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Author: 0 Russian Federation destroys ISIS Command and Control centres in Syria

Special Forces and U.S. -backed militia around Al-Tanf, near the border with Jordan. The deconfliction arrangement was first established with Russia in 2015 to avoid unnecessary conflict and miscommunication in the military movements of US-led coalition and Russian forces in Syria.

Global Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss

Kathleen Rice told CNN outside the House chamber. Around the same time House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was declaring she had broad support to remain the top Democratic leader and jabbing back at her critics, a group of her colleagues met privately to brainstorm on whether there was a way to force her out.

Global Donald Trump just discovered the benefits of solar power
Author: 0 Donald Trump just discovered the benefits of solar power

Before the elections, Donald Trump in an interview with journalist Anderson Cooper said that he would make Mexico pay for the wall. Plus, we'll be taking a look back at the time we won the Euros. Continuing his speech, he said, "We're thinking of something that's unique, we're talking about the southern border , lots of sun, lots of heat". More than 200 firms have submitted proposals to build the structure, including Las Vegas's Gleason Partners , which proposes a wall of steel, cement ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller

Excerpts from Trump's interview with " Fox and Friends " released Thursday night showed an adamant Trump criticizing Mueller, a former FBI director, for his past association with James Comey, the FBI head that Trump fired in May as the Russian Federation investigation gained traction.

Global House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'
Author: 0 House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

Rep. Tim Ryan (R-OH), who challenged Pelosi for the leadership a year ago, said on CNN: "The brand is just bad". Just hours before the news conference, moderate Democratic Rep. "That would be very bad for the Republican Party", he tweeted . The New York Times' Maggie Haberman reported late Thursday that aides to Pelosi had sent around suggested tweets , reminding people of Pelosi's role getting ObamaCare passed through the House - just as Republicans were unveiling their ...

Author: 0 'N. Korea Conducts Another Rocket Engine Test'

It took place at a test site of its state developer, the Agency for Defense Development, in Anheung, located some 200 kilometers southwest of Seoul. In addition to developing its own missiles, South Korea is now protected from a North Korean missile strike by a U.S.

Global Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win

Most notable was the appearance of Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. "The brand is just bad", the OH lawmaker told CNN's Don Lemon Wednesday. And for some, they point to questions about how their leaders, and Pelosi in particular, have fallen short in crafting an economic message that can counter Trump and yield election victories.

Author: 0 KCR should support Meira, not Kovind

He said his party had always taken independent decisions, including backing the candidature of Pranab Mukherjee , who was then the UPAs nominee, for the post while being in the NDA. "It is a decision to be taken by each party separately", Kumar said. Few months later, four state unit presidents were removed when they opposed Nitish elevasion as JD (U) president, saying it was "against the party constitution" the Indian Express report said.

Global Will Lawyer Jay Sekulow Be Trump's New Favorite TV Surrogate?
Author: 0 Will Lawyer Jay Sekulow Be Trump's New Favorite TV Surrogate?

That led to mass confusion for interviewers like Fox's Chris Wallace and CNN's Jake Tapper. Mueller was selected by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to lead the investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged ties with Russian Federation, with the move coming after Trump fired then-FBI Director James Comey .

Author: 0 Have no political affiliation, President is above politics: Ram Nath Kovind

Kovind is guaranteed to get more than 61 per cent of votes, and the finally tally depends on how some still- undecided regional parties vote, BJP sources said. On July 24, the term of the President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee will end. I will strive to keep President's post above party politics . The first was K R Narayanan, who was in the Rashtrapati Bhavan in 1997-2002.

Global Tracking severe weather and possible flooding
Author: 0 Tracking severe weather and possible flooding

When motorists come across water over the roadway, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises "Turn around - don't drown". With this much rain, there are a few precautionary reminders we want you to know. While an isolated severe storm is possible, the majority will stay BELOW severe limits with flash flooding as our primary threat through tonight. Temperatures will remain in the 70s with mostly cloudy skies and thunderstorms through this afternoon.

Global Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15
Author: 0 Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

An official from Baluchistan's bomb disposal unit said the auto contained up to 95 kg of explosives. The twin blasts in Parachinar were reported to have occurred in Turi Market near Tal Adda, where a bus terminal is also located. PESHAWAR, Pakistan At least 40 people were killed and almost 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said.

Global Car bomb kills 25 people outside Afghanistan bank
Author: 0 Car bomb kills 25 people outside Afghanistan bank

Umar Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor, told Anadolu Agency many wounded people are in critical state. Taliban has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack . The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack at the Kabul Bank in the southern province, which has been the center of bitter battles between the insurgents and security forces, aided by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops.

