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World News Israel strikes targets in Syria for 2nd day
Author: 0 Israel strikes targets in Syria for 2nd day

Israel called the errant fire " unacceptable violation of Israeli sovereignty ". Israel has mostly stayed on the sidelines throughout Syria's civil war , now in its seventh year, responding only with limited strikes when fire has spilled into Israel.

World News Ivanka Trump ordered to testify over designer shoe fraud allegations
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump ordered to testify over designer shoe fraud allegations

In such a situation, " a deposition is appropriate ", the judge said . "Accordingly, she can not avoid a deposition in this matter". The proceedings are to be held by the end of October and can take place in Washington, D.C., where Trump relocated at the beginning of the year from New York City, where her business has its headquarters.

Author: 0 Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

Following unsuccessful attempts in recent special elections in Montana and Kansas, the Democrats were hoping to slam the Republicans on Tuesday. President Donald Trump speaks during the "American Leadership in Emerging Technology" event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Washington .

Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

As usual, the kind of politician Lalu Prasad Yadav is he showed it by calling Meira Kumar "Bihar ki Beti" (daughter of Bihar) in his unusual style. ".don't know what made Kumar to move away and extend support to a RSS man", he told reporters on his arrival at the Jay Prakash Narayan Airport at Patna from New Delhi .

Author: 0 Trump tweets endorsement for GOP candidate in Georgia special election

Handel, a republican, is a 55 year old former Georgia Secretary of State. "I'm proud to support her career even if I take some heat for it", Ossoff said. Ossoff said on CNN . Trump has attacked Ossoff for living just outside the district, claiming Ossoff will raise taxes. "I really like Trump and I feel good about what he's doing", Asper told CNN .

World News When exactly is the first day of summer?
Author: 0 When exactly is the first day of summer?

It was the Greek astronomer Eratosthenes of Cyrene who first calculated the Earth's circumference based on the sun's alignment on the solstice, as author and Guardian columnist Dr. You may have seen "Happy First Day of Summer" posts popping up on your social media sites, but if you're questioning the timing of the posts, you may not be alone.

World News Trump's Bad Bet on Cuba
Author: 0 Trump's Bad Bet on Cuba

Cuba could continue doing those deals with the US, and Cuba President Raul Castro is set to step down from power in 2018. An official revealed that the new rules would ban financial transactions between USA and Cuban military-related companies.

World News Chinese president expresses condolences over former German chancellor's death
Author: 0 Chinese president expresses condolences over former German chancellor's death

She added that the former chancellor and leader of her Christian Democratic Union party had changed her life as well, after she was raised in former communist East Germany. "I was lucky to communicate with Helmut Kohl in person". "When a new spirit began to stir in eastern Europe in the 1980s, when, starting in Poland freedom was seized, when fearless people in Leipzig, East Berlin and elsewhere in East Germany began a peaceful revolution, then Helmut Kohl was the right man at the right ...

World News Update on UFC veteran Tim Hague following brain injury from KO
Author: 0 Update on UFC veteran Tim Hague following brain injury from KO

Tim Hague suffered a brain injury during the fight. . Multiple reports surfaced stating that Hague had passed away Saturday morning, but his sister has since refuted those reports. He had to have surgery to relieve pressure from his brain". His overall MMA record stands at 21 wins and 13 losses. With that in mind it's clear there's no way that Hague, a kindergarten teacher and family man, should have been stepping back into the ring this past weekend, but nevertheless it's still a ...

Author: 0 American soldiers wounded, not killed in incident at Afghan base

The statement read that the incident was under investigation and more details would be provided when available. If confirmed, the insider attack would be the second in a week in Afghanistan . Afghan officials also confirmed the attack and that the attacker had been shot dead. The U.S. now has roughly 8,400 troops in Afghanistan (excluding those in country on a temporary basis), while North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and coalition allies have a total of about 5,000 forces.

World News Nicola Sturgeon speaks at legacy event for murdered MP Jo Cox
Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon speaks at legacy event for murdered MP Jo Cox

Her parents, Jean and Gordon Leadbeater, said thousands of events across the United Kingdom in Mrs Cox's memory would help to send out a message of hope. "At a time when extremists of all types are trying to divide our communities there is a huge ground swell of people who just want to focus on the things that unite us, who want to draw closer to their neighbours and communities", he added.

World News Hiring up in nine states, jobless rates at record lows
Author: 0 Hiring up in nine states, jobless rates at record lows

The number of people unemployed in Pennsylvania is up slightly over the past month, increasing by 8,000. MI has the next lowest rate at 4.2 percent. Colorado had the lowest unemployment rate last month, at 2.3 percent, followed by North Dakota, at 2.5 percent.

