Syrian men carrying babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held Salihin neighbourhood of the northern city of Aleppo, on September 11, 2016. A ceasefire painstakingly negotiated by Secretary of State John Kerry was announced in mid-September and fell apart in days.
Infiniti’s Q60 knows how to fill a room. The new coupe was a big and steady presence under fluorescent house lights while we worked around it; setting massive 5-kilowatt lights on their stands, flooding the room with heat, sculpting its curves and shoulders
Port-au-Prince (AFP) - At least 100 inmates, some of them armed, escaped a Haitian prison near the capital Port-au-Prince during a mutiny, killing at least one guard, a source close to the investigation said Sunday. Local media, citing police, said 172 prisoners had fled the Arcahaie facility, located on the coast northwest of the capital Port-au-Prince. During the ensuing firefight, the head prison guard was killed and two others were wounded.
Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign kickoff rally on the shores of Lake Champlain in Burlington, Vt., May 26, 2015. If Burlington were a car, it would be a Volvo station wagon from the 1980s — smart, progressive and fuel-efficient — the first city in the U.S., according to PBS, to get its electricity entirely from renewable sources.
If you’re mechanically inclined, and have a knack for going hands-on, likelihood is you see the world a little differently than most folks. Fiddling, wrenching, knocking it down and putting it back together—that comes natural, whether “it” is an old turntable
Following more than four years in captivity, 26 Asian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates have been released from their captors, China's Foreign Ministry confirmed Monday. The sailors arrived in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday, and international mediators said the action the marks a turning point in the long-fought battle against Somali piracy. The crew from Vietnam, Taiwan, Cambodia, Indonesia, China and the Philippines had been among the few hostages still in the hands of Somali pirates.
Haunting photos of abandoned asylums across the U.S. have been published in a new book. Canadian photographer Matt Van Der Velde captured the eerie scenes of America's disused hospitals, asylums and psychiatric facilities.The collection features the private
Unfortunately, not everyone made it, as at least 14 bodies were recovered and dozens more remain missing, Italian officials said. Italy's Guardia Costiera, or Coast Guard, shared two videos on Sunday from the dozens of rescue operations this weekend in the central Mediterranean. Officials said 2,400 people were rescued on Saturday by the coast guard, ships from nongovernmental organizations and the Irish Navy, according to ANSA, Italy's leading news agency.
The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 lapped the Nurburgring in 7:29:60—and Chevy caught the whole event on video. In another sign of the impending extinction of the manual transmission, the ‘Ring-record ZL1 was equipped with the GM’s new 10-speed automatic transmission developed in conjunction with Ford. As Chevrolet was more than happy to point out in the official press release, that 7:29.60 lap time is a full 11.67 seconds than the outgoing fifth-gen Camaro ZL1.
One week into the fight for Mosul, and the battle has expanded across Iraq, but has yet to start inside the city itself. Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga are within just a few miles of the city, pushing from the south, east, and north as an estimated 1,500 ISIS fighters are making a fighting retreat back into their fortified strongholds within Mosul. American military officials have said they expect ISIS to lash out in other areas of Iraq to try and shift Baghdad’s attention from Mosul, and the assaults on Kirkuk on Friday, and Rutba in far western Iraq on Sunday — both hundreds of miles from Mosul — have pulled some troops into the fight to secure those cities.
Officials plan to destroy a helicopter-like aircraft that made headlines when its owner flew it on to the lawn of the U.S. Capitol in 2015 as a political protest. A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says the craft's destruction will likely occur within weeks. The craft's former owner, Florida resident Douglas Hughes, pleaded guilty to operating a gyrocopter without a license for his April 15, 2015, flight in the bare-bones aircraft to the Capitol's West Lawn.
Cameroon's President Paul Biya on Sunday pledged to investigate the causes of a rail crash that killed at least 75 people, as rescue workers scoured wreckage for more bodies. The packed passenger train carrying more than 1,400 people between the capital Yaounde and the central African country's port city of Douala derailed on Friday near the town of Eseka, causing carriages to flip over at high speed. "I have ordered an in-depth inquiry into the causes of this accident," Biya told state TV in French on returning to Cameroon on Sunday afternoon after a trip in Europe.
A man escaped with cuts to his leg Monday after a shark crashed into his board while he was surfing near popular tourist spot Byron Bay in eastern Australia. The attack came just weeks after a surfer also suffered cuts after being "bumped" by a shark south of Byron Bay in Ballina -- the scene of several attacks in recent years. Of the 14 unprovoked shark attacks off the New South Wales state coast in 2015, most occurred along a 60-kilometre hotspot from Evans Head to Byron Bay which includes the town of Ballina.
