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Backed Kurdish Forces Seize Ancient Raqqa Mosque Backed Kurdish Forces Seize Ancient Raqqa Mosque
- September 06, 2017

USA officials confirmed Sunday that the SDF had captured the Old City with the help of US special forces on the ground, evacuating thousands of civilians in the process. Despite government advances, roughly half of the provincial capital is still under siege by ISIS, including a nearby military air base in the south of the city and three adjacent neighborhoods. (more...)
Ex-presidents accused of forming criminal group in Brazil Ex-presidents accused of forming criminal group in Brazil
- September 06, 2017

The 230-page document filed with the Supreme Court accused Lula of heading the organization. If this happens and a case occurs, they can get between 3 and 8 years in prison. Their Workers' Party allegedly pocketed $475m in bribe money, "making use of public entities including Petrobras , the National Development Bank (BNDES) and the Planning Ministry", according to the charges. (more...)
Manny Machado's Walk-Off Two-Run Home Run Lifts Orioles Past Yankees Manny Machado's Walk-Off Two-Run Home Run Lifts Orioles Past Yankees
- September 06, 2017

Machado beat the Oakland Athletics two Wednesdays ago with a walk-off homer in the 12th inning and five days before that erased a two-run deficit on one swing with a game-winning grand slam in the bottom of the ninth in a win over the Los Angeles Angels . (more...)
Prabhas & Shraddha's Saaho Deal Prabhas & Shraddha's Saaho Deal
- September 06, 2017

She will help him with his Hindi for the Hindi version of Saaho . "There will be. Both Prabhas and Shraddha will have a professional tutor to help them with their language ". However, Prabhas' voice will be retained in the Hindi version. Saaho is expected to deliver a triumph of scale, size, and spectacle! According to the information, the budget of Saaho is 150 crores and it will be released in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. (more...)
Gareth Bale Helped Wales Land Ben Woodburn Over England Gareth Bale Helped Wales Land Ben Woodburn Over England
- September 06, 2017

Picking up the ball just inside the Moldovan half, the 17-year-old raced past a defender easily before whipping a unsafe ball into the box. Ramsey's goal in injury time came courtesy of a deflection and while it increases his worldwide goal tally, it was not a striker nor a performance he will look back on fondly. (more...)
NAFTA Second Round Ends With Unspecified NAFTA Second Round Ends With Unspecified "Important" Progress, Single Consolidated Text
- September 06, 2017

But they promised progress by the end of the next round, scheduled for September 23 to 27 in Ottawa, Canada. Lighthizer, a former Reagan-era deputy USTR and longtime trade lawyer for U.S. We also need to promote the products we make here by eliminating procurement commitments and promoting responsible bidding standards. "Some of his rhetoric with respect to Canadian workers and industry has been very negative", he said. (more...)
House to vote on Hurricane Harvey aid measure House to vote on Hurricane Harvey aid measure
- September 06, 2017

Republicans in the House introduced a bill Sunday that would provide $7.85 billion for initial efforts to address recovery from Harvey, which matches the White House's request. "I continue to be anxious about the debt, but I don't think this is a time to have that debate". "Any time you use a tragedy to advance something that should have had a plan without a hurricane happening is not an appropriate approach", he said. (more...)
Tiger loose on I-75 in Henry County has been caught Tiger loose on I-75 in Henry County has been caught
- September 06, 2017

After animal professionals found the tiger, it began to run toward a neighborhood. A woman who lives in the area says the tiger pounced on her dog before it was killed. Smith says he estimates the tiger was full-grown. "Noah's Ark was contacted by Henry County Police with reports of a loose tiger on I-75", the sanctuary said in a Facebook post . (more...)
Korean leader asks Russian Federation to help stop N. Korean provocations Korean leader asks Russian Federation to help stop N. Korean provocations
- September 06, 2017

Russian Federation has played a much more visible role in the North Korea crisis since the nuclear test. Mr Putin told him the North Korean problem should be solved diplomatically, according to Seoul's presidential office. Blue House said that Moon had emphasized to Putin that "it is time for the UN Security Council to seriously consider ways to fundamentally block North Korea's source of income of foreign currency such as suspending supply of crude oils to North Korea and banning ... (more...)
Kenya: Rerun of marred presidential polls due October 17 Kenya: Rerun of marred presidential polls due October 17
- September 06, 2017

