Syrian army and allies make gains in Aleppo

Syrian army and allies make gains in Aleppo

The city has been divided for years between the Government-held west and rebel-held east. "Gunmen in east Aleppo, you have 24 hours only to take the decision to leave", the message said, then added "Those who want to save their lives must put down their weapons and their safety will be guaranteed". Read More

Baylor QB Russell suffers severe ankle injury vs

A little over a year after undergoing season-ending neck surgery, Baylor quarterback Seth Russell is most likely done for the rest of his senior season, too. The seriousness of the injury was apparent with both sides quickly calling the trainers on to the field. Playing in Oklahoma on Saturday, Baylor quarterback Seth Russell is making the rounds as a viral keyword thanks to one play, and one pay only. Read More

Clinton concedes, asks supporters to 'never stop believing'

Clinton "has lived a extraordinary life of public service" as the First Lady, the senator of NY and the Secretary of State, Obama recounted. During Thursday's meeting, Obama and Trump are in the Oval Office while Melania Trump and Michelle Obama tour the White House residence, the Wall Street Journal noted. Read More

Trump looking at fast ways to quit global climate deal

Golden, the chairman of 350.org, said in an interview . However, Trump could decide simply to ignore the US pledge to reduce emissions by 26 percent-28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. "Outside the US, Trump's election may have profound effects on worldwide oil and gas investment opportunities". As Scientific American reports, Ebell's selection is a sign that Trump plans to abandon President Obama's efforts to fight climate change. Read More

Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port

Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port

He said CPEC would only be beneficial for Pakistan if the country's exports were boosted through this mega trade route. During the inaugural 15 countries' envoys/ambassadors, political leaders and military officials would participate and further worldwide trade will be continued after 13th November 2016 on Kashgar-Gwadar routes to the Central Asia and European market told FWO official. Read More

NGT suggests setting up central, State-level panels

NGT suggests setting up central, State-level panels

Authorities in New Delhi began revoking licences for thousands of older diesel vehicles on Tuesday and halted construction work on the underground rail network, as air pollution remained several times over the safety limit. "All five state governments shall start vacuum cleaning of roads to prevent dust pollution and vehicular pollution", the bench said while asking Delhi to strictly enforce their existing order on deregistering diesel vehicles older than ten years and petrol vehicles older ... Read More

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Donald Trump faces "awesomely hard task", says tech investor Peter Thiel

For nearly a full year, the tech industry in the United States have launched a campaign against Trump and criticized him on many of his public remarks, especially with those related to the ban on immigrants, building the wall and his opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) which is heavily supported by the tech firms. Read More

Trump win puts US-Russia hostility on hold - but

The U.S. president must strengthen the U.S. containment and deterrent policy towards Russian Federation to lay the ground for serious dialogue and, ultimately, restore the strategic balance in Europe", said a statement published by his company, Rasmussen Global. Read More

Amber Alert canceled for Baytown, TX teen after body found

Amber Alert canceled for Baytown, TX teen after body found

He was arrested Wednesday morning in Texas City on a charge of resisting arrest after a scuffle with Texas City police. An Amber Alert has been issued for Texas 16-year-old Kristen Fritch after her mother and sister were found shot to death in the family's Baytown home. Read More

Supreme Court refuses to issue order on voter intimidation

The Democrats asked for restraining orders to prevent what they characterized as ballot-box vigilantism by Trump's Republican presidential campaign and his friend Roger Stone's political organization , Stop the Steal. During a hearing in federal court in Greensboro, the GOP's lawyers said they have worked hard to make sure voters know what they can and cannot do. Read More

Blunt, Kander square off in crucial Missouri US Senate race

Greitens and Blunt did not run on ideas as much as they ran against Hillary Clinton and Obamacare. Missouri Governor-Elect Eric Greitens on November 8, 2016 in Chesterfield. When it became clear it would be a close race, money began pouring in from outside sources. Greitens is a military veteran who ran The Mission Continues, a non-profit foundation that helped veterans and the families of veterans. Read More

How the vote is counted in California after Election Day

How the vote is counted in California after Election Day

Election officials there said they were prepared for the busy morning and sent roving trouble shooters to tackle problems. An argument made against early voting is the candidates could do something unexpected prior to November 8 when votes are supposed to be cast. Read More

Pennsylvania Senate race too close to call

Pennsylvania Senate race too close to call

The economy was Pennsylvania voters' top concern, according to the exit poll. Evans also won a special election to fill Fattah's unexpired term. McGinty said to reporters. Secretary Pedro Cortes has served from 2003 to 2010 under former Gov. Ed Rendell and since a year ago under Gov. Tom Wolf, both Democrats. Read More

