Saturday May 26-th, 2018

Israel Legalises West Bank Outpost After Palestinian Shooting Attack Israel Legalises West Bank Outpost After Palestinian Shooting Attack

A Reuters witness said about 200 Palestinians were throwing stones at Israeli military vehicles when a gunshot was heard, adding that a wounded person was then carried to a auto. On Saturday, during attempts to arrest Jarrar, Israeli troops killed a ...

Corgi sneaks out to ride pony Corgi sneaks out to ride pony

About two days before she caught them on video, Schenker said, was the first time she had seen the Corgi riding her pony. Headlights illuminate the unlikely pair. "I'm stealing the dog, new circus act!" she joked on the post. After some comments of...

Congressional leaders forge budget deal that adds to deficit Congressional leaders forge budget deal that adds to deficit

Unfortunately for the Senate leaders, the deal faces opposition in the House. Defence Secretary James Mattis expressed optimism over the latest developments in reaching a budget deal. The agreement includes an additional four-year extension of fu...

Senate to vote on 2-year, $400B budget deal ahead of deadline Senate to vote on 2-year, $400B budget deal ahead of deadline

Senate leaders are hoping to seal a long-sought agreement to add nearly $300 billion over two years to the budgets for the Pentagon and domestic agencies, which otherwise face a budget freeze. "We're making real progress on a spending deal t...

Pence pushes S. Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy

Iran has summoned South Korea's ambassador over media reports that Iranians at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games would not receive the latest Samsung mobile phone given as a gift to most other athletes. Eighty-six cases of norovirus have be...

Fire breaks out near Winter Olympics village in South Korea

No fewer than 280 North Korean bell-ringers and hangers-on to the small athletes' contingent participating in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics arrived in South Korea on Wednesday. "And that is that North Korea must once and for all abandon its nuc...

US House Democratic leader does not back budget caps deal -statement

This is the fourth budget resolution to extend the government financing since the beginning of the fiscal year in October 2017. But as senate minority leader Chuck Schumer welcomed the deal on the senate floor, his counterpart in the ...

At Least Five Civilians Killed in Airstrike Against North Syria Village At Least Five Civilians Killed in Airstrike Against North Syria Village

Syrian warplanes killed at least 34 civilians , including 12 children, in Eastern Ghouta on Wednesday , according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a United Kingdom -based monitoring group. The YPG has been an important USA ally in t...

Thursday weather: Patches of morning fog, then mostly cloudy Thursday weather: Patches of morning fog, then mostly cloudy

Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Low: 8. Day: Partly cloudy with west winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. A 20 percent chance of rain after 10 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Night: Increasing clouds with a 50 percent chance f...

Venezuela sets presidential election for April 22 after mediation talks collapse Venezuela sets presidential election for April 22 after mediation talks collapse

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advantage over a divided and weak opposition. The reason of the government ...

Former Obama AG Talks Trump, Electoral College At UK Former Obama AG Talks Trump, Electoral College At UK

Holder's comments about the president's alleged lawbreaking are some of the sharpest criticism yet from former members of the Obama administration. "He will be focused on the races that will matter for redistricting", Holder told reporters at break...

Trump Delivers Remarks at a Prayer Breakfast Trump Delivers Remarks at a Prayer Breakfast

President Trump praised God and country Thursday, calling the U.S. At last year's National Prayer Breakfast President Trump promised to "get rid of and totally destroy the Johnson Amendment", a law that prohibits some non-profits and religiou...

Turkey accused of recruiting, retraining IS fighters to attack Afrin Turkey accused of recruiting, retraining IS fighters to attack Afrin

The UN's International Commission of Inquiry on Syria said it was "extremely" troubled by the recent uptick in violence in Idlib province and rebel-held areas in the Eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus , where hundreds have been killed in ra...

Schmidt set to reshuffle pack for Italian visit; Larmour primed for debut Schmidt set to reshuffle pack for Italian visit; Larmour primed for debut

The replacements bench has a much different look to it, with the inclusion of in-form Larmour providing a creative spark if called upon. With Sean O'Brien and Rhys Ruddock both unavailable because of injury, Leavy, after coming on for van der Fli...

US Senate reaches two-year bipartisan budget deal: leaders

And that's already causing a snag in the House. Non-defense spending would rise by $63 billion this year and $68 billion next year. This week's chaos on the markets is not the only issue weighing on the USA economy. Pelosi filibustered House busine...

Dancing in the streets with North Korean athletes Dancing in the streets with North Korean athletes

Kim Yo Jong will be part of a North Korean delegation led by the country's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam. Pence, who is leading the USA delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea later this week, says to Abe that aside from which g...

NBC Explains That Brief Blackout During Super Bowl LII NBC Explains That Brief Blackout During Super Bowl LII

It turns out it was just technical difficulties, so no, it wasn't some secret ad, and per the network, commercial time wasn't missed, so it also didn't cost anyone a fortune. "We had a brief equipment failure that we quickly resolved". That problem c...

Ex-White House Adviser Steve Bannon Skips Congressional Testimony Ex-White House Adviser Steve Bannon Skips Congressional Testimony

Bruce Udolf, who served as an associate independent counsel during the Whitewater investigation, said if Trump attempts to use the Nunes memo as an excuse not to testify, the president would be "asking for a subpoena". President Bill Clinton, meanw...

Syria: Air defenses respond to Israeli strike near capital Syria: Air defenses respond to Israeli strike near capital

The lead investigator of a United Nations -mandated Commission of Inquiry on Syria said his team was looking into the reports that bombs containing weaponized chlorine were used on two recent occasions in the town of Saraqeb, in Idlib, and Douma, i...

Study shows drowsy driving crashes 8 times higher than government estimates Study shows drowsy driving crashes 8 times higher than government estimates

New research out from AAA says drowsiness could play a part in almost 10 percent of all crashes. "According to the latest in-depth information to be released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the dangers of drowsy driving are more widesprea...

Boy trapped inside claw machine rescued by firefighters Boy trapped inside claw machine rescued by firefighters

The post states that Mason was enjoying his food when he decided he wanted a stuffed animal. Without asking his parents for help, the toddler took matters into his own hands and climbed into the machine through a very tiny opening. A central Flori...

North Korean official facing sanctions may get exemption North Korean official facing sanctions may get exemption

The vice president's comments came just days before the Winter Olympics kick off in Pyeongchang, South Korea . He has not directly ruled out holding a meeting with officials from North Korea, which is expected to send Kim Yong Nam , the ceremon...

Senate near deal to boost spending

Votes from Democrats - possibly as many as 100 - would be needed to get the budget agreement passed in the House, because many Republicans are balking at the cost. The measure was not expected to get support in the Senate , where the Rep...

Winter Olympics: Dancing in streets with North Korean athletes Winter Olympics: Dancing in streets with North Korean athletes

It's kind of a nebulous organization, but it's in charge of all of that - ideological indoctrination, propaganda, everything that comes out of North Korea. But on Thursday it was all about introducing the fun side of Japan at Tokyo 2020 Japan House, ...

Disclosing Rafale Deal Details Will Impact Military Preparedness And Compromise National Security Disclosing Rafale Deal Details Will Impact Military Preparedness And Compromise National Security

In 2012, the then Defence Minister exercised unprecedented personal veto on laid down institutional process then underway for procurement of 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft. What was the need to buy aircrafts on "emergency basis" on April 10, 2...

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