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by | June 22, 2017 | 07:01

Tuesday's incident marked the third time the US has shot a pro-government aircraft from the sky within a month. The Shahed-129 UAV was shot down by the US Strike Eagle about 12:30 am on Tuesday morning after it advanced on Coalition forces and showed intent hostile.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:59

Malaysia Airlines (MH, Kuala Lumpur Int'l ) has announced it has converted ten of its twenty-five B737 MAX 8 order slots to the MAX 10 variant. Boeing and United Airlines have announced an agreement at the 2017 Paris Air Show to convert 100 of its current 737 MAX orders into 737 MAX 10s, becoming the largest single 737 MAX 10 customer in the world.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:58

The European Union has called on Arab countries to "de-escalate the tensions and to engage in direct dialogue" following the ongoing crisis between Qatar and other Arab states in the region. Turkey's parliament on June 7 ratified legislation to allow more troops to be deployed to the military base in Qatar set up as part of an agreement signed in 2014.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:56

The teams that might have taken Pakistan lightly in this event will never dare to repeat such a mistake again and whatever the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup may be like; Pakistan will be a serious contender for the trophy. Leading up to Pakistan and India's final match at the ICC Champions Trophy , Rishi Kapoor was super vocal on social media as he supported the Indian team .

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:55

Warmbier's family has not specified how he slipped from a comatose state to death, but said in a statement on Monday that the "awful torturous mistreatment" he endured while in captivity meant "no other outcome was possible". North Korea claims Warmbier slipped into the vegetative state after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. Dennis Rodman , NBA legend and pop culture enigma, has come under a lot of fire as of late due to both praising and defending North Korean dictator Kim ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:54

The United States has no diplomatic relations with North Korea , and has imposed heavy sanctions on its regime due to its persistent nuclear weapons program. "We met 20 times with the North Koreans in NY, the United Nations representatives", he told Baldwin. Officials in Washington and Pyongyang said Rodman's visit had nothing to do with Warmbier going home.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:53

Donald Trump's top Middle East envoys Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law, and Jason Greenblatt will meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders this week. While the move was adopted by the Arab league, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu never formally responded to the offer. The December resolution, put forward by New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela and Senegal a day after Egypt withdrew it under pressure from Israel and Trump, was the first adopted by on Israel and the ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:52

Almost 800 Americans visit North Korea every year, but tourist travel there is now under scrutiny following the death of 22-year-old Otto Warmbier , who died Monday after returning to the USA from North Korea in a coma following 17 months in captivity for trying to steal a poster.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:53

The closely followed US index said it will include 5 percent of China's 222 large-cap stocks in its Emerging Market Index starting next year, which will reduce the weights of stocks from economies already on it, including Korea. The MSCI inclusion process suffered a severe set back in 2015, when a collapse of confidence sent Chinese shares plummeting and led to numerous suspensions of entire trading days, as well as many stocks.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:49

That led Russian Federation, a close ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad , to warn that it would target US -led coalition planes flying west of the Euphrates River. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Washington is working to re-establish communications aimed at avoiding mishaps involving US and Russian air operations in Syria.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:48

Authorities said the auto purposefully plowed into a police van around 3:40 p.m. local time on Champs-Elyssees boulevard in Paris , according to CNN . But both agreed when the mother said, "unfortunately we are now used to this". Adam Dzaziri , 31, had at least nine weapons - including two pistols and a Kalashnikov-type assault rifle - in his home in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil, a source close to the probe told the Telegraph of the UK.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:52

As anger with Trump has risen across the country, Ossoff - a 30-year-old documentary filmmaker and former congressional staffer - became a somewhat unlikely vehicle for that resistance. Democrats still must flip 24 GOP-held seats to regain a House majority next November. "We are going to show those cynics in Washington, D.C., who have been peddling hate and fear and deception", he said.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:46

