SDF Commander: Time to target sleeper cells following ISIS's territorial defeat

The victory declaration sets the stage for President Donald Trump to begin withdrawing most of the 2,000 US troops stationed in northern Syria , as he abruptly announced in December that he would do. Mustafa Bali, head of the SDF media office, tol... More..

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‘America deserves a leader as good as Jacinda Ardern’
by | Sunday, March 24, 2019

‘America deserves a leader as good as Jacinda Ardern’

During one of her visits to the Muslim community in Christchurch , a man, whose identity could not be ascertained, can be seen talking to Prime Minister Ardern. Last week, a self-avowed white supremacist fro...More..

Norway evacuates 1,300 passengers from stricken cruise ship
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Norway evacuates 1,300 passengers from stricken cruise ship

Police chief Tor Andre Franck said: "It is unsafe to encounter engine problems in these waters which hide numerous reefs. therefore we would prefer to have the passengers on land rather than on board the ship"....More..

EU leaders open to Brexit delay if May can push through deal
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

EU leaders open to Brexit delay if May can push through deal

Time is tight, but there will be no decision on an extension in Brussels on Thursday, and May seemed to have done no favours to her efforts to persuade more MPs to back the withdrawal agreement on the eve of th...More..

Pakistan showcases military even as tensions with India ease
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Pakistan showcases military even as tensions with India ease

According to official sources in New Delhi , Prime Minister Modi sent a letter to Khan, greeting people of Pakistan on the eve of its National Day and highlighting the importance of a terror-free South Asia. I...More..

Death toll in China chemical plant blast rises to 12
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Death toll in China chemical plant blast rises to 12

Firefighters and rescue personnel are on the site, however, the reason behind the explosion is yet to be ascertained, said the local authorities. State media said authorities were investigating the cause of the...More..

United Nations rights chief concerned over recent sanctions on Venezuela
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

United Nations rights chief concerned over recent sanctions on Venezuela

The United Nation's high commissioner for human rights says recent USA sanctions that are aimed to topple Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro threaten to deep the nation's crisis. Her removal from the blackli...More..

India bursts with color in celebration of Holi
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

India bursts with color in celebration of Holi

Header: Indian Hindu devotees cheer as colored powder and water is sprayed on them by a Hindu priest during celebrations marking Holi at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmadabad, India , Wednesday, March 20, 20...More..

Evacuations in Australia as two powerful cyclones approach
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Evacuations in Australia as two powerful cyclones approach

Cyclone Trevor, pushing a big storm tide and packing winds of up to 250 kilometres per hour (150 mph), made landfall on the sparsely populated Northern Territory coast near the Gulf of Carpentaria town of Port ...More..

YouTube saw 'tens of thousands' of Christchurch attack videos uploaded
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

YouTube saw 'tens of thousands' of Christchurch attack videos uploaded

The company said yesterday it had either deleted or killed upon upload about 1.5 million copies of the offending video . The company said a year ago it was investing in artificial intelligence and hiring up ...More..

Venezuela Detains Top Aide to Guaido in Move US Calls 'Big Mistake'
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Venezuela Detains Top Aide to Guaido in Move US Calls 'Big Mistake'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demanded via Twitter Roberto Marrero's "immediate release", warning that the US government will hold accountable those involved. They included two military attache buildings an...More..

Claude Grou, Catholic priest at St
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Claude Grou, Catholic priest at St

Security guards arrested the perpetrator and Grou was immediately rushed to the hospital. Video of the attack rebroadcast by CTV showed the assailant - a tall man in jeans, a parka and a white baseball cap ...More..

The Mueller Report Is Complete
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

The Mueller Report Is Complete

With then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused from the matter, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to take charge of the FBI's ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in the...More..

President Trump is still attacking the late John McCain
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

President Trump is still attacking the late John McCain

Georgian Senator Johnny Isakson called Trump's comments " deplorable ", adding that he does not care "if he's the president of the United States, owns all the real estate in NY or is building the greatest...More..

Trump Says Tariffs Will Stay Until China Complies With Deal
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Trump Says Tariffs Will Stay Until China Complies With Deal

He added that a trade deal with Beijing is "coming along nicely" and that U.S. negotiators headed to China next week for another round of talks to "further the deal". US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and ...More..

Geomagnetic storm could make Northern Lights visible in MI this weekend
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Geomagnetic storm could make Northern Lights visible in MI this weekend

What are my chances of actually seeing the Northern Lights? But if the aurora does hit the Northern U.S., skies will have to be clear for people to see it. The Met Office's Space account tweeted: "CME foreca...More..

Internet calls on users to Google 'Florida man' followed by their birthday
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Internet calls on users to Google 'Florida man' followed by their birthday

If you've spent any time on the internet, you know there's a difference between "a man from Florida" and "Florida Man". "Mine is Florida Man tries to attack neighbor with tractor", wrote swervin merv. Here ...More..

