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Aug 21 2016

US sends jets to protect forces from Syrian regime strikes

Fighting had broken out earlier this week between Kurdish forces and the pro-regime National Defense Forces (NDF) militia in Hasakah, and the Syrian army issued a stateme...

Aug 21 2016

Judge: No Deposition By Hilary Clinton In Email Lawsuit

Sullivan wrote in his order Friday. A federal judge has ruled that Democrat Hillary Clinton must respond in writing in a lawsuit over her use of a private e-mail ...

Aug 21 2016

Trump pleads for black votes: 'What do you have to lose?'

What the hell do you have to lose [by voting for Trump]?" the Republican nominee asked the crowd in Lansing, a predominantly white suburb of MI. Accusing Clinton of pr...

Aug 21 2016

China opens world's greatest, Israeli-made, glass bridge

China has opened the "world's highest and longest" glass-bottomed bridge in the Zhangjiajie mountains. The bridge was completed last December at a cost of 22.5 million ...

Aug 20 2016

3-time Olympic champ Yoshida reduced to tears after huge upset

She had not lost since 2014. I wanted to win my fourth title no matter what, and I gave it everything I had to get here. "I didn't perform by best in the heats and semi...

Aug 19 2016

Latest email problem for Hillary Clinton has smoke, if no smoking gun

The charitable organization founded by Bill and Hillary Clinton just hired a major security firm to help identify who possibly hacked their system. Reuters stated: ...

Aug 19 2016

Japan settles for silver in team table tennis

In earlier competitions, Jamaica's seven-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt qualified fastest for Thursday's 200m final as he continues his quest for a third straight Olymp...

Aug 19 2016

US says $400M payment was contingent on release of prisoners

Lee wrote. USA officials timed the release of a $400 million payment to Iran until several American prisoners were released from the country, according to a report. Wha...

Aug 18 2016

Perseid meteor showers 2016

The reason they are called the Perseids is because they seem to radiate from the constellation Perseus . According to the Times , Jupiter's gravity has pulled toget...

Aug 17 2016

Donald Trump: U.S. needs immigration 'extreme vetting'

He called for parents, teachers and others to promote "American culture" and encourage "assimilation". The Republican - like Clinton's Democratic primary rival, Bernie ...

Aug 17 2016

Hillary Leads Trump By 46 Points With Latinos

Some 19 percent think the NY real estate magnate should drop out, 70 percent think he should stay in and 10 percent say they "don't know", according to the August 5-8 pol...

Aug 17 2016

Miguel Cabrera leaves game with bicep tightness

The Tigers have a 13-20 record when opponents give up one walk or less. Alex Gordon scored on the play. J.D. Martinez (.305, 45 Rs, 16 HRs, 45 RBIs, 1 SB) played well ag...

Aug 16 2016

Corsican town bans the burkini

Police have launched an inquiry into the causes of the beach fighting, which saw three families of north African origin clash with a group of teenagers and their famil...

Aug 16 2016

Rampaging South Sudan troops rape foreigners, kill local

Around 110,000 people have fled to Uganda from South Sudan this year, a lot of them escaping fighting that erupted anew last month, the United Nations said Friday. missio...

Aug 16 2016

Old Farmer's Almanac Publishes 2016-2017 Winter Weather Predictions

Thomas in 1792. However, those of you dreaming of a cold, brisk winter are in luck. Despite Woodcock's discredit to the almanac, the Climate Prediction Center said du...

Aug 16 2016

Group abducted from Puerto Vallarta restaurant

Puerto Vallarta , in the state of Jalisco, is one of Mexico's top vacation destinations, luring all-inclusive tourists and high-end sunseekers to its beaches. Authorities...

Aug 16 2016

Imam Murder 'Person of Interest' Being Questioned by NYPD

About 100 protesters gathered Saturday at the scene of the shooting, chanting, "We want justice!" Two Muslim leaders "both dressed in religious garb" on the sidewalk ...

Aug 16 2016

South African baby-snatcher sentenced to 10 years in jail

Now 19, Zephany was abducted when she was three days old from Groote Schuur Hospital. The 51-year-old woman had "betrayed and lied" to the stolen child, the judge told ...

Aug 15 2016

Militants open fire at police station in Assam, two killed

A day after two Hindi-speaking migrants were killed in Ulfa-I attack at Bahbongaon in Tinsukia district, locals laid siege to NH-37 in Doomdooma on Saturday in protest ag...

Aug 15 2016

Clinton releases 2015 tax return, calls on Trump to release his

He has failed to provide the public with the most basic financial information disclosed by every major candidate in the last 40 years. Trump has said that he is being a...