Kenya will hold fresh presidential elections on October 17, the electoral commission announced Monday. The elections on August 8 and statistics's announcement were signed by violent protests of Odinga's opponents who caused 28 deaths in this capital and other interior cities. (more...)
Britain to buy five new frigates in new shipbuilding strategy Britain to buy five new frigates in new shipbuilding strategy
- September 06, 2017

They could be built in a way which could see them shared between yards and assembled at a central hub. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon will unveil plans to spread military shipbuilding around the country, holding out the prospect of millions of pounds worth of investment in sites like Ferguson Marine Engineering in Port Glasgow. (more...)
Overwhelming Military Response to Follow Any Threat to US Allies - Mattis Overwhelming Military Response to Follow Any Threat to US Allies - Mattis
- September 06, 2017

Last week, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un ordered the production of more rocket warheads and engines, shortly after the United States suggested that its threats of military action and sanctions were having an impact on Pyongyang's behavior. (more...)
US Must Put 'All Measures of Pressure' on North Korea - White House US Must Put 'All Measures of Pressure' on North Korea - White House
- September 06, 2017

The pair spoke for about 30 minutes about threats to national and global security, with North Korea dominating the conversation. "A conflict would be catastrophic, everyone understands that", he said."And the best avenue to achieve that, that we can see, is continued enforcement of strong economic sanctions, and, of course, the country with the biggest lever in that regard is China". (more...)
Catholic MP grilled over his views on gay marriage and abortion Catholic MP grilled over his views on gay marriage and abortion
- September 06, 2017

Mr Rees-Mogg addressed a crowd of 100 activists in Westminster tonight - many of them youngsters who have signed up to the "Moggmentum" movement which has grown over the summer. He added: 'I fully support Mrs May; I want her to remain leader of the Tory party'. "I don't want to criticise people who lead lives that are different to mine, but equally I don't want to divert from the historic teaching of the Catholic Church". (more...)
Uganda gears up to face giants Egypt in qualifier Uganda gears up to face giants Egypt in qualifier
- September 06, 2017

Mohamed Salah's sixth minute goal lifted Egypt to the top of Group E with nine points, two above Uganda . Uganda will enter the football pitch on Tuesday with a prayer to beat hosts Egypt in their own back yard in the 2018 World Cup qualifier . (more...)
OR monitoring air quality ahead of Saturday's Nebraska game OR monitoring air quality ahead of Saturday's Nebraska game
- September 06, 2017

The next few days will be very interesting to decide the fate of where and when Nebraska's football game with OR will be played. "Based upon information provided by air protection agency, athletic departments and expert health and safety advice of university medical professionals, a decision will be made on whether an event may be postponed or rescheduled if it is too risky to play", the Pac-12 statement reads. (more...)
Baku hosts meeting of Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia Baku hosts meeting of Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia
- September 06, 2017

Good-neighborly and strategic relations between Georgia and Azerbaijan were the main topics at the meeting of the Georgian Vice Premier, Foreign Minister, Mikheil Janelidze and the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev. They also exchanged views over issues of cooperation between the two countries. The second one was held on March 28, 2013 in Batumi, during which the parties developed an action plan for sectoral cooperation in 2013-2015 years. (more...)
Today's weather: Gray, with periods of heavy rain and thunderstorms Today's weather: Gray, with periods of heavy rain and thunderstorms
- September 06, 2017

Areas to be affected include Batavia, Darien Lakes State Park, Pembroke, Attica, Byron, Oakfield, Stafford and Alabama. Severe thunderstorm warnings continue for Genesee, northwestern Wyoming, south-central Orleans and northeastern Erie counties. (more...)
Robert E. Lee Descendant Resigns as Pastor Over Comments on MTV Robert E. Lee Descendant Resigns as Pastor Over Comments on MTV
- September 06, 2017

As he appeared before the cameras, Lee stood in stark contrast to the sleek, geometric set behind him, dressed simply in a black cleric's shirt and collar. But the comments section on an article about his VMA speech in the Winston-Salem Journal gives some sense of the backlash. While Lee is disappointed that he had to step down, he wrote that he will continue to fight against white supremacy and systematic oppression in all of its various forms. (more...)
Trump, Turnbull talk North Korea, floods Trump, Turnbull talk North Korea, floods
- September 06, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull has said he is "of one mind" with Donald Trump's condemnation of North Korea's reckless conduct, after a "very warm" 30-minute phone conversation with the U.S. Moon had left his offer of talks open as long as the North refrains from further provocations, and some key officials even argued that South Korea should downscale joint military drills with the US and ease sanctions if the North halts provocations. (more...)