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Stay out of sun, public told, as heat set to hit 35C

Stay out of sun, public told, as heat set to hit 35C

To keep homes cool, the Met Office has advised shading windows and shutting them during the day - which will make sure no hot air comes in. The Met Office is predicting a maximum temperature of 28C (82.4F) for Shropshire and Mid Wales on Tuesday, rising to 29C (84.2F) on Wednesday and pushing past 30C on Thursday (86F).


Trump considering revoking clearance for ex-Obama officials

Trump considering revoking clearance for ex-Obama officials

The White House says they've been using their access to intelligence information for political purposes. "This is kind of a petty way of retribution for speaking out, I guess, against the President", Clapper said on CNN in the immediate wake of Sanders' announcement.


Israel shoots down Syrian fighter jet after alleged Golan Heights border breach

Israel shoots down Syrian fighter jet after alleged Golan Heights border breach

Minutes before the reported shootdown, Syria's state-run Al-Ikhbariya TV was broadcasting footage from the fence demarcating the United Nations buffer zone between Syrian and Israeli forces inside the Golan Heights. Crew's condition was unclear, the Israeli army said. An IDF spokesperson on Twitter said it launched the missiles due to "an increase in the internal fighting" in Syria.


Ryan: Trump Threat To Revoke Security Clearances Is 'Trolling People'

Ryan: Trump Threat To Revoke Security Clearances Is 'Trolling People'

Ryan was asked during a news conference whether he thinks threats by President Donald Trump to revoke security clearances of former Obama administration officials is unsafe. "I think we can always be firmer on that message", he added. All the former officials have been somewhat critical of Trump, particularly his handling of Russian President Vladimir Putin last week in Helsinki.


Syria slams 'criminal' evacuation of White Helmets by Israel

Syria slams 'criminal' evacuation of White Helmets by Israel

How did the operation come about? According to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , the humanitarian evacuation of White Helmet volunteers was requested by the US, Canada and other countries. Sirens sounded in northern Israel on Monday morning as the IDF implemented the David's Sling to intercept two SS-21 ballistic missiles, which had been fired as a result of internal fighting in Syria.


Trump warns Iran to 'never, ever threaten' USA or suffer consequences

Trump warns Iran to 'never, ever threaten' USA or suffer consequences

Trump , don't play with the lion's tail , this would only lead to regret". The head of Iran's Basij militia on Monday dismissed threats by US President Donald Trump as "psychological warfare", local media reported. In Europe, Trump's tirade is seen as a way to distract from controversy over his summit with Putin and special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and a Russian effort to sway the 2016 election.