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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...

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria

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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....
23:24 2019-07-03

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....
18:12 2019-07-11

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....
03:36 2019-07-12

Encarnación hits 400th homer, Mariners blast Angels 9-3 Edwin Encarnación and Tom Murphy each hit two of the Mariners' six homers in Seattle's 9-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels       ...
02:48 2019-06-10

Turkish Cypriots investigating blast in breakaway north NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus that officials say may have been caus...
10:01 2019-07-01

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
18:24 2019-05-26

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...
21:36 2019-05-22

Blast hits busy street in Lyon, France, injuring seven; suspect on bicycle sought A "low force" blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people        ...
03:00 2019-05-25

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden,...
09:12 2019-07-13

North Carolina woman found dead inside home leveled by blast Charlotte Fire Department said a woman's body was found nearly seven hours after the July 2 blast was reported by a man trapped in the home.        ...
17:48 2019-07-03

UN envoy arrives in Syria amid violent clashes in the north The U.N.’s special envoy for Syria says he is looking forward to constructive discussions with Syrian officials on the formation of a constitutional committee as a “door opener for the broader politic...
19:24 2019-07-09

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 Obs...
19:36 2019-06-15

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the ma...
20:48 2019-07-15

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Parts Of North Gujarat A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook parts of Banaskantha and adjoining districts in north Gujarat Wednesday night, though no damage to property or casualties were reported....
01:48 2019-06-06

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
09:00 2019-05-22

The Latest: Badger Springs Fire hits I-17 traffic north of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities say the Badger Springs Fire east of Interstate 17 north of Phoenix caused traffic backups of several miles and prompted warnings from federal officials for mot...
22:48 2019-06-23

UPDATE 1-Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
07:48 2019-05-22

Blackmon has 4 hits, Desmond hits slam as Rockies top Padres DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 14-8 on Satu...
10:24 2019-06-16

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and.....
10:48 2019-07-16

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and North Korea said a mee...
09:48 2019-06-29

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
14:39 2019-05-21

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks...
19:48 2019-06-27

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties. The post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President...
12:24 2019-06-30

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos a...
16:00 2019-06-16

At Least Four Killed As Government Bus Hit In Kabul Blast At least four people were killed Monday when a bomb tore through a bus in Kabul, an official said, marking the second day straight that attackers have targeted a bus....
14:48 2019-06-03

Fireworks Safety: Have a blast but don’t get burned! As fireworks soar sky high around 4th of July, so do injuries. Ahead of the holiday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday demonstrated the power of fireworks, both legal and illegal. Fi...
23:01 2019-06-27

France arrests four over Lyon blast French police have arrested a 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting a bomb in Lyon last week that wounded 13 people, authorities said on Monday....
19:48 2019-05-27

Blast from the past comedies, Fawcett bio win in TV ratings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blasts from the past proved irresistible to TV viewers last week. According to Nielsen figures out Wednesday, ABC’s live re-creation of episodes of “All in the Family...
01:36 2019-05-30

Encarnación, Murphy hit 2 HRs each, Mariners blast Halos 9-3 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Edwin Encarnación hit two homers, including the 400th of his career, and Tom Murphy added two more in the Seattle Mariners’ 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sund...
04:12 2019-06-10

Blast in Sweden tears through 2 apartment buildings STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police say a blast ripped through two adjacent apartment buildings in a southern city. It isn’t immediately clear if there are casualties. The explosion has blown out wi...
11:36 2019-06-07

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside blast Four soldiers were killed and another four were wounded by a roadside bomb blast in a tribal area of northwestern Pakistan on Friday, in the latest attack in recent weeks in the restive North Waziris...
11:12 2019-06-08

25 injured in Swedish blast that hit 2 apartment buildings STOCKHOLM — A powerful explosion ripped through two adjacent apartment buildings in a southern Swedish city on Friday, slightly injuring 25 people, officials said. The cause of the blast wasn’t ...
14:48 2019-06-07

The Londoner: Leadsom blast at Commons bullies Andrea Leadsom blasts Westminster bullying culture / Rory Stewart in hot water over ERG jibe / James O'Brien successfully rubs Raab up wrong way / Michaela Coel's life-changing series...
18:01 2019-06-19

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophist...
21:48 2019-07-12

7 injured in blast in Lyon, France: officials French President Emmanuel Macron, who was beginning a broadcast address as news of the explosion broke, described the incident as an "attack" with no fatalities....
21:24 2019-05-24

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered fuel, the emergency services said....
22:36 2019-07-02

Nobody hurt in California gas blast that rattled buildings SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say nobody was hurt when an explosion at a chemical plant shook buildings for miles in the San Francisco Bay Area. The blast Saturday at Air Products in Santa Cl...
01:12 2019-06-03

Three missing after blast on oil tanker in Russia's Makhachkala Three people were missing and two injured on Tuesday after a blast on an oil tanker caused a fire while it was pumping oil in the southern Russian port of Makhachkala, Russia's Transport Ministry said...
09:36 2019-06-11

Oculus Quest: Beat Saber is a blast when it has no wires Beat Saber has sold more than a million units on the older wired VR headsets. But it was meant to be played on wireless VR like the Oculus Quest.Read More...
18:24 2019-05-22

Yankees fans blast away at Manny Machado for some reason Yankees fans are angry with Manny Machado. Why, exactly, is unclear. They hammered the Padres shortstop with boos in pregame warmups and for his first at-bat in Monday’s game at the Stadium before he ...
02:24 2019-05-28

10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack. The of...
14:24 2019-06-15

Muncy's long blast, bat flip draw Bumgarner's ire Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Sunday....
03:36 2019-06-10

New Mexico blast involving fireworks injures several firefighters Several firefighters were injured on Wednesday, two seriously, in an explosion at a building in Roswell, New Mexico, where fireworks were being stored for the city's annual July Fourth celebrations, p...
01:48 2019-06-06

DJI's Robomaster S1 Is the Closest Thing to RC Mario Kart, and It's a Blast DJI is already the worldwide leader for drones, and despite recently taking aim at GoPro with new Osmo Action, it’s venturing into yet another market with the new Robomaster S1. While this might seem ...
08:24 2019-06-12

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
13:24 2019-06-15

French police arrest three over Lyon bomb blast French police have arrested three people, including a 24-year-old computer science student of Algerian nationality, in connection with last week's bomb blast in Lyon that injured 13 people, authoritie...
15:00 2019-05-27

MLB roundup: Sanchez's blast caps Yanks' rally Gary Sanchez capped a four-run top of the ninth inning with a three-run homer as the New York Yankees rallied for a 10-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night....
18:12 2019-05-21

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
23:36 2019-06-15

Chandrayaan 2 Blast-Off Halted Over Fuel Leak: Reports A fuel leak in the rocket engine forced the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to abort the launch of its landmark Moon mission less than one hour before liftoff, media reports said on Tuesday....
10:48 2019-07-16

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian lawmakers have voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg that would compel them to appear before them the next time either vis...
22:24 2019-05-28

