In a searing and virtually unprecedented presidential rebuke, Barack Obama declared embattled Republican White House nominee Donald Trump "unfit" to be president and called on party leaders to disown him. "He keeps proving it," said Obama, standing alongside the prime minister of Singapore and casting aside any pretense of domestic unity. In recent days, Trump has criticized Muslims, babies, firefighters and the military, prompting his wincing Republican backers to issue awkward denunciations.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once more blasted unnamed Western countries Tuesday for what he said was support for the attempted coup on July 15 that left more than 270 people dead.
Trump's unvarnished delivery has become a hallmark of his extraordinary White House campaign, getting him into trouble with strategists, military veterans and fellow Republicans as much as it endears him to his fans. "That is one of his draws," 53-year-old Shelley Schimkus, a stay-at-home mom who attended Trump's rally in Washington's Virginia suburbs on Tuesday, told AFP. On Monday, he called his Democratic opponent "the devil," ratcheting up the rhetoric from the "Crooked Hillary" sobriquet he has used throughout the year.
Hours after the downing of a Russian helicopter in the Idlib region of Syria, the Assad regime allegedly dropped barrel bombs on the civilian population of the area – bombs which may have had chlorine gas in them; 33 people – mainly women and children – hospitalized with breathing problems.
Four Tunnel Boring Machines are coming to Israel to create the underground sections of the Gush Dan Light Rail; beginning with the Red Line between Tel Aviv and the eastern reaches of Ramat Gan, the project is expected to be fully completed by 2021.
PARIS (AP) — Syrian opposition activist Noura Al-Ameer was combing through her emails late one night when a message caught her eye. The sender was "Assadcrimes" and he promised information about Iranian meddling in the Middle East. But the email seemed odd.
Responsible committee suggested guidelines for administration of new National Cyber Authority and expressed concern that it would not fit in well with existing security agencies.
The state-approved authority for Jewish marriage has written to the Israel Broadcasting Authority and claimed that commercials for alternative-religious Jewish marriages are misleading to the public, despite their clear disclaimer.