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Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it fired missiles due to ISIS-claimed attacks

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it fired missiles due to ISIS-claimed attacks

Coalition forces are using the Al-Tanaf base by Syria's borders with Jordan and Iraq to train anti-jihadist Syrian fighters and stage attacks against IS. Rebels are now on the back foot after regime advances with support from allies Russian Federation and Iran.On Sunday, Tehran for the first time fired missiles from its territory against IS positions in Deir Ezzor.


Polygamist Leader Lyle Jeffs Caught After Year Of Running

Polygamist Leader Lyle Jeffs Caught After Year Of Running

The suspicious pawn shop employee notified the owner that Jeffs was wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who learned more about him online and alerted authorities. Nine of the people arrested alongside Lyle Jeffs have since accepted plea deals, and one person had his charges dismissed. Eleven church leaders are accused of forcing members to "donate" their food stamp benefits to the church, which then used them for their own expenses .


Vince Young waived by CFL's Roughriders after hamstring injury

Vince Young waived by CFL's Roughriders after hamstring injury

Ryan Pollock, the team's director of media relations, confirmed Steinberg is indeed Young's agent, but wouldn't release any details. His comeback attempt ran into a roadblock after he suffered a torn hamstring muscle earlier this month, preventing him from competing in the Roughriders two preseason games.



Theresa May plays down risk of clash with Russian forces in Syria

On Sunday, Iran lobbed ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria, the first such attack it has carried out anywhere since at least 2001. But the Revolutionary Guard said it was sending a broader message to its archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States.


Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says

Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says

Asked about her husband's decision to leave for an extended period of time, Hodgkinson said that her daughter and two-year-old granddaughter had recently moved home. The wife of the man accused of shooting at Republican Congressmen spoke out Thursday afternoon. Scalise was fielding balls at second base when he was shot, according to lawmakers present.



Northern Ireland's party hopeful of Conservative deal 'soon'

Arlene Foster, the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), met May for talks in Downing Street on Tuesday but Sky News reported she had returned to Belfast on Wednesday evening, leaving party colleagues to continue the negotiations. The Irish republican Sinn Fein party which won seven seats in the election although MPs traditionally do not take up their seats in protest is also wary of the alliance.