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WOW air announces more U.S. flights from €129.99 one way WOW air announces more U.S. flights from €129.99 one way
- November 08, 2016

WOW air became the first airline to operate direct scheduled flights between Ireland and Iceland when it began operating a service to Reykjavik from Dublin in June 2015. Seat pitch will vary from 30 inches as standard to 34 inches at an additional charge. WOW air offers the lowest fares, a modern fleet with the lowest emissions and the biggest smile; this is the WOW air promise to its valuable customers. (more...)
Turkey warns US against demographic change in Syria's Raqqa Turkey warns US against demographic change in Syria's Raqqa
- November 08, 2016

Another military operation, also backed by the United States , is the retaking the city of Mosul, the last IS-held city in Iraq. The early stages of the SDF offensive into Raqqa may be launched at a similar speed, giving the SDF at least a few months to train more Arab fighters to participate in this operation. (more...)
Syria Kurds announce start of campaign to retake Raqqa Syria Kurds announce start of campaign to retake Raqqa
- November 07, 2016

The assault by the SDF - an alliance of Kurdish and Arab forces that has dealt substantial blows to the Islamic State in northeastern Syria - represents an intensified global effort to squeeze the extremist group as it loses control of vast territory in Iraq and Syria. (more...)
British PM May says country should unite on Brexit plan British PM May says country should unite on Brexit plan
- November 07, 2016

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has stressed Labour's respect for the "decision of the British people" and is focusing on pushing for the government to swiftly present its plans to Parliament, rather than derailing Brexit itself. Mr Corbyn suggested Mrs May, who has a slim Commons majority, would be forced into an early election if she fails to meet Labour demands, according to the newspaper. (more...)
Kidnapped Italians, 1 Canadian Freed in Libya Kidnapped Italians, 1 Canadian Freed in Libya
- November 07, 2016

The abductees - identified as Frank Poccia of Canada and Danilo Calonego and Bruno Cacace of Italy, were kidnapped by armed men on September 19 in the southwest Libyan town of Ghat, where they were working for an Italian airport maintenance company. (more...)
Hillary Clinton gives a 'Nasty' welcome to Katy Perry at campaign event Hillary Clinton gives a 'Nasty' welcome to Katy Perry at campaign event
- November 07, 2016

The concert comes a day after Clinton joined pop singer Beyoncé and rapper Jay Z at a Cleveland campaign rally that drew 10,000 people, and follows a two-week blitz of star-studded campaign events in swing states including Florida, North Carolina and OH, where polls show she and Republican Donald Trump are running neck-in-neck. (more...)
Syria: US-backed forces launch offensive to capture Islamic State's 'capital' Syria: US-backed forces launch offensive to capture Islamic State's 'capital'
- November 07, 2016

USA -backed Kurdish-led Syrian forces announced their plan Sunday to retake the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa, saying they hoped Turkey would not "interfere in internal Syrian affairs". The Syrian forces are a ways off from assaulting into Raqqa. Turkey views the PYD as an extension of the Kurdish insurgency raging in its southeast, and often speaks of the PYD and IS as similar threats. (more...)
Iraqi forces say defenses, civilians hamper Mosul advance
- November 07, 2016

Up to 100 others were wounded, he said. Advancing special forces battled jihadists on Saturday for the last town left between them and Mosul. That operation, launched by US -backed and Kurdish-led Syrian forces, could force the extremists to split their forces to defend the two largest cities still under their control. (more...)
Kaine: "If Hillary wins Florida, it's over"
- November 07, 2016

The Clinton campaign has yet to respond to a News Journal request for comment. "I'm really anxious about the future of the economy", said FSW student Joshua Ruiz. Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are locked in a tight race for the battleground state. "Every single one of you, your vote really matters", he said. (more...)
Democrats across nation sue GOP alleging voter intimidation Democrats across nation sue GOP alleging voter intimidation
- November 07, 2016

Peter Shumlin (D), who is retiring after three terms amid a struggling economy and anemic approval ratings. With 12 seats up for this cycle - only six of those competitive - there's not a lot of opportunity for Democrats to change the GOP-heavy map, said Louis Jacobson, who handicaps gubernatorial and other state races for Governing magazine. (more...)
Russia, Syrian regime start 10-hour lull in N. Aleppo Russia, Syrian regime start 10-hour lull in N. Aleppo
- November 07, 2016

This is the second "humanitarian pause" announced by Russian Federation in Aleppo: The previous one ended in October after three days, with few evacuations. It opposes evacuations of civilians from besieged areas unless they are voluntary. "The Russians are adopting a policy of demographic change with the regime and Iran, and their intentions are no longer hidden", an official from the Nour al-Din al-Zinki rebel group said. (more...)
Turkey's pro-Kurd HDP party boycotts parliament after arrests
- November 07, 2016

The Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), the second-largest opposition grouping in parliament, said it would not fully withdraw, but its deputies would stop participating in sessions of the legislature or meetings of parliamentary commissions. "For years, we called on you to say you are against terror and terrorist organisations". President Erdogan said that parliamentarians behaving as terrorists would be treated as such. (more...)
Review of new emails doesn't change its conclusions on Clinton Review of new emails doesn't change its conclusions on Clinton
- November 07, 2016

