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United Nations officials say Syrian gov't stopping aid shipments at the border

A military source said Syria's army "has carried out its pledge and handed over a number of points to the Russian monitoring teams", but that rebel groups had not withdrawn from their positions. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-base...

Samsung executive addresses customers on Note 7 recall

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall affects about 1 million devices in the United States, Canada and Mexico. They can also request a refund or a "new replacement device", which we take to mean an alternative handset to the Galaxy Note 7 . Ever since ...

'Fatal error' to ignore Brexit lessons: EU's Donald Tusk

The weeks preceding the Bratislava summit have seen an endless array of regional meetings of government leaders, hoping to gather some critical mass to push through their views on how the European Union should be run in the future, along either geogr...

Ford fact checks Trump: We will be here forever

The last small cars it produces in the US are made at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, but will end production there in 2018. "We have more hourly employees in the USA than any other automaker, and we produce more vehicles here than anyone".

'Rail Roko' against Cauvery water release evokes poor response

Police were seen bundling up the agitators to waiting buses and took them away from the railway stations. The officials from Indo Tibetan Border Police Force have also been deployed at the railway station. The police further state that the situatio...

US, Israel sign massive military aid deal; $38B, 10 years

The United States and Israel brought months of sensitive and hard negotiations to a close on Wednesday with the signing of a 10-year, $38 billion defense deal, hailed by both sides as the biggest of its kind in American history. Dr. Susan Rice. "I ...

United States agrees to supply largest military aid to Israel

We are in full favor of the enhanced aid package, created to keep Israel with the "qualitative military edge" in the region, as Washington has previously promised. He conceded to a USA demand for a gradual phasing-out, starting in 2020, of the 26.3...

Clinton 'healthy and fit to serve' as president, her doctor says

Her campaign didn't disclose the illness until Sunday, after video circulated on social media showing her stumbling and being supported by aides after abruptly leaving a 9/11 memorial service in New York City. Bill Clinton planned to speak in his wif...

Bill Clinton: 'Nothing More to Know' About Hillary's Health

Clinton said she had gotten "dehydrated" at the ceremony in NY. The Clinton Foundation funds and operates a long list of worldwide health and climate change initiatives - including providing two-thirds of the world's HIV/AIDS treatment access.

Comparing Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's Child Care Policies

That means child care could no longer be a painful drain on a family's income. The Trump campaign hit back, arguing that their plan is more complete than Clinton's. It's time for a meaningful debate on paid family leave, and our leaders in Wash...

Indian IT cos declare off in Bengaluru as Cauvery tensions escalate

One protester was killed overnight after police fired on a mob which was trying to torch a police vehicle, T.R. Suresh, deputy police commissioner for the city's north, said. "Curfew has been lifted in all 16 police station limits of Bengaluru ci...

Democrats call for probe of Trump check to Florida AG

In a CNN interview on Tuesday , Mr Schneiderman said his office had now brought Mr Trump's charitable foundation under scrutiny. Mr Schneiderman has been at loggerheads with the bombastic billionaire for years over the Trump University real ...

Clinton Could Shoot Somebody and Not be Arrested

Mr Trump, the Republican candidate, also injected drama into the national security debate this week by wholeheartedly endorsing Russian President Vladimir Putin as a strong leader who has fared better than US President Barack Obama . Critics of ...

Trump failed as leader in Mexico visit, former ambassador says

Standing next to Pena Nieto, Trump said the topic of who would pay for the wall would be discussed later. The billionaire candidate's plan includes deporting immigrants with criminal records, cancelling President Barack Obama's executive orde...

Hillary Clinton says may restart campaigning in a 'couple of days'

She then joined a motorcade - without the group of reporters designated to accompany her in public - and continued on to her home in Chappaqua, N.Y., according to campaign spokesman Nick Merrill. That was a clip the Clinton campaign was sending aroun...

No new centralized powers to deal with crises — European Union chief Tusk

The EU is considering new border arrangements for non-EU nationals, which could include the need for visitors to register online before travelling, even if they come from a country that has a visa-waiver arrangement in place. He said that having spok...

Pakistan police say Bradford woman was raped before murder

The report , shared exclusively with The Associated Press on Tuesday, describes the killing of Samia Shahid as "premeditated, cold-blooded murder". A full investigation into her death only began after Mr Kazam raised the alarm with friends in the ...

