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    Syria declares ceasefire over as bombing of Aleppo reported
    Sep19

    Syria declares ceasefire over as bombing of Aleppo reported

    Syria’s military declared a week-long ceasefire over on Monday and air raids were reported in Aleppo, even as officials from the United States and Russia met behind closed doors in Geneva to try to extend the truce. Syrian or Russian warplanes bombed rebel-held areas in the city of Aleppo and nearby villages, the Syrian Observatory for...

    John Stetch, on playing solo, and being back in New York City
    Sep19

    John Stetch, on playing solo, and being back in New York City

    There isn’t another jazz pianist like the five-time Juno nominee John Stetch. Who else but the Edmonton-raised New Yorker tackles everything from the blues to Chopin to Ukrainian folk to free improvising to TV show themes in the course of a night? A latecomer to his instrument, Stetch, 50, fashioned his own aesthetic, knitting together the...

    Vladimir Putin’s Big Win
    Sep19

    Vladimir Putin’s Big Win

    NEWS BRIEF Russian President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party won a huge victory in the country’s parliamentary election Sunday, but voter turnout was low compared to the last election four years ago.More than 90 percent of votes were counted by Monday morning, and Putin’s party had won 54 percent of the vote in elections...

    Clinton on Combatting Terrorism: ‘I Know How to Do This’
    Sep19

    Clinton on Combatting Terrorism: ‘I Know How to Do This’

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton cast herself Monday as the most qualified to combat terrorism in the U.S. after a weekend of violent attacks in three states. Going after rival Donald Trump, she argued that his anti-Muslim rhetoric is helping Islamic militants, including ISIS, recruit new fighters. The Democratic presidential candidate...

    Clinton touts her anti-terrorism bona fides after bombing
    Sep19

    Clinton touts her anti-terrorism bona fides after bombing

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Hillary Clinton cast herself Monday as the most qualified to combat terrorism within the U.S. and abroad after weekend attacks in three states rattled Americans. The Democratic presidential candidate touted her national security credentials at a hastily scheduled press conference outside her campaign plane, denigrating rival...

    Terror attacks complicate Obama’s refugee push
    Sep19

    Terror attacks complicate Obama’s refugee push

    UNITED NATIONS — The New York-area hunt for an Afghan-born bombing suspect has cast a pall on this week’s gathering of international leaders at the U.N. General Assembly, a session U.S. President Barack Obama plans to use to rally support for helping the world’s refugees. Instead, the search Monday for 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami...

    Trump and Clinton face off on national security
    Sep19

    Trump and Clinton face off on national security

    Law enforcement officers are seen at the scene of an explosion in New York’s West 23rd Street on September, 18, 2016 © AFP / Kena BetancurNew York, United States, Sep 19 – Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were plunged into questions about US national security Monday after three attacks in a single day put the threat of terrorism at the top...

    Putin cheers crushing win in Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin cheers crushing win in Russia parliament vote

    MOSCOW: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Monday hailed a vote for “stability” after his ruling party won a record number of seats at parliamentary polls amid a low turnout. The Kremlin’s United Russia scooped three quarters of the seats in the 450-member State Duma after bolstering its tally to over 54 percent at a nationwide vote...

    Vladimir Putin firms control with big win for Russia’s ruling party
    Sep19

    Vladimir Putin firms control with big win for Russia’s ruling party

    Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Russia’s political system after the ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a fourth term as president. With most votes counted, the party, founded by Putin almost 16 years ago after he first became...

    What companies and the government can learn from the Ukraine grid cyberattack
    Sep19

    What companies and the government can learn from the Ukraine grid cyberattack

    The attack on Ukraine’s power grid teaches valuable lessons that experts think companies and the next US administration should take to heart. …read more Source: Christian Science...