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Bombings in Syria's Aleppo hit hospital; 7 die in airstrike

Bombings in Syria's Aleppo hit hospital; 7 die in airstrike The figure includes deaths in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, in government-controlled western Aleppo and in the surrounding countryside, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday. Several hospitals, including a children's hospital, have been hit. Russia, Assad's key ally, paused airstrikes in midOctober to allow civilians and rebels to leave. Continua a leggere...

Putin says Russian Federation working to develop new weapons

Meanwhile, Moscow has conducted nationwide civil defense drills. The Obama administration has been incensed by Russia's suspected hacking of USA political groups. The Kremlin has said Putin and Trump agreed in that call to try to fully normalize U.S. -Russia relations, an alarming prospect for Russia's neighbors who fear the U.S. Continua a leggere...

Officer shoots, wounds suspect armed with machete

Officer shoots, wounds suspect armed with machete Lucie police said. UPDATE 6:15 p.m.: The 25-year-old man killed Friday by Port St. Lucie police has been identified as Samson Fleurant. Sabol says another officer then shot the man. Sabol says in a press release that one officer shocked the man with an electric stun gun, but he continued to advance with the machete. Fire officials say he is in extremely critical condition. Continua a leggere...

China is ready to pounce if Trump axes Pacific trade deal

Reports had suggested the delegation accompanying US President Barack Obama at the summit had planned to stay at the hotel. "After that comes investment and growth, which are crucial", said Kuczynski. "These, of course, affect us in APEC , and they affect more directly our people", he said. -China study ordered up in 2014 about the feasibility of a vast free trade area including all APEC member... Continua a leggere...

California has most to lose among insured if Trump completely repeals Obamacare

Obama apparently offered Trump a few suggestions on parts of the law to preserve, and Trump says he'll consider those suggestions out of respect for the outgoing president. Collins, a member of the Trump transition team's executive committee, said the job of HHS secretary or surgeon general "would be great for Ben Carson", referring to the neurosurgeon who ran unsuccessfully for the Republican... Continua a leggere...

Sweden deeply concerned over Israel's settlement bill

Sweden deeply concerned over Israel's settlement bill This is a "tremendous opportunity to announce a renunciation of the idea of founding a Palestinian state in the heart of the land", Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party, stated. They are part of a warfare that uses the law to force Israel to unilaterally withdraw. In Israel , the feeling is that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should push the new president for change because... Continua a leggere...

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Declares 'Great Confidence' in Donald Trump After Meeting

Mr. Abe emerged from the meeting Thursday evening, which lasted just over an hour, telling reporters he had had a "candid and cordial" discussion with the USA president-elect. Other world leaders will be looking to Mr Abe for hints on how Mr Trump is likely to approach foreign affairs when he reaches the White House, given the unorthodox and controversial methods he used taken to get there. Continua a leggere...

Sea of foam dissipates as crews clean up

The fire alarm at the Signature Flight Services hangar went off just after 11 a.m., according to San Jose Fire Department Chief Mitch Matlow. "It was an accidental discharge of the system", Matlow said. The scene also drew onlookers and a bicyclist was seen riding through the snow, er, foam. They blocked the drains and tried to break up the bubbles and vacuum the mess. Continua a leggere...

Yale Students Call for Declaration of a "Sanctuary Campus"

Yale Students Call for Declaration of a Universities could risk their federal funding, Inside Higher Ed says, and some schools have already addressed the issue. Our colleges and universities, have a moral responsibility to ensure that all students and campus workers regardless of immigration status feel safe and protected in their campuses. Continua a leggere...

Trump election raises concerns for Minnesota immigrants

Trump election raises concerns for Minnesota immigrants We are asking the President to pardon them for their undocumented status, which by definition happened when they were juveniles. Notre Dame is a safe place for undocumented immigrants . "It's the foundation of what Notre Dame is all about", Paul Browne, Notre Dame Vice President of Communications said. In Chicago, public health officials reported a 200 percent increase in calls to suicide ho... Continua a leggere...

Farage to Trump: Schmooze May don't touch her

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has described US President Barack Obama as a "loathsome individual" and a "creature" who "couldn't stand our country". "He [Trump] was relaxed and full of good ideas". Promising to give Mr Trump "a drill on British etiquette", Mr Farage joked: "I'm now going to become a diplomat". However, Farage, who famously campaigned for the bigoted USA billionaire, was evasive whe... Continua a leggere...

Top US intelligence official: I submitted my resignation

Also on Russia, Clapper said he did not foresee a change in Russian aggression in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries in light of President-elect Donald Trump's plan to seek improved U.S. "You have always exhibited sober judgment and put the fate of the nation first", California Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, told Clapper at the hearing. Continua a leggere...

Boston University Hoax Prompts Massive Police Response

Boston University Hoax Prompts Massive Police Response It was an actual person on the other end of the line answering questions", said Boston University Chief of Police Scott Pare, adding that the caller identification was blocked. State, Boston , and university police responded to a situation this morning at 771 Comm Ave. The area around Commonwealth Avenue was closed to traffic. Continua a leggere...

Michigan State University reports data breach of 400000 records

Michigan State University reports data breach of 400000 records The university said the records did not contain passwords, financial, academic or health information. An unauthorized party accessed a university server, which contains "sensitive data", according to the press release. The breach was disclosed Friday, Cody said, because the university needed to confirm what information was accessed, who might be affected and set up resources for those affected b... Continua a leggere...

Hundreds Of U.S. Businesses Urge Trump To Uphold Paris Climate Deal

An American climate change skeptic has shredded a copy of the Paris Agreement on global warming at the United Nations climate conference. Continuation of low-carbon policies in order to allow the U.S.to meet or exceed its promised national commitments. Continua a leggere...

President-elect Donald Trump, his aides and allies insist transition is going 'smoothly'

Mr. Trump's team said no offense was intended and that they plan to get up to speed as they attend to other transition matters, such as filling key positions in the administration. Cohen later told the New York Times in an interview that "Trump transition officials had excoriated him after he offered some names of people who might serve in the new administration, but only if they felt departme... Continua a leggere...

College students protest Donald Trump's deportation plans

College students protest Donald Trump's deportation plans Hundreds of high school students also demonstrated in New York Tuesday morning outside Trump Tower, protesting in the pouring rain as the president-elect huddled inside with Vice president-elect Mike Pence to nail down cabinet appointments. Continua a leggere...

No bus strike - yet

No bus strike - yet A strike by drivers has been a possibility for weeks, as the union representing drivers in New Hampshire has been in a contract dispute with the bus company First Student over retirement payments. Some of those schools are in Canterbury, Alton, Gilford, Laconia, and Belmont. James O'Shaughnessy, the school districts' lawyer, told the court that there would be no way for the school district to pr... Continua a leggere...

S Korean lawmakers pass law on independent probe of Park

S Korean lawmakers pass law on independent probe of Park Prosecutors had initially planned to question Park as early as Wednesday, but in a televised news conference on Tuesday, Park's lawyer requested more time to prepare. But many have argued the sitting president can be investigated by prosecutors and then charged after leaving office. Opposition lawmakers have pushed for an independent investigation into the scandal over concerns that state prosecut... Continua a leggere...

US Democrats delay vote as Muslim in lead for top spot

Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota announced on November 14 that he is officially running as the next Democratic National Committee chairman. But Ellison remains a favorite, with many turning to him as someone who can energize voters and lead a grassroots movement. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, whose tenure as chair was embroiled in scandal. Continua a leggere...


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