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Aug 31 2017

Led Coalition Says it May Hit ISIS Evacuees in Syria

They are being relocated to Al Bukamal on the Iraq-Syria border in eastern Deir ez-Zor province, part of the middle Euphrates River valley, home to the largest concentrat...

Aug 30 2017

Trump Defends Pardoning Sheriff Arpaio, Points to Clinton's and Obama's Pardons

President Trump offered a fiery defense on Monday of his decision to pardon Joe Arpaio , the former Arizona sheriff, as Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas l...

Aug 30 2017

GOP Illinois Governor Signs Major Voting Reform Into Law

The compromise was hammered out in the last week by the four legislative leaders after it appeared lawmakers didn't have the votes to override the changes Republican Gov....

Aug 30 2017

ESD No. 48: Barker and Addicks reservoir releases can only 'help Katy'

Boats and kayaks are being used to reach people stranded on rooftops. While the Corps and the Harris County Flood Control District could once count on the dams to hol...

Aug 30 2017

Despite political hurdles, Trump defiant on Mexico wall

One of Trump's principle campaign promises was to build a wall at the southern border and have Mexico pay for it, CNN reported. "If we have to close down our government...

Aug 30 2017

Chris Christie Urges Federal Aid For Hurricane Harvey, Calls Texas Republicans 'Hypocrites'

Peter King, R-N.Y., said he'd support financial aid for Harvey even though Cruz voted against aid after Superstorm Sandy. This storm has done historic damage. LoBiond...

Aug 29 2017

Father charged after 3-year-old girl shot dead in Sydney

A Sydney man who can not be named for legal reasons was charged with possessing an illegal sawn-off shotgun was due to appear in court on unrelated charges on the same da...

Aug 29 2017

White House May Lift Ban on Transfer of Military Equipment to Police

Chief among the new executive order's concerns is the 1033 program - a major part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 1990 signed into law by President George ...

Aug 29 2017

India, China begin to pull troops out from Dokolam, says MEA

Earlier on Monday, Indian authorities claimed that both the sides had mutually agreed to withdraw their respective troops. Chinese diplomacy's favourite phrase "win-win...

Aug 29 2017

Dozens Die in Riots Following Indian Spiritual Guru's Rape Conviction

The Indian spiritual guru, who has also starred in a couple of Bollywood movies as the protagonist, is found guilty of raping two women. His sentencing is to be held Au...

Aug 29 2017

Indian spiritual guru gets 20 years in prison

The 50-year-old chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect said, "Mujhe Maaf Karo (forgive me)", and wept as he was sentenced to a jail in Haryana's Rohtak by Judge Jagdeep ...

Aug 29 2017

Peace marchers flood the streets of Barcelona

Another casualty passed on in a moment assault in the early hours of August 18, when a vehicle cut down walkers in the seaside town of Cambrils. The reigning Spanish mo...

Aug 29 2017

North Korea launches 3 short-range ballistic missiles into sea

South Korea's presidential office and military said North Korea fired "several" projectiles in what was presumed as a test of its 300-millimeter rocket artillery system. ...

Aug 28 2017

Lebanon finds suspected remains of troops held by IS

Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, which launched its own simultaneous attack against IS from the Syrian side of the border, also declared a ceasefire yesterday. "For u...

Aug 28 2017

NHC: Issues advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten located near Georgia coast

It is expected to move closer to South Carolina's northeastern coast and North Carolina's coast Monday night and into Tuesday . While Hurricane Harvey devastates the...

Aug 28 2017

Iraqi forces free most of Tal-Afar from ISIS

The commander of the Tal Afar operation, Abdulamir Yarallah, said Saturday that units of the 9th Armored Division and the Popular Mobilization Units, also known as the ...

Aug 28 2017

JDU to seek Sharad Yadav's disqualification from Rajya Sabha

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi chose to visit Norway when the leaders of his party in Gujarat wanted to kick off their campaign for Assembly elections, Madhav claim...

Aug 27 2017

Donald Trump Ridicules 'Lying' James Clapper

Kennedy through President Obama, and I don't know when I've listened and watched something like this from a president that I've found more disturbing", Clapper continued....

Aug 27 2017

Iraqi , US Forces Continue to Advance On ISIS Held Tal Afar

During their continued advance into Tal Afar , the Hashd forces discovered a "large prison" in the northern part of the city, containing the bodies of 18 people, the sta...