Global Iran Has Drone Base Near US Troops in Syria
Author: 0 Iran Has Drone Base Near US Troops in Syria

The U.S. recently deployed a truck-mounted missile system into Syria as Assad's forces cut off the advance of America-backed rebels along the Iraqi border. The Guard said the strike was "in retaliation" for June 7 attacks in Tehran that killed 17 people in the first IS-claimed operations in the country.

Global Iconic Grizzly Bear To Lose Federal Protection
Author: 0 Iconic Grizzly Bear To Lose Federal Protection

This will transfer the management of the bears to state and tribal authorities. The Greater Yellowstone Coalition issued a breaking news bulletin about the delisting, adding "We haven't seen the final rule yet". And in a lot of ways, allowing people who live with or near grizzly bears to have more of a say on how they're managed is a really powerful thing. That will allow those states to plan limited bear hunts outside the park's boundaries as long as the overall bear population does not ...

Author: 0 North Korea: US, China agree to halt NOKO's nuclear testing, Tillerson says

Mitchell said China's reluctance to press North Korea because "the strategic interests of the United States and China are diametrically opposite with respect to the Korean peninsula". Moon also has reservations about the U.S. THAAD missile defense system deployed in the ROK. China , North Korea's main trading partner, has been accused of not fully enforcing existing United Nations sanctions on its neighbor, and has resisted some tougher measures.

Global I endorse Nancy Pelosi's bid to keep power
Author: 0 I endorse Nancy Pelosi's bid to keep power

In an interview with Fox News Channel's " Fox & Friends" that aired Friday morning, Trump said of Pelosi: "I hope she doesn't step down". The minority leader is elected during a behind-closed-doors vote by members of that particular party, with Pelosi last winning in November, 134-63 over Ohio Rep.

Author: 0 India's Modi and Pakistan's Sharif meet during SCO summit in Astana

Modi began his engagements on Friday with a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and thanked him for China's support for India's membership of the SCO. India, along with Pakistan and Iran, joined the SCO as Observers at the 2005 Astana Summit. "Pakistan endorses initiative of SCO to counter terrorism and believe that SCO platform provides opportunities to member nations to fight against terrorism and extremism".

Author: 0 Lalu again appeals to Nitish to reconsider decision on Kovind

Second, the fact that she was "the daughter of Bihar" would "impel Nitish Kumar to re-think his decision to support Kovind who comes from neighbouring Uttar Pradesh". Mr Kumar, while making reference to allegation of opposition parties that Mr Kovind had strong RSS connection, said he had started his political career as secretary to the then Prime Minister Morarji Desai in seventies.

Global Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi: agencies
Author: 0 Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi: agencies

If confirmed, al-Baghdadi's death could be major blow to ISIS as its two remaining strongholds in Mosul, Iraq and Raqqa, Syria are both under bombardment. Among other militant leaders killed in the raid, according to the statement: Abu Khadji Mysri, Ibrahim Naef Khadj and Suleiman Shauah. There had been previous reports of Baghdadi being killed but they did not turn out to be true.

Global Passport fee reduced for children and elderly
Author: 0 Passport fee reduced for children and elderly

The postal department released a commemorative stamp on the occasion. "We have received complaints that passports are issued only in English". Earlier in December 2016, Sushma Swaraj had announced easing of rules to apply for a passport.

Author: 0 UAE warns Qatar to accept demands or face 'divorce'

Other allies, including Bahrain and Egypt , followed. The United States has already called for an earlier end to the crisis, citing it damages its counterterrorism operations against IS terrorists in Syria and Iraq as Qatar hosts a major US military base in the region.

Global Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care
Author: 0 Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

A hospital news release said Scalise "continues an extended period of healing and rehabilitation". The shooting occurred as 25 to 30 Republican members of the House and Senate had gathered for an early morning practice a day before the annual charity game, which was played on June 15.

Author: 0 Rouhani: Missile attack on Daesh was 'essential'

These incidents, however, are tactical, not part of any US strategy in Syria , analysts said. When Iran unveiled the Zolfaghar in 2016, it bore a banner printed with a 2013 quote by Khamenei saying that Iran will annihilate the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa should Israel attack Iran .

Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

Gandhi has all along been the first choice of CPM as well as Trinamool Congress . "When a decision is taken, the reasons for that decision should be explained". The party's leader and former J&K chief minister, Omar Abdullah was present at the meeting. Further, the Congress has stated that they would once again reach out to the remaining opposition parties to seek their support.