Pakistan official: At least 7 hurt in blast at Quetta mosque QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani police official says an explosion at a mosque in restive Baluchistan province’s capital of Quetta wounded at least seven people. Abdful Razzak Cheema, deputy ...
13:00 2019-05-24

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, th...
14:12 2019-06-16

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
16:12 2019-05-21

Prosecutor: Man pulled from debris after house blast dies RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man pulled from the rubble of a New Jersey home following an explosion has died. The Bergen County prosecutor’s office said 48-year-old Mark Schellack d...
23:36 2019-06-18

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, th...
12:24 2019-06-16

The Latest: Off-duty cop may have saved house blast victim RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion that leveled a house in New Jersey (all times local): 6:10 p.m. An off-duty police officer’s quick actions may have saved the life of a man ins...
00:12 2019-06-18

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow up" drug traffickers in a local slum....
03:24 2019-06-16

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon occurred outside a branch of the bakery chain Brioche...
00:00 2019-05-25

15 Years Later, Six Convicted For Assam Blast That Killed 18 Children A district court in Assam today convicted six people and acquitted eight others in a 2004 blast at Dhemaji. The attack had killed 18 schoolchildren during an Independence Day event and injured 40......
03:00 2019-07-05

Scores injured after blast at Russian explosives factory At least 79 injured by explosion in Dzerzhinsk, with 15 hospitalised At least 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosiv...
20:12 2019-06-01

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France, the local prosecutors' office said....
22:24 2019-05-24

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
11:00 2019-05-31

Terror probe after ‘low force’ blast in French city of Lyon A “low force” blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people as it shattered the glass from a refrigerated shop cooler in a bakery, a local official said...
23:36 2019-05-24

Colorado’s Trevor Story rocks O’s with walk-off blast in the ninth Orioles blow three-run lead and surrender two home runs apiece to Story and Nolan Arenado in 8-6 loss in Baltimore’s first visit to Coors Field since 2004....
12:12 2019-05-25

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said....
00:00 2019-05-25

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety...
04:24 2019-06-13

China says suspected blast caused minor quake near N. Korea BEIJING (AP) — China’s earthquake monitoring agency says a suspected explosion triggered a minor earthquake near it border with North Korea. China Earthquake Networks Center said Monday the magn...
16:48 2019-06-17

Blast At Russian Military Plant Injures 79, Damages 180 Buildings Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said. Shock waves smashed or...
23:36 2019-06-01

Friday blast at Shi'ite mosque in Baghdad wounds several: police sources A bomb blast at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in eastern Baghdad wounded at least seven people on Friday, security sources said, correcting earlier reports of seven killed....
15:24 2019-06-22

NYPD beekeepers blast MLB, San Diego Padres for killing swarm The NYPD’s beekeepers took a swing at Major League Baseball Monday, when they ripped the league and San Diego Padres for killing a swarm of bees on the field during a game Sunday instead of resc...
06:48 2019-06-04

Police to face criminal probe on “lapses” over Easter blast COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses”...
19:48 2019-06-20

Gary Sanchez racks up another tape-measure blast for Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Gary Sanchez’s 10th-inning, three-run blast in the Yankees’ 8-4 win over the Rays on Thursday night was measured at 461 feet. That is the fourth-longest homer by a Yankee ...
10:24 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
00:48 2019-06-16

Lyon bomb blast suspect in custody, under formal investigation The man suspected of planting a parcel bomb in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people last week has been remanded in custody and placed under formal investigation, public prosecutors said on F...
02:12 2019-06-01

Two soldiers killed in accidental blast at Azerbaijan military base: RIA Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, Russian news agency RIA cited the Azeri ministry of defense as saying in a statem...
11:48 2019-07-06

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing...
23:24 2019-07-03

The Breakaway: 'He should have been at this race’ – Smith and Wiggins blast Cavendish decision "Bradley Wiggins and Brian Smith joined Orla Chennaoui to discuss the fallout from an action-packed Stage 1 of the Tour de France., but conversation turned to Dimension Data’s controversial decision n...
20:48 2019-07-06

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding seven. Jan Agha, a distri...
13:00 2019-05-24

Bose Frames review: smart audio sunglasses are a blast Music without earbuds looks and sounds surprisingly good, making these smart glasses the antithesis of Google GlassThe Bose Frames are the answer to the question: what if your sunglasses were also a s...
13:00 2019-07-08

The US military's 'doomsday plane' can withstand the aftermath of a nuclear blast The modified Boeing 747 is born and bred for battle, standing nearly six stories tall, equipped with four colossal engines and capable of enduring the immediate aftermath of a nuclear detonation....
20:36 2019-05-29

Tourist killed in volcanic blast on Italian island of Stromboli A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has killed at least one tourist, after two particularly powerful explosions. A huge plume of smoke could be seen over the island afterwards....
13:12 2019-07-04

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres, Gary Sanchez blast Orioles again BALTIMORE — The time is coming when injuries to Yankee hurlers will extract a toll too expensive to cover. Yet, if Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez each continues to hit like a young Manny Ramirez, tha...
09:36 2019-05-23

Police to face criminal probe on ‘lapses’ over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day sui...
19:48 2019-06-20

25 Injured As Fire Breaks Out Triggering Blast At Thailand Port A fire erupted on a cargo ship docked at a port in Thailand, triggering a blast and leaving at least 25 workers suffering from smoke inhalation and other injuries, officials said Saturday....
01:36 2019-05-26

Several people injured in suspected package bomb blast in France Police evacuate Lyon street after incident described by Emmanuel Macron as an ‘attack’Several people have been wounded by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in ...
19:48 2019-05-24

Swedish police find suspicious object in town hit by blast An area round a police station in the southern Swedish town of Linkoping was sealed off on Wednesday morning due to a potentially dangerous package-like object, police said, days after an explosion ro...
12:24 2019-06-12

Turkey says blast kills 8, wounds 35 in Syrian town of Afrin Turkey’s state-run news agency says a bomb placed inside a fuel truck has exploded in the northern Syrian town of Afrin, killing at least eight people...
11:24 2019-07-11

385 feet to center?! 'It's going to be a blast': Yanks, Sox dish on London Series Ahead of their games this weekend at London Stadium, we asked players from both teams about the trip, from the ballpark dimensions to sightseeing to future MLB games abroad to Harry Potter....
19:36 2019-06-27

Crew member injured during blast filming for new Bond movie A crew member working on the new James Bond movie was injured during the filming of a controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios outside London, producers have said....
14:36 2019-06-05

Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over 'racist' remarks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other Democratic congresswomen said Donald Trump's "blatantly racist" attack against them was a distraction from his failed policies. Trump said "many people" agreed...
03:24 2019-07-16

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV station ow...
23:12 2019-06-27

Samjhauta Blast Case: Swami Aseemanand's Third Acquittal In Two Years Swami Aseemanand, the saffron-robed monk with many aliases and links to the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is now a free man. A special court in Haryana's Panchkula on......
17:36 2019-05-21

