Coalition Forces Strike Five-Story Facility in Mosul

The offensive on the eastern part of the city was launched on 17 October, more than two years after jihadists overran Mosul before seizing control of much of northern and western Iraq. The immediate objective of the operation was to take the village... More..

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Two dead in California as 'weather bomb' wreaks havoc
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Two dead in California as 'weather bomb' wreaks havoc

Two people were killed in two separate auto accidents in San Diego during heavy rain and another was killed in Sherman Oaks after a power line fell. The storm's circulation will siphon the moisture in a south...More..

Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

McMaster; and Lieutenant General Robert Caslen , the superintendent of the US Military Academy at West Point. The President is working to replace Flynn, who was asked to resign this week amid allegations tha...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Historic Cape Canaveral launchpad returns to action with SpaceX

A backup opportunity is at 9:38 a.m. EST (1438 GMT) on Sunday. Plans for a Saturday launch were scrubbed due to concerns about the positioning of a engine nozzle. In its place, the seaside Launch Complex 39A...More..

Kerry's Secret 2016 Peace Summit With Israel And Arab States
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Kerry's Secret 2016 Peace Summit With Israel And Arab States

Netanyahu took part in a secret summit that Kerry organized in the southern Jordanian port city of Aqaba last February and included Jordan's King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi. But he...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Iraq launches operation to retake western Mosul from ISIS

Elite counterterrorism forces, known as Iraqi Special Operations Forces, cleared the eastern part of Mosul in a gruelling three-month campaign. "It's a new dawn, the dawn of a great victory", said Prime Min...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, insults

The theme song from the Harrison Ford film " Air Force One " once again played upon Trump's arrival - only this time , he had actually flown in on the grand presidential plane. Trump looked and sounded like...More..

Iran says 'unmoved by threats' after new USA pressure
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Iran says 'unmoved by threats' after new USA pressure

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif , pointing to Sunni militants in Syria fighting against its allies in Damascus, told the Munich Security Conference that the use of chemical weapons could never be ...More..

The Kremlin suddenly wants Russian media to stop talking about Trump
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

The Kremlin suddenly wants Russian media to stop talking about Trump

After several press conferences in which he only called on conservative media outlets while avoiding tough questions on the firing of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and other hard topics, Trump spo...More..

Why did Flynn, Trump lie about Russian contacts?
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Why did Flynn, Trump lie about Russian contacts?

When asked, Flynn misled Vice President Mike Pence about the sanctions part of the conversations. I almost - almost , but not quite - feel bad for the Donald Trump administration: the steady flow of lea...More..

MK Stalin arrested, vows stir will go on
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

MK Stalin arrested, vows stir will go on

One DMK MLA sat on the Speaker's chair in protest. Insisting that a peaceful protest is underway at the Marina. Sporadic violence and road blockades by DMK cadres was seen across the State. Chairs were thrown, ...More..

Panneerselvam camp urges Speaker to have secret ballot of confidence
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Panneerselvam camp urges Speaker to have secret ballot of confidence

Jayalalithaa and offered their tributes. Due to this continuous commotion by opposition MLAs during trust vote proceedings, the speaker left adjourning the Tamil Nadu assembly again, this time till 3pm this e...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation not expected to pursue charges against Flynn
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation not expected to pursue charges against Flynn

The leaks are absolutely real. The new president, in the midst of a turbulent week of back-and-forth accusations about contacts with Russian Federation and his battle with the intelligence community, addresse...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

SpaceX set for historic Kennedy Space Center launch

Saturday's launch was postponed just 13 seconds before lift-off so SpaceX could look into a potential issue with the thrust vector control system on the rocket's second-stage. And SpaceX was even leased the...More..

Trump tweets: Media is 'enemy of American people'
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Trump tweets: Media is 'enemy of American people'

Trump deleted an earlier version of the tweet. But now he is officially expanding his list of enemies to include basically every major non-conservative news source. Trump defended Flynn as a "wonderful man" w...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Gert Wilders launches election campaign to 'de-Islamise' the Netherlands

But it's not the first time he's said something like this - at a political rally in March 2014, Wilders asked supporters if they wanted more or fewer Moroccans. Firebrand anti-islam lawmaker Geert Wilders answe...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Hirscher completes rare double with slalom success

Friday's victory ended his long wait for a first giant slalom gold after the five times overall World Cup champion took silver in 2013 and 2015. He was leading after the first run but recorded the first podiu...More..

