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Global ISIS attacks in Sweida leave 150 dead, hostages
Author: 0 ISIS attacks in Sweida leave 150 dead, hostages

The wreckage and severe injuries made the full extent of the damage in Sweida hard to clarify, hours after the attacks. The southern province of Sweida is largely held by the government, but IS retains a presence in a northeastern desert region.

Global IS seized body of downed Syrian pilot
Author: 0 IS seized body of downed Syrian pilot

In February 2018, Syria took its turn and launched a missile at an Israeli fighter jet after an Iranian drone crossed over and into Israeli airspace. Damascus refuted Israel's claim and said that the warplane had been carrying out operations against jihadists over Syrian territory when it was sacked on.

Global Senate unveils series of hearings on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Senate unveils series of hearings on Russian Federation

Trump and Putin in front of US and Russian flags. "I most want to know what President Trump committed to President Putin at the Helsinki conference in the two hours about which we know very little except what Russian Federation is selectively leaking or characterizing", said Sen.

Global President Trump Delays Putin Visit Until 2019 Due to Mueller Probe
Author: 0 President Trump Delays Putin Visit Until 2019 Due to Mueller Probe

At one point in the presser, Reuters reporter Jeff Mason asked Putin, "President Putin, did you want President Trump to win the election and did you direct any of your officials to help him do that?" Putin reportedly said "Yes, I did" when asked if he had wanted Donald Trump to be president.

Global China suggests collaboration with India in Africa..
Author: 0 China suggests collaboration with India in Africa..

New Delhi elevated its ties with Rwanda to that of a Strategic Partnership as it sees that country as an important gateway to eastern Africa. "It is a matter of great joy that India and Rwanda are working together in areas like technology, infrastructure, finance, rural development and technology".

Global US Senator: Trump is Being Played by North Korea
Author: 0 US Senator: Trump is Being Played by North Korea

But after his sitdown with Kim in June to discuss the nuclear disarmament of North Korea and the possible opening of new economic deals with the United States, Chang said , Trump "squandered the advantage - he let up the pressure". Pyongyang apparently has a big demand for the USA if the latter wants to keep talking about North Korea's nuclear arsenal. Trump said last week that USA relations with North Korea "are very good and the process is moving along".

Global Trump Questions NATO
Author: 0 Trump Questions NATO "Article 5" Mutual Defense Clause

Despite sending troops from its 2,000-strong military to support the US-led mission in Afghanistan, the tiny Balkan state has suffered slights at the hand of Trump , including when he shoved aside Prime Minister Dusko Markovic at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting a year ago.

Global Trump on Putin meeting - it wasn't all rosy
Author: 0 Trump on Putin meeting - it wasn't all rosy

While speaking at an event at the Hudson Institute last Friday, Coats said the " warning signs " of threats to U.S. cybersecurity infrastructure he sees today are reminiscent of the warnings before the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The Russian ambassador to Washington also denounced "anti-Russian anger" in the United States and reiterated denials of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election - interrupting a questioner to say "We didn't interfere!" Word that another Trump-Putin meeting is ...

Global Egyptian archaeologists reveal contents of mysterious giant sarcophagus in Alexandria
Author: 0 Egyptian archaeologists reveal contents of mysterious giant sarcophagus in Alexandria

Ancient bones sit in a pool of sewage water inside an Egyptian sarcophagus. An article written in The Express was entitled, " Egypt mummy discovered: Archaeologists warned against opening mysterious sarcophagus ". The discovery of the sarcophagus on a construction site in June is a rare find in Alexandria , a fabled port city where most traces of Egypt's ancient civilizations have crumbled into the waves or lie buried beneath urban sprawl.

Global Officials hold press conference after Missouri duck boat sinks, killing 13
Author: 0 Officials hold press conference after Missouri duck boat sinks, killing 13

Patrol divers found two bodies on Friday, raising the initial death toll of 11 to 13, Pace said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader urged anyone with video or photos of the accident to contact authorities. "Oh my God, those poor people, oh no!" someone says in the background as the water appears to swallow the bopping boats. Rader said 31 people were on board the boat, including children.

Author: 0 Whatsapp announce new measures to fight deadly fake news in India

India is WhatsApp's biggest market worldwide, with more than 200 million users, and the company has been expanding its efforts to combat the spread of misinformation in the country. A few years back we added a feature to WhatsApp that lets you forward a message to multiple chats at once. The country has witnessed several lynchings, especially of those mistaken to be child kidnappers, after fake messages were circulated over WhatsApp .

Global Israel Passes Law To Ban Groups Critical Of State, Military From Schools
Author: 0 Israel Passes Law To Ban Groups Critical Of State, Military From Schools

Hours after Netanyahu spoke, the Israeli military said planes bombarded two Hamas positions in the northern Gaza Strip in response to flaming balloons launched into Israel. Hamas, which dominates Gaza, warned Israel of "dangerous consequences". Kanou called on the global community to "break its silence towards Israeli crimes against humanity".