Taliban militants claim responsibility for blast in Afghan capital A blast in the Afghan capital on Monday was part of an attack by Taliban fighters targeting the defense ministry compound in Kabul, the Islamist militant group said in a statement....
10:36 2019-07-01

| French police arrest four over Lyon package bomb blast French police have arrested four people over a package bomb explosion in the heart of the southeastern city of Lyon last week which injured 13 people, authorities say....
03:00 2019-05-29

Sadhvi Pragya, Malegaon Blast Accused, Will Take On Digvijaya Singh Sadhvi Pragya Thakur - the saffron-robed woman long known for her alleged involvement in the Malegaon blasts -- will take on Congress's Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections....
17:36 2019-05-21

1 Dead, 15 Injured In US Gas Line Blast That Shot Flames 30 Feet Into Air A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that levelled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern......
17:24 2019-07-16

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures 65 Afghan security forces were battling gunmen on Monday who had forced their way into a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck exploded near a defense ministry compound during rush hou...
10:36 2019-07-01

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
11:36 2019-05-30

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
11:12 2019-05-30

Gun battle ends in Afghan capital after Taliban blast wounds 105 Afghan security forces killed five Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in Kabul on Monday after detonating a bomb-laden truck that wounded at least 105 people, including 51 children, officials said....
15:36 2019-07-01

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a continge...
13:12 2019-06-11

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the Unit...
22:36 2019-07-15

Gas line blast levels house in California, kills one and injures 15 A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that leveled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern Califo...
07:12 2019-07-16

Watch Elizabeth Warren blast Biden for his stance on abortion funding ‘We do not pass laws that take away freedom from women who are most vulnerable’ Warren said, in speech against Hyde amendmentDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren delivered a scorching cr...
23:12 2019-06-06

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troops....
01:48 2019-06-15

'We have the voice': More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local government proposal to allow fugitives to be handed...
15:36 2019-06-09

Pennsylvania police in hours-long standoff with man standing on top of old blast furnace A man has been perched atop an old blast furnace in Pennsylvania, hundreds of feet in the air for over 17 hours as a police crisis team continues to talk him down on Saturday morning....
23:48 2019-07-13

Carl Gunnarsson's Blue-Line Blast Gives The Blues Their First-Ever Stanley Cup Final Win Folks, we got a series! After getting absolutely trounced in the final 39 minutes of Game 1, the St. Louis Blues showed that this Stanley Cup Final would not be a repeat of 1970. Rather than allow the...
06:24 2019-05-30

Carlos Gomez’s blast vs. Nationals puts Mets in unfamiliar territory Call them the smoke and mirror Mets. Down five projected starters, a few days removed from their manager’s job being believed to be in serious jeopardy, the Mets have put together their first four-gam...
22:36 2019-05-23

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims ...
20:36 2019-06-09

Six Killed In ISIS-Claimed Blast At Kabul Military Academy In Afghanistan At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said....
16:36 2019-05-30

Ursula von der Leyen: German lawmakers blast European Commission nomination Von der Leyen's nomination to lead the EU's executive body has been widely criticized in her home country. Leading lawmakers have called it a "farce" and a "victory for backroom politics."...
01:12 2019-07-04

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with littl...
21:00 2019-06-27

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
15:24 2019-05-21

CHEAP: Blast tunes like a rock god with 54% off a Marshall Acton Bluetooth speaker Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! One of the most iconic images in music is the Marshall stack. Most of us would be lying if we said we never imag...
15:36 2019-06-16

Powerful bomb blast rocks Afghan capital, scores wounded A powerful bomb blast has rocked the Afghan capital, rattling windows, sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtown area and wounding at least 65 people...
11:48 2019-07-01

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in dens...
22:48 2019-06-21

EXPLAINER-Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in dens...
19:36 2019-06-21

A Powerful Bomb Blast Rocks Afghanistan’s Capital Kabul, Wounding at Least 65 (KABUL, Afghanistan) — A powerful bomb blast rocked the Afghan capital early Monday, rattling windows, sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtown area and wounding at least 65 people, i...
14:00 2019-07-01

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector followin...
11:48 2019-05-24

Family of Massachusetts youth killed in blast settles suit against company The family of a teenager killed during a 2018 gas explosion that injured a dozen others and destroyed scores of homes in three Boston suburbs settled its lawsuit against Columbia Gas of Massachusetts ...
21:24 2019-07-09

Kevin O'Connell having a blast at U.S. Open after recovering from scary illness U.S. Mid-Amateur champion dropped a hole-in-one during a U.S. Open practice round, but "10 minutes later I was throwing up in the fairway on eight."        ...
04:12 2019-06-14

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon injures 13 French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said....
23:48 2019-05-24

Florida blast rocks shopping center, 21 hurt; ruptured gas line eyed An explosion obliterated a vacant restaurant at a shopping center in South Florida on Saturday, injuring at least 21 people and showering the parking lot with debris....
07:48 2019-07-07

Jesse Watters, Greg Gutfeld blast media for focus on Acosta over Epstein Fox News' Jesse Watters and Greg Gutfeld criticized the media and Democrats for focusing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and not Jeffrey Epstein on "The Five" Wednesday....
04:00 2019-07-11

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
19:48 2019-06-14

Gary Sanchez’s titanic blast helps Yankees bail out Aroldis Chapman ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the ball climbed toward Tropicana Field’s gray roof, you could almost hear Brian Cashman’s offseason mantra every time a trade rumor involving Gary Sanchez surfaced. “He is o...
10:24 2019-07-05

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calling them “fake news” with the intent to derail the c...
11:36 2019-06-20

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
02:24 2019-05-24

Biden, Sanders blast Trump after he launches 2020 campaign at Florida rally WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders livestreamed a surly response to President Trump’s first official campaign rally of the president cycle, while other Democratic 2020 hopefuls tweeted about it. “...
05:48 2019-06-19

U.S. Steel to idle three blast furnaces, hurt by lower prices and soft demand United States Steel Corp on Tuesday said it would idle two blast furnaces in the United States and a third in Europe, as lower steel prices and softening demand led the steel producer to forecast curr...
07:24 2019-06-19

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits ...
17:48 2019-06-17

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....
06:12 2019-06-01

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...
22:12 2019-07-13

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 responsibil...
01:01 2019-06-02

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....
17:36 2019-05-22

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 ...
16:48 2019-05-21

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...
03:12 2019-06-28

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....
05:00 2019-05-22

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 north...
02:00 2019-07-08

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....
06:48 2019-07-13

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investiga...
15:12 2019-05-21

Terror Suspect Arrested In Bengal, Cops Claim Role In Bodh Gaya Blast Kolkata Police have arrested an alleged member of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from West Bengal's East Burdwan district in connection with a blast in Bihar's Bodh Gaya last January, an official...
19:24 2019-07-02

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
22:12 2019-06-06

2020 Dems blast support for Hyde Amendment after Biden reportedly opposes repeal A host of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates vehemently criticized the Hyde Amendment -- a federal law blocking taxpayer funding for abortion -- on Wednesday in an apparent rebuke of the former V...
22:36 2019-06-05

Lawmakers and journalism groups blast big tech for sending news industry into 'economic freefall' The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony from a number of media activists and journalists about the harmful impact that tech giants like Google and Facebook are having on new organizat...
23:48 2019-06-11

