• Turkey welcomes Tal Afar's liberation by Iraqi forces, urges swift rebuilding
Turkey welcomes Tal Afar's liberation by Iraqi forces, urges swift rebuilding

Iraqi forces have in recent days recaptured nearly all of the northwestern city of Tal Afar, long a stronghold of Islamic State. With Tal Afar liberated, all of Nineveh province - the first area ISIS militants captured in a 2014 blitz - "is in the hands of our fearless troops", al-Abadi said.

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  • Shark spotted swimming near man trying to escape police custody
Shark spotted swimming near man trying to escape police custody

North Topsail Beach Police finally arrested Kingsbury about 3 and a half hours after the traffic stop at the Wicker Avenue beach access. Surf City police officials say 20-year-old Zachary Kingsbury was pulled over just before 5.00pm on Wednesday, according to WECT .

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  • Not a Matter of 'Public Interest': FBI Keeps Clinton Emails Secret
Not a Matter of 'Public Interest': FBI Keeps Clinton Emails Secret

Comey had made the decision as early as April and even had a draft memo which he circulated around inside the department. "The outcome of an investigation should not be prejudged while FBI agents are still hard at work trying to gather the facts".

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  • Man City accept Swansea's £12m Bony bid
Man City accept Swansea's £12m Bony bid

He left for City in January 2015 in a £28m deal, but struggled for opportunities and was subsequently loaned to Stoke City for the duration of last season. Swansea manager Paul Clement was keen to strengthen his forward line after agreeing a deal to sell striker Fernando Llorente to Tottenham . Wilfried Bony took to Instagram to send a mess...

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  • Hilarious Parody Video Of What Ref Said Before Mayweather McGregor
Hilarious Parody Video Of What Ref Said Before Mayweather McGregor

Mayweather , who moved his record to a historic 50-0 with 27 knockouts, said after the fight he would return to retirement. Personalities from across the sports and entertainment industries have since had their say on the outcome and former Republic of Ireland global Keane is one of them.

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  • Gov. Rauner to sign school funding bill
Gov. Rauner to sign school funding bill

Without a method to distribute state aid, IL was prevented from sending state payments to schools as classes began for most students this month. CPS released a $5.7 billion budget earlier this month that relies on $300 million in extra funding allotted to it by the state's Democrat-controlled Legislature, plus an additional $269 million from the ...

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  • Britain's May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears
Britain's May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears

The result forced the Prime Minister to humble herself before backbenchers, telling the Tory 1922 Committee in June: "I will continue to serve as long as you want me". He stood for the party leadership in 1990, but was beaten by John Major. She added: "I think for most members of the public they would say they want the government to get on with t...

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  • Amit Shah holds strategy meet with top leaders for Gujarat polls
Amit Shah holds strategy meet with top leaders for Gujarat polls

Reshuffle is expected to take place before Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for China on Sunday for a BRICS summit. A cabinet reshuffle has been on the cards since Manohar Parrikar resigned as Defence Minister to become Chief Minister of Goa.

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  • Led coalition airstrikes stop Daesh deal convoy
Led coalition airstrikes stop Daesh deal convoy

The U.S. supports the Lebanese army but not the Russia-backed Syrian army , led by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "We transported those defeated militants from one front we fight in to another front we also fight in", he said. "Our overt patrols that have been conducting patrols in that area to keep tensions down received fire multiple times ...

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  • President Donald Trump promises federal aid to storm-ravaged Texas
President Donald Trump promises federal aid to storm-ravaged Texas

The White House did not say whether the money would come from Trump or his foundation. Trump's optimistic reassurances stood in contrast to the more measured assessments coming from emergency management officials, who are cautioning about a long, hard road ahead.

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  • Rajiv Mehrishi made CAG
Rajiv Mehrishi made CAG

He will have a three year term as CAG . Pattanayak and Ghose belong to 1982 batch of the service. A day before his tenure as home secretary comes to an end, Mr Mehrishi said that radicalistion, funding and supply of weapons from Pakistan to subversive elements was the main reason for the violence in the Kashmir Valley.

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  • Russia warns US against news sanctions on North Korea
Russia warns US against news sanctions on North Korea

In this combination of file photos, top: U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers fly over Japan on July 8, 2017, in this photo released by the Joint Staff Office of the Defense Ministry of Japan; and two U.S. Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Ren Guoqiang told reporters Thursday that all parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that e...

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  • Watchdog: Iran complying with nuclear deal limits
Watchdog: Iran complying with nuclear deal limits

As of August 21, Iran's stock of low-enriched uranium was well below limits and its supply of heavy water was also below ascribed restrictions after Iran exported 19.1 tonnes to an unnamed country. But Iran has already made clear that its military sites are off limits, raising the risk of a stand-off if a request for access were put to a vote.

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  • DHS announces vendors for border wall prototypes
DHS announces vendors for border wall prototypes

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has awarded Dickinson-based Fisher Sand & Gravel Co. a contract to develop a prototype for construction of a wall along the southern border, according to Rep. The CBP has provided few details of the concrete prototypes and said funding for four other prototypes for a see-through structure will be awarded next ...

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  • Kangana Ranaut needs apologizes from Hrithik Roshan
Kangana Ranaut needs apologizes from Hrithik Roshan

He had my password, why would he use it in such an illegal way in 2015. In what was termed as one of the most sensational controversies in B-Town, Kangana had alleged a relationship with Hrithik, calling him a "silly ex" in one of her interviews, post which Hrithik slapped a legal notice to her.

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  • Britain pledges £200m to help Nigeria fight Boko Haram
Britain pledges £200m to help Nigeria fight Boko Haram

Osinbajo said this on Thursday when he met Boris Johnson , British foreign secretary, who led a delegation of United Kingdom ministers to Aso Rock. Our military, diplomatic and development assistance is making a big difference. 'This is about helping a Commonwealth partner in its time of need as well as addressing the root causes of worldwide ...

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  • Pentagon Reveals There Are 11000 US Troops in Afghanistan, Not 8400
Pentagon Reveals There Are 11000 US Troops in Afghanistan, Not 8400

Military commanders would be able to work around the cap by bringing in forces for short periods. It is expected to send 3,900 additional forces to add to the 12,000 troops the US maintains in the country. "I just signed the order, it's going to take a couple days", he said. Because the Obama administration had set caps on the number of troops allo...

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  • Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine cover dubs Texas Harvey victims 'Neo-Nazis'
Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine cover dubs Texas Harvey victims 'Neo-Nazis'

In it, Nazi flags with swastikas and hands raised in apparent Nazi salutes poke out above floodwaters. 'God exists - he has drowned all the Neo-Nazis in Texas , ' the magazine says. They weren't the only outlet to see the devastation and wonder how they could improve their journalistic brand by mocking the people whose lives were destroyed...

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  • Trump to donate $1 million of personal funds to Harvey relief
Trump to donate $1 million of personal funds to Harvey relief

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the announcement at a briefing on Thursday. "He would like to join in the efforts that a lot of the people we've seen across this country do, and he's pledging $1 million of personal money to the fund", she said at the press conference.

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  • Officials find van where 6 family members drowned in Harvey floodwaters
Officials find van where 6 family members drowned in Harvey floodwaters

Come Tuesday night, Harvey will be in a position again to bring in more flooding rains . The system would then head north and lose its tropical strength, the center said. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, a Democrat, defended his decision, citing the risk of sending the city's 2.3 million inhabitants onto the highways at the same time.

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