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U.S. can not confirm Daesh leader Baghdadi's death

Washington said it could not corroborate the death and Western and Iraqi officials have been sceptical. There have been persistent reports that al-Baghdadi has died in recent months. Last month, Russian Federation claimed it had likely killed Baghdadi in an airstrike on a southern suburb of Daesh's Syrian capital, Raqqah. Last month, al-Baghdadi went into hiding after the United States offered a $25 million reward to anyone able to bring him to justice.


Sheriff: No survivors in Marineland plane crash; wreckage found

Sheriff: No survivors in Marineland plane crash; wreckage found

The U.S. Coast Guard said it believes two people were aboard the plane. The FAA and NTSB are investigating the crash as well. The plane was en route from Brunswick, Ga., to Ormond Beach, Fla., according to Action News Jax. Thursday after at least one witness reported hearing a plane's engine sputtering. The pilot and passenger's identities have not yet been released. Sheriff Rick Staley says he believes two people were on board and he doesn't believe they survived the crash.


Tulsa cop cleared in killing of unarmed black man resigns

Tulsa cop cleared in killing of unarmed black man resigns

She was charged with manslaughter and acquitted in his shooting death on May 17, sparking outrage from Crutcher's family and supporters. A jury acquitted Shelby in May of manslaughter for the September 2016 killing of Crutcher, whom she encountered while responding to reports of a stalled vehicle.


Court hearing seeks to ban Paris-Match photos of Nice attack

Court hearing seeks to ban Paris-Match photos of Nice attack

On Friday, thousands gathered in the Mediterranean city of Nice, France, to commemorate the 86 victims killed one year ago when a terrorist drove through Bastille Day crowds on the city's famous seaside promenade. U.S. troops took part in Friday's parade and Macron and Trump could be seen talking animatedly as USA and French fighter jets roared over Paris' Champs-Elysees avenue.


Key provisions in House-passed defense policy bill

Key provisions in House-passed defense policy bill

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), chairman of the committee, hailed the bill as a boost to the armed forces. "The defense authorization bill is only one step in the process". "Simply put, we would have lost the war and our freedom". The Act faces a number obstacles if it is to be be passed due to the Budget Control Act of 2011 and sequestrion, whch sets a cap on base defense spending at $549 billion.