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Iraqi forces pause at edge of Mosul, weather cuts visibility

It also tried to move some 25,000 people - most probably to use as human shields. Most victims among the takfirists (Sunnite Islamic terrorists) were killed b...


White House Brief: Things to know about Evan McMullin

Born in Provo, the heartland of Mormon country, McMullin spent his childhood in a rural area of Washington outside Seattle. He calls McMullin a "closet homosexu...


Clinton holds big lead over Trump among early voters

The survey was produced for ABC News by Langer Research Associates of NY, N.Y., with sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of NY, N.Y. The Trum...


Tremors continue to rattle stricken central Italy

The third powerful natural disaster to hit Italy in two months spared human life Sunday but struck at the nation's identity, destroying a Benedictin. No further...


Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte: God told me to stop swearing

The leader says God had threatened to bring down his plane if he did not change his ways. He shocked the dominant Roman Catholics past year when he fired an e...


Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Clinton

That result is hard to imagine for anyone who has been watching closely since the first presidential debate, which was September 26. "Hillary Clinton attacked t...


Rousey: UFC 207 title shot will be among her last fights

Either way, UFC 207 plus one more fight would be my guess, which means she'd probably walk away in the mid-2017. Previous year before UFC 193 , Rousey told U...


Police Investigate Weapons Found Near Serb PM's Family Home

Serbia's Prime Minister has dismissed suggestions that he may have been the target of an assassination attempt. Authorities were alerted by passers-by who on Sa...


Swiss railway service to start selling bitcoin from next month

Bitcoin will be available for purchase on the machines starting November 11. While purchase of Bitcoins will be relatively simple, buyers would have to enter th...


Duterte wants foreign troops out in 2 years

In a speech to business leaders Philippines Economic Forum in Tokyo during an an official visit to Japan, he said: "You know, I went to China for a visit, and...


Ore. juror in Bundy bros' trial blames verdict on feds' weak case

Marshal's hold on him from a pending federal indictment in Nevada. Bundy, his brother Ryan Bundy and five others were charged with conspiring to impede federa...


Positive signs for both parties in battleground states

David Ramadan (R) that now allows eligible Virginians to submit their voter registration application or update their registration online. Only 10 percent of vot...


Clinton chairman turns up heat on FBI, calls handling 'inappropriate'

A person familiar with the investigation, who lacked authority to discuss the matter publicly and insisted on anonymity, said the device that appears to be at...


Iraqi forces push toward Mosul, Shiite militias join battle

Unless these issues are resolved, analysts say, this disconnect could mean that militarily expelling IS from Mosul may not prevent a new variation of IS from em...


Northern Irish Brexit ruling has 'no automatic implications' for Scotland: Scottish government

The arguments about May's rights to trigger Article 50 "have been held over pending the outcome of the English litigation", he added. The court chose to deal ...


Kendrick Lamar, Chance are Obama's favourite rappers

He also mentioned Chance , who he brackets in with Kendrick as a new-school guy doing "amazing work", and recalls meeting the Chicago rapper when Chance was ...


Search continues for fugitive in Oklahoma 'rage killings'

The officers were shot at as they arrived on the scene, responding to reports of gunfire. In one of the videos, a man wearing a blood-stained shirt pans to a ...


Canadian Politician Jim Prentice, 3 Others Die in Plane Crash

On Oct. 13, at 10:07 p.m., the Kelowna RCMP and Lake Country RCMP detachments were alerted by the Surrey Air Traffic Control Centre that they had lost contact w...


Pervez Rasheed removed from Pakistan's Information Minister over isolation info leak

A statement from Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's office had said the controversial story was a breach to national security and evidence so far collected...


Gunmen open fire at Shia gathering in Pak, 5 killed

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi's Al Alami faction, which targets Shi'ites and Pakistan's security forces, killed more than 60 police cadets in the southwestern city of Quett...


Pirates aim for gains as Icelanders choose new government

She told the Washington Post , the Pirate Party "is a people's movement". They've dropped a bit since then, but they could pick up between 18 to 20 new se...


Spain's Mariano Rajoy wins confidence vote ending months-long political deadlock

He only needed more votes in favor than against during the second vote. Rajoy, leader of the conservative Popular Party, won a second term as prime minister w...


Shiite militias launch operation near Iraq's Mosul

The jihadis are "effectively using tens of thousands of women, men and children as human shields", he said . The city is by far the largest held by the ultra...


NATO allies advance plans for east Europe troop deployment

This is not a new Cold War, however much that term is repeated. Russian Federation is in many ways a weak country. And not in a third country, such as Syria -...


Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege

One of the aims of the Moscow meeting, he noted, was to look into the most appropriate political approaches to foster convergence on counterterrorism strategi...


Families plead for answers in Australian theme park deaths

The Dreamworld statement did not address an unconfirmed News Corp report citing an emergency services source blaming the tragedy on a pump malfunction, or a S...


Liam Payne 'jealous' as Cheryl celebrates fragrance launch with fans

In the song, Liam sings: 'I don't wanna be left without this / I didn't think that I'd ever find someone / I just wanna make it with you. His words came after...


'assertive' russia trying to intimidate europe with nuclear presence, nato warns

The think-tank speculates that it would take "a force of about seven brigades, including three heavy armored brigades - adequately supported by airpower, land-b...


Angelina Jolie Had to Endure a 4-Hour Interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation

As reported by USWeekly , the actress gave her full cooperation during the inquiry and people are speculating if the two Federal Bureau of Investigation agen...


Party session expels four senior officials on graft charges

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. China's ruling Communist Party today defended its decision to elevate President Xi Ji...


Dozens of migrants leave the former camp of Calais

Paris . The streets of Paris have become a temporary home to thousands of migrants after the Calais Jungle camp was closed down this week, writes Daily...


Death in Washington of ex-Russian press minister ruled accidental

Lesin was found dead in his room at the Dupont Circle Hotel on November 5, 2015, having suffered blunt force trauma to the head, neck, torso, and extremities. T...


Russian Federation denies involvement in Syria school attack

Initially, the estimated death toll was 22. Russia Thursday, October 27, denied any involvement in deadly air strikes on a Syrian school and rejected a UN-led...


'Bus driver' Brisbane DIES after being set on fire by passenger

A 48-year-old man is now in police custody and cooperating with authorities. " The fire was substantial, he would have stood little chance ", Keogh said. "He ...


Jolt to Cong as Rita Bahuguna joins BJP

Incidentally, Joshi had been miffed with the Congress leadership after Raj Babbar was appointed the party unit chief in UP, besides Sheila Dikshit being project...