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Iranian drone buzzes United States fighter jet in Persian Gulf

Iranian drone buzzes United States fighter jet in Persian Gulf An Iranian QOM-1 unmanned aerial vehicle forced the U.S. aircraft to take evasive action, according to officials. The aircraft from the Nimitz are conducting regular sorties for Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Syria, but a US military official could not say whether this jet was returning from one of those missions. [Full Article...]

Israeli Pilot Killed in Military Helicopter Crash, Army Says

Israeli Pilot Killed in Military Helicopter Crash, Army Says This is the second occurrence within a week of technical failures forcing pilots of the troubled Apache helicopter to make emergency landings, the Times of Israel reported. Preliminary indications from an investigation do not connect the crash to the previously identified cracked tail rotor blade issue. Liberman claimed on Twitter that the rumors were "dangerous and inhumane", and said that he w... [Full Article...]

New Department of Defense Guidance "Cracks Down" on Drones

New Department of Defense Guidance The Defense Department last week sent additional classified guidance to the services and installations to further flesh out how the military can defend against small unmanned aerial systems, according to a press release issued Monday. Jeff Davis said. Prominent locations including the Pentagon and Washington are already "no drone zones". The drones could also be seized or impounded. [Full Article...]

Shankersinh Vaghela becomes kingmaker in crucial Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat

Shankersinh Vaghela becomes kingmaker in crucial Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat From the BJP , party's national president Amit Shah , Union minister Smriti Irani and former Congress MLA turned-BJP leader Balwantsinh Rajput are in the race while political secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi , Ahmed Patel , is the Congress candidate seeking a fifth term. [Full Article...]

Flash flooding in Delaware Valley, possible tornado in Maryland

Flash flooding in Delaware Valley, possible tornado in Maryland Officials say that no one was hurt at Salisbury University from Monday's possible tornado; however, significant damage was reported. At the beginning of his video (below), Scheitlin Jr. Salisbury police confirmed that there several cars were overturned in different areas of the city on Monday. "By all accounts, it does look like a tornado", Mike Rusnak of the National Weather Service office... [Full Article...]

Uhuru, Raila most searched personalities on Election Day

Uhuru, Raila most searched personalities on Election Day With high expectations from botth the local and worldwide communities for a peaceful election, former United States of America president Barack Obama was among the first to send their well wishes to Kenyans, as well as a message to Uhuru and Raila. [Full Article...]

Clark stepping down as BC Liberal leader, MLA

Clark stepping down as BC Liberal leader, MLA Clark stepped down as premier after her government lost the confidence vote. Larson has high praise for the former premier , both for her government's accomplishments and for the way Clark brought the caucus together as a team. He said the almost 50 per cent cut in salary from about $200,000 as premier to $100,000 as MLA was also likjely a factor in her choice to resign. [Full Article...]

ASEAN: North Korea threatens peace

ASEAN: North Korea threatens peace U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the support of China and Russian Federation for the latest sanctions sent a strong message to North Korea about what was expected of it. Wang said he hoped all parties involved could seriously consider China's proposal for a halt to North Korea's nuclear and missile tests and for South Korea and the United States to stop joint military drills. [Full Article...]

Knicks Hire Barack Obama's Brother-In-Law Craig Robinson For Front Office Role

Knicks Hire Barack Obama's Brother-In-Law Craig Robinson For Front Office Role Robinson plans to fill multiple roles for the franchise, including player development and serving as general manager of the Knicks' development league team in Westchester, league sources said. Owner James Dolan began the process by parting ways with team president Phil Jackson , and recently promoted president Steve Mills has built upon that decision. [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus Reported In McLean County

West Nile Virus Reported In McLean County When West Nile mosquitoes are found in Hamilton County, spraying will take place at sunset, covering an square mile area near the sampled area. West Nile Virus typically causes mild to severe flu-like symptoms and in extreme cases can be fatal, particularly with the elderly whose immune systems are compromised. [Full Article...]