Trump halts new North Korea sanctions despite lack of progress in talks
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Trump halts new North Korea sanctions despite lack of progress in talks

The Treasury Department just Thursday had announced the round of sanctions targeting two Chinese shipping companies that it said have helped North Korea evade sanctions. Klingner said Trump's move signaled that...More..

Ocasio-Cortez, in sick burn, compares Trump to ‘nematode'
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez, in sick burn, compares Trump to ‘nematode'

I am sure many of them want her out of office, but their anger is limited to yelling on Twitter and Facebook , for the most part. Lahren said that, unlike Ocasio-Cortez, President Trump promised to donat...More..

Border Patrol turns to catch and release after flood of migrants
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Border Patrol turns to catch and release after flood of migrants

Asher, acting executive associate director for Immigration and Customs Enforcement's deportation division. More than half of those detained were parents and children. "We tell them not to book bus tickets at ...More..

Accident claims close to 60 lives at Amoma Nkwanta near Kintampo
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Accident claims close to 60 lives at Amoma Nkwanta near Kintampo

One of Ghana's biggest privately owned long distance bus companies, VVIP, was involved in the crash. Survivors have been rescued from the accident scene to various hospitals within the Techiman and Kintampo e...More..

US teachers shot with pellet guns during active-shooter drill
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

US teachers shot with pellet guns during active-shooter drill

The representative, Gail Zeharalis, said teachers were taken into a room four at a time, told to crouch down, and were shot "execution-style" with the pellets. He said the plastic pellets used in the "shooting ...More..

London’s Metro Bank clerk does what PNB brass didn’t
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

London’s Metro Bank clerk does what PNB brass didn’t

He was there to open a new bank account. Last year, the global police organisation Interpol issued a "red notice" seeking Modi's arrest worldwide. Javid had certified India's extradition request for Nirav...More..

Trump’s ex-communications director Hope Hicks to share docs with House Democrats
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Trump’s ex-communications director Hope Hicks to share docs with House Democrats

Trump is yet to comment on the reports of Hicks' willingness to turn over the documents requested by the judiciary committee. After making a swath of document requests related to its investigation into...More..

Jimmy Carter to Become Longest-Living Former U.S. President
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Jimmy Carter to Become Longest-Living Former U.S. President

Carter are both determined to use their influence for as long as they can to make the world a better place, and millions of the world's poorest people are grateful for their resolve and heart", Congileo said. T...More..

PM Jacinda Ardern joins Friday prayers one week after massacre
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

PM Jacinda Ardern joins Friday prayers one week after massacre

New Zealand's foreign minister arrived in Turkey early Friday for what he called "substantial" talks after comments made by Erdogan over the killing of 50 people at the mosques sparked a diplomatic spat betwee...More..

Seoul says North Korea withdrew staff from liaison office
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Seoul says North Korea withdrew staff from liaison office

The North's Unification Ministry said Pyongyang "will not mind the South remaining" in the liaison office. The government in Seoul called the move "regrettable", and urged the North to return soon. "North K...More..

Man Charged With Sending Bombs To Trump Critics Pleads Guilty
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Man Charged With Sending Bombs To Trump Critics Pleads Guilty

In an emotional statement , Mr Sayoc apologised for his actions and stated he had created the explosive devices using materials including firework powder, the Washington Post reported . "Thankfully no one was...More..

Two US servicemembers killed in Afghanistan
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Two US servicemembers killed in Afghanistan

In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the names of the service members killed in action were being withheld until after notification of the next of kin. The Pentagon has recently been developi...More..

Vice President Pence visits Nebraska to see flooding
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Vice President Pence visits Nebraska to see flooding

More than a dozen levees have breached in Missouri , Iowa and Nebraska, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has handed out hundreds of thousands of sandbags to help with the flood fight. The N...More..

How Trump's Golan Heights move may benefit Netanyahu
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

How Trump's Golan Heights move may benefit Netanyahu

Pompeo said he did not know why neither Trump nor Pence visited the site with Netanyahu, and declined to say whether it indicated a change in how the United States sees the status of the Western Wall. Companion...More..

Hope Hicks to Cooperate With House Judiciary's Trump Probe
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Hope Hicks to Cooperate With House Judiciary's Trump Probe

Watts, a senior fellow at George Washington University's Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, drew a comparison with the Trump campaign's attacks on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's ...More..

European Union shows united front on Brexit, loss of confidence in May
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

European Union shows united front on Brexit, loss of confidence in May

They fear Britain's tangled exit will never get resolved. If Parliament does not agree a deal next week, the EU Council will extend Article 50 until 12 April. And Pro-EU lawmakers will try to derail May and w...More..

Death toll soars in China chemical blast
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Death toll soars in China chemical blast

An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed 47 people and injured as many as 640, the state media said on Friday, the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered t...More..

Why Finland Is Consistently the Happiest Country on Earth
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Why Finland Is Consistently the Happiest Country on Earth

Finland wants you to spend a memorable summer in its country to learn its methods for happiness and calmness. Finland topped the list, released on Wednesday, for a second straight year. The other bottom fi...More..