USA claims Syria strike, denies hitting mosque where 46 killed

A US airstrike in Syria killed "dozens" of Al Qaeda fighters - and may have eliminated some of the terror network's "high value" leaders - but did not directly strike a mosque, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters Friday. But U.S. Central Command sa... More..

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Dozens of Somali refugees killed off Yemen coast
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Dozens of Somali refugees killed off Yemen coast

A sailor who had been operating the boat, Ibrahim Ali Zeyad, said 80 refugees had been rescued. It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack, although Saudi forces are known to deploy Apache heli...More..

Girl caught in mudslide in Peru
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Girl caught in mudslide in Peru

Desert city Lima, which is Peru's capital, and had nearly never seen rain, was also flooded violently with mudslides and flood waters. Striking images also caught one bus swerving past a landslide next to a...More..

Explosion at International Monetary Fund office in Paris, one injured
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Explosion at International Monetary Fund office in Paris, one injured

In the recent days, International Monetary Fund office had received threatening calls. No injuries were reported in that incident. Past year in July, France's Nice was struck by a "terror" attack with at ...More..

Trump Rolls Back Auto Emissions Standards
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Trump Rolls Back Auto Emissions Standards

NY is joined by a handful of other states - including Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington - in opposing the Trump administration's rollback of these standards. Trump a...More..

Month-old dies after babysitter couldn't reach 911
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Month-old dies after babysitter couldn't reach 911

CBS Dallas-Fort Worth spoke with Mayor Mike Rawlings about his frustration and the danger the situation poses for residents. No 911 operator called back, as protocol requires. Operators then need to return ea...More..

Duterte Impeachment Papers Filed in the Philippines
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Duterte Impeachment Papers Filed in the Philippines

Duterte has rejected allegations about his past multiple times, and a spokesperson for him, Ernesto Abella, claimed Alejano was trying to create doubts among the public about the administration. "They will not ...More..

Two injured in French school shooting, teenage boy arrested
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Two injured in French school shooting, teenage boy arrested

A heavily armed pupil injured his head teacher and seven other people during a shooting at a French high school yesterday, rattling nerves in a country repeatedly the target of jihadist attacks, police and of...More..

IMO Head Urges Vigilance Following Bunker Tanker Hijacking Off Somalia
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

IMO Head Urges Vigilance Following Bunker Tanker Hijacking Off Somalia

The Master of the hijacked bunker tanker Aris 13 succeeded to get in contact with EU Naval Force, which is now operating in the Gulf of Aden off the coast of Somalia. "If they do not get off, we shall fight...More..

Free Agent Hightower To Decide Between Pats, Steelers And Jets
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Free Agent Hightower To Decide Between Pats, Steelers And Jets

He was with the Jets Monday, and the Steelers Tuesday. Essentially, the Patriots painted themselves into a corner in terms of their need at Hightower's middle linebacker spot. But more importantly, it spe...More..

Almost Here! Dave Chappelle's Netflix Trailer
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Almost Here! Dave Chappelle's Netflix Trailer

The two that now exist are on their way, coming to to Netflix on March 21. Two Cities, One Event features back-to-back sets filmed in Austin, Texas and Los Angeles, California, filmed over the last few year...More..

Mt Etna sparks again in fresh bout of activity
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Mt Etna sparks again in fresh bout of activity

Some vulcanologists from INGV Catania were present and said the situation wasn't serious . News science correspondent Rebecca Morelle described the incident as " extremely scary ". Italy's volcanology inst...More..

Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay allegedly questioned about expenses
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay allegedly questioned about expenses

The CPS yesterday confirmed that it had received files of evidence from Avon & Somerset, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon & Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Lincolnshire, the Metropolitan Police, Northa...More..

Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia 'to deport 50 North Koreans'
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia 'to deport 50 North Koreans'

Malaysia has announced that the identity of the man who was murdered in Kuala Lumpur's airport last month has been officially confirmed as Kim Jong-nam. Kuala Lumpur and Pyongyang had a warm relationship bef...More..

Official Brexit negotiations could take months to kick off
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Official Brexit negotiations could take months to kick off

Now armed with parliamentary approval, May is on course to deliver Brexit , but found herself mired in politics related to Scotland's referendum that has the potential of further complicating the Brexit proces...More..

Syria needs
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Syria needs "proxy peace" to replace proxy war, top European Union diplomat says

In the interview, Assad condemned the US-led coalition's military presence in Syria. And once it does, it likely will take months to defeat IS in its Syrian stronghold, much as the battle to wrest from Mosul ...More..

NEW One Injury in Oil Sands Fire
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

NEW One Injury in Oil Sands Fire

An explosion rocked the Mildred Lake facility around 2 p.m. local time on Tuesday, prompting an evacuation, employees at the site at the time said. Syncrude spokesman Will Gibson said the fire broke out short...More..

