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U.S. blasts Russia, Syria as their new offensive escalates U.S. blasts Russia, Syria as their new offensive escalates
- November 25, 2016

The ceasefires were meant to encourage residents and surrendering rebels to leave the east, but few did so, fearing moving into government-held territory. Prior to the war, Aleppo was the largest city and commercial hub in Syria. " Aleppo has been under siege since July and the escalating bombardment on the eastern part of the city has rendered the medical mission almost impossible", the group said in a statement. (more...)
Iraqis advance in Mosul as bomb south of Baghdad kills 21
- November 25, 2016

Around 5,000 soldiers are now in northern Iraq, assisting and advising Iraqi forces participating in the offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic State. Militants have steadily retreated into Mosul from outlying areas. It was also used as an escape route for senior ISIS members and their families, who fled Mosul for Syria, civilians have told CNN. (more...)
Trump won't pursue Clinton probes on email, charity -aide indicates Trump won't pursue Clinton probes on email, charity -aide indicates
- November 25, 2016

Trump also said that he was reconsidering his position favoring the authorization of torturing detainees after sitting down with retired general James Mattis over the weekend to discuss naming him as secretary of defense. In an interview with reporters from New York Times , Trump told the press that he believes human activity may affect the climate. He held a meeting at Trump Tower with three business partners building a Trump property south of Mumbai. (more...)
Oil Pipeline: Father of injured pipeline protester says she may lose arm Oil Pipeline: Father of injured pipeline protester says she may lose arm
- November 25, 2016

Wayne Wilansky said his daughter was injured in the left forearm, "taking most of the undersurface of her left arm with it". "Even though she's lying there with her arm pretty much blown off she's focused on the fact that it's not about her, it's about what we're doing to our country and what we're doing to our native people", he said. (more...)
Two Dead, Four Injured in Shooting at Louisville Park Two Dead, Four Injured in Shooting at Louisville Park
- November 25, 2016

Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene, according to Dwight. The four survivors suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Mitchell added. "When you have a tragedy like this take place, certainly it puts a damper on anyone celebrating [the Thanksgiving holiday]", Mitchell said. (more...)
Donald Trump backtracks on climate change and Paris Agreement Donald Trump backtracks on climate change and Paris Agreement
- November 25, 2016

Asked about a meeting of white supremacists in Washington over the weekend, Trump said "of course ..." He in an interview that he thinks there is " some connectivity " between human activity and global warming, despite previously describing climate change as a hoax . (more...)
Maximum black money generated in UPA rule: Arun Jaitley Maximum black money generated in UPA rule: Arun Jaitley
- November 25, 2016

Fifty days is not a long time. "Take part in the survey on the NM App.", Prime Minister Modi tweeted. "So, all these measures convince me that the way the scheme has been implemented, it is a monumental management failure and, in fact, it is a case of organized loot and legalized plunder of the common people", he said. (more...)
South Korean prosecutors to question President Park Geun-hye
- November 25, 2016

For the third Saturday in a row, South Koreans turned out en masse in central Seoul, demonstrating within earshot of the presidential Blue House and calling on Park to step down. She has defied calls to step down, apparently wanting to hold on until her term ends in February 2018. In a Realmeter poll released Monday, Moon was narrowly ahead of U.N. (more...)
Syrian Group: Rebels Preventing Refugees From Fleeing Aleppo Syrian Group: Rebels Preventing Refugees From Fleeing Aleppo
- November 25, 2016

Recapturing east Aleppo would be the government's biggest victory yet in Syria's five-year conflict and deal a potentially decisive blow to the opposition. The renewed bloodshed has stoked worldwide concern, though there has been little sign so far of a plan to halt it. The army stressed that the Syrian government allows the evacuation of the wounded and ill out of eastern Aleppo toward the government-controlled part, west of Aleppo, through passageways the government has previously ... (more...)
Angela Merkel announces she will run for fourth term as German Chancellor
- November 25, 2016

One of the world's most powerful leaders has announced her decision to run for office again. "This election will be even more hard than those we have had before as we are facing a strong polarization". "She is somebody to rally allies and partners around this or that decision", said Dr. Joerg Forbrig, a senior fellow based in Berlin at the think tank The German Marshall Fund of the United States. (more...)
IS auto bomb kills 56, including 20 Iranians, in Iraq IS auto bomb kills 56, including 20 Iranians, in Iraq
- November 25, 2016

