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Sep 11 2016

Turkey could help fight IS in Syria's Raqqa

While Turkey's president says Ankara and Washington are discussing joint military action in Raqqa, the Syrian headquarters of the Islamic State group, Turkey's options ...

Sep 11 2016

Excavation ends in search for California student

Sheriff Ian Parkinson announced Tuesday that excavation work would begin on the hillside behind the northernmost part of campus as part of a new lead developed over the l...

Sep 11 2016

Syria opposition welcomes Geneva deal, hopes for civilian relief

It wasn't clear yet who was behind the airstrike, as the Qatari-based al-Jazeera reportedly said the US-led anti-terror coalition was behind the strike, while some local ...

Sep 11 2016

White House taps DHS' Touhill as first federal CISO

Gen. Gregory Touhill will officially begin his role as the country's first federal CISO later this month, the Obama administration said in a statement Thursday. USA int...

Sep 11 2016

IPhone 7 pre-orders open in Turkey at n11.com

The answer is a big - no. Apple's only option for cable aficionados is the iPhone's £49 Lightning dock , which has a Lightning socket and a 3.5mm headphone socket on t...

Sep 10 2016

Nuclear test by North Korea matter of grave concern

The test was indicated by a magnitude 5 natural disaster detected near North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear site in the country's northeastern region. The North's previous ...

Sep 10 2016

Tourists Rescued After Trapped in Alps Cable Car Overnight

All efforts to resolve the problem by the French Compagnie du Mont-Blanc S.A., the owners of the panoramic lift, proved in vain and they were left with no other choice bu...

Sep 10 2016

Gas Prices Work Their Way Downward After Labor Day

Gas prices nationally are expected to dip below $2 per gallon in the coming weeks. The price at the pump is on the way up. Demand for gas declines after Labor Day, when...

Sep 10 2016

Oklahoma mother charged with incest after marrying her own daughter

Oklahoma City NBC station KFOR said state investigators discovered the illegal relationship in August when investigating children living inside the Spann home. Spann and...

Sep 10 2016

Obama veers to China at summit

More importantly for the Philippines, which brought the suit, it became "the only country with recognized rights instead of mere claims in the South China Sea", as Teodor...

Sep 10 2016

Paris prosecutor: Terror plot directed by ISIS

He filmed the aftermath on Facebook Live before dying in a police raid. The woman, identified only as Sarah H, then became engaged to Adel Kermiche, one of two militant...

Sep 10 2016

'What is Aleppo?' asks Gary Johnson. Really

Johnson , who supports less USA intervention, said he wanted to emphasize his opposition to President Barack Obama's policy, which he said amounted to regime change. I'll...

Sep 10 2016

Corker warns Trump about Putin flattery

Trump says he thinks he "would have a very good relationship with many foreign leaders", including Putin. Speaking in Laos, according to BBC , Obama said that every ...

Sep 10 2016

Obama, UN Head Condemn North Korea's Nuclear Test

Satellite images had shown new activity at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in recent weeks, according to North Korea monitoring site 38North. "This has definitely put ...

Sep 10 2016

California city disciplines officers involved in sex scandal

Current Oakland police officers Giovani LoVerde, Warit Utappa and Brian Bunton, as well as former officers Leroy Johnson and Tyrell Smith are to be charged. It's unclear ...

Sep 10 2016

Syria-ISI: Senior militant leader 'killed' near Aleppo

An announcement by the group said he was "martyred" in an air strike in the countryside of Aleppo. Jabhat al-Nusra in July announced that it had cut ties with Al Qaida...

Sep 09 2016

How to choose the right strategy for betting?

Ideally, the line without margin would look like this: events with equal chances to win (heads/tails) ratio should be 2.0 and 2.0, i.e., 50/50 chance. The bet without a s...

Sep 09 2016

Threat of strike looms over start of Chicago school year

The strike vote was set after another bargaining session between the union and city Wednesday failed to net a labor contract. They say they called for a second vote to ...

Sep 09 2016

What If: Could Gary Johnson get hot and play the spoiler?

The tribe is also challenging the pipeline, which is expected to go through four states, in federal court. The company Energy Transfer Partners is behind the pipeline con...

Sep 09 2016

Today's weather: Cloudy and hot

South winds zero to 10 miles per hour. West wind around 16 miles per hour. The chance of showers and thunderstorms is 70 percent, with a high near 83, on Friday , the ...