Monday December 17-th, 2018

Syria government takes most of Deraa in two-week offensive Syria government takes most of Deraa in two-week offensive

Syrian rebels meeting Russian officers in a southern Syrian town on Saturday said negotiations for a peace deal with the government ended in failure after they rejected Moscow's demands to surrender, their spokesman said, cited by Reuters ."The meet...

Russia Must Be Proud of Meddling Russia Must Be Proud of Meddling

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday that he's concerned when Trump tweets that Russian Federation denies interfering in the USA elections. "I'm going to pick the right person". Here's why Roseanne says she has recei...

Facebook shares drop on report of widened probe on data scandal Facebook shares drop on report of widened probe on data scandal

According to the sources who spoke with the Chicago publication, the inquiry is examining whether the Capitol Hill testimony of CEO Mark Zuckerberg and public statements of other officials square with the facts of the case. As a reminder, Faceboo...

Secret exercise sees ministers rehearse for Queen's death Secret exercise sees ministers rehearse for Queen's death

It is reported that the meetings were attended by the Deputy Prime Minister, David Lidington, the Minister Sajid Javid, the leader of the house of Commons (the lower house of Parliament) Andrea Ledsom and the Minister for Scotland, David Mandel.

White House declines to name Supreme Court candidates White House declines to name Supreme Court candidates

Trees cast shadows outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington , U.S., June 25, 2018. The Roe v. Wade is probably the one that people are talking about in terms of having an effect, but we'll see what happens. Wade . Collins and even several ...

British officials devise third option for post-Brexit customs, BBC reports British officials devise third option for post-Brexit customs, BBC reports

At Chequers [Mrs May] must stick to her righteous cause and deliver what she has said she would, she must use her undoubted grace to persevere". Mr Rees-Mogg's intervention prompted a furious backlash from Remain-voting Tories. "They point to the p...

Merkel gives in: German chancellor agrees to tighten immigration policies

On Friday, Merkel and the rest of the European Union leaders hammered out a vaguely-worded deal to share out refugees on a voluntary basis and create "controlled centres" inside the bloc to process asylum requests. While averting an immediate crisis,...

PM: Umno must return money they got from 1MDB PM: Umno must return money they got from 1MDB

On Aug 22, 2015 Dr Ahmad Zahid, who was speaking at the opening of Sri Gading Umno division, said that he had met the wealthy Arab family who donated US$700mil that was channelled into Najib's personal account. Singh said police are still assessing t...

Trump's Supreme Court pick reportedly must embody 3 main qualities Trump's Supreme Court pick reportedly must embody 3 main qualities

Collins, who appeared on ABC's "This Week" and CNN's " State of the Union ", said she would only back a judge who would show respect for settled law such as the Roe decision, which has always been anathema to conservatives. That tact can go a lon...

Foot Over-Bridge Collapses in Andheri, Train Services Hit Foot Over-Bridge Collapses in Andheri, Train Services Hit

The Western Railway has issued helpline numbers in view of affected traffic in Mumbai . Railways minister Piyush Goyal has "applauded the quick thinking and timely action of WR motorman Sawant at the time of the Andheri bridge mishap and announced...

When Trump meets Putin, United States News & Top Stories When Trump meets Putin, United States News & Top Stories

In an interview on CBS News' "Face The Nation," Bolton reacted to Trump remarking Friday the administration is "going to have to see" if it'll accept Russia's claim on territory it seized from Ukraine in 2014. USA intelligence agencies have alleged...

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib arrested on graft charges Former Malaysian prime minister Najib arrested on graft charges

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has been arrested, government investigators have confirmed . A lawyer representing Najib could not immediately be reached. The new Attorney-General Mohamed Apandi Ali cleared Najib in 2016, saying the m...

The Woman Harassed by the Capital Gazette Shooter Felt ‘Traumatized and Terrorized’ The Woman Harassed by the Capital Gazette Shooter Felt ‘Traumatized and Terrorized’

Acting Police William Krampf described the incident as a targeted attack during a press conference last week. "He told me at one point that he was reaching out to me because I was the only person who had been nice to him in high school", she said.

Amazon's July 16 Prime Day will spill over into second day Amazon's July 16 Prime Day will spill over into second day

According to Amazon , a year ago Prime Day was the biggest global shopping event in Amazon history, over taking both Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You can also expect the usual Lightning Deals, which will be short-lived bargains on a rang...

Getting it dead wrong: woman found alive in morgue fridge Getting it dead wrong: woman found alive in morgue fridge

Emergency services said the woman was involved in a deadly pile-up near the town of Carletonville, which saw the auto she was riding in roll and throw all three occupants out of the vehicle. An investigation into the morbid mistake is underway but Br...

Demonstrators nationwide call Demonstrators nationwide call "shame" on Trump administration over immigration

Protests took place in more than 700 locations, with the biggest crowds in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington and New York City. More than 2,300 children were taken from their families in recent weeks under the Trump administration's " zero to...

1 dead, 9 injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas 1 dead, 9 injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas

Ten people on board were injured and transported to the mini hospital in George Town. The captain of that boat, Ron Watson, has been discharged from a hospital in Nassau, the capital of Bahama, after receiving treatment there, CNN reported.

Thailand boys face months before escaping the cave Thailand boys face months before escaping the cave

Provincial governor Narongsak Osatanakorn said they had been found safe but "the operation isn't over". They find bicycles locked to a fence and shoes and football boots belonging to the boys close to the entrance. Narongsak said the team was fo...

German coalition teeters as minister offers to resign over migrants German coalition teeters as minister offers to resign over migrants

However, Seehofer agreed to see Merkel on Monday before making a final decision. "I understand that this is a dramatic attempt to save her own position, but absolutely there is no agreement" Jacek Sasin, a senior Polish government official said on ...

North Korea expands weapons facilities despite U.S. pressure to disarm North Korea expands weapons facilities despite U.S. pressure to disarm

The Post's report came after NBC News said the North has been increasing nuclear weapons fuel production. The visit will be Pompeo's first to North Korea since the June 12 summit in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and ...

Wildfires Spread In Northern California Wildfires Spread In Northern California

Fire crews are battling the blaze in red flag weather conditions - including high temperatures and gusty winds. It looks like a movie. The Yolo County Sheriff's Department along with crews from the Winters, Dixon and U.C. The fire is about 80% contai...

Notorious French gangster flees prison in daring helicopter escape Notorious French gangster flees prison in daring helicopter escape

It was the only open area in the complex not covered by wiring that would prevent a helicopter from landing. Armed with assault rifles, two masked men reportedly used smoke bombs and power tools to make their way to the facility's visiting room, wh...

Police rescue family of five attacked over child-lifting suspicion in Malegaon Police rescue family of five attacked over child-lifting suspicion in Malegaon

The rumors are reportedly fueled by a video shared on WhatsApp that supposedly shows a child being abducted by two men on a motorcycle. In yet another incident of mob violence, five people were lynched to death by villagers in Dhule distric...

Chaos in Merkel's coalition after key minister offers to resign Chaos in Merkel's coalition after key minister offers to resign

Sources said Seehofer rejected Merkel's assessment that the EU-wide measures would "have the same effect" as his demand to turn away at the border asylum-seekers already registered in other European Union nations. Mr Seehofer, 68, has been a headache...

Retaliatory tariffs now in effect Retaliatory tariffs now in effect

The penalties will add 25 percent to the cost of U.S. steel, and 10 percent to aluminum and consumer goods. Canada officially implemented tariffs on about $12.5 billion worth of USA goods Sunday, the latest offensive in the growing trade battle...

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