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World Media Syrian airstrikes on Aleppo amid intense clashes
Author: 0 Syrian airstrikes on Aleppo amid intense clashes

Stephen O'Brien also told the UN Security Council that so far in October rebel mortar strikes have killed at least 100 people, including 17 women and 22 children. Rejecting Kremlin claims that attacks on Aleppo have stopped, a U.S. official told AFP "the regime has rejected United Nations requests to deliver aid to eastern Aleppo - using starvation as a weapon of war ".

World Media David Moyes: 'Quality' Arsenal will be Premier League title contenders
Author: 0 David Moyes: 'Quality' Arsenal will be Premier League title contenders

Next up for Arsenal in the Premier League is a match against arch-rivals Tottenham at the Emirates. "We'd got it back to 1-1 and I wanted to win but Arsenal can hurt you; they're really good at cutting through you". I thought we defended well initially and kept good shape and we were disciplined but we didn't see the game out as we should have done. The Gunners have now gone 14 games unbeaten in all competitions since the opening day of the season.

World Media Offensive on Raqqah 'Imperative' to Prevent Terror Plots: US General
Author: 0 Offensive on Raqqah 'Imperative' to Prevent Terror Plots: US General

Gen. Stephen Townsend said. "It can only be achieved by those who live there", he said, adding: "These will be Syrians enabled by us". "We don't know yet that it was the Assad regime or the Russians that carried out the airstrike, but we know it was one of the two", White House spokesman Josh Earnest said.

World Media Clocks go back tomorrow morning - enjoy your extra hour in bed
Author: 0 Clocks go back tomorrow morning - enjoy your extra hour in bed

It's that time of year again - as autumn has hit Luxembourg and winter is approaching, clocks go back one hour in the night between Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Unless you have a very old model, the timer on your TV, like your smartphone, should update automatically, so your TV guide will work as normal. He said that for half the year the sun was shining for several hours each day while people were asleep, and had nearly set by the time we got home from work.

World Media Clinton rallies with Mrs. Obama as Trump alleges corruption
Author: 0 Clinton rallies with Mrs. Obama as Trump alleges corruption

Hacked emails from 2014 show campaign officials were anxious about "press scrutiny" of the foundation even before Clinton announced her bid. US President Barack Obama will launch a campaign blitz for Democrat Hillary Clinton next week as the race against Republican Donald Trump for the White House enters the final stretch.

World Media Chelsea Clinton stops in Grove City to campaign for her mom
Author: 0 Chelsea Clinton stops in Grove City to campaign for her mom

Former President Bill Clinton is making another stop in North Carolina this week when he visits Charlotte Sunday. "This is more than about Republicans and Democrats", Clinton said. The Clinton campaign on Friday demanded that the Federal Bureau of Investigation release more details about the emails. The Trump campaign , ahead of Clinton's speech, slammed Clinton's visit and the new email controversy.

World Media Clinton runs up campaign cash advantage over Trump
Author: 0 Clinton runs up campaign cash advantage over Trump

Kaine also brought up Trump's use of Chinese Steel and tailored it to his audience. Tim Kaine used the words of Ohio's governor to blast Trump's rigged election claims. He said recent emails published by WikiLeaks highlighted how a close Bill Clinton aide helped the couple rake in millions. In Clinton, "We have never had a more qualified and prepared candidate for president", the first lady said, citing her work as a lawyer, secretary of State and senator.

Author: 0 Support for 'my girl' Clinton is personal, Mrs. Obama says

The first lady's popularity, particularly among Democrats and young adults, is vital to turning out voters for Clinton, whose unfavorable ratings remain high in the polls. Obama has emerged one of the most powerful surrogates for the Democratic nominee, eight years after her husband defeated Clinton in the 2008 Democratic primaries.

World Media Pakistan information minister removed over newspaper leak: PM's office
Author: 0 Pakistan information minister removed over newspaper leak: PM's office

The development comes after the publication of a story in Dawn News, which says, Act against militants or face worldwide isolation, civilians tell military. Relations between the civilian government and military have often been strained in a country where several prime ministers, including Sharif himself, have been ousted in coups.

World Media Unknown attackers kill five at Majlis
Author: 0 Unknown attackers kill five at Majlis

Police have reported that two terrorists rode motorcycle to the attack site and opened fire. The injured and the dead were immediately taken to the nearby Abbasi Shaheed hospital. According to an eyewitness, two gunmen wearing helmets opened fire on the male section of the majlis at 5:45 and escaped. Violent crime has dropped significantly in Karachi since the launch of a paramilitary operation in the city three years ago, but targeted attacks still occur frequently.

