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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out its pledge and handed over a number of points to the Russian monitoring teams", but that rebel groups had not withdrawn from their positions.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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Trump challenges Secretary of State to IQ test after 'moron' dig

Tuesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump's comment was simply a joke. Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chief of Staff John Kelly were reported ...

Panamagate: Nawaz Sharif to be indicted on Oct 13

On the previous hearing the court had issued non-bailable arrest warrants against them yet they skipped the hearing on Monday. An Accountability Court in Islamabad will announc...

EPA head will sign rule to roll back CPP

When reports of the EPA's planned move began to be reported over the weekend, Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp said repealing the plan without replacing it wit...

Myanmar crisis: Rohingya militants say unilateral truce to end on October 9

Asked for comments, a government spokesperson said: "We have no policy to negotiate with terrorists". The refugee crisis erupted after ARSA raids on Myanmar police posts on Augus...

Several people hurt after vehicle mounts pavement outside London's National History Museum

Most people caught up in the crash were treated for leg and head injuries, the London Ambulance Service said. A man has been arrested after a vehicle ploughed into pedestria...

Turkish troops prepare to enter Idlib province, Syria

The Turkish president said the major offensive was the follow-up of the so-called Euphrates Shield Operation in northern Syria, which was launched in August a year ago without gra...

Russian airstrikes kill 120 IS militants, 60 mercenaries in Syria

The US military base in al-Tanf protected by a "human shield" consisting of Syrian refugees has turned into a "black hole" on the Syrian-Jordanian state border from where mobile ...

TV Journalist Says Harvey Weinstein Masturbated In Front Of Her

According to Sivan, the incident took place at Cafe Socialista , a Cuban-themed club and restaurant that Weinstein had invested in at the time . In response to that article,...

Pakistan FM: US claims against Pakistan 'hollow allegations'

His meeting with the United States (US) Vice President Mark Pence, who indicated the desire to remain engaged with Pakistan, also signifies a sort of climb-down by US from the posi...

Andres Iniesta: Barcelona captain signs lifetime contract

Iniesta's Barca and Spain team-mate Gerard Pique has been a controversial figure of late, with the defender attracting jeers from supporters at a recent global training session fo...

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Five injured in suspected terrorism in Edmonton

Five injured in suspected terrorism in Edmonton

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded to the attacks with an official statement . "I didn't do anything, and I drove", she said. "While the investigation continues, early re...

Mark Kelly on Politicizing Las Vegas Shooting: 'If Not Now, When?'

Mark Kelly on Politicizing Las Vegas Shooting: 'If Not Now, When?'

Republicans familiar with the bill's prospects in the House said the legislation was already facing unease from moderate Republicans, and Sunday's violence only made its quick pass...

Many speak out on gun violence following Las Vegas shooting

Many speak out on gun violence following Las Vegas shooting

He urged Congress to create a committee to investigate gun violence, draft bipartisan legislation requiring background checks for all gun sales and to further regulate sales of ass...

Mehbooba expresses anguish over killing of children in Pak shelling

Mehbooba expresses anguish over killing of children in Pak shelling

It is also undeniable that the past 70 years have proven that bilateral India-Pakistan negotiations to resolve Kashmir conflict are simply charades that achieve nothing but more st...

Amiens stadium barrier collapses, 29 remain in hospital

Amiens stadium barrier collapses, 29 remain in hospital

Lille had opened the scoring in the 15th minute and fans behind the goal had surged forward to celebrate when the fence collapsed under the pressure, spilling fans onto the field ...