Israeli PM Netanyahu defiant as corruption probe closes in

Netanyahu, now serving his fourth term as Prime Minister, has been named as a suspect in two separate criminal investigations, known as Case 1000 and Case 2000. The second alleges Netanyahu was looking for more favorable coverage from Yedioth Ahrono... More..

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Oil slips near $63 as risks counter reported U.S. inventory draw
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Oil slips near $63 as risks counter reported U.S. inventory draw

EIA expects West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices to average $4/bbl lower than Brent prices in both 2018 and 2019. The inventory report by the EIA is once again in conflict with figures from th...More..

Cavaliers Send Isaiah Thomas And Channing Frye To Los Angeles Lakers
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Cavaliers Send Isaiah Thomas And Channing Frye To Los Angeles Lakers

Isaiah Thomas is " tired of being traded " and has no desire to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers . Last year, Isaiah Thomas had one of the most spectacular scoring seasons in National Basketball Association ...More..

Another winter storm forecast for Alberta Wednesday: Environment Canada
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Another winter storm forecast for Alberta Wednesday: Environment Canada

The snow route parking ban that went into effect Monday in Calgary was lifted Wednesday at 7 a.m., but the city says drivers should be prepared as another parking ban could be issued with the coming snowfall....More..

Trump bungles effort to slam United Kingdom universal health care system
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Trump bungles effort to slam United Kingdom universal health care system

Trump tweeted earlier in the day that democrats were pushing for universal healthcare "to greatly raise taxes for really bad and non-personal medical care". "People were marching because we love our NHS and...More..

North Korea 'Months Away
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

North Korea 'Months Away" From Potential to Hit US With Nuke: "Envoy

This joint effort by USA and its allies will not only spread the cost of such a defensive umbrella but also show the solidarity and unity of our allies that may have seemed to weaken in recent years. A year ago...More..

by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Senate celebrates budget deal - but shutdown still possible

Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, and Chuck Schumer of NY, his Democratic counterpart, would raise strict caps on military and domestic spending that were imposed in 2011 as part of a deal w...More..

Saudi Arabia denies granting airspace for flights between India and Israel
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Saudi Arabia denies granting airspace for flights between India and Israel

Israeli daily Haaretz , while commenting on the development, say that Air India's New Delhi-Tel Aviv route is the first concrete and public piece of "evidence to the warming of ties between Israel and th...More..

New Jersey governor signs net neutrality order
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

New Jersey governor signs net neutrality order

Murphy's move arrives roughly two weeks after two similar net neutrality orders by governors in Montana and NY. The policy banned companies from interfering with web traffic or speeds to favor certain sites...More..

Death rap for 1 in Pak for lynching student
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Death rap for 1 in Pak for lynching student

Mashal Khan , a 25-year-old mass communications student, was mobbed and killed on campus after being falsely accused of blasphemy . Khan was stripped of his clothes, beaten and shot by members of the mob, ...More..

Filipina missing in Taiwan natural disaster: DFA
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Filipina missing in Taiwan natural disaster: DFA

The Taiwanese government earlier reported that at least four persons died and about 200 were injured in the incident. Many of them might have been trapped in the 12-story Yunmen Cuiti building that contained ap...More..

Poland's president signs controversial Holocaust bill into law
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Poland's president signs controversial Holocaust bill into law

Analysts say the legislation has isolated Poland from Israel , a key ally of the United States and neighbouring Ukraine. "I am going to speak truth, where the truth took place", Bennett told his Jewish Hom...More..

Officer shot dead outside Dallas, suspect in custody after standoff
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Officer shot dead outside Dallas, suspect in custody after standoff

The Richardson Police Department at this time will only say that two people have been hit and one is believed to be an officer. The condition of the civilian remained unknown, but Perlich said he had not been...More..

Zimbabwe opposition leader back in South Africa hospital
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Zimbabwe opposition leader back in South Africa hospital

Spokesman Luke Tamborinyoka said the former prime minister is in Johannesburg for cancer treatment. The 65-year-old is critically ill in South Africa, where he has been receiving treatment for colon cancer. O...More..

U.S. launches rare strikes on Syrian govt-backed troops
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

U.S. launches rare strikes on Syrian govt-backed troops

Wednesday's incident is the latest of its kind involving the US-supported rebels terrorists and Syrian government forces. "There are about 2,000 US troops in Syria focused on the fight against ISIS", said Tom...More..

