Mosul's strategic old city under full siege

Iraqi officials say more than half of western Mosul has been retaken. This comes as the Iraqi army and security forces continued to close in on Western Mosul , the final stronghold of ISIS in Iraq's second largest city. But "the final neighbo... More..

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Two suspected radicals allegedly preparing
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Two suspected radicals allegedly preparing "imminent" attack arrested in France

Mr Fekl said police were carrying out searches and that security surrounding the elections and the candidates had been strengthened. It said police seized guns and explosives of a type previously used in atta...More..

Bangkok bans street food stalls
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Bangkok bans street food stalls

As reported by The Guardian , authorities in Bangkok are all set to ban street food from the capital's major roads, causing a roar of criticism in a city which is famous for its affordable street food. But f...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Brexit Britain heads for a general election

The dramatic announcement caps almost a year of tumult in British politics following the Brexit vote in June 2016 that included the resignation of Mrs May's predecessor David Cameron and her rapid rise to power...More..

Trump congratulates Erdogan on disputed Turkey poll
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump congratulates Erdogan on disputed Turkey poll

It also contrasts with more cautious responses from several European leaders, with some even saying the vote effectively ended Turkey's decade-long attempt to join the EU. president also thanked Erdogan for...More..

Russia: Talks with U.S. won't lead to immediate action
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Russia: Talks with U.S. won't lead to immediate action

After Tillerson spent three hours talking with Lavrov and nearly two hours at the Kremlin with Putin, conveying Washington's demands that Moscow abandon Syria, the Russian Foreign Minister aired a long list...More..

Chelsea defeat keeps EPL title race open
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Chelsea defeat keeps EPL title race open

So, Spurs have the momentum, but Chelsea still have a four-point lead, which counts for a lot with only six games left. Chelsea's trip to Goodison Park is the most hard of their six remaining fixtures -...More..

Triumphant Turkish President Swats Away Western Criticism Of Referendum
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Triumphant Turkish President Swats Away Western Criticism Of Referendum

On Monday night, the White House released a statement indicating Trump spoke with Erdoğan on Monday "to congratulate him on his recent referendum victory and to discuss the United States' action in response t...More..

Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation. Administration officials said the US strategy in Syria - to defeat Islamic State while still cal...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Theresa May's snap election could be a 'gamble'

It will give Brexit opponents another chance to soften the terms of the withdrawal from the European Union by voting for Liberal Democrat and Labour lawmakers who favor the bloc. "We have at this moment a one-o...More..

Federal returns are due
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Federal returns are due

Each option automatically gives you a six-month extension for filing your tax return, meaning you have until October 18 to send in your paperwork . For those who choose to mail out their returns, the post of...More..

Germany hopes UK election to help Brexit clarity
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Germany hopes UK election to help Brexit clarity

Leaving aside the freakish complaint that opposition parties at Westminster are involved in opposing the government, this assertion more than any other in the Prime Minister's statement, is hard to reconcile wi...More..

UK Lib Dems unsurprisingly go anti-Brexit in election campaign message
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

UK Lib Dems unsurprisingly go anti-Brexit in election campaign message

Tim Farron says the Liberal Democrats will be putting the UK's membership of the European Union single market "front and centre" of their general election campaign. Labour have threatened to vote against the fi...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Court directs police to conduct regular medical check-up pf Dinakaran aide's

Minister C. Ve Shanmugam said: "We are ready to sit and talk with OPS (Panneerselvam) and, during the discussions, whatever demands they make we will deliberate and decide". Dinakaran's faction contested on the...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

On Sunday, Stephens uploaded three videos to Facebook . Police say they confronted Steve Stephens this morning in Erie County. A signal from his phone had gone out Monday from Erie -about 100 miles east ...More..

Chocolate a crowd pleaser at new Easter egg hunt in The Square
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Chocolate a crowd pleaser at new Easter egg hunt in The Square

The sun was shining for the annual Rockport Community Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Rockport Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. At about 10:45 a.m., the crowd gathered around the field where hundre...More..

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer claims Belichick subpoenaed, but didn't appear in court
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer claims Belichick subpoenaed, but didn't appear in court

Lloyd in June 2013. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez gestures during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. According to Hernandez lawyer, ...More..

Russia-US relations put to test
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Russia-US relations put to test

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson echoed that comment after meetings with Russian leaders in Moscow, saying that relations are at a low point with a low level of trust. Relations between Russian Federation ...More..

