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Israel denies Syrians shot down military jet

Israel denies Syrians shot down military jet In a rare move, the Israeli military admitted to the bombing raid and said that Syria launched several missiles in retaliation, which triggered rocket sirens in the Jordan Valley. In 2006, Hezbollah fought a war with Israel and are now allies of Bashar Al-Assad. "Syrian air defenses downed one of four Israeli warplanes that violated Syrian airspace and targeted a military site in Homs' eastern c... [Full Article...]

House intelligence chairman under pressure in Trump-Russia inquiry

House intelligence chairman under pressure in Trump-Russia inquiry The next day, Nunes visited the White House again to brief Trump personally on the intercepts he saw, before briefing fellow panel members. The Clinton Foundation's ties to Russian Federation are overblown, but Trump's the Manchurian Candidate. [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger to announce decision on future after Manchester City match?

Arsene Wenger to announce decision on future after Manchester City match? A 10-2 aggregate loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League added to the pressure and Wenger says he will make a decision on his future "very soon". Arsenal are down in sixth in the table with 11 matches to play, but Perez remains optimistic about what is left of the campaign with a cup semi-final against Manchester City also to look forward to next month. [Full Article...]

Second crewman's body recovered from Irish Coast Guard wreckage

Second crewman's body recovered from Irish Coast Guard wreckage Update 6pm: The R116 black box has been recovered by divers working in Blacksod. Four people were on board the Irish Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 116 when it went down on 14 March. The body of one of the missing crew members from the Irish Coast Guard helicopter that crashed in the Atlantic more than a week ago has been recovered. [Full Article...]

European Union calls on Russian Federation to release protesters "without delay"

European Union calls on Russian Federation to release protesters Navalny, who is now serving a suspended sentence, has also recently announced his bid to run in Russia's 2018 presidential election. Russia's opposition staged dozens of protests on Sunday and hundreds were arrested - including Alexei Navalny , the anti-corruption campaigner who is President Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic. [Full Article...]

SC advises parties to sort out 'sensitive' matter outside court

Patra suggested that aggrieved parties should talk while keeping in mind the "sensitivity" of the issue. "But if both parties mutually agree to settle the matter out of court then it's the best way to maintain social harmony and peace among the people of both the communities", Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told ANI. [Full Article...]

Mourinho Not For Friendlies

United will be without at least five first-team players for the match at Old Trafford as Smalling and Jones join midfielder Paul Pogba and captain Wayne Rooney on the treatment table. Mourinho went on to say United's many global stars will put them at a disadvantage for Sunday's match against West Brom. "It's going to be hard". [Full Article...]

AI staffer assault: Delhi police registers FIR against Sena MP

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju also criticised the shameful behaviour of the MP and said such regrettable incidents should never happen again. On Friday, the national carrier cancelled his return ticket, while IndiGo cancelled his ticket from Delhi to Pune. Air India's early morning flight from Pune to Delhi, however, did not have a Business Class and this was conveyed to the M... [Full Article...]

Feds extend deadline for first border wall bids

Just days after the defeat of the American Health Care Act, the disagreement could set up yet another showdown between Hill Republicans and the White House as Trump attempts to take immediate action on some of his more controversial campaign pledges. [Full Article...]

In Trump's White House drama, Priebus is favorite target

In Trump's White House drama, Priebus is favorite target RyanTrumpCare had a better chance of passing before Ryan and the Trump administration revised it to try and please the Freedom Caucus . Meadows also said he was open to a tax plan that is not fully "offset" so it is revenue neutral. "What brought everything together was the Obamacare idea, which contains every odiferous objection", Mark Williams of Tea Party Express told CNN in August of 2009... [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan Begged 'On One Knee' Searching For GOP Health Care Votes

Paul Ryan Begged 'On One Knee' Searching For GOP Health Care Votes A member of the House Freedom Caucus says he will force the House to vote on a full repeal of former President Barack Obama's health care law in a month if the chamber hasn't acted to roll back the statute. While no decisions have been made on how or when to revive the measure, members expressed unity. The House Freedom Caucus has no official list of members, but the group is chaired by Rep. [Full Article...]

Coast-to-Coast opposition grows to sessions' sanctuary cities stand

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned governments in places like Sacramento, Calif., and Miami Monday that the Justice Department will punish sanctuary communities that do not cooperate with federal immigration laws. Cities refusing to cooperate with federal immigration authorities start feeling the Trump administration's wrath. Some cities were also quick to point out that the federal gove... [Full Article...]

Trump's border wall with Mexico faces all kinds of obstacles

Trump's border wall with Mexico faces all kinds of obstacles Those talks are intensifying, but Senate Republicans are considering backing away from a showdown with Democrats over whether to fund Trump's request for immediate funding to build a wall along the U.S. When asked, ICE did not have information on what the administration is using as a baseline. During the campaign, Trump repeatedly promised Mexico would pay for the wall, a claim the country has d... [Full Article...]

Iraq Forces Gain Ground, Deploy Snipers in Mosul

Iraq Forces Gain Ground, Deploy Snipers in Mosul At the same time, IS forces in the Syrian city of Raqqa are under attack in a parallel conflict. Iraq began an operation on 19 February to retake west Mosul, which is the last major Islamic State group urban bastion in the country and includes the Old City. [Full Article...]

Family of terror victim Kurt Cochran thank Londoners for 'outpouring of love'

Family of terror victim Kurt Cochran thank Londoners for 'outpouring of love' Her family in a statement made by her brother, Clint Payne, said Cochran will be greatly missed. Ms Cochran suffered a broken rib and badly injured leg is said to be recovering well. "There was a gap between the time when they were able to find out what was going on and as you could imagine that would be just devastating, pins and needles, and very bad", said Bullock. [Full Article...]

Driver plows into Capitol Police cruiser; streets closed

Driver plows into Capitol Police cruiser; streets closed Police said the incident appeared unrelated to terrorism. The office of the District of Columbia medical examiner said in the autopsy that one round struck Carey in the left side of the back of her head, and she was also hit three times in the back and once in her left arm. [Full Article...]

Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination

Robert Casey Jr. said he would oppose the nomination. Judge Neil Gorsuch is an extreme Supreme Court nominee who has consistently sided with powerful interests over the American people. One avenue for McConnell would be the so-called "nuclear option" - an attempt to change the rules to bar filibusters for Supreme Court nominees. The Republican push to dismantle Obama's Affordable Care Act and ... [Full Article...]

Trump skips annual AIPAC conference

Trump skips annual AIPAC conference US Vice President Mike Pence has confirmed that Donald Trump is thinking about moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "I'd like to see you hold back on settlements for a little bit", he told Netanyahu. "Under President Donald Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this; America stands with Israel", Pence said amidst applause from the audience. [Full Article...]

Former PM Valls angers French left by backing Macron

Former PM Valls angers French left by backing Macron The 62-year-old Socialist leader, who decided in December not to stand for re-election, said he would read and travel a lot and "be fully myself" once freed of his presidential obligations. Fillon himself, put under investigation last week, has repeatedly denied wrongdoing. Valls' decision is infuriating some Socialists, already deeply divided over the legacy of unpopular president Francois Holl... [Full Article...]

Democrats stage frontal assault with MAR-A-LAGO Act

Democrats stage frontal assault with MAR-A-LAGO Act Although Ronald and Nancy are the couple's given names, they changed their middle names to "Reagan" in 2012 in order to honor the 40th president. In reality, the Commander-in-Chief played a full 18-hole round. Although some Democratic lawmakers want to change that, former Secret Service agent Jonathan Wackrow told Politico that "you can posture all day long, but the service can't produce somet... [Full Article...]


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