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Flake's push for new war authorization against ISIS gains steam

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Flake's push for new war authorization against ISIS gains steam

- ISIS propaganda comes in many forms — magazine, radio, "news agency." Here's a look at a few of them. Video provided by Newsy Newslook. On June 18, a U.S. Super Hornet fighter blasted a Syrian aircraft out of the sky after it bombed U.S.-supported rebels battling Islamic State militants near Raqqa, Syria. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, subsequently said the dogfight with one of Syrian President Bashar Assad's planes was authorized by Congress in 2001 and 2002, when lawmakers authorized the use of military force against al-Qaida terrorists after the 9/11 attacks and against Saddam Hussein's Iraq

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Ex-Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan appeals to Governor for parole

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Ex-Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan appeals to Governor for parole

- Retired Calcutta High Court Justice C S Karnan, sentenced to six months in jail for contempt of court by the Supreme Court, has appealed to West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi for parole. Karnan, who was arrested on Friday, is admitted in SSKM Hospital following complaints of chest pain. “He made an appeal for release on parole to the Governor. A copy of the appeal has been sent to the state government as well

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Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

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Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

- MOSUL, Iraq - People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without Islamic State in years on Sunday after the militants were ejected from much of the city, and hoped the battle to recapture the remaining area would soon be over. Children gathered in squares on the eastern side of the city. Some played on old swings and others with toy guns and rifles, which were among the toys allowed by Islamic State militants after they took over the city in June 2014

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Places: Asia |  Singapore |  Mideast |  Iraq | 

Indian soldiers clash with suspected rebels at Kashmir school

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Indian soldiers clash with suspected rebels at Kashmir school

- The government forces in India-held Kashmir were locked in an intense battle on Sunday with armed militants who took cover in a school after opening fire on a group of soldiers on the eve of Eid, police said. The militants ambushed a police patrol, killing one trooper and injuring two others in a hail of bullets, before fleeing into the nearby school on the outskirts of Srinagar

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Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Pakistan |  North |  Jammu & Kashmir |  Azad Kashmir | 

Saudi student now a US fugitive after skipping bail paid by consulate

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Saudi student now a US fugitive after skipping bail paid by consulate

- A Saudi student accused of killing an Oregon teenager in a traffic accident is on the run after skipping bail paid by a Saudi consulate. Authorities in Portland said Abdulrahman Sameer Noorah, 21, escaped house arrest this month while awaiting trial for manslaughter for the hit-and-run accident that killed 15-year-old Fallon Smart last summer. Authorities discovered Noorah had managed to remove his ankle bracelet nine days before his trial was scheduled to begin, said Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Shawn Overstreet

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Iran says arrests 50 suspected of links to militant groups

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Iran says arrests 50 suspected of links to militant groups

- DUBAI: Iranian authorities have rounded up at least 50 people suspected of links to militant groups in a Western province, a prosecutor said on Sunday, the latest in a wave of arrests following twin bomb and gun attacks in Tehran in early June. The arrests have been made days after Iranian Revolutionary Guards fired missiles from western Iran into eastern Syria, aimed at bases of the Islamic State which had claimed responsibility for the June 7 attacks in the capital Tehran that killed 18 people

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Indian soldiers, suspected rebels, clash at Kashmir school

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Indian soldiers, suspected rebels, clash at Kashmir school

- SRINAGAR, INDIA (AFP) - Government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir were locked in an intense battle on Sunday (June 25) with armed militants who took cover in a school after opening fire on a group of soldiers on the eve of Eid, police said. The militants ambushed a police patrol, killing one trooper and injuring two others in a hail of bullets, before fleeing into the nearby school on the outskirts of Srinagar

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Traffic Police officer praised for going extra mile to help stranded biker

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Traffic Police officer praised for going extra mile to help stranded biker

- SINGAPORE: A Traffic Police officer has been praised online for going the extra mile to help a stranded biker on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE). In a post on the Singapore Police Force’s Facebook page on Saturday (Jun 24), Muhammad Fithri commended the officer's actions after he used his police car to protect the stranded biker from any potential mishaps. The Facebook post was shared widely among users, with more than 1,000 shares and 8,500 reactions as of Sunday evening

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INTEGRITY FIRST : What’s wrong with our judiciary?

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INTEGRITY FIRST : What’s wrong with our judiciary?

