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Some Belgian media had reported earlier that the suspect was wearing a bomb belt. Photos posted on social media showed a small fire in the station, which was evacuated along with the main Brussels square. On Monday, a motorist rammed a police van on Paris's Champs-Élysées. The explosion was on the mezzanine level. Witnesses described loud bang at Brussels train station.
  • Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest

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    Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, enlisted numerous state's top elected officials to keep Georgia's Sixth District in Republican hands. Pence chimed in : "Congrats Karen Handel! ". That would contrast with last April, when Fulton County could not report vote totals for several hours after polls closed in the special election in Georgia's 6th congressional district.
  • Four tied atop US Open leaderboard heading into weekend

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    You can make a bogey kind of anywhere ... "It was a good display, all my own fault, but a good display of what can happen if you get out of position on this golf course, which is what I did on 14". "Obviously, today I definitely had something to show for it". Hit a lot of shots probably better today than I did yesterday. After bogeying three straight holes on his back nine, his first dropped shots of the tournament, Fowler limped into the clubhouse with a 73 to fall to six under for the ...
  • Russia FM: new US sanctions sign of 'Russo-phobic obsession'

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    This is not the first time the USA -led coalition shut down a regime drone. Earlier, Syrian forces attacked coalition fighters in Ja'Din, wounding a number of fighters and driving them from the town. That move elicited a round of threats from Russia's defense ministry, which indicated it could shoot down the next US jet flying west of the Euphrates River, and raised fresh concerns over the expanded nature of USA involvement in Syria's protracted six year war.
  • America shoots down Iranian drone

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    The shooting of the drone came a day after the United States shot down a Syrian government fighter jet, ramping up tensions in the region and eliciting a threat from Russian Federation to treat us aircraft as targets. through its de-confliction channel established with the aim of preventing incidents in the busy skies over Syria. When the Syrian air force bombed SDF positions Sunday, the U.S.
  • Close Call: Russian Jet Flies Five Feet From American Plane

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    And U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation aircraft have repeatedly had close encounters with Russian aircraft - some alarmingly close - over the last two years. Russia's take on the encounter puts the American plane behaving dangerously after a Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted the plane and was escorting it at the time.
  • Close Call: Russian Jet Flies Five Feet From American Plane

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    And U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation aircraft have repeatedly had close encounters with Russian aircraft - some alarmingly close - over the last two years. Russia's take on the encounter puts the American plane behaving dangerously after a Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted the plane and was escorting it at the time.
  • Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

    Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

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    Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks. Iran has described the Tehran attackers as being " long affiliated with the Wahhabi ", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia . Tehran was rocked by two deadly attacks on June 7 targeting Iran's Parliament building and a shrine dedicated to the republic's revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini.
  • US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

    US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

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    The drone was thought to be armed and threatening United States troops on the ground, officials said. US Central Command officials said the Syrian plane was downed "in collective self-defense of Coalition-partnered forces". Russian Federation is also the main ally of the Syrian regime and has significant military assets inside the country. The flights support Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters aligned against ISIS .
  • Japan Has Surprise Deficit as Import Growth Beats Exports

    Japan Has Surprise Deficit as Import Growth Beats Exports

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    Mineral fuel - which includes petroleum, coal and liquefied natural gas, accounted for the biggest principal commodity imported, with a share of 20.3%, up 41.5% from a year earlier. Imports from all of Asia perked 14.4% on year to 2.925 trillion yen, while imports from China alone picked up 9.6% to 1.429 trillion yen. Exports to all of Asia were up 16.8% on year to 3.234 trillion yen, while exports to China alone advanced an annual 23.9% to 1.117 trillion yen.
  • Despite China's 'Help With North Korea, It Has Not Worked Out'

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    Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio did not mince their words as they expressed outrage over the death of the 22-year-old, who was released back to the USA last week in a coma and later died . President Donald Trump said that China and its leader Xi Jinping had "tried"-but failed-to help solve the ongoing nuclear and missile crisis in North Korea".