Global News

Reports out of Syria suggest that in addition to increased military backing for the Kurdish YPG, the U.S. has also resumed arms shipments to various rebel factions in Idlib Province to fight against the Assad government. "With the establishment of the Raqqa Council, the SDF continues to faithfully follow the blueprint for post-ISIS stability laid out by the United States for Syria".
  • Three killed in Fresno shooting spree, suspect arrested

    Three killed in Fresno shooting spree, suspect arrested

    Global News

    Public records list Muhammad as Cory Taylor and other aliases with addresses in Fresno and Sacramento. They include forgery, domestic violence, criminal threats and driving under the influence. Another victim was gunned down in the parking lot of a Catholic Charities building. Muhammad, 39, shot and missed a fourth man before surrendering to police and once on the ground again called out "Allahu Akbar".
  • Trump on North Korea: Kim 'gotta behave'

    Global News

    Trump made the off-the-cuff comment to a CNN reporter after kicking off the 139th annual Easter egg roll with First Lady Melania Trump. Mr Kim called the news conference to "categorically reject" the U.S. Meanwhile, China's once-thriving relationship with South Korea has hit the rocks over Beijing's strenuous objections to Seoul's deploying of an advanced US anti-missile system.
  • Russia Dispute Over Syria Continues

    Russia Dispute Over Syria Continues

    Global News

    Russia's hopes for a thaw in Russia-U.S. ties following Trump's election have been shattered by the congressional investigation into alleged ties between Trump's campaign associates and Russian Federation. Lavrov insisted that facts had yet to be determined and Putin accused the Trump administration of fabricating the evidence to create a fake confrontation.
  • MIAA, several institutions tabbed to host national championships

    MIAA, several institutions tabbed to host national championships

    Global News

    Buffalo last hosted the event in 2003. It will be the 13th time the UA has hosted the NCAA indoor championships and first time since 2015. The city's involvement in the NCAA Tournament is becoming less frequent. Providence College has always been active in pursuing NCAA Tournament action. Buffalo will be the site of the Frozen Four in 2019. The NCAA announced Tuesday that it had selected host sites for championships in Divisions I, II and III from 2017-18 through 2021-22.
  • MPs back May's call for snap election

    Global News

    Speaking to the Sun , Mrs May revealed a concern that the May 2020 election date stipulated by the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act would leave her vulnerable to pressure from Brussels as she neared the end of the two-year withdrawal negotiations in March 2019.
  • VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

    Global News

    Tokyo - US President Donald Trump has hailed China for assisting the US in exerting pressure on North Korea. "If North Korea responds to military threats with further missile or nuclear tests, or a limited conventional strike against South Korea, President Trump may be forced to back up his strong words with military action or appear a paper tiger".
  • MP's back June UK election

    MP's back June UK election

    Global News

    Rather than Corbyn, the biggest challenge is likely to come from the Liberal Democrats, the pro-EU party that was nearly wiped out at the last election in 2015 after serving for five years in a coalition government led by May's predecessor.
  • Turkey's opposition CHP says will employ all legal ways to appeal referendum

    Global News

    The statement added that ten out of 11 board members voted against the petitions. Worldwide observers had said the decision to count the ballots "contradicted the law" and removed a safeguard against fraud. 'Turkey is a state of law. and there can be no talk of anarchy, activities in the street, ' he said. "We will employ all legal ways available", Tezcan said.