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by | October 17, 2016 | 09:25

Iraqi troops were also positioned east of Mosul in the Khazer area, along with Kurdish Peshmerga forces, and to the north of the city near the Mosul Dam and Bashiqa areas. Iraqi forces have also cut off any escape routes for ISIS fighters. "We are proud to stand with you in this historic operation", Brett McGurk , U.S.

by | October 17, 2016 | 09:25

Speaking to Sky Sports after the game, Hazard agreed that the performance was one of their best of the season. "I kept Costa on until the end of the game because he is an important player for us". For Willian we are very sad, we are very close to our players and are thoughts are with him, Conte said. I can see it is a different Leicester . Willian, Costa's team-mate, was granted compassionate leave by Chelsea on Thursday following the death of his mother Maria Jose Borges, known as ...

by | October 16, 2016 | 02:14

Even if we were to suddenly stop emitting carbon dioxide from power plants, the transportation sector, deforestation and other sources, the lag time due to the carbon dioxidealready built up in the air would mean the planet will continue to warm for at least decades, if not centuries.

by | October 16, 2016 | 02:16

May has said Britain would invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by the end of March, which would launch a two-year process resulting in the country's exit from the 28-nation bloc by summer 2019. That is where a case, brought by a financial entrepreneur, is due to be heard on whether the Government has the power to trigger Britain's exit from the European Union without approval from Parliament.

by | October 16, 2016 | 02:16

The anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks has a huge trove of emails hacked from the personal account of Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, and is releasing batches of the communications in the final four weeks of the presidential campaign.

by | October 16, 2016 | 02:12

She was with a female friend and looked very downcast and sombre, not wanting to be seen". The mother of two and wife of USA rap star Kanye West has kept a low profile since returning home to the United States hours after the robbery, which a spokeswoman said had left her "badly shaken".

by | October 16, 2016 | 02:08

After two seasons, the Jaguars traded Groves to the Oakland Raiders for a fifth-round pick in 2010. Quentin achieved a total of 175 combined tackles, five forced fumbles and 9.5 sacks throughout his seven seasons in the league. During medical testing at the 2008 draft combine, Groves was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, which causes rapid heartbeats. He played for the Auburn Tigers from 2004 - 2007 and is tied for the school record with 26 career sacks.

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:47

Officials say the small commercially available drone looked like all the other drones ISIS fighters have been using to conduct aerial surveillance. American military analysts and drone experts say that the Pentagon , which still has not worked out how to take down drones was slow to anticipate that militants would turn drones into weapons.

by | October 15, 2016 | 08:47

The spokesperson reiterated the country's political, moral and diplomatic support for the just cause of Kashmiris. According to a press release, they briefed the UNGA President about the grave threat to peace and security posed by the deteriorating human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir as a result of India's suppression of the Kashmiri freedom movement.

by | October 15, 2016 | 08:43

But the stage wasn't the only place you could see A-list talent at Desert Trip. It was a reminder that Desert Trip's audience consists largely of white Baby Boomers with the means to pay anywhere from $699 to $1599 for a seat at the festival (or in some cases, upwards of $3,000 for a VIP package).

by | October 15, 2016 | 08:41

AAP has blamed BJP for it while the saffron brigade has rubbished the allegations. "It's their handiwork. The rowdies who had earlier targeted our bike rally on October 9 turned out to be associates of BJP president Amit Shah". Just days after the surgical strike by the Indian Army on Pakistan controlled territory as retaliation for the dastardly Uri terror attack, Arvind Kejriwal had made some objectionable comments that became hugely popular in Pakistan.

by | October 15, 2016 | 08:38

The National Weather Service radar image shows wet weather throughout northwest OR and southwest Washington, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. It is expected to become a high wind warning as the storm draws nearer. Pedestrians and cyclists, as well as drivers, should use extreme caution. - The typical dry season in the Pacific Northwest is about to end with a bang as an enormous area of low pressure is headed for several states over the next few days.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:31

We've now received 18 reports of people dressed up as clowns throughout Gwent. His concerns were echoed by Chief Inspector Paul Staniforth from Gwent Police, which has now dealt with 18 reports including clowns "running through gardens and peering through windows, lurking around shopping centres, parks and schools and jumping from trees".

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:32

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Russian Federation remained the top supplier of advanced weapons and defence technology to its "privileged strategic partner" India and added that Moscow and other BRICS nations were determined to back New Delhi's anti-terror fight.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:29

Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, president of the 15-member council for October, said he hoped the council would unanimously recommend Guterres , who was also the United Nations high commissioner for refugees from June 2005 to December 2015.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:31

News24 says that the Presidency had confirmed that president Zuma had made the application for an interdict. "This is the same as giving himself an interdict by default". Ajay Gupta accused Madonsela of wanting a parting shot against Zuma. Times Live, an online news website, quoted a source within the public protector's office as saying the report could not be released until a court had made a ruling on Zuma's request.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:26

The President reiterated his earlier pronouncement that he be allowed to shoot questions to the UN, EU and the United States, whom he invited to investigate the alleged extrajudicial killings under his administration. I don't want it anymore. "President Obama, the [US] Secretary of State, the United Nations, the Human Rights Commission, and the European Union, come here, investigate me".

