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SYRIA SHOWDOWN: US Navy jet shoots down Assad warplane

A U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian government warplane after it attacked Washington-backed fighters near ISIS’ de facto capital of Raqqa, the U.S.-led coalition said Sunday.  In a statement, the coalition headquarters in Iraq said that a F/A-18E ...

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Why the political uncertainty won't shake house price foundations

GETTY The property market will not crash because of political uncertainty The noise levels are now rising again, with experts warning that the hung Parliament could also hang the property market out to dry. As ever, they will find a ...

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MALI TERROR ATTACK At least 2 killed as gunmen storm luxury tourist resort

Suspected jihadists in the West African country of Mali have attacked a luxury resort popular with foreigners on the outskirts of the country’s capital, killing at least two people. Baba Cisse, a spokesman for Mali’s security ministry, confirmed that one ...

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DECK COLLAPSE Dozens hurt when structure fails during Mont. funeral

Dozens of people were injured, some critically, after a second-story deck collapsed at a Montana lodge Saturday during a funeral, officials said. Lake County Sheriff Don Bell told the Daily Inter Lake newspaper 32 people were hurt, 5 critically, after ...

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WHAT INVESTIGATION? Trump attorney says president has no knowledge he’s subject of probe

Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump’s legal team, said Sunday he has no knowledge of the president being the target of a federal probe, despite Trump’s statements that he is being investigated. “The president has not been notified by ...

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‘BEST FATHER’S DAY’: Congressman thankful for surviving shooting attack, says political vitriol must end

Illinois Rep. Rodney Davis, among the Republican congressmen who survived a sniper attack last week, said Sunday this was the “best Father’s Day” of his life and renewed a call for politicians to stop the political vitriol that appears to ...

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Pound to euro exchange rate: Martin Lewis reveals if you should buy euros NOW

The pound to euro exchange rate currently stands at €1.14187, a short fall from yesterday’s €1.1421, but an increase from Monday’s €1.128.  So with the pound wobbling, how can holidaymakers make sure they’re getting the best rate? Martin Lewis’s latest ...

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Bird slaughter: The moment sick bird killers are caught by secret cameras

Tiny migrant warblers can be heard squealing as hefty bird trappers pull them from nets and kill them with knives to satisfy the tastebuds of fine diners. Bird trapping is big business on Cyprus where a single bird can sell ...

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