• Truce collapses in Syria's south amid offensive
Truce collapses in Syria's south amid offensive

While Australia is part of the USA -led coalition targeting Islamic State (IS) strongholds in both of the Middle Eastern nations, its focus has primarily been on Iraq in recent months. is fighting against, declaring they are carrying out an anti-terrorism policy", he said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forc...

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  • Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat
Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat

Hundreds of people packed Ossoff's rally and booed when CNN, broadcast on large TV screens, announced it was calling for Handel to win the race. Supporters of Democrat Jon Ossoff wait for the polls to come in at Ossoff's election night event in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., June 20, 2017.

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  • Speier: 'I absolutely do' think Trump made up the tapes
Speier: 'I absolutely do' think Trump made up the tapes

Throngs of journalists and political pundits are hanging on Trump press secretary Sean Spicer's every word, hoping he'll confirm or deny the existence of tapes of conversations between President Donald Trump and fired FBI Director James Comey .

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  • MEMA press conference on Tropical Storm Cindy
MEMA press conference on Tropical Storm Cindy

The Flood Control District is encouraging all residents to be prepared. Tropical Storm Cindy could bring heavy rain and relatively high winds on Thursday and Friday , the National Weather Service , although the forecast calls for Henderson County to get only a glancing blow.

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  • Islamic State chief cleric killed in Syria air strike: US-led coalition
Islamic State chief cleric killed in Syria air strike: US-led coalition

Rumours of Binali's death had circulated after the strike, but there was no official confirmation until the statement. Turki al-Binali has crisscrossed the Islamic State group's self-declared caliphate in Syria and Iraq with a pistol holstered at his side, delivering fiery sermons in which the 30-year-old provides religious justification for it...

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  • McCain accuses Kim of murdering jailed US student Otto Warmbier
McCain accuses Kim of murdering jailed US student Otto Warmbier

The 22-year-old OH native died after falling into a coma last year while in a North Korean prison. The funeral for Warmbier will be held at 9 a.m. The U.S. and North Korea have no diplomatic relations. Hamilton County 's Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco's office released a statement saying Otto Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy so only a...

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  • UAE to fine $136000 anyone who voices support for Qatar
UAE to fine $136000 anyone who voices support for Qatar

A number of Middle East nations including the Saudis, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties with Qatar ostensibly over the country's support for terrorist groups. Saudi Arabia and Qatar are both key US allies in the region, both hosting massive USA air bases necessary for the fight against ISIS , but Saudis are not thrill...

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  • All Eyes on Georgia as Desperate Democrats Seek Win in Trump Era
All Eyes on Georgia as Desperate Democrats Seek Win in Trump Era

Handel has benefited from outside money, too; it just hasn't flowed through her campaign, which has raised less than a quarter of Ossoff's haul. As skeptical as these generally well-educated Republicans have been about Trump, many were even more reticent to vote for a Democrat - even one who presents as moderately and even-tempered as Ossoff.

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  • DEMS DEFEATED AGAIN: Republican Handel Wins Georgia Special Election
DEMS DEFEATED AGAIN: Republican Handel Wins Georgia Special Election

Jon Ossoff's defeat is a major blow to well-funded liberal momentum and activism, to which GOP voters in the South responded , "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn". Voting technology activists also are keeping a close eye on the Georgia race. He says about 16,500 people had already voted by 12:30 p.m. State officials said polling places a...

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  • Qatar Airways urges United Nations action against Gulf 'blockade'
Qatar Airways urges United Nations action against Gulf 'blockade'

More than a third of the world's liquefied natural gas trade comes from Qatar, making it the world's largest producer and exporter of LNG. He hoped that the Gulf crisis would soon be resolved in the best interest of the Ummah. Mutlaq Al Qahtani said the Persian Gulf country hosted the Taliban at the "request of the USA government" and as part of ...

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  • Iran-made drone downed in Syria
Iran-made drone downed in Syria

It was the second time this month that the US has shot down an armed drone in the vicinity of the camp at Tanf. The Pentagon stated that the unmanned aerial vehicle of the Assad regime was a threat because it had weapons on board and was in close proximity to the forces of the US-led worldwide coalition.

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  • Republican holds lead in Georgia race seen as Trump referendum
Republican holds lead in Georgia race seen as Trump referendum

However, while Democrats had motivated their base and won over skeptical Republicans , the conservative slant of district proved too much even for the almost unprecedented resources that Democrats invested in the race, even flying in volunteers for last minute doorknocking as local television stations had been saturated by 30-second advertisem...

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  • Colton Haynes Joins 'American Horror Story' for Season 7
Colton Haynes Joins 'American Horror Story' for Season 7

The newest batch of episodes of the anthology series that was co-created by Brad Falchuk will center on the 2016 presidential election, with the season beginning on the day after Donald Trump won. Election night will serve has the basis for the storytelling during the season, and fans don't know what to expect when the series returns to FX later ...

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  • Coroner: Otto Warmbier's family objected to autopsy
Coroner: Otto Warmbier's family objected to autopsy

Warmbier's death". Mr Warmbier's family, meanwhile, says they are choosing to focus on the short time they had with their son, ahead of his funeral on Thursday. But the US President took to Twitter on Tuesday to offer a grim assessment of China's role in restraining North Korea: "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to...

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  • DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources
DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

The intervention comes after Brexit Secretary David Davis was seen to have been dealt a blow in the opening day of withdrawal negotiations with the European Union, after it was agreed trade deal talks would not begin until October at the earliest.

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  • Seattle officer in fatal shooting: 'I don't have a taser'
Seattle officer in fatal shooting: 'I don't have a taser'

According to a statement by the Seattle Police Department , although one officer is usually dispatched for these types of calls, two officers were sent because of an "increased risk" associated with the address. City policy calls for the police department to reveal the identities of officers involved in fatal shootings within 24 or 48 hours after...

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  • US Student Jailed by N. Korea Dies After Release
US Student Jailed by N. Korea Dies After Release

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer could not say Tuesday that President Donald Trump believes Russian Federation interfered in last year's election - a conclusion reached by numerous intelligence agencies and acknowledged by lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.

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  • US Says Iranian-Made Drone Shot Down in Syria
US Says Iranian-Made Drone Shot Down in Syria

Operating in both Syria and Iraq , the force includes about 780 personnel, including 300 service members who work in its air group. The competition between the Syrian army and the militias and US -backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels has stepped up in the Badia desert that stretches to the Iraqi border after Islamic State abandoned large swa...

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  • France's Macron to reshuffle government after huge parliament win
France's Macron to reshuffle government after huge parliament win

Party won an absolute majority in the 577-seat National Assembly , Castaner said the government reshuffle would be "technical and not far-reaching". At the end of the afternoon, turnout stood at only 35 percent - below last week's record low . They started arriving Monday at the National Assembly to learn their way around before the first parli...

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  • Indian celebs tweet special messages on Yoga Day
Indian celebs tweet special messages on Yoga Day

She can be seen performing the Bakasana in the video that she shared. Undoubtedly, the fittest actress of them all, Shilpa Shetty vouches for Yoga and what wonders has it done for her, is right in front of our eyes. From Shilpa Shetty, Juhi Chawla, Malaika Arora to Bipasha Basu and hubby Karan Singh Grover-all have shared some really wonderful ...

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