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Almost 2000 Palestinians clash with Israeli forces in Gaza, West Bank


Trump said in tweets on Tuesday that the US may withhold future aid payments to Palestinians , accusing them of being "no longer willing to talk peace" with Israel. Meanwhile, Germany late Friday expressed concern over Israel's approval of thousands of new housing units for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank. Read More »

European Union urges Myanmar to allow United Nations probe into Rohingya assaults


Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar, on Saturday said that admission by the country's Army that it has participated in crimes against the Rohingyas is a positive step. Joseph Tripura, a spokesman for the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR, said an investigation had been started. "These 10 Rohingya innocent civilians found in the mass grave. Read More »

Man surrenders, confesses to decades-old murder


The station said it called authorities to let them know what was happening, and called after the interview to say he was on his way to turn himself in. All three individuals now reside in the Shasta County jail-on charges of murder, robbery and burglary. No arrests were made in the two decades since. Read More »

After accident, Army cancels slithering ops for Army Day parade


Sources added that as a matter of protocol, all slithering operations from the ALH Dhruv will remain suspended till a probe in the incident is completed. The incident took place on Tuesday and involved an Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv. "A team from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited that manufactures the chopper is in Delhi for investigation" he said. Read More »

African countries slam Trump's racist remarks as outrageous, offensive


The AU's mission in Washington expressed its "infuriation, disappointment and outrage" at the comment and demanded a retraction as well as an apology. We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. "You can not dismiss entire countries and continents as "shitholes", whose entire populations who are not white, are therefore not welcome", said Rupert Coleville, spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Read More »

Iran says it won't accept Trump's demands to change nuclear deal


President Donald Trump is expected to continue sanctions waivers that accompanied the accord in a decision to be made later Thursday despite his refusal to certify Iran's compliance with the pact late a year ago. Trump also faces a deadline Friday to say whether he will "certify" to Congress that Iran is complying with the deal and that it remains in USA interests to adhere to it. Read More »

Africans outraged over 'racist' Donald Trump remarks


Trump on Friday denied describing certain nations as " shithole countries " after triggering global outrage. Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin also criticized the president's words, but in more mild terms. When word got out, Trump rose to his own defense immediately, tweeting: "The language used by me in the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". Read More »

Suspend US-South Korea military drills: North Korea


So far, North Korea has qualified only two athletes for the games, a figure skating pair, Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik. Some are even saying Moon will have to promise the Northers he'll ask the Americans to give up on this year's war games after he persuaded President Trump in one of their phone calls to postpone them until late March after the Paralympics that follow the Olympics. Read More »

Las Vegas massacre months in the planning


A federal judge unsealed more than 300 pages of search warrants related to the mass shooting October 1 that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds, but the documents do little to reveal what prompted the attack. The documents also revealed that Paddock, who fatally shot himself after firing on the crowd, may have had email conversations with himself about purchasing rifles and bump stocks in the months leading up to the massacre. Read More »

China will not attend Foreign Ministers int'l meeting in Canada

China has "closed some sanctions gaps", Brian Hook, director of policy planning for U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, told reporters in Washington on Thursday. "This action supports the United States-led global effort to apply maximum pressure until the North Korean regime ends its illicit programs, changes its behavior and moves toward denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", the White House said. Read More »

Scaramucci: Steve Bannon was a 'bad hire'


Bannon's incendiary quotes in Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House caused the president to lash out at his former friend on Twitter. After Bannon's fall from disgrace as head of Breitbart's alt-right watering hole, the former Trump adviser was subsequently dealt a second blow when SiriusXM precipitously dropped the mic on Bannon's head. Read More »

Chelsea Manning Files for Maryland US Senate Seat


According to federal election filings , Manning completed the paperwork on January 5, and it was delivered on January 11. Manning was released from prison in May. In his announcement, Obama said that Manning's sentence was "unbalanced" to those looked by different informants. Manning came out as a transgender woman in 2013. Read More »

