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March 30, 2017 5:24 AM Australia finds no proof its World Vision aid went to Hamas

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - The Australian government said Thursday it had found no evidence that any of its donations to the Christian charity World Vision had been siphoned to Islamic militant group Hamas. But Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said its World Vision funding in Gaza would remain suspended while Israeli charges against 29

March 28, 2017 4:46 AM Is Islamic State luring U.S. coalition forces into killing civilians in airstrikes?

The Islamic State militants arrived at Khalida Abd Jamal’s house through holes they cut in the concrete walls. Holding a gun to her husband’s head, they corralled the family of seven into a room on the first floor. “We were stuck in the room,” she recalled. “We had to stay. We couldn’t leave.” Through a window, she could see a sniper positioned on top of another 28

March 25, 2017 4:13 PM US military official to JPost: ISIS is in its death throes, but still a ruthless enemy

In the five months that have lapsed since the Mosul offensive began, the US-led coalition has launched more than 2,100 airstrikes against Islamic State. 216 Islamic State suicide vehicles have been destroyed, 574 ISIS buildings and facilities were hit hit and 614 bunkers, 451 mortar positions and 273 boats and barges targeted. These are the numbers that represent 33

March 19, 2017 9:29 PM Clashes break out in Damascus, after insurgents tunnel past security walls

Residents said artillery shells and rockets were landing inside the heart of the city, and report says government air raids over the area of the clashes. BEIRUT—Fierce clashes broke out in the Syrian capital on Sunday after insurgents infiltrated government-held parts of the city through tunnels overnight, a rare if brief advance after months of steady 32

March 19, 2017 2:28 PM Syria war: Damascus sees fierce clashes after rebel attack

Syrian security forces are engaged in fierce clashes with rebels on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, residents say. Artillery shells and rockets landed inside the heart of the city as part of a surprise rebel attack, they say. The insurgents detonated two suicide car bombs in Jobar district before trying to storm government defence lines 23

March 18, 2017 3:00 PM The Risks of Pre-emptive Strikes Against North Korea

That officials would even raise a pre-emptive attack shows the growing severity of the crisis, but the problems associated with any such plan demonstrate why that crisis has remained unsolved for two decades. A pre-emptive attack can generally mean one of three things. Mr. Tillerson, in keeping with past American statements, did not clarify which of those 137

March 14, 2017 2:44 PM Underground scene: 200 ravers hold illegal party in a festering Newcastle SEWER

Two hundred ravers held a dangerous illegal party in a festering city centre sewer with a sound system and lighting. The revellers braved a few feet of water to access the area inside the tunnels under bridges at the mouth of the River Ouseburn in Newcastle on Saturday night. But some dancers had concerns about the safety of the venue and Northumbria 21

March 11, 2017 11:59 AM Neolithic flint mine to open to public for the first time

A Neolithic flint mine has been made accessible to the public for the first time. One of only 10 known flint mines in the United Kingdom, Grime's Graves, near Thetford, in Norfolk, is the only one to allow access. The Neolithic site has more than 400 mines, some of them dating back 5,000 years, and Greenwell's Pit is now its second to be made accessible 21

March 9, 2017 11:28 PM Two dead in new Italy motorway bridge collapse

ROME: An Italian couple were killed Thursday when a motorway bridge collapsed on top of their car, police said, as debate sparked over the reasons for the second tragedy of its kind in just over four months. Antonella Viviani, 54, and her husband Emidio Diomede, 60, died at the scene after the bridge, which was undergoing maintenance work, gave way onto the A14 highway 24

March 1, 2017 4:09 AM Trump speech to Congress in full

Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our Nation's path toward civil rights and the work that still remains. Recent threats targeting Jewish Community Centers and vandalism of Jewish cemeteries, as well as last week's shooting in Kansas City, remind us that while we may be a Nation divided on policies 50