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:25

From now through October 16, choose from unbelievable subscription offers.... Jaber Albakr, 22, killed himself sometime in the evening, and the incident was under investigation. DPA said Albakr had told police the three Syrians had been complicit in his attack plans, but it was unclear whether police took that claim seriously.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:20

Former Kuwaiti Information Minister Saad Al-Ajmi criticised Egypt's vote in favour of a Russian draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council on Saturday calling on Gulf countries to take action against Cairo at an global level. Saudi Arabian Ambassador Ahmed Kattan departed Cairo on Wednesday for what Egyptian state media is calling a three-day "recall" to Saudi Arabia. CAIRO - Egypt's oil ministry says it has secured imports of petroleum products from other sources to compensate ...

by | October 13, 2016 | 03:30

Clouds break for some sun. Mostly cloudy skies will gradually clear into Thursday night, and the low will be around 41. Winds out of the south and some sunshine will bring temperatures into the mid-70s, which is well above normal. Thursday: Mostly cloudy and breezy. Tonight is expected see little change in conditions with most of the region staying dry but there may be a chance of frost overnight in some areas due to clearing skies.

by | October 13, 2016 | 03:22

However, following his decisive victory in a leadership election Mr Corbyn began a reshuffle of his cabinet and has since welcomed the return of a number of MPs to his shadow team who walked out in June. A Labour spokesman said: "We thank Conor McGinn and Holly Lynch for their services". But Mr Corbyn last night said it only "appeared" Russian Federation was guilty of a war crime.

by | October 12, 2016 | 04:24

It was the 10th straight AFC West loss dating to 2014 by the Chargers, who host defending Super Bowl champion Denver on Thursday night. For the first time in four games, the Chargers trailed entering the fourth quarter. Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio is not concerned about the close games, only winning them, he said . Other former Alabama players seeing action on Sunday included Falcons defensive tackle Courtney Upshaw, Detroit Lions defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson, Dolphins ...

by | October 12, 2016 | 04:19

Peres then became the Prime Minister. Shimon Peres' casket was laid outside Israeli parliament, the Knesset, as Israel's leaders and public mourners on Thursday start to pay their last respects to the 93-year-old statesman. In 2013, Peres conferred on Clinton the Presidential Medal of Distinction, Israel's highest civilian honor. A official announcement of Peres's death was made at the hospital by his son Chemi and son-in-law Rafi Walden, who said he died without suffering and that he ...

by | October 12, 2016 | 04:17

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hit back on Tuesday against dismissive comments by Turkey's president, mocking his appeal to the nation via video call during a failed coup attempt. With his latest remarks, Erdogan is "pouring oil on the fire", Saad al-Hadithi, the Iraqi premier's spokesman, told AFP, adding that Turkey's responses had made an issue of law and security into a "problem of a personal nature".

by | October 12, 2016 | 04:17

From there, the offense couldn't get much of anything going. Gostkowski missed a 50-yard attempt Sunday, but he did make a 31-yarder. Cleveland's quarterback carousel, meanwhile, has continued to spin. The running game was irrelevant yesterday. Both Davis and Kirksey struggled to contain running back James White in coverage for most of the game, as well.

by | October 11, 2016 | 07:22

Shia LaBeouf is rich, famous and has acted in some of the biggest movies ever made. The actor is said to have Wednesday his longtime girlfriend Mia Goth in an intimate ceremony in Vegas , with Elvis officiating the ceremony! Mia wore a short crocheted white gown with a veil, while Shia sported a black suit with white button hole.

by | October 11, 2016 | 07:21

Last week, Woodley posted a photo with Bernie Sanders showing his support for the campaign with a T-shirt reading, "I stand with Standing Rock". "They had giant guns and batons and zip-ties and they're not letting me go". She was streaming the protest via Facebook Live at the time, CBS News reports . When she is told that she's being arrested because she "trespassed on the property", Woodley wants to know more.

by | October 11, 2016 | 07:23

Bush joked around with Trump and seemingly enabled his sexist comments. With that in mind, a producer dug up the tape. The Republican presidential nominee can be heard stating that his star power often persuades women to let him be inappropriate with them.

by | October 11, 2016 | 07:18

Tension has recently hit a new high between Moscow and Washington over the situation in Syria , which prompted the Russian leadership to send clear messages to the US that the double-dealing and duplicity are no longer tolerable, analysts say.

by | October 11, 2016 | 07:20

An official at the Joint Chiefs of Staff also told the media outlet that the country's military is on high alert as North Korea might stage another provocation around the founding anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party. Power said Washington and Seoul were "completely in lock step" about negotiations over imposing new measures against the North. The North is working on missiles for distant targets, the U.S.in particular.