• 1 dead, 6 wounded in shootings near Illinois university campus
1 dead, 6 wounded in shootings near Illinois university campus

University students received an alert about the shooting from the school around 1am and were told to avoid the area. Other conflicting reports claimed one person was killed. The shooting occurred around midnight on Green Street, between Second and Fourth Street in Champaign, Ill. Continue to avoid Green street from 2nd to 4th and 2nd street fro...

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  • Government forces gain ground near Aleppo
Government forces gain ground near Aleppo

The Syrian army's advance on eastern Aleppo follows a siege of the terrorist-held area, where a quarter of a million people are estimated to be living. The aircraft targeted three centres. However, damage to several of the White Helmets' ambulances meant they were unable to reach dozens of people trapped under the rubble.

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  • Cong slams Sharif for glorifying terrorists
Cong slams Sharif for glorifying terrorists

Muhammad Faisal, a director general at the Foreign Office, rejected Gambhir's accusations that Pakistan was promoting terrorism in India-held Kashmir (IHK) and elsewhere, saying that the Kashmiri uprising after the death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani "was spontaneous and indigenous".

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  • Obama pledges to lift economic sanctions against Myanmar
Obama pledges to lift economic sanctions against Myanmar

During a meeting with Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House on Wednesday, Obama said the USA moves would give incentives to businesses to invest in the Asian country. She urged Americans to come to the country and "make profits". "With the democracy icon having won a popular mandate to govern and often taking the sole lead in shaping th...

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  • Egypt arrests four crew members of capsized migrant boat
Egypt arrests four crew members of capsized migrant boat

A security official in Beheira told Reuters , "Initial information indicates that the boat sank because it was carrying more people than its limit". This year, over 300,000 have arrived in Europe by sea, landing mostly in Greece and Italy, according to United Nations estimates. Investigations into the unfortunate incident have been started and...

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  • Hillary Clinton makes pitch to Americans with disabilities
Hillary Clinton makes pitch to Americans with disabilities

She describes it as "absolutely unprecedented" for a presidential campaign to put this much focus on voters with disabilities , putting captions on the screen for all of its online videos, answering her group's candidate questionnaire with a high level of detail, proposing a plan to support people with autism , and giving a major address on the...

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  • Labour are 'unelectable' under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, says David Miliband
Labour are 'unelectable' under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, says David Miliband

She is a former Shadow Housing Minister but was one of a number of Labour MPs to resign from the opposition front bench in June, a move which helped prompt the current leadership contest in which Mr Corbyn faces a challenge from Labour MP Owen Smith.

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  • Donald Trump Jr. and swapping Skittles for substance
Donald Trump Jr. and swapping Skittles for substance

Those wishing to chide Donald Trump Jr . for insensitivity, however, should respond not with feigned outrage over Skittles, but with substantive ideas about how America might synthesize our countervailing values of national security and humanitarian outreach.

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  • LeSean McCoy: 'Not as much thinking' the goal with Bills' new offense
LeSean McCoy: 'Not as much thinking' the goal with Bills' new offense

Roman's offense had some problems sustaining drives, executing on third down and managing the clock, but Roman was hamstrung by the lack of an elite and experienced quarterback. That can be a good thing, but this will be different just simplifying it. "I think that's it, final", Ryan said. "We invented everything new", Incognito joked.

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  • Obama: Israel Must Not 'Permanently Occupy' Palestinian Land
Obama: Israel Must Not 'Permanently Occupy' Palestinian Land

Netanyahu thanked the President for the military aid deal which provides Israel with $38 billion over the next ten years, saying "Israel has no greater friend than the United States and the United States has no greater friend than Israel". "That's a goal that I and the people of Israel will never give up on", Netanyahu said. Some analysts have sp...

