• US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement
US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement

An Australian Department of Defence spokesman told ABC that Australian military force protection was regularly reviewed, and military air operations would continue over Iraq. It later emerged that Russian Federation and the United States continued to use the hotline even after Moscow said it was hanging up. A Russian fighter jet came "withi...

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  • US shoots down Iranian drone in Syria
US shoots down Iranian drone in Syria

Tanf is the town on Syrian border with Jordan where United States troops are imparting training to Syrian rebels, officially described as "partner ground forces" in the fight against ISIS . In what it called a "precautionary measure", Australia became the first coalition member to suspend flights in Syria, claiming it's too risky for its plane...

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  • S Korean leader blames North for Warmbier death
S Korean leader blames North for Warmbier death

South Korea to soon begin the mass-production of new missile interceptor code-named M-SAM to fight its neighbour North Korea. Similar arguments were made to the Washington Post in September 2016 by Jane Harman, director of the Woodrow Wilson Center, and James Person, coordinator of the its Center for Korean History and Public Policy, while a f...

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  • DC lawyer says he's representing Sessions
DC lawyer says he's representing Sessions

Chuck Cooper is representing Sessions on issues related to the investigation into Russian meddling in the USA presidential race, NBC News reported Tuesday. In his testimony last week before the panel, Sessions strongly denied any suggestion he colluded with Russian Federation to help swing the 2016 presidential election.

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  • LAPD Officer And K-9 Wounded In Gun Battle
LAPD Officer And K-9 Wounded In Gun Battle

Wednesday, authorities said, when a watch commander saw video of a young girl putting gas into an LAPD vehicle. Beck didn't provide names, but said the teens - ages 15, 16, and 17 - accessed the department's inventory system, and then logged in under the name of a sergeant they knew was on vacation to get access to the vehicles.

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  • Australia Suspends Air Strikes In Syria After US Downing Of Syrian Jet
Australia Suspends Air Strikes In Syria After US Downing Of Syrian Jet

WASHINGTON: A USA warplane shot down an Iran-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria early Tuesday, officials said, the second such incident in less than two weeks. It could be bluster. The Russian military has halted cooperation in the past - notably after President Donald Trump ordered the launch of missiles against a Syri...

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  • US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria
US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

TEHRAN , Iran After firing missiles targeting the Islamic State group in eastern Syria , Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Monday issued a stark warning to IS militants, saying that any future attack against Iran will result in more powerful launches.

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  • The official Brexit negotiations have begun
The official Brexit negotiations have begun

The election left an image of a dysfunctional Britain coming up against a well-oiled European Union negotiating machine. "A very good day - for us", one senior European Union figure said with a note of triumph after discussions finally began, almost a year after the Brexit vote and with only 21 months to reach a deal.

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  • Russian Fighter Jet Flies Five Feet From US Spy Plane
Russian Fighter Jet Flies Five Feet From US Spy Plane

The BBC reports the Russians have reported a different account of the interaction between the Russian jet and the USA aircraft. In another intercept in April 2016, A Russian Su-27 barrel-rolled over another RC-135 and came within 50 feet of the plane.

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  • Trump calls death of Warmbier, detained in North Korea, a 'total disgrace'
Trump calls death of Warmbier, detained in North Korea, a 'total disgrace'

The student's death elicited strong repudiations of the regime from the highest levels of the American government. "It's a brutal regime and we'll be able to handle it". "I think we should strongly consider it", Corker said. Delury, of Yonsei University, said that Beijing could apply more pressure by suspending tour groups from North Korea unti...

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  • Anti-Putin Protest Photos: Hundreds arrested in Moscow
Anti-Putin Protest Photos: Hundreds arrested in Moscow

The judge at the Simonovsky district court ruled after midnight on Monday that Mr Navalny should be jailed for repeated violations of the law on public gatherings. At least 200 people are believed to have been detained in the anti-corruption protests across Russian Federation so far. Russian human rights groups claim 700 people have been arr...

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  • Live Election Results From Contentious Georgia 6th District Runoff Election
Live Election Results From Contentious Georgia 6th District Runoff Election

For Ossoff supporter David Ware, the decision is based on his belief that health care should be affordable. A RealClearPolitics average of polls gives Handel, 55, a 0.2-point edge over 30-year-old Ossoff. State officials say they are confident the technology is secure. It's been called the most expensive congressional race in U.S. history and...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn is 'a traitor to this country'
Jeremy Corbyn is 'a traitor to this country'

Young voters were seen as key to the UK Labour party's increase in seats in this month's general election . The Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's first major speech since the election is to take place in Brighton. All the swing to Labour was among under 44s, ... Ties with their traditional votes had been weakening for decades, but with Lab...

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  • Emirates wants US, European monitors for any Qatar deal
Emirates wants US, European monitors for any Qatar deal

On June 10, Trump alleged that Qatar "has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level" - echoing Riyadh's claim that the gas-rich emirate has been funding extremist groups, including some linked to Saudi foe Iran. "We've just said to the parties involved: Let's finish this". While Mr Tillerson has been speaking to all parties, Ms...

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  • Trump calls USA student's death a 'total disgrace'
Trump calls USA student's death a 'total disgrace'

In this February 29, 2016, photo, American student Otto Warmbier cries while speaking to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea, after being convicted of stealing a banner from a hotel. The brutal regime said it released Warmbier last week "on humanitarian grounds". Justin Weber told The Associated Press on Tuesday morning that a press conference is e...

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  • Lawyer says Trump not under investigation in spite of tweet
Lawyer says Trump not under investigation in spite of tweet

Meanwhile, as The Washington Post pointed out , Sekulow doesn't have much experience that relates to defending Trump in the midst of the Russian Federation investigation. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., noted that "one thing we've learned from the testimony of multiple people now is the president is pretty fired up about this" and doesn't believe that he ...

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  • Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez calls Cristiano Ronaldo situation 'strange'
Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez calls Cristiano Ronaldo situation 'strange'

Allegations of tax fraud - which have been denied by the Portugal global - as well as the possibility of seeking a new challenge have brought his time in Spain to question and Ronaldo admits he's keen to see the Red Devils tie up a deal for the reigning Ballon d'Or victor.

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  • Russian Plane Comes Within Meters of US Jet Flying Over Baltic Sea
Russian Plane Comes Within Meters of US Jet Flying Over Baltic Sea

According to the other official, the behavior of the Russian aircraft was "provocative" and was flying "erratically". Russia disputed claims that its aircraft was at fault during the encounter and said it intercepted two USA reconnaissance aircraft as they "approached the Russian state border".

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  • Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case
Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

Ronaldo , Portugal's all-time leading scorer, is the latest in a long line of soccer players in Spain - among them Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Neymar - to be caught up in cases over tax or transfers. He would cost a lot more than the £80 million Manchester United got for him in 2009, but the team has the financial muscles to pull it of...

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  • Virat Kohli should be behind the bars, says KRK
Virat Kohli should be behind the bars, says KRK

England played fearlessly and won all their league matches and then had to face a rejuvenated Pakistani side. With this win, Pakistan completed quite the turnaround having lost to India by a huge margin in their first match of the tournament.

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