Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

Assange fights on after arrest warrant stands Assange fights on after arrest warrant stands

At Westminster Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot rejected Assange's legal team's argument that a warrant issued in 2012 was no longer valid because an investigation by the Swedish authorities into a sex-related alleg...

Democrats deliver stern warning to Donald Trump in wake of disputed memo Democrats deliver stern warning to Donald Trump in wake of disputed memo

In a statement , U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, said the release of the Republican memo was egregious, toxic, and an attack on special investigator Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged wrongdoing by Trump. Democrats said the Republica...

White House Official Resigns Following Allegations Of Domestic Abuse White House Official Resigns Following Allegations Of Domestic Abuse

She then read a statement from Porter , in which he said "these outrageous allegations are simply false". 'I took the photos (showing bruises allegedly inflicted by domestic abuse ) given to the media almost 15 years ago and the reality behind th...

Jacob Copeland's mother upset with commitment Jacob Copeland's mother upset with commitment

Update: His mom eventually came back and gave him a hug. A member of his crew behind also wore Tennessee gear. So, it seemed like she was cool with either the Crimson Tide or the Volunteers. I mean, it was fairly obvious she had her two favorites ...

Kim Jong Un's sister joins North Korean Olympic delegation Kim Jong Un's sister joins North Korean Olympic delegation

North Korea is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Korean People's Army (KPA). Pence said before arriving his message to the North was clear: Washington and its allies would keep pressing Pyongyang to give up its missile and nuclear programmes....

North Korea requests oil to refuel ship carrying Olympic delegation North Korea requests oil to refuel ship carrying Olympic delegation

Vice President Mike Pence is seeking to reassure and refocus American allies on the growing nuclear threat from North Korea with visits to Japan and South Korea this week. Worries over the possibility that inter-Korean sports activities are undercu...

Kristaps Porzingis tears his ACL, out for season Kristaps Porzingis tears his ACL, out for season

Porzingis collapsed to the floor clutching his left leg and was on the ground for several minutes before needing to be helped off the court by trainers. "A timetable for his return will be established after surgery, but the expectation is that Porzin...

Mike Pence seeks to reassure allies on NKorean nuclear menace Mike Pence seeks to reassure allies on NKorean nuclear menace

South Korea last month protested against Japan's launch of a permanent exhibit that highlights its sovereignty over the islands. "Together with Japan, and all our allies, we will continue to intensify our maximum pressure campaign until North Ko...

Syria Points a Finger at Israel Following Another Aerial Attack Syria Points a Finger at Israel Following Another Aerial Attack

The Israeli military had no immediate comment on the accusations. The army later confirmed a missile strike by Israel on a military site near Damascus, without specifying further, according to a report on the state-run news agency SANA .

Russian Federation to Face 'consequences' If it Meddles Again: Tillerson Russian Federation to Face 'consequences' If it Meddles Again: Tillerson

Still, Tillerson said the US should continue warning Russian Federation against election meddling. A White House report found cultivation of the plant used to make cocaine rose to levels unseen in almost two decades of USA eradication efforts in ...

Hostility toward Syrians could explode in Turkey, ICG warns Hostility toward Syrians could explode in Turkey, ICG warns

According to Turkish military, a vehicle bomb attack targeted the convoy, killing one civilian, and wounding one Turkish soldier and another civilian. Almost 200 civilians have been killed by government airstrikes in the province in the past 37...

Strong Taiwan quake topples buildings Strong Taiwan quake topples buildings

Residents in the city of Hualien have been told to stay away from their damaged homes, and about 800 have taken shelter in community buildings. By CHRIS CIRILLO and SARAH STEIN KERR on Publish Date February 6, 2018 . Zhang Zhijun, head of the ...

Bars, transportation reflect on successful Super Bowl LII Bars, transportation reflect on successful Super Bowl LII

The odds also favor a rematch between the Eagles and New England Patriots . Now Etrade makes a comeback to the Super Bowl , but with old people. On a good note, despite the drop in viewership, the Super Bowl LII landed on the top 10 as the ...

