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by | November 28, 2016 | 15:36

Russia's Defense Ministry says Syrian government troops have captured 10 neighborhoods and over 3,000 buildings from rebels in Aleppo. Capturing rebel-held eastern Aleppo would be the biggest victory for President Bashar al-Assad since the start of the Syrian uprising in 2011.

by | November 28, 2016 | 15:31

Heavy fighting between the military and the Maute terrorist group has resumed in Butig, Lanao del Sur. Local officials and barangay leaders in Butig confirmed on Monday that no fewer than 17 members of the Dawla gang, also known as the Maute group, had been killed in encounters since late Saturday with soldiers sent to drive them away.

by | November 28, 2016 | 15:29

President-elect Donald Trump responded to third party candidate Jill Stein's initiative to file for presidential recount in several battleground states by calling it "ridiculous" and "a scam". "For his information, this is all going into a dedicated and segregated account so that it can only be spent on the recount", she told CNN's Pamela Brown on "Newsroom".

by | November 27, 2016 | 17:46

Despite being unable to finish off their drives, the Spartans dominated Penn State offensively in the first half - 256-125 in total yards, 86-14 in rushing yards. Major Common Opponents: OSU lost to Penn State; Michigan defeated Penn State 49-10. "Trace did a great job of giving me a great, catchable ball and after that point, it's just finishing the play", Godwin said.

by | November 27, 2016 | 17:46

Temer said he would veto any such move. "This political crisis could weaken the government exactly at a time when it is necessary to approve the fiscal adjustment measures", said Luciano Rostagno, the chief strategist at Banco Mizuho and one of the most accurate Brazil inflation forecasters in Bloomberg surveys.

by | November 27, 2016 | 17:44

The Bayou Classic the annual college football game between Grambling State University and Southern University. The multi-day event includes a competition between rival marching bands, concerts and a parade. Police are now on the scene investigating the shooting. "This is a very tragic and unacceptable set of circumstances", said New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, who stood alongside Harrison during the press conference.

by | November 27, 2016 | 17:44

Three of the students killed were in the fourth grade, one was in the first grade and the other was a kindergartner. The police department's tweet did not give the child's name or age. Hamilton County School officials confirm it was not a part of the driver's scheduled route. The National Transportation Safety Board sent a team to investigate, and police obtained a warrant to remove the bus' black box, which contains data on the vehicle's movements.

by | November 26, 2016 | 17:54

The Japan Meteorological Agency warned of further tidal waves of up to 3 meters for Fukushima and 1 meter for other parts on the Pacific coastline, after the first wave of tsunami was observed 20 km east of Iwaki city in Fukushima prefecture and then 1.4-meter wave were spotted at Sendai port in northeastern Miyagi prefecture.

by | November 26, 2016 | 17:50

She has never herself held elected office, but in 2006 was defeated in a bid to seek the Republican nomination to challenge then NY senator Hillary Clinton's successful re-election bid. " The American people chose Donald J. Trump to lead them for a reason", added Ms. McFarland in her own official statement, released by the Trump team.

by | November 26, 2016 | 17:50

The Kremlin said in a statement. Last week, Putin was among the first world leaders to congratulate Trump on his election, and Trump's transition team has said that the president-elect is "very much looking forward to having a strong and enduring relationship with Russian Federation".

by | November 26, 2016 | 17:49

One Turkish soldier has been killed and five others sustained light injuries in clashes with Islamic State (IS) extremist group in northern Syria , the Turkish army has said in a statement. But he also indicated disapproval of Turkey-backed targeting of the town. "Turkey's operations are being conducted unilaterally and not as part of the Coalition effort", he said.

by | November 26, 2016 | 17:46

Projections for the United Kingdom economy are not made by the government, they are produced by the independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), and the Chancellor's plans are based on their forecasts , which will see the United Kingdom needing to borrow an additional £59 billion over the next 5 years.

by | November 26, 2016 | 17:41

Considered one of the most powerful leaders of the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin while interacting with a child at an awards ceremony for geography students, asked one of the kids on stage "Where does the Russian border end?" Mr Putin told Seagal he hopes the ceremony, shown on Russian state television, is "also a sign of a gradual normalisation of the relations between the countries".

