Following Israeli deployment, U.S., European allies map out larger role for F-35 fighter

Norway, Britain and Italy will have 40 F-35s by the end of 2018, with the first U.S. jets in 2021; ...
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Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Bring A Joint Progressive Push To Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Democratic U.S. House
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1 demonstrator killed as thousands protest against corruption in Iraq

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The Latest: Ticket mix-up blamed for Indiana family deaths

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local):
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Man arrested after knife attack on German bus

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Players, officials hail lacrosse world championship as big victory for Israel

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Why Israel’s roads are so dangerous

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In the wake of the crash which killed three after a truck driver ran a red light and plowed into a vehicle, questions relating to common causes of fatalities on Israel’s roads must be asked; MK: ‘To create a culture of good driving you must enforce it.’

Greece denies call for ‘Plan B’ in EU-Turkey migrant deal

Refugees who got their asylum requests processed following the EU-Turkey deal, wave as they leave the island of Lesbos towards the port of Piraeus on July 21, 2016Greece's immigration minister on Wednesday denied having called on the European Union to draw up a back-up plan in case Turkey reneges on a controversial deal aimed at limiting the influx of migrants. Yannis Mouzalas's denial came hours after Germany's Bild daily had quoted him as saying: "We are very worried. "Clearly we are concerned, but for now the number of people arriving on the Greek islands (since the deal was enforced in March) does not indicate that the deal is not being respected," he said.


India says Saudis to assist thousands of stranded workers

Asian labourer works at the construction site of a building in RiyadhBy Marwa Rashad RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has agreed to assist thousands of laid-off Indian workers stranded in the kingdom without money or food, an Indian minister said on Wednesday. A sharp drop in oil prices has forced cuts to state spending in Saudi Arabia, the world's top crude exporter. Construction firms have been squeezed financially and have laid off tens of thousands of south Asian and other foreign workers.


US declares F-35 ‘combat ready’

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During operational training exercise, F-35 intercepted an ‘enemy’ drone; Israel set to receive first jets this December, Israeli pilots already training in the US; US Air Combat Command general; ‘The F-35A will be the most dominant aircraft in our inventory.’