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World News Israeli Planes Target Iranian Military Positions in Syria
Author: 0 Israeli Planes Target Iranian Military Positions in Syria

Israel has been concerned at the presence of Iranian forces backing President Bashar Al-Assad in the conflict, resulting in frequent Israeli strikes against certain Syrian targets. Israel , which monitors neighbouring Syria intensively, has long alleged that Iran came to assist the Damascus government, in part, to set up a permanent garrison there, effectively forming an extended anti-Israel front with Hezbollah in Lebanon.

World News Killed In Twin Blasts At Wrestling Club In Kabul
Author: 0 Killed In Twin Blasts At Wrestling Club In Kabul

The area has frequently been targeted by attacks claimed by Islamic State, a militant Sunni group. None of the terrorist groups has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Among the dead was AFP chief photographer Shah Marai. Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse, reporting from Kabul , said the second bomb appeared to target first responders and journalists.

World News Off-duty Dallas officer walks into wrong apartment, kills man inside
Author: 0 Off-duty Dallas officer walks into wrong apartment, kills man inside

Thursday evening, she walked into an apartment unit she believed to be her own at the 1200 block of South Lamar, about a quarter-mile from the Dallas Police Department. "Police said they are conducting a joint investigation with the Dallas County district attorney's office". Hall said the officer is white, but she didn't say whether investigators believe race was a factor in the shooting.

World News Susan Collins Downplays Brett Kavanaugh Email About Abortion Rights And 'Settled Law'
Author: 0 Susan Collins Downplays Brett Kavanaugh Email About Abortion Rights And 'Settled Law'

The document is partially redacted. The email was obtained by The Associated Press as senators were launching a final round of questioning Thursday of President Donald Trump's nominee. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, to release the documents to the public before Thursday's proceedings, and got his wish. A source said the process would be "thorough but as least destructive as possible".

World News Homeless Samaritan will get cash; couple under investigation
Author: 0 Homeless Samaritan will get cash; couple under investigation

The couple's home was searched as part of a criminal investigation, Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina said in a statement , but charges have not been filed, CNN reported . Officials were at the couple's home in Bordentown early on September 6, a day after a judge ordered them to appear in court, Fox29 reported . McClure was inside the house and D'Amico was on the porch, pacing and talking on his phone.

Author: 0 Several People Behind Trump Were Removed, Replaced During Rally In Montana

The Trump supporters' irritation apparently came from moments like those below, in which the plaid shirt guy is seen openly laughing as Trump brags about what he says are his administration's accomplishments. "If the presidential cabinet believes that President Trump is "unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office" as the 25th Amendment states, then every minute they make excuses is a minute that our country is at risk", Warren wrote on her website .

World News Delta Fire: I-5 Road Closures and Traffic Conditions
Author: 0 Delta Fire: I-5 Road Closures and Traffic Conditions

The Delta Fire has already scorched 22,000 acres (8,903 hectares) since it began on Wednesday in a Shasta-Trinity National Forest canyon along the Sacramento River, about 250 miles (402 km) north of San Francisco, the California Interagency Incident Management Team said in an advisory.

Author: 0 Melania Trump Slams 'Cowardly' Trump Administration Official's New York Times Op-Ed

Trump wrote on Twitter , a few hours ahead of his rally in Billings, Montana . The timing of the op-ed, coming a day after the Washington Post published excerpts from Woodward's book that portrayed the president as mercurial, inept and untruthful, turned an already bad week at the White House into one of Trump's worst.

World News Gunmen kill drug-linked Philippine town mayor in his office
Author: 0 Gunmen kill drug-linked Philippine town mayor in his office

A police report says the gunmen ordered two watchmen to lie on the ground at gunpoint, rushed to the town hall then "a burst of gunfire was heard from the mayor's office". Around 4,000 of these people have been killed by police. The next day, the mayor of northern General Tinio town was killed in an SUV by motorcycle-riding assassins.

World News Brazilian candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed during event
Author: 0 Brazilian candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed during event

Also in March, Marielle Franco, a left-leaning black councilwoman in Rio de Janeiro, was shot to death along with her driver after attending an event on empowering black women. He has openly praised Brazil's military dictatorship and in the past said it should have killed more people. Bolsonaro faces trial before the Supreme Court for speech that prosecutors said incited hate and rape.

World News British navy's HMS Albion warned over South China Sea 'provocation'
Author: 0 British navy's HMS Albion warned over South China Sea 'provocation'

The other source said that the Albion did not enter the territorial seas around any features in the region, but demonstrated that Britain does not recognize excessive claims around the Paracels. Beijing strongly criticized the UK's actions Thursday, calling the recent incident a provocation. "But China will be displeased as it suggests that USA allies are responding to Washington's appeals".

World News USA plays down talk of imminent pullout of forces from Syria
Author: 0 USA plays down talk of imminent pullout of forces from Syria

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, appeared to echo that sentiment. Russian Federation has described Idlib as a "nest of terrorists" and a "festering abscess" that must be resolved. Seized from government forces in 2015, Idlib and adjacent areas form the last major chunk of territory still in rebel hands. Numerous residents are rebels and civilians who were bussed out of other areas as they came back under Syrian regime control.

Author: 0 Britain summons Russia's charge d'affaires in London over Skripal case

Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia were left critically ill after being exposed to the military grade nerve agent Novichok in Salisbury in March. They paid a day-trip to Salisbury, a sleepy city in the southwest of England, on the Saturday to carry out reconnaissance.

