Tuesday May 23-rd, 2017

Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24 Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24

The attack took place more than a week after 16 people were killed when militants stormed the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul , in a almost 10-hour raid that prompted anguished pleas for help from trapped students. There's no informa...

Clinton and Trump courting Ohio voters on Labor Day Clinton and Trump courting Ohio voters on Labor Day

Pena Nieto said they had talked about the wall and he told Trump Mexico wouldn't pay for it. Trump said financing didn't come up. "Are you ready?" Trump asked an enthusiastic crowd of supporters. Even on Friday, the signs of his unpopularity hung sub...

Chicago police: 90 homicides in August, 472 shooting victims

So far this year, Chicago has seen 487 homicides and 2,800 shootings. More than 200 people, mostly documented gang members, were arrested last month in enforcement missions targeting individuals "who contribute to the cycle of violence in some ne...

Junior doctors across Coventry and Warwickshire suspend strikes Junior doctors across Coventry and Warwickshire suspend strikes

Medical leaders and hospital managers had warned the short notice - the walkout was only announced last week - meant care would be put at risk. In a surprise statement on Thursday evening, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges - which brings toge...

Angela Merkel admits immigration policy hurt party in elections

While the Social Democrats emerged as the largest party on the night and the results for the Christian Democrats were particularly humiliating, left-wing parties in the state also suffered considerable losses. Although the number of migrants arriving...

Obama: 'Not there yet' on US-Russia deal on Syria violence

The United States and Russian Federation are committed to working on a ceasefire in Syria, allowing for more humanitarian aid to be delivered to the country torn by civil war, but there is still time for it to be accomplished, according to U.S.

Sidhu to float new political outfit Sidhu to float new political outfit

He is not joining any parties, but he will lead the new political party for the assembly elections that will be conducted in 2017. While the official launch of the party is expected to happen some time next week, the news was nonetheless confirmed ...

China ratifies Paris agreement ahead of G20 China ratifies Paris agreement ahead of G20

In an open letter today ahead of next week's G20 summit in Hangzhou , China, of the world's largest economies, members of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40 ) call on their national leaders for co-operation towards building "a low-carbon,...

Brock Turner released from jail, begins parole

Fischer says Turner will have to register every three months at the sheriff's office, reaffirming that he's still living with his parents. Prosecutors had demanded a sentence of six years in state prison. “His victim did not receive justice, ” sh...

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

A Turkish soldier on his tank as they prepare for a military operation at the Syrian border as part of their offensive against the Islamic State militant group in Syria , Karkamis district of Gaziantep, Turkey on August 27, 2016. The FSA expanded ...

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas, gunshots to quell protests Zimbabwe police fire tear gas, gunshots to quell protests

Mujuru said 50 people were injured and hospitalised. More than a hundred officers, backed by armoured trucks, moved to block a march on Friday - organised by a coalition of opposition groups in Harare , the capital - in the latest round of the mos...

2 employees shot in lobby of central California county jail

Police have not identified a suspect, but several media outlets reported a suspect is in custody. Scanlan, who has 10 years of experience, was hospitalized in critical condition. When confronted by sheriff's deputies and a Fresno police officer, Va...

Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company

The average cost was more than six times that in May, according to the Elsevier Clinical Solutions' Gold Standard Drug Database. Mylan's announcement effectively reduced by 50 percent the cost exposure for many patients who were previously paying...

Tropical Storm Hermine still on track to batter Jersey Shore

Hermine (her-MEEN) could regain hurricane strength late in the weekend after spinning over the Atlantic Ocean, and lash coastal areas as far north as CT and Rhode Island through Labor Day, forecasters said. Injuries were reported in Tallahassee a...

FBI, DOJ Officials Met to Discuss Possible Clinton Foundation Case FBI, DOJ Officials Met to Discuss Possible Clinton Foundation Case

Chagoury, according to a ThisDay and agency report , is a close friend of the former U.S. president and a top donor to the Clinton Foundation . Hillary Clinton has always vehemently denied any conflict of interest and there is no evidence that a ...

Zimbabwe charges 68 with violence after protests, activist denied bail Zimbabwe charges 68 with violence after protests, activist denied bail

The Zimbabwean police has announced a two-week ban of all demonstrations in the capital Harare . "In respect of all the others, bail is refused", said Harare magistrate Tendai Mahwe, after an nearly week-long hearing. Mugabe has said there would...

Brock Turner leaves jail

He received "hundreds of pieces of hate mail", James Jensen of the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office told ABC News . "I think that this really raises the same concern that's at the heart of the recall campaign, which is how the legal system trea...

Authorities to provide details in 1989 Minnesota abduction

Cloud Times via AP). Following the news Saturday that Wetterling's remains had been found, people left their porch lights on to memorialize him. A source told WCCO the suspect in the Wetterling case, Danny Heinrich, led the Federal Bureau of In...

Obama expresses grief over the demise of Uzbekistan President Karimov Obama expresses grief over the demise of Uzbekistan President Karimov

Many mourners held flowers, mostly red roses, which they laid on the road as the funeral train, which set out at 6 a.m. (0100 GMT) drove by on its way to the airport. Saturday's funeral comes amid uncertainty over who will succeed him. He won a pre...

Rosberg wins Italian GP after Hamilton's poor start

He eventually recovered and finished the race in second place, while his teammate Nico Rosberg dominated the field and stormed to his second consecutive victory. After Italian Grand Prix qualifying was complete Hamilton declared that he came to I...

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