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At the same time, Iran fired missiles into Syria over the weekend. A senior United States defense official tells CNN the so-called "de-confliction line" remains open with Russian Federation. "The Russian Federation has indicated that their objective in Syria, like ours, is to defeat ISIS", Dunford told reporters. On Monday, Russia's Ministry of Defense accused the USA of "a cynical violation" of Syria's sovereignty, saying that Russian aircraft had also been carrying out ...
  • Israeli officer killed, 3 Palestinian attackers shot dead

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    If IS's claim of involvement was true, it would be its first direct action against Israel . A wave of Palestinian street attacks began in October 2015 but has since slowed. Inside the Old City shops were open but the atmosphere was subdued and numbers of people much lower than normal. It claim the entire city as its indivisible capital but the Palestinians claim its eastern sector as the capital of their promised state.
  • Trump scraps Obama-era program protecting undocumented parents

    Trump scraps Obama-era program protecting undocumented parents

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    Even so, some Dreamers have been deported, most notably 23-year-old Juan Manuel Montes, who had lived in the USA since age 9 and had an active DACA permit. "We hope President Trump now will keep his entire promise by ordering an end to the Obama Administration's other unconstitutional amnesty, the DACA program which continues to issues new work permits to those here illegally", Chmielenski said.
  • UK Politics: One year on from the Brexit referendum

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    An EU relationship similar to Norway's is the only model that could attract public and political support in Britain, without threatening EU principles or inflicting serious economic costs on either side. Yet at no point since the referendum has the British government seemed less prepared and less sure about what Brexit should actually entail. The devolved government of Northern Ireland is at a standstill at the moment and the threat of direct rule from Westminster via the DUP's new ...
  • Moody's downgrades Australia's top banks

    Moody's downgrades Australia's top banks

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    The ratings downgrade has focused attention on the risks lurking in the country's A$1.51 trillion (US$1.15 trillion) of mortgage loans. Ratings agency Moody's last night fired a warning shot across the bows of the housing-dependent Australian economy, downgrading the big banks.
  • BJD extends support to Kovind's name for President

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    They said the two-member BJP team, which met Congress President and other leaders, explained to them that the twin objectives of the consultation process was to have the benefit of views and suggestions of various parties in the matter and to seek their support.
  • Finsbury Park mosque van attacker identified as Darren Osborne

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    Bystanders detained him and handed him over to the police when they arrived at the scene. The man's name was not released. Police say it is not yet clear whether the man's death was a result of the attack. "People now have a big question about safety in London after all these terrorist attacks , and we want to assure them that they are safe, and that's why we want to work with the police", Kozbar said.
  • Van attack caused by islamophobia: muslims

    Van attack caused by islamophobia: muslims

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    Khan said this afternoon that police resources in London are so stretched that officers on holiday are being called back to ensure there is an increased presence in the capital in response to the most recent terrorist incident. "This attack comes at a hard time for the city", May said in her statement. Just three days ago, an Islamophobic hate crime watch group met with members of the nearby Muslim Welfare House - located just feet from Monday's attack - to warn about safety precautions ...
  • Scalise will remain in the hospital for 'some time'

    Scalise will remain in the hospital for 'some time'

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    Steve Scalise of Louisiana. A law enforcement official says the gunman who wounded a top Republican congressman and several other people during an early morning baseball practice legally purchased his rifle and handgun. Sava said Friday that there are hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's body, but "we have no intention to try and remove all the bullet fragments at this point".
  • Indian PM Modi's party picks Dalit as presidential candidate

    Indian PM Modi's party picks Dalit as presidential candidate

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    He has also headed groups that work to improve the conditions of Dalits, previously known as untouchables, who lie at the bottom of India's deeply entrenched social hierarchy. It has been learned that JD (U) and BSP indicated they were not opposed to Kovind's candidature. A name they have considered is former speaker Meira Kumar, also a Dalit and the daughter of former Prime Minister Jagjivan Ram, but it's not a candidature that will set the Yamuna afire.
  • London terror attack suspect named

    London terror attack suspect named

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    Mobile phone footage taken by one of those who crowded round the police van seems to show the arrested 48-year-old man blowing a kiss at the person recording the video, reported The Independent. He then said that he struck the attacker and helped to subdue him, pinning him down until the police arrived. "When I got him on the ground, I said, 'Why are you doing this?' He said, 'I want to kill more Muslims'".