by | November 25, 2016 | 09:54

Russian diplomacy also criticizes the ICC to focus on the alleged crimes committed by Ossetian militia and Russian troops in Georgia during the war between the two countries in August 2008. "They're useless, the International Criminal Court", he said in a mix of Tagalog and English. The decision came after an ICC ruling that Russia's activity in Crimea amounted to an "ongoing occupation".

by | November 25, 2016 | 09:52

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim was briefed on the attack by Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar and Defense Minister Fikri Isik. He said it was evident that "some are not happy with Turkey's fight against Daesh (IS)", without indicating who this might be.

by | November 25, 2016 | 09:52

The opposition has alleged the government does not want a debate on demonetisation and is not bothered about the inconvenience faced by the common man. The Minister said the measure will increase lending capacity of banks which could extend the money to farmers, the social sector and also the industry.

by | November 25, 2016 | 09:52

Trump defeated Clinton by a projected approximate amount of 70 Electoral College votes despite losing the popular vote by approximately two million votes . Today, he calls it "actually genius" and also claims that he would have won the popular vote had he campaigned differently. Clinton lost the Electoral College solidly, and the climbing popular vote spread doesn't change anything about who will hold power in Washington , according to CNN.

by | November 25, 2016 | 09:52

Angela Merkel's decision to run for a fourth term as German chancellor coincided with the release of a poll showing that 55 percent of the electorate support this decision, with stability seen as the key attribute the long-standing leader would bring to a renewed stint in office.

by | November 25, 2016 | 09:52

The row is embarrassing for Mr Fillon, who is seeking to defend himself against claims that he is close to the Catholic right, which critics say has a long and dark history of antisemitism. Francois Fillon unexpectedly stormed to first place in the seven-strong primaries' first round on November 20, with a strong lead on Alain Juppe, who had been the favourite in opinion polls for months.

by | November 25, 2016 | 09:51

Mr Farage was pictured roaring with laughter as he was given a tray of Ferrero Rocher, which the choc firm's infamous telly adverts claimed were enjoyed at ambassadors' receptions. However, he warned those present not to be complacent with Brexit, indicating the Conservative Party may yet betray it. I suspect there is going to be a genuine realignment of British politics over the course of the next three or four years.

by | November 25, 2016 | 09:51

Late Tuesday, the hurricane top sustained winds of 75 miles per hour and was moving westward at 3 miles per hour, the US hurricane center said. All that rain combined with Central America's higher terrain could cause deadly flooding and mudslides, the hurricane center said.

by | November 25, 2016 | 09:49

The attack came a day after several small-scale bombings in and around Baghdad killed 31 people and wounded more than a 100, a particularly bloody day even by the standards of the Iraqi capital, which has for more than a decade endured near-daily violence blamed on Isil or its forerunner, al-Qa'ida.

by | November 24, 2016 | 01:33

There seemed no short-term hope for asylum seekers on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island , a male-only camp holding 873 men. The Australian government says it has signed an agreement with the United States to resettle an unknown number of the refugees now being held at offshore Australian detention facilities to U.S.

by | November 24, 2016 | 01:32

During the call, Netanyahu congratulated Trump on his victory and said that both he and his wife, Sara, were looking forward to meeting the president-elect and his wife, Melania. The Palestinian Authority pledged to work with Trump to establish a Palestinian state. "It was a campaign promise and there is every intention to keep it", Trump's Mideast adviser David Friedman told the Jerusalem Post .

by | November 24, 2016 | 01:27

White House reporter Noah Brooks wrote later in 1865 that "a live turkey had been brought home for the Christmas dinner, but [Lincoln's son Tad] interceded in behalf of its life". It's true Lincoln did a one-time turkey pardon, but Truman aficionados say there's little evidence the president spared his birds. Their names: " Tot " and " Tater ".

