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IS calls for Australia attacks in Ramadan

IS calls for Australia attacks in Ramadan

A purported spokesman for the terror group made his grisly appeal on an audio tape on the ISIS channel on an encrypted messaging website called Telegram. While the missive encouraged a stepping up of attacks overseas, Islamic State are coming under severe pressure in what remains of their self-declared caliphate in northern Iraq and Syria, as local forces backed by a US-led air coalition continue offensives against their "capitals" in Mosul and Raqa. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pentagon's top leaders to testify on military spending

Pentagon's top leaders to testify on military spending

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-New Hampshire) asked the Pentagon leaders about reports that Russian troops cut off Americans in al-Tanf and blocked the United States from the Euphrates, and if that was expected. Since 9/11, war has accelerated wear and tear on equipment and troops, Dunford explained. "I urge Congress to support the Department's request for authority to conduct a 2021 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round, a cornerstone of our efficiencies program", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Parents of man released from NK say he's in coma

Warmbier initially was detained in January 2016, accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner at his Pyongyang hotel. But nearly parallel to the moment Rodman landed in Pyongyang, Warmbier was released to USA custody Tuesday. When asked about Mr Rodman's North Korea visits in 2013, Mr Trump called the ex-basketball player "smart". In Tokyo, a visiting senior USA official said his government is aware of Rodman's trip and wishes him well. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple won't let apps annoy you with their own review prompts anymore

On the plus side for developers, using Apple's official interface for reviews also may increase the response rate because the review prompt allows the user to leave a review without leaving the app. Apple didn't respond to Mashable's request for comment on app subscriptions or whether those who had unwittingly paid exorbitant amounts for app subscriptions would get refunds. Consulte Mais Informação

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Murray, Wawrinka into French Open last 16

Wawrinka, owner of three major championships in all, will play for a quarterfinal berth against No. 15 Gael Monfils or No. 24 Richard Gasquet , a pair of Frenchmen whose third-round match was interrupted by rain in the first set Saturday. Kristina Mladenovic advanced to that round by winning Friday. Agnieszka Radwanska, the women's ninth seed, was eliminated in her third-round matchup on Saturday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jeff Sessions set to testify before Senate committee

Jeff Sessions set to testify before Senate committee

The story contradicted Sessions during his confirmation hearing , when he said, "I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign, and I did not have communications with the Russians". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says that a history of political giving is not a disqualifier for those who work for the Department of Justice's special counsel investigating Russian interference in USA elections. Consulte Mais Informação

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Woman accused of leak indicted, faces detention hearing

Winner's mother, Billie Winner-Davis, told the AP that she fears "they're going to try to make an example out of her because of the political climate right now". Victor was taken into custody last week. Solari argued that victor isn't the upstanding young woman her parents believe her to be. She is the first person charged with leaking classified information to the media since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, who has called for investigations into leaks to the media. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sessions says he plans to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Sessions said his decision to accept the intelligence committee's invitation to appear was due in part to Comey's testimony . Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said on Fox News Sunday "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Consulte Mais Informação

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After meeting Assad ally Putin, Macron meets Syrian opposition

Alongside Putin in 17th century palace of Versailles outside Paris , Macron on Monday said he had agreed to set up a working group with Russian Federation, including to exchange information. Coming so soon after an election in which the Kremlin was widely seen as backing Macron's far-right rival Marine Le Pen - with Putin hosting her during a surprise visit to Moscow - the encounter in Versailles will have an added personal edge. Consulte Mais Informação

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Puerto Rico votes for statehood

Puerto Rico votes for statehood

The parade came on the same day when Puerto Rico held a controversial referendum on political status. Puerto Ricans are getting the chance to tell U.S. You have to understand, in Puerto Rico, it's normal for 78 to 80 percent of the people to vote in a normal election or plebiscite. Meantime, right after the credit rating agencies reduced the island's bonds to junk status, vulture funds swooped in to buy up numerous island's heavily discounted bonds, hoping/thinking/planning/expecting ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

That would have to be done by the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein , given that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from DOJ's Russian Federation investigation. "I think Congress should now intervene and they should abolish the independent counsel, because Comey makes so clear that it's the poison fruit of a deliberate manipulation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation director leaking to The New York Times , deliberately set up this particular situation". Consulte Mais Informação

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South Korea's Moon urges lawmakers to approve $10 billion stimulus plan

South Korea said it has recovered a crashed North Korean drone that was spying on a controversial US-built missile system that is being deployed in the country. The US and South Korea agreed to deploy THAAD previous year, in response to Pyongyang's development of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons. Security risks stemming from North Korea and the controversial deployment of a US missile defense system in South Korea are likely to become the main topics of the summit. Consulte Mais Informação

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