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Turkish tanks cross into Syria in 'new phase' against IS
- September 11, 2016

In a press statement late Saturday, Turkey's military said the FSA took control of 10 villages from IS, adding that the Turkish army struck 20 IS targets. Ankara sees the YPG and PYD as offshoots of its home-grown Kurdistan Workers' Party, which was labeled as a terror group by Turkey, the United States and the European Union for its decades-old armed struggle for autonomy in southeastern Turkey. (more...)
Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike against prison conditions Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike against prison conditions
- September 11, 2016

She also complained of being subjected to "high-tech bulling" in the form of "constant, deliberate and overzealous administrative scrutiny by prison and military officials". "I will not physically resist or in any way harm another person". Until I am shown dignity and respect as a human again, I shall endure this pain before me. (more...)
United States sanctions on North Kora ineffective: Journalist United States sanctions on North Kora ineffective: Journalist
- September 11, 2016

North Korea conducted the nuclear test on Friday, saying it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile. North Korea's latest nuclear test triggered diplomatic aftershocks in Asia - and a growing concern that the volatile regime in Pyongyang may pose the first big test for the next US president. (more...)
John Hinckley Jr. released from hospital
- September 11, 2016

Hinckley had already been visiting for long stretches as he prepared for life outside the hospital. He'll have to follow a lot of rules while in Williamsburg, but his longtime lawyer Barry Levine says he thinks Hinckley will be a "citizen about whom we can all be proud". (more...)
No. 9 Georgia survives scare by Nicholls No. 9 Georgia survives scare by Nicholls
- September 11, 2016

Smart said Monday Holyfield nearly was cleared to play against North Carolina and will receive more practice reps this week in anticipation of playing against Nicholls (0-0). Then, Nicholls State quarterback Devin Powell coughed up the football, as he was hit hard from his blind side by Georgia's Aaron Davis. The Bulldogs' rally continued on Lorenzo Carter's 24-yard fumble return for a score. (more...)
DPRK's fifth nuclear test draws rebuke DPRK's fifth nuclear test draws rebuke
- September 11, 2016

The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) on Friday activated a contingency plan following a suspected nuclear test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). The nuclear warhead test was "part of practical countermeasures" to the threat from the United States, the statement said, adding that the DPRK would take further measures to "bolster the country's nuke power in quality and quantity" so as to protect itself from US threats. (more...)
Syrian opposition hopes Russia-US deal will aid civilians
- September 11, 2016

The United States and Russian Federation announced a deal Saturday that would establish a nationwide cease-fire starting on Monday, followed a week later by an new military partnership targeting Islamic State and al-Qaida militants as well as the establishment of new limits on the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad forces. (more...)
ITT Technical Institute closing all campuses
- September 11, 2016

ITT Technical Institute has closed all of its campuses , affecting thousands of students across the country and many here in western Virginia. On August 26, the U.S. Shortly thereafter, the state of California imposed a separate statewide ban affecting all new enrollments at ITT Tech, including students paying with GI Bill funds or with cash. (more...)
Hermine spins away from East Coast, batters shore with waves
- September 11, 2016

East Coast on Sunday, removing the threat of heavy rain but maintaining enough power to keep beaches at risk for unsafe waves and currents - and off-limits to disappointed swimmers and surfers during the holiday weekend. "Don't think that nothing is going to happen, because something is going to happen". Dominion Virginia Power said crews were working to restore power to about 5,000 customers in North Carolina and 1,500 customers in southeast Virginia. (more...)
Race intensifies between Trump and Clinton in battleground states
- September 11, 2016

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee will soon be opening offices in Texas, stoking Democrats' long-shot hopes of making the Lone Star State competitive in the presidential election. Trump, speaking on Friday at the conservative Value Voters summit in Washington , painted Clinton as a "massive failure" while she was America's top diplomat from 2009 to early 2013, blaming her for the current turmoil in the Middle East. (more...)
Syrian state TV says Israeli air force attacks army post inside Syria Syrian state TV says Israeli air force attacks army post inside Syria
- September 11, 2016

A rocket struck the Israeli side of the Golan Heights on Saturday, the IDF said, but did not cause any injuries. According to an Israeli army spokesman, there were no reported injuries or damage. The area is close to where fighting in Syria's civil war is taking place. A 2014 IDF statement said its forces "have experienced combat in the region, both from targeted strikes and errant fire". (more...)
#LaueringtheBar: Matt Lauer Takes Media Criticism Over Clinton-Trump Forum Moderation #LaueringtheBar: Matt Lauer Takes Media Criticism Over Clinton-Trump Forum Moderation
- September 11, 2016

Citing figures prepared by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, Trump called for a Navy with 350 ships and submarines, a Marine Corps with 36 battalions, and an Air Force with more fighter aircraft. Clinton's campaign released its massive fundraising figures last week. Trump said in a tweet . On Wednesday, he also lifted the ban on reporters from some outlets covering his events. (more...)
Clinton blasts Trump's comments on military generals, Putin Clinton blasts Trump's comments on military generals, Putin
- September 10, 2016

