There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but security forces have struggled for years against an Islamic State affiliate that has killed hundreds in an insurgency against the government of President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi.
A number of GOP senators have not publicly supported the tax bill, and several have chilly relationships with President Trump. But given his popularity with the party’s base, Trump’s support is seen as crucial in getting the measure passed.
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Even if former national security adviser Michael Flynn has begun discussions with special counsel Robert Mueller's office, there is no guarantee he will ultimately reach a deal with prosecutors.
Raytheon designed a laser, mounted on a militarized dune buggy, to knock out drones. (Raytheon)
Raytheon designed a laser, mounted on a militarized dune buggy, to knock out drones. (Raytheon)
Drones are starting to become a menace on the battlefield, where their benign commercial capabilities have been transformed into lethal weapons and intelligence tools. In response, the Pentagon is working on lasers and microwaves to blast them from the sky.
As the Federal Communications Commission prepares to dismantle its net neutrality rules for Internet providers, backlash is growing over what critics say are thousands of fake or automated comments that unfairly skewed the policymaking process. The allegations have become a central component of a campaign to discredit the FCC's plan.
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Gene Gibbons, who represents officers in job appeals on behalf of police unions in Florida, has won reinstatement for more than 22 fired officers, often returning them to work over the objections of police chiefs.
Behind true freshman quarterback Kenny Pickett, unranked Pittsburgh disrupted the College Football Playoff race on the final weekend of the regular season with a stunning 24-14 win over previously unbeaten Miami.
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The Minnesota Democrat has waded into the murky waters of trying to apologize for inappropriately touching women — while asserting that he didn't intentionally do anything wrong.
Amazon’s upward arc followed a broad market push Friday that saw the S&P 500 close above 2600 for the first time.
A California man who plans to fly 1,800 feet high in a scrap-metal rocket — in an effort to prove his belief that Earth is flat — said he would delay the flight to next week because he couldn't get federal permission to launch from public land.
You had up to 17 minutes to escape a house fire 30 years ago, but open floor plans and synthetic building materials have brought that number down to three minutes or less.
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