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Israel seeks to establish embassies in 'moderate' Arab countries

Israel seeks to establish embassies in 'moderate' Arab countries

Lebanon in December approved a bid by a consortium of France's Total, Italy's Eni and Russia's Novatek for two of the five blocks put up for tender in the country's much-delayed first oil and gas offs...

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Russian aircraft engages in 'unsafe interaction' with U.S. aircraft

Russian aircraft engages in 'unsafe interaction' with U.S. aircraft

Navy Capt. Bill Ellis, commander of Task Force 67, said in a statement Wednesday. The Pentagon also said the interception by the Russian jet continued for an hour and 40 minutes. Since Russia ...

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Rep. Trey Gowdy announces plans to retire, return to justice system

Rep. Trey Gowdy announces plans to retire, return to justice system

Gowdy, who is completing his fourth term in Congress, said he thinks the skills he possesses are better suited for a courtroom, and ultimately, he enjoys the judicial system more than the political ...

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Kenya: Raila Odinga takes symbolic oath

Kenya: Raila Odinga takes symbolic oath

The government responded by declaring the "National Resistance Movement" - a loose grouping led by Odinga and other opposition lawmakers - a criminal group, paving the way for potential arrests. The s...

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Trump plans to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

Trump plans to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

President Trump made some tangible news during his State of the Union address Tuesday: He announced that Gitmo is staying open indefinitely. With that in mind, he said that earlier on Tuesday he si...

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African Leaders Dismiss French Report Of China

African Leaders Dismiss French Report Of China "Spying" On AU HQ

In July 2017, a team of experts from Algeria - a country with a notoriously efficient intelligence community - along with cybersecurity experts from Ethiopia combed the building from top to bottom, lo...

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U.S. to Drop Graft Charges Against Sen. Bob Menendez

U.S. to Drop Graft Charges Against Sen. Bob Menendez

Menendez, in a prepared statement, said, "From the very beginning, I never wavered in my innocence and my belief that justice would prevail". "I am thankful that God has answered my prayers". District...

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Fascinating new map reveals New Yorkers' favorite running, cycling routes

Fascinating new map reveals New Yorkers' favorite running, cycling routes

In the summer of 2016, the United States military banned players from installing Pokémon GO on government-issued cellphones, while various bases and stations around the country issued warnings to pers...

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Justice Dept. officials appealed to White House to halt release of memo

Justice Dept. officials appealed to White House to halt release of memo

Both Rosenstein and top brass at the FBI - including the now-ousted deputy direct Andrew McCabe - are in the Trump administration's crosshairs as the Russian Federation investigation gains steam. Re...

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NC lawmakers on train that crashes into dump truck

NC lawmakers on train that crashes into dump truck

Lee said there are a few people "roughed up". Regulators subpoena major bitcoin exchange Key senator floats new compromise for immigration talks McConnell on midterms: "We do have a pretty good map...

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Amid publicity tour, porn star denies affair with President Trump

Amid publicity tour, porn star denies affair with President Trump

Details from the Wall Street Journal note that Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen arranged a pay out to Daniels of $130,000 back in 2016 so she could keep quiet about their previous relationship. Bu...

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Miss it? View photos and video of the 'Super Blue Blood Moon'

Miss it? View photos and video of the 'Super Blue Blood Moon'

During the event, the moon is closest to earth which makes it appear four percent bigger hence the name Supermoon . The blue moon is basically a function of our Gregorian calendar, [and refers to...

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Saudi Arabia Jails Human Rights Activists - Releases Corrupt Elites

Saudi Arabia Jails Human Rights Activists - Releases Corrupt Elites

In a statement, the attorney-general said that the settlement represented a range of asset types including real estate, securities, cash and other assets. But in the interest of transparency and fairn...

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Trump says he's in favor of releasing memo

The House Intelligence Committee chairman would be spreading the information far and wide. His aide Kellyanne Conway said on Tuesday that the White House took the possibility of disclosing the memo ...

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Kidnapping victim 'killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agent' during rescue operation

Kidnapping victim 'killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agent' during rescue operation

Valladares may have been trying to escape the house where flash-bang grenades had been deployed, when he saw the rifle coming through the window and pulled on it, according to KHOU. Soon after, a male...

