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Attempts of hacking state elections systems, investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

And US officials say Russian intelligence agencies were behind recent hacks into Democratic Party organizations, including the campaign of its White House candidate Hillary Clinton. Experts believe that there's no way to know if the attacks were at...

Obama cuts short the sentences of 111 federal inmates

Among those who received a commutation in early August was Thomas Raymond Ross of Fairfield, who was serving a 20-year prison term for stealing materials to make methamphetamine. Eggleston says the president isn't looking to try and achieve a certain...

Troopers say no survivors in Alaska midair crash

The crash scene covers a large area that is accessible only by helicopter, said Clint Johnson, the head of the National Transportation Safety Board's Alaska division, and the cause is being investigated. Behavioral Health Aides are standing by across...

Tropical Storm warning canceled for Madeline

A tropical storm watch is in effect from Indian Pass to the Walton/Bay County line. During Tropical Storm Darby, donations came in from across the state so they said they're well stocked for the incoming storm but are not so sure how they'll ho...

UN Security Council slams N. Korea's ballistic missile launches

A spokesman for the North's foreign ministry labelled the United Nations statement a "product of brigandish acts of the US" and said Washington had ignored a warning about "hurting its dignity". Deploring all ballistic missile activities by North Kor...

Aussies to bowl first in 4th Sri Lanka ODI

George Bailey and Travis Head then completely batted Sri Lanka out of the game with a 100-run stand for the fourth wicket. Aaron Finch had set the chase off apace with a 18-ball fifty, which featured three sixes and eight fours. After the record-br...

Aerial close encounter between US, Syrian jets

Civilians fled a city in northeastern Syria where government warplanes bombed Kurdish-held areas for a second day on Friday, as the Syrian army accused Kurdish forces of igniting the conflict by trying to take over the area. What does Assad hope to...

Kerry, Lavrov make progress but fail to reach final deal on Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry , center, arrives for a new round of talks on Syria , in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. The talks have been complicated in part by a significant offensive in the southern part of the divided city of...

Jeremy Corbyn to spell out 'transformative' arts vision

Owen Smith's threat to block the start of formal European Union exit talks threatens electoral suicide, Labour figures warned last night, while Jeremy Corbyn dismissed the move as "devious". "I do think in order to reassure members that, under my lea...

Corbyn Ally Suggests Labour's Top Donor Shouldn't Vote in Race

Last week, Khan threw his support behind Owen Smith, who has been a Parliament member since 2010 and is Corbyn's only challenger for the party leadership. He said: "We have got to at least think about it and discuss it". The row threatens to tarnis...

Chelsea Clinton to remain on family foundation board

The Republican National Committee asked the charity of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's family on Monday to produce all correspondence its staff had with the U.S. And I'm happy to do the transition as quickly as we can. Other requests included ...

Banana-thrower agrees to racial awareness course

The club also relied on testimony from Port Adelaide fans in the vicinity, who said her action was accompanied by racist sledging through the match. "As a result, the member has been banned indefinitely from attending any Port Adelaide games in the...

No injuries reported in latest blast in Belgium

Accruing to state broadcaster RTBF , no one has been injured but damage at the site is significant, reports the Guardian . Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys said there was an "extremely powerful" explosion, adding: "Windows of the lab were blown...

John Kerry agrees on additional intelligence and law enforcement cooperation with Bangladesh

Sheikh Hasina said that terrorism was now a global problem, and the government was working to create mass awareness against this menace. It is Kerry first visit to the Muslim-majority nation, which faced an attack on a cafe in July that killed 22 p...

Webb solid in Cal debut, Bears beat Hawaii 51-31 Down Under

Tailback Khalfani Muhammad scored the first touchdown of the game on a 34-yard run and finished with 96 yards. "I was excited and energetic about it". The high-scoring Bears beat Hawaii 51-24 on Friday night in Sydney, Australia. In a 51-31 win ove...

10000th Syrian Refugee to Arrive in US Monday

The White House will reach its goal, articulated a year ago, of taking in 10,000 Syrian refugees into the us on Monday afternoon. Donald Trump has criticized President Obama's resettlement program as a national security threat. On Wednesday, the Un...

