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Turkish air strikes 'kill at least 20 civilians in Syria'

Turkish officials say their goal in Syria is as much about ensuring Kurdish forces do not expand the territory they already control along Turkey's border as it is about driving Islamic State from its strongholds. It is estimated that the rocket was...

Union general secretary hits back after he's banned from Labour

Relations are also in deep freeze with the Labour deputy leader, Tom Watson, whom Corbyn supporters suspect of trying to rally support behind the scenes for Mr Smith. Draper has been a Labour member for 40 years. But the reality is that it was only...

Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign

Around 30 French towns have passed burkini bans, and police have fined Muslim women for wearing burkinis on beaches in towns including in the renowned Riviera resorts of Nice and Cannes. "The enforcement of these bans leads to abuses and the degrad...

Dying Tragically Hip Singer Downie Bids Farewell At Hometown Gig

And while Flank is skeptical that any Canadian band will reach the status that the Tragically Hip has achieved, Smyth said there might one day be another Canadian band that speaks to Canadian's like the Hip have. If we go by Winston Churchill's quo...

Africa is biggest frontier of 21st century - Japan PM

He told the gathering that included several African leaders, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and worldwide business executives that his administration's vision was to make Nigeria one of the top investment destinations in the world, within the shorte...

Japan pledges to invest $30bn in Africa

Kenyatta made the remarks at the Tokyo International Conference for African Development ( TICAD ) in Nairobi . Cumulative with investments by Japanese privately owned companies, Abe expects the inflows from his country could top Sh3 trillion ($30 ...

Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attacks

In a 2013 agreement between Russian Federation and the United States, Syria agreed to destroy its chemical weapons and the security council supported a resolution under chapter 7 of the U.N. The UN's Security Council (UNSC) is due to discuss the repo...

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Trump slashes corporation tax in reform plan

He promised to tax overseas income at just 10 percent in a bid to repatriate some of the trillions of dollars now sitting in offshore accounts. Partnerships and other busin...

Gov. Baker talks to governor of Puerto Rico, offers aid

Nicole Hernandez was supposed to reunite with her dad and other family on Puerto Rico this week for a family cruise. The island's governor says the situation is growing more...

Roy Moore Wins Alabama's GOP Senate Primary

Dean Heller in Nevada's Republican primary. Voters put him back in the same position. It all turned out for naught, with Moore's victory dealing a bitter blow to the GOP's esta...

Health plan would cut US deficit- but leave millions without insurance: CBO

In what's surely a quirk of happenstance, those states are represented by three senators who have come out against the bill - Susan Collins , Rand Paul , and John McCain - an...

Hatch says it may be 'virtually impossible' to pass Obamacare replacement

Because of current Senate rules, the GOP has until September 30 to pass health care reform legislation with a simple majority vote . According to documents obtained by The As...

John McCain answers to his conscience, not to Arizona Governor

The Senate Finance Committee will also hold a hearing Monday afternoon on the Graham-Cassidy proposal. Sen. Patty Murray, a Washington Democrat who had been working with Mr. Sen...

Can the Oklahoma State Offense roll TCU?

The Cowboys had more yardage (and yards per play), but TCU controlled the ball for nearly 40 minutes and road 14 points off turnovers to a 13-point win. This three-man backf...

Angela Merkel may triumph but what will her government look like?

Merkel absolutely did the right thing with refugees in 2015, against the trend of her party, and it made a huge difference for Germany and for Europe. It's campaigning for a rise ...

Officials Raise Mexico Quake Death Toll To 286 As Rescue Efforts Continue

But she hasn't found anyone yet in the rubble of this most recent quake. Her naming likely derives from a misunderstanding between the rescuers and the girl, but regardless of he...

Trump Heads to Alabama to Campaign in Tight Senate Race

And they're definitely sick and exhausted of politicians apologizing for all they hold dear to Europeans whose homes their grandfathers saved in places like Normandy, Bastogne, an...

Special Reports

New Report: Graham-Cassidy Punishes Medicaid Expansion States

New Report: Graham-Cassidy Punishes Medicaid Expansion States

Jimmy Kimmel admonished Senate Republicans for the second evening in a row over their last-minute push to pass a major healthcare reform package, but singled out one particular vo...

Kerry to Trump: Paris agreement not some quick 'real estate deal'

Kerry to Trump: Paris agreement not some quick 'real estate deal'

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that US officials were considering avenues to stay in the agreement , though White House officials denied the report . We shou...

Ben McAdoo Blames Eli Manning For 'Sloppy' Fourth Down Play

Ben McAdoo Blames Eli Manning For 'Sloppy' Fourth Down Play

He's had at least 90 receptions, 1,300 yards, and 10 touchdowns in each of his three National Football League seasons. He came through the game no worse for the wear and is hop...

Saudi Arabia announces $15 million aid for persecuted Rohingya Muslims

Saudi Arabia announces $15 million aid for persecuted Rohingya Muslims

Speaking on the sidelines of an event here, Mr Singh said, "An affidavit has been filed. The matter is sub-judice and any policy decision will be taken only after the court's ord...

St Louis police face growing criticism over protest tactics

Smith's mother, Anne Smith, was among those gathered outside the downtown jail on Monday. Bush says everyone makes mistakes, but that Smith did not deserve to die. More demonstrati...

Colts to start Jacoby Brissett at QB vs. Cardinals

The team also will be without wide receiver John Brown due to a lingering quadriceps issue. - Surprising Phil Dawson missed the first one . "Hopefully the runs that I had sh...

Vikings' Sam Bradford a game-time decision vs. Steelers

Vikings' Sam Bradford a game-time decision vs. Steelers

First, they are playing on the road against a much better team. Defensive coordinator Keith Butler noticed a few communication flaws but generally was impressed with how the seco...

Deshaun Watson's Debut As A Starting Quarterback Was Pretty Impressive

Deshaun Watson's Debut As A Starting Quarterback Was Pretty Impressive

The Bengals' offense was stagnant once again Thursday night, falling to the Texans 13-9. The two sacks tied Atkins' career high, which he had recorded five other times . "He's...

Ex-St. Louis Cop Acquitted in 2011 Shooting of Black Driver

Ex-St. Louis Cop Acquitted in 2011 Shooting of Black Driver

The St Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced in a tweet that one officer sustained a serious injury from a brick thrown at Kingshighway and Waterman. Prosecutors said St...