• Coalition: ISIS command center destroyed
Coalition: ISIS command center destroyed

Iraqi government forces have started their offensive aimed at capturing the western half of Mosul, Isis's last big urban stronghold in the country. Sheikh of al-Shammar Tribe had confirmed that ISIS caliphate Abu Baker al-Baghdadi was injured after the coalition's raid on Tal Afar while he was still inside the town.

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  • Trump speaks at first rally since entering office one month ago
Trump speaks at first rally since entering office one month ago

Pushing back against critics in the press who accused him of waging war on the First Amendment, Mr. Trump said that he was following a proud tradition of presidents battling unfair news coverage that dates back to Thomas Jefferson. He said: "Mr. President, thank you sir". "Living in Washington and dealing with all the bureaucracy and all the ...

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  • Man suffering extensive leg injuries after shark attack in Far North Queensland
Man suffering extensive leg injuries after shark attack in Far North Queensland

ABC and NewsCorp Australia are reporting that one of his legs was amputated during emergency surgery on Sunday. The Cairns Post reports that a GoFundMe page has been set up to support Mr Dickson and his pregnant fiancée. The Queensland Ambulance Service first said the man was aged in his mid 20's but later said he was 19. 'He's a caring pe...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man planning attacks in Myrtle Beach
Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man planning attacks in Myrtle Beach

During his exchanges with the FBI, McDowell vented his frustration with other white supremacists. This post White Supremacist Arrested For Attempting To Carry Out A Massacre "In The Spirit Of Dylann Roof" first appeared on Vibe. The pair went to a hotel to discuss acquiring a weapon, but McDowell is also said to have shared his white supremacis...

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  • Lincoln, Washington, FDR top presidents; Obama 12th
Lincoln, Washington, FDR top presidents; Obama 12th

They're asked to rate each president on a one to 10 scale on key components of presidential leadership: "Public Persuasion", "Crisis Leadership", "Economic Management", "Moral Authority", "International Relations", "Administrative Skills", "Relations with Congress", "Vision/Setting An Agenda", "Pursued Equal Justice for All", and "Performance Withi...

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  • Irish dad-of-three dies after stab incident in Sydney
Irish dad-of-three dies after stab incident in Sydney

NSW Police is working with the Irish Consulate in Sydney. The 36-year-old man, of Revesby, was still assisting police with inquiries on Saturday night. "All five people are known to each other, albeit one of those males only tonight. One of the males was at an establishment with them earlier in the day".

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  • Samsung Woes Continue, Heir Arrested for Corruption
Samsung Woes Continue, Heir Arrested for Corruption

Prosecutors allege the payments were made in exchange for government backing of a contentious merger of two Samsung affiliates that consolidated Lee's control of Samsung Electronics. Prosecutors accused Lee of giving bribes worth 41 billion won ($36 million) to President Park and her close friend Choi Soon-sil to win government support for a smoo...

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  • 'Great Wall' Star Matt Damon: 'I'm Not a Believer in Walls'
'Great Wall' Star Matt Damon: 'I'm Not a Believer in Walls'

Caught up in a fierce siege, Will and Tovar quickly discover that their captors have been stationed on the Great Wall and charged with the mission of protecting the country from mythical beasts, known as the Taotie, who descend from their mountain lair to wreak havoc every 60 years.

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  • Duterte Ready to Resign If Opposition Senator Proves Illegal Wealth Accumulation
Duterte Ready to Resign If Opposition Senator Proves Illegal Wealth Accumulation

Malacanang belittled on Thursday Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's rehashed allegation about President Rodrigo Duterte's bank deposits, calling it part of political noise. In May, Trillanes released documents he said were handed to him by a concerned citizen purportedly showing 2.4 billion pesos ($48 million) flowed into Duterte's various bank account...

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  • Rooney, Carrick, Jones miss Man United training
Rooney, Carrick, Jones miss Man United training

During Manchester United's fine recent unbeaten run in the Premier League - stretching back to October - Mourinho has more often than not turned to Paul Pogba, Michael Carrick and Ander Herrera to occupy the central areas. He was linked with a move to China , and somehow it did not happen. He will want to be at a team where he's playing every we...

