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Russia: US-led coalition forces kill 62 Syrian troops
- September 19, 2016

The attack had paved the way for Islamic State fighters to overun the position near Deir al-Zor airport, the group said. Defence ministry spokesman Maj Gen Igor Konashenkov said the air strike near Deir el-Zour airport was conducted by two F-16s and two A-10s. (more...)
Somali army, al-Shabaab fighting kills 5, injures 6
- September 19, 2016

Some of its most brutal attacks have been in neighboring Kenya, which has taken a key role in the African Union's military action against the group. A auto bomb in Mogadishu killed a Somali general and four of his guards Sunday, according to Gen. (more...)
Rosberg: Pole lap one of my best ever Rosberg: Pole lap one of my best ever
- September 18, 2016

Both Red Bulls will start on an alternate tyre strategy to Mercedes , after passing through Q2 on the super-soft tyre, and Ricciardo hopes it will pay dividends by allowing him to complete a longer first stint than Rosberg and Hamilton. "We kept our heads down and a small designated group looked at the data for two days and then parked the topic and concentrated on Suzuka". "It was clear I wasn't going to improve significantly to save myself into Q2 to have another look and fix it, so ... (more...)
Samajwadi Party chief enforces truce between Shivpal and Akhilesh Yadav
- September 18, 2016

Sacked mining minister Gayatri Prajapati will be taken back in the UP Cabinet and will soon take oath. Asked if he was alluding to Rajya Sabha member and party leader Amar Singh, Akhilesh Yadav simply smiled, an India TV statement said. (more...)
Donald Trump finally acknowledges Obama was born in US Donald Trump finally acknowledges Obama was born in US
- September 18, 2016

There is no evidence that that is true. The Democratic Party also demanded an apology from Trump on this issue. "When I hear folks saying that they don't feel inspired in this election, well let me tell you, I disagree- I am inspired", Mrs. (more...)
UN has 'problem' getting aid to Syria: lack of government OK
- September 18, 2016

The White House said he expressed "deep concern" that Syria continues to block the delivery of humanitarian aid, despite decreased violence across the country. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the fighting is concentrated in the area of Jobar, next to Qaboun. Under the truce deal, which took effect late Monday, fighting is to halt across the country except where jihadists are present. (more...)
USA to conduct bomber flight over S. Korea following Pyongyang's nuclear test
- September 18, 2016

Previous nuclear tests conducted in the year 2006, 2009 and 2013 were basically atomic, which did increase Pyongyang expectations to look for more powerful weapons, but this statement, which was mostly ruled out by defence and nuclear experts were proved to be correct after the successful detonation of the Hydrogen bomb.The Hydrogen Bomb, mostly referred to as the H-bomb is a devastating weapon of destruction. (more...)
Opponents of Gabon's Bongo face deadline for poll challenge Opponents of Gabon's Bongo face deadline for poll challenge
- September 18, 2016

I can not violate the law. At Upper Ougoue, a participation rate of 99.9 percent placed Ali Bongo 5.594 votes ahead of Jean Ping . "There is no doubt that if the Constitutional Court ignores the reality of the Gabonese vote, the people, who would have nothing left to lose. (more...)
UPSET CITY: North Dakota St tops No. 13 Iowa on final play
- September 18, 2016

Located in Fargo , NDSU was established in 1890. Five national championships in a row, that's awfully impressive. "Their fans are a lot like Iowa fans". Iowa's objective this week remains unchanged from its previous two games - find a way to win. That being said, I think Iowa is going to roll in this one. (more...)
Prince William Helped an Essex Dignitary After He Fell
- September 18, 2016

The royal couple was visiting the school as part of their work with the Heads Together campaign , aimed at removing the stigma of mental health issues. Marie Erwood said it's important for children to open up about their feelings saying "there's a lot of pressure on children today for academic success, but if you do not support their emotional health and well being, frankly you're not supporting the whole child and you could be storing up problems for later years". (more...)
Discouraging Protest Vote, Sanders Says: 'Elect Clinton-Then Mobilize'
- September 17, 2016

In an interview Friday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" , Sanders acknowledged that he has always been a third party candidate, and had no negative words for Johnson or Stein. "What media does is focus on Trump's personality, and Clinton's personality, and my personality". Sanders said that Clinton can connect better with millennial voters by focusing on issues, and he urged voters to do the same. (more...)
U.S. to blame for North Korea nuclear issue, says China
- September 17, 2016

The pair of USA supersonic B-1B Lancer strategic bombers took off from their base in Guam and flew with two Japan Air Self Defense Force aircraft before a "hand-off" to South Korean fighters, according to the US military. By 2009, the North had likely acquired the technology to be able to expand the uranium project indigenously, Joshua Pollack, editor of the USA -based Nonproliferation Review, has said . (more...)
Cong loses govt in Arunachal, uncertainty grips state Cong loses govt in Arunachal, uncertainty grips state
- September 17, 2016

