Palestinians Protest Pence Visit to Israel

The Palestinians have refused to meet with Pence . The US move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital broke with decades of worldwide consensus that the city's status should be settled as part of a two-state peace deal between Israel and the... More..

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At least one dead after attack on British charity in Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

At least one dead after attack on British charity in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's TOLO news channel published footage showing dozens of what it said were Afghan Special Forces members at the scene. Around 50 staff are understood to have been inside the building at the time of...More..

Venezuela's Maduro says ready to run for second term
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Venezuela's Maduro says ready to run for second term

Speculation has been growing in recent weeks that elections would be held earlier to take advantage of divisions within the opposition, which has been struggling to capitalize on growing discontent with Maduro....More..

France would have voted to leave European Union too, says Emmanuel Macron
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

France would have voted to leave European Union too, says Emmanuel Macron

The first lady's office did not return CNN's request for comment. A state visit, in which one head of state hosts another, is considered the most formal and most prestigious type of diplomatic visit. He said:...More..

Meehan denies harassment accusations, says he viewed f
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Meehan denies harassment accusations, says he viewed f

The New York Times published a story Saturday alleging Meehan used office funds to settle the complaint previous year after a former aide accused him of making unwanted romantic overtures toward her. "She's ...More..

US Defense Secretary Mattis holds meeting with Retno
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

US Defense Secretary Mattis holds meeting with Retno

Members of Kopassus have received training in Australia, where there are fewer restrictions over human rights, US officials said. Speaking to reporters en route to Jakarta , Mattis was asked if North Korea w...More..

North Korea condemns flag, Kim photo burning in South
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

North Korea condemns flag, Kim photo burning in South

A South Korean government official told the Yonhap news agency that they were increasing in numbers. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has long supported talks with Pyongyang and has asked his countrymen to ...More..

Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 USA states last month
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 USA states last month

The counties in NY with the lowest unemployment rates in December 2017 included Queens County at 3.4 percent, Albany County at 4 percent and Saratoga County at 4.1 percent. Arkansas' nonfarm payroll employment ...More..

North Korea reschedules military spectacle to one day before Winter Olympics opens
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

North Korea reschedules military spectacle to one day before Winter Olympics opens

Under the 2015 deal, Japan apologised and expressed remorse to the former comfort women for their suffering and provided 1 billion yen (US$9 million) to a South Korean foundation to support surviving victims. M...More..

Twin bombings kill 22 in Libya
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Twin bombings kill 22 in Libya

Around 10 to 15 minutes later, after security and health officials arrived on the scene, a second more explosive blast was detonated from a Mercedes parked on the opposite side of the road. It was not immediate...More..

Lalu Yadav gets 5 years in jail in third fodder scam case
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Lalu Yadav gets 5 years in jail in third fodder scam case

A Ranchi court sentenced Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday to five years in prison in a fodder scam, ANI reported. Another former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra and ...More..

Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies in South Africa, aged 78
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies in South Africa, aged 78

Following the release of Nelson Mandela, Masekela returned to his land of birth in 1990. “After a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer, he passed peacefully in Johannesburg, South Africa su...More..

Turkey Defends Attacks on Syrian Kurds: 'We Are Not Afraid'
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Turkey Defends Attacks on Syrian Kurds: 'We Are Not Afraid'

Turkey's prime minister said it wanted a 30km-deep (19-mile) "safe zone" along its border inside Syria , which would encompass most of the Afrin enclave. Turkey, which carried out a seven-month military ope...More..

14 shot at Kentucky faculty, at the least 2 lifeless
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

14 shot at Kentucky faculty, at the least 2 lifeless

A 15-year-old male student, who has arrested and charged with murder and attempted murder, entered the school at 8:57 a.m. and began firing using a handgun, according to Sanders. "Then I got up and I ran". Sh...More..

Saoirse Ronan 'thrilled' by best actress Oscar nomination
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Saoirse Ronan 'thrilled' by best actress Oscar nomination

The truly historic nomination goes to " Mudbound " cinematographer Rachel Morrison . This is her third nomination, following 2008′s Best Supporting Actress nomination for Atonement and 2016′s Best Actres...More..

