• Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

    Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

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    Israel said it responded with airstrikes on the position the mortars came from and took out two Syrian army tanks, including one as it was preparing to fire. "Several projectiles fired from Syria hit an open area in the northern Golan Heights". Israel carries out occasional airstrikes in Syria against what it says are deliveries of advanced weapons to Hizballah.
  • London towers being evacuated over fire safety fears

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    Upon hearing from residents the we immediately instructed a joint fire inspection with the London Fire Brigade. 'Together we decided that the Taplow block needs to be temporarily decanted while we undertake urgent fire safety works so that residents can be fully assured of their safety.
  • Bank stocks down for second day on crop loan waiver concerns

    Bank stocks down for second day on crop loan waiver concerns

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    Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced a total waiver of entire crop loans up to Rs. 2 lakh for small and marginal farmers up to five acres, and a flat Rs. And if Modi refuses, he and the BJP will be portrayed as "anti-poor" and "anti-farmer" by the Congress. The state govt. move will benefit more than 22 lakh farmers reeling under debt following a severe drought in the state.
  • Kovind resigns as Bihar Guv., WB Guv. Tripathi to replace him

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    A cursory analysis of Google trends, that dipstick measure of the perturbations of people's minds, points to a moderate spike, over the past 24 hours, in searches for Ram Nath Kovind, the NDA's candidate for President. The BJP on Monday announced the name of 71-year-old Kovind, a low-profile Dalit activist and a two-term BJP Rajya Sabha member, as its nominee for the president's post.
  • Philippines bars workers from traveling to Qatar

    Philippines bars workers from traveling to Qatar

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    He said the POLO in Qatar is stocking food for OFWs while recruitment agencies are coordinating with their counterparts to ensure sufficient protection for Filipino workers. Country's Labour Secretary Silvestre Bello said the ban would be in position until it finished an assessment of the situation. " Kailangan po nating tiyakin na laging ligtas at kalmado ang ating mga kababayan sa Qatar (We have to assure that our countrymen in Qatar are safe and calm)", she said.
  • Iran Revolutionary Guards detained in Saudi Arabia

    Iran Revolutionary Guards detained in Saudi Arabia

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    Gen. Rasoul Sanaeizadeh, deputy head of the Revolutionary Guard's political bureau, described the Saudi allegations as a "sheer lie" and "an amateurish fabrication". The boat was one of three boats that were intercepted by the Saudi Navy. The seized boat contained a stash of " weapons for subversive purpose " and had three men onboard.
  • Sean Spicer is interviewing his own replacement

    Sean Spicer is interviewing his own replacement

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    For four days last week, representatives for President Trump skipped the usual on-camera briefing to take questions off-camera. The shakeup would cap off Spicer's tumultuous six-month tenure at the White House podium, which made him not only one of the administration's most prominent personalities, but also the face of the White House's unfocused messaging strategy.
  • UFC Veteran Tim Hague Brain Dead Following Boxing Match

    UFC Veteran Tim Hague Brain Dead Following Boxing Match

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    But in the second round of the contest, Braidwood delivered a brutal left-right combination that sent Hague crashing to the canvas. Multiple reports surfaced stating that Hague had passed away Saturday morning, but his sister has since refuted those reports.
  • Trump again blasts 'distraction of the witch hunt'

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    Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favor, in possible collusion with Trump's campaign team. His tweet about a "WITCH HUNT" conducted by "bad" people is just a Trumpian version of what appears to be the official White House line - that this is somehow a partisan attempt to delegitimize the Trump presidency.
  • Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

    Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

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    The White House, however, said Trump and Ruddy have never discussed the issue. In 1973, amid the Watergate scandal, President Richard Nixon ordered Attorney General Elliot Richardson to fire special prosecutor Archibald Cox. Trump interviewed Mueller for the director's position days before Rosenstein picked Mueller as special counsel for the Russian Federation probe, Sanders confirmed Tuesday.