Sunday August 20-th, 2017

Dozens Of Civilians Killed In US-Led Coalition Strike In Syria

French President Francois Hollande disputed that French planes were responsible, while a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition said there were "multiple national aircraft" striking in Manbij, making it hard for the Syrian government to detect who co...

Bernie Sanders Started a Political Revolution He Can No Longer Control Bernie Sanders Started a Political Revolution He Can No Longer Control

Those events come after his prime-time address to the convention on Monday, where he said he would work to continue his "political revolution" even as he pressed his supporters to back Clinton. - The former president proved to be an effective advocat...

Bill's role: To be determined

Having a former president in the White House could be a real asset for Hillary Clinton, giving her an informal chief counsel who knows firsthand what it's like to wrestle with consequential decisions. "My husband, who I'm gonna put in charge of rev...

Obama Denies Prior Knowledge of Turkish Coup Attempt Obama Denies Prior Knowledge of Turkish Coup Attempt

Mr Gulen's nephew, Muhammet Sait Gulen, was detained in the north-eastern city of Erzurum to be taken to the capital Ankara for questioning, the Anadolu news agency says. More than 9,000 soldiers have been arrested since the coup, but 1,200 were re...

Japan stabbing suspect taken from jail to see prosecutors

A Japanese man accused of stabbing and killing 19 patients in a facility for disabled people near Tokyo was taken from a regional jail to see prosecutors on Wednesday. He knew the staffing would be down to just a handful in the wee hours of the morni...

Sarah Silverman Slams 'Bernie Bros' Booing At DNC: 'You're Being Ridiculous'

Comedian and staunch Bernie Sanders supporter Sarah Silverman caused attendees at the Democratic National Convention to erupt into chaos Monday night as she called on her fellow Sanders supporters to unite behind Hillary Clinton in November.

Obama Says It's Possible Russia Will Try to Sway Election Obama Says It's Possible Russia Will Try to Sway Election

A Russian presidential spokesman on Tuesday accused US politicians of being paranoid after they blamed Russia for a hack of Democratic National Committee emails and said the country is backing Republican Donald Trump in the USA presidential race.

#NeverTrump Is Over, and Donald Trump Will Be the Republican Nominee #NeverTrump Is Over, and Donald Trump Will Be the Republican Nominee

Unruh, like many of her allies a delegate for Texas Sen. Rather, Bearden is part of coalition of dissident delegates trying to undermine Trump's expected nomination during the convention, which begins Monday in Cleveland. In another, the panel ...

Cher Rips Debbie Wasserman Schultz: 'Can't You Read the F*cking Room?' Cher Rips Debbie Wasserman Schultz: 'Can't You Read the F*cking Room?'

With boos and chants of "Feel the Bern", die-hard backers of Bernie Sanders signaled on Monday that they just aren't ready to coalesce around the presidential bid of Hillary Clinton despite his pleas. He claimed, however, that this did not mean that ...

Hillary Clinton: "Ted Cruz Was Right"

That's the question hanging over the heads of two former presidential contenders here in Cleveland - the last two men Donald Trump vanquished on his path to the Republican nomination. Cruz later explained he would not endorse Trump like a "servile pu...

Debbie Wasserman Schultz booed off stage at DNC event Debbie Wasserman Schultz booed off stage at DNC event

Wasserman Schultz was booed Friday morning by delegates from her home state of Florida. Wasserman Schultz was removed from her speaking roles last-minute and announced Sunday afternoon she plans to resign as DNC chair at the close of the conventi...

Doping whistleblower appeals to IOC, says decision flawed Doping whistleblower appeals to IOC, says decision flawed

In one of the most momentous moves in its checkered history, the IOC said Sunday it was up to each worldwide sports federation to decide if Russians could take part in Rio. He said that during the push for Olympic eligibility, he spoke with two sep...

Pokemon GO: Hong Kong Joins Japan In Pokemon Heaven

Translated for Pokemon fans: Nintendo stock looks like a Gyarados hit by a thunderbolt attack from a Pikachu. The stock had soared as investors bought the narrative, pushing capitalization and making the firm more valuable than Sony. Nintendo , sai...

Federal Bureau of Investigation probes 'cyber intrusion' after Democrat leak Federal Bureau of Investigation probes 'cyber intrusion' after Democrat leak

But even if Russians were involved in the hack, they were not necessarily behind the leak, warned James Lewis, a cyber security expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies think tank. "It's a far reach, obviously", Manafort told ...

Turkey to hire 20000 new teachers amid coup probe

Despite the high tensions since the coup attempt, the mood at the Istanbul rally was strongly patriotic. "Turkey should completely be purified from the rule of the putsch", said a "Taksim Declaration" issued by the CHP's Kilicdaroglu. Police also...

Turkey Detains Top Aide to US-Based 'Coup Mastermind'

The decree also extended the period that suspects can be detained without charge up to 30 days. Turkey's state-run television station says authorities have issued warrants for the detention of 42 journalists as the country presses ahead with a crac...

Bernie Sanders backers rain on Hillary Clinton's parade Bernie Sanders backers rain on Hillary Clinton's parade

The last strains of Simon and Garfunkel's "America" played, just as it had on so many campaign stops where he battled Hillary Clinton in a shockingly strong bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. "Sanders supporters were told that that was...

