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Martin O'Neill sends warning to players ahead of Austria

Roy went to war every single time he played for about 14 years. "He is quite experienced now - I think that James has got 50 games under his belt, 50 caps". The battle for qualification for Russian Federation 2018 comes into sharp focus for the Republic of Ireland on Sunday evening. "We came back in the last qualifying campaign to upset the odds", the Stoke striker said.


Iraq forces launch offensive on IS holdouts in Mosul

Iraq forces launch offensive on IS holdouts in Mosul

Since the Mosul operation was launched, Iraqi forces have encouraged civilians to remain in their homes to avoid massive displacement and IS fighters have repeatedly targeted fleeing civilians with small arms and mortar fire. The areas mentioned by Rasool - which are located north of Mosul's Old City, where IS also still holds significant territory - are the main targets of the offensive, which was announced on Saturday.


Iran arrests 8 people suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

Iran arrests 8 people suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

Yet, at the funeral following Friday prayers, mourners chanted, "Down with the US", and they called for death for members of the Saudi royal family. In a video that appeared to have been recorded before the attack on Tehran , five masked fighters were shown threatening Shi'ites in Iran as well as the Saudi Arabian government saying their turn "will come".


White House, Congress Republicans nearing key tax overhaul decisions

White House, Congress Republicans nearing key tax overhaul decisions

In answer to a reporter's question, the president denied he had asked for Comey's pledge of loyalty in a private meeting earlier this year. While Mr Comey told Congress that the president had not personally been under investigation while he was in the post, his testimony provided a harsh back story that strongly suggested Mr Trump had tried to influence his handling of the matter.



Europe Reacts to General Election Results: 'Theresa May Is No Margaret Thatcher'

Mr Juncker said: "As far as the Commission is concerned we can open negotiations tomorrow morning at half past nine". Now that it chose to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. It is a humiliation for the Conservatives that this has happened, and there are calls for May to resign as she does not appear to have the confidence of the British majority.


Trump declares 'total vindication' in tweet on Comey

Trump declares 'total vindication' in tweet on Comey

Comey also revealed that he'd orchestrated the public release of information about his private conversations with the president in an effort to further the investigation. Trump reportedly told his legal team "I was right", after watching 45 minutes of Comey's testimony with his lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday, according to The New York Times .