by | November 24, 2016 | 01:26

In his fourth National Basketball Association season and first as Milwaukee's point forward, Antetokounmpo is averaging 21.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 5.3 assists through nine games. In his speech, Mr Obama delivered a staunch defence of his record as President, including healthcare and the easing of relations with Cuba. As Headlines News reports, President Obama will be talking about democracy on its own birthplace, and maybe, talk about the incoming president by defending some of ...

by | November 24, 2016 | 01:10

As reported by Mark Kim of KOMU, star freshman running back Damarea Crockett was charged with possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana early Sunday morning in Columbia. Sunday, hours after the Tigers returned home from Knoxville. MUPD arrested Crockett and released him on summons, meaning he was not taken into custody.

by | November 23, 2016 | 17:38

Associated Press writer Jonathan Lemire in NY contributed to this report. Conway suggested Trump's new posture is aimed at Republicans in Congress who have relentlessly investigated the former secretary of state, including whether classified information passed through her private email server and how she acted in connection with the deadly raid on the U.S.

by | November 22, 2016 | 19:06

President-elect Donald Trump is appearing to deny that he is using the powers of his future office to benefit his businesses worldwide. But he announced no further appointments, keeping candidates and the public guessing about the shape of the administration that will take office on January 20.

by | November 22, 2016 | 19:05

After attacking various media outlets for challenging his behaviour throughout his campaign, Mr Trump continued to wage war on outlets who have criticised or challenged him from inside the confines of his own home in a strictly off the record meeting in NY on Monday.

by | November 21, 2016 | 05:56

It is only available to those now in the regional processing centers. "If it's the case, it will be another great achievement from the Turnbull government", he said on channel Nine. Turnbull would not say how many refugees would be resettled in the United States , but that women, children and families would be prioritised. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would not say Monday how many migrants would be taken by the United States or be drawn on what would happen once President-elect ...

by | November 21, 2016 | 05:55

Lt Col Dhiya Mizhir, also from the rapid reaction force, said the target was an area overlooking Mosul airport, which has been rendered unusable by ISIL to prevent attackers using it as a staging post. The militants also abducted at least 295 former members of Iraq's security forces in recent days, along with 30 religious leaders from districts near Mosul , Ms.

by | November 20, 2016 | 21:15

James Mattis, Marine Gen. Peter Pace, Navy Adm. William McRaven, and former House Intelligence chairman Mike Rogers. "A true General's General!" Trump also met on Saturday with Romney, who is a possible selection as the top USA diplomat. Trump met with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney Saturday. In March, Romney called Trump "a phony", "a fraud" and "a con man". The President-elect on Friday announced three picks to lead his national security team: retired Army Lt.

by | November 20, 2016 | 21:12

A fire-suppression foam test went awry near a California airport, filling nearby streets with foam, according to Santa Clara Police. The foam is blocking several businesses and has completely covered some cars in the area. Most of what the foam came into contact with was pavement, which cleanup crews are expected to power wash, he said. Emergency personnel on the scene told the San Francisco Chronicle and assembled onlookers that the foam was not risky, but only be a mild skin irritant.

by | November 19, 2016 | 10:49

The Prime Minister could not say how numerous 1600 detainees on Manus Island and Nauru would be destined for the United States , but predicted a "substantial" number would be eligible. "There are some people who if the United States is offered to them, certainly they will take it", Rintoul said, adding that several would prefer Australia where they had family.

by | November 19, 2016 | 10:48

A stronger, but faster moving, front is expected to hit the area Saturday, bringing a 30 to 40 percent chance of rain. At least 15 new fires flared up Tuesday, according to the agency. But that, she says, would be torture. Crews are looking to stop the fire's spread, but when there's such a massive area, there's no way to go in and cool the fire down, he said.

by | November 19, 2016 | 10:45

This alert provides greater detail on the immigration policies that Candidate Trump supported and the changes that he is likely to enact as President . More than 100 colleges around the country staged walkouts on Wednesday, the New York Post reports, with students urging officials to limit their cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

by | November 19, 2016 | 10:35

JavaJunkie shippers felt jipped, these two deserved more . Although it's all part of making them well-rounded, binge-watching six hours of it in a row reinforces how your much-loved characters make poor choices. Small towns have a certain charm that keeps them memorable and this town's charm hasn't been lost. In the meantime, we've got some brand new pictures from the upcoming series and they are pure gold for Gilmore Girls fans.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:27