Rebels, civilians leave town after four-year siege

The agreement is seen as a major defeat for the opposition and has provoked anger among its supporters. Some 700 gunmen and 4,000 civilians left the suburb in a fleet of buses bound for Idlib province in northern Syria which is under rebel control.

Suddenly it's Trump sounding soft on illegal immigration

But the Republican nominee declined in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper to clarify whether he would still forcibly deport the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the USA - a major tenet of his immigration platform - after he sugges...

Mobile homes returning to Louisiana after deadly flooding

Described as the worst disaster since Superstorm Sandy in 2012, a storm that started August 12 dumped as much as 2 feet of rain in some areas over two days, blamed for 13 deaths. "Too little, too late!" In West Virginia, flooding in June killed two...

Team USA wins third Olympic gold in a row

Countries like Serbia who made it to the finals brought the best out of the Americans, but in the end, it's still America's sport, even without top tier players. With the victory Kyrie Irving and Klay Thompson joined one of basketball's most ex...

All-party delegation to be sent to Kashmir for talks: Rajnath

Singh, who is accompanied by Union home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, said he was open to meet anyone "who believe in Kashmiriyat, Insaniyat and Jamhooriyat " during his stay in Srinagar . "But I appeal people should not forget the role played by sec...

Australian burkini designer profits from French ban

Four policemen asked her to remove the tunic and face a fine, saying her outfit was not "respecting good morals and secularism ", Agence-France Presse reported . Last week, the French city of Nice followed fifteen other towns and cities in anno...

Rand extends losses on Gordhan exit fears

South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been contacted by police, a Treasury spokeswoman confirmed on Tuesday, after a media report said he had been summoned by an elite police investigation unit and may face charges. South Africa's cu...

Terror, strikes and rain: France sees 7% tourism drop

Paris hotels' occupancy rates fell to 32% in the second half of July, from 77% a year ago. Tourism typically provides more than 7 percent of France's gross domestic product, at a time when the country is trying to boost its economy. Hotel stays in...

In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike

A report published by the Combating Terrorism Centre early this year stated that ISIS increasingly filled its ranks with child soldiers while suffering losses from the airstrikes and ground campaign against the terrorists. This is why women and c...

Bali policeman murder: Sara Connor's British boyfriend admits to killing policeman

David Taylor admitted the policeman's killing. Mr Haposan said Mr Taylor went back on the beach and saw a man lying face down in the sand. "Our client regrets what he did on the incident of the 17th" the lawyer said. Mr Taylor, who is believed t...

1 man killed, Louisiana trooper wounded in New Orleans

That's where Harrison said two NOPD officers and at least one state police trooper exchanged gunfire with the same suspect who shot the trooper near Hope Street. He is expected to recover after being shot in the elbow, Louisiana State Police Col. Mic...

Trump to declare end to nation building if elected president

However, if a bit sketchy in the details, the cumulative effect of Trump's speech was to describe an America that is in constant mortal danger from terrorist attacks related to what he described as "radical Islam", the spread of which must be halte...

The Donald Trump Insult Quiz

The Trump campaign said Friday that Rick Gates, Manafort's deputy, would now serve as its liaison to the Republican National Committee. Donald Trump's presidential campaign is in crisis after his chief strategist and most trusted aide walked out ...

5 hurt in attack on military vehicle in eastern Turkey

Turkey, the European Union and the United States have labelled the PKK a "terrorist" group. "Our comrade. carried out a suicide attack on police headquarters in Elazig ", the PKK said in a statement, quoted by the pro-Kurdish Firat news agency...

Weary GOP hopeful Trump staff shake-up triggers new momentum

Trump is finding joy in the campaign trail, which is very important", Kellyanne Conway, who was promoted Wednesday to campaign manager from her prior role as a pollster, told CNN. Conway said that "several things" still need to be done to put the NY ...

'You're welcome': Snowden casts light on NSA hack

The Equation Group is believed to have been affiliated with the NSA and other western intelligence agencies, according to security researchers, and is perhaps the most wide-ranging and successful hacking group ever publicly discussed. "You're relea...

