World


McConnell calls GOP Senate chances 'very dicey'

Trump traveled to ME last week, a state that has also been blue since 1992. McConnell said a vote for Trump over Clinton "is easy for me". The Republican Party is close to cutting off Donald Trump and leaving his campaign for dead. At the Charles and David Koch donor retreat in Colorado Springs earlier this month, many donors say that while they are discouraged by Trump at the top of the ticket, they are actively supporting efforts to keep the House and Senate in Republican control.



Powerful Earthquake Hits Myanmar

Myanmar's President U Htin Kyaw (front) inspects the earthquake-hit pagodas at Bagan in Mandalay region, Myanmar, Aug. 25, 2016. Bagan is the country's most famous archaeological site and a major tourist destination some 30km north of the quake's epicentre.


Trump's 'extreme vetting' proposal for would-be immigrants

Trump's 'extreme vetting' proposal for would-be immigrants

A poll released Thursday shows that a majority of voters in general, and immigrants specifically, support Republican nominee Donald Trump's proposal to subject immigrants to an ideological test. Following the San Bernardino attack last December, he suggested that Muslims be prohibited from entering the country. The controversial immigration remarks are not new to Trump's campaign.


Cher insults Trump, with gusto, at Clinton fundraiser

Cher insults Trump, with gusto, at Clinton fundraiser

She didn't hold back, saying the property tycoon reminded her of the character played by pig-tailed actress Patty McCormack in the classic 1956 thriller 'The Bad Seed '. Cher , who has been campaigning with Clinton, offered praise, though with a few caveats. A partial clip of Mrs Clinton's remarks was also posted on Facebook .


Turkey Launches Airstrikes, Artillery Fire In Cross-Border Incursion Into Syria

Turkey Launches Airstrikes, Artillery Fire In Cross-Border Incursion Into Syria

Turkey has been fighting its own Kurdish separatists of the PKK for decades, a conflict that burst back into life past year as peace efforts collapsed. The American official believes the operation was an immediate reaction by Turkey against PYD-led Syrian Democratic Forces off-limits seizure of territory in the north of Syrian city Manbij.



Colombia: Majority back peace deal

The rebels - formally known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - would have 180 days to fully disarm under the terms of the agreement. President Juan Manuel Santos made the announcement at an education event Wednesday in Bogota.