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by | June 21, 2017 | 03:55

The United States has responded forcefully to Russia's threat to treat USA -led coalition planes in the skies over Syria as targets, as tensions escalate in the 6-year Syrian conflict. Iran launched series of ballistic missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria on Sunday, in response to ISIS' double terror attack in Tehran last week, local media reports.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:54

Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. Protestors left what was a peaceful demonstration at the State Capitol Friday night and starting walking down the street, according to the Minnesota State Patrol . Yanez was also acquitted of two felony counts of intentionally discharging a gun and endangering the lives of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter, who were both in the auto as Yanez fired 7 shots.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:53

The global community has stepped in to help, with Spain, France and Italy sending water-bombing planes. Firefightes work to put out a forest fire near the village of Fato, central Portugal on June 18, 2017. "We escaped in time, me on the tractor and he with our van", Luisilda said. Dozens of terrified civilians fled their homes after the forest fires broke out in Portugal and during their escape, they spoke about the hard scenes.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:49

Also Iran fired missiles into Syria , apparently for the first time, and supposedly in retaliation for the recent terrorist attacks in Tehran. Iranian television showed footage of the missiles being launched into the night sky. The United States and Russian Federation, which has been providing an air cover for Syria's President Bashar Assad since 2015 in his offensive against the Islamic State group, have a standing agreement that should prevent in-the-air incidents involving USA and ...

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:47

On Sunday, Iraqi forces launched an assault to reclaim the Old City, the only district still under control of Islamic State militants in Mosul . The loudspeakers blared messages to IS fighters, telling them: "You have only this choice: surrender or die ".

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:45

ACM with a polyethylene core, used to clad Grenfell Tower , is less fire-resistant . "We have had so much support from the local community and we can not thank everyone enough", King said. All council blocks that are eight stories or higher have had a new fire risk assessment if they hadn't had one in the last hree months. Earlier on Monday, Mr Porter and Andium staff met Planning's building control officers as well as Jersey Fire Service and architects.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:48

The three allegedly attacked Israeli police near the Old City, killing one and injuring four others. Hamas and the People's Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) said on Friday that the three attackers were members of there groups, Reuters reported .

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:41

Officials told Fox the Russian jet was armed with air-to-air missiles. A Russian fighter jet came within several feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft flying over the Baltic Sea on Monday, in an encounter the American pilot determined was unsafe .

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:43

The CEO of Qatar Airways said Monday that the blockade imposed on his country by Gulf neighbors "will leave a lasting wound" and that he expects rapid USA diplomatic intervention to resolve the standoff. "It is unfortunate that our neighbors have chosen to invest their time and resources in a baseless propaganda campaign against the state of Qatar", it said.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:42

Rubio, one of the Republican in support of paid family leave. But "we should be prepared to move independently if it's not" a part of the overall tax reform bill, Rubio added. "Either way, I think this needs to happen". Members discussed making the Child Tax Credit more impactful for the working class and eliminating marriage penalties in the tax code.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:41

Warmbier was on a tourist trip when he was arrested and handed a 15-year sentence in March last year, a punishment USA officials decried as out of proportion to his alleged crime. Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States on Tuesday last week, suffering from severe brain damage. "They just murdered him", McCain said.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:42

Seven missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found dead in flooded berthing compartments following the warship's collision with a merchant vessel, a United States military official said. He said the crew navigated the ship into one of the busiest ports in the world with a magnetic compass and backup navigation equipment. "You will see the USS Fitzgerald back", Aucoin said.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:38

The experienced Brazil full-back won Serie A and the Coppa Italia, as well as reaching the Champions League final, in his first season at Juve since completing a free transfer from Barcelona previous year. With City releasing Bacary Sagna, Gael Clichy and Pablo Zabaleta, a right-back has become Guardiola's priority and, given Alves' experience, the former Barca and Bayern Munich manager sees the 34-year-old as the ideal fit to fill the void in his defence.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:38

There are no signs of a quick resolution as the crisis enters its third week. "We can not just have vague demands such as 'the Qataris know what we want from them, they have to stop this or that, they have to be monitored by a foreign monitoring mechanism, '" added Sheikh Mohammed who said his country's internal affairs are 'non-negotiable '.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:22

Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic referendum to leave the bloc, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France, welcomed his counterpart David Davis with a cheery handshake at the European Commission in Brussels. He said Prime Minister Theresa May will later this week update European leaders on Britain's approach on protecting citizen rights at the EU summit slated for Thursday and Friday.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:19

And two goals in the final five minutes signified a insane end to a thrilling game and while Portugal feel robbed, a draw was probably the just result. The UEFA and CONCACAF winners went head-to-head at Kazan Arena, and Portugal were the brighter of the two sides in a first half that was open and attacking.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:17

The Justice Department's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, including the Trump campaign's 2016 data analytics operation; his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn; and Kushner's own contacts with Russians, according to USA officials briefed on the probe.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:17

The inmates sprang into action, and quickly began rendering aid to the officer. The sheriff is calling the inmates heroes after they saved a guard's life when he passed out during a work-detail trip. They treat them like people. To celebrate the heroic acts of the inmates, the sheriff's office provided them lunch in the park and desserts prepared by the officer's family members.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:17

