by | August 23, 2017 | 00:42

The SDF surrounded and isolated Raqqa , considered the Islamic State's Iraqi capital, before launching its offensive to recapture the city - similar to what Iraqi security forces are doing in their ongoing offensive toward Tal Afar . Syria has been locked in a vicious civil war since early 2011, when the Bashar al-Assad regime cracked down on pro-democracy protests with unexpected ferocity.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:41

Police are looking tough and smart! Later Saturday afternoon, Boston's police department tweeted that protesters were throwing bottles, urine and rocks at them and asked people publicly to refrain from doing so. "We are strictly about free speech", the group said on its Facebook page, "we denounce the politics of supremacy and violence". In many places, Confederate monuments have become rallying points for white nationalists.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:37

Further investigation led police to a house in the Rensburgdrift area in Estcourt where they were met with a foul smell, and more human remains were found. A third suspect, also an nyanga, was arrested in Amangwe area. Mbatha is said to have been a practising traditional healer in Ladysmith before he fled after a fellow healer was attacked by the local community, according to News24.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:37

This week's drawing will take place at 10:59 p.m. E.T. on the evening of August 23. Powerball Jackpot odds are 1 in 292,201,338. It was one of four tickets to match four winning numbers along with the Powerball for a prize of $50,000.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:41

Delgado said she took the opportunity to expose her girls to a fun, and educational experience. "But for her, it will be in history books". Viewers will see the silhouette of the moon cross in front of the sun for a time, partially or totally obscuring it.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:39

Greitens issued the stay of execution for Marcellus Williams, 48, just over four hours before he was scheduled to die by lethal injection in a Bonne Terre state prison for the stabbing death of former St. "And there is no reason to believe Williams would not have worn gloves during a burglary and murder, as he wore a jacket to hide his bloody shirt after he left the murder scene".

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:40

Cooper has called for the removal of Confederate memorials statewide. Cooper said UNC administrators they have the authority to remove the statue if they believe it is causing a threat to public safety. Word has spread on social media about a protest at the statue tonight, and a flier referred to the demonstration as "the first day of Silent Sam's last semester".

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:35

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has pleaded with both sides of the same-sex marriage debate to campaign respectfully, describing the use of abusive language as hurtful and deplorable. "The threats are desertion, cruelty, neglect, abandonment, indifference", he said. Australians will be asked their views on same-sex marriage in a non-compulsory non-binding ballot due to begin next month.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:35

A bench of Justices R.K. Agrawal and A.M. Sapre passed the order on the plea. After being posted at Deolali near Nashik in Maharashtra, Purohit allegedly came in contact with Ramesh Upadhyay, a retired major who had set up Abhinav Bharat, an extreme Hindutva group , that Purohit became a part of, the report said.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:29

South Korea and the USA on Tuesday began talks over a possible revision of their free trade agreement (FTA). The first round of meetings has drawn wide speculation that joint committee on August 22 was the start of Korea and the US entering into an intense FTA showdown, given US President Donald Trump's multiple public denouncements of KORUS and vowing to amend the trade deal.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:31

It's not the first time the Trump-shaped ecstasy pills have made the news. Five thousand pills to be exact. He and his 17-year-old son on the ride-a-long were both arrested and a substantial amount of ecstasy was taken off the streets. They appeared before a judge who issued a warrant for their arrest. Perhaps the most ironic element of this trend is that the President's pompadour should be the chosen shape for a drug known for producing warm and fuzzy feelings and an abundance of ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:30

A Chilean court dealt abortion rights activists a landmark victory Monday, approving a controversial bill that rolled back parts of one of the world's strictest abortion bans. Chile , known internationally for its strong pro-life laws , has been debating legalizing abortion . This legislation allowing some abortions is constitutional, the Constitutional Court ruled.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:31

Trump? Trump was criticized for his response that " both sides " were responsible for the violence. "Will he try to prove himself without Bannon?" "I know Donald Trump will stand with me and countless Americans to secure our border".

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:27

Caroline Kennedy is scheduled to be arraigned the same day as her father's pretrial hearing, although it is not clear why she was not arraigned at the same time as her father. Both were taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct and violating the town's noise law. It is a nine-bedroom rental home known as the "Judy Garland House" after the actress, who used to spend her summers there.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:27

Talking about the historic incident, Hussain Dalwai said, "I welcome the historic decision by SC". This judgement is not about anyone's victory or defeat. "It will allow Muslim women to her justice". Before the ruling, India was one of the few countries where Muslim husbands could divorce their wives within a few minutes just by saying the word " talaq " (divorce) three times.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:26

Barron Trump was rubbished over this outfit worn by the 11-year-old earlier in the week. Not content with posting "how-to" video guides for mowing down liberal protesters with your vehicle, the Daily Caller has moved onto the most important issue facing our nation: eleven-year-old Barron Trump's wardrobe.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:24

While three members of the panel were in favour of prohibiting the practice, two other judges, including the country's chief justice, were against a blanket ban. Calling the judgement historic, the Prime Minister said that it grants equality to Muslim women and is a powerful measure for women empowerment. Some Muslim clerics have also recognized instant divorces if the word " talaq " is texted or emailed to the wife, The Guardian reported Tuesday.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:27

