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Bronx man arrested at JFK for attempting to join ISIS

Bronx man arrested at JFK for attempting to join ISIS

Attorney Joon H. Kim. As WCBS 880's Alex Silverman reported, Raishani told an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent he felt humiliated for not having joined the man. Raishani also went with the undercover cop to buy the clothing he meant to wear for his training with ISIS, the feds said. According to federal prosectors, he said he wouldn't care if he was arrested because Allah, or God, would know he tried. Read More

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C38 launch: India's 'eye in the sky' lifts off

C38 launch: India's 'eye in the sky' lifts off

ISRO will use the Cartosat- 2 series satellite images. "Congratulations #ISRO on the launch of #Cartosat2 series". ISRO's workhorse rocket PSLV-38 today blasted off from the spaceport here carrying the Cartosat-2 series satellite - a dedicated satellite for the defence forces - along with 30 co-passenger satellites. Read More

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South Korea's Moon Urges North Korea To Return Detainees Swiftly

The exact cause of Warmbier's death is unclear. Alex Vagonis, the college girlfriend of Otto Warmbier , has spoken out after his death, calling him her "soulmate" who helped her become a better human being. But they found no evidence that he had contracted botulism, casting doubt on North Korea's claim that he fell into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. Read More

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Shiv Sena, PDP also support Kovind

Shiv Sena, PDP also support Kovind

Addressing a press conference after the meeting, Mr. Thackeray said all the party legislators and MPs will support Ram Nath Kovind , nearly clearing his way to Raisina Hill. The party first pitched Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat as its first preference, saying only a person like him can guide the country in the direction of being a Hindu nation, resolve the Ram Temple issue in Ayodhya and help enforce a uniform civil code - all core promises of the BJP. Read More

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Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Pelosi defended her position in the Democratic Party at a press conference Thursday, after Democrats lost another House special election to Republicans on Tuesday in Georgia. Her win marked an impressive rebound from polling that showed her narrowly trailing her rival as the vote approached, and signalled that Republican disillusionment about Mr. Read More

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Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village

Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village

Padilla said troops have cordoned off the school because the militants had planted improvised explosive devices around the area. Army 6th Infantry Division spokesman Capt. Pigkawayan town mayor Eliseo Garsesa said about 200 gunmen were involved, while a police report said there were about 300. "They have tried to attack a couple of times and all have been thwarted". Read More

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Airport attacker tried, but failed, to buy gun in US — FBI officials

Airport attacker tried, but failed, to buy gun in US — FBI officials

The man charged with stabbing a MI police officer in the neck at a Flint airport occasionally worked as a truck driver and didn't have a history of mental illness. Airport and police officials didn't immediately respond to messages from The Associated Press seeking comment. Flint - An interfaith group gathered in Wilson Park on Thursday evening in a show of support for the officer attacked at Bishop Airport. Read More

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Trump talks "revolution" with Silicon Valley elite

Bloomberg notes that, in contrast to previous proclamations, Trump explained that he was working "very diligently" with Congress on immigration issues . One of his agendas even before he was president is to have American companies employ only American workers. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that their political differences wouldn't hinder their working together. Read More

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Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone

Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone

F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces", the statement continued. The official says the drone was considered a threat, and was shot down by a U.S. "The Coalition calls on all parties to focus their efforts on the defeat of ISIS, which is our common enemy and the greatest threat to regional and worldwide peace and security", OIR said on June 20. Read More

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Cuomo, Trump lawyer clash over Russian Federation probe

In a manner that would probably please his boss, Sekulow twice made mention of television ratings when comparing the reach of a cable network with President Trump's reach on social media. Mueller met with House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. The special counsel met with Rep. Adam Schiff (D-California) and Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas), who took over as the top Republican for the panel's Russian Federation investigation earlier this year. Read More

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SA may pay as levy opens 'Pandora's box'

SA Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis wants to raise $370 million over the next four years with a levy on the big four banks and Macquarie Group, in addition to the the bank levy announced in the May federal budget. "Let me be clear - it is not the job of banks to prop up government budget shortfalls", Bligh said. The Business Council of Australia warned the new tax would reduce investment nationally and in South Australia. Read More

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June 26 is a public holiday - Interior Ministry

June 26 is a public holiday - Interior Ministry

After the holy month of Ramzan wiill end, they will celebrate Eid al-Fitr or Eid. All paid parking zones in Dubai, except for Fish Market & Multi-level Parking lots, will be free of charge from Saturday 24 June 2017 to Tuesday 27 June 2017, and fees will be restored on Wednesday 28 June 2017, if the Eid corresponds to Sunday 25 June. Read More

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Kulbushan Jadhav files mercy petition to Army Chief

Kulbushan Jadhav files mercy petition to Army Chief

It was his second appeal. Earlier in the day, Jadhav, who has been accused of spying and sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on Thursday filed a mercy plea before its COAS, according to the military officials there. Now it appears that Mr Basit is indicating a softening of stance, and said that if the ICJ rejected the Indian appeal then Jadhav could appeal for clemency first to Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa and if that failed then he could appeal direct to ... Read More

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Liverpool are close to reaching Salah deal

Liverpool are close to reaching Salah deal

The same article is stating that Liverpool are close to matching Roma's £35m asking price after failing with a £28m bid earlier this month. An improved offer of £35 million looks to have done the trick, though, and after EgyptAir publicly thanked the 25-year-old for using their airline, last night, reports have begun gathering pace that Salah will sign for Liverpool this week, with a medical to take place either today or tomorrow. Read More

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Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers

Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers

During his stopover, he will meet Netanyahu for their first formal discussions on peace, before traveling to Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, for talks with Abbas after Iftar, the evening meal that breaks the Ramadan fast. But the official said any peace deal "will take time" and likely require "many visits by both Mr. Kushner and Mr. Greenblatt" to the region. In Israel last month, Trump was silent on settlements, at least publicly. Read More

