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Author: 0 United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

The Russian Defense Ministry announced on June 19 that Russia's defenses would track the US-led coalition's warplanes and drones west of the Euphrates in Syria after a USA warplane had shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter. Syrian government forces and pro-government militias, supported by Russian Federation and Iran , are fighting both rebel groups and IS. The battle for Rasafa, a key town southwest of the city of Raqqa , triggered clashes with the Kurdish forces and led to the ...

World Media Qatar row: Arab states send list of steep demands
Author: 0 Qatar row: Arab states send list of steep demands

The list, compiled by Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain , which cut economic, diplomatic and travel ties to Doha on June 5, also demands the closing of a Turkish military base in Qatar , the official told Reuters .

Author: 0 LSU forces Game 13 against Oregon State

The Beavers got off to a great start at the World Series, with two straight wins, including a 13-1 romp over LSU on Monday. Caleb Gilbert , pressed into the starting rotation by injury, fired 7.1 unbelievable innings of two-hit ball, pitching the game of his career on the biggest of stages.

Author: 0 2 on Thunderbirds jet in Ohio accident in good condition

A pilot took the F-16D Fighting Falcon out from Dayton International Airport in the morning to prepare for an air show this weekend, the commander of the Air Force Thunderbirds told reporters . One of the two on board was South Florida native Capt. Erik Gonsalves , who was piloting the plane. "It is better to wait for the full facts to be examined by a board", Heard said.

Author: 0 Fil-Am sailor among 7 killed in USA destroyer collision

Aucoin declined to speculate on the cause. It was only "through the heroic efforts of the ship's crew [that] they prevented the ship from foundering or even sinking", Aucoin added. The prime minister of japan sent his condolences to President Donald Trump . "I express my heartfelt solidarity to America at this hard time ", praising USA servicemen in Japan under the allies' bilateral security pact.

Author: 0 Newcastle Eid celebration: Six hurt as car hits crowd

A 42-year-old woman has been arrested, Northumbria Police said . Fears have been heightened in the Muslim community since a terrorist attack upon worshippers outside the Finsbury Park mosque , north London , last week. The North East ambulance service have confirmed they are dealing with pedestrians who have been involved in a collision with a auto. A vehicle has ploughed into worshippers gathering for Eid prayers near a mosque in the English city of Newcastle .

World Media Police Identify Man Who Punched Teen Girl Because His Chicken Was Cold
Author: 0 Police Identify Man Who Punched Teen Girl Because His Chicken Was Cold

After being refunded their money, they proceeded to beat up the eatery's owner and her daughter. As both customers were leaving, police say one of them struck the daughter, knocking her to the ground. The couple are identified by police as Nathaniel Eric Smith and Latasha M. Smith. He's got her.' And that's when I realized he had hit her. The mother suffered a broke nose, while the daughter had a concussion and bruising.

Author: 0 Recreational boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city

A tourist boat sank Sunday near the popular tourist town of Guatape , roughly 28 miles east of Medellin. "It sank in a matter of four minutes", he said. The cause of the incident is unknown. He said rescuers were having difficulty reaching the reservoir by road due to heavy traffic on the major Medellin-Bogota highway.

World Media Putin highlights economy, U.S. relations, regional conflicts in annual call
Author: 0 Putin highlights economy, U.S. relations, regional conflicts in annual call

Putin said , referring to former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden , who was granted asylum in Russian Federation in 2013 after leaking classified information about US spy operations. Speaking in a live call-in show televised nationwide, Putin deplored the U.S. Senate's decision Wednesday to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation as a reflection of Western efforts to "contain" Russian Federation, but insisted that the measures only have made the country stronger.

Author: 0 What you should know about apprenticeships, Trump's answer to the skills gap

It shall be the policy of the Federal Government to provide more affordable pathways to secure, high-paying jobs by promoting apprenticeships and effective workforce development programs, while easing the regulatory burden on such programs and reducing or eliminating taxpayer support for ineffective workforce development programs.

Author: 0 New poll shows majority of Americans are unaware Trumpcare slashes Medicaid

The real numbers of Republican senators who oppose the measure could actually be much higher though, considering several have refused to say one way or another whether they support the overhaul . "The health care bill would be so great if the Democrats and Republicans could get together, wrap their arms around it so that everybody is happy with it", Trump said.

Author: 0 Britain will consult more intensively with business over Brexit

Britain's economy is growing more slowly than Greece's, its households are getting poorer as inflation rises and the government is struggling to stay in power. The economic impact of a "cliff-edge" Brexit, alongside the failure of the Conservatives to win a majority in the general election , should lead to a rethink of the position that "no deal is better than a bad deal", Sky News reported, citing at least 30 Conservative lawmakers.

World Media Democratic Rep.: We Can't 'Push Aside a Great Leader Like Nancy Pelosi'
Author: 0 Democratic Rep.: We Can't 'Push Aside a Great Leader Like Nancy Pelosi'

So while Pelosi took heat from some party colleagues after Democrat Jon Ossoff lost his bid for a Georgia House seat, and found herself grilled hard by reporters at her weekly press conference Thursday, she will survive. The National Republican Congressional Committee ran ads charging Ossoff would "represent Nancy Pelosi ". In a normal political environment, the races in Georgia, Kansas, Montana and SC - to fill seats vacated by congressmen who joined Trump's cabinet - would be blowouts ...

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing US student Otto Warmbier

They say they didn't realize that Warmbier was essentially brain dead when he arrived back home in Ohio . North Korea reportedly told a US official that Warmbier contracted botulism and slipped intothe coma after taking a sleeping pill - they claimed to have released the student on "humanitarian grounds".

