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BBCI: IS conflict: Iraq army makes advances on Tal Afar

Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah, who commands the operation, says in a statement on Tuesday that the special forces troops on Tuesday entered the al-Kifah neighborhood on the southwest edge of town. Mattis said pockets of resistance remained in wes...

Malaysia helps search for missing USA crew

The 505-foot USA guided-missile destroyer and the Alnic MC Liberian-flagged oil and chemical tanker collided east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore . The navy also said efforts were continuing to control the damage and the extent was still...

The Great Eclipse forecast and times to watch

In the parts of the country where this is a total eclipse, the mercury can fall almost 10 degrees. "But we could start getting some afternoon cumulus clouds - lower clouds - and an outside chance of an isolated shower". "In terms of cloud cover, we a...

Diplomatic immunity: How it could be granted to Grace Mugabe

A Zimbabwean flight was also prohibited from leaving OR Tambo International on Friday night. These included the imperative to maintain good inter-governmental relations within the SADC region, and in particular, between South Africa and Zimbabwe...

Catriona Matthew calls time on Solheim Cup playing career

Creamer, an alternate who made the team only after Jessica Korda pulled out of the competition with an injury, capped a 3-1 record for the week, while Kerr went 3-0-1 and upped her all-time points total to a record 21. And I knew they would. Thankf...

London's Big Ben Will Stay Silent Until 2021

Parliament bowed to pressure last week when it announced it would review the plans, which will silence the bell for the longest period in its 157-year history. Britain's Big Ben has fallen silent for four years of renovation work, with its final...

Trump teases 'decision' on U.S. strategy for Afghanistan

On July 14, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said the Pentagon was close to completing its policy review for a new strategy in Afghanistan . He will be stopping by a Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma at 1 p.m. The high-level meeting was held a...

One US Police Officer Killed, Another Injured in Shooting in Kissimmee

Chief O'Dell confirmed the death of Officer Matthew Baxter , a three-year veteran with the Kissimmee Police Department and a father of three. O'Dell said during a press conference that there is no danger to the public. Both officers were listed ...

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

Speaking on the Fox News Sunday program on August 13, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said that " there's nothing imminent today " but that it was important to make clear to North Korea that USA patience has worn out. "We're all looking to get out o...

Killed, 6 Injured in Finnish Stabbing

The two people killed by the assailant were Finnish, said the police. Among the eight injured victims are one British, two Swedish, and one Italian citizen. After the attack yesterday, Finnish tabloid Helsingin Sanomat reported that "pictures t...

Newton rally to call for unity, condemnation of white supremacy

A large counter-protest is planned. And in order to make sure it doesn't become a repeat of Charlottesville, the city has imposed some rules - no backpacks, no bats, no weapons. Here, a woman protesting against the " Free Speech Rally " holds up a si...

War in Yemen causing starvation, cholera — United Nations aid chief

In March 2015, a Saudi-led coalition began a campaign in support of Hadi's government and against Houthi forces allied with ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh. There is no sign of improvement in the conflict, with number of air strikes per month now...

South Africa's top cop confirms Grace Mugabe dodged court hearing

Police have said they were also on high alert to make sure that the 52-year-old wife of President Robert Mugabe does not skip the country, with an arrest warrant reportedly being considered. Zimbabwe's state-owned Herald newspaper reported last ...

Guam leader backs 'punch on the nose' for North Korea

CIA Director Mike Pompeo told CBS News in an interview that the Trump Administration has done a fine job of not drawing red lines that it is "not prepared to" enforce. "The United States has actually lowered the bar by saying that the best evidence N...

"Dread" in Philippines: police abat 32 suspected traffickers

President Duterte has praised the provincial police force that gunned down 32 drug suspects on Monday, while also threatening to shoot human rights advocates. Police said it seized more than 230 grams of suspected crystal meth or shabu, 765 grams ...

Trump Met By Angry Protest In NYC

But the recent white nationalist demonstrations in Charlottesville - and Trump's initial blame of "many sides" for the violence that ensued - upset both liberals and conservatives alike. Supporters say "God bless President Trump ". His one message...

Is China being left behind in sparring between US

Trump's memorandum comes as his administration also seeks cooperation with Chinese President Xi Jinping on North Korea's ongoing missile threats. "They should not be forced to turn over the fruits of their labor". The official told reporters o...

Trump moves to crack down on China trade practices

Given the recent tensions on the Korean peninsula, which followed North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month, the U.S. has tried to leverage on the trade probe to put pressure on Beijing to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear and...

