Wednesday March 29-th, 2017

UK police say armed men occupy Sikh temple in England UK police say armed men occupy Sikh temple in England

They were keen to stress that the current situation not be treated as a terrorist incident. The spokesperson confirmed religious leaders in the temple were working with officers to negotiate a peaceful resolution. He later tweeted: "Our Sacred Gurd...

Turkish warplanes kill 20 Islamic State group fighters

The violence suggests that it might be hard to implement the U.S. -Russia agreement. Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed, and half the country's prewar population has been displaced. Turkey launched an unprecedented operation inside Syri...

Obama observes 9/11 moment of silence in Oval Office Obama observes 9/11 moment of silence in Oval Office

Obama's speech Sunday reinforced themes he has emphasized in recent months when he has described Trump's proposals on Muslim immigration as "not the America we want". One of the planes crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Organizers evaluate every y...

Scores die in Syria hours after truce deal Scores die in Syria hours after truce deal

The Assad government in Damascus announced late on Saturday that it had agreed to the ceasefire terms, Syrian state media reported. Idlib province has endured escalating strikes by Russian planes in recent months, according to global aid workers an...

UN Security Council slams DPRK's nuke test UN Security Council slams DPRK's nuke test

The Security Council met at the request of Japan , South Korea and the United States to agree on a response, despite resistance from Pyongyang's ally China to calls for tougher measures. The 15-member council said it will begin to work immediate...

Vladimir Putin Denies Hacking DNC, but Thanks Whoever Did Vladimir Putin Denies Hacking DNC, but Thanks Whoever Did

Clinton's camp has argued Putin and Russia are responsible, however, and Clinton has repeatedly criticized Trump as too supportive of the Russian leader. Clinton has criticized the Republican for perceived friendliness towards the longtime leader o...

Syrian opposition hopes Russia-US deal will aid civilians

Hezbollah has sent thousands of fighters to Syria to back President Bashar Assad's forces. New flows of badly needed humanitarian aid. The U.S. and Russian Federation earlier hailed the deal to put Syria's peace process back on track, including a n...

Matt Lauer did a 'very good job'

Trump, in his speech on Friday, stuck to his belief that the United States and Russian Federation can work together to defeat Islamic State militants. Sexism has previously been a topic of discussion on the campaign trail after Trump accused Clinton ...

Syrian state TV says Israeli air force attacks army post inside Syria Syrian state TV says Israeli air force attacks army post inside Syria

An Israeli military spokeswoman said the firing of projectile from Syrian-controlled Golan was most likely unintentional, calling it "spillover" from the fighting in the Arab country. The area is close to where fighting in Syria's civil war is taking...

Syrian war: Islamist rebel commander killed in air strikes Syrian war: Islamist rebel commander killed in air strikes

The U.K. based Observatory for Human Rights which tracks violence across Syria said jets believed to be either Syrian or Russian also hit rebel-held towns in the northern Aleppo countryside including Anadan and Hreitan along important insurgent sup...

European Union orders Apple to pay up to €13bn in taxes to Ireland European Union orders Apple to pay up to €13bn in taxes to Ireland

In issuing the ruling, the EU's competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager said , "Tax rulings granted by Ireland have artificially reduced Apple's tax burden for over two decades, in breach of the European Union state aid rules". He added tha...

Tourists rescued after overnight Mont Blanc cable vehicle ordeal

Four helicopters rescued 65 people from the four-person cable cars before night fell over Mont Blanc , the highest mountain in the Alps, and dropped emergency blankets and bottles of water for those left stuck. More than 110 people were initially tr...

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary to be sentenced Radical preacher Anjem Choudary to be sentenced

Choudary, from Ilford, was fined for failing to give notice of a public procession, while Rahman, who also lives on benefits, was convicted of soliciting murder and using racially abusive words or behaviour. An audio clip, lasting one hour and six mi...

Dozens trapped in cable cars suspended over French Alps

Hours later, workers were able to bring down 12 more passengers, who walked to a connecting cable auto that took them to the Italian town of Courmayeur. in the heart of one of the largest glaciers in Europe, over a distance of five kilometres of cabl...

U.S. election 2016: Trump unfit to be president, says Obama U.S. election 2016: Trump unfit to be president, says Obama

While on a visit to the Indonesian capital on Friday, Mr Duterte told a group of Filipinos that the slur was not directed at the USA president and that he had told him so. He added that such choice words were "a habit, a way of speaking for him". A...

Turkey hopeful on EU visa-free deal for citizens Turkey hopeful on EU visa-free deal for citizens

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn - making the highest-level European Union visit to Turkey since the coup - said that new chapters in Ankara's long-running accession process should be o...

Syria: US, Turkey plan assault on ISIS

Turkey sees the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which is waging an insurgency on Turkish soil, seeking autonomy for Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast region. Turkey's military says two of its soldiers have been kill...

North Korea conducts its biggest ever nuclear test North Korea conducts its biggest ever nuclear test

In a press conference, Germany's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Steffen Seibert condemned the test and said it was an irresponsible action by North Korea to destabilise region. Washington stations more than 28,000 troops in South Korea as a buttress a...