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....
13:00 2019-06-02

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections 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...
23:48 2019-06-27

Top US and Russian diplomats discussed ways to end Syria war The U.S. envoy for Syria says top U.S. and Russian diplomats discussed the step-by-step implementation of a 2012 roadmap to elections in the war-torn country that could allow a Syrian government “to m...
03:00 2019-05-30

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....
14:00 2019-07-04

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 Co...
13:24 2019-07-01

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 2019-07-02

| 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....
12:00 2019-06-13

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....
22:12 2019-06-05

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 ...
18:12 2019-06-03

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...
08:24 2019-06-22

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...
20:24 2019-05-21

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...
19:48 2019-06-23

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....
19:48 2019-06-10

| 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 ...
21:24 2019-07-13

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
06:48 2019-06-24

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-le...
11:48 2019-07-07

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 European Union sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
09:36 2019-07-04

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 es...
16:48 2019-05-21

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 rele...
20:36 2019-07-13

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
19:48 2019-07-15

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
06:24 2019-05-30

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 se...
14:36 2019-07-02

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction assistance and sometimes using it to “entrench...
12:48 2019-06-28

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...
19:36 2019-05-29

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....
16:48 2019-07-01

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....
04:36 2019-05-28

| 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....
21:12 2019-05-31

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands in Cyprus Missile believed to be made in Russia crashes into mountain overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has landed on the side of a mountain in Cyprus in what officials say could be a spillover of an Isr...
13:00 2019-07-01

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country...
12:48 2019-06-18

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....
03:12 2019-05-29

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility 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 ...
19:48 2019-05-31

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....
04:24 2019-06-18

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 thous...
20:12 2019-06-19

Fighting in northwest Syria kill scores of fighters Syrian state media and an opposition war monitor say Syrian government forces and insurgents have fought fierce battles that left dozens dead in the country’s northwest as troops tried to regain contr...
18:48 2019-06-28

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 "Is...
23:24 2019-05-27

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...
10:48 2019-05-31

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. St...
06:24 2019-06-02

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such fl...
10:36 2019-06-02

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minist...
10:00 2019-05-22

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....
00:48 2019-07-14

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 Syrian state media say Israeli warplanes have attacked military positions in central Syria, with a missile near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21...
07:48 2019-07-01

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...
05:36 2019-06-03

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....
08:12 2019-05-23

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....
17:12 2019-05-21

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....
23:24 2019-05-23

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....
17:12 2019-06-03

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 t...
17:48 2019-06-03

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....
16:24 2019-07-08

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 go...
12:48 2019-06-13

2-month Idlib campaign nets little for Syria’s Assad 2 months of intensive airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, coupled with a fierce ground assault on rebel-controlled Idlib province, have achieved little to no gain for Pres...
09:48 2019-07-13

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas 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....
17:48 2019-06-11

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.....
17:36 2019-06-05

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harr...
09:12 2019-06-12

Syria insurgents recapture village from government forces BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria. Naji al-Mustafa, a spokesman for armed factions, says...
15:00 2019-05-22

France: 9 children among returned citizens who fled Syria PARIS (AP) — A dozen French citizens – nine of them children – who fled the Syria-Iraq war zone have been transferred back to France. Two French officials said the children and “thre...
19:24 2019-06-11

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....
10:48 2019-05-22

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....
17:12 2019-06-07

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 c...
15:12 2019-05-21

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 Mosc...
12:24 2019-06-05

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-rava...
03:12 2019-07-05

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.”...
05:24 2019-07-05

GOP lawmakers blast Nike over scrapping Betsy Ross flag shoe reportedly over Colin Kaepernick's concerns Republican lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Nike over its decision to nix the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag after Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns to...
22:48 2019-07-02

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 b...
05:36 2019-07-07

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....
14:33 2019-05-21

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....
14:12 2019-06-13

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, includi...
18:48 2019-07-10

American Family With Ties to ISIS Repatriated to U.S. From Syria, Officials Say Two American women and six children from families with suspected connections to the Islamic State were repatriated from Syria this week, Reuters reports. Kurdish-led authorities said the eight America...
10:36 2019-06-06

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 disa...
07:48 2019-06-04

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib A diplomat at the U.N. says Russia has blocked the Security Council from issuing a statement sounding alarm about fighting in and around Syria’s Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian di...
06:24 2019-06-04

Observers: Syria rebels repel 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....
19:12 2019-06-06

| 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....
13:48 2019-06-14

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....
14:33 2019-05-21

| 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....
08:12 2019-06-06

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 d...
04:36 2019-05-28

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 ...
10:00 2019-05-22

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....
01:48 2019-07-05

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....
07:00 2019-05-22

Two women with IS ties, six children repatriated to U.S from Syria: Kurdish-led authority Two women with Islamic State ties and six children were repatriated to the United States from northeast Syria, Kurdish-led authorities said on Wednesday....
12:24 2019-06-05

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....
20:24 2019-06-02

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stro...
10:00 2019-06-28

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. A war monitor rep...
16:12 2019-06-02

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 Wednesda...
11:12 2019-05-23

Turkish post in Syria’s Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — 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 gov...
11:48 2019-06-13

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...
22:12 2019-06-08

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....
10:00 2019-05-23

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&...
14:36 2019-06-20

| 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....
21:48 2019-07-03

Gibraltar detains Syria-bound super tanker with Iranian oil 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....
12:01 2019-07-04

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people BEIRUT (AP) — 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. The Britain-based Syrian...
22:24 2019-06-02

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 eigh...
16:24 2019-06-01

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria’s Idlib UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 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 Basha...
21:00 2019-06-18

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 reb...
21:36 2019-05-22

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 ...
18:36 2019-05-28

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....
09:24 2019-06-08

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 launch...
21:36 2019-06-18

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt Britain's foreign minister said he had told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to...
18:48 2019-07-13

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 eigh...
09:12 2019-06-01

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 residen...
08:36 2019-06-07

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....
03:12 2019-05-29

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 provin...
15:48 2019-05-31

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 facilit...
13:12 2019-05-23

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 an...
16:00 2019-07-04

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....
19:49 2019-05-31

Oil tanker bound for Syria seized in Gibraltar for sanctions-busting 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 an...
15:12 2019-07-04

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 resorti...
16:36 2019-05-23

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,...
01:12 2019-06-30

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 b...
14:00 2019-05-29

Satellite images show crops on fire in Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — 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. The images, pr...
11:36 2019-05-28

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 warne...
23:00 2019-05-30

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'...
21:00 2019-06-27

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria: report 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....
05:24 2019-06-08

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....
22:24 2019-07-13

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 caug...
01:24 2019-05-29

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...
22:48 2019-05-30

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....
21:48 2019-05-31

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....
07:12 2019-05-24

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...
02:24 2019-06-19

Numerous reports consistent with Syria chemical exposure but no definite conclusion yet: U.S. The United States has received numerous reports that appear consistent with chemical exposure after an attack by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria, but it has made no definitive conclusion a...
23:24 2019-05-23

| 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....
14:12 2019-06-15

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, saying on Monday it was needed to shut down rebel...
18:00 2019-06-03

