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Syria conflict: Rebels launch fresh Damascus assault

Abazid said that although regime forces were capable of seizing positions they had lost during Sunday's attacks, opposition forces were capable on Tuesday of re...


I screwed up, Orly airport gunman told his father before final attack

On Saturday, 39-year-old Ziyed Ben Belgacem , entered the Orly airport and grabbed a soldier, putting a gun to her head. After taking one of the soldiers hos...


Angela Merkel, Shinzo Abe call for EU-Japan free trade deal

But after just days in office, Trump withdrew the USA from a trans-Pacific free trade pact, which was widely seen as a crucial defense against the dominance o...


'Bank' the turtle dies after more than 900 coins removed from stomach

Despite efforts and a four hour operation, the turtle didn't survive - but they did say that "Bank", the sea turtle, 'had the chance to swim freely and eat happ...


Plane crash-lands in S.Sudan, about 14 injured

Former Labour MP David Shearer, now head of the United Nations mission in South Sudan, said peacekeepers worked with local emergency workers to evacuate passeng...


Gas prices down 1.4 cents

For this weekly report, the auto club divides MI into ten regions. Including the change in gas prices in Pennsylvania during the past week, prices yesterday w...


North Korean Nuclear Threat At Danger Level, Tillerson Tells Chinese Hosts

As a result, USA military force is one option that's on the table for dealing with the rogue nation. Tillerson was speaking at a news conference following t...


Syrian missile fired at Israeli jets is intercepted

Since the outbreak of the Syria conflict in 2011, Israel has occasionally struck positions inside its war-ravaged neighbor, especially after mortar shells - all...


Tensions rise as Syria retaliates against Israeli airstrikes

According to Syrian sources , the aircraft violated the Arab nation's airspace in the Al-Breij area after flying over Lebanese territory at dawn on Friday. An...


Kaepernick convinces Turkish Airlines to donate aid to Somalia

Wednesday night, after getting off the phone with a volunteer in Somalia, social media star Jerome Jarre published a 2.5 minute video on Twitter and Instagra...


Somali pirates give up hijacked ship without ransom

A pirate said they chose to release the ship without any ransom payment, Reuters reported. Authorities disengaged but threatened to use force if negotiations ...


EMT Dies After Bronx Man Steals Ambulance, Runs Her over

When Arroyo got out of the ambulance to investigate, Gonzalez got in the driver's seat of the ambulance, police said. She later died at the Bronx's Jacobi Medic...


Nicola Sturgeon to warn PM against blocking second independence vote

Ms Sturgeon has described this as a "democratic outrage" and is pressing on with her plan to hold a vote at Holyrood next week, giving her the green light to se...


West Coast governors gag at Trump relaxing fuel efficiency standards

If the EPA determines they are not appropriate, the agency will submit a new proposal next year. President Trump touted "a new industrial revolution" and "can...


Adrian Gonzalez Says He'll Never Play in World Baseball Classic Again

Odor later scored on a sacrifice bunt by Alcides Escobar. Francisco Rodriguez gave up Alex Liddi's leadoff homer in the bottom half before getting three straigh...


Trinamool MLA supports BJP in Manipur

But it is also true that those decisions - the Congress and its allies have been beneficiaries - were disputed on grounds of procedure and propriety. On attem...


Ibobi quits as Manipur CM, BJP stakes claim

Parrying criticism that he did not have the majority support, Parrikar said with alliance partners his government's vote share had touched 50.5%. Congress, wh...


Donald Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency authority to carry out drone strikes

The move would represent a change from Obama-era policies that limited the spy agency's role in conducting paramilitary strikes, pushing responsibility for thes...


David Taylor jailed for murdering Bali policeman

The pair had originally gone to trial facing charges of murder, fatal assault in company and assault causing death. Following the sentence, Taylor decided not t...


State Unemployment Rate Stays Put

Shelby County has the state's lowest unemployment rate at 5 percent, which Wilcox County has the highest jobless rate at 17.1 percent. "I'll take a 2.9 percen...