Trump Retweets News Report Based on Leaked Information, Anonymous Sources

Trump Retweets News Report Based on Leaked Information, Anonymous Sources The DIA 's latest assessment comes against a backdrop of growing worldwide concern regarding North Korea's nuclear and missile testing. As NPR's Merrit Kennedy reported Monday , North Korea reacted angrily to the sanctions, saying it would "balance the U.S.'s felonious crime" with "something thousands of times worse". [Full Article...]

Tillerson meets Duterte despite human rights concerns

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called himself a "humble friend" of the United States on Monday, taking a break from his notorious hostility towards Washington to grant a warm reception to visiting U.S. Almost 700 people have been killed in fighting since gunmen affiliated with the Islamic State stormed homes and businesses in the city of Marawi, a heavily Islamic community in the predomi... [Full Article...]

Minnesota Governor: Islamic Center IED Blast an 'Act of Terrorism'

Minnesota Governor: Islamic Center IED Blast an 'Act of Terrorism' The FBI is now investigating the incident but hasn't determined whether it is a hate crime. A US official has told CBS News that the explosive used in the Bloomington mosque attack was a pipe-bomb type device. Just hours after the attack, Montemayor says that "Minnesotans of all stripes" came out to voice support for the mosque. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has announce... [Full Article...]

President Trump lashes out at senator from CT

President Trump lashes out at senator from CT The president also struck back against stories that his voting coalition was fading. The president did not directly mention the latest polling in his tweets . Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump , and John Kelly have also been staying at the president's New Jersey resort, according to pool reports, and will soon be joined by Vice President Pence and Kellyanne Conway . [Full Article...]

UN Approves Tough New Sanctions Against North Korea

UN Approves Tough New Sanctions Against North Korea Pyongyang threatened to make the U.S. - which drafted the latest sanctions package - "pay the price for its crime... thousands of times". North Korea demanded the U.S. "So it is all about how we see their attitude towards approaching a dialogue with us". South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Tillerson also discussed the need to ramp up worldwide pressure on North Korea to force it to abandon... [Full Article...]

Aussie navy locates wreck of US Osprey; marines still missing

Aussie navy locates wreck of US Osprey; marines still missing Family members have confirmed through a Facebook post that one of the missing marines in Australia is Cpl. 23 others were rescued. A Marine Corps statement says they have begun a recovery effort in coordination with Australian defense forces. [Full Article...]

Eastern Missouri officer shot and killed during traffic stop

Eastern Missouri officer shot and killed during traffic stop Fox News reports that McCarthy pleaded guilty in November 2013 to driving without a license in Missouri. Lowe says the driver got out of the vehicle and shot at Michael, who was able to return fire. Video from an Everyday Convenience Store shows Mr. McCarthy driving his vehicle into the store parking lot shortly before Officer Michael was killed, the sergeant wrote. [Full Article...]

Investigators are demanding documents to the White House

Investigators are demanding documents to the White House At the core of suspicions against Flynn are payments of more than half a million dollars transferred to Flynn's former consulting firm by a Turkish-American businessman who is suspected to have served as a government mediator between September and November 2016. [Full Article...]

Storm Franklin heads to Mexico

Storm Franklin heads to Mexico It could be a hurricane as it hits Mexico for the second time near Tampico. The storm was moving to the west-northwest at 13 miles per hour with maximum sustain winds of 45 miles per hour with some higher gusts. In addition to the heavy rain, waves in excess of 10 feet could reach the eastern Yucatan coast, including Cozumel and Cancun, by tonight, lingering into Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu suspect of bribery, fraud, Israeli court says

Netanyahu suspect of bribery, fraud, Israeli court says Netanyahu's office has repeatedly denied wrongdoing over the investigations, portraying the accusations as a witch hunt against him and his family by a hostile media opposed to his hard-line political views. The vessels would replace the Jewish state's three oldest submarines. They face allegations of bribery and money laundering. Netanyahu reportedly asked Mozes for more favorable coverage. [Full Article...]


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