US judge denies effort to stop Mulvaney from heading consumer watchdog


Other structural features meant to protect that independence - such as the fact that the CFPB receives funding through the Federal Reserve instead of Congress, and the limits on the president's ability to remove the director - remained in place, the judge wrote, and Mulvaney's appointment was by definition temporary. Read More »

USA embassy in London corrects Trump over 'bad deal'


In response to the cancellation, London Mayor Sadiq Khan celebrated the news, saying the US president "is not welcome here". Relations between the U.S. Nigel Farage, the former leader of the Brexit supporting UKIP party, who claims to be a friend of Mr Trump, said the demonstrations were a possible factor in the cancellation. Read More »

California mudslide devastation seen in satellite photos

The opening date is "truly unknown", she said, especially with more rain expected at the end of next week. "So again, we evacuated because they feared mudslides". But not everyone heeded that call. The Burbank Police Department released footage of water surging across a roadway and urged people not to attempt to drive over it. Read More »

Trump asked why 'pretty Korean lady' analyst wasn't negotiating with North Korea


When the analyst responded that she was Korean, the president reportedly responded by asking a nearby adviser why the "pretty Korean lady" was not negotiating with North Korea's government on behalf of the Trump administration. The senior Democratic senator Dick Durbin, who was in the meeting, subsequently said that he had . Botswana's Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation (MIAC) called on the US Ambassador to Botswana "to express its displeasure at the alleged utterances made ... Read More »

Ashleigh Barty downs Daria Gavrilova to enter Sydney International tennis final


The other semifinal in Sydney will be an all-Australian affair between Ashleigh Barty and Daria Gavrilova. "I mean, I'd love to go one further and hold the trophy up here, but I love playing in Australia, I love playing at home". Barty also welcomed the pressure of entering the season's opening major as Australia's highest-ranked female and 18th seed. The 21-year-old Barty is set to meet World No.22 Kerber in the Sydney final after their previous two meetings at Brisbane and WTA Elite ... Read More »

Nigel Farage backs second Brexit referendum to "kill off" debate


He said he believes a second referendum would be triggered by Parliament voting down the Brexit deal offered by the EU. Andrew Adonis, who recently called on Jeremy Corbyn to back a second referendum, took to Twitter to say "bring it on", with the same words being used by chair of anti-Brexit organisation Best for Britain, Lord Mark Malloch. Read More »

Martin O'Neill Set For Stoke City Talks Tonight


The 65-year-old fits the bill because of his experience at top-flight level and the fact he has always been held in high regard by the Stoke hierarchy. For their part, the FAI are now less confident than they had been about keeping O'Neill, having only verbally agreed a new deal at the end of the country's 2018 World Cup qualification campaign. Read More »

Spieth undone by quadruple bogey at Sony Open


Kirk and Johnson opened with 7-under 63s to share the overnight lead. "I've always kind of felt like as long as there's fairways and greens and holes to putt it, then I'm going to be fine". The quartet of Vaughn Taylor, Kyle Stanley , Talor Gooch and Brian Harman are one shot adrift of the leaders after all shot 64s. Peter Malnati, Daisuke Kataoka, Matt Every and Tom Hoge opened with 5-under 65s. Read More »

Trump plans to meet with Macron at Davos


On Thursday, Mnuchin said he expects a "consistent" message from Trump, pushing for "reciprocal" free trade. The two leaders also spoke over phone ahead of their Davos meeting. He'll be leading the presidential delegation later this month. The president's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, chief of staff John Kelly and National Security Adviser H.R. Read More »

Test our resolve if you desire, Khawaja Asif to Indian army chief


Why do we need a separate map for the state? "Every state has its own constitution". "We are very keen to start the hotline". Asked what Pakistan's response would be if India resorted to any such misadventure, Maj Gen Ghafoor said: "Should they [India] wish to test our resolve they may try and see it for themselves". Read More »

NITI Aayog's Interactive Session on Economic Policy


Finance Minister Arun Jaitley thanked all the participants for their thought-provoking suggestions. NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, and senior officers from the government and NITI Aayog were also present. A number of presentations were before the Prime Minister for the duration of the conference after which, he expressed thanks to all participants for their proposals and observations and assured them that the government will mull over on these issues. Read More »

