• Calls Increasing for Immediate Cease-fire in Aleppo

    Calls Increasing for Immediate Cease-fire in Aleppo

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    The rebels launched shells into government-held west Aleppo late Tuesday, killing 11 people, the official Syrian Arab News Agency, or SANA, reported. The CNN crew also saw Syrian soldiers carrying old and weak people out of Agheour. Activists with the Aleppo Media Center said some parts "fell by default because the rebel fighters withdrew". "There is no other way". Staring a punishing and brutal defeat in the face, several Syrian rebel factions on Wednesday proposed a five-day cease-fire ...
  • Iraqi aid supplies make slow progress to trapped civilians in Mosul

    Iraqi aid supplies make slow progress to trapped civilians in Mosul

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    People said they saw 40 or 50 pickup trucks with rocket launchers on top leaving Wadi Agab, an industrial area on the western limits of the city targeted by strikes, and moving to residential areas nearer the expected new front line. "We're in despair", said a resident in the southeastern district of Intisar, where the army's Ninth Armoured Division has struggled to make gains. Rudaw's Farhad Dolamari reported from Barid that coalition forces were backing the Iraqi army in clashes with ...
  • Right-wing candidate defeated in Austrian presidential election

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    But it now ranks as Austria's strongest political force, capitalising on wide-spread disenchantment with established political parties to siphon off Austrians with moderate views - a development Mr Hofer sought to emphasise. If he is true to his word, he would plunge Austria into a political crisis with unforeseen consequences. "I think it is a historic day for Austria, for several reasons".
  • MoneyLine Pick for the Raiders vs

    MoneyLine Pick for the Raiders vs

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    The loser faces a late-season scramble for not only the division crown, but a playoff spot as well. Oakland is tied with the New England Patriots for the best record in the AFC , and Kansas City might be the biggest threat to New England's Super Bowl chances.
  • Why This Republican Electoral College Member Won't Vote for Trump

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    Five times in USA history the nation has elected a president who did not win the popular vote, including the 2000 election of President George W. Bush and the recent election of Trump. A change.org petition asking the Electoral College to vote for Clinton has collected nearly 5 million signatures. "It makes no sense to be elector number five who comes out against Trump".
  • AT&T DirecTV Now video package set to launch

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    AT&T Entertainment Group's CEO John Stankey said that the company's "customer-centric offers show that mobility and entertainment are better together". In 2017, DirectTV Now will have its availability in Amazon Fire Tablets, Roku, and Samsung Smart TVs. There is also a free version, Freeview, which will act as a sampler of the paid services.
  • Support For Electoral College Hits 49-Year High

    Support For Electoral College Hits 49-Year High

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    Now we have this hybrid system where popular voting exists in every state, but the Electoral College vote is still the final determiner of the presidential victor. Change.org was founded in 2007, and until the petition to the electoral college , the most popular petition on the site was one to stop China's Yulin Dog Meat festival.
  • Death toll hits 13 in Tennessee wildfires

    Death toll hits 13 in Tennessee wildfires

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    A devastating wildfire destroyed numerous homes and buildings on Monday. He promised a full review later. More than 14,000 residents and visitors were believed to have been evacuated from Gatlinburg alone, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency said.
  • Italy President Makes Renzi Hang on as Talks With Parties Start

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    The more likely option now, according to several analysts, is that Mattarella would form a new coalition government most likely led by a member of Renzi's Cabinet. The PD has the largest number of parliamentarians, so it is unlikely any new government could be formed without his backing. "The high turnout in yesterday's referendum is proof of a solid democracy, of a country passionate and capable of an active participation", he said.
  • Iran says extension of sanctions act shows U.S. unreliable

    Iran says extension of sanctions act shows U.S. unreliable

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    Walking away from the deal struck just previous year might satisfy Israel and Gulf allies such as Saudi Arabia who say Iran's theocratic leaders can't be trusted, but analysts say it could sour Trump's nascent relationship with European allies, China and possibly Russian Federation.