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Schiff: White House using migrant tears 'as mortar to build their wall'

Schiff: White House using migrant tears 'as mortar to build their wall'Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, tells Chuck Todd that the White House is using migrant children seeking asylum for political leverage, during an exclusive interview with Meet the Press



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Gaza militants launch mortar bombs against Israel, no casualties

Gaza militants launch mortar bombs against Israel, no casualtiesBy Amir Cohen GAZA-ISRAEL BORDER (Reuters) – Palestinian militants fired more than 25 mortar bombs from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday, the Israeli military said, in one of the heaviest barrages in years. No casualties were reported as sirens sounding across Israeli towns and villages near the Gaza border in the morning sent residents racing to shelters. The Israeli military said most of the projectiles were shot down by its Iron Dome rocket interceptor.



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US army releases images taken by combat photographer of mortar explosion that killed her

US army releases images taken by combat photographer of mortar explosion that killed herThe US Army has released images captured by a combat photographer of the explosion that killed her. Specialist Hilda Clayton, 22, died when a mortar tube blew up in front of her during a training exercise in Afghanistan. A total of five people died in the blast, which also marked the first death of an Army combat documentation and production specialist in Afghanistan, according to the Army Times.



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