World Media Pirates aim for gains as Icelanders choose new government
Author: 0 Pirates aim for gains as Icelanders choose new government

Most polls put the Pirates as either Iceland's second-largest party or the largest, along with the conservative Independence Party. Jules Suzdaltsev has more in this video. The Pirate Party are a protest party originally formed in Sweden ten years ago to bring about digital copyright reform. The Pirate Party in Iceland is not a team of seafarers with parrots on their shoulders scouring for treasure, but rather a radical political unit poised to take power in Iceland .

World Media Iraqi Shiite militias advance against IS
Author: 0 Iraqi Shiite militias advance against IS

The UN's human right's office said it had received a report that the group shot dead 232 people in a single day on Wednesday and killed 24 the previous day. Iranian forces are advising the fighters and Iraqi aircraft are providing airstrikes, he said. In Baghdad, meanwhile, a suicide bomber targeting an aid station for Shiite pilgrims killed at least seven people and wounded more than 20, police and hospital officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to ...

World Media Queensland bus driver dead after being set alight by passenger Updated
Author: 0 Queensland bus driver dead after being set alight by passenger Updated

Once, twice, three times he pushed and kicked at the back door that turned passengers into prisoners. "Because they had so many different people to talk to at the incident, a few got away", Mr Maggill said. Ms Palaszczuk said she had just had a conversation with the Police Commissioner. Mr Keogh said the driver's actions were " heroic at the very least" and he praised the response by others who tried desperatly to help.

World Media Syria rebels in assault to break Aleppo siege
Author: 0 Syria rebels in assault to break Aleppo siege

Rebels fired rockets at the military airport of Nayrab in southeast Aleppo and launched coordinated attacks against loyalist-held areas in southwestern parts of the city. The rebel-held eastern districts of Aleppo have been subjected to a fierce bombardment since the army declared an offensive to capture the area last month.

World Media Ondo Election: INEC lists Jimoh Ibrahim as PDP candidate
Author: 0 Ondo Election: INEC lists Jimoh Ibrahim as PDP candidate

In a judgement delivered for over an hour Abang said Eyitayo lacked the locus standi to appeal the decision of the court in the first instance. He expressed optimism that justice would be done in the end, and urged his suporters to remain steadfast in the struggle.

World Media Exeter blaze: crews battled to contain blaze
Author: 0 Exeter blaze: crews battled to contain blaze

David Cornforth, historian, and writer of the Exeter memories website, said the fire at this historic hotel was: "a disaster for the city", adding: 'It is very sad to see this famous and historic hotel in this state'. 'It is not known at this time where or how the fire started or how many properties have been affected. There are no reports of any injuries. Some 120 firefighters, including crews from Sidmouth, Ottery St Mary, Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Honiton and Topsham have been ...

Author: 0 Supreme Court slams govt inaction over inordinate delay in judges appointment

The CJI's observations were echoed by former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee and a former apex court judge. These appointments assume significance considering that the country's largest high court accounts for about 25 per cent of almost 40 lakh cases pending in all 24 high courts and would have helped bring down vacancies from a high of 83 to 48, improving the bench strength to 112.

World Media Private Information of 550000 Australian Blood Donors Leaked
Author: 0 Private Information of 550000 Australian Blood Donors Leaked

Red Cross Blood Service chief executive Shelly Park said "due to human error" the unsecured data had been posted on a website by a contractor who maintained and developed the Red Cross website. Data included answer to question about "at-risk" sexual activity. "Each donor is asked questions such as whether or not they're on antibiotics, if they're under or over weight, and if they've had any recent surgical procedures".

World Media Xi to Join Mao, Deng as 'Core' Leaders of China's Communist
Author: 0 Xi to Join Mao, Deng as 'Core' Leaders of China's Communist

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. China's ruling Communist Party today defended its decision to elevate President Xi Jinping as "core leader", saying it was aimed at achieving goals of building a moderately prosperous society and a modern socialist country, though critics averred it would grant him a veto power.

World Media Kurdish YPG will be part of efforts to isolate Raqqa: US commander
Author: 0 Kurdish YPG will be part of efforts to isolate Raqqa: US commander

FILE - This undated file image posted on an extremist website on January 14, 2014, shows fighters from the Islamic State group marching in Raqqa, Syria. A senior US military official said that the forces in Syria are "in a pretty good position to begin the isolation phase" of the operation against Mosul "within the next months and certainly by the first of the year".

Author: 0 15 victims after mass shooting during party in Los Angeles

Police said two of the victims are in serious condition, while two of the wounded have been released from the hospital while the others remain hospitalized with wounds that are not considered life-threatening. About 50 people were at the makeshift restaurant prior to the gunfire, officials said. "We had multiple people with gunshot wounds". Sergeant Thomas Bojorquez said that numerous wounded individuals self-transported to five different hospitals altogether, making it hard for officers to ...