The strategic importance of that stretch of road is that it leads into Mosul, the last stronghold of the Islamic State in Iraq. USA -trained Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service forces are pushing deeper into east Mosul, the last major city controlled by the Sunni hard-line group in Iraq, while army and police units, Shi'ite militias and Kurdish fighters surround it to the west, south and north. (more...)
Gilmore Girls Secrets: Luke's Character Was Originally A Woman
- November 25, 2016

And while the show is not even been available to the public yet, executive producer Amy Sherman-Palladino has already discussed expanding the world of " Gilmore Girls ". It's not a stretch to say quite a few people will wake up the next morning and immediately start streaming the series , which is four 90-minute episodes. (more...)
Iran threatens retaliation if US renews sanctions
- November 25, 2016

Just days after Trump was elected, EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who led the group of countries in negotiations with Iran , said it is in European interest and United Nations interest to "guarantee that the agreement is implemented in full". (more...)
White Supremacist Found Guilty Of Murdering British Lawmaker Jo Cox White Supremacist Found Guilty Of Murdering British Lawmaker Jo Cox
- November 24, 2016

A Briton obsessed with Nazi Germany and far-right politics was found guilty on Wednesday of murdering British lawmaker Jo Cox a week before Britain's highly charged referendum on whether to leave the European Union. Neil Basu, a senior counterterrorism detective, said there are signs the threat from far-right extremism in Britain is growing. Jurors were told that Mair had pleaded not guilty, but his lawyers presented no evidence in his defense. (more...)
Russian Federation deploys missiles to Baltic Russian Federation deploys missiles to Baltic
- November 24, 2016

The Kurils are volcanic islands situated between Russia's Kamchatka peninsula and Japan's Hokkaido Island. The dispute over the islands, known as the Kuriles in Russian Federation and the Northern Territories in Japan, has strained relations between the two countries since World War Two when Soviet forces occupied four islands at the southern end of the chain, and Moscow and Tokyo have still not signed a formal peace treaty ending wartime hostilities. (more...)
Obama hails democracy -- even when it's 'especially complicated' -- in Athens Obama hails democracy -- even when it's 'especially complicated' -- in Athens
- November 24, 2016

On the morning of November 15, 2016, Barack Obama arrived in Athens for his final foreign trip as president of the United States. And as Obama completes his last world tour, he's been thrust into the unexpected role of Trump translator to anxious US allies. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Identifies Main Weakness After Paris Saint-Germain Draw
- November 24, 2016

For me, PSG deserved to win the game, especially when you see the goals that Arsenal did score. "It was hard for us to find the right positioning on the pitch from the start, because we were a bit hesitant to play high up or to block them deep", he continued. (more...)
Manmohan Singh Suprised Everyone With His Speech On Demonetisation And Twitter Erupted
- November 24, 2016

When Prime Minister Modi left Rajya Sabha without making a speech as the opposition expected him to, it seemed Manmohan Singh, with his new-found aggression and rhetorical flourish, had crafted an overture for him which Modi may not have been able to come up to.Or, Modi is carefully scripting his response which he plans to deliver next time he attends the Parliament, because finance minister Arun Jaitley today categorically stated that PM will participate in the discussion on demonetisation. (more...)
Pakistan won't tolerate targeting of civilians by India: Nawaz
- November 24, 2016

Sharif was briefed by his foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz, ISI chief Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar and National Security Adviser Lt Gen (retired) Nasser Janjua on the situation along the LoC. India had vowed to retaliate after the body was found, and on Wednesday the two sides blasted away at each other across the Line of Control, the latest in a series of violent exchanges in recent weeks. (more...)
Woman Who Faked Pregnancy Killed Woman, Brought Infant to Dallas, Police Say
- November 24, 2016

Adding intrigue, a report via WFAA has told of that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE ) having a 'hold' on Sesmas with the agency believing the 34 year old woman, originally from Mexico ( according to her Facebook page) has resided in the United States illegally. (more...)