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Russian warships strike IS terrorists in Syria with cruise missiles

Russia's defense ministry said a week ago it believed it may have killed Baghdadi when one of its air strikes hit a gathering of senior Islamic State commanders on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Raqqa . The U.S. on Sunday shot down a Syrian jet for the first time during the conflict near the city of Raqqa after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -allied Syrian Democratic Forces, which are battling IS.



Modi-Trump meet; top issues on radar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a leader, US President Donald Trump can truly work with and the two should communicate in their first meeting the desire to advance bilateral relations while addressing concerns over H-1B work visas, experts here have said.


Possible manslaughter charges for London fire

Possible manslaughter charges for London fire

A spokesman said residents would be allowed in at the weekend to collect more possessions "under escort from the London Fire Brigade " and recommended people pack enough belongings for a two to four-week stay. The government ordered an immediate examination of the refrigerator model that started the blaze. The police said that every complete body had been recovered from the building, but that the authorities were still working to identify remains.


Hunter Greene Selected No. 2 by Reds in 2017 MLB Draft

Hunter Greene Selected No. 2 by Reds in 2017 MLB Draft

Influence in the community: Greene first attended Major League Baseball's Urban Youth Academy in Compton when he was 7 and is considered a potential star role model in baseball's efforts to reverse the scarcity of African-American players, especially pitchers.


Indian skipper's witty response on favourite 'male' cricketer stirs Twitter

Indian skipper's witty response on favourite 'male' cricketer stirs Twitter

Indian captain Mithali Raj rewrote the history books by becoming the first batter in women's ODI to register seven consecutive scores in excess of fifty. They won their third title at the 2009 edition in Sydney . England Women skipper Heather Knight , meanwhile, has mentioned that pressure of performing in the tournament is definitely a major part and parcel, but the key lies using the pressure to their advantage.



Israel Says Officer Stabbed, 3 Attackers Shot in Jerusalem

All three were shot dead by security forces. The Islamic State's claim of responsibly, though suspect, came as a surprise in Israel , which has yet to suffer an attack by the group of this nature. A spokesman for Israel's Shin Bet internal security agency told AFP it was "impossible to corroborate [the Daesh claim] at this point". It identified two of the men as Bra'a Salah and Asama Atta, born in 1998, and the third as Adel Ankush, born in 1999.