Friday 19th of July, 2019

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Tehran dismisses US claim of destroying Iranian drone

Tehran dismisses US claim of destroying Iranian drone

Tehran on Friday denied the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jesting Washington may have accidentally hit their own machine.The latest incident in the strategic Strait of Hormuz comes amid

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From Iraq to Yemen, drones raise U.S. alarm over Iranian plans

From Iraq to Yemen, drones raise U.S. alarm over Iranian plans

GENEVA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The increased use of drones by Iran and its allies for surveillance and attacks across the Middle East is raising alarms in Washington.The United States believes that Iran-linked militia in Iraq have recently increased t

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Turkey calls on US to reverse decision on F-35 exclusion

Turkey calls on US to reverse decision on F-35 exclusion

Washington's decision to exclude Turkey from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the "spirit of alliance," the Turkish government said Thursday, and called on its NATO ally to reverse the decision.In a major break with a longtime ally, U

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Pakistan arrests US-wanted terror suspect in Mumbai attacks

Pakistan arrests US-wanted terror suspect in Mumbai attacks

Pakistan on Wednesday arrested a radical cleric and U.S.-wanted terror suspect implicated in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, officials said, just days ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan's trip to Washington.Hafiz Saeed was taken into custody in Punjab provi

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An Air Force Pilot Tells Us What Flying a B-2 Stealth Bomber Is Like

An Air Force Pilot Tells Us What Flying a B-2 Stealth Bomber Is Like

(Washington, D.C.) When B-2 stealth bombers attacked Serbia on the opening night of Operation Allied Force in 1999, destroyed Iraqi air defenses during 2003’s “Shock and Awe” and eliminated the Libyan fighter force in 2011 -- the attacks were a

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Odd Man Out: How the Independent Justin Amash Could Shake Up the 2020 Presidential Election

Odd Man Out: How the Independent Justin Amash Could Shake Up the 2020 Presidential Election

Washington circles are abuzz with the suggestion that Justin Amash, the ex-Republican congressman from Michigan, may mount a third-party presidential campaign in 2020. In the few days since leaving the GOP, he’s talked about “room for a third par

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McConnell says Trump is 'not a racist' and calls for Washington to 'tone down' rhetoric

McConnell says Trump is 'not a racist' and calls for Washington to 'tone down' rhetoric

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he doesn’t believe Donald Trump is a racist despite the president’s calls for four Democratic lawmakers to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”

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Trump declines to criticize Turkey's Russia missile purchase

Trump declines to criticize Turkey's Russia missile purchase

President Donald Trump declined Tuesday to criticize Turkey's acquisition of a Russian missile system assailed by the Pentagon and NATO, making no mention of sanctions Washington had threatened over the purchase.In his first comments since Turkey beg

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U.S., Iran send conflicting signals on their disputes

U.S., Iran send conflicting signals on their disputes

Tensions have risen since U.S. President Donald Trump last year abandoned the major powers' nuclear deal with Iran under which Tehran agreed to curtail its nuclear program in return for the lifting of global sanctions crippling its economy.Washington

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Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had t

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The Latest: Man killed at immigration jail shot many times

The Latest: Man killed at immigration jail shot many times

Authorities say an armed man who threw incendiary devices at an immigration detention center in Washington state died of multiple gunshot wounds after four police officers opened fire.The Pierce County medical examiner's office said Monday that 69-ye

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U.S. Probing Fate of U.A.E. Oil Tanker That Entered Iran Waters

U.S. Probing Fate of U.A.E. Oil Tanker That Entered Iran Waters

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. is investigating the disappearance of a small Emirati oil tanker that entered Iranian waters and stopped transmitting its location, in an incident that could intensify frictions in the Gulf.Washington is aware of the developin

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Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had trave

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Man killed at Washington immigration jail shot many times

Man killed at Washington immigration jail shot many times

Authorities say an armed man who threw incendiary devices at an immigration detention center in Washington state died of multiple gunshot wounds after four police officers opened fire.The Pierce County medical examiner's office said Monday that Wille

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Armed 69-year-old ‘antifascist’ shot dead after firebombing immigration centre

Armed 69-year-old ‘antifascist’ shot dead after firebombing immigration centre

A rifle-armed 69-year-old has been fatally shot by the police after throwing incendiary devices at an immigration centre in Tacoma, WashingtonOfficers were called to the privately run prison at around 4am where the man, identified in local media as W

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The B-2 Stealth Bomber Is Now 30 Years Old. Take a Look Inside.

The B-2 Stealth Bomber Is Now 30 Years Old. Take a Look Inside.

