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What You Need to Know About Vote Recounts

Magney said the commission still will require Stein to pay $3.5 million by Tuesday and she'll be on the hook for any additional costs. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla called Trump's allegations "unsubstantiated" and "absurd" and said in a statement Sunday that "his reckless tweets are inappropriate and unbecoming of a President-elect".



Senior Russian officer dies from wounds in Syria's Aleppo

Syria and Russian Federation, which supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, have said they want rebels to leave Aleppo and will not consider a ceasefire unless that happens. The official said there was now "no American position, apart from the Russian agenda: the Russians want the fighters out and they (the Americans) are ready to coordinate over that", said the Turkey-based official, citing indirect contacts with US officials overnight.



Intense Syrian bombing of besieged Aleppo, troops advance

After Sunday night's advances, hundreds of families "fled to the central districts of opposition-held east Aleppo ", said Fouad al-Halaby, a citizen journalist also from a-Maissair. "The initiative which Lavrov and Kerry discussed two days ago has a chance to succeed because it would lead to an effective end to the Aleppo tragedy, which has lasted for several years".



Assad says Aleppo battle changes course of war

TRT World's Simon McGregor-Wood gives more information. "The decision to liberate all of Syria has been taken, and that includes Aleppo", Syrian President Bashar Assad told the state newspaper al-Watan. "These patients and civilians had been trapped in the area for days because of heavy clashes nearby and as the front line kept drawing closer", said ICRC Syria delegation head Marianne Gasser.



Madagali Bomb blast: Death toll increases to 56, 177 injured

Boko Haram Takfiri militants have been blamed for the attack on the edge of the group's Sambisa Forest stronghold, which the Nigerian military has been bombing ahead of ground assaults. Market trader Habu Ahmad said the blasts happened around 9.30am. President Buhari restates that "putting an end to this senseless loss of innocent lives remains a top priority of this administration" adding that, "over the past few weeks, the Nigerian military have made significant advancements in an ...


Turkish jets hit IS targets in Syria

Turkish jets hit IS targets in Syria

Most of the attacks in the Syria campaign have been blamed on the IS extremists. Turkish-backed rebels launched an assault on city of al-Bab in northern Syria held by the Islamic State (IS) militants on Friday, opposition fighters said, and Turkish warplanes hit dozens of Islamist militants targets in support of the offensive.