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Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers

Germany will continue providing refuge to Syrian asylum-seekers, the Interior Ministry has said. It refuted earlier reports that some applicants from war-torn Syria could...

Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers

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US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the US Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow......
15:17, 06/05/2019

U.S. and Russia spar over 'unsafe' spy plane intercept near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the U.S. Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow said its pilot had behaved responsibly....
13:17, 06/05/2019

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future....
18:17, 07/08/2019

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
08:17, 06/08/2019

Germany must repatriate from Syria IS fighter's wife and children- court A Berlin court has ruled that the Foreign Ministry should repatriate from Syria the German wife and three children of a suspected Islamic State fighter, a spokesman said on Thursday, adding that it was the first such ruling against the government....
18:34, 07/11/2019

Germany rejects Trump's call for ground troops in Syria Germany on Monday rejected demands by the United States to deploy ground troops in Syria, a stance likely to anger President Donald Trump who wants Chancellor Angela Merkel to commit to a bigger military role in the Middle East....
12:34, 07/08/2019

Shares in Germany's Brenntag drop on dual-use chemicals sale to Syria Shares in German chemicals distributor Brenntag dropped on Wednesday on a report that the company sold substances to a company in Syria that could go into chemical weapons, among other uses....
16:34, 06/26/2019

Official says refinery too unsafe for investigators to enter PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal safety board looking into the fire and explosions at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast says the unit where the blasts happened remains too dangerous to access. Kristen Kulinowski is a leader of the U.S. Chemical...
23:34, 06/27/2019

U.S., Russia accuse each other of unsafe actions after near-collision of warships The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk, forcing it to reverse all engines at full throttle....
17:17, 06/07/2019

US aircraft 'jeopardized' by unsafe approach of Venezuelan fighter jet A Venezuelan fighter aircraft recently made an "unsafe approach" to a US Navy aircraft flying in international airspace, "endangering the safety of the crew and jeopardizing" the aircraft's mission, the US military said Sunday....
08:00, 07/22/2019

Russia denies unsafe encounter with U.S. military plane The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday denied U.S. accusations that one of its jets flew unsafely near an American plane over the Mediterranean Sea....
03:51, 06/06/2019

More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday, in a report launched to coincide with World Water Day, marked on 22 March....
22:00, 04/28/2019

ICE chief faults Democrats for ‘unsafe’ conditions at border facilities The acting ICE director acknowledged that migrant children are being housed in “unsafe” conditions at the border but blamed congressional Democrats for holding up funding that would allow the administration to correct the situation. ̶...
18:00, 06/25/2019

GOP's Global Gag Rule Linked to Less Birth Control Use—and More Unsafe Abortions The U.S. government’s capricious stance on foreign aid has likely worsened the reproductive care and health of women living in poorer affected countries, according to a new report out Thursday. Read more......
02:17, 06/28/2019

£200m fund to replace unsafe cladding in wake of Grenfell fire The government has set up a £200m fund to replace unsafe Grenfell Tower-style cladding on around 170 private high-rise residential buildings in England....
18:00, 05/09/2019

AOC, Sanders demand probe of Amazon's 'grueling, unsafe' workplace conditions New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with a group of other lawmakers, have demanded that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigate the workplace conditions of Amazon....
06:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. says Russian fighter conducted unsafe intercept of Navy surveillance plane A U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted three times by a Russian jet fighter over three hours on Tuesday, including a high-speed pass that was deemed unsafe and put the plane at risk, the...
05:51, 06/05/2019

Russian Fighter Conducted Unsafe Intercept Of Navy Surveillance Plane: US A US Navy surveillance aircraft in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted three times by a Russian jet fighter over three hours on Tuesday, including a high-speed pass that......
11:17, 06/05/2019

Starbucks apologizes to police asked to leave because customer felt unsafe Coffee giant voices ‘deep respect for Tempe police department’Arizona incident sparks boycott effort on social mediaStarbucks has apologized to Arizona police after an employee reportedly asked six officers to leave or change their location in a shop...
15:00, 07/07/2019

Man Slits Teen's Throat After Boy's Rap Song Made Him Feel "Unsafe": Cops Michael Adams, 27, told investigators he heard Al-Amin listening to rap in his car before entering the store - a genre that makes him feel "unsafe" - according to a probable-cause statement reviewed......
01:00, 07/10/2019

Big Advertisers and Social Media Form Alliance to Fight 'Unsafe' Content Online The companies said the effort, called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and announced during the ad industry’s annual Cannes Lions festival, will develop specific steps to protect both people and brands from what marketers call “unsafe” conte...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Hundreds of migrant children held in unsafe conditions at Texas facility, lawyers warn Lawyers warn of ‘inhumanity’ – kids taking care of kids, inadequate food, water and sanitation at Border Patrol stationA two-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best...
18:34, 06/21/2019

Scott County Creek Will Remain Closed After Lab Tests Show Water Is Unsafe Following Sewage Leak SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Scott County creek will reportedly remain closed after lab results show that the water is still unsafe following a sewage spill. Entrances to Elkhorn Creek in Georgetown have been closed since yesterday because of...
05:17, 05/27/2019

An Arizona man reportedly told police he fatally stabbed a teenager because the boy's rap music made him feel 'unsafe' Peoria Police Department/Facebook Michael Paul Adams was arrested and charged with killing a 17-year-old boy at a Circle K in Peoria, Arizona on Thursday. Multiple news outlets and social media posts named the victim as Elijah Al-Amin from Glendale...
04:51, 07/10/2019

Police: White Man Reportedly Killed Teenager Because Teen's Rap Music Made Suspect Feel 'Unsafe' Arizona law enforcement officials arrested a man who allegedly killed an innocent teenager in a brutal stabbing early Thursday morning. Although the teen didn’t know the suspect or apparently do anything to his alleged killer, authorities say the man...
02:00, 07/07/2019

John Oliver employs Jane Krakowski and a safe word to talk about unsafe medical implants On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver expertly examined the shoddy, hastily chosen things that work within to transform everything around them into a rotten, oozing, painful, potentially life-threatening nightmare. And he did that in his opening...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades later....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
07:34, 05/09/2019

‘From farm to plate’, first-ever World Food Safety Day demonstrates the need to take unsafe food off the menu Unsafe food kills an estimated 420,000 people every year, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, just ahead of the first-ever UN World Food Safety Day. Children under-five are the most at risk, carrying 40 per cent of the f...
17:51, 06/06/2019

Banned bread: why does the US allow banned additives that Europe says are unsafe? China, Brazil and members of the EU have weighed the potential risks and outlawed chemicals found in US loavesGive us this day our daily foam expander. It may sound odd, but in America, you may find in a loaf of bread ingredients with industrial appl...
11:00, 05/28/2019

UK confirms participation in EU elections in May For the first time, the UK acknowledged it will take part in the upcoming EU elections, as there was not enough time for the government to get its Brexit deal approved. PM Theresa May said she deeply regretted the move....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Lexus confirms LC convertible The Japanese premium brand's sexiest car is about to go topless. Lexus says it's coming "in the near future," but judging by the prototype, it looks set to arrive very, very soon....
13:34, 07/15/2019

BMW confirms 3 Series Gran Turismo axe BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo BMW Group boss says roomy hatchback version of 3 Series won't be replaced BMW has confirmed that it won’t replace the 3 Series Gran Turismo, with the decision part of a major cost-cutting efficiency drive. The hatchback v...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Boris Johnson Confirms Will Bid To Be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media......
21:00, 05/16/2019

Kevin Durant confirms he’s off to the Nets All that’s left is for Kevin Durant to sign the dotted line. “The Boardroom,” Durant’s business TV show on ESPN, posted a social media video confirming Durant will sign a max contract with the Nets once the free-agent moratorium end...
03:51, 07/01/2019

Google confirms it will push out more ads on mobile Google has just announced that it will soon start pushing out more ads on mobile to make it easier for Android and iOS users to find information about the products they want to purchase. The so-called Discovery ads will be rolled out to all advertise...
08:34, 05/15/2019

AMD confirms its processors are immune to ZombieLoad AMD has taken the opportunity to twist the knife regarding Intel’s current security woes, reminding customers (and potential buyers) that it doesn’t suffer from any of the latest vulnerabilities to have plagued the latter’s chips...
11:34, 05/20/2019

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur region of Sudan earlier this week....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Lillard confirms rib injury, won't use it as excuse Portland's Damian Lillard confirmed Sunday that he separated a rib in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals but says the injury isn't affecting his play....
05:17, 05/20/2019

Ford confirms it will build a car using VW's EV architecture What was once rumored is now official: Ford is going to use VW's electric car platform, called MEB, for some of its own battery-powered vehicles. The announcement builds on the "global alliance" that the pair announced back in January. Ford says...
16:34, 07/12/2019

U.S. says it struck al Qaeda in Syria The United States said it carried out a strike on Sunday against al Qaeda in northwest Syria, calling the area a "safe haven" for the group to plot attacks overseas....
13:51, 07/01/2019

