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Iran launches first strikes in Syria

The strikes are the first time Iran has fired missiles at another country in three decades and represent a major escalation of Iran's role in the war in Syria . "The Islamic Republic of Iran's power to decide and respond is a rapid and decisive power and the missile strikes against the ISIL terrorists' positions in the past few days displayed Iran' might and power to make decisions and react", Safavi said. Lire la suite »

Vandals set fire to memorial to slain Virginia teen Nabra Hassanen

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Virginia's hate-crime statute includes penalty enhancements for crimes motivated by race, religion and ethnicity. The chief wants anyone with evidence that Hassanen's killing was motivated by hate to come forward. Charred remains of a memorial for Nabra Hassanen . Chaudry said that when a Muslim commits a crime, officials are quick to brand it an act of terror, but when the perpetrator is not Muslim, cops approach it differently. Lire la suite »

Do Americans trust James Comey more than Trump?

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While Comey has generally had a distinguished career with the U.S. Department of Justice, I was disappointed to hear that at the moment of truth with our new President, Mr. Trump lashed out at Comey, dubbing him a "leaker" for indirectly providing reporters with the contents of his memos summarizing their private conversations in the weeks before he was sacked. Lire la suite »

Some UK ministers want Hammond as caretaker PM

Reports are swirling of Conservative MPs promoting both Mr Davis and Philip Hammond as potential Prime Ministers in a bid to keep Boris Johnson out of Number 10. He went on: "Don't be so self indulgent, is my message to those [plotters].the more you do of that, the more self indulgent nonsense you go in for, the more hard you make it to do our proper job". Lire la suite »

London Eye Evacuated After Suspected WW2 Bomb Spotted in Thames

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A woman named Kade, who was on the London Eye when people were told it would be evacuated, tweeted: "The whole area around the London Eye was evacuated by police while we were at the top and they had to speed it up to get everyone off". The evacuation order and security cordon were lifted soon after the device was assessed by police. London eye evacuated. Police everywhere. The London Eye is the country's most popular paid tourist attraction, visited by 3.75million people every year. Lire la suite »

Why Democrats can't quit Nancy Pelosi

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Pelosi also incorrectly predicted that Democrats were poised to take back the House past year, leading some of her colleagues to feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. "I think she's the most capable leader that we have and I can't imagine anyone else who could do such an important job and do it so well". Rice said. Lire la suite »

China, US kick off inaugural diplomatic, security dialogue

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Territorial disputes in the South China Sea will also figure in the talks, with the U.S. wanting a freeze on all building activity in the area. -China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue kicks off in Washington Wednesday. China will be represented by senior foreign policy adviser Yang Jiechi and the chief of staff of the military, Fang Fenghui. Teng Jianqun, director of American Studies at the China Institute of International Studies, said such talks show that both sides are inclined to be ... Lire la suite »

Thunderbirds will not fly Sunday after jet accident at Dayton Air Show

Lt. Col. Jason Heard, who leads the Air Force's aerial acrobatics team, said the jet skidded about 300 feet off the end of the runway, and that he could not recall another incident quite like it in the Thunderbirds' 64-year history. The Dayton Air Show is no stranger to tragedy: In 2013, a pilot and stunt walker were killed when their bi-plane crashed onto the runway and burst into flames as spectators looked on. Lire la suite »

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to 'fair' condition after shooting

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He's now expected to recover. Scalise's trauma surgeon said Friday he can hope to make an "excellent recovery", even though the lawmaker arrived at the hospital Wednesday at imminent risk of death. Nonetheless, said Sava, "we fully expect him to be able to walk" and "hopefully run". "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", Sava said. Lire la suite »

Rebels say Syrian army, Iranian-backed militias launch offensive in eastern desert

The announcement came days after UNICEF appointed its newest Goodwill Ambassador, Syrian Muzoon Almellehan, 19, the first person with official refugee status to become an Ambassador for UNICEF. The IRGC statement said that the attack "was a message" and a " warning " to "Takfiri terrorists, their regional supporters and their supporters outside of the region". Lire la suite »

Afghan official says Taliban kill 10 police

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The Taliban militants stormed a check post in Chesht district of the province. However, no one immediately claimed the responsibility for the attack. Earlier in the day, President Ashraf Ghani reiterated his call for the Taliban to return to peace talks, a request came on the major Islamic festival of Eid al-Fitr. Lire la suite »

Authorities investigate possible hate crimes against California mosques

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The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/2sDGhM2) that in a separate incident someone driving by in a auto threw pages torn out of a Quran into the Islamic Center of Davis Friday night, during evening prayer. In January, police said 30-year-old Lauren Kirk-Coehlo broke windows, damaged property and placed bacon on door handles at the Davis center. She was sentenced to five years' probation on June 15 after pleading guilty to a felony hate crime, CNN affiliate KVOR reported. Lire la suite »

ND sailor aboard USS Fitzgerald when it was struck

According to data from the Marine Traffic website, the ACX Crystal , made an 180-degree turn shortly before the accident. The incident has sparked as many as three investigations by the U.S. that the container ship informed the Japanese coastguard of the accident, said coastguard spokesman Takeshi Aikawa told Reuters . The sailors' remains are expected to arrive at Dover Air Force Base in DE on Tuesday. Lire la suite »

Sultan of Sokoto Declares Sunday Eid-El-Fitr

Meanwhile, the Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Ali Ahmad, has congratulated Muslims on the successful completion of the fast and urged them to sustain the virtues of Ramadan by maintaining the love, togetherness and peaceful co-existence that characterized the month. Lire la suite »

Fugitives Wanted for Attempted Murder On the Run in NY

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Police in Tennessee say they are armed and unsafe. According to the TBI, New York State Police also issued a news release about this encounter. The vehicle they had reportedly stolen after their crime in Tennessee was located in the Pine Bush area on Friday, police sources said. Lire la suite »

North Korea denies torturing American detainee

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Through statements on KCNA , North Korea said it dealt with him according to its domestic laws and global standards. The spokesman also said that "groundless" speculation of torture and beatings could be refuted by American doctors who came to the North to examine Warmbier before his release and allegedly acknowledged that North Korean doctors had "brought him back alive" after his heart almost stopped. Lire la suite »

Turkish FM: Qatar Wants An End to Crisis

It was part of the $21.1-billion deal signed in November, a US State Department official told Sputnik Thursday. It comes days after US President Donald Trump accused Qatar - a major US ally - of funding terrorism "at a very high level" - a charge Qatar denies. Lire la suite »