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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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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...