World News LURCHING LEFT: Cortez-Backed Candidate DEFEATS 10-Term Dem in MA
Author: 0 LURCHING LEFT: Cortez-Backed Candidate DEFEATS 10-Term Dem in MA

Pressley is virtually assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from MA in November, and her victory gives Democrats' progressive wing another win in their effort to pull the party leftward. She and Ocasio-Cortez both defeated older, white congressmen who were reliable liberal votes, but who didn't look like many voters in their districts.

World News Mueller OK with some written responses from Trump
Author: 0 Mueller OK with some written responses from Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller is willing to accept written responses from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding any potential co-ordination between his campaign and the Kremlin's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. Another area of interest to Mueller's office is whether Trump tried to obstruct the investigation, but it was not clear how any possible questions on that subject might be handled.

World News NY Times publishes bombshell anonymous ‘resistance’ op-ed, Trump responds furiously
Author: 0 NY Times publishes bombshell anonymous ‘resistance’ op-ed, Trump responds furiously

President Trump's impulses are generally anti-trade and anti-democratic, the author held, including "his mass-marketing of the notion that the press is the "enemy of the people", the staffer wrote. The president's statement elicited great applause from the law enforcement officials assembled at the White House as he walked away. The unidentified Trump official wrote, "Ours is not the popular "resistance" of the left".

World News McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy
Author: 0 McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy

A service held at the National Cathedral Saturday featured eulogies from McCain's daughter Meghan and former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush . The senator's widow, Cindy, and his children were among those who walked behind the caisson. The president's absence from the funeral reflected McCain's belief that Trump violates those ideals, and the president returned McCain's enmity.

Author: 0 Russian nationals named as suspects in Salisbury poisonings

Theresa May told the Commons on Wednesday that the suspects had entered the United Kingdom on Russian passports using the names Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov. The joint statement comes as the leaders meet at the United Nations to discuss the attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in March and its fallout.

World News Man arrested after crashing truck into news station’s building in Dallas
Author: 0 Man arrested after crashing truck into news station’s building in Dallas

Per FOX4, a male was heard ranting about "high treason" after he repeatedly drove a truck into the building shortly after 6am, shattering floor-to-ceiling windows. A driver, Roberto Carlos Hernandez , was accused of ramming a sheriff deputy's cruiser and was fatally shot by the deputy. Pictures show Fry in handcuffs, surrounded by paper, with the truck sticking out of a huge broken window.

World News 'It wasn't me': Senior Trump advisors disavow 'gutless' article
Author: 0 'It wasn't me': Senior Trump advisors disavow 'gutless' article

Pompeo, who previously served as Trump's Central Intelligence Agency director, also slammed the Times for publishing the piece. Stunning upset in Massachusetts State Department needs reform so it can lead from the front MORE told reporters during a visit to India that he too was not behind the op-ed, and ripped the anonymous author as a "disgruntled, deceptive bad actor".

Author: 0 New Wildfire Closes I-5 North of Redding

Forest Service said in a statement. I-5 is closed between Fawndale Road and Mott Road. As of 6 p.m., officials with the Shasta-Trinity National Forest said the fire had burned approximately 2,000 acres. - The Delta Fire continues to burn on both sides of Interstate-5 near the Vollmers Exit north of Lakehead, in Shasta County. The fire was showing "critical" behaviour - burning fiercely and moving rapidly - but was still far away from any large towns, he added.

World News Dramatic photos reveal chaotic aftermath of typhoon in Japan
Author: 0 Dramatic photos reveal chaotic aftermath of typhoon in Japan

The 5,000 passengers who were stranded at the airport were returned to the mainland on high-speed boat, according to The Independent . There was no indication when the airport, which operates over 400 flights a day. Runways at the airport were largely underwater after the storm struck Tuesday. He said 2.4 million households had lost power in the storm, with service restored to only half by Wednesday morning.

World News India 2 plus 2 dialogue to take place on Thursday
Author: 0 India 2 plus 2 dialogue to take place on Thursday

Terming the rapidly growing trade and investment ties as an important element of bilateral relationship, Swaraj said this growth is giving rise to new opportunities and a basis for more intense economic engagement which supports development of manufacturing, promotes knowledge and innovation, creates jobs and provides critical resources for growth.

World News Chinese kindergarten welcomes kids with a pole dancer
Author: 0 Chinese kindergarten welcomes kids with a pole dancer

A crowd of children aged three to six, "all first-day-ready in pristine white shirts and neatly pressed black shorts" looked on as a dancer in hotpants and heels performed "a routine that would not be out of place in a downtown strip club", the South China Morning Post reports.

World News Trump's own officials see him as 'detrimental,' explosive but anonymous essay claims
Author: 0 Trump's own officials see him as 'detrimental,' explosive but anonymous essay claims

As political observers gleefully parse the anonymous New York Times editorial for clues to its author, one particular theory has been gaining steam based on an unusual word: lodestar . And you know the dishonest media ... Vice President Pence denied being the senior administration official who wrote an anonymous New York Times op-ed criticizing President Donald Trump - following online speculation that a clue in the piece may have pointed to him.

World News Mother charged after 2-year-old boy found dead in woods
Author: 0 Mother charged after 2-year-old boy found dead in woods

Investigators said the force of the strike caused Jordan to hit the back of his head on a wall. The report says she then left his body in the woods. Late Tuesday, they learned the truth, then promptly charged Stinson with felony child abuse and murder.

World News Couple ordered to testify about money
Author: 0 Couple ordered to testify about money

The attorney for John Bobbitt, the Philadelphia homeless man who gave his last $20 to a woman when she ran out of gas, prompting her and her husband to start a GoFundMe fundraiser that raised roughly $400,000 for Bobbitt, says all of the money is gone .