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Edrogan announces military op in Idlib, Syria
- October 09, 2017

Some mortar rounds slammed near the Deir Hassan camp for Syrian displaced people on the border area in northern Idlib, amid a state of fear among the people there. Turkey launched an incursion into Syria further east of Idlib previous year, backing Free Syrian Army (FSA) groups in the Euphrates Shield operation against Islamic State and Kurdish groups. (more...)
Galen Rupp ends American men's drought in Chicago Marathon Galen Rupp ends American men's drought in Chicago Marathon
- October 09, 2017

He cracked a smile before crossing the finish line in 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. The last American to win the men's race was Moroccan-born Khalid Khannouchi in 2002. The last United States of America runner to medal in that race was Bill Mills, who won gold at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Hasay was third in Boston in 2:23:0 in what was her marathon debut. (more...)
Journalist Kim Wall's head is found Journalist Kim Wall's head is found
- October 08, 2017

Helen Bailey: The body of the novelist found, murdered by her companion? Jumpers kept on scanning Koege Bay on Saturday for the writer's arms. Police have previously said 15 stab wounds were found on the torso and Mr Moeller Jensen said there were no fractures to 30-year-old Ms Wall's skull. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend denies advance knowledge of massacre Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend denies advance knowledge of massacre
- October 08, 2017

Paddock was living a secret life, which will not be understood ever. The authorities in Las Vegas revised the death toll down from 59 on Tuesday evening, saying that one of the bodies was that of the gunman. Eric Paddock said Monday that his brother was a big spender at casinos and often received free rooms and meals from the casinos. "We are cooperating with law enforcement and support their efforts to investigate and address this tragedy". (more...)
Kempt, Lanning help Iowa State shock Oklahoma in Norman Kempt, Lanning help Iowa State shock Oklahoma in Norman
- October 08, 2017

A shocker before what is arguably Iowa State's biggest game of the year came when The Des Moines Register reported that QB Jacob Park will be taking a leave of absence from the team . No doubt much of the extra practice preparation for Saturday's contest centered around protecting quarterback Jacob Park who was sacked four times and was hit numerous other times while also throwing three interceptions. (more...)
Oil falls to below $56 on signs of higher output Oil falls to below $56 on signs of higher output
- October 07, 2017

Brent crude futures decreased by 0.37 percent and stood at $55.91, U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) futures dropped by 0.24 percent was at $50.46, RIA Novosti reported. Just as important, global crude inventories have begun to decline. Hedge funds have accumulated a record bullish position in middle distillates such as diesel, heating oil and gasoil, anticipating stocks will be relatively tight this winter. (more...)
Rafael Nadal: When is Nadal playing John Isner at the China Open? Rafael Nadal: When is Nadal playing John Isner at the China Open?
- October 06, 2017

The world number one, who was beaten by Pouille the last time they met at the 2016 U.S. Open, lost a close first set before saving two match points in a second-set tiebreak which he won to level things up. Jared Donaldson fought hard against Czech seventh seed Tomas Berdych , but ran out of steam as he went down 6-3 0-6 6-2. The 31-year-old Peng said she had been having injections to ease the pain and her right knee was heavily strapped, but she could not play on. (more...)
TransCanada cancels Energy East pipeline TransCanada cancels Energy East pipeline
- October 06, 2017

Energy East was conceived as a way to ship Alberta oilsands production as far east as Saint John's, New Brunswick. It's also going to withdraw from a Quebec environmental review. The project has opened deep rifts in political circles, with New Brunswick and Alberta premiers expressing disappointment Thursday and Quebec politicians like Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre celebrating its demise. (more...)
National Basketball Association alters layout for All-Star Game National Basketball Association alters layout for All-Star Game
- October 05, 2017

The player that receives the most votes in each conference will automatically qualify being the team captain. Had you dreamed of Stephen Curry playing alongside LeBron James? In no particular order, let's take a look at five potentially awkward situations that could emerge if the National Basketball Association makes the smart move and shows its fans this entire process. (more...)
Mattis: In US national security interest to stay in Iran deal Mattis: In US national security interest to stay in Iran deal
- October 04, 2017

