Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

Syrian government forces make new eastern Ghouta advance: Observatory Syrian government forces make new eastern Ghouta advance: Observatory

In another phone call, French President Emmanuel Macron urged Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to exert "necessary pressure" on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to halt "indiscriminate" attacks on civilians in Eastern Ghouta. Many residents in Easter...

Teenager jailed for life for planned terror attack on Justin Bieber gig Teenager jailed for life for planned terror attack on Justin Bieber gig

A schoolboy has been given a life sentence for planning an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack at a Justin Bieber concert. He described himself as a "soldier of the Islamic state" in a "martyrdom letter" proclaiming that there would be more a...

No. 2 Michigan State wins 13th in row, beats Wisconsin 63-60 No. 2 Michigan State wins 13th in row, beats Wisconsin 63-60

Miles Bridges led the Spartans (29-3) with 20 points and Winston finished with 17 in advancing to the semifinals Saturday against the victor between No. We'll get to Penn State. An alley-oop to Roby on the opening possession of the second half got ...

Saudi crown prince lands in Egypt on first public trip

His arrival was confirmed by airport sources and the head of his private office. Bin Salman's three-day visit to Egypt will be followed by a European tour to London where he will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May on March 7, prior to his visit...

Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up nuclear weapons Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up nuclear weapons

Iran says its missile program is a conventional one aimed at deterrence and self-defence and is not negotiable. Earlier this year, Trump imposed a May deadline for US and European negotiators to reach a new agreement that covers Iranian activity ...

Trump's commerce secretary: tariffs raising auto prices $175 is Trump's commerce secretary: tariffs raising auto prices $175 is "trivial"

China is the world's dominant steel producer, but experts said the impact of Trump's decision to slap 25 percent tariffs on steel imports, and 10 percent on aluminum, won't have a big impact on China since it only accounts for 2 percent of USA import...

Finally! Merkel admits Germany has 'no-go areas' Finally! Merkel admits Germany has 'no-go areas'

Last September's inconclusive elections have effected the longest period of political uncertainty since the post-war republic's creation. Mrs Merkel praised the SPD's decision and said she looked forward to working with them in coalition .

Legendary British athlete Roger Bannister dies aged 88 Legendary British athlete Roger Bannister dies aged 88

Australian John Landy surpassed Bannister's record just a month later with a time of 3:57.9. "He banked his treasure in the hearts of his friends". On a windy late afternoon in Oxford on May 6, 1954, Bannister ran four laps on a cinder track in 3...

Artists BTS Rapper J-Hope Needs To Collaborate With ASAP Artists BTS Rapper J-Hope Needs To Collaborate With ASAP

Laid-back and breezy for its first half and harder-hitting on the later tracks, J-Hope's Hope World was released Thursday (March 1, March 2 in Korea) along with a music video for the '90s-tinged " Daydream ". Longtime fans of the K-pop sensations c...

Business leaders want more details on trade despite Corbyn's customs union speech Business leaders want more details on trade despite Corbyn's customs union speech

But Barnier suggested that "technical solutions" could be found to overcome some customs issues, and denied the European Union is foisting any internal border on Britain. "Having our cake and eating it is not an option in the real world; "frictionles...

'Put That Impeachment Down!' Trump Helps Himself to Teasing at Gridiron Dinner 'Put That Impeachment Down!' Trump Helps Himself to Teasing at Gridiron Dinner

On the reported talks with North Korea , Trump quipped that it was Kim Jong Un who faced "the risk of dealing with a madman". "I won't rule out direct talks with Kim Jong Un, I just won't". 'Your tie strategically dropped below your belt/Your hair...

BSP extends support to SP candidates in UP bypolls BSP extends support to SP candidates in UP bypolls

However, earlier in the day, SP leader Sunil Singh Yadav said that the Mayawati-led party does not contest by-polls. A former chief minister like Yadav, Mayawati made these comments after her party's Gorakhpur in-charge, Ghanshyam Chandra Kharwar...