Aide: Trump planning to meet with Chinese leader

It added the plan was tentative and that Secretary of State Rex Tillersonwas expected to finalize plans during a trip this week to Asia, which includes a stop i...


Search begins for new Congress President in Kerala

Reportedly, doctors have prescribed him to take rest. Ever since the shock defeat in 2016, Chandy has remained reclusive and treaded his own path. Chandy has ...


Germany shuts down shopping mall over attack threat

Months on, terror police in Germany said they have indications of another attack, without providing further details. At 1.30pm local time officers raided an...


Wild boars offer challenge for homecomers in radiation-hit Fukushima

NAMIE, Fukushima Beyond radiation risks, an unexpected nuisance looms for Japanese returning to towns vacated after the Fukushima nuclear crisis six years ago -...


Pregnant Ciara involved in shock LA auto crash

Ciara otherwise appeared to be unharmed and was photographed walking around while talking on her phone after the accident. Ciara , who's close to giving bir...


Mumbai Mayor Election: Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar appointed as Mumbai's Mayor

Sena, the junior partner of the BJP in the central and state governments, had contested the recent elections after breaking its alliance with the BJP, its ally ...


USA to open CONCACAF Gold Cup against Panama on July 8

In group A, traditionally strong nations Honduras and Costa Rica will be joined by Canada and French Guiana in what is on paper the weakest group but possibly t...


Ramos gets Real out of jail after early battering

That's exactly what happened in the 24th minute as Dries Mertens collected a pass from Marek Hamsik before drilling the ball home into the bottom corner, 1-0. T...


McDonald's to add curbside service, tests home delivery in US

McDonald's Corp. (MCD) has an aggressive plan to win back customers with mobile ordering and improved food, said a company executive at an investor conferenc...


Mother allegedly tried to drown two sons in Murray River

A desperate search of the river continues for his missing five-year-old brother. Marine Rescue NSW search the Murray River in Moama this morning. She has be...


Davidson raises prospect of power grab over farm subsidies

In an interview ahead of her speech, Mrs May said: "To me, politics isn't a game". May, who insists there should be no second independence referendum, will ...


Obama team 'revealed' Russian election hacking ahead of Trump inauguration

The context: FBI investigations into Russia's election meddling and contacts with the Trump campaign are ongoing, and the House and Senate intelligence committ...


Third Jewish cemetery vandalized in two weeks - this one in NY

The JCC Association of North America says Jewish community centers and day schools in at least a dozen states received bomb threats Monday. "In recent weeks a...


Evidence contradicts all of Trump's claims about deadly Yemen raid

The U.S. official familiar with the intelligence gathered from the raid told ABC News that information obtained in the January 28 raid included contacts on hund...


Russia Bombed US-Backed Coalition Fighters in Syria

Neither Russian nor Syrian air forces had bombed positions of Syrian Arab coalition fighters supported by Washington in Syria on Tuesday, Russia's Defense Min...


Father of slain SEAL has harsh words for Trump

When asked about criticism from Owens's father about the failed raid , Trump pointed out that planning for the mission actually started under former Presiden...


Security Council fails to adopt resolution on Syria sanctions over chemical weapons

The use of chlorine gas as a weapon is banned under the Chemical Weapons Convention, which Syria joined in 2013. "In Syria, the use of chemical weapons by the...


99-year-old granny gets arrested as part of bucket list

Apparently, her niece contacted the local officers informing them of the elderly woman's unusual wish. Police helped grant her wish of getting what she called...


French historian detained and almost deported at IAH

Fatma Marouf, the law professor, told The Eagle that she had not previously seen such strict enforcement. After a border agent at George Bush Intercontine...


Hungary plans new border fence to stop migrants

Summer months usually signal a resurgence in the number of those making the arduous journey into Europe along the Balkan corridor. Lazar said the fence is exp...