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Global Media Operative linked to Istanbul bombing has been killed
Author: 0 Operative linked to Istanbul bombing has been killed

Centcom has confirmed over the past two weeks that Uzbeki was killed in the raid. "I think that's all we're willing to say about that", Thomas said, declining further comment. "He was involved in plotting external terror plots", Thomas said. A longstanding expeditionary targeting force made up of Special Operations troops has been tasked with these types of missions.

Author: 0 How suspected bus bomber hoped to make millions

The prosecutors said the suspect bought most of the options online from his hotel on the day of the attack. But the injured player - Marc Bartra - and the soccer club will likely need much longer to fully recover. "A significant share price drop could have been expected if a player had been seriously injured or even killed as a result of the attack", prosecutors said, according to the AP.

Global Media U.S. jobless claims rise but remain at low level
Author: 0 U.S. jobless claims rise but remain at low level

The weekly claims figure has stayed below 300,000 for more than two years, the longest streak below that level since 1970. The number of Americans seeking benefits dropped 49,000 to 1.98 million, the fewest since April 2000. The current employment index rose 2.4 points to its highest level since May 2011. "The claims data support our view that temporary factors, mainly the weather restrained job growth in March and that we should see stronger results in the April data", said Daniel Silver, ...

Global Media Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours
Author: 0 Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours

American and Canadian fighter planes scrambled to intercept two Russian TU-95 "Bear" bombers Thursday night, marking the fourth consecutive night of Russian probes near the Alaskan coast, USA defense officials said Friday. The aircraft never actually left global airspace, but a NORAD spokesperson stated that, on Thursday, they dispatched USA and Canadian jets "to perform an intercept".

Author: 0 Dozens killed in Taliban attack on Afghanistan military base

The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack on the base in Mazar-i-Sharif in the Balkh province in the north of Afghanistan. He said Afghan forces had killed several of the attackers in response to the assault which targeted a mosque and dining facility at Camp Shaheen.

Global Media France 'Isn't Responsible' For Mass Arrest Of Jews During WWII
Author: 0 France 'Isn't Responsible' For Mass Arrest Of Jews During WWII

In 2002, Le Pen's father Jean-Marie Le Pen, now sidelined from the FN because of views even farther to the right than his daughter's, caused a political natural disaster in France by winning through to the runoff. Emmanuel Macron , an independent French presidential candidate and the front-runner in the election, said Le Pen made "a serious mistake". The disturbance delayed the start of Ms Le Pen's programme by an hour after it was moved to another venue.

Author: 0 Palestinian prisoners launch mass hunger strike

Amnesty International said this week that Israel's decades-long policy of detaining Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza inside Israeli jails and depriving them of family visits was "cruel" and a violation of international law. The Palestinian Prisoners Club non-governmental organisation put the number at 1,500. Marches in support of the hunger strikers took place in several locations across the West Bank, the total number of demonstrators placed in the thousands.

Author: 0 O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel, still denies allegations

The decision, coming after advertisers had begun to flee his show, ends a more than 20-year career at Fox News for O'Reilly, a best-selling author as well as one of the most popular commentators on USA television. Dr Walsh told TODAY Extra she was invited to fly to NY to meet the host after she had appeared as a guest on the O'Reilly Factor from a Los Angeles studio.

Global Media Imran Khan to hold protest rally to demand Nawaz Sharif's resignation
Author: 0 Imran Khan to hold protest rally to demand Nawaz Sharif's resignation

After nearly two months of reserving the decision regarding the Panama papers hearing, the Supreme Court (SC) finally revealed the big decision. However, lawyers for Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, leader of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) party, argue the paper trail for the funds is non-existent, and say the onus is on Sharif to prove his relatives did not engage in money laundering.

Author: 0 US Secretary of Defence in Cairo for Sisi meeting

Defense Secretary James Mattis in Cairo on Thursday, state-run MENA news agency reported. A Cairo court finally acquitted Hijazi Sunday on charges of human trafficking, sexual exploitation of minors and using children in protests - all considered baseless by human rights groups and US officials.

Global Media Tillerson Says US and Russia Remain Divided on Syria
Author: 0 Tillerson Says US and Russia Remain Divided on Syria

Moscow's hostility to Trump administration figures is a sharp change from previous year, when Putin hailed Trump as a strong figure and Russian state television was often full of effusive praise for him. Mr Putin sharply took issue with the USA cruise missile strikes against Syria, telling the Mir 24 TV channel that they had been a clear breach of worldwide law.

Author: 0 US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Kim Hong-kyun, special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs at the South Korean foreign ministry, will meet with his USA and Japanese counterparts - Joseph Yun and Kenji Kanasugi - in Tokyo on Tuesday, according to the ministry.

Author: 0 Killed in Sri Lanka Garbage Dump Collapse

Shinzō Abe expressing his heartfelt condolences, and that of his government, and people, on the recent disaster at the Meethotamulla garbage dump in Sri Lanka which has led to loss of life and property. The prime minister vowed over the weekend to shut down the dump, which has absorbed much of Colombo's garbage over several years amid heavy construction and renovations in the capital.

Author: 0 Is Trump gonna ax Bannon and Priebus?

Mr Priebus is the former chairman of the Republican National Committee and bucked many in his party by putting the weight of the RNC behind Mr Trump when it was clear he would be the party's presidential nominee. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida blasted President Donald Trump's chief strategist Stephen Bannon Friday, referring to the senior adviser as "a negative distraction and a controversial character" and calling for his removal from the administration.

Author: 0 France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

Israeli defense officials said this week that Syria still has up to three tons of chemical weapons in its possession. Israel, along with the United States and much of the worldwide community, has accused Assad's forces of carrying out the attack, which killed at least 90 people, including dozens of children.

Global Media Destruction in fight to take west Mosul worse than east
Author: 0 Destruction in fight to take west Mosul worse than east

Mosul, Iraq's second biggest city, was captured by the ultra-hardline Sunni Muslim fighters in 2014, but government forces have retaken much of it during an operation that has lasted six months. "There's still another significant number of areas within Iraq that will. need to be cleared of Daesh, and. the Iraqi security forces are getting themselves ready for that eventuality - they know that it's coming", he said.