Backed Syria forces say next IS target is Al-BabMore than 1,000 IS fighters were killed in the offensive, according to the Observatory, as well as around 300 SDF fighters. But the job of clearing the city will be hard after the jihadists left behind hundreds of mines and booby traps, he added.
LEADING OFF: O's Vs Jays for 1st Place, Davis Goes for MRIWhat I like about this team is the consistency of our starting pitching. "Because you are going to need those runs". The pinch-hitter's game-ending RBI triple with two out in the ninth inning helped the Miami Marlins beat the St.13 August 2016
Claudio Ranieri: 'Leicester City are ready to defend title'Promotion back to the top flight at the first attempt, albeit via the play-offs, could have been used as a platform for progress. City will invariably start the season as favourites, but will be pushed all the way by Chelsea.
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Dolphins' Hard Rock Stadium deal is for nearly $250 millionBut there is one downside to a Hard Rock sponsorship: It gives one of UM's biggest rivals some prime fodder for trash-talking. FSU, of course, has no ownership stake in the building the rival Hurricanes and NFL's Dolphins will call home.
Swiss police report stabbings, fire on train; suspect heldThe attack comes just one month after an Afghan asylum seekers carrying an axe boarded a train in Bavaria, injuring four people. The attack occurred at 2:20 p.m.(1220 GMT) as the train neared the Salez station on a trip between Buchs and Sennwald in St.13 August 2016
'Friends' Stars Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc Still Good Friends After 12 YearsChris Evans may be gone, but the future of Top Gear is still far from clear. "I love all five of those people ". Evans' presenting style was heavily criticised by viewers and he chose to quit before series two.
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Kenya's Kipyegon trumps Dibaba with late charge for 1500m goldMelina Robert-Michon earned silver with a toss of 66.73 meters in the fifth round, pushing Cuba's Denia Caballero to third. Dimitri Bascou of France narrowly beat teammate Pascal Martinot-Lagarde by.05 seconds to take home bronze .
Perseids: Where and when to see the most meteors tonightThe comet is the largest object to repeatedly pass by Earth (every 133 years), with a nucleus of about 26 kilometers. Unfortunately, it looks like Augusta will remain pretty cloudy overnight tonight.
Syrian troops repel rebels southwest of AleppoThe Syrian Center for Policy Research, however, put the death toll from the six-year conflict at more than 470,000 people. Mosul is the largest urban center under the militants' control, with a pre-war population of almost 2 million.
No Man's Sky's critical issues are getting a patch soonIt's the openness that's proving to be something of a dividing factor when it comes to No Man's Sky . The game now has 882 reviews on Steam , with a "mostly negative" rating .14 August 2016
Robert De Niro compares Trump with "Taxi Driver" characterShare with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. The 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) officially opened on Friday night with a red carpet ceremony.
Zika in Puerto Rico now a health emergencyThe health emergency declaration allows Puerto Rico to apply for more federal resources to help fight the outbreak on the island. Researchers say they've identified two proteins in the Zika virus linked to the severe birth defect microcephaly.