Arrested Syrian trio suspected of being on IS terror mission

Three young Syrian men arrested in Germany on Tuesday were ISIS members who probably came into the country via the same network that smuggled militants into France to carry out deadly attacks last November, the German government said. ISIS allege...

Senator says Clinton seemed 'fine' at 9-11 event

A video shows Hillary Clinton collapsing into the arms of her security detail after leaving a ceremony at Ground Zero early today. Clinton walked out of her daughter's apartment on her own and made only a brief comment to the reporters waitin...

'Basket of deplorables': Hillary Clinton says of some Trump supporters

Clinton then pivoted and tried to characterized the other half of Trump's supporters, putting them in "that other basket" and saying they need understanding and empathy. She said it was a mistake to call one in two Trumpsters bigoted but didn't back ...

House passes bill to allow 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabia

Heading into the weekend that will mark the 15th anniversary of 9/11, the House of Representatives has unanimously passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). The bill cleared the House shortly before noon, after the chamber comme...

Turkey insists on no-fly zone in Syria, NATO non-committal

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Georgia's Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration David Bakradze, NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow, EU Mission to Georgia head Carlo Natale and other top figures from the allianc...

Irish govt wins strong backing by parliament for EU Apple appeal

The bottom line: the European Commission's tax claim is a minor problem for Apple . More than 100 digital companies have now signed up to the EU-US Privacy Shield, the controversial rules that replaced the Safe Harbour Agreement which was thrown o...

110 people stuck in cable cars at Mont Blanc in Alps

Rescuers provided blankets, food and water. Update 10.20pm: 45 people will spend the night trapped in cable cars over Mont Blanc after a rescue operation was stood down for the night. French police said the rescue will resume on Friday at 7.15am lo...

Rare focus on little-known Laos as it hosts major summit

Mr. Modi said India's ties with the countries of South East Asia were truly historic. The meeting between the leaders of the USA and the Philippines has been mutually agreed upon to be moved to a later date, said a statement issued by Mr Duterte'...

G20 summit warned of risks to economy as North Korea test-fires missiles

The two leaders agreed to keep looking for a path to provide humanitarian aid to civilians in the war-torn state. The president also discussed the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, which has come under attack from both parties during this campa...

Oil slips towards $47 as hopes for producer action wane

On Monday (5 September 2016), two of the world's largest oil producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation - which together account for more than 25% of the world's crude oil production - announced that the countries would cooperate on stabilisin...

Houthis Say Ready for Fresh Yemen Talks If Attacks Stop

On Saturday, a Saudi child was killed and four others were wounded in a similar attack from Yemeni territories in Najran, according to the Twitter account of Civil Defense. Mr Kerry arrived in Jeddah on Wednesday night and had a three-hour dinner w...

Can Super Eagles qualify for 2018 World Cup?

Mikel, 29, urged Nigerians "to stick together" for the World Cup qualifying games against Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia. "Although Nigeria is out of the Nations Cup tournament and Tanzania is also out of the tournament, the match is going to be toug...

Stanford Rapist Released From Jail

The case drew national attention after the victim's wrenching impact statement went viral. Heiskala was part of a demonstration organized by leaders of the campaign to recall the judge who sentenced Turner. It has now been passed to the State Gover...

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels seize two villages from Kurdish-allied forces: monitor

The Turkish military is "taking every precaution and showing maximum sensitivity to ensure that civilians living in the area are not harmed", Anadolu reported . Ankara said its raids had killed 25 Kurdish "terrorists" and that the army was doing e...

Fresno jail guards seriously hurt in shooting

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says their condition is unknown. A convicted child rapist shot two Fresno County Sheriff's correctional officers in a jail lobby on Saturday afternoon. In 1998, they said he was sentenced to 19 years in prison on ...

What Is Tyra Banks Going to Teach as a Stanford University Professor?

The school says about 25 graduate students will receive instruction from the mogul and model on how to use media to showcase their business acumen and handle press exposure as a business leader. Before the course kicks off in April 2017, students are...

UN Security Council Debates Sanctions on Syria for Chemical Weapons Use

The year long investigation, led by the United Nations and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, has found that Syrian government forces carried out at least two toxic gas attacks, while eight other attacks involved the use of c...

US evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan

Caitlin, 31, from Pennsylvania, US - who has given birth twice while in captivity - does not raise her eyes from the floor while delivering the message to camera. The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating the video, although it has not yet...