Trump Confirms Immigration Raids Set For The Weekend US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch raids across the country this weekend to round up thousands of undocumented......
19:00, 07/12/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson confirms will bid to be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media reported....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Pompeo confirms Trump sent Kim Jong Un letter Mike Pompeo, the U.S. secretary of state, on Sunday confirmed reports that President Trump sent North Korea’s Kim Jong Un a letter that was described by Kim in foreign reports as “excellent.”...
06:51, 06/24/2019

HBO Confirms the Game of Thrones Coffee Cup Was 'A Mistake' A modern, 21st-century coffee cup appeared on Game of Thrones season 8 episode 4 "The Last of the Starks". In a statement on Monday, HBO confirmed that it was "a mistake" and tried to have a......
09:00, 05/07/2019

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean Libya's navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country's Mediterranean coast, following a video released by a German aid group about the disaster....
11:17, 05/24/2019

Nintendo confirms that the Switch XL will not be coming out in 2019 The rumors were true. Nintendo is indeed launching the Nintendo Switch Lite this September for $199, removing the device’s signature ability to “switch” between a portable system and a home console. It’ll make Nintendo a great...
02:34, 07/11/2019

GM Confirms It's Making an Electric Pickup Truck Pickup trucks are the blood that runs through Detroit automakers veins, and it’s nearly impossible to see a future without them. With Ford and Rivian recently making all this noise about preparing to introduce electric trucks in the near future, Gene...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Apple confirms it acquired a self-driving car startup The latest self-driving firm to be consolidated is Drive.ai. The startup has been working on AI tech for autonomous vehicles for a few years, but found itself low on cash in an increasingly competitive market. Now, just as the San Francisco Chronicle...
05:17, 06/26/2019

Honda confirms UK car factory closure in 2021 Thousands of workers at the Japanese car manufactuer's plant in Swindon are set to lose their jobs. Honda's president previously said that the move had nothing to do with the United Kingdom's exit from the EU....
23:34, 05/13/2019

WhatsApp confirms that ads will start appearing in the app in 2020 You know that one episode of Black Mirror where everyone can’t even go to sleep without watching an ad that covers their entire bedroom? Well, we’re one step closer to that reality today, as Facebook has confirmed that ads will arrive in ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

HBO confirms no ‘Game of Thrones’ sequels are currently in development Game of Thrones may be over for the time being, and many fans are still licking their wounds after what they’ve had to endure in season 8, but George R.R. Martin’s universe will continue to deliver new stories in the coming years. But an ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

The Moto Z4 Force isn't happening, Motorola confirms The Moto Z2 Force isn't getting a successorRumors floating around earlier this month pointed towards the existence of a flagship Moto Z4 Force. Adding further fuel to the fire was a retail listing this week that specifically mentioned Motorola’s rumo...
21:51, 05/31/2019

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban from the sport, the global soccer body said on Monday....
21:51, 05/27/2019

QB Rodgers confirms 'Game of Thrones' cameo Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has long been a fan of the hit show "Game of Thrones," and he confirmed in an Instagram post that he made a cameo appearance in Sunday night's episode....
09:00, 05/13/2019

Lil Nas X Confirms He's Gay: 'Deadass Thought I Made It Obvious' On the final day of Pride Month—and fresh from wrapping up a set at the Glastonbury music festival in the U.K. this weekend—rapper Lil Nas X officially came out as gay....
15:51, 07/01/2019

EU parliament confirms von der Leyen as next executive head The European Parliament on Tuesday confirmed Ursula von der Leyen, a German conservative, as the next president of the executive EU Commission by 383 votes to 327 against, the speaker of the assembly, David Sassoli, said....
21:00, 07/16/2019

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Use...
20:00, 07/03/2019

| McIlroy confirms participation in Scottish Open Rory McIlroy has confirmed his participation in the Scottish Open with the four-time Major champion bringing further star power to the Renaissance Club....
18:34, 05/22/2019

The Latest: NWS confirms EF2 tornado in southern Oklahoma GERONIMO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Authorities have confirmed a tornado with winds up to 130 mph (209 kph) touched down in southern Oklahoma. The National Weather Service says the E...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Kerr confirms KD out remainder of Rockets series Golden State's Kevin Durant suffered a mild strain to his right calf and will miss the rest of the Warriors' Western Conference semifinal series with the Houston Rockets, the team said Thursday. He will be reevaluated next week....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Samsung confirms 60 per cent fall in profit Samsung is confident of a turnaround in the second half of 2019 after, as expected, it posted a 60 per cent drop in operating profit for the first quarter.The company had warned investors earlier in the month that results would miss market expectatio...
11:30, 04/30/2019

Man U midfielder Herrera confirms leaving club Midfielder Ander Herrera confirmed he's leaving Manchester United after its season ends this weekend        ...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the recording could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete it. Read more......
00:17, 07/04/2019

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:51, 05/22/2019

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
07:17, 06/01/2019

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verifie...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civili...
03:17, 07/08/2019

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports....
03:17, 07/14/2019

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rights watchdog. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks....
05:00, 06/02/2019

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
07:17, 06/28/2019

Explainer: Why the war in Syria's Idlib escalated again A Russian-backed Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held northwest has killed dozens of people and forced more than 150,000 to flee, the biggest escalation in the war between President Bashar al-Assad and his enemies since last summer....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
02:34, 07/13/2019

Honda confirms Swindon factory closure following consultation Honda's Swindon plant produces 150,000 cars per year Japanese manufacturer says no "viable alternative" could be found to keep plant open; 3500 workers set to lose jobs Honda has confirmed that it will close its manufacturering plant in Swindon i...
17:17, 05/13/2019

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
02:51, 06/24/2019

AP source confirms Panik expected to sign with Capitals A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirms to The Associated Press that free agent forward Richard Panik is expected to sign with the Washington Capitals. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the NHL’s free agenc...
06:34, 07/01/2019

Fiat Chrysler confirms merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative merger" proposal to French peer Renault, FCA said on Monday. FCA said the combined business would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareholders and 50 percent owned by those of Renault....
09:51, 05/27/2019

Jaguar confirms new XJ and electric car plans in big UK car building boost News 5 Jul, 2019 Jaguar has confirmed that the next generation XJ will feature an all-electric powertrain, and it will be built in the UK at Castle Bromwich...
14:00, 07/05/2019

Google confirms ads are coming to your Discover feed for the first time If you're one of the few people who wish for more advertisements across Google platforms, you're in luck. The search giant announced this week a whole heap of new ads that will be served up across a number of its mobile services. The person...
20:17, 05/15/2019

WhatsApp confirms it's been targeted by spyware. That's exactly its customers' fear The Financial Times reported Monday that an Israel-based company was able to successfully install malware that could have been used for surveillance on phone calls made over the app....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Delaware Senate confirms new corrections system leader DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Senate has voted unanimously to confirm Democratic Gov. John Carney’s nominee to lead the state’s corrections system, which in recent years has faced a fatal prison riot, lawsuits alleging mistreatment of i...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
01:51, 07/05/2019

Walmart confirms it is weighing an IPO for British supermarket Asda Walmart has confirmed it is considering an IPO for British supermarket arm Asda, after its proposed merger with domestic rival Sainsbury's was blocked by the U.K. regulator....
15:34, 05/15/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador....
12:17, 05/10/2019

PlayStation CEO confirms PS5 backwards compatibility, SSD and 4K/120Hz output Sony PlayStation may not be a part of next week’s E3 2019 video game convention, but that won’t stop the company from making waves. In a recent interview, PlayStation’s new CEO Jim Ryan gave even more details about the company&#x...
00:51, 06/06/2019

Nasdaq confirms correction, bond yields fall further The Nasdaq confirmed it was in a correction on Monday as stocks extended their recent sell-off, and the continued flight to safe-haven assets pushed 10-year U.S. Treasury yields to their lowest since September 2017....
03:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. president confirms no withdrawal from security pact: Japan Japan's top government spokesman said on Tuesday the United States has confirmed its defense treaty with Japan after a report suggested U.S. President Donald Trump considered withdrawing from the pact....
11:17, 06/25/2019

It's a Boy! Prince Harry Confirms Meghan Markle Has Given Birth to a Son Royal watchers, he’s here! After Buckingham Palace announced that Meghan, Duchess of Sussex went into labor early on Monday morning, Prince Harry has confirmed (via the Associated Press) that the newest member of the British royal family has arrived!...
16:51, 05/06/2019

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems Taiwan confirms it has submitted a request to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in a major potential arms sale that could worsen China-U.S. frictions...
06:34, 06/06/2019

Jaguar confirms that the I-Pace team is building an electric XJ While announcing plans to build a "range" of electrified vehicles at its Castle Bromwich, UK plant, Jaguar confirmed that the first new EV to roll off the line there will be an all-electric version of its flaship sedan, the XJ. Development of the new...
18:51, 07/06/2019

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for certain abortions....
18:34, 06/05/2019

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump’s threat of new tariff hikes in a fight over Beijing’s technology am...
09:51, 05/07/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer The British Council is confirming that a woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group....
20:51, 05/14/2019

AP source confirms Connolly expected to sign with Panthers A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirms to The Associated Press that free agent forward Brett Connolly is expected to sign with the Florida Panthers       ...
05:51, 07/01/2019