Moment Green Beret Shawn Thomas' Widow Grieves By His Coffin At Airport
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Moment Green Beret Shawn Thomas' Widow Grieves By His Coffin At Airport

A Facebook video recorded by Lisa West Williams , a passenger on the aircraft, shows soldiers moving Shawn's coffin off the airplane as Tara walks over and places her hands on the US flag, breaking down in t...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Chad Johnson Confirms He's Returning To 'Bachelor In Paradise' Season 4

During his recent guest co-host stint on ABC's LIVE with Kelly , Bachelor host extraordinaire Chris Harrison explained why Rachel has been announced so early. Like, we're talking days. The show has yet...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Tamil Nadu Makes a Mockery of Democracy, Palaniswami Wins

The DMK complained about their eviction from the assembly and sought postponement of the session to enable a secret voting. Ahead of the vote, Palaniswami's AIADMK faction suffered two jolts when Arun Kumar, ...More..

'Car bomb' kills 15 people in packed market in Somalia
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

'Car bomb' kills 15 people in packed market in Somalia

No group or individual has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, but the al-Shabab Takfiri militant group has been blamed for such attacks in the past. "We have counted about 14 people killed and more t...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Samsung group Lee Jae-yong under arrest in South Korea

In a statement on Friday, Samsung Group said that the company will seek to ensure that the truth will be revealed in future court proceedings. Park, Lee, Choi, and Samsung Group all deny any wrongdoing. L...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

New secretary of state holds first talks with Chinese equal

The top USA diplomat made the plea on the sidelines of a first-time meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, during a G20 foreign ministers summit in the German city of Bonn on Friday. Security Council, K...More..

Netanyahu says Israel, US to form team to tackle settlements
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Netanyahu says Israel, US to form team to tackle settlements

Netanyahu told his weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem that during his recent visit to Washington, he and Trump agreed to establish teams on many areas, "even in areas we did not previously agree on". "In the e...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Turkey says Syria's al-Bab "totally encircled" with clean-up underway

Maybe he really is going against them, maybe because of things that he is upset about regarding USA policy toward himself and toward Turkey. The Turkish military has claimed that it is close to capturing th...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Searches for 'anti-Semitic' surged on Merriam-Webster after Trump press briefing

In recent months, there have been a surge of bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers across the United States. It is still early in his administration, but we hope that the president will respond to t...More..

Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident

Trump added: 'You look at what's happening in Brussels. You look at what's happening all over the world. The only problem? There was no incident in Sweden. Crime rates in Sweden have stayed relatively stabl...More..

USA slams Russia's move to recognize Ukraine rebel documents
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

USA slams Russia's move to recognize Ukraine rebel documents

He also said that heavy military hardware would be withdrawn from the area. "We need to achieve a lasting ceasefire", she said at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday. Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine ...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Iraqi forces push to retake western Mosul

The violent videos were posted on social media pages supporting the Iraqi government forces, but it is not known when they were taken. The U.S. -led military coalition said its forces struck a building in wes...More..

Rep. Gutierrez Barred from Meeting with Top Immigration Enforcement Official
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Rep. Gutierrez Barred from Meeting with Top Immigration Enforcement Official

Long Beach area Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell is supporting a new bill that would bar federal immigration officials from stepping onto a public school campuses without permission from a principal or superintend...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

National Basketball Association star Aaron Gordon looks to app to stay Lucid

Former Michigan basketball star Glenn Robinson III answers questions Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Though, only one could take the title, and after all was said and done, it was...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Russian Federation to recognise passports issued by Kremlin-backed authorities in Donbas

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told reporters the aim was "to do what has always been agreed but never implemented: To withdraw the heavy weapons from the region, to secure them, and enable the Organiza...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Russian Federation to recognize passports issued by Ukrainian separatists

We need a lot of patience, because we can see a lack of will on either side". Russian Federation announced on Saturday (Jan 18) a decree recognising passports issued by rebel authorities in separatist regio...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Iraq PM announces launch of operation on west Mosul

Islamic State withdrew before Iraqi forces launched a USA -backed offensive in October to retake the city, but during a Reuters visit last month there were still reminders of the group's attempt to brainwash ...More..

Congress should look more closely at Russian links
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Congress should look more closely at Russian links

But in the White House's retelling of Flynn's stunning downfall, his error was not that he discussed USA sanctions with the Russian before the inauguration but the fact he denied it for weeks, apparently misl...More..