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Iraqi troops target Islamic State remnants near Syria border

Iraqi troops target Islamic State remnants near Syria border Al-Manar TV, the media arm of the Lebanese Hezbollah group, said Wednesday that troops have surrounded the eastern town of Boukamal, on the border with Iraq. News showed ISIS fighters attempting to flee al-Qaim city. The city of Deir ez-Zor, which endured years of IS blockade, was breached by the Syrian army with the support of Russian airstrikes early in September. [Full Article...]

Syria To Sign Paris Climate Pact, Leaving Only US Opposed

Syria To Sign Paris Climate Pact, Leaving Only US Opposed President Donald Trump, who has expressed doubts that man-made greenhouse gas emissions are the prime cause of global warming, announced in June that he meant to pull out and instead promote USA coal and oil industries. This makes the United States the only country on the planet not a part of the climate deal. However, due to the terms of the agreement, the US can not fully withdraw until 2020. [Full Article...]

Transgender candidate Danica Roem wins historic Virginia race

Transgender candidate Danica Roem wins historic Virginia race Marshall after a deeply personal campaign that was treated as a referendum on everything from local traffic to national gender norms. I never ran away from them. He refused to debate Roem and referred to her as a male throughout the campaign. She was a reporter at the Gainesville Times for 9 years (plus 2 months and 2 weeks, to be exact) before running for office, and also worked as a news edi... [Full Article...]

Japan's 'Black Widow' sentenced to death for poisoning lovers, taking their money

Japan's 'Black Widow' sentenced to death for poisoning lovers, taking their money She was expressionless as the verdict was read out in a hearing yesterday, local media reported. Kakehi has lamented her lot in life to reporters and insisted she is the victim of unfortunate events. More than 560 people queued for 51 seats in the courtroom to witness the outcome of the marathon trial, which lasted 135 days. Nakagawa rejected defence lawyers' arguments that Kakehi was not crim... [Full Article...]

Lockdown Lifted After Shots Fired Near TCU Campus

Lockdown Lifted After Shots Fired Near TCU Campus The shooter did not hit the other employee, but as he was leaving in a shuttle bus, bumped the other employee. That driver rammed their shuttle into the other shuttle. TCU said the suspect was driving shuttle #24171, which was found off-campus abandoned. Administrators described the suspect as an armed man wearing a white shirt and black trousers. [Full Article...]

In Japan, Trump presented an unusual gift

In Japan, Trump presented an unusual gift U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Japan right now, and as he is wont to do, took a moment to drum up some foolish statement about the auto industry, which he objectively does not understand . Subaru's in Indiana, Nissan is in Tennessee and Alabama, and even tiny Mazda is planning to build a plant here soon-with Toyota. Later, while talking about Japan buying "massive amounts of military... [Full Article...]

Much cooler with another round of rain on Tuesday

Much cooler with another round of rain on Tuesday Showers will be possible both Wednesday and Thursday as the front becomes stationary to our south, and disturbances move along the stalled frontal boundary. While temperatures today aren't too bad, we will be getting progressively cooler by the end of the workweek, with some of the coldest air of the season moving into the region. [Full Article...]

Nawaz's counsel completes arguments about clubbing corruption references

Nawaz's counsel completes arguments about clubbing corruption references Later, former attorney general Irfan Qadir told local media that the judgment shows that its decision was not binding on the accountability court. The judgment also observed that Sharif's daughter Maryam was prima facie beneficial owner of London flats and it can not be said that her spouse Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar has no connection with that property. [Full Article...]

Soldier, three militants killed in Kashmir during anti-terror op

Soldier, three militants killed in Kashmir during anti-terror op An Army jawan was also martyred in the encounter that broke out between militants and security forces on Monday. 30-year-old Singh, a resident of Shaujana Rani village in Bulandshahar district of Uttar Pradesh, was injured during the encounter and later succumbed at Srinagar's 92-Base Army Hospital. [Full Article...]

U.S. to end protected status for Nicaraguan immigrants in 2019

U.S. to end protected status for Nicaraguan immigrants in 2019 The Washington Post reported Friday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paved the way for TPS to be withdrawn for Central Americans and Haitians by sending a letter to DHS stating that conditions in those countries had improved to the point that people no longer needed protection. [Full Article...]

