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Australia Halts Airstrikes in Syria Over Russian Threats

Australia Halts Airstrikes in Syria Over Russian Threats

The Shahed-129 UAV was shot down by the US Strike Eagle about 12:30 am on Tuesday morning after it advanced on Coalition forces and showed intent hostile. The US Central Command said it acted in "collective self-defense". A U.S. senator has warned against the United States' measures in Syria, which is pushing Washington "closer and closer" to a military conflict with Iran and Russian Federation, describing the move as "another mistake on the scope of the Iraq War".


Romanian lawmakers topple PM Grindeanu's government, as expected

Romanian lawmakers topple PM Grindeanu's government, as expected

A total 241 lawmakers from the PSD and its junior coalition partners ALDE approved the motion to oust Grindeanu from office, more than the 233 votes required. After a recent constitutional court ruling, the government has to propose a cap on financial damages caused by abuse of office offences, a level which could be decisive in Dragnea's case.


Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked

Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked

Three other Americans are now being held captive, and according to the Associated Press , the arrest of one of them, teacher Tony Kim, caused Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to explore the potential of a travel ban in March. His family is convinced he died of the "torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans". He returned home to the Cincinnati area last week.


Cancel Trump's proposed state visit to United Kingdom, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Cancel Trump's proposed state visit to United Kingdom, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

When the terrorist attack in London Bridge occurred last Saturday, June 3, Khan released a statement reassuring Londoners of the city's situation. All three attackers were shot dead by police. "I'm very clear that Sadiq is doing a good job as mayor of London , we are working with him, working together". Trump took to Twitter again on Monday to slam the London mayor once more.



Queen's Speech: Who's really behind the #DayOfRage hashtag?

It takes place on the day Prime Minister Theresa May sets out her legislative programme for the next two years in the Queen's Speech . Despite all the chatter online however, the actual event was quite small, with handfuls of protesters gathering in west London and a few hundred saying they would attend on the official "Day of Rage" Facebook page .



Despite GOP wins in Ga., SC races, Dems see silver linings

Democratic candidate for 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff concedes to Republican Karen Handel at his election night party in Atlanta, Tuesday, June 20, 2017 . Price won the district last November by 23 points, and Ossoff's much closer margin serves as a 'silver lining, ' Democratic congresswoman Cheri Bustos said.