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Although the number of hostages was unconfirmed as of Thursday, the group is known to kill its hostages instead of holding them ransom. While al-Shabab claimed to have attacked the neighboring Posh Treats restaurant, which is frequented by the city's elite and was damaged in the blast, security officials said the Pizza House was targeted instead.
  • Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15

    Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15

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    At least 40 people were killed and almost 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said. At least 40 people have been killed and almost 100 wounded in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities.
  • Will America Wage War with a Nuclear-Armed North Korea?

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    She said the USA would be consulting with China on implementation of U.N. Security Council resolutions that are meant to restrict revenue and technology for the North's nuclear and missile programs. She said he was in tears after Warmbier died. Warmbier was detained at the Pyongyang airport in January 2016 after a short tour of North Korea. Before any talks, the U.S.
  • Parsing through the details of the GOP's health care bill

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    The bill proposes phasing out Medicaid's expansion program and capping Medicaid spending, repealing Obamacare taxes and restructuring subsidies to insurance customers. In New Hampshire, "we're just beginning to see the benefits of having the expansion of Medicaid to provide treatment for people", Shaheen added. "If you've got employer coverage, they're coming for you too", he said.
  • Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria

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    Khamenei asked Abadi not to trust the Americans in their fight against the Islamic State, as "they and their regional allies (Saudi Arabia) have created Daesh with their money and do not wish to fully eliminate them" in Iraq . The ministry also called on the USA military to provide a full account of why it made a decision to shoot down the Syrian SU-22. Russia, which supports the government of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad militarily, called the downing of the Syrian plane an "act of ...
  • Hundreds mourn student who'd been held in North Korea

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    However, the doctors in Cincinnati said they found no signs of botulism. Otto Warmbier knew everyone on campus as a student at the University of Virginia , and he had an "insane" tie collection. "The devastating loss of Otto Warmbier's life has led us to reconsider our position on accepting American tourists", the company said on its website.
  • Coalition says 'would welcome' al-Baghdadi death

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    The Russian defense ministry claims to have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a May 28 airstrike in Raqqa, Syria . USA defense officials say they are aware of reports of the strike and is looking for information to confirm it.
  • Senate approves new sanctions over Russia's meddling in United States election

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    For one, new sanctions would be imposed on those linked to "malicious cyber activity" or Russian intelligence or defense services and even for allocating weapons to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government. "These additional sanctions will also send a powerful and bipartisan statement to Russian Federation and any other country who might try to interfere in our elections that they will be punished".
  • 'Time running out' for Stormont talks - Sinn Féin

    'Time running out' for Stormont talks - Sinn Féin

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    Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, DUP chief whip at Westminster, confirmed his party wanted extra funding as part of any agreement, but dismissed the £2bn figure as "wild speculation" and "wide of the mark" in an interview with BBC Newsline . But the source said agreement before Wednesday's State Opening of Parliament could not entirely be ruled out if there was movement in the talks between the parties.