ANKARA Turkey urged the United States on Wednesday to reverse a decision to arm Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State (IS) in Syria, saying every weapon supplied to the YPG militia constituted “a threat to Turkey”.
The world’s most popular cryptocurrency surged to $1,747 on Tuesday, adding over $1 billion to its market cap. So far this year, bitcoin has gained nearly 70 percent against the greenback.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University computer science Professor Wu Xiaolin said that the Google scientists read something into the research that simply isn’t there and started their “name-calling,” the South China Morning Post reported.
Sterling has been this year’s best-performing Group of Ten currency, rising against most of its major peers. It was up 0.09 percent against the dollar at $1.2945 as of 10:50 am GMT on Wednesday, gaining over five percent on the greenback this year.
Plattsburgh, N.Y. Cab driver Curtis Seymour got the call at 3:30 a.m. to pick up a passenger at the Greyhound bus station in Plattsburgh, New York, about 25 miles (40 km) south of the Canadian border.
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VILNIUS U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday criticized what he called a destabilizing Russian military build-up near Baltic states and officials suggested the United States could deploy Patriot missiles in the region for NATO exercises in the summer.
PARIS Socialist ex-prime minister Manuel Valls must join the party of French President-elect Emmanuel Macron if he wants to run for parliament under its banner in June, Macron’s camp said on Wednesday.
Defending champion Simona Halep came from 5-2 down in the final set to beat Roberta Vinci 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (7/2) to reach the third round of the Madrid Open.
We complete our countdown of iconic moments from Players Championship history by recalling when a seagull disrupted play at TPC Sawgrass’ 17th hole.