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Israel strikes Gaza after its soldiers come under fire

Israel strikes Gaza after its soldiers come under fire

The stepped up campaign followed "an event of the sort we can not tolerate", said Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, a military spokesman, referring to the soldier's death. The tactic has become popular during the months-long Gaza border protests known as The Great March of Return, in which Israeli security forces have killed more than 140 Palestinians.


Trump rejects Putin's proposal to let Russian Federation interrogate USA citizens

Trump rejects Putin's proposal to let Russian Federation interrogate USA citizens

The top USA intelligence official has revealed that, three days after President Donald Trump met privately with Russian leader Vladimir Putin for more than two hours, he does not know what the two men discussed or agreed. It was a controversial meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin on July 16, with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov calling the outcome "better than super".


UK PM May narrowly avoids defeat in parliament on EU trade laws

UK PM May narrowly avoids defeat in parliament on EU trade laws

He argued that the problem was not that Britain had failed to make the case to Brussels for an ambitious free trade deal, but "we haven't even tried". "With eight months until we exit the European Union (EU) in March 2019, it is important we all - regulators and industry -continue to plan for a range of scenarios", said Nausicaa Delfas, head of worldwide strategy at the Financial Conduct Authority.


Hundreds displaced in NYC by steam pipe explosion

Hundreds displaced in NYC by steam pipe explosion

The steam-pipe explosion that rocked the Flatiron District in Manhattan on Thursday was a roaring reminder of a fatal blast that happened 11 years ago in Midtown. Had this explosion taken place an hour later, during the morning rush-hour, it could have seriously killed so many people. At least, five high-pressure steam pipes exploded in Flatiron District, according to the New York Post .


Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries

Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries

She was transported to Honolulu for further treatment, said Hilo Medical Center spokeswoman Elena Cabatu. It's called Lava Ocean Tours , but this wasn't what the guests signed on for. "There's something new. There's something really new", he said. "I mean this was a group of people that never met before, and they were brought together", he said.