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Mattis Dropped Unprecedented Number Of Bombs In Mosul Showdown With ISIS

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But he says the fight there is now the priority. Later Monday afternoon, following the initial exchange, the Iraqi Security Forces saw a wave of suicide attacks, and Townsend's assessment of the incident was that it was an attempt to get the Iraqi Security Forces to allow a large group of ISIS fighters close enough to spring a suicide attack. Read More »

California teen wins the lottery twice in one week

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While there, she made a decision to buy a few Scratchers®, and one of those was a $5 Power 5's ticket that would change her life. She said: 'I was so nervous, I just wanted to cry '. The big victor went to the California Lottery's East Bay District Office in Hayward to claim her two prizes that added up to a grand total of $655,555. Read More »

China: US Has Apologized for 'Republic of China' Error

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The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman later noted that the Trump White House apologized and corrected its error. "The US said sorry for the technical error and they made the correction", he said when asked about the faux pas by Washington. Read More »

CHP leader completes Freedom March with thousands in Istanbul

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Mr Kilicdaroglu accused the government of taking advantage of the coup attempt on 15 July past year to seize the authority of parliament and pass executive, legislative and judicial powers to one man. It was the culmination point of a three-week march for justice launched by the main opposition party in Turkey. Erdogan a year ago called for dissenting academics, MPs and journalists to be classed as supporters of terrorism, following a failed coup which led to the sacking of 100,000 civil ... Read More »

Cardinal George Pell Returns to Australia, Charged With Sexual Offenses

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CARDINAL George Pell is in Singapore for a short break before his court appearance this month-end in Melbourne, Australia, where he has been charged with historical sex crimes. He is due to appear at Melbourne Magistrates' Court on July 26. At a press conference in the Holy See on the day the charges were announced, Pell said that he was "looking forward to my day in court" in order to "clear my name". Read More »

NYC rail commuters survive 1st day of repairs

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Andrew Cuomo has dubbed the " summer of hell ". Many riders are going in with low expectations following Amtrak's April announcement, citing frequent commute disruptions without the added headache of track closures. On Monday, Amtrak plans to begin repairing tracks and switches at Penn Station that will limit service to the hub through September 1. Service has been stepped up by trains, buses and ferries in anticipation of the busier commute. Read More »

Firefighters battle large blaze at London's Camden Lock Market

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Social media users described the blaze on Twitter as "massive" and said there were "crazy insane scenes" as flames and smoke rose into the sky above the popular tourist spot. London Ambulance Service said it had not treated any patients but remained at the scene. An investigation's underway to work out the cause of a large fire at a major tourist attraction in London . Read More »

Province Declares State Of Emergency

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Sue Willis, a farmer with a hay ranch near Cache Creek, fled on Saturday with her daughters and friends. The BC Wildfire Service , RCMP and the Town of Princeton Fire Service are on scene. John Rustad, the provincial minister managing the firefighting efforts, mentioned high temperatures and constant winds which make their operations hard. Read More »

Human shield case: govt directed to pay Rs 10L

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The SHRC judgement also observed that the compensation was awarded to Dar for the "humiliation, physical and psychiatric torture, stress, wrongful restraint and confinement" that he underwent when he was tied to the jeep. The judgement however is recommendatory in nature and will need the approval of the state government. The SHRC in its judgment has said that the "State government can not escape from the responsibility of having failed to protect human rights" of a citizen. Read More »

Foul Play Suspected in Case of 4 Young Men Missing in Pennsylvania

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Among the missing are two teens from Lower Bucks County - Dean Finocchiaro, 18, of the Hampton Bridge section of Middletown Township, and Jimi Tar Patrick, 19, from Newtown Township. "Patrick is described as a white male, late teens, 5'10" and approximately 150 pounds. Earlier Monday, the parents of Mark Sturgis confirmed his auto was found at Peddler's Village in Bucks County. Read More »

Australia's Turnbull Urges Internet Providers to Block Extremism

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Mr Turnbull earlier received an intelligence and security briefing from top British officials ahead of his first No.10 Downing Street meeting with Mrs May. "The prime minister should make clear that Australia will still be a commonwealth country if Australians vote to become a republic at some future date - whether during the Queen's reign or after it", ARM said in a statement. Read More »

Rypien named to Maxwell Award Watch List

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A student from a current Big Ten football program has been presented with the Maxwell Award on 20 occasions since the award's inception in 1937, with Penn State's Larry Johnson the most recent recipient in 2002. 2 in total tackles (9.73 per game). Alabama leads the way on the Maxwell Award watch list with four players being named while Texas has three Maxwell Award candidates. Read More »

Shastri, Sehwag Top Contenders For Indian Team's Coaching Job

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The CAC met on Monday to interview the candidates for the high-profile post. In a press conference that raised questions and postponed the answering of the most important one, Sourav Ganguly said that a few more days were needed as captain Virat Kohli was yet to be spoken to and there was "no hurry". Read More »

Girl among two killed in Indian firing at LoC

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His two daughters Rubeena Kousar and Zahida Kousar suffered injuries in the incident. Pakistan, meanwhile summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner, J.P. On Saturday, the Pakistan army had violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Poonch district killing an Army jawan and his wife. He said that the deliberate targeting of civilians was indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and worldwide human rights and humanitarian laws. Read More »

