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by | August 28, 2017 | 03:28

The US forces have intensified their heliborne operation to evacuate ISIL commanders from Deir Ezzur following the Syrian Army troops' advances in the depth of Badiyeh (desert) toward Deir Ezzur in several fronts, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on Sunday.

by | August 28, 2017 | 03:18

The Ministry of Unification said that any unusual movements by North Korea have not been detected. Tensions in the region show no sign of abating, escalating following a new round of United Nations sanctions against North Korea earlier in August, in response to fresh missile tests by Pyongyang.

by | August 28, 2017 | 02:59

The U.S. military's Pacific Command said it had detected three short-range ballistic missiles, fired over a 20 minute period. South Korean President Moon Jae-in did not participate in the meeting and his office didn't immediately provide further details.

by | August 28, 2017 | 02:55

He added that civilians and forces personnel were among the dead while more than a dozen others had been wounded. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday that most of those killed were soldiers who were the target of the bombing.

by | August 28, 2017 | 02:30

North Korea did in fact shell Yeonpyeong-do in 2010, killing four South Koreans, which led to Seoul significantly increasing its military presence in the area. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) determined the launches from North Korea did not pose a threat to North America, he added. The projectiles were launched from a site near Gitdaeryong in Gangwon Province at around 6.49 a.m, according to the South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), Xinhua reported .

by | August 28, 2017 | 02:18

They will restrict the regime's access to USA equity markets, prohibit trading in two bonds issued recently by the Venezuelan government and its state run oil company and prohibit (with some exceptions) its US subsidiary Citgo from sending dividends back into Venezuela .

by | August 28, 2017 | 02:03

Police and residents stressed mobile phone coverage in the area was spotty, voicing hope it could explain why those still missing had not been in touch. Christian Speck, manager of a hotel in Soglio, several kilometres (miles) from Bondo, also witnessed the mountainside collapsing. The event was so severe that the vibrations set off seismometers across Switzerland, measuring the equivalent of a 3.0- magnitude natural disaster.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:59

Celebrities are known for risqué choices on the red carpet of the event, and they often eschew the more standard award show glamourous looks that are seen on red carpets for the Grammys, Emmys, Oscars and other prestigious ceremonies. Lamar leads all comers with eight VMA nominations for his " Humble " music video, a searing critique on the excesses of fame and social media. Along with Perry, a number of other nominated artists are slated to perform, including P!nk , Kendrick Lamar ...

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:40

The ship will depart for Galveston tomorrow afternoon. Carnival Breeze is now docked in Cozumel and will remain there overnight, added de la Huerta. The ships will stop in New Orleans on Saturday to replenish fuel, water and food supplies. Our intention is to be in position to take advantage of any docking opportunity that may become available in Galveston late Sunday evening or Monday.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:38

We won't go blow-for-blow on all the Mariners' errors, but know shortstop Jean Segura made three of them, including two on Jacoby Ellsbury's double, where he missed a catch and had an errant throw. Gray failed to strike out a batter for the first time in his career over five innings of a loss at Fenway Park on Sunday. He struck out 10 and walked one in his 100th major league start.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:31

The flood toll in the state rose to 482 with 42 more deaths on Sunday, a day after PM Narendra Modi undertook an aerial survey of the four affected districts of Purnia division. A total of 630 Army personnel are assisting in relief and rescue operations with 70 boats, the release said. However, one more death was reported in the state taking the toll in the latest wave of flood to 73.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:25

Several said they support Donald Trump and want to join with moderates to promote understanding and free speech. The infuriatingly dense Gibson, meanwhile, held some kind of press conference in Pacifica Saturday afternoon, and then, as the Chronicle reports , showed up in Crissy Field anyway by late afternoon, flanked by "about 20 would-be rally participants, some of whom said they had come from OR and Washington to attend the aborted rally".

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:26

According to information obtained by NBC news, 23 of the migrants would be of chinese origin, while the other seven would be mexican. Several immigrants ran back to the border and went into the 328-foot tunnel, according to reports from the scene.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:21

The National weather Service says a heat wave will get underway in Southern California starting tomorrow. Forecasters say today's temperatures will be roughly normal in L-A County but 10 to 20 degrees above average on Monday. Weather service officials said the heat wave may extend beyond Wednesday and could "carry on the entire week". Night time low temperatures will remain on the warm side, dropping only into the upper 50s to lower 60s.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:20

However, when asked about JD (U ) warning him of action if he participated in the rally, Sharad Yadav refused to comment. "The party had informed him through me that if he attends the rally, it would be seen as an anti-party activity and that he has voluntarily quit the party", Tyagi said while speaking to ANI .

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:18

Pacific territory of Guam with four missiles. The tests on Saturday were the first by North Korea since it launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month. Since then, new United Nations sanctions have been imposed, and a war of words between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un escalated, with the U.S.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:16

Some people questioned whether the picture was faked but Timothy McIntosh insisted it was real. The Galveston County Daily News reported that fifteen elderly residents were airlifted by helicopter from La Vita Bella nursing home after a photo showed them sitting in waist deep water.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:13

The snap has since had 21,700 shares, 2,000 comments and 8,500 reactions by Saturday night. A dog in Texas has been spotted carrying an entire bag of dog food following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey . Otis has found his way home safely and is back with his owners, according to the woman's Facebook post. Segovia was watching the dog, who belongs to his 5-year-old grandson Carter who had fled the city due to flooding.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:02

A statement Wednesday by the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination cited "the failure at the highest political level to unequivocally reject racist violent events", in the United States. Mere days later, however, he swung back to his original tact , blaming "both sides" and attacking what he called the "alt-left" in a tense press conference.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:57

Sixty-two Lebanese soldiers have been killed by ISIL or Syria's former Al Qaeda affiliate in and around Arsal since 2013, the Lebanese army spokesman said. The head of Lebanon's General Security body, Major General Abbas Ibrahim, oversaw the release efforts in 2015. The Lebanese army announced that a cease-fire in its own offensive took effect at 7 a.m.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:50

Two others were freed, but will remain under investigation. The Catalan government has denied the accusations. "From the initial stages, the coordination has been fluid and constant, both at the political decision level and at the technical level of police responsibilities", Rajoy told reporters.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:44

After cutting in from the right, Stoke centre-back Kurt Zouma let fly with a left-foot shot that took a huge deflection off Gareth Barry, obliging West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster to leap and tip the ball over the bar. West Brom won each of last season's league meetings 1-0 and the latest showdown showed few signs of being a more goal-laden affair, with neither side able to muster a clear chance in a tepid first 45 minutes.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:40

The Tal Afar operation began Sunday , and is aimed at driving IS from one of the last major pockets it controls in Iraq . ISIS fighters inside Tal Afar are estimated to number around 1,000. Rather, most of the Iraqi forces still seem to be ringing the city's outskirts, and it took very few to capture mostly uncontested districts. Tal Afar was captured by the extremists on June 16, 2014, after a two-day battle.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:44

A tropical storm watch may be required for a portion of the coast of North and South Carolina Sunday afternoon. As of 2:00 p.m. EST, an elongated area of low pressure, previously located over northeast Florida, emerged over the western Atlantic.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:41

After taking a heap of criticism Sunday morning for losing focus on his Hurricane Harvey PR mission, Trump got right back on task for a hot second, tweeting exclamation-pointed streams of consciousness about the storm. Trump has also said : " Canada , what they've done to our dairy farmworkers is a disgrace". Trump also used Twitter on Sunday to press the need for his promised wall on the U.S.