Trump Praises John Kelly for Doing 'Fantastic Job'
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Trump Praises John Kelly for Doing 'Fantastic Job'

One Trump associate who spoke to the president Wednesday night said Trump thought Kelly's comments made him look bad and like he was giving in to Democrats. I get that, ' Bannon is quoted as having said to Ivan...More..

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar to be sentenced Wednesday
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar to be sentenced Wednesday

He was originally going to be sentenced last Friday, but more women than expected are delivering victim impact statements. He faces a minimum prison term of 25 to 40 years for assaulting victims with his ha...More..

Need to propagate India-ASEAN special ties among youth, says Sushma Swaraj
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Need to propagate India-ASEAN special ties among youth, says Sushma Swaraj

The first to arrive on Wednesday will be Vietnam prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. India-ASEAN commemorative summit is going to be organised in New Delhi on January 25 which will strengthen bonds between I...More..

Here's how Shehbaz replied to Maryam's admiring tweets on catching Zainab's killer
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Here's how Shehbaz replied to Maryam's admiring tweets on catching Zainab's killer

With the father of the deceased Zainab sitting by his side, the CM said that it was not easy to face this father who was robbed off his attractive daughter. The accused has seven brothers and sisters and his ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Stephen Miller: the mastermind behind the rescission of DACA

Miller was a former communications director for former Alabama Sen. At the center of the fight is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which President Trump said past year he would res...More..

TPP deal finalized without the United States
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

TPP deal finalized without the United States

The date of the signing is set for March 8, the Wall St Journal reported, but the countries' ministers have to confirm that. Those fresh obstacles were on top of 22 other provisions (including one on state-...More..

When is Donald Trump's speech?
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

When is Donald Trump's speech?

President Donald Trump and a large number of top US officials are headed to this year's World Economic Forum in what many see as a surprise from the "America First" administration. The anti-Globalist Pre...More..

Pence Defends US Embassy Move In Israel To Lawmakers There
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Pence Defends US Embassy Move In Israel To Lawmakers There

Israeli Arab members are escorted by security out as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Israel's parliament in Jerusalem , Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. "And the day is coming when you will be free of the evi...More..

Turkey steps up assault on Kurdish militia in Syria
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Turkey steps up assault on Kurdish militia in Syria

Syria would thus join Iraq and Afghanistan as the locale of a long, unwinnable American war . Convenience store owner Ali Sourani said his shop was running low on food and the region was "surrounded". As we...More..

Your Facebook feed is changing. Here's how the changes will impact you
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Your Facebook feed is changing. Here's how the changes will impact you

Facebook says it will start prioritizing news sources deemed trustworthy in the U.S. and then internationally. This would be rolled out to other countries later. The group said that they would ask the social...More..

Javi Gracia appointed as boss after shock Marco Silva sacking
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Javi Gracia appointed as boss after shock Marco Silva sacking

Watford face Southampton in the fourth round of the FA Cup at St Mary's on Saturday before travelling to Stoke in the Premier League on January 31. On Saturday, the Hornets went tamely down 2-0 to Leiceste...More..

IS German woman gets death in Iraq
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

IS German woman gets death in Iraq

She then travelled to Iraq along with her two daughters, who both later married militants. The woman, whose name was not given, can appeal the sentence. In July, the German justice ministry announced that a 1...More..

At LA Women's March, Viola Davis, Scarlett Johansson rally crowd
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

At LA Women's March, Viola Davis, Scarlett Johansson rally crowd

Portman said: 'Movie reviewers talked about my budding breasts in reviews'. 'I understood very quickly, even as a 13-year-old, that if I were to express myself sexually I would feel unsafe and that men would...More..

From tax refunds to travel, how the government shutdown will impact Americans
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

From tax refunds to travel, how the government shutdown will impact Americans

In this sense, "shutdown" is kind of a misnomer. The government's tax collector, the IRS, might have to send home up to 45,500 of its employees. Stocks gained about 0.3% during this shutdown, as measured ...More..

Sheriff's Office: 5 Workers Missing In Explosion At Oklahoma Drilling Site
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sheriff's Office: 5 Workers Missing In Explosion At Oklahoma Drilling Site

Emergency workers accounted for 17 workers who escaped the flames, but five others remained missing. "It's a pretty dramatic deal to go through", he said. The rig was owned by Patterson-UTI, a provider of dri...More..