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Egypt mosque attack claims over 200 lives

According to the TV network, the mosque was attacked during the Friday prayer in the Al Rawdah inhabited community near the city of Arish, the capital of North Sinai Governorate. In a unusual response to this ruthless attack on Muslims, President Donald Trump advocated for his ban on U.S.travel from several majority Muslim nations, which has stalled in the courts, as well as his proposed wall on the American-Mexican border.

Armed cops evacuate Oxford Circus Tube station as people run from scene

London's Metropolitan Police were responding to reports of shots fired at the Oxford Circus tube station on Friday. "Avoid area if possible". "At this stage police have not located any casualties", London's Metropolitan Police said on Twitter.

North Korea says USA terror sponsor label a 'serious provocation'

In recent months, Trump has threatened North Korea with "total destruction" if it refuses to curb its nuclear missile program while simultaneously escalating tensions between the USA and North Korea with bombastic name-calling . North Korean leaders and state media have said North Korea will not negotiate its nuclear program. Trump said that the terror designation and new sanctions would be part of a series of moves over the next two weeks to reinforce his "maximum pressure campaign" against ...

Trump, Putin discuss Syria in lengthy phone call

On the phone call, the Kremlin said the USA and Russian presidents also discussed Trump's criticism of the Iranian nuclear deal, unrest in Ukraine, and counter-terrorism efforts in Afghanistan. The Russian president is due to meet the leaders of Turkey and Iran for a summit on Syria tomorrow. Those efforts have been marked by a halting pace, as the relationship has been strained in part by the domestic political situation in the USA stemming from the investigation into Russian meddling in ...

Terror designation a way to hike North Korea pressure

Bush . The designation will impose further sanctions and penalties on North Korea and related individuals, Trump told reporters, adding that the move would support "our maximum pressure campaign to isolate the murderous regime that you've all been reading about and in some cases writing about".

Saudi Arabia seeks to ratchet up pressure against Iran

Commenting on the Bahraini foreign minister's statement, American University of Beirut professor Rami Khouri told CNN that "Hezbollah is certainly the single most powerful political group in Lebanon, where governance requires complex consensus building in which Hezbollah is clearly preeminent".

Rahul targets Defence Minister Nirmala Seetharaman on Rafale deal

Sitharaman said she has asked CII officials to hold discussions with the state government and chart out a plan. He asked her whether PM Modi had taken permission from the Cabinet Committee on Security before announcing the purchase of the Rafale fighter aircraft in Paris.

Bandipora encounter: 5 militants gunned down, IAF Garud commando killed

In the gunfight so far five militants have been killed and the operation is on", an Army officer said. In another tweet, Vaid said LeT commanders Zargam and Mehmood were also killed in the operation. Two Army soldiers were killed and a CRPF jawan suffered injuries in an encounter in Pulwama district of the state on November 2. "An Air Force Guard commando was martyred and one soldier has been injured during the gunfight", he said.

Read Elizabeth Warren's statement on the sexual assault allegations against Al Franken

She writes that she wants her story to have the same effect on other women as Speier's did for her-motivate them to end the silence around their assaults. Franken began serving in the Senate in 2009 after a lengthy comedy career. Tweeden wrote that she tried to avoid Franken after that, which she believes made him angry.

Aden airport receives first commercial flight after Yemen blockade

The organisation has said a blockade by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels will nearly certainly make things worse. According to Politico , the resolution "publicly acknowledges the Pentagon has been sharing targeting information and refueling warplanes that Saudi Arabia and other allies are using to attack Houthi rebels".

Russian Federation posts video game screenshot as 'irrefutable evidence' of USA helping ISIS

Here are the best war games on PC . Russia's Ministry of Defence has posted what it called "irrefutable proof" of the USA aiding so-called Islamic State - but one of the images was actually taken from a video game. It later reposted the same statement with different images. The original is consistent with a June 2016 Iraqi military video, which shows coalition airstrikes and Iraqi military forces attacking an ISIS convoy fleeing Falluja.

Floor collapses during Texas students' rowdy party

Many guests captured the melee on their cellphones and several videos of the incident were later posted on social media. Police say those hurt only suffered minor injuries. "Everybody was screaming and in total shock they didn't know what do", said Day Oyenuga, the party's DJ. But the floor gave way under the weight of the dozens of students gathered at the party.

Mall of America says stabbing in Macy's was isolated incident

A family member jumped in to help and was also stabbed. Others in the party disarmed and restrained Abdiraham until police arrived, according to police. It all went down around 6:45 p.m. Sunday in Bloomington . Potts said two adult males were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

'TPP 11' trade pact official agreement still up in the air

Speaking separately, a Canadian official said the nations had "agreed to a framework towards the deal" with work programs to handle various outstanding issues. But after Trudeau failed to turn up, Ardern told reporters that talks had been postponed, and that she didn't know when they would reconvene. It is understood Canada, the second largest economy in the TPP since the United States withdrew, had been in bilateral talks with Japan on role difference before Trudeau's no-show at the meeting.

NFIB now says it supports House tax bill

The move means homebuyers would still to be able to deduct interest payments on loans of up to $1 million as permitted under current law. Amid intense political pressure to achieve results, Senate Republicans prepared to unveil sweeping tax legislation Thursday that would usher in billions in cuts for people and corporations and repeal the federal deduction for state and local taxes.

Former US President Obama reports for jury selection in Chicago

Before he left, Obama went around the room to greet his fellow jurors, some of whom anticipated his arrival and brought books for him to sign, Evans said. The official, who is not authorized to speak about the former president's jury duty, spoke on condition of anonymity. Obama, who now resides in Washington, D.C., has been active in various endeavors for his new Obama Foundation, and has also teamed with the other living former presidents in raising money for hurricane victims in Texas, ...

That naked vehicle crash in Edmonton was actually a kidnapping

The man, whose age was not given, was forced into a vehicle's trunk. When they arrived, they found that five people in the auto - a man and four women - were naked. The two youths were released without charges. She did not know whether they were naked at the time of the kidnapping, or whether they removed their clothes after.

Rand Paul tackled by neighbor over "trivial" dispute

The suspect, 59-year-old Bowling Green anesthesiologist Rene Boucher, has been charged with fourth-degree assault. According to chief of staff Doug Staffer, the senator could take months to recover from his injuries. Paul had injuries to his face, "including small cuts to the nose and mouth area", and he was having trouble breathing "due to a potential rib injury".

Mueller has enough evidence to bring charges in Flynn investigation

Several sources told NBC News that the younger Flynn could be indicted at the same time, or separately from his father. Mr Manafort and his business partner, Rick Gates, were charged with 12 offences, including money laundering and conspiracy against the US.

George HW Bush on Trump: 'I Don't Like Him'

According to the book, neither Bush voted for Trump, with the elder Bush saying he voted for Hillary Clinton . The most critical comments about Trump came from the elder Bush, now 93, who told Updegrove in May 2016, "I don't like him". " The Last Republicans ", published by HarperCollins, will be out November 14. They "didn't make one fucking decision", Bush said. The two men disputed Shakespearean assumptions about father-son rivalries and insisted they remained close throughout the ...