IS using tens of thousands as human shields in Mosul

Islamic State group fighters slaughtered at least 232 people in and around Mosul last week as Iraqi troops advanced on the city, the United Nations rights office said today. Iraqi independent website Alsumaria News, citing an unnamed local source... More..

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Barack Obama Begins To Hand Over The Reins To Donald Trump
by | Четверг, Ноября 10, 2016

Barack Obama Begins To Hand Over The Reins To Donald Trump

President Obama called president-elect Donald Trump Wednesday morning to congratulate him on his election victory and invite him to the White House on Thursday to discuss "the smooth transition of power ", the...More..

Deadly snake could hold key to pain relief
by | Среда, Ноября 09, 2016

Deadly snake could hold key to pain relief

The blue coral snake certainly looks the part of the alpha-snake gunslinger, with its bright-red head and tail and cool-blue striping. A team of scientists from Australi, China, Singapore and the U.S. So what...More..

by | Среда, Ноября 09, 2016

Dow futures, Asian shares tumble as Trump leads vote count

Dow Industrials futures briefly fell 800 points. Mexico is expected to suffer should Mr Trump be elected because of his pledges to build a wall along the USA border with the country and renegotiate their trad...More..

by | Среда, Ноября 09, 2016

Control of Senate, House up for grabs

Pennsylvania GOP Sen. Pat Toomey, too, kept voters in suspense until the 11th hour before disclosing late Tuesday that he voted for Trump. Don't know where to head? "We'll at least be able to step up pressure ...More..

Polls open, letting a final day of voting begin
by | Среда, Ноября 09, 2016

Polls open, letting a final day of voting begin

According to a study by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human rights, states released from Section 5 of the Voting Rights act have nearly 900 fewer polling places than they did in 2012 . Voting is you...More..

Pakistan official wants to stop deportation of famed refugee
by | Среда, Ноября 09, 2016

Pakistan official wants to stop deportation of famed refugee

The Afghan government has been putting diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to release Sharbat Gula on humanitarian grounds, given her ill health and her status as an worldwide symbol of refugees. Her striking green...More..

Brexit: Scotland backs legal case against UK government
by | Среда, Ноября 09, 2016

Brexit: Scotland backs legal case against UK government

The Lord Advocate will lodge the application as soon as the United Kingdom government lodges its appeal against a High Court ruling preventing it from using the Royal Prerogative to begin the process of the U...More..

Philippine senator seeks to keep Duterte at bay with Supreme Court writ
by | Среда, Ноября 09, 2016

Philippine senator seeks to keep Duterte at bay with Supreme Court writ

Calling him a " berdugo ", or executioner, De Lima likened Duterte's shame campaign against her, during which he suggested she commit suicide, to a death sentence. "Without necessarily giving due course to the ...More..

Toblerone shrunk as weak pound piles on pressure
by | Среда, Ноября 09, 2016

Toblerone shrunk as weak pound piles on pressure

Alistair Calder wrote on Facebook , saying: 'Utterly ridiculous decision! British customers don't have anything sweet to say about a change to their iconic Toblerone chocolate bars. Some linked the chang...More..

At 39, Brady proving age is just a number at halfway point
by | Вторник, Ноября 08, 2016

At 39, Brady proving age is just a number at halfway point

Belichick was asked how much of that can simply be attributed to good fortune. It's as hard as any that you'll play and coach against, so we've got a full week ahead of us. Belichick noted how when the Patrio...More..

Philippines' Duterte says he is canceling US police rifle deal
by | Вторник, Ноября 08, 2016

Philippines' Duterte says he is canceling US police rifle deal

Recently, the president evaluated the possibility of buying weapons to China or Russian Federation as alternatives to the United States. UNFAZED by criticisms he is facing, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday...More..

Canadian Navy to probe 'lost-nuke' found off B.C's coast
by | Вторник, Ноября 08, 2016

Canadian Navy to probe 'lost-nuke' found off B.C's coast

He wasn't sure what the giant mushroom-shaped object was, and when he surfaced he told his crew he might have found a UFO. The plane was on a secret mission to simulate a nuclear strike and had a real Mark IV n...More..

