Netanyahu charged with 'breach of trust', refuses to step down

President Trump continues to focus on his peace initiative. Some reports suggest that Netanyahu still wanted to go ahead but could not do so due to the opposition. Mandelblit said that the prime minister definitely did not need to resign due to th... More..

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Judge closes courtroom as trial begins for Palestinian teen who slapped soldiers
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Judge closes courtroom as trial begins for Palestinian teen who slapped soldiers

The case of Ahed al-Tamimi, who turned 17 in prison last month, gained worldwide media attention and she has become something of a symbol to supporters of Palestine. Bassem Tamimi, Ahed's father said the attack...More..

Trump Warns Of 'Last Chance' To Pass Immigration Deal
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Trump Warns Of 'Last Chance' To Pass Immigration Deal

The biggest difference between then and now is that the Democrats have forfeited their best leverage to force Republicans to deal. The Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor of beginning the debate yester...More..

Reconstruction After War With ISIS Will Cost $88 Billion, Says Iraq
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Reconstruction After War With ISIS Will Cost $88 Billion, Says Iraq

Iraq has issued an urgent appeal for billions of dollars of worldwide aid to rebuild areas devastated by a 3-year battle with the Islamic State militant group. "If the global community doesn't help the governme...More..

House Republicans Open Investigation Into White House Handling Of Porter Scandal
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

House Republicans Open Investigation Into White House Handling Of Porter Scandal

Early during the interview, Gowdy - who recently announced he will not seek another term in Congress - said he's skeptical of reports indicating Chief of Staff John Kelly knew about domestic abuse allegations...More..

Intelligence officials say Russian Federation intent on disrupting future U.S. elections
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Intelligence officials say Russian Federation intent on disrupting future U.S. elections

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Russian Federation has determined that cyber operations to disrupt the 2016 presidential campaign was "successful", and this year's midterms is the next like...More..

Life In Prison For Manhattan Bomber
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Life In Prison For Manhattan Bomber

Hours later, in the Chelsea section of Manhattan at 23rd Street, another pressure-cooker bomb blew up inside of a Dumpster, blowing out windows of nearby buildings and projecting shrapnel hundreds of yards away...More..

Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits unveiled
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits unveiled

We're still in awe of the stunning portrait of Michelle Obama that was revealed at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. yesterday. It was a odd enough for a presidential portrait that even CNN...More..

South Africa police raids Gupta family home
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

South Africa police raids Gupta family home

The Secretary-General of South Africa's ANC said Zuma did not threaten to challenge his removal by the party in court, as speculated by local media. According to a statement released by the Hawks - the po...More..

Gatland left frustrated by TMO call
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Gatland left frustrated by TMO call

Farrell missed the conversion and Patchell failed with a long-range penalty for Wales before England launched a concerted assault on the Welsh line. England coach Eddie Jones said the TMO's call had to b...More..

NSA used Twitter account to tweet secret messages meant for Russian vendor
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

NSA used Twitter account to tweet secret messages meant for Russian vendor

USA officials said the payment was meant to recover ostensible NSA data, and was abandoned after the Russian provided the United States intelligence with unverified and "possibly fabricated" information on Pre...More..

Helicopter Crashes In The Grand Canyon With Seven On Board
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Helicopter Crashes In The Grand Canyon With Seven On Board

He did not have details of the crash. A witness said he saw flames and black smoke spewing from the crash site, heard explosions and saw victims who were bleeding and badly burned. The FAA and National Transpor...More..

'The 15:17 To Paris' Review: A Big But…
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

'The 15:17 To Paris' Review: A Big But…

There was the massive hit American Sniper , then the story of hero airline pilot Sully , and now perhaps his riskiest bet yet in The 15:17 to Paris. But are they worthy of the hyperbolic vitriol that will be ...More..

No Evidence Border Patrol Agent's Death Was From An Attack, FBI Says
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

No Evidence Border Patrol Agent's Death Was From An Attack, FBI Says

The FBI's statement came a day after the El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office issued its autopsy report, stating that Martinez, 36, died from blunt injuries to the head. As part of this effort, the FBI has ...More..

Philippines says Canada helicopters 'not for attack'
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Philippines says Canada helicopters 'not for attack'

The government initially defended the deal, saying the helicopters would only be used for disaster relief and search-and-rescue missions, and that the sale would support upwards of 1,000 jobs in the Montreal ar...More..

