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Over 20 Shiies Killed in Afghanistan's Herat Explosion

Over 20 Shiies Killed in Afghanistan's Herat Explosion

He estimated at least 100 dead and wounded were scattered throughout the mosque. The blasts took place during evening prayers. Hadid said he saw several pieces of a body that was being identified as the assailant. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but ISIS has been targeting Shiite minority crowds and mosques in Afghanistan for around a year. Shiite Muslims have remained a constant target of militant attacks across various parts of the country over the past few months. Read More

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Former Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio Found Guilty

Former Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio Found Guilty

Arpaio - the former sheriff of Maricopa County , Arizona between 1993 and 2016 who made life hard for immigrants and detainees of color - faces up to six months in prison with sentencing scheduled for October 5. In a public statement , Arpaio's attorneys said he will appeal to get a jury. "Arpaio believes that a jury would have found in his favor and that it will", the statement read. Read More

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Donald Trump has a new chief of staff: Who is John Kelly?

Donald Trump has a new chief of staff: Who is John Kelly?

Priebus' hold on the White House job has always been in question, more so this week after Trump's new communications director badmouthed him to a reporter for the New Yorker . He said that under Obama, there were high-ranking players with direct access to the president, but he was clued in on any policy or governing conversations, noting: "There was a sense that people were working together". Read More

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Firefighters rescue Ohio woman entangled by boa constrictor

Firefighters rescue Ohio woman entangled by boa constrictor

A firefighter from OH eventually had to cut the head off the woman's "pet" because it just wouldn't let go of her face. The snake would not let go and was biting the woman's face. "I'm just really pleased with the paramedics response and you know the thought, to think that quick to take out a pocket knife. obviously he had to destroy the snake but he had no other choice", said Mayor Bring. Read More

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Iran Launched Rocket Carrying Satellite, Official Says

Iran Launched Rocket Carrying Satellite, Official Says

The rocket that was launched is based on Shahab military technology and specialists warn of the possible consequences of significant progress within Iran's missile program . Iran has made ventures into space before, launching dummy satellites into orbit. This launch comes two days after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve new sanctions against Iran . Read More

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USA to vote on Russian Federation sanctions

House of Representatives has angered European Union officials as they see it as breaking transatlantic unity in the West's response to Moscow's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. Brussels has raised concerns over Washington's intention to step up sanctions on Russian Federation, urging coordination with the G7 partners. Eager to punish Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 election, the House has overwhelmingly backed a new ... Read More

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European Union "ready to retaliate" against U.S. over new Russian Federation sanctions

The reported note of the European Commission, however, might not reflect the latest developments with respect to the draft United States legislation on new Russian sanctions , since over the weekend it was announced that bill was changed to ensure that it did not affect a major pipeline used to transport oil from Kazakhstan through Russia to Ukraine as well as a natural gas pipeline that goes between Russia and Germany, the Nord Stream 2. Read More

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Russian Federation sees oil supplies dwindling from global market

Russian Federation sees oil supplies dwindling from global market

Petersburg with OPEC delegates from Libya and Nigeria, two members states exempt from the agreement so they can steer oil revenue toward national security efforts. Novak said he would be open to tighter monitoring of output and a possible extension of the cuts beyond their scheduled end in March 2018. The cap was put in place to drain a glut of oil and support higher oil prices but has largely failed due to a massive increase in output from US suppliers and growth in output from Nigeria ... Read More

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'PLEASE WAKE UP': US teen livestreams sister's crash death

'PLEASE WAKE UP': US teen livestreams sister's crash death

The two girls in the back were not wearing seat belts. The California Highway Patrol says Sanchez was driving the auto when it veered onto the right shoulder of a road about 120 miles southeast of San Francisco. I don't care. I killed my sister. "This is the last thing I wanted to happen to us but it just did", Sanchez says. Jacqueline Sanchez , 14, of Stockton , was killed in the crash. Read More

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Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges Shouted Down by Protesters

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges Shouted Down by Protesters

Protesters shouted down Hodges at a press conference Friday night in which she announced she meant to nominate Assistant Police Chief Medaria Arradondo to take over as head of the department, and demanded that she resign. I've decided I am willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes see what more can be done for the MPD to be the very best it can be . Noor is not required to submit to an interview with the bureau and has not agreed to one or provided a statement , the bureau ... Read More

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Mattis Says He Believes Daesh Leader Baghdadi Alive

Mattis Says He Believes Daesh Leader Baghdadi Alive

Mattis said. He said he also remains anxious by those who manage to escape home, bringing with them specialised skills like bomb-making, that they acquired in Syria and Iraq. Unfortunately it was leaked in a prominent national newspaper about a week later and then he went dead. Pentagon officials said Baghdadi was no longer is involved in the IS' day-to-day operations. Read More

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U.S. lawmaker to protest if Duterte visits White House

U.S. lawmaker to protest if Duterte visits White House

But his charge against the United States is also a response to a hearing organised on the eve by a Commission of human rights in the u.s. Congress about the war, that it delivers to the traffickers. and that it would be in the forefront of the demonstrations against his coming adventure whether Mr. Duterte is made in the United States. "So what makes that guy think that I am going to America?" said Duterte during a press conference in Davao City on Friday, July 21. Read More

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Tensions Rise in Jerusalem After Israel Installs Metal Detectors at Mosque

Tensions Rise in Jerusalem After Israel Installs Metal Detectors at Mosque

Tens of thousands of worshippers will gather to pray by the eleven security barriers outside the mosque for Friday prayers tomorrow, as mosque officials urge Palestinians to boycott the Israeli security checks. Erdan commented on the report that the Shin Bet was opposed to the idea of placing metal detectors at the holy site. And Jews flocked to the Temple Mount unhindered for the first time in many years. Read More

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