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Israel says it shoots down Syrian fighter jet
- July 24, 2018

Two Patriot interceptor missiles were launched at the Sukhoi jet after it flew two kilometres "into Israel ". The IDF monitored the fighter jet, which was then intercepted by the Patriot missiles. Israel has been on high alert in recent days as Syrian government forces advance against foreign-backed terrorists near the Golan Heights. But Israeli media did not characterize Netanyahu's response as a rejection of the Russian plan to keep Iranian military advisers and pro-Iranian fighters, ... (more...)
Toronto shooting: Faisal Hussain named as suspect in Greektown attack Toronto shooting: Faisal Hussain named as suspect in Greektown attack
- July 24, 2018

St. Michael's Hospital says five of the injured people hit by the gunman are in serious or critical, but stable, condition. " Our son had severe mental health challenges, struggling with psychosis and depression his entire life ", the family said in a statement issued moments after their son was identified as the shooter by Ontario's police watchdog. (more...)
21 rapes in Bihar shelter home, murder of girls suspected 21 rapes in Bihar shelter home, murder of girls suspected
- July 24, 2018

In a response to Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan's demand in Lok Sabha that a CBI inquiry should be ordered into the alleged sexual exploitation case at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the government will allow it if the state government recommends that. (more...)
Recovery of USA troops' remains in North Korea complicated by cash, politics Recovery of USA troops' remains in North Korea complicated by cash, politics
- July 24, 2018

It would mark a delayed start to action proposed by Kim Jong-un at his summit with President Trump six weeks ago. The photos, which were captured by commercial satellites between July 20 and July 22, show that dismantlement has begun of the rail-mounted transfer structure on the Sohae launch pad, according to 38 North analyses. (more...)
Israeli military shoots down Syrian jet that infiltrated its airspace
- July 24, 2018

The Israeli military said it monitored the advance of the Syrian Sukhoi fighter jet and shot it down with a pair of Patriot missiles after it penetrated Israeli airspace by about two kilometers (1.2 miles). It's the first downing of a Syrian jet since a U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet shot one down over Syria in June 2017 after it fired on U.S. -backed Syrian forces. (more...)
Pence visiting Philly, protesters to channel 'Handmaid's Tale' Pence visiting Philly, protesters to channel 'Handmaid's Tale'
- July 24, 2018

In Tennessee, at a rally pushing the president's tax cut plans, Pence said the Trump administration is off to a good start. Protest signs included the messages "Free press, fake president" and "Freedom of religion is freedom from religion", reported local NBC10 News. (more...)
IDF Patriot Missiles Shoots Down Syrian Sukhoi Warplane Over Israel
- July 24, 2018

Syria confirms that Israel shot down their plane. He also insisted that Iran should remove all long-range missiles and its air defense system from the country, media said. In recent weeks, sirens in northern Israel have been triggered by the military shooting down unmanned aerial vehicles entering Israeli airspace from Syria. (more...)
Palestinian teen, 15, shot dead by Israeli military in West Bank raid Palestinian teen, 15, shot dead by Israeli military in West Bank raid
- July 24, 2018

He said there had been an average of around 24 per day in recent weeks. Local media said two people, whom it did not identify, were wounded. No casualties were reported but the Hamas observation post was destroyed. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman also claimed there was a "paradigm shift" underway at the United Nations following a June 13 vote where the general assembly passed a resolution condemning Israel for "excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate" force during recent clashed ... (more...)
Oil jumps after Trump warns Iran of grave 'consequences' Oil jumps after Trump warns Iran of grave 'consequences'
- July 24, 2018

As the meme spread, one user found the flawless photo to help us imagine Mr Trump screaming the words in real life. But for world leaders, Twitter has a different standard as it believes that removing their controversial tweets would hide important information people should be able to see and debate. (more...)
‘Inconceivable:’ President Trump Responds To Reports Of Cohen Recording ‘Inconceivable:’ President Trump Responds To Reports Of Cohen Recording
- July 24, 2018

Federal investigators uncovered the recording during raids on Cohen's home and offices in April. "First, a lawyer taping a client is not illegal", said the source, adding that NY law only requires one party to consent for a recording. That was, until the client - Trump - waived that right. Current Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said the payment was never made and the brief recording shows Trump did nothing wrong. (more...)
Over 50 people confirmed dead in Greek wildfires Over 50 people confirmed dead in Greek wildfires
- July 24, 2018

According to the local mayor, 26 bodies were found in a yard in the seaside village of Mati, which is at the centre of the disaster. They appeared to have been caught by the flames trying to reach the sea. GREECE has declared a state of emergency after two major wildfires burnt out of control either side of Athens. "If I hadn't left, I'd have been burned", a 67-year-old resident named Maria told AFP. (more...)
Images Show North Korea Dismantling Key Facilities at Satellite Launching Station Images Show North Korea Dismantling Key Facilities at Satellite Launching Station
- July 24, 2018

For that reason, he believes North Korea is disassembling the facilities as a "confidence-building measure" and a first step toward the Trump Administration's goal of "denuclearizing". Brooks said that - in many ways - the lack of trust is the enemy "we now have to defeat". "Wrong, very happy!" Trump tweeted on Monday morning. The US, however, has been fretting over a lack of North Korean actions toward dismantling its nuclear and missile programmes and in spite of positive assessments ... (more...)
Hydroelectric Dam Collapse Leaves Several Dead, Hundreds Missing in Laos Hydroelectric Dam Collapse Leaves Several Dead, Hundreds Missing in Laos
- July 24, 2018

