Syria says truce still viable after week of airstrikes

He says Syria's government has launched a "concerted campaign" to strike civilian targets, and that President Bashar Assad's forces are trying "to bomb civilians into submission". "We have been surprised by his statement in which he attacked Syria and accused the Syrian government of using banned weapons without presenting proof other than what one of the terrorists claimed about the army using phosphorus bombs", the Minister said, adding that Ki-moon is seeking to appease the U.S.

Clinton, Trump neck and neck heading into first debate

The debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., will be moderated by Lester Hold of NBC News and broadcast live on TV. Democrats in Mobile County are having a watch party at Island Wings Restaurant on Dauphin Street. Trump has tapped into deep anxieties among some Americans, particularly white, working-class voters who feel left behind in a changing economy and diversifying nation.

TROPICS: 97L to strengthen over next five days

TROPICS: 97L to strengthen over next five days

Chance for formation next 5 days, 90 %. "After looking remarkably unimpressive on satellite loops for the previous few days, 97-L was turning that situation around on Sunday", Masters wrote in his Weather Underground blog. The U.S. mainland has continued to enjoy wonderful hurricane luck, with no major hurricane landfalls since 2005, a record run. Hurricane Hermine developed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in Florida - ruining Labor Day weekend for many in the Southeast.

Palestinian stabs Israeli officer amid new surge in violence

Palestinian officials had no immediate comment on the incident. Some 211 Palestinians died in that time, Israel says the majority were attackers. The man was carrying both a Jordanian and a Palestinian ID, police said. Israel has occupied the West Bank since capturing it in the 1967 Six-Day War. The Palestinians say it is rooted in almost 50 years of military occupation and dwindling hopes for independence.

Seven injured in early-morning Theater District stabbing

Seven injured in early-morning Theater District stabbing

One of the victims was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and underwent surgery. The attack took place at about 2am, with police arriving at the scene 15 minutes later. "We've had some incidents in the past in that particular area", Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said Sunday morning, according to CBS Boston . Multiple media outlets are reporting that at least six people were stabbed.

Johnson, Chappell tied for Tour Championship lead

He only has to win or finish second alone in the Tour Championship to win the cup. The bona fide bomber did what truly great champions do, reinvent themselves into a better version. Other than Casey and McIlroy , the other players either in or within five shots of the lead all need Johnson to finish outside the top eight. Chappell, seeking his first PGA Tour title, had three birdies in a row from the sixth through eighth.