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...
03:00 2019-06-04

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 issue...
01:12 2019-07-05

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....
12:01 2019-07-04

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....
17:12 2019-07-05

Shelling Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire briefly ended more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But intermittent shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
12:24 2019-06-13

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....
21:24 2019-07-05

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 fi...
03:12 2019-05-28

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 escalat...
20:36 2019-07-04

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...
05:24 2019-06-03

| 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....
16:24 2019-06-17

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15....
11:12 2019-06-17

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....
14:00 2019-07-04

'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 assau...
06:00 2019-05-31

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the northwest, his faction said....
20:36 2019-06-08

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensi...
15:24 2019-05-21

Center in Syria Offers Rare Effort to Rehabilitate Young ISIS Recruits A Syrian detention center run by U.S.-backed Kurds aims to help young former Islamic State fighters reintegrate into society, a rare rehabilitation effort among the tens of thousands of former militan...
12:24 2019-05-31

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense...
12:24 2019-06-16

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
00:48 2019-05-26

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kill soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defense Ministry said...
06:48 2019-06-28

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by ...
06:00 2019-07-05

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday....
23:00 2019-06-12

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said ...
05:12 2019-07-07

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is not bound for Syria, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt h...
00:36 2019-07-14

OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syria's Golan Heights, especially the U.S. decision to recognize ...
05:24 2019-06-01

Royal Marines and Gibraltar seize ship suspected of taking Iranian oil to Syria Iran summons UK ambassador over what it calls ‘the illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker’A detachment of nearly 30 Royal Marines and Gibraltarian police have dramatically seized a supertanker suspe...
19:48 2019-07-04

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
06:36 2019-06-12

‘Brute, Naked Fear.’ How Bashar Assad Is Using His Family’s Old Tactics to Regain His Grip on Syria In August 2014, weeks after rigged elections returned Syrian President Bashar Assad a mandate to continue holding the office he had inherited from his father, Syrian border officials denied American-L...
15:36 2019-05-29

Syria air defense thwart missiles on the outskirts of Damascus and Homs: state news agency Syria air defense forces thwarted missile attacks targeting the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus and the city of Homs, Syrian state news agency SANA said late on Sunday....
06:00 2019-07-01

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
02:36 2019-05-28

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days...
14:33 2019-05-21

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistan...
15:24 2019-05-21

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday, in a call to the warring parties...
17:36 2019-06-04

Attacks from ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq and Syria could set the stage for a future land grab Remnants of the Islamic State are engaged in a campaign of violence, extortion, and terrorism in Syria and Iraq in an apparent effort to regroup after the disintegration of the jihadist group's land c...
05:48 2019-06-30

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ur...
19:48 2019-05-28

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
08:24 2019-07-14

ISIS sleeper cells burn, blow up and slaughter hundreds in uptick of attacks across Iraq and Syria It has been months since ISIS was expelled from its territorial control in Iraq and Syria, but the brutal terrorist outfit continues to wreak havoc in the lands it once deemed its “caliphate.”...
21:12 2019-06-10

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in...
22:24 2019-06-04

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again describ...
18:48 2019-06-27

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s northwest, causing “significant civilian causalities” a...
23:48 2019-06-06

Chris Wallace on Trump's Iran strike reversal: There are 'costs to inaction,' just like Obama's Syria red line "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace said Friday that there are "costs to inaction" after President Trump confirmed he called off retaliatory strikes against Iran. ...
18:48 2019-06-21

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare urge humanitarian chiefs, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at ris...
19:36 2019-06-27

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday...
17:48 2019-06-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of v...
14:33 2019-05-21

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of globa...
03:00 2019-07-13

London Bridge attack inquest: Police marksman 'feared suicide blast' when he shot ringleader A Met Police firearms officer shot London Bridge terror attack ringleader Khuram Butt three times when he feared the extremist was about to detonate an explosive suicide vest, he told the inquest toda...
19:12 2019-07-05

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condem...
23:36 2019-05-23

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chief’s climate action trip to Tuvalu; and Vesak Day....
14:33 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in ...
21:48 2019-06-07

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating the European Union sections by providing crude oil to...
14:12 2019-07-05

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates...
22:12 2019-05-21

England fans slammed: FA blast 'embarrassment' after trouble in Porto ahead of Uefa Nations League semi-final The Football Association has branded England fans who caused trouble in Porto an embarrassment as police back home look to issue banning orders for anyone guilty of causing the unrest....
11:00 2019-06-06

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work toward...
15:24 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitaria...
00:12 2019-07-03

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund t...
14:33 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Climate change heat stress impacts economy; and first...
00:36 2019-07-02

Alfaro has four hits, Marlins win 4-2 MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Alfaro had a career-high four hits and the Miami Marlins handed the San Francisco Giants their seventh consecutive loss with a 4-2 victory Wednesday night. Neil Walker had a tiebrea...
04:24 2019-05-30

'Everyone is welcome to the party!': the B-52s on 40 years of hits The new wave band’s singer Kate Pierson talks about the joy and tragedy behind her favourite songs of their back catalogue, from Rock Lobster to Love Shack‘We never thought of ourselves as pop stars,”...
11:36 2019-07-16

One week later, a 4.9 quake hits Ridgecrest A 4.9-magnitude earthquake was reported near Ridgecrest, California, on Friday morning -- one week after a 7.1-magnitude temblor struck Southern California, the US Geological Survey said....
21:12 2019-07-12

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help Indonesia’s Islamic Defenders Front is known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, but in recent years it has repurposed its militia into a force that’s often fir...
04:36 2019-06-12

Torres hits 2 of Yankees’ 5 HRs in 7-5 win over Orioles BALTIMORE (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit two of New York’s five home runs off Baltimore’s beleaguered pitching staff, and the New York Yankees survived a shaky outing from CC Sabathia in a 7-5 ...
07:12 2019-05-23

Sabathia hits 250-win milestone: 'It's a big deal' CC Sabathia, seven weeks after becoming the 17th pitcher in big-league history to record 3,000 strikeouts, has added his name to the list of 48 pitchers to have registered 250 wins in a career....
04:00 2019-06-20

(3) Washington Gets Key Hits in Game One Win over (14) Kentucky Katie Reed makes the throw in Super Regionals at Washington – Photo by UK Athletics SEATTLE – The No. 3 Washington Huskies won a low-scoring affair 3-0 in game one of the 2019 Seattle Super Regi...
11:24 2019-05-25

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher....
02:00 2019-07-07

Prince: Originals review – his hits, his way (Warner Bros)These guide demos of his own songs, recorded by other artists, show just how brilliant and casually confident Prince wasFor Prince, writing for other artists was a way to proliferate his ...
16:00 2019-06-21

7.1 earthquake hits Southern California 7.1 quake that had its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif. and was felt from the San Francisco Bay area to the casino resorts of Las Vegas.        ...
18:24 2019-07-06

