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Russian jet came within feet of US reconnaissance plane, Pentagon says
- June 21, 2017

An armed Russian fighter flew near the US Air Force reconnaissance aircraft over the #Baltic Sea , reported by The #Fox News on Monday with a reference to two USA officials. "We were flying in worldwide airspace and did nothing to provoke this behavior", said Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, told reporters Tuesday. (more...)
President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witch hunt
- June 21, 2017

The President has been criticizing the special counsel appointment as the " single greatest witch hunt " in the history of US politics. Donald Trump resorted to Twitter to slam a report that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the President for possible obstruction of justice . (more...)
Real president refuses to speak about Ronaldo
- June 21, 2017

Speaking about Ronaldo's reported desire to leave the club , Perez added: 'Not I, nor anyone at Madrid , is contemplating that Cristiano could leave the club'. "I've not spoken with Nasser (Al-Khelaifi, PSG president) or with anybody", Perez said. Manchester United are "wary" of being drawn into a transfer saga surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo this summer, according to Kaveh Solhekol. (more...)
Indian police arrests 15 for cheering Pakistan in champions trophy final Indian police arrests 15 for cheering Pakistan in champions trophy final
- June 21, 2017

Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has expressed hope that the proposed World XI tour to the country will go ahead after his side crushed their arch-rivals India to clinch their maiden Champions Trophy . Pakistan have been playing "home" games in the United Arab Emirates since 2010. 2014: India were leading the five-match home series 2-1 before a standoff between the West Indies players and their board saw the team abandon the tour. (more...)
Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway
- June 21, 2017

A Cambodian official has said US President Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris Climate Agreement is "unethical" and "irresponsible". Sadly, in 2001 when his son George W. Also, during the same period, the USA government refused to ratify the UN National Convention on Biodiversity (CBD). That idea, however, was quickly shot down by European leaders, who said the Paris accord would move forward regardless of US participation. (more...)
Iran and Israel Exchange Warnings
- June 21, 2017

That is where US forces have been training and advising local Syrian Arabs for the fight against Islamic State militants. Fighting in Syria escalated on Sunday as the United States downed a Syrian warplane that targeted ground forces fighting ISIS, while Iran launched missiles at ISIS targets in eastern Syria , The New York Times reported . (more...)
Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game
- June 21, 2017

Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center says "an excellent recovery is a good possibility", but says Scalise faces additional surgeries, a long hospital stay and rehabilitation. The Friday visit announced by Ryan's staff comes with Scalise in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . But the winning team's captain gave the trophy to Scalise staffers to present to the congressman. (more...)
Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated
- June 21, 2017

In the aftermath of the incident, Moscow says it will now " target " US-led coalition aircraft flying above Syria . "We oppose Assad , but our main enemy is ISIS , which also opposes Assad. The attack earlier this month was the first on its soil by ISIS and it has vowed to retaliate accordingly. Activists in Syria told AP they had no immediate information on damage or casualties from the strikes, which the Guards claim successfully hit their targets. (more...)
India's Ruling Party Picks A Dalit To Be Country's Next President India's Ruling Party Picks A Dalit To Be Country's Next President
- June 21, 2017

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and state BJP president Raosaheb Danve were present too. "Just two days ago, me and Kovindji both of us were there in a programme in Patna where 151 couples were getting married and there we spoke but he was unaware of his party's decision", Singh said . (more...)
Pakistan crush India to win the ICC Champions Trophy Pakistan crush India to win the ICC Champions Trophy
- June 21, 2017

But it was fellow paceman Hasan Ali , the player of the tournament having kick-started Pakistan's revival in their group win over South Africa, who ended the match with more than 19 overs left when he had Jasprit Bumrah caught by gleeful captain and wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed . (more...)
London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79
- June 21, 2017

Cundy promised an "exhaustive" criminal investigation into the fire that would also look at a major refurbishment of the building completed previous year. Engineering experts and fire safety specialists believe the building's exterior cladding may have quickly fueled the blaze, overwhelming fire protection devices. (more...)
UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges
- June 21, 2017

A man held by police over the attack has been identified as Darren Osborne , a 47-year-old father of four from Cardiff, British media report . One person was killed and 11 others injured in the attack . Home Secretary Amber Rudd described the attack as an appalling incident, and said new funding for security at religious sites had recently been arranged. (more...)
France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win
- June 21, 2017

The affair tainted the early weeks of Macron's presidency with a whiff of bigger scandals that hit some of his opponents during a bitter presidential campaign. It is a largely symbolic move required after legislative elections. The far-right party was predicted to win eight seats in parliament but was left with only two . (more...)
US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea
- June 21, 2017

Warmbier", he said. A statement from the family on Monday said: "It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier , has completed his journey home". The president says if Otto Warmbier had been returned home to the US earlier, "I think the result would have been a lot different". The White House is said to be considering a ban on Americans traveling to North Korea . (more...)
Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet
- June 21, 2017

The coalition also issued a warning to the pro-regime forces. Iran's launch of its ballistic missiles against IS hit Syria's eastern city of Deir el-Zour on Sunday night and was its first such strike in the conflict. It could be bluster. This is the latest in a string of run-ins between USA and Syrian forces, the most spectacular being President Donald Trump's Tomahawk cruise missile strike on Shayrat Airbase in April in retaliation for chemical weapon attacks on civilians by Syrian ... (more...)
U.S. will work to restore deconfliction link with Russian Federation in Syria
- June 21, 2017

It was an Iranian-made Shahed 129 and was thought to be armed and in firing range of United States troops. It is said by the Iranians to have a range of 2,000km (1,240 miles) and capable of carrying bombs and missiles. Daraa-based activist Ahmad al-Masalmeh says fighting is now underway in the city. The crisis quickly became a civil war, which has since left at least 400,000 people dead. (more...)
Trump will clamp down on Cuban travel, trade Trump will clamp down on Cuban travel, trade
- June 21, 2017

Trump will declare the new policy in Miami, at the heart of the Cuban exile community in Little Havana, fulfilling an election campaign promise . During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump vowed to reverse the Obama administration's policies that have "enriched the Cuban military regime and increased repressions on the island", an administration official said. (more...)
McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea
- June 21, 2017

He was salutatorian of his 2013 class at the highly rated high school, and was on the soccer team, among other activities. "The terrible torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible", the family said in a statement Monday announcing Warmbier's death . (more...)
On ObamaCare, Dems Don't Get to Rewrite History on Responsible Governance On ObamaCare, Dems Don't Get to Rewrite History on Responsible Governance
- June 21, 2017

This is unprecedented in modern American governing: Senate Republicans are hoping to vote on a potentially massive health care bill next week, despite a lack of hearings or any public indication of the details of their plan. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said that the closed-door Republican meetings on healthcare amounted to "the most glaring departure from normal legislative procedure that I have ever seen". (more...)
Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care
- June 21, 2017

Members discussed making the Child Tax Credit more impactful for the working class and eliminating marriage penalties in the tax code. "Whether it's this year or early next year, the time frame will depend on the general course of tax reform ... (more...)