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Backed Syrian forces say Raqqa assault could start in June

The U.S.is convinced that the Kurdish fighters, known as the YPG, are the most effective local force in trying to oust IS militants from their stronghold in Raqqa, Syria. "The SDF accepted ISIS's surrender of the city to protect innocent civilians an...

Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

The commission will reportedly explore potential "vulnerabilities" in USA election systems and how these may open the door to voter fraud, false registrations, and "improper voting". Comey. Carson said the commission was being filled with "politi...

US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal

That's according to National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, who is testifying Thursday before the Senate intelligence committee. " There are plenty of weapons running around there and the risk is real, serious, and ultimately a threat to South an...

Same Old Weather Pattern Ahead of Weekend Rain

Overnight the clouds will begin to increase across the coverage area as those low temperatures once again fall down into the mid 60's. We'll continue fine-tuning and tweaking the 7-day forecast as newer computer models come in over the next several...

New Samsung Galaxy Folder Smartphone Spotted in Leaks

The Galaxy S8 runs $750 outright or $30 down and $30/month, while the Galaxy S8 Plus runs $850 outright or $130 down and $30/month. At the same time, the deal applies only for T-Mobile One customers, so those with other plans in place can't get this ...

Trump hosts Russian foreign minister, envoy at White House

But the veteran Russian diplomat said the two sides were seeking to "remove all the barriers" in their thorny relationship, and praised his meetings on Syria as "constructive". "You're kidding. You're kidding". "We have thoroughly discussed the Syr...

South Koreans turn out in high numbers to vote for new president

Unless there is a major upset, liberal Moon Jae-in - who calls for a moderate approach on North Korea , wants to reform powerful family-run conglomerates and boost fiscal spending to create jobs - will be elected president. "I will make a just, unit...

Philippine annual joint exercises open

Duterte, who became president in June, once threatened to cut ties with the U.S. and scrap the annual exercises after Washington criticized his campaign against illegal drugs, which has left thousands of suspects dead. Gen. Oscar Lactao and Lt. Gen. ...

Comey: 'Mildly nauseous' FBI's Clinton probe could have impacted election

David Axelrod won't deny that outside forces helped derail Hillary Clinton's presidential bid - but he says the former nominee shouldn't side-step the bulk of the blame. Comey said he couldn't consider that when making the call. Comey said he welcome...

Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL killed in Somalia

Senior Chief Petty Officer Kyle Milliken, who died in Somalia, was assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL unit. Pentagon officials confirmed today that a Navy SEAL was killed and two others wounded by "small arms fire" while conducting an operation...

New Zealand rule out Rugby League World Cup captain after cocaine case

The Melbourne Storm suspended Bromwich for two games and ordered him to undergo counselling and treatment courses. "I can't express my disappointment enough in their actions in the early hours of Saturday morning". Bromwich and Proctor said over ...

Afghan MPs for moving United Nations against Pak over border violation

Pakistan's military yesterday said it had killed more than 50 Afghan soldiers in a clash on a major border crossing two days earlier, a claim quickly rejected by Kabul . He said mostly civilians were harmed in the attack. Major General Nadeem Ahme...

Duterte: Arbitration ruling issue just between China, PH

THE PHILIPPINES' chairing of the Asean Summit this week against the "horrifying" backdrop of the brutal war on drugs is a scandal, an worldwide rights group said. Duterte has been accused by members of the previous administration of taking a defeatis...

Iranian Defense Minister Believes Israel Should Be 'Completely Disarmed'

Syria's state-run Sana news agency said Israel had fired several missiles from inside the Occupied Golan Heights, 37 miles south of Damascus, striking a military installation south-west of the airport that serves both military and civilian flight...

Donald Trump announces trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican

US President Donald Trump is to travel to Saudi Arabia and Israel this month as part of his first foreign trip , wading directly into the tangled diplomacy of Middle Eastern politics, a senior administration official has said. "People are very psych...

Nigerian president takes to medical advice: minister

Thirteen influential civil society figures, said in a statement on Monday that the president's absence from the cabinet meetings, as well as the weekly Friday Muslim prayers, "has fuelled further speculation and rumours" about his medical condition.

Ballistic missile test-fired from California coastal base

It was the second such launch in seven days from the Central California coastal base. The South Korean and U.S. governments say THAAD is critical to deal with a growing missile threat from the North. The US designates North Korea as one of its top...