Fakhar rode his luck for a spellbinding 114, caught-behind from a no-ball on three and escaping a run-out chance with just a single to his name in Pakistan's total of 338 for four at The Oval . "The stars aligned for Pakistan on a bright Sunday in South London when they cut their old rivals down to size to win their maiden Champions Trophy crown", The News said.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:17

Rep. Fred Kessler, D-Milwaukee said he's glad the high court will hear Wisconsin's case, even though it is reviewing a lower court decision that Democratic voters won. "As I have said before, our redistricting process was entirely lawful and constitutional, and the district court should be reversed", Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:16

Witnesses said gunmen posing as security forces in uniform then rushed in. The attack Wednesday night began with a suicide auto bombing at the gate of the restaurant. "Earlier today, I authorised our special forces with the support of our worldwide partners to conduct a strike against an al Shabaab training camp near Sakow", his statement said.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:11

One elderly man, who had collapsed moments before the van appeared, was pronounced dead at the scene, although police have not yet confirmed whether he died as a result of the attack. Cox, a Labour MP, was killed by a far-right assailant for advocating acceptance of diversity, including diverse religious beliefs. Surrey Police encourages the public to report any suspicious activity using the Anti-Terrorist Hotline number 0800 789 321, or 999 in an emergency.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:12

State Department said on Tuesday. "North Korea sent him back to the United States before he died because more questions would have been raised about his death and the situation would have gotten worse if it had returned his dead body", said Cheong Seong-jang, an analyst at the private Sejong Institute in South Korea.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:11

I look forward to beginning work on that new future today'. "That will be in our mutual interest, but we 27 will formulate our interests very clearly and hopefully together". Monday morning's terror attack in London and devastating fires in Portugal reminded him that "there is more that unites us than divides us". But European Council president Donald Tusk and other senior EU officials have consistently ruled out parallel talks.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:07

European Union foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that the 28-nation bloc "remains committed to fully implement its non-recognition policy" of Russia's seizure of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. He said "they are hurting not only us but also the countries that adopted them". Goods and technology for the transport, telecommunications, and energy sectors also can not be exported to Crimean companies or for use in Crimea under the ban.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:07

Mr Carney also warned that Brexit negotiations will have an impact on whether rates rise. The governor said the success, or otherwise, of Brexit depends on whether the two sides can agree a "transition" arrangement. Wilson said Brexit negotiations will see cable remain pretty range-bound until there is a clearer steer on the trading arrangement between Britain and the EU.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:02

Since a resumption of peace negotiations previous year, there have been multiple rounds brokered by the United Nations in Geneva between representatives of Syrian rebels and the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, resulting in scant progress.

by | June 21, 2017 | 02:58

Any new relationship would have to address tariff and non-tariff barriers, regulatory and labour issues, he said. It warned that unless this happens, businesses could be forced to trade under harsher World Trade Organisation rules until a new agreement is reached.

by | June 21, 2017 | 02:55

According to reports in the Washington Post yesterday, Mueller summoned three former and current senior intelligence officials to discuss whether Trump had made attempts to disrupt the investigation. Bush. Allies have even floated the idea that Mueller may be fired. Reports have alleged that Trump asked both men to publicly quash the credibility of the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 21, 2017 | 02:52

London police say that the number of dead or missing in the high-rise apartment building fire is now 79. All the rest are homeless. They said officials have failed to give enough information and support to those who have lost relatives and their homes.

by | June 21, 2017 | 02:49

Capitol Police officers returned fire on Hodgkinson. James Hodgkinson sold all of his belongings before going to Washington , according to his wife. The House of Representatives' No. 3 Republican leader was in grave condition when he was first shot. Matt Mika , a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, is also in critical condition.

by | June 21, 2017 | 02:44

Speaking to a bemused Jake Tapper on CNN , Sekulow said the president was responding to a Washington Post story from Wednesday which reported, citing five anonymous officials, that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had expanded his Russian Federation investigation to examine whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice.

by | June 21, 2017 | 02:45

He was sentenced in March 2016 after a televised trial in North Korea, when he publicly confessed to trying to steal a propaganda banner. The release is very welcome. Sadly, he is in a coma and we have been told that he has been in that condition since March of 2016. Hours after his release, the U.S. government blamed Pyongyang for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 and warned more were likely.

by | June 21, 2017 | 02:42

The latest attack came exactly a year after 15 Nepali and Afghan guards of the Canadian embassy were killed in a suicide attack in Kabul on June 20, 2016. The country's chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah , however, confirmed on live TV that one protester had been killed and six others wounded. "The government once again committed a human rights violation, we will not remain silent, we will return", protest leader Haroon Mutaref said after today's clashes.

by | June 21, 2017 | 02:37

The president vowed that she, if elected, "will fight for lower taxes, great healthcare strong security". Voters in the Palmetto State's 5th Congressional District are going to the polls to determine who will succeed Mick Mulvaney - now the White House budget director - in Congress.