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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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London crash: Van slams into crowd leaving mosque, one arrested

CNN is reporting that the incident occurred near a mosque as people were leaving a service. The police said they were called after reports of a collision on Seven Sisters Road, w...

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

The EIA said USA crude inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending June 9, against a market expectation of a 2.7 million drawdown and compared to yesterday's 2.7 ...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Ruddy said the ethics behind Mueller's presence are concerning considering how he was appointed to be special counsel. As Rosenstein went on to say, "I've been a prosecutor for 2...

Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

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UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...