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US Shoots Down Iranian Drone in Syria

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The U.S. said it had downed the Syrian jet on Monday after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces conducting operations against the Islamic State group, saying that was something it would not tolerate. Two days later, the United States shot down an armed pro-regime drone after it fired a dud munition at USA -led forces. Unlike the Western alliance, led by the United States and operating in Syria, the Russian aerospace defense force was called by Damascus to ... Read More »

United States shoots down Iranian attack drone in FIRING RANGE of American troops

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Iran's strike on positions of Daesh is the first time in 30 years that Tehran has launched missiles from its territory into another country, representing a risky escalation of the conflict at a time when Russian Federation and the United States are at odds over the first USA downing of a manned Syrian fighter jet, according to a report by the private intelligence firm Soufan Group. Read More »

Rio Tinto picks Yancoal offer for coal mines over Glencore bid

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Despite environmental concerns about the carbon-intensive fossil fuel, Glencore expects continued demand, especially in Asia, as coal can still be the cheapest form of baseload power. Yancoal will also pay a royalty linked to coal prices. Yancoal operates several mines across Australia including in New South Wales, while Glencore operates 18 open-cut and underground coal mines across the country. Read More »

Tom Brady Dreams Of Playing NFL Game In China

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Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will participate in a regular-season game in Mexico City this season, but Brady hopes he can be a part of the first National Football League game ever played in China. Brady is headed to Shanghai on Tuesday and will visit Tokyo on Wednesday, according to ESPN . Next stop for Brady is Japan. Before heading down to Shanghai, apparently to tour the scenic Under Armor store here. Read More »

Diablo III will finally get the Necromancer next week

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If you don't already own Diablo III on consoles and are looking to upgrade (or want to finally jump from Xbox 360 and PS3), Blizzard will be releasing a new digital version for purchase. The pack will also grant access to additional character slots, some new stash tabs on PC, a portrait, banner, sigil, accent and pennant, a brand new pet and some cosmetic stuff for your pets. Read More »

Andre Ward hints at bout against Anthony Joshua

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Kovalev said he was hit by a low blow, adding that he wanted another rematch. Duva complained Kovalev was caught by several, unpunished low punches and the controversial nature of the ending places an element of doubt into where Ward's status should be among boxing's best. Read More »

Pottermore launches official Harry Potter book club, first few discussion topics revealed

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As you can probably tell, we're all huuuuuuge Potterheads here at RetroEnt (we're not even sure the Sorting Hat would be able to fit over our huge Potterheads), and we were all pretty bummed when J.K. ", Why are the Dursleys afraid of magic? Week 4: Education: Is rebellion a good or bad thing at Hogwarts? Many who were fans of the series when it was first being written are now reading it to their own children, to share the magical world that they hold so close to their hearts. Read More »

Now That Amazon Bought Whole Foods, What's next for Shopping?

Such changes may be a long way off, and Amazon has plenty of time to change its strategy, with the $13.7 billion deal not expected to close until the second half of the year. "It really is, for all of you 'cause you not only have opportunities to grow at Whole Foods Market ". This is of huge value to Bezos and co. As they say: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Read More »

Vice President Mike Pence Retains Outside Counsel in Russia Investigation

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Kasowitz is less a navigator of Washington and more a proven loyalist, a NY attorney who helped Trump through troubles from divorce to bankruptcy. The question of what Pence knew and when arose after reports surfaced that Flynn had discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador to Washington, despite Pence's public claim to the contrary. Read More »

Fresh-faced Germans made to sweat in 3-2 win over Australia

More than half of the traveling party in Russian Federation is at its first tournament with Loew. Germany's Leon Goretzka , right, is congratulated by Joshua Kimmich after he scored his side's third goal during the Confederations Cup , Group B soccer match between Australia and Germany , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi , Russia , . Read More »

NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind resigns as Bihar Governor

Salim, father of superstar Salman Khan, later congratulated Kovind and slammed those who criticised the NDA for choosing him. "He (Ram Nath Kovind) was leader of Dalit Morcha of BJP, so they have made him candidate". He has served as a member of several Parliamentary Committees, including Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes/Tribes, Parliamentary Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment among others. Read More »

Tropical storm warning issued for Louisiana's Gulf Coast

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Located about 265 miles south-southwest of the mouth of the Mississippi River, Potential Tropical Cyclone Three is packing winds of 40 mph and is moving northwest at 9 mph. Here in SC, we will be affected by a different storm that's in the Gulf of Mexico. Both storms could bring heavy rainfall and flooding. A low pressure system entering the Gulf of Mexico is likely to form into Tropical Storm Bret early this week. Read More »

Tesla Edges Closer To Its First Production Plant In China

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Government support helped China surpass the USA in 2015 to become the world's biggest market for the non-emission autos. According to recent figures, the automaker's revenue has more than tripled and peaked to $1 billion - that too, only in the previous year. Read More »

Jared Kushner Speaks in Public, and Here's How His Voice Sounds

So Washington took notice Monday when Kushner presided over a White House meeting of technology executives and actually took the microphone. Kushner did not, however, discuss recent reports that he is mulling whether to change-up his legal team in the face of investigation into the Trump administration's ties to Russian Federation. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Software Update Brings New Functionality To Console

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It aims to teach kids how to code via a modified form of BASIC, Fuze BASIC , and thus will require a bit of typing using either an onscreen keyboard or a Switch-compatible USB keyboard. Finally, Nintendo has fixed an issue to prevent unintended HDMI input change with certain TVs while the console is docked in Sleep Mode, and resolved an issue that caused game software updates to fail and prevented the software from starting. Read More »

Hear Jared Kushner Speak in a Rare Public Appearance

The council is part of the new Office of American Innovation run by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner . At a White House tech summit that lured Silicon Valley's most powerful and obsequious, Kushner made a rare public speaking appearance to mostly say some unobjectionable stuff about floppy disks , a topic surely in the front of every American's mind. Read More »

Kia's new Juke rival revealed

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That roof will be available in five different colours, allowing for 20 different colour combinations of roof and body. This is the new Kia Stonic - a small SUV crossover that its maker hopes will tempt buyers away from rival cars like the Peugeot 2008 , Nissan Juke and Renault Captur . Read More »

Jared Kushner's business record is under investigation

Gorelick pointed out that Kushner has volunteered to speak with the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is leading one of the congressional Russian Federation investigations. But he's not the only person close to Trump whose financial dealings are of concern to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The officials who described the financial focus of the investigation spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to speak publicly. Read More »

Nokia introduces new connected health products following Withings takeover

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For starters, there are now two new products. It has chose to put to rest their old Aura Sleep tracker while taking the Withings Steel HR hybrid smartwatch off the market for a brand refresh. The company has laid focus on making the monitor more comfortable to use, thus, it has chosen a softer material over plastic this time around. The BPM+ wearable can monitor systolic and diastolic blood pressure, as well as your heart rate. Read More »

Russia investigation just beginning, Schiff says

Sekulow had told Wallace twice in the interview that Trump was under investigation and then said he wasn't. "I don't know what the facts will show or what the special counsel will conclude, but Kasowitz, Sekulow & Dowd is not the dream team", he tweeted after the Fox News exchange . Read More »

Believed to Have Died in London High-Rise Fire

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The fire engulfs the Grenfell Tower apartment building. Tailored bereavement support for families of the victims, those missing or people affected by the tragedy will also be provided. Earlier the Metropolitan Police commander had said that "the terrible reality is that we may not be able to identify all those that died". On Friday, anger boiled over as people stormed Kensington & Chelsea Town Hall. Read More »