Iraqi military: Most of Tal Afar seized from ISIS
Almost 2,000 militants were believed to be preparing to defend the area from over 40,000 Iraqi forces. People are arriving at camps for displaced people with wounds from sniper fire and mine explosions.
Humane Society of Tulsa asking for donations for pets removed from Houston
Human society officials say they are sending a team, and medical supplies, to help animals in areas affected by the hurricane. Houston-area animal shelters were filling fast, she said.
Sarahah Has Been Downloading All the Data In Your Address Book
Well, not sure about you, but collecting data for a feature which is not even available yet, can not be justified for most people. At the same time, it is also worth noting that the app does work well even when users don't allow the app to access contacts.
Trump calls on GOP to nix filibuster
Moody's Investors Service said in a report Thursday that "the probability that a debt payment would be missed is low". Trump wrote, "James Clapper, who famously got caught lying to Congress, is now an authority on Donald Trump ".
Qatar's is officially returning its ambassador to Iran
Mediation attempts led by countries such as Kuwait and the U.S. have so far failed to make headway toward settling the crisis. Earlier, the ministry announced on its website that its ambassador to Tehran "will return to resume his diplomatic duties".
Cruise Ships Stranded by Hurricane Harvey
While Galveston schools plan to remain open, that could change as the storm moves closer, said spokesman Kyle Bolen. Harvey is now about 70 miles east-southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas , according to the National Hurricane Center.
Houston Police Sergeant Drowns Trying To Get To Work During Hurricane Harvey
Sunday and "spent about 2½ hours driving around trying to get to his station", Acevedo said. On Monday evening at about 10 p.m., "we narrowed the search to Hardy tollway and Beltway".
Illinois House rejects school finance deal announced last week
Immigrants and refugees in IL can now breathe a sigh of relief, and people eager to vote will find it easier to register. She wants to see lawmakers come to an agreement but disagrees with the tax credits included in the compromise plan.
Navy Chief Makes Rare Move After Another Collision
The announcement comes as the Navy continues to probe Monday's catastrophic collision between the USS John S. Seven sailors died in June when the USS Fitzgerald and a container ship hit each other in waters off Japan.
Watertown Store Owners On Powerball Blunder: 'Better Than Nothing'
In a statement early Thursday, McIntyre also says six other tickets won $2 million apiece, and 34 more are worth $1 million. Five white balls are drawn from a drum containing 69 balls and one red ball is selected from a drum with 26 balls.