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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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Irish border deal reported settled as May meets Juncker

The U.K. has reportedly accepted there will be "no regulatory divergence" of EU customs union and single market rules for Ireland after Brexit , according to RTE. The UK wants Bru...

Mueller Removed FBI Agent From Russia Investigation Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

The New York Times and Washington Post both reported Saturday FBI special agent Peter Strzok - who played key roles in the FBI's initial Russian Federation investigation, ...

Time for US Military Families to Leave S. Korea: Sen. Lindsey Graham

Trump is "staging an extremely unsafe nuclear gamble on the Korean peninsula", a Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a written statement that also calls Trump a "nuclear demon" and...

Member of Trump team directed Russian Federation contacts, says Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI , becoming the first Trump White House official to face c...

Inside tour: First lady decorates White House for Christmas

The first lady's theme is "Time-Honored Traditions", a nod to 200 years of holiday celebrations at the executive mansion. "We pray that our country will be a place where every ...

Russian Federation positioning itself to make U.S. irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis

Haley called on all nations to "cut off all ties with North Korea" and specifically highlighted China's influence over the rogue regime during an emergency meeting of the UN Secur...

Trump Calls Acquittal in Sanctuary City Murder `Disgraceful'

Garcia Zarate was charged with murder, assault with a deadly weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm in the death of Steinle, a 32-year-old Pleasanton native and San F...

Philly rocked by 4.4 magnitude quake in Delaware

A rare quake jolted the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast on Thursday evening, prompting some to flee offices and homes, but causing no serious damage or injuries. The Univers...

White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state

The ouster of Mr. Tillerson would end a turbulent reign at the State Department for the former Exxon Mobil chief executive, who has been largely marginalized over the a year ago ...

Uber says 2.7m Brits hit by breach that was covered up

It left their names, email addresses, and mobile phone numbers exposed. Now, after some further digging, it seems that 2.7 million of those affected were Uber customers from the UK...

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Pakistan justifies Hafiz Saeed's release, United States warns of repercussions

Pakistan justifies Hafiz Saeed's release, United States warns of repercussions

Saeed was put under house arrest after the Mumbai terror attack in November 2008 but he was freed by court in 2009. On Saturday, the White House said there would be repercuss...

Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

These airlines resumed Bali flights on Sunday morning, according to Reuters. According to the Volcanic Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) system, winds carried the ash in a...

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

He had come home on leave. "His bullet-riddled body was found in Wothmula village of Shopian", he said, adding that investigations are on into the killing. Rajesh Kalia said. Meh...

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered Texas flags at Texas Department of Public Safety facilities statewide to be lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Trooper Damon Allen ...

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

Farmers there harvest more than 4 million trees per year, shipping them across the USA and as far as Japan. Fast forward to 2017, the supply isn't as plentiful as it's been in y...