The Bodies of 26 Nigerian Girls Have Been Recovered From Migrant Boats

The Bodies of 26 Nigerian Girls Have Been Recovered From Migrant Boats Twenty-three of the women died on Friday after the inflatable dinghy they were travelling on sank, and their bodies were recovered by the Spanish ship Cantabria , which was operating as part of the European Union anti-trafficking force Sophia. [Full Article...]

Army jawan martyred, 3 terrorists gunned down in J&K's Pulwama encounter

Army jawan martyred, 3 terrorists gunned down in J&K's Pulwama encounter He informed Rising Kashmir that the search operation was jointly launched by 44 RR, Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu Kashmir and para-military forces. "The exchange of fire between the two sides is going on but there are no casualties reported". Officials said that the jawan who was killed had succumbed after several bullet wounds. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort Will Not Be Allowed to Take Off His Ankle Monitor

Paul Manafort Will Not Be Allowed to Take Off His Ankle Monitor Jackson did indicate that she was leaning in favor of easing that condition while planning to impose certain restrictions, such as a bar on worldwide travrl. Manafort, 68, and Gates, 45, pleaded not guilty after being charged on October 30 in a 12-count indictment handed down by a grand jury. The judge also has considered issuing a gag order in the case, but that topic was not addressed at Monda... [Full Article...]

NWS: Tornado Touched Down in Lawrence County

NWS: Tornado Touched Down in Lawrence County A WDRB photographer did find some wind damage on Monday morning in Salem. Dozens of homes, barns, and other buildings have been badly damaged after storms Sunday afternoon pounded the area with high winds, torrential rain, lightning, and a possible tornado. [Full Article...]

Woman loses job for giving Trump the 'F-k you'

Woman loses job for giving Trump the 'F-k you' The photo went everywhere so fast that, according to HuffPost , she made a decision to tell the human resources department at Akima LLC , where she worked as a marketing specialist. So Briskman flagged the exchange to senior management. But apparently the good ol' social media policy didn't apply to this guy. Nope. He cleaned up the comment, spit-shined his public profile and kept on truckin... [Full Article...]

Fort Carson releases new information about soldier killed in Afghanistan

Fort Carson releases new information about soldier killed in Afghanistan It's unclear whether his death was the result of hostile enemy contact or another event, such as a vehicle accident. The incident is under investigation, the release adds. The commander of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan General John Nicholson reaffirmed the support of the alliance to Afghanistan as the U.S. [Full Article...]

US, Turkey to resume issuing non-immigrant visas

The very next day the Turkish Embassy in the US announced the suspension of the issuance of nonimmigrant visas to found courtesy of my American, the mirror answering a similar move in Washington. He was the second local staff member at a USA mission in Turkey to be held. Turkey has also pledged to inform the United States government should Turkey plan to detain or arrest any of the local staff i... [Full Article...]

'Fifty Shades Freed' trailer explores Christian and Ana's marriage

'Fifty Shades Freed' trailer explores Christian and Ana's marriage The climax of the Fifty Shades trilogy is nearly here: The trailer for the last film of the series, Fifty Shades Freed , was released Monday, and it's equal parts steamy, sweet, and scary. She's not just a blushing bride, she's Mrs. Petition for a new film to always be streamed for the single gals on Valentines, say I. The acting was awful, the plot virtually non-existent and they weren't ... [Full Article...]

North Korea Threatens 'Merciless Punishment' On US After Trump's 'Foolish Remarks'

North Korea Threatens 'Merciless Punishment' On US After Trump's 'Foolish Remarks' The president has threatened to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea and warned that he may be forced to " totally destroy " the rogue state. While they would offer protection against North Korea's conventional weapons, they are not created to withstand a nuclear or chemical attack. [Full Article...]

Canada adds 35300 jobs in October, as full-time positions surge

Canada adds 35300 jobs in October, as full-time positions surge The rate over the past year, however, has trended downward, falling 0.7 percent over the period as total employment rose by 308,000. Doug Porter, chief economist at BMO Capital Markets, said the Bank of Canada would be "mildly encouraged" by the increase in year-over-year wage growth. [Full Article...]


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