• 'Mad Dog' Mattis sleeps well, keeps others awake
'Mad Dog' Mattis sleeps well, keeps others awake

The retired Marine Corps general also said " civilian casualties are a fact of life in this sort of situation ", adding: "We're not the flawless guys, but we are the good guys ". Mattis also said the USA position on climate change is outside his purview as Secretary of Defense. Mattis then reiterated the USA military findings about the " sec...

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  • Rouhani urges USA to drop 'hostile' policies towards Iran
Rouhani urges USA to drop 'hostile' policies towards Iran

In the past, "Iran and the USA have experienced bends and turns in their relations, and the USA has always failed in its policies, including exerting pressures and sanctions" against Iran, Rouhani said in his press conference following Friday's landslide victory in the country's presidential election .

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  • Top Congressman Calls For Review Of Jared Kushner's Security Clearance
Top Congressman Calls For Review Of Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

He says that "whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names.it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers". The Washington Post report came one day after reports that Kushner is the focus of the FBI's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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  • Jared Kushner Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation
Jared Kushner Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

Investigators are also interested in a meeting Kushner had with the Russian banker, Sergey Gorkov, according to reports from The Post and NBC News. According to the person familiar with the Kushner meeting, the Trump team eventually felt there was no need for a back channel once Rex Tillerson was confirmed as secretary of state on February 1.

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  • UK police arrest fifth person in connection with Manchester attack
UK police arrest fifth person in connection with Manchester attack

The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security. Police are continuing to guard the terraced house in Springfield Street, which was evacuated on Thursday evening after the discovery of "potentially suspicious items".

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  • UK Police stop sharing intelligence about Manchester attack with US
UK Police stop sharing intelligence about Manchester attack with US

British Prime Minister Theresa May will confront U.S. President Donald Trump over leaks of intelligence about the suicide bomb attack at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday, the Guardian newspaper said.

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  • Christians Killed as Jihadists Aim to Transform Mindanao into Islamic State
Christians Killed as Jihadists Aim to Transform Mindanao into Islamic State

The militants responded to the raid by storming the city, burning down buildings, including a university and Catholic churches, and taking hostages, including a priest. Mr Duterte told troops at a military camp they were allowed to rape up to three women in an attempt to "lift spirits" after imposing martial law across the southern Philippines.

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  • Israeli settler who killed Palestinian in West Bank clash freed by police
Israeli settler who killed Palestinian in West Bank clash freed by police

In central West Bank, nonviolent protests were organized in the villages of Bil'in and Ni'lin. Dozens of Palestinians were hurt Friday in the occupied West Bank and Gaza during clashes with Israeli forces after marches backing hunger-striking prisoners , the Palestine Red Crescent Society said .

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  • Foreign militants in deadly Philippine urban battle
Foreign militants in deadly Philippine urban battle

He said some civilians had refused to evacuate because they want to guard their homes, slowing down the government operations. Manila's solicitor-general Jose Calida told a news conference that there is proof of involvement of Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign Jihadists fighting the Philippine army in Mindanao island, Reuters repo...

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  • Clinton compares Trump to Nixon, says 'presidency would eventually end in disgrace'
Clinton compares Trump to Nixon, says 'presidency would eventually end in disgrace'

She called Trump's proposed budget "an attack of unimaginable cruelty on the most vulnerable" which she said "grossly underfunds" public education, mental health, efforts to combat America's opioid epidemic and threatens to worsen climate change.

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  • Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation
Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

A statement from the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said that a warning was issued to North Korea , and air surveillance was intensified to detect similar incursions. It's all about North Korea and the defense of South Korea and nothing else, he said. The UN Security Council on Monday vowed to push all countries to tighten sanctions ag...

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  • Woo-hoo! Homer Simpson 'inducted' into Baseball Hall of Fame
Woo-hoo! Homer Simpson 'inducted' into Baseball Hall of Fame

At an "induction" ceremony Saturday in Cooperstown, N.Y., the National Baseball Hall of Fame presented The Simpsons character Homer Simpson both a plaque and an eternal spot in baseball history. In a prepared statement, Simpson said, "My record for eating hot dogs will never be broken". In the episode, major leaguers are hired by the evil M...

