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Man jailed for dangling baby from window in Algeria

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He was arrest on Sunday. A man was sentenced to two years" jail by an Algerian court on Monday for dangling a child from the 15th floor to get Facebook "likes' . Media activist Dalila Belkheir told the local press the man was "not a father but a terrorist". The child's father also pleaded with the courts, insisting the man had "just been playing a game". Read More »

Coalition shoots down Iran-made drone in Syria

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The Russian Defense Ministry said it viewed the incident as America's "deliberate failure to make good on its commitments" in deconfliction zones, warning it would, "view as targets any flying objects over Syria in the areas of the country where its air forces operate". Read More »

BJP to meet Sonia on Presidential election on Friday

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The opposition leaders were told that the government and the BJP would like to finalise the candidate for the presidential poll before Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves on a three-nation trip on June 24. "Whosoever Prime Minister names, we will support that person", Paswan told PTI from London. Meanwhile, disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday yet again backed party veteran L.K. Read More »

Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

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The missile attack, launched from west of Iran , was in retaliation for a recent terrorist attack in Tehran claimed by Daesh. NPR's Peter Kenyon has been following all of this from his post in Istanbul. Senior Iranian officials, however, have pointed a finger at Saudi Arabia , Iran's Sunni regional rival. It also raised questions about how U.S. Read More »

Early returns: Tight Georgia House race as nation watches

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The Republicans have held Georgia's 6th Congressional District since the 1970s and, really, since the political realignment of the South. With a win in Georgia, Republicans are hoping to solidify their stronghold in Congress, while Democrats are hoping to make a statement in a GOP-dominated district. Read More »

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to North Korea

U.S. Rep. Tom Cole echoed those sentiments, adding that Warmbier's death should serve as a warning to Americans considering a visit to North Korea . The U.S.is pressing Pyongyang to halt its nuclear weapons development and urging China and other countries to starve the North of funding for the program. Read More »

Suspect shot dead after setting off explosion at Brussels train station

Grand Place, a major tourist site, Brussels was the site of a suicide bombing last March that killed 32 people on the Brussels subway and at an airport. 'There was an explosion around a person, ' a police spokesman said. "A spokeswoman for the city's prosecutor's office, Ine Van Wymersch, told VRT network no one else was injured and the damage was limited", Fox News reports . Read More »

Pakistan begins building border fence over Afghan objections

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The phase-wise fencing of Pak-Afghan border has begun as part of Operation Raddul-Fasaad, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Tuesday. Pakistan Army and Frontier Constabulary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa besides fences are also constructing new border posts to improve surveillance and defense. Read More »

Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction by Pres

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Most recently, they have sought copies of Comey's memos on his discussions with President Trump and any White House records of such interactions. He said he would agree to dismiss Mueller only if there were a legitimate basis to do so. As attorney general, Sessions is unlikely to answer in detail questions about conversations he's had with Trump. Comey himself had a riveting appearance before the same Senate panel last week, with some key moments centred on Sessions. Read More »

Parents of USA student to detail his time in North Korean prison

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The medical team who has been treating Warmbier said they've agreed with his family to hold back any details about his prognosis. The Warmbier family told The Washington Post's Anna Fifield that the North Koreans told them Otto was stricken with botulism after his trial, took a sleeping pill, and had not woken up since. Read More »

Georgia voters streaming to polls in expensive Congress race

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That outside help has been one of the focal points of attacks by Handel, a former secretary of state who was the Fulton County Commission chairwoman, the most populous area of the district. "We are encouraged that the voters rejected Ossoff's extreme pro-abortion agenda and are sending Karen Handel to Washington to stand up for women and children and get taxpayers out of the abortion business". Read More »

Ex-convict arrested in death of 12-year-old Florida girl

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Investigators have reason to believe Naomi was transported from her neighborhood soon after she went missing, based on the fact that no witnesses in the area saw anything questionable. According to Morgan, Howard was captured on surveillance near the same creek where Jones was discovered. Records show Howard is from East Brewton, Alabama. Read More »

Iran claims its missiles hit IS targets in Syria

The U.S. said it acted after the Syrian plane bombed fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurds and Syrian Arab groups that the U.S. Israeli security officials said Monday they were studying the missile strike to see what they could learn about its accuracy and capabilities. The push by Syrian government forces in the Daraa area appears headed for the Jordanian border, two weeks after Assad's troops reached the border with Iraq for the first time in years. Read More »

Family of London attacker are 'devastated'

Prime minister Theresa May , who was heavily criticised for failing to meet survivors of a devastating fire in a London tower block last week, visited Finsbury Park Mosque where she met local faith leaders. He said the response of the community had been "extraordinary" starting from the people who were attending the man who died and those who prevented anyone injuring a suspect so that "he was properly arrested, taken away". Read More »

Brussels Central Station: Police say suspect is neutralized

A large number of police and soldiers are deployed around these two sites in the heart of Brussels . A SUSPECTED suicide bomber has been shot after he triggered a small explosion in Brussels Central Station. "I was behind a wall when it exploded. I went to alert my colleagues to evacuate the station", Nicolas Vanewer said. "He [the suspect] was still around but after that we didn't see him". Read More »

Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets

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It ended up being the most expensive U.S. House race in history. I argued before the race that a Republican victory in the Sixth District would help it in the short term, but hurt it in the long run, because overall this simply is not sustainable. Read More »