World News Stielike sacked after shock loss
Author: 0 Stielike sacked after shock loss

But Tuesday's 3-2 reverse in Doha, South Korea's first loss to Qatar in 32 years, left them in danger of missing direct qualification for Russian Federation 2018. The 62-year-old German, Stielike was the longest manager of the Korean national football team, holding the post for 2 years and 9 months. "I'm also stepping down from my position".

World News Williams staffer, House leader among injured in shooting
Author: 0 Williams staffer, House leader among injured in shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the Associated Press and major news outlets reported. Barth and Williams both credited the Capitol Police officers who were at the field with Scalise for saving their lives. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was practicing with the House members, described hearing "dozens and dozens and dozens of shots fired". They saved all of our lives.

World News Zarif: Intelligence shows S. Arabia promoting terror in Iran's borders
Author: 0 Zarif: Intelligence shows S. Arabia promoting terror in Iran's borders

Several suspected militants, including the alleged mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran last week, were tracked down, detained or killed by Iranian authorities, a security official and a minister confirmed. World leaders condemned the attacks on Iran , however neither Saudi Arabia nor the United Sates did so. A total of 17 people were killed and almost 50 others were wounded in the terrorist attacks.

World News Hamas warns of violence as Israel cuts Gaza power further
Author: 0 Hamas warns of violence as Israel cuts Gaza power further

Sunday's Israeli cabinet discussion on whether to co-operate to Ramallah's plan to slash electricity supply became heated as ministers rowed with military chiefs, according to a report in Haaretz newspaper. A United Nations aid agency that helps Palestinians in Gaza condemned the territory's Hamas rulers on Friday after discovering a tunnel running under two of its schools for boys.

World News Jaitley says no to Central help for farm loan waiver by states
Author: 0 Jaitley says no to Central help for farm loan waiver by states

The loan waiver plan was chalked out by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis last week, who had said the government was willing to write off up to 305 billion rupees ($4.75 billion) in defaulted loans held by farmers. To ensure that farmers should get desired and reasonable price for their produce, he announced to create "Kisan Bazaar" at panchayat level. Moreover, rich farmers are likely to be excluded from the loan waiver announced by the BJP-led government in Maharashtra, ...

Author: 0 Battle for IS 'Capital' Raqqa Begins

In addition to the Kurdish and Arab forces, about 900 USA military troops are on the ground in Syria, mostly functioning in an advisory role for the Syrians and forming a cooperative anti-ISIS force called the Operation Inherent Resolve. He criticized the United States for launching the Raqqa offensive with SDF. There are an estimated 55,000 Syrian Defense Forces, including 26,000 Syrian Kurds.

Author: 0 'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

Kenny will soon be replaced by Ireland's Taoiseach-elect Leo Varadkar, who won a Fine Gael internal party election earlier this month and is scheduled to be confirmed by the Irish parliament, the Dáil, next week. May's room for maneuver has been eroded by the election drubbing which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament, and she has kept many ministers in their jobs.

World News Lexington Hosts LGBTQ Pride Rally, March
Author: 0 Lexington Hosts LGBTQ Pride Rally, March

Hundreds attended Sunday's 'Equality March for Unity and Pride on Madison, ' a sister march to dozens held across the country . "People thought I was kidding", she said . Following the speakers, about 1,000 people marched into the streets of downtown Lexington chanting phrases such as "What do we want?" "The attack on Pulse really struck me hard", he said.

World News Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating
Author: 0 Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said earlier this week that questioning Trump's commitment to Article 5 is "a bit of a silly discussion" and "the president remains entirely committed to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and all of the articles, not just Article 5".

World News Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol vehicle, police say
Author: 0 Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol vehicle, police say

Fletcher had an emotional reunion with Destinee Magnum on Wednesday night. Police say Christian slashed the throats of Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Ricky John Best, killing them. One passenger tried to intervene and was not hurt. "I just want to say thank you to them and their family and that I appreciate them because without them, we probably would be dead right now", she told local Fox affiliate KPTV .

World News Saif al-Islam Gaddafi freed from prison in Zintan
Author: 0 Saif al-Islam Gaddafi freed from prison in Zintan

In June 2011, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued warrants for Seif al-Islam, his father and intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi for crimes against humanity in relation to the then administration's brutal measures to suppress the uprising.

Author: 0 Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

She then announced to the public she would work with "our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party ". "Our two parties have enjoyed a strong relationship over many years", she said. A "civil service reform plan" would be a key feature of the long-term, cross-government vision - which the party said needed measurable targets and agreed dates.

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