Western New Yorkers react to Haiti comments

But in another tweet on Friday the president denied that he insulted Haitians. Ex-president John Mahama has branded US President Donald Trump as a racist after he reportedly used crude language to describe African nations, Haiti and El Salvador. Read More »

Roseanne Says Her Character Will Be a Trump Supporter in Sitcom Revival


So it's no surprise that people were confused by Barr's participation in the fight against sexual assault considering there have been several claims of sexual assault against President Trump . Naturally, during the press event's question and answer portion, Barr was asked by attendees of the event as to why she voted for Trump. The revival explores the idea of the Connor family voting for the same reason, immediately in the premiere episode. Read More »

Cops monitoring H&M protests at Gauteng malls


While the brand has apologised and removed the image, dozens of activists from socialist movement Economic Freedom Fighters ( EFF ) protested at H&M stores across South Africa on Saturday. However, shortly after H&M's HR manager Randall April read out the formal apology relating to the advert to the protestors, which was issued by H&M worldwide on January 9, Joseph was quick to voice his disappointment. Read More »

Trump's plan to deport those who entered U.S. illegally as kids blocked


But for local young undocumented immigrants known as 'dreamers, ' there is little peace of mind. As I made very clear today, our country needs the security of the Wall on the Southern Border, which must be part of any DACA approval. It's time to stop using Dreamers as bargaining chips. Almost 690,000 immigrants are protected by the decision while a lawsuit to determine the legality of the repeal is under way. Read More »

Trump shock: "Non voglio immigrati da Paesi-cesso"


Nella nota, infine, i Paesi africani si sono detti " solidali con il popolo haitiano e con quanti sono stati denigrati" e hanno ringraziato "gli americani di ogni origine che hanno condannato queste osservazioni". L'ambasciatore di Haiti , Paul Altidor , ha parlato di "aggressione" e fa sapere che il governo haitiano ha presentato una protesta formale. Parole che per il senatore democratico dell'Illinois Kwane Raoul, i cui genitori sono immigrati da Haiti negli anni Cinquanta, sono ... Read More »

Search Continues for Missing After Mudslides in California

Officials fear the death toll could rise because firefighters have not yet been able to access some areas in the path of the debris flows. The Thomas Fire , in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, is 92 percent contained and has burned over 280,000 acres and destroyed almost 1,000 structures, leading to unsafe mud and debris flows following recent heavy rains. Read More »

Czechs vote for president; anti-migrant incumbent is favored


And then there is Mirek Topolanek, targeting the voters of the conservative Civic Democratic Party that he used to lead. "Babis could have chosen among personalities that are respected by the countries in the west and invited to them". Initial results indicating which two candidates are likely to contest the expected run-off are expected later Saturday. Nine candidates are running for the post. Read More »

Slain girl may have been victim of serial killer


Opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto termed the brutal rape and murder of the girl as "shocking and a slap on the face of Sharifdom (Sharif brothers)". Four people have been caught in connection with the previous 11 cases and several suspects are now in police custody, he said, adding that their identities can not yet be revealed. Read More »

On Donald Trump's "shithole" Comment, By 'Tope Oriola

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was equally critical of her onetime rival in last year's presidential campaign and the USA ambassador to Panama has tendered his resignation amid the ongoing scandal. Mr. Trump said things that were "hate-filled, vile and racist", Mr. Durbin said. "Made up by Dems", he tweeted. "I think it fundamentally poisons the relationship with numerous countries". Read More »

Trump administration unveils new sanctions on Iran


Part of the nuclear deal was that the USA would waive the sanctions, which are part of the relief Iran gets in exchange for destroying much of its nuclear equipment and allowing inspections. Three officials said the waivers will be accompanied by other, targeted sanctions on Iran for human rights abuses and a stern warning that Trump will pull out of the nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration if fixes aren't made by spring. Read More »

