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Syria rebels reject Aleppo exit as army advances

That would have allowed about a quarter-million civilians under siege in eastern Aleppo, along with opposition forces, to remain and facilitated the negotiation of a truce and the flow of humanitarian aid. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says th...

IS exploits rain, hits Iraqi militias west, south of Mosul

The Iraqi government has called on Mosul's residents to stay in their homes during the operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group, hoping to avoid large-scale displacement, but as progress on the ground slows, hundreds of thousands are...

Cost reductions, venue plans dominate Tokyo 2020 meetings

The IOC is expected to make its decision by late 2017. The budget's biggest expense is venue infrastructure with more than $1.9 billion allocated for construction of temporary venues or fitting overlays in existing venues to get them to meet Olympi...

Four new elements officially added to periodic table

The periodic table is getting a little bigger after scientists added the names of four new elements , completing the seventh row of the chart. Once the proposed names are submitted, they were opened for public review for a five month period.

United States woman alleges gang-rape by five men in Indian capital

The other suspects include the hotel attendant, a cousin and friend of the tourist guide, and one other who worked in the tourist bus that the American woman and her friends had hired. A special police team has been formed and an investigation is on ...

'Words that I deeply regret': Maryam Monsef apologizes for accusations against MPs

And in May, Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef changed the promise, pledging electoral reform only with "broad support" from the public. In the wake of Monsef's comments and the Liberal MPs' recommendations, there was widespread specula...

Michigan Recount Process to Resume Next Week After Brief Halt

Some critics have claimed Ms Stein is trying to garner more national attention while building a donor database by raising money for the recount effort. 4:09 PM A federal judge today rejected a request from two pro-Donald Trump groups looking to ...

Daesh Militant Blows Up Tank Truck in Eastern Mosul, Kills 24

The grueling house-to-house battles are expected to take months and cost hundreds, if not thousands, of lives, but commanders say they are up to the challenge. The Iraqi counter-terrorism forces say that ISIS' most lethal weapon is their snipers. H...

Putin meets Japanese FM in St. Petersburg

The two countries never signed a formal peace treaty after the end of World War II. Kishida said the talks were "meaningful, important and useful" ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to the city of Yamaguchi in western Japan on Dece...

Xbox Live Games With Gold for December 2016

The Xbox One has lagged behind Sony's PlayStation 4 in sales in all major territories around the world, but since July in the U.S. and September in the United Kingdom and Australia, it has been the best-selling console. I think we'll look back on 2...

Putin: We'll work with new USA administration

During his annual State of the Nation speech in Moscow , Mr Putin emphasised his eagerness to work with President-elect Donald Trump. Putin added he hoped the United States and Russia will unite to fight global terrorism , noting Russian military...

Western Michigan survives OH for MAC title, possible Cotton Bowl bid

The Bobcats fell, 29-23, in a tight, taunt, thrilling MAC Championship Game on Friday night at Ford Field. It wasn't that Western Michigan won to finish the season 13-0. It is perfectly reasonable to claim that Western Michigan did not face a s...

Trump announces December 15 news conference to discuss leaving business

In fact, Trump had made no such commitment, at least publicly. "In the last few years. we have faced attempts of foreign pressure with all tools involved - from the myths about Russian aggression, (allegations) of meddling in elections to the hound...

Net long-term UK immigration hovers at record levels

It was the second highest figure on record - just behind the 336,000 for the 12 months to June 2015. "The government has been clear that we are committed to reducing migration to sustainable levels, but that it's going to take time", she said .

Baltimore police release video of police-involved shooting

Baltimore cops Gary Brown and Supreme Jones responded to the scene after receiving a call at around 9:30 a.m. about a man behaving erratically, threatening people on the street with knives and a cane. Footage from the shooting marks the first time ...

Largest coral die-off ever in Great Barrier Reef

In the east Torres Strait and outermost ribbon reef -also part of the northern region of the Great Barrier Reef- the survey spotted large swathe of reefs that escaped the damages of the bleaching. "The message should be that it isn't too late for Aus...

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar now available in India

Sources are saying that this new MacBook Pro 2016 with Touch Bar is now running out of the stock at dealers of India, IT Net Infocomm, mentioned in its Twitter account about its Touch bar variant at a price of Rs 1,55,900 and another one with a 15-...

Thunderstorm Triggers Freak Asthma Outbreak in Australia, Killing Four

Ambulance Victoria's executive director of emergency services Mick Stephenson said they received an "unprecedented workload" last night. It's a baffling situation, as CBC News noted that some of the sufferers never had any attacks in the past ....

Infiltrators fire at BSP patrol along IB, jawan injured

A senior BSF officer said a group of militants entered into the this side along the International Border in Ramgarh sector of Samba district and the movement was picked up by BSF troops. "The tunnel is about 75-80 metres from the IB and about 35-...

Nuttall is elected UKIP leader

But Mr Nuttall declared the party would continue to hold the Government to account saying: "If we don't get real Brexit, and if we continue to have freedom of movement and we're not allowed to sign our own trade deals and we still have to pay a me...

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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...