The Latest: US military confirms rocket near embassy in Iraq The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast has confirmed an explosion outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad and says there are no U.S. or coalition casualties...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Gee whiz: Testing of sewage confirms rise in marijuana use SEATTLE (AP) — The proof is in the pee. A new federally funded study has confirmed, not surprisingly, that marijuana use went up in Washington state after its first legal pot stores opened in 2014. In fact, consumption doubled over three years — a co...
21:51, 06/20/2019

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in central Darfur region of Sudan The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in Sudan's central Darfur region earlier this week....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa Fifa confirms the appointment of its secretary general Fatma Samoura as a 'General Delegate for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million votes of a total o...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei confirms July launch of first 5G phone, the Mate 20 X 5G Huawei's innovative folding Mate X was delayed from its original June ship date, leaving the more conventional Mate 20 X 5G to become its first 5G phone.Read More...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Vivo Z1 Pro Set to Launch in India on July 3, Company Confirms Vivo Z1 Pro will be launched on July 3 in India, the Chinese smartphone maker has confirmed. The launch date is now listed on the official teaser page for the smartphone on the company's website....
11:17, 06/20/2019

The sky's the limit: A-Cold-Wall confirms its ascent with new collection Samuel Ross’s brand stood out at LFWM on Monday - thanks to the designer extending the invite to young people, along with celebritiesFashion label A-Cold-Wall - set up five years ago - was the highlight of the last day of the London fashion week men’...
17:17, 06/11/2019

Ed Sheeran Confirms He's Married on New Album No.6 Collaborations Project After months of speculation, Ed Sheeran has officially confirmed he's off the market. The 28-year-old crooner revealed the big news on his new album No.6 Collaborations Project, which......
16:17, 07/12/2019

Maserati confirms UK prices for hardcore Levante GTS and Trofeo Both variants of new super-SUV to arrive in autumn packing a 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8; Launch Edition priced at £160,000 Maserati has confirmed the new GTS and Trofeo variants of its Levante SUV will be coming to the UK, with prices starting ...
17:34, 06/19/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador’s residence ROME (AP) — Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador. The foreign ministry said Friday that Amer...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
02:51, 07/17/2019

Bruce confirms talks with Newcastle over managerial vacancy "Sheffield Wednesday boss Steve Bruce confirmed he has held talks with Newcastle United over the vacant manager\u0027s post but said he is waiting for both clubs to agree a compromise deal."...
20:51, 07/13/2019

Vale board confirms interim head Bartolomeo as CEO Brazilian miner Vale SA , the biggest iron ore producer, announced on Monday that its board has confirmed Eduardo Bartolomeo as the company's chief executive....
06:00, 04/30/2019

HealthEquity confirms offer to buy WageWorks for $50.50 per share in cash HealthEquity Inc on Tuesday confirmed its offer to acquire WageWorks Inc in a deal valuing the administrator of employee benefits at about $2.01 billion....
18:17, 04/30/2019

Google confirms Huawei users will still have access to some of its services Huawei smartphone users who didn't follow the tech news over the weekend will probably have a shock, when they'll learn that Google is taking steps to prevent the Chinese company from getting Android updates and Google services on its phones.Although...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Nurse confirms he plans to coach Team Canada Raptors coach Nick Nurse said a deal for him to coach Team Canada was "just about done" during Toronto's first media availability since winning the NBA Finals....
23:34, 06/16/2019

AB InBev confirms it is looking at partial listing of Asian business Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, confirmed reports on Tuesday that it was looking into listing a minority stake in its Asian operations in order to create a regional consumer goods champion....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Russia confirms Lavrov-Pompeo meeting next week MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat is confirming that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meet next week in Finland at a time of simmering tensions between the two countries over the crisis in Venezuela. ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Monsoon confirms £10m landlord profit share offer Troubled high street fashion retailer Monsoon Accessorize has confirmed it is launching a so-called company voluntary arrangement (CVA) to help the group return to profitability....
22:34, 06/20/2019

Research Confirms That ‘Black Don’t Crack’—and the Secret Is in Our Bones Something strange has been happening lately; every time I’m out with my mother, without fail, someone asks in earnest if we are sisters....
22:34, 06/12/2019

Google confirms it's experimenting with a foldable Pixel phone Google has been part of the foldable phone conversation ever since it announced support for Android on bendy devices, but now is the first time we've heard confirmation it's experimenting with the tech for its own Pixel devices.It comes fro...
11:00, 05/08/2019

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last week....
22:51, 06/03/2019

Airbus confirms deliveries rose 28% in first half of 2019 Airbus confirmed on Tuesday that its deliveries rose by 28% in the first half of the year, putting it ahead of Boeing for the first time in eight years as the U.S. planemaker sees no immediate end to the grounding of its 737 MAX....
22:00, 07/09/2019

Boris Johnson confirms bid for leadership of Conservative Party At a business conference in Manchester, former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that he would be standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party. He's the third to confirm a bid to succeed Theresa May....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Seafloor survey confirms earthquake risk near Istanbul By analyzing shifts in the seafloor, scientists were able to confirm, for the first time, the presence of significant tectonic strain along the North Anatolian fault in the Sea of Marmara....
19:17, 07/09/2019

Yemen: UAE confirms withdrawal from port city of Hodeidah Move is a significant moment in civil war, but officials say UAE remains in Saudi-led coalition against HouthisThe United Arab Emirates has announced a “strategic redeployment” from the port city of Hodeidah in Yemen, as well as a more limited tactic...
17:17, 07/09/2019

Motorola confirms Android 9.0 Pie for Moto Z2 Force comes with 5G mod support in the US Motorola has already kicked off the Android 9.0 Pie roll-out to the Moto Z2 Force almost three weeks ago, but the update was only available in two countries initially – Brazil and India. Today, Motorola announced the Android 9.0 Pie update for Moto Z...
19:17, 06/22/2019

Dani Alves confirms PSG departure, destination unknown "Dani Alves announced he was leaving Paris St-Germain on Sunday, just hours after captaining Brazil to a 5-0 win over Peru in the Copa America and chipping in with a goal."...
12:17, 06/23/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year.  The ministry said Tuesday the pat...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Reports: Vikings TE Rudolph confirms five-year offer After weeks of trade rumors and prior broken-down negotiations over a contract extension, Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph confirmed a report that the team has offered him a five-year extension, according to multiple reports Wednesday....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjær confirms David de Gea will keep place against Huddersfield • Manchester United manager says Sergio Romero is injured• Solskjær says club can attract players without top-four finishThe Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said David de Gea will not be dropped at Huddersfield despite his poor rece...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
23:17, 07/03/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
17:17, 05/07/2019

Syria-bound oil tanker detained in Gibraltar The government of Gibraltar says it has detained a large tanker that is believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria....
11:34, 07/04/2019

UN Syria commission: Conflict in Idlib could be catastrophe The head of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria is warning that an all-out conflict in the last major rebel stronghold in Idlib province "could generate an unimaginable human rights and humanitarian catastrophe."...
10:51, 05/10/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is “optimistic” an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new constitution for the war-torn country so it can meet this summer...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
11:51, 07/04/2019

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
22:34, 06/05/2019

Israel Strikes Iran in Syria and Loses a Jet Israel said it had launched a major attack after its F-16 came under Syrian fire. The events appeared to be Israel’s first direct engagement with Iranian forces in Syrian territory....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
15:51, 05/21/2019

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans and others were being planned. The U.S. Central Command said in a statement that the strike occurred...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan...
13:51, 07/22/2019

US investigating possible Assad chemical attack in Syria State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if claims provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may again be using chemical weapons in its attritional offensive to recapture the last rebel-held pocket of the coun...
12:51, 05/22/2019

West must be in 'driver's seat' for Syria reconstruction: HRW Western donors must ensure that humanitarian aid and any future reconstruction assistance in Syria do not fuel repression or benefit "cronies" of President Bashar al-Assad, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Friday....
11:34, 06/28/2019

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria needed a win to get there....
07:51, 07/17/2019

In Syria's Aleppo, the customers are back in the bathhouse Swaddled in white towels, the Mansour and Wafai families sat in an arched alcove of Aleppo's Bab al-Ahmar public bathhouse, reviving their once-weekly tradition after years of war in Syria....
17:51, 05/09/2019

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
14:51, 06/13/2019

Air strikes kill 18 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 18 people, including seven children, in rebel-held Idlib region in northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported....
01:51, 07/22/2019

Russia says it is concerned about Israeli strikes on Syria Russia is concerned about Israeli airforce strikes on Syria and believes they could pose a threat to regional stability, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
19:00, 07/02/2019

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilitie...
18:17, 04/28/2019

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two musketeers. When Riyadh was growing up in Bray, south of Dublin, they were inseparable. Like twins or b...
08:34, 06/22/2019

UN envoy for Syria visits Moscow for talks The U.N.’s special envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, is focusing his efforts on hostilities in the northwestern province of Idlib and attempts to draft the nation’s new constitution...
16:00, 07/05/2019

UK F-35 fighters fly missions from Cyprus over Syria, Iraq NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Britain’s defense secretary says the country’s most advanced military aircraft, the Lightning F-35B, has flown its first missions over Syria and Iraq as part of the ongoing operations against the Islamic State group...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
18:34, 06/03/2019