Global Forecast: Showers And Thunderstorms Tuesday Afternoon
Author: 0 Forecast: Showers And Thunderstorms Tuesday Afternoon

In addition, there may be some vivid lightning and damaging, straight-line wind gusts within any of these storms. Showers and storms are likely each of the next two afternoons, especially Tuesday , before dry, less humid weather sets up through late this week.

Global Israeli strikes pound Gaza after bloody border protest
Author: 0 Israeli strikes pound Gaza after bloody border protest

Saturday's exchange of missiles and rockets is considered as the biggest since the 2014 Israeli war on the impoverished sliver. In a relatively rare admission, Hamas said it fired the rockets to deter Israel from further action. The bombing exposed a tunnel under the building, which the army said was "part of a tunnel network dug by the Hamas terror organization all through the Gaza Strip".

Author: 0 Trumps calls the European Union a foe of the United States

When Face the Nation's Jeff Glor told Trump that "a lot of people might be surprised to hear you list the European Union as a foe before China and Russia", Trump made it sound as though it upset him to have to challenge Europe, his ancestral homeland.

Global Video shows officers using coin flip app to decide on speeding arrest
Author: 0 Video shows officers using coin flip app to decide on speeding arrest

The footage then shows Brown returning to the cruiser, where she discusses with the other officer, identified as Kristee Wilson , that they do not have any speed detection technology or tickets. So release?" Chief Rusty Grant said in a statement that an internal investigation is underway. "23", she says, an apparent reference to what the Atlanta Police Department described as a code for an arrest or citation.

Global Russian intelligence officers indicted for hacking into DNC, Clinton campaign
Author: 0 Russian intelligence officers indicted for hacking into DNC, Clinton campaign

Rosenstein said 11 of the Russians indicted Friday were charged with "conspiring to hack into computers, steal documents, and release those documents with the intent to interfere in the election". While President Donald Trump hasn't been a supporter of this probe previously calling it a witch hunt, Rosenstein said that he has been briefed about this indictment earlier this week and "is fully aware of today's actions by the department".

Global Ahead of Trump's arrival, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation releases new member country contribution figures
Author: 0 Ahead of Trump's arrival, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation releases new member country contribution figures

Diplomats fear a rancorous meeting in Brussels could undermine efforts to show unity in the face of the growing threat on the alliance's eastern flank, particularly with Trump set to meet Putin in Helsinki a few days later. On top of that we lose $151 Billion on Trade with the European Union. But Mrs May's plans for Brexit would tie Britain to the European Union by having a common rulebook on goods making it nearly impossible to have a free trade deal with the United States or other countries.

Global Woman killed when helicopter crashes into Virginia home
Author: 0 Woman killed when helicopter crashes into Virginia home

The Red Cross is helping those displaced by the crash, and police are working to account for all homeowners and renters who lived in the building, Anaya said. state of Virginia on Monday. Brook Sweeney, who lives across the street from a house on fire, told the newspaper the whole house shook when the crash occurred.

Global Terrorists groups hand over weapons to Syrian army
Author: 0 Terrorists groups hand over weapons to Syrian army

All areas along the Syrian-Jordanian border will be under the direct control of Syrian government forces, SANA reported . At a meeting between rebel and Russian negotiators on Wednesday, Moscow insisted opposition factions hand over their heavy weapons in one go, while rebels wanted to do so in several phases.

Global Trump admin won't meet deadline to reunite separated families
Author: 0 Trump admin won't meet deadline to reunite separated families

The Trump administration separated thousands of children from their parents at the border as part of a new zero tolerance policy for illegal immigration . "It doesn't make sense", Gelernt said. "You've taken a child from a parent". "The children, some as young as 2 months old, can not possibly give permission for this", she added.

Global North Korea eyeing Switzerland as venue for second summit with US
Author: 0 North Korea eyeing Switzerland as venue for second summit with US

Pompeo arrived at Pyongyang's Sunan Airport on Friday afternoon, where Kim and other officials, including Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, Kim Chang Son, a senior official at the State Affairs Commission, and others were at the tarmac, ready to greet him and the US delegation, South Korean news service EDaily reported.

Global Sellers Ask If Trade Tariffs Will Impact eBay and Amazon
Author: 0 Sellers Ask If Trade Tariffs Will Impact eBay and Amazon

Minutes later, China's Commerce Ministry issued a statement , saying that "the United States has violated World Trade Organization rules and waged the biggest trade war ever in economic history". Gao Feng, China's Ministry of Commerce spokesman said Thursday that the USA, in hurting the world, is hurting itself, the Times reported . This ship, carrying tons of USA soybeans, had been racing against the clock across the sea, trying to arrive in Dalian port before the tariff war ...

