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Airport Attacker Was A "Radicalized Muslim", Authorities Say

The incident, which lasted around three minutes, caused travellers to flee in panic and resulted in a stand-off with soldiers - during which Belgacem was fatally shot. Belgacem's father and brother, as well as a cousin, have been detained for questioning. He never attended prayer. Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said Ben Belgacem appeared to have become caught up in a "sort of headlong flight that became more and more destructive". Read More

US TV host Tomi Lahren 'suspended over pro-choice comments'

US TV host Tomi Lahren 'suspended over pro-choice comments'

During her appearance on The View , Lahren proclaimed that she is pro-choice, before delving into why she believes it's hypocritical for Republicans to want to allow the government to "decide what women do with their bodies". " The Blaze can not be about me, me, me, me", he added later, in another apparent shot at Lahren. "Especially at a time period like today", Beck said. Read More

Families of 9/11 victims file suit against Saudi Arabia

Families of 9/11 victims file suit against Saudi Arabia

Summary: The seventh lawsuit against Saudi Arabia has been filed against their financial support in the terrorists attacks on 9/11 . The lawsuit does not specify damages, instead focusing on the money and support that was channeled through nine Saudi government-supported charities such as the International Federation of Red Cross, Red Crescent Societies, and Saudi Red Crescent Authority. Read More

Iraqi forces close on Mosul mosque as strike kills foreign militants

Iraqi forces close on Mosul mosque as strike kills foreign militants

Additionally, Iraqi forces' advance through western Mosul forced thousands of people to flee. Also in the day, the US-led global coalition conducted an airstrike and killed six IS leaders in Souq al-Shaareen area in the IS-held city centre in western Mosul, locally known as the right bank of the Tigris River, which bisects Mosul, the JOC statement said. Read More

House Intel Seeks Clarity From Comey on Wiretap Claims

House Intel Seeks Clarity From Comey on Wiretap Claims

Earlier Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin pushed back on the accusations as well. The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee , Republican Devin Nunes, said in a statement late on Friday that the Justice Department had "fully complied" with the panel's request. Read More

Sean Spicer says Trump campaign chairman actually played 'limited role' in campaign

During his press conference, a reporter asked Spicer, "Now that we know that there is an ongoing investigation by the FBI, does the president stand by his comments that he's not aware of any contacts that his campaign associates had with Russian Federation during the election?" White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer incorrectly diminished the role of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, remarks made at the same time as a House Intelligence Committee hearing investigated whether ... Read More

Malaysia confirms Kim Jong-nam's identity by using his child's DNA sample

Investigators "confirmed the identity of the body as Kim Jong Nam based on the sample obtained from his child", said Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. "We... got the fingerprint samples from Japanese authorities". Who killed Kim Jong-nam? Two women - one Vietnamese and one Indonesian - have been arrested and charged with the murder. Read More

Assad sees key Russian Federation role after Syria-Israel strikes

Assad sees key Russian Federation role after Syria-Israel strikes

Several anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria following the mission and IDF Aerial Defense Systems intercepted one of the missiles. Then, on the evening of Sunday-Monday, Israel launched yet another attack into Syria - the third in three days, and the second in 24 hours. Read More

Almost 100000 Iraqis flee battle for west Mosul

Almost 100000 Iraqis flee battle for west Mosul

They expected to gain control of the Iron Bridge and the nearby area by the end of the day, he said. Another operation to retake the Iron Bridge bridge in Old City near the Tigris river resulted in the death of Daesh military commander Abu Abdul Rahman al-Ansary. Read More

Manipur blockade ends as Nagas-Govts meet halfway

Manipur blockade ends as Nagas-Govts meet halfway

The statement was signed by joint secretary Satyendra Garg of the Union Home Ministry, additional chief secretary (Home) J Suresh Babu, commissioner (works) Radhakumar Singh of the Manipur government, UNC general secretary S Milan and All Naga Students Association president Seth Shatsang. Read More

