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Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Syrian rebels say they do not rule out the possibility of another chemical weapons attack by President Bashar Assad's government - even after punitive USA missile strikes after the attack in April. " Trump's administration uses the pretext of a chemical attack to save its American-Zionist project in the region", Tourjman said. Earlier this month, the USA shot down a Syrian fighter jet for the first time .



Senate Dem: Gorsuch, Thomas and Alito like 'horsemen of the apocalypse'

Opponents say the ban is unlawful, based on visitors' Muslim religion. If it is still Kennedy's court on the first Monday in October, progressive cases and causes (at least some of them, anyway) will have a chance. His departure from the Court during a Trump presidency, with his successor chosen from a list bequeathed by the Federalist Society or the Heritage Foundation and the Senate in the hands of Mitch McConnell, would eliminate the judicial branch as an effective check-and-balance ...


Supreme Court Partially Lifts Injunctions Against Trump's Travel Ban

Supreme Court Partially Lifts Injunctions Against Trump's Travel Ban

Trump has already signed a memorandum which states that administration officials will begin implementing approved parts of the order 72 hours after the court's ruling. Mr Trump tweeted: "Great day for America's future Security and Safety, courtesy of the U.S. Supreme Court ". Thus, it lifted the ban in so as far it applies to those individuals without a "bona fide relationship to a person or entity within the U.S".



Iraq forces comb west Mosul after IS counter-attacks

The Counter-Terrorism Team is mopping up in the neighbourhoods that IS suicide bombers launched the surprise attack. Iraqi policeman spray paint a house exterior to warn that it is booby trapped during fighting against Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul , Iraq, Monday, June 26, 2017.


North Korea releases American student after State Department visit

North Korea releases American student after State Department visit

His parents say he has been in a coma and was medically evacuated. They added they were grateful their son "will finally be with people who love him". Last week North Korean officials told Yun of Warmbier's medical condition. In May, Yun met with met high-level representatives from the North Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Oslo, Norway, and the North Koreans agreed that the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang would be authorized to pay a consular visit to all four detainees.


Grenfell Tower fire: Where has unsafe cladding been identified?

Grenfell Tower fire: Where has unsafe cladding been identified?

This comes after the government announced that 60 high-rise buildings in 25 local authorities across the country have now failed fire cladding safety tests after the Grenfell Tower disaster. Sir Ed Davey said: "It is utterly outrageous that British law has failed people in tower blocks across the country and allowed flammable material to be used as cladding".