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People Led coalition says hit Islamic State targets in Syrian town
Author: 0 Led coalition says hit Islamic State targets in Syrian town

The Britain-based observatory says at least 15 IS jailers and fighters were also killed in the strike in the Deir El-Zour province. On Tuesday it said it had hit targets in al-Mayadeen the previous day in a mission "meticulously planned" to avoid harming civilians.

Author: 0 Trump says it's 'OK' if health bill doesn't pass

Other senators who have proclaimed their opposition, including Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada, Sen. John Thune said they "might have been referenced". No Democrats backed President Trump's American Health Care Act (AHCA), also known as Trumpcare, and some 20 Republicans voted in opposition. "I wouldn't count McConnell out yet".

Author: 0 Global Cyberattack Shuts Down Port of LA's Largest Terminal

Researchers picking the program apart found evidence its creators had borrowed from leaked National Security Agency code, raising the possibility that the digital havoc had spread using USA taxpayer-funded tools. It appeared almost identical to GoldenEye, a variant of a known family of hostage-taking programs known as "Petya", he said. An adviser to Ukraine's interior minister said earlier in the day that the virus got into computer systems via "phishing" emails written in Russian and ...

People India, US Vow to Fight Terror, Boost Economic Cooperation
Author: 0 India, US Vow to Fight Terror, Boost Economic Cooperation

India has often accused its neighbour Pakistan of state-sponsored terrorism , an accusation that Islamabad strongly denies. The two leaders spoke shortly after meeting in Washington DC on Monday (26 June). Modi termed his talks with Trump as an "important page in the history of India-US relationship". "This is a very significant step in strengthening relations between the two countries", he added.

People India, Netherlands on same page on global issues: Modi
Author: 0 India, Netherlands on same page on global issues: Modi

During his address to a gathering of Indian diaspora in the country, the prime minister urged them to apply for Overseas Citizenship of India cards. India remains a major trading partner of The Netherlands , with exports to the subcontinent totaling $3.2 billion previous year, according to the Dutch central statistics office.

People Belgian Prosecutors Say Brussels Bomb Suspect Was Moroccan
Author: 0 Belgian Prosecutors Say Brussels Bomb Suspect Was Moroccan

National newspaper La Libre Belgique quoted the Brussels prosecutor's office as saying the suspect was wearing a backpack and an explosive belt. Belgian troops shot the suspect and the train station was evacuated, but there were no casualties reported on the heels of the attack.

Author: 0 German lawmakers to vote on gay marriage bill Friday

Speaking at a forum Monday evening (26 June), Merkel said she was open to a vote of conscience on the issue, in which lawmakers are freed from toeing the party line - and in which the reform would nearly certainly pass. In almost 12 years as chancellor, Merkel has moved her party to the center and away from conservative orthodoxy, speeding up Germany's exit from nuclear power and ending military conscription among other moves.

Author: 0 Yellowstone Grizzlies to Lose Federal Protection

The Interior Department will soon remove the Yellowstone grizzly bear from its endangered species list . He said it is the "culmination of decades of hard work" on the part of tribal, federal, state, and private partners. Further, the tri-state agreement incorporated into the Strategy-in which Idaho , Montana , and Wyoming promise to adhere to numerous grizzly conservation commitments-allows any of the states to back out of that agreement upon simply 180 days' notice.

People Senate punts, then 3 new Republicans oppose health care bill
Author: 0 Senate punts, then 3 new Republicans oppose health care bill

Most wore grim expressions. "We need to stabilize the health insurance market to make it more competitive so consumers have access to better and more affordable health care policies", he said in his Monday statement . Dean Heller , who has opposed the bill. McConnell told White House chief of staff Reince Priebus over the weekend that the group's attacks were "beyond stupid", according to a Republican with knowledge of the exchange.

People Senate GOP Leadership Curbs Health Care Vote
Author: 0 Senate GOP Leadership Curbs Health Care Vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would delay the vote until after the July 4 recess, according to CNN. . McConnell told GOP senators that he wants to make changes to the bill , get a new Congressional Budget Office score and have a vote after the holiday.

