UN Secretary-General Reviews Humanitarian Aid to Mosul

A U.S. military spokesman said Thursday (March 30) that Islamic State fighters had been herding local Iraqi residents into buildings in western Mosul, calculating that rising civilian casualties would restrain the United States from using airstrike... More..

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Investigator Devin Nunes begs to be investigated

He did not disclose until Monday that he received those documents not in the committee's secured workspaces for viewing classified material, but at the White House complex. Nunes, in turn, complained Wednesday ...More..

Brexit: UK to publish 'Great Repeal Bill' plan to replace EU laws
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Brexit: UK to publish 'Great Repeal Bill' plan to replace EU laws

May for months, and she has insisted that Britain and the European Union can work out a comprehensive trade agreement in parallel with the exit talks. Separating the two discussions could add considerable tim...More..

Rubio: Russian Hackers Targeted Members of My Presidential Campaign
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Rubio: Russian Hackers Targeted Members of My Presidential Campaign

The Senate Intelligence Committee is absolutely committed to a thorough investigation into the possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election - an investigation that is not weighed down by a po...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Cracking down on trade: New Trump orders will target trade deficit

The orders direct the government to launch a large-scale study of the massive and persistent US trade deficit and instruct regulators to strictly enforce USA anti-dumping policies aimed at preventing foreign ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Donald Trump to order trade abuses study, improve import duty collection

Vowing that the "theft of American prosperity will end", Trump said Friday that his administration "will take necessary and lawful action" to end trade abuses. Listing various problem areas, Navarro said: "This...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Brazil close in on World Cup berth post Paraguay drubbing

The most titled team - the Brazilian national team, in the current qualification for the World Cup in Russian Federation, has just brilliantly conducted the campaign. That title gave Brazil some confidence ba...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

United Nations chief Guterres lands in Iraq to review aid efforts

His visit comes as Iraqi forces battle to retake second city Mosul , which was seized by the Islamic State jihadist group in 2014. He said the only change authorized late past year was to allow certain comba...More..

Islamic State's deputy leader Ayad al-Jumaili killed in air strike
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Islamic State's deputy leader Ayad al-Jumaili killed in air strike

Jumaili was killed with other Islamic State commanders in a strike carried out by the Iraqi air force in the region of al-Qaim, near the border with Syria, a military intelligence spokesman told Reuters. The as...More..

No one insulted me like Akhilesh, says Mulayam Singh Yadav
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

No one insulted me like Akhilesh, says Mulayam Singh Yadav

April. 2 (ANI): Commenting on the ongoing tussle between Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and son Akhilesh Yadav, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sambit Patra claimed that the results of t...More..

Turkey, US vow to boost ties despite Kurdish issue remains
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Turkey, US vow to boost ties despite Kurdish issue remains

In a joint news conference with Tillerson , Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed Turkey's opposition to support of the PYD but did not directly criticize the Trump administration. President Don...More..

Andhra CMs son, 10 others sworn in as ministers
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Andhra CMs son, 10 others sworn in as ministers

Nara Chandrababu Naidu, AP Chief Minister is going to expand his cabinet today which will include his son Nara Lokesh into the set. Lokesh, the only son of Naidu, was elected to the state legislative council ...More..

Names of 13 Church Members Killed in Texas Bus Crash Released
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Names of 13 Church Members Killed in Texas Bus Crash Released

Jody Kuchler described seeing a truck swerving into the opposite lane several times as he was driving with his girlfriend along US Highway 83 around 75 miles west of San Antonio, according to BuzzFeed News . D...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Mindless opposition to the Affordable Care Act

Yet here they are, in full control of government but unable to deliver their pledge . But since the beginning of the week, there have been renewed calls (at least between Trump and House Republicans - the ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Tillerson tells frustrated Turks: US faces tough choices in Syria

At a joint press conference on Thursday afternoon, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu appeared optimistic that the Trump administration would take "concrete steps" to improve relations with Turkey by b...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Trump says new trade orders set stage for manufacturing revival

In a series of posts to Twitter on Thursday, Trump warned that his meeting with Xi at his Mar-a-Lago resort next week will be "very hard". President Donald Trump says he is working to help US companies and ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Barcelona backs Messi, says Federation Internationale de Football Association ban unfair

Messi was banned for "having directed insulting words at an assistant referee" during a home qualifier against Chile on Thursday, FIFA said hours before kick-off in La Paz. He was frustrated after they lo...More..

