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Orlando suspect was probably a homegrown extremist: Obama

US President Barack Obama has described the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub as an act of homegrown extremism, while at the same time calling for stricter gun laws in America. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating both domestic and international connections to the mass shooting that ...

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Orlando shooter closely connected to US govt.: Ex-CIA contractor

Omar Mateen, the suspect in the Orlando nightclub shooting, was very closely connected to the US government, which is committing crimes on American soil using their own operatives, according to Steven D Kelley, a former NSA/CIA contractor. Mateen, armed with assault weapons, stormed the Pulse Club on Sunday, killing 49 ...

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Trump, Clinton react differently to Orlando mass shooting

US presumptive Republican and Democratic presidential nominees, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, have expressed very different views about the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. An alleged Daesh sympathizer, armed with assault weapons, stormed the Pulse Club on Sunday, killing 49 people and injured 53 others at a nightclub, marking ...

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US forces ‘fighting terrorism’ in 15 countries: Obama

US President Barack Obama says American military personnel are carrying out “counter-terrorism” operations in 15 countries across the world. In a biannual statement to Congress released on Monday, Obama laid out Washington’s strategy in its so-called War on Terror, indicating that the war had no specific timeline. “It is not ...

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2nd US aircraft carrier enters Mediterranean: US Navy

A second US aircraft carrier has arrived in the Mediterranean amid American officials’ concerns about Russian maritime expansion in the region, the Navy says. USS Dwight D. Eisenhower entered the Mediterranean late on Monday, leading a strike group of cruisers, destroyers and warplanes, according to the US Navy. The carrier ...

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Egypt water crisis prompting street protests

Egypt is struggling with a new wave of alarming water crisis, as popular anger at poor infrastructure and frequent water cuts turns into growing street protests in the North African country. The impoverished southern parts of the mostly arid country is particularly the scene of desperate shortages, including one of ...

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Iran censures bomb attack in Lebanese capital

Iran has condemned a terrorist bomb attack in the Lebanese capital Beirut, which left a number of people injured, saying the bombing was meant to undermine peace and security in the country. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari reaffirmed Iran’s support for the stability and security of Lebanon as well as efforts made ...

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