People Talks begin over British divorce from European Union
Author: 0 Talks begin over British divorce from European Union

Barnier made clear on Tuesday that while there must be a first phase that excludes trade discussions, he does hope that four weeks of monthly negotiating sessions can get him to the point where he can ask European Union leaders in October to let him move on and discuss how the two sides can keep commerce open from 2019.

People Queen's speech does not mention Trump's United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 Queen's speech does not mention Trump's United Kingdom visit

Earlier this month, both the White House and the British government denied reports that Trump had expressed a desire to postpone the visit, fearing protests and unfavorable media coverage. The Queen also read out the government's plans for a "hard Brexit", despite her alleged EU-inspired outfit. She described the support on the ground after the Grenfell Tower blaze as "not good enough, " and said that it failed to help people when they needed it the most.

People Not quite warp speed: Speeding man had alien doll passenger
Author: 0 Not quite warp speed: Speeding man had alien doll passenger

When the cops walked up to the passenger window, they noticed something out of this world riding shotgun: a human-size alien doll. The extraterrestrial was riding shotgun in a vehicle that had been stopped for speeding 84 miles per hour, according to a report from the Atlanta Journal Constitution .

People First woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony
Author: 0 First woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony

The ceremony takes place at 11 a.m. sharp on any given change day, in front of Buckingham Palace in central London . When Queen Elizabeth's great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria moved to Buckingham Palace in 1837, a detachment of that unit began acting as the Queen's Guard there.

People State has little comment on abortion law suit
Author: 0 State has little comment on abortion law suit

Two of the most precious rights Americans possess are the right to express themselves freely and the right to practice their religion as they see fit. Phillips is seeking protection for his discriminatory practices based in large part on First Amendment protections to speech. The families in this case were represented by the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) which had called the state's actions 'blatant discrimination'.

People Team USA get swagger back in America's Cup
Author: 0 Team USA get swagger back in America's Cup

When they engaged in a race six duel, they more than held their own speed-wise in a boat which is lighter and carrying different foils. We've seen these guys taking days off. "I don't have the fears that suddenly we'll go to New Zealand ...and it'll take the Cup back to the Dark Ages", a tanned and bearded Ainslie said. That's all Burling needed to put his cat ahead for good.

People Turkey rejects demand to close military base in Qatar
Author: 0 Turkey rejects demand to close military base in Qatar

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain imposed a boycott on June 5 on Qatar and issued 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television, curbing relations with Iran , shutting the Turkish base and paying reparations.

Author: 0 Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

In order for the bill to pass, Republicans can risk losing only two of their senators. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday that the evolving Senate bill violates women's constitutional rights by de-funding Planned Parenthood.

People Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent
Author: 0 Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

Trump facing scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and several congressional committees, according to people familiar with the matter. The disclosures show much of the work Manafort did focused on the Party of Regions: implementing election campaign strategies, developing its party platform and carrying out worldwide election monitoring, and other programs.

People Saudi minister: Demands to Qatar remain non-negotiable
Author: 0 Saudi minister: Demands to Qatar remain non-negotiable

Tillerson said in a statement: "Our role has been to encourage the parties to get their issues on the table, clearly articulated, so that those issues can be addressed and some resolution process can get under way to bring this to a conclusion".

Author: 0 CNN Resignations A Sign Of The High Stakes In Covering Trump's Administration

Journalist Thomas Frank , who was the author of the story in question, was joined by investigative reporters Eric Lictblau and Lex Harris in handing in their resignations. Trump also called out several other television networks - except for Fox News - as well as the New York Times and The Washington Post , and wondered when they, too, would be "caught".

People Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says
Author: 0 Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

The U.S. has offered to help mediate. "It would be wiser that (Qatar) deal seriously with the demands and concerns of the neighbours or a divorce will take place", he said . "Strengthening the Turkish base would be a positive step in terms of the Gulf's security", he said. The 13-point list also insists that Qatar limits its relations with Iran, immediately shuts down a Turkish military base and halts military co-operation with Ankara .

People Trump to reveal Cuba policy in Miami this Friday
Author: 0 Trump to reveal Cuba policy in Miami this Friday

Former President Barack Obama's 2014 declaration of detente with Cuba prompted hundreds of islanders to launch media, entrepreneurship and cultural projects that were outside control of the state but within the bounds of law, unlike the directly confrontational tactics of Cuba's small dissident groups.