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U.S. 'mulling airstrikes against Islamic State in Philippines'

The Duterte administration has been criticized over alleged human rights violations. "The war in Marawi - what caused it, but drugs?" he said. If the two leaders discussed those or other USA concerns about Duterte's government, they didn't do so in public.


Iranian drone comes within 100 feet of US Navy jet

Iranian drone comes within 100 feet of US Navy jet

An Iranian drone came close to a United States fighter jet that was landing on a supercarrier in the Persian Gulf, APA reports quoting Sputnik. Navy officials released a statement on the encounter Tuesday afternoon, calling it "unsafe" and "unprofessional".


Goat wants to play with officer, jumps on vehicle hood twice

Goat wants to play with officer, jumps on vehicle hood twice

The officer and a female neighbor shared a laugh while the woman got the goat to the ground. The Blanchard Police Department posted the video to Facebook , writing, "Body cams are useful for convincing the Chief that a goat did it". While at the home, a goat jumped onto the auto. Seconds later the animal jumps back on the vehicle and the officer can be heard saying, "That's my hood, dude".


Solar eclipse 2017: Where to watch in the Seattle area

Solar eclipse 2017: Where to watch in the Seattle area

There are too many specific details that need to be just right for a total eclipse to happen for it to be anything other than by design, he said. It's a sure thing that on August 21 , the moon's shadow will darken the skies over a wide swath of North America, with the band of totality sweeping from OR to SC.


Rahul Gandhi skips Congress Working Committee meeting due to fever

Rahul Gandhi skips Congress Working Committee meeting due to fever

Rahul Gandhi had visited flood-affected Gujarat where the stones were pelted at his vehicle. Another contentious issue is the Rajya Sabha election in the state where Ahmed Patel, political sec retary to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi , is seeking reelection to the RS but is faced with a strong attempt by BJP to wrest the seat from him by winning over Congress MLAs.


Uproar in Parliament over issuing of 2 types of 2000/500 currency notes

Uproar in Parliament over issuing of 2 types of 2000/500 currency notes

Meanwhile, Rajya Sabha was adjourned six times on Tuesday after the Opposition raised the issue as the " biggest scam of the century ". Congress leader Kapil Sibal talks to media during the ongoing monsoon session at Parliament. Opposition leaders including TMC's Derek O'Brien and JD (U)'s Sharad Yadav backed the Congress' charge. When Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi countered Azad, the Congress leader said, " ...