Ryanair to launch flights from Sofia to Jordan's Aqaba in Oct Ryanair to launch flights from Sofia to Jordan's Aqaba in Oct

Jordan, meanwhile, wants to expand its tourism industry, which saw double-digit growth a year ago, the Jordan Tourism Board said. The Jordanian government hopes the new Ryanair flights will boost growth by spurring more tourism and attracting inves...

Southwest Airlines jet skids on taxiway before takeoff at BWI Airport Southwest Airlines jet skids on taxiway before takeoff at BWI Airport

The flight was set to go to Montego Bay, Jamaica, and as it was heading out for departure just after 10 a.m., the aircraft slid and stopped near the edge of the taxiway. "As always, the safety and support of our customers and employees remains our pr...

'Speedy' decision promised on South Africa's Zuma's future 'Speedy' decision promised on South Africa's Zuma's future

The parties say their leaders will meet on Monday to discuss a scheduled motion of no confidence in Zuma on February 22 as well as parliament's mandate to elect a new president in the event that Zuma is removed. The ANC said they had been "fruitful...

Pence and Abe aim to maximize pressure on North Korea Pence and Abe aim to maximize pressure on North Korea

The remarks by Abe and Pence were in line with the message from U.S. President Donald Trump in his State of the Union address on January 30. Pence leaves for South Korea on Thursday, and is scheduled to meet with President Moon Jae-in and atten...

Macron vows to keep Corsica in 'France's Republican fold' Macron vows to keep Corsica in 'France's Republican fold'

There are rising fears that France will suffer an onsalught of violence on the streets, as nationalists in Corsica become increasingly fed up with the French establishment. Unlike many in the nearby Spanish region of Catalonia, the French island's ...

Cornell Frat's 'Pig Roast' Gave Points For Sex With Heaviest Woman Cornell Frat's 'Pig Roast' Gave Points For Sex With Heaviest Woman

If there was a tie at the end of the game, the victory went to whoever had slept with the heaviest woman. The board said the chapter violated university rules about Greek organizations that prohibits "sexually abusive behavior on the part of its me...

Senate leaders announce deal to fund government for another two years Senate leaders announce deal to fund government for another two years

WASHINGTON-The House's top Democrat swung out against a bipartisan budget deal taking shape in the Senate on Wednesday, splashing cold water on a two-year plan packed with nearly $400 billion (U.S.) worth of additional funding for the Penta...

Fatal carjacking, wrong-way chase close Interstate-95 in Palm Beach County Fatal carjacking, wrong-way chase close Interstate-95 in Palm Beach County

Northbound I-95 was closed between Lantana Road and Sixth Avenue in Lake Worth. Drivers are being rerouted at Gateway, according to Boynton Beach police. Dixie Hwy. just north of Lantana. When PBSO stopped his vehicle, the suspect got out of the au...

Joe Biden calls President Trump a liar in the nicest way ever Joe Biden calls President Trump a liar in the nicest way ever

The ex-veep concluded: "I just marvel at some of the things he says and does", including the president's remark that the Democrats who didn't applaud his State of the Union address were "un-American" and "treasonous", which the White House claims was...

South Korea welcomes visit by North Korean leader's sister for Winter Olympics South Korea welcomes visit by North Korean leader's sister for Winter Olympics

South Korea's Yonhap news agency said Kim Yo-jong is being sent the games as part of a delegation making a three-day visit from Friday. Pence, who will attend the opening ceremony in South Korea, said: "We're travelling to the Olympics to make...

Gerber Announces First Ever Spokesbaby With Down Syndrome Gerber Announces First Ever Spokesbaby With Down Syndrome

Gerber's CEO and President Bill Partyka told TODAY that his smile and happiness captured their hearts. Lucas and his family were on "The Today Show" on Wednesday morning to share their story and celebrate the victory. After the victor was chose...

Police report reveals response to shooting of local activist Muhiyidin d'Baha Police report reveals response to shooting of local activist Muhiyidin d'Baha

Kim Duncan, d'Baha's sister, says that her brother had left Charleston in December "just to get away for a while", according to The Charleston Chronicle , an African-American newspaper in Charleston. "But we are going to find our way". Ms Weaver s...

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