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Somalia conflict: One US soldier killed, four wounded in firefight

Somalia conflict: One US soldier killed, four wounded in firefight

A U.S. service member was killed Friday in southern Somalia, according to four USA military officials. The multinational force "came under mortar and small-arms fire at approximately 2:45 pm Mogadishu time (1145 GMT), killing one USA service member and injuring four United States service members and one partner force member", the U.S.


Florida boy plays with inflatable alligator while real one lurks

Florida boy plays with inflatable alligator while real one lurks

Timmy was playing on a slip and slide when the alligator was watching him. Timmy, run, gator!' And I didn't want to freak out. The mum says she didn't notice the beast in the background until she watched the footage again later. The video on a Florida woman's Facebook post started out innocently enough. "Wrangling gators. I was hoping to make one of those amusing YouTube videos - like the gator did something to you and you popped up in the air".


Bad News for Democrats Seeking Reelection? McConnell Cancels Most of August Recess

Bad News for Democrats Seeking Reelection? McConnell Cancels Most of August Recess

They will no longer need to fear being ambushed by those concerned about a lack of affordable health care coverage or underfunded safety net programs like Medicare and Social Security . Many Senate Democrats also felt the Republican leaders were patronizing toward the Democrats . "I understand there's a fear- fearful of the president, let's be honest", Corker said of his Senate GOP colleagues.


UTP ranks 145th in 2019 QS World University Rankings

UTP ranks 145th in 2019 QS World University Rankings

Having risen from 78th in last year's QS World University Rankings , it puts Durham in the top eight per cent of the 1,011 global institutions examined. Dublin City University fell from 391st to 422nd and Dublin Institute of Technology fell from the 651-700 band to the 751-800 band. Australia remains in third position on the global scale, with five institutions in the top 50 globally.


Trump ramps up Twitter criticism of Canada ahead of G7 getting underway

Trump ramps up Twitter criticism of Canada ahead of G7 getting underway

He is not expected to stay till the end of the summit. Two sources in Ottawa said divisions between the United States and other G7 members were so great that senior officials in charge of each nation's preparations planned to hold an unusual additional meeting the night before the summit in a bid to find consensus.


Mueller's latest indictment is a mixed bag for Trump

Mueller's latest indictment is a mixed bag for Trump

Mueller is accusing Manafort and Kilimnik of "knowingly and intentionally" attempting "to corruptly persuade another person.with intent to influence, delay and prevent the testimony of any person in an official proceeding" from about February 23, 2018 to April 2018 in Washington D.C.