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Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike

On Sunday, for the first time during the conflict in Syria , the USA shot down a Syrian jet near Raqqa after the aircraft dropped bombs near the us -allied Syrian Democratic Forces , a group that is battling the Islamic State . The United States has set up a garrison at al-Tanf in southeastern Syria, where Syrian fighters and U.S., British and Norwegian advisers have been based.


DUP and Sinn Féin to meet with Leo Varadkar

DUP and Sinn Féin to meet with Leo Varadkar

The remarks came after warnings by the nationalist Sinn Fein and SDLP and the cross-community Alliance Party that a deal with the DUP would undermine the Government's attempts to restore the powersharing executive at Stormont . Earlier, Andrea Leadsom, leader of the House of Commons, said the government had agreed with Queen Elizabeth, who reads out the new government programme, that the "state opening of parliament will take place on June 21, 2017".


Supreme Court to hear major political redistricting case

Supreme Court to hear major political redistricting case

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it would consider whether partisan gerrymandering violates the Constitution. Last year, a citizen-led group in IL collected over half a million signatures to get a question on the general election ballot to change the state constitution, allowing for an independent commission to oversee the map-making process.


US State Department questions Gulf motives on Qatar boycott

US State Department questions Gulf motives on Qatar boycott

Oil prices are also expected to stay stable for now unless Saudi Arabia and its allies made a decision to step up their stance and try for a regime change in Qatar. In response to reporters' questions, Nauert denied that her comments represented a shift in the United States' position on the Qatar dispute, or that they reflected any difference between President Trump's views and those of the State Department.



In Georgia, Handel thanks Trump and reaches out to Democrats

Former Georgia secretary of state Karen Handel on Tuesday defeated political newcomer Democrat Jon Ossoff , 52 percent to 48 percent. While all of America had its eyes set on the special election in Georgia Tuesday, a race for a U.S.