Syria ceasefire 'holding' despite sporadic fighting between Turkey and Kurds

Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring on October 9 to eliminate terrorists from northern Syria in order to secure Turkey's borders, aid in the safe return of Syrian refugees and ensure Syria's territorial integrity. In addition, the deal gives Turke... More..

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scales sacred mountain on white horse
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scales sacred mountain on white horse

In this undated photo provided on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rides a white horse to climb Mount Paektu, North Korea . "But our people grew stron...More..

United Kingdom deal pretty much done, awaits United Kingdom government approval - European Union sources
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

United Kingdom deal pretty much done, awaits United Kingdom government approval - European Union sources

Under the new deal, the North would remain in the UK's customs union, but there would also be customs checks on some goods passing through en route to Ireland and the EU single market. The Prime Minister needs ...More..

Related lung injuries now at 1,479 cases nationwide, CDC says
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Related lung injuries now at 1,479 cases nationwide, CDC says

The CDC said Thursday that it is increasing its lab testing - part of an effort to look for harmful chemicals across a "continuum", from the liquid in e-cigarettes to the vapor they emit to patients' bodies, sa...More..

Japan allocates ¥710 million from reserves to tackle Typhoon Hagibis damage
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Japan allocates ¥710 million from reserves to tackle Typhoon Hagibis damage

Japan is ready to spend 710 million yen (6.5 million dollars) to deal with the devastating effects of Typhoon Hagibis , Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday. "The government will stand united to tack...More..

Hate Facebook? Well, At Least It's Not a Chinese Company, Zuck Says
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Hate Facebook? Well, At Least It's Not a Chinese Company, Zuck Says

Reuters reported in October 2018, citing sources, that Facebook executives briefly debated banning all political ads, which produce less than 5 percent of the company's revenue. Conservatives have long crit...More..

Democrats say Trump had a 'meltdown' at White House meeting
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Democrats say Trump had a 'meltdown' at White House meeting

President Donald Trump tweeted out a photo of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at a meeting about Syria on Wednesday, accusing her of having an "unhinged meltdown". But Trump cut Schumer off, complaining that...More..

Rep. Elijah Cummings, Key Figure in Trump Impeachment Inquiry, Dies at 68
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Rep. Elijah Cummings, Key Figure in Trump Impeachment Inquiry, Dies at 68

Peniel Joseph is the Barbara Jordan chair in ethics and political values and the founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Tex...More..

How the jailing of pro-independence leaders triggered unrest in Catalonia
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

How the jailing of pro-independence leaders triggered unrest in Catalonia

Catalan separatists were back out on the streets again Thursday, with students rallying as they kicked-off a two-day strike and thousands more pressing on with a long cross-country march towards Barcelona . "T...More..

Plane carrying UK's William and Kate aborts Pakistan landing twice, couple 'fine'
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Plane carrying UK's William and Kate aborts Pakistan landing twice, couple 'fine'

William , an experienced air ambulance pilot, joked with reporters afterward that he had been flying the plane through the storm. The royal couple with Punjab Cheif Minister Usman Buzdar and Governor Chaudhry...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Giuliani's fourth partner who may be involved in Lutsenko's case
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Giuliani's fourth partner who may be involved in Lutsenko's case

Feloow Giuliani pals Lev Parnas , Igor Fruman and Andrey Kukushkin were arrested last week after the feds learned the Russian businessmen had booked one-way tickets to Vienna. The two associates were also ...More..

Envoy key to Ukraine debate is due up in impeachment inquiry
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Envoy key to Ukraine debate is due up in impeachment inquiry

Zelensky , which Mr. Sondland and others viewed as crucial to USA foreign policy goals in the region. In prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press, Sondland aimed to untether himself from any effort b...More..

Top Democrats reject US-Turkey agreement on Syria invasion
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Top Democrats reject US-Turkey agreement on Syria invasion

That put up was adopted six minutes later with a shot of Pelosi on her toes, pointing at Trump, in what seems to be a heated trade between the 2. Recognizable names like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House...More..

Just how much does Boris Johnson's deal concede to the EU?
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Just how much does Boris Johnson's deal concede to the EU?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson now faces the Herculean task of selling the accord to his recalcitrant parliament - including his allies in Northern Ireland . The proposed deal solves the problem by k...More..

Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau for second term as Prime Minister
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau for second term as Prime Minister

Mr. Trudeau has, by his own admission a week before election day, failed Canada miserably as Prime Minister. " Justin Trudeau has been dividing Canadians - pitting regions of our great country against each o...More..

Drenthe farmhouse mystery: police searches and old neighbours speak
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Drenthe farmhouse mystery: police searches and old neighbours speak

A staircase leading to the hiding place where Josef lived with the young adults was found behind a cupboard in the living room of the home, which was boarded up. "It's actually pretty odd, now I come to think a...More..

Britain clinches Brexit deal, Johnson now faces parliament challenge
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Britain clinches Brexit deal, Johnson now faces parliament challenge

It's a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the United Kingdom and it is a testament to our commitment to find solutions", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a tweet a few hours bef...More..

Congressman Elijah Cummings passes away after 'longstanding health challenges'
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Congressman Elijah Cummings passes away after 'longstanding health challenges'

Cummings' oversight role incurred the wrath of Trump, who in July tweeted that his district was "a disgusting , rat and rodent infested mess" and a " very risky & filthy place". Rest In Peace Maryland Rep. ...More..