U.S. missile defence 'not suitable for Australia'

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US officials revealed the upcoming drill on condition of anonymity and now the US Missile Defense Agency has confirmed the plan . It is capable of detecting, tracking, and engaging a target with a THAAD interceptor. The latest success showed once again how far the system has progressed. In a key development, the GMD system successfully shot down an incoming, simulated North Korean ICBM in a test in May. Read More »

Vigil held for fallen NYPD officer Miosotis Familia

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The city police department expects officers from around the country to attend. Familia's sister, Adriana Sanchez, thanked those who attended the gathering. "Because she was very protective around here", one child from the area said. "It's just sad the way she died". Familia, a mother of three , was slain by a mentally ill gunman as she sat in a police vehicle at the intersection of East 183rd Street and Creston Avenue in the Fordham Heights section, according to the NYPD. Read More »

G-20 shut Trump out on climate, strike deal on trade

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Last week China panned the Trump administration's proposed approach, which would impose new hurdles for Chinese steel producers that are already subject to more than 100 USA antidumping and countervailing duties. Trump is scheduled to speak in Warsaw and then travel to Hamburg for the two-day G20 summit with other world leaders . That reference remains the only sticking point in the summit conclusions to be hashed out by leaders. Read More »

WWE Spoilers: Final card for Great Balls of Fire 2017

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The feud between Enzo Amore and Big Cass began when a mystery attacker left Enzo unconscious. Strowman has got positive cheers since he returned early after a shattered elbow and that plays in to the feud and Reigns is likely to come out victor. Read More »

Voter fraud claims are about suppression

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In the waning days of the Obama administration, DHS designated election systems as critical infrastructure - a move that allows DHS to offer more concerted assistance to help secure those systems from cyber and other threats. One recent study found the Crosscheck program identified 200 false positives for every instance of double registration it found. Justice Department attorney Elizabeth Shapiro added that the commission was a presidential advisory panel, not a federal agency subject to ... Read More »

Onus on Russian Federation to end Ukraine war, says USA secretary of state

During a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Tillerson said it's necessary for Russian Federation to take the first steps to stabilize the country. "We firmly adhere to our commitments", he said. Volker, a career diplomat and former ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, is widely seen as a Russian Federation hawk and has called for the U.S.to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine. Read More »

James Harden inks 4-year contract extension with Rockets

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They also signed a versatile defender , PJ Tucker to a multi-year deal and re-signed their backup [VIDEO ] center, Nene Hilario. More to come as details become available. The Houston Rockers superstar just signed the biggest National Basketball Association contract extension , ever. Both the Clippers and Houston will look far different next season than they did in again falling short in the playoffs. Read More »

Moving California fires threaten hundreds of homes

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Hot and dry conditions in the West are feeding wildfires in the USA and Canada, prompting evacuation orders for thousands of people. As of 6:30 P.M., all campers and staff were evacuated and safe. The fire "has real potential for growth" because the area hasn't burned in around 70 years, national forest public affairs officer Andrew Madsen said . Read More »

Trump team met with Kremlin-connected lawyer during campaign

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Corallo pointed out that Veselnitskaya is associated with Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind an anti-Trump dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele. His lawyer Jamie Gorelick said: "He has since submitted this information, including that during the campaign and transition, he had over 100 calls or meetings with representatives of more than 20 countries, most of which were during transition". Read More »

Only one club for Gareth Bale if he leaves Real Madrid

Morata has struggled to hold down a regular spot since re-joining Madrid from Juventus last summer with the striker making just 16 starts in all competitions last season. Should he make the move, James will join the likes of Angel di Maria, Paul Pogba and, in all likelihood, Romelu Lukaku on the list of United's big-money acquisitions since Alex Ferguson's 2013 retirement. Read More »

Qatar using fake Twitter accounts to foment trouble in Saudi Arabia

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A press release from Qatar's Foreign Ministry read, "The State of Qatar expressed regret over the content of the two statements issued in Cairo and Jeddah by the four siege countries and the false accusations included in them that amount to defamation in contradiction with the established foundations of worldwide relations", reported Anadolu. Read More »

North korea: Putin calls for "keeping his cool"

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Before this launch, North Korea conducted satellite launches that critics say were cloaked tests of its long-range missile technology. The B-1B planes directed the live-discharge practice at a range in South Korea's eastern Gangwon region, dropping weapons in a reenacted assault on a rocket launcher, the South Korean flying corps said in an announcement. Read More »

Dead, at Least 6 Injured in Ohio Gender Reveal Party Shooting

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One victim, a pregnant woman who was not identified, told FOX 19 she was shot in the leg, and suffered a miscarriage. "Two guys just came in and shot people in the house", a woman outside the home at the time told a dispatcher during a frantic 911 call, according to WCPO . Read More »

Leicester City yet to receive bids for Arsenal transfer target Riyad Mahrez

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The 2016 Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year in 2016 publicly informed the world he was "fiercely ambitious" and had "informed the club that I feel now is the time to move on". He has consistently been linked with a transfer to Arsenal , but Shakespeare says no club has made any offer for the player's services at this stage. Read More »