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Iran's Missile Strikes on ISIS, Strong Warning to US: Syrian Minister

The dispute over the Syrian attack on the USA -backed fighters and the American response came as Iran launched ballistic missiles at Islamic State strongholds in eastern Syria in retaliation for a pair of attacks by extremists in Tehran earlier this month that killed 17 people and wounded more than 50.



Putin offers Asylum to Leaker Comey

The former FBI director was sacked by Donald Trump last month over what the U.S. President said were issues relating to the investigation over alleged Russian interference in the U.S. Following the 97-2 vote, Republican Senator of Idaho Mike Crapo, who introduced the measure, said it "will result in very powerful new sanctions against Russia".



Massive oil tanker fire kills 123 in Ahmadpur Sharqia

Another 50 people were seriously injured. Geo News quoted eyewitnesses as saying that some people in the vicinity were smoking cigarettes, which could have ignited the inferno. When contacted, Government of Punjab Spokesperson Malik Ahmed Khan said injured persons who can not be accommodated at the hospitals in Bahawalpur and Multan would be sent to other facilities.



"We sort of choked with Russia" - Former Obama Admin official opens up

It also stated the Russian president's instructions: To cause the defeat of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton or at least harm her chances of winning, and to aid the election of now-President Donald Trump . The ex-Obama administration official told the paper: 'It is the hardest thing about my entire time in government to defend. They say the administration was anxious about appearing to try to influence the election themselves, as well as provoking Russian Federation.



Student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'

The 22-year-old University of Virginia student landed in Cincinnati late Tuesday and was taken by ambulance to a hospital. He credits him along with President Trump with getting Otto back home. According to the North Korean government, Otto Warmbier contracted botulism after his trial and fell into a coma after taking a sleeping pill.