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Turkey Sends More Tanks To Syria, Warns Kurdish Militias To Pull Back
- August 27, 2016

The US military operates out of - and in cooperation with - Turkey , but is also backing Turkey's bitter enemy, the Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG . The Turkish operation was covered by the US-led airstrikes, which helped in enabling the Syrian rebels to capture Jarablus. In other words, Ankara agreed to attack ISIS on the condition that the YPG would leave the area. (more...)
Saudi-led airstrikes reportedly kill 11 civilians in Yemen
- August 27, 2016

He continued "it is high time United States government learned from its egregious errors in Syria and Iraq by realizing existing facts and realities". Apart from the humanitarian crisis, the conflict has allowed an expansion of jihadis who have taken advantage of Yemen's power vacuum, he said. They also occurred on the same day that the United Nations human rights chief called for an global investigation of rights abuses and violence in Yemen's civil war, which has killed more than 9,000 ... (more...)
Death toll from attack at American University in Kabul rises to 13 Death toll from attack at American University in Kabul rises to 13
- August 27, 2016

The students then barricaded themselves inside the classroom, pushing chairs and desks against the door, and stayed on the floor. "As we were running, I saw someone lying on the ground face down", he told AP. It was praised by senior USA officials as a sign of Afghanistan's bright future, and as such was an obvious symbol of Western ambitions for the country - exactly the kind of symbol the Taliban and other militants have come to pursue as targets. (more...)
Sandoval camping for National Park Service's 100th birthday
- August 27, 2016

National Park Service was founded in 1916 to preserve the unimpaired natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the education, enjoyment and inspiration of this and future generations. Today is the 100th anniversary of a truly great American public institution - the National Park Service. "There was a growing feeling that historic buildings and historic locations were being lost and it began with local efforts to protect them", said Parker. (more...)
Donald Trump Stands by Hillary Clinton Donald Trump Stands by Hillary Clinton "Bigot" Claim to Anderson Cooper
- August 27, 2016

Asked if the Trump campaign served as a platform for the alt-right, campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told "CBS This Morning": "No, not at all". "His disregard for the values that make our country great is profoundly unsafe". "We're living in her head rent-free, and that must terrify the political insiders who want to keep things exactly the way they are". Thursday's speech was hardly the first time the Clinton campaign leaped at the opportunity to call out the alt-right, Trump, and ... (more...)
Russian Federation to work with U.S. on response to Syria gas attacks report
- August 27, 2016

National Security Council spokesman Ned Price said in a statement . Russian Federation will work with the United States on a response after a UN investigation found that the Syrian regime had carried out chemical attacks, Moscow's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said Thursday. (more...)
Three killed in Canada crossbow attack
- August 27, 2016

Mike Carbone confirmed to reporters at the scene that all three victims are adults and that one person is in police custody. Property records show the bungalow where the crossbow incident happened is listed in the name of Susan Ryan. "We don't have any idea with regards to why this may have happened", Constable David Hopkinson told CBC News . "I heard somebody screaming in anger and banging". (more...)
US, Russia move closer to new Syria ceasefire after talks US, Russia move closer to new Syria ceasefire after talks
- August 27, 2016

The talks both centered on the possibility of a 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo to allow more humanitarian aid into the area and weeks of efforts to come up with some sort of deal on joint military operations against the Nusra Front, though the U.S. (more...)
Success for Hedingham with impressive GSCE results Success for Hedingham with impressive GSCE results
- August 27, 2016

STUDENTS at Hayes School were able to buck the national trend by delivering even better GCSE results than a year ago. A week after A-level results increased in both A* and A grades, Wellingborough School is now celebrating the announcement of its GCSE results. (more...)
GCSE results 2016: Friends' School celebrate another great year GCSE results 2016: Friends' School celebrate another great year
- August 27, 2016

