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A Russian pilot was killed after his warplane was downed by Syrian rebels in northern Idlib province, Russia's Defense Ministry and a monitoring group said Saturday.
The pilot was initially reported captured but later reports said he had been killed.
He could not immediately confirm which faction had shot down the warplane but hardline opposition factions and the jihadist Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) are active in the area. The death of the pilot was confirmed by Russian news agency TASS which quoted the defence ministry as saying that 30 militants had been killed in the strike.
Russian Federation is a key ally of President Bashar Assad, and has been waging a military campaign on behalf of his forces since 2015. The province is also a base for al-Qaeda's branch in Syria and other Islamic groups.
Meanwhile, the Indian Army claimed that the troops opened fire in self-defense after their convoy came under heavy stone pelting. The Army said its personnel had fired in self-defence after a junior level officer fell unconscious following the attack.
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepped down Monday, ahead of his planned retirement in March, according to multiple reports. In December, Trump tweeted "FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits".
This will allow users to download their electronic medical records to their mobile device for safekeeping and for portability. Now it it easier to update to stay up to date to the most important videos on Apple News with the new video group in option.
The Premier League leaders are said to have had a 55 million pound bid turned down, as The Foxes want 90 million for Mahrez. It is a situation we need to manage, but all the details will stay inside the club.
Haniyeh responded to that announcement with a call for a "comprehensive, popular intifadah" to confront Israel and the US. The United States has designated Ismail Haniya, the senior political leader of Hamas, as a "global terrorist".
As a teen, Edwards sang gospel, but, like Sam Cooke and many other prominent gospel performers, he turned to rhythm & blues. According to Rolling Stone , Dennis was best known as a lead singer of legendary Motown music group the Temptations .
Hackers stole several hundred million dollars of a lesser-known digital currency from a noteworthy Japanese trade Friday. The exchange has about 6 percent of yen-bitcoin trading, ranking fourth by market share on CryptoCompare .
Chipper Jones and Jim Thome got in on their first try, while Vladimir Guerrero (second) and Trevor Hoffman (third) also got in. They still have a chance to make a surge next year, because the ballot will not be almost so crowded with strong candidates.
However, many more attendees also carried around and wore white roses in solidarity with Time's Up and #MeToo. Kesha performs " Praying " at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden, Jan. 28, 2018, in NY .
NASA did not comment on the leaked budget proposal but said that the partnership between NASA and the ISS continues. The US is committed to providing $US3-4 billion ($3.7-4.9 billion) funding towards the ISS through the year 2024.
Hyundai unveils sketches of next-generation Santa Fe SUV
To help revive sales, Hyundai said it plans to begin selling the Kona subcompact SUV in the USA market in February or March. The midsize SUV will start receiving pre-orders from Feb. 7 and will officially start sales by the end of February.
United States stocks close lower on sell-off
President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting and the U.S.jobs report. Nasdaq 100 futures climbed 0.4%, as Apple (AAPL) dragged lower and despite gains by all four FANG stock tech leaders.
US President Imposes Solar Panel Tariff, Solar Stocks React
What it will do, however, is put a crimp in one of the USA economy's big success stories, the rapid growth of renewable energy. On the fuel front, the US doesn't have much to lose. "Texas has all the fundamentals you're looking for in a solar market".
Led Syrian peace talks resumed in Vienna
The opposition will decide in the next two days whether to attend Sochi, its chief negotiator Nasr Hariri, said on Wednesday. Turkey, which has aided Syrian opposition forces, cooperated with Russian Federation for the peace conference.
Mummy found in Basel church is related to Boris Johnson
There, it is believed, she may have contracted syphilis while caring for patients with the sexually transmitted disease. Of course, as we now know, mercury is highly toxic and she is suspected to have died from mercury poisoning.