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Islamic State defeated in its Syrian capital Raqqa

Islamic State defeated in its Syrian capital Raqqa It is unclear whether the US military has plans to compete with them there to take on the Islamic State , or whether the Kurdish-led SDF will be willing to extend its reach that far. On Tuesday the global charity Save the Children said numerous 270,000 people who fled the fighting would likely be stuck in aid camps for months or years. [Full Article...]

Lighthizer Slams Canada and Mexico for Refusing to Accept NAFTA Reforms

Lighthizer Slams Canada and Mexico for Refusing to Accept NAFTA Reforms Canadian and Mexican officials rejected some US proposals introduced during the latest round, according to one government source from each country. Robert Lighthizer , the USA trade representative, said America's neighbors had rejected some text they had previously agreed to in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. [Full Article...]

Obama aides slam Trump over claim about past presidents, fallen soldiers

Obama aides slam Trump over claim about past presidents, fallen soldiers Mr Trump said in a news conference he had written letters to the families of four soldiers killed in an October 4 ambush in Niger and planned to call them, crediting himself with taking extra steps in honouring the dead properly. In a statement released Tuesday, the Khan family called Trump's latest behavior "unbecoming". The comments prompted backlash from some Obama administration aides. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to launch its own cryptocurrency called 'CryptoRuble'

He added: 'This mustn't be a private currency, but the one, which is issued by the state, controlled by the state and enable to provide circulation of digital money in light of the digital economy '. The CryptoRuble does appear to be blockchain-based, however, which ensures a degree of decentralization and could help prevent things like online fraud. [Full Article...]

Florida governor declares state of emergency in advance of Richard Spencer event

Florida governor declares state of emergency in advance of Richard Spencer event Protesters with the group " No Nazis At UF " are demanding that university officials change the banned items list for white nationalist Richard Spencer's event Thursday. Further, said Janine Sikes, a UF spokeswoman, it will make it easier for the university to recover the estimated $500,000 that UF and the other agencies involved will spend to enhance security in the city as well as on campus. [Full Article...]

Ajit Pai: Despite what Trump says, FCC won't revoke broadcast licenses

Ajit Pai: Despite what Trump says, FCC won't revoke broadcast licenses In an October 11 tweetstorm, the president said the article was "pure fiction". Earlier in the morning at an AT&T policy event, Pai responded to a question regarding Trump's call to challenge and possibly revoke NBC's FCC licenses by saying that he supported the first amendment and that the FCC does not regulate "fake news". [Full Article...]

Suspected US missiles kill 20 militants in NW Pakistan

Suspected US missiles kill 20 militants in NW Pakistan The group disappeared from there after Pakistani troops started operation following a militant attack on an army public school in Peshawar that killed more than 150 people, mostly school children. Captain Hasnain, who was martyred in a blast in Kurram Agency along with three other soldiers Sunday morning, has been laid to rest in his native town with full military honours. [Full Article...]

North Korea's threats 'strengthen Australia's resolve' - Julie Bishop

North Korea's threats 'strengthen Australia's resolve' - Julie Bishop The European Union imposed new sanctions on North Korea Monday as part of global efforts to punish Pyongyang for its nuclear and ballistic weapons programs. As I've said before, the North Korea regime must bear full responsibility for the measures that the worldwide community is enacting against it, including these sanctions. [Full Article...]

Canadian says child killed, wife raped in Afghanistan

Canadian says child killed, wife raped in Afghanistan He called on the Afghan government to bring their captors to justice, saying, "God willing, this litany of stupidity will be the epitaph of the Haqqani network ". The Haqqani group had previously demanded the release of Anas Haqqani, a son of the founder of the group, in exchange for turning over the American-Canadian family. [Full Article...]

