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Aleppo battle: Syrian city 'back under government control'

Aleppo battle: Syrian city 'back under government control'

Moscow's military intervention in support of Mr Al Assad marked a major turning point in the war. "This is what really matters to Iran and Russian Federation, that the political, geo-strategic project of the anti-Assad and anti-Iranian position has failed, and it has been buried in the Aleppo rubble", says Fawaz Gerges, a Middle East expert at the London School of Economics and author of "ISIS: A History".


Florida Supreme Court: At least 200 inmates given unconstitutional death sentences

Florida Supreme Court: At least 200 inmates given unconstitutional death sentences

Supreme Court's January decision applied retroactively to Florida death row inmates sentenced after the 2002 Supreme Court case of Ring v. Arizona . In its Thursday ruling the Florida supreme court says its decision means about 45 percent of the death row population won't be eligible for new hearings under Hurst.


Winning streak ends for woman who died before her 'Jeopardy' episodes aired

Winning streak ends for woman who died before her 'Jeopardy' episodes aired

She said she hoped to donate most of her winnings to cancer research. Cindy Stowell's inspirational 'Jeopardy!' winning streak has come to a close. "I ask because I just found out that I don't have too much longer to live". She had a high-grade fever during the taping, according to her longtime boyfriend, Jason Hess .


Unattended Bags Create Holiday Travel Headaches at LAX

Unattended Bags Create Holiday Travel Headaches at LAX

Alvarado says the Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad is investigating two unattended bags. Authorities initially reported unspecified police activity at terminals 6 and 7 around 9:45 a.m. Airport spokeswoman Mary Grady says the recovery has been significant after weather problems, increased numbers of flights and high number of passengers slowed operations down Wednesday.


Chance the Rapper drops surprise Christmas mixtape with Jeremih

Chance the Rapper drops surprise Christmas mixtape with Jeremih

This is the first mixtape that Chance The Rapper has released since dropping the critically acclaimed Coloring Book mixtape in May. Christmas came early this year for Chance The Rapper fans. Listen to Merry Christmas Lil' Mama below. His scene-stealing verse on "Ultralight Beam" was one of the album's shining moments, and he snagged five songwriting credits in the process.


NWS forecasts a possible white Christmas

NWS forecasts a possible white Christmas

The rain will get heavier through the day and for Christmas Day it likely to be windy with some rain. Temperatures are expected to be milder than usual this Friday and Saturday , with highs ranging from 30 to 35 degrees. Peak wind gusts in the Foothills on Friday are forecast to reach 40 miles per hour, with gusts over 75 miles per hour over the Sierra summits. Mountain snow showers possible overnight, but skies in southern New England will be clearing out as the system slides off ...