by | September 17, 2017 | 14:10

Coalition forces have been battling the Islamic State, also known as ISIL, ISIS and Daesh, from the east side of the Euphrates, while allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, which includes Russian Federation, fight the terrorist group from the west side of the river.

by | September 17, 2017 | 12:53

The islamist movement leading Gaza strip since it ousted palestinian Authority, controlled by Fatah movement of palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in 2007 after winning general elections in 2006. The two sides have made several attempts at reconciliation. Punishing measures included reducing electricity payments for the Gaza strip and cutting salaries for civil servants there.

by | September 17, 2017 | 12:21

Hilarity ensued when an amateur interpreter for the deaf tried to work a press pre-Hurricane Irma press conference "in a pinch" and started signing words like "monster", "bear", and "pizza" instead of, well, the actual words that were being spoken.

by | September 17, 2017 | 09:42

For others, getting rid of the temporary deferment was about law and order, a move meant to fortify American borders and enforce existing laws by forcing Congress to fish or cut bait on revisiting the rules of those who call the USA home.

by | September 17, 2017 | 09:10

In a press statement released on Friday after closed-door consultations, the 15 members of the council condemned "the highly provocative launch of a ballistic missile " by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. "The fact that we've had the missile event means that short-term speculative traders can now refocus on the macro", said MUFG's head of macro strategy in London, Derek Halpenny.

by | September 17, 2017 | 08:12

It meant refrigerators unable to cool milk and freezers unable to chill chicken. Immediately after a storm, we know if main power lines have been damaged. In Jacksonville, the city tucked along Florida's northeast coast that sustained historic flooding as the St. Johns River swelled, the sheriff's office said Tuesday mandatory evacuation orders have been lifted.

by | September 17, 2017 | 08:04

Puigdemont and Barcelona's mayor Ada Colau have written to Rajoy and Spain's King Felipe, complaining of "an unprecedented repression offensive" but calling for political dialogue. In response, Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, said, "I say this both calmly and firmly: there will be no referendum, it won't happen". Instead, armed police are raiding random newspapers across Catalonia looking for voting papers, and are out in numbers hoping to stumble across ballot boxes to undermine the ...

by | September 17, 2017 | 07:51

The Singapore Grand Prix 2017 kicked off under the floodlights at the Marina Bay street circuit . Verstappen, having topped practice three, was the fastest in the first two sessions of qualifying. Coming into Q3, both drivers were very quick around the 1st and 2nd sectors raising suspicions as to whether the Italian team were sandbagging. McLaren impressed with Fernando Alonso in fourth and Stoffel Vandoorne fifth.

by | September 17, 2017 | 07:43

Prime Minister has arrived in London en route to NY to participate in the session of the United Nations General Assembly. Separately, in a meeting with Afghan Ambassador Omar Zakhilwal, Prime Minister Abbasi reiterated Pakistan's commitment to peace and stability in the region with special focus on Afghanistan.

by | September 17, 2017 | 07:24

UNITED NATIONS :The UN Security Council condemned "the highly provocative launch of a ballistic missile " by North Korea and expressed commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the crisis. The North has confirmed the missile as an intermediate range Hwasong-12, the same model launched over Japan on August 29. He also ordered the South Korean military to prepare for new forms of attacks from North Korea , such as electromagnetic pulse weapons and biochemical weapons.

by | September 17, 2017 | 06:57

Though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin conceded Tuesday that the administration might not be able to cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent, it's still Mr. Because many Democrats have largely staked out a position against reducing the highest individual tax rates, Trump's comments may lead to some compromises ultimately, he said.

by | September 17, 2017 | 06:45

White House aides say his address, to be given to heads of state and government or their representatives, is still being written and topics could change. The US must follow through on Defence Secretary Mattis's much needed "iron-clad" guarantees to Japan and South Korea by reinforcing America's military presence in the region.

by | September 17, 2017 | 06:34

In Canada, the S&P/TSX Composite closed marginally higher (+0.3) at 15,173. The major averages all finished the day in positive territory. Winfield Associates Inc. The US dollar weakened after an unexpected decline in August retail sales raised concern over the economy's strength. "I think the market is kind of getting desensitized to that", said Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James in St.

