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Author: 0 Despite tensions, United States inks deal to sell Qatar 36 F-15 jets

Trump on Friday accused Qatar of being a "high-level" sponsor of terrorism, potentially hindering the U.S. department of state's efforts to ease heightening tensions and a blockade of the Gulf nation by Arab states and others. The agreement signed in November gave way to $21.1 contract to be executed by Boeing Co. The Pentagon said the jets sale would increase security cooperation between the USA and Qatar and help them operate together.

Author: 0 Iran's Revolutionary Guard says hit Syria for Tehran attacks

State television footage showed the missiles on truck missile launchers in the daylight before being launched at night. The White House said on Monday coalition forces fighting IS militants in Syria would retain the right to self-defence, and the United States would work to keep the lines of communication open with Russian Federation.

People Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise
Author: 0 Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise

Played nearly every year since 1909, this year's congressional contest began with a moving tribute to the victims of the shooting , as well as the Capitol Police officers who helped take out the gunman . "I'll miss the banter with him back and forth, but I'm sure there's some substitutes over there I can go pick a fight with", Richmond told reporters.

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

The downing of the warplane — the first time in the six-year conflict that the us has shot down a Syrian jet — came amid another first: Iran fired several ballistic missiles Sunday night at IS positions in eastern Syria in what it said was a message to archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States .

Author: 0 Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Iran fired six missiles from the western part of the country into eastern Syria targeting what it called "terrorist bases" in Deir ez-Zor. "We continually review the merits, both from the standpoint of diplomatic but also global consequences, of designating the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in its entirety as a terrorist organisation", Tillerson said .

People US Shoots Down Armed Drone Over Southern Syria
Author: 0 US Shoots Down Armed Drone Over Southern Syria

The military reports yet another encounter today. The government push against IS began after a cease-fire deal brokered in May by Russian Federation and Iran that designated four "de-escalation zones" in northern, central and southern Syria .

Author: 0 79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire

Over the past few days, another five people who had been reported missing in the fire have been found to be safe and well, Cundy said , saying he's "so grateful" for the news. "As Prime Minister, I will be responsible for implementing its findings", she said. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, second right, looks at donations made to the members of the community affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower in west London during a visit to the Westway Sports Centre which is providing temporary ...

Author: 0 English cardinal after mosque attack: 'Repudiate hatred and violence'

Eleven people were injured as his van crashed into the area outside the Finsbury Park mosque just after midnight, when witnesses said the driver screamed that he wanted to kill Muslims . "We are Muslim, but I am white", Sherizi said. His family said he had been " troubled for a long time " but denied he was racist. Police officers stand guard outside a residential property in Cardiff, south Wales as investigations continue into the attack .

People Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'
Author: 0 Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'

Warmbier's family said they believed the student had found peace after being flown home. On Monday at 2:20 P.M, Mr. Warmbier said his son died and "has completed his journey home". "China hopes that joint efforts with the U.S. will promote dialogue and achieve positive results", he said, adding that Beijing "hopes to continue communication and cooperation with the United States and relevant parties" to work towards denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.

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

Russia disputed claims that its aircraft was at fault during the encounter and said it intercepted two U.S. reconnaissance aircraft as they "approached the Russian state border". The Syrian SU-22 flew off and any conflict was averted. The Syrian pilot reportedly ejected before the crash. The Observatory also reported that government troops had captured a hill west of the city and a former army base that was held by rebels.

Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law may get new legal counsel

The long-time supporter of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton argued that he doesn't usually agree with the president, but asserted allegations that the president somehow obstructed justice by allegedly asking former FBI Director James Comey to stop an investigation into then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn are false.

Author: 0 South Korea president criticizes North on death

A spokesman for the Hamilton County Coroner told HuffPost that Dr. Lakshmi Sammaraco's office has agreed to take the case, but wouldn't comment further. U.S. President Donald Trump offered condolences to the Warmbier family on Monday and denounced " the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim".

People Trump to announce rollbacks of Obama's Cuba policy during Miami visit
Author: 0 Trump to announce rollbacks of Obama's Cuba policy during Miami visit

The law was as inequitable as it was a risky lure. President Trump will outline the new rules tomorrow. Frank Calzon, the president of the nonprofit Center for a Free Cuba, insisted the current policy is not working as they continue to strive for freedom and human rights for the people of a communist nation.