New York Daily News takes one more jab at Trump

New York Daily News takes one more jab at Trump

Projections predicting a Clinton win turned to "too close to call" late Tuesday, before news outlets started to report Trump's victory overnight. And contrary to pretty much all polling predictions, Trump ultimately won the Electoral College with a comfortable margin, ending up with 278 electoral votes to Clinton's 217. Read More

Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

Intense battles continued to rage between the SDF and the IS in the northern countryside of al-Raqqa, a day after the Kurdish-led group declared a wide-scale offensive to "liberate" al-Raqqa from the IS terrorists, according to the Syria Observatory for Human Rights. Read More

Senate Control Up for Grabs as GOP Holds Indiana, Florida

With Trump rousing opposition in many suburban and ethnically diverse districts, Democrats were hoping to gain a dozen GOP-held seats in states including New Jersey, Virginia, Illinois, Florida, Nevada and California. Republicans now hold a 54-46 majority in the Senate, including two independent senators who caucus with the Democrats. If the Democrats can pick up five additional Senate seats, they will emerge with a majority. Read More

Competing claims of voter fraud, intimidation raise tensions

Competing claims of voter fraud, intimidation raise tensions

The question this year is whether problems will be widespread and indicate a pattern of fraud or voter intimidation. Wisconsin Elections Commission spokesman Reid Magney says the concern isn't so much with the photo itself, but in sharing that photo. Read More

Nat Geo's 'Afghan Girl' Sharbat Gula deported to Afghanistan

According to TNN might be deported to India, after Afghanistan expressed their desire that she be sent to India so as to get treatment in India for her Hepatitis C. Gula, who last week back was arrested in Pakistan, had recently expressed her desire to be deported out of the country. "For decades, she was known as the world's most famous refugee and seen as a symbol of Pakistan's status as a generous host", said Champa Patel, Amnesty International's South Asia Director. Read More

Official says court ruling will not slow Brexit timetable

Official says court ruling will not slow Brexit timetable

The First Minister said: "The Scottish government is clear that triggering Article 50 will directly affect devolved interests and rights in Scotland". The Supreme Court said it had granted the government permission to appeal against the High Court judgment and set aside four days, from December 5 to 8, to deal with the matter. Read More

Trump says he was just endorsed by Tom Brady and Bill Belichick

Trump says he was just endorsed by Tom Brady and Bill Belichick

The statement about Brady claiming he was okay with Trump announcing it to the crowd is a dead giveaway that everything that was stated is 100% false. "They told me I could do it, so I'll do it", he said, buttering up the crowd as his running mate and family left the stage. Donald Trump bragged that he has the backing of two of New England's biggest sports stars. Read More

Duterte cancels order of 26k assault rifles from US

Duterte cancels order of 26k assault rifles from US

This is not the first time Duterte has spoken out against the U.S. Just last month, he announced his country's "separation" from the United States while on a state visit to China and used a derogatory term to describe Obama, prompting the U.S. Read More

'Lost Nuke' May Have Been Found Off BC Coast

'Lost Nuke' May Have Been Found Off BC Coast

There's no official confirmation yet that what Smyrichinsky found is a remnant of this famous bomb, but after he researched the B-36 story and found images of the Mark 4 online, he's convinced they're a match. Neta also said the Mark IV was a dummy bomb, weighing nearly 11,000 pounds (4,900 kilograms), just like the atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, killing 39,000 to 80,000 people. Read More

China approves law to tighten control on internet use

China approves law to tighten control on internet use

Online activities prohibited under the new provisions include those that are seen as attempts to overthrow the socialist system , split the nation, undermine national unity, advocate terrorism and extremism, according to a news report. Yang Heqing, an official of the standing committee of the National People's Congress, said, " China is an internet power , and as one of the countries that face the greatest internet security risks, urgently needs to establish and ideal network security legal ... Read More

French claims that Jungle camp is empty are rubbished

Both migrants and officials said the fires which blazed through the camp overnight and on Wednesday were set deliberately. The setting camp in the fire was the migrants' answer, clear and loud. Most identified themselves as unaccompanied minors with relatives across the English Channel in the United Kingdom. Buccio told a news conference that the evacuation of migrants, which started on Monday, had ended. Read More

Janet Reno, first female U.S. attorney general, has died

News stories displayed here appear in our category for General and are licensed via a specific agreement between LongIsland.com and The Associated Press, the world's oldest and largest news organization. Janet Reno at the 2005 Grammy Awards. In the spring of 2000, Reno enraged her hometown's Cuban-American community when she authorized the armed seizure of 5-year-old Elian. Read More