MLB roundup: Reds pound out 24 hits in win Phillip Ervin went 6-for-6 and the Cincinnati Reds rolled to a 17-9 win against the Colorado Rockies in the second game of the three-game series in Denver on Saturday night....
11:36 2019-07-14

U.S. Hits Back at Huawei Lawsuit The U.S. government issued its first public defense of a law that restricts federal agencies from doing business with Huawei, saying it had ample national-security reasons for enacting it....
20:48 2019-07-05

6.4 earthquake hits California near Ridgecrest A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter amid a sw...
02:36 2019-07-05

'Jihadi Jack's parents sent money to son in Syria despite fears he had been radicalised', court hears The parents of a Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi Jack "took the law into their own hands" by sending money to their son in Syria despite fears he had been radicalised and was living under Islamic State, ...
02:48 2019-05-23

Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California on Thursday, rattling nerves and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one du...
06:36 2019-07-05

Stanford hits 4 home runs in 12-3 win over the Hornets STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Wulff hit a two-run homer in the top of the first, setting the tone for Stanford’s 12-3 victory over Sacramento State in an elimination game at the Stanford Regio...
01:12 2019-06-03

MLB roundup: Pirates' Bell hits three homers All-Star Josh Bell homered three times and drove in seven runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded out 23 hits Monday and pummeled the visiting Chicago Cubs 18-5....
12:24 2019-07-02

Deadly airstrike hits migrants in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country's U.N.-supported government said. The governme...
13:48 2019-07-03

Alvarez hits 2-run HR in MLB debut as Astros blank O’s 4-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, Wade Miley pitched into the seventh inning and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Sunday. The 21-year-old...
01:12 2019-06-10

Ford's Bridgend closure likely first of many CO2-related hits to come Ford’s Bridgend engine plant could be seen as the latest victim of tougher CO2 regulations that will start to take effect across Europe next year. ...
19:00 2019-06-06

DeJong tags Mets again, Cardinals win 4-3 with only 3 hits NEW YORK (AP) — Paul DeJong tagged the Mets again, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning that sent the St. Louis Cardinals over New York 4-3 on Sunday. The Cardinals won despite getting ...
23:24 2019-06-16

737 MAX Grounding Hits Boeing Jetliner Deliveries Boeing said its commercial-jetliner deliveries fell by more than a third in the first half from a year earlier, as 737 MAX aircraft continue to pile up at its facilities....
18:12 2019-07-09

Martin hits 2 HRs, Vanderbilt beat Louisville 3-1 in CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Austin Martin homered on Reid Detmers’ first pitch of the game and he went deep again in the seventh to break a tie in Vanderbilt’s 3-1 victory over Louisville on Sunday...
00:12 2019-06-17

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Southern California A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Southern California. It's epicenter is located 150 miles north of Los Angeles.        ...
06:36 2019-07-05

Renfroe hits 3-run HR, Padres top Jays 6-3 for 4th straight Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking, three-run home run in the eighth inning, Greg Garcia and Austin Hedges also went deep, and the San Diego Padres beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 for their fourth straig...
05:24 2019-05-25

Strong earthquake hits southwestern China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has hit Sichuan province in southwestern China. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries, but the USGS warned th...
18:36 2019-06-17

Sophie Turner hits out at 'disrespectful' GoT petition Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner has hit out at a petition calling for a remake of the final series, saying it is "disrespectful" to those who "worked tirelessly" on the show for more than 10 years....
20:24 2019-05-21

Blank-Check Boom Hits Snag The Securities and Exchange Commission is cooling off the race to bring more blank-check companies to U.S. investors, after a string of controversial episodes involving such firms....
23:00 2019-06-17

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California In US A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 320 km northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
22:12 2019-07-04

Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row DETROIT (AP) — Garrett Cooper hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins won their sixth in a row, rallying past Detroit 5-2 Thursday to finish a terrible homestand for t...
23:00 2019-05-23

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
07:00 2019-07-08

Sale of ATM maker NCR hits a wall: sources ATM maker NCR may soon need to remove the “for sale” sign from its lawn, two sources close to the situation said. The $3.8 billion Atlanta company, which also makes barcode scanners and self-checkout ...
22:36 2019-06-18

Cleveland’s Bauers hits for cycle at Detroit DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland’s Jake Bauers has hit for the cycle against Detroit. Bauers doubled in the second inning, then singled and tripled during the Indians’ eight-run fourth. He added a...
08:12 2019-06-15

Airstrike hits detention center in Libya An airstike hit a migrant detention center near the capital city of Tripoli, killing at elast 40 people. Libyan government blames the self-styled Libyan National Army (July 3)     ...
20:48 2019-07-03

Subway performance hits six-year high The subway isn’t as bad as it used to be. More than 80% of weekday subway trains were on time last month — a six-year high for the embattled transit service — while straphangers are ...
07:24 2019-07-12

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI hits the Nurburgring VW's next-generation hot hatch is seen again in disguise being driven hard on the world's most formidable circuit Volkswagen's answer to the new Ford Focus ST - the 2020 Golf GTI - has been caught b...
15:24 2019-07-11

Martinez hits 2 of Boston’s 6 HRs in 13-2 rout of Orioles BALTIMORE (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit two of Boston’s season-high six home runs, and the Red Sox staged another impressive power display at the expense of the Baltimore Orioles’ beleaguered p...
08:12 2019-06-15

'The Name of the Rose' miniseries hits the small screen Umberto Eco’s bestselling middle ages murder mystery involving devious monks and a merciless inquisitor is set to enthrall an even bigger worldwide audience as a miniseries adaptation debuts in the US...
19:12 2019-05-24

Tom Cotton hits Steven Mnuchin over Huawei Sen. Tom Cotton dinged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday, urging U.S. companies to disregard his advice and shun the Chinese tech firm loathed by conservatives.The Arkansas Republican laun...
17:01 2019-07-11

Max Kepler hits 3 homers for Twins vs Indians CLEVELAND (AP) — Max Kepler has homered three times against the Cleveland Indians. Kepler, who entered Thursday night’s game in an 0-for-21 slump, connected in the first, third and seventh innin...
07:00 2019-06-07

Average age of vehicles on U.S. roads hits 11.8 years The number of light vehicles in operation in the U.S., driven by quality gains and additional technology, hit a record 278 million, an increase of more than 5.9 million, or 2.2 percent, since 2018, IH...
21:48 2019-06-27

Indians get season-high 18 hits, beat Red Sox 14-9 BOSTON (AP) — About the only hit the Cleveland Indians didn’t get was the single Carlos Santana needed to complete the cycle. Santana homered and smacked Cleveland’s first triple of the se...
07:48 2019-05-30

MLB roundup: Kepler hits 3 HRs as Twins top Indians Max Kepler recorded his second career three-homer performance at Progressive Field as the visiting Minnesota Twins averted a series sweep with a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday....
12:24 2019-06-07

US hits Iran with cyber attack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyber attack on Iran in response to the downing of unmanned drone. Cyber security firms have also reported a rise in Iranian attempts to hack US government agencies and co...
04:36 2019-06-23

