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US strikes kill hostages, Al-Qaeda fighter Adam Gadahn who threatened Australia

smh.com.au — Washington: An outspoken American al-Qaeda member who threatened a major terror attack in Melbourne has been killed in a US counterterrorism drone strike on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. The White House confirmed the death from a drone strike in January while revealing the unintended death of an American and Italian hostage in similar drone strikes in Pakistan.

US drone strike against al-Qaeda in Pakistan killed American and Italian hostages in January

smh.com.au — 'I profoundly regret what happened' ... US President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the deaths of hostages Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto during US counter-terrorism operations, at the White House on Thursday.

White House: Two hostages killed in Afghan operation

haaretz.com — The January operation in which Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto were killed also resulted in the death of an American Al-Qaida leader, Ahmed Farouq.

White House: U.S. won't back Iran deal that threatens Israel

haaretz.com — REUTERS - The United States would not sign on to an agreement over Iran's nuclear program that would threaten Israel, the White House said on Friday, one day after negotiators in Switzerland announced a framework for a nuclear deal. Earlier on Friday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanded that any final agreement with Iran acknowledge Israel's right to exist.

Trevor Noah thrilled with new job

iol.co.za — Los Angeles - Trevor Noah, a South African comedian little known to US audiences, will replace Jon Stewart as the host of the Emmy Award-winning, late-night parody newscast The Daily Show, Comedy Central said on Monday. The Viacom-owned network said it selected Noah, 31, because he is an "enormous talent" and "wickedly funny".

South African Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

reuters.com — Viacom Inc-owned Comedy Central is expected to make the announcement later on Monday, the newspaper said. Representatives for the company and the network could not be immediately reached to confirm the report. Stewart, 52, who has starred on the satirical show since 1999, announced last month that he was leaving his job, but gave no specific plans for his next career move.

South African comedian Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

smh.com.au — TV and Radio South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show. Photo: Sydney Comedy Festival Comedy Central said on Monday it has chosen South African comedian Trevor Noah, a relative newcomer to US television, to replace Jon Stewart on its parody newscast, The Daily Show.

Senate Democrat Reid to retire; wants Schumer as next leader

reuters.com — Reid will stay in his post for another 22 months but his announcement positions Schumer, a New Yorker and Wall Street ally, as his heir apparent as the party gears up to try to regain control of the Senate in elections next year.

Harry Reid Will Not Seek Re-Election

dailycaller.com — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election next year, the New York Times reported on Friday. Reid, who represents Nevada, told the newspaper that his decision to retire from the Senate was not due to a recent accident or his party's loss of control of the chamber in the November congressional elections.

Top U.S. Senate Democrat Harry Reid to retire after 2016

reuters.com — Reid, who represents Nevada, said in a video message that his decision to retire from the Senate was not due to a recent accident or his party's loss of control of the chamber in the November congressional elections.
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