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Global Media UN agency seeks access to civilians in IS-held Syrian city
Author: 0 UN agency seeks access to civilians in IS-held Syrian city

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a group of Kurdish and Arab militias supported by a US -led coalition, began to attack Raqqa a week ago to take it from the jihadists. USA support for the SDF has caused tension the relationship between Washington and Ankara, as the YPG forms the backbone of SDF forces. So, are we going to see a bloodbath, it is very hard to tell because it is very hard to determine exactly how many civilians are left inside Raqqa .

Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare

Passengers have criticised police for forcing them to wait 90 minutes after a man threatened to blow up a plane above Melbourne . "But it was not a bomb but a powerbank ", Mr Aziz said . for us that meant having the plane isolated, and as soon as practicable, getting the passengers off the plane safely and dealing with the offender", Ashton said.

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Author: 0 "1-2-3 Putin go away" - B92 at Moscow protest rally

Thousands of anti-government activists challenging President Vladimir Putin's rule were protesting across Russian Federation on Monday, with police arresting main opposition leader Alexei Navalny outside his Moscow home before he could reach the main demonstration and scores of others.

Author: 0 UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached

The DUP head told ITV News she had "some very good discussions" with Mrs May and was hopeful of reaching a conclusion "sooner rather than later". Despite anger at the election, she was cheered briefly at the start of the meeting. But a deal with the DUP also risks destabilizing Northern Ireland by increasing the influence of pro-British unionists. May's botched election gamble has left her so weakened that her Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate inside her party, with two former ...

Global Media ACLU sues to stop deportation of arrested Iraqi nationals
Author: 0 ACLU sues to stop deportation of arrested Iraqi nationals

It called for a hearing of the Eastern District of US District Court on Friday. Dozens of Iraqi Chaldean Catholics in Detroit were among those targeted in the immigration sweeps, some of whom fear they will be killed if deported to their home country, immigration attorneys and family members said.

Global Media Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned
Author: 0 Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

Mrs May had hoped the general election would increase her Commons majority before the start of talks - but it created a hung Parliament, and she is seeking the DUP's backing to win key votes. Key subjects to be negotiated include the status of European Union nationals and Britons living elsewhere in the European Union , the size of any "divorce" bill and how the United Kingdom will trade with the European Union once it leaves.

Global Media US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel
Author: 0 US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

On Wednesday, written testimony by Comey about his alleged interactions with President Donald Trump was released in which the ex-director noted that he asked Sessions "prevent any future direct communication" between Trump and himself after the two shared a private dinner on January 27 and a one-on-one Oval Office meeting on February 14 that Comey found to be "inappropriate".

Global Media OH man charged in 2 killings is charged in 3 more slayings
Author: 0 OH man charged in 2 killings is charged in 3 more slayings

Robert Safran said. OH police say a suspect in the deaths of a mother and her two daughters may also have been involved in a separate double homicide nearby. Hoover said the standoff began at 9 p.m. Assistance was provided by law enforcement from North Royalton , the FBI, the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, Stark County Sheriff's Office and the Southwest Enforcement Bureau.

Author: 0 Wife: Man Who Shot Congressman Wanted to Work on Tax Policy

He later died of his injuries, Trump told the nation from the White House. According to the Belleville News-Democrat, he wrote frequent letters to the editor between 2008 and 2012, criticizing Republicans' tax policies. The shooting took place just after 7:00 am (1100 GMT) as the Republican team practiced for the well-loved charity showdown. Over the a year ago, Hodgkinson regularly posted to social media showcasing his hatred for Trump.

Author: 0 Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Former FBI director James Comey told Congress last week that Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into his former national security advisor, Mike Flynn, who was forced to quit for lying about his links to Moscow. It's true that the ex-FBI director is amassing a team that not only includes top investigative talent but also has a partisan tilt: Jeannie Rhee, Michael Dreeben, Andrew Weissmann and James Quarles are renowned in their fields and have made repeated donations to Democrats.

Global Media Turkish opposition party begins 265-mile 'march for justice'
Author: 0 Turkish opposition party begins 265-mile 'march for justice'

Enis Berberoglu was accused of giving the secular Cumhuriyet newspaper a video purporting to show Turkish intelligence services transporting weapons into Syria. Kilicdaroglu, who has been accused by critics in the past of not taking a sufficiently tough line against Erdogan, led the protest brandishing a sign saying "justice" in Turkish without the CHP logo.

Global Media Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year
Author: 0 Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Jeffs, he said, handed over his actual ID and filled out the form to complete the deal. Lyle Jeffs was the last of the defendants in the food stamp fraud case still behind bars when U.S. Rothschadl says he doesn't know why Jeffs was in southeast South Dakota. South Dakota authorities say polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs was captured at a recreation area marina southwest of Sioux Falls.

Author: 0 Blimp operator: Pilot 'OK' after US Open crash

The U.S. Golf Association said in a statement that the advertising blimp crashed in an open field about half a mile from the Erin Hills golf course. Justin Maynard, a sales manager for AirSign, said the company's operations team on the ground in Erin had no more definitive information on pilot's condition, other than the pilot was expected to be OK.

Global Media Terror groups battle for Osama bin Laden's cave hideout
Author: 0 Terror groups battle for Osama bin Laden's cave hideout

An official with the USA military command in Kabul said Islamic State forces are "on the run" and "are attempting to take refuge" in the Tora Bora region."No matter where they are, there is no safe haven for them in Afghanistan", the official said in a statement.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

Of a total of 2,260,804 registered voters, less than half a million went to the polls in the non-binding referendum . In 2012, the island opted for statehood, but Congress , the ultimate arbiter of the Puerto Rico's bid for statehood, never picked up the matter.

Author: 0 Two Canadians among those sought by U.S. authorities over attack on protesters

The Turkish foreign ministry, which stopped short of summoning the USA ambassador, said it had conveyed to Washington's envoy "that this decision taken by United States authorities is wrong, biased and lacks legal basis". "It's just something we're not going to tolerate". Yildirim was charged with two felony counts and one misdemeanor assault count. "If they attempt to enter the USA, they will be arrested", Newsham said, calling on the suspects to turn themselves in.

Author: 0 US official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

Fred Warmbier , wearing the jacket his son wore to his March 2016 trial in North Korea , gave a news conference in Cincinnati, Ohio just a few days after his son arrived home in a coma. Pyongyang has vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the US mainland. UC doctors received copies of brain MRI images from medical officials in North Korea, Kanter said.