Iraqi Forces Push Further Into ISIS-Held West Mosul
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Iraqi Forces Push Further Into ISIS-Held West Mosul

Fighting to drive Islamic State from western Mosul, its last major stronghold in Iraq, has involved close-quarter street battles, with Iraqi forces advancing block by block as they approach the most densely pop...More..

Terror Weapons Seized in Massive Spanish Raid
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Terror Weapons Seized in Massive Spanish Raid

In all, the police have impounded over 9,000 CETME assault weapons of different models; almost 1,000 assault weapons from manufacturers such as Mauser, Bergmann or Beretta; fully working mortar shells minus the...More..

Team Israel loses to Japan 8-3, ending Cinderella drive
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Team Israel loses to Japan 8-3, ending Cinderella drive

Israel's flawless run through the World Baseball Classic crashed to an ugly end with a 12-2 loss to the Netherlands in the second game of the second round in Tokyo. Israel lashed back in the ninth inning as ...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

DOJ says it needs "more time" to prove Trump's Obama wiretap claim

He's just warming up!Stephen Colbert mocked White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway's latest remarks about microwave cameras during The Late Show on Monday, March 13. President Donald Trump a few days ag...More..

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon to ask for second referendum
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon to ask for second referendum

Earlier on Wednesday Mrs May made clear Scotland would be leaving the European Union as a result of the Brexit vote - regardless of whether or not it becomes independent. May's government moved towards a "h...More..

Trump to announce review of auto emissions and fuel efficiency rules
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Trump to announce review of auto emissions and fuel efficiency rules

The EPA's decision to end the review prematurely ended a promised debate, they said . "This thorough review will help ensure that this national program is good for consumers and good for the environment". Ca...More..

IAF Sukhoi-30 aircraft crashes in Barmer, pilots safe
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

IAF Sukhoi-30 aircraft crashes in Barmer, pilots safe

A court of Inquiry has been ordered regarding this by Indian Air Force, the report says. Both pilots ejected to safety. The local police have reached at the spot. Meanwhile, earlier in the day, a Chetak helicop...More..

Saudis call Trump meeting a 'turning point' after 'period of divergence'
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Saudis call Trump meeting a 'turning point' after 'period of divergence'

Since Sept. 11, 2001, no citizen of the countries listed on the travel ban - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - has killed an American in an act of terrorism, according to PolitiFact. The Saudis h...More..

Trump allegedly gives Central Intelligence Agency authority to conduct drone strikes
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Trump allegedly gives Central Intelligence Agency authority to conduct drone strikes

It was a question I didn't feel entirely confident answering back then because-for all his campaign talk about reducing our military footprint overseas while focusing on defeating the Islamic State-he didn't ha...More..

Ford and Boeing Power Forward with Expansion in China
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Ford and Boeing Power Forward with Expansion in China

Ford Motor, hoping to become a full-fledged rival to foreign luxury brands in a key world market, plans to start making Lincolns in China starting in 2019. This mirrors a similar trend in the US, where passeng...More..

Russian Federation sends special forces to help rebel general in Libya
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Russian Federation sends special forces to help rebel general in Libya

They added that Russian Federation had also used a second Egyptian airbase, 90 miles to the east of Sidi Barrani, for Libyan missions. Although Russian officials stress that it observes the UN's arms embargo ...More..

Clinton Staff Also Met With Russian Ambassador
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Clinton Staff Also Met With Russian Ambassador

Peskov denied any "collaboration or serious communication" between the Russian government and the Trump campaign. Speaking Sunday on Zakaria's " GPS " show on CNN, Dmitry Peskov said ambassador Sergey Kisl...More..

New Footage in the Michael Brown Case Raises Questions About Officers' Claims
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

New Footage in the Michael Brown Case Raises Questions About Officers' Claims

In the aftermath of Brown's death on August 9, 2014, police released surveillance footage shot inside the Ferguson Market and Liquor that showed Brown shoving a store clerk and taking cigarillos just minutes ...More..

IO rebels deny kidnapping six local aid workers in Mayendit
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

IO rebels deny kidnapping six local aid workers in Mayendit

The aid workers were kidnapped from a village near Mayiandit, about 420 miles northeast of South Sudan's capital city of Juba. The starvation in Mayendit and Leer counties is the latest crisis in South Sudan'...More..

by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Theresa May won't trigger Article 50 until last week of March

Barnier says the main principle underlying the financial settlement will be that the United Kingdom has to honor the legal commitments it made as a full member of the European Union, but will not have to fund a...More..

Intel on course to buy Israel's Mobileye
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Intel on course to buy Israel's Mobileye

Through the $14.7 billion acquisition of Mobileye , Intel will solidify its position in the autonomous driving supply chain through Mobileye , which is the leader for front-view camera processors with aro...More..

