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Gunmen kill five Egyptian police south of Cairo

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Gunmen kill five Egyptian police south of Cairo

Gunmen ambushed an Egyptian security checkpoint on Friday, opening fire on a car and killing five policemen in an area just south of the capital, the state-run MENA news agency and the Interior Ministry said. Three gunmen on a motorbike attacked police in al-Badrasheen area of Giza province, 30 km (20 miles) south of Cairo, […]

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Air Canada jet was 30 metres from colliding with 2 planes in San Francisco: TSB report

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Air Canada jet was 30 metres from colliding with 2 planes in San Francisco: TSB report

The summary said Air Canada Flight 759 had already travelled almost half a kilometre over the taxiway before aborting the landing. As the Airbus 320 pulled up sharply it flew 30 metres over the first two jets, about 60 metres above the third and about 90 metres over the fourth, the summary said. It then […]

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WATCH: French military band dazzles Macron, Trump with Daft Punk rendition

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WATCH: French military band dazzles Macron, Trump with Daft Punk rendition

A French military band broke from tradition at the Bastille Day parade on Friday, dropping martial music for a rendition of “Get Lucky” by French electro superstars Daft Punk. The unusual choice at the end of the military show on the Champs-Elysees seemed to amuse 39-year-old French President Emmanuel Macron who smiled broadly, while some […]

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Somali-American family from Eagan sues feds after being detained at border By Matt McKinney Star Tribune

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Somali-American family from Eagan sues feds after being detained at border By Matt McKinney Star Tribune

A Somali-American family of six detained at the U.S.-Canada border for more than 10 hours in 2015 after the father’s name was found on a terror watch list has sued the U.S. government for allegedly violating their constitutional rights. The family was released after authorities determined the father wasn’t a threat, but the experience terrified […]

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Three attackers shoot at police in Jerusalem before being killed: police

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Three attackers shoot at police in Jerusalem before being killed: police

JERUSALEM: Three assailants opened fire on Israeli police in Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday before fleeing to a nearby highly sensitive holy site and being killed by security forces, police said. Three people were wounded in the attack, two of them critically, police said. The incident was among the most serious in recent years in […]

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Over 100 journalists killed, injured while covering Mosul battles: Statement

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Over 100 journalists killed, injured while covering Mosul battles: Statement

(IraqiNews.com) Forty-seven Iraqi journalists were killed, while fifty-five others were wounded while covering and accompanying security troops during battles in Mosul, the Federation of Arab Journalists said. In a statement on Thursday, the federation offered felicitations to Iraqi journalists who covered the details of the battles in Mosul, praising the victory achieved by security troops […]

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Turkey ready to splash out $2.5bn for Russia’s S-400 air defense system – report

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Turkey ready to splash out $2.5bn for Russia’s S-400 air defense system – report

kara and Moscow have reportedly thrashed out the much-talked-over purchase of Russia’s S-400 advanced anti-missile system, Bloomberg reports. The deal will allegedly see two batteries being delivered to Turkey as well as a technology transfer. The parties to the deal, which has been in the works since November 2016, have finally agreed on the price […]

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‘Such good shape’: Comment to Macron’s wife lands Trump in hot water

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‘Such good shape’: Comment to Macron’s wife lands Trump in hot water

U.S. President Donald Trump praised French first lady Brigitte Macron for being in “such good shape” on Thursday during his state visit to France, according to a video on the French government’s Facebook page. Trump, 71, who has come under fire for his comments about women’s appearances, and his wife, Melania, 47, met with French President […]

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China bears ‘heavy responsibility’ for Liu death: Nobel committee

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China bears ‘heavy responsibility’ for Liu death: Nobel committee

AFP The Norwegian Nobel Committee said Thursday that China bears a “heavy responsibility” for the “premature” death of 2010 Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. The prominent democracy advocate, 61, died while still in custody following a battle with cancer. Officials ignored international pleas to let him spend his final days free and abroad. Germany and […]

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Saudi forces kill 20 Houthis aiming to cross the border

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Saudi forces kill 20 Houthis aiming to cross the border

The Saudi forces in Jazan area carried out military operations on sites occupied by the Houthi militias and the guards of ousted Saleh in the province of Harad, which is about 9 km from the Saudi border. The Saudi forces began targeting militants with their artillery, after detecting them via thermal cameras. The militants’ approach […]

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