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Intensified airstrikes on IS-held areas in Raqqa kill dozens


Nine women and 14 children were among those killed in the airstrikes on Raqqa , said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a Britain-based watchdog group. Rights groups say the total is much higher. The Syrian government has said the United States forces were committing "crimes" by killing civilians on a daily basis. Read More »

United States calls for legally binding code of conduct in South China Sea


The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Saturday to impose new sanctions on North Korea over its missile tests and nuclear program. "[If we use the arbitration.] we won't make any progress because China already said 'no talks when you mention arbitrations.' Just because a word is not in a statement, that doesn't mean that our stand has changed and we are not working towards that goal", Cayetano said. Read More »

Gym owner makes no apologies for 'No Cops' sign


Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppChambers has since taken the sign down but said it is all a political statement. The sign could be seen from the street with the curse word blurred out, but the message is clear: It says no cops allowed. Read More »

Senator: Brain tumor, late night may have influenced McCain's health vote


Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska as "no" votes , cast a surprise vote last month to defeat a so-called " skinny repeal " bill. John McCain , R-Ariz. McCain's office responded to Johnson in a statement Wednesday. McCain's vote surprised Johnson, who said McCain's illness and the fact that the vote was cast in the middle of the night likely influenced his decision. Read More »

Trump pushes back on McConnell's 'excessive expectations' line

He continued, "Now our new president has, of course, has not been in this line of work before". Dobbs said McConnell is "shamelessly" trying to blame Trump for his own failures. President Trump , flanked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, left, and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, speaks during a March meeting. Read More »

Liverpool believe they will keep wantaway Philippe Coutinho


Call it a strategy of sorts or whatever from Konami, but even the Japanese game developers are thinking twice of putting a picture of him sporting the Liverpool jersey. The Rio-born virtuoso has repeatedly stated his gratitude to Liverpool for giving him the platform to become key for both club and country, and as such, there is no expectation that will he agitate to leave. Read More »

Montreal Sets Up Temporary Shelters To Handle Influx Of Asylum Seekers


The RCMP has already set up a tent at the crossing to deal with the arrivals. He said the wait is two to three days and there are now no beds, just benches and chairs. Patrick Lefort, a spokesman for the Canada Border Services Agency, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation there is now a backlog of asylum seekers at Roxham Road, a popular crossing point near Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec. Read More »

Patel thanks Sharad Yadav for support


Not only has the senior JD (U ) leader been vociferous in his opposition to the NDA in the Upper House, but has also called a meeting of all like-minded Opposition parties on August 17. "Tejashwi Yadav will tell the people about the betrayal of Nitish Kumar ". After he lost to Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav from the Madhepura Lok Sabha seat in 2014, the JD (U) had sent Yadav to the Upper House of Parliament a year ago. Read More »

U.S. flies bombers over Guam

Guam Governor Eddie Calvo downplayed North Korea's threat to attack his Pacific island state but said the USA territory was "prepared for any eventuality" in a televised speech Wednesday as tensions escalate in the region. Guam, home to about 6,000 U.S. troops, is strategically located midway between the Korean Peninsula and the South China Sea and houses two United States military installations - the Andersen Air Force Base and the Naval Base Guam . Read More »

Closing arguments to continue Tuesday in Corbett trial


In closing arguments yesterday, defence lawyers for Thomas Martens questioned the totality of evidence against the accused, claiming that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent was an unwilling participant in the death. Mr. Corbett died from at least 12 severe blows to the head which had shattered his skull. Both Thomas and Molly's defence teams had argued for self-defence in the killing of Jason. Read More »

Airline passenger bumps hit lowest level on record


The highest rate of bumping came from low-priced airlines Spirit and Southwest. On April 9 , a Vietnamese-American doctor was violently removed from his seat on an overbooked United Airlines flight by aviation policemen at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, to give seats to crew members, which sparked wide-spread criticism on social media. Read More »

Tillerson says no 'imminent threat' from North Korea


Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned North Korea on Wednesday that its actions "will continue to be grossly overmatched by ours", and that Pyongyang would lose any arms race or conflict that it starts with the United States. In reality, while the USA maintains more nuclear weapons than any other nation, majority are decades old and the Pentagon is only beginning to embark on a years-long process to upgrade them. Read More »

Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE) Shares Sold by SignalPoint Asset Management LLC

Its investment was worth $550,271,000 a decrease of $41,612,000 as of the end of the quarter. The stock of Yandex NV (NASDAQ:YNDX) earned "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Friday, May 6. Goldman Sachs Group owns 182,020 shares. New England Research And Management owns 33,843 shares. The SMA20 for the stock is at -5.22 percent, SMA50 stands at -5.31 percent, while SMA200 is -17.73 Percent. Read More »

North Korea has produced miniaturised nuke warhead: media report

His statement comes as both countries exchange strong words, raising concerns over possible military confrontation. The threat was released by state-run media, and said the objective of striking Guam would be to subdue the USA military bases there, particularly the Anderson Air Force base where nuclear-bombers are stationed. Read More »

LGBT Rights Group Vows To Sue Trump Over 'Shameful' Trans Military Ban


President Donald Trump stated in his tweets that he made the decision to ban transgenders from serving in the military after he consulted with his generals. Trump's announcement. "Very small numbers, but all of them are doing meaningful Coast Guard work today". The admiral has not openly defied the Commander-in-Chief, as Trump's tweets were not technically policy at that time. Read More »

Sleep in President Trump's bed - for $725 a night


The asking price is $725 a night. The five-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom property in Queens is described in an advertisement on lodgings website Airbnb as "the flawless accommodation for a NY vacation". Want to see what it's like to live like President Trump? Misha Hagani, the principal of Paramount Realty USA, which auctioned off the home for $2.14 million to an unnamed buyer in March, confirmed the authenticity of the Airbnb post. Read More »

Dollar falls below ¥110 in Tokyo on North Korea risks


Pacific territory of Guam. A spokesman for the Korean People's Army, in a statement carried by the North's state-run KCNA news agency, said the strike plan against Guam will be "put into practice in a multi-current and consecutive way any moment". Read More »

King of the Hill Reboot May Happen with Fox


Bones has only been off the air for a few months, but Fox is already looking to potentially dip back into that world-at some point in the future. We had very preliminary conversations about what's going on in the country and how those characters would respond. Read More »

India China Bhai-Bhai; Both countries should maintain peace: Dalai Lama


Two big nations like India and China must live side by side and the only way they can do that is by establishing a connection of friendship, brotherhood. The Tibetan spiritual leader urged China to embrace democracy. The crisis began in mid-June when the Indian Army prevented Chinese troops from building a road in Doklam. Read More »

Trump's Evangelic Adviser: God Sent Trump To 'Take Out' Kim Jong

Jeffress's bold statement comes just after the president said Tuesday North Korea "will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen " if Kim Jong Un makes any more threats against the United States. "It's antithetical to some of the mushy rhetoric you hear from some circles today". He added: "People instinctively know that this president is not going to draw an imaginary red line and walk around it like President Obama did". Read More »

Franklin, likely to be hurricane, to hit Mexico


As of the 4 a.m. advisory, the storm was located 155 miles north-northeast of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico and 155 miles east-northeast of Veracruz, Mexico, moving west at 13 mph, with maximum-sustained winds of 70 mph. These rains will be capable of producing life-threatening flash floods and mudslides. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Chetumal to Sabancuy and a Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Sabancuy to Puerto de Veracruz. Read More »