Police: 7 shot, including 3 teenagers, outside Miami home

Miami, Jan 2 (AP) Police say seven people, including three teenagers, were injured in a New Year’s Day shooting in Miami-Dade’s West Little River neighborhood.

The Miami Herald reports that police say the victims were standing outside a house at around 6 pm yesterday when a car…

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Trump's criticism of Lockheed Martin can save Australia 'millions'

Canberra, Jan 2 (IANS) US President-elect Donald Trump’s attack on warplane manufacturer Lockheed Martin could cut millions of dollars off Australia’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Programme, a leading defence expert said on Monday.

Late last year, Trump tweeted the Joint Strike Fighter programme had become “very…

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Two killed in US military helicopter crash

New York, Dec 29 :  Two persons were killed when a US military helicopter crashed in northern Galveston Bay, off Texas, media reported on Thursday.

Coast Guard divers were searching the waters just off the shoreline after witnesses said a military helicopter broke up and crashed, KSAT news reported.

Petty Officer…

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Netanyahu calls in US envoy in fallout over UN vote

Jerusalem, Dec 26 (AFP) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has summoned US Ambassador Daniel Shapiro, two days after Washington abstained in a vote on a UN resolution against Israeli settlements.

Their meeting came after Israel yesterday called in 10 representatives of 14 other states that voted for the resolution.


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UN demands end to Israeli settlements after US abstains

United Nations, Dec 24 (AFP) The UN Security Council has demanded that Israel halt settlements in Palestinian territory, after the United States refrained from vetoing a resolution condemning its closest Middle East ally.

In a rare and momentous step, the United States instead abstained, enabling the adoption of the first…

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