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  • "ISIS's days in Mosul are quickly coming to an end": Iraqi forces/ U.S. Air Force
    Iraqi_forces-_%22isis's_days_in_mosul_are_quickly_coming_to_an_end%22 2017-01-13 21:57:56 UTC
    By Isabel Coles and John Davison | MOSUL, IRAQ/BAGHDAD Iraqi special forces stormed a sprawling university complex in northeast Mosul on Friday and pushed Islamic State back in nearby areas to reach two more bridges across the Tigris River, the m...
  • Iraqi forces push further into northeast Mosul
    Iraqi_forces_push_further_into_northeast_mosul 2017-01-11 23:56:40 UTC
    MOSUL, IRAQ (Reuters) - Iraqi forces made new advances against Islamic State in eastern Mosul and fought the militants in areas near the Tigris river on Wednesday, military officials said, keeping up the momentum of a renewed offensive in the jiha...
  • Donald Trump accuses U.S. spy agencies of Nazi tactics
    Pressconferencedonaldtrump_gg 2017-01-11 22:11:59 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump escalated a fight with U.S. spy agencies and accused them of practices reminiscent of Nazi Germany over a dossier that makes salacious claims about him in Russia. The Republican said leaks from ...
  • "FBI Is Sitting on Information on Trump-Russia Ties"
    Trump's_foreign_policy_%22phenomenally_close%22_to_that_of_putin 2017-01-10 23:12:49 UTC
    It was only a couple of questions in the middle of a hearing, but the queries posed to FBI Director James Comey by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) during a Senate intelligence committee gathering on Tuesday afternoon had potentially explosive implications...
  • When you finally listen to what your body is saying, it's beautiful.
    When_you_finally_listen_to_what_your_body_is_saying__it's_beautiful. 2017-01-10 09:02:35 UTC
    What if the cliché “new year, new you” was less about changing your body and more about accepting it? It’s a message that Now Toronto, an alternative weekly in Toronto, Canada, has been trying to spread with its “Love Your Body” issue. The annu...
  • Repeal of Obama's Affordable Care Act, will place a heavy financial toll on millions of older Americans
    Repeal_of_obama's_affordable_care_act__will_place_a_heavy_financial_toll_on_millions_of_older_americans 2017-01-14 07:27:08 UTC
    Column: Older Americans at risk as Congress takes ax to Obamacare. CHICAGO (Reuters) - Anyone nearing retirement - or already retired - should pay very close attention to the doings of the 115th Congress that was sworn in this week. Repeal o...
  • Support for Merkel, most Germans are not worried about terrorism
    Support_for_merkel's_bloc_is_up_despite_the_attack_in_berlin 2017-01-06 11:48:59 UTC
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc is up despite the Christmas market attack in Berlin that killed 12 people, and most Germans are not worried about terrorism, an opinion poll showed on Friday. Merkel's ...
  • U.S. Intelligence Agencies: Differences In Trump Team
    U.s._intelligence_agencies-_differences_in_trump_team 2017-01-06 01:23:18 UTC
    By Mark Hosenball and Steve Holland | WASHINGTON There is disagreement within President-elect Donald Trump's camp about the structure of the top U.S. intelligence agency when he takes office and it is unclear whether his national security adviser...
  • Polls: Majority Of Americans Don’t Believe Trump Can Handle Presidential Duties
    Majority_of_americans_don%e2%80%99t_believe_trump_can_handle_presidential_duties 2017-01-03 02:07:33 UTC
    Gallop Polls: Compared to the last three U.S. presidents when they took office, Trump polls far lower in Americans’ confidence levels. At least 7 in 10 Americans were confident in key issues before Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton ent...
  • George Michael dead at 53
    George_michael_never_gonna_dance_again 2016-12-26 06:36:43 UTC
    London (Reuters) - British pop singer George Michael, who shot to fame in the 1980s with Wham! and continued as a solo artist, died on Sunday at his home in England. He was 53. In the mid-1980s, Wham! was one of the most successful pop duos eve...
  • Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 people aboard
    Hijacked_libyan_plane_lands_in_malta_with_118_people_aboard 2016-12-23 12:22:34 UTC
    (Reuters) - An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked by a man claiming to have a hand grenade on Friday and diverted to Malta, where it landed with 118 people on board. The hijacker told crew he was "pro-Gaddafi" and that he was ...
  • Berlin attack suspect, Anis Amri, killed in shootout in Italy: Reuters
    Berlin_market_attack_suspect_killed_in_shootout_in_italy-_security_source 2016-12-23 11:40:49 UTC
    BREAKING NEWS - ( Reuters ) - The Tunisian Anis Amri, suspected in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack was killed in a shoot-out in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan on Friday, Italy's interior minister said. Marco Minniti...
