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Military offensive in Syria breaches main wall in Raqqa

Military offensive in Syria breaches main wall in Raqqa

It says the strikes left most of the 2,500-meter (yard) wall intact. Brett McGurk, the USA special presidential envoy for the anti-ISIS coalition, tweeted that the advance was a "key milestone in campaign to liberate the city". A sustained jump in reported civilian deaths from US -led coalition airstrikes since the start of the year, when campaigns to capture Raqqa and Mosul from the Islamic State, started to escalate, is prompting mounting alarm from Syrian opposition and global rights ...


Tattoo helps police ID headless, dismembered body pulled from NYC water

Tattoo helps police ID headless, dismembered body pulled from NYC water

Friends of a missing New Jersey woman fear that a leg and a headless torso recently found in waters near Brooklyn and Manhattan may be the remains of the 31-year-old who vanished on June 25. Authorities believe a leg found in the Hudson River over the weekend and a torso discovered in the Red Hook Channel off Brooklyn with a tattoo of a Sanskrit word belong to Londono.


Please Enjoy Buzz Aldrin's Face While President Trump Discusses Space

Please Enjoy Buzz Aldrin's Face While President Trump Discusses Space

In an event at the White House this week, President Donald Trump reignited The National Space Council to help achieve his dream of landing a human on Mars within his first term . Could be infinity, we really don't know yet. "This high-level group advises the president and comprises the leaders of government agencies with a stake in space, including the NASA administrator, the Secretaries of State, Commerce, Defense, and others, and will be chaired by Vice President Mike Pence.


Liquor ban: Nothing wrong with denotifying highways inside cities, says SC

Liquor ban: Nothing wrong with denotifying highways inside cities, says SC

If the SC passes any order on the lines it indicated on Tuesday, it would be a huge relief to many states that have reclassified highways to avoid closure of liquor vends and bars that has caused a huge revenue loss to them. Since Chandigarh is criss-crossed by national and state highways, the impact of the liquor ban was severe here. It added that denotifying such roads as highways may have intelligible differentia .


Jay-Z Ran Every Song on 4:44 By Beyoncé First

Jay-Z Ran Every Song on 4:44 By Beyoncé First

Jay-Z's upstart Tidal streaming service has enjoyed a surge of interest after the rap mogul released his latest album exclusively on the platform. I'm on iTunes and shit coz I don't understand it y'all gotta explain it to me. Naturally, those unwilling to pay for the website's $9.99 per month subscription fee have been left unable to listen to "4:44" until it becomes available elsewhere.



Pope's hospital in Rome offers to take Charlie Gard

He suffers from mitochondrial depletion syndrome, a rare genetic illness which leads to progressive brain and muscle damage. His parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, challenged the decision but lost their battle when the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) refused to intervene, effectively confirming that the machine could be turned off.