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by | November 03, 2017 | 10:50

In a statement, the military said it was now in full control of the city, after a weeks-long campaign carried out with allied forces. "Fighting has ended, now there are sweeping operations under way". But while Damascus has backed the Russian plan, some opposition groups have rejected the idea, calling it an attempt to rehabilitate President Bashar al-Assad's government.

by | November 03, 2017 | 10:15

The sexual harassment scandal sweeping United Kingdom parliament brought fresh allegations against lawmakers on Thursday, after the appointment of a new defence minister following the resignation of Michael Fallon . Sir Michael quit on Wednesday after admitting his behaviour had "fallen below the high standards required" in the role of defence secretary. She went on to call for an end to the "boys' own locker-room culture" that has prevailed in "male-dominated professions", telling the ...

by | November 03, 2017 | 10:13

Lights Out and Annabelle: Creation director David F. Sandberg is at the helm of the DCEU movie, which is due to start filming in early 2018. There isn't a ton of history about the mad doctor, but he's been around DC quite a bit including teaming up with other villains such as Lex Luthor.

by | November 03, 2017 | 10:11

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chair of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, at his office in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, Dec. Jeb Hensarling , who also announced recently he would retire after this term, would alter the Texas delegation. Five Democrats and one Republican, Eric Burkhart, have already declared that they are running for Smith's seat in 2018.

by | November 03, 2017 | 10:08

Police tell WLS- TV that a 12-year-old boy was shot in the groin and taken to the Illinois Masonic Hospital by ambulance, his condition is still unknown. Authorities say the shooting occurred at a Starbucks, where a man's body could be seen late Thursday through the shop's window. The shooter followed him inside and fired shots, fatally wounding him and hitting another man and the boy.

by | November 03, 2017 | 09:52

Witnesses told local media that a vehicle drove down a popular bike path and struck pedestrians and cyclists. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio told a media conference the attack was a "cowardly act of terror aimed at innocent people.who had no idea what was about to hit them".

by | November 03, 2017 | 08:53

New Zealand, which takes a total of 750 refugees a year, made an initial resettlement offer under John Key's government in 2013 to the then Labor Gillard government. Last October then-Labour leader Andrew Little said Prime Minister John Key should "cause worldwide embarrassment" to Australia if it do not accept the offer for New Zealand to take up to 150 people a year from offshore detention centres.

by | November 03, 2017 | 08:21

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Samboora village of Pampore area this evening following information about the presence of some militants there, the officials said. Two army men were also killed in the gunfight while two more militants are believed to have escaped from the cordon. Meanwhile, the body of a terrorist has been recovered from the spot.

by | November 03, 2017 | 07:27

New York State saw the most anti-Semitic incidents in the entire country with 267, which the ADL wrote is "consistent with prior reports , the states with the highest number of incidents tend to be those with the largest Jewish populations".

by | November 03, 2017 | 07:22

Trump has warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatened the United States. He is expected to seek President Xi Jinping's commitment to exerting further pressure on North Korea , whose sole ally is China, to halt its nuclear programme.

by | November 03, 2017 | 05:57

Brawner also identified one of the two terrorists killed as Abu Talja , said to be the trusted aide of the slain Isnilon Hapilon , the head of the Abu Sayyaf, appointed by Daesh leaders as the "emir" with orders to establish a caliphate in Marawi City to be used as their main base of operation in Southeast Asia.

by | November 03, 2017 | 04:47

NY residents can start signing up Wednesday for another year of insurance coverage through the state's official health plan marketplace, including low-priced options for those who qualify. "Most people who already have plans through the federal marketplace will be automatically re-enrolled, but Lodes urges customers to return to healthcare.gov since plan pricing and coverage changes every year".

by | November 03, 2017 | 04:21

It said Japanese and South Korean fighter jets carried out a sequenced mission with the US bombers. "The Lancers then transited overland to Korea to integrate with Republic of Korea fighters in the Yellow Sea", the statement read, adding that the aircraft later returned "to their respective home stations".