Anti-Erdogan protests held as Turkey extends state of emergency
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Anti-Erdogan protests held as Turkey extends state of emergency

Following a fierce campaign, President Erdogan reportedly won 51.4 per cent of the vote in the historic referendum , which will see the prime minister's post abolished and power concentrated in the presidenc...More..

Trump, Republicans face test in Georgia; Dems aim for upset
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump, Republicans face test in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

ORIGINAL STORY: ALPHARETTA, Ga. But he will have a much steeper climb winning the seat in a runoff, when the 18-candidate race will be narrowed to just Ossoff and a Republican with the national party's backin...More..

State Of Emergency Declared In Egypt Following Attacks
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

State Of Emergency Declared In Egypt Following Attacks

The bombings were also strongly condemned by the High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), which noted that the attacks took place during Palm Sunday celebrations when both churches were...More..

New Zealand tightens immigration rules in 'Kiwi-first' crackdown
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

New Zealand tightens immigration rules in 'Kiwi-first' crackdown

Anyone earning less will no longer be classified as highly-skilled, and permanent residence applications will no longer be able to claim points for jobs that are paid below the median income. Seasonal occupatio...More..

Court documents reveal Prince's battle with addiction in days before death
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Court documents reveal Prince's battle with addiction in days before death

The Purple Rain singer died previous year at the age of 57 after what was deemed to be an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl , however no prescription made out to Prince for the drug has been fou...More..

Joshua invites 'fat ass' Fury to Klitschko fight after Bruno barb
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Joshua invites 'fat ass' Fury to Klitschko fight after Bruno barb

Klitschko has not fought since he was astonishingly beaten by Tyson Fury in Dusseldorf back in November 2015 and is eager to make up for lost time. "Anthony Joshua is a poor man's Frank Bruno", wrote the More...More..

No talks with Palestinian inmates on hunger strike
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

No talks with Palestinian inmates on hunger strike

Protesters took to the streets to show support for the strikers and Barghouti, whose name has been floated as a possible replacement for Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas. It also stated that "in accor...More..

Gunmen Attack Popular Religious Tourism Site In Sinai
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Gunmen Attack Popular Religious Tourism Site In Sinai

Just a week ago, on Palm Sunday, at least 47 Coptic Christians were killed and more than 100 injured after bombs exploded in Alexandria and Tanta in the Nile Delta. This latest attack is a further blot on Presi...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

John McCain says Trump's Syria airstrikes chance to reboot

But the cancellation, which came after discussions with U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson, led to him being criticised as " Washington's poodle". He also said that the USA missile airstrikes were an effort...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The meaning of Easter to Christians

Chris McClure, of Ashtabula, said he and his kids went to Catholic school, so going to church on Easter was partly tradition, but it was much more than that. Black Hills FOX Reporter Katrina Lim shows us why pe...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

PC Keith Palmer funeral: police officers observe two-minute silence

A police officer's young daughter penned a moving letter asking God to keep her father safe as he travelled to London for the funeral of fallen PC Keith Palmer. Members of the public outside were able to watch ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

USA takes best shot at landing FIFA World Cup with joint bid

The only other time the World Cup has been hosted by multiple countries was the 2002 tournament which was played in Japan and South Korea. The bid , which U.S. "The final decisions on those things are up t...More..

Theresa May 'won't take part in TV debates' ahead of general election
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Theresa May 'won't take part in TV debates' ahead of general election

She made the surprise announcement outside 10 Downing Street on Tuesday, saying she's delivered the stability the country needed when she became prime minister. May is popular, her party holds a significant lea...More..

How much do Donald Trump's trips to Mar-a-Lago cost?
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

How much do Donald Trump's trips to Mar-a-Lago cost?

Senior White House officials cited privacy and national security concerns for the decision not to release the visitor logs. In December, the newly-elected president took aim at the gang in an interview with ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Over 200% Rise in Iran's Exports of Defense Equipment: President

According to Shakdam, Ahmadinejad's decision to run was not an act of defiance but simply a choice based on his willingness to offer a "different kind of a flavor in politics" and ensure that the voices of his ...More..

Trump congratulates Turkish leader on vote as observers cry foul
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump congratulates Turkish leader on vote as observers cry foul

Erdogan , meanwhile, called the referendum "the most democratic election ... ever seen in any Western country" and admonished the OSCE monitors to "know your place". In another action that could help solidify...More..

Democrat Ossoff Leads Early In Georgia Congressional Race
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Democrat Ossoff Leads Early In Georgia Congressional Race

If no candidate reaches 50 percent of the vote, there will be a runoff election in June between the top two candidates, one of whom is expected to be Jon Ossoff . But Hunt continued pushing that Democrats arou...More..