In a House of Representatives hearing later on Tuesday, Mattis said Iran was "fundamentally" in compliance with the nuclear deal . General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , told the Senate committee that it's now a stalemate in Afghanistan. (more...)
[NFL] 49ers vs Cardinals Live Online Free [NFL] 49ers vs Cardinals Live Online Free
- October 04, 2017

He also had some trouble holding on to the ball. Partly attributed to poorly thrown balls by Hoyer, much of the offensive deficiencies can be placed on flat-out drops from the 49ers receiving corp. Three Miami Dolphins players, Kenny Stills, Julius Thomas and Michael Thomas, took a knee during the anthem before they faced off against the New Orleans Saints in London's Wembley Stadium. (more...)
Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST
- October 04, 2017

Wednesday is predicted to be sunny, with a high near 78. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind around 10 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 15 miles per hour. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Winds will be from the south gusting up to 20 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. (more...)
Jumbo jet makes emergency landing after engine blowout Jumbo jet makes emergency landing after engine blowout
- October 02, 2017

A super jumbo A380 ofAir France which acted as a liaison Paris-Los Angeles, had made an emergency landing in Canada . Air France said passengers were being assisted and it was working to re-route them. The four-engine airliner left Paris's Charles de Gaulle Airport Saturday morning. The crew handed out meals as they waited on the runway for hours. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys players and owner take a knee before national anthem Dallas Cowboys players and owner take a knee before national anthem
- October 01, 2017

Daron Roberts , director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation at the University of Texas at Austin, and a former National Football League coach, says he thinks players will continue with game day protests. "Big progress being made-we all love our country!" 2 sources told @nbcdfw President Trump blew up Jerry's cell Monday calling him 4 times throughout the day to talk about anthem stuff. (more...)
Cops: Mom Left 4 Kids Home, Went to Europe Cops: Mom Left 4 Kids Home, Went to Europe
- September 30, 2017

The kids were alone for only one day, but police say Macke was planning on leaving her children alone for 10 days. The ex-husband of a woman who police said abandoned her children as she jetted off to Europe for a vacation said her departure was "an intentional premeditated act". (more...)
By electing Henry Bolton Ukip has pulled back from the brink By electing Henry Bolton Ukip has pulled back from the brink
- September 30, 2017

Former Ukip leader Nigel described Mr Bolton as a "a guy of achievement and a man of substance". Phil Hornby spent the day on the English Riviera, and watched the build-up to an unexpected result. Bolton, a former soldier and Thames Valley police officer, later worked for organisations such as the United Nations and Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe in Kosovo and other countries. (more...)
EPA buys Pruitt a special booth for secret communications EPA buys Pruitt a special booth for secret communications
- September 29, 2017

In July, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt flew on a private plane for official travel in his home state of Oklahoma - leaving taxpayers on the hook for more than $14,000. While a privacy booth of this magnitude is unique, the idea of secure locations in government offices for sensitive information to be shared is not. (more...)
Aston Martin's submarine will match your hypercar Aston Martin's submarine will match your hypercar
- September 29, 2017

While we know that the submarine will be targeted at "researchers, explorers and superyacht owners", we don't have any idea of what it will be capable of. "Project Neptune is defined by its sleek, elegant exterior", added Reichman. However, Project Neptune is clearly the in its early stages and might never make its way out of a concept and into production. (more...)
U.S. starts work on Mexico border wall mock-ups U.S. starts work on Mexico border wall mock-ups
- September 28, 2017

Customs and Border Protection said the building began in San Diego on eight prototypes, which had been awarded over the summer. Federal officials will use the prototypes to help make final decisions in hiring wall builders. As agents prepared for the news conference, a Mexican man breached the fence, cut his hand and was arrested. The first was filed last spring by an environmental group. (more...)
USA hails Saudi Arabia U-turn on women drivers USA hails Saudi Arabia U-turn on women drivers
- September 27, 2017

Already viewed as the de facto ruler controlling all the major levers of government, from defence to the economy, the prince is seen as stamping out traces of internal dissent before any formal transfer of power from his 81-year-old father King Salman. (more...)