Sunday November 18-th, 2018

President Trump gives new religious protections to health workers President Trump gives new religious protections to health workers

The number of these types of conscience complaints to HHS has increased dramatically since President Donald Trump's election. The Supreme Court has put some limits on what constitutes a valid religious objection, saying the law does not protect "...

Turkish army chief speaks to US, Russian counterparts Turkish army chief speaks to US, Russian counterparts

The offensive in Afrin would not directly entangle US troops, which are embedded with Kurdish fighters in the country's northeast. Turkey's threat to intervene in Afrin came after a USA -led coalition said it would form a 30,000-strong Kurd...

Novak Djokovic defies brutal heat to move past Gael Monfils Novak Djokovic defies brutal heat to move past Gael Monfils

It's really tough on your feet to play in these conditions". "But I think there is a limit, and that is a level of tolerance between being fit and being, I think, in danger in terms of health". This didn't happen too many times in my career that I ...

Operation Olive Branch launched in Syria's Afrin Operation Olive Branch launched in Syria's Afrin

A pro-Turkish Syrian rebel force is reportedly also closing in on Afrin but the Kurds , widely considered one of the most effective anti-Daesh ground forces, said they would stand their ground and defend a claimed one million residents.

Olympics 2018: North Korea to send 22 athletes Olympics 2018: North Korea to send 22 athletes

For the first time in Olympic history, the two nations will form a joint team, in women's ice hockey, that will compete under the unification flag. They will be accompanied by 24 coaches and 21 media representatives. At least three North Korean playe...

USA cities gear up for anti-Trump Women's March 2.0 USA cities gear up for anti-Trump Women's March 2.0

Crowds in Washington were upbeat and blinking into the the bright sunny day. Although many protesters were returning for a second year, many came for the first time - some so young that hadn't been able to vote in the 2016 election. Most of the r...

India continues to breach ceasefire along Working Boundary India continues to breach ceasefire along Working Boundary

At least two women were martyred and five others including two women wounded when Indian border forces launched unprovoked fire on the populated area along the Working Boundary, Pakistan Army's public affairs department said on Thursday. "The Deputy ...

Black Amber angry with Trump over 'shithole' comment Black Amber angry with Trump over 'shithole' comment

Trump has denied using that word. She said she was 'thoroughly disappointed by the attention on the meeting when 'we have serious and urgent border and immigration issues to address, ' reported. Trump is reported to have made the remark in refere...

President Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion President Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

Nazarbayev is in Washington on a working trip. They claim that he didn't use the word "shithole", but there has never been a firm denial that Trump holds a racist view of African countries. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately,...

United States government shuts down, over 1000 sent on unpaid leave United States government shuts down, over 1000 sent on unpaid leave

However, this is for the first time in recent history that a shutdown has taken place when both the House and the Senate as well as the White House is controlled by the same party. "We will not negotiate the status of unlawful immigrants while Demo...

REAL Fans turn on Ronaldo REAL Fans turn on Ronaldo

According to reports in Spanish newspapers Mundo Deportivo and Sport , Ronaldo is demanding a base salary of £35m per year, but Madrid are reluctant to grant him his wish. At the end what I know is he is still at Arsenal , ' City's boss said on F...

Utah's National Parks Will Stay Open If Government Shuts Down Utah's National Parks Will Stay Open If Government Shuts Down

According to the New York Times , the Smithsonian Institution and National Zoo will stay open until Monday, while the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will be closed. The Department of Veterans Affairs has a special line of funding that will kee...

Trump defends self after comments: 'I'm not a racist'

Marches around the United States to commemorate King, which take place annually, took on special significance this year following Trump's alleged slur against African countries and Haiti . Mr Trump addressed the issue briefly as he arrived for d...

Police Arrest Suspect In Northeast Colorado Springs Incident Police Arrest Suspect In Northeast Colorado Springs Incident

KRDO reports most of the streets reopened just before 1 a.m. and police decreased their perimeter shortly thereafter. This case began when officers got called to the area of Union Boulevard and Vickers Drive in the north part of Colorado Springs on...

Turkey Launches New Syria Offensive Against Kurdish YPG in Afrin Turkey Launches New Syria Offensive Against Kurdish YPG in Afrin

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the USA - its most powerful North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally - of creating an "army of terror" along its southern border. It's the northeastern, relatively empty half, with less than one-fifth of...

Turkey bombs Kurdish-controlled Syrian city Turkey bombs Kurdish-controlled Syrian city

The air strikes followed a week of sharp threats by the Turkish government, which has promised to clear the Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, from Afrin and its surrounding countryside. A lawmaker in Syria's Parliament expressed concern th...

Vikings Vs. Eagles Picks: NFC Championship Game Odds, Predictions, Analysis Vikings Vs. Eagles Picks: NFC Championship Game Odds, Predictions, Analysis

Independent of each other, colleague Matt DeLong and I put out social media calls to Vikings fans asking for their superstitions and rituals. If you want to watch this defensive slugfest, fine tune your interocitor to to the FOX network and...

Erdogan calls for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation take stand on US-backed Syrian Border Pressure Erdogan calls for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation take stand on US-backed Syrian Border Pressure

The Turkish army has over the last two days shelled camps and refuges used by the YPG and Erdogan said earlier Saturday that Turkey had "de-facto" launched the operation. Manbij is in an area where a 30,000-strong, US-trained border force from the ...

Trust in US Leadership Plummets to Historic Low Under Trump Trust in US Leadership Plummets to Historic Low Under Trump

As the Times points out, "It is inaccurate to simply take the average of two genders without taking into account the number of people who were actually interviewed for the poll ". The year would wind up as one of the hottest on record and Presiden...

North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Olympics, IOC confirms North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Olympics, IOC confirms

As no North Korean athlete had technically qualified for Pyeongchang, Saturday's announcement required extending qualification deadlines in the sports concerned. "They show us how to compete peacefully". Murray did say at the time, "If we add two o...

Turkey says no turning again from offensive in Syria Turkey says no turning again from offensive in Syria

On Wednesday, Turkey said it would not hesitate to take action in Afrin district and other regions across the border in Syria unless the United States withdrew support for the force. In a surprise development, Turkey's army chief General Hulu...

Midstate GOP Congressman Patrick Meehan removed from Ethics Committee Midstate GOP Congressman Patrick Meehan removed from Ethics Committee

The Times also wrote of Meehan's record in Congress that "he has sponsored legislation mandating the reporting of sexual violence, and he is a member of a bipartisan congressional task force to end such violence". Meehan". "In this case, the employ...

North Korea to ship cheering squad in Olympics delegation North Korea to ship cheering squad in Olympics delegation

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha (L) speaks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a meeting of top diplomats from 16 countries in Vancouver on January 16, 2018, in this photo provided by Seoul's foreign ministry. South Korea...

Storm damage to cost Germany 500 mln euros as death toll rises Storm damage to cost Germany 500 mln euros as death toll rises

German railway operator Deutsche Bahn said all long distance and some regional trains had been halted after the storm , but operations slowly resumed on Friday. In the Netherlands , two people were killed by falling trees. Ferry service across ...

Turkey Begins Operation Against US-Backed Kurdish Militias in Syria Turkey Begins Operation Against US-Backed Kurdish Militias in Syria

Turkish anger reached boiling point this week after USA officials said they were helping the YPG to train a 30,000 strong "border force" that would patrol the Syrian side of the Turkish border. However, during the New America discussion, the FSA spo...

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