FBI Text Messages Indicate Obama's Interest in Investigation
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

FBI Text Messages Indicate Obama's Interest in Investigation

Johnson released a report to accompany the emails called " THE CLINTON EMAIL SCANDAL AND THE FBI'S INVESTIGATION OF IT ". They've repeatedly used the texts to attack Mueller's investigation into possible co...More..

Archaeologists discovered an ancient Mayan megacity hidden in a Guatemalan jungle
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Archaeologists discovered an ancient Mayan megacity hidden in a Guatemalan jungle

With the recent prehistoric fossil findings in Israel and the newly unearthed masses at the Turkish site Göbekli Tepe, the Mayan discovery is yet another challenge to our understanding of human history & is evi...More..

Missing oil tanker with 22 Indians aboard released: Sushma (11:22)
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Missing oil tanker with 22 Indians aboard released: Sushma (11:22)

The Indian government had confirmed that the ship, owned by a Mumbai company, was missing and it had sought help from the Benin and Nigerian navies to find it. Globally 16 vessels reported being fired upon, s...More..

Russia tells planes in Syria to fly higher
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Russia tells planes in Syria to fly higher

On Saturday, a Russian Su-25 fighter jet was shot down while flying over the Idlib de-escalation zone. A still image from social media shows what according to Syrian rebels were fires caused by a Russian mi...More..

European Union negotiator warns 'not a minute to lose' in Brexit talks
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

European Union negotiator warns 'not a minute to lose' in Brexit talks

Writing in The Sunday Telegraph, he warned the Prime Minister would only continue to command a majority in Parliament if she stuck to her present policy - which includes leaving the single market and the cu...More..

Serbia and Montenegro could join EU by 2025, European Commission says
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Serbia and Montenegro could join EU by 2025, European Commission says

The EU enlargement plan for the Western Balkans, presented by the European Commission on Tuesday, offers a path to membership for the two Balkan states as well as their neighbours Macedonia , Albania , and Bo...More..

Russia probe: Steve Bannon will not testify before House committee on Tuesday
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Russia probe: Steve Bannon will not testify before House committee on Tuesday

Schiff did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The confirmation of Bannon's meeting with Mueller comes as Bannon's closed-door interview set for Tuesday with the House intelligence committee was...More..

Quake strikes off coast of Taiwan, hotel collapses
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Quake strikes off coast of Taiwan, hotel collapses

Efforts to rescue people trapped inside is underway. Two guests are escorted by rescue workers from the damaged Marshal Hotel in Hualien, eastern Taiwan early February 7, 2018. Shocked residents rushed into t...More..

National Weather Service: No East Coast tsunami warning
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

National Weather Service: No East Coast tsunami warning

MEMA reports receiving calls from the public asking if there is a Tsunami Warning. The NWS has said its bulletin was merely a routine test message. The National Weather Service says a private company took...More..

United Nations chief calls for end to female genital mutilation
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

United Nations chief calls for end to female genital mutilation

It results in deep rooted inequality between the sexes and constitutes as an extreme form of discrimination against females. The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has called for intercontinental partn...More..

The Lifetime Movie Has Cast It's Prince Harry & Meghan Markle
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

The Lifetime Movie Has Cast It's Prince Harry & Meghan Markle

Meanwhile, like Harry , Murray Fraser hails from Great Britain-so he won't have to fake the prince's dreamy British accent-and his resumé includes a role on Scottish TV series The Loch and a small part on ...More..

Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley

Chief of the Army Staff ( COAS ) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday attended the joint funeral prayer of 11 soldiers who lost their lives in Swat attack on Saturday. The prime minister said that no cowardly ...More..

Pardoning the suffragettes would be wrong
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Pardoning the suffragettes would be wrong

The Representation of the People Act was adopted in February 1918, eventually paving the way for universal women's suffrage in the country. Councillor Emsley is inspired by Annie Kenney, a suffragette from Ol...More..

Storm to deliver plenty of snow to northern New England
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Storm to deliver plenty of snow to northern New England

High: 44. Wind: N 5-10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 70%. The town with the greatest chance of surpassing 4 inches was Torrington, with a 48 percent chance. Today Mostly sunny, with a high near ...More..

Assange loses bid to have arrest warrant dropped
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Assange loses bid to have arrest warrant dropped

The WikiLeaks founder had claimed, via barrister Mark Summers QC, that the arrest warrant, issued under section 6 of the Bail Act 1976, ought not to apply to him because it was originally issued to get him ...More..