(Washington, D.C.) Slicing through the sky with bat-like wings, eluding enemy radar with stealth technology, quietly destroying enemy air defenses from 50,000 ft and using computers to merge sensor data with targeting information -- the Air Force’s

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Police: 69-year-old man dies after attacking migrant jail

Police: 69-year-old man dies after attacking migrant jail

A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said.The Tacoma Police Department sai

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Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: police

Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: police

An employee at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma reported one vehicle on fire and said the suspect was also attempting to ignite a large propane tank outside the facility, the Tacoma Police Department said in a statement. "This morning

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UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos: Sunday Times

UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos: Sunday Times

The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been identified, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.Last week, Britain's Mail on Sunday newspap

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UK envoy said Trump ditched Iran deal to spite Obama: report

UK envoy said Trump ditched Iran deal to spite Obama: report

Britain's ambassador to Washington believed US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal because it was associated with his predecessor Barack Obama, according to leaked documents published Saturday."The administration is set upon an

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House Democrats who tangled with leader not backing down

House Democrats who tangled with leader not backing down

Days after tensions with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi boiled over publicly, several House Democrats sent a message to Washington: We're not backing down.All are young women of color, a fact not lost on supporters who have bridled at the criticism throw

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Iranian foreign minister heads to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA

Iranian foreign minister heads to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to New York on Saturday to a United Nations conference, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported, amid rising tension between Washington and Tehran.The United States and Iran are at loggerheads ove

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Nancy Pelosi’s renewed attacks on AOC aren’t just disrespectful, they’re dangerous

Nancy Pelosi’s renewed attacks on AOC aren’t just disrespectful, they’re dangerous

As America grows increasingly brazen in its bigotry, Pelosi should be standing up for her new colleagues – so why isn’t she?Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/APCan progressives please shut up and li

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UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national s

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Hezbollah leader says U.S. seeking to talk

Hezbollah leader says U.S. seeking to talk

The leader of Hezbollah said on Friday that Washington was seeking to open channels of communication despite ramping up sanctions against the Iran-backed movement's officials.U.S. President Donald "Trump's administration is seeking to open channels o

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Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs

The attorney general for Washington D.C. has issued subpoenas to the National Rifle Association and its related charitable foundation as part of an investigation into allegations of financial misconduct inside the powerful gun lobbying organization.T

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British Politicians and Former Diplomats Are Furious That Trump 'Bullied' Their Ambassador Out of Office

British Politicians and Former Diplomats Are Furious That Trump 'Bullied' Their Ambassador Out of Office

Politicians and former diplomats in the U.K. claim President Trump "bullied" ambassador Kim Darroch out of his job in Washington

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Boris Johnson says he's not to blame for ambassador's ouster

Boris Johnson says he's not to blame for ambassador's ouster

Boris Johnson, the man likely to become U.K. prime minister within weeks, on Thursday denied playing any role in the departure of Britain's ambassador to Washington, who quit after coming under attack from President Donald Trump.British politicians f

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Pete Buttigieg unveils agenda to help black Americans

Pete Buttigieg unveils agenda to help black Americans

Facing dismal poll numbers among black voters, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a multipronged plan addressing everything from promoting black history and culture and ensuring Washington, D.C., statehood to tackling the racia

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AOC weeps while hearing mother’s story of toddler who died after being detained by ICE

AOC weeps while hearing mother’s story of toddler who died after being detained by ICE

US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was moved to tears by the testimony of a woman whose 19-month-old daughter died after being detained by immigration authorities.Yazmin Juarez told a House oversight and reform hearing in Washington that she h

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Democrats to pursue criminal contempt against Barr, Ross

Democrats to pursue criminal contempt against Barr, Ross

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi prepares to hold vote after House returns from recess; Garrett Tenney reports from Washington, D.C.

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Trump will 'no longer deal' with UK envoy who panned him

Trump will 'no longer deal' with UK envoy who panned him

The U.S. leader tweeted about Ambassador Kim Darroch a day after a British newspaper published the diplomat's unflattering assessments of the current administration in Washington.British officials said they were hunting for the culprit behind the lea

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Rains strand Washington drivers, flood White House basement

Rains strand Washington drivers, flood White House basement

A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region.Flooding led to electrical outages that closed the National Archives

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Life-threatening rains pound U.S. capital; White House basement offices leak

Life-threatening rains pound U.S. capital; White House basement offices leak

Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, D.C., on Monday, shatteringa daily record in just an hour, forcing 15 swift-water rescues from stranded cars and causing an undeniable leak in the White House.Seek higher ground now!" the National Weather Se

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Iran breaches key uranium enrichment limit in nuclear deal

Iran breaches key uranium enrichment limit in nuclear deal

Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass U.S. sanctions amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington.The

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Iran accuses US of using oil sanctions to gain market clout

Iran accuses US of using oil sanctions to gain market clout

Iran's oil minister has accused the United States of using sanctions to "shock" the global oil supply and gain market clout for its booming shale oil production.Washington abandoned a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers last ye

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PHOTOS: Dangerous flash floods soak Washington, D.C.