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  • Brewery offers paid 'paw-ternity' leave to employees with new dogs
Brewery offers paid 'paw-ternity' leave to employees with new dogs

It works this way: Staffers who get a new furry family member get an entire week off to help settle the pet into their homes. The Ellon, Scottland-based company also offers paternity and maternity leave packages for employees with (human) babies, he said.

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  • J&K: PDP leader Basharat Bukhari resigns
J&K: PDP leader Basharat Bukhari resigns

Vohra. The induction of a senior PDP leader and former minister in cabinet by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and reshuffle of portfolios of some ministers on Friday has led to crisis in the ruling party with two disgruntled PDP ministers resigning in the evening.

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  • Trump piles up the questionable assertions
Trump piles up the questionable assertions

Trump was asked several times about whether his campaign had contact with Russian Federation and grew testy as reporters pushed him for a yes-or-no answer. You know why, because it's an illegal process. You see what's going on with all of the companies leaving our country, going to Mexico and other places - low-pay, low-wages.

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  • Is India Behind Terrorist Attacks In Pakistan?
Is India Behind Terrorist Attacks In Pakistan?

But Afghan officials are not happy with Russia's direct talks with the Taliban, which US officials say are aimed at undermining their efforts. The menace of terrorism can not be defeated without a cooperative framework among all stakeholders and therefore, Afghanistan will have to stop playing into Indian hands and engage into a meaningful and ho...

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  • Tony Blair urges people to 'rise up' and stop Brexit
Tony Blair urges people to 'rise up' and stop Brexit

On Thursday, Blair called for rising up - or as one Arabic newspaper headlined it, an intifada - against Brexit , as part of his political comeback. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson accused him of insulting the intelligence of the electorate, while the Greens' Caroline Lucas described Mr Blair's intervention as "staggeringly unhelpful".

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  • Four Indian soldiers, four militants dead in Kashmir gun battles
Four Indian soldiers, four militants dead in Kashmir gun battles

Earlier, an encounter took place in Parray Mohalla of Hajin area of Bandipora district this morning. The police said the injured soldiers were airlifted to the army's 92-Base Hospital in Srinagar where three of them succumbed. One militant was killed in the gunfight. "In retaliatory fire, three terrorists were neutralised", he said, adding that...

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  • Spain's Princess Cristina not guilty in tax fraud case
Spain's Princess Cristina not guilty in tax fraud case

The king of Spain's brother-in-law was found guilty of fraud and tax evasion and sentenced to more than six years in prison on Friday. Despite the acquittal, she has been ordered to pay a €265,000 fine for "civil responsibility". Since the banking crisis of 2008, the country has also been hit by various high-level political and banking corruption c...

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  • General Motors says it will build on Vauxhall success
General Motors says it will build on Vauxhall success

PSA and GM have declined to say what cuts they would make to jobs, plants, production capacity or research and development under the deal being discussed. Buying GM's European operations would make PSA Europe's second-biggest vehicle company, with about 16pc of the market. GM has not posted a full-year profit in its European operations since 1999...

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  • Two-state solution remains 'only way' for Israel-Palestine peace, insists UN
Two-state solution remains 'only way' for Israel-Palestine peace, insists UN

A senior White House official on Tuesday has said that the U.S. President, Donald Trump, does support an Israeli-Palestinian peace, 'even if it was not through the two-state solution'. I think a lot of good things are happening and you're going to see a lot of love . The Palestinians say it is a basic right to reclaim their property while Israel s...

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  • Monopoly Is Killing the Thimble Because You People Are Heartless
Monopoly Is Killing the Thimble Because You People Are Heartless

After almost a month of voting in the Monopoly Token Madness campaign, more than 4 million votes from fans around the world decided that the Thimble token will not "Pass GO" in the next generation of the Monopoly game. Is the thimble gone forever, though? Although crowdsourcing input is unique for the brand, Hasbro has launched 300 differ...

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