Thursday June 22-nd, 2017

Syria: Aleppo pounded by 'heaviest bombardment' yet Syria: Aleppo pounded by 'heaviest bombardment' yet

The WHO said around 240 people have been killed so far in bombing in eastern Aleppo and the rebel-held countryside to the west of the city since Tuesday , when a two-week cessation in bombardment from the Syrian government and Russia's air force...

Parts of Northeast get 18 inches of snow; bus overturns

AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. As of 5:35 a.m., the weather service reported totals of 17 inches of snow in Macedon, east of Rochester and 11 inches in Geneva. Northwest winds gusting close to 40 mi...

Suspect: Victim reneged on deal to give her baby Suspect: Victim reneged on deal to give her baby

A newborn has been reunited with her family days after being taken from the home where her mother was found shot to death . Apparently, Sesmas had spent some time in Wichita before returning to Texas to live several months ago, Lt. The infant's ...

Malaysian reform group office raided ahead of rally, 2 held

Lee was taken to the Kuala Lumpur police headquarters. 1MDB, created by Najib in 2009 after he became prime minister, had accumulated a debt of more than $11 billion by 2014. Bersih official Wong Chin Huat said the security sweep and chairwoman M...

Greek, Turkish Cypriots join peace demo as talks continue Greek, Turkish Cypriots join peace demo as talks continue

Anastasiades and Akinci are in negotiations in Mont Pelerin, Switzerland to decide which territories will be returned to Greek Cypriots. The island has been divided since 1974 when Turkish troops occupied its northern third in response to an Ath...

Trump's lobbyist ban complicates administration hiring Trump's lobbyist ban complicates administration hiring

He described the measures as helping to ensure people won't be able to use government service 'to enrich themselves '. Trump's complicity in the reigning order does not disqualify him as a reformer, and his appointment of lobbyists and consultants...

Trump aide says 'he's ready' for presidency Trump aide says 'he's ready' for presidency

Nobody inside or outside of the campaign gave Donald Trump a chance in hell of winning the Electoral College. Former Republican congressman Mike Rogers stepped down from the president-elect's transition team without explanation, but one report ...

Authorities say Texas, Missouri, officers shot in ambushes Authorities say Texas, Missouri, officers shot in ambushes

Three of the incidents appeared to be targeted attacks and involved law enforcement officers sitting unsuspectingly in their patrol cars, either waiting in traffic or after pulling vehicles over for traffic stops. Police in Texas arrested the suspect...

Ranked Duke beats Penn State in Tip-Off tournament

The fifth-year senior shot 8 of 13 from the floor and grabbed 11 defensive rebounds. Star guard E.C. Matthews was held to just nine points after averaging 19.5 points per game this term. "I think we've showed how much we believe in each other and...

Trump bucks protocol on press access Trump bucks protocol on press access

Trump's flouting of press access was one of his first public decisions since his election Tuesday. Those asking what Trump thinks about North Korea or Syria might get a different answer depending on what day he is tweeting. But the American people ...

Residents have until Sunday to support Operation Christmas Child Residents have until Sunday to support Operation Christmas Child

Children in over 100 countries who don't have anything, and don't have any support system to help them. Residents are transforming 1,000 empty shoeboxes into gifts of hope filled with school supplies, hygiene items, notes of encouragement and fun toy...

Australia Transferring 100s of Pacific Island Detainees to US

With just a couple months left as president, Obama may rush refugee entry into the United States before Donald Trump takes office, experts say. "But by holding off and starting the process in the expectation that Hillary Clinton would win the USA...

Steve Bannon: 'Darkness is good'

Donald Trump campaign CEO and former Breitbart News head Steve Bannon dismissed charges of being a white nationalist, describing himself as an "economic nationalist" in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Now, Bannon suggested, parties were cat...

Paul Ryan Re-Nominated By Republicans As Speaker

Ryan, 46, told reporters he and Trump had a "fantastic, productive meeting", and the president-elect stressed that he and the Republican conference were ready to begin tackling numerous issues that resonated throughout Trump's campaign. He and Trum...

Henrik Stenson wins his 2nd Race to Dubai title Henrik Stenson wins his 2nd Race to Dubai title

Henrik Stenson did not win the World Tour Championship on Sunday in Dubai , but he did take home the Race To Dubai first prize with a closing 65 and T9 finish on the day. That took the four-time major victor to five under par and within four shots o...

Powerball jackpot rolls over to $359 million Powerball jackpot rolls over to $359 million

The U.S. Powerball jackpot swelled to $320 million on Thursday, the 15th largest prize in the history of the multistate drawing that will pick another winning number on Saturday night, lottery officials said. The Powerball jackpot is climbing to ne...

Strong line of defence needed against Trump presidency: Jayapal Strong line of defence needed against Trump presidency: Jayapal

That judgment was, at a minimum, premature. Republicans held on to their majority in the State Senate, with Republican candidates like Elaine Phillips defeating Adam Haber to replace Jack Martins. Their incessant losses at the grassroots level have p...

How Some American Mayors Plan to Defy Donald Trump

The Democratic mayors of several major cities around the country say they will do everything they can to protect undocumented residents from deportation. But the city refuses to hold people that have been charged with minor civil infractions, even if...

Syrian regime bombardment 'kills 25 civilians' in east Aleppo Syrian regime bombardment 'kills 25 civilians' in east Aleppo

The Observatory expects the death toll to rise due to serious injuries for those wounded during the attack. "Planes are more than birds, and bombs are more than rain", one resident said of the Syrian air force's renewed blitz. Air raids also report...

No. 18 Auburn to start Jeremy Johnson at quarterback No. 18 Auburn to start Jeremy Johnson at quarterback

The No. 15 Auburn Tigers are trying to get their injury-plagued offense back on track, minus running back Kamryn Pettway and possibly quarterback Sean White. White leads the SEC and ranks 15 nationally in completion percentage. "I think everyone's ...

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