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US gunmen target more police following death of black men

Several police officers in the US states of Tennessee, Missouri and Georgia have been shot and wounded in a string of separate attacks against law enforcement amid heightened tensions over the police killing of African Americans in the past week. The attacks on police, which occurred on Thursday and Friday, ...

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US blacks oppressed by police like Palestinians: Researcher

The police killings of two black men in the United States in the past week underscores that African Americans continue to be oppressed as an ethnic group like the Palestinians, an American researcher and historian says. Law enforcement in the US is committing “genocide” against blacks on a daily basis, ...

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Argentina’s claim to Falklands unchanged by Brexit: President

Argentina says it will stand firm on its claim of sovereignty over the disputed Malvinas Islands, known as the Falklands to the British, following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. “Brexit or not, our claim will never change,” said Argentinean President Mauricio Macri, addressing reporters in Brussels after ...

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Rights group says US undercounts drone civilian casualties

International human rights organization Reprieve has accused the White House of downplaying civilian casualties from US drone strikes. Published by the Director of National Intelligence on Friday, a review of drone operations outside of war zones claims that between 64 to 116 civilians have been killed in 473 aerial strikes since ...

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Leaked: Gen. Breedlove plotted US conflict with Russia

Leaked private emails show that retired US General Philip Breedlove, until recently NATO’s supreme allied commander, plotted against the White House to escalate military tensions with Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. In a series of messages in 2014, Breedlove reached out to several influential insiders for advice on how ...

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US aware of KP’s donation to Darul Uloom Haqqania

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has said that it’s aware of reports stating that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had proposed a $3 million budget allocation for Darul Uloom Haqqania seminary. “I would refer you to the KP government or the government of Pakistan with any questions concerning this funding,” said ...

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Sanders rejects claims he will endorse Clinton

US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has pushed back on Vice President Joe Biden’s claim that he is ready to endorse presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. “I’ve talked to Bernie. Bernie is going to endorse her,” Biden reportedly told NPR’s “Weekend Edition” on Thursday. But hours later, Sanders appeared on ...

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Obama set to reveal civilian deaths from drones

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama is expected to disclose as early as Friday the number of civilians killed in US military and CIA drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since he took office and will issue an executive order that makes protecting civilians a more integral part of planning US ...

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