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  • U.S. tests for mustard agent after rocket attack near Iraq base
U.S. tests for mustard agent after rocket attack near Iraq base

One official told CNN that the mustard agent was of "low purity" and another called it "ineffective". A fragment has now been sent for further examination. Last year, it was revealed ISIS had obtained nerve gas via Turkey, which heightened fears that the group may have posed as migrants to smuggle it into Europe.

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  • Skittles Shuts Down Donald Trump Jr. After He Compares Refugees to Candy
Skittles Shuts Down Donald Trump Jr. After He Compares Refugees to Candy

The bowl of candy that Donald Trump Jr . used to illustrate his infamous Skittles tweet was stolen from a Middle Eastern refugee. "Would you take a handful?" the graphic asked. In a Monday tweet , Donald Trump Jr . railed against the United States immigration system, contending it had been stunted by political correctness.

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  • United Nations suspends all humanitarian convoys in Syria following attack
United Nations suspends all humanitarian convoys in Syria following attack

Despite the military blame game over Monday's deadly attack, diplomats struggled to save the US-Russian ceasefire agreement that took effect on September 12. The convoy was delivering aid for 78,000 people in the hard-to-reach town of Urm al-Kubra in Aleppo Governorate, he said. "Failing to protect humanitarian workers and structures might have ser...

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  • Mayor at heart of New Jersey bridge scandal testifies
Mayor at heart of New Jersey bridge scandal testifies

At first, Christie responded with derision, and then, when the involvement of some of his top aides became indisputable, he said he was "stunned by the abject stupidity that was shown here". They described what were called "red light-green light meetings", where the governor allegedly ordered firings within the authority. Baroni didn't return the...

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  • US Flies Bombers Over South Korea In Show Of Force
US Flies Bombers Over South Korea In Show Of Force

At a joint press conference, Kim Hong-kyun stressed another nuclear test can not be ruled out, saying an environment has to be created in which North Korea has no choice but to change. The DPRK announced on September 9 that it had successfully conducted an explosion test of nuclear warhead that can be mounted on ballistic missiles.

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  • Edward Snowden stole defence secrets and is no whistleblower, U.S. report says
Edward Snowden stole defence secrets and is no whistleblower, U.S. report says

Ben Wizner, Mr Snowden's lawyer at the American Civil Liberties Union, blasted the report, saying it was an attempt to discredit a "genuine American hero". Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., chairman of the committee, said Snowden betrayed his colleagues and his country. The committee says that contrary to Snowden's self-portrayal as a whistleblower, ...

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  • Titans coach: Mariota will learn quickly from his turnovers
Titans coach: Mariota will learn quickly from his turnovers

The Vikings still have an elite defense and once the Vikings got in front the Titans were not equipped to come back, but Detroit's defence is not the Vikings and in Marcus Mariota the Titans have a player who could make the difference.

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  • Cleveland Browns vs Baltimore Ravens NFL Game Prediction preview 18 September
Cleveland Browns vs Baltimore Ravens NFL Game Prediction preview 18 September

Defense wins championships. That's how the saying goes and that is often how this entire division goes, and it'll be no different in this game. BROWNS were no match for Eagles in 29-10 Week 1 road loss in which they were outgained 403-288.

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  • VA bishop calls on National Football League to make players stand during anthem
VA bishop calls on National Football League to make players stand during anthem

Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, has gained national attention - both applause and ridicule - as he remains seated and even kneeled alongside teammate Eric Reid during the National Anthem before pre-season games. In 1996, then- Denver Nuggets player Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf created controversy when he refused to stand for the anth...

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  • Prince William Rushes to Aid of Dignitary Who Tumbled to the Ground
Prince William Rushes to Aid of Dignitary Who Tumbled to the Ground

Shortly after they were welcomed to the academy by Lord Lieutenant Jonathan Douglas-Hughes, the Queen's representative in the county, well wishers were left in shock when the 72-year-old took a terrible tumble backwards. The objective of their visit was to learn about the pressures faced by young people when they are going through a big change in...

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