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the edge of an opposition bastion despite a September truce deal....
16:17, 07/13/2019

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there we...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
20:17, 06/10/2019

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
23:00, 06/02/2019

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
12:17, 07/07/2019

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been intercepted in Spanish waters....
17:17, 07/04/2019

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines Syria’s oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage attack off the coastal town of Banias...
20:34, 06/23/2019

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire. Acting U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Cohen said 17 months ...
21:17, 06/27/2019

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone. Prime Ministe...
07:34, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó confirms Norway peace effort Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is confirming efforts in Norway to mediate between the opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Sports court confirms Man City files appeal against UEFA Manchester City has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to block UEFA's pursuit of a Champions League ban for violating spending regulations        ...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Florida governor confirms 2 counties were hacked in 2016 election Two Florida counties were hacked by Russians during the 2016 elections, but the security breach was “nothing that affected the vote count,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a press conference on Tuesday.  ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer, his wife says he was tortured CARACAS - Venezuela's defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Ma...
23:00, 06/30/2019

Google confirms that advanced backdoor came preinstalled on Android devices (credit: Alexandre Dulaunoy / Flickr) Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confirmed on Thursday. Triada first came to light in 201...
02:17, 06/07/2019

Turkey confirms Russia S-400 missile deal, ignores US warning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes the US would not decide to scrap the F-35 fighter jet program as a result of its air defense deal with Russia. Erdogan is set to meet with President Trump later this month....
00:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
22:17, 05/16/2019

AC Milan banned from Uefa Europa League for FFP breach, CAS confirms AC Milan have been removed from the 2019-20 Europa League season for breaching Uefa's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed on Friday....
13:51, 06/28/2019

Brazil confirms drug suspect part of presidential trip RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian officials are confirming that an Air Force sergeant accused of trying to smuggle cocaine into Spain was working on a support mission for President Jair Bolsonaro’s trip to the G-20 summit in Japan. The head of Br...
21:17, 06/27/2019

FedEx confirms Huawei mail ban as new 'mistake' reignites Chinese ire FedEx Corp has apologized for another Huawei delivery "mistake", reigniting Chinese ire and drawing the fire of state media which suggested the U.S. delivery firm could end up on China's upcoming list of companies that harm national interests....
14:34, 06/24/2019

Jaguar confirms I-Pace recall for potential brake issue System failure on 2018 and 2019 models could result in extended stopping distances Jaguar has issued a voluntary global recall notice for its I-Pace electric SUV.  Owners of 2018 and early 2019 models have been advised of a fault with the I-Pace’s e...
12:51, 06/17/2019

Bombay High Court Confirms Maratha Quota, But Says 16% Not Justifiable The Bombay High Court today upheld the Maharashtra government's decision to providereservation to the Maratha community in government jobs and educational institutions. However, the court cut down on......
14:51, 06/27/2019

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for American forces there amid tensions with Iran....
21:17, 05/23/2019

Marouane Chamakh: Former Arsenal and Morocco striker confirms retirement Former Morocco international Marouane Chamakh confirms his retirement from football at the age of 35 after not playing for almost two-and-a-half years....
20:00, 05/26/2019

Kevin Feige confirms Marvel is trying to bring Keanu Reeves into the MCU There’s no denying Keanu Reeves is one of the most bankable action movie stars on the planet right now — so in demand that he’s even being sought out for cameos in quirky Netflix rom-coms (Always Be My Maybe) and to voice animated m...
05:00, 06/20/2019

George R.R. Martin's next project is a FromSoftware game, report confirms The rumors of a team-up between George R.R. Martin and FromSoftware have been in the air for a little while, and now a massive leak on Bandai Namco's website just before E3 2019 has shown off details of the upcoming project called Elden Ring, as...
10:00, 06/08/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
00:51, 05/17/2019

David Silva confirms he will leave Manchester City at end of next season • Midfielder will depart after 10 years at the club• ‘City were talking about two more years,’ player saysDavid Silva has laid out his intentions to leave Manchester City at the end of next season. The 33-year-old, who has amassed 395 appearances for...
03:17, 06/26/2019

Ford confirms plan to close UK engine plant in 2020 Ford said it would record a $650 million pre-tax charge for the plant closure in 2019. About $400 million is for employee termination cash payouts. The other $250 million will cover pension expenses....
17:34, 06/06/2019

Sam Bennett confirms he will not be riding the Tour de France after stage win in Dauphine "Bora-Hansgrohe sprinter Sam Bennett speaks after winning Stage 3 of the Criterium du Dauphine and confirms he will not be riding the 2019 Tour de France."...
04:00, 06/12/2019

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
20:17, 06/03/2019

Venezuela confirms major contraction in rare data release CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government has made a rare acknowledgement of the severity of the country’s economic crisis by publishing the first economic data in nearly four years showing a severe contraction and soaring hyperinf...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Nintendo confirms portable-only, $200 “Switch Lite” for September [Updated] Turqoise, grey, and yellow are the first three official Switch Lite colors. After months and months and months and months and months of credible rumors, Nintendo this morning confirmed that the Switch Mini is ...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Franck Ribery confirms he will leave Bayern Munich at end of season The 36-year-old forward has announced his decision after 12 years with the German record titleholders. The former French international has made more than 400 appearances for the Bavarians giants....
16:34, 05/05/2019

Nurmagomedov confirms fighting return date after McGregor brawl Khabib Nurmagomedov's first fight after serving a nine-month suspension will be against Dustin Poirier for the lightweight championship at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi in September, according to the Ultimate Fighting Championship....
12:51, 06/05/2019

Steve Bruce confirms Newcastle talks after confrontation with angry fan • Bruce approached by Sheffield Wednesday fan during game• ‘I’ve got to take stock … it’s in the hands of both clubs now’Steve Bruce has confirmed he has held talks with Newcastle about succeeding Rafael Benítez after an angry Sheffield Wednesday fan...
03:17, 07/14/2019

China confirms vice-premier Liu He will visit US for trade talks Attendance of chief negotiator reduces fears of collapse of discussions after Trump tweetsChina’s chief trade negotiator will travel to Washington this week, according to the commerce ministry, tempering fears that talks to resolve a protracted trade...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Putin confirms fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered Nuclear unit aboard top-secret vessel ‘sealed off’ says minister after blaze that left 14 deadVladimir Putin has confirmed for the first time that the top-secret submersible that suffered a deadly fire this week was nuclear-powered, but Russia’s defe...
20:17, 07/04/2019

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi that killed nine pigs on a farm....
16:34, 07/05/2019

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
12:51, 06/04/2019

Russia confirms it has started delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey: RIA Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation confirmed on Friday it had started delivering S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey and that the deliveries would continue as per an agreed schedule, the RIA news agency reported....
17:51, 07/12/2019

The U.S. Is Experiencing the Highest Number of Measles Cases in 25 Years, CDC Confirms More people in the U.S. have been infected with measles during the first five months of 2019 than the total for any year since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday. A total of 971 cases of measles have been re...
22:51, 05/30/2019

Kerala Student, 23, Infected With Nipah, Confirms Government: 10 Points A 23-year-old college student, admitted in a private hospital in Kerala's Ernakulam, has tested positive for the deadly Nipah virus, which killed 17 people in the state last year. The National......
10:17, 06/04/2019

Ander Herrera confirms decision to leave Manchester United Midfielder expected to join PSG in the summer‘Sometimes the timing is just not right and you have to move on’Ander Herrera has described choosing to leave Manchester United as a difficult decision but one he does not want to dwell on. The Spanish mid...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Iran has enriched uranium past key limit, IAEA confirms Tehran breaches agreed 3.67% limit and hints it could soon start enriching to 20%Iran has enriched uranium beyond the key limit dictated in its 2015 deal with major powers, in the latest escalation of the crisis between Washington and Tehran.The move...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Nasdaq confirms correction as Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon drag The Nasdaq tumbled 1.6% on Monday, confirming a correction as it was dragged down by Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com on fears the companies are the targets of U.S. government antitrust regulators....
03:00, 06/04/2019

Putin confirms Russian fire-hit submersible was nuclear-powered Russia's President Vladimir Putin said a deepwater submersible that caught fire Monday was nuclear-powered during a conversation with the country's defense chief, which also confirmed that the incident was caused by a fire in a battery compartment....
22:00, 07/04/2019

Metro Bank confirms loan book sale talks Troubled high street lender Metro Bank has confirmed that it is in talks "regarding the potential sale of a loan portfolio" - after details emerged of a possible deal with a major US hedge fund....
10:34, 07/22/2019

Italy confirms Venezuelan opposition lawmaker is in its Caracas embassy Italy confirmed on Friday that Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia has entered the Italian embassy in Caracas after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity....
11:34, 05/10/2019

Starlink's Latest Update Confirms Star Fox Is Still The Best Part Of The Game Ubisoft’s once-toy-powered adventure, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, is a very pretty spaceship game with short bursts of excitement padded with an endless array of repetitive tasks. The game is only consistently enjoyable when the Star Fox crew are win...
23:34, 05/03/2019

