• Russian Federation fires missiles from Mediterranean at ISIS in Syria
Russian Federation fires missiles from Mediterranean at ISIS in Syria

Also, Russia , the main backer of the Syrian government forces, will not allow the withdrawal of IS from Raqqa , as the terror militants will be heading toward Deir al-Zour province in the east, which will add more pressure on the Syrian army fighting to liberate the surrounding of Deir al-Zour from IS.

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  • Pacquiao vs Horn: Airasia in the ring
Pacquiao vs Horn: Airasia in the ring

But Pacquiao is leaving nothing to chance and he and wife Jinkee, devout born-again Christians, will pray for victory at a church service in Brisbane Sunday morning. “Viewing previous fights of Horn, I find it hard to imagine that he has the ability to make mid-fight adjustments.”. "Hopefully they have got it down pat and they're going to taper o...

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  • United States military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'
United States military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'

Iran's strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) targets in Syria's Deir ez-Zor governorate on June 18 marked the Islamic Republic's first missile strikes in a foreign country since Tehran attacked the People's Mujahedin of Iran (MEK), a militant political organization, in Diyala, Iraq, with ballistic missiles in 2001.

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  • Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists
Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Two Dutch journalists have been freed unharmed after being held captive for nearly a week by leftist rebels in Colombia . "Bolt was ... very relieved. We are doing all we can to bring them back to the Netherlands as soon as possible", he said in a statement. Dutch broadcaster Kro-Ncrv TV, whose Spoorloos program...

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  • Wallet-busting Galaxy Note 8
Wallet-busting Galaxy Note 8 "to launch in September"

The report further says Samsung will introduce a 12-megapixel dual camera for the first time. In a recent news, the Galaxy Note 8 will retail for $900. Obviously, the battery will be a major point of focus for the Note 8 as not to repeat the mistakes of the Note 7. Internally, the Note 8 will be powered by either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Exyn...

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  • Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling
Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling

Trump's Friday tweet came after a Fox News interview where he also accused the former president of knowing about the interference and refusing to act on it. Michael McFaul, who served as the Obama administration's ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, said that Obama's decision to expel Russian diplomats from the United States and to level har...

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  • NASA Discovers 10 Potentially Habitable Earth-Like Planets
NASA Discovers 10 Potentially Habitable Earth-Like Planets

The implications of each discovery are rife with possibilities on account of the fact that for every planet detected, between 100 to 200 exoplanets potentially lurk beyond the telescope's reach, according to NASA . As per reported by The Guardian , Kepler program scientist Mario Perez said in a conference, "An important question for us is, 'Ar...

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  • 10 new earth like planets discovered by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope
10 new earth like planets discovered by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope

What makes the discovery all the more astonishing is that not only is the system just 40 light years away from Earth, but that three of the planets discovered are within what we would call the "habitable zone". With the final analysis of Kepler data in hand, scientists said they will now work on answering that question, a key step in assessing the ...

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  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 DLC Pack 4 Launches on June 27
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 DLC Pack 4 Launches on June 27

During the game publisher's stream on Twitch, it was confirmed that player can get their hands on the paid and free contents of the expansion on June 27 . It comes with several new characters as well as a new storyline to explore. Xenoverse 2 will also get a free update "around the same time" as the DLC that adds in a few undisclosed features ...

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  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests 25 Tamil Nadu fishermen; Tamil Nadu govt angry
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 25 Tamil Nadu fishermen; Tamil Nadu govt angry

According to information that the hull of the trawlers of Indian poachers are usually out of steel, whereas boats the Navy use are usually made out of aluminum. Barely two days after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 21 Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters, four more were arrested on Friday night.

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  • Tropical depression Cindy moves inland bringing heavy rain and flash floods
Tropical depression Cindy moves inland bringing heavy rain and flash floods

From East Texas to southern Mississippi , Cindy is expected to drop 3-6 inches of rain and some isolated areas could see up to 12 inches of rain, the National Weather Service said . New Orleans , which closed its tropical storm warning before Cindy reached the city, saw some flooded streets. Louisiana's Office of State Parks says high w...

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  • 'The threat is still there' for New Orleans after Tropical Storm Cindy
'The threat is still there' for New Orleans after Tropical Storm Cindy

Hillman said the Almyra area had not received significant rainfall in more than a week, and that a nearby farmer on Thursday was running his irrigation system even though rain was on the horizon. Two parks south of Lafayette are closed because of high water over roads the parks. The Department of State Health Services Emergency Medical Task Force, ...

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  • Weather Service Says Cindy Winding Down
Weather Service Says Cindy Winding Down

According to forecasts, Cindy , with steady gusts of approximately 80 km/h and 15-30 cm of precipitation in the form of rain, is expected to hit Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama and the western part of Florida until Thursday . Authorities continued to warn that driving rains spinning off from the storm could still cause unsafe flash flo...

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  • CEO of Uber: Resignation
CEO of Uber: Resignation

The resignation of Kalanick, a co-founder of one of the most influential technology companies of its generation, comes after a review of practices at the firm and scandals including complaints of sexual harassment. After deliberation, 40-year-old Kalanick decided it was best to go through with the resignation and he will remain on Uber's board of d...

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  • Nasa finds 10 more Earth-like planets
Nasa finds 10 more Earth-like planets

The talk among scientists at a Kepler conference in California this weekend is that it is closer to 60%, Alan Boss, an astronomer at the Carnegie Institution, said. Between Kepler and other methods, scientists have now confirmed more than 3,600 exoplanets and found about 62 potentially habitable planets. This is the eighth release of the Kepler...

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  • YouTube's mobile app to adjust to display videos of any size
YouTube's mobile app to adjust to display videos of any size

YouTube is the video app the flashes immediately when you think about an online video. youTube plays a major role in the VidCon each year. It will become available to users in the next few weeks. It wouldn't be surprising to see YouTube expand this feature over time, to include other functionality, too - perhaps like the co-watching experi...

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  • Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues
Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

In addition to heavy rainfall, tropical storm force winds, storm surge and a few tornadoes are possible. Tropical Depression Cindy continues to accelerate northeast over the southeastern U.S. Ouachita Parish - As your local news leader it is our goal is to keep you informed and safe as we await Tropical Storm Cindy in the ArkLaMiss. The Nationa...

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  • Snapchat Releases Location-Sharing Feature
Snapchat Releases Location-Sharing Feature

Francis said there are a number of positives with the new feature. The update has led to concerns from safety experts who fear it could be used to stalk or bully others. Once Snap Map is open, it will show the location of the user and all of their friends as their Bitmoji image. While the feature allows users to find their friends, the Rosenberg ...

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  • Soyuz-2-1v launches a secret satellite
Soyuz-2-1v launches a secret satellite

The third Soyuz-2-1v rocket lifted off as scheduled on June 23, 2017, at 21:04:33 Moscow Time (2:04 p.m. EDT), from Pad 4 at Site 43 in Plesetsk. The success of the launch was posted on the Russian Defense Ministry's website. Hazard areas declared for Friday's launch indicated that the rocket would fly to the Northwest of Plesetsk, consistent...

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  • A Rainy Weekend as TVA Prepares for
A Rainy Weekend as TVA Prepares for "Cindy's" Arrival

It was centered about 75 miles (115 kilometers) north-northeast of Memphis at midday Friday . Alabama was also the scene of the storm's only reported casualty, which happened when a log washed ashore killing a 10-year-old boy. Roads stayed wet in counties north of I-20 during much of the day Thursday , as Cindy was downgraded from a tro...

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