Russia, Syria intensify bombing of rebel-held Idlib, witnesses say

AMMAN (NewsSyrup) - Russian and Syrian jets escalated strikes on rebel-held Idlib and Hama provinces, several days after jihadist rebels opened an offensive against...

Tropical Storm Pilar brings wind, rain to southwestern Mexico

Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Pilar is bringing heavy rains and strong winds to portions of southwest Mexico, with warnings in effect for...

Milan lose at Samp despite VAR reprieve

MILAN (NS) - Sampdoria, deprived of an early penalty when the referee changed his mind after consulting the VAR, scored twice in the final...

Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington

WASHINGTON (NS) - Internet giants, including Alphabet’s Google and Facebook, are moving to compromise on several major policy issues as they adjust to an...

Ferragamo strolls through Milan daisy garden under the stars

MILAN (NS) - Models for Italian luxury group Salvatore Ferragamo strolled through a garden of daisies in the heart of Milan on Saturday evening...

On This Day in History – September 24th – Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2017 with 98 to follow. The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Venus....

Racist threats against Latinos at Cal State Long Beach investigated

Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The FBI and university police are investigating racist death threats and anti-Semitic posts made against student groups at Cal State...

Latest Mexico quake spreads alarm, rescue efforts suspended

MEXICO CITY (NewsSyrup) - A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday and spread alarm in the capital, where rescuers temporarily suspended a...

Russia opens criminal case over arson attack linked to film about...

MOSCOW (NS) - Russian police said on Saturday they had opened a criminal case following a series of violent arson protests over a film...

Iran conducts successful test of Khorramshahr ballistic missile

Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Iran performed a successful test of a ballistic missile on Friday, hours after it was unveiled during a military parade. Video...

Homeland Security notifies 21 states targeted by Russian election hacking

Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The Department of Homeland Security contacted election officials in every state to clarify whether or not they were target by...

Roche cancer immunotherapy Tecentriq wins EU approval

ZURICH (NS) - Roche immunotherapy Tecentriq has won European Union approval for treating advanced lung and bladder cancer, the Swiss drugmaker said. The European...

U.S. challenged by rising North Korea tensions, Russia urges calm

UNITED NATIONS (NS) - Russia urged “hot heads” to calm down on Friday as the United States admitted it felt “challenged” by North Korea’s...

Yuili Gurriel’s blast lifts Houston Astros past Los Angeles Angels

HOUSTON -- Yuli Gurriel slugged a three-run home run in the seventh inning, lifting Justin Verlander into the win column for the fourth time...

When it comes to exercise, quality trumps quantity

FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You've probably heard that you need to get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise every week....

PAC-3 anti-ballistic missile launcher downs target via remote control

Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has successfully tested a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 surface-to-air-missile against a tactical ballistic missile from a remote launcher. The test...

MIT engineers attempt to predict extreme events

Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Can a new mathematical framework pinpoint the warning signs before an extreme event? A group of engineers at the Massachusetts...

U.S., British navies practice mine countermeasure operations

Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The United States and British navies have completed a series of mine-countermeasure exercises in the Arabian Gulf, the U.S. Navy...

Britain’s May calls for post-Brexit transition in single market

FLORENCE, Italy (NewsSyrup) - Prime Minister Theresa May called on Friday for Britain to stay in the European Union’s single market during a roughly...

2 dead after raging fire at Russia hotel

Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Witnesses said they were part of a terrorizing emergency at a 10-story Russian hotel this week, when a raging fire...