- In his book Law’s Empire, Prof Ronald Dworkin says: “We live in and by the law.’’ A legal system has a long history since time immemorial. God established the Jewish legal system for Israeli community on their way from Egypt to the Promised Land because he knew they couldn’t make it without any law. Chapter 20: 1-17 of the book of Exodus, in which God for the first time introduced the Ten Commandments, is the origin of all legal systems worldwide

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Tags: Judiciary |  Legal systems | 
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Indian soldiers, suspected rebels, clash at Kashmir school

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Indian soldiers, suspected rebels, clash at Kashmir school

- Government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir were locked in an intense battle Sunday with armed militants who took cover in a school after opening fire on a group of soldiers on the eve of Eid, police said. The militants ambushed a police patrol, killing one trooper and injuring two others in a hail of bullets, before fleeing into the nearby school on the outskirts of Srinagar

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Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  France |  North |  Jammu & Kashmir | 

50 killed in Pakistan bombing claimed by sectarian militant group

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50 killed in Pakistan bombing claimed by sectarian militant group

- TWIN bombs hit the northwestern Pakistani town of Parachinar on Friday afternoon, killing at least 50 people on the day before the end of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan. The bombing was claimed by a Pakistan-based sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who said in a statement that the attack was aimed specifically at minority Shi’ite Muslims, and have threatened that there would be more attacks over Pakistanis fighting Sunni militants in the Syrian civil war

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Places: Asia |  South Korea |  S. Asia |  Pakistan | 

NCID on hunt for 130 M'sians linked to drug cases

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NCID on hunt for 130 M'sians linked to drug cases

- KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal police’s Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) is on the hunt for 130 Malaysians to facilitate probes into drug-related cases. In a statement yesterday, the department released photos and details of the 130 suspects from across the country, and sought the public’s assistance for information on their precise whereabouts. Police said some of the individuals on the list are sought to help close pending cases

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Indonesia says terror charges to provide alleged Bali bombing mastermind Hambali with legal certainty

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Indonesia says terror charges to provide alleged Bali bombing mastermind Hambali with legal certainty

- Indonesia says terror charges laid in the United States against Hambali, the alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, were aimed at providing the Guantanamo prisoner with "legal certainty". Indonesian-born Encep Nurjaman - better known as Hambali - has been detained by the CIA and US since he was arrested in Thailand in 2003 but has never previously been charged with any offence

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Alleged Bali bombing mastermind Hambali charged with terror crimes

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Alleged Bali bombing mastermind Hambali charged with terror crimes

- Terror charges against the alleged Bali bombing mastermind, known as Hambali, accuse the Guantanamo captive of of conspiring in the 2002 Bali, Indonesia, nightclub bombings and the 2003 attack on the JW Marriott in Jakarta that between them killed more than 200 people. A war court prosecutor has filed the terror charges against the notorious Indonesian. When or whether Riduan "Hambali" Isomuddin, 53, will actually go to court is not yet known

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8-hour Eid al-Fitr ceasefire in Marawi ends with gunfire, mortar blasts

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8-hour Eid al-Fitr ceasefire in Marawi ends with gunfire, mortar blasts

- MARAWI (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER, AFP) - An eight-hour ceasefire declared by the Philippine military Sunday (June 25) in the war-torn city of Marawi to allow residents to celebrate the end of Ramadan has ended with automatic rifle and machine gun fire, along with mortar round explosions. Military chief General Eduardo Ano had announced on Saturday his forces, who have been battling Muslim militants occupying parts of Marawi since May, would implement a "humanitarian pause"

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Places: Asia |  Singapore | 

Bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil terror plot in Mecca

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Bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil terror plot in Mecca

- RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah on Friday, as well as two areas in Mecca itself, including the Ajyad Al-Masafi neighborhood, which is near the Grand Mosque

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Woman Police Officer In UP Takes On Angry BJP Workers. Video Is Viral

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Woman Police Officer In UP Takes On Angry BJP Workers. Video Is Viral

- Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh: A woman police officer in western Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr stood up to bullying by a group of angry BJP workers, after one of them was issued a challan and arrested for driving without required papers of his motorcycle. In the video footage of the incident that has gone viral, Circle Officer (CO) Shreshtha Thakur confronts a mob of BJP workers who are raising slogans against the police

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  • Flake's push for new war authorization against ISIS gains steam
    Flake's push for new war authorization against ISIS gains steam

    , azcentral.com

    ISIS propaganda comes in many forms — magazine, radio, "news agency." Here's a look at a few of them. Video provided by Newsy Newslook. On June 18, a U.S. Super Hornet fighter blasted a Syrian aircraft out of the sky after it bombed U.S.-supported rebels battling Islamic State militants near Raqqa, Syria. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, subsequently said the dogfight with one of Syrian President Bashar Assad's planes was authorized by Congress in 2001 and 2002, when lawmakers authorized the use of military force against al-Qaida terrorists after the 9/11 attacks and against Saddam Hussein's Iraq

     

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  • Saudi student now a US fugitive after skipping bail paid by consulate
    Saudi student now a US fugitive after skipping bail paid by consulate

    , fox2now.com

    A Saudi student accused of killing an Oregon teenager in a traffic accident is on the run after skipping bail paid by a Saudi consulate. Authorities in Portland said Abdulrahman Sameer Noorah, 21, escaped house arrest this month while awaiting trial for manslaughter for the hit-and-run accident that killed 15-year-old Fallon Smart last summer. Authorities discovered Noorah had managed to remove his ankle bracelet nine days before his trial was scheduled to begin, said Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Shawn Overstreet

     

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