Friday August 17-th, 2018

Germany Postpones Decision to Upgrade Turkey Tanks Amid Syria Operation Germany Postpones Decision to Upgrade Turkey Tanks Amid Syria Operation

According to the White House's readout of the call, Trump "urged Turkey to exercise caution and to avoid any actions that might risk conflict between Turkish and American forces". At this point, there's little the USA and European Union can do a...

Hawaii wants to find out which phones didn't get false alarm Hawaii wants to find out which phones didn't get false alarm

Fowlkes, chief of the FCC's public safety and homeland security bureau, about the reasoning behind the central role now played by states in handling missile attack warnings. Brian Schatz will lead a hearing titled, "This is Not a Drill: An Examinat...

Uh oh: Trump says he's willing to answer Mueller's questions under oath Uh oh: Trump says he's willing to answer Mueller's questions under oath

Speaking at the White House on Wednesday, Trump maintained he was " absolutely " prepared to be questioned under oath by the top investigator. Trump's statement would end months of speculation about whether the special counsel would interview t...

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket passes crucial test, launch date imminent SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket passes crucial test, launch date imminent

SpaceX has commercial launches already planned which will use Falcon Heavy where the heavy-lift rocket is a key component in the plan to send tourists to the Moon and Mars making planetary tourism a real thing in future. The SpaceX CEO has said ...

Alabama House votes 67-31 to end special elections Alabama House votes 67-31 to end special elections

Last month after numerous rounds of campaigning Democrat Doug Jones emerged as the victor of that seat. Democrats widely opposed the proposal. "You're taking away from citizens the right to vote", said Rep. He said he pre-filed the bill several...

Senate moderates to pitch leaders on plan to end shutdown Senate moderates to pitch leaders on plan to end shutdown

Republicans said that it can be addressed only in an immigration Bill, as part of which the President wants funding for a controversial wall on the US border with Mexico. "Let's step back from the brink", McConnell said on the Senate floor Sunday e...

CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Lynyrd Skynyrd bringing farewell tour to Darien Lake CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Lynyrd Skynyrd bringing farewell tour to Darien Lake

The Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour marks a big moment for the three generation of fans, as the band has been consistently touring since it took a decade off in 1977. Taking over as vocalist in 1987 was Johnny Van Zant , Ronnie's brothe...

Weather forecast calling for warmer temps going into the weekend Weather forecast calling for warmer temps going into the weekend

Sunday: A chance of rain and snow. Highs will be in the lower 60's with partly cloudy skies and winds from the south. Dry weather, high winds and dormant vegetation together result in a higher fire danger risk across the area, the weather service ...

Belfast's Aimee Fuller to represent Team GB at the Winter Olympics

For the women, the 26-year-old Jenson will also be going to her second Winter Games in slopestyle. "The athletes, who have been invited to the Olympics, will be making their own decisions on whether to go or not to the Games", Kolobkov told journal...

Mattis Explains Those Indonesian Special Forces Snakehandlers To The Defense Media Mattis Explains Those Indonesian Special Forces Snakehandlers To The Defense Media

As part of the demonstration , soldiers simulated hostage rescues, walked on flaming stacks of bricks and broke the bricks with their heads. "This is a tragedy that's worse than anything that CNN or BBC has been able to portray about what has happ...

Eagles fly past Vikings to face Patriots in Super Bowl Eagles fly past Vikings to face Patriots in Super Bowl

Brady was already slated to have a hard day in the AFC Championship Game, as he is scheduled to face off with a Jacksonville Jaguars defense that has been able to get pressure on the quarterback and intercept passes all season long. The footage sho...

Atkins: Mueller has some questions for President Atkins: Mueller has some questions for President

Though Trump and Sessions during the campaign shared an ambitious law-and-order agenda, and even though the attorney general has continued to push the president's priorities, the recusal decision had strained their bond. If negotiations break dow...

