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US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria

Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane for the first time, prompting Russian Federation to issue a threat against American airborne assets over Syrian airspace. It added that a June 8 incident occurred in the same area where another armed pro-regime drone dropped ammunition near Coalition forces before it was shot down. Read More »

Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

The Leader hailed the unity and coherence among all Iraqi political and faith movements in their fight against Daesh terrorists and said the Popular Mobilization Units, commonly known by their Arabic name, Hashd al-Sha'abi, are important and a power element for the country. Read More »

US jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria

The Shaheed-129 drone was armed and displayed hostile intent when it was intercepted by an F-15E Strike Eagle around 12:30 a.m. local time near the Syrian city of Tanf, according to U.S. The incident took place in southern Syria near a base where the US -led coalition was training Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group. Following the pro-Syrian forces attack, the coalition called its Russian counterparts "to de-escalate the situation and stop the firing", according to the ... Read More »

Despite China's 'Help With North Korea, It Has Not Worked Out'

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The U.S. military said the bombers conducted two separate drills with the Japanese and South Korean air forces. Delury said the Trump administration may try to pressure China to cut its large numbers of tourists to North Korea until the North apologizes and releases the other Americans. Read More »

Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House

North Korean officials claim Mr Warmbier slipped into a coma after contracting botulism and taking sleeping pills. Doctors from the Medical Center of the University of Cincinnati, where Warmbier died , said last week that the patient showed no signs of understanding language or awareness of his environment. Read More »

Real Madrid Not Contemplating Ronaldo's Departure - Florentino Perez

On Tuesday, June 20, Spanish online newspaper El Confidencial reported that Ronaldo will testify in court on the tax allegations on July 31. It is said that Ronaldo is upset that Real Madrid has not done enough to defend his credibility. Perez said Madrid were not looking to replace Navas or deputy Kiko Casilla . Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup playing for Portugal, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. Read More »

Gulf Coast Flooding Concerns From "Potential" Tropical Cyclone #3

However, this is not one of those times to do that, since far-reaching impacts are expected. Tropical storm warnings from the U.S. "Some slight strengthening is expected during the next 24 hours". The storm could also cause tornados later on Tuesday from south-central Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle. This heavy rain will lead to flooding across portions of the Gulf Coast into the middle and end of the week and could bring rain to North Carolina. Read More »

Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea

Warmbier was traveling to China when he signed up for a five-day North Korea trip with Young Pioneer Tours. "I don't know if we'll ever know", she added. President Barack Obama. The U.S. government accuses North Korea of using such detainees as political pawns. "If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it", Trump said in an interview. Read More »

London tower death toll reaches 79, likely to rise further

Speaking to SkyNews on Sunday, Labour MP David Lammy said some contractors working on the Grenfell Tower were removing evidence of their work after the last week inferno that killed dozens of people in the 24-story building. Detectives are focusing on people that they have been told were in the building at the time of the fire but have not been seen since. He reiterated there is a police investigation underway and that it will look at how the fire spread. Read More »

Sean Spicer might be leaving White House podium

Spicer's retreat from public view has occurred slowly - yet publicly - over the past month. I think the briefing is one aspect of what we do. Mr Bannon told The Atlantic in a text message a day earlier the reason news briefings had been held off-camera was because " Sean got fatter ". Read More »

Warmbier 'should have been brought home a long time ago'

Trump had made clear in the past that his preference was to work with China on North Korea , but that he was willing to go after them alone. Some outside experts see an internal divide in North Korea between officials who believe solving the long standoff with Seoul and Washington is the best way to improve the country's economy and global standing, and hard-liners who believe that outside pressure, isolation and animosity help keep the ruling Kim family in power by solidifying ... Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Fakhar, Amir were Pakistan's heroes: Kumar Sangakkara

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She wrote: " India lost the cricket but won in hockey against Pak". Congratulations to Pakistan and their fans. But as Twitter has a tradition to troll everyone, people started trolling her for being diplomatic. Pandya scored 76 runs off 43 balls at a strike rate of 176.74. In this regard, the PCB should keep Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman as the opening pair and let them grow together in ODIs to strengthen their chemistry. Read More »

White House urged to act over death of Otto Warmbier

President Donald Trump said Mr Warmbier's death promoted his administration " to prevent such tragedies from befalling innocent people at the hands of regimes that do not respect the rule of law or basic human decency ". Warmbier's death undercuts any progress from those meetings. North Korean officials said Warmbier's deteriorated condition was the result of botulism and a sleeping pill, though doctors at the University Cincinnati Medical Center said he showed no signs of botulism. Read More »

Senate close to vote to dismantle health law

The abbreviated schedule is a dramatic bet that Republicans can secure the 51 votes they need to pass a bill that could hurt them politically with no guarantee it will ever become law. "It will continue to hurt even more if we allow the unsustainable status quo to continue". Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) voting against it. Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq says Trump's state visit to United Kingdom should be cancelled

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Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, made a similar call on Monday, saying Trump was insulting Britain's values "at a time of introspection and mourning". 'The invitation [for a state visit] has been issued and accepted, and I see no reason to change that. "We have constant attacks going on, not just there but across the globe, and we have to start putting national security and global security at an all time high", she told a White House briefing. Read More »

Otto Warmbier 'murdered by Kim Jong-Un's regime'

Mr. Trump also referred to Warmbier's death as "a total disgrace." President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Warmbier's death after his lengthy detention in North Korea was a "total disgrace" and that if the college student had been returned home to the US earlier, "I think the result would have been a lot different". Read More »

USA shoots down pro-Assad drone in Syria

The Syrian government forces and their allies have placed themselves south of Raqqa and on the outskirts of Deir el-Zour, the IS militants' last refuge. The drone had fired near the base where the coalition trains Syrian rebels. The armed drone was determined to be a threat and was shot down after the drone 'continued to advance on the Coalition position without diverting its course it was shot down, ' the statement added. Read More »

Steve Scalise's shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he is being treated, said in a statement that Scalise underwent a second surgery "related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg" from previous day. Speaking earlier Friday in Miami, Trump said Scalise "took a bullet for all of us" when he was shot. "As well as President Trump, Vice President Pence and all of Steve's colleagues who have reached out during this challenging time". Read More »

Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Threat

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The U.S. Air Force considers the incident to be an unsafe intercept, Martin reports. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said the U. "I can tell you it was an Iranian-made drone", Davis said, declining to speculate on who specifically was operating it. Read More »

Trump to speak on Comey tapes this week

President Trump requested he write up the letter to support the decision to fire Mr. Comey. Sekulow says that Trump hasn't been notified of any investigation. "They're essentially engaging in a scorched-earth litigation strategy that is beginning with trying to discredit the prosecutor". Earlier in the week, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy, a close friend of Trump's, claimed that the president was considering ordering Rosenstein to fire Mueller. Read More »

Trump calls Warmbier's death 'total disgrace'

Warmbier was released back to the United States on June 13 after being held in North Korea for 17 months, the Los Angeles Times reported . "It's worth a forceful response". Trump, addressing Warmbier's detention during brief remarks in the Oval Office, said, "It should never, ever be allowed to happen". "There had not been any previous detainment in North Korea that has ended with such tragic finality", it said. Read More »