New home launches plunge 78% in 2017


The Indian property market will continue to face headwinds this year and no hardening of prices is expected, Das said at a press conference. The capital city recorded the highest-ever office transaction (3.34 mnsqft) in a six-month period during (July December 2017). Read More »

Police chase involving Greyhound bus ends in Lake County


Officials chased the bus from Racine County into Lake County, Illinois. Wisconsin and IL law enforcement attempted to stop the bus after a passenger called 911, officials said. Rory Zuerlein said his agency received a call around 10 p.m. that an armed passenger on the bus was threatening other riders, the paper reported . There were also closures and backups in both directions of the interstate at the state line. Read More »

SC asks Maha govt to bring all records of Loya's death


The Bombay Lawyers Association on Saturday claimed that a Supreme Court case asking to investigate the death of special Central Bureau of Investigation judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya was motivated and was filed only after the Bombay Lawyers Association had filed a similar case at the Bombay High Court. Read More »

USA military says in 'continuous communication' with Pakistan


Trump accused Pakistan of doing nothing to assist in the US -led war effort in neighboring Afghanistan and of failing to crack down on militants that attack USA and Afghan forces across the border. He added that USA s "didn't disown Trump's tweets, but they also found it tough to explain how they would translate [into] policymaking". Pakistan has been a key ally of the United States in war on terror since the September 11, 2001 attacks in the USA, but relations have been strained between the ... Read More »

Kenyatta to attend ANC birthday bash


Piotr Matys, emerging market strategist at Rabobank, warned that ousting Zuma could also cause trouble for the South African currency, saying that: "The governing ANC could be engulfed in political bickering between Zuma's camp and members of the party who voted for Ramaphosa". Read More »

Ex-combat pilot McSally takes on sheriff Arpaio in Arizona Senate race


And the two-term congresswoman is already showing she's got more, er, goods than the hand-wringing anti-Trump RINO now occupying the seat ever dreamed of having. Trump, an ally of Arpaio's, is shown in McSally's video calling McSally his friend. "I absolutely refused to bow down to Sharia law", she said in the video referencing her successful challenge to a military policy that required her to wear an Islamic robe over her Air Force uniform. Read More »

Trump's immigration remarks lambasted from left and right

Trump's relationship with lawmakers on the Hill has seen many low points already in his first year as president, but 2018 already seems to be finding new ground. From Fire and Fury to Trump's Sh-t Hole to Very Fine People-Is MAGA-America Great Again? "What the president said is offensive and doesn't reflect who we are as a country", Murkowski stated in an email distributed by her spokeswoman. Read More »

Chinese authorities demolish Christian church


Prior to its destruction, many of Golden Lampstand Church's leaders had been heavily persecuted and some were imprisoned, according to reports by ChinaAid , a Christian NGO based in Midland, Texas. But still occasionally pastors are arrested and buildings are destroyed because authorities considered them unofficial groups who gather in a building for worship. Read More »

Winter Olympics Odds: Who will win the most Gold Medals? 1/10/18


The deal marks the first time that athletes from the North will compete in a South Korean Olympics , as North Korea boycotted the 1988 Olympics in Seoul . The offer comes a day after Seoul proposed holding working-level talks on Monday on the South Korean side of Panmunjeom to discuss the North's participation in the games. Read More »

Big UK government contractor sees shares plunge on debt woes


DEVELOPERS are being sounded out to rescue major infrastructure projects across Scotland if leading construction firm Carillion collapses. Ministers are drawing up plans to take over prisons contracts worth £200m from Carillion, . Unite union assistant general secretary Gail Cartmail said: "The Government must consider all options while the future of Carillion hangs in the balance, including bringing contracts back in-house". Read More »

Jacksonville Man Wins Big With Powerball Ticket


An unsuspecting Aussie is about to have their life turned upside down following news one victor has taken out the entire $55 million Powerball jackpot for themselves. Five other people in Wisconsin scored four out of five numbers plus the Powerball. Players must match all five numbers drawn to win the jackpot. The winning numbers were 2-18-37-39-42. Read More »