Ten percent viewed so-called alt-right, white nationalist opinions as acceptable. The ABC News/Washington Post poll surveyed more than 1,000 American adults and asked their opinions on the Charlottesville , Va. In a Marist College poll taken for the PBS Newshour and National Public Radio, 52 percent said Trump's reaction was not strong enough, with 27 percent saying it was.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:26

By 5:30 a.m. local time Tuesday the rain began to subside, moving southeast of the city. The KCFD and KCPD say they have received over 130 calls for water rescues. Indian Creek from 103rd Street and State Line to Wornall roads and the area near 99th Street and Holmes Road are some target areas. Kansas City Fire Department Dep.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:27

North Korea , however, sees them as practice for an eventual invasion. Analysts are cautiously predicting how the rogue state will react in the aftermath of Pyongyang's as-yet-unpursued plan to launch missiles close to Guam. Beijing has pleaded for a resumption of long-dormant six-nation talks to peacefully resolve the nuclear crisis. "And we urge relevant parties to (seriously consider) the suspension-for-suspension proposal", Mr Hua said.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:24

The weather service issued the watch just before 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday. A flash flood emergency was issued for the Kansas City metro area where numerous water rescues and evacuations took place. "We will be having future warnings along this line of thunderstorms anywhere across Western New York this afternoon as the storm evolves and moves that are usually posted for an hour or less in length", explained Thomas.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:21

The strike was called by UFBU , an umbrella body of nine organisations that includes All India Bank Employees Association, All India Bank Officials Council, National Council of Bank Employees, All India Bank Officers Association and Bank Employees Federation of India.

by | August 23, 2017 | 00:20

Israeli news daily Haaretz reported that during the meeting with the Meretz delegation, Abbas discussed previous meetings he had with USA envoys, saying while "he heard that they support a two-state solution to the conflict and a settlement construction freeze", the officials have yet to state such demands publicly or to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:50

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) celebrating the successful test-fire of the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 at an undisclosed location. " North Korea should not exaggerate our efforts to keep peace nor should they engage in provocations that would worsen the situation, using (the exercise) as an excuse", he said.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:48

Three Lebanese soldiers were killed Sunday when a mine exploded under their vehicle in the east of the country along the border with Syria, the army said in a statement. Meanwhile, the Syrian army and the Lebanese Shia Islamist group, Hezbollah, announced their own offensive against IS, though Lebanon said that the two operations were not connected.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:45

Bruzzese, Jr. was attacked by a suspect as he made his way into the Jefferson County Courthouse in Steubenville, City Manager James Mavromatis told reporters . Bruzzese, Jr. was injured. As a result, investigators aren't entirely sure whether Bruzzese hit the suspect, who was ultimately shot three times and killed.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:45

States and cities in the path of the eclipse, which stretches from OR to SC, could suffer productivity losses of nearly $200 million. And 20 minutes is a conservative estimate, said Mr Andy Challenger, vice-president of the Chicago-based firm.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:46

America's not going to default". Mr. McConnell expressed confidence in Congress's ability to avoid missing federal payments in advance of a legislative sprint in September that will also address expiring government funding and several other pressing items.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:43

The footage shows Sasikala carrying a bag and re-entering the main gate of the Bengaluru jail accompanied by male guards, impelling speculation about whether she had been allowed to leave the prison's premises altogether. When contacted, Roopa said that she had given evidence to the ACB on August 19. Speaking to TNM, Megharikh, DG Prisons said, "I have not seen this video you are talking about".

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:41

The Morcha said the state government was trying to suppress the peaceful and democratic movement. Moreover, the chief of GJM, Bimal Gurung, and several other members were also booked for his connection to the blasts under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) as well as under some other penal sections.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:38

After an early European rally, the USA steadied to close it out reasonably comfortably, winning 16-1/2 to 11-1/2 in front of huge and enthusiastic galleries. The rumours intensified earlier this month when Ivan Khodabakhsh stepped down as chief executive officer for the LET, but it emerged over the weekend that the LPGA Tour and the European Tour are keen to come to the rescue.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:37

Looks at the sky may be more possible closer to the Interstate 80 corridor and north, the weather service said. Thicker clouds over New Mexico have has some showers, and some of those showers will blow over our southern areas this morning, including Trinidad.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:33

South Africa's government, meanwhile, said it had not yet decided whether to grant the Zimbabwe government's request for diplomatic immunity for Grace Mugabe , who has not commented on the allegations against her. Gabriella Engels claims that she was assaulted by Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe . Photos in the media have shown Engels with a sizable gash above her left eye, or wearing a large bandage.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:29

Reuters reported BFMTV as saying that a bystander noted the registration number of the auto, which the police used to trace the vehicle to the city's Old Port district, where the suspect was arrested. Authorities are yet to comment on any motive for the attack. The driver steered onto the curb to crash into the glass-sided bus shelter then sped away, one witness said.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:25

Four other men of Moroccan origin have also apparently been arrested in connection with the the attack, reports La Stampa . Later that day police said that they were confident the area was safe. Finland raised its emergency readiness level after the attack, increasing security at airports and train stations and putting more officers on the streets.