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An imam has been hailed for his bravery after guarding the suspected terrorist who mowed down Muslim worshippers until the police arrived, telling a crowd: "Do not touch him". One said: "He got chucked out as he was so drunk". The van was apparently driven at people who were helping him. The attack drew condemnation from a broad array of political and religious figures.
  • Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, but fate uncertain

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    He called it "a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families" to the very rich that would raise costs, reduce coverage, roll back protections and "ruin Medicaid as we know it". The end result is that it will endanger the lives and liberty of many Americans. Blunt told Joplin radio station KZRG on Thursday that the individual health insurance market under Obamacare was "imploding" and pointed to premiums that have risen 145 percent in Missouri's individual marketplace since ...
  • US F-15 Fighter Jet Shoots Down Assad Regime Drone in Syria

    US F-15 Fighter Jet Shoots Down Assad Regime Drone in Syria

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    He also confirmed that there had been recent instances in which ground-based air defenses were directed at coalition planes. It comes after Russian Federation threatened to target coalition warplanes in retaliation for the U.S. There are concerns that further confrontations could lead to a breakout of hostilities that would hinder the battle against IS. On Monday, Russia's defense ministry effectively drew a line across Syria west of the Euphrates River, saying that "all kinds of ...
  • United States aircraft downs pro-Syrian regime drone southeast Syria

    United States aircraft downs pro-Syrian regime drone southeast Syria

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    According to U.S. officials, the Russian Su-27 was flying at an unsafe and unprofessional distance when it buzzed the U.S. Air Force RC-135. The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the incident had yet to be made public, said that the drone was in the same area where US aircraft had shot down the same type of unmanned aircraft - an Iranian Shahed 129 - earlier this month .
  • Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces

    Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces

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    Scalise was practicing with the Republican congressional baseball team early last Wednesday morning when the shooter, James Hodgkinson , opened fire on the lawmakers practicing on the field. Among those participating were Vice President Mike Pence and California Rep. Pete Aguilar. The three other people also shot in Wednesday's attack are Congressional aide Zach Barth, lobbyist Matt Mika and U.S.
  • Baseball shooter had list of 6 names

    Baseball shooter had list of 6 names

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    On Wednesday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation offered an update on the June 14 shooting during a congressional baseball practice , revealing more information about shooter James Thomas Hodgkinson . Hodgkinson was fatally wounded in a shootout with police. In March, Hodgkinson left IL and drove to Alexandria, Virginia, where he lived in his van in a YMCA parking lot.
  • Airbnb hosts in Cuba face setbacks after Trump's announcement

    Airbnb hosts in Cuba face setbacks after Trump's announcement

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    However, trade relations with Cuban entities run by the Cuban armed forces or security agencies will be prohibited and "person-to-person" visits by USA citizens to Cuba will be stopped or confined to group tours arranged by travel companies approved by the United States government.
  • In Brussels, weakened May to outline guarantees for European Union expats in Britain

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    Red tape for permanent residency would be cut there would be a two-year grace period to avoid "cliff edge" misfortunes. Speaking over dinner at the Brussels summit, Mrs May told leaders of the other 27 European Union nations: "The UK's position represents a fair and serious offer and one aimed at giving as much certainty as possible to citizens who have settled in the UK, building careers and lives and contributing so much to our society".
  • 8-Month-Old Baby Drowned While Mom Texted on Facebook

    8-Month-Old Baby Drowned While Mom Texted on Facebook

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    She said that she was only gone for about a minute but after examining her phone, authorities realised that she had been on Facebook, in another room, for 18 minutes while the water in the tub kept filling. Other children in the home were placed in foster care, although the number and ages of those children are unclear. No bond has been set, as of writing.
  • Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral

    Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral

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    China, North Korea's main trading partner, has been accused of not fully enforcing existing United Nations sanctions on its neighbor, and has resisted some tougher measures. "We hold North Korea accountable for Otto Warmbier's unjust imprisonment", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tuesday . "If North Korea continues to engage in acts of provocation against the South, our military will forcefully retaliate and we warn all responsibility for events occurring going forth is ...
  • Defence Forces members at hotel during terror attack in Mali

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    Sunday's assault follows less than two years after Islamist militants carried out an attack on the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako in November 2015, killing more than 20 people. Mali has been in a state of emergency nearly continuously since the attack against a five-star hotel in the capital on November 20th, 2015, which left 22 people dead.