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Raqa civilians face 'deadly labyrinth'

Abu Adel's fighters are part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a multi-ethnic Syrian coalition made up of mostly Kurdish and Arab fighters that launched th...


Dozens dead in air strikes in Yemen

Since fighting began, more than 10,000 people have been killed and millions have been driven from their homes. People gather at the site of Saudi-led air str...


Harvey Now a Hurricane, Sustained Winds Near 85 miles per hour

The storm's winds are now rated at 65 mph - but they could reach 115 mph in the next 36 hours, forecasters say. A hurricane warning was issued for the Te...


Hank Aaron on Kaepernick: 'He's getting a raw deal'

I have to stand up for people that are oppressed... Aaron, who faced racial prejudice when he broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run record in 1974, specifically...


Interior Secretary Zinke recommends keeping Maine's national monument

Some critics of federal land ownership hope President Donald Trump will overrule his Interior secretary's recommendation and rescind recently created national m...


Russia Warns Against New Sanctions On North Korea

As a Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, he has led efforts to increase funding for USA missile defence programmes and...


White House sets rules for military transgender ban

According to the Wall Street Journal , Defense Secretary James Mattis received a memo stating that official instructions will be issued. Secretary Mattis is a...


GCSE RESULTS: More than 75% pass English at Sir Harry Smith

Just over half of students picking up their results this morning achieved grade 4 in the core disciplines, the equivalent of a C, which is a nine per cent i...


Aadhaar conceived by UPA compatible with Right to Privacy: Chidambaram

In its latest verdict , the Supreme Court has overruled its previous judgement which stated that privacy isn't a fundamental rule. The other judges in th...


Macau's weather chief resigns over response to Typhoon Hato

Typhoon Hato pummeled Hong Kong, Guangdong and the gambling hub of Macau with heavy downpours and strong winds Wednesday. Macau suffered widespread power ou...


Donald Trump calls out Pakistan even as security situation improves

Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif added his voice to a chorus of indignation in Pakistan over the U.S. criticism, reiterating Pakistan's denial that it ha...


Americans Link Trump's Leadership Style With Rise in Hate

Only 35 percent of voters said they had a favorable impression of him-which is not too far from the 33 percent who approve of his job performance. The data also...


8 people missing after Swiss landslide

Eight people are missing and hundreds have been evacuated from their homes after a landslide hit the town of Bondo in southeastern Switzerland . Police sai...


US Seventh Fleet Commander relieved of duty

McCain (DDG 56)", a statement said . The Navy said the warship suffered " significant damage" to its hull, flooding crew berths, machinery and communic...


FL Supreme Court refuses to halt executions

Barring any last-minute intervention, such as the stay granted to the Missouri death row inmate Marcellus Williams on Tuesday, Asay's execution will be the fi...


Charleston police subdue shooter, one person dead

In a Facebook post , the city said one shooting victim had been brought to the hospital and a "small number" of people had been taken hostage. "This is not...


Reno Leaders React To Trump Visit

On Wednesday, though, Trump followed his script closely, and all he offered was an aside - "history and culture, so important" - with no direct mention of statu...


Kelly moves to control the information Trump sees

Trump spoke after Vice President Mike Pence and others called repeatedly for unity. "Believe me, if we have to close down our government, we're building that...


Lee says GOP senators have no room to question Trump leadership

Flanagan's district marginally votes in favor of Democrats: Hillary Clinton got only 50 percent of the vote there a year ago, compared to 61 percent statewide...


United Nations envoy slams anti-Russian sanctions imposed over North Korea

The US Treasury Department said the new sanctions targeted those helping already-designated individuals supporting North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile p...