Ibobi quits as Manipur CM, BJP stakes claim
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Ibobi quits as Manipur CM, BJP stakes claim

However, he was taken to Guwahati by a special flight after a chaotic situation erupted between the BJP and Congress leaders which include elected legislators at the airport over taking the elected independent ...More..

Somali pirates hijack first oil tanker in five years
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Somali pirates hijack first oil tanker in five years

Other reports said the vessel was registered in Sri Lanka. Argyrios Karagiannis, the managing director of Flair Shipping, declined to comment. Salad Nur, an elder in Alula , a coastal town in Puntland, s...More..

Francois Fillon placed under formal investigation
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Francois Fillon placed under formal investigation

The charges came a day before he was scheduled to be questioned in a probe into whether family members did real work while paid as parliamentary aides. The suits were given after the "Penelopegate" scandal erup...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tourists among victims of ax attack at German train station

The suspect - described only as a 36-year-old man from the former Yugoslavia living in the nearby city of Wuppertal - was also injured while trying to escape, police said . The suspected attacker was arrested ...More..

Prosecutor orders release of Egypt's ousted leader Mubarak
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Prosecutor orders release of Egypt's ousted leader Mubarak

Previously, the Criminal Court had ordered the acquittal of Mubarak, his sons-Gamal and Alaa-and El-Adly of charges of killing protesters. "He will go to his home in Heliopolis", Mubarak's lawyer Farid El Dee...More..

Sean Spicer confronted, called a 'fascist' in live stream from Apple store
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Sean Spicer confronted, called a 'fascist' in live stream from Apple store

In the video, Spicer can be seen making a purchase at the store while Chauhan scolds Spicer. Without stopping to listen to anything he was saying , Shree Chauhan hysterically cycled through questions such as...More..

Iraqi army cuts off last 'Islamic State' supply line to west Mosul
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Iraqi army cuts off last 'Islamic State' supply line to west Mosul

It has been losing ground in both countries, with three separate forces, backed by the United States, Turkey and Russian Federation, advancing on its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa. In mid-February, Iraqi forces - ...More..

Modi's one-man show triumphs again in India's battleground state
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Modi's one-man show triumphs again in India's battleground state

All the speculations are now on who would be chosen the chief minister of the state. The BJP won 312 of the 403 seats in the state assembly and, with 39.7 percent of the vote, nearly matched its showing in Ut...More..

Landslide at Ethiopia garbage dump kills at least 30
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Landslide at Ethiopia garbage dump kills at least 30

Dagmawit said two had serious injuries. The landfill has been used for more than 50 years, with other, smaller landslides reported in recent years. Many of them had been scavenging items to make a living, but...More..

Jewish Community Centre evacuated after second bomb threat in 1 week
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Jewish Community Centre evacuated after second bomb threat in 1 week

It was to reopen at 3 p.m. It was not the first threat for the Louis S. Wolk JCC. It was the latest bomb threat to target a Jewish institution in a recent wave of anti-Semitic incidents across the United St...More..

by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Iraqi general: 30% of west Mosul seized from ISIL

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 7, 2017, file photo smoke rises as Iraqi security forces advance during fighting against Islamic State militants in western Mosul, Iraq. SDF forces took control of five villages as...More..

Racist attacks: Man in Florida tries to burn down convenience store
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Racist attacks: Man in Florida tries to burn down convenience store

After he had realized the presence of the officers, he put his hands behind his back and asked to be taken away. However, it turns out that the owners are not Muslims . Lloyd's mental health will be evaluated ...More..

Runaway bus kills up to 38 people, injures 15 in Haiti
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Runaway bus kills up to 38 people, injures 15 in Haiti

The bus was driving from Cap Haitien to Port-au-Prince when it crashed into a " rara " parade in the city of Gonaives, reports the AP. Rara musicians - a group of Haitian street performers (musicians) playing...More..

Donald Trump invites Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to White House
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Donald Trump invites Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to White House

Mr Trump underscored that such a peace agreement must be negotiated directly between the two parties, and that the United States will work closely with Palestinian and Israeli leadership to make progress toward...More..

US Could Send 1000 More Soldiers in Islamic State Counteroffensive
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

US Could Send 1000 More Soldiers in Islamic State Counteroffensive

Turkey and the US are locked in a heated dispute about USA plans to liberate Raqqa, with Turkey insisting its own military and allied forces in Syria should mount the fight and that USA -backed Syrian Kurds s...More..

Police close German shopping centre over potential terror threat
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Police close German shopping centre over potential terror threat

About 100 police officers have cordoned off the city centre mall and a subway station in the West German city of Essen and ordered it remain closed through the day. Germany has accepted more than a million f...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Russian Federation and Turkey hail Syria cooperation and strengthen ties

While the economics of the pipeline have been questioned, the politics of it are clear: Turkish Stream allows Russia to effectively bypass the Ukraine that still carries the bulk of Russian gas west and will ...More..