At least 31 dead in Spain, Portugal fires

At least 31 dead in Spain, Portugal fires Solidarity of all Spain and prompt coordination to combat the fire and assist people'. Arsonists are being blamed for causing most of the 105 fires in the Galicia region of northwest Spain, which borders Portugal . "We went through absolute hell, it was terrible". Portugal has been especially hard hit by wildfires this year, including one in June that killed 64 people. [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Sanders Carted to Locker Room After Suffering Ankle Injury vs. Giants

Emmanuel Sanders Carted to Locker Room After Suffering Ankle Injury vs. Giants The Giants, without Odell Beckham Jr, Sterling Shepard and Brandon Marshall, were able to rely on their running game for the first time this season. Right tackle Menelik Watson did not return for the second half because of a calf injury. This time it was an easy pick six 60 Janoris Jenkins to give the Giants a 17-3 lead going into halftime. It did not matter, as the Giants defense really came to... [Full Article...]

Boulder weather: Sunny skies with a high of 73

Boulder weather: Sunny skies with a high of 73 Think lows could drop in the mid 40s but if cloud cover moves through a little slower, we may have lows slightly warmer as clouds will act as a blanket to keep temperatures warmer. A warm start with highs near 80 on Saturday, dry, but breezy . Tue: High: 73 Sunny and mild. The weekend will be even warmer as winds shift more out of the southwest. [Full Article...]

Journalist behind Panama Papers killed by vehicle bomb

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, whom Caruana Galizia targeted in her blog " Running Commentary , condemned the killing as a "barbaric" act, Agence France-Presse reported ". Caruana Galizia ran a hugely popular blog in which she relentlessly highlighted cases of alleged high-level corruption targeting politicians from across party lines. [Full Article...]

Trump calls allegations that he groped 'Apprentice' contestant 'fake news'

Trump calls allegations that he groped 'Apprentice' contestant 'fake news' His comments also follow a flood of reports that Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted over two dozen women over a couple decades, with well-known actresses like Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rose McGowan coming forward about the movie mogul's predatory behavior. [Full Article...]

Defense minister says Israel values frank dialogue with Russian Federation

According SANA, the Syrian air defense "directly hit one of the jets, forcing the enemy to retreat", contradicting Israeli military claims that all planes had returned safely from the operation. Israel and Russian Federation coordinate their military over Syria for deconfliction. The Syrian army has commented on the incident. Conricus acknowledged the sensitivity of the timing of the incident an... [Full Article...]

Trump Said Pence Wants To 'Hang' All The Gays

Trump Said Pence Wants To 'Hang' All The Gays In the White House, Pence became the only vice president in history to speak at the annual pro-life March for Life event in Washington, D.C. He has also spoken out against the legalization of gay marriage. As Indiana governor, Pence signed the 2015 Religious Freedom Act, which allowed businesses to discriminate against gays. After weeks of protests and business boycotts, Pence eventually revised... [Full Article...]

Punjab: Congress wins Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat

Punjab: Congress wins Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat If Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah's "Congress-mukt Bharat" (Congress-free India) campaign has hit a wall in any state, it is definitely Punjab . The Congress had shown commitment to fight hegemony and goondaism of the SAD-BJP. The counting was being conducted in centres in Gurdaspur and Pathankot towns. [Full Article...]

Patriots linebacker involved in serious multicar crash in Foxborough

Patriots linebacker involved in serious multicar crash in Foxborough The three-vehicle pileup occurred at 9:30 Friday night at the intersection of Commercial and Fisher streets. Six people had to be taken to the hospital. ESPN's Mike Reiss said the passenger was Langi's wife. An undrafted free agent out of BYU, Langi signed with the Patriots in May and secured a spot on the defending champions' 53-man roster. [Full Article...]

Oil rig explosion rocks Kenner, injures 7 people Sunday

Oil rig explosion rocks Kenner, injures 7 people Sunday Brian McGregor said numerous injuries were serious. He tweeted citing officials that the cleanup of the lake could be facilitated by the shallow nature of the water, as opposed to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that occurred in 2010. 'Several people have been rescued from the rig. Brian McGregor said rescue boats were mobilized and that officials with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office w... [Full Article...]

Terror as AirAsia flight turns back to Australia

AirAsia did not comment on the allegations leveled against the cabin crew. Fortunately, the pilot managed to turn the plane back to Perth International Airport, where passengers were scheduled on the next available flight. " I actually picked up my phone and sent a text message to my family, just hoping that they would get it ", Perth woman Leah said. All affected passengers will be scheduled t... [Full Article...]


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