The collapse at the hydroelectric dam in Attapeu province late on Monday sent flash floods through six villages, Laos News Agency said. Environmental groups have long voiced fears about impoverished and landlocked Laos' hydropower ambitions, with several dams either already being built or in the pipeline. (more...)
Greece wildfires leave at least 20 dead, dozens injured Greece wildfires leave at least 20 dead, dozens injured
- July 24, 2018

At least 50 people, including young children, have died and more than 150 have been injured in forest fires around the Greek capital of Athens in the deadliest wildfires the country has seen in more than a decade. The coast guard was sending five vessels to rescue people trapped on nearby beaches by the flames. "We are dealing with something completely asymmetric", Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, looking pale, said after cutting short a visit to Bosnia. (more...)
United Kingdom may refuse paying EU Brexit divorce bill United Kingdom may refuse paying EU Brexit divorce bill
- July 24, 2018

He has also made it clear that if Brussels bureaucrats continue to to refuse to see reason he will withhold the £39 billion divorce settlement promised in December. Mrs May said: "We must step up the pace of negotiations and get on to deliver a good deal that will bring greater prosperity and security to both British and European citizens". (more...)
Entire Western Wall Is 'Danger Zone,' Archaeologist Says Entire Western Wall Is 'Danger Zone,' Archaeologist Says
- July 24, 2018

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat said it's "a great miracle" that the 100-kilogram (220-pound) stone landed near a worshipper and did not harm her. A view of the ancient boulder stone that dislodged and fell from the southern prayer area of the Western Wall. (more...)
Met Office warning over heatwave Met Office warning over heatwave
- July 24, 2018

The Met Office has recently issued a level 3, or amber, heatwave warning in certain parts of England as temperatures this week are set to reach scorching. Forecasters said there is a chance of hitting 34C or 35C, which could put Britons in line for the hottest day since the mercury hit 34.5C at Heathrow on June 21 previous year. (more...)
Trump considering pulling security clearances of critics Trump considering pulling security clearances of critics
- July 24, 2018

The move, aside from causing a political backlash, could also undermine the entire security system - from a privilege based on status and character - to a weaponized political tool, security analysts said. Hayden responded Monday via Twitter, saying a revocation would not "have any effect on what I say or write". Critics blasted the White House, with Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono writing on Twitter, "This is what totalitarianism looks like". (more...)
Witness List Released In Paul Manafort Case Witness List Released In Paul Manafort Case
- July 24, 2018

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III ordered the trial to start next week, on July 31. "He did", prosecutor Greg Andres replied. The charges are for activities that, according to the indictment, continued through the time he served as Trump's campaign manager. (more...)
Teen who fell to death from Sydney cliff identified as Mormon missionary Teen who fell to death from Sydney cliff identified as Mormon missionary
- July 24, 2018

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed Mr Zimmerman was with other missionaries when the tragedy happened. "We talked about things we were going to do after he got home from his mission and how excited he was to reach his one-year mark [in Australia] in August", she said. (more...)
Greece: Major forest fires rage near Athens as homeowners flee
- July 24, 2018

Gale force winds that frequently changed direction were hampering firefighting efforts amid high temperatures that topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Fire Service spokeswoman Stavroula Malliri said Greece had called on the European Union for aerial support and personnel to help battle the flames. (more...)
Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site' Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site'
- July 24, 2018

But rocket engines are easily repurposed for use in missiles and outside observers say nuclear-armed Pyongyang's space program is a fig leaf for weapons tests. It comes as the United States media reported that Donald Trump is somehow unhappy with the denuclearization progress of the Korean Peninsula. "Likewise, no Nuclear Tests". (more...)
Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump Acts ‘Like Someone who is Compromised’ by Putin Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump Acts ‘Like Someone who is Compromised’ by Putin
- July 24, 2018

Spicer added: " Most Republicans , most Americans, are glad that he made it clear". As Hill Reporter previously noted , Putin claims that Trump caved on Crimea and potentially opened up the door for Russian Federation to violently pursue more territory in Ukraine. (more...)
Pakistan election: Jailed PM Nawaz Sharif urgently needs doctor as health deteriorates Pakistan election: Jailed PM Nawaz Sharif urgently needs doctor as health deteriorates
- July 24, 2018

Analysts say Khan, a famous former cricket player, enjoys the backing of military, which has ruled Pakistan directly and indirectly for most of its 71-year history. Nawaz's Interior Minister now stays away from PML (N). Sharif and daughter Maryam Nawaz, who was also found guilty, returned to face their prison sentences. (more...)
Trump 'Looking Into' Revoking Security Clearances Of Former Officials Critical Of Him
- July 24, 2018

Tucker: Former CIA director John Brennan still has top security access and has history of dishonesty and is now a partisan talking head for a cable news network. Comments by Mr Brennan in which he slammed Mr Trump's controversial summit with Vladimir Putin as " nothing short of treasonous " were singled out for criticism. (more...)

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