Lyle Denniston looks at three Supreme Court cases it accepted right before Justice Scalia’s death – and why they haven’t gotten a court date yet. Three times in the Supreme Court’s current term, the Justices and their staffs have put together schedules for hearings, and three times they have intentionally chosen to bypass three of the cases waiting the longest to be argued. The likely reason: the Justices are inclined to think that those cases would only wind up in 4-to-4 splits, settling nothing. So they remain in a scheduling limbo. The court’s release on Friday of the schedule for the term’s third round of hearings – the two-week session that begins on November 28 — was the latest sign that the vacancy left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February is interfering with the court’s normal operations. Although the schedule had four one-hour spots that were open, none got filled, and most glaringly omitted were the three cases that the court had agreed on January 15 that it would decide.
The banker, Rurik Jutting, entered a plea of not guilty to two murder charges that were read out at the High Court, with prosecutors rejecting his attempt to plead guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter. Jutting is charged with the murders of Sumarti Ningsih and Seneng Mujiasih, whose bodies were found in his upscale apartment near the Asian financial center's Wan Chai red-light district, in a case expected to highlight the Asian financial hub's inequality and privileged lifestyle of its wealthy expat elite. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president has proposed revising the country's Constitution to change the current single five-year presidential system.
Halloween is a time of year for kids to indulge their sweet tooth. Luckily, there are some simple ways to make sure kids avoid a sugar overload and still have fun with the Halloween haul they bring back. Help kids practice portion control. When your children return home with their candy stash, sort through it and set limits on an acceptable amount to eat over the next several days.
A suspect armed with an AK-47 shot and injured two police officers and is suspected in the shooting deaths of two others. When a gentleman came out without AK 47 and just opened fire on everybody. One officer's been shot notebook and other officer were shot in the leg.
Venezuela's opposition-majority legislature declared Sunday that President Nicolas Maduro's government had committed a coup d'etat by blocking a referendum on removing him from power, vowing mass protests and international pressure. The measure came during an emergency session on the economic and political crisis gripping the South American oil giant, which briefly descended into chaos when a group of Maduro supporters forced its way past security guards and burst into the National Assembly, causing lawmakers to halt the proceedings for 45 minutes.
If Trump doesn't make it to the Oval Office on Election Day, it appears the business mogul has a backup plan: Trump TV. For weeks, rumors have been circulating that Trump is planning to build his own media network after the election. According to the page, Trump's attorneys reached out to the domain for trademark infringement.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, celebrates with a team members after winning the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas; Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets supporters during
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Infants should sleep in the same bedroom as their parents for at least the first six months of their lives to minimize the risk of sleep-related deaths, according to new guidelines from U.S. pediatricians. Ideally, babies should stay in their parents’ room at night for a full year, according to recommendations released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Babies shouldn’t share a bed with parents, however, because that increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), the guidelines stress.
A company that has trained dogs to recognize the smell of human fecal bacteria has been sniffing out sources of water pollution nationwide, discovering broken sewer pipes, leaking septic tanks and illegal sewage discharges, to the delight of environmental groups and government agencies. Using dogs rescued from shelters and specially trained to detect human waste in the same way other dogs are trained to sniff out drugs or explosives, the dogs of Otisfield, Maine-based Environmental Canine Services are always looking out for No. 2. "I could make a lot of jokes about what kind of job this is, but I won't," said Scott Reynolds, who runs the company with his wife, Karen.
Russian security forces shot dead two suspected "terrorists" during a security operation in the city of Nizhny Novgorod, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, citing law enforcement sources. "Law enforcement officers stopped a car, two suspects resisted arrest and were liquidated on the spot. Explosives were found in the car," TASS state news agency quoted a source as saying.
Over two hours, federal agents snapped pictures as the pair visited seven banks, stopping at each one to make cash deposits of just under $10,000 — all from piles of drug money stashed in their bags. Prosecutors say the flurry of modest deposits was one of the many schemes hatched by Mexican crime cartels trying to bring billions of dollars in drug proceeds back from the United States without attracting scrutiny from banking regulators. The cartels collect much of their cash proceeds from the U.S. market much the way the cocaine and other drugs come in, by sneaking it across the border.
Each of Detroit's three domestic manufacturers fared quite differently for car reliability in our 2016 Annual Auto Survey. General Motors, the largest of the Big 3, had hits and misses across its brands. Buick made impressive gains while Chevrolet, Cadillac, and GMC were hurt by GM's large SUVs and pickups, which are among the least-reliable models in our survey.