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Mattis Presses for Immediate $30 Billion Extra for Defense

Mattis Presses for Immediate $30 Billion Extra for Defense

Mattis said the extra money "will help address the worsening security situation confronting us around the globe". "Looming threats have outstripped the level of resources we have been allocating to defense", he said in prepared testimony for a Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing.


Russian investigation: Trump needs to come clean on wiretapping

Russian investigation: Trump needs to come clean on wiretapping

The FBI Director said: "I have been authorised by the Department of Justice to confirm the FBI is investigating Russian government efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election and investigating links between individuals in the Trump campaign and ties to the Russian Government".


Terrorist's Chilling Final Words To Hotel Staff Before Westminster Attack

Terrorist's Chilling Final Words To Hotel Staff Before Westminster Attack

The pair spoke as Sky learned that Masood had used the WhatsApp messaging service at 2.37pm on Wednesday. Then he drove his rented Hyundai SUV about 80km to the British capital city and carried out his terror blitz on Wednesday afternoon at Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament, killing four people and injuring as many as 50.


Tripura police probing threats to TMC leader-turned-BJP member

Tripura police probing threats to TMC leader-turned-BJP member

Tripura goes to polls next year, and these defections are powering BJP's ambitions in Tripura. In less than 48 hours since Tuesday, some 1,250 Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders, members, and supporters joined the BJP. As part of BJP's northeast game plan, the TMC had lost hundreds of leaders and workers to the saffron brigade this month. Thed Tripura Police on Friday began investigating threat calls to former minister and veteran TMC leader Ratan Chakraborty, who joined the BJP on Thursday.


Bill Clinton attends Martin McGuinness funeral in Northern Ireland

Bill Clinton attends Martin McGuinness funeral in Northern Ireland

She took her place a few seats from Bill Clinton, who as United States president had been a key architect of the Good Friday agreement that had pulled Ulster back from the abyss. Clinton said McGuinness was "not afraid to make a compromise - and he was strong enough to keep it". "He risked the wrath of his comrades and the rejection of adversaries [.] And he never stopped being who he was - a good husband, a good father and a passionate believer in a free, secure Ireland".


Syrian army announces foiling rebels' 2nd attack wave on Damascus

Syrian army announces foiling rebels' 2nd attack wave on Damascus

While President Bashar al-Assad still holds the military upper hand in the war, the rebel gains have shown the challenge facing the Syrian army and allied militia as they fight on numerous fronts. Tahrir al-Sham's strongest faction is the former Nusra Front group, which was al Qaeda's official affiliate in Syria until they broke formal ties past year.