FBI director: Not recommending charges over new Clinton emails
by | Понедельник, Ноября 07, 2016

FBI director: Not recommending charges over new Clinton emails

Last month, Comey informed members of Congress that the bureau discovered new emails that warranted a review of his conclusion's in July. Comey in July said he did not recommend charging Clinton for what he c...More..

by | Понедельник, Ноября 07, 2016

UK's Labour Party leader says government has no Brexit plans

The first major hurdle will be faced in early December, when the government is expected to have its appeal heard by the Supreme Court. Mrs May reiterated her commitment to delivering Brexit despite the High C...More..

by | Понедельник, Ноября 07, 2016

What if? A look at the Electoral College, rogue electors

There hasn't been an electoral tie in more than 150 years. Electors who go rogue — called faithless electors — are rare and have never changed the result of an election. NAN reports that the USA election is...More..

Katy Perry, Performing for Clinton, Answers Critics: 'I Am Using My Voice'
by | Понедельник, Ноября 07, 2016

Katy Perry, Performing for Clinton, Answers Critics: 'I Am Using My Voice'

Ch-ch-check out the moment together on stage in the video highlights (below)! Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta told NBC's "Meet the Press" that the campaign believes if Clinton wins Nevada and MI, she ...More..

Shelling of Syrian preschool kills 6 children
by | Понедельник, Ноября 07, 2016

Shelling of Syrian preschool kills 6 children

It said more than 25 children were wounded and at least six were killed. Ankara is unhappy with YPG's role in the Raqqa offensive because it believes the group to have strong ties with Kurdistan Workers Party...More..

Blast hits mainly Kurdish city in Turkey; at least 6 wounded
by | Воскресенье, Ноября 06, 2016

Blast hits mainly Kurdish city in Turkey; at least 6 wounded

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has criticized the stance of European Union on Turkey's fight against the PKK terrorist group. His Swedish counterpart, Margot Wallstrom, says "the arrests could risk fueling...More..

by | Воскресенье, Ноября 06, 2016

Alan Shearer picks his favourites between Arsenal and Tottenham

Having said all that, however, I think the game could be a lot tougher than many Arsenal fans expect and I really hope that the players are not taking this match too lightly. The Gunners come into the game in...More..

Bible Bashing: Trump and Clinton Clash at Catholic White Tie Dinner
by | Пятница, Ноября 04, 2016

Bible Bashing: Trump and Clinton Clash at Catholic White Tie Dinner

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton roasted each other at the 71st Annual Al Smith Dinner, and ... well, Trump bombed. Also in attendance was New York's cardinal Timothy Dolan . But aside from the misl...More..

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton exchange more insults at charity dinner
by | Пятница, Ноября 04, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton exchange more insults at charity dinner

Trump vowed to go all-out in the final three weeks so he'll have no regrets - even if he loses. Clinton's campaign has said Russian Federation was behind the hack. She said that America knows "the difference ...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation sees no link between Trump, Russia
by | Четверг, Ноября 03, 2016

Federal Bureau of Investigation sees no link between Trump, Russia

The Clinton campaign said on Monday that the announcement reflected a "blatant double standard", alleging that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had sought to withhold information about suspected Trump ties...More..

by | Четверг, Ноября 03, 2016

Ban urges speedy formation of new Lebanon government

The civil war in neighboring Syria is having a dramatic impact on Lebanon. Four years later, he was appointed head of one of two rival governments in war-torn Lebanon. Aoun supporters have organised celebra...More..

by | Четверг, Ноября 03, 2016

Four Pakistani posts destroyed, heavy casualties inflicted in Keran sector: Army

The diplomat, who reportedly worked in the Pakistan High Commission's visa section, and his alleged Indian accomplices were found with forged documents, defence-related maps, deployment charts and lists of of...More..

Yum China rings in on NYSE this morning
by | Среда, Ноября 02, 2016

Yum China rings in on NYSE this morning

Starbucks is the only other major US-listed food and beverage chain in China besides Yum which owns and operates its outlets, numbering 2,400 stores across 110 cities. It also give the newly independent busines...More..