Author: 0 4 jihadis killed in Mali attack

Those at the resort when the attack began included people affiliated with the French military mission, Operation Barkhane, as well as the UN (MINUSMA) and European Union missions in the country, said a UN official on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak to journalists.

Author: 0 APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier's death investigated

Justin Weber told The Associated Press that a news conference is expected later to provide more information. South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Tuesday that North Korea bears a "heavy responsibility" for the death of United States student Otto Warmbier and described its regime as irrational.

People When will we see the Senate's health care bill?
Author: 0 When will we see the Senate's health care bill?

This is unprecedented in modern American governing: Senate Republicans are hoping to vote on a potentially massive health care bill next week, despite a lack of hearings or any public indication of the details of their plan. Liberal activists cheered on social media as Schumer forced McConnell to object to a motion to hold public hearings on the health care bill, and then pressed the Republican leader to commit to 10 hours of open debate.

People Democrats win Baseball Game, hand trophy to Republicans in honor of Scalise
Author: 0 Democrats win Baseball Game, hand trophy to Republicans in honor of Scalise

The crowd got to its feet when the announcer mentioned Scalise. Scalise, of Louisiana, underwent surgery Wednesday night to fix a broken hip and another procedure to stem heavy bleeding. Griner remains hospitalized at MedStar Hospital after getting shot in the ankle, and Sava described her in good condition. He sustained minor injuries to one of his wrists, elbows and lower back in the process.

Author: 0 Zarif: Iran's missile capability helps int'l anti-terror fight

With the USA increasingly shifting its aerial focus to attacking pro-government forces in Syria, instead of just ISIS, the risk is also growing substantially, as Russia's comments today make it clear they don't intend to let the U.S. No need to remember your password or log in, just click. Analysts were saying that the Iranian missile launches were as much a message to the USA and Israel as they were to ISIS.

Author: 0 Arrests in Minnesota Clashes after Castile Cop's Acquittal

Anthony said . After the officer was cleared of any wrongdoing, protesters took to the streets demanding justice for minorities, shouting "stand up, fight back". In addition to the second-degree manslaughter charge, Yanez was also acquitted of two lesser charges of endangering the safety of Castile's girlfriend and young daughter, who were in the vehicle when Castile was shot and killed.

People Portugal in mourning as dozens killed in raging forest fires
Author: 0 Portugal in mourning as dozens killed in raging forest fires

The European Union said it would provide firefighting planes from France while Spain dispatched two water-bombing aircraft. Among the victims, 18 died in their cars and 11 died in the forest when the fires swept over a road between the towns of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera, and three others died from smoke inhalation in Figueiro dos Vinhos, the news agency quoted Gomes as saying.

Author: 0 Iran Calls Missile Attack on ISIS Targets in Syria a Wider Warning

Iran has targeted jihadists in Syria with missiles in retaliation for deadly attacks in Tehran, but the strike was also a message to its regional rivals and Washington, experts say . The operation comes just days after the U.S. Senate passed the Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act by an overwhelming margin, a new sanctions legislation which targets Iran's ballistic missile program and applies sanctions against the IRGC.

Author: 0 Trump attorney: President not 'under investigation for obstruction'

But on the Sunday talk shows, his lawyer Jay Sekulow said that the president's Tweet was in response to a Washington Post story quoting unnamed sources and that the problem was Twitter's strict limit on characters. He can not in a Twitter statement include all of that in there. The Washington Post reported last week that special counsel Mueller was going to investigate whether Trump obstructed justice by asking fired FBI Director James Comey to stop the investigation into former ...

Author: 0 French, Iraqi journalists killed in Mosul mine blast

On Monday federal police forces said they were moving forward on the southern front of the battle with support from heavy weapons fire and on the northern front had surrounded a hospital. Since the start of the battle to retake Mosul , an estimated 862,000 people have been displaced. Haddad, who working with the French team as a fixer and interpreter, was killed in the blast, one of his friends told Rudaw , the Kurdish broadcaster said on its website.

Author: 0 Adele visits London firefighters after tower block blaze

According to local MP Emma Dent Coad, some homeless survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster are living in their cars. Dozens of people died in the fire, which gutted the 24-story residence and left many people without homes. He said that "it's hard to describe the devastation the fire has caused". "We will also act upon any further safety recommendations which follow the outcome of the fire investigation and future Public Inquiry".

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