Arrestor beds help prevent disaster on Pence's campaign jet
NEW YORK (AP) ? Officials say a field of aerated cement blocks that crumble under the weight of an aircraft helped prevent Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence's campaign plane from barreling off a runway and onto a New York highway.
Philadelphia station finds some votes cast by dead peoplePHILADELPHIA (AP) ? A Philadelphia TV station reported Friday it has found at least three instances in which votes were cast in recent elections under the names of people who were long dead.
Tim Kaine puts his Spanish to good use on the trail
The Latest: Emails show Podesta warned about hacking attempt
Remaining Jungle migrants relocated after two days in limbo
Most of the migrants left wandering the Calais "Jungle" as it was being demolished were relocated Friday, including dozens of minors over whom France and Britain had traded barbs. Around 50 minors, mostly Sudanese, were taken to a centre for refugee children, with another bus of 34 older youths leaving shortly afterwards. Some had been refusing to budge from the site near Calais port, to which migrants have flocked for years in the hope of stowing away on a truck crossing the Channel to Britain.
The Latest: Russia accuses US-led coalition of 'war crimes'
Putin believes resumption of Aleppo air strikes unnecessary for now: KremlinMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin believes that the resumption of air strikes in Syria's Aleppo is unnecessary for now, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday. Putin rejects resuming the strikes in order to give the United States time to separate terrorist groups from the moderate opposition and to allow militants and civilians to leave Aleppo, Peskov said. However, Russia reserves the right to use all of its means and force to support Syrian army, he added. (Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; Writing by Polina Devitt; Editing by Alison Williams)
Syrian rebels launch Aleppo counter-attack to break siege
By Ellen Francis and Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels including jihadists counter-attacked the army and its allies on Friday aiming to break a weeks-long siege on eastern Aleppo, insurgents said. The assault, employing heavy shelling and suicide car bombs, was mainly focused on the city's western edge by rebels based in the countryside outside Aleppo. It included Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, a former affiliate of al Qaeda previously known as the Nusra Front, and groups fighting under the Free Syrian Army (FSA) banner.
Does baby powder cause cancer? Another jury says yes.
For the third time, Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict over whether the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene. ...
Thousands of Iraqis being used as human shields near Mosul
QAYARA, Iraq (AP) ? For three months, as Islamic State militants ranged across farms and villages south of Mosul, they took Sayid Naheer, his wife and eight children with them. The family was among tens of thousands of people that the U.N. says have been rounded up to be used as human shields.