12 dead, 60 injured in Philippines blast

She continued: "We're very terrified because Davao City was known to be the safest city in the Philippines and a situation like this is very rare". I thought it's just barbecue. Philippine forces were on alert amid an ongoing military offensive again...

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander FINALLY make red carpet debut

A crestfallen Isabel pleads with Tom to raise the child as their own, covering up the truth as an early arrival. It seems clear he needs some Tom time, which he gets when he takes a job as a lighthousekeeper on a tiny island, providing the titular il...

Lytton wildfire balloons to 500 hectares, evacuation expanded

Since April 1, 2016, the BC Wildfire Service has responded to 181 wildfires in the Southeast Fire Centre, 51 of which were human-caused, the ministry reported. On Wednesday night, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) expanded the alert to inc...

Kejriwal says Sandeep Kumar has betrayed AAP, calls him 'rotten fish'

Raising slogans against Kejriwal and Kumar and waving BJP flags, party workers tried to march towards the Chief Minister's residence in Civil Lines area, but were stopped close to it by the police, which barricaded their entry. Action will be taken...

Robbie Keane crowns worldwide career with goal in final game for Ireland

Walters bagged his 12th global goal after the break, but the loudest cheer was for Keane's departure on 57 minutes, with the striker receiving a standing ovation from fans, players and coaching staff. "I have got no regrets whatsoever, but the outpou...

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Video captures huge avalanche covering interstate highway in Colorado

Motorists in the U.S. has captured dramatic footage of an avalanche crashing down a mountainside in Colorado, as heavy snow hits the region. The Colorado Department of Transpo...

McConnell: Enough Senate votes to reject Trump's wall move

If we take away those checks and balances, it's a risky thing", he added. Last week, the Democrat-majority House of Representatives voted 245-182 against the border emergency. P...

California Flooding Forces Mass Evacuations, Leaves Towns Under Water

Orr, 48, was among those still unable to get into his house after the rain-swollen Russian River reached almost 46 feet (14 metres) Wednesday night, its highest level in more than...

Skirmishes Keep Tensions Simmering Between India and Pakistan

Pakistan's military nevertheless said its air force and navy "continue to be alert and vigilant", but that it would respect the ceasefire. Hostilities escalated rapidly followin...

Trump Allies Want DOJ to Investigate Michael Cohen For Perjury

Two key Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have asked the Justice Department to look into whether President Donald Trump's former attorney and per...

India, Pakistan resume shelling in Kashmir, killing 6

The pilot, identified as Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman , was taken in a convoy that set out from the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore to the border crossing at Wagah on ...

Moment Abhinandan released by Pakistan in 'peace gesture — India pilot RELEASED

Flights between Asia and Europe were severely affected, with thousands of passengers stranded, although airlines were later able to reroute many flights through China that normally...

Kate Middleton reveals struggle of breastfeeding

The Duchess' apparent broodiness appeared to continue on the tour when she encountered another fan with a baby girl. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives at the Br...

Pakistan, India say shot down each other's warplanes

The Srinagar airport, which has been shut along with two other airports for civilian flights in the region, is also an air force station. Ghafoor said the jets had been shot do...

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Iran's Rouhani rejects Foreign Minister Zarif's resignation

Iran's Rouhani rejects Foreign Minister Zarif's resignation

Assad was warmly received by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as well as Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the commander of an elite unit of the Revolutionary Guard. "As a modest serva...

India shoots down Pakistani fighter jet after own aircraft downed

The attack targeted the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), the group that claimed credit for the suicide attack. He reads aloud his military identification number, and asks his captors if h...

U.S., China haggle over toughest issues in trade war talks

U.S., China haggle over toughest issues in trade war talks

Earlier, media reported that USA and Chinese officials are discussing late March a summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping . Reuters ...

Venezuela Aid Deliveries Amid Heavy Violence

Venezuela Aid Deliveries Amid Heavy Violence

Sources from the Presidency confirmed in Bogota that the three presidents will attend at 15:30, local time, the closing of the concert presented as "Venezuela Aid Live" at the Tien...

Trump's loyalty obsession could lead to obstruction case

Trump's loyalty obsession could lead to obstruction case

The crisis began just 25 days into Mr Trump's tenure and centres on whether his 2016 election campaign colluded with Russian Federation in meddling in the democratic process. Th...