Peace deal with Taliban likely by July

A former USA ambassador to Afghanistan who is now special envoy in the talks, Khalilzad has, in recent months, held meetings with Taliban officials in Qatar, where the group's senior leaders have an office in the capital Doha. This comes as the Talib... More..

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European Union wants to ensure United Kingdom leaves with a deal, says PM May
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

European Union wants to ensure United Kingdom leaves with a deal, says PM May

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is set to head to Brussels on Monday for talks. In early February, UK Prime Minister Theresa May pledged in an article published by The Telegraph that she would return to ne...More..

Riot police clash with yellow vest protesters in Paris
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Riot police clash with yellow vest protesters in Paris

Several luxury sports auto owners are counting the cost of Saturday's chaotic Yellow Vest protests in Paris after their pricey vehicles were targeted and torched by angry demonstrators. It wasn't pretty: he w...More..

Stone says he should be free to speak in Russian Federation probe case
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Stone says he should be free to speak in Russian Federation probe case

But Stone's attorneys say such an order would infringe on Stone's First Amendment right to free speech. Stone, 66, was arrested in an early morning Federal Bureau of Investigation raid at his Fort Lauderdale,...More..

Greater metro area sees 3 to 6.5 inches — Sunday snow totals
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Greater metro area sees 3 to 6.5 inches — Sunday snow totals

Children sled on a hill in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood after a large storm blanketed the city with snow on February 9, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. "This is an extreme weather event, and offering shelter is ...More..

Mixed bag of weather results in special weather statement for region
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Mixed bag of weather results in special weather statement for region

Snow will taper off to flurries on Wednesday. Some showers also develop Sunday, but our next best chance of rain comes between Monday and Tuesday of next week. A high of - 4 C was expected in Toronto Sunday...More..

Appeal likely for Bissonnette judge's 'unusual' sentencing decision
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Appeal likely for Bissonnette judge's 'unusual' sentencing decision

Last March, Bissonnette pleaded guilty to six count of first-degree murder and six counts of attempted murder in the attack. The defence had argued Bissonnette should be eligible for parole after 25 years, ...More..

More from STORM ERIK overnight and for Saturday morning, clearing east.
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

More from STORM ERIK overnight and for Saturday morning, clearing east.

Winds of up to 70mph are predicted for across the country, with the North of England set to be hit particularly hard. "The aircraft circled the airport and landed safely". Storms on Friday caused trees to fall ...More..

The EU reached agreement on the
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

The EU reached agreement on the "Nord stream-2"

Merkel has so far insisted that the pipeline is a " purely economic project " that will ensure cheaper, more reliable gas supplies. Putting EU energy independence at risk? The Kremlin's spokesman Dmitry...More..

5 minors charged in deadly shooting of Nashville musician
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

5 minors charged in deadly shooting of Nashville musician

When they accosted the singer, they took his wallet and demanded the keys to his auto, which he refused to hand over, they opened fire on him. It's believed Yorlets, 24, was shot when he refused to hand over th...More..

Gruesome Groom Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teenager At His Own Wedding
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Gruesome Groom Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teenager At His Own Wedding

In court documents obtained by Oxygen.com, prosecutors paint a hellish picture of a wedding reception that descended into chaos. He was charged with indecent assault, indecent exposure, imprisonment of a mino...More..

NYPD Demands Google Stop Posting DWI Checkpoints on Waze App
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

NYPD Demands Google Stop Posting DWI Checkpoints on Waze App

They are revealing the situation of checkpoints places these drivers, their passengers, and most people in danger. Though it wasn't specifically mentioned in the NYPD letter, a new "speed cam" function that...More..

by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

DUI Suspect Shows Off His Dance Moves During Field Sobriety Test

Deputies say the driver was asleep at the wheel. The sheriff's office told WTVT that Larson's blood alcohol level when he was arrested was more than three times Florida's legal limit for driving. The video ...More..

China condemns Indian PM Modi's visit to disputed region
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

China condemns Indian PM Modi's visit to disputed region

Taking a cue from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has called upon his party workers to express their resentment against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit by wearing yellow and...More..

No Xi summit before tariff date
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

No Xi summit before tariff date

While being asked whether there would be a meeting in a near-term outlook (in the next month or so), Trump appeared to be baffling when responding, "Not yet". Asked if a meeting could happen by March 1, he said...More..

Whitaker Reveals California US Attorney Sat In On Mueller Probe Briefing
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Whitaker Reveals California US Attorney Sat In On Mueller Probe Briefing

Over the past several weeks there have been a lot of questions circulating around whether or not Whitaker would voluntarily testify. He is the person "ultimately in charge of the investigation", yet insisted he...More..

Border officer shoots driver at Arizona crossing
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Border officer shoots driver at Arizona crossing

The border patrol official said smugglers drop off large groups as a diversion tactic to tie up law enforcement resources in order to move drugs across other parts of the border. Families and children traveling...More..

Final battle: US-backed Syria force announces final push against IS
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Final battle: US-backed Syria force announces final push against IS

The remaining Islamic State territory in Syria is west of the Euphrates. The besieged Islamic State enclave centered around Baghouz on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River represents the jihadist group's...More..