PHOTOS: Dangerous flash floods soak Washington, D.C.

A dangerous flash flood emergency hit Washington D.C. during the Monday morning commute. With up to three inches of heavy rain falling in the region, the National Weather Service said the area was already seeing significant flash flooding.

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RPT-WRAPUP 2-Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact

RPT-WRAPUP 2-Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact

GENEVA/DUBAI, July 8 (Reuters) - Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up its enrichment of uranium to 20 percent purity as its next potential big moves away from a 2015 nuclear agreement that Washington abandoned last

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Trump approval rating jumps to highest level of his presidency in Washington Post/ABC News poll

Trump approval rating jumps to highest level of his presidency in Washington Post/ABC News poll

His high of 44% is lower than the average approval rating for every other president going back to Harry Truman.

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Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact

Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact

GENEVA/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up its enrichment of uranium to 20 percent purity as its next potential big moves away from a 2015 nuclear agreement that Washington abandoned last year.Th

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Trump attacks Britain’s ambassador in Washington after leaked memo branded president ‘dysfunctional’

Trump attacks Britain’s ambassador in Washington after leaked memo branded president ‘dysfunctional’

Donald Trump has responded to the UK ambassador in Washington’s leaked memos, saying Sir Kim Darroch “has not served the UK well”.In the highly sensitive documents, Sir Kim described the White House as “incompetent” and “inept”, writing

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Woman, 3 children missing in deadly mobile home fire

Woman, 3 children missing in deadly mobile home fire

Police say a woman and three children are unaccounted for following a deadly fire at a mobile home park site in western Washington.Port Angeles Police Chief Brian Smith said the blaze began at the residential Welcome Inn RV Park in west Port Angeles

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Far-right extremists Proud Boys outnumbered by counter-protesters at Washington, DC, rally

Far-right extremists Proud Boys outnumbered by counter-protesters at Washington, DC, rally

A few dozen antifa and hundreds of other counter-protesters showed up against the self-proclaimed "chauvinistic" Proud Boys' Demand Free Speech rally.

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Trump news: President’s ‘embarrassing mess’ parade speech widely mocked, amid arrests over July 4 fights between MAGA fans and left-wing activists

Trump news: President’s ‘embarrassing mess’ parade speech widely mocked, amid arrests over July 4 fights between MAGA fans and left-wing activists

Donald Trump delivered his controversial ”Salute to America” address in Washington, DC, on Thursday amid hammering summer storms, his speech managing to avoid partisan politics but marred by an extraordinary gaffe in which he claimed the 1775 rev

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Fourth of July in Washington to come with a twist from Pres. Trump

Fourth of July in Washington to come with a twist from Pres. Trump

Trump is promising the "show of a lifetime" for the revelers who flock to the National Mall every year on the Fourth of July.

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Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech

Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech

President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries Thursday, skirting politics in a rousing Independence Day speech in Washington. "What a great country," Trump exclaimed in a

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Trump asks Americans to 'stay true to our cause' at Salute to America Fourth of July celebration in Washington

Trump asks Americans to 'stay true to our cause' at Salute to America Fourth of July celebration in Washington

Supporters welcomed his tribute to the military while protesters assailed him for putting himself center stage on a holiday devoted to unity.

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Nation's capital holds its Independence Day Parade

Nation's capital holds its Independence Day Parade

The nation's capital held its Independence Day Parade along historic Constitution Avenue with the backdrop of the Washington D.C monuments. (July 4)

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Tanks, flag burning and the Trump baby balloon: What we know about the July Fourth parade

Tanks, flag burning and the Trump baby balloon: What we know about the July Fourth parade

President Donald Trump will take center stage at Fourth of July festivities in Washington D.C. on Thursday that will also feature Army tanks and military flyovers.

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As Trump plans July 4 speech, his challengers march to a different drummer

As Trump plans July 4 speech, his challengers march to a different drummer

U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden and two Democratic rivals marched on Thursday in the same 4th of July parade in Iowa, a small-town scene in sharp contrast with Republican President Donald Trump's plan to speak at Washington's Lincoln Memorial a

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