• Ivanka Trump's Security Clearance Comments Don't Look Great Now

    Ivanka Trump's Security Clearance Comments Don't Look Great Now

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    If the White House doesn't respond, Cummings could issue subpoenas for documents and interviews . But according to letters released by Cummings Friday, the White House believes it has broad jurisdiction to protect security clearance information about the President's closest confidantes from Congress.
  • Battle rages after Mogadishu hotel attack, death toll nears 30

    Battle rages after Mogadishu hotel attack, death toll nears 30

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    At least 19 people have been killed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu , ambulance workers said Friday, as security forces fought to end a almost 20-hour siege by Al-Shabaab insurgents. What is the significance of Maka al-Mukarama road? Heavy gunfire rang out across central Mogadishu on Friday as Somali special forces battled to dislodge insurgents holed up next to a hotel they bombed the previous evening, and as the death toll stemming from that attack neared 30.
  • Israel Rejects UN Report on Actions of Its Soldiers Against Palestinians - FM

    Israel Rejects UN Report on Actions of Its Soldiers Against Palestinians - FM

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    But investigators pointed to evidence that Israeli troops targeted Palestinians "who were neither directly participating in hostilities, nor posing an imminent threat". During those nine months, the Israel Defense Forces allegedly injured 6,106 Palestinians with live fire and another 3,098? were wounded by tear gas canisters, rubber bullets, and bullet fragments.
  • Kurdish fighters begin final assault to wipe out Daesh 'caliphate'

    Kurdish fighters begin final assault to wipe out Daesh 'caliphate'

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    Three SDF fighters have been injured so far in the fighting, the SDF said. The SDF is poised to wipe out the last vestige of Islamic State's territorial rule at the besieged village of Baghouz near the Iraqi border. US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the SDF had retaken 100 per cent of the territory once held by ISIS, but Bali said ISIS militants were still holed up there and had not surrendered.
  • Pakistan Hands Over Captured Indian Pilot at Border

    Pakistan Hands Over Captured Indian Pilot at Border

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    Violence continued to rage in Kashmir , with both sides firing mortars and artillery over the frontier, killing four civilians on the Indian side and one in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. Clearly, Pakistan needs to be punished more and India has shown we can and we will do that. The next day, Pakistan retaliated with a large air formation, comprising 24 fighter jets, including F-16s.
  • Sully the service dog tackles new mission after George Bush snr's death

    Sully the service dog tackles new mission after George Bush snr's death

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    He even received a new "military uniform", a vest to signify he is a member of the facility's dog team. Sully was assigned to President Bush (a World War II Navy veteran) after the passing of former first lady Barbara Bush in 2018. According to Sisley, " Sully came to the Bush family during a very hard time. and he brought a light and levity" to Bush and the entire family in the final months of the former president's life.
  • Airlines reroute flights as Pakistan closes its airspace

    Airlines reroute flights as Pakistan closes its airspace

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    Pakistan's military spokesman on Wednesday evening confirmed that there is only one Indian pilot in the army's custody after his plane was shot down by Pakistani fighter jets for violating its airspace. The military action was based on "credible information" that militants were planning other attacks in various parts of the country, Swaraj said. "I and many other young Pakistanis have called upon our country to release the captured Indian pilot as a gesture of our commitment to peace, ...
  • PAF shoots down two Indian aircraft inside Pakistani airspace: DG ISPR

    PAF shoots down two Indian aircraft inside Pakistani airspace: DG ISPR

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    Pakistan has conducted airstrikes over the ceasefire line in disputed Kashmir and claims to have shot down two Indian jets that responded by entering Pakistani airspace, capturing one of the pilots. PAF shot down two Indian aircrafts inside Pakistani airspace. However, Pompeo also said that he told the Foreign Ministers to "avoid further military activity".
  • India pilot RELEASED: Moment Abhinandan released by Pakistan in 'peace gesture'

    India pilot RELEASED: Moment Abhinandan released by Pakistan in 'peace gesture'

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    Varthaman was accompanied to the border by the International Committee of the Red Cross. As per the standard operating procedure of IAF, he will now be taken for a detailed medical check-up. At an election rally in Tamil Nadu, the pilot's home state, Modi said, "Every Indian is proud that fearless Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is from Tamil Nadu".
  • United Kingdom to pay Eurotunnel £33m over no-deal Brexit contracts

