Assad cements hold over Aleppo as residents rejoice

A day after the last rebels left their remaining pocket of territory in the city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights - a Britain-based war monitor - said about 10 shells fell in its southwestern al-Hamdaniya district. The rebels' hold in Aleppo ... More..

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by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

United Nations votes to send team to investigate potential Syria war crimes

The measure prepared by Liechtenstein was co-sponsored by 58 countries including the United States, France, Britain, Italy and Germany as well as regional powers Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. The Commission o...More..

Miles Teller Has Been In A Bad Car Accident
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Miles Teller Has Been In A Bad Car Accident

Teller crashed into another auto after the driver made a left turn in front of his blue Bronco. Teller's Bronco flipped over, but he and his girlfriend, Keleigh Sperry, were reportedly not injured. Nine years...More..

Former leader of 'Cornbread Mafia' arrested after eight years on the run
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Former leader of 'Cornbread Mafia' arrested after eight years on the run

Canadian law enforcement officials picked up John "Johnny" Robert Boone in a small town outside Montreal after an extensive fugitive investigation. In his third federal case, a warrant for Boone's arrest was ...More..

Olympics: 28 Russians face action over tampered Sochi samples
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Olympics: 28 Russians face action over tampered Sochi samples

The report did not mention particular names and McLaren later said that the decision against making public the names of athletes, who are allegedly guilty of doping abuse, was made in respect to their private l...More..

by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Act now to prevent genocide in South Sudan, says Ki-moon

The measure garnered only seven votes in favour in the 15-member council on Friday, while eight countries including Russia, China and Japan abstained. Political rivalry between President Salva Kiir, an ethnic D...More..

Putin postpones annual press conference for slain Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov's funeral
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Putin postpones annual press conference for slain Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov's funeral

Russia's Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, told Reuters that Russian Federation considers the attack a "terrorist act", noting that "terrorism will not win and we will fight against it decisively...More..

Mexico probes deadly fireworks blast
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Mexico probes deadly fireworks blast

Other survivors described hellish scenes of people on fire, including children, running from the market as blue, red and white explosions lit up the sky. Mexican officials confirm that a series of rapid explosi...More..

Berlin Market Attack Suspect Shot Dead in Milan
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Berlin Market Attack Suspect Shot Dead in Milan

The suspected driver, who tried to flee, was arrested about 2km away from the crash site, and is in custody. Authorities had launched an investigation on Amri on March 14 following a tip from federal secu...More..

by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Israel hopes to work with Trump after United Nations settlements resolution office

McCain pointed out that the abstention did not align with the U.S. position of backing Israel in the United Nations. It demands that Israel "immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the o...More..

Woman calls police because her son was choked, officer arrests her instead
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Woman calls police because her son was choked, officer arrests her instead

The officer , whose name hasn't been released, responded to a call for service after Craig argued with a man who she said had physically confronted her 7-year-old son for littering. But it doesn't matter if ...More..

by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Orca found dead off BC coast belongs to J-pod

Cottrell said a general diagnosis might be available in a few days, but it would more likely be a few weeks before anything certain could be known. The male killer whale suffered blunt-force trauma to the hea...More..

Man Charged With Murder in Killing of Former Reality Show Contestant
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Man Charged With Murder in Killing of Former Reality Show Contestant

Naegle was a contestant on the E! network reality show " Bridalplasty " in 2010. Lisa Marie Naegle, seen in a family photo, was last heard from on December 18, 2016. She never made it home and didn't show up ...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Australian police: Plot to detonate Christmas Day bombs foiled

Five suspects aged between 20 and 25 were expected to appear in court Friday to be charged with acts in preparation of a terrorist event. Victoria Police chief commissioner Graham Ashton alleged those detaine...More..

Russian FM says Aleppo evacuation will be completed in days
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Russian FM says Aleppo evacuation will be completed in days

This allowed him to bypass a security check and bring his gun into the venue. He was also heard shouting in Turkish, "Don't forget Aleppo! All those who participate in this tyranny will be held accountable". Tu...More..

Donald Trump Isn't on Metro's Inauguration SmarTrip Card
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Donald Trump Isn't on Metro's Inauguration SmarTrip Card

Washington, D.C.'s transit agency will offer subway card sleeves with the president-elect's picture for the inauguration, Metro announced Thursday, a day after revealing that Donald Trump's face won't be on t...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Trump calls on USA to 'greatly strengthen and expand' nuclear weapons capability

On Thursday the state department declined to comment on whether Trump's tweet called his temperament into question. Trump's previous statements on nuclear arms have been inconsistent at best . Laicie Heele...More..

American-Canadian Couple Appears in Taliban Hostage Video
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

American-Canadian Couple Appears in Taliban Hostage Video

The United States and Canada have an opportunity to secure the release of Coleman, Boyle and their sons by interceding with the Afghan government to negotiate an exchange for Anas Haqqani , who is not regarded...More..

Fire engulfs 140 buildings in Japan
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Fire engulfs 140 buildings in Japan

Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kotaro Nogami said two people were slightly injured in the blaze. A large fire ravages Itoigawa City, a small town in north eastern Japan, where more than 50 homes have been eng...More..

Not against notes ban, anxious about lapses in implementation: CM Naidu
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Not against notes ban, anxious about lapses in implementation: CM Naidu

BJP national secretary and Andhra Pradesh in-charge Siddharth Nath Singh said the Andhra chief minister had not said anything different from what Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders said about di...More..