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  • Egypt: 28 killed in attack on Coptic Christians bus
Egypt: 28 killed in attack on Coptic Christians bus

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but Egypt's Coptic Christians have become the preferred target of the Islamic State in the region. President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi called a meeting of security officials, the state news agency said, and the cabinet said the attackers would not succeed in dividing the nation.

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  • Microsoft says WannaCry ransomware must be a wake-up call for governments
Microsoft says WannaCry ransomware must be a wake-up call for governments

This particular application is what we call the WannaCry Ransomware , which asks for at least $300 from the user. Kaspersky has listed Vietnam among the top 20 countries most affected by this ransomware; the other countries and territories include Russia, Ukraine, India, Taiwan, and mainland China.

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  • Trump aides keep mum on Kushner-Russia reports
Trump aides keep mum on Kushner-Russia reports

Russia, a pivotal player in Syria, has backed Syrian President Bashar Assad, often at the expense of civilians during a long civil war. There was no response from the White House or Kushner's lawyer for hours significantly after the reporting of these new revelations - inevitably branded "bombshells" by some commentators and TV news anchors - add...

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  • Singaporeans said to be among militants in Marawi
Singaporeans said to be among militants in Marawi

Lorenzana, the defence secretary, said at least two soldiers and a police officer had been killed. Military intelligence said the Maute brothers also had links to two of the region's most unsafe militants - Indonesian Ustadz Sanusi and Malaysian bomb maker Zulkifli bin Hir, alias Marwan.

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  • Donald Trump Clashes With World Leaders at G7 Summit
Donald Trump Clashes With World Leaders at G7 Summit

Moreover, though the White House recently sent signals that the United States would stay in NATO's mutual defense pact, known as Article 5 , Trump made no mention of it as he stood next a monument dedicated to the only time the article has been invoked: during the terror attacks on September 11, 2001.

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  • Greek govt official describes blast as attack
Greek govt official describes blast as attack

Some reports say these two other people were two banking officials who were also in the auto, but their condition is not known. Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured in a letter bomb explosion while riding in a vehicle in the country's capital on May 25, 2017, according to Greek police.

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  • Foodgrains, Soaps To Cost Less Post GST Rollout, Cars To Be Expensive
Foodgrains, Soaps To Cost Less Post GST Rollout, Cars To Be Expensive

The tax rates for services will be 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent - in line with those applying to goods. According to Sood, while the industry was lobbying for a lower slab, they were rooting for a 5 per cent or a maximum of 12 per cent standard rate.

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  • Philippines' leader warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State
Philippines' leader warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State

Battles between Philippine security forces and Muslim insurgent groups have raged for years, but the fighting made worldwide news this week when Duterte , cutting short a trip to Russian Federation, declared martial law across Mindanao , an area home to more than 20 million people.

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  • Turkey summons USA envoy over 'aggressive' acts against Turkish security guards
Turkey summons USA envoy over 'aggressive' acts against Turkish security guards

Turkey's Foreign Ministry argued that they want a "full investigation" into the circumstances whereby the United States allowed the public demonstration to take place, insisting it was a "provocative" action and that the demonstration was clearly unpermitted.

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  • Images of Manchester bomb released
Images of Manchester bomb released

Meanwhile, a spokesman for an anti-terrorism force in Libya says the suspect in the Manchester bombing attack telephoned his mother hours before the attack and said, "Forgive me". Monday's attack was claimed by the Islamic State group. "We are determined to identify these leaks and to stop them". Queen Elizabeth II visited the Manchester Royal In...

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  • Syria condemns attack by US-led coalition
Syria condemns attack by US-led coalition

A USA defense official told Sputnik that the US-led coalition struck the Syrian army near the town of At Tanf in the area of an established safe zone backed by Russia , Iran and Turkey. The coalition said it conducted the strike because the forces were perceived to be a threat to coalition troops, according to the Defense Department.

