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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.



Italy earthquake kills dozens, reduces towns to rubble

The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said the epicentre was northeast of Rome , near Norcia in Umbria, while the US Geological Survey ( USGS ) put the magnitude at 6.2. The mayor of nearby Accumoli, Stefano Petrucci, described desperate scenes as rescuers raced against time to try to save those beneath the rubble. The worst hit towns were believed to be Accumoli, Amatrice, Posta and Arquata del Tronto, spokesman for the Italian fire department Luca Cari told Reuters.


AFP to raid Parliament House over the NBN leaks

AFP to raid Parliament House over the NBN leaks

In May as the federal election got underway, the AFP raided senator Conroy's Melbourne office and the home of a staffer of Labor's communications spokesman Jason Clare. On Wednesday morning, staff for Senator Conroy were asked to meet AFP officers at Parliament House. "The facts are that there were allegedly documents that were commercial-in-confidence that had been stolen from nbn".


Turkey Launches New Artillery Strikes at IS in Syria

Turkey Launches New Artillery Strikes at IS in Syria

Dujarric says that "given the scale and pace of displacement, not all needs can be met yet", and urged all parties to facilitate "permanent and unhindered" access for the delivery of humanitarian aid. This decision was made within the framework of strengthening the fight against terrorism, because members of terrorist organizations from Syria regularly try to cross into the territory of Turkey.