Author: 0 Why Iceland's women are leaving work at precisely 2:38 pm

The pay gap is narrowing, and the time that women in Iceland spend working for free in comparison to men is lengthening, but Iceland remains one of the best countries in the world for gender equality. It doesnt matter whether its a gender pay gap or any other pay gap. The NWCI say that in recent years, Ireland's Gender Pay Gap has widened from 12.6% to 14.4% while the Gender Pension Gap has widened from 35 to 37%.

World Media Police oust oil pipeline protesters from private land
Author: 0 Police oust oil pipeline protesters from private land

The land is now owned by Dakota Access, a developing arm of Energy Transfer Partners. Various media are reporting that law enforcement officers in riot gear, sirens blaring, were moving toward hundreds of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters illegally camped on private land.

World Media Obama shortens 98 inmates' sentences, bringing total to 862
Author: 0 Obama shortens 98 inmates' sentences, bringing total to 862

President Obama made a commitment to use his clemency authority through the remainder of his time and office, and Thursday he honored that by granting another 98 commutations. None of the commutations were for inmates in Montana or Wyoming. Eggleston and Obama have repeatedly called on Congress to pass bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation that would allow reconsideration of harsh mandatory minimum drug sentences that were issued before the laws were revised.

World Media Alleged Trump Hollywood star smasher freed
Author: 0 Alleged Trump Hollywood star smasher freed

It's not yet known whether he has a lawyer. A man was filmed in the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday morning repeatedly smashing Trump's Walk of Fame star with what appeared to be either a pick-ax or another hammer-like instrument. Otis, who had his misdeed filmed on Wednesday, said he initially wanted to remove the star and auction it in NY on Election Day. Walk of Fame star recipients are selected by a committee that considers hundreds of applications each year.

Author: 0 Theresa May calls for give and take in Brexit talks with EU

This included calling for a "robust and united" approach to Russia's air strikes in Syria, although European Union leaders were unable to agree on a threat of sanctions. At her closing news conference, May was clear that she would not allow the European Union to make decisions without her. Chuka Umunna today hit out at the Tories' approach to Brexit and immigration, slamming Theresa May for her political "opportunism".

Author: 0 Oklahoma man wanted for violent crimes had hit list

Investigators confirm Michael Dale Vance logged onto Facebook as he was fleeing police, and began broadcasting his getaway live. He tells the camera the carjacking is "gonna be intense". In the videos, Vance appears to be bleeding from his left shoulder. Since Vance was shot and injured by a police officer, it is possible he is dead, Whetsel said.

Author: 0 Turkey-backed Syria rebels reported captured symbolically critical Dabiq from IS

But Dabiq holds crucial ideological importance for IS and its followers because of a Sunni prophecy that states it will be the site of an apocalyptic battle between Christian forces and Muslims. In a statement, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said the capture of Dabiq brings "new momentum" against the Islamic State in Syria. Isil frequently referred to victory at this future battle, and even named its English-language propaganda magazine after the town.

World Media United Nations aborts plan to evacuate patients from Aleppo
Author: 0 United Nations aborts plan to evacuate patients from Aleppo

On Tuesday, it said allegations by rebels and rescuers that it had bombed the Sakhour hospital in eastern Aleppo earlier this month were false and urged the world to focus instead on what it said was the killing of civilians in neighboring Iraq in airstrikes carried out by the USA -led coalition.

World Media Kenya's Rita Jeptoo to be stripped of 2014 Boston Marathon win
Author: 0 Kenya's Rita Jeptoo to be stripped of 2014 Boston Marathon win

The extended ban most likely ends Jeptoo's career. The Boston Athletic Association said it supports the court's decision. The "undisputed source" of the red blood cell-boosting hormone was an injection by her doctor, the ruling stated. Jeptoo, a three-time victor of the Boston Marathon and twice a victor in Chicago, will be stripped of the titles won in each of the major city marathons in 2014 and all results as of April 17, 2014, and is banned until October 30, 2018.

Author: 0 I Will Not Form A New Party: Akhilesh Yadav

Mulayam not only ruled out any change in the status of both Amar Singh and Ram Gopal, he also chose to remain non-committal on the question of re-induction of Shivpal and three other ministers who were unceremoniously dropped by Akhilesh from his cabinet on Sunday.

World Media Australian elderly man jailed for sexually abusing girls in Bali
Author: 0 Australian elderly man jailed for sexually abusing girls in Bali

Robert Andrew Fiddes Ellis was found guilty Tuesday by the Denpasar District Court of violating Indonesia's Child Protection Law. Ellis was arrested in January for abusing children between 2014 to 2015. After the sentencing, Ellis appeared to be dazed by the punishment as he left the court room. "I don't know if I will live that long". At an earlier hearing, Ellis had admitted his actions but tried to downplay them, telling reporters: "I did it - but it's not a serious thing".