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Syria declares ceasefire over as bombing reported

Secretary of State John Kerry said it was too early to call the ceasefire finished, and the United Nations said that only Washington and Moscow could declare it over, as they were the ones who had originally agreed it. SANA reported last Monday that...

Obama, Iraqi leader vow rapid offensive to retake Mosul

Obama said he and Abadi had focused on ensuring that food, water and shelter are available for those displaced and that Mosul can be quickly rebuilt, so that desperate residents don't turn to "extremist ideologies" for relief and allow the Islamic St...

Amal Clooney discusses effort to legally fight Islamic State

Murad was named a United Nations goodwill ambassador last week. The lawyer spoke with tears in her eyes: "I can't imagine anything worse being done by one human to another. "And still we haven't been able to do anything about it", she said in an in...

Uri attack: RESPECT! These 18 bravehearts sacrificed their lives to protect India

Hoping that the perpetrators of the crime would be brought to justice, the UN Secretary General said re-establishing stability and preventing any further loss of life will be the priority of "all involved". "More than ever before, we remain at the ...

Duterte killed justice official, hitman tells Philippine senate

Mr Matobato said Mr Duterte had once even issued an order to kill Ms de Lima, when she chaired the country's commission on human rights and was investigating the mayor's possible role in extrajudicial killings in 2009 in Davao . "Ang tinitira ni...

Kwaito star Mandoza has died after a battle with cancer

Mandoza is said to have passed on around mid day after being taken to hospital this morning. When asked about his battle with brain cancer Mandoza's wife, Mpho explained what led to the diagnosis, saying that they had chose to seek medical atten...

Syria truce 'will not hold out' says senior rebel source

Vladimir Savchenko said late on Thursday the Syrian government had done so to ensure the delivery of humanitarian supplies into rebel-held east Aleppo. Russia's Defence Ministry said conditions in Syria were deteriorating, adding that it believed th...

Minister: Japan to increase activities in South China Sea

Japan's defense minister announced the country will step up its involvement in the South China Sea at a US think tank event Thursday, Reuters reported . Inada highlighted China's reclamation and island-building campaign in the South China Sea, i...

Ukip Leader: Diane James Wins The Battle To Succeed Nigel Farage

James, the party's home affairs spokeswoman, said UKIP was a "winning machine" but warned the party had only won a "heat" in the race to leave the European Union and the exit document was not yet signed. "Just remember where the best ideas you steal ...

UKIP elects new leader amid acrimony after European Union vote victory

In an interview this summer, James indicated that she would take a tough line against plotters, saying: "There's going to be no place in Ukip under my leadership for those who have sought or seek to destabilise, destroy or even obstruct what a new co...

Trains hits landslide and derails near Watford Junction

They were working with fire and ambulance services at the scene. As a result, all train services are using the fast lines north of Watford Junction, with cancellations and delays of up to an hour reported throughout the day for all trains out of L...

Trump to unveil new child care affordability policies

Instead of embracing a new federal mandate, she said conservatives should encourage states to develop their own approaches - pointing to the work that has been done in California, where an employee payroll tax covers the cost of the benefit.

EU Member Wants Hungary For Not Taking More Refugees

Luxembourg's Jean Asselborn told Germany's Die Welt newspaper that Hungary should be excluded from the European Union because of policies like the building of a razor-wire fence to keep out migrants undermine European Union values. EU leaders meet ...

Fed's intervention on pipeline project unprecedented

In a statement, the administration also asked the company to voluntarily stop construction within 20 miles of the section on federal land. Vicki Granado, a spokeswoman for the company, said it had no comment. Contrary to the tribe's assertions th...

Winston, Buccaneers make case to be team on rise in South

He finished the game with 281 yards on 33 throws for an average of 8.52 yards per pass attempt. The Bucs scored 21 unanswered points on three touchdown passes from Jameis Winston . That made for a positive first game as a head coach for Dirk Koett...

Philippines President Duterte proposes feeding pirates to sharks

Addressing reporters following his week-long global trip to the ASEAN summit in Laos and then to Indonesia, he urged the national media to criticise him for his wrongdoings. US President Barack Obama and President Rodrigo Duterte finally met informal...

Syrian Armed Forces Say Reserve Right to Respond to Ceasefire Violations

The ceasefire agreement was reached on Friday and although air strikes were carried out over the weekend, news outlets have reported calm [BBC report] after sunset Monday. -Russian coordinated air strikes against Islamic State and the al-Nusra Fron...

UN envoy cautious ahead of Syria cease-fire

Russian warplanes carried out the strikes that were also carried out in other parts of the country including Aleppo , the Local Coordination Committees and the observatory told AP. Instead, Syrian state media said the government offered its approval...

French PM: More terror attacks coming, 15000 under surveillance

French investigators believe Kassim used an encrypted messaging app to communicate with the 15-year-old and one of the women involved in another suspected terrorist attack stopped by French police in Paris last week. But Mr Valls, in an interview w...

Philippine President: US Troops Stationed in the Country 'Have to Go'

Duterte did not specify when or how many Americans would be expelled but said the Philippines alignment with the West was at the root of the persistent Muslim insurgency. Duterte indicated that the U.S.is to blame for the present conflict-ridden situ...

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Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for mor...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadersh...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so tha...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster H...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly cle...

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yild...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capita...

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Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere ...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NC...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act req...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform c...