EFL confirms Bury will start League One season with 12-point deduction • Club enters company voluntary arrangement to secure future• Winding-up petition over unpaid debts adjourned last monthBury will start the League One season with a 12-point deduction after entering a company voluntary arrangement, the EFL has announ...
22:17, 07/18/2019

Deadly escalation in northwest Syria threatens truce Syrian government forces have kept up an escalation against the last rebel-held enclave in northwestern Syria with a wave of airstrikes that killed several people Friday, activists and state media reported....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last major rebel stronghold for weeks....
16:17, 06/07/2019

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria Lebanon's president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees in living in Lebanon....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Syria replaces security chief: news reports Syria's government has replaced one of its top security chiefs Jamil Hassan, a subject of Western sanctions, pro-Damascus social media sites reported....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other insurgent-held areas in the northwest....
03:51, 06/03/2019

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Turkey's Erdogan to Putin: We need a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin late on Thursday that a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and a refugee influx to Turkey, Erdogan's office said in a statement....
11:17, 05/31/2019

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forces are continuing their attacks on the enclave....
18:17, 06/03/2019

Deadly escalation in northwestern Syria threatens truce BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say dozens of airstrikes by government forces and Russia on the last rebel-held enclave in northwestern Syria have killed several civilians. The escalation threatens a seven-month truce. The Britain-based Syrian Observa...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Blast causes deaths in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in Syria's Afrin city, which Turkey-backed rebels captured from Kurdish fighters last year, medical sources and a monitor said....
18:34, 07/11/2019

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on setting up a constitutional committee, a long-awaited step in a stalled peace process, the U.N. Syria envoy said on Wednesday....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are leaving an overcrowded camp in the country’s north to return to their homes...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
23:00, 05/23/2019

UK pair who planned Syria journey on TripAdvisor jailed Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel used travel website to look at area near Syrian borderTwo friends who planned their journey to Syria on TripAdvisor have each been jailed for 14 years for preparing to join Islamic State.Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah P...
03:51, 05/21/2019

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country’s south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others. State news agency SANA quoted an unnamed military of...
05:51, 06/02/2019

Russia and Syria step up airstrikes against civilians in Idlib Dozens killed in attack on market but Assad ground forces stall in last rebel areasAt least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an airstrike on a marketplace in northern Syria on Monday, as a Syrian and Russian bombing campaign against...
01:34, 07/23/2019

Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly attacks....
17:34, 04/29/2019

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
21:00, 05/31/2019

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf....
13:17, 07/22/2019

Syria: Russia denies responsibility for deadly air strikes Russia's Defense Ministry dismissed activist reports that it had carried out the strikes in a rebel-held area of Idlib province. The United Nations considers the area one of the most dangerous regions in the world....
19:00, 07/22/2019

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area. WFP said in a statement Tuesday that due to t...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country. NNA reported Tuesday that the two members of the State Security Department w...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
00:00, 06/18/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria 'humanitarian nightmare' The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would "unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlike any we have seen" in Syria are now coming true....
21:17, 05/17/2019

Turkey says full ceasefire not established in Syria's Idlib It is not possible to say that a full ceasefire is established in Syria's Idlib, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, after Turkey's observation point was shelled from Syrian government forces....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Orphans of French Isis fighters fly home from Syria Two Dutch children also handed over by Syrian Kurdish authoritiesTwelve orphaned children of French jihadists were flown home on Monday from Syria, along with two Dutch orphans who will be handed over to the Netherlands, the French foreign ministry s...
15:17, 06/10/2019

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
01:51, 06/03/2019

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
06:00, 07/14/2019

Reports: Airstrikes hit market in Syria’s north, kill 9 Paramedics and a war monitor say at least nine civilians have been killed in Syrian government airstrikes on a residential area in the northwestern province of Idlib...
16:34, 07/16/2019

Turkey: 1 soldier killed, 3 wounded in YPG attack in Syria Turkish officials say a soldier has been killed and three others were wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militants in a Turkish-controlled region in northern Syria....
15:17, 04/30/2019

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of inco...
21:51, 06/01/2019

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court documents show....
16:51, 05/29/2019

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
20:17, 07/01/2019

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest Syria, but they still needed to be verified....
22:00, 05/28/2019

| Clashes in northwest Syria kill 35 fighters: monitor Clashes on the edge of a jihadist bastion in northwestern Syrian have killed 35 fighters in 24 hours, a war monitor says, after weeks of regime bombardment of the region....
21:51, 05/13/2019

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous aggression” after alleged Israeli airstrikes killed several civilians.“Israeli authorities are increasin...
21:51, 07/02/2019

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
23:17, 05/27/2019

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.”...
03:51, 07/05/2019

Russia and Turkey landgrab 'behind fresh Syria bombardment' Twelve healthcare centres destroyed in bombardment of Idlib provinceRenewed bombardment in north-west Syria that has displaced 200,000 people and destroyed 12 healthcare centres could have been sparked by Russia and Turkish moves to entrench their zo...
07:34, 05/08/2019

Syria TV says 6 killed in insurgent attack on displaced camp Syria state TV says six people were killed when insurgents lobbed missiles into a government-controlled displaced people's camp in the country's northwest....
20:51, 05/14/2019

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
00:51, 05/28/2019

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran’s crude oil to war-ravaged Syria. A senior Spanish official said the oper...
22:17, 07/04/2019

U.N. looks for U.S.-Russia understanding to spur Syria peace process U.N. Syria envoy Geir Pedersen is working on fostering "a deeper understanding" between Russia and the United States to move the Syrian peace process forward, he said in an interview published on Thursday....
12:17, 06/27/2019

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
07:51, 05/29/2019

Airstrikes in rebel-held northwestern Syria kill 4 BEIRUT (AP) — Opposition activists say government forces have intensified their bombardment of rebel-held towns and villages in northwestern Syria, striking a market where four people were killed. The new wave of violence that began on April 30 is th...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Insurgent shelling kills 6 civilians in northwest Syria Insurgents fired rockets into a government-held Christian town in northwestern Syria on Sunday, killing six people, including five children who were playing near a monastery and wounding several others, state media and a local priest said....
15:34, 05/12/2019

Syria says insurgent shelling kills 6 civilians in northwest DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that insurgents have shelled a government-held town in the country’s northwest, killing five children and a woman. State TV said the shelling on Sunday had caused widespread material damage...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Violence escalates in northwest Syria, claiming more lives DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian military official says insurgents in the country’s northwest are preparing for an attack on government-held areas. The comments Sunday to state news agency SANA by the unnamed official came as the rebel-held Idli...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Cyprus struck by stray missile thought to have come from Syria Missile, believed to be Russian-made and fired in response to Israeli attack, sets hills ablazeA stray missile has exploded in mid-air over villages in northern Cyprus, thought to have been fired by Syrian forces in response to an Israeli attack.Auth...
16:17, 07/01/2019

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21. State news agency SANA said the Israeli warplanes fired missiles early Monday from Lebanese air...
06:34, 07/01/2019

Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the expansion of a controversial program....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday....
22:34, 06/11/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-HealthEquity confirms offer to buy WageWorks for $50.50 per share in cash HealthEquity Inc on Tuesday confirmed its offer to acquire WageWorks Inc in a deal valuing the administrator of employee benefits at about $2.01 billion....
20:17, 04/30/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield LEAK confirms more unannounced features for Switch RPG Nintendo and Game Freak has been teasing out new Pokemon information this week, and it looks like that means a previous leak is pretty much on the money - here's what you need to know....
09:17, 07/14/2019

Sorry, Samsung fans: Leak confirms Galaxy Note 10 won’t have a headphone jack Last week, a leaker released Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro renders based on stolen CAD designs and they offered us our first look at the upcoming Samsung flagships. The renders seemingly confirmed what previous Note 10 rumors said about the p...
00:17, 06/12/2019

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Listed On India website, Confirms 9-Speed AT The Jeep Compass Trailhawk has been listed on the automaker's website, ahead of its launch scheduled sometime in July this year. The off-road ready version of the compact SUV has been long-awaited and......
14:00, 05/23/2019

UFC president confirms talks to promote Justin Bieber, Tom Cruise match UFC President Dana White confirmed Thursday that he had engaged in talks last week “with two big guys” about a potential fight between Tom Cruise and Justin Bieber after the pop star challenged the actor to a match....
12:00, 07/01/2019

Trump has not built a single mile of new border fence, agency confirms SAN DIEGO, California — The Trump administration has not installed a single mile of new wall in a previously fenceless part of the U.S.-Mexico border in the 30 months since President Trump assumed office, despite his campaign promise to construct a “...
14:51, 07/22/2019

'Mortal Kombat 11' DLC trailer shows Shang Tsung, confirms Spawn Mortal Kombat 11 players have already been awaiting the return of Shang Tsung, and to control the character now modeled on the man who played him in the first MK movie, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. A new DLC for the "Kombat Pack" DLC not only shows off Shan...
23:17, 06/01/2019

Froome back on a bike five weeks after horror crash, Brailsford confirms "Chris Froome is back on a bike and making “steady progress” following his horrific crash last month, Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford told Eurosport."...
23:51, 07/18/2019

Parliament confirms Thai coup leader Prayuth as prime minister Thailand's new parliament confirmed military junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha as civilian prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he seized power from an elected government while he was army chief....
21:34, 06/05/2019