Mega Millions jackpot expected to reach $393 million for Friday's drawing

Saturday's estimated jackpot is now at $356 million, or just over $203 million if a victor chooses to take the winnings in cash. Lottery officials say this is the first time that the jackpots in Powerball and Mega Millions have simultaneously toppe...

Russian Federation tells USA 'it's ready to normalise dialogue'

Russia appreciates the efforts the Philippines makes to combat terrorism and extremism, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during the talks with the Philippine Foreign Secretary Peter Cayetano. "There's no alternative to that". Russi...

ASEAN, Beijing Agree to Talks on South China Sea Code

Analysts and some Asean diplomats worry that China's sudden support for negotiating a code of conduct is a ploy to buy time to further boost its military capability. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. They also mentioned in their statement a vagu...

Venezuela using excessive force to suppress protests, says UN

The document is a response to the "superpower" made up exclusively of Chavistas and has taken control of the Venezuelan government, initiating a series of political persecutions that have resulted in the arrest of several opposition mayors, as well...

Two mosquito pools in Ridgetown test positive for West Nile

The Vector Control District plans to collect adult mosquitoes with traps in the area where the crow was discovered. So far this year cases have been reported in Covington, Forrest (3), Grenada, Hinds (5), Humphreys, Jones, Leflore, Lincoln, Madison...

Trump Promises "Fire And Fury" For North Korea

The Washington Post first reported that the nation had such capability, based on a Defense Intelligence Agency assessment read to the newspaper it verified with two us officials. Navy personnel sit in front of a submarine-launched "Pukguksong" bal...

Corrosion of ride caused deadly Ohio State Fair accident, manufacturer says

So what exactly caused this tragic situation?? Authorities investigate the Fire Ball amusement ride after the ride malfunctioned injuring several people at the Ohio State Fair . Tyler Jarrell died of blunt force trauma injuries after being tos...

South Africa's main opposition party urges ANC lawmakers to vote Zuma out

This will be the first time that a no confidence motion through secret ballot against Zuma is to be conducted. "We have noted a collision of the opposition parties and some groupings who are marching ahead of the scheduled motion of no confidence a...

Japan marks 72nd anniversary of U.S. nuke attack

Japan is the only country to have suffered atomic attacks, in 1945. "I also pray for the peace of the A-bomb victims and the bereaved families, those attending here as well as the citizens of Hiroshima city". You could find yourself suffering their...

Hamid Ansari greets Venkaiah Naidu on VP poll win

Almost 97 per cent of the members of Parliament exercised their franchise till 3 pm in the vice presidential poll on Saturday. I am sure M Venkaiah Naidu ji's extensive knowledge and vast experience will be a great asset to the office of Vice-Presi...

Rain chances increase throughout the weekend

The northern Miami Valley will see more clouds than areas further south. Locally heavy rains may occur and there could be some flooding with slower moving storms. Northeast winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Highs will only reach the mid to upper 70s and ...

Trump in West Virginia: 'There were no Russians in our campaign'

On MetroNews' "Talkline" radio program, Justice further explained his decision to host Hoppy Kercheval. Manchin is up for re-election in 2018. I have said it once and I will say it a thousand times more during the course of Trump's first term.

19 in coaches preseason poll

Pitt's Pat Narduzzi and Alabama's Nick Saban are also among the participants. A lot of familiar names follow the Tide near the top of the rankings. 4 spot. The Big 12 and Atlantic Coast Conference each placed five teams in the poll. And the...

Virginia man arrested for allegedly holding woman, children captive

When deputies got to the home, they met Moore who appeared to be reluctant to let them inside. Deputies said it is unclear how the suspect kept them inside the home. The kids, ages 11 and 8, received medical treatment and were released to family memb...

Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russia attorney statement, White House says

The New York Times reported the U.S. Department of Justice plans to investigate and sue universities if its civil rights division deems white applicants were discriminated against due to affirmative action . The adviser's fears don't appear to be...

Lawsuit alleges White House link in Seth Rich conspiracy

Wheeler says that after Fox News ran the story, he called Butowsky and demanded an explanation for the quotes attributed to him, which he said Zimmerman fabricated. He will be represented by Douglas Wigdor , the same lawyer representing sev...

Daily Telegraph accidentally publishes story saying Prince Philip is dead

All smiles, the royal tipped his hat while greeting those around him. Wednesday's parade in Buckingham Palace's forecourt was Prince Philip's 22,219th solo engagement since 1953. In May, when one of his well-wishers expressed sadness at the duke'...