Sanders hits back at AOC after Ivanka Trump dig Sarah Sanders, the former White House press secretary, fired back at freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who called out Ivanka Trump for accompanying her father to the G-20 summit....
14:00 2019-07-01

Yanks get key hits off Astros’ gloves for 8th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles, both off third baseman Yuli Gurriel’s glove, and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 7-5 Saturday night for th...
04:48 2019-06-23

BBC Goes to Conduct Its First Broadcast Over 5G, Immediately Hits Data Cap There’s a dark secret lurking behind all the promised benefits of the impending 5G networks slowing coming online around the world: All that extra speed and bandwidth is going to make it really hard t...
16:48 2019-05-30

Aaron Hicks hits MLB’s 1st European home run LONDON (AP) — Aaron Hicks has hit Major League Baseball’s first home run on European soil. The shot came during a 27-minute top of the first inning Saturday night when the New York Yankees batte...
21:48 2019-06-29

The refreshed Audi A7 hits all the right luxury marks Driving fatigue can set in after just a few hours behind the wheel. Even when you're behind the wheel of some of the most luxurious vehicles in the world, you're going to want to pull over, ...
18:24 2019-05-22

Lindor hits 2 of Cleveland’s 4 homers in 5-2 win over Twins CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor hit two of Cleveland’s four home runs and the Indians defeated the Minnesota Twins 5-2 on Tuesday night. Lindor hit a solo home run in the third and broke a 1-a...
07:24 2019-06-05

Mexico: Freakish hailstorm hits Guadalajara (CNN) – Guadalajara had been enjoying a sweaty summer for the past few weeks until the weekend brought a shocking surprise. The Mexican city woke up Sunday morning to more than 3 feet of ice aft...
18:48 2019-07-01

Red Sox and Yankees vow to ‘get your motor running’ as MLB hits London The fierce rivals from Boston and New York will contest the first Major League Baseball games to be held in Europe, at West Ham United’s ground this weekendThe Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have...
04:48 2019-06-29

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to...
14:00 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and ...
05:36 2019-07-14

New $1,399 per month car subscription hits your wallet where it Hertz Car rental company Hertz has launched a new service to keep it competitive in a market dominated by ride-sharing, hire-by-the-hour vehicles, e-bikes and electric scooters.Hertz My Car is its latest at...
14:24 2019-06-05

May's Fiscal Deficit Hits 52% Of Budgeted Target Net tax receipts in the first two months of the fiscal year were Rs 1.15 lakh crore, while total expenditure was Rs 5.13 lakh crore, government data showed....
14:48 2019-06-28

Jackie O’s island getaway hits the market for $65M AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — The Martha’s Vineyard estate of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is on the market for $65 million. Red Gate Farm in Aquinnah on the Massachusetts island was a ...
18:24 2019-06-28

MLB roundup: Reds' Dietrich hits three homers Derek Dietrich had a career-high three home runs and drove in six to lead the Cincinnati Reds to an 11-6 win against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Dietrich blasted two-run homers i...
07:48 2019-05-29

Play of the Day: Nadal hits opponent - '10 out of 10 for the smash!' "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Marion Bartoli give their expert verdicts on the best and most amusing moments of day two of the French Open."...
20:00 2019-05-27

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as coming from mainland China....
07:48 2019-06-21

Jony Ive: 8 hits and 8 misses from 20 years at Apple Sir Jony Ive is stepping down as head of Apple’s product design after more than 20 years. We look at the key hits and big misses of the world’s largest firm, from the company-revolutionising iMac G3 t...
18:00 2019-06-28

Núñez hits 3-run shot to send Red Sox past Royals, 8-3 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eduardo Núñez belted a pinch-hit, three-run homer to break open a close game in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox went on to beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Tuesday ...
07:24 2019-06-05

UCLA hits 3 HRs to force deciding game in LA Regional LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chase Strumpf had a three-run homer, Nick Nastrini struck out seven in his first start since late February and UCLA forced a deciding game in the NCAA Baseball Tournament’s Lo...
07:36 2019-06-03

Severino hits 3 HR, makes saving play in 9th as O’s beat TEX ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Pedro Severino hit a career-high three home runs and thwarted Texas’ ninth-inning rally with a wild defensive play, lifting the Baltimore Orioles over the Rangers 12-11 T...
07:24 2019-06-05

Megan Rapinoe hits out at FIFA on eve of World Cup final Megan Rapinoe, one the of the stand out football stars from the Women's World Cup, has hit out at FIFA for disrespecting the women's game on the eve of the tournament's final....
05:48 2019-07-07

Trump hits back over UK ambassador's leaked memos US president criticises Kim Darroch, saying he ‘has not served Britain well’What the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpDonald Trump has said Britain’s ambassador to the US has “not served...
03:00 2019-07-08

Don't kiss your pet hedgehog, CDC warns as Salmonella hits 17 states (Reuters Health) - U.S. health officials warned pet-owners against kissing and snuggling their hedgehogs as a Salmonella outbreak linked to contact with the animals spread to 17 states....
17:48 2019-06-12

Bauers hits for cycle as Indians drub Tigers 13-4 DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland’s Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, and the Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-4 on Friday night after scoring eight runs in the fourth inning. Bauers singled and tripled...
08:12 2019-06-15

Gold Hits Highest Point Since Early April Gold prices surged Friday, advancing to their highest level since early April with fears about a slowing economy pushing some investors toward safer assets and the dollar declining....
21:36 2019-05-31

Pence hits inside-the-park HR, Rangers beat Red Sox 9-5 BOSTON (AP) — Hunter Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 9-5 Tuesday night after both managers were ejected. Ariel Jurado (4-2) struck out six ...
09:12 2019-06-12

Wall Street hits new highs on rate-cut optimism U.S. stocks hit record highs on Friday as high expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate ea...
21:48 2019-07-12

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for s...
05:12 2019-06-14

Los Angeles homeless population hits 36,000 in dramatic rise More than 59,000 people are homeless across county as housing crisis plagues CaliforniaLos Angeles has experienced a 16% increase in the homeless population over the last year, the latest sign of seve...
08:48 2019-06-05

Tennis star hits back at reporter: 'You're being quite disrespectful' She was trying to process an agonizing quarterfinal defeat at Wimbledon, but British No.1 Johanna Konta labeled a reporter "patronizing" and "disrespectful" after he questioned her big-match mentality...
15:36 2019-07-11

U.S. job openings slip; hiring hits all-time high U.S. job openings fell slightly in April, but a surge in hiring to a record high suggested strong demand for labor before a recent escalation in trade tensions that was partly blamed for a sharp slowd...
20:00 2019-06-10

Young no-hits Rockies over 6 innings in Arizona's 5-3 win Alex Young tossed six no-hit innings in his second career start, Eduardo Escobar had three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep with a 5-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Su...
01:24 2019-07-08

Lindor hits 2 of Cleveland's 4 homers in 5-2 win over Twins Francisco Lindor hit two of Cleveland's four home runs and the Indians defeated the Minnesota Twins 5-2        ...
05:01 2019-06-05

Labour antisemitism row: Formby hits back at Watson The general secretary of the Labour Party has accused the party's deputy leader Tom Watson, of "traducing her" while she is undergoing cancer treatment in a bitter row over antisemitism....
08:12 2019-07-12

