• Iran warns ISIS of more missile strikes, says op coordinated with Damascus
Iran warns ISIS of more missile strikes, says op coordinated with Damascus

Iran's Revolutionary Guard has said that all six ballistic missiles it launched at Islamic State militants in Syria this week hit their targets. Iran cast the strike as a response to last week's Islamic State attacks in Tehran , which killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 50.

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  • Are Traders Shorting Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) Shares?
Are Traders Shorting Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) Shares?

While trading at volume above than average, Superior Energy Services, Inc. Princeton Alpha Management LP increased its stake in Host Hotels & Resorts by 43.1% in the third quarter. The real estate investment trust reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.05. On average, analysts...

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  • Watch this gorilla dance around in his pool
Watch this gorilla dance around in his pool

The zoo says such behavior by Zola is part of ways in which his life is enriched - by providing the primate with 'mental and physical stimulation to increase natural behaviors'. This isn't the first time Zola's moves have attracted attention. In any case, if you are singing the blues at the end of this long week in 45's America, here is proof...

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  • Iraqis: IS blew up mosque in 'formal declaration of defeat'
Iraqis: IS blew up mosque in 'formal declaration of defeat'

However, there had always been rumors that the group had planted bombs in the mosque; its fighters have also deliberately destroyed or damaged many other religious buildings and artifacts in Syria and Iraq , in large part due to a fundamentalist view of Islam that radically opposes idolatry, theological experts and the group itself claim .

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  • Prez poll: Nitish has made a historic blunder, says Bihar ally Lalu
Prez poll: Nitish has made a historic blunder, says Bihar ally Lalu

As the clock ticks for election of the 14 President of India on July 17 the war of words between the political parties in the country has dominated the political landscape of the nation even as the race to field Dalit candidates has just begun.

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  • Read confident broken thumb will stand the rigours of Lions
Read confident broken thumb will stand the rigours of Lions

It's not about trying to get one-up on anyone, or me coming home. "The referee's got the hardest job in the world , I reckon", the All Blacks boss said. "For anybody, who has never been in a Test Lions team before, preparing for that first go is just that little bit more special", he says. We're not going to be talked into playing Barbarian-type...

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  • London police: Manslaughter charges being considered in Grenfell Tower fire
London police: Manslaughter charges being considered in Grenfell Tower fire

Insulation and materials used for the building's exterior also failed safety tests , McCormack said. The announcement that police are considering manslaughter charges comes after Labour MP for Tottenham David Lammy said that the local failings at Grenfell should not be "brushed under the carpet".

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  • North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier
North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier

Warmbier's brother, sister and friends all spoke at a public funeral Thursday morning at Wyoming High School. North Korea on Friday denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma.

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  • Trump Tweets he has no James Comey recordings
Trump Tweets he has no James Comey recordings

When asked whether he though the conversation had been recorded, Comey replied: " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ". His admission Thursday ended a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in another controversy.

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  • Hundreds mourn student who'd been held in North Korea
Hundreds mourn student who'd been held in North Korea

The US has been urging China to prod North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile weapons programmes , but in vain. Trump did not elaborate on what might happen next if China fails to rein in its ally. Mattis said China "continues to work these issues". "Without the assistance of China, sanctions won't be effective at all". Chinese officia...

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  • UN Launches Inquiry Into Congo Atrocities
UN Launches Inquiry Into Congo Atrocities

Since 2016, some 1.3 million people from the Kasais have been internally displaced by the violence, while some 30,000 refugees have fled to Angola. Zeid told the Council on Tuesday that a militia linked to the government has committed a string of ethnically-motivated attacks in recent months, including cutting off toddlers' limbs and stabbing p...

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  • North Korea denies torturing detained U.S. student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing detained U.S. student Otto Warmbier

This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 30, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting a test-fire of a ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. According to North Korea, he had contracted botulism and passed out after taking a sleeping pill. Sentenced to har...

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  • Israeli female police officer stabbed to death in Jerusalem attack
Israeli female police officer stabbed to death in Jerusalem attack

Additionally, several roadblocks leading to the east Jerusalem entrance to the Old City have been set up to help police monitor all suspicious activity. Isis has claimed responsibility for an attack on Jerusalem in which at least four people were killed , warning that "this will not be the last". The month of Ramadan is seen as a particularly ...

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  • Judging from Bella Thorne's bikini burger photo, she's back with Scott Disick
Judging from Bella Thorne's bikini burger photo, she's back with Scott Disick

As Kardashian and Mason attempted to go unnoticed while tending to an art class in Calabasas, California, rumors began swirling about Bella Thorne's potential visit to Disick's home in Los Angeles. If that wasn't enough proof, one of Bella's photos of the pool matches the layout of the one in the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star's backy...

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  • North Korea's state media denies torturing American student Otto Warmbier
North Korea's state media denies torturing American student Otto Warmbier

The North Korean government has denied mistreating U.S. student Otto Warmbier , who fell into a coma while being held in prison in the communist state. "in his normal state of health". Wrapping up a one-day China-US security dialogue on Wednesday, Tillerson said China had "diplomatic responsibility" to exert economic pressure on Pyongyang ,...

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  • China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on N. Korea
China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on N. Korea

Last week, the release of a detained USA tourist in what initially seemed a gesture of goodwill by Pyongyang turned sour when it was revealed that 22-year-old Otto Warmbier had been in a coma for some time. I know. This cartoon is pretty harsh. South Korean officials said there would be consequences for Pyongyang's actions. On Tuesday the pre...

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  • U.S. military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria
U.S. military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

And Iran's missile strikes in response to the recent ISIS terrorist attack in Tehran sent another signal that they plan to be players in eastern Syria. Fighting and bombardment meanwhile resumed early Tuesday between Syrian government forces and rebels in the southern city of Daraa and nearby areas, where a 48-hour truce had gone into effect on...

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  • N Korea accuses United States of 'smear campaign' over student's death
N Korea accuses United States of 'smear campaign' over student's death

Earlier this week, YPT issued a statement saying it would no longer accept American customers because "the assessment of risk for Americans visiting North Korea has become too high". Barring Americans from stepping foot in North Korea would mark the latest United States step to isolate the furtive, nuclear-armed nation, and protect U.S.

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  • Babar Awan all set to join PTI
Babar Awan all set to join PTI

He also presented before the court in many cases of Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari. Sources close to Awan said he would soon resign from the Senate and join the PTI. Reliable sources told that Babar Awan will be hosting an Iftar dinner in honour of PTI Chairman Imran Khan and other party leaders here today (Friday) at his residence.

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  • Srinagar DySP Mohammed Ayub Pandith Stripped, Stoned To Death Outside Jamia Masjid
Srinagar DySP Mohammed Ayub Pandith Stripped, Stoned To Death Outside Jamia Masjid

When they confronted him, a brawl broke out and Ayub fired his gun, wounding three people before the crowd began attacking him, the witnesses said. They snatched his pistol and beat the police officer to death. "It was a brutal and barbaric act. We can not allow state brutality to snatch our humanity & values", he tweeted. At least 60 civilian pr...

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