Turkey vows to 'drown' US-backed Syrian Kurdish force

This will keep Syria divided forever, leaving the Kurds fully dependent on US aid in the wake of increased regional tensions, while the USA gets another foothold for its West Asian geopolitical manoeuvring. "A strong border security force will proh... More..

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Gunmen killed 2 policemen, abduct 2 foreigners in Kaduna
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Gunmen killed 2 policemen, abduct 2 foreigners in Kaduna

Lagos:Two Americans and two Canadians have been kidnapped in an ambush in Kaduna state, northern Nigeria, police said on Wednesday, in the latest abduction targeting foreigners. Last February, two German archae...More..

Democrat Phil Murphy takes over as NJ governor
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Democrat Phil Murphy takes over as NJ governor

Murphy, who highlighted the diversity of his cabinet during a speech filled with optimism for the Garden State, promised to make New Jersey a leader in progressive policies. Murphy is a former Goldman Sach...More..

British Crown jewels were hidden in biscuits during Second World War
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

British Crown jewels were hidden in biscuits during Second World War

Speaking about how they were chosen for the roles, one maid of honour Lady Anne Glenconner said: "We had to be the daughters of earls, marquesses, or dukes, and had to have sort of nice figures, and that sort...More..

Suspect shoots 4 officers in SC, 1 critically hurt
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Suspect shoots 4 officers in SC, 1 critically hurt

It's where three @YCSO_SC deputies were shot during the hunt for a suspect early this morning. All four officers, as well as the suspect, were taken to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, Berry said. P...More..

Qatari royal says he is 'being held against his will' in UAE
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Qatari royal says he is 'being held against his will' in UAE

Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al-Thani - who played a role in negotiating with Saudi Arabia during the Qatar diplomatic crisis a year ago - made the claims in a YouTube video released on Sunday. It comes amid a block...More..

Dozens escape casino shuttle boat off Florida's Gulf coast
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Dozens escape casino shuttle boat off Florida's Gulf coast

A cause of death is being determined. One person has died, a hospital spokesperson said Monday morning. Fire department officials said the fire likely started in the engine room and spread quickly. Larry Santan...More..

Australia v England: Tourists will be 'ruthless' in ODI series - Jason Roy
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Australia v England: Tourists will be 'ruthless' in ODI series - Jason Roy

When he was at Surrey Kumar Sangakkara said Roy could "easily" play Test cricket and "he has got more ability than I have and a much greater repertoire of shots, definitely". "Everyone does everything they ca...More..

Rouhani: US Did Not Succeed in Undermining Nuclear Deal
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Rouhani: US Did Not Succeed in Undermining Nuclear Deal

Moscow has a critical attitude towards the latest USA statement on reviewing the Iran nuclear deal and will do all it can to resist any attempt to scrape the deal, Russian authorities said on Saturday. "If ...More..

CND urges government to condemn Trump's nuclear weapons policy
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

CND urges government to condemn Trump's nuclear weapons policy

The research paper calls for nuclear weapons states to incorporate cyber risk reduction measures in nuclear command, control and communication systems. The Trump administration's first NPR is expected to be...More..

38 minutes of fear: How a Hawaii missile alert test went wrong
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

38 minutes of fear: How a Hawaii missile alert test went wrong

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesman Richard Rapoza says it's not clear what caused the alert to go out. Two minutes after that, John Peterson revealed the evasive steps he had taken. She only knew ab...More..

Person in custody following Greyhound bus pursuit in IL
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Person in custody following Greyhound bus pursuit in IL

The bus, carrying at least 40 passengers, made it to IL before it was brought to a stop by spike strips. With guns drawn, police took the suspect into custody. The Racine County sheriff said on Saturday that Va...More..

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin 'Very Focused on Cryptocurrencies'
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin 'Very Focused on Cryptocurrencies'

But many Americans, including those who tend to itemize their tax returns, will need to use the online tool to ensure they are not dramatically overpaying or underpaying their taxes. 11. Ron Wyden, the top Demo...More..

Peru quake sparks mine collapse - 17 feared missing
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Peru quake sparks mine collapse - 17 feared missing

Geological Survey. A tsunami threat alert was issued by the government after a massive quake hit 124 km southwest of the city of Puquio in Peru, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), however, no tsu...More..

Canada police search for attacker who cut 11-year-old girl's hijab
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Canada police search for attacker who cut 11-year-old girl's hijab

Khawlah and her brother made a decision to cross the road and walk with a bigger group of people. Mohammed said he then watched on horrified as he saw the man approaching his sister again with the scissors - ...More..

Special Weather Statement Warns of Heavy Rain
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Special Weather Statement Warns of Heavy Rain

Be prepared for pooling water, slush and freezing rain as temperatures are expected to drop fast throughout Saturday, Environment Canada says. Temperatures dropped this morning with the passage of a cold fron...More..

by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Republican senator insists Trump didn't disparage Haiti, African nations with profane remark

In a statement , the White House did not dispute the remarks, merely saying Trump "will always fight for the American people". And it prompted senators who were present at the meeting to answer questions Frida...More..

Rain, cold - and more snow? Dramatic weather changes coming
by | Sunday, January 14, 2018

Rain, cold - and more snow? Dramatic weather changes coming

The National Weather Service in Paducah says travel conditions will deteriorate Thursday night beginning in Missouri, then southern IL and eventually west Kentucky. Gusting winds may also cause power outage...More..

Pakistan apprises USA to address concerns to move forward: FO
by | Sunday, January 14, 2018

Pakistan apprises USA to address concerns to move forward: FO

The statement came after Trump froze up to $1.9 billion in funding to Pakistan, in a move created to force its military and intelligence apparatus to halt its support for the Afghan Taliban and other Islamist g...More..

Saudi women enter stadium to watch soccer for the first time
by | Sunday, January 14, 2018

Saudi women enter stadium to watch soccer for the first time

The women however had to enter through designated turnstiles for women and families. Lamya Khaled Nasser, a 32-year-old football fan from Jeddah , told AFP she was proud and looking forward to the match. I...More..