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UK government focused on winning court appeal: spokesman for PM May

UK government focused on winning court appeal: spokesman for PM May

It added that "permission to appeal has been granted" by a panel of three justices - Supreme Court President Lord Neuberger, Lord Mance and Lord Kerr - "and the case can now proceed to a full hearing". "This is not an attempt to veto that process, but the democratic wishes of the people of Scotland and the views of the national parliament in Scotland can not simply be brushed aside as if they don't matter".



Clinton blames FBI director for presidential election loss

Days before Americans went to the polls , the Federal Bureau of Investigation made the decision to reopen its examination of Hillary Clinton's email accounts. We were once again up in all but two of the battleground states, and we were up considerably in some that we ended up losing. Another Democrat on the conference call said Clinton described the loss as "heartbreaking".



Obama arrives in Greece at start of his final foreign tour

Obama's meetings with Greek leaders Tuesday focused on economic issues and the progress that Greece has made in emerging from its economic crisis and the sacrifices its people continue to make under austerity programs that have been imposed to reduce debt.


Violence in northern Syria kills 12

Violence in northern Syria kills 12

According to the Observatory, more than 450 fighters and civilians have died in the two weeks of battles. The Republican has suggested withdrawing support for the Syrian rebels still fighting in east Aleppo, neighboring Idlib province and the south of the country, which could prove to finally tilt the war in the Syrian government's favor.


Civilians Killed Across Northern Syria as Fighting Resumes in Aleppo

Civilians Killed Across Northern Syria as Fighting Resumes in Aleppo

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday that government forces and their allies have regained control of Al-Assad and Minyan districts, west of Syria's largest city. The army also marched south and captured two rebel-held areas. The city has been divided for years between the government-held west and rebel-controlled east.



Hate crimes against Muslims up by 67 percent in 2015

As predicted by civil rights organizations, attacks against Muslims increased in 2015, continuing an upward trend from the year before, with an additional 103 hate crimes. "We need to do a better job of tracking and reporting hate crime to fully understand what is happening in our communities and how to stop it", James B.