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Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

The shootdown was near the Syrian town of Tabqa. Iran said they launched six Zolfaghar medium range missiles at an ISIS target in Syria 450 kilometers away, in retaliation for the recent ISIS attack in Tehran that left 17 people dead. "And we'll see if that's true here in the coming hours, because all of our operations in and around Raqqa and southern Syria are designed specifically to get after ISIS".


Police taser man outside Regent's Park mosque

Police taser man outside Regent's Park mosque

Imam Mohammed Mahmoud, who greeted the Prince, was hailed for his efforts to prevent a mob attack on Monday before police arrived in shielding the suspected terrorist from the fury of onlookers. He was questioned by the police yesterday. In turn, the preacher told her there was nothing to apologise for, explaining that Osborne did not represent Britain just as Isis do not represent Muslims.


Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

The vehicle crashed into a wall further along the Skyway, police said, and an officer responding to the incident saw the man running toward his auto. Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside.



Mattis vents US frustration over North Korea

The talks are meant to build on progress made when President Donald Trump met China's president in Florida in April. North Korea hasn't conducted a nuclear test explosion as feared earlier this year but has kept up its rapid pace of missile launches.


Barrasso: Republicans 'putting final touches' on health care bill

Barrasso: Republicans 'putting final touches' on health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has faced backlash for the perceived lack of transparency behind the health care bill negotiations, but insisted that there will be "plenty of time" for discussion. They fear McConnell will jam the legislation through the Senate with little debate, limiting their chance to scrutinize the bill and whip up opposition against it.


Tories admit timetable defeat on day 1 of Brexit negotiations

Tories admit timetable defeat on day 1 of Brexit negotiations

The UK agreed to settle the issue of citizens" rights, borders and the so-called "divorce bill' with the European Union before discussions over trade begin, when formal Brexit negotiations finally got under way in Brussels on Monday. The 15 per cent post-Brexit drop in the pound has pushed up inflation as it makes imports, such as food and energy, more expensive, causing living standards to fall as wage increases fail to keep up pace.