Comey sent the letter Sunday, just two days before Election Day. Adding to the damage was the revelation that they were discovered on the laptop of Huma Abedin's estranged husband, Anthony Weiner, while federal investigators were investigating his sexting with a purportedly underage girl. (more...)
Early Voting Sets a Record in Tulsa County Early Voting Sets a Record in Tulsa County
- November 07, 2016

There are some cases when it seems pretty clearly predictive, such as in Nevada, where Democrats have built up a big lead thanks to strong support from Hispanic voters. Barack Obama carried the state by only 3%. "It's pretty insane seeing all these people coming out to vote". But unlike the Clinton campaign and Democrats, which have been busily organizing and executing get-out-the-vote operations for months, Trump and the Republicans do not have an extensive ground game. (more...)
South Africa's Zuma: 'I am not scared of jail'
- November 06, 2016

The possibility of new allegations of wrongdoing at top levels of the South African government is likely to increase pressure on Zuma, who apologised earlier this year after the constitutional court said he flouted the constitution in a scandal over more than $20m in state funds used to upgrade his rural home. (more...)
Pence, Ryan urge Republicans to 'come home' for Trump Pence, Ryan urge Republicans to 'come home' for Trump
- November 06, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has had an odd, at times hard relationship with his party's nominee, Donald Trump. During a riff the speaker was making on the scandals surrounding Hillary Clinton, a man was caught shouting for her assassination. (more...)
Nigerian troops find kidnapped Chibok schoolgirl with baby Nigerian troops find kidnapped Chibok schoolgirl with baby
- November 06, 2016

The Nigerian Army on Saturday handed over Maryam Ali Maiyanga , the Chibok girl, with her ten-month-old son, to the Borno Government after they were rescued from Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area, by troops. The girl said the attacker first tried to entice her with food, but she refused his advances. The worldwide campaign, which pushes for more action from the Nigerian government, drew support from Michelle Obama. (more...)
Hard work pays off for tennis world number one Andy Murray Hard work pays off for tennis world number one Andy Murray
- November 06, 2016

ANDY MURRAY is the new tennis world number one after Milos Raonic withdrew from their semi-final at the Paris Masters. Murray only needed to make the final in Paris to take top spot off Novak Djokovic . "It's been such a hard thing to do because of how good the guys around me have been", he said to BBC . Thiem completed the elite field of Djokovic, Murray , Wawrinka, Raonic, Kei Nishikori, Gael Monfils and Cilic. (more...)
Clergy Join Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters for Ceremony
- November 06, 2016

They're basically on ACE property, which is the Army Corps of Engineers' land and they shouldn't even be there. What's the current route, and what's the problem? . The Dakota Access pipeline uses a almost identical route as the natural gas pipeline to cross Lake Oahe near the Standing Rock reservation. The agency also is considering whether to review permits it has granted because of concerns about public safety, and whether tribes were adequately consulted. (more...)
National Enquirer Shielded Donald Trump From Playboy Model's Affair Allegation National Enquirer Shielded Donald Trump From Playboy Model's Affair Allegation
- November 06, 2016

However, the National Enquirer has yet to publish anything about the alleged "consensual romantic relationship" that McDougal had with Trump in 2006 when he was already married to Melania. McDougal thought the story would be published, but the tabloid was actually paying to make sure the story wouldn't get out. "That in itself speaks volumes about our commitment", he said. (more...)
Clinton, Trump use whatever they've got in the final push
- November 06, 2016

Democrats are still set to begin election night favored to win 258 electoral votes. "But the African-American vote right now is not as solid as it needs to be". Clinton, he said, understands this is a big, diverse country; a big, diverse democracy. "Just relax", he said as the audience and the president burst into laughter. (more...)
Counter-Taliban Action 'Very Likely' Caused Civilian Casualties — US Military Counter-Taliban Action 'Very Likely' Caused Civilian Casualties — US Military
- November 06, 2016

The US military is investigating an operation in Afghanistan that Kunduz officials say left at least 30 civilians dead. Fighting has continued on the city's outskirts and in Kunduz province. The carnage underscores worsening insecurity after the Taliban last month overran the city for the second time in a year, as NATO-backed Afghan forces struggle to rein in the insurgents. (more...)
France starts clearing 'jungle' migrant camp in Calais France starts clearing 'jungle' migrant camp in Calais
- November 06, 2016

Around 7,000 migrants will be relocated to refugee centres across France . Migrants and refugees who travel to reception centres have been told they will have to claim asylum in France within a set period of time or face deportation. (more...)
Lakers stun Warriors 117-97, end Steph's 3-point streak Lakers stun Warriors 117-97, end Steph's 3-point streak
- November 06, 2016

Last season , on March 6, the Lakers throttled the Warriors here, 112-95. Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton had one wish going into the game against the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors scored a season-low 15 points in the first quarter. The season before, two days before Christmas, Golden State got soundly beaten in Los Angeles , 115-105. (more...)
US says October strike killed al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan US says October strike killed al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan
- November 06, 2016

Cook also said that another senior leader of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan, Bilalal-Urabi, was also targeted in a different air strike in the region, however, the results of the attacks are not known yet. Al-Qaeda has yet to comment. A USA army air raid in Afghanistan last month killed one of the senior al-Qaeda leaders in the country, the Pentagon said. (more...)

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