Kentucky voters with medical emergencies able to cast absentee ballots now

This year 497,630 ballots have been mailed in or cast in person. Registered Democrats continue to outpace registered Republicans in early voting. The longest wait at 10:40 a.m. Both the Republicans and Democrats are finding something to cheer abo... More..

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Russia voted off UN Human Rights Council
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Russia voted off UN Human Rights Council

Brazil was elected earlier in the day to a temporary seat on the council for the 2017-2019 term with 137 votes. Russian Federation is quite exposed. The US ended its six years on the council in 2015. Both Rep...More..

Syrian airstrikes on Aleppo amid intense clashes
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Syrian airstrikes on Aleppo amid intense clashes

The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war through a network of on-the-ground sources , said two days of fighting had killed at least 20 fighters from either the Syrian army ...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Iraq's Shiite militias say thousands join push in Mosul area

Villagers from outlying areas around Mosul have told Reuters that women and children were being forced to walk as human shields alongside retreating Islamic State fighters as they withdrew into the city this we...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

FedEx plane catches fire at Florida airport; no injuries

No injuries were reported and FedEx issued a statement that the pilots were safe and that the company was cooperating with authorities. In a separate statement, American Airlines said the fire was caused ...More..

Powerful natural disaster rattles central, southern Italy
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Powerful natural disaster rattles central, southern Italy

Benedict cathedral in the town of Norcia , only 6 kilometers (less than 4 miles) from the epicenter. Despite widespread devastation, no deaths were immediately reported . Early reports after Sunday's temblor ...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Rodrigo Duterte Says He Wants All Foreign Troops Out Of Philippines

Duterte thanked Japan for providing vessels to the Philippines to help it patrol its waters, including inland waters, especially light ones like rubber boats that provide greater mobility. "Japan is an old ...More..

Clinton: Donald Trump Is
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Clinton: Donald Trump Is "Threatening Our Democracy"

In the minute-long ad, which Clinton's campaign said was airing in seven battleground states, Khan retells how his son, Captain Humayun Khan, died in Iraq seeking to protect his US military unit from a suicide ...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

France clears "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, children in limbo

Buses are expected to start transporting the majority of the camp's residents to temporary accommodation centres over the rest of France. But aid groups say the population of the camp is at least 8,300, with so...More..

Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege

The violence killed at least 18 regime forces and allied fighters on Friday, according to Observatory, which was unable to provide a toll for the rebels. The Kremlin said on Friday that Putin did not think it w...More..

Arsenal thrash woeful Sunderland 4-1
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Arsenal thrash woeful Sunderland 4-1

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud, front, heads the ball to score his side's third goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland , England, Sa...More..

Volkswagen back to profit in wake of emissions settlement
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Volkswagen back to profit in wake of emissions settlement

District Court Judge Charles Breyer said the deal, in which VW will pay almost $15 billion, "is fair, adequate, and reasonable and is in the best interest of Class Members". Breyer turned away objections from a...More..

Mosul: United Nations says 10500 displaced as a result of military operations
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Mosul: United Nations says 10500 displaced as a result of military operations

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. "The collapse and destruction of ISIL in Iraq and Syria will destroy both the fact and the idea that there can be a caliphate based upo...More..

Do we get an extra hour asleep tonight?
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Do we get an extra hour asleep tonight?

Sadly we won't see lighter nights again until March 26, 2017 when the clocks will go forward again at 1am, marking the start of British Summer Time (BST). However it wasn't something that was properly introduce...More..

Obama to return to Florida to help Clinton get out the vote
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Obama to return to Florida to help Clinton get out the vote

Those numbers compare roughly to where First Lady Laura Bush was during the past year of her husband's presidency. "So she is absolutely ready to be commander-in-chief on day one and, yes, she happens to be a...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states

Early voting numbers indicate that key states such as Florida, Nevada, Arizona and Colorado are leaning toward Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, according to CNN . "What we do encourage voters to do is to ...More..

Man arrested in Detroit Police officer's hit-and-run death
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Man arrested in Detroit Police officer's hit-and-run death

He's charged with leaving the scene of a deadly crash involving a police officer. He was later taken into custody in the area of Grand River Avenue and Schaefer Highway without incident. Cause of death was du...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Canadian nurse charged with murder of eight retirement home patients

She'd studied health care and counseling in college, reported the Canadian Press news agency, and told neighbors how much she loved her work. Documents filed at the Woodstock courthouse reveal that on October...More..

President Bill Clinton stopped by the AFSCME building in Duncansville on Friday
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

President Bill Clinton stopped by the AFSCME building in Duncansville on Friday

Clinton supporter Bill Purdy said as a veteran he supports Hillary and her plan not to privatize. He said he believes 20 years into the future, people will give a lot more credit to President Barack Obama for...More..

Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama hit campaign trail together for the first time
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama hit campaign trail together for the first time

Later in the day, at an outdoor rally in Raleigh, Clinton looked beyond Trump and began arguing in favor of key down-ballot Democrats, casting them as the kind of people she needs to be able to get things done ...More..