Saturday May 26-th, 2018

Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes

The U.S. coalition says in a statement that pro-regime forces attacked an SDF headquarters, and the U.S. launched the airstrike in self-defense. A USA official told CNN that the attackers crossed the Euphrates River and were armed with artillery ...

Israeli Police Will Recommend Indicting Netanyahu Israeli Police Will Recommend Indicting Netanyahu

Israel's Channel 2 reported that a team of top Israeli police officials will seek charges of accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu posted a video on Facebook acknowledging the news but said he did not believe the AG would press...

Defense Secretary Mattis defends new United States nuke strategy Defense Secretary Mattis defends new United States nuke strategy

Experts say despite a widening rift between Moscow and Washington on Russia's election interference, Syria, Crimea, Ukraine and other issues, the fact that both sides are still cooperating and complying with nuclear monitoring and verification is cru...

Did Donald Trump just come out against the stock market?

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that a strong economy should be pushing stocks higher , and called the market's recent decline a "big mistake". He suggested that the sharp sell-off, particularly on Friday and Monday , came from concerns ...

Senate leaders announce bipartisan funds deal

House conservatives balked at the compromise bill being prepared by their counterparts in the Senate. Pelosi announced she and a "large number" of House Democrats will oppose any deal unless Speaker Paul Ryan commits to a future open immigrati...

(NASDAQ:SBUX) Holdings Cut by Stifel Financial Corp

The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 7th. Jan 15, 2018 is the announcement. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 27,191 shares of the coffee company's stock worth $1,586,000 after acquiring an additional 6,225 shares during the last quarter. Maryland Man...

United Kingdom toddler killer admits having child abuse images United Kingdom toddler killer admits having child abuse images

At a hearing at the Old Bailey in London, the defendant, referred to as AB, pleaded guilty to four counts. Venables and his classmate Robert Thompson, then both aged 10, brutally murdered two-year-old James in Bootle, Liverpool in 1993.

Syrian Activists Say 16 Killed In New Airstrikes Syrian Activists Say 16 Killed In New Airstrikes

There was no immediate comment from Israel about the report. It was in the Eastern Ghouta enclave in August 2013 that a chemical attack, the biggest of any conflict in years, killed hundreds of people. But the scale and ferocity of attacks in I...

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said the observation post being established by Turkey was near the village of Al-Eis, which would place it less than five km (three miles) from territory held by Syrian government forces and th...

Taiwan | Six dead, 88 missing after strong quake hits island Taiwan | Six dead, 88 missing after strong quake hits island

No deaths or injuries have been reported in mainland China. Numerous missing were believed to be still trapped inside buildings, some of which tilted precariously, after the quake struck about 22 km northeast of Hualien on Taiwan's east coast.

Deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank in North Carolina Deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank in North Carolina

He demanded money, received some, left the bank, and hopped into a silver Mustang. "I'm thankful that Mr. Athey did not injure anyone during this incident and that he did not resist arrest", Grice added, reported WSOC . Athey was arrested in his s...

'Citizenship-based discrimination': Russian athletes file lawsuit in opposition to IOC 'Citizenship-based discrimination': Russian athletes file lawsuit in opposition to IOC

Central to blowing the lid on widespread doping across Russian sport was whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of Russia's anti-doping lab. "It was unfair and illegal, amoral and politicised", the RIA news agency quoted him as saying. ...

Sharp increase in reports of sexual assault at elite US Army academy Sharp increase in reports of sexual assault at elite US Army academy

Military Academy reported 50 cases, an increase of 24 cases from the previous year. But the Air Force Academy, where reports of sexual assault increased a year ago by one, to 33, was found to be in noncompliance with the branch's policies for preve...

Bangladesh hopes for a lively wicket for 2nd Sri Lanka test Bangladesh hopes for a lively wicket for 2nd Sri Lanka test

Mahmudullah said the Dhaka pitch was "result-oriented" and would favour spinners - conditions absent in the run spree at Chittagong. The Chittagong pitch received a demerit point following match referee David Boon's report that it failed to provide...

Denton County reports sixth and seventh flu-related deaths Denton County reports sixth and seventh flu-related deaths

All were at higher risk because of advanced age and/or underlying health issues. "Studies show people that get flu shots are less likely to have a virulent course than people that don't", Dr. Steane said, "It's a flu vaccine for the season". Th...

Kim Jong-un's sister to attend Winter Olympics opening ceremony Kim Jong-un's sister to attend Winter Olympics opening ceremony

The phone is one of the sticking issues that South Korea is dealing with as it conducts a careful dance of welcoming North Koreans for the Olympics to send a message of peace while trying to avoid causing any frictions with its allies anxious abo...

Leaked EU document shows Brexit 'punishment plan' Leaked EU document shows Brexit 'punishment plan'

The British Prime Minister has found herself increasingly under pressure from opposing wings of her cabinet who want the United Kingdom to maintain close relations with the European Union and those who want a sharp break from the Continent's economic...

Girl Scout sells cookies in front of a weed dispensary Girl Scout sells cookies in front of a weed dispensary

The Girl Scouts national organization put out a statement in 2014 after a girl sold 117 boxes in two hours outside a San Francisco dispensary, clarifying that local councils set all policies on how their cookie programs are run. Bring them with - sho...

No plans for Sask. sanctions against BC: Premier Moe No plans for Sask. sanctions against BC: Premier Moe

And they the NDP appears poised to make things worse with Agriculture Minister Lana Popham suggesting B.C. might respond by banning Alberta beef. Notley said that the wine industry is important to B.C. "I'm expecting the federal government to help ...

Former USA gymnastics coach under investigation: MI sheriff Former USA gymnastics coach under investigation: MI sheriff

Ernst and Shaheen's resolution would be "entirely focused on investigating how this abuse was allowed to go on for so long and why leaders of the USOC and USA Gymnastics failed to protect these young women, and a path forward to put an end to this ...

France says Turkey, Iran violating worldwide law in Syria France says Turkey, Iran violating worldwide law in Syria

Almost 200 people were wounded, and rescuers said many of those probably will not survive because of lack of medical supplies. The UN said that the regime only allowed around a quarter of aid deliveries to reach besieged opposition territories past...

Lebanon gears up to confront Israeli border violation Lebanon gears up to confront Israeli border violation

According to one senior Israeli naval commander, warships that are scheduled to be operational next year will be equipped with missile-defence systems to protect the gasfields that supply 60 per cent of Israel's energy needs. Tenenti said both partie...

Anasuya Receives Backlash for Her Act Anasuya Receives Backlash for Her Act

Anasuya was massively trolled for her behaviour, after which she deactivated her social media accounts. Anchor turned actress Anasuya Bharadwaj, who hogged the limelight with Jabardasth show, has now found herself in a weird controversy after a r...

Syria says Israeli war planes target a position near Damascus Syria says Israeli war planes target a position near Damascus

In Jerusalem, an Israeli military spokeswoman said: "We do not respond to such reports". The Israeli military had no immediate comment on the accusations. The Syrian armed forces have issued a statement saying the Israeli missiles were launched aro...

Strategists still see year-end gains in United States stocks despite selloff

USA stocks plunged in highly volatile trading on Monday , with both the S&P 500 and Dow Industrials indices slumping more than 4.0 per cent, as the Dow notched its biggest intraday decline in history with a almost 1600-point drop and Wall Street e...

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