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Bomb explodes at Minnesota mosque during morning prayer

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People make phone calls as law enforcement investigate an explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Saturday. Bloomington police said in a tweet Saturday afternoon that a preliminary investigation "indicates the explosion was caused by a destructive device in violation of federal law". Read More »

Navy ends search for missing USS Stethem sailor

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Officials with the 7th Fleet said the participation of China and Japan in the search demonstrated "the common bond shared by all mariners to render assistance at sea". This is the second time this summer the Navy has carried out a major search-and-rescue operation in the Pacific. Weeks earlier, the destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island on the basis of innocent passage, a US official said at the time. Read More »

Marines searching for service members after Osprey mishap off Australian coast

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Defence Minister Marise Payne has confirmed no Australian Defence Force personnel were involved. "The United States are leading the search and recovery effort". The battle phase of the training exercise centred around the Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Central Queensland. "On behalf of all Queenslanders, our prayers are with those United States military personnel involved in the incident", she said in a statement . Read More »

Japan's Taro Kono to be foreign minister in cabinet reshuffle: Kyodo

Political blueblood Abe, in office since late December 2012, has pushed a nationalist agenda alongside a massive policy effort to end years of on-off deflation and rejuvenate the world's third-largest economy. "I would like to express deep regret and apologize to the public" for creating mistrust due to various scandals, Abe said at a televised news conference, bowing for several seconds. Read More »

Trump's Leaked Phone Calls Aren't Funny, They're risky

Security sources in Australia ― one of the countries involved in the leak ― are already anxious, according to journalist Jamie Tarabay. Sessions said the Justice Department has "more than tripled" the number of leak investigations that the Obama administration had open. Read More »

High Level Al-Shabaab Commander Killed By Airstrike

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On Sunday, a auto bomb exploded near Waberi police station and killed at least five people and wounded at least 13 others, police said. Most of Mogadishu's major roads were blocked and cars were being searched by soldiers before the blast. "His removal disrupts al Shabaab's ability to plan and conduct attacks in Mogadishu and coordinate efforts between al Shabaab regional commanders". Read More »

Bleak Predictions for a Warming South Asia

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It cites the Ganges river valley, northeastern India and Bangladesh, the eastern coast of India, Chota Nagpur Plateau, northern Sri Lanka, and the Indus Valley of Pakistan as the areas which will be inhabitable. This is recorded using a measurement known as "wet-bulb" temperature, which reflects the ability of moisture to evaporate. In today's age, wet bulb temperatures have rarely risen above 31C temperature, but if it reaches up to 35C, the human body will be unable to cool itself down ... Read More »

Stock Trending Alert: Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)

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Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. upgraded Windstream Holdings from an "underperform" rating to an "outperform" rating and set a $5.25 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. Read More »

HBO Attack Sends A Dark Message To Enterprise

He added that a review continues, and said HBO is hiring an outside firm to help employees monitor their financial accounts. Now the Federal Bureau of Investigation is getting involved, according to the latest update from the Hollywood Reporter . Read More »

Police uncover hundreds of exotic animals during arrest

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Montclair police stumbled across a trash-strewn industrial building crammed with more than 1,000 snakes, parrots, chickens and other exotic animals when they arrived to serve an arrest warrant on a man there. Silvia Lemos, with the society, said she's never seen something like this. You're kind of relieved ... "You just always had that little nervousness walking by his building or going to the mailbox, just because it was odd, the activity that was going on in the last few months - it got ... Read More »

RSS asks for probe into Kerala killings

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The CPM alleged that 13 of its workers and others have been killed by the RSS and the BJP men since then, while 200 of the Left party's workers and sympathisers have been injured. He also said the Sangh was trying to escalate by getting the Centre to get involved in it. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will visit Kerala and the home of the deceased, Rajesh, while there. Read More »

'Game of Thrones' Episode 4 Leaks Before Airing; Hack Unrelated

A Star India spokesperson confirmed the episode's authenticity to Entertainment Weekly and also said the company would be starting an investigation into the breach. "(There's a watermark on the video which revealed Star India as the source)", EW reports. Two years ago , the first four episodes of season 5 leaked online. Read More »

Sapporo targets craft beer boom with $85m Anchor Brewing deal

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The sale includes Anchor's current facilities in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, and is expected to be completed at the end of August. In the last two years, Heineken has formed a partnership with Lagunitas, Constellation bought San Diego's Ballast Point, and AB InBev has bought Goose Island, among others. Read More »