Speaking in Laos, Mr Obama said that with every word spoken by Mr Trump it becomes clearer that he isn't qualified for the White House. Lauer's main miss, it seemed, was not to press Mr Trump when he said he had not supported the war in Iraq. (more...)
Top Syrian rebel Abu Omar Sarakeb killed in airstrike near Aleppo Top Syrian rebel Abu Omar Sarakeb killed in airstrike near Aleppo
- September 10, 2016

He fought against US troops during the occupation in 2003 before travelling to Syria, where he became a key commander in the former al-Nusra Front, which later became Fatah al-Sham after breaking ties with al-Qaida. "Today, they rejoice for the killing. and then they will cry much when Allah will overpower them, with His permission, with affliction of the worst torment by the soldiers of Abu Muhammad and his brothers", the statement said. (more...)
American Rapper, Desiigner arrested for drugs, intent to sell and loaded gun American Rapper, Desiigner arrested for drugs, intent to sell and loaded gun
- September 10, 2016

A short time after the incident was reported, NYPD located Desiigner's SUV and searched for this alleged gun. All five were arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of drugs with intent to sell. (more...)
Authorities rescue last passengers stuck on French Alps cable cars
- September 10, 2016

But by the time night fell the helicopters had to stop, leaving dozens more people, including a 10-year-old child, dangling in the gondolas overnight. They connect Aiguille du Midi on the French side of the mountains with Pointe Helbronner on the Italian border. The panoramic ride over glaciers usually takes 30 minutes to complete. (more...)
Philippine President absent from ASEAN meetings Philippine President absent from ASEAN meetings
- September 10, 2016

During his meeting with Thongloun, Li called for promoting comprehensive strategic partnership with Laos by maintaining close high-level contact, strengthening dialogue and coordination and promoting practical cooperation in various fields. (more...)
US woman on harrowing rescue from tangled French gondola
- September 10, 2016

One of those rescued told the local radio station France Bleu Pays de Savoie that he had "closed his eyes for a few moments to avoid looking into the void". local time. "The helicopter rescue failed because the fog moved in, so we had to just wait and then they decided they could belay us safely to the ground, and we walked up the glacier to the hut", she said upon arrival in Courmayeur. (more...)
US Supreme Court refuses to hear Michigan appeal: Straight party voting stands US Supreme Court refuses to hear Michigan appeal: Straight party voting stands
- September 10, 2016

Two justices, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, would have granted the application, the court said. A traditionally Democratic state in presidential contests since Bill Clinton's 1992 campaign, GOP nominee Donald Trump has set his sights on winning the Wolverine State. (more...)
Radical preacher Anjem Choudary to be sentenced Radical preacher Anjem Choudary to be sentenced
- September 10, 2016

Despite such comments and his refusal to condemn attacks by Islamists, including bombings of the London transport system in 2005, Choudary has always denied any involvement in militant activity and had never been previously charged with any terrorism offence. (more...)
North Korea's latest nuclear test: Five things to know North Korea's latest nuclear test: Five things to know
- September 10, 2016

North Korea has said it "successfully" conducted a nuclear test, its fifth and the "most powerful" test so far. Why have they carried out another test? There is little scientific evidence to verify that North Korea has perfected the science of creating a nuclear bomb small enough to fit on a ballistic missile and withstand the physics of atmospheric re-entry. (more...)
John Kerry arrives in Geneva for talks with Russian Federation on Syrian ceasefire
- September 10, 2016

A deal hinges on an unlikely US-Russian military partnership that would come into force if Moscow can pressure its ally, Syrian president Bashar Assad's government, to halt offensive operations. "If we conclude that it's being dragged on for no other goal than to gain time then there'll be no objective in us continuing", he warned. "We did touch on the subject of humanitarian access and we did discuss, indeed, what would be the role the United Nations could, should be playing if...[a] deal ... (more...)
European Union will continue to work with Turkey on visa deal, Mogherini says European Union will continue to work with Turkey on visa deal, Mogherini says
- September 10, 2016

At a meeting on Saturday with EU foreign ministers, Turkey's European Affairs Minister Omer Celik pulled back a threat from Turkey to scuttle the migration agreement. However, the deal was hampered by the EU's insistence that Turkey make narrow the definition of terrorism in its anti-terrorism laws. It will lessen the suffering but also restore some normality to children, women and men whose lives have been turned upside down by conflict and displacement, said the WFPs Executive ... (more...)
Turkish soldiers killed fighting Daesh in Syria
- September 10, 2016

Turkey plunged into Syria with ground forces for the first time, using tanks, artillery and air power to help a force comprising US- and Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize a border area from Islamic State . "We have told him that this is not a problem for us". Turkey, at least until recently, was more intent on ousting Mr al-Assad. He said more would return gradually. (more...)
Do you know how to get rich on bets? Do you know how to get rich on bets?
- September 09, 2016

The main desire of all players who make bets - is an opportunity to win as soon as possible. How to do that a lot of people knows, but not everyone knows how to do it correctly and with minimal losses. Many people are trying to rise on the express bets, but as statistics has already shown from the five events with a factor of 1.6 to 2.2 player can rarely turn into win all at once, and most of this success comes at the time when you're so far in the minus, and even that money is not able to ... (more...)

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