by | September 17, 2017 | 06:31

The home is directly across from a hospital. Hollywood police have begun a criminal investigation into the deaths at Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills. Before the day was over, eight residents lay dead. "It's a sad event", Hollywood police chief Tomas Sanchez told a news conference. A second call came an hour later - but by the third call for help, the facility raised eyebrows that the situation may become deadlier and deadlier as temperatures increased and the nursing home ...

by | September 17, 2017 | 06:18

Unfortunately, early this morning several patients experienced distress and there were 3 fatalities at the Facility and 3 at the hospital they were transferred to. The home was not entirely without power during and after Irma - but there wasn't enough to run the air conditioning , its managers say . A neighbor told FOX35 Orlando generators were not allowed in the community, and officials across Florida are warning people to keep generators outside homes.

by | September 17, 2017 | 06:09

Weapons have been recovered from the slain terrorists, whose identity and affiliation is being ascertained, the spokesman said. There have been continuous ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the IB for the past four days, in which one BSF jawan was killed and a few others were injured.

by | September 17, 2017 | 06:08

The crash occurred between Junction 16 for Aztec West, and Junction 14 for Thornbury in south Gloucestershire. Huge queues built up behind the crash scene after the motorway was closed in both directions. The most striking thing about the scene is the nearly complete silence here. Another person wrote the lorry had crashed through the central reservation and drove off the road.

by | September 17, 2017 | 06:08

Those, claiming to bring change and democratic stability in the country, should need to strong themselves before the demand for formation of new Pakistan, said PML-N local leader Mehboob Ahmed. "No worker has complained of his absence", she added. The parliamentary seat had fallen vacant after Nawaz was disqualified under Article 62 of the Constitution in the Panamagate case by the Supreme Court.

by | September 17, 2017 | 05:45

Lydia Ko is within touching distance of adding another major golf title to her resume. Hull birdied four of the first seven holes to get back to level par for the tournament, but she could not make any further progress and bogeyed 10 and 17 to end the day 11 shots behind the leader.

by | September 17, 2017 | 05:07

Expressing dissatisfaction over proposed Japanese investments in India's North-East states, as mentioned in the India-Japan joint statement following bilateral talks a day earlier between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe in Gandhinagar, Beijing Friday warned that a "third-party should not meddle" in border disputes between India and China .

by | September 17, 2017 | 04:38

Boise police spokeswoman Haley Williams said there were many with serious injuries, but no fatalities had been reported by late Saturday afternoon. Authorities said an investigation is underway and the evidence will be sent to the prosecutor for " possible charges ".

by | September 17, 2017 | 03:37

President Trump said Saturday that he'll be going to Alabama in a week to campaign for Sen. "Trump says, "'Big Luther' is a great guy who gets things done!" Moore led odd in the first round of GOP voting. Brooks said Moore will "fight for America" and criticized "malicious" tactics of a PAC supporting unusual. Brooks said Moore will "fight for America" and criticized "malicious" tactics of a PAC supporting odd.

by | September 17, 2017 | 02:54

Earlier this morning, members of a group that appeared to be New York Black Lives Matter rally came in contact with hundreds of people at the Maggie L. Lee statue. As city officials have said, everyone has a right to express their views in public, but anyone who violates the law or endangers the safety of others will be arrested and charged.

by | September 17, 2017 | 01:08

These include carbon dioxide generated from burning of fossil fuels that scientists blame for a warming planet, sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms. White House senior adviser Everett Eissenstat unveiled the new United States position at a meeting Saturday, the newspaper said. Officials from Canada, China and the European Union have been accelerating their efforts to minimize the fallout from a potential US withdrawal from the Paris agreement.

by | September 17, 2017 | 00:44

Cheika said he was surprised by South Africa's 57-0 loss to New Zealand in Saturday's other Rugby Championship test and warned of a backlash from the Springboks when the Wallabies play them in their next match in Bloemfontein on September 30.