Global Tropical Depression TWO forms in the Central Atlantic
Author: 0 Tropical Depression TWO forms in the Central Atlantic

It was expected to continue to move quickly west to northwest through the weekend. During an El Niño, strong upper-level winds roar across the Caribbean and Atlantic, tearing apart developing tropical storms. Several outlets decreased their hurricane season outlooks this month, including NOAA and Colorado State University . The Atlantic season typically peaks between late August and September, however late season storms are not uncommon.

Global Trump rants that Immigration laws are ‘insane’ and must be fixed now
Author: 0 Trump rants that Immigration laws are ‘insane’ and must be fixed now

Our Correspondent Jon Brain reports from Tijuana in Mexico. He also recognizes that numerous issues that his fellow laborers face are also shared by many undocumented workers, which is why he stands in solidarity with them. Lieberman said. Miranda has effectively rewritten a tale from the past to educate modern generations about an immigrant who was integral in the construction of our country.

Global Senior lawmaker warns prime minister to deliver on Brexit
Author: 0 Senior lawmaker warns prime minister to deliver on Brexit

Mr Rees-Mogg's intervention sparked a backlash from his own colleagues. British Prime Minister Theresa May held talks Tuesday with her Dutch counterpart in a crunch week when she is due to thrash out with ministers the shape of trade ties with the European Union after Brexit .

Global German Interior Minister threatens to quit over migrant policy
Author: 0 German Interior Minister threatens to quit over migrant policy

The leader of the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) had rejected a migration deal brokered in Brussels by Chancellor Angela Merkel and offered to step down from office. Merkel said for her part that Germany will establish transit centers from which migrants will be returned to countries they were in earlier. Supporters of German AfD wave flags in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin , Germany, Sunday, May 27, 2018.

Global Sen. Susan Collins won't support SCOTUS nominee who'd overturn Roe v. Wade
Author: 0 Sen. Susan Collins won't support SCOTUS nominee who'd overturn Roe v. Wade

Wade would not be acceptable to me", Collins said. But speculation on Supreme Court nominees has often proved short-sighted, so the Center chose to post the disclosures that it has obtained so far, either by our own staff, or in a couple cases, by Fix the Court , an advocacy group arguing that the court needs to be " more open and honest".

Global Raleigh, other US cities host immigration policy protests
Author: 0 Raleigh, other US cities host immigration policy protests

The protesters occupied the Hart Senate Office Building on Thursday while wearing foil blankets that resembled those worn by children being held in detention facilities on the US-Mexico border. One protest sign read, "Compassion not cruelty" while another said simply: "Vote". "The precipitating crisis, i.e. forced family separation, was a creation of defendants' own doing", the cities said in their request to be heard in the case.

Global Melania Trump Holds Roundtable at Border Detention Facility in Arizona - Lauretta Brown
Author: 0 Melania Trump Holds Roundtable at Border Detention Facility in Arizona - Lauretta Brown

The first lady's communications director Stephanie Grisham said Mrs. Trump was not trying to send a message with the jacket. Image: Melania Trump pictured wearing the Zara jacket . The first lady will also do a closed-press tour of an intelligence center. This time, Mrs. Trump travels amid upheaval over her husband's hard-line approach to immigration and evidence of increasing urgency over how that's playing out.

Global How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat one of Congress' most powerful Democrats
Author: 0 How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat one of Congress' most powerful Democrats

Joe Crowley , who had previously held his congressional seat for 10 terms. Ocasio-Cortez ran well to Crowley's left in the primary, and New York's 14 Congressional District, is one of the most heavily Democratic parts of the US. Cynthia Nixon and Zephyr Teachout were Ocasio-Cortez's highest profile local supporters. "You have given this country hope, you have given this country proof that when you knock on your neighbor's door, when you come to them with love, when you let them ...

Global Juncker to visit Dublin amid Irish border differences…
Author: 0 Juncker to visit Dublin amid Irish border differences…

Irish economy still growing substantially but Brexit is "a major threat", says Ireland's Central Bank High levels of household and public debt also cause for concern Ireland's economy is still showing strong growth but Brexit poses major risks, according to the country's Central Bank.

Global Trump immigration order may not prevent some family separations
Author: 0 Trump immigration order may not prevent some family separations

Trump said there was a need to sustain his "zero tolerance" policy to prevent crime, which he blames illegal immigrants for. "You hear about people coming into our country illegally, breaking our laws and paying the consequences for it, right?" In a media call after the order was released , senior Justice Department official Gene Hamilton suggested that, absent new authority from a federal judge to detain children for longer than is now allowed, the practice of separating families may ...

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