The Iraqi army says its forces have taken control of the strategic northern town of Shirqat from ISIL, in a military operation launched ahead of a push to recapture the armed group's stronghold of Mosul. ISIL, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, is another name for ISIS, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The U.S. government has previously accused the Islamic State of using chemical weapons.
The Argentina captain is set to miss his country's World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Paraguay next month as well as Barca's Champions League clash at Borussia Monchengladbach. Early reports say he will be lost for three weeks. But I am thinking about playing these matches without him. "When there are 11 guys in the area, co-ordinated like that, it takes a lot out of us to break them down", he said in quotes reported by Marca.
After a US military team went to inspect the rocket, they noticed a tar-like substance on a fragment. Iraqi forces backed by air strikes from the USA -led coalition gained complete control of the northern district of Shirqat on Thursday, bringing the military a step closer to a main push on Mosul later this year.
Someone on the police radio says, "I think he may have just been tasered". "And I've never seen him so angry about anything". Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says violent protests like the ones in Charlotte over the past two nights will not be tolerated if he is elected president.
Since May, when Tsai and her Democratic Progressive Party, which traditionally favours independence from China, took power, Beijing has suspended official communication channels with Taiwan, despite the island's request to maintain dialogue.
Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler filed a first-degree manslaughter charge Thursday against officer Betty Shelby , who shot and killed 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on September 16. Police officers have claimed that Crutcher was high on PCP, that he reached into his auto window, and that he was generally non-compliant with officer commands.
The truce "was supposed to be a real chance to stop the bloodshed, but the armed terrorist groups flouted this agreement", the statement said. A spokesman for the State Department, John Kirby, released a statement on Monday saying the U.S.is "prepared to extend the cessation of hostilities", and noting that the cease-fire was negotiated between the USA and Russian Federation, which has yet to comment.
Backed by USA -led coalition airstrikes and paramilitary forces, Iraqi government troops on Thursday pushed Islamic State group militants from a key town north of the Iraqi capital, days after launching an operation to retake it, a military spokesman said.
US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton , however, will miss the Clinton Foundation's Global Initiative ( CGI ) event, it has emerged. Bill Clinton , according to advisers close to the former president, will give a "very personal reflection" on what CGI - which is part of the foundation and matches funders with causes - has accomplished over the last 15 years.
Rahami was previously charged in state court with five counts of attempting to murder a law enforcement officer, charges that relate to the police shootout that wounded Rahami. "He seemed standoffish to American culture, but I never thought he would cross the line", she said. Authorities have been trying to determine whether Rahami, a naturalized US citizen who emigrated from Afghanistan with his family at the age of 7 and lived in Elizabeth, New Jersey , had any assistance in planning ...
More than 80 percent of the people surveyed are below the age of 35 and belong to India's top 10 metros that include New Delhi , Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and Lucknow. To a question about Abdul Rahimi, a suspect in the recent terror attack in NY, he said the man is an Afghan origin USA national and he has been living in the U.S.
Plus, the department that's long struggled with a reputation for police misconduct and brutality has been beset by criticisms and an erosion of trust in the wake of several fatal police shootings. The mayor's office has not made any comment on exactly how the hiring blitz will be financed. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has planned an afternoon news conference.
A new poll shows that Hillary Clinton is still far ahead of Donald Trump among NY voters, but Clinton has some weak points. The poll was conducted after a tough stretch in which Clinton was sidelined with pneumonia and came under fire for referring to Trump supporters as "deplorables".
The US has been boosting its military presence in South Korea amid the missile and nuclear tests by the North. Washington and Seoul have planned to deploy the US-made Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile systems in the South.
Marcos Kac, a state prosecutor, said on Tuesday he made a decision to charge Olympic Council of Ireland President Patrick Hickey and nine others with ticket scalping, conspiracy and ambush marketing, after reviewing the police investigation.
A new Minnesota Poll shows Donald Trump closing Hillary Clinton's lead in the state, which mirrors national polls showing the presidential race tightening. It is to be expected of them, but there's also a noticeable contingent of others who have tried to take greater issue over charges of racism than racism itself.
In a statement to the press on Monday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said it has been 45 days since the last case of local Zika transmission in the Wynwood neighborhood. Last week, state health officials said they had found more Zika-affected mosquitoes in traps set in Miami Beach , and they found more infections, also.
Secretary of State John Kerry was informed of the Syrian military's decision to restart operations in Aleppo when his chief of staff showed him a headline on his BlackBerry during a meeting of the International Syrian Support Group on the sidelines of the U.N.
Irritants, however, remain. Li and Trudeau both said they want to see a "science-based" solution to the canola impasse, which revolves around the amount of foreign material permitted in Canadian exports of the grain. Canada and China have been arguing about canola disease prevention strategies, particularly for blackleg, for almost seven years. "We believe that China and Canada have extensive common interests and good relations", Li said through an interpreter.
