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The governor then picked Steve Marshall to fill Strange's seat, and Marshall earlier this year recused himself from the Bentley investigation and named retired Montgomery County District Attorney Ellen Brooks as acting attorney general in the Bentley investigation.
  • As Tillerson Visits, Russia Accuses US of Unlawful Syria Raid

    As Tillerson Visits, Russia Accuses US of Unlawful Syria Raid

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    The State Department tried to manage expectations even before the April 6 US attack on Al Shayrat airfield in Syria threw a wrench into bilateral relations. "But the rest of the campaign stays on track, exactly as it was before Assad's violation", he said. "What I did should have been done by the Obama administration a long time before I did it", said Trump.
  • Sweden truck attack: suspect was 'wanted for deportation'

    Sweden truck attack: suspect was 'wanted for deportation'

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    The suspect had applied for residency in Sweden in 2014 but his application was rejected in December a year ago, another police spokesman, Jan Evensson, told reporters . Police have a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan in custody. "If people who are here seeking asylum and treat us like this, it is not good", Holm said.
  • Regime change in Syria a priority of Trump administration: Haley

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    Administration officials have said the attack successfully destroyed refuelling stations, hangars and some planes, effectively making the base inoperable. Mr Tillerson conceded that removing Mr Assad from power could "ultimately" require greater pressure, including military action, from the U.S. or an global coalition, but he said that is not the preferred choice.
  • Syria strikes: Site of chemical attack hit again

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    Stavridis's comments came days after the US launched a missile strike on a Syrian military air base on Thursday, marking a drastic escalation of USA intervention in the country's ongoing civil war. "For his part, Tillerson on Friday said he was disappointed" by Russia's reaction "because it indicates their continued support" for the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
  • Russian Federation accuses USA of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

    Russian Federation accuses USA of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

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    The White House has accused Russian Federation of being involved in a "cover up" over the suspected chemical attack. Skeptics noted that a confrontation with Russian Federation over Syria was well-timed for a president whose campaign is under investigation by the FBI and congressional committees for possible coordination with Moscow during the 2016 election.
  • Putin and Rouhani, in phone call, condemn United States aggression in Syria

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    Nonetheless, it appeared before Thursday night's missile strike that Russia's support for Assad hadn't diminished. Assad accused the USA of trying to boost the morale of "terror groups" in Syria. Tillerson to the deeper engagement implicit in the assertive speech Ms. Haley gave at the UN. But if the president is honest, if this is not simply a "Muslim ban" in disguise, he should swiftly realize that the U.S.is in a far more luxurious position than our European and Arab partners.
  • Man arrested in Birmingham over Westminster terror attack

    Man arrested in Birmingham over Westminster terror attack

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    Four people died in yesterday's attack , after a vehicle was driven along the pavement on Westminster Bridge and a policeman was stabbed outside the Houses of Parliament. Born in the county of Kent and a resident of the West Midlands in central England, Masood was known to police and the MI5 by several aliases and had a raft of previous convictions dating from 1983 to 2003.
  • U.N. expands civilian camps as air strikes resume on Mosul

    U.N. expands civilian camps as air strikes resume on Mosul

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    Two suicide attackers detonated their vests when surrounded by police, and three others were killed in separate clashes. The helicopter was providing air support to Federal Police forces battling Islamic State fighters on the western side of Mosul, the statement said.
  • Violent mob attacks Africans in India after teen's death

    Violent mob attacks Africans in India after teen's death

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    This incident comes after five people were arrested and over 1,000 booked for attacking four Nigerian nationals at Ansal Plaza in Greater Noida earlier this week. Following the attacks, Sushma Swaraj, India's external affairs minister, has promised a "fair and impartial investigation". "Another 300 unknown suspects have been figured out and we will be taking tough action against them", DNA quoted Noida Superintendent of Police (rural) Sujata Singh as saying.
  • United CEO calls passenger incident 'truly horrific,' vows to 'fix what's broken'

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    Tone-deaf United CEO Oscar Munoz called Dr. Dao "belligerent" about being "re-accomodated" which is just fancy speak for being bumped from a flight that he paid to be on. Kimmel aired a parody ad for United Airlines , which opens with a woman dressed as a flight attendant explaining, "We're United Airlines ". An initial statement in response to the incident said the flight was "overbooked".