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  • Jared Kushner discussed creating secret communications channel with Moscow
Jared Kushner discussed creating secret communications channel with Moscow

The meeting was also attended by Michael Flynn , Trump's first national security adviser who was forced to resign after he failed to disclose his meetings with Russian officials. Jared Kushner and Russian Federation discussed a secret and secure communications channel, according to a new report. "Kislyak, like most Russian ambassadors to the...

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  • Kushner 'sought secret communication line with Moscow'
Kushner 'sought secret communication line with Moscow'

Kushner initially failed to declare the meetings on forms to obtain a security clearance to serve in the White House. White House officials insisted the briefing be conducted off-camera, preventing photographers or television cameras from documenting it.

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  • Jared Kushner a 'focus' in Russian Federation probe
Jared Kushner a 'focus' in Russian Federation probe

The paper reported last week that a senior White House official was a focus of the investigation, though it did not name Kushner. It wasn't immediately clear what part of Kushner's activities sparked the reported interest of the Federal Bureau of Investigation as they continue to investigate whether Trump associates coordinated with the Russi...

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  • Backed forces prepare for final push on IS-held Raqa
Backed forces prepare for final push on IS-held Raqa

Russian Federation is allied with the Baath regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad in an effort to crush the Sunni radicals of the Syrian Conquest Front (SCF) in Syria's northwest, which has been linked to Al Qaeda (it was formerly the Nusra Front).

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  • Trump isolated at G7 talks over climate
Trump isolated at G7 talks over climate

By the time the protest march began weaving its way along a narrow, seaside street toward the heavily armed security presence, however, Trump had already left. The other six powers in the Group of Seven have agreed to stick with their previous commitment to implement that Paris deal to rein in greenhouse gases to fight climate change .

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  • Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims
Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims

Salman Abedi's brothers Ismail, 23 and Hashem Abedi, 20 were also arrested. Prime Minister Theresa May said the United Kingdom terror threat has been lowered to "severe" from "critical" following a number of arrests related to Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester .

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  • Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester
Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester

Up to 23,000 people have been considered "subjects of interest" in the past by the British counter-terrorism agencies, according to the new figures announced after the deadly Manchester terror attack . The singer shared she will be returning to Manchester for a benefit concert to help the victims and their loved ones. "We won't let this divide u...

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  • US service member killed in vehicle rollover in Syria
US service member killed in vehicle rollover in Syria

Near Mosul, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed five vehicles, four fighting positions, four medium machine guns, three heavy machine guns, three weapons caches, an improvised explosive device, a mortar system, an ISIS staging area, a rocket-propelled grenade system; damaged two ISIS supply routes; and suppressed two mortar tea...

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  • Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia
Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia

In a joint news conference, Abbas stressed that the Palestinian people's attainment of freedom and independence was the key to peace and stability in the world, "so that the children of Palestine and Israel enjoy a safe, stable, and prosperous future".

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  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India's longest river bridge in Assam
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India's longest river bridge in Assam

The objective is to bring the people of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh closer to each other. Later in the afternoon, Modi will attend a public rally in Guwahati celebrating the successful completion of three years of the NDA government at the Centre and one year of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in the state.

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  • Egypt launches air strikes on Libya
Egypt launches air strikes on Libya

The statement from the military spokesman did not specify precisely where the strikes were conducted but state television said on Friday that operations were focused on the eastern Libyan city of Derna. State television cited the health minister as saying the attack, which prompted widespread worldwide condemnation, killed 28 people. Sisi, in his...

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  • Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns
Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns

Trump also planned to visit the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem and the Western Wall, an important key Jewish holy site . "But we need two willing parties", he continued. Israel considers the entire city to be its capita while the global community says the future of east Jerusalem , claimed by the Palestinians, must be resolved through negotiati...

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