    United Kingdom to pay Eurotunnel £33m over no-deal Brexit contracts

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    His letter went on to say that he will vote for the withdrawal agreement and he hopes it will pass. "The U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union creates a new opportunity to expand and deepen the U.S. "This was an extraordinary procurement which, as this 33 million pound settlement makes clear, is now unravelling at the taxpayers' expense", Hillier, a lawmaker for the opposition Labour Party, said in a statement.
  • Interview with Indian Pilot Wing Commander Abi

    Interview with Indian Pilot Wing Commander Abi

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    India's home ministry issued the ban on Jama'at-e-Islami on Thursday night, accusing the group of being an "unlawful association" and supporting militancy in the region. The Pak Foreign Minister also said that Pakistan does not want to allow organisations to use its soil for objective of terrorism. His release came two days after he was captured following a rare aerial engagement between the nuclear-armed rivals over the disputed region of Kashmir.
  • Lynne Patton addresses the Cohen hearing fight about racism, defends Trump

    Lynne Patton addresses the Cohen hearing fight about racism, defends Trump

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    Chairman, just because someone has a person of color, a black person, working for them, does not mean they aren't racist", Tlaib , a Democrat, said. Although she refused to name names, it was pretty clear that the "prop" Tlaib was referring to was Trump administration staffer Lynn Patton, who had attended the hearing at the behest of Meadows .
  • Britain's Labour Party leader backs Brexit referendum

    Britain's Labour Party leader backs Brexit referendum

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    However, one shadow minister who strongly supports a second referendum also said the timing was not a huge issue as there could be another attempt at achieving a people's vote if May's deal is brought back to the Commons a third time when a no-deal Brexit is a much more serious possibility.
  • Pastor Mboro calls Alph Lukau 'fake' in prayer

    Pastor Mboro calls Alph Lukau 'fake' in prayer

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    The man was "brought back to life" by the pastor. The man in the coffin sits up with his mouth wide open - and while those present at the resurrection may have thought it was a miracle, internet users aren't so convinced. In a statement released on Wednesday evening, shortly before Lukau's interview, Alleluia Ministries vehemently denied that its lead pastor had resurrected the man.
  • Trump's envoy visits Gulf to promote 'deal of century'

    Trump's envoy visits Gulf to promote 'deal of century'

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    We want people to be able to have the freedom of opportunity, the freedom of religion, the freedom of worship, regardless of your faith. He has said he will address final-status issues of that conflict, including establishing borders, during a week-long trip to the Middle East .
  • Fat rat stuck in a manhole cover freed by firefighters

    Fat rat stuck in a manhole cover freed by firefighters

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    She was released straight back into the sewer - but not before some close-up photographs were snapped. The helpless, overweight rodent was spotted on Sunday afternoon in the small town of Bensheim near Frankfurt, attempting to hoist itself through a gap in a manhole too narrow for it to pass through.
  • Brexit: UK Opposition prepares for second referendum

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    May has now promised that if her deal is voted down, lawmakers will get a chance to vote on whether to leave with no deal, or to ask the European Union to delay the deadline. But he said the European Union had made it "very clear" that the text of the withdrawal agreement will not be reopened. However, May's change in course has already angered Brexit hardliners in her own Conservative Party, with influential MP Jacob Rees-Mogg warning "any delay to Brexit is a plot to stop Brexit ".
  • Key Moments From Trump and Kim's Second Summit

    Key Moments From Trump and Kim's Second Summit

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    Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage said the summit's failure had eased fears that Trump, anxious to claim a foreign policy success, might have made an agreement that dispelled the North Korean nuclear-armed missile threat to the continental United States , but not the threat of its shorter-range missiles to U.S.
  • Imran Khan ready to talk peace with India's Modi: Pakistan FM

    Imran Khan ready to talk peace with India's Modi: Pakistan FM

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    The latest escalation began two weeks earlier, when a suicide auto bomb on February 14 killed 40 Indian troops on the outskirts of Srinagar, in Indian-controlled Kashmir . "We want him back", sources said. With tit-for-tat air raids across their hair-trigger border pushing India and Pakistan closer to all-out conflict, growing worldwide concern is being fuelled by fears that the rivals are running out of escape routes, analysts say .
  • Cardinal Pell remanded to prison

    Cardinal Pell remanded to prison

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    But unusually, Pell wasn't taken into custody immediately because he had surgery scheduled to have both knees replaced. His lawyers said that an appeal to the verdict has already been lodged. "Now, in terms of compensation, the sky's the limit if they were to sue in the County Court", she said. The statement confirms that Cardinal Pell has been barred from public ministry and from contact with minors during the legal process and will remain so during his appeal.