Backed fighters make gains against Islamic State in northern Syria

The Syrian government has been accused of carrying out multiple chlorine gas attacks . Lavrov also reaffirmed Russia's position that accusations that the Syrian regime had launched a chemical weapons attack on the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhu... More..

by | Published 4 days ago
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mike Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. will not relent until it achieves its objective of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons. "But dialogue for the sake of having dialogue is meaning...More..

Attempted North Korean missile launch fails, USA confirms
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Attempted North Korean missile launch fails, USA confirms

The missile blew up nearly immediately, the U.S. Pacific Command said. The official said the missile was not an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which North Korea has claimed to possess but has neve...More..

Gorsuch To Hear Missouri Religious Liberty Case
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Gorsuch To Hear Missouri Religious Liberty Case

Supreme Court was any indication, the similarity may end there. Last week, however, the justices asked parties to address a new development in the case. "I'm sorry for interrupting, counselor", Gorsuch told o...More..

Kids Hunt for Extra Special Easter Eggs at 'Eggcessable' Easter Egg Hunt
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Kids Hunt for Extra Special Easter Eggs at 'Eggcessable' Easter Egg Hunt

Holding the stash of eggs he collected, Alexay hugged the Easter bunny as Jordan petted the bunny's head. The club's Saturday event was again held at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. A group of them eventually...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump says North Korea has "gotta behave"

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters over the weekend that Japan might push ahead with a revised, 11-nation version of the TPP despite the USA rejection of the trade accord. Aso said "...More..

Spain saves 73 migrants from 5 boats crossing from Africa
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Spain saves 73 migrants from 5 boats crossing from Africa

But MSF have defended its actions on Twitter , as they claim the same number of migrants would try to cross, even if they weren't there. Since the beginning of this year, at least 590 migrants have died or g...More..

Sterling hits highest since December after PM calls for early election
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Sterling hits highest since December after PM calls for early election

A Conservative party spokesman said there was no need for the public to see May face-off against Jeremy Corbyn. It was up by more than a cent against the dollar post the announcement. They hope it may give May ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

911 tapes in San Bernadino school shooting released

Nolan and another student were behind teacher Karen Smith when her husband, Cedric Anderson, began firing 10 rounds from a.357 Magnum, officials said. Authorities say the two injured students were not the targe...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea 'will test missiles weekly', senior official tells BBC

The acting president noted that Seoul has made a decision to strengthen the combined defense posture of South Korean and USA forces here and seek closer cooperation with China to carry out "strong punitive me...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Key Dates: What to Expect From the U.K. General Election

May triggered a two-year countdown to Britain's exit from the European Union last month , and negotiations to settle divorce terms and agree on a new relationship are expected to start within weeks. An electio...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

NY judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead, remembered as 'trailblazer'

Police refused to guess the cause of her death but stated that her body had no obvious signs of trauma. "Sheila Abdus-Salaam was a trailblazing jurist whose life in public service was in pursuit of a more...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

April the Giraffe Finally Gave Birth To a Boy

Less than an hour after the calf was born, it started to stand up on its legs while April assisted him. The event was livestreamed by approximately 1.2 million people after fans avidly watched for about two mon...More..

Britain's prime minister aims to hold early elections in June
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Britain's prime minister aims to hold early elections in June

The shock move follows speculation the Prime Minister would call a poll to shore up her parliamentary position as Britain leaves the European Union and given Labour's dire position in the polls. before the deta...More..

Single-Family Housing Production Falls in March
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Single-Family Housing Production Falls in March

Single-family starts rose 9.3% year over year in March. Residential building permits, which can signal future home construction, rose 3.6% to an annual pace of 1.260 million last month, the agency said. More ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Rouhani Boosted by Ahmadinejad's Presidential Bid

The presidential candidates can enroll for presidential elections on April 11-16. "The strengthening of the capability of the Iranian armed forces.is only for defending the country and we will ask no one's pe...More..

ABC's Jon Karl to Spicer: Will Trump Ever Release His Tax Returns?
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

ABC's Jon Karl to Spicer: Will Trump Ever Release His Tax Returns?

Conway clarifies her comments with a tweet: "On taxes, answers (& repeated questions) are same from campaign: POTUS is under audit and will not release until that is completed". And some Democrats in Congress...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea will regularly test missiles

He also described the relations with South Korea as strong and consistent. But the vice-president expressed impatience with the unwillingness of the North to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ...More..