Oxfam denies covering up sex worker scandal in quake hit Haiti
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Oxfam denies covering up sex worker scandal in quake hit Haiti

According to the British newspaper The Times , Oxfam employees hired young prostitutes in Haiti in 2011 during a mission following the quake that ravaged the country in 2010, killing almost 300,000 people. But...More..

This is why Maldives President's 'special envoy' didn't visit India
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

This is why Maldives President's 'special envoy' didn't visit India

Mr Ahmed Mohamed, the Maldives' ambassador to India, said the government had wanted to send a special envoy to India as well, but the dates were not suitable for the Indian Foreign Ministry. We have not been in...More..

Jammu attack: It happened because of presence of Rohingya refugees, says Speaker
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Jammu attack: It happened because of presence of Rohingya refugees, says Speaker

During the telephonic conversation, the home minister sought details from Director General of Police SP Vaid on the terrorist attack on the army camp in Jammu , according to a tweet by the Home Minister's Offi...More..

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Speechwriter resigns after abuse allegations

The Washington Post's Elise Viebeck reports that David Sorensen, a speechwriter, is resigning. Mr Porter, 40, was then allowed to serve as an influential gatekeeper to Mr Trump until this week, when the tw...More..

Syrian Kurdish forces capture two British 'IS' militants
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Syrian Kurdish forces capture two British 'IS' militants

Officials said they have captured Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh , who were part of a group of four Islamic State militants involved in capturing, torturing, and killing Western hostages. The fourth...More..

Senator Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Senator Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal

The Senate was expected to approve the stopgap bill and budget deal after 1 a.m. and send it to the House of Representatives. Given Paul's objections, the Senate is not set to vote on the spending compromise ...More..

Filipina caretaker missing after Taiwan quake - MECO
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Filipina caretaker missing after Taiwan quake - MECO

Tuesday night's quake in the eastern city of Hualien has left at least nine people dead and over 260 injured. A hotel and other buildings collapsed or tilted mainly in the city of Hualien near the quake...More..

US Supreme Court issues partial stay in NC legislative maps case
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

US Supreme Court issues partial stay in NC legislative maps case

But the clock is ticking, the pressure is building and there are plenty of questions about how it might all go sideways. "Gerrymandering is wrong and we must correct errors of the past with the existing map". T...More..

Aust man caught in global fraud bust
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Aust man caught in global fraud bust

The group wanted to be known as the Internet's leading location for carding-buying retail items with counterfeit and stolen credit cards. During its seven years in operation, Infraud inflicted about $2.2 bill...More..

Ailing Tsvangirai appoints 40-year-old Chamisa as acting MDC-T president
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Ailing Tsvangirai appoints 40-year-old Chamisa as acting MDC-T president

Tsvangirai led the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) opposition party against former president Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF government for decades and the two formed a power-sharing government in 2008 that last...More..

Under pressure, South Africa's leader warns of
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Under pressure, South Africa's leader warns of "fake" news

President Zuma is under growing pressure to quit in favour of his deputy and African National Congress (ANC) party leader, with local media suggesting an exit deal is being hammered out. Zuma's office describ...More..

The Worst 2018 Recruiting Class In Every Conference
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

The Worst 2018 Recruiting Class In Every Conference

Texas' football account was down for a time Tuesday. Most FBS teams filled the majority of their 2018 classes in December. John Stephen Jones signed with the Razorbacks on Wednesday, and his granddad attend...More..

Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case

Judge Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman announced the verdict in a special court in Dhaka's Old City. In July 2008, Bangladesh's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) had filed the case against six people, including Kha...More..

Senate panel report questions Federal Bureau of Investigation handling of Hillary Clinton email case
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Senate panel report questions Federal Bureau of Investigation handling of Hillary Clinton email case

He was removed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation team over the summer, after Mueller learned of the texts. On September 2, 2016, the attorney said she was preparing th...More..

English players now diving
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

English players now diving "masters", says Arsenal's Wenger

Arsène Wenger appeared to aim a dig at Tottenham Hotspur's players this morning by claiming that the English have become the "masters" of diving. "That is down to the referees and I think that sometimes, at n...More..