News archive from 1 October 2016, page 12

In tape, Clinton characterized much needed young Sanders supporters, calls self 'center left, to the center...

Hillary Clinton is back on the campaign trail locking arms with former Democratic rival Bernie Sanders to tout debt-free college education. But Clinton has privately distanced herself from such promises and other progressive ideals championed by...

Fox News, 11:06 in Politics
 

Ukrainian rebels, govt report partial weapons withdrawal

MOSCOW –  Ukrainian government forces and separatist rebels say they have pulled back heavy weapons in only one out of three planned locations on the front line in eastern Ukraine. Both sides in the conflict that has killed more 9,600 people since it...

 
Buick launches Avenir as high-end sub-brand

Buick launches Avenir as high-end sub-brand

DETROIT -- Buick will launch a sub-brand, Avenir, to highlight higher trim levels of each model, much as GMC has done with Denali. Such sub-brands help differentiate certain models with more upscale cues and set a higher sticker price that can boost...

 

Syrians refuse attempted relocation along Jordan border

AMMAN, Jordan –  Syrians stranded on the border with Jordan are refusing to move five kilometers (3.1 miles) west to a soon-to-be opened aid distribution center. Videos sent to the Associated Press on Saturday showed a protest against any relocation...

 

Jewish-American ex-sailor, 90, recalls Cyprus internment

NICOSIA, Cyprus –  Seventy years later, Murray Greenfield can still remember the anger he felt when he was locked up with hundreds of Jewish Holocaust survivors in a British detention camp on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. "Your first...

 

Iran unveils new attack drone, says it was based on captured US aircraft

Iran's Revolutionary Guard unveiled a new attack drone which is similar to a U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle captured five years ago and is capable of carrying bombs, state media reported on Saturday.  The drone, called the "Saegheh," or...

 

Mob associates granted immunity in case against ex-mob boss

BOSTON — Federal prosecutors are granting immunity to five men in a decades-old slaying involving New England's former mob boss. WPRI-TV reports  that four of the men are Rhode Islanders with mob ties: Charles "Harpo" Garabedian, Richard...

 

French police clash with protesters backing Calais migrants

CALAIS, France –  French police have fired tear gas and water cannons on protesters defending migrants in the northern city of Calais as the government prepares to shut down the city's notorious migrant camp. The demonstrators — including activists...

 
Black-clad Poles protest proposal to completely ban abortion

Black-clad Poles protest proposal to completely ban abortion

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Poles, many dressed in black, rallied Saturday in front of parliament in Warsaw to protest a proposed bill that would impose a complete ban on abortion. Speakers at the so-called "Black Protest" said a...

Chron, 12:19 in Health
 

Mexico's Colima volcano erupts, 3 hamlets evacuated

MEXICO CITY –  Eruptions at the Colima volcano in western Mexico have led authorities to evacuate two small hamlets on the volcano's slopes. The government of the state of Colima said 230 people had been evacuated from the hamlet of La Becerra and 80...

 

Thousands expected in Boston for breast cancer walk

BOSTON — Thousands of people are teaming up this weekend for a walk aimed at raising money to fight breast cancer. The "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" event is being held Sunday in Boston. Walkers had a choice of routes: 2 miles or 5...

 

Turkish leader accuses EU of insincerity on visa promise

ISTANBUL –  Turkey's president says the European Union wants to back out of lifting visa restrictions for Turks — a key incentive offered Turkey in a deal to stop thousands of migrants from crossing the Aegean Sea to Greece. Speaking Saturday in...

 

Pakistanis turn flag ceremony near Indian border into rally

WAGHA, Pakistan –  A routine daily flag-lowering ceremony at an Indian-Pakistani border crossing has become a show of strength and patriotism on the Pakistani side thanks to simmering tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors. Thousands of...

 

Artist's climate change murals paint dark future for planet

WORCESTER, Mass. — An artist's dark interpretations of what climate change might do to the Earth if left unchecked are on display at Clark University. Erica Daborn tells the Telegram & Gazette of Worcester (http://bit.ly/2cGnFEX ) that she hopes...

 
Turkey renews OK for military operations in Syria, Iraq

Turkey renews OK for military operations in Syria, Iraq

ISTANBUL –  Turkey's state-run news agency says parliament has extended by another year a motion allowing cross-border military operations into Syria and Iraq against Kurdish militants and the Islamic State group. The resolution, first passed in 2014,...

 

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