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as trade war hits chips NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are falling early Friday on signs the trade war between the U.S. and China is putting the squeeze on...
17:12 2019-06-14

Bruce hits slam, 2-run HR to lift Phillies over Padres 9-6 Jay Bruce hit a grand slam and a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 to snap a five-game skid        ...
15:36 2019-06-05

Wall St. hits record on Powell's comments; S&P 500 crosses 3,000 The benchmark S&P 500 briefly crossed the 3,000 points mark for the first time on Wednesday after dovish remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered the case for an interest rate cut...
19:36 2019-07-10

Blue Jays hit 3 HRs, notch 17 hits in 12-3 rout of Orioles Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered to ignite a seven-run sixth inning, Cavan Biggio went deep twice and the Toronto Blue Jays hammered the Baltimore Orioles 12-3 Thursday night....
06:00 2019-06-14

Justifying our love: An hour of Madonna’s greatest non-hits Madonna is modern pop’s original icon, someone whose music and influence will be shared, enjoyed, and debated for decades to come. A capital-S “Star” back when such a thing meant ubiquity without the ...
15:36 2019-06-13

| Referee hits back at Messi, Argentina accusations The referee accused by Argentina at the Copa America of having made "serious and gross" mistakes during their semi-final defeat to Brazil has hit back....
18:00 2019-07-10

S&P 500 hits 3,000 as Powell's comments raise rate cut bets The benchmark S&P 500 briefly crossed the 3,000 points mark for the first time on Wednesday, as bets for a sharp interest rate cut later this month were boosted by Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powe...
18:48 2019-07-10

Mark Ronson, a Party Boy No More, Tries on Melancholy After a Parade of Hits With seven Grammys, an Oscar and a host of megahits under his belt, the D.J.-turned-super-producer returns with “Late Night Feelings,” a more left-field divorce album....
19:48 2019-06-13

UCLA hits 4 HRs, rolls past Oklahoma in Game 1 Rachel Garcia gave up one run in five innings and hit one of UCLA's four home runs in a 16-3 win over Oklahoma in Game 1 of the Women's College World Series championship series....
08:48 2019-06-04

Franklin gets 4 hits, 3 RBIs, Michigan advances in NCAAs CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jesse Franklin had four hits and three RBIs in Monday’s championship game to help Michigan beat Creighton 17-6 in the Corvallis regional. No. 3 seed Michigan wasn’t ...
09:00 2019-06-04

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
19:36 2019-07-11

USGS: Magnitude-6.5 earthquake hits Chile’s coast SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.5 earthquake has shaken Chile’s Pacific coast but there were no immediate reports of major damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the ...
04:01 2019-06-14

U.S. sales skid hits 5 months; SAAR rebounds to 17.4M U.S. light-vehicle deliveries slipped 0.3 percent in May, but the robust pace of sales -- 17.4 million -- offered a sign of hope as the industry barely missed posting its first monthly gain of the yea...
01:24 2019-06-04

Cameron Diaz’s former West Village pad hits market for $4M Actress Cameron Diaz made a killing on this West Village condo, which she bought for $2.95 million in 2008 and sold for $4.25 million in 2016. But the buyer, Noel Pittman, wasn’t so lucky and is...
19:12 2019-06-14

Warner hits century as Australia beat Pakistan "David Warner scored his first century since returning from a ban as holders Australia ran out comfortable 41-run winners over Pakistan in the World Cup at Taunton on Wednesday."...
22:36 2019-06-12

Worst invasion of locusts in 60 years hits Sardinia The plague has been described as the worst of its kind in six decades. Vegetation has been severely hit and the industry fears it may be too late to save this year's crop....
18:01 2019-06-11

VIX Futures Open Interest Hits New Record: Over 280,000 Contracts CHICAGO, March 6, 2012 - CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that open interest in CBOE Volatility Index (VIX index) futures reached new all-time highs on Monday, March 5 and Thursday, Ma...
17:00 2019-05-22

"Why So Greedy": Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At BJP Over Karnataka Crisis West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday accused the BJP of indulging in horse-trading in Karnataka and claimed that rebel Congress lawmakers of the southern state were locked up in......
21:24 2019-07-10

A24 to screen some of its biggest hits for free in the cities where they were filmed Apparently worried that its reputation as a home for critically acclaimed oddball film-making was still somehow insufficiently adorable or quirky, indie darling film distributor A24 announced a new pr...
07:00 2019-07-11

Moustakas hits 2-run HR in 14th as Brewers beat Astros 6-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer during Milwaukee’s three-run 14th inning, and the Brewers struck out 15 times against Houston ace Justin Verlander before rallying for a 6-3 vic...
07:12 2019-06-13

Sims hits go-ahead jumper, Lynx beat Sky 73-72 Odyssey Sims hit the go-ahead jumper with 6.4 seconds to play and finished with 16 points in the Minnesota Lynx's 73-72 victory over the Chicago Sky       ...
06:48 2019-07-11

Renfroe hits 3 homers, Padres rally to stun Rox 16-12 in 12 DENVER (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit his third homer of the game in the 12th inning after Fernando Tatis Jr. tied it as part of a six-run rally in the ninth and the San Diego Padres stunned the Colorado R...
08:12 2019-06-15

Gold Hits Three-Month High on Trade Tension Gold prices climbed to the highest level in more than three months on Monday, lifted by ongoing trade tensions and concerns about the global economy....
19:48 2019-06-03

Jordan Spieth hits a rake — and somehow his caddie survived This time, Jordan Spieth had a right to be angry. Spieth’s second round at the US Open was nearly derailed Friday when he hit a rake trying to come out of a fairway bunker on the second hole (his 11th...
23:12 2019-06-14

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions wh...
01:24 2019-05-23

'Dr. Mario World' hits iOS and Android a day early (updated) The doctor is in. Nintendo's latest mobile game, Dr. Mario World, has arrived a day early on iOS and Android. Several Engadget editors were able to play Nintendo's match-three puzzler before...
22:48 2019-07-09

Apple hits Google where it hurts; says iOS 12 runs on 85% of devices Apple’s announcements at WWDC yesterday undoubtedly focused on the company’s updated range of operating systems including iOS 13, watchOS 6, and the new iPadOS. However, the company did also point out...
16:12 2019-06-04

Damage reported across northeast Kansas after tornado hits People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms inflicted major damage over the central United States....
12:48 2019-05-29

NBA roundup: Doncic hits big 3-pointer to sink Wolves "Rookie sensation Luka Doncic drained the game-winning 3-pointer, scored a\r\nteam-high 29 points and finished two rebounds shy of a triple-double to lead\r\nthe Dallas Mavericks to a rare road win, 1...
15:36 2019-05-21

Another Yankee down as Luke Voit hits injured list Luke Voit is the latest Yankee to hit the injured list due to the abdominal strain he suffered in Saturday’s win over the Red Sox in London. Voit left that game after injuring himself while running ou...
22:12 2019-07-02

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the attack on forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, but his mili...
04:36 2019-07-03