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Coalition strikes, Turkish shelling kill 14 Islamic State militants in Syria

A US military service member suffered minor injuries Tuesday after a vehicle bomb attack near Raqqa Syria, the provisional command headquarters for all of ISIS, U.S Defense officials tell NBC News. "We call on them to take measures to ensure their sa...

Netanyahu arrives in Moscow to meet Putin

Netanyahu is a baseless lie", a statement from the prime minister's office said . "Those activities for Mr. Netanyahu involved media appearances and numerous travel overseas in the service of the state of Israel in accordance with the law".

Poll shows most Democrats want open primaries: Today's number in politics

People cheer as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at Sacramento City College, Sunday, June 5, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. Senate, and write-in votes for him will be counted, along with those cast for the other five c...

Obama hosts Indian prime minister at the White House

We will continue to work together in the future too, Obama said after the meeting. It will also open scope for India to buy state-of-the-art surveillance drones such as the US Predator, made by General Atomics. The TIP report ranks India as a Tier 2 ...

China slams U.S. 'provocations', says doesn't fear 'trouble'

The United States has been challenging Beijing on its claims over the South China Sea while the latter is also questioning the West's planned deployment of missile defense systems in Korea. If China proceeds with its reported plan to declare an ADIZ ...

Love travels with Cavs, status for rest of finals unclear

Curry is joined atop those odds by teammate Draymond Green , who had a team-high 28 points in Game 2, ending a dismal 10-game stretch in which he averaged just over 10 points per game. "We're two games away from winning a championship". For two ye...

Hillary Clinton earns enough delegates to capture Democratic nomination

With the newswire's report , which was quickly confirmed by CBS News and NBC News , Clinton becomes the first woman to be in line for a major-party nomination in the history of the United States. "I have spoken to President Obama many , many...

Kamat has resigned from Congress for personal reasons: Chacko

Tripura Assembly Speaker Ramendra Chandra Debnath told reporters he had received a letter from Barman, who recently quit as Congress Legislator Party leader protesting against the Congress-Left electoral alliance in West Bengal. The 61-year-old vete...

'Today' host Savannah Guthrie pregnant, skips Rio Olympics

No. 2! Savannah Guthrie announced that she is pregnant and expecting her second child with husband Michael Feldman on the Tuesday, June 7, episode of the Today show. "It's amusing, because we set the wedding date, I bought my dress, and then I fo...

Nigeria suspends army attacks for talks with oil militants

The NDA has attacked facilities operated by subsidiaries of Shell, Eni, US firm Chevron, and the state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), which Kachikwu also heads. Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), which gave the c...

Assad Vows To 'Liberate Every Inch' of Syria

In addition to the war with Islamic State, Assad is fighting rebels who include groups that have received support from his foreign enemies, Turkey included. He stressed that people should not listen to reports about " differences, struggles, and divi...

Viacom owner throws up hurdle to Paramount sale

Redstone believed Dauman had "done a poor job running Viacom and was not listening to his wishes" that Viacom not sell Paramount Pictures, Klieger said. They have likewise countered in court filings with statement from a physician who analyzed the el...

Trump Says Judge Should Recuse Himself Because Of Mexican Heritage

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee has vowed to build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border in an attempt to clamp down on illegal immigration. He's walked back many of his more extreme positions (such as punishing women for abortions) so...

Mom at zoo: 'He's dragging my son! I can't watch this!'

Cincinnati police are investigating whether to bring charges against the child's parents, while authorities are also considering action against the zoo. It said: "We continue to praise God for His grace and mercy, and to be thankful to the Cincinnati...

Udta Punjab should be Renamed

Kejriwal shared Kashyap's tweet with his comments, "I completely agree". "This meeting is going to be a deciding factor in what the next few days will entail". Meanwhile, hectic activity was seen at the Udta Punjab camp ahead of the release with ...

Death penalty in 'Grim Sleeper' case is 'long time coming'

Franklin Jr., known as the "Grim Sleeper", was convicted on May 5 of shooting seven women to death from August 1985 to September 1988, and killing three more in a second wave of killings from March 2002 to January 2007. "Every time they think of th...

Tiny Texas school district joins in lawsuit

As previously reported, the Obama administration recently announced that it plans to reaffirm its view that protections for transgender students are necessary and acceptable because they fall under Title IX, a federal law that prohibits sex-based d...

Hindu priest slaughtered in western Bangladesh

Three attackers riding on a motorcycle killed Ananta Gopal Ganguly, 70, when he was on his way to the temple he served in Jhenaidah district, about 100 miles (161 km) west of Dhaka , the capital, police said. They have also said local groups are beh...

Fourth-seeded Spaniard beats S. Williams 7-5, 6-4 in Final

I've grown up playing on clay, so for me and Spain this is just incredible. Garbine Muguruza of Spain hits a forehand during the Ladies Singles final match against Serena Williams of the United States on day fourteen of the 2016 French Ope...

Trump calls violent protesters 'bunch of thugs'

The bigotry that is coming from his mouth, the insults to the Mexican community, and the Latino community, and the Muslim community, and women, and African Americans, and veterans, I understand the anger". "You know what I'm talking about?" Police ...

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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...