Oct 05 2016
Demonstrating Moscow's commitment to backing Assad, the Russian military said it has beefed up its forces in Syria with state-of-the-art air defense missiles.
The U.S. announced Monday that it was suspending diplomatic contacts with Russian Federation over Syria after trading blame with Moscow for the collapse of a Syrian cease-fire two weeks ago.
In Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Zakharova voiced regret about the US move and blamed Washington for the failure to persuade the moderate Syrian rebels it backs to cut ties with extremist groups.
One of the mortar shells fired at the embassy complex hit the residential area, while two others landed near the embassy building, the ministry said in a statement. "The United States spared no effort in negotiating and attempting to implement an arrangement with Russian Federation aimed at reducing violence, providing unhindered humanitarian access, and degrading terrorist organizations operating in Syria", including fighters of the Islamic State and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, the militant group formerly known as the Nusra Front. -Russian talks on Syria have collapsed suggests that there is little hope, if any, of a diplomatic solution emerging anytime soon to end a 5½-year-old civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced 11 million.
According to the article, all these facts show that Washington is waging a "surrogate war" against Russian Federation in Syria. "This is not a decision that was taken lightly", a spokesman for the U.S. Department of State, John Kirby, said in a statement on Monday.
Since a cease-fire brokered by the USA and Russia ended on September 19, rebel-held neighborhoods where 275,000 people live have been subjected to some of the worst bombardment by Russian and Syrian warplanes since fighting began in 2011.
Syrian state media are saying that rebel shelling of government-held neighborhoods of the northern city of Aleppo has killed six people and wounded 47.
"Russia and the Syrian regime are failing to discriminate between terrorist targets and the civilian population", said Dion.
They said they inflicted losses on pro-government fighters after several hours of clashes on the fringe of Sheikh Saed district, at the southern edge of the rebel-held eastern half of Aleppo city.
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Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.40-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq , a 1.40-to-1 ratio favoured decliners. The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index increased last month, after showing a contraction in August.
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And breast cancer does not just affect women. "I was in the best shape of my life and felt on top of the world, so I was floored". Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the United Kingdom and spotting the symptoms early means a better chance of survival.
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I challenged one of these Clinton supporters to find me an example where across-the-board tax increases generated economic growth. His reply - that not paying taxes showed he was "smart" - was widely picked up as an ill-chosen defense that would offend voters.
The Observatory says 420 people have been killed and more than a thousand have been wounded in and around Aleppo since a cease-fire brokered by Russian Federation and the US collapsed two weeks ago.
On Monday, the largest hospital in the rebel-held side of Aleppo was completely destroyed in an aerial attack, according to the Syrian American Medical Society, which supports the facility.
The U.N. human rights chief is decrying an unfolding "calamity" in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo where government forces continue to strike besieged, rebel-held parts in the east.
The suspension came as the U.N. Security Council began negotiations on a draft resolution seeking an immediate truce in Aleppo and calling for an end to all military flights over the Syrian city.
When asked how Russian Federation viewed the suggestion of limiting the veto rights of permanent Security Council members, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "Negatively".
Russian Federation and China have previously protected the Syrian government from council action by blocking several resolutions, including a bid to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court.
On September 17, USA warplanes attacked Syrian government forces near the eastern city of Deir ez-Zor, leaving 62 military personnel killed.
The watchdog said the airstrikes had also killed some 2,746 members of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) and 2,814 from other rebel and militant groups.
Oct 05 2016
Turkey slams EU for not keeping promise on refugee aid
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Oct 05 2016
Mother and child possibly abducted, believed to be in extreme danger
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-month-old boy and his mother, who were abducted by the baby's father, according to police. Police say Raphael Bevineau is a black boy, 1-foot-8-inches tall, with brown wavy hair, green eyes and a dimple on his chin.
Oct 05 2016
Arabic-language and Iranian media says Daesh leader al-Baghdadi poisoned
However, Syria's ambassador to Russian Federation denied the reports but said, "I definitely know that he (Baghdadi) was wounded". Reports suggest he was a cleric in a mosque in the city around the time of the US-led invasion in 2003.
Oct 05 2016
In search of rebound, Trump ramps up attacks on Clinton
Mr Trump has said his lawyers are advising him to keep his tax returns private until a government audit is completed. Americans who think this is a bad thing, that he won't release his returns, I think will continue to go for it.
Oct 04 2016
Timeline of Nathan Carman's interactions with police
A billboard posted on Interstate 91 by the state notes the WWII veteran's family is offering a $250,000 reward for information. A source close to the investigation told NBC Connecticut that Nathan Carman is being called a person of interest in the death.
Oct 04 2016
Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game
The Bears had lost six straight to the Lions and six in a row at Soldier Field, where they are still 4-14 since 2014. One man's opinion: From viewing replays, if it wasn't a phantom call, it was close - too close to sling the laundry.
Oct 03 2016
Britain's tough immigration line means trade problems for Ireland
She warned that the European Union "holds all the cards" in the negotiation, adding: "We need to know what are our red lines are". The leader of the pro-EU Liberal Democrat party, Tim Farron, said: "May has just confirmed that we are going for a hard Brexit ".
Oct 03 2016
Trump Slut-Shames Alicia Machado, Urges People to Watch Nonexistent Sex Tape
And Clinton said they showed anew why someone with Trump's temperament "should not be anywhere near the nuclear codes". Time stamp on his 1st of four: 3:20 a.m.
Oct 03 2016
Purple Haze: No. 10 Washington rolls No. 7 Stanford 44
Senior outside linebacker Psalm Wooching had three sacks for the Huskies and senior outside linebacker Joe Mathis added two. The college football nation, having only one game to watch on a Friday night, was slack-jawed at the 44-6 outcome ( box ).
Oct 02 2016
Seahawks not expecting another slop-fest from Fitz, Jets
RENTON Russell Wilson looks as good as he's been since the opener, nearly as if he never sprained his knee last week. But he doesn't expect Sherman to match up with him every down come Sunday. "No, he's a tough guy", Bowles said.
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