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Man who started toilet fire on Sharm el-Sheikh flight has sentence more than doubled

A man who started a fire in the toilet of a plane carrying more than 200 people has had his prison sentence more than doubled at the Court of Appeal.<p>The Monarch Airbus was 33,000ft (10,668m) in the air and 100 miles (160km) from the Egyptian coast when the captain was told the crew were having …

Thai Lime Roast Chicken

This Thai recipe for lime roast chicken is super-delicious. With crispy skin and tender meat beneath, you'll love the sweet lime flavor of this roast …

Cooking

A Powerful Energy Beam in Space Seems to Exceed the Speed of Light

A Fascinating Cosmic Q-Tip<p>In the Galaxy M87 (which was created when two other galaxies merged), a jet of hot plasma — caused by gas being sucked into …

President returns to Justice and Development party a fortnight after voters narrowly approved constitutional amendments<p>Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has rejoined the ruling party that he co-founded, the first step in cementing his authority in the aftermath of a tight referendum victory …

South Asia

ISIS has three surface-to-air missile launchers in Syria, US officials say

ISIS has taken possession of three Russian surface-to-air missile launchers outside of Palmyra, Syria after retaking the ancient city last weekend, two U.S. defense officials told Fox News Thursday.<p>The officials said the SA-3 launchers contain four missiles each. The 60s-era Soviet missile launcher …

It's official: Donald Trump has chosen Gen. James Mattis for defense secretary

Donald Trump on Thursday announced retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as his pick for secretary of defense, tasking the popular military leader …

National Security

Here Are the Only Times the U.S. Government Can Revoke Your Citizenship

President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday morning in a tweet that anyone who burns an American flag should suffer “consequences” such as having …

Donald Trump

The foreign policy elites need 'a kick in the rear'

He has written columns, books, op-ed's and has given lectures on the danger of U.S. overreach for decades, and one can reasonably be certain that Bacevich's personal experience as a combat veteran during the Vietnam and Gulf Wars helped shaped the way he viewed the world and America's place in …

US, Turkey agree to develop long-term plan to seize, govern Syria's Raqqa

<b>(CNN) —</b> American and Turkish military leaders have agreed to develop a long-term plan for "seizing, holding and governing" the de facto ISIS capital of Raqqa in northern Syria, the US Department of Defense's news service reported Sunday.<p>"The coalition and Turkey will work together on the long-term …

Supreme Court won't hear challenge to FBI fitness test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear a dispute over whether a physical fitness test for FBI special agents is biased against men.The …

In Mosul Operation, ISIS Hit With More Airstrikes Than Ever Before

America and its allies have launched more airstrikes against ISIS in the past week than at any other time in its ongoing fight against the extremists, according to President Barack Obama's counter-ISIS envoy.<p>Just one week after the start of a concentrated effort to recapture the key Iraqi city of …

The US and Russia have quietly reached their biggest chill in relations since the Cold War

That was only the start of a long week — one that saw the two countries entering their lowest point in relations since the end of the Cold War.<p>After reports emerged last Tuesday that the US was considering launching airstrikes on the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad, Russia deployed …

Leaked Hillary Clinton emails show U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar supported ISIS

Emails released by WikiLeaks add to the growing body of evidence that Gulf regimes have backed the Islamic State<p>A recently leaked 2014 email from Hillary Clinton acknowledges, citing Western intelligence sources, that the U.S.-backed regimes in Saudi Arabia and Qatar have supported ISIS.<p>"We need to …

FBI Director: Database Coming on Police Use of Deadly Force

The FBI will have up and running within two years a database that tracks instances of police use of deadly force, FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers Wednesday at a congressional hearing that reflected the sustained political interest in the Hillary Clinton email investigation.<p>The database is …

Russia accused of war crimes in Syria at UN security council session

Accusations centre on widespread use of bunker-busting and incendiary bombs on civilians in rebel-held eastern Aleppo<p>Russia has been directly and repeatedly accused of war crimes at the UN security council in an unusually blunt session, as hopes of any form of ceasefire were flattened by the scale …

Middle East

Fact-checking at UN: Kerry blasts Moscow for statements it did not make

US Secretary of State John Kerry has used a UN session to criticize Moscow over the recent Syria aid convoy attack. Saying that he and the Russian …

How to negotiate with Putin on anything, according to someone who's done it

Perhaps the most famous piece of stage direction in Western literature occurs in the third act of Shakespeare's classic play "The Winter's Tale: "Exit pursued by a bear." There's plenty of reason to think that being pursued by a bear, the most iconic image of Russia in international relations, is …

Why Russians like Vladimir Putin's wars

Tensions are again mounting between Russia and Ukraine. Dubiously claiming provocation, Russia has stationed 40,000 troops on the Ukrainian border. Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned of a full-scale invasion.<p>This hawkish Russian foreign policy is not new. The conflict has striking …

​Yes, Swedish Fish Oreo cookies are real and 'potent'

Whether you like traditional Oreo cookies, or you prefer fancier flavors like pumpkin spice or birthday cake, there's a variety of Oreos for everyone.<p>This week, Nabisco announced the newest Oreo flavor, and it replaces the usual creme filling with bright red Swedish Fish gummy candy.<p>"We know that …

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