iran's parliament and the mausoleum of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini on Wednesday, killing 12 people and wounding 42 others, state media reported . "In Solidarity with people of Iran", said Armenian Foreign Ministry on the Armenian Foreign Ministry's Twitter page. He led the 1979 Islamic revolution that toppled the Western-backed shah and became Iran's first supreme leader.

Author: 0 Trump hails isolation of Qatar

The Gulf Cooperation Council is a regional bloc comprising Saudi Arabia , Qatar , Kuwait, Bahrain , the UAE and Oman. Several countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt cut travel and diplomatic links with Qatar on Monday. This is published unedited from the IANS feed. Trump's harsh words for the Qataris were a departure from his rhetoric during his visit to Saudi Arabia, when he met with Qatar's emir and called the relationship "extremely good".

Author: 0 US dollar rebounds ahead of Comey testimony

Comey replied: "He is a good guy". Comey alleges the president said, "I hope you can let this go,"referring to the FBI's probe of Flynn". Trump had initially asserted that he fired Comey because the director had lost the respect of the bureau but later told NBC News that he was thinking of the Russian Federation investigation when he made the decision.

Author: 0 Scotland will be independent by 2025, Nicola Sturgeon believes

Speaking about Scotland's place in the upcoming talks with Brussels Ms Sturgeon said: "In 2014, we were told if we voted Yes we would impale our place in the EU". An SNP spokesman said: "Only the SNP is strong enough to beat the Tories in this election, and with polls narrowing across the United Kingdom, the result in Scotland may well determine the size of Theresa May's majority".

People Central Indian district imposes curfew after farmers die in clashes
Author: 0 Central Indian district imposes curfew after farmers die in clashes

Meanwhile, the Madhya Pradesh government has sought central forces to curb the incidents of violence during the ongoing farmers' agitation. The minister's remarks assume significance as the authorities had been claiming that the police had not fired during protests at Pipliamandi in Mandsaur district in which five farmers were killed two days ago.

Author: 0 Former homeless shelter worker among London Bridge terror attack victims

Police had arrested 12 people on Sunday in Barking, also in the east of the city, but said late on Monday all had been released without charge . The three attackers were shot dead by police after driving into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbing people in Borough Market .

People Mandsaur farmers' agitation: Collector, SP transferred
Author: 0 Mandsaur farmers' agitation: Collector, SP transferred

He dubbed the party vice president's planned visit to Mandsaur , the hotbed of the ongoing farmers' agitation, as "yet another photo opportunity". Further hitting out at the Congress again, another BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya stated that Congress needs to be blamed as they are grabbing focus in this violence.

People She Prodded Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. He Did
Author: 0 She Prodded Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. He Did

She also testified that she received text messages from Carter expressing sympathy after the suicide, but that Carter didn't reveal that she knew anything about Roy being suicidal. "Ultimately it was Conrad Roy alone in the vehicle who killed himself, while she was miles away with her phone", Daniel Medwed, a professor of law and criminal justice at Northeastern University School of Law said.

Author: 0 Saudi minister denies his country involved in Iran attacks

Two simultaneous assaults occurred in the capital city of Tehran . Harvard-based Iran expert and Arab News columnist Majid Rafizadeh said Daesh, which is often opportunistic and swift in taking credit for major attacks, had not yet provided credible evidence showing that it carried out the assaults.

People Iran's Revolutionary Guard blames Saudi Arabia for attacks, vows revenge
Author: 0 Iran's Revolutionary Guard blames Saudi Arabia for attacks, vows revenge

IS released a video of the attackers from inside the building via its Amaq propaganda agency - a rare claim of responsibility while an attack was still going on, suggesting a degree of coordination. The statement did not explicitly name Saudi Arabia, but the implication was clear. Islamic State claimed responsibility for its first major attack in the Shiite-dominated country that has been relatively free of the kind of violence engulfing the region.

People James Comey testimony: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go
Author: 0 James Comey testimony: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go

But Comey determined it would be bad to publicly state Trump was not under investigation because if that changed and Trump became a subject of the probe, he would have to say so in public. "My instincts told me that the one-on-one setting, and the pretense that this was our first discussion about my position, meant the dinner was, at least in part, an effort to have me ask for my job and create some sort of patronage relationship".

Author: 0 UK police name third attacker as new search gets underway

Earlier, police identified Khuram Shazad Butt , 27, and a 30-year-old Rachid Redouane as the other two attackers. The Prime Minister told Sky News: " MI5 and the police have already said they would be reviewing how they dealt with Manchester and I would expect them to do exactly the same in relation to London Bridge ".

