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May 08 2017

Israeli Patriot missiles down target over Golan Heights: army

SANA , the state-run Syrian news agency, said that Israel had carried out missile strikes on the airport, but it did not specify what had been hit. A military spokesp...

May 08 2017

Senators to hear from Comey amid FBI's Russian Federation investigation

Comey made remarks when testifying before the USA bipartisan Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the probes into both Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server an...

May 08 2017

Iran TV censors Rouhani documentary ahead of elections

There was little hope of finding any survivors at a mine in northern Iran where 21 miners died trying to rescue their trapped workmates, a rescue official said Thursday...

May 08 2017

GOP health victory may be fleeting as wary Senate awaits

Following weeks of in-party feuding and mounting pressure from the White House, lawmakers voted 217 to 213 to pass a bill dismantling much of Barack Obama's Affordable ...

May 08 2017

Islamic State mounts fierce resistance on new Mosul front

In a statement in Baghdad, the Prime Minister said, the American troops will then only have an advisory role to help security forces maintain full readiness for any fut...

May 08 2017

Government needs a good shutdown, tweets frustrated Trump

KEITH: Three hours earlier, he made the same case in a hastily arranged conference call, though the Q&A was cut short when someone put their phone on hold. Later, at a Ro...

May 08 2017

Bumps ahead for 'Obamacare' repeal as Americans air worries

Cynics believe that the Obama administration knew its program would fail but thought that would make it easier to convince the American people that the only solution woul...

May 08 2017

Japan, ASEAN countries mull ways to counter financial crises

South Korea, Japan and China, at a trilateral meeting on Friday, vowed to fight against "all forms of protectionism" amid growing concerns of US President Donald Trump's ...

May 08 2017

Trump Transition Team Reportedly Warned Flynn About Contact with Russian Ambassador

In late November, the Trump transition team asked national security officials in the Obama White House for the classified Central Intelligence Agency profile on Russia's ...

May 08 2017

Hamas Elects Ismail Haniyeh As New Political Chief

He replaces Khaled Mashaal, its longtime leader. Last Wednesday, a Palestinian Authority official further warned that the PA government will stop paying for electricity...

May 08 2017

Tony Blair backs Theresa May to win the election

When asked whether Mr Corbyn would attend a debate with the other party leaders if the Prime Minister is not taking part, the Labour spokesman said there "would be no p...

May 08 2017

German ban on full-face veils for public servants goes ahead

The new law on facial coverings falls short of a total ban in public places, such as the one in effect in France since 2011, as was demanded by the AfD. Scandinavia: ...

May 08 2017

North Korea accuses CIA of biochemical plot to kill Kim Jong

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. It said a terrorist group backed by the Central Intelligence Agency and South Korean spies had entered the country for the attempted as...

May 08 2017

EU official draws laughs with Brexit humor

Brussels was quick to dismiss the claims, with European Union president Donald Tusk on Thursday cautioning against letting "emotions get out of hand" before formal negot...

May 08 2017

Detained UN official released by South Sudan government

The U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said its base came under fire from the direction of a government-held town on Thursday in an area where the country's main rebe...

May 08 2017

Head of ISIS in Afghanistan Abdul Hasib Killed: Government

He was appointed past year after his predecessor Hafiz Saeed Khan died in a USA drone strike and is understood to have ordered a series of high profile attacks. A member ...

May 08 2017

Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

Barn 40 was the center of attention Sunday and, after arriving on schedule and checking on the wearer of the roses, trainer Todd Pletcher greeted those gathered. He has v...

May 08 2017

Pentagon Says Navy SEAL Was Killed In Somalia Operation

Two U.S. service members were injured in the operations, according to Somali officials who spoke to Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity. The identity of the fallen...

May 08 2017

Israel says Palestinian hunger strike leader ate in secret

Barghouti, who was sentenced to five life sentences in 2004, is seen as a major contender to succeed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. The mass hunger stri...

May 08 2017

4 dead, 8 hurt in Chicago crash involving CTA bus

The vehicle was heading west at high speed, struck a parked auto, lost control, and crashed head-on into the eastbound CTA bus. The collision occurred just before 6 a.m...