The Clinton Foundation defended its fundraising and philanthropic efforts in a statement Sunday amid mounting questions regarding foreign donations. Critics say Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, may have been influenced during her time as U.S. secretary of state by foreign governments and business leaders who gave money to her foundation.
(Reuters) – Syrian jets killed at least 34 people in air strikes on the town of Jisr al-Shughour in northwestern Syria on Sunday, a group monitoring the war said, one day after it was seized by Islamist fighters closing in on government-held territory by the coast.
Syrian state television said the military had ambushed some militants close to Jisr al-Shughour, which was captured on Saturday for the first time in the four-year conflict by a hardline Islamist alliance including al Qaeda.
China Sunday sought to shore up its influence in Nepal, sending a 62-member search-and-rescue team, six rescue dogs and 20.5 tons of relief supplies to the quake-stricken Himalayan nation. The tremor killed more than 2,400 people and injured some 5,400 others.
The latest figures from Nepal indicate at least 2,400 people have been killed in the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated the region Saturday. The number is expected to rise as rescue workers from around the world sift through the wreckage where homes, temples and other buildings once stood.
Chelsea edged a step closer to the Premier League title after holding out for a goalless draw against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. With Arsenal needing a victory to have any chance of restoring their faint hopes of taking the championship, Chelsea were increasingly happy to frustrate their opponents toward a scoreless result that always looked on the cards. While they can’t now confirm the title against Leicester City on Wednesday, the celebrations of Chelsea’s players at the final whistle reflected that this was very much a case of job done for Jose Mourinho’s men.
Investors will earmark more money for Ethiopia this year than ever before, thanks to policies that have transformed the country into a manufacturing hub offering cheap power generation, low wages and reliable transportation.
Sorry, “Silent Hills” fans. The game most likely won’t reach store shelves, according to a panel discussion horror film director Guillermo del Toro participated in on Saturday evening during the 58th Annual San Francisco Film Festival. An attendee tweeted the disappointing news, which went viral on gaming forum NeoGAF.
‘19 Kids And Counting’ Star Jessa Duggar Shares Pregnancy Update; 13 Week Photo Doesn’t Reveal Twins
Jessa Duggar of “19 Kids and Counting” is keeping TLC fans up to date on her pregnancy. The 22-year-old, who announced last week that she and husband Ben Seewald are expecting their first child, took to Instagram to post some new information.
“#BabySeewwald is growing!” she tweeted with a heart symbol Sunday afternoon. “Already so in love with this little person!”
(Reuters) – “We’re going bust.” “No, you’re not.” “You’re strangling us.” “No we’re not.” “You owe us for World War Two.” “We gave already.”
The game of chicken between Greece and its international creditors is turning into a vicious blame game as Athens lurches closer to bankruptcy with no cash-for-reform agreement in sight.
NFL Trade Rumors: Draft Deal For Marcus Mariota By Eagles? Philly Considering Browns’ Johnny Manziel?
The Philadelphia Eagles have been the most active team this offseason, and they could be on the verge of making even more headlines. After already having acquired both Sam Bradford and Tim Tebow, head coach Chip Kelly reportedly has his sights set on other quarterbacks.