Sources said Mr. Khandu , who two months ago became Chief Minister in a development that restored the Congress government, along with 43 Congress MLAs, joined the PPA and virtually converted it into a PPA government. That government lasted only five months as the Supreme Court reinstated the previous government. Pul was found dead on August 9, weeks after he was forced to resign following the Supreme Court order. (more...)
Japan, US to Drill in South China Sea Japan, US to Drill in South China Sea
- September 17, 2016

The Philippine navy will end joint patrols with U.S. Navy vessels and its military may begin buying weapons from Russian Federation or China rather than the United States, Duterte said . The patrols would be similar in nature to the "freedom-of-navigation" operations U.S. Navy vessels conduct regularly in the South China Sea, where Beijing has made expansive sovereignty claims in recent years. (more...)
Brazil's Lula says graft charges aim to destroy him politically Brazil's Lula says graft charges aim to destroy him politically
- September 16, 2016

The development comes two weeks after Dilma Rousseff, his political protege, was removed from office over a separate scandal. The charges announced Wednesday are in connection with a sprawling corruption investigation at state-run oil giant Petrobras . (more...)
Mobileye exec says Tesla split was over safety concerns
- September 16, 2016

Amnon Shashua, chief technology officer at Mobileye , told Reuters that Tesla's Autopilot "is not created to cover all crash situations in a safe manner". Dash cam footage chronicles the second fatal crash involving Tesla's Autopilot program. Tesla has explored building a manufacturing plant in China, but under national regulations that would require it to partner with a domestic company. (more...)
Deadline nears for voter registration Deadline nears for voter registration
- September 16, 2016

Indiana State Police is investigating allegations of suspicious and fraudulent voter registration. Some Republicans say same-day voter registration is not fair. "We are working with the state police to ensure this matter is addressed quickly". It's unknown at this time if the problem is only in Marion and Hendricks counties. (more...)
Woman alleges vibrator makers improperly used smartphone app to track usage Woman alleges vibrator makers improperly used smartphone app to track usage
- September 16, 2016

In a federal suit filed in Chicago, the IL woman-known only as N.P.in court documents-claims Standard Innovation uses its We-Connect app that synchs up with its We-Vibe vibrators to capture personal information, such as when those personal pleasure devices are in operation and what settings are used, without a customer's knowledge or consent, the report stated. (more...)
Snowden's leaks caused 'tremendous' damage to US security - House panel Snowden's leaks caused 'tremendous' damage to US security - House panel
- September 16, 2016

The report also says Snowden was a "serial exaggerator and fabricator" whose employment records showed "a pattern of intentional lying". Certainly timed to the film's release, the ACLU, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International , along with celebrities and civil rights activists, are campaigning for President Obama to pardon Mr. (more...)
Uzbekistan's autocratic president to be buried Uzbekistan's autocratic president to be buried
- September 15, 2016

The government and parliament of Uzbekistan had said in a joint statement on Friday that Islam Karimov, 78, had died from brain haemorrhage. The funeral was held with Muslim rites in the city's historic Registan square, with the ceremony attended by thousands of men, the Russian Interfax news agency reported. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian is 'really into' new beau Tristan Thompson Khloe Kardashian is 'really into' new beau Tristan Thompson
- September 15, 2016

That means getting out of her own head. The youngest of the three Kardashian sisters, Khloe, was bombarded with liposuction speculation when she began her TV show, Revenge Body. "He's a committed, relationship guy". And with a confidante dishing the National Basketball Association star "dotes" on the blonde beauty, making sure "he showers her with flowers and rubs her feet", we're thinking these two could really take their relationship to the next level. (more...)
Warrants: Mom sought men to sexually assault daughter, 10 Warrants: Mom sought men to sexually assault daughter, 10
- September 15, 2016

Victoria's mother, Michelle Martens , is also facing charges in her death. As for whether or not anyone other than the three suspects now incarcerated and awaiting trial for Victoria Martens' murder could face criminal charges related to her prior abuse, authorities are still unsure. (more...)
Voters head to polls for Congress, gubernatorial primaries Voters head to polls for Congress, gubernatorial primaries
- September 15, 2016

The Republican primary for governor remained too close to call Tuesday night, as Executive Councilor Chris Sununu, with 31 percent of the vote, held a slight lead over businessman Frank Edelbut, who had 29 percent of the vote. In recent weeks, the Trump campaign has increased its outreach to African-American voters. Trump still trails Clinton in most polls but has narrowed the gap in the last week. (more...)
European Parliament: Polish policies are anti-democratic
- September 15, 2016

