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United Nations refugee report warns South Sudan could be next Syria

Grandi also highlighted the need to protect and care for the world's 22.5 million refugees , 40.3 million internally displaced individuals as well as the 2.8 million asylum-seekers. And almost 70 years after Palestinians first fled today's Israel, some 5.3 million Palestinians are now living as refugees - the highest level ever recorded, the UNHCR said.



Why Tuesday's Other Special Election Should Terrify Republicans — Forget Georgia

Handel thanked Trump on Tuesday at her victory rally, where a boisterous crowd chanted the president's name. Handel told her crowd of supporters that she plans to work on tax reform with lower corporate rates, "but also lower individual rates so that our middle class can participate and our small businesses can participate".


Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

Russian Federation says it is waiting for the U.S.to explain its decision to shoot down a Syrian warplane. The intercept lasted a few minutes. One official said that the drone was shot down because it was "assessed to be a threat". The Guard has described the missile strike as revenge for attacks on Tehran earlier this month that killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 50, the first such IS assault in the country.


US B-1 bombers fly near North Korea

US B-1 bombers fly near North Korea

The B-1B bombers, which have the largest conventional payload of any Air Force bomber, conducted routine deterrence drills in cooperation with South Korean fighters Tuesday. No cause of death has been determined for student Otto Warmbier (WARM'-beer). Trump called Warmbier's death at the hands of North Korea a "disgrace", and took to Twitter on Tuesday to offer additional thoughts about China's role in reining in Pyongyang: "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China ...


WAR LOOMS - US shoots armed Syrian drone targeting American troops

WAR LOOMS - US shoots armed Syrian drone targeting American troops

It also comes after an American F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet shot down a Syrian SU-22 fighter-bomber Sunday in northern Syria as it "dropped bombs" near the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed alliance fighting IS. Bassam Abu Abdullah, a professor of International Relations at Damascus University, said the advances by pro-Assad troops undermined USA plans in the area to sever a land corridor linking the capitals of Syria, Iraq, Iran and Lebanon.



Brexit: British Prime Minister Promises To Listen Closely

The monarch reads the speech on behalf of the government. The agenda is essentially a watered down version of the Conservative Party's election campaign manifesto, a document widely blamed for the party's loss of command in Parliament.