US military shoots down drone in Syria

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The drone was assessed to be armed and in firing range of US troops. For the first time in two years, Syrian troops reached the border with Iraq , establishing a link with Iraqi forces that were advancing on their side, and outflanking USA troops and allied rebels in Tanf, near the border with Jordan. Read More »

Sena takes u-turn, backs NDA's prez poll nominee

The BJP has finally managed to bring its ally Shiv Sena that had been playing hardball on board as far as the Presidential elections are concerned. "This is how we look at it", Communist Party of India national secretary D. In the last presidential election in 2012 too, the BJP put up former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma only to be defeated by the Congress' candidate, Pranab Mukherjee. Read More »

US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

The U.S. military asserts that the flights are created to "defend against provocative and destabilizing actions in the Pacific theater". "We can launch and operate long-range bombers over the Korean peninsula on very short notice, and we hope not to have to do that", Pentagon spokesman US Navy Capt. Read More »

Chances of Trump meeting with North Korea's Kim narrowing - White House

American student Otto Warmbier , right, bows as Warmbier is presented to the reporters on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in Pyongyang , North Korea . But on Tuesday, answering a question during an Oval Office meeting with the Ukrainian president, Trump focused on lamenting the length of Warmbier's imprisonment and the delay in securing his release. Read More »

Saudi king ousts nephew, names son as crown prince

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef has been relieved of his post and replaced by Mohammed bin Salman who becomes deputy prime minister and retains his defense and other portfolios, a royal decree issued by the Saudi state agency said SPA. Read More »

Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe

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Trump's meeting with Poroshenko was officially called a "drop-by" visit after the Ukrainian leader's separate session with Vice President Mike Pence . President Donald Trump on Tuesday suggested that Otto Warmbier , the American who died days after his release from North Korea, would still be alive if he had been released sooner. Read More »

Trump speaks to Saudi King as Gulf crisis deepens

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Trump accused Qatar of being a "high level" funder of terrorism on Friday, even as the Pentagon and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cautioned against the military, commercial, and humanitarian effects of a blockade imposed by Arab states and others. Read More »

Sean Spicer says Trump has confidence in Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

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Sessions is not the first Trump associate to hire a personal attorney amid the ongoing investigations. And Trump's own tweet seemed to concede the point last week. Sekulow also spoke to Jake Tapper on CNN's " State of the Union " and Chris Wallace on " Fox News Sunday ". There's no limitation on doing that. "Witch hunt" has become Trump's preferred phrase to dismiss the probe into Russian election interference. Read More »

US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

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A U.S. F-15 fighter aircraft shot down an Iranian-made drone over southern Syria on Tuesday , a USA defense official said, marking the second time in just as many days that the us military has taken a pro-Syrian government aircraft out of the sky. Read More »

Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

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A similar drone was shot down in the same location after it dropped munitions near coalition forces on June 8. Fox News political analyst Charles Krauthammer says the "maneuvering" to fill the vacuum left by ISIS in Syria has begun, with Iran , Russia and the Assad regime on one side and the us and its allies on the other. Read More »

Amit Shah Says No Bilateral Cricket Series With Pakistan

It is not clear whether the board will announce its candidate today, as a party leader said it may authorise Shah to take a call. Asked about Fadnavis' remark that the BJP was prepared for snap Assembly election , in an apparent reference to continued strain in ties with the Shiv Sena, Shah earlier said, "What he meant was that if mid-term polls are forced on us, we are ready to fight". Read More »

Gulf of Mexico storm may strengthen on way to U.S. coast: NHC

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GULF COAST-The system swirling in the central Gulf of Mexico has reached tropical storm status and gained a name: Cindy . The storm is packing heavy rain, with between four and eight inches likely as it moves north and up to 10 inches possible for parts of the gulf coast, including the Florida Panhandle. Read More »

Armed Russian Jet Buzzes US Spy Plane, Comes Within 5 Feet

Moscow has now suspended a hotline meant to prevent confrontations in Syria's crowded air space, and warned it could consider US-led coalition planes "targets". Russia, like Iran an ally of President Bashar al-Assad, issued a warning of its own to the United States in response to the downing of the Syrian jet , saying on Monday it would view as targets any planes flying west of the Euphrates River, though it stopped short of saying it would shoot any down. Read More »

South Korea President Criticizes North On Death

Warmbier and bring back those three Americans who do remain there", Nauert added. His family did not give a cause of his death but said in a statement on Monday that the "awful torturous mistreatment" Warmbier endured while in custody meant "no other outcome was possible". Read More »

Republican Handel Wins Georgia House Election, GOP Keeps Seat

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Incomplete returns show Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, winning nearly 53 percent of the vote over Democrat Jon Ossoff , who won just over 47 percent in Georgia's 6th Congressional District. how in the world are we going to limit the damage in 2018 with Donald Trump as head of our party and president of the United States", Lake added. "This was not the outcome any of us were hoping for, but this is the beginning of something much bigger than us, so thank you", Ossoff ... Read More »

Man Fatally Beats a Muslim Teenager During Weekend Road Rage Accident

Then the vehicle hopped the curb, they perceived hostile intent and they began to run. On Monday afternoon, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement confirmed it launched a detainer against Torres . The mosque added extra overnight prayers sessions during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan , when devout Muslims fast from dawn to sunset. A grand jury will vote on which specific murder charge Martinez should face if any, Morrogh said. Read More »

Trump's barbed condolences land with a thud in Iran

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Ali Larijani, the speaker of Iran's parliament, also spoke out ahead of the funerals. Iran has tracked down and killed several suspected jihadists including the alleged mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran last week, a security official and a minister have said. Read More »