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Iran fires missiles at Islamic State in Syria to avenge Tehran attacks

Iran fires missiles at Islamic State in Syria to avenge Tehran attacks Media reports said this marked the first time Iran had fired missiles as an act of war since the end of the Iran-Iraq war in 1988. The Guard's website said it launched surface-to-surface medium-range missiles targeting the area. Iran identifies Islamic State militants as "Takfiri terrorists". On June 7, gunmen and suicide bombers attacked the parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionar... [Full Article...]

Indian troops claim killing 'LeT commander' in IHK

Bodies of dreaded Lashkar-e-Taiba militant Junaid Ahmad Mattoo and two others were recovered on Saturday from the encounter site in Arwani village of South Kashmir. The resistance camp on Saturday paid glowing tributes to civilians and militants killed by government forces in Arwani on Friday and said that continued denial of the "reality" of Jammu Kashmir by India was taking lives and destroying ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for obstruction of justice

Comey, who was sacked on May 9, told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Rosenstein was also the author of a memo recommending the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey , which the White House cited along with a memo from Sessions as the reason Trump fired Comey on May 9. [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby trial ends in mistrial on 6th day of deliberations

This is, in a word, ridiculous. The policy will also ban most American financial transactions with the military-linked conglomerate that dominates much of the Cuban economy, including dozens of hotels, along with state-run restaurants and tour buses. [Full Article...]

North Korea Warns ICBM Test 'Not Too Far Away' Now

Thursday's launches came after two USA aircraft carriers deployed to waters off the Korean Peninsula as a show of force, recently left the Sea of Japan after holding joint exercises with Self-Defense Forces ships and fighter jets. that only serves to undermine the situation in the Korean Peninsula", spokeswoman Heather Nauert said. Pyongyang has test-fired several missiles this year, with the la... [Full Article...]

High Chance Of Gulf Tropical Development This Week

The low pressure is heavily weighted on the right side - in other words, most of the heavy rain, squalls & storms are over the eastern portion of the low pressure area. The disturbance is expected to continue to develop as it moves northwest across the Yucatan Peninsula. If development occurs, the system would be known as Tropical or Sub-tropical Storm Bret or Cindy, depending on the development o... [Full Article...]

Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attack

Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attack The so-called "green-on-blue" attack at Camp Shaheen close to Mazar-i-Sharif city is the latest in a string of incidents where Afghan soldiers have turned their weapons on global forces training them. Nevertheless, these attacks fueled a strong sense of mistrust between the coalition soldiers and the Afghan military. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said this week that he will present a new U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated

Some speculated Brand may have to step in after it was revealed that special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into the firing of former FBI Director James Comey . Friday's tweet marked the first time Mr Trump has publicly acknowledged he is under investigation . Democrats and Republicans alike have criticised his use of Twitter , particularly amid the investigation into Russi... [Full Article...]

Erdogan warns Turkey opposition chief over 'justice march'

Erdogan warns Turkey opposition chief over 'justice march' He added that the suspects are all believed to have returned to Turkey and are thus unlikely to land in an American courtroom unless they surrender themselves, but he stated they would be arrested if the ever return to the United States. Though allies and fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, Turkey and America have grown distant in recent years because of American support for Syria... [Full Article...]

Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

Cotton, Arkansas Republican and a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, also responded to the claims that witnesses were not cooperating by refusing to answer questions even without the protection of privilege. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Sen. The aide spoke on condition of anonymity because the meeting was private. It comes a day after lawmakers quest... [Full Article...]

Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions

Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions Some signs of waning enthusiasm, though not outright defection, are evident in the most recent approval numbers. It's a shame this was even necessary: "The Republican-led Senate unanimously approved a measure emphasizing the importance of NATO's mutual defense pact, a not-so-subtle dig at President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Trump to clamp down on Cuba travel, trade, curbing Obama's detente

Trump to clamp down on Cuba travel, trade, curbing Obama's detente The government remained willing to engage in "respectful dialogue", it said in a statement. Many Cuban exiles in Miami are embracing the changes President Donald Trump announced Friday to his predecessor's policies of engagement with the communist island - but some want even more. [Full Article...]

UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

The opening session of the Brexit summit will begin at 11am, Brussels time, so 10am in the UK. Other EU governments will be happy to let Britain keep trade open as it would limit the hit to their own economies, officials told Reuters, though they are not ready to ease conditions that May would struggle to sell to her party's Brexit hardliners. [Full Article...]

J&K: 6 policemen killed in terrorists attack

J&K: 6 policemen killed in terrorists attack Terrorists attacked a police patrol at posh Hyderpora in Srinagar's outskirts, killing one cop and injuring another on Thursday evening. Two civilians received bullet injuries but were reported to be out of danger. University of Kashmir has postponed all examinations scheduled to for today in view of the prevailing situation. Security forces used force to disperse protesters at highway town of ... [Full Article...]

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation Ryan is a former general counsel for the Senate's committee on governmental affairs. Mueller was named by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein eight days after Comey's dismissal to lead the Russian Federation investigation as a special counsel, a position created to conduct investigations when a normal Justice Department probe would present a conflict of interest or in other extraordinary ci... [Full Article...]

Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

House gaveled back into session a day after the shooting of Scalise and others at a baseball field. On Wednesday evening, the president and first lady Melania Trump visited MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where Scalise remains in critical condition. [Full Article...]

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

He could either ask Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to fire him, or, if Rosentein refuses, repeal the regulations that govern the appointment and fire him himself-a scenario that would echo Nixon's notorious Saturday Night Massacre . [Full Article...]

Friday: Behind the Headlines - A local perspective on the Alexandria shooting

The man responsible for shooting pro-life Congressman Steve Scalise apparently had a hit list of other pro-life members of Congress to assassinate. ALEXANDRIA, Va. "I also want to thank the Capitol Police for their heroic actions to prevent further harm", he said. His Facebook page included rhetoric against President Donald Trump , including a post reading: "Trump is a Traitor". [Full Article...]

Former Trump Aide Calls Senator Kamala Harris "Hysterical" for Doing Her Job

Former Trump Aide Calls Senator Kamala Harris Elizabeth Warren, another Democratic women rebuked by the G.O.P for her words . Burr agreed and shut down her line of questioning. We can not allow them to hold us back, or silence us into self-doubt. "Okay, I just wanted to clear that up". "I'm not able to be rushed this fast", a visibly flustered Sessions said to Harris at one point. 'It makes me nervous'. [Full Article...]

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean' Last month , President Donald Trump stood proudly in the White House's Rose Garden, praising the profoundly controversial American Health Care Act as "something very, very incredibly well-crafted" and predicting how the Republicans would have it passed through Senate in no time . [Full Article...]


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