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said "The system is moving toward the northwest near 10 miles per hour (17 kph) and this motion is expected to continue through Wednesday night". Tropical Storm Cindy has been causing rain in much of the Southeast. The heaviest rains are expected in an area that includes the port city of Mobile, Alabama, and the cities of Pascagoula and Biloxi in Mississippi.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:47

Some Belgian media had reported earlier that the suspect was wearing a bomb belt. Van Wymersch said authorities were on the scene quickly and a person was shot. Security experts said Tuesday's incident could have been similar to "lone-wolf" assaults carried out by radicalized individuals with limited access to weapons and training.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:44

A pro-Damascus commander said Tehran and Washington were drawing "red lines". The White House responded on Monday by saying that coalition forces fighting the so-called Islamic State in Syria retained the right to self-defense, Reuters reported .

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:45

Russia's president was in the $750 million new stadium in his native St. Petersburg to see forward Fyodor Smolov's 69th minute goal add to an own goal by New Zealand defender Michael Boxall in the 31st. Russian Federation had managed just three wins in their past 15 games and scored only twice during a disappointing European Championships last summer.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:44

A planned round of talks aimed at resolving issues between the two countries was supposed to take place in St. Petersburg. "It is also worrisome that the step made amid the current political situation in the U.S. on our individuals or entities", Ryabkov told RIA Novosti Tuesday . "We regret that Russian Federation has made a decision to turn away from an opportunity to discuss bilateral obstacles that hinder U.S.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:47

It wasn't clear whether President Trump was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Mr.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:45

Speaking to media, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray said that his party has chose to support Kovind's candidature and all the lawmakers will vote for him in the upcoming elections. "But wherever we don't agree with the BJP, we will oppose them", the Sena leader said. The Congress is keen on playing the farm-er card to counter the BJP's dalit card at a time when there has been countrywide farmers' unrest.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:39

Habib Macaayong, president of the Mindanao State University system, told the Bulletin. Padilla said authorities were still trying to verify if the civilians had been freed or not. "We feel the sincerity of his apology and we applaud the genuine concern exhibited by no less than our Commander-in-Chief for the sufferings of our people over the course of this man-made crisis", Adiong said.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:34

Like most of the south, the district was solidly Democrat for more than a century, but finally fell to the Republicans in 2010. Just learned that Jon @ Ossoff , who is running for Congress in Georgia, doesn't even live in the district. She said she would have voted for the House Republican health care bill, though she sometimes misrepresented its provisions in debates with Ossoff .

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:35

Murphy posted a photo of a blonde and bloodied Haynes on Instagram, welcoming the actor into the AHS family. Colton Haynes is about to have one helluva scary summer. Expected to premiere in September on FX, Haynes will be joining a cast that now also includes Evan Peters , Sarah Paulson, Billie Lourd , Leslie Grossman , Adina Porter, Cheyenne Jackson and Billy Eichner .

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:36

The death toll may rise, as some of the at least nine wounded were badly hurt in the explosion at Wadajir district headquarters in Mogadishu, Captain Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press. At least nine people were killed in a suspected suicide vehicle bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, according to a police official. Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab said it was a auto bomb targeting a building housing government officials.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:34

Sky will also broadcast England men's Test matches against South Africa and the West Indies, as well as the NatWest T20 Blast, Royal London Cup and the County Championship, with commentaries. Teams that exit the eight-nation World Cup at the group stage will be given $30,000 (£24,000/€27,000) and countries will secure $20,000 (£16,000/€18,000) for each win in the group stage.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:35

Last week, South Korean president Moon Jae-in, who only recently formed a government after a corruption scandal engulfed predecessor Park Geun-hye , proposed that the two Koreas bid jointly for the 2030 football World Cup . Taeyang, 29, joins actors Lee Min-ho and Kim Woo-bin as "hallyu" stars tasked with extolling the virtues of South Korea's first Winter Games. No North Korean athletes have qualified for the 2018 games.