• TSA, American Airlines Testing New State-of-the-Art Screening Technology

    TSA, American Airlines Testing New State-of-the-Art Screening Technology

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    CT scanners create a 3-D image that can be rotated to give screeners a better look. After the video of a United Airlines passenger being violently dragged off a plane went viral, complaints against airlines in the USA soared 70%. American Airlines, which is participating in the test, said the technology could let passengers leave laptops, liquids and aerosols in their carry-on bags, speeding up the trip through the airport.
  • U.S. and Qatar navy begin exercises amid Gulf crisis

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    The fighter jets will be built by Boeing and "give Qatar a state of the art capability and increase security cooperation and interoperability between the United States and Qatar ", the U.S. The vessels docked in Hamad Port, south Doha, on Wednesday, the Qatari defence ministry said.One Western diplomat in Qatar said this would send a message to Doha and other Gulf states .
  • On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phony' Russian Federation story

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    Comey had confirmed during a congressional testimony in March that the FBI was investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, which included possible collusion between the country and Trump associates. Near wall-to-wall coverage of yesterday's congressional shooting was broken by a bombshell report from the Washington Post which revealed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigators were looking into whether Trump was guilty of obstruction of justice in the ...
  • Senate votes to strengthen sanctions on both Russia and Iran

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    On Wednesday, the US Senate approved , by an overwhelming majority, a measure that would expand sanctions on Russian Federation and limit the US president's ability to lift said sanctions. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah, both Republicans, were the only votes against it - bolsters existing sanctions and would allow Congress to thwart any presidential effort to curtail sanctions without congressional approval.
  • Grenfell Tower tragedy: solidarity rally in Derry tonight

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    Among those still missing are entire families, a six-month-old baby, a young Italian couple, and a five-year-old boy, reports the Guardian . The tower housed some 600 people in 120 apartments. Cotton said that specialist dogs would be brought into search the building. Is this a one-off aberration or are we at risk? In addition to those killed, ambulance crews took 74 people to hospitals after the fire.
  • IS leader Baghdadi 'may have been killed by Russia'

    IS leader Baghdadi 'may have been killed by Russia'

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    The US was said to have been informed of the strike in advance. Still, the militant commander's death has been rumored many times before. The reports of his death have not been confirmed, as stories of al-Baghdadi's death have been reported several times before and proven to be untrue.
  • Ariana Grande Manchester bee tattoo pays tribute to victims

    Ariana Grande Manchester bee tattoo pays tribute to victims

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    He criticised the " One Last Time " hitmaker, saying: "If the queen can visit the victims in hospital, so can the star they paid to see". Piers Morgan has tweeted an apology to Ariana Grande after lambasting the singer for flying back to the United States in the aftermath of a bombing attack at her May 22 show in Manchester.
  • PM Modi congratulates Ireland PM Leo Varadkar

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    Mr Varadkar's Cabinet reshuffle saw leadership rival Simon Coveney made the effective " Brexit Minister", while Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has been tasked with preparing "for the challenges and opportunities of Brexit". I look forward to working with Taoiseach Varadkar to further strengthen India-Ireland relations, Modi tweeted. Varadkar himself has also downplayed his sexuality after coming out during a radio interview five months before Ireland voted "yes" on the 2015 ...
  • Kenya official: Roadside bomb blows up passenger vehicle

    Kenya official: Roadside bomb blows up passenger vehicle

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    Fredrick Shisia, Mandera, county commissioner, confirmed to local media in Kenya that the four who have been killed were traveling in a commercial matatu (minibus) on a route close to the Kenyan-Somali border. Saleh refuted earlier claims that the attack had claimed 13 lives. Suspicion has fallen on al-Shabab extremists from neighboring Somalia. Analysts call the improvised explosives a change in strategy by al-Shabab, which has been carrying out attacks inside Kenya since 2011.