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Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona is expected to resign

Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona is expected to resign

Two Republican consultants say Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks is resigning from Congress. Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) will likely resign, according to a source, amid unspecified rumors swirling around him since 2012. Sen. Al Franken , D-Minn., announced on the Senate floor Thursday that he will leave office at the end of the year. "Half of all black children are aborted", Franks infamously said in 2010 .


Mission in Syria 'accomplished'

Mission in Syria 'accomplished'

On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the complete destruction of the jihadists along both banks of the Euphrates River. Now that terrorist group has been eliminated from Syria, Russian troops will concentrate their efforts on restoring peaceful life in the country and observing the parties' ceasefire, Rudskoi said.


Israel strikes Gaza, no injured

Israel strikes Gaza, no injured

After the assault from Gaza, Israeli jets targeted military sites belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad. A third rocket reportedly did reach Israeli territory, but landed in an open area and caused no harm or damage. The Hamas leader also called for strong unity among all Palestinian factions, and "for a unified stance to counter this oppression and aggression".


EC to sue Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary over migrants

EC to sue Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary over migrants

The European Commission has announced it will sue the Czech Republic , Poland and Hungary in the bloc's top court for their refusal to take in asylum-seekers in line with the EC's mandatory redistribution mechanism. European Union nations agreed in September 2015 to relocate 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece as the countries buckled under the arrival of hundreds of thousands of migrants that year.


Vehicle ploughs into New York City pedestrians

Vehicle ploughs into New York City pedestrians

At least three pedestrians were injured, according to the New York City Patch . Police said the area is safe but to avoid it because of the ongoing collision investigation and traffic congestion. Fire and police officials say none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. The SUV then struck a person on a bike. Authorities were working to determine whether the crash was intentional.


Ford Fired By Morgan Stanley In Harassment Investigation

Ford Fired By Morgan Stanley In Harassment Investigation

Her allegation sparked an investigation at Morgan Stanley, where he is a managing director, and led to his dismissal. But it's also even worse than that because we now know that the woman in question was a reporter, and we know it because Ford Jr.