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Another violent Chicago weekend leaves 5 dead, nearly 50 injured
Five people were killed by gunfire and many more injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting episodes in Chicago over the weekend, police said. (Fox News)
Trump officials to deny green cards to those who use Medicaid or food stamps
The Trump administration is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance, officials said announced Monday. (The Guardian)
Hong Kong protesters return to airport as Lam warns of ‘abyss’
Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have staged a new rally at Hong Kong’s airport, a day after a massive demonstration triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub. (The Guardian)
Top US General warns Russia using mercenaries to access Africa’s natural resources
Russia is using mercenaries and arms sales to gain access to Africa’s natural resources, the top general overseeing US military operations in Africa said Thursday.
“By employing oligarch-funded, quasi-mercenary military advisors, particularly in countries where leaders seek unchallenged autocratic rule, Russian interests gain access to natural resources on favorable terms,” Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, the commander of US Africa Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee in prepared written testimony. (CNN)
Israel Navy leads international drill for major earthquake, tsunami
Israel’s navy has been training for a massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami that would lay waste to much of the country’s infrastructure and cause tens of thousands of casualties, in a multinational drill involving 11 countries. (Ynet)
U.S. Has ‘More Advanced’ Rocket Than Russia’s Nuclear Cruise Missile – Trump
The United States has “more advanced” technology than Russia’s nuclear-powered cruise missile that was presumed to have been involved in a mysterious accident last week, President Donald Trump has said. (Moscow Times)
Children of British Isis members will not be allowed to return to UK, government rules
Children of British Isis members stranded in Syria will not be allowed to return to the UK, the government has reportedly decided.
At least 30 British children are currently being held with their mothers in camps in northern Syria, after being detained as they fled the crumbling Isis caliphate. (The Independent)
Rouhani and Erdogan hold phone talks, call for closer co-op
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for expansion of cooperation in various areas in a phone conversation on Sunday.
The phone call took place on the eve of Eid al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice, by Muslims. (Tehran Times)