Tuesday May 23-rd, 2017

Syrians fleeing government advances in Aleppo shelled

The conflict has played out tragically in the divided city of Aleppo, where dozens of people have been killed and tens of thousands, mostly women and children, have been displaced from their homes in rebel-held areas since Saturday. Rebels say they w...

Pro-EU Van der Bellen becomes the face of Austria

Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said Van der Bellen "will represent Austria domestically and overseas in an excellent manner" - alluding to fears by establishment politicians in Austria that a victory by Hofer, whose anti-immigrant Freedom Party i...

Democrats' task: Rebuild the blue political wall in Midwest Democrats' task: Rebuild the blue political wall in Midwest

She said political observers who predicted the race would go to Clinton "ignored the phenomenon known as Bernie Sanders". A lawyer for the Clinton campaign announced last week that they'd be joining Green Party candidate Jill Stein's effort to ge...

Alan Gross on Fidel Castro: 'History Will Never Absolve Him' Alan Gross on Fidel Castro: 'History Will Never Absolve Him'

Havana also announced nine days of mourning. The government on Saturday expressed its "most sincere" condolences over the death of Castro. At the same moment, tens of thousands of Cubans were filing through three rooms inside the Plaza of the Revol...

Jill Stein Files for Michigan Recount, Which Could Begin Friday

In a Wednesday afternoon news conference, Stein's team said it made a six-figure payment to the state of MI at the time it submitted its petition for a hand recount - covering the $125 cost per precinct state law requires candidates to submit, given ...

Donald Trump campaign manager has it out with Clinton staff

He delivered it", Bensenson added. "Understand, here's a man who had never run for office before, had just cleaned the clock of 16 prominent Republicans", Fabrizio said ", Trump pollster Tony Fabrizio said. To which Conway volleyed back, "Hey,...

Philippines Leader Says Trump Praised His Deadly Crackdown On Drugs

During the call, not only did Trump invite Duterte to the White House, but the Philippines' president claims that Trump endorsed his drug war policy. And he wishes us well. Duterte labeled the PH relationship to both Russian Leader Putin and Chinese ...

Judge to hear arguments in hand recount Tuesday afternoon Judge to hear arguments in hand recount Tuesday afternoon

Stein got 1.1 percent of the vote in Wisconsin, according to Ballotpedia. Stein filed a lawsuit seeking an order for a statewide hand recount. "Any allegations to the contrary are fabrications". Voters are not required to pick a presidential candid...

Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court

A Pennsylvania court has scheduled a hearing for Monday morning in Harrisburg, the state capital. The Green Party's quest for a recount of Pennsylvania's November 8 presidential election that includes an examination for malware inside voting ...

Putin confident Trump will make responsible decisions Putin confident Trump will make responsible decisions

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday ahead of a visit to Japan by President Vladimir Putin that the countries' leaders are pushing to end a territorial row dating back to World War II. Lavrov said he told Kishida that deployment ...

Russia bets on Trump as gateway to eased sanctions Russia bets on Trump as gateway to eased sanctions

Putin has spoken previously of his hope that Trump will help restore U.S. -Russia relations, and analysts said he was unlikely to want to dial up anti-Western rhetoric before Trump's inauguration in January. Putin made reference to the fact that Trum...

Seven Christmas light switch-ons and events happening this weekend Seven Christmas light switch-ons and events happening this weekend

Salty Sam's Marina is located at 2500 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Spectators told Newschannel 7 they've been looking forward to the event and they hope it's something the city will continue. Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown counted down and...

Iraqi forces assault villages outside Mosul, face IS bombers Iraqi forces assault villages outside Mosul, face IS bombers

Coalition forces have captured almost half of the terror capital in Iraq after six weeks of furious fighting. Iraqi government and Kurdish forces surround the city from the north, east and south, while Popular Mobilisation forces - a coalition of I...

Italian Banks May Face Collapse if Renzi Loses Referendum Italian Banks May Face Collapse if Renzi Loses Referendum

European unity and some of its banks are back to threaten the stability of the global banking and financial systems . By Sunday - a week before Italy's vote - French conservatives will also have decided whether unexpected front-runner Francois Fill...

Tariq Fatemi to meet officials of the Trump transition team Tariq Fatemi to meet officials of the Trump transition team

A senior official with the knowledge of that approach told a newspaper that Pakistan's Ambassador in Washington Jalil Abbas Jilani wrote a letter to Trump on behalf of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to congratulate him on his victory, as well as his gov...

Daesh Militant Blows Up Tank Truck in Eastern Mosul, Kills 24

Sources close to Al Arabiya reported the deaths of dozens of civilians at the hand of an ISIS booby-trapped tanker that exploded on Saturday, in the newly-liberated Qadisiyah neighborhood east of Mosul . Maj. The stakes are high for the Iraqi gove...

Brazil's Chapecoense Soccer Team Devastated, Plane Crashed In Colombia Killed 75

But Danilo was later reported dead, and authorities said another defender, Helio Zampier, had survived amid a confusion of sometimes conflicting early reports. A chartered aircraft with 81 people on board, including the Brazilian first division Ch...

New British bank notes fall foul of vegetarians

Amid the row a petition demanding the bank remove the animal fat gained more than 100,000 signatories. Polymer money is used in 24 countries, including Canada and Australia , which both confirmed to CNNMoney that their bills also contain an...

