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Author: 0 Russian jet comes within 5ft of United States recon plane

RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft. A Russian fighter jet came "within several feet" of an Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea and lingered by the side of the U.S. Moscow said a United States spy plane flying toward the Russian border made a "provocative turn" toward a fighter jet, which had been scrambled for an interception mission.

Author: 0 Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

Montoro said, however, that sports stars must be "exemplary" and "particularly scrupulous in the fulfilment of their tax obligations" because their actions "radiate over the whole society, for example on youth, children". he isn't like that. But will he leave Real Madrid? Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he hasn't spoken to superstar Cristiano Ronaldo as transfers rumors continue to pick up steam amid tax issues , but he is apparently confident that the player isn't ...

World Media Virat Kohli-led India look to continue dominant run against West Indies
Author: 0 Virat Kohli-led India look to continue dominant run against West Indies

Former captain appreciated 18-year-old Shahdaab's confidence level, adding that his insistence on taking review for Leg Before Wicket (LBW) was the result of his confidence. Amir bowled brilliantly today but all my bowlers bowled really well. India's top three batsmen - Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma , and captain Virat Kohli - came to the final having combined for 874 runs, more than 80 percent of the team's tally in the tournament.

World Media More Lehigh Valley leaders pledge to uphold Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 More Lehigh Valley leaders pledge to uphold Paris climate agreement

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spent the last five days quietly calling up allies in Europe and Asia as he seeks to forge ahead with climate change policies and worldwide co-operation in a world of "America First". Perry is from a state that is known for its oil production but that has also had significant renewables development. India bristled after being told it would gain billions of dollars if the US signed the agreement, the United Nations called the decision "disappointing" and ...

Author: 0 Gargash tells Qatar: 'resolve the crisis instead of window-dressing'

The deal was completed despite the Gulf country being criticized recently by US President Donald Trump for supporting terrorism. "The $12 billion sale will give Qatar a state of the art capability and increase security cooperation and interoperability between the USA and Qatar ".

Author: 0 Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning

Russia on Monday angrily condemned the downing of a Syrian aircraft by a USA fighter as a "flagrant violation of global law", and said its forces will treat us -led coalition aircraft and drones as targets if they are operating in Syrian airspace west of the Euphrates while Russian aviation is on combat missions.

World Media Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2
Author: 0 Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2

According to the hospital, he sustained a single shot to his left hip, with the bullet traveling across his pelvis causing bone fractures, internal organ injury and severe bleeding. Roger Williams; and Mike Mika, an activist and former congressional staffer. When Scalise arrived in the hospital, he had an "imminent risk of death" and was "as critical as you can be", doctors also said.

World Media US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

Australia has suspended all air operations over Syria in the wake of USA forces downing a Syrian jet and a warning from Russian Federation that US -led coalition planes are now targets for its forces in parts of the country. Moscow condemned the incident as an act of "aggression", and Russia's defense ministry today said it will treat USA -led coalition planes in Syria, west of the Euphrates River, as targets after the shootdown.

Author: 0 Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

The warplane had dropped bombs near American-backed militia fighters known as the Syrian Democratic Forces , it said . As a matter of policy, the United States has officially supported the idea of regime change in Syria throughout the war, though up until very recently, their military involvement within Syria had been all but exclusively focused on attacking ISIS forces, with some strikes against al-Qaeda forces as well.

World Media Pakistan thrash India to win Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan thrash India to win Champions Trophy

It was only on June 4 that India launched their Champions Trophy title defence with a thumping 124-run win over Pakistan at Edgbaston. Cricket fans in both countries have been arrested in the past for supporting the rival teams or players.

Author: 0 UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

He was taken to a hospital as a precaution, where he'll receive a mental health assessment, according to the statement. Mr Aidroos said he had helped tackle and detain the driver while other witnesses said an imam stepped in to ensure the man was not harmed.

World Media Cincinnati Coroner Begins Investigation into Death of Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 Cincinnati Coroner Begins Investigation into Death of Otto Warmbier

Moon , who was elected on a plan to engage in talks with North Korea , said he agreed with Trump on being willing to participate in a dialogue with North Korea under certain conditions. As seen in the below video from the President Trump's Instagram account , he called what happened to Otto a disgrace in the Instagram post's description, and in the Instagram video, President Trump kept alluding to former President Obama being at fault for Warmbier not getting out of prison ...

Author: 0 Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat

The shootdown was near the Syrian town of Tabqa. And that disagreement has constrained American leaders, who've made clear that any USA military activity in Syria avoid provoking an open confrontation between the US and Russian Federation, the world's two greatest nuclear powers.

Author: 0 Warmbier's travel agency stops taking Americans to N. Korea

While visiting the hermit state in 2016, Warmbier was jailed for trying to steal a propaganda poster. Earlier the coroner's office said it had received Warmbier's body for an autopsy examination and was expecting to release preliminary findings later on Tuesday or on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Portugal says 1 of its soldiers killed in Mali terror attack

It is not known yet whether the other dead were civilians or foreign troops, although the tourist complex is popular among members of the United Nations Minusma multinational force stationed in Mali. France is pressing the UN Security Council to quickly adopt a resolution to fund and support a new African anti-jihadist force in the Sahel, comprising troops from Mali, Niger, Chad, Mauritania and Burkina Faso .