Medical marijuana bill moves closer to passing

The emergency rules were necessary to comply with Act 4, which delayed implementation of the voter-approved Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment . That conversation came while the House was struggling over a tax bill aimed at balancing the remai...

Taliban kill 27 ISIS militants in East of Afghanistan

Stoltenberg told the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag in an interview published on April 30 that in view of the "challenging" security situation, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation could increase the number of personnel in Afghanistan from the cu...

NSA collected bulk records of telephone calls in 2016, despite law change

The data is contained in an annual Statistical Transparency Report , which offers details on how the government employs certain national security powers given to it by Congress. "At the top of the list is how many Americans' communications are being...

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Pakistan govt allows Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife

Jadhav has been accused of being an agent of the Research and Analysis Wing, India's external spying agency. India has appealed to the court to impose emergency measures for Jadh...

Apple may be working on an AR headset for 2020

And now according to Bloomberg , which cited people familiar with the situation, Apple aims to have technology ready for an augmented-reality headset in 2019 with a view to sh...

Obama gets dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Daley Center and then shaking hands with those seated around the jury pool waiting room. USA talk host Oprah Winfrey served as a juror on a murder trail in 2004 while Oscar-winn...

Twitter now lets (almost) everyone use 280 characters in tweets

Twitter assures its readers that 280 characters will give its users room to be even more creative. Others just want an edit button already. According to BusinessInsider.com, ...

War With Kim Jong Un 'Must Not Happen,' South Korea Says

That blunt assessment from the Pentagon is in response to a letter from two Democratic congressmen asking about casualty assessments in a conflict with North Korea . every once in...

SJW: Are Michael Flynn And His Son Mueller's Next Indictment Targets?

Investigators will also look at whether the elder Flynn tried to help form a plan to extradite an opponent of Turkish President Recep Erdogan who lives in the U.S. Mr Manafort and ...

Nasrallah: Saudi Arabia forced Lebanese PM to resign

Lebanon's president, Michel Aoun, said he spoke with Hariri by phone after the speech Saturday and, as the AP reports, he planned to work out the terms of the resignation followin...

George Bush Sr dislikes Trump

Last month George W Bush gave a speech in NY that appeared to be a sweeping, yet thinly veiled critique of the Trump administration, its policies, and the President's blunt styl...

Yemen's Houthi fire missile at Saudi Arabia's Riyadh

According to videos published on social media, smoke could be seen rising near Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport. Saudi Arabia's Civil Aviation Authority confirmed on ...

Nights Of Sunset Before 5 PM Ahead As Daylight Saving Time Ends

When going to bed tonight, adjust your clocks back one hour. When the clock first hits 2 am on Sunday, it reverts back to 1 a.m. If California chose to join the list of areas th...

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How to delete Whatsapp messages; Check Twitter reactions over Whatsapp outage

How to delete Whatsapp messages; Check Twitter reactions over Whatsapp outage

Although every Whatsapp user is not experiencing this issue and some of the users who experienced the outrage are claiming that there Whatsapp is working now. Much to everyone's di...

Seething Trump blames son-in-law Jared Kushner for Mueller's widening probe, report says

Seething Trump blames son-in-law Jared Kushner for Mueller's widening probe, report says

President Donald Trump , First Lady Melania Trump, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump departing from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv in May. Roger Stone has allegedly a...

Motive Unknown in Walmart Shooting That Killed 3 People

Ostrem was arrested Thursday, about 14 hours after the shooting inside a Walmart in the Denver suburb of Thornton. 9Wants to Know has learned he was charged with resisting arrest i...

Uluru climbing ban from 2019

Uluru climbing ban from 2019

Figures from Parks Australia indicated only 16per cent of visitors climbed the rock between 2011 and 2015, down from 74per cent in the 1990s. And in the US , visitors are asked...

'Idiotic': Rights Groups Slam Trump for Reactionary 'Send Him to Gitmo' Threat

'Idiotic': Rights Groups Slam Trump for Reactionary 'Send Him to Gitmo' Threat

In a statement released Wednesday afternoon, McCain said: "The terrorist attack in NY is the latest brutal, horrific example of the war that radical Islamist extremists are wagi...