Ponteland High School headteacher Kieran McGrane said: "These results are incredibly pleasing and truly reflect the hard work and effort on the part of our brilliant students and committed staff". They have not only secured a better future for themselves but they have made a notable and positive contribution to the school's history. Cllr Michael Williams, lead member for children's services and education, said: "These are very pleasing results and I congratulate our pupils for their ... (more...)
`Very difficult` for Bastian Schweinsteiger to play at Manchester United: Jose Mourinho
- August 27, 2016

Schweinsteiger joined last season from Bayern Munich after been convinced by Louis van Gaal that he will get more playing opportunity with the first team but due to injuries and inconsistency in his game, the former Germany captain could only make 13 appearances for the first team. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Hits Back At Bayern Munich
- August 27, 2016

But I think it is very hard for him (to play). Schweinsteiger joined last season from Bayern Munich after been convinced by Louis van Gaal that he will get more playing opportunity with the first team but due to injuries and inconsistency in his game, the former Germany captain could only make 13 appearances for the first team. (more...)
London Mayor Khan Backs Corbyn Challenger for Labour Leadership
- August 27, 2016

Khan said: "Throughout the campaign and aftermath, Jeremy failed to show the leadership we desperately needed". A Labour source said: "Kez has already made it pretty clear she doesn't think Jeremy Corbyn can carry on as leader when he lost the confidence of his MPs". (more...)
Italy aftershocks rattle rescuers as quake toll rises
- August 27, 2016

Three days after the quake struck, sniffer dogs and emergency crews continued to scout the town of Amatrice, which was leveled in the disaster, but there was no sign of life beneath the debris. Me and my 700 chefs at JAMIES Italian are cooking the classic "Pasta Amatriciana" from the actual area where the quake struck to raise cash to support the effected people.... (more...)
The Nigerian army says it killed the leader of Boko Haram, again The Nigerian army says it killed the leader of Boko Haram, again
- August 27, 2016

Prior to the Boko Haram leader's arrest, the secret police had on July 8 arrested a notorious Boko Haram fighter and three of his accomplices while perfecting arrangements for major coordinated attacks on selected locations in the northwestern Kaduna state, the statement added. (more...)
Turkish Officials: Troops to Remain in Syria As Long As It Takes
- August 27, 2016

On Aug. 24, Vice President Joe Biden visited with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and seemingly agreed that the YPG must be reined in, echoing Turkey's long-standing demand in saying the YPG "must move back across the Euphrates River". (more...)
Hungry And Angry, IDPs Go On Rampage In Maiduguri Hungry And Angry, IDPs Go On Rampage In Maiduguri
- August 27, 2016

Consequently, to address some of these problems in camps, the state government and other donor agencies like International Community for Red Cross (ICRC) chose to start feeding IDPs on the family or household basis, instead of central cooking in camps that had caused a lot of problems instigated by enemies of government. (more...)
Turkey: wedding massacre leaves 54 dead, gov't vows to wipe out ISIS
- August 27, 2016

In Syria, Turkish-backed rebels are preparing an attempt to seize the border town of Jarablus from Islamic State, a senior rebel official said, a move that would deny advancing Syrian Kurdish fighters control of the town. Dogan news agency said the death toll in the Gaziantep bombing had risen yesterday to 54 after three more people died. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but officials have said it appeared to be the work of the Islamic State group , accusing it of trying to ... (more...)
3 kids kidnapped after mom killed found safe
- August 27, 2016

The children's father, Kenneth Chad Watkins, killed himself by lying in front of a train last September, according to the Fresno County Coroner. For now, both Robertson and Humphrey remain behind bars in Colorado with no bail. Harvill, Humphrey and Robertson were all involved in methamphetamines, detectives said. Lt. Joe Mendoza said he didn't know whether Robertson or Humphrey made any statements or had a gun with them but that his detectives will be interviewing them in the next few days. (more...)
Alabama ACT scores steady, lag behind national average
- August 27, 2016

In data released August 24, Catholic students from the Class of 2016 averaged 24.7 on the ACT, according to the Catholic Education Office. Shawnee Mission high school students performed above state and national averages on the ACT this year. (more...)