Teen with dual US-Israeli citizenship arrested for global JCC threats
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Teen with dual US-Israeli citizenship arrested for global JCC threats

Jewish center bomb threats top 100, and kids were pulled from schools. And some recent anti-Semitic acts were apparently committed by others, like threats against Jewish centers for which a Missouri man was c...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Neymar Helps Brazil All But Qualify For 2018 WC

All three goals that took Brazil to the next World Cup showed either great skill or consistent teamwork and showed more evidence that it will be one of the favorites for the title. Argentina lost without Mes...More..

In Iraq, UN chief Guterres calls for protection of civilians
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

In Iraq, UN chief Guterres calls for protection of civilians

The Site Intelligence group, which monitors extremist groups, reported the claim on Thursday in which the IS warns Iraqi Shiites that the "flame of the battle" in Mosul will come to them in Baghdad , Karba...More..

Official Says Stay Tuned How Delivered Meals Will Be Affected
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Official Says Stay Tuned How Delivered Meals Will Be Affected

The Washington Post also informs us that "Trump's vague budget outline also could slash the Older Americans Act, which it says funds more than one-third of Meals on Wheels operations across the United States". ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Spain Condemns New Israeli Settlement on Palestinian Lands

Netanyahu had promised to build a new settlement for its residents after their eviction. A senior Palestinian official said Palestinian policy now was to maintain relations and avoid confrontation over the ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

I-85 Collapse, Day 2: Suspect charged with arson, $200K bond set

Thus far, Eleby, who is in the Fulton County Jail on $200,000 bond, is the only person charged in connection with the fire. The other two - Sophia Bruner and Barry Thomas - have been charged with criminal tresp...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

House Republicans Still Haven't Given Up On Repealing Obamacare

On Tuesday, the House GOP conference met for the first time since their healthcare debacle exploded on Thursday and Friday. White House spokesman, Sean Spicer reiterated President Trump had learned "a lot i...More..

Tillerson Asserts 'Difficult Choices' Are Ahead For U.S. And Turkey
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Tillerson Asserts 'Difficult Choices' Are Ahead For U.S. And Turkey

But the embassy said the call was "far from suspicious" and was made to inform the suspect, Adil Oksuz, that his USA visa had been revoked at the behest of Turkish authorities. "We are expecting concrete step...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

South Africa Bids Farewell to a Giant of its Democracy

Affectionately called "Uncle Kathy" by his supporters, Kathrada dedicated a large portion of his life to fighting the system of institutionalized segregation in South Africa that lasted from 1948 to 1991. In ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

I Don't Want to Be Compared to Messi and Ronaldo: Neymar

Tite's team kept its record intact as it won the ninth match in a row and booked its place in the World cup scheduled to take place in Russian Federation next year by winning 3-0 against Paraguay, as Peru bea...More..

Malaysia says won't break ties with North Korea
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Malaysia says won't break ties with North Korea

They arrived back in Malaysia early on Friday. They are believed to be catching a flight back to North Korea. The equally freaky saga in Malaysia came to a head Thursday night with a political deal that all...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Trump forgets to sign executive orders at executive order signing ceremony

He said there are 187 pending cases on steel alone, about half of which are against China. Trump is due to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Florida estate. Spicer also said countervailing duties ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

South Korea allows soccer team to compete in North

The South Korean government approved the team's trip to Pyongyang for next month's 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifiers in North Korea on Thursday. "Proving it really is showing them through pressure that yo...More..

Venezuela moves to defuse Supreme Court powers dispute
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Venezuela moves to defuse Supreme Court powers dispute

In a shocking pronouncement, long-time government loyalist Luisa Ortega Diaz said it was her "unavoidable historical duty" as the nation's top judicial authority to denounce what she called a "rupture" of the c...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Record-setting Kang seizes Houston Open lead

Sung Kang watches his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the Houston Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Humble, Texas . You just have to deal with it - you have to keep the men...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Peskov Says Putin, Trump Have Similar Approach to International Relations

Despite all these "misreadings", Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov expressed his hopes on the improving of the relationships between the USA and Russian Federation. Turns out some Russians are pretty bitter about...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Yogi Adityanath Asks Non-Performers In The Government Sector To Leave

Adityanath's appointment also grabbed the attention of foreign media outlets like the New York Times. As a young chief minister, he has gone quite far in taking nearly 50 decisions within a week of assuming cha...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

USA military to investigate Mosul airstrike that killed dozens of civilians

USA -trained Iraqi forces - often in touch with American advisors nearby - are calling for air support every day inside Mosul , and American and and coalition aircraft are hitting dozens of targets a day. Wh...More..