Man apparently shoots himself near White House, Secret Service says Man apparently shoots himself near White House, Secret Service says

None of those rounds appeared to have been aimed at the White House, the agency said. The Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department is taking the lead in the investigation, the Secret Service spokesperson said. There has been a number of secur...

Canadian air force drops raft on Florida home, one person injured Canadian air force drops raft on Florida home, one person injured

W.A. McAllister said the incident, which happened around 3 p.m., was a close call for a woman asleep in the house at the time. "I kept screaming, 'What happened?" The Canadians are in Florida on a search and rescue training mission because the weat...

US House passes bill to penalize websites for sex trafficking US House passes bill to penalize websites for sex trafficking

Eleven Democrats and 14 Republicans voted no, with 18 abstentions. Although D'Adamo noted that third party involvement is not inherently exploitative of sex workers , she said it often makes sex workers more vulnerable than if they worked on their o...

Greece expects soon return of two soldiers who crossed Turkish border Greece expects soon return of two soldiers who crossed Turkish border

Their weapons, equipment and mobile phones were seized and were handed over to the laboratory for examination. The troops were patrolling the area around the Evros river that separates the two countries, Fanios said. In recent weeks, Greek and Tu...

Anna Hazare joins protest against the SSC examination paper leak Anna Hazare joins protest against the SSC examination paper leak

The police said the station was closed for public to prevent any disturbance after a large number of students gathered near the station building. Students from across India have gathered outside the CGO Complex, where the Staff Selection Commissio...

UDP extends support to NPP to form govt in Meghalaya UDP extends support to NPP to form govt in Meghalaya

It is just a matter of two hours, you will come to know everything, who will be the leader. "We met the governor and sought his invitation to the single largest party to be called first to form the government as per convention", former Union minist...

Amit Shah, who? BJD ridicules BJP chief for statement on winning Odisha Amit Shah, who? BJD ridicules BJP chief for statement on winning Odisha

Ashish Shelar, the party's city unit chief, credited the victory to the party's national President Amit Shah. "The CM will also address a press conference at the state BJP office", the BJP leader said. "We have elected members in all four corners of ...

As it unfolds in Meghalaya: Who is next CM As it unfolds in Meghalaya: Who is next CM

The ongoing counting of votes in Tripura , Nagaland and Meghalaya has indicated that the BJP has managed to topple the Tripura government led by the Left Front since 1998. "It is a matter of shame for them", the TMC supremo said. The efforts yie...

Woman Who Dropped Out of College Refuses to Leave Dorm Room Woman Who Dropped Out of College Refuses to Leave Dorm Room

Palmer also refuses to pay residence hall charges or rent - and according to the lawsuit, has "racked up a staggering $94,000 in unpaid residence hall charges on account of her continued occupancy, all the while ignoring Hunter College's service of a...

China 'won't sit idly by' if United States harms trade China 'won't sit idly by' if United States harms trade

Early this week, Beijing rushed its top diplomat Yang Jiechi followed by Chinese President Xi Jinping's economic advisor Liu He to the United States to pacify the Trump administration to avert a "trade war" between the two countries. "China-US re...

China urges USA 'restraint' in trade protection China urges USA 'restraint' in trade protection

Trump's announcement on tariffs raised the prospect of retaliation from Beijing amid fears it could spark a trade war. While he sought to play down heightened trade tension between the world's two major powers over recent months, Zhang said China...

S.Korea to announce name of special envoy to North S.Korea to announce name of special envoy to North

According to a source close to South Korea's presidential Blue House, Trump requested during the phone call that, if a special envoy is dispatched, Moon share with the United States information on North Korea's reaction and other details on what ...

Past Time to End Impunity for Atrocities in Eastern Ghouta Past Time to End Impunity for Atrocities in Eastern Ghouta

The fresh assault on Damascus started on February 18th, when the Syrian forces chose to attack the rebel-held region and bombarded the region continuously for two weeks, burning every structure in the region down to the ground. Nebenzia circulate...

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