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UK sends warships to watch Russian ship in English Channel

Russian warships will pass just a few miles from the Plymouth coast as they sail through the English Channel closely monitored by two Royal Navy destroyers. It is understood that shadowing ships is regular business for the Royal Navy, who have been supported by Royal Air Force surveillance aircraft on this occasion.


Ryan plugs GOP campaign agenda, but no mention of Trump

Ryan plugs GOP campaign agenda, but no mention of Trump

Ryan issued a statement last week criticizing Trump after a 2005 audio in which the reality TV star businessman spoke in crude, predatory terms about groping women, and the lawmaker disinvited Trump to an annual fall festival in Wisconsin last Saturday.



U.S. service member killed in northern Iraq blast

Iraqi special forces charged into the Mosul battle Thursday with a pre-dawn advance o. More than 25,000 forces, including the Iraqi army, the peshmerga, Sunni tribal fighters and Shiite militias are taking part in the Mosul offensive, which began Monday after months of preparation.


'Booby-Trapped' ISIL Drone In Deadly Iraq Attack

'Booby-Trapped' ISIL Drone In Deadly Iraq Attack

John Dorian told reporters in a videoconference call from Baghdad . The New York Times reported yesterday that Pershmerga soldiers fighting the Islamic State in northern Iraq shot down a drone last week that exploded and killed two of them as they were examining it.


Smoking chimp a star at North Korean zoo

Smoking chimp a star at North Korean zoo

The insist the chimp, whose name in Korean is Dallae, doesn't inhale. Though such a sight would be cringe-worthy in many other locales, it seemed to delight visitors who roared with laughter on Wednesday as the chimpanzee, one of two at the zoo , sat puffing away as her trainer egged her on.