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Swiss academic detained by French police over rape allegations

Swiss academic detained by French police over rape allegations

Tariq Ramadan was detained by French cops today, a legal source said, months after the accusers filed charges against him. He is the grandson of Hassan al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood. The...

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FEMA plans to end storm aid to Puerto Rico Wednesday

FEMA plans to end storm aid to Puerto Rico Wednesday

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said after the State of the Union the Trump Administration is abandoning Puerto Rico and the president doesn't care that Puerto Ricans are still suffering. There is ...

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Sydney Seaplanes preliminary report released

Sydney Seaplanes preliminary report released

British millionaire businessman Richard Cousins, 58, and four of his family members including his adult sons William, 25, and Edward, 23, his fiancee Emma Bowden, 48, and her 11-year-old daughter Heat...

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The State of Our Union Wants To Be Normal

The State of Our Union Wants To Be Normal

As he moved deeper into the speech, Trump waded into some familiar ideological territory, chiding those who kneel during the national anthem as an act of protest. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of...

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Key points from Trump's maiden State of the Union

Key points from Trump's maiden State of the Union

In speaking about the opioid crisis, he blamed drug dealers and drug pushers instead of criticizing someone who is addicted to drugs. " Trump was able to lift a glass of water with both hands, ". I a...

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds latest patch adds better loot to Miramar

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds latest patch adds better loot to Miramar

The desert map, called Miramar, has been playable for around a month now, and it's provided players a significantly different experience to the original map. Deleting files or using an entire piece of...

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Trump tells Republican he's '100 percent' for releasing Nunes memo

Asked in an interview on CNN's "New Day" Wednesday if he was prepared for the memo to come out, the Maryland Democrat said , "To me this is sad and unsafe". He said making the document public c...

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Head Of CDC Steps Downs After Purchasing Tobacco Stocks

Head Of CDC Steps Downs After Purchasing Tobacco Stocks

Tobacco cessation was listed as one of her top priorities. 'You don't buy tobacco stocks when you are the head of the CDC. The Health and Human Services Department saw these purchases as a conflict...

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Chat App LINE To Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange In Japan

Chat App LINE To Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange In Japan

Line has joined another group of 16 firms, all of which are seeking permission to offer their trading platform services. Line already allows users to make payments through its app, and is hoping to ...

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Tax cut spurs employers to boost 401(k) contributions

Tax cut spurs employers to boost 401(k) contributions

Some of the bigger tax cuts on the list, including two signed into law by former President Barack Obama , simply cut taxes without making changes to the structure of the federal tax code as major as ...

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Trump calls on US parties to 'set aside' differences

Trump calls on US parties to 'set aside' differences

Young patriots like Preston teach all of us about our civic duty as Americans. Both proposals can be measured in the billions . After all, the first lady did break with tradition by arriving to t...

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Bulls will trade Nikola Mirotic to the Pelicans

Bulls will trade Nikola Mirotic to the Pelicans

The Pelicans have expressed a hesitancy for the Bulls to pick up the Mirotic option for 2018-'19 because they're uncertain if they'd want him and his $12.5 million salary for that season. This is the ...

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House Intel committee votes to release Nunes memo

Under an obscure committee rule to make the classified memo public , which has never been invoked in the panel's 40-plus-year history, the President would have five days following a vote to dec...

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GDP up by 0.6% in both the euro area and the EU28

GDP up by 0.6% in both the euro area and the EU28

Eurozone economies grew at their fastest rate for a decade previous year, contrasting sharply with United Kingdom economic growth since the Brexit vote. More important, said economist Stephen Brown ...

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Colombia suspends talks with ELN after attacks on police stations

Colombia suspends talks with ELN after attacks on police stations

The ELN claimed responsibility for the worst of the attacks, which killed five officers and wounded 41 in Barranquilla on Saturday as police were assembling for roll-call. The group opposes the pres...

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Third scorpene class Submarine 'Karanj' launched

Third scorpene class Submarine 'Karanj' launched

As part