Kerry heads to Geneva for Syria talks with Russian FM

A women and children's hospital in eastern Aleppo was briefly shut down after it was hit in an air raid late Tuesday, making it the latest of the area's eight hospitals to be damaged since July in the bombing campaign, Doctors Without Borders said Fr...

Race Intensifies Between Trump And Clinton In Battleground States

Before Clinton could answer, Lauer told her to do so "as briefly as you can". Mrs. Clinton is facing little to no outcome for her actions, which seems unfair to those in the military and government who face a much higher level of scrutiny.

Govt funds to J&K separatists: SC to hear PIL on Sep 14 Govt funds to J&K separatists: SC to hear PIL on Sep 14

Seeking direction to the Central Bureau of Investigation to register FIR against the release of public money to the separatist group, Sharma has referred to BJP Jammu and Kashmir legislator Ajat Shatru Singh, saying that both the Central and state go...

Betting Rules Betting Rules

Sometimes your intuition can help to guess, but it's better to do it consciously. Thanks to the ability to estimate the coefficients the player will be able to choose the best and thus potentially favorable rates of basketball bets . Bookmakers usua...

Another sunny, hot day in store for Tri Another sunny, hot day in store for Tri

North winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Partly cloudy skies will follow into Wednesday night , with a low around 87. High 89F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 miles per hour. Tonight: Occasional rain and storms, with the heaviest rain to the south of Topeka, an...

Fighting displaces 100000 in central Syria in 8 days

The conflict has been further complicated by Turkey's intervention in Syria, where its military and allied Syria rebels have targeted US-backed Syrian Kurdish militia, as well as Isis. Carter told CNN's Christiane Amanpour Wednesday that Russian Fe...

Clinton, Trump confront weaknesses in security forum

Trump told CNN's Brian Stelter, "I figure they can't treat me any worse". "That is not my job". "I have a very substantial chance of winning", he said . All told, since launching her campaign, Clinton's raised $327 million and spent $268 mill...

Airbnb apologizes for racism complaints, outlines changes Airbnb apologizes for racism complaints, outlines changes

CEO and co-founder Brian Chesky admitted that the company has been slow in addressing the problem and is taking steps to correct it. Unfortunately, we have been slow to address these problems, and for this I am sorry. (If a host is sharing their livi...

Ash Carter: Russia sowing seeds of global instability

Citing Russia's violation of Ukraine's territorial integrity, along with "unprofessional behaviour" in the air, space and cyberspace, Carter said: "Russia appears driven by misguided ambitions and misplaced fears". Pressed by reporters, Carter said h...

Australian Lawmaker Quits After China Company Paid Travel Bill Australian Lawmaker Quits After China Company Paid Travel Bill

Mr Dreyfus noted there was still doubt over what Senator Dastyari actually said, despite the comments reported by Chinese media. But on Wednesday, he said he did not want the controversy surrounding the donations to distract from Labor's attacks on...

Armenian prime minister resigns, says country needs new approach

Chairing his last cabinet meeting in Yerevan, Abrahamian blamed the lingering "polarization of the society" on unfavorable external "geopolitical" and economic factors. Armenia's economy has been hit by the spillover from the economic crisis in Russi...

France joins dissenters over US-EU trade deal France joins dissenters over US-EU trade deal

Dr Madsen Pirie, president of the Adam Smith Institute, said it gave the United Kingdom first dibs on a transatlantic hookup, remarking: "It is obviously easier for one country to negotiate a trade deal than it is for 27 and, far from being at th...

Biden, Supreme Court nominee on Hill to pressure GOP Biden, Supreme Court nominee on Hill to pressure GOP

But they were also a reminder that the Democratic push to win Garland's confirmation in the almost six months since his nomination has gone nowhere in the face of a united Republican blockade, and that there is little reason to think that will change...

UN South Sudan mission worried that rights groups harassed UN South Sudan mission worried that rights groups harassed

A spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement that he welcomed the commitments made by various nations during the London session, which will be followed next year by a similar event in Canada. Government officials were not im...

'Gaps of trust' hamper Syria deal with Russia,says Obama 'Gaps of trust' hamper Syria deal with Russia,says Obama

Putin told reporters at a separate news conference that talks with the United States and Turkey were continuing concerning Syria and negotiators had made a step forward. Ties between Moscow and Ankara entered a new phase following the August 9 meet...

Dead As Multiple Bomb Blasts Rip Through Syrian Cities

The blasts were later claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group. Syria's conflict, which began in 2011 with peaceful protests, has evolved into a sectarian civil war that has killed over 280,000 people, displaced millions and...

We have barely gone abroad, says AAP minister Satyendar Jain We have barely gone abroad, says AAP minister Satyendar Jain

Besides the duration of stay and expenditure incurred on foreign trips, the L-G office has also sought details of the objective of visits. The Kejriwal government had challenged the Delhi High Court verdict that Lt. The development comes at a time ...

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