Fri06222018

LAST_UPDATEFri, 22 Jun 2018 5pm

Forget About Gaza, Bomb Assad! Israeli Hawks Urge US To Strike Syria Over Douma ‘Chem Attack’

Israeli officials have called on the US to attack the Syrian Army, following what they called a “shocking attack” in Douma. Israel’s own crackdown on Gaza protesters was “self-defense” and not worthy of attention, they said.

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Syria Says U.S. Suspected Of Attacking Air Base But Pentagon Denies It

AMMAN - Syrian state TV said on Monday the United States was suspected of striking an air base hours after U.S. President Donald Trump warned of a “big price to pay” as aid groups said dozens of people were killed by poison gas in a rebel-held town.

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Jimmy Kimmel Tries To Tone Down Feud With Sean Hannity

NEW YORK — ABC late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel is trying to de-escalate a feud with Fox News host Sean Hannity that began over a joke about first lady Melania Trump’s accent.

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UN Chief Concerned About Alleged Chemical Weapons Use In Syria

Antonio Guterres

NEW YORK -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday expressed grave concern about the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, reported Xinhua news agency.

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This 97-Year-Old Grandma Can Still Powerlift

When you are at the gym, do you find yourself feeling slightly pressured by those weightlifters? Imagine not having the strength to even lift 10kg weights on each end of a bar but then you see an old woman lifting it with ease.

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Russia Outs Israel, Says Two Israeli Fighter Jets Struck Iranian Base In Syria

The Russian military said on Monday that two Israeli F-15 war planes had carried out strikes on a Syrian air base near Homs on Sunday, the Interfax news agency reported.

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[Video] Recording Of Commuters Fighting On MRT Goes Viral, Police Investigates

Passengers on the MRT in Singapore got some unexpected drama on the train last week, after two men got into a physical altercation in a moving train car, causing a ruckus.

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Syrian Monitors Say At Least 14 Killed In Missile Strike

BEIRUT — Missiles struck an air base in central Syria early on Monday, the country’s state-run news agency reported, killing at least 14 people, including Iranians, according to a war-monitoring group.

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Trump Makes China An Offer It Can’t Understand

Pic: Asia Times

The United States has legitimate complaints against Chinese trade and technology transfer practice, but the Trump Administration’s ineptitude threatens to turn what should be a tough negotiation into a trade war.

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Iran Hit By Global Cyber Attack That Left U.S. Flag On Screens

DUBAI - Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including data centers in Iran where they left the image of a U.S. flag on screens along with a warning: “Don’t mess with our elections”, the Iranian IT ministry said on Saturday.

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