Pentagon confirms North Korea launched multiple ballistic missiles The U.S. Defense Department said launches by North Korea earlier on Thursday consisted of multiple ballistic missiles that flew in excess of 300 km (185 miles) and landed in the ocean....
02:17, 05/10/2019

Poland's Tauron confirms coal mine sale in green push State-run Polish utility Tauron confirmed on Monday it was considering selling one of its three coal mines as part of a plan to shift to greener energy and reduce carbon emissions....
19:34, 05/27/2019

Netflix confirms it’ll launch a cheaper mobile-only subscription in India this year In a letter to shareholders, Netflix‘s CEO, Reed Hastings, confirmed today that the company will launch a cheaper mobile-only subscription plan in India soon. In March, Netflix affirmed it’s testing a $3.50 plan for just phones in India. Hastings sai...
11:34, 07/18/2019

Huge leak of official cases for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro confirms major differences between the two This coming Tuesday, May 14th, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro will be officially unveiled. And while a number of renders have been disseminated giving us an idea of what the phone will look like, WinFuture has published (via GSM Arena) pictures of t...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Kevin Durant confirms ruptured Achilles: ‘Road back starts now’ OAKLAND — The NBA’s worst fears have been confirmed. Kevin Durant, who left in the second quarter of the Warriors’ Game 5 win in Toronto, did indeed rupture his Achilles tendon, and underwent surgery Wednesday, providing a bit more clarity for his im...
02:51, 06/13/2019

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite major challenges in the region....
02:34, 06/14/2019

With season on the brink, Damian Lillard confirms he's playing through rib injury Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard revealed he's playing with a separated rib on his left side, but he said the injury isn't affecting his play.        ...
01:17, 05/21/2019

U.S. group confirms Brazil's Bolsonaro slated to speak at Texas event Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will speak at a foreign affairs event in Texas next week, organizers said on Wednesday, after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Marvel confirms Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden for 'Eternals' at Comic Con Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed the schedule for the next 10 Marvel Cinematic Universe projects Saturday during a San Diego Comic Con panel....
06:34, 07/21/2019

Todd Phillips confirms that Joker will be R-rated, so it must be pretty fucking funny Director Todd Phillips’ Joker movie looked pretty dark in its first trailer (in a cool and grimy way, not an in-your-face Hot Topic way like some other movie with the Joker), but Dread Central is reporting that on Instagram this weekend he revealed t...
02:34, 06/18/2019

Thai King Confirms 4th Marriage, to Former Flight Attendant, and Appoints Her Queen (BANGKOK) — Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who will have his official coronation on Saturday, has appointed his consort as the country’s queen. An announcement Wednesday in the Royal Gazette said Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayud...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Google Stadia’s latest FAQ confirms couch co-op, game access after delistings This may look like an ordinary Chromecast Ultra, and it is. But the orange Google Stadia logo behind it indicates that it's being promoted as a central part of the $130 Stadia Pro bundle, shipping this November. [credit: ...
18:17, 07/09/2019

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040....
05:51, 06/04/2019

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in April test accident Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed on Friday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature of the mis...
01:34, 05/03/2019

National Weather Service confirms rare West Virginia tornado CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The National Weather Service says storm-related damage indicates that a rare tornado touched down in West Virginia. The weather service tweeted that a tornado hit the Alum Creek area Monday night along U.S. Route 119 southwes...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Lawyer confirms Tyreek Hill audio, denies child abuse Tyreek Hill's attorney confirmed it was his client's voice in an audio recording released last week amid child abuse accusations against the Kansas City Chiefs star....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Aidan O’Brien doubles up in Guineas then confirms Japan’s Derby route • O’Brien has Guineas clean sweep with Hermosa in 1,000• Japan to have Derby prep in Chester’s Vase, says trainerThe Derby is in Aidan O’Brien’s sights following the trainer’s fourth clean sweep of the Guineas here but he warned that Japan, widely se...
23:51, 05/05/2019

US confirms $130M high-flying drone brought down by Iranian missile The U.S. military says the drone shot down by Iran overnight was the Navy version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aircraft, built by Northrop Grumman Corp. at a cost of $130 million a plane....
17:51, 06/20/2019

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture m...
10:17, 05/31/2019

A New Diet Study Confirms Your Worst Suspicions About Ultra-Processed Foods A U.S. government-led trial may confirm the worst fears of anyone whose diet starts and ends in the frozen food aisle. It suggests that people who mostly eat ultra-processed foods will take in more calories and gain more weight than those who stick t...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Paul Pogba wants to leave Manchester United this summer, confirms agent • Paul wants to move and we’re in the process of that, says Raiola• Ole Gunnar Solskjær expects another two signings this summerPaul Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, has admitted for the first time that the midfielder is trying to force an exit from Manch...
07:01, 07/06/2019

Cara Delevingne confirms year-long romance with Ashley Benson Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson did very little to deny their relationship, but the supermodel finally confirmed it officially on Monday — though she still side-stepped labeling their love....
17:51, 06/18/2019

Arizona confirms NCAA investigation into men's basketball program has started Arizona could be forced to vacate wins and/or NCAA tournament appearance in 2017-18 if NCAA proves allegations that players from that team took money.        ...
01:34, 05/05/2019

Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August....
21:17, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Petrobras confirms it will ship crude to China storage facilities Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA confirmed late on Tuesday that the firm is shipping crude during June and July to China to more quickly respond to demand by local refiners....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Mexico attorney general confirms arrest order for ex-Pemex boss Mexico's attorney general said on Wednesday an arrest warrant had been issued for Emilio Lozoya, former CEO of state oil company Pemex, as part of a probe into the company's purchase of fertilizer businesses in the previous government....
16:00, 05/29/2019

‘Pool doctor’ molested countless children for decades, investigation confirms A late Manhattan pediatrician molested an untold number of young patients over the course of decades, an investigation into his conduct has concluded. Dr. Reginald Archibald, who died in 2007, worked at Manhattan’s Rockefeller University Hospital as ...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Mi Band 4 Teaser Confirms Colour Display Ahead of June 11 Launch Mi Band 4 has received a new teaser ahead of the next week's launch in China. The teaser gives us the first look at the complete Mi Band 4 and also confirms a few of the previously leaked features......
19:17, 06/07/2019

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
17:17, 05/29/2019

Family of French fighter who had been in Syria is sent back to France: source The family of a French man who had been fighting in Syria arrived back in France on Tuesday after having been expelled from Turkey, said a judicial source....
13:34, 06/11/2019

Satellite images show fields in northwest Syria on fire New satellite images show fields, orchards and olive groves burning in northwest Syria, where the army has waged an assault against rebels in their last major stronghold....
07:51, 05/29/2019

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with reports of Bashar Assad's hapless army again resorting to chemical weapons to target civilians while t...
13:34, 05/23/2019

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and its ally Russia are resorting to a familiar tactic in their latest assault on the last rebel stronghold of Idlib. War monitors say they are targeting residential areas, hospitals, markets and infrastructure ...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Iranian intervention into Syrian affairs....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Satellite images reveal strikes on Syria's Idlib province Airstrikes and fighting in Syria's last rebel-held province have left a trail of damage visible from space. In satellite images from May 20 and May 26, swathes of fields in northwestern Idlib appear blackened, the neat lines of city streets and block...
10:17, 05/29/2019

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib ISTANBUL (AP) — Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastat...
14:17, 06/01/2019

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastated Syria....
10:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging an offensive on the last big stretch of rebel-held territory....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Explosions rock Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, killing 10 BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists are reporting that two explosions killed 10 people in the northern city of Raqqa. The Saturday night blasts occurred in two different locations in the city that was once the de facto capital of the Islamic St...
00:51, 06/02/2019

Syria rebels launch attack on government forces in northwest Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria...
19:51, 06/06/2019

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest songs in 2011, as President Bashar Assad began his crackdown....
07:00, 06/09/2019

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday....
13:34, 06/11/2019

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
10:34, 06/04/2019

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian deaths the past t...
05:17, 05/28/2019

Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns home MILAN (AP) — Italy’s defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Italy. Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta late Wednesday confirmed Alessandro Sandrini’s arrival at...
12:51, 05/23/2019

Russia says it's Turkey's duty to halt fighting in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
15:17, 05/31/2019

Two American women, six children repatriated to U.S. from Syria: Kurdish-led authority Two U.S. women with Islamic State ties and six children were repatriated from northeast Syria, Kurdish-led authorities told Reuters on Wednesday, saying their return came at the request of the U.S. government....
13:17, 06/05/2019

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people....
22:34, 06/02/2019

For residents of Syria's last rebel-held province, no place is safe The Syrian government's Idlib campaign has killed at least 160 civilians in recent weeks, according to the UN. No place is considered safe by the residents of the country's last opposition-held province....
13:17, 05/31/2019

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
18:17, 06/02/2019

Syria officials: Power station bombed by insurgents repaired DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian government officials say a power station close to the rebels’ last stronghold in the country’s northwest has been repaired after insurgents bombed the facility the night before, kicking it off line. Electrici...
12:51, 05/23/2019

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
08:17, 05/23/2019

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation" of violence, the State Department said on Tuesday....
20:51, 05/28/2019