People ISIS claims deadly attacks on Iran parliament, shrine
Author: 0 ISIS claims deadly attacks on Iran parliament, shrine

The measure also would apply terrorism sanctions to the country's Revolutionary Guards and enforce an arms embargo. The standoff lasted around five hours before all the gunmen holed up in parliamentary office buildings were killed. He said that one of the attackers at the shrine had been "neutralized", in addition to the suicide bomber, and that the attackers at parliament have been surrounded.

People Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts
Author: 0 Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

According to court documents, victor had a top-security clearance as an active-duty member of the Air Force from January 2013 until February of this year, when she began working for Pluribus International Corporation, a government contractor, at a facility in Georgia.

People Markets Right Now: Tech, health care stocks lead early gains
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Tech, health care stocks lead early gains

Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 21,148. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks ticked up 1.78 points, or 0.1%, to 1,396.67. West Texas Intermediate crude oil for July delivery slumped 5.1% to $US45.72 a barrel in NY. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, fell $2.06, or 4.1 percent, to settle at $48.06 per barrel in London.

People Trump to tap former Justice Dept official Wray to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Trump to tap former Justice Dept official Wray to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

Mr Trump's announcement comes the day before Mr Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Moscow's alleged interference and any potential ties to Mr Trump's campaign or associates. He recently garnered attention for serving as a personal attorney for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during the bridgegate scandal. One wonders whether Chris Christie made a recommendation that helped sway the president's thinking.

Author: 0 London mayor: 'You do not commit these disgusting acts in my name'

Mr Khan goes on to say the community express their sympathy's to those caught up in the attacks. Founded in 1889 by Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908) in Punjab, India, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spans over 209 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions.

People S.Korea says full anti-missile deployment on hold pending environmental review
Author: 0 S.Korea says full anti-missile deployment on hold pending environmental review

The agency has expressed great confidence in its ground-based missile defense system, saying it has "demonstrated capability" to defend the USA against provocation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), but some critics see the system, which has a history of inconsistent showings, as an expensive effort that doesn't yield results timely enough to be valuable.

Author: 0 Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony

After Comey's dismissal, news reports emerged that Trump asked Comey to end the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn during a February meeting in the Oval Office, the day after Flynn was sacked for misrepresenting his contacts with the Russian ambassador, Sergei Kislyak.

People Security at polling stations under constant review, says police chief
Author: 0 Security at polling stations under constant review, says police chief

Polling stations will open at 7 am in the morning and will remain open until 10 pm in the night . There are two conditions where you will be allowed to apply for an emergency proxy vote - in other words, letting someone vote for you. The person you want to appoint needs to be registered individually. Look at your ballot paper. The survey also revealed that half of the people who are undecided whether to vote would be more likely to do so online.

Author: 0 Debate between Handel, Ossoff shows tense moments between candidates

Handel seized on that turn of phrase. But its afterlife could be a problem for Republican Karen Handel , since she committed a completely unnecessary gaffe, expressing opposition to "a livable wage ". They sparred on the GOP health bill, Trump's tax plan and national security issues. A longer AJC article about the debate by Hallerman and two other reporters also somehow managed to miss Ossoff's stuck dumb moments.

Author: 0 New raids, 'several' arrests over London attack

The two were on a short trip to London , and were walking along London Bridge when a van driven by terrorists plowed into pedestrians. The disclosure means perpetrators in all three of the terrorist outrages to hit Britain this year had at some point appeared on the radar of security agencies.

Author: 0 New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers

Police named two of the attackers on Monday and said they were trying to identify the third. In this image taken from video footage, people run from the scene of attack, alongside a man strolling holding a pint of beer, right, in London , late Saturday, June 3, 2017.

People Five farmers die in shooting at protest rally in India
Author: 0 Five farmers die in shooting at protest rally in India

The government also transferred Mandsaur SP, OP Tripathi and posted Manoj Kumar Singh in place of him, the sources added. A scene after violent clashes between farmers and the police at Pipliya in Mandsaur district of MP on Tuesday.

People Japan, France welcome US leadership in the Asia-Pacific
Author: 0 Japan, France welcome US leadership in the Asia-Pacific

President Donald Trump raised doubts in Asia when he took office following a campaign in which he sharply criticized Japan and South Korea for not pulling their weight as treaty allies. Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei and Taiwan have counter claims. China claims nearly all the disputed waters, which is one of the world's busiest shipping lanes, and its growing military presence has fueled concern in Japan and the West.

People Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region
Author: 0 Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region

Putin also said that the two leaders have some differences, but said that they view many issues in a similar way, and that French-Russian relations could be "qualitatively" improved. Last fall, Putin abruptly canceled a visit to France after Macron's predecessor, Francois Hollande, decried Russian bombings in the Syrian city of Aleppo as a "war crime".

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