There are also plans to relax rules that stop faith schools from selecting more than half of pupils according to religion and to allow more faith schools to open. For Mrs May, a Remain supporter who now leads a party full of Brexiteers, this is an issue where she can align herself with the instincts of the Tory grassroots, and differentiate herself from the distrusted modernisers who preceded her.
The President said that the reform measures taken by his administration since inception in 2015 have started yielding good fruits especially in the areas of security, anti-corruption and revamping the economy. "Whatever stumbling blocks, we are looking into such stumbling blocks, but the passion is there. The desire is there and they are saying, we want to come home", she said.
At least 25 people are injured with minor injuries. "We have some promising leads, but no suspects at this time so we are continuing to work with the authorities to make sure that we bring whoever is responsible for this to justice as quickly as possible", Christie said .
Brito says she calmed down at the police station, where she was charged as a juvenile with assault, disorderly conduct and a traffic violation. The video , as provided by police, picks back up using the footage from the bodycam of another officer arriving at the scene, beginning with an image of two officers carrying the girl horizontally to a squad auto.
She spoke on the Tom Joyner radio show. Dr Bardack released Mrs Clinton's laboratory results that showed "normal" readings for cholesterol, triglycerides and other key readings. Ninety-four percent of Clinton voters and 92 percent of Trump voters said they'll continue to support their candidate come Election Day on November 8, according to The New York Times/CBS News poll .
The U.S. says Russian Federation has failed to use its influence over President Bashar al-Assad to stop the violence, or to ground its own jets, which entered the conflict on Assad's behalf a year ago. General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., September 21, 2016. The agreement, however, disintegrated after only one week when an aid convoy was bombed on Monday.
Protesters have been demonstrating at the pipeline for weeks, arguing it could harm the environment. 350 Shreveport Organizer Frances Kelley said the letter's goal was twofold: to show support for the Standing Rock Sioux and also to discourage banks from future investments in fossil fuel infrastructure projects.
A new surveillance video released on Thursday appears to show the exact moment suspected terrorist Ahmad Khan Rahami placed one of his pressure cooker bombs in New York City this past weekend. "Death to your oppression", the journal ended. Ball bearings and electric igniters commonly associated with home-made explosives were ordered using his own name and workplace address.
India today called Pakistan the "Ivy League of terrorism", and a senior BJP leader compared Pakistan's Prime Minister to a terrorist leader but, by evening, the foreign office suggested it still viewed diplomacy as the best option with Islamabad .
Many treaties take years, sometimes decades, to go into force following initial negotiations. The United States and China, the two largest producers of carbon emissions, ratified the accord this month. The latest tranche of countries to ratify the agreement included a number of leading emerging economies, including Brazil, Bangladesh and Morocco, which is preparing to host the next United Nations climate summit in November.
The European Union, whose members have not yet ratified the Paris Agreement, is aiming to formally join the pact by the end of the year, said EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Canete. One of the two thresholds for entry into force has now been met. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had warned earlier this month that cooperating nations will have the flawless opportunity to vow their support to the agreements amid Climate Week.
Trump was the most prominent of the so-called birthers, who claimed Obama was born in Kenya rather than in the U.S. Even after the president released his birth certificate in 2011, Trump continued to question Obama's birthplace. "I can talk about all she has done to help [the Islamic State group] to become the terror that they have become". Since Donald Trump isn't spending money on ads or building an actual presidential campaign, free media is the lifeblood of his presidential bid.
The top Beverly Hills attorney will join Pitt's Hollywood lawyer Alan Hergott to do battle with Jolie and her legal representative Laura Wasser, in what could be a very messy divorce. Pitt was on a plane that landed at the International Falls, Minnesota, airport on September 14, local sheriff Perryn Hedlund said. Citing anonymous sources, TMZ previously reported on Thursday morning that Pitt was suspected of being "verbally abusive and physical with his children" during a trip last ...
The U.S. military said it would not intentionally hit Syrian troops, and that it came as it was conducting a raid on IS positions. The Syrian army said in a statement last week that the cease-fire would last until midnight Sunday but it's not clear if the U.S.
In his nearly 20-minute speech, almost half of which was focussed on Kashmir, Sharif hailed Wani as the "symbol" of the Kashmiris' freedom movement. As India , too, works overtime to garner support, Sharif seems to be seeking a third-party intervention on Kashmir.
At a press briefing, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup, when asked whether cancelling the Indus pact was an option, said: "Eventually any cooperative arrangement requires goodwill and cooperation on both sides". "We can not and will not allow terrorism to prevail". India has said the militants who attacked the military base had come from Pakistan and belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), headed by Masood Azhar - the militant commander released in exchange for passengers of an Indian ...