More than dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebels' strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, including at least a dozen civilian deaths the past two days....
22:17, 05/27/2019

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country, its military said, with a war monitor reporting that 10 people had ...
13:51, 06/02/2019

| Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members have been repatriated to the United States in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Russian jets kill at least 25 in north-western Syria: rescuers Aerial strikes on Monday killed at least 25 people, mostly civilians, in northwestern Syria in the sixth week of a Russian-led military offensive that has so far killed hundreds of civilians, according to residents and civil rescuers....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Turkey, Russia discuss reducing tension in Syria's Idlib Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart discussed by phone developments in Syria's Idlib province and measures to reduce tension in the area, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Tuesday....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Intensifying fighting in Syria's Idlib threatens fragile ceasefire The lives of 3 million civilians in jihadi-controlled Idlib are at risk due to an escalation in Syrian and Russian attacks. The fighting threatens a shaky truce that has been in place since September....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two weeks alone....
03:17, 05/18/2019

UN quietly plans to move all humanitarian aid operations for Syria to Damascus As the Syrian war enters its eighth year, a chorus of criticism has erupted over leaked plans for the United Nations to shift all its aid operations to the capital Damascus, with many claiming that such a maneuver effectively enables to Bashar al Ass...
03:00, 05/04/2019

Q&A: Syria's Assad sets sights on Idlib, the final showdown? After eight months of relative calm, Syria's northwestern province of Idlib is once again a theater for bloody military operations: heavy bombardment, airstrikes and waves of civilian displacement as Syrian government troops, backed by Russia, push t...
10:51, 05/10/2019

Omani foreign minister makes rare visit to Syria Oman’s foreign minister has made a rare visit to Damascus to discuss with President Bashar Assad ways of restoring stability and security in the region...
14:17, 07/07/2019

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in north-western Syria began two months ago...
11:17, 07/07/2019

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launched an offensive "without delay."...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Jailed Kurdish militant exhorts SDF to avoid conflict in Syria Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan issued a rare statement on Monday calling on the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces to resolve problems in Syria without conflict....
18:51, 05/06/2019

Putin warns that militants are flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was worried that militants were flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib province and warned that the Libyan situation was deteriorating....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
17:00, 07/04/2019

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children, have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest. The Syrian Civil Defense, known...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Iraqi Airways To Resume First Flights To Syria From Saturday After 2011 Iraqi Airways is to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman for the national carrier said Thursday....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Parents of militant in Syria spared jail over sending cash Prosecutors say a couple from Oxford whose son converted to Islam and supported the Islamic State group in Syria were given a suspended prison sentence for trying to send him money...
18:51, 06/21/2019

| 200 corpses found in mass grave in Syria's Raqa - official Two hundred corpses, including those of people believed to have been executed by the Islamic State group, were found near the Syrian city of Raqa, a local official and a war monitor said....
01:34, 07/04/2019

Anti-Kurdish protests in east Syria could endanger US plans The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces defeated the Islamic State group in Syria in March, but the Kurdish-led force is now facing protests by local Arab tribesmen in eastern Deir el-Zour province — territory once held by IS....
11:34, 05/09/2019

How 'document hunters' spirited thousands of government files out of Syria Col. Anwar R. worked for Syria's intelligence services until he defected in 2012. He fled to abroad, but eventually his history caught up with him. He's one of the first big catches for investigators who have smuggled hundreds of thousands of governm...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government forces, Turkey's defense ministry said on Saturday, adding that there were no casualties....
22:34, 06/29/2019

Amid lull in air strikes, rebels reinforce NW Syria frontlines Air strikes stopped in northwest Syria over the past 12 hours, rescuers said on Saturday, as Turkey-backed rebels arrived at the fronts to help fight the army and its Russian ally....
20:34, 05/18/2019

Trump's Venezuela struggles draw comparison to Obama's with Syria Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s reliance on U.S. adversaries to defy President Trump’s call for his ouster is drawing comparisons to the Syrian civil war....
22:17, 05/04/2019

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the opposition’...
16:34, 06/15/2019

US woman in Syria pleads with Trump to stop civilian deaths An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to US President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday in the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib claimed scores of casualties....
18:51, 07/22/2019

Air strikes kill at least 20 in rebel-held city in Syria, rescuers say Air strikes on a popular market and residential neighborhoods killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens on Monday in an attack on one of the main opposition-held cities in northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
15:34, 07/22/2019

Replica of part of destroyed Palmyra altar unveiled in Syria A Damascus museum on Tuesday unveiled a replica, built by Italian archaeologists, of part of a temple altar destroyed by Islamic State militants in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
12:17, 06/13/2019

Blast kills 11, wounds many in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in the Syrian city of Afrin, which Turkey-backed rebels captured from Kurdish fighters last year, medical sources and a monitor said....
04:34, 07/12/2019

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
06:51, 05/22/2019

Sen. Rick Scott on call for military uprising in Venezuela: ‘We are going to have a Syria if we don't take this seriously’ Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., weighed in on Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call for a military uprising to oust socialist leader President Nicolas Maduro....
21:34, 04/30/2019

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly a...
02:51, 05/22/2019

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if Tehran gave guarantees it would not go to Syria....
02:00, 07/14/2019

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, including in the town of Douma, sources briefed on the ma...
18:34, 07/10/2019

| Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said....
08:17, 06/14/2019

IS claims bomb attack targeting US-backed force in Syria A spokesman for a U.S.-backed force in Syria says a suicide bomber from the Islamic State extremist group detonated his explosives on a road in northern Syria, targeting a joint convoy belonging to the force and the U.S.-led anti-IS coalition....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Syria's lost heritage stands out in Aleppo's broken minarets The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syria's Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank, the result of bombing in the war....
18:17, 05/01/2019

It's official: Harry & Meghan are headed to South Africa soon, palace confirms Palace confirms what British official in South Africa had already let slip: Harry and Meghan head there in the fall. Harry will also visit 3 other countries.        ...
18:51, 06/27/2019

Elder Scrolls 6 release date update: Bethesda all but confirms a PS5, Xbox Two launch Bethesda's Todd Howard has revealed that the next games in the Elder Scolls series are likely still a way off - and he wants the new game to be played by gamers for over 10 years....
01:51, 06/06/2019

An Orwellian Tale? Trump Denies, Then Confirms, ‘Nasty’ Comments About Meghan Markle The president’s comments about the Duchess of Sussex continued an Orwellian saga that he single-handedly created, forcefully denied and then revived....
03:17, 06/06/2019

Cameron Boyce's Family Confirms He Had Epilepsy as They Make "Agonizing" Funeral Plans Cameron Boyce's loved ones are shedding new light on the medical condition that contributed to his tragic passing. The Disney Channel star, who passed away on July 6 at the age of......
08:00, 07/10/2019

Yep, That SpaceX Crew Capsule Was Definitely Destroyed During Failed Ground Test, Company Confirms After weeks of speculation, SpaceX has finally admitted that a Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during a test of system’s abort thrusters on April 20. No cause was given for the anomaly, nor were any new details disclosed about possible delays to NA...
20:17, 05/03/2019

Navy confirms request to hide USS John McCain during Trump’s Japan trip The Navy confirmed what President Trump all but admitted Thursday — that an unnamed White House staffer asked for the USS John McCain to be hidden from Trump’s sight during his state visit to Japan. The ship was named for the father and grandfather o...
03:00, 06/02/2019

‘Not Great News.’ SpaceX Confirms Its Crew Capsule Was Destroyed in Ground Testing (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — SpaceX finally confirmed Thursday its crew capsule was destroyed in ground testing two weeks ago and conceded that the accident is “not great news” for the company’s effort to launch astronauts this ye...
01:51, 05/03/2019

SpaceX confirms Crew Dragon capsule destroyed in April test accident FLORIDA — Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed Thursday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature o...
21:17, 05/06/2019

South Korean prosecution confirms death of ex-head of Hanbo Group in Ecuador The prosecution concluded Thursday that Chung Tae-soo, former head of the now-defunct Hanbo Group, died in December in Ecuador, where he was hiding after fleeing South Korea while standing trial on embezzlement charges....
14:00, 07/04/2019

3 Women Cast Bogus Votes In Kannur, Confirms Kerala Poll Officer Kerala Chief Electoral Officer TR Meena has confirmed charges of bogus voting at a poll booth in Kannur district, which falls in the Kasargod Lok Sabha constituency, during the third phase of the Lok......
00:00, 04/30/2019

French glass bottlemaker Verallia confirms stock market listing plans French glass bottle maker Verallia said it was considering a stock market flotation in Paris this year, confirming an earlier Reuters exclusive, in what could be one of the biggest market listings on the market for this year....
16:34, 04/30/2019

Annie Potts basically confirms Janine is returning for Jason Reitman's new Ghostbusters Over the past few weeks, a handful of stars from the original Ghostbusters movies have confirmed or strongly hinted at their return for the new reboot/sequel/whatever it is, directed by Jason Reitman (son of OG Ghostbusters director Ivan). We can now...
21:17, 06/18/2019

