• Tensions rise after Syrian jet downed, missile attack

    Tensions rise after Syrian jet downed, missile attack

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    Iran's missile strike at ISIS Sunday in retaliation for the attacks in Tehran was a flop, the Times of Israel reports . He spoke as part of a TV package about the missile launches, showing them shoot off into the night from the western province of Kermanshah.
  • English cardinal after mosque attack: 'Repudiate hatred and violence'

    English cardinal after mosque attack: 'Repudiate hatred and violence'

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    At least 11 people were injured before Osborne was wrestled to the ground and arrested. This time the attacker deliberately targeted Muslims, according to the police. "While this appears to be an attack on a particular community, like the bad attacks in Manchester, Westminster and London Bridge , it is also an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom and respect", Khan said.
  • Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets

    Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets

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    The race is being viewed nationally as a gauge of whether President Donald Trump's sagging approval ratings are a drag on Republicans that could threaten the party's control of the House in the 2018 midterm elections . Information from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Associated Press was used in this report. Many of those districts are actually less Republican than Georgia's sixth district.
  • Flooding reported south of Mobile from storm system

    Flooding reported south of Mobile from storm system

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    A tropical storm warning is in effect for Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana, including Isla de Margarita, while a tropical storm watch is in effect for Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba. This is a new way to name systems starting this year by the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Much like "Potential Tropical Cyclone Three", there were watches and warnings in place before Bret was named.
  • NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

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    Seven of the Earth-size planets circle stars that are just like ours, not cool dwarf ones that require a planet to be quite close to its star for the right temperature. The telescope scanned 150,000 stars in the Swan constellation and was by far the most fruitful. Before Kepler was launched, astronomers had hoped that the frequency of Earth-like planets would be about one per cent of the stars.
  • Instagram Stories is still growing quickly and now has 250 million users

    Instagram Stories is still growing quickly and now has 250 million users

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    In August of previous year, Facebook revealed the "Stories" feature for Instagram, a feature considered to be the staple of Snapchat . Now the trend has ramped up. Now, after a broadcast has ended, people can choose to share a replay of their live stream for up to 24 hours. The company announced the move in a blog post on Tuesday - which also describes how you'll use the new feature.
  • Greens still undecided on schools deal

    Greens still undecided on schools deal

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    The concession would also be available to any schools within the independent sector that form a system, although most are stand-alones. Laws to bring in a needs-based funding model, proposed by consultant David Gonski, are to be debated in the Senate on Wednesday, days before the parliament rises for the winter break.
  • Renewables Generated Ten Percent of US Energy In March

    Renewables Generated Ten Percent of US Energy In March

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    Steam and other emissions are seen coming from a power station in Wollongong, south of Sydney, Australia, Nov. 17, 2009. The authors of the analysis found that the rapid growth of renewable energy and related policies were "a distant second to market fundamentals in causing financial pressure" on coal plants without long-term contracts.
  • Donald Trump condemns North Korea after Otto Warmbier dies

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    The University of Virginia student was held prisoner in North Korea while travelling. "North Korea sent him back to the United States before he died because more questions would have been raised about his death and the situation would have gotten worse if it had returned his dead body", said Cheong Seong-jang, an analyst at the private Sejong Institute in South Korea .
  • Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

    Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

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    Clashes between Syrian troops and SDF would escalate tensions in the country and open a new frontline in the many complex battlefields of the civil war, now in its seventh year. Russian Defense Ministry has denounced the U.S. aggression and violation of Syria's sovereignty with the attack on the SU-22 fighter jet, whose pilot was catapulted, but his whereabouts are still unknown.
  • Kohli, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Make ICC Champions Trophy Team

    Kohli, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Make ICC Champions Trophy Team

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    The Rising Kashmir had a headline on the front page, "Crackers go off as Pak pulls off stunning win over India". Fakhar hit 12 fours and three sixes before skying a catch off Hardik Pandya but Pakistan had the ideal platform to make the highest total in a Champions Trophy final .