Japan spikers lose again

Aug 13, 2016

Japan spikers lose again

The Japan women’s volleyball team suffered a third defeat in four matches at the Rio Olympics on Friday, this time losing 3-0 to Russia and putting its bid for a place in the quarterfinals in jeopardy. Russia plowed through its opponent, dominating the first ...

Aug 12, 2016

U.S. knew of Russia's DNC hacking plan a year ago

U.S. intelligence officials told top congressional leaders a year ago that Russian hackers were attacking the Democratic Party, three sources familiar with the matter said Thursday, but the lawmakers were unable to tell the targets about the hacking because the information was so secret. ...

Russia declares daily three-hour Aleppo cease-fires to let in aid

Aug 11, 2016

Russia declares daily three-hour Aleppo cease-fires to let in aid

Russia said on Wednesday there would be daily three-hour cease-fires in Syria’s Aleppo starting Thursday to allow humanitarian convoys to enter the city safely, a proposal the United Nations said it would consider. Aleppo is split into rebel- and government-held. The rebel-held east, where ...