Saturday June 24-th, 2017

Syrian government forces advance on 2 fronts in Aleppo

The date the video was shot is unspecified. BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government forces and allied militias captured Aleppo's centrally located al-Shaar neighborhood from rebels on Tuesday, securing almost three quarters of the besieged enclave less tha...

Italian president ask prime minister to delay resignation

Meanwhile, mainstream politicians reacted with relief to Hofer's failing to become the EU's first far-right president. Berlusconi himself was forced to resign in 2011 amid growing global concern over Italy's sovereign debt crisis and was replaced b...

Lavrov: Neither Russia, nor Syria behind attack on Turkish soldiers Lavrov: Neither Russia, nor Syria behind attack on Turkish soldiers

Turkish forces are pressing on with a three month operation inside war-torn Syria in support of anti-Assad forces, while Russian Federation is the chief ally of the Syrian president in the conflict that has claimed more than 300,000 lives since 2...

Iraqi forces assault 2 villages south of Mosul

An alleged Islamic State group collaborator who was captured by the Iraqi forces sits inside a military humvee, in the Samah front line neighborhood, in Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. "If I remove Mosul from them, this is a huge blow.to its efforts to rec...

Texans slip in snow to Packers, lose grip on AFC South

He didn't have a choice, really. Last season, the Houston Texans were a second-half team: After a 2-5 start, they rallied to win the AFC South by going 7-2 the rest of the way. "Did the same this week". But first they have to get there and that's...

Michigan to begin recount; legal fight moves to Pennsylvania

Stein plans to hold a rally and press conference Monday outside Trump Tower in New York City. "We will not give in to intimidation", Stein said. A blank vote could indicate the voter is choosing neither candidate, but 75,000 is a high number, she s...

Michigan to move ahead with presidential recount Michigan to move ahead with presidential recount

Saturday's court filing to withdraw the case said the Green Party-backed voters who filed it "are regular citizens of ordinary means" and can not afford the $1 million bond ordered by the court by 5 p.m. Voters are forced to use vulnerable, hackable,...

Tamil Nadu leader Jayalalitha critical after heart attack Tamil Nadu leader Jayalalitha critical after heart attack

She has been put on extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a heart assist device, and is at present under the watch of experts, including cardiologists. Security has been stepped up across the sprawling state where actor-turned-politician Jayal...

US Ambassador to Israel promises continued support in UN

Former US President Jimmy Carter called on Barack Obama to recognize Palestine before he hands the White House over to Donald Trump. Israel vociferously opposes such a tactic as contrary to the pursuit of peace. He cites the continued construction ...

OPEC cut to affect upstream sectors

The agreement has sparked a two-day rally in oil of about 11 percent to above $50. "Higher oil prices and lower production costs are encouraging USA shale operators to increase output, while Kazakhstan started production at the Kashagan field in Oc...

Trump's 'Thank you' tour gets off to raucous start Trump's 'Thank you' tour gets off to raucous start

Trump is still weighing who to choose as secretary of state. You know, you're negotiating with people, you can't have people that didn't know how to get there. Also tapped are former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary and bi...

US health care tab hits $3.2T; fastest growth in 8 years US health care tab hits $3.2T; fastest growth in 8 years

Even though almost all of the cost of the Medicaid expansion fell to the federal government, Florida refused to allow the expansion, depriving hundreds of thousands of potentially healthy people coverage. Former White House official Ezekiel Emanu...

Police identify man killed in New Orleans shooting that injured 9 Police identify man killed in New Orleans shooting that injured 9

The victims included eight men and two women, ranging from 20 to 37- years-old, the Advocate reports. One of the male victims died from his wounds at a local hospital in New Orleans . Only one of the shooting victims, a 21-year-old MS man, is fr...

At least 21 killed in Idlib province airstrikes

Almost 69 civilians have been killed in the same period by rebel fire on west Aleppo , including nine on Friday, it says. On Saturday, regime forces also secured a zone around the road from regime-held west Aleppo to the global airport just east...

Tsunami warning issued after powerful natural disaster strikes Japan Tsunami warning issued after powerful natural disaster strikes Japan

None are said to have breached tidal barriers. Most of the places including the Pacific Bay has lifted their tsunami warnings as the situation now looks under control, but few places where possibility of smaller tsunami still exists had their adv...

Holocaust-Themed Skating Routine on Russian TV Sparks Outrage Holocaust-Themed Skating Routine on Russian TV Sparks Outrage

Writing on her Instagram page , the professional ice skater said the routine paid tribute to her favourite film, Life is handsome - an Italian film about a bookshop owner who uses his imagination to distract his son from the concentration camp hor...

Texas, Missouri, Florida officers shot in attacks; 1 killed Texas, Missouri, Florida officers shot in attacks; 1 killed

He told reporters he was angry about a child-custody fight and "lashed out at somebody who didn't deserve it". Asked by reporters whether he had any message for the slain officer's relatives, McKane replied: "I'm sorry". A St. Louis, Missouri, poli...

After Months of Spouting White Nationalist Sentiments, Trump Denounces Alt-Right After Months of Spouting White Nationalist Sentiments, Trump Denounces Alt-Right

During an interview on Tuesday with New York Times reporters and columnists, Trump was asked about Spencer's conference in Washington D.C., which culminated in white nationalists saying "Hail Trump!" and doing the Nazi salute. The alt-right, he a...

Judge: Dylann Roof Trial Set for December 7

The lawyers filed a motion Friday expressing concern that Roof may not present evidence that could sway a jury to spare his life. In a brief handwritten note, Roof wrote that he wants his attorneys representing him again - but only for the guilt ph...

Iran condemns US senate vote to extend sanctions

Though the Iran deal pushed through by President Barack Obama previous year was highly divisive, the extension passed overwhelmingly yesterday. However the US still maintains its own separate set of sanctions, which are set to expire December 31 ...

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