Author: 0 Russian Federation launches submarine attack on IS base: Moscow

Russian Federation has retaliated by threatening to treat American planes as targets; in a dramatic "Top Gun"-style maneuver on Monday, one of Moscow's jets buzzed within five feet of an American spy plane". On June 8, the U.S. shot down a pro-regime drone after it fired on coalition forces, according to a coalition statement. The U.S.so far has shunned any cooperation with Assad and has partnered instead with local Arab and Kurdish forces in fighting IS.

Global Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath
Author: 0 Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

The weather service had issued tornado warnings earlier for the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa areas, and Gov. Kay Ivey had urged state residents to be alert for risky weather. The Shoals is expected to receive a heavy dose of rainfall today from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy , but appears to have escaped the severe weather the storm brought other areas of the state.

Author: 0 Angela Merkel to open Gamescom 2017

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met in Berlin on Wednesday and discussed the broad topic of the future of the European Union, but for Sipilä the main item on the agenda was solidifying EU's defence policy.

Global North Korea releases US student Otto Warmbier, who is in a coma
Author: 0 North Korea releases US student Otto Warmbier, who is in a coma

Two ambulances met the plane on the runway to transfer Otto to the hospital. Swedish diplomats, who represent the USA in North Korea , were denied access to visit Mr Warmbier, the Washington Post reported . "Otto's detainment and sentence was unnecessary and appalling, and North Korea should be universally condemned for its abhorrent behavior", said Republican Sen.

Global A timeline of events in the Brendan Dassey case
Author: 0 A timeline of events in the Brendan Dassey case

In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that it agreed with the ruling last August by William E. Duffin, a federal judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Abrams: "The bottom line is, the only piece of evidence against Dassey is the confession". He was sentenced to life in prison. Dassey offered conflicting versions of his story, according to the court opinion.

Author: 0 London fire: Manslaughter charges considered

The U.K. government has ordered testing of the appliance involved, a Hotpoint-brand fridge-freezer, according to the BBC . Police said both the insulation and tiles used in cladding at the 24-storey Grenfell Tower block failed all post-fire safety tests.

Global UN rights body votes to send experts to deadly Congo region
Author: 0 UN rights body votes to send experts to deadly Congo region

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC, KINSHASA, ( CAJ News ) - PERPETRATORS responsible for attacks on peacekeepers or other United Nations personnel in the volatile Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are now subject to sanctions. "If they fail to do so", Ms. Haley said, "the Council must be prepared to act". The rights group said the violence in the region has inflicted a lot of suffering on the people and an investigation is needed to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Author: 0 Israel gearing up to build in east Jerusalem

The Palestinians attributed great importance to the meeting, not because of any progress in the peace process but with the goal of understanding the true spirit of the Trump administration, and what the White House and Trump mean when they speak about their intentions to bring about an agreement and a good "deal" between the two sides.

Global Confederations Cup: Mexico Appeal to Fans to Stop Homophobic Chants
Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Mexico Appeal to Fans to Stop Homophobic Chants

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio, center, reacts during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Mexico and New Zealand , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia , Wednesday, June 21, 2017. "We know we have great chances of advancing". "We have four points and we have to congratulate the team". "We started from the ground up and we are trying to take steps to reach higher goals".

Global Sound of silence opens UK's Glastonbury before Manchester classics fill the void
Author: 0 Sound of silence opens UK's Glastonbury before Manchester classics fill the void

The gates opened for this year's Glastonbury Festival on Wednesday, and after two days of small events, the festival kicked off today for what is expected to be a thrilling showcase of some of the world's biggest artists. He told the crowd: "We don't need this [terror] in our world". Beth Llewellyn, organiser of the Peace Garden in the Green Fields, is behind the record attempt - which comes after terror attacks in London and Manchester.

Global School boys wear skirts to protest dress code
Author: 0 School boys wear skirts to protest dress code

The school announced that they would start allowing male students to wear shorts during hot days. While the students clearly got their point across, the school doesn't seem likely to make an exception to their dress code any time soon, or at least without a more thorough review of their dress code.

Author: 0 Russian navy launches missile strikes at ISIS targets In Syria

Australia had suspended air strikes over Syria "as a precautionary measure" after Russian Federation threatened that it would consider any plane from the US led coalition flying west of Euphrates as potential targets. At the same time, the hotline has been playing a very important role, allowing Moscow and Washington to notify each other about their air operations over Syria which half a dozen countries, and more - Iran, Israel, Russia , Syria, Turkey and the United States with its allies ...

Author: 0 North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

President Trump has condemned the "brutality" of the North Korean regime, and his administration has vowed to hold North Korea fully accountable for Mr. The 22-year-old, who died on Monday just over a week after being flown home to OH, had spent a year suffering from a severe brain injury that North Korean doctors claimed had been caused by a heart attack and taking a pill for botulism .