  • Texas moves to cut Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood
    Texas_plans_to_block_about__3_million_in_medicaid_funding_for_planned_parenthood 2016-12-22 05:23:40 UTC
    By Jon Herskovitz | AUSTIN, TEXAS Texas plans to block about $3 million in Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood operations in the state, a legal document obtained on Wednesday showed, a move the reproductive healthcare group said could affect ...
  • Trump's secretary of state pick created a company with Russia in the Bahamas
    Trump's_secretary_of_state_pick_created_a_company_with_russia_in_the_bahamas 2016-12-20 08:47:04 UTC
    The Panama Papers - Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption. A global network of journalists has published the names of thousands of offshore companies mentioned in the leaked documents known as the Pa...
  • Putin ordered increased security at all Russian missions
    Putin_ordered_increased_security_at_all_russian_missions 2016-12-20 09:21:58 UTC
    ANKARA (Reuters) - The Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot in the back and killed as he gave a speech at an Ankara art gallery on Monday by an off-duty police officer who shouted "Don't forget Aleppo" and "Allahu Akbar" as he opened fire. Pre...
  • Putin is the cause of the U.S. election hack
    Putin_is_the_cause_of_us_election_hack 2016-12-16 04:01:09 UTC
    (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin supervised his intelligence agencies' hacking of the U.S. presidential election and turned it from a general attempt to discredit American democracy to an effort to help Donald Trump, three U.S. officia...
  • Angela Merkel received 89.5 percent of delegate votes as chairwoman and chancellor candidate
    Angela_merkel_received_89.5_percent_of_delegate_votes_as_chairwoman_and_chancellor_candidate 2016-12-06 21:10:00 UTC
    ESSEN, Germany - A victory for the woman who has led the party for 16 years. Germany's conservatives have re-elected Angela Merkel as their party leader. The chancellor received 89.5 percent of delegate votes at the CDU's party convention in Essen...
  • Defeat for far right in Austria's Presidential election
    Defeat_for_far_right_in_austria's_presidential_election 2016-12-04 18:06:25 UTC
    The candidate vying to become Europe's first freely elected far-right head of state since World War Two conceded defeat in Austria's presidential election soon after polls closed on Sunday evening. The result is a blow to populists who had hope...
  • U.S. hate incidents rise sharply after Trump win
    U.s._hate_incidents_rise_sharply_after_trump_win 2016-12-05 05:01:52 UTC
    <h2>Data Dive: U.S. hate incidents rise sharply after Trump win: civil rights group.</h2> The number of hate and bias incidents reported across the United States spiked in the 10 days following Donald Trump's presidential election victory, acco...
  • Publish Your Own News • Opinions • Videos • Images • Journals
    Global-gathering-blog 2016-11-20 00:33:44 UTC
    <hr> <h2>Publish Your Own News &bull; Opinions &bull; Videos &bull; Images &bull; Journals</h2> <p>It&apos;s simple to create your own interactive news publishing site and share your stories from around the globe.</p> <p>- You want to share...
  • Europe Is Horrified After 2016 U.S. Election Result
    Europe_is_horrified_after_2016_u.s._election_result 2016-11-09 11:11:20 UTC
    German politicians of all stripes lined up to express their shock at Republican Donald Trump's win in the US presidential election. But few seemed to know what it meant for transatlantic relations. German Defense Minister Ursula von der Ley...
  • AP: Trump's wife, Melania worked illegally in the U.S.
    Ap-_trump's_wife_worked_illegally_in_the_u.s 2016-11-05 11:17:09 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the country, according to detailed accounting ledgers, contracts and relat...
  • Presidential Election Results: Donald J. Trump Wins
    Polls_still_point_to_a_solid_hillary_clinton_victory_over_donald_trump 2016-11-09 10:37:30 UTC
    <a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/16770"><h2> »» Fascism Wins the White House in a Broken America</h2></a><hr> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/elections/results/president"><img alt="Trump_wins" src="/system/images/20007/original/trump...
  • BREXIT: British Jews seek German citizenship
    Judith_wolff 2016-10-31 05:50:38 UTC
    <i><strong>Judith Wolff had never considered trying to obtain German citizenship until after the Brexit vote.</strong> Photograph: Lee Brown for the Guardian</i><hr> Descendants of the tens of thousands of German Jews who fled the Nazis and fo...
  • New earthquake rocks Italy, buildings collapse but no deaths reported
    A_powerful_earthquake_struck_italy 2016-10-31 04:53:37 UTC
    NORCIA, ITALY (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Italy on Sunday in the same central regions that have been rocked by repeated tremors over the past two months, with more homes and churches brought down but no deaths reported. The quake, ...