Pentagon calls on Turkey and Syrian Kurds to stop fighting

The strikes against the YPG are hugely sensitive as the outfit - seen as a terror group by Ankara - is allied with Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner the United States in the fight against IS in Syria. A spokesman for the Kurdish g... More..

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US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Bangladesh, meets Sheikh Hasina

John Kerry, US secretary of state, has arrived in Dhaka to meet Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh prime minister, and discuss security cooperation following a wave of deadly attacks in the country. The shootings came...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Islamic State bombing kills 54 government recruits in Yemen

Isis' Amaq news agency said, "About 60 dead in a martyrdom operation by a fighter from Islamic State targeting a recruitment centre in Aden city", without giving more details. The director general of Yemen's ...More..

Turkish military denies firing at Syrian Kurdish YPG forces
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Turkish military denies firing at Syrian Kurdish YPG forces

Turkish forces pressed on with a two-pronged operation inside Syria against Islamic State (IS) jihadists and the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), shelling over a dozen targets. With Kurdish fight...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Afghanistan: Militants Attack American University, Killing Students

Police searched the university campus early Thursday morning and killed two attackers who stormed the campus with guns and explosives. Two gunmen were shot dead, but a professor, seven students, three policem...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

North Korea's Kim applauds latest missile test as "greatest success"

The South Korean and USA militaries said the missile was sacked from near the coastal city of Sinpo, where a submarine base is located. "The SLBM launched earlier in the day indicated [technical] improvemen...More..

Trump plans detailed immigration talk in Phoenix as questions re
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Trump plans detailed immigration talk in Phoenix as questions re

In another tweet on Sunday night, Trump said both he and Hillary Clinton, his Democratic rival for the November 8 election, should release detailed medical records. Clinton's campaign released an annotated v...More..

Japan braces for a third powerful typhoon in a week
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Japan braces for a third powerful typhoon in a week

The agency is warning of landslides and swollen rivers, while calling for attention to be paid to sudden strong winds and lightning through Tuesday. AccuWeather reported the storm will hit the coast of Japa...More..

Las Palmas routs Granada 5-1 led by El Zhar's 2 goals
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Las Palmas routs Granada 5-1 led by El Zhar's 2 goals

Former Liverpool attacker Nabil El Zhar had opened the scoring for Las Palmas with a clinical finish in the 23rd minute. The post Las Palmas coach Quique Setien hails Kevin Prince Boateng for his impressiv...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Gophers women get Ohio State, Maryland to start Big Ten play

They host the Spartans on January 30 and play the rematch on the road on February 16. MI begins Big Ten action at home on December 28, hosting Rutgers. The University of Wisconsin women's basketball team open...More..

North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems

The National Hurricane Center said the storm is expected to eventually turn to the north and then northeast in coming days amid predictions it could drop heavy rains over northern Florida. Red flags are flying...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Trump challenges Hillary to release medical records

But Team Trump has struggled to do so even as they stayed tightly together on the details they know: Trump will issue more details on the immigration plan soon, the policy will be humane and despite his clear...More..

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff testifies at impeachment trial
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff testifies at impeachment trial

Even Rousseff's supporters admit she stands little of avoiding being ejected from office this week. Rousseff's address comes on the fourth day of the trial which has seen name-calling, shouting and a declarat...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tropical depression to bring rain to Central Florida

There are now no watches for the Gulf coast, but the tropical depression north of Cuba is expected to bend back toward Florida later this week. The depression was about 155 miles west-southwest of Key West, Fla...More..

Saudi Says 2 Kids Killed By Yemeni Rocket
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Saudi Says 2 Kids Killed By Yemeni Rocket

Kerry announced another 189 million dollars allocated for the Yemeni population, highlighting that the U.S. is already the leading donor country. "Now it's continuous", he told visiting foreign reporters. Sau...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Clintons: Masters of the bribery standard

A State Department spokeswoman also said the department found nothing inappropriate about the emails. UBS CEO of private wealth management Bob McCann, Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin and Western...More..

Eagles cut wide receivers Rueben Randle and Chris Givens
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Eagles cut wide receivers Rueben Randle and Chris Givens

You would think Randle jumping ship and joining the rival Philadelphia Eagles would have Giants fans up in arms. It's also possible the Eagles could look to add a player via trade or waiver wire. He only re...More..

Assad May Still Have Chemical Weapons
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Assad May Still Have Chemical Weapons

The U.S. and other Western allies are in the process of determining whether the OPCW's findings can be used to argue Syria has violated the United Nations demand, outlined in Resolution 2118, that a country mus...More..

Mike Pence Says Donald Trump's Immigration Policy Is Steady
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Mike Pence Says Donald Trump's Immigration Policy Is Steady

Even one of the Democrat's own campaign spokesmen suggested on Saturday that Trump's beguiling nature could help him. Trump might really need those high-profile Iowa Republicans to pull it off in November. ...More..

US Chamber Bucks Bayh, Backs Young in Indiana Senate Race
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

US Chamber Bucks Bayh, Backs Young in Indiana Senate Race

When former IN senator Evan Bayh abruptly entered the race to capture his old seat, Democrats cheered and Republicans gulped. "Evan Bayh can't imagine a cause greater than himself". Bayh's surprise decision las...More..