Over 20 Killed In Mosque Attack In Afghanistan

Reuters quoted hospital authorities in Herat as saying that all the dead and wounded were worshipping in the mosque when a suicide bomber blew himself up. The incident happened in a Shite mosque. The Daesh Takfiri terrorist group claimed respo...

Deadly shootout at Moscow court leaves three dead

Three law enforcement officials were also wounded, said Petrova and Yevgeny Kubyshkin, a spokesman for the Russian National Guard, which had an officer in the court. One tried to strangle a guard before the defendants seized the guards' weapons and...

Anti-Immigrant Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Convicted of Criminal Contempt of Court

While many are celebrating Arpaio's conviction, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies remain entangled with federal immigration enforcement efforts through such laws as Arizona's "show me your papers" act, SB 1070, the "poli-migra" pro...

Smooth getaway: 12 escaped inmates fool prison guard with peanut butter

Instead, he had just unlocked the door that opened to the outside. "It may sound insane, but these kinds of people are insane like a fox". "I'm not going to make any excuses", Underwood said, ABC News reported . -Michael Adam McGuff, 30, of Jasp...

China leases Sri Lanka port for nearly 100 years

The agreement was signed between the government-run Sri Lanka Ports Authority and the state-run China Merchants Port Holding Co.in the capital Colombo on Saturday. The One Belt, One Road initiative aims to create the world's largest platform for ...

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Trump Met By Angry Protest In NYC

But the recent white nationalist demonstrations in Charlottesville - and Trump's initial blame of "many sides" for the violence that ensued - upset both liberals and conservative...

Is China being left behind in sparring between US

Trump's memorandum comes as his administration also seeks cooperation with Chinese President Xi Jinping on North Korea's ongoing missile threats. "They should not be forced to...

Trump moves to crack down on China trade practices

Given the recent tensions on the Korean peninsula, which followed North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month, the U.S. has tried to leverage on the trad...

Mega Millions jackpot expected to reach $393 million for Friday's drawing

Saturday's estimated jackpot is now at $356 million, or just over $203 million if a victor chooses to take the winnings in cash. Lottery officials say this is the first time that ...

ASEAN, Beijing Agree to Talks on South China Sea Code

Analysts and some Asean diplomats worry that China's sudden support for negotiating a code of conduct is a ploy to buy time to further boost its military capability. They also m...

Venezuela using excessive force to suppress protests, says UN

The document is a response to the "superpower" made up exclusively of Chavistas and has taken control of the Venezuelan government, initiating a series of political persecutions ...

Russian Federation tells USA 'it's ready to normalise dialogue'

Russia appreciates the efforts the Philippines makes to combat terrorism and extremism, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during the talks with the Philippine Foreig...

Two mosquito pools in Ridgetown test positive for West Nile

The Vector Control District plans to collect adult mosquitoes with traps in the area where the crow was discovered. So far this year cases have been reported in Covington, Forres...

Trump Promises "Fire And Fury" For North Korea

The Washington Post first reported that the nation had such capability, based on a Defense Intelligence Agency assessment read to the newspaper it verified with two us official...

Corrosion of ride caused deadly Ohio State Fair accident, manufacturer says

So what exactly caused this tragic situation?? Authorities investigate the Fire Ball amusement ride after the ride malfunctioned injuring several people at the Ohio State Fair...

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South Africa's main opposition party urges ANC lawmakers to vote Zuma out

This will be the first time that a no confidence motion through secret ballot against Zuma is to be conducted. "We have noted a collision of the opposition parties and some group...

Japan marks 72nd anniversary of U.S. nuke attack

Japan marks 72nd anniversary of U.S. nuke attack

Japan is the only country to have suffered atomic attacks, in 1945. "I also pray for the peace of the A-bomb victims and the bereaved families, those attending here as well as the ...

Hamid Ansari greets Venkaiah Naidu on VP poll win

Hamid Ansari greets Venkaiah Naidu on VP poll win

Almost 97 per cent of the members of Parliament exercised their franchise till 3 pm in the vice presidential poll on Saturday. I am sure M Venkaiah Naidu ji's extensive knowledg...

Rain chances increase throughout the weekend

Rain chances increase throughout the weekend

The northern Miami Valley will see more clouds than areas further south. Locally heavy rains may occur and there could be some flooding with slower moving storms. Northeast winds 5...

Trump in West Virginia: 'There were no Russians in our campaign'

On MetroNews' "Talkline" radio program, Justice further explained his decision to host Hoppy Kercheval. Manchin is up for re-election in 2018. I have said it once and I will sa...