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Handel's victory comes after Republican special congressional election wins in Montana , Kansas and SC. Democrats have aimed to leverage Trump's dismal approval rating and opposition to the Republican health-care bill into winning Republican seats and potentially taking control of the House in 2018.
  • US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria

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    The US said it took the action to defend the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a rebel group fighting ISIS on the outskirts of Raqqa in the northeast. In Syria's complex civil war, the USA backs some rebel groups opposed to President Assad, as well as fighters seeking to drive out the Islamic State (IS) group.
  • Island deal moves peace duties to Saudi: Egypt Official

    Island deal moves peace duties to Saudi: Egypt Official

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    Previous administrative court rulings invalidated the deal while a later verdict from the court of urgent matters halted the invalidation ruling. Egypt's high administrative court has defended an earlier decision to annul the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, local media and judicial sources said.
  • US Shoots Down Pro-Syrian Drone

    US Shoots Down Pro-Syrian Drone

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    The drone was thought to be armed and threatening United States troops on the ground, officials said . "When the armed UAV continued to advance on the Coalition position without diverting its course it was shot down ", the statement said.
  • Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot by police at Brussels Central station

    Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot by police at Brussels Central station

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    Initial reports on Tuesday said the blast at Central Station could have come from an explosive belt, but subsequent accounts pointed to the blast coming from a suitcase. One man has reportedly been shot , though there have been no confirmed reports of casualties so far by the authorities. The device only caused a small explosion, suggesting that it was a poorly made device.
  • Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

    Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

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    ISIL, which stands for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and is also known as ISIS , claimed responsibility for the June 7 attacks on Iran's parliament and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini that left 17 people dead. Senior Iranian officials had also put the blame for the Tehran attacks on Riyadh, saying Saudi Arabia was "promoting terrorist groups" in Iran.
  • Soldiers Shoot 'Terror Attack' Suspect At Brussels Train Station

    Soldiers Shoot 'Terror Attack' Suspect At Brussels Train Station

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    The suitcase, later found to contain nails and gas bottles, caught fire and then exploded a second time more violently as the man ran downstairs to the platforms. Witness Nicolas Van Herrewegen, a rail worker, told Reuters: "He was talking about the jihadists and all that and then at some point he shouted: " Allahu akbar " and blew up the little suitcase he had next to him.
  • Jared Kushner travelling to Middle East to work toward peace deal

    Jared Kushner travelling to Middle East to work toward peace deal

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    Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, and Jason Greenblatt, his lead worldwide negotiator, will meet with leaders from both sides after accompanying Trump on his visit to the region last month. "After dozens of years, I have the privilege to be the prime minister building a new settlement in Judaea and Samaria", Netanyahu tweeted , using the Hebrew biblical term for the West Bank.
  • Otto Warmbier's family declines autopsy

    Otto Warmbier's family declines autopsy

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    Sammarco said more interviews with physicians from the Unviersity of Cincinatti Medical Center will be conducted, and medical records reviewed, in lieu of the autopsy . An American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma has died in Ohio. "It's [North Korea] a brutal regime, and we'll be able to handle it", he told reporters later.
  • Saudi royals to make pledge to new crown prince

    Saudi royals to make pledge to new crown prince

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    A royal decree appointed Mohammed bin Salman crown prince and deputy prime minister. That's something closely followed by fund managers and could mean a lot more foreign investment coming into the kingdom. "We've seen the shift of power coming for some time , and the steady centralization of power under King Salman and the purview of his son", said Kristin Smith Diwan, a senior resident scholar at the Arab Gulf State Institute in Washington.
  • Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions stretch and bend

    Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions stretch and bend

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    Despite the short notice, the Consulate was able to house some 60 attendees at short notice. "Around 30-35 students from every stream will be participating in the event". Maneka Gandhi celebrated International Yoga Day , a couple of days ago with anganwadi children in New Delhi . International Yoga Day on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performing Yoga along with 51,000 participants in Lucknow .