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Italy's strongest natural disaster in 36 years reduces towns to rubble

Italy's strongest natural disaster in 36 years reduces towns to rubble

Nuns rushed out of their church in the central town of Norcia as the clock tower appeared about to crumble In Rieti, hospital patients fled into the street and and huddled outside under blankets. Pope Francis also acknowledged the quake in his Sunday blessing in St. Peter's Square, telling the crowd that he was " praying for the injured and the families who have suffered the most damage, as well as for rescue and first-aid workers".



Duterte wants U.S. troops out in two years

Later, Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay attempted to clarify President Duterte's remarks, telling reporters that Manila would continue to honor all agreements with Washington because "our national interests still continue to converge".


Assault on Raqqa needed to stop ISIS external attack planning, commander says

Assault on Raqqa needed to stop ISIS external attack planning, commander says

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that they are determined to attack Manbij , which the SDF forces liberated earlier in August in a battle that lasted over two months. Townsend gave a mostly upbeat assessment of the Iraqi-led assault on Mosul that began last week. Unlike in Iraq, where the coalition has a coherent government to work with, the USA and its coalition partners in Syria are relying on a hodge-podge of local Arab and Kurdish opposition groups, some of ...


What time do the clocks go back in the United Kingdom tonight

What time do the clocks go back in the United Kingdom tonight

For smartphones, network operators should change the time accordingly so you shouldn't have to do anything, but make sure you have automatic updates set to your phone. The clocks go back tonight which gives an extra hour in bed and heralds the start of those darker nights. In April 1916 Daylight Saving Time was introduced as an economic wartime measure.


Obama to return to Florida to help Clinton get out the vote

Obama to return to Florida to help Clinton get out the vote

The mutual insistence about their friendship comes despite claims from Donald Trump that Obama did not like Clinton, and despite leaked emails from Colin Powell which claimed there were serious tensions between the two families after President Obama won the election in 2008.



A Canadian nurse has been charged with the murder of 8 seniors

A private Ontario nursing home chain says one of its former employees is the focus of what police are calling a "multi-jurisdictional death investigation" in the southwest part of the province. "There are obviously a number of drugs that are stored and available in long-term facilities", OPP Det. Neighbours described Wettlaufer as a pleasant person, who lived alone with her dog.