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by | September 16, 2017 | 00:58

The individual, who surrendered to Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on or around September 12th, has since been turned over to US forces, said Eric Pahon, Department of Defense spokesperson. In June, a U.S. man who had traveled to Raqa in December 2015 was convicted of helping IS. One who did, Mohamad Jamal Khweis of Alexandria, Va., was grabbed in western Iraq by Kurdish guerillas in March 2016 and later turned over to US authorities.

by | September 16, 2017 | 01:00

Detailing the problems identified this week by the Agency for Health Care Administration, member station WLRN reports , "In its complaint, the healthcare agency said that on September 10 the rehab center "became aware that its air conditioning equipment had ceased to operate effectively".

by | September 16, 2017 | 00:57

But in the face of resistance from China and Russian Federation, the U.N. Security Council on Monday imposed only restrictions on the North's oil imports, among other sanctions. The European Union has strengthened its punitive measures against North Korea by bringing its regulations in line with sanctions approved by the United Nations Security Council in August.

by | September 15, 2017 | 00:32

Daesh or ISIS claimed responsibility for twin attacks. The remaining attackers then got into a vehicle and drove to a nearby security checkpoint, where they blew themselves up. Al-Nassiri says the dead included Iranian pilgrims and a policeman. Thi Qar, north of the city of Basra, is about 200 miles (320km) southeast of Baghdad.

by | September 15, 2017 | 00:31

The beloved teacher failed to show up for the first day of school September 5 at Wilde Lake High School in Howard County, where she had taught social studies since 2014. Police say Tessier also called an acquaintance that weekend and asked him to help "clean up a mess", an offer the friend turned down. The friend advised Wallen to take picture of where she was and she did.

by | September 15, 2017 | 00:31

Iraqi Kurdish leaders must be prepared to face the consequences if they unilaterally declare independence and find implementation more hard than they expected, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said on Wednesday. Iraqi Kurdish oil is exported through Turkey, a key economic lifeline for the region. The ministry said it welcomed the decision made by the Iraqi parliament, adding that its vote was a "clear indicator of importance attached to Iraq's political unity and territorial ...

by | September 15, 2017 | 00:28

The Islamic Republic of Iran's pursuit of ballistic missiles and continued support for designated terrorist organizations violates the spirit of the 2015 nuclear deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in London Thursday. At issue is an upcoming White House decision on whether to certify that Iran is meeting its end of the bargain. Bakhtiar said the Europeans do not want to be part of the USA game and be blamed for its collapse, urging them to pool their efforts to make the U.S.

by | September 14, 2017 | 00:48

After the markets closed on Tuesday, the American Petroleum Institute reported that United States oil inventories rose by almost 6.2 million barrels in the week ended September 8. Oil exports by OPEC were 25.19 million bpd in August, their lowest level since April. Prices climbed 16 cents to $48.23 on Tuesday. Production rose 0.5% month-over-month but fell 2.8% year-over-year.

by | September 14, 2017 | 00:48

A visit to the famous 16th century Sidi Saiyyid Ni Jaali mosque will also be part of the engagements on Wednesday before the two leaders sit down for talks on bilateral and other issues on Thursday. The two Prime Ministers will also visit Dandi Kutir, a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, at the Mahatma Mandir. Robust security arrangements have been put in place for the 12th Indo-Japan Summit and business meet where Japanese companies are likely to announce major investments in Gujarat.

by | September 14, 2017 | 00:49

Parents are being asked to meet at the Freeman Store next to the high school, KHQ reporter Peter Maxwell said. The Spokane Sheriff's Office tweeted that law enforcement are going room to room in the school to ensure it's safe. "The Washington State Patrol and all state agencies will do whatever we can to help provide support and comfort in the days and weeks to come". "This morning's shooting at Freeman High School is heartbreaking".

by | September 13, 2017 | 00:20

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Saturday summoned the ambassador of Myanmar, U. Win Myint, to the Foreign Office to lodge a strong protest over the ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state. "However, there is no report of any Rohingya Muslim being intercepted", he said. Analysts say Suu Kyi is hampered by the politically incendiary nature of the issue in Myanmar and the fact she has little control over the military.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:30

We can't attest to the safety of all manatees, but a couple have been returned to the ocean after being beached on shore in an inspirational, hands on rescue. The water moved out so fast that some of the bay's manatees found themselves stranded on the land, Fox 13 reported . So when Florida residents started sharing pictures of two stranded manatees on social media, it tugged at the heart strings of animal lovers.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:32

A security guard gestures near the site of an attack that killed at least 26 people in Minya, Egypt May 26, 2017. They then opened fire with machine guns at survivors of the blast. The ambush came a day after authorities said they had caught a cell planning attacks in the capital, Cairo . The attack illustrates how hard it is for the government to crush a militant campaign that has withstood a four-year crackdown.

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:31

According to the Kuwait Times , Trump first met the oil monarch in February during his visit to the region. The crisis erupted June 5 when Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut ties to Qatar over allegations it funds extremists and is too cozy with Iran.

