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Omran Daqneesh's Big Brother, Ali, Has Died And We Are All Heartbroken

The only member of the family to survive was the father, who lost his wife and both of his sons in the capsizing. The Russian military said Thursday that it was ready to back a United Nations call for weekly cease-fires for Syria's contested city...

Judge orders Clinton to answer questions about email server

In a weird twist in the running sore that is the ongoing email server scandal, the notes of the Federal Bureau of Investigation interview with Hillary Clinton, released in redacted form to Congress, revealed that the Democratic presidential candida...

Donald Trump lures black voters, urges them to abandon Hillary Clinton

Clinton's Twitter account is linking to an excerpt from Trump's speech and says, "This is so ignorant it's staggering". And the hurdle for gaining the black vote is Everest steep: 4 in 5 black people have a very unfavorable view of Trump, only 6 pe...

Rested Marquez ready for Brno challenge

Reigning world champion and last year's Brno victor Jorge Lorenzo of Spain, on a Yamaha, was 0.137 seconds slower than Marquez in third. Championship leader Marc Marquez fought a sore shoulder Friday to set the leading time in free practices ahea...

World's 'highest and longest' glass bridge set to open in China

China opened the world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge to visitors in Hunan province on Saturday. Following an alarming glass bridge cracking incident at the Yuntai mountain in northern Henan in 2015, authorities in Zhangjiajie were eag...

Saudi-led coalition probes deadly strike on hospital

The coalition increased air strikes this month after UN-mediated peace talks between the rebels and Yemen's government were suspended. The group said in May that at least 100 staff members, patients and caretakers were killed, and another 130 were ...

3-time Olympic champ Yoshida reduced to tears after huge upset

Founder of Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club, Art Mortari, knows Helen as a smart, focused, hardworking athlete and she had to be to beat the three-time Olympic Gold medalist and 13-time world champion today. Maroulis finished second at the 2012 U.S. Ol...

Is Instagram the new Snapchat?

Users are expected to exclusively Instagram , thanks to these new features that make it nearly indistinguishable from Snapchat . Instagram is adding a new events video channel in the app's Explore tab. Event channel is one of the most recent u...

Twitter to let all users filter tweets for higher 'quality'

Twitter began testing the feature past year, and it seems to work as intended. You can access notifications settings in the tab itself. Since March 2015, Twitter has given verified users on some devices the option of using a " quality filter " to i...

Rio 2016: PV Sindhu can grab silver if she wins semifinals today

Marin kept Sung Ji Hyun at arm's length, not getting anywhere near the peril Sung put her in last August at the Worlds. Sindhu had the full measure of Tai Tzu in the pre-quarters. Once again Sindhu showed great grit and patience and edged ahead at ...

UK Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary found guilty of supporting ISIS

Anjem Choudary, Britain's most high-profile hardline preacher whose followers have been linked to numerous militant plots across the world, has been found guilty of inviting support for ISIL. The pair were arrested in September 2014 and release...

Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight

NASA added that Jupiter's gravity has tugged the debris stream from Swift-Tuttle, which places Earth more in the center of the stream, rather than the edge. The stream of debris is called the Perseid cloud and stretches along the orbit of Swift-Tuttl...

Trump's immigration plan raises many unanswered questions

The foreign policy speech is a complement to the economy speech that Trump gave last week , aides said, describing them as twin pillars of the candidate's policy agenda. But Sytnik said the presence of Manafort's name "does not mean that he defi...

PH, Japan to China: Respect law in sea row

Those spike from time-to-time, often over events surrounding East China Sea islands controlled by Japan but claimed by China. Over the past few years, China has built a dozen gas development platforms in the East China Sea, and Japan has recently...

Miguel Cabrera removed from Monday's game with biceps strain

When the Royals allow at least one home run, they are 37-49, well-matched with the Tigers who are 32-38 when allowing at least one homer. He gave up six hits and walked a career-high four. Tigers: Pelfrey, sidelined since August 1 with a back stra...

Corsica brawl: Four hurt in clashes on French beach

The mayors who imposed burkini bans in Cannes and Villeneuve-Loubet are both in the right-wing The Republicans (LR) party, while the Sisco mayor, Ange-Pierre Vivoni, is a Socialist. Four people were hospitalised - a boy and his father, who was s...

Perseid meteor shower: how and when to watch it

Most years, Earth might graze the edge of Swift-Tuttle's debris stream, where there's less activity. The Perseid meteor shower usually produces around 80 meteors per hour, more than any other annual meteor shower. To view the best fireworks show ...

Rumor: New iPhone will have dual-cameras, no headphone jack

Another huge change will affect the home button. He believes the iPhone 7 ramp started having a positive impact on sales last month. Apple's iPhone operating system will react in different ways, depending on how much force is applied when t...

Canada attack suspect previously told to stay away from terror groups

The FBI tip included a video, which was shown during the news conference. Police said Driver was identified as the person in the so-called martyrdom video and that he planned an attack within 72 hours . Driver was arrested and held in July 2015 ...

Woman jailed after snatching baby from sleeping mum's arms

The identity of the woman is not being made public in order to protect the victim. The 51-year-old woman, who can not be named to protect the identity she gave to baby "Zephany Nurse", raised the girl as her own. The convicted woman has also not be...

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Inspectors' visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

President Donald J. Trump announced the combined strikes were in retaliation for the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons April 7 against civilians in Doum...

Michael Cohen withdraws lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Cohen's lawyer, David Schwartz , said in a statement that the suits were withdrawn because Cohen no longer has time for them, report the Wall Street Journal , Politico an...

Mueller team says it has not gone rogue

Bloomberg reports that Rosenstein met with the president last week and that's when the Deputy AG gave the president the assurance according to people familiar with the matter. The...

Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn't sink any lower …

Cohen should be asked to reveal the name or can permissibly do so", the letter said. Maddow explained the that the Steele dossier allegations are "just" allegations, but noted wh...

Barbara Bush remembered as friendly, approachable by Bush library visitors

Bush's daughter, Doro, had a couple of friends in common. "We just came to pay our respects to Mrs". Bush died Tuesday evening according to a statement made by the office of Geo...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Laura, Barbara, Jenna, and I are sad, but our souls are settled because we know hers was. "Especially now - we should remember her by working to return those values to our public l...

Diamonds from space may be from 'lost planet'

The meteorites were formed after an asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere - making it technically a meteor - exploding 23 miles (37 kilometers) above the Nubian Desert in Suda...

Gold medalist sues USA Gymnastics, Michigan State

Two-time Olympic medal winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she has questioned whether she paid too high of a price for her success . Maroney pointed to personnel overhauls at...

Local Congressional Leaders on Syria Airstrikes

The Russian military, meanwhile, claims to have struck down a majority of the missiles . The tripartite military action from the United States, France and Britain was created to...

Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

We will engage with them in a similar manner, and examine how they can help our missions like Make in India , Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities programmes. The partnersh...

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Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Bon-Ton has 700 employees at its corporate offices in downtown Milwaukee. Liquidators are companies that sell off all of retailers assets and then close the stores. The group signe...

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting wi...

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...