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Oct 21 2016

Iraqi general calls on IS militants in Mosul to surrender

They used bulldozers and other heavy equipment to fill trenches and moved armoured vehicles into the breach after about an hour of mortar and gunfire at IS positions be...

Oct 21 2016

Baghdad's Finest: A look at Iraq's vaunted special forces

CTS commander Taleb Sheghati Al Kenani announced the jihadists' defeat in Bartalla on television from the town, which lies less than 15 kilometres from the eastern edge o...

Oct 20 2016

Saudi Arabia executes prince in a rare royal death sentence

For illustration objective onlyIn a rare case involving a royal family member of the extensive House of Saud, Saudi Arabia has confirmed that they have executed one its p...

Oct 19 2016

Facebook Messenger's new feature could save you money on your phone bill

With its newest update, Facebook Messenger adds a new feature call "Conversation Topics", which is essentially a list of your friends, each tagged with a specific thing y...

Oct 19 2016

Sandoval signs bill raising tax for Vegas football stadium

Why not Las Vegas right away, then? The bill increases Clark County's hotel room tax to cover some of the stadium's construction costs. Both the Raiders and the stat...

Oct 19 2016

FEMA updates New York City flood maps for rising sea levels

Federal officials have agreed to amend New York City's flood maps a year after the de Blasio administration filed an appeal on the grounds the charts were too pessimistic...

Oct 19 2016

The CIA is Preparing for a Major Cyberattack Against Russia

The White House is in the planning stages of a potential cyber strike on the Russian government in retaliation for Russian interfering in the USA presidential race, intel...

Oct 19 2016

DiCaprio says he's cooperating with DOJ in Malaysian scandal

The Oscar-winning actor released a statement through his representatives Tuesday saying he will return any gifts or donations connected to a Malaysian wealth fund, pendin...

Oct 18 2016

UKIP MEPs in Worcestershire "deeply upset" at Steven Woolfe fracas

Hookem said the clash occurred as Woolfe explained to the meeting why he had said he was considering joining Britain's ruling Conservative Party despite putting his name ...

Oct 18 2016

Australian asylum system 'explicitly created to inflict damage, amounts to torture' - Amnesty

The government has previously denied it is knowingly or intentionally harming refugees. His eight-year-old son, who is reportedly ill with tuberculosis, was left alone at...

Oct 18 2016

25 inmates killed in prison clashes

BBC correspondents say that many poorly resourced and overcrowded jails across the country are in effect run by powerful crime gangs. It was the latest eruption of gru...

Oct 17 2016

China to launch manned spacecraft

In 2013 , as part of its lunar exploration program, China launched the Jade Rabbit - its first lunar probe. Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong will travel to China's space la...

Oct 15 2016

EU Chief Promises Tough Talks on UK Departure

In opening arguments over who should initiate Britain's exit from the EU, Lord Pannick, who represents the lead challenger in the claim, Gina Miller, said formal notifica...

Oct 15 2016

Egypt: 'IS militants' kill 12 soldiers in Sinai peninsula

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attends a news conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades (unseen) at the El-...

Oct 15 2016

Another woman says Trump sexually assaulted her years ago

Throughout the meeting, Zervos claimed that Trump was "extremely complimentary", and allegedly told her that he would "love to have me work for him". I walked away and ...

Oct 14 2016

Trump says 'shackles taken off' of him

Conway convened a conference call with House Republicans who support Trump that lasted about an hour. Stone added, "The people who are bailing out on Trump are ...

Oct 14 2016

Lai Mohammed Provides Details On Release Of Chibok Girls

They were said to be "very exhausted". The former United Kingdom prime minister, who has campaigned for the release of the girls, said in a statement that, "The release...

Oct 14 2016

Michelle Obama attacks Trump over sexual assault comments

The first lady's comments came as Trump fought back against a cascade of allegations of sexual misconduct, which surfaced after a video emerged of him bragging that his...

Oct 13 2016

Trading updates about Stock: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

There was another key research note provided by Morgan Stanley on Monday September 19, 2016. They set a "buy" rating on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG restated a "hold" rati...

Oct 13 2016

Zuma and Uhuru tight-lipped on CS Mohamed's AU candidature

The two countries are scheduled to sign Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding in the fields of Defence, Police, Home Affairs, Environment; Revenue Services; and infra...