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After years of siege, first food aid reaches Syria's Daraya

The civil war, which is in its fifth year, has claimed more than 500,000 lives. According to a report by Al-Jazeera citing the Local Council of Daraya, some 18 "explosive" barrel bombs were dropped on the village at 9:00 am local time and noon.

Turkey's Erdogan, in US for Ali's funeral, cuts trip short

He has not said why. Erdogan, who has made the promotion of his Muslim heritage a central part of his legacy as president, highlighted Ali's Muslim faith yesterday at a dinner with several American Muslims. A request for comment by ABC News to the ...

Elizabeth Warren Calls Donald Trump A 'Racist Bully'

Lewandowski pushed back against the notion that Republicans are looking for Trump to tone down his rhetoric and stressed the candidate is not going to change. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski dismissed the idea of an intervention, and do...

Hundreds Claim Donald Trump Doesn't Pay His Bills

USA Today exposed that Donald Trump has not been paying hundreds of workers for the past three decades and accumulated over 3,500 lawsuits due to this. Similar cases have cropped up with Trump's facilities in California and NY, where hourly work...

Libyan forces make gains against ISIL in Sirte

President Barack Obama's special envoy to the worldwide coalition battling IS, Brett McGurk, tweeted on Thursday that GNA forces were making "rapid advances" against the jihadists. The Western-backed unity government, in the absence of an organized a...

More Britons expect rate hike by BoE in next 12 months

The Russian currency is up by around 25 percent since hitting a record low in January, thanks to a recovery in global oil prices. The Bank of Russian Federation will consider the possibility of a further rate cut based on estimates for inflation risk...

21 states suing Delaware over abandoned money orders

Supreme Court against DE, alleging the state has violated federal law for years by claiming official checks that should have gone to other states, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said. The ultimate dollar figure that DE owes other states may be m...

Iraqi forces push deeper into Islamic State-held Fallujah

The army was previously surrounding Falluja from positions outside the city, which is located 50 kilometres (32 miles) west of Baghdad . The operation on the ground is being executed by various security divisions, including Iranian-supported milit...

USA confirms 2 al-Shabab leaders killed in Somalia operations

In the past, casualty figures cited by al Shabaab have been much higher than official numbers. Al-Shabab militants claimed Thursday that its fighters killed 60 soldiers during an attack on a military base of Ethiopian soldiers serving with an ...

Explosion in private bus in Haryana; second such incident in two weeks

The blast in private bus near Bhuna on Tuesday was not an act of terrorists, said SP Fatehabad O P Narwal. The Haryana police recovered a bag inside the bus which is said to have been carrying explosives. Earlier, on 16 January, a bomb blast had ...

John Kasich Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana in Ohio

An initiative filed by a leading state anti-medical marijuana activist that would have banned all private cultivation sites and dispensaries has failed to qualify for the ballot. "Could medical marijuana be a safer alternative to opioids for chronic ...

Israel revokes travel permits, deploys troops after attack

Authorities would not confirm reports that one of the two gunmen wounded during the attack had died overnight. At one point, one of the attackers threw a handgun to the ground in frustration as two of the victims lay motionless on the terrace.

Sanders says if he wins the democratic nomination, Trump is 'toast'

On Thursday, Trump gave "Jimmy Kimmel Live" host Jimmy Kimmel a question to ask Sanders during his appearance on the show. "The networks want to make a killing on these events and are not proving to be too generous to charitable causes, in this c...

Snapchat's Discover redesign lets you subscribe to publishers

Snapchat has made its app easier to use for new users and overhauled its Discover section to make it simpler to find live stories and to subscribe to publishers. The new design has done away with the old publisher logos and replaced them with thum...

Netflix rank the shows according to how binge-worthy they are

Netflix knows what you're watching, and it knows you're more likely to binge an entire season over the course of one week. However, some shows are devoured - watched more than 2 hours a day to complete a season, while others are savoured - watched le...

China's yuan firms ahead of holiday, takes trade data in stride

The US quota under RQFII is the second largest, with only Hong Kong enjoying a bigger quota, added Lee. The decision to grant more quota to the United States shows how much China values the American market. The quota allows foreign institutions using...

Terror attack hits police station in southeast Turkey

A auto bomb ripped through a police bus in central Istanbul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 11 people and wounding 36 near the main tourist district , a major university and the mayor's office. "It is one and united no matter ...

FBI offering reward in 2009 case of girl likely killed in SC

FBI Special Agent in Charge David Thomas says investigators believe Drexel was taken from the Blue Water Inn in Myrtle Beach to the area where Wednesday's press conference was held, in McCllelanville, and was held against her will for several days.

Mall and buildings evacuated near Ottawa sinkhole

It was the second sinkhole in downtown Ottawa in as many years. "All hands are on deck to make sure the site is secured and no harm is done to any individual", said Mayor Jim Watson, who confirmed that the Rideau Centre had been evacuated.

Chinese Fighter Conducts 'Unsafe' Intercept of US Reconnaissance Plane, US Officials Say

Furious US defence officials branded the move "unsafe" as the US Air Force RC-135 was on a routine patrol yesterday. In that encounter at least two Chinese J-11 tactical aircraft carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. The East China Sea is th...

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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 ...