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Dozens of raids, 12 arrests in Belgian anti-terror raid

Forty people were initially held and 152 garage boxes searched, they said. The tournament is taking place in France. The Paris prosecutor's office on Saturday said it is investigating and requesting detention of two other individuals, Charaf-Din Aberouz and Saad Rajraji, following the slaying.

Activists say 8 Syrians killed trying to cross into Turkey

Turkish security forces have arrested three suspected Daesh terrorists who had crossed into Turkey from Syria on Sunday, a military source said. The UK-based watchdog group said the recent deaths were documented in the last 24 hours, bringing the overall number of people killed by Turkish police while attempting to reach a sanctuary in Turkey to 60 since January this year.

Massive protest on Okinawa opposes US military after killing

Protesters were demanding that a plan to move a US base from one part of the island to another be abandoned, part of the Japanese people's dissatisfaction with the USA military, which has has been festering for years. All prefectural and local assemblies in Okinawa have adopted resolutions against the latest murder and the prefectural assembly is now dominated by politicians opposed to the Futenma base relocation, which, along with growing indignation from the locals, adds gravitas and ...

Orlando shooter's 911 transcripts to be partially released Monday

Lynch said Mateen's vows of fealty to Islamic State would not be part of the transcripts released Monday. "But we do have information that shows that, over the course of time, he, like, sadly, too many individuals, was consuming radical jihadist information online and was becoming radicalized here in the United States", she said on CBS' "Face the Nation ".

Donald Trump says United States should consider profiling Muslims

Profiling is the government practice of targeting people for investigation based on factors such as race, religion or nationality. Civil libertarians have decried the practice as discriminatory. "This was not a very good young man", Trump said. "We understand there are problems with that because some people are on the terror watch list that shouldn't be on", he said.

Ryan: Republicans should follow 'conscience' on Trump

While he remains Convention chairman, Ryan said, "It is not my job to tell delegates to do, what not to do, or to weigh in on things like that". "A former campaign spokesman for Bush, Kristy Campbell, quickly fired back Saturday, calling Trump's obsession with Bush unhealthy".

Gunman opens fire at gay nightclub in Orlando

Investigators working to determine whether anyone had advance knowledge of the attack have spoken extensively with Salman and are working to establish whether she and Mateen were recently at or inside the club, the official said. 'He told us he had a wife and child'. Yet others who knew the New York-born killer have painted a picture of a homosexual man who could not come to terms with his sexuality.

Remembering Mr Hockey: Gordie Howe's Family Opens Visitation And Funeral To Public

Gordon Howe was born March 31, 1928, in tiny Floral, Saskatchewan, and raised nearby on the Canadian prairie in Saskatoon. When the WHA folded in 1979 with Howe playing for Hartford, the franchise was accepted in the NHL and, at age 51, he returned to the league where he started 32 years earlier, for one last season.

November Trial Set for Charleston Shooter

On the evening of June 17, 2015 Roof allegedly attended a Bible study at the Emanuel AME church and sat with the group for an hour before opening fire, killing three men and six women. The church shootings, which occurred a year ago next week, reignited discussions about race relations and led to the removal of a Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina Statehouse.

Putin says Russia will work with any US president

Putin spent Thursday and Friday in St. Petersburg, his home town, hosting the president of the European Commission, the Italian prime minister and chief executives of the world's biggest companies. In his answer, Putin said: 'Why do you always change the meaning of what I said? Barack Obama, the United States president, strongly supports Britain remaining in the EU.

Carter hits Russia for attacking US-backed Syrian rebels

Washington has refused to join forces with Russian Federation in Syria against Islamic State , accusing Russian Federation of acting exclusively to prop up Assad's government. Peace talks between Syrias government and opposition collapsed in April over Mr. Assads fate, with the regime insisting he should stay in power, while the negotiated cease-fire continued to disintegrate.

Syria memo shakes up Washington but unlikely to shift policy

New York-More than 50 USA diplomats signed an internal memo urging the Obama administration to approve military airstrikes against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, The New York Times and Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Slovakia beat Russian Federation 2-1 as Marek Hamsik lights up Lille

Russian Federation came back strongly in the second half but with a goal from Denis Glushakov in the 80th minute, they were running out of time to score an equaliser. But Skrtel's men held on with some fearless backs-to-the-wall defending to claim a priceless three points that moves them to second place in Group B.

Second black box of crashed EgyptAir flight found

The data recorder is usually located in the plane's tail along with the voice recorder, which had to be salvaged in stages on Thursday because it was badly damaged. Messages sent by the plane indicate its smoke detectors were activated moments before the plane's signal was lost. "Depending on what we can get from this black box, it could allow us to know exactly what happened", aeronautics expert Jean Serrat said.

Second black box of crashed EgyptAir flight found

The data recorder is usually located in the plane's tail along with the voice recorder, which had to be salvaged in stages on Thursday because it was badly damaged. Messages sent by the plane indicate its smoke detectors were activated moments before the plane's signal was lost. "Depending on what we can get from this black box, it could allow us to know exactly what happened", aeronautics expert Jean Serrat said.