by | November 03, 2017 | 04:00

Ms Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize victor, has faced heavy worldwide criticism for not taking a higher profile in responding to the violence which United Nations officials have called "ethnic cleansing" by the army. During her first ever visit to villages in Rakhine - Pantawpyin, Taungpyo Letwe and Kyikanpyin in Maungtaw since the terrorist attacks in August that undermined the stability of the area, Aung San Suu Kyi urged the local people to cooperate in the long-term reconstruction and ...

by | November 03, 2017 | 03:21

The Virginia Department of Elections draws a distinction between independent expenditures and in-kind donations. "Independent Expenditures", the statute reads , "To qualify as an in-kind contribution, the candidate or an agent of the candidate's campaign committee must have either expressly requested or suggested to the person or committee that the expenditure be made, or the candidate or an agent of the candidate campaign committee must have material involvement in devising the strategy, ...

by | November 03, 2017 | 03:17

When police arrived at his hotel room on the 32nd floor, Stephen committed suicide. After authorities conducted a background check on Bruce Paddock , they found an active warrant from a 2014 child pornography case. Assuming the police might like to speak with Bruce, the staffer called the Los Angeles police. The new account comes nearly a month after the sheriff said no police officers fired weapons during the October 1 massacre that killed 58 people at an open-air outdoor music festival.

by | November 03, 2017 | 03:08

On Oct. 30, court documents were unsealed that show that George Papadopoulos , who Trump had named as a key foreign-policy advisor in March 2016, had pleaded guilty on Oct. "The March 31 comments by this Papadopoulos person did not leave a lasting impression", the source told NBC News. Yet his interactions with his former peers have been frayed as attorney general, particularly amid Democratic accusations that he provided misleading testimony at his confirmation hearing about his ...

by | November 03, 2017 | 03:12

Pointing out that this was the third year the government will be celebrating Tipu Jayanti, Siddaramaiah said last year it went off smoothly and only in the first year, there was violence due to "instigation" by RSS and Bajarang Dal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who tore into the Congress party during his visit to the state on Sunday, is expected to be part of the event to be held on 28 January, when the 75-day rally returns to Bengaluru .

by | November 03, 2017 | 02:37

The Trump administration has said it is considering a pre-empty military strike as one of its options as it seeks to deter Kim Jong-un - dubbed "Rocket Man" by Trump - from creating a nuclear missile capable of striking the United States or its key ally in Asia, Japan.

by | November 03, 2017 | 02:28

But a year ago, under President Barack Obama, the US abstained for the first time, as Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved forward with the historic warming of relations between the former Cold War foes. "The Cuban regime is sending the warped message to the world that the sad state of its economy, the oppression of its people, and the export of its destructive ideology is not its fault", she said.

by | November 03, 2017 | 02:23

Al Franken, the Minnesota Democrat, accused him of failing "to tell the truth about your interactions with Russian operatives during the campaign". Papadopoulos told Mueller that not only was Sessions at the meeting on March 31, 2016, he opposed the idea that Trump sit down with Papadopoulos' contacts.

by | November 03, 2017 | 02:01

For several minutes this afternoon, President Donald J. Trump's Twitter account vanished for several minutes and then re-appeared. Many have long called for Trump to be banned from the social network for violating Twitter's terms of service, which forbid harassing language-something the president has always been accused of committing.

by | November 03, 2017 | 02:00

Political staff should be given proper training to deal with reports of sexual assaults, a Labour MP has said. The party said it has already launched an investigation into the claims. The allegation is the most serious to emerge in the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked Westminster after numerous women shared stories of sexual abuse following harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

by | November 03, 2017 | 00:54

They were arrested following an investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller , who is looking into allegations that members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation to get him elected. Judge Jackson ordered that the pair remain under home confinement and Global Positioning System monitoring for the time being and that they appear in court again on Monday.

by | November 02, 2017 | 23:59

The 29-year-old from CT was a model and actress with no political experience when she joined the Trump campaign, according to Business Insider. Kushner, whose appointment as a top White House employee prompted criticism owing to his close ties with the Trump family, has been regarded as one of the most influential aides of the POTUS, in fact, he could be more influential than the POTUS himself .