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Virginia Democratic and Republican gubernatorial primary election results

Frank Wagner , the third wheel, hasn't made much of an impression during this campaign, nor has he brought in much cash. " Tom Perriello and Ralph Northam , along with Governor Terry McAuliffe , will come together to discuss the importance of building a Virginia that will fight back against the Trump-Gillespie agenda - one that does not discriminate and builds a stronger economy based on progressive values and economic opportunity for all", the Democratic Party of Virginia said in a ... Read More

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Donald Trump: US student's experience in North Korea 'truly terrible'

Rather, Daniel Kanter, medical director of the neuroscience intensive care unit at UC Medical Center said , it appeared consistent with cardiopulmonary arrest, with damage caused by lack of blood flow to the brain. North Korea intends to promote Western visits by reducing the wait time for visas, North Korean Ambassador to Spain Kim Hyok-Chol said at a Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) tourism event in Madrid, Spain, China's People's Daily reported Friday. Read More

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Violence hits Darjeeling, Mamata Banerjee resolves to restore peace

According to some officials, the manner in which the Morcha leaders are intensifying their agitation and resorting to violence might require central intervention. As per the report, the commandant belonged to the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB), and he had his throat slit when he attempted to prevent protesters from setting police vehicles on fire in front of the police outpost in Singmari. Read More

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INEC Receives Melaye's Recall Signatures

INEC Receives Melaye's Recall Signatures

Leader of the delegation who addressed journalists said they have met with the constitutional requirement of 51.1 percent to recall Melaye. "In the last two years, some senators have been meeting with their people quarterly". However, in a stunning twist Wednesday, members of his constituents formally made the petition for his recall at the INEC headquarters in Abuja. He expressed optimism that INEC would do what was required of it over the petition. Read More

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US Service Members Wounded In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

The Pentagon says seven U.S. Soldiers were hurt by an Afghan soldier this week.in what officials are calling the latest "green-on-blue" attack in just a weeks time. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. A week earlier, a Taliban infiltrator killed three US troops in eastern Afghanistan . So far this year, six USA troops have been killed by hostile fire in Afghanistan . Read More

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Israeli Judge Says Airlines Can't Reseat Women At Request Of Men

Israeli Judge Says Airlines Can't Reseat Women At Request Of Men

Civil rights group Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC), which was representing Ms Rabinowitz in the case, said the win was " a huge victory " in a "long fought battle against gender segregation in the public sphere". "Originally, when the suit was brought, some people did not like the idea that I was suing El Al ". In court, the Times reports , the airline said it had not discriminated against women because its reseating policies also applied to men. Read More

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Bill Cosby Plans Series of 'Town Halls' on Sexual Assault

In an interview with a news station in Alabama , Wyatt said the 79-year-old actor plans to host a series of "town hall" style meetings with youth. Speaking to Good Day Alabama on Thursday, spokesman Andrew Wyatt said, "Mr. A prosecutor plans to put Cosby on trial again. Cosby still faces several civil cases from a few of the almost 60 women who have come forward in recent years, accusing him of decades-old sexual assault. Read More

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JK: Two army soldier killed in Poonch sector

JK: Two army soldier killed in Poonch sector

The official said that the soldiers who were manning the fence came under heavy attack by the armed intruders resulted into an encounter. Pakistan earlier in the day violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch . Two terrorists were gunned down and a civilian protester was killed in clashes between security forces and stone pelters in Pulwama district. Indian intelligence believe that beheadings were planned as as retaliation against losses incurred by Pakistan troops in targeted ... Read More

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Cuban government says Donald Trump will not weaken 'the revolution'

However, despite the rhetoric, the order appears to be less far-reaching than the President claimed, for example, the embassies that opened in Havana and Washington will be maintained, Cuban Americans will be allowed to send money to their families and visit them, and US companies will be allowed to continue commercial transportation, including flights between the two countries. Read More

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Afghan commando kills 2 United States soldiers

Three U.S. soldiers were killed and another wounded in Afghanistan on Saturday when a member of the Afghan army opened fire on American troops . The Taliban has extended its control and influence to swathes of Afghanistan and intensified battlefield attacks across the country since launching its so-called yearly spring offensive in late April, killing scores of Afghan security forces. Read More

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Kovind's candidature will be fought politically: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

JD (U)'s Nitish Kumar has already announced his support for Kovind. The opposition parties are meeting on June 22 to decide on a consensus candidate for the Presidential election. Kovind, then the BJP's Scheduled Caste Morcha's chief, made it a point to disagree with S.K. Thorat, former UGC chairman and Dalit intellectual, and Udit Raj, then an independent Dalit leader and who is now with the BJP. Read More

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DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

The newspaper reports that High Court judges might be asked to access whether a "confidence and supply" arrangement between the Conservatives and the DUP would be a breach of the United Kingdom government's requirement to exercise "rigorous impartiality" in regards to Northern Ireland , as outlined in the Good Friday Agreement (1998). Read More

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Qatar crisis: All eyes on Riyadh

Qatar crisis: All eyes on Riyadh

Mattis has described Qatar as "moving in the right direction", while U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said called for Arab Gulf nations to remain united. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are expected to announce what they want Qatar do to in return for ending their isolation of the tiny Gulf nation , according to a Gulf official with direct knowledge of the matter. Read More

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Will never reveal dressing-room details: Virat Kohli

What time is the India vs West Indies ODI match? Become a subscriber to the Trinidad Express Newspapers for access to all our articles via our vNEWS. Fans in India can watch the match starting at 6:30 p.m. India Standard Time, while in the United States, that star time will be 9 a.m. And, now they are up against a stronger opponent in India . Read More

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