Mark E Smith, Frontman Of 'The Fall', Dies Aged 60 Mark E Smith, Frontman Of 'The Fall', Dies Aged 60

A year ago the band were forced to cancel a string of shows due to Smith's health. Smith remained active with the band almost to the end, releasing a final album, New Facts Emerge, in 2017. . Comedian Vic Reeves wrote on Twitter: "My good ...

Turkey says US ought to Turkey says US ought to "cease supporting terrorists" to…

He said Turkey and the United States may have differing "understandings and expectations" as to what a safe zone would entail. "Until trust is instilled again, it is not right for these issues to be discussed", Hurriyet quoted Cavusoglu as saying.

Mujica Slams Brazil's Justice System After Ruling Against Lula Mujica Slams Brazil's Justice System After Ruling Against Lula

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks during a protest against the appeals court's decision in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on January 24, 2018. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index hit a new intraday high of 83,635 points on news of th...

Grassley Announces Judiciary Committee Interviews of Trump Tower Meeting Witnesses 'Complete' Grassley Announces Judiciary Committee Interviews of Trump Tower Meeting Witnesses 'Complete'

Bloomberg News reported that Kushner's lawyers did not decline an interview with the Senate Judiciary Committee, but asked when lawmakers can disclose the contents of closed-door interviews and asked if Grassley had seen Kushner's Senate Intelligenc...

Magnitude 5.8 quake strikes off Humboldt County coast; no aftershock, seismologist says Magnitude 5.8 quake strikes off Humboldt County coast; no aftershock, seismologist says

A 4.0-magnitude natural disaster that struck at 2:09 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, near Temescal was felt over a wide area of Southern California. The temblor came two days after a magnitude 7.9 quake off the coast of Alaska trigged tsunami alert...

Sen. Ron Johnson: 'Secret Society' in FBI Held Conferences Sen. Ron Johnson: 'Secret Society' in FBI Held Conferences

The office will provide copies of the recovered texts to the Justice Department , the letter reportedly said , after which leadership can decide how to proceed. A Justice Department official said that represented messages between Page and Strzok....

With Trump meeting, May looks to keep United Kingdom on global map With Trump meeting, May looks to keep United Kingdom on global map

President Trump plans to make the case for his " America First " agenda at the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland this week, taking his sales pitch on the US economy to the alpine ski village that annually hosts the glitzy gathering of the ...

Theresa May and Trump to meet in Davos Theresa May and Trump to meet in Davos

As he arrived at the summit venue, Mr Trump was asked how he likes Davos and replied that he thinks: "It's great". Her meeting with Trump will be a chance to talk trade after Brexit, discuss terrorism, and perhaps patch up that "special relations...

Hostesses Suffer Groping, Lewd Comments At Men-Only Charity Gala Hostesses Suffer Groping, Lewd Comments At Men-Only Charity Gala

Other women working the event had worse experiences than her, she said . After the reports came to light, beneficiaries of the funds raised moved to distance themselves from the event. The new Tory minister for children and families, Nadhim Zaha...

Elton John announces three year final tour Elton John announces three year final tour

British singer-songwriter Elton John will do three-year farewell world tour as retires from performing to spend more time with his children. "I've never ... Speaking at a press conference in NY he said: "I always thought I was going to be like Ray ...

Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust ranked in top 10 MATs in England Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust ranked in top 10 MATs in England

Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), said: "As the DfE itself says in today's statistics, these changes are the main reason why there has been an increase in the number of schools which are deemed t...

The Guggenheim offered to send the White House a gold toilet The Guggenheim offered to send the White House a gold toilet

The museum, through a spokesperson, declined to comment. Spector wrote in the email that the artist "would like to offer it to the White House for a long-term loan", adding, "it is, of course, extremely valuable and somewhat fragile, but we would p...

Trump again threatens to cut off aid to Palestinians Trump again threatens to cut off aid to Palestinians

Trump will meet May Thursday to address the Syria conflict, and the North Korean nuclear threat, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster told reporters. "They're going to have to want to make peace", Trump said, "or we're going to have nothing to ...

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