Prince Philip gives up driving and swerves charges
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Prince Philip gives up driving and swerves charges

Prince Philip made the decision "after careful consideration" following his vehicle crash last month in which a 45-year-old woman suffered a broken wrist. Two days after the accident, Prince Philip was see...More..

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax calls for investigation into sexual assault allegations
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax calls for investigation into sexual assault allegations

The law firm said Watson had "shared her account of the rape with friends in a series of emails and Facebook messages that are now in our possession". "At this time, Ms. Watson is reluctantly coming forward...More..

Trump lashes out as Democrats open probes into his taxes, Russia ties
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Trump lashes out as Democrats open probes into his taxes, Russia ties

The aide also said the agreement need not contain the term "wall" - a word that was a premier plank of Trump's presidential campaign, and which Trump has lately alternated between embracing and abandoning. If t...More..

Western Washington wakes up to more snow Saturday
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Western Washington wakes up to more snow Saturday

In January and February of 1950, Portland was a winter wonderland for 29 straight days. Schools and colleges had canceled classes ahead of the storm expected to bring 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 centimeters) of s...More..

Rapid City man, a former INF inspector, reacts to treaty collapse
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Rapid City man, a former INF inspector, reacts to treaty collapse

Ryabkov further noted that Russian Federation would not initiate any measures, saying, "Our colleagues who are now dwelling on how to seriously sting Russian Federation must comprehend all this". At the end of ...More..

Rare Sumatran tiger killed by potential mate at London Zoo
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Rare Sumatran tiger killed by potential mate at London Zoo

Asim and Melati were matched through the European Endangered Species Program for Sumatran tigers, which seeks to rescue the cats from near-extinction, the zoo said. "Zoo staff immediately implemented their pr...More..

Elizabeth Warren officially launches her 2020 presidential bid
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Elizabeth Warren officially launches her 2020 presidential bid

In a video released before the event, Warren cited Lawrence's "history of working people coming together to make change, where the fight was hard, the battle was uphill, and where a group of women led the cha...More..

Rep. Gabbard Won't Call Syria's Assad a US Adversary
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Rep. Gabbard Won't Call Syria's Assad a US Adversary

Co-host Joe Scarborough followed up later, asking if Assad is an "adversary" of the United States. Pressed on whether she would describe him a an "adversary" of the USA she said: "We have to look to who poses...More..

Middlesbrough fans react to FA Cup defeat to Newport County
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Middlesbrough fans react to FA Cup defeat to Newport County

When he got the hospital, he was greeted by twin girls. "It's nothing more than we deserved tonight, we were absolutely outstanding", said Newport manager Mike Flynn. Forget the conditions, you have to match ...More..

Man charged with shooting bus driver after I-35W crash
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Man charged with shooting bus driver after I-35W crash

He's expected in court Friday. The gunman , identified by police as Kenneth Lilly, gets out of the auto and walks around to the driver's side of the bus before opening fire. Lilly has worked as an armed ...More..

In quotes: Reaction to Bruce McArthur’s sentencing
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

In quotes: Reaction to Bruce McArthur’s sentencing

Bruce McArthur will be 91 years old when he is eligible for parole after a judge sentenced him Friday to eight counts of first-degree murder, to be served concurrently. Rae, the former city councillor, said ...More..

Supreme Court blocks strict Louisiana abortion regulation laws
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Supreme Court blocks strict Louisiana abortion regulation laws

Responding to the news, Americans United for Life attorney Rachel Morrison framed the decision as simply giving the justices "more time to look at all of the specific factual nuances in the case", after which...More..

Race to find survivors as Istanbul building collapse kills two
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Race to find survivors as Istanbul building collapse kills two

A residential building in Istanbul, Turkey suddenly collapsed and rescuers immediately rushed to site to look for survivors and treat the injured. According to the Governor's office statement, rescue work c...More..

Volunteers ready USA aid for Venezuela, Maduro vows to block it
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Volunteers ready USA aid for Venezuela, Maduro vows to block it

He also said that if they really want to help, the economic sanctions with which they suffocate the Bolivarian Government in its efforts to stabilize the social rights of the population must cease. Britain, G...More..

Ghana's ministry intensifies fight against female genital mutilation
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Ghana's ministry intensifies fight against female genital mutilation

In cultures that condone FGM, it is usually performed by a traditional practitioner with crude instruments and without anesthetic. It is one of many efforts worldwide seeking to end a practice that has affect...More..

Senate panel approves William Barr, Trump’s attorney general nominee
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Senate panel approves William Barr, Trump’s attorney general nominee

But Barr has refused to promise that he will release the report in its entirety, citing Justice Department regulations that encourage prosecutors not to criticise people who they do not end up charging with c...More..

White House physician declares Trump 'in very good health' after exam
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

White House physician declares Trump 'in very good health' after exam

Trump will instead be examined Friday by White House physician Dr. Sean Conley, a Navy officer who replaced Jackson after Trump nominated him to be the next secretary for veteran affairs in 2018, the New York ...More..