'Azadi' slogans raised at Amnesty event: Bengaluru top cop

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday advised Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah not to make any arrests in the case against Amnesty International India, a day after the state government defended the sedition charges. Amnesty said the event had taken...

Spikes ahead as Rio beach volleyball awards gold

In a 3-0 whitewash that lasted just one-and-a-half hours, Li Xiaoxia (picture, right) and Liu Shiwen utilised booming smashes and prodigious spin shots to overcome Han Ying and Petrissa Solja, of Germany, without dropping a game in the opening single...

US Withheld $400M Cash Payment to Iran Until American Prisoners Freed

Mr. Obama said on August 4 the payment had to be in cash because the USA and Iran have no banking relationship, eliminating the possibility of a check or wire transfer. If that's not a ransom payment, then nothing is. The House Financial Services...

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Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

On Sunday, US and South Korean military officials reported that Pyongyang's latest missile test had failed earlier in the day, with the projectile exploding nearly immediately a...

Russian relations 'may be at an all-time low'

US President Donald Trump described the relationship between the two countries as at an "all-time low". Russian Federation says the chemicals that killed civilians last week b...

College Students Drop Pens, Pick Up Stones in Kashmir

More than 50 students had been injured as the security forces used teargas and shotgun pellets against the male and female students who were protesting against the police establish...

New law allows states to block Planned Parenthood funds

As The Post notes, abortions are barred under federal law, which is why Title X funding does not pay for abortions. The failed House bill, which Trump supported, would have block...

Milan's Cristián Zapata pounces late for dramatic derby draw with Inter

They demolished Cagliari 5-1 and unexpectedly smashed Atalanta 7-1, but in the last two rounds Nerazzurri recorded two consecutive losses - Sampdoria 1-2 and Crotone 1-2....

NEW INFORMATION: Gorsuch confirmed; Senate approves Trump nominee, 54-45

McConnell said Gorsuch, who also worked in the Justice Department under Republican former President George W. Bush and is the son of the first woman to head the Environmental Prote...

Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed

Cambridge has won the 72women's boat race, setting a new time record, while Oxford fought to maintain a narrow lead in the 163men's. By halfway down the 6.8km course between Putn...

Trump reverses himself on NATO, China, Russia and more

I would like to think that they didn't know, but certainly they could have. "But it's not what you would think". Economist Dean Baker of the left-leaning Center for Economic and ...

Arkansas' multiple execution plan appearing to unravel

Governor Asa Hutchinson set the execution dates in February after Ms Rutledge determined that the eight men had exhausted their legal challenges. Arkansas' already compromised pl...

Syria's Assad: Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication'

How can you verify a video? President Assad's flat denial that his country has used chemical weapons and that last week's incident was a fabrication concocted by al-Qaeda and Was...

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Counter-Islamic State Forces Make Gains In Raqqa, Mosul

Counter-Islamic State Forces Make Gains In Raqqa, Mosul

Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarallah, from the Joint Operations Command (JOC), said in a statement. IS still controls the large towns of Hawijah and Tal Afar as well as remote areas along th...

Chief Keef arrested in Miami, and his mugshot is the best ever

Chief Keef arrested in Miami, and his mugshot is the best ever

Upon seeing the cops, the suspect reportedly attempted to run back into Chief Keef's green McLaren, which the rapper has been flaunting on social media recently. Chief Keef repo...

CA affirms guilty verdict vs Pemberton

CA affirms guilty verdict vs Pemberton

The Court of Appeals has affirmed a regional trial court's ruling finding US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton guilty of homicide over the killing of transgender woman J...

Tragedy on Canadian Mountain: 'I Think Your Friends Have Fallen'

Tragedy on Canadian Mountain: 'I Think Your Friends Have Fallen'

Sascha Banks. "Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the hikers and the search and rescue teams in Lions Bay who are still working tirelessly to find the fifth individu...

The Crown season 3: Claire Foy talks departure after season 2

The Crown season 3: Claire Foy talks departure after season 2

The nominations were announced by actors Andrew Buchan and Michaela Coel at Bafta's headquarters on Tuesday morning. "I am thrilled to be hosting the Virgin TV British Academy Te...