Thursday June 22-nd, 2017

Republicans Promise Changes at UN Following Israeli Settlements Vote

He said it had been frustrating that the United Nations had not spoken out about the settlements for so long. But she acknowledged that, in reality, the vote was "not straightforward" because it occurred at the United Nations, a body that has singled...

Scary Video Shows Explosions Happening at a Fireworks Market in Mexico Scary Video Shows Explosions Happening at a Fireworks Market in Mexico

On Wednesday, however, Emily Dressel, a spokeswoman for the hospital, said that there were no expectations that the facility would receive any patients from the explosion. Nearly a year later, another detonation gutted the area again. But she conce...

Russian Federation sends investigators to Turkey to probe ambassador's killing Russian Federation sends investigators to Turkey to probe ambassador's killing

Mevlut Mert Altintas, 22, walked into the Cagdas Sanat Merkezi art gallery as Andrei Karlov delivered a speech, firing nine shots at Russia's ambassador to Turkey and killing him in front of onlookers. After touching his nose he reaches into his jac...

Black boy, 7, choked by white man; mother arrested Black boy, 7, choked by white man; mother arrested

She then pointed out what should've been obvious: "But it doesn't matter if he did or didn't". Craig's lawyer said the man admitted assaulting the boy because the child "defied him". The officer next wrestles Craig to the floor and handcuffs her ...

Local churches plan Christmas services Local churches plan Christmas services

CrossPoint Church, 14 Rhode Island Ave., 401-846-3064. New Covenant Fellowship - Dec. 25, 9 a.m. - Christmas Day Service. The church is located at 917 Onslow St.in Durham. Jackson St., will conduct a 6 p.m. candlelight worship service on Christmas ...

Family of Ankara gunman released by Turkish police Family of Ankara gunman released by Turkish police

The gunman is seen at rear on the left. The assassination was an apparent act of revenge for Russia's bloody air strikes in Syria, which have helped the Syrian regime win back the city of Aleppo but forced tens of thousands of people to flee.

Mongolia says no more Dalai Lama visits

It is way beyond the ability of a "short-sighted" and "spoiled" India to mount proxies like Mongolia to challenge China on the Dalai Lama issue, a state media editorial lashed out at New Delhi on Thursday, adding that there is wide chasm between In...

United Nations approves Syrian war crimes investigation team

Russia, Turkey and Iran said this week that they were seeking to find a solution to the conflict. The Commission of Inquiry, which says it has a confidential list of suspects on all sides who have committed war crimes or crimes against humanity...

Health Department Reports First Flu Death Of Season

Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness that infects 5 percent to 20 percent of the population every year. If you got sick, you either got a different strain of flu, or some other illness with flu-like symptoms. While anyone can catch the flu, ...

United Nations likely to vote Friday on South Sudan arms embargo

Uganda President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged rival factions in war-torn South Sudan to bring an end to the crisis in Africa's youngest nation. United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon this week said South Sudan will head toward genocide unless immedia...

Australian police foil plans for alleged Christmas Day terrorist attack on Melbourne

Police said some had a Lebanese background. Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said police believe the plotters planned to use an explosion and other weapons in the attack. "Our police and intelligence services keep up safe because citizens keep them...

Fla. death row inmates to be re-sentenced

Supreme Court in January struck down as unconstitutional. Both men's juries included some members who opposed a death sentence. Rushing to improve things, the state legislature tried to implement fixes to this judge-centric regime, but the tweaks w...

Pregnancy changes a woman's brain, study shows Pregnancy changes a woman's brain, study shows

They then measured levels of attachment or hostility between mother and child and found that the volume of grey matter lost over pregnancy "predicted quality of mother-to-infant attachment and the absence of hostility toward her newborn". New moms of...

Fire engulfs 140 buildings in Japan Fire engulfs 140 buildings in Japan

It showed no sign of slowing as dusk fell, a fire official said. No deaths were reported . Five people suffered minor injuries and evacuation orders were issued for 363 houses nearby, he said. "That's why far away buildings unexpectedly caught fir...

Three Islamic State vehicle bombings kill 15 civilians, eight policemen near Mosul Three Islamic State vehicle bombings kill 15 civilians, eight policemen near Mosul

The bombs targetted a market place in the city's eastern Gogjali district that Iraqi forces recaptured from the terrorist group nearly two months ago. The organization noted that humanitarian aid had reached more than 356,000 people affected by the b...

Trump Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway to Serve as Counselor to the President Trump Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway to Serve as Counselor to the President

Former campaign manager to President-elect Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway, will now serve as a counselor in his administration starting January 20, 2017, in Washington , D.C. "You have people saying, 'Hey, my parents died penniless but I gave $216...

Battle for Syria's al-Bab intensifies, four Turkish soldiers killed: army Battle for Syria's al-Bab intensifies, four Turkish soldiers killed: army

Turkey says its military operation has wrought heavy losses on IS and that it is close to breaking the group's resistance in al-Bab, the BBC's Middle East analyst, Sebastian Usher says. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitor, reported...

New laser treatment described as 'exciting'

Destructive interaction Speaking to the BBC's Today radio program the paper's lead author Mark Pemberton, a professor at University College London , said: "Interaction between the laser and photosensitizer destroys the cancer cells, and also ...

Indonesian Police Kill Three Suspected Militants, Arrest One

Both involved a female suicide bomber. They were to stab police officers to attract a crowd and then detonate a "large, homemade" bomb, Jakarta police chief Mochamad Iriawan said. Authorities said the suspects were linked to ISIS operatives who wer...

Defiant Gambia Leader Says Not a 'Coward' and Won't Leave

Gambian incumbent president, Alhaji Yahya Jammeh Babili Mansa, has recalled the country's ambassador to the United States, Sheikh Omar Faye, who had called for respecting polls results. "He is particularly anxious that the Independent Electoral Commi...

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