• Shiite Militias Launch Operation Near Iraq's Mosul
Shiite Militias Launch Operation Near Iraq's Mosul

The officer said they were heading in the direction of Hammam al-Alil, midway between al-Shura and Mosul, and the last major town before Mosul itself, Iraq's second largest city. military estimates IS has 3,000 to 5,000 fighters inside Mosul and another 1,500-2,500 in the city's outer defensive belt. The bomb in the parked vehicle went off in a c...

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  • India expels Pakistani embassy staffer over espionage charge
India expels Pakistani embassy staffer over espionage charge

The personal assistant of Samajwadi Party lawmaker has been arrested in connection with the espionage racket in which a Pakistan High Commission staffer was detained and expelled from the country and three others were arrested earlier this week.

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  • Old city near epicenter hard hit by Italy quake
Old city near epicenter hard hit by Italy quake

This latest quake comes after the region was rocked by damaging tremors on Wednesday last week and is thought to be centred in the same area. Local authorities said it was miraculous no one had been killed but that the quake had finished the town of Visso, leaving two-thirds of buildings had been left unsafe.

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  • Philippine President Duterte Wants US Troops Out
Philippine President Duterte Wants US Troops Out

Russel, the United States envoy, said after meeting Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay on Monday that many people around the world were becoming increasingly anxious about Duterte's tirades. Beleno added that Manila's allegiance to Washington may in fact be counterproductive in certain regards, as it could lead to more violence in ...

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  • Navy sends ship to see if Chinese sailor on boat
Navy sends ship to see if Chinese sailor on boat

A top Chinese sailor who departed San Francisco last week and is attempting to break the world record for a solo voyage across the Pacific Ocean has lost radio contact with officials monitoring his progress in China , the U.S. Mr Guo "was a professional mariner with a deep passion for sailing", he said. "A search plane was sent, which had loca...

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  • Truck plunges off San Diego bridge into crowd below; 4 dead
Truck plunges off San Diego bridge into crowd below; 4 dead

It's horrific", Officer Jake Sanchez of the California Highway Patrol told reporters. Theres people down below, bodies - just innocent people that are just down here having a good time and now theyre gone. The arrest of the Navy man was for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs as well as for vehicular manslaughter while in...

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  • Twelve killed in northeast Kenya bomb attack
Twelve killed in northeast Kenya bomb attack

Confirming the incident, county commander Job Boronjo Mandera told Anadolu Agency over the phone that rescue efforts are ongoing. "This happened very early in the morning, at around 2:30 am local time on Tuesday", said Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi, reporting from Nairobi .

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  • Elizabeth Warren: 'Nasty women' will vote Trump 'out of our lives forever'
Elizabeth Warren: 'Nasty women' will vote Trump 'out of our lives forever'

Elizabeth Warren vowed that "nasty women" across the country will have their revenge against Trump come Election Day. Warren was picking up on Trump calling Clinton " such a nasty woman " during last week's final debate. Warren, and most every Democrat as well as many Republicans, took issue with the comments that have now rocked Trump's campaign....

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  • Asian Champions Trophy: India down Pakistan in thriller
Asian Champions Trophy: India down Pakistan in thriller

But according to the FIH data, in the 47 matches the teams have clashed, India has 19 wins, Pakistan 25 and three drawn games. They were trailing 1-2 before Ramandeep Singh's field goal and a powerful penalty corner conversion from Rupinder Pal Singh turned the match around for India .

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  • Indians could have starter Salazar back for World Series
Indians could have starter Salazar back for World Series

I mean I think the friends are good. However, going younger may not be such a bad thing for Atkins and the Blue Jays. Only two items remained on the registry Friday afternoon, as fans have fulfilled the couple's requests for wine glasses, towels, cookie sheets and a gravy boat, among other items.

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  • Trump TV Quietly Launches During the Final Presidential Debate
Trump TV Quietly Launches During the Final Presidential Debate

Still, The New Yorker is skeptical the Trump team could get a cable news network off the ground, as other personalities such as Michael Bloomberg and Oprah Winfrey have struggled to do so. Students gather to watch the third and final presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump on a screen at Western Kentucky...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn promises schools and hospitals cash to cope with migration
Jeremy Corbyn promises schools and hospitals cash to cope with migration

Addressing members at the Labour Party Annual Conference in Liverpool on Sunday, Mr Jones praised both Mr Corbyn and Pontypridd MP Mr Smith for the way they conducted their respective campaigns. Corporation tax could be hiked above its current 20% rate under Labour plans to help abolish tuition fees, Jeremy Corbyn says. "They make the final...

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  • Voter registration deadline extended in county smacked by Hurricane Matthew
Voter registration deadline extended in county smacked by Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew's disastrous spin up the East Coast, particularly the Carolinas, has triggered a huge humanitarian response from Georgia relief workers, faith-based groups and others. Energy Information Administration. The interstate is now detour free, say state officials, though traffic remains sluggish in areas where some lanes are still clo...

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  • JNU students lock VC, senior officials for over 15 hours
JNU students lock VC, senior officials for over 15 hours

As the students' protest over the missing student entered the sixth day, the Home Minister directed the Delhi Police to set up a special team to trace Najeeb who went missing on Saturday following a brawl with a group of ABVP supporters in a JNU hostel.

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  • Police report almost 60 clown-related incidents in three days
Police report almost 60 clown-related incidents in three days

A masked man carrying a knife left a group of children aged 11 and 12 "upset and distressed" when he jumped out on them on their way to the Hermitage Academy in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, at 8.40am on Friday. A spokeswoman said: "People dressing as clowns have been warned their outfits may not be committing an offence, but their behaviour co...

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  • When to Ditch Your State's Health Insurance Exchange
When to Ditch Your State's Health Insurance Exchange

Sign-ups for ACA coverage begin next month . Most of the plans offered in ObamaCare exchanges next year will be highly restrictive HMOs - the very kind of insurance the government tried to push into the market in the 1990s and which the market overwhelmingly rejected.

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  • Aleppo bombing halted for 8 hours only, opposition rejects withdrawal
Aleppo bombing halted for 8 hours only, opposition rejects withdrawal

Russia's Defence Ministry said on Monday that a pause in strikes on Syria's largest city would be in force on Thursday, from 0800 (0500 GMT) until 1600, to allow civilians and rebels to leave the city. Merkel said she and France's President Francois Hollande will discuss Syria with Putin on the sidelines of a planned meeting on Ukraine in Berlin on...

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  • Obama says Trump embrace of Russian president 'unprecedented'
Obama says Trump embrace of Russian president 'unprecedented'

Trump for his comments about Mr. Putin, whom he has characterized as a stronger leader than President Obama. Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to have an interest in Donald Trump winning the USA presidency. Also Tuesday , Obama called Trump's praise of Putin "unprecedented" during a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Matteo...

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  • Canadians Tell America It's Great in Spite of GOP Nominee's Beliefs
Canadians Tell America It's Great in Spite of GOP Nominee's Beliefs

Hey America, do you need a little bit of a boost after listening to all the negativity around the 2016 presidential election? In the nick of time , some Canadians made a decision to let their southern neighbors know that they don't need to "Make America Great Again" by giving them a "cross-border pep talk" just before the election.

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  • ISIS said to lose ground as coalition forces close in on Mosul
ISIS said to lose ground as coalition forces close in on Mosul

A spokesman for the US-led coalition said the operation was proceeding as planned, and Iraqi forces were making "excellent progress". As the operation pushed on on Tuesday, thousands of Iraqis gathered outside the Turkish embassy in Baghdad , protesting against Ankara's military presence north of Mosul, despite demands by the government for ...

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