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:27

Basically, in the case of Irma, the power and the pressure have combined in such a way that the "bulge" effect is sucking the Atlantic ocean into its vortex. According to WTOL 11 meteorologist Ellyn Fritz, low tides and distant storm surge are also contributing to the phenomenon. "As the wind on Long Island was blowing in the northwesterly direction, on that side of the island it would be blowing water away from the shore, added Ms Fritz".

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:27

A similar forecast for Monday and Tuesday includes highs in the mid-70s. Near the coast, a sea breeze will develop since steering winds will be light. Saturday is looking mostly dry with partly sunny skies and highs in the low 80s. Under this scenario, Wednesday night will feature mainly clear skies and seasonably cool low temperatures - lower to middle 50s.

by | September 07, 2017 | 01:45

Tropical Storms Jose and Katia are both now hurricanes. The hurricane is centered about 105 miles east of Tampico, Mexico. It said a hurricane watch was in effect for the coast of the Mexican state of Veracruz where heavy rainfall could be expected.

by | September 07, 2017 | 01:43

There is a huge buzz on the social media over the Journalist Gauri Lankesh Murder . Baseless allegation we have nothing to with Gauri Lankesh's murder, onus to maintain law & order is on state government, that is Cong. Anucheth, DCP (West), Gauri's body has been found on the verendah of her residence. Lankesh died on the spot. Lankesh was the editor of Kannada tabloid Gauri Lankesh Patrike , who used to write against Sangh organizations and the communal violence in the country.

by | September 06, 2017 | 12:07

Congratulating Alphons, senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennitha took a dig at the state BJP . So, if Alphons' statement is to be viewed in light of all these comments by other BJP leaders, what does it suggest? Shekhawat represents Jodhpur seat in the Lower House.Former Home Secretary R K Singh is a first time MP from Arrah in Bihar.While Shukla is a Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh, Choubey has been elected to the Lok Sabha from Buxar in Bihar.Satya Pal ...

by | September 05, 2017 | 19:41

Xi told Modi that China was prepared to work with India on the five principles of Panchsheel that govern relations between the two countries as he pitched for healthy and stable ties. We are also, at the same time, two of the world's largest developing and emerging countries. Hundreds of troops were deployed on the Doklam plateau, near the borders of India, its ally Bhutan, and China after New Delhi objected to China building a road through the mountainous area.

by | September 05, 2017 | 19:37

The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, the 11-day joint military exercises the United States and South Korea completed Thursday, involved tens of thousands of USA and South Korean troops, although the exercises were conducted largely through computer simulations.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:21

Governor Asa Hutchinson authorized the deployment of 1,500 National Guardsmen from Arkansas to head to Texas to help in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The soldiers from the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade were scheduled to fly Friday from St. Cloud, the Minnesota National Guard said. The soldiers will join guardsmen from across the country who are being activated in response to Hurricane Harvey.

by | September 03, 2017 | 16:18

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were trading at $45.84 per barrel at 0024 GMT, down 12 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last close. Benchmark U.S. gasoline futures surged more than 15 percent after Harvey hit. But market rebalancing may take longer than expected if production comes back in the United States and refiners can not feed that output into flooded refineries.

by | September 03, 2017 | 16:19

Comey. After Comey's shocking ouster earlier this year, DOJ Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI boss Robert Mueller as the special counsel to oversee the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. When Comey's firing was announced, the White House instead released Rosenstein's memo, which sharply criticised Comey's handling of the probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state.

by | September 03, 2017 | 16:15

US President Donald Trump later insisted that "all options" were on the table in an implied threat of pre-emptive military action, while on Thursday US heavy bombers and stealth jet fighters took part in a joint live fire drill in South Korea intended as a show of force.

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:47

Mr Odinga has contested the last three elections and lost each time. She said the monitors had at the time pointed to irregularities and encouraged the Kenyan authorities to deal with them. The court has called for new elections within 60 days. Many local and global observers-including South Africa's former President, Thabo Mbeki, and former U.S.

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:45

President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai offered the prayers in the mosque at the Presidential Palace, where former president Hamid Karzai, deputy chief executive officers, cabinet members and government officials were present. By Eid , every pilgrim is obliged to perform taqsir or halq , which means cutting or shaving their hair. Here is all the information about Eid al-Adha, when it takes place and what it's all about...

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:41

About 1.1 million Rohingya live in apartheid-like conditions in northern Rakhine . Even as they flee the violence in Myanmar , they are not likely to be welcome elsewhere. Global human rights organizations have condemned the violence. The principle of non-refoulement - or not sending back refugees to a place where they face danger - is considered part of customary global law and is binding on all states whether they have signed the Refugee Convention or not.

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:43

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe in western Myanmar after the killing of almost 400 people - mostly Rohingya Muslims - in the worst outbreak of violence in years. More than 400 Hindu residents of Rakhine state crossed into Bangladesh after being attacked by armed men, officials and survivors said. It is the first time in Rakhine's bitter and bloody crisis that Hindus have fled the country - a sign violence is billowing out.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:56

First, the researchers used data from Oregon's Emergency Medicaid program , which is used for pregnancy coverage by immigrant women who do not qualify for traditional Medicaid. "I think my biggest concern right now is possibly losing my work permit", said Gutierrez, 19, who overstayed her visa with the rest of her family after they emigrated to the US from Mexico in 2005.