Israel threatens to destroy Syrian air defenses

Speaking on public radio on Sunday Lieberman said: "The next time the Syrians use their air defence systems against our planes we will destroy them without the slightest hesitation". The Syrian Army command said in a statement it had downed one of the Israeli Air Force jets that violated its airspace, while the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) denied these claims to Sputnik. Read More

Somali pirates release ship and hostages with no ransom

Somali pirates release ship and hostages with no ransom

The Aris 13 , a Comoros-flagged tanker belonging to a Greek company, was en route from the Somali capital Mogadishu to Djibouti, Somalia's northern neighbor, when it went missing off the coast near a town called Alula (Caluula). Hijacking attacks resulted in hundreds of hostages being held for ransom. Lt Commander CRP Walakuluge said that Aris 13 was vulnerable to piracy because it was sailing close to the coast to save on fuel and was also going slowly. Read More

Rebels Leave Al-Waer Under Government Evacuation Deal

Rebels Leave Al-Waer Under Government Evacuation Deal

Homs Governor Talal Barrazi said around 1,500 fighters are expected to leave al-Waer, with only their personal rifles, over the next six to eight weeks. It has been besieged by government forces for about five months. Mr Barazi said there was communication with other rebel-held areas north of Homs city to reach similar deals. Read More

Sturgeon holds firm after May's 'not now' to Scottish referendum

Sturgeon holds firm after May's 'not now' to Scottish referendum

The debate, titled "Scotland's choice", will divide the parliament depending on the constitutional fault line. "It is for the Scottish parliament - not Downing Street - to determine the timing of a referendum, and the decision of the Scottish parliament must be respected", she said. Read More

Death toll in Yemen boat attack hits 42

Death toll in Yemen boat attack hits 42

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said it was "deeply distressed" by the casualties and called for all parties in the Yemeni civil war to protect civilians in accordance with global law. Children were reported to be among the dead. The medical official said the bodies of the dead were being retrieved from the sea and taken to the morgue of a hospital in al-Thawra. Read More

State Secretary Tillerson takes only one reporter to Asia

Toner insisted the accredited press is not being ostracized and that the 20 or so reporters who traveled to Asia on their own to follow Tillerson would have access to him. It also said the decision to travel without reporters was meant to cut costs. Toner replied: "I think it sends a message that we're willing to look at new paradigms with our approach to the media, again, while at the same time ensuring that traditional media has full access and nontraditional media". Read More

Former Vols coach Cuonzo Martin offered Mizzou job according to reports

His Golden Bears were bounced from the first round of the NIT Tuesday night after being upset at home by Cal State Bakersfield. At Cal, the Golden Bears made the NCAA Tournament in Martin's second season. After Missouri's season ended on March 9 and Kim Anderson's tenure at Missouri came to a close, the initial reports favored the Tigers to hire Indiana's Tom Crean. Read More

Flynn Was Paid Nearly $60000 By Russian Firms

Flynn Was Paid Nearly $60000 By Russian Firms

Other documents released show Flynn was paid $11,250 by a Russian airline. Flynn, who was sacked in August 2014 as chief of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, sat next to Russian President Vladimir Putin during the climax of the televised RT gala. Read More

NY AG: Tillerson Used Fake Name To Talk Climate Change

NY AG: Tillerson Used Fake Name To Talk Climate Change

The investigation began in November 2015, and on Monday, the attorney general's office sent a letter to New York County Supreme Court saying Exxon Mobil "has failed to comply in good faith" with a subpoena issued to produce documents from its top executives, including from the " Wayne Tracker " email account. Read More

White House requests $1.5 billion from Congress to begin border wall construction

White House requests $1.5 billion from Congress to begin border wall construction

The budget proposal includes a $2.6 billion investment on "tactical infrastructure" and designs and planning for the wall as well as $314 million toward hiring and training 500 border-patrol agents and 1,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in 2018. Read More