Author: 0 Delhi University first admission list out, cutoff percentage drops

At Ramjas College, the cut off for B.Com (H) is at 97.5 per cent, a dip of 1.75 percentage points from last year's 99.25 per cent. Eco (H) is at 97.5 per cent as against 98.5 per cent last year. The cutoff, in fact, dropped across courses and colleges right from LSR and Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) to College of Vocational Studies and Maharaja Agrasen College.

Author: 0 Why Wasn't Nabra Hassanen's Murder Treated as a Hate Crime?

The father of the 17-year-old Muslim girl who was allegedly assaulted and murdered while going to a mosque with her friends is speaking out about the daughter he described as his close friend. The girl and her friends had left the All Dulles Area Muslim Society center in Sterling and were on their way back from a McDonald's restaurant for an all-night prayer session when the confrontation took place, said a police spokeswoman, Officer Tawny Wright.

Global Pro-Islamic State militants storm a school in the Philippines
Author: 0 Pro-Islamic State militants storm a school in the Philippines

Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), who carried out the attack, have withdrawn from the school and there were no children held hostage, said the spokesperson. Pigcawayan Vice Mayor Jun Garcesa said 65 families were evacuated. Last month, about 500 militants seized Marawi , a mosque-dotted center of the Islamic faith in the south of the predominantly Roman Catholic nation.

Global DUP Will Be 'No Pushover' On Deal, Theresa May Is Told
Author: 0 DUP Will Be 'No Pushover' On Deal, Theresa May Is Told

Jeffrey Donaldson, the DUP chief whip at Westminster, confirmed the party was seeking extra funding for Northern Ireland as part of the agreement. "The DUP is able to multi-task and represent the people of Northern Ireland both in London and here in Belfast", he said.

Global World celeberates International Yoga Day
Author: 0 World celeberates International Yoga Day

While PM Modi led the Yoga Day event in Lucknow along with chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev along with Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) president Amit Shah did so in Ahmedabad in Gujarat. He said, "Yoga has become an integral part of every Indian household". The previous record was set in Delhi on June 21, 2015, when 35,985 people performed yoga at Rajpath with Prime Minister Narendra Modi .

Author: 0 AP Analysis: Could Trump push a partial Mideast deal?

President Mahmoud Abbas, in a message delivered to the prestigious annual Herzliya conference, accused Netanyahu of using "racist rhetoric" for labeling Palestinian terrorists imprisoned in Israel - most of whom had committed or supported acts of terror - as terrorists.

Author: 0 Israel ignores United Nations, begins construction on new West Bank settlement

Later on Wednesday, he will travel to Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, for talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after Iftar, the evening meal that breaks the Ramadan fast. Netanyahu had vowed to compensate the residents of Amona with the new settlement, built on a nearby site in the northern West Bank. "Such construction continues to distance us from the only way to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - a two-state solution".

Author: 0 EJ Dionne Jr.: Georgia provides lessons to Democrats

She has been a great leader, but like every leader, time immemorial, it's time for people to know when to go. Democrats won't win as the Party of No. The leadership of the House Democratic Caucus tried to put the best face on Tuesday's special election losses in Georgia and SC by saying they're making progress, and the GOP victories were much more narrow than in the past.

Author: 0 Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession

Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach's death two years earlier. Thursday's ruling doesn't necessarily mean Dassey will be freed from prison. "We continue to send our condolences to the Halbach family as they have to suffer through another attempt by Mr. Dassey to re-litigate his guilty verdict and sentence".

Author: 0 PM Nawaz felicitates new Saudi Crown Prince

Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Thursday discussed with the new crown prince of Saudi Arabia , Mohammed bin Salman , bilateral relations and regional developments. Gulf citizens including Emiratis and Bahrainis also supported the news. That the royal succession in the world's top oil exporter is closely scrutinised only makes the rapidity of Mohammed bin Salman's rise to power, and the speed with which his better known cousins were brushed aside, more astonishing.

Global Death toll rises to 29 in Afghanistan bombing
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 29 in Afghanistan bombing

The Taliban regularly targets banks in order to kill government employees collecting their pay. Afghan men carry a victim of a powerful vehicle bomb in Lashkar Gah , the capital of Helmand province, on June 22, 2017 . Both say they are being treated well by the Taliban but they remain prisoners and appeal to their governments to help set them free. In recent weeks, the Taliban have overrun Helmand's key Sangin district, where both British and USA troops had fought for years to ...

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