Author: 0 US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

Seated next to the president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, Trump said Warmbier "should have been brought home a long time ago". Trump seemed to slam Obama for allowing the University of Virginia student's deadly detainment, which he called "a total disgrace ".

World Media Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy
Author: 0 Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

Senate Democrats , in taking action Monday, are inserting themselves into a process that has excluded them by design. If Republicans fail to vote on health care reform before heading back home to their districts, it is likely to leave them open to criticism from constituents who are slated to lose coverage and voters who supported them, in no small part, because they promised to repeal Obamacare.

Author: 0 Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike

After the capture of Rasafa city and about twenty villages at the south of the so-called Islamic state capital, Daesh in Arabic, Coalition planes bombarded neighboring areas in the neighboring province of Hasaka in the last few hours. That appeared to put an end to the fighting and the Americans sought to defuse the situation by calling their Russian counterparts from Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar.

Author: 0 The Drug Policy Alliance Statement On The Acquittal Of Officer Yanez

The State Police estimated that about 1,500 people splintered off to block traffic on Interstate 94 for about two hours, and 18 people were arrested after failing to heed a third warning to leave the roadway. The small city (Saint Anthony Village, Minnesota ) that employed Yanez as a policeman dismissed him immediately after he was found not guilty of second-degree manslaughter.

World Media Portugal: Forest fires - Information Bulletin No. 1
Author: 0 Portugal: Forest fires - Information Bulletin No. 1

Portugal has been in the midst of a massive heatwave on Saturday, with temperatures in some areas hovering at around 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit). "It is a real inferno, we have never seen anything like that", the mayor of Pedrogao Grande Valdemar Alves told reporters, adding that more than 20 villages had been affected.

Author: 0 Iraq's army encircles Islamic State in Mosul's Old City

Backed by air cover provided by a US -led coalition, the Iraqi military is now engaged in a months-long campaign to recapture Mosul , Islamic State's last stronghold in northern Iraq. Surrounded by Iraqi forces on three sides and blocked on the other by the Tigris that runs through Mosul , the jihadists are cornered but commanders have said the battle could last weeks.

Author: 0 Palestinians shot dead for Israeli police stabbing were not IS, says Hamas

At least three other people were wounded by gunfire and another attacker armed with a knife wounded at least two others before he was shot. Al-Ayyam said the United States envoy to the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, is expected in the region before the end of this month to continue peace efforts.

Author: 0 Russian fighter jet flies five feet from United States spy plane

Hernandez says the incident was on Monday when the U.S. RC-135 was on a routine mission in worldwide airspace. The Russian Defense Ministry countered with a different narrative of the intercept. "Regarding the alleged "provocativeness" of the flight, we'd like to stress that in just 10 minutes [after the incident] another RC-135 entered the same zone and it was intercepted by a Russian Su-27 as well", the statement reads.

World Media Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax credit
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax credit

Miami U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has been getting trolled on social media after a cringe-worthy photo of his awkward attempt to embrace the much taller Ivanka Trump popped up on political websites. Trump has been looking to include tax relief for working families in the administration's tax reform effort. Advancing parental leave in the Republican-controlled Congress is considered highly unlikely, but winning some family-oriented tax changes are possible.

World Media Dani Alves 'agrees two-year Man City deal'
Author: 0 Dani Alves 'agrees two-year Man City deal'

Alves met with Juventus on Monday to terminate his contract, and according to Gazzetta dello Sport he informed them about the decision to join City in the same meeting. Meanwhile, Guardiola endured the first trophyless season of his managerial career at City and sees Alves as key member of his defence ahead of the new campaign.

Author: 0 Qatar demands 'blockade' be lifted for talks to begin

He said that matters which relate to the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council are subject to negotiation, referring to the body comprising Qatar, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE ), Bahrain , Kuwait, and Oman . Qatar says the allegations are politically motivated and that it denounces terrorism. The measures also included closing Qatar's only land border, banning its planes from using their airspace and barring Qatari nationals from transiting through their airports.

Author: 0 Bank of England chief downplays chance of interest rate hike

Carney said weak wage growth raised questions about the strength of domestic inflationary pressures, and he was unsure how the economy would respond to talks between the United Kingdom government and the rest of European Union on the terms of their separation.

Author: 0 EU, UK agree priorities, timetable for Brexit talks

The smiles belied the fact that at stake is not just Britain's future but also Europe's postwar political order and its place in the world, which could be fatally undermined without an agreement by the March 2019 deadline . To kick the Brexit negotiations off, David Davis and Michel Barnier exchanged mountain-themed gifts, of a hiking book and walking stick. German Chancellor Angela Merkel in particular delivered a tough talk speech on Brexit telling the United Kingdom to have ...

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