Turkish president Erdogan 'threw Trump's Syria letter in bin'
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Turkish president Erdogan 'threw Trump's Syria letter in bin'

Pence thanked those around the world who had prayed for peace in the region. The Trump administration announced Monday that three Turkish ministers, the Turkish defense department and energy ministry would be s...More..

What We Learned From The Testimonies This Week On Trump's Ukraine Scheme
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

What We Learned From The Testimonies This Week On Trump's Ukraine Scheme

He said the former mayor of NY city told him the president was "really concerned that there are people in Ukraine that tried to beat him during this presidential election". The US ambassador to the European ...More..

Extinction Rebellion protesters face arrest as police change tactics
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters face arrest as police change tactics

Activists based in Trafalgar Square, which until Monday had been specified by the Metropolitan Police as the only legitimate protest site in the city, were ordered to remove their tents and clear the area nearl...More..

READ: Gordon Sondland's Opening Statement To Congress
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

READ: Gordon Sondland's Opening Statement To Congress

It is expected Gordon Sondland will be questioned about text messages from the USA ambassador to Ukraine, Bill Taylor, discussing Trump's effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate his rival, Joe Biden . Whe...More..

Rep. Elijah Cummings passes away at age 68
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Rep. Elijah Cummings passes away at age 68

In this Tuesday, April 2, 2109 file photo, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings , D-Md., leads a meeting to call for subpoenas on Capitol Hill in Washington . "He served his constituen...More..

Kate Middle channels eastern elegance during Badshahi Mosque visit
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Kate Middle channels eastern elegance during Badshahi Mosque visit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be in Pakistan until Friday, seeking to strengthen ties between their two countries and honor their ongoing relationship. The Duchess also sat down with the children a...More..

Climate Protesters Climbing on London Underground Trains Physically Removed by Angry Public
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Climate Protesters Climbing on London Underground Trains Physically Removed by Angry Public

Footage showed protesters unfurling an Extinction Rebellion protest group banner on top of a stationary London Underground train at Canning Town before one was pelted with food and physically dragged off by...More..

Turkey to return three million refugees to Syria in stages -Erdogan
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Turkey to return three million refugees to Syria in stages -Erdogan

The Pentagon has warned Turkey against acting unilaterally, lest it "destabilize" the already war-torn region. US President Donald Trump warned he would "obliterate" the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation...More..

Another man is arrested in probe of Giuliani associates
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Another man is arrested in probe of Giuliani associates

McCallion, who has had clients in Ukraine , said he was approached again this spring and questioned about Giuliani's business dealings again by Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence agents. Pro...More..

Pakistan under biggest pressure from FATF: Doval
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Pakistan under biggest pressure from FATF: Doval

In June 2018, FATF had put Pakistan in the grey list and gave it a time of 15 months to take appropriate measures to curb transaction of money to terror outfits. "I am not sure if India is isolated but its pres...More..

Global investors taking risks for higher returns, says International Monetary Fund
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Global investors taking risks for higher returns, says International Monetary Fund

The current account gap is expected to remain above 5% (at 5.2%) in 2020, compared to a 4.8% forecast in the spring. While the USA economy also has been hit by uncertainty - largely created by President Don...More..

Obama weighs in on federal election, urges Canadians to vote Trudeau
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Obama weighs in on federal election, urges Canadians to vote Trudeau

Obama in a tweet ". Obama's tweet included endorsements of Trudeau taking on climate change and described him as a "hard-working, effective leader". The endorsement isn't the first of its kind for Obama, ...More..

Pelosi, Schiff defend impeachment probe, lack of formal floor vote
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Pelosi, Schiff defend impeachment probe, lack of formal floor vote

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made the announcement Tuesday alongside House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff. He noted that Bolton, the surly, mustachioed former USA ambassador the to the United Natio...More..

Supreme Court concludes Ayodhya land dispute hearing; reserves order
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Supreme Court concludes Ayodhya land dispute hearing; reserves order

The apex court had earlier said the hearing would be concluded on October 17. The mediation panel, comprising former Supreme Court judge FM Kalifulla, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar and senior advocate ...More..

Touting Syria pullout, Trump says Turkey invasion 'not our problem'
by | Thursday, October 17, 2019

Touting Syria pullout, Trump says Turkey invasion 'not our problem'

The United States House of Representatives passed a measure that condemns President Donald Trump's decision to pull troops from northern Syria, which effectively sparked a Turkish offensive against Kurdish ...More..

Pope Francis' chief bodyguard resigns over leaked financial scandal
by | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Pope Francis' chief bodyguard resigns over leaked financial scandal

Domenico Giani, who is also the Pope's chief bodyguard, stepped down amid a scandal stemming from an investigation into alleged financial wrongdoing. In this instance, officials have spoken openly of an insti...More..

Megan James' Forecast | Rain moves out, cold moves in
by | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Megan James' Forecast | Rain moves out, cold moves in

However, as skies turn overcast area wide and the wind picks up, a widespread/steady rain is expected to develop through the afternoon. It's been a soggy start to the day with a front pushing through early W...More..