• Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' over majority loss
Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' over majority loss

Theresa May is cancelling next year's Queen's Speech so she can cling to power for a full two years. "This Government will respond with humility and resolve to the message the electorate sent", she promised. Prime Minister Theresa May will make her first attempt to engage with Britain's new political landscape as she publishes a legislati...

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  • Armed Russian Jet Comes Within 5 Feet of US Recon Jet
Armed Russian Jet Comes Within 5 Feet of US Recon Jet

On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the US-led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison in south-eastern Syria at a spot where the country's borders join Iraq and Jordan.

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  • Two Americans From Ohio Detained in North Korea With Different Paths Home
Two Americans From Ohio Detained in North Korea With Different Paths Home

THE cause of death of American student Otto Warmbier , who was just days ago released from over a year of captivity in North Korea, is still unknown. Adam Schiff and his Republican colleague Rep. Joe Wilson of SC introduced the North Korea Travel Control Act. Three Americans remain held in North Korea.

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  • GOP seeking to hold two House seats during special election
GOP seeking to hold two House seats during special election

Voters in the U.S. state of Georgia have delivered their verdict in an election seen by many as a referendum on President Donald Trump . Special election results are trickling in, county by county. For Roberts, Handel's agenda is tied too closely with Trump's. "It's obviously going to be competitive", Spicer said during Tuesday's press brief...

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  • Soldiers 'neutralize' person at Brussels train station after reported explosions
Soldiers 'neutralize' person at Brussels train station after reported explosions

A number of ISIS cells have set up in Brussels , but police have not stated if this situation is terrorism. An explosion rocked the central train station in Brussels on Tuesday and a man was shot by police during the incident, prosecutors told Belgian media.

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  • Suspect shot after Brussels station explosion
Suspect shot after Brussels station explosion

Authorities evacuated the station and La Grande Place - the main square around the station - after reports circulated about a blast, according to the Independent . Belgian newspaper La Libre quoted prosecutors, who claimed the man was shot whilst wearing a rucksack and a bomb belt. Prosecutor's spokeswoman Ine Van Wymersch confirmed his de...

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  • ISIS claims responsibility for Melbourne siege that left two dead
ISIS claims responsibility for Melbourne siege that left two dead

Khayre shot dead a man who was working at the apartment complex and held a woman hostage. After police tried to negotiate with Khayre, officers stormed the building and shot the gunman dead. Ashton said police did not regard ISIS' claim of responsibility as evidence that the violence was planned. The hostage was rescued unharmed. Australian ...

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  • Military Areas of Control in the Waning Days of Islamic State
Military Areas of Control in the Waning Days of Islamic State

USA -led coalition forces had already set off a fresh round of controversy Sunday, shooting down a Syrian warplane that reportedly bombed nearby Syrian Democratic Forces, who are allied with the U.S.in their fight against ISIS . Operating in both Syria and Iraq, the force includes about 780 personnel, including 300 service members who work in it...

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  • Explosion kills 3 at a mall in Colombia
Explosion kills 3 at a mall in Colombia

Later, it has been reported that two more people died in a hospital from sustained injuries. Bogota's mayor, Enrique Peñalosa, has called the explosion a " cowardly terrorist attack ". "This act has hurt us very much", he said. Of the injured, one is in grave condition but is expected to survive, while the other eight are in less serious cond...

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  • The Trump team's spin about the Russian Federation probe sinks deeper into absurdity
The Trump team's spin about the Russian Federation probe sinks deeper into absurdity

WASHINGTON, D.C.: One of Donald Trump's lawyers insisted Sunday that the president was not under criminal investigation as part of the sweeping probe into Russia's alleged meddling in American elections, despite the U.S. "You've now said he is being investigated after saying" he isn't, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace said. "Well, I will tell ...

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  • Iran strikes Syria for Tehran attacks
Iran strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

The Revolutionary Guards said it fired a total of six missiles into Syria's Deir-ez Zor province on Sunday, from the city of Kermanshah and Iran's Kurdistan province. Since Trump took office, his administration has put new economic sanctions on those allegedly involved with Iran's missile program as the Senate has voted for applying new sanctions...

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  • Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'
Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

Warmbier". The school is the only privately funded university in North Korea and is unique for having a large number of foreign staff. Under their proposal, the Treasury Department would be ordered to prohibit all financial transactions related to travel to North Korea by Americans, unless specifically authorized by a USA license.

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  • Two EU staff killed in Mali attack: Mogherini
Two EU staff killed in Mali attack: Mogherini

French soldiers are seen at the site in the Le Campement Kangaba resort. Mali's Security Minister Salif Traore told The Associated Press that all the attackers had been killed. France intervened in Mali in 2013 to oust Islamic extremists who had seized control of the major northern towns the year before. But jihadists have continued to moun...

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  • A Look at Syria's Conflict, as Mutual Enemies Close In on IS
A Look at Syria's Conflict, as Mutual Enemies Close In on IS

Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane for the first time, prompting Russian Federation to issue a threat against American airborne assets over Syrian airspace. The incidents reflect mounting competition for areas of Syria where Islamic State (IS) insurgents are in retreat, leaving swathes of territory up for grabs and posing the question of ...

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  • UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit
UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

The two chief negotiators met in Brussels and, after an intricate discussion, they both expressed their confidence regarding the separation of Britain from the European Union . President Donald Trump - predicting the bloc's eventual break-up. Uncertainty has dragged on following Britain's snap elections on June 8, in which the ruling Conservativ...

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  • United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria
United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

USA support of anti-Islamic State militias such as the ones in At Tanf and the Syrian Democratic Forces has increasingly put it into direct conflict with Syria and its allies Russia , Iran, and Shiite militias. The incident happened near the combat outpost in At-Tanf, where US and coalition advisers are supporting forces that are battling the ...

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  • Tehran terror attacks' mastermind killed by security forces
Tehran terror attacks' mastermind killed by security forces

The Iranian security forces arrested 41 members of Daesh terror group (outlawed in Russia), in four provinces across the country, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said in a statement on Friday. The U.S. has designated Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism since 1984. They returned to Iran last July or August under the leadership of a commande...

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  • Steve Scalise's shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names
Steve Scalise's shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Scalise probably has hundreds of bullet fragments in his body, and doctors don't plan to remove them because usually there is more risk than benefit in doing so, Sava said. He received multiple units of blood, said Sava, who declined to describe the exact nature of Scalise's internal injuries. Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base Wedn...

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  • Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote
Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

Ayatollah Khamenei added that the USA is against Hashd al-Sha'abi because "they [Americans] want Iraq to lose its key element of strength". Ayatollah Khamenei warned that any emergence of division and conflict among Iraqis would pave the way for Washington to harm Iraq, stressing the importance of preventing the presence of USA forces in Iraq und...

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  • Australia Suspends Syria Air Strikes Over Russia, US Tensions
Australia Suspends Syria Air Strikes Over Russia, US Tensions

Meanwhile the Syrian army and its allies are also closing in on Raqqa and last week the Syrian military reached areas controlled by the SDF, making clashes between the opposing alliances nearly inevitable. That Syrian aircraft had dropped bombs near the SDF south of the city of Tabqah. "Pro-regime forces" could include Bashar al-Assad's Syrian ...

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