Since October 16, 2016, Iraqi government soldiers and other local militias are together locked in a violent confrontation with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in an attempt to liberate the city of Mosul from their control. The collapse of the Iraqi army two years ago in the face of Islamic State allowed the KRG to extend its rule over the oil-rich region of Kirkuk. Inside Mosul, Iraqi forces "still must advance towards the Tigris River that bisects Mosul as well as clear the ...

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:25

Get rid of the DNC insiders who cleared the field for Hillary and tried to rig the primary process so she would be anointed as the heir apparent presidential nominee. "We're gonna stand together and fight for a government and an economy that works for all of us". With a new book called Our Revolution just out, Sanders is making the rounds of radio and television outlets promoting his vision.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:25

Trump official Kellyanne Conway said on Thursday morning that Abe would meet Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence at Trump Tower in Manhattan at 5 p.m. "Investors retreated to the sidelines to see the outcome of the Abe-Trump meeting", said an official at a foreign exchange margin trading service firm.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:24

Mr Trump official Kellyanne Conway sought to convey a sense of an informal first encounter with Mr Abe, telling reporters it would not include any "diplomatic agreements" out of deference to Mr Obama, who does not hand over to Mr Trump until Jan 20.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:22

More than 20,000 have been evacuated from communities along the country's coast but the rescue effort is now being concentrated on communities where there is no way out. The landslides destroyed most roads and bridges leading to the resort town. Journalists at Radio New Zealand spoke with one family whose house was on a fault line and moved from its foundation.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:22

The 7.1-percent growth brought the average growth rate for the first three quarters to 7.0 percent after hitting 6.9 and 7 percent in the first and second quarters, respectively. Peter Angelo V. Perfecto, executive director of the Makati Business Club, cautioned that robust growth can continue only with less political noise and increased focus on economic concerns and not just the war on narcotics.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:20

Three cows are stranded on an island of grass in a paddock near Kaikoura, New Zealand. The US naval ships carrying relief are expected to arrive in the South Island on November 17. In Wellington , as many as 60 buildings were damaged, including serious structural damage to three relatively recently constructed multi-storey buildings, one of which engineers said would have to be torn down.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:20

This was also the fastest since the 7.5 percent growth rate recorded in the second quarter of 2013. "To reach the high-end target of 7 percent, we need to grow by 6.9 percent in the fourth quarter", Neda National Planning and Policy Staff Director Reynaldo Cancio said.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:19

The unemployment rate for the state excluding New York City rose to 4.6 percent from 4.4 percent in September , but was lower than the 4.8 percent rate a year earlier. They say they found a tightening USA labor market with a national economy forecast to add 3.7 million more jobs over the next two years. But unemployment has trended higher since as the growth in the labor force has outpaced the increase in available jobs.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:18

Protesters supporting South Korean President Park Geun-hye shout slogans during a rally opposing the resignation of Park in Seoul , South Korea , Thursday, Nov. The investigation period can be extended to 120 days, but only if Park approves. This comes as Ms Park's defence lawyer on Tuesday asked prosecutors for more time before she would submit to questioning as a witness, after prosecutors earlier sought such a session on either Tuesday or yesterday.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:16

The two countries have built a "powerful and strong" partnership and they must work together to make it even stronger, he said. The Israeli President in his remark said that his country was ready not only to "Make in India, ' but also 'Make with India'".

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:15

Another of Netanyahu's ministers, Tzahi Hanegbi, said he was hopeful that Trump would follow through. "Nevertheless, we hope that USA president Trump will re-evaluate this policy and rebalance it on the Palestinian issue". As for the peace process, Trump, like his official campaign platform, refused to commit to the two-state solution, instead insisting that the two sides must negotiate a mutually-agreeable solution.