Stunning find in ancient Egyptian noble's tomb
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Stunning find in ancient Egyptian noble's tomb

An Egyptian archaeologist documents the content of the tomb of Userhat, a judge from the New Kingdom at the Dra Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo April 18, 2017."These disco...More..

In New York Nigerian UN worker arrested for robbing 4 banks
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

In New York Nigerian UN worker arrested for robbing 4 banks

He now works for the Nigerian News Agency, which covers the United Nations. Abdullahi Shuaibu of Nigeria was arrested by the New York Police Department for the robberies, which all occurred during his lunch...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Sanders headlining event aimed at boosting Democrats

In previous election cycles, Democrats lost by 20 percentage points, including Wendy Davis' ill-fated, 2014 race for governor against Greg Abbott. Sanders pointed out that the war in Iraq was the worst "blund...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Accused Facebook killer Steve Stephens kills himself in Pennsylvania

The search for murder suspect Steve Stephens put authorities in surrounding states on the lookout Monday after police said the man might have left Ohio. Police said Monday that they've found no evidence of ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mexico seeks extradition of ex-governor Javier Duarte after arrest in Guatemala

Representatives of the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) said Duarte was found at a hotel where he had been staying with his wife. Another ex-governor, Cesar Duarte of Chihuahua, not related...More..

PM Modi visits Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneshwar
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

PM Modi visits Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneshwar

Assembly elections in Odisha are due in May 2019 along with the general elections. In the meeting, BJP is said to have decided to make the state "a lab for the Centre's various welfare schemes", with an eye on ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

French mega-debate seeks to swing undecided voters

Macron accused her of wanting to start an "economic war" with France's neighbours and denounced her nationalist stance, which he said had torn the continent apart in the past and filled graveyards near his home...More..

Trump promised Turkey's Erdogan close cooperation on Syria, Iraq, PKK: Turkish sources
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump promised Turkey's Erdogan close cooperation on Syria, Iraq, PKK: Turkish sources

He said that the death penalty is more than a red line. Earlier, the party's vice chairman, Erdal Aksunger, said it would challenge between 37% and 60% of the ballot boxes and accused Anadolu's results of...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mike Pence in Japan to talk trade, North Korea threat

US officials say tougher sanctions could include an oil embargo, a global ban on North Korea's airline, intercepting cargo ships and punishing Chinese banks doing business with Pyongyang. "And I think of what d...More..

Favorite White House tradition rolls on
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Favorite White House tradition rolls on

And during the day, President Trump stopped briefly to sign some autographs, with hats a particularly popular request. Planning an egg roll is a tricky balancing act, a collaboration between the East Wing, th...More..

Turkey referendum votes could have been manipulated: Electoral observers
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turkey referendum votes could have been manipulated: Electoral observers

The placards reads in Turkish: "No we will win". A pro-Kurdish opposition party known as HDP said about 3 million voters were affected by the decision, enough to swing the election. AKP will invite Erdogan to...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike leader sent to solitary

Issa Qaraqe, head of prisoner affairs for the Palestinian Authority, said on Monday that around 1,300 prisoners were on hunger strike and the number could rise. Palestinian prisoners have mounted repeated hung...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea threatens pre-emptive nuclear attack

Spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated yesterday: "Moscow is watching with great concern the escalation of tensions on the Korean Peninsula". Yet, it says the programs are meant to protect the country from United State...More..

MP welcomes snap general election
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

MP welcomes snap general election

Her spokesperson said: "There isn't going to be one.There is not going to be a general election". "Britain is leaving the European Union and there can be no turning back", May said. She emphasized the urgency...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Theresa May calls snap election

The more domestically focussed mid caps .FTMC and small caps .FTSC outperformed the blue chips, falling 1.1 and 0.5 percent respectively but holding near record highs reached in the last trading session. This i...More..

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Wants Chemical Attack In Syria Investigated
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Wants Chemical Attack In Syria Investigated

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, in Florida with Trump, said on Friday the United States would announce additional sanctions on Syria in the near future but offered no specifics. And over the weekend, the ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Man Sought in Cleveland Facebook Killing is Dead

Early on Monday, police had tweeted that an aggravated murder warrant had been issued for Stephens and had warned residents of Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI as well as OH to be on alert. In the video, ...More..