Poland and countries in central and eastern Europe insist on bold reforms, including changes to the European Union treaty. The vote was 510-160 with 29 abstentions. The best way to deal with the myriad of crises the EU is facing is for national capitals to broker common solutions instead of giving more powers to centralized EU institutions in Brussels, European Union President Donald Tusk said Tuesday. (more...)
United States gov't to continue focusing on PHL, says USA embassy info officer
- September 14, 2016

The presidential spokesman also said that Duerte's statements on the exit of United States troops were only meant as a warning and signalled a shift towards a more independent foreign policy. Department spokesman John Kirby said Monday that the U.S.is aware of President Rodrigo Duterte's comments, but is "not aware of any official communication by the Philippine government to that effect and to seek that result". (more...)
Theresa May wants education system 'with element of selection' Theresa May wants education system 'with element of selection'
- September 14, 2016

In addition, selective schools must sponsor an existing underperforming, non-selective academy school. Those who did best went to grammar schools; the rest attended "secondary moderns" that offered little chance of getting to university. "There are many, many more pressing problems for education like school places, improving vocational education and reversing the funding cuts about to hit schools". (more...)
Clinton, Trump tied among likely Florida voters Clinton, Trump tied among likely Florida voters
- September 14, 2016

The findings aren't a major surprise. The emails, later revealed by WikiLeaks, showed some DNC officials favoring Clinton over her primary opponent, Bernie Sanders - who has since endorsed Clinton for president. OH voters are also basically evenly divided between Trump and Clinton in a one-on-one matchup, 46 percent-45 percent, but when third-party candidates are added, Trump has a 4-point lead 41 percent to 37 percent. (more...)
United States concludes record Israel military aid deal United States concludes record Israel military aid deal
- September 14, 2016

The new agreement also prevents Israel from spending part of its American aid on its own weapons industry instead of on US-made arms. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens as President Barack Obama speaks during their meeting, Monday, March, 5, 2012, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (more...)
Israel's Peres hospitalized after stroke Israel's Peres hospitalized after stroke
- September 14, 2016

Israeli former president Shimon Peres , a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, suffered a stroke on Tuesday and was hospitalised, the office of the 93-year-old said. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office says he is praying for Peres' full recovery, Daniel Estrin reports from Tel Aviv. Peres was elected to the Knesset in November 1959 and, except for a three-month-long hiatus in early 2006, served continuously until 2007, when he became President. (more...)
Pence: It's 'Inarguable' Putin Is a 'Stronger Leader' Than Obama Pence: It's 'Inarguable' Putin Is a 'Stronger Leader' Than Obama
- September 13, 2016

Trump's unusual campaign places even more pressure on moderators who try for fairness because he tells more falsehoods than most politicians, said Glenn Kessler, who writes the Fact Checker column for The Washington Post . Putin has denied any involvement in the cyber attacks. When it came time to question Trump, Lauer essentially told him that "nobody would expect you" to study foreign policy. (more...)
On Russia-backed TV network, Trump doubts Russian influence On Russia-backed TV network, Trump doubts Russian influence
- September 13, 2016

Clinton then pivoted and tried to characterize the other half of Trump's supporters, putting them in "that other basket" and saying they need understanding and empathy. The billionaire ducked service in Vietnam multiple times. John McCain, and Michael Morell, who worked for both Obama and Bush, were also at the meeting. (more...)
Pence Won't Say David Duke Is 'Deplorable'
- September 13, 2016

Hillary Clinton, of course, classified this generally bigoted section of the Trump bandwagon as "the basket of deplorables" last week. The Clinton camp immediately hit back. "You would call him a deplorable?" " Hillary Clinton did not apologize for insulting millions of people", Pence told Blitzer on "The Situation Room ", calling her speech at a fundraiser "intentional" and "forthright". (more...)
Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton in latest OH poll
- September 12, 2016

For Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, key parts of the party base - Arizona, Georgia, Texas - were under threat, the poll suggested, even as he puts pressure on Clinton in states such as Pennsylvania, where she recently enjoyed a almost double-digit lead, the Guardian reported. (more...)
Donald Trump's Long Embrace Of Vladimir Putin Donald Trump's Long Embrace Of Vladimir Putin
- September 12, 2016

His comments came as the Federal Bureau of Investigation stepped up its outreach to states to prevent potential election intrusions as intelligence officials investigate increasingly aggressive and sophisticated hacking attacks believed to be part of a Russian-government effort to influence the USA election. (more...)
Officer shot, wounded while serving warrant in Shelby Officer shot, wounded while serving warrant in Shelby
- September 12, 2016

Brackeen has worked with the police department since 2004 and now works as a K-9 officer. - A North Carolina man is facing an attempted murder charge as a police officer fights for life from a gunshot wound. He is married and has a daughter. Brackeen was searching for a suspect who had outstanding warrants against him when he was shot, the Shelby Police Department said in a statement. (more...)