Authorities investigate suspicious package at IRS building

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The building was not evacuated and normal business has resumed. A local reporter said at least one person was removed from the building on a stretcher. An I.R.S. spokesman said Friday that the agency was still gathering information, and the Kansas City Police Department directed questions to fire officials. Read More »

Tropical Atlantic expected to become active over the next few days

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The report adds that "Everyone should realize that it is impossible to precisely predict this season's hurricane activity in early August". At this time, the system does not pose a threat to our area. As of Friday morning, the National Hurricane Center gives this system an 80 percent chance of tropical development over the next five days. Most reliable forecast models, including both the European and American-based GFS, show some resemblance of a tropical weather system near or north of ... Read More »

Trump may have been behind Russian meeting statement

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The Washington Post is reporting President Trump personally dictated a "misleading" statement attributed to his son, Donald Trump Jr., outlining a campaign season meeting with a Russian attorney . "Last November, the President-elect hosted a cocktail reception and dinner at Bedminster on the same weekend that he was holding interviews at the club with candidates for his cabinet", Golf.com reported. Read More »

China warns India of 'serious consequences' over border

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Asserting that diplomatic engagement was the only way to resolve the face-off between the Chinese and Indian troops at the tri-junction, Baglay referred to external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj's statement in the Lok Sabha on Thursday that war was not an option to settle differences. Read More »

Amanda Knox Argues That Michelle Carter Was Wrongfully Convicted

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She was 17 when she convinced Roy to return to a truck which was filling up with deadly carbon monoxide exhaust fumes. Knox noted that it's hard to feel sympathy for Carter , who sent Roy dozens of text messages urging him to follow through on his plan to kill himself and then told him to "get back in" his truck after he became frightened as it filled with carbon monoxide and briefly got out of the vehicle. Read More »

GOP plan to slash legal immigration wins Trump's support

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Conservative advocacy groups say the legislation - officially called the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act - will smooth a pathway for a smarter immigration system and protect American workers . The Act will introduce points-based system to get in to the USA rather than the old lottery system for obtaining the Green cards . Under the bill, even if immigrants get a green card they would not get a welfare card, according to the president. Read More »

Metro area under air quality alert

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Ground level ozone are created when nitrogen oxides - which result from burning of fuels - and volatile organic compounds react in the presence of sunlight. Ground-level ozone is not emitted directly into the air. Particulate matter is very small, measuring less than 1 µm in diameter, over 60 times smaller than the width of a human hair. Read More »

Looks Like Caitlyn Jenner Is Still Trying To Make America Great Again

Like the Kardashian-Jenner she is, she matched her outfit with her auto by sporting a crisp white polo and a red "Make America Great Again" baseball cap. Laverne Cox , Gigi Gorgeous and a heck of a lot of others were outraged after the President of the United States announced that transgender people were no longer allowed in the military. Read More »

NTSB Probes Gas Explosion at Minneapolis School That Killed Two

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Investigators believe it was a natural gas explosion. National Transportation Safety Board investigators arrived at the scene Thursday. The explosion affected Minnehaha Academy's "upper school", which houses the high school. Officer Vicki Karnik, one of the first responding officers on the scene, said the explosion reminded her of the 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145. Read More »

Service members killed in Afghanistan ID'd as Army soldiers from Fort Bragg

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He joined the Army in 2014 and was a member of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Spec. Christopher M. "Spc. Christopher Harris was an extraordinary young man and a phenomenal Paratrooper", Col. Magsig said. "He regularly displayed the type of courage, discipline, and empathy that the Nation expects from its warriors". Read More »

Hizbul Mujahideen militant shot dead in J&K encounter

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On July 30, two Hizb militants were killed in an encounter in Tahab village of Pulwama district. Soon after the funeral prayers angry protesters pelted stones and rocks on forces deployed in heavy numbers who retaliated by firing tear smoke shells, local sources said. Read More »

U.S. servicemen killed in Afghanistan

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The number of Daesh terrorist attacks in Afghanistan has recently increased following the group's huge battle losses in the Middle East. It was the latest deadly attack on the minority community in Afghanistan . "There were three armoured vehicles in the convoy". The latest attack comes as the USA administration considers sending more troops to Afghanistan to bolster the NATO-led coalition advising and assisting Afghan security forces. Read More »