Pakistan building security gate at Iran border

Frontier Corps Sector Commander Brigadier Khalid Beg and Balochistan Collector Customs Saeed Ahmed Jadoon on Friday laid the foundation stone of the 'Pakistan Gate' at Taftan in Chagai district, Dawn online reported. Responding to a question at the regular briefing in NY, secretary-general's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that the United Nations chief was very concerned over the tensions along the Pak-Afghan border and called for calm and restraint.

Lin-Manuel Miranda to leave 'Hamilton' on July 9

Javier Muñoz , who also replaced Miranda when he stepped down from the lead role in In the Heights and performed the role of Hamilton the night that Beyoncé and Jay Z were in the audience, will take over on July 11th. 'I don't walk down the streets in Washington Heights the way I used to'. "This is sort of where Hamilton intersects with history". Like many of his peers, Roach said he was drawn to the show's casting of people of colour as white historical figures.

UK mourns Jo Cox as group says suspect had far-right ties

Eyewitnesses said that Cox was shot two or three times before being stabbed as she lay on the pavement. The man suffered minor injuries and the suspect, who is said to have lunged at others who attempted to intervene, walked away from the scene shortly before being arrested.

Sanders says he will work with Clinton to transform party

The poll was conducted from June 8-12, nearly entirely before news of the Orlando nightclub shooting that killed 49 people, and Trump's renewed call to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the country. Are we going to start subjecting them to special surveillance? A Bloomberg Politics national poll shows that 35% of voters say Clinton should choose Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as her running mate.

Obama Approves Wider US Military Role in Afghanistan

Despite a vow to withdraw thousands of USA troops from Afghanistan by 2017, President Barack Obama this week veered the opposite direction, widening the US military's role in the entrenched, 15-years-long conflict. The U.S.is officially fighting al-Qaeda and Islamic State in its mission in Afghanistan . "Unfortunately, there is little hope that direct contacts between Afghan government and Taliban movement will be established in the nearest time", she concluded.

Trudeau in Metro Vancouver to Sign Transit Funding Agreement with BC

Premier Christy Clark made a dramatic entrance on the SkyTrain at its local operation centre, where a host of mayors, members of Parliament, and MLAs were gathered to hear the good news. It has promised a cabinet decision by December. But Terry Beech, the MP for Burnaby-North Seymour, said he's drawn some conclusions after two years of door-knocking, reading letters and holding public meetings in a riding that includes Kinder Morgan's Westridge Terminal.

3 women to launch super PAC to support Donald Trump

The goal of Trump's call was to give surrogates the "confidence to keep standing up", according to the campaign source, who added that Trump believes "if we don't respond we can't win". "I mean, it's like the old adage, either we hang together or hang separately". Warren said McConnell and Ryan are trying to create a judiciary that represents the interests of billionaires, not the majority of Americans.

Emergency declared as receding flood waters reveal damage in Dawson Creek

We haven't had the need to enact a state of local emergency at this point". "All of the routes that connect the north and south sides of our community are now flooded and washed out and bridges and culverts so public safety is the biggy right now".

Barack Obama challenges Congress to reinstate assault weapon ban

The gun ban in Brussels didn't prevent the terrorist attack there. "It does us no good as a state to outlaw an assault weapon when someone can get in a vehicle and drive three hours to another state and buy it and drive it over our border.

Senators bow to will of elected Commons on assisted dying bill

Justin Trudeau has essentially told the Senate thanks for hard work, but no thanks to these key changes. "We do not want to affect the fundamental balance that we achieved in this piece of legislation". That amendment replaces the bill's restrictive eligibility criteria with the more permissive parameters spelled out previous year in the Supreme Court's landmark ruling, which struck down the ban on medical assistance in dying .

UK's Cameron urges tolerance, parliament recalled after British MP killed

A fundraising page set up following the death of Labour MP Jo Cox has raised tens of thousands of pounds within hours of being launched. Police arrested a 52-year-old man, named by media as local Thomas Mair. Mark Dowding, a manager at BlueBay Asset Management, which oversees $58 billion in funds, said his company had taken a "short" position on the British pound - in effect betting it would go down, as is expected if Britain votes to leave the European Union - but has changed course ...

Obama, Saudi prince focus on Iraq, Syria

Bin Salman's 10-day visit comes amid growing tensions with the USA, whose Senate in May passed a bill enabling the families of 9/11 victims to sue Riyadh for damages. The two talked in the Oval Office on the important role that Saudi Arabia can play in addressing extremist ideology, the White House Press Office said in a statement.

Flames expected to reveal new head coach today

The District of North Vancouver Fire and Rescue conducts many rescues each year of hikers who collapse on the Grouse Grind, or begin too late in the evening and are unprepared to find their way in the dark. "I think he can connect with all types of players". He had eight seasons of head coaching experience at lower levels before taking over in Dallas for the 2011-12 season.

American kills self in Changhua court

The translator told him he could appeal the decision, but Marhanka, becoming agitated said "I don't want to appeal". Guards raced to save Marhanka as blood gushed from the wounds but he died shortly after in hospital. Before that, he had begun to grow cannabis at another rented place in April 2013, using seeds he bought online from a British website, prosecutors said.

The Belated Verdict of an Auschwitz Conspirator

Back in April, Hanning apologized for his role in Auschwitz, saying "it disturbs me deeply that I was part of such a criminal organization ". During the four-month trial in the western city of Detmold, Hanning admitted knowing about the mass killings at the camp in southern occupied Poland but said he had no direct role in the killings.