West Indies slips to 38-3 after Pakistan bowled out for 281
by | Среда, Ноября 02, 2016

West Indies slips to 38-3 after Pakistan bowled out for 281

But Brathwaite led the West Indies fightback with two carbon-copy 83-run stands with Chase and Dowrich. At close skipper Jason Holder was unbeaten on six as West Indies were 244-6, just 37 runs away fro...More..

by | Среда, Ноября 02, 2016

PPP not to move court over Panama Leaks: Aitzaz

The larger five-member bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali and comprising Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, Justice Amir Hani Muslim, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Ahsan conducted the...More..

by | Среда, Ноября 02, 2016

United Nations sacks peacekeeping commander in S

The U.N. chief spokesman says Ban is "deeply distressed by these findings" and will implement the investigators' recommendations. The Secretary-General will ensure that the necessary steps are taken to enable U...More..

by | Вторник, Ноября 01, 2016

North Korea's Intermediate-Range Missile Launch Fails

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Secretary of State John Kerry recently met with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and Defense Minister Han Min-koo. That includes, he explained, the agreement for ...More..

Mechanical issue diverts American Airlines flight to Denver
by | Вторник, Ноября 01, 2016

Mechanical issue diverts American Airlines flight to Denver

A turbine disk hurtled 3,000 feet and punched through a UPS warehouse after an engine failure, said National Transportation Safety Board official Lorenda Ward. As of late Saturday, it's unclear what caused the ...More..

Afghan government losing men, territory as Taliban surges
by | Вторник, Ноября 01, 2016

Afghan government losing men, territory as Taliban surges

It denies Afghan accusations that Islamabad is providing a safe haven to the Taliban. "Like the insurgency, corruption is an enemy that can be hard to pin down and difficult to defeat". SIGAR reported that th...More..

Bill Clinton makes several campaign stops in eastern NC
by | Вторник, Ноября 01, 2016

Bill Clinton makes several campaign stops in eastern NC

Clinton - introduced as "America's next first gentleman" by attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Roy Cooper - promoted Hillary Clinton's economic and education proposals during the stop, which was fol...More..

Questions About Early Voting, Answered
by | Вторник, Ноября 01, 2016

Questions About Early Voting, Answered

There is still plenty of opportunity to cast your ballot during early voting. Similar language was used in the other lawsuits. More than 2.5 million votes have been cast statewide so far. "I have a new baby", M...More..

by | Понедельник, Октября 31, 2016

UNESCO adopts resolution on Jerusalem

Israel last week suspended its ties with UNESCO over the draft resolution, which uses only the Islamic name for a hilltop compound sacred to both Jews and Muslims. If Palestinian denial of Israel's legitimac...More..

by | Понедельник, Октября 31, 2016

Shiite militias join the battle as Iraqis push toward Mosul

ISIS overran large areas north and west of Baghdad in 2014, but Iraqi forces have since regained significant ground and Mosul is the last big city held by the jihadists in the country. Iraqi Kurdish Peshme...More..

Falcons prepare to take on Green Bay Packers
by | Понедельник, Октября 31, 2016

Falcons prepare to take on Green Bay Packers

The Packers looked great against the sad shell of a football team known as the Bears. Me personally, I even felt a little panicky, man. I think this is just more of a language and communication gap that you hav...More..

by | Понедельник, Октября 31, 2016

UN Human Rights Chief: Siege of Aleppo 'Crimes of Historic Proportions'

Syrian state media says rebels are preventing civilians from leaving east Aleppo. In the face of a mounting worldwide outcry over Aleppo's plight, Moscow announced that the ceasefire, which was originally s...More..

by | Понедельник, Октября 31, 2016

U.S. election: Clinton campaign condemns Federal Bureau of Investigation email move

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs ranking member Thomas R. Carper of Delaware, Intelligence ranking member Dianne Feinstein of California, Judiciary ranking member Patrick J. Emails uncovered in a sepa...More..

US, SKorea detect 2nd failed NKorean missile launch in week
by | Понедельник, Октября 31, 2016

US, SKorea detect 2nd failed NKorean missile launch in week

Also present at the meeting was Secretary of State John Kerry and South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se. "If they continue at this rate, the Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile could enter ope...More..