Medical Examiner Confirms Remains Found in Arkansas Are Those of 4-Year-Old Maleah Davis Decomposed remains found in Arkansas late last week have been confirmed to be those of 4-year-old Maleah Davis, the Houston child reported missing from Texas in early May by her mother’s then-fiance, who was subsequently arrested in connection to the...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Vincent Kompany's Man City future will be decided after FA Cup Final, Pep Guardiola confirms Vincent Kompany scored the goal that has put Manchester City on the brink of the Premier League title – but will still have to wait to learn if he has a future at the club....
03:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil's farm ministry confirms temporary suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's agriculture ministry confirmed on Monday it has temporarily halted Brazilian beef exports to China after a case of atypical mad cow disease....
03:17, 06/04/2019

Harry & Meghan to visit South Africa in fall, British official confirms Buckingham Palace won't say but the British High Commissioner in South Africa confirmed the rumors: Harry and Meghan will visit Africa in the fall.        ...
23:34, 06/26/2019

Study confirms young people will quit Netflix if it gets rid of The Office or Friends, they swear Although Netflix typically keeps its streaming numbers secreted away in some digital vault, probably guarded by a mid-level corporate IT guy named Steve, it’s safe to assume that shows like The Office and Friends are among the most-watched on the pla...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Plants vs Zombies: Bad news, next game is skipping EA Play and E3 2019, producer confirms EA Play returns and with it potentially, some news about the long-awaited Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 3 game. Here's everything we know so far and the best place to watch the EA event unfold later today....
13:00, 06/08/2019

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
13:34, 06/11/2019

DNA Test Confirms Death Of Terror Group Leader In Sri Lanka Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have confirmed through DNA tests that one of the two suicide bombers who died in the Shangri-La Hotel bombing during Easter Sunday attacks was Zahran Cassim, the leader of the......
13:51, 05/21/2019

Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results showed President Joko Widodo had been comfortably re-elected, a Reuters witness said....
02:51, 05/22/2019

Euro Papers: Neymar's WhatsApp message confirms stunning Barca return "Both Barcelona-based football papers are excited today, as reports emerge that PSG star Neymar is all set to return to La Liga and the Camp Nou. Sound the WhatsApp klaxon!"...
15:51, 06/23/2019

New Paper Confirms Near-Room-Temperature Superconductivity in Wild, Hydrogen-Rich Material A team of physicists has published peer-reviewed results documenting near-room-temperature superconductivity in the hydrogen-rich compound lanthanum hydride. Read more......
23:17, 05/22/2019

Photo of glass shards "confirms" change coming to the Apple iPhone XR sequel Last weekend, we told you about a report out of Japan claiming that Apple will replace two color options for the Apple iPhone XR sequel that will be unveiled this coming September. Again, we will call this device the iPhone 11R, which seems like the ...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Rep. Jordan: Report confirms denials of knowledge of sexual abuse at Ohio State The investigation reached no ‘conclusive determinations’ on whether the Republican lawmaker or most other coaches at the school decades ago knew of misconduct by a school doctor....
20:34, 05/17/2019

Navy confirms request to ‘minimize’ USS John McCain during Trump visit to Japan The Navy on Saturday confirmed that a request was made to “minimize the visibility” of the U.S.S. John McCain during President Trump’s recent visit to Japan -- but that it remained in a “normal configuration” during the visit....
22:17, 06/01/2019

Samsung confirms the Galaxy Fold delay won’t affect the Note 10’s release date Samsung is still teasing a release at some unspecified future date for its much-maligned debut foldable phone, with the Galaxy Fold now two months past its original launch date and counting as the company continues to supposedly work out problems tha...
01:17, 06/25/2019

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a deal struck to avert U.S. tariffs last week....
02:51, 06/15/2019

‘I Support That.’ Mike Pence Confirms U.S. Embassies Were Banned From Displaying Pride Flags Vice President Mike Pence made it clear that U.S. embassies were told not to display rainbow pride flags celebrating LGBTQ rights on their flagpoles during Pride Month, confirming reports that the Trump administration refused to give embassies permis...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Western powers clash at U.N. with Russia, Syria, on Syrian hospital attacks The United Nations said on Friday at least 18 health centers have been attacked in the past three weeks in northwestern Syria, prompting a confrontation between western powers and Russia and Syria at the Security Council over who is to blame....
21:17, 05/17/2019

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warned on Thursday....
23:34, 05/30/2019

Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday, a day after cross-border fire from the area killed one Turkish soldier....
11:51, 05/05/2019

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said....
13:00, 06/15/2019

Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, “the carnage must stop” in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, noting that more than 70 civilians had been killed this month alone across the last rebel-held enclave...
23:17, 07/18/2019

Syria intercepts projectiles from Israeli territory, state media reports Syrian air defenses have shot down drones and projectiles fired towards the capital and the Hmeimim airbase, Syrian TV reports. Israel has previously targeted Iranian and Hezbollah sites in the war-ravaged country....
18:34, 05/18/2019

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack....
18:17, 06/17/2019

Trump Calls on Syria, Russia to Halt 'Butchery' of Idlib Airstrikes President Trump rebuked the Syrian government and Russian forces for airstrikes that monitoring groups say have killed hundreds of people in the last Syrian-opposition stronghold, amid fears the Assad government and Moscow are planning an all-out off...
20:17, 06/03/2019

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that fo...
11:00, 06/17/2019

How a Holocaust survivor fought back by exposing Syria’s nuclear plans In April 2007, a short, bald and burly man walked into the West Wing of the White House. He carried a small briefcase with a few folders chaotically jutting out. Inside, three men were waiting: National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, Hadley’s deput...
19:34, 05/04/2019

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assault the country's last rebel bastion....
07:17, 05/31/2019

U.S. showing flexibility on planned Syria safe zone: Turkish minister The United States is showing some flexibility in its approach to a planned safe zone to be established in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday on broadcaster NTV....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and an influx of refugees to Turkey, a statement from Erdogan's office said....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Turkey will launch operation in Syria if safe zone not established: minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue against Turkey, Ankara would launch a military operation east of the Euphrates river....
22:34, 07/22/2019

Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 23, Moscow Denies: Monitor Russian air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria killed 23 people on Monday, a monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the country's last major opposition bastion....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Amnesty International: U.S.-backed alliance killed 1,600 Syria civilians in former IS stronghold Amnesty International and a British nonprofit said in a new study Thursday the U.S.-backed military coalition in Syria killed more than 1,600 civilians in the onetime terror stronghold of Raqqa during fighting in 2017....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it from Islamic State, residents, protesters and tribal chiefs said on Sunday....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
19:34, 05/31/2019

ISIS Chief Talks Of Syria Defeat, Sri Lanka In First Video In 5 Years ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared Monday in a video for the first time in five years, indicating that he has survived the territorial defeat of the caliphate he proclaimed....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Shelling Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire briefly ended more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, London's top diplomat said Saturday....
03:17, 07/14/2019

Trump calls on Russia, Syria to stop bombing Idlib province U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Russia and Syrian government forces to stop bombing Syria's Idlib province, following a Friday Kremlin statement that signaled Moscow would continue to back a month-long Syrian government offensive there....
04:17, 06/03/2019

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin on Monday rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's Idlib province, saying it was justified....
13:51, 06/03/2019

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
18:00, 07/05/2019

| Erdogan accuses Syria regime of undermining Turkey-Russia deal Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Syrian regime of "seeking to sabotage" Ankara's relationship with Russia through its latest offensive in the northwest of the war-torn country....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Satellite images show crops on fire in Syria rebel enclave New satellite photos show significant damage to Syrian villages and surrounding farmland as a result of a government offensive on the last rebel stronghold in the country....
11:51, 05/28/2019

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
01:34, 05/24/2019

Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
14:17, 07/04/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti...
02:00, 05/28/2019

U.S.-backed forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria's Deir al Zor U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against "terrorists" linked to Islamic State in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the center of pro...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions....
11:34, 07/04/2019

Lindsey Graham on board with Shanahan nomination, despite dispute over Syria policy Sen. Lindsey Graham is on board with Patrick Shanahan becoming the next secretary of defense although the two were at odds with one another in February over troop presence in Syria....
05:34, 05/10/2019

Inside Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons: How al-Assad Crushed Dissent Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been locked away in filthy prisons where thousands were tortured to death — and the pace of arrests and executions is accelerating....
11:34, 05/11/2019

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
23:34, 06/25/2019

No increased Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isis has said there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, directly contra...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on issue of Syria safe zone: foreign minister Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday ...
01:17, 06/19/2019

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught up in crossfire in the last rebel stronghold....
04:51, 05/29/2019

Anti-Kurdish protests grow in Syria's Deir al-Zor: residents, locals Arab inhabitants of Syria's Deir al-Zor began a third week of protests against Kurdish rule, the largest wave of unrest to sweep the oil-rich region since the U.S.-backed forces took over the territory from Islamic State nearly 18 months ago, residen...
04:17, 05/08/2019

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issues....
23:34, 07/04/2019

Turkey sentences leading doctors to prison for condemning Syria offensive Eleven members of Turkey’s top-tier medical association have been handed prison terms after publicly condemning their country’s military offensive against Kurdish fighters in neighboring Syria early last year....
04:17, 05/07/2019

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention......
04:51, 07/05/2019