Farooq Abdullah, Hafiz Saeed speaking in same language on Kashmir: BJP Farooq Abdullah, Hafiz Saeed speaking in same language on Kashmir: BJP

The Delhi High Court reserved its order on a plea of Payal Abdullah, estranged wife of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, for government accommodation for her and her sons on the ground that they enjoyed "Z" and "Z plus" security ...

Earthquake-triggered avalanche kills 43-year-old Earthquake-triggered avalanche kills 43-year-old

Nepal was struck by an quake early this morning east of its capital, Kathmandu , which experts say is the 475th aftershock from a major natural disaster that rocked the country in 2015. On social media, residents say they felt mild tremor. The quak...

2-day Heart of Asia Istanbul Process Conference begins today

Shaida Abdalion said on Wednesday that Kabul expects the Heart of Asia will approve and adopt the Regional Counterterrorism Framework drafted by Afghanistan. Pakistan would not want to lose such an opportunity to berate India on what it terms as gros...

Palestinian president Abbas re-elected as Fatah leader Palestinian president Abbas re-elected as Fatah leader

Abbas told members of his Fatah faction that recognition of Israel "will not last forever" if Israel does not recognize a Palestinian state. "We hope that he will be able to offer something to the Palestinian cause, to offer a solution, a sane, ba...

Zac Goldsmith hit by his own vehicle Zac Goldsmith hit by his own vehicle

An upset would require an nearly 20% swing to the Lib Dems, but the party is buoyed by its strong performance at the recent by-election in Witney, the Oxfordshire seat vacated by David Cameron in which they slashed the Conservative majority by 20,000...

McCrory Now Trails Cooper Beyond Recount Threshold McCrory Now Trails Cooper Beyond Recount Threshold

Durham's Board of Election unanimously rejected a request for that recount. The margin has expanded to 10,256 with results from almost all counties official. "We want to proceed sooner given the critical nature of what's at stake here", said Grant ...

Nigeria to play South Africa in AWCON Semi final Nigeria to play South Africa in AWCON Semi final

So, we will approach the semifinal with South Africa with a different idea that can give us victory. "They should not be distracted because Cameroon is the host team". They should play their game well, " David told NAN. South Africa coach Des...

Dolly Parton, Pentatonix and Jennifer Nettles performing tonight on 'The Voice' Dolly Parton, Pentatonix and Jennifer Nettles performing tonight on 'The Voice'

Rick Schroeder plays her father! Including, Parton says, one particularly terrifying memory: the time her entire family almost "froze to death". He said despite some of the scary moments in this film, "this one isn't as heavy as the first one, ...

Major cybercrime network Avalanche dismantled in global takedown Major cybercrime network Avalanche dismantled in global takedown

The earliest Avalanche attacks began in 2009, and various criminal groups have since used the network to send more than one million emails with damaging attachments or links every week, Europol said. "The Avalanche network, which has been operating s...

Protesters against Aussie refugee treatment glue hands to Parliament railing Protesters against Aussie refugee treatment glue hands to Parliament railing

Mr Smith said he wanted to address some "inaccurate" reporting of the proposed upgrades which were presented to the House on November 30, 2016, mainly, how the public will access the roof. The daily Question Time began at 2pm. "It's important to ...

UK Brexit minister says would consider paying into EU for market access UK Brexit minister says would consider paying into EU for market access

The pound strengthened after his comments, which will be welcomed by banks and other businesses keen to maintain as much access as possible to the single market. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said it "shows the government doesn't have a plan or ...

Germany's Steinmeier tells Russia, Ukraine to show Germany's Steinmeier tells Russia, Ukraine to show "responsibility" at Minsk talks

The Red Cross could help facilitate a significant exchange of prisoners by the end of the year, he added. The conflict erupted in early 2014 after Kiev ousted its pro-Russian president amid mass protests calling for closer ties with the West.

'Unintentional' Human Error Led to Airstrikes on Syrian Troops, Pentagon Says 'Unintentional' Human Error Led to Airstrikes on Syrian Troops, Pentagon Says

There were "errors in the development of intelligence, as well as missed opportunities for coalition members on duty to recognize and voice contrary evidence to decision makers", the U.S. Russian Federation said the September 17 strikes jeopardized t...

Manoj Tiwari appointed new chief of Delhi BJP Manoj Tiwari appointed new chief of Delhi BJP

Later, he emerged as a leading singer and actor of Bhojpuri film industry. Nityananda Rai was elected as an MP in 2014 and since then he has been representing the Hajipur constituency due to which he has triumphed elections. Rais appointment as new...

Neil Young wants Obama to end 'violence' at pipeline protest Neil Young wants Obama to end 'violence' at pipeline protest

The pipeline was originally slated to lie north of Bismarck, North Dakota, in an area that did not cross Native American reservations. "We have to protect this location", they said. Amber Balken, a Guard spokeswoman, said the mission - providing supp...

California colleges urge Trump to grant reprieve for undocumented students California colleges urge Trump to grant reprieve for undocumented students

Nationwide, there are more than 1,932,000 students eligible for DACA , and 43 percent of those student were accepted into the program as of June. Anxious about President-elect Donald Trump's threats to send 11 million illegal immigrants packing, l...

Turkey Has Not Given up on EU but Eyeing Alternatives Turkey Has Not Given up on EU but Eyeing Alternatives

The deal has substantially helped reduce the wave of migrants since it was signed in March. Last week European politicians voted for a temporary halt to EU membership talks with Turkey , citing Ankara's "disproportionate" reaction to the coup over...

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