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Israeli Jets Reportedly Strike Syrian Military Positions Near Masyaf: Two Dead

Israeli Jets Reportedly Strike Syrian Military Positions Near Masyaf: Two Dead

The war monitor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said the strikes hit a Scientific Studies and Research Centre facility, the agency the USA describes as Syria's chemical weapons manufacturer. Israeli officials have, however, confirmed in the past that strikes inside Syria have targeted weapons shipments believed to be headed to the Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah.


North Korea vows more 'gift packages' for the U.S. in nuclear row

North Korea vows more 'gift packages' for the U.S. in nuclear row

He went on to say the United States will receive more " gift packages " if it continues making "reckless provocations" to pressure the regime of North Korean President Kim Jong Un. Most of North Korea's missiles are created to carry payloads of 100-1,000kg, according to Nuclear Threat Initiative, a US-based think thank. After leaving church in Washington, D.C., Sunday morning, President Trump told reporters that the White House has not ruled out a military response.


Trump Agrees to Debt Limit Hike, Short-term Spending Bill Through Dec. 15

Trump Agrees to Debt Limit Hike, Short-term Spending Bill Through Dec. 15

While Republican leaders haven't said how long they plan to extend the debt limit, it was expected that it would be longer than three months. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., said again Wednesday that increased Harvey costs show the importance of acting swiftly to increase the government's debt cap to make sure there's enough borrowed cash to pay out the surge in disaster aid.


These San Gabriel Valley, Pasadena colleges have messages for DACA students

These San Gabriel Valley, Pasadena colleges have messages for DACA students

Many local college administrators sent emails to their students shortly after the announcement saying they would commit to educating all of their students, regardless of their immigration status. "We stand with students impacted by the termination of DACA, and we are dedicated to providing them with our support". He also stressed support for "all students at our institutions".


Former Brazil presidents charged with running criminal organization

Former Brazil presidents charged with running criminal organization

Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot on Wednesday said the new charges were related to Rousseff's appointment of Lula in March 2016 as minister of the presidency, a move many believed was created to shelter Lula from an ongoing corruption investigation by granting him the protection of a cabinet-level post.


TADA court to decide punishment for Abu Salem and 5 other convicts

TADA court to decide punishment for Abu Salem and 5 other convicts

Earlier, Abu Salem , along with Mustafa Dossa , Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan , Tahir Merchant and Karimullah Khan, were convicted in June for conspiring to commit the dastardly Mumbai serial blasts, which killed over 250 people. He was convicted on charges of conspiracy and murder under various sections of the IPC besides offences under the TADA Act, the Arms Act and the Explosives Act.