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Worldwide Man Planned To Attack White House With Rocket And Explosives
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U.S. Attorney Byung J. (BJay) Pak says Taheb planned to use an improvised explosive device and an anti-tank rocket. Taheb allegedly told the informant during that since he couldn't travel overseas, he wanted to hit local targets, like the White House and the Statue of Liberty, and meant to be a "martyr".

Worldwide Trump's new missile defense strategy eyes space-based sensors
Author: 0 Trump's new missile defense strategy eyes space-based sensors

Among the options under consideration to protect the United States from increasing missile threats are adding a third location of ground-based missile interceptors to the 40 in Alaska and four located in California, an official said. The Pentagon wants to put a constellation of sensors above the Earth that can track missiles as they launch, and is recommending a study of weapons that can shoot down missiles from space.

Worldwide Casualties Reported in Attack on Nairobi Hotel Complex
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The scenes in the Westlands suburb reminded Nairobians of a bloody terrorist attack in 2013 when Islamist gunmen stormed the Westgate mall , killing at least 67 people. "It began with an attack at I&M bank with an explosion that targeted three vehicles in the parking lot and a suicide bomb", he said. Gunfire continued several minutes after the first reports as ambulances, security forces and firefighters rushed to the scene.

Worldwide Barr: Mueller wouldn't be involved in a 'witch hunt'
Author: 0 Barr: Mueller wouldn't be involved in a 'witch hunt'

Sen. Dick Durbin, of IL, on ABC's "This Week" said he wants "ironclad assurances" of Barr's independence and willingess to let Mueller finish his probe. In addition to discussing his memo with Trump's personal attorneys, Barr also shared or discussed it with Kushner's lawyer. Barr stated without hesitation that it was in the public interest for Mueller to finish his investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin to sway the election.

Worldwide Military cargo plane with 9 onboard overshoots runway, crashes in Iran
Author: 0 Military cargo plane with 9 onboard overshoots runway, crashes in Iran

The plane was carrying meat from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan when it crashed near the capital Tehran , army spokesman Amir Taghikhani told state television. State TV said rescue teams had been sent to the area, between the airports of Fath and Payam. Iranian media reported seven bodies from the crash had already been recovered.

Worldwide Ted Cruz: Americans outside D.C. don't care about Russian Federation investigation
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President Donald Trump's former attorney John Dowd told Fox News" Brian Kilmeade that he believes the president is facing a "coup' and the recent reports regarding the president's relationship with Russian Federation prove that. USA officials learned of Trump's actions when a White House adviser and a senior State Department official sought information from the interpreter beyond a readout shared by Tillerson.

Worldwide Maduro foe says he's ready to replace the president
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Opposition leaders have faced significant hurdles in recruiting military dissidents due to Maduro's continued sway over the armed forces and a crackdown on accused insurgents that human rights groups have said includes torture of officers and abuse of their families.

Worldwide Israel says it has completed hunt for Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon
Author: 0 Israel says it has completed hunt for Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon

The tunnel, the second discovered coming from the Lebanese town of Ramieh, went 180 feet deep and crossed 2,624 feet of Lebanese territory and dozens of yards into Israel . The outgoing IDF chief of staff has acknowledged that Israel has been bombing Syria on a "near-daily" basis for years, in a massive military campaign allegedly aimed at degrading Tehran's supposed military buildup in the region.

Worldwide China changes Canadian's prison sentence to death amid Huawei tensions
Author: 0 China changes Canadian's prison sentence to death amid Huawei tensions

A new trial was ordered and took place Monday, in China's Liaoning province, with Schellenberg being found guilty and given a death sentence. Meng Wanzhou , who is the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in Vancouver in relation to suspected violations by Huawei of United States sanctions placed on Iran.

Author: 0 Trump avoids direct answer over ties with Russian Federation

Comey at the time was leading an investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. President Trump was so intent on keeping his chats with Vladimir Putin secret, he once made his interpreter turn over his notes and promise to never discuss them, current and former U.S.

Worldwide US 'optimistic' on deal to protect Kurds
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There are some 2,000 US troops stationed across northeastern Syria. Adding to the confusion, a military spokesman said Friday the United States had already begun "the process of our deliberate withdrawal" from Syria. There are 2,000 USA troops in Syria and while the military has orders to follow the president's decision to withdraw, they have no timelines attached for how long it will take.

Worldwide Israel locates Hezbollah tunnel on Lebanon border
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Confirming a Friday night sortie in Syria, Netanyahu said Israel's air force had "struck Iran's warehouses, containing Iranian arms, in Damascus global airport". The tunnel wasn't operational or a threat to Israel's citizens, Israel's military says. The highly publicised Israeli operation to expose and destroy the tunnels has gone ahead without drawing a military response from Hezbollah.

Worldwide Trump's wall emergency may end one conflict but create another
Author: 0 Trump's wall emergency may end one conflict but create another

By more than 2-1 (66 per cent to 31 per cent), Americans say they oppose invoking an emergency to build a border wall . Some posted photos of their empty earnings statements on social media as a rallying cry to end the shutdown - a jarring image that many in the White House feared could turn more voters against the president as he holds out for billions in new wall funding.

Worldwide UK PM May: Failure to Back Her Brexit Plan Would Be ‘Catastrophic’
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European Union leaders are preparing to delay Brexit until July or possibly longer if Parliament can not agree a deal, it has been claimed. Liberal Democrat Brexit spokesman Tom Brake said: "Chris Grayling has lost the plot". It has also emerged that 14 military planners have been deployed to four key Whitehall departments to assist with no-deal planning, according to a Freedom of Information request by the Observer .

Worldwide Saudi refugee welcomed to Canada by its foreign minister
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Thailand's immigration police chief, Surachate Hakparn, told reporters the United Nations was accelerating the case, though he gave no indication of when the process would be complete. After a brief appearance, she was taken back into the airport terminal. A Korean Air flight carrying Qunun left Bangkok for Seoul on Friday night at 11:37 p.m.

Worldwide Sanders apologises for harassment by 2016 campaign staff
Author: 0 Sanders apologises for harassment by 2016 campaign staff

Some of the top advisers to Sanders told Politico that they're working on a meeting between Sanders and those who signed a letter complaining of harassment on the 2016 campaign trail. Three other people who witnessed the incident or were told about it shortly after confirmed the account to Politico . A recent report by the New York Times recounts further allegations made by female campaign staffers against some of their male colleagues.