World Media North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

North Korea denied torturing a us student who died in OH after spending more than a year imprisoned in the rogue state , calling his death a mystery . The North Koreans had told U.S. officials that Warmbier slipped in a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy , so the Hamilton County coroner's office conducted only an external examination of his body and is still trying to determine his cause of death.

Author: 0 Brendan Dassey's Overturned Conviction Upheld

On Thursday , the Associated Press reported that a federal appeals court in Chicago upheld an earlier ruling to overturn the murder conviction of Making A Murderer subject Brendan Dassey . The two then burned her body, Dassey told detectives. The story changed "after much encouragement", and Dassey said he helped his uncle put Halbach's body in the bonfire, Rovner said.

Author: 0 United Kingdom accepts EU's timetable for Brexit negotiations

Britain's vote to leave the European Union exactly a year ago on Friday was the biggest in a series of shocks that the bloc has faced, but it now insists it is turning the corner on anti-EU sentiment. Tusk told the leaders in an invitation letter that after a series of election defeats for anti-migrant parties, notably in France , the European Union is "slowly turning the corner".

World Media South Korea investigating North Korea rocket engine test
Author: 0 South Korea investigating North Korea rocket engine test

South Korea's military plans to deploy the Hyunmoo-2, which is created to hit targets as far as 800 kilometers (497 miles), after conducting two more test firings. US officials have said that Unha-3 is not likely to be used as an ICBM. Mnuchin vowed to cooperate on sanctions imposed on North Korea against its missile and nuclear programs .

World Media Nancy Pelosi is beside the point
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi is beside the point

The report that Moulton has a hand in trying to oust Pelosi shouldn't come as much of a surprise. "I feel very confident in the support I have in the caucus", the California Democrat said. Ryan said his party suffers from a "perception" issue. Pelosi insists Democrats still have a shot at winning the majority in next year's midterm elections , saying, "The House remains in play now".

Author: 0 Attack suspect charged over Finsbury Park atrocity

Osborne appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court , wearing a white police issue T-shirt this afternoon. Prosecutors allege he carried out a premeditated attack motivated by a hatred of Muslims and extreme political views and that he acted deliberately to maim, injure and terrify.

World Media Romania ruling party withdraws support for premier
Author: 0 Romania ruling party withdraws support for premier

Grindeanu refused four times in five days to resign, despite pressure to do so from PSD leader Liviu Dragnea and other party leaders. "I will not resign", Grindeanu said late on Wednesday. The premier claimed the dispute is politically motivated. "I don't see another answer other than. one man's desire of holding all the power". "Out of 390 measures in the governing programme, some 260 have not yet been implemented".

Author: 0 Powerball Jackpot Up to $447M, 10th Largest in US History

According to HuffPost.com: The grand prize in the multi-state USA lottery soared to its highest in months after 19 straight drawings failed to produce a victor. The victor will have the option of taking the entire $447.8 million spread out over 30 years or elect to take the lump sum amount of $279.1 million. Both prize amounts would be before taxes are deducted.

Author: 0 Tech Titan CEOs Strategize at the White House

The White House continues to downplay any tension between the administration and tech giants, especially after many of them, including Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Alphabet, backed Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election.

Author: 0 Arab states issue steep demands to Qatar in bid to end crisis

Here's a look at the full list of demands that Qatar must respond to, as published by Khaleej Times . FILE - In this January 1, 2015, file photo, staff members of Al-Jazeera International work at the news studio in Doha, Qatar. Qatar faces a choice of either stability and prosperity, or isolation, he said. Revoke Qatari citizenship for existing nationals where such citizenship violates those countries' laws.

World Media Tell your senators to kill secret health care bill
Author: 0 Tell your senators to kill secret health care bill

However, it's important to note the language Heller used in his statement about the bill, which he delivered standing by the side of his state's popular governor, Brian Sandoval. With eyes on other vulnerable Republicans in swing states-including Sens. Like the House legislation, the Senate bill would impose major changes to Medicaid and curtail its growth over time and also would repeal the individual mandate.

World Media Terrorist attack at Brussels train station carried out by Moroccan native
Author: 0 Terrorist attack at Brussels train station carried out by Moroccan native

He declined to name the attacker, giving only his initials O.Z. A cordon surrounds the area, with burn marks seen on the floor, where a device exploded inside Central Station in Brussels on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Belgian authorities say they foiled a "terror attack" when they shot a suspect at one of the nation's main train stations. During the Blitz, Bauer said in an interview.

Author: 0 Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill

If the bill passes, Schumer told Newsday, Long Island could see an estimated $1 billion in Medicaid cuts over the next four years, out of about a $7 billion hit statewide. They said the measure missed delivering a GOP promise to Americans "to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs". Johnson said Friday that would be "way too early".

Author: 0 London Tower Blaze Started in Hotpoint Fridge Freezer

The Metropolitan Police report confirmed that the fire that claimed at least 79 lives had not been started deliberately and a Hotpoint fridge-freezer triggered the fire. Ms Constance said: "This week, we asked local authorities to give us further information about their high-rise domestic buildings". A Downing Street spokesperson said no-one would be left to live in unsafe buildings with cladding found to be flammable.

Author: 0 Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt

The proposals also included axing the winter fuel allowance for well-off pensioners, expanding grammar schools and ending free school lunches for infants have been dropped. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn denounced the speech, arguing that May had delivered a "threadbare" program devoid of new ideas. In written remarks introducing the government plan, Mrs May admitted that the election result was not what she had hoped for.

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