Priest killed in ISIS-linked hostage drama at French church

French media reported the attackers cut the throat of the priest. Police said the attackers slipped into the church at about 9.45am local time during morning mass and took Father Hamel and a handful of others hostage, one of whom was seriously wo...

Seeking Kashmir is wishful thinking, Sharif told Seeking Kashmir is wishful thinking, Sharif told

Accusing Pakistan of using fighter planes and artillery against millions of its own people, the minister said it has no right whatsoever to point a finger against fearless, professional and disciplined police and other security forces of India.

Erdogan declares state of emergency in Turkey Erdogan declares state of emergency in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a three-month state of emergency on Wednesday as part of an escalating response to last week's failed military coup. Turkey had imposed martial law-like emergency rule in the southeast of the countr...

Pope expresses shock over violence in French church

The slain priest, who was in his mid-80s, was one of several people taken hostage by the two attackers, who authorities said had claimed to be from Daesh, the Arabic term for the Islamic State group. "My heart tells me that this is true, but after ...

Syrian opposition groups condemn US-coalition airstrikes after 140 civilians killed

The Syrian Coalition says it has lodged complaints with US commanders and the United Nations over the strikes on Monday and Tuesday. " We are striking in the framework of the coalition and are very careful in our strikes ", he told reporters.

Clinton's campaign manager: Russian Federation helping Trump Clinton's campaign manager: Russian Federation helping Trump

On Twitter, Trump said it was "the new joke in town" that Russian Federation led the DNC email hack. Russian hackers are suspected to be behind the attack, which is being blamed for the leaked emails that suggest DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman...

U.S. health officials update Zika transmission and testing guidance

The virus can cause serious birth defects including microcephaly, where babies are born with abnormally small heads and brains. Across the United States, 400 pregnant women have exhibited possible infection of the virus, according to the U.S.

Texas police officer killed in apparent burglary attempt

Craig Hutchinson. By 1:32 a.m. when officers arrived at Hutchinson's house, they found him lying near a creek behind his backyard with a gunshot wound. Hamilton said a tip line has been established for anyone with information at 512-671-2767. He adde...

Turkey investigating people who say coup attempt was hoax

It is the first measure implemented under new powers granted to the president by a three-month state of emergency declaration issued Thursday. As part of the mass arrests, police also detained a nephew of USA -based cleric Fethullah Gulen , 75, wh...

AB InBev Increases Offer to SABMiller AB InBev Increases Offer to SABMiller

This values SABMiller at £79bn, and represent a £1-a-share increase on the cash offer and a 88p-a-share increase on the stock alternative. SABMiller shares slipped 0.5% in London to 4,416.50 pence, paring gains after rising earlier in the morni...

Bratton to Step Down as NYPD Commissioner After 2017 Bratton to Step Down as NYPD Commissioner After 2017

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said his decision to buy the helmets and vests (left) came after he saw a video of a man shooting at two police officers in Brooklyn's 94th Precinct. "With absolutely no regard for their own lives and safety, they're ...

Kabali star Rajinikanth thanks fans for 'Kabali' success Kabali star Rajinikanth thanks fans for 'Kabali' success

Kabali got off to a decent opening with the collection of 5.2 crores on its first day. Ever since Rajinikanth starrer Kabali released on Friday, the movie has been aiming to break all the possible records ever made by previous huge hits includ...

Arlington National Cemetery wants people to stop playing on its hallowed ground

Since the app's release last week, Pokemon Go has been a huge success for Nintendo, raising the company's stocks by 9%. It was labeled a "Gym" where players pit their Pokemon , or pocket monsters, against each other in battle. A spokesperson for the...

China seeks U.S. backing in negotiations with PH

When meeting with Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak, whose country now holds the rotating European Union (EU) Council presidency, Monday in the Lao capital, Wang said China and the ASEAN members have reached consensus on re...

Hillary Clinton Speaks at Veteran of Foreign Wars Conference in Charlotte Hillary Clinton Speaks at Veteran of Foreign Wars Conference in Charlotte

Both he and Romney lost the election in November. The latest figures also put swing states Florida and OH going to the Republicans, with Democrats slightly edging out the GOP in Pennsylvania. Seventy-four percent of registered voters watched at l...

Cruz meets with angry Texas delegates after convention speech

He dropped the reference to "Crooked Hillary", and when some in the crowd shouted "Lock her up", he countered: "Let's defeat her in November". Thousands of supporters who were gathered in the convention hall roared their approval. Trump also launched...

United States election: Donald Trump's speech aims to unify party

Cruz stuck to his non-endorsement Thursday, reminding a meeting of the Texas delegation that Trump has criticized his wife's looks and all but accused his father of participating in a plot to assassinate President John F. Trump was introduced by ...

Trump pulls almost even with Clinton after Republican convention

So I took to the streets to ask Republican voters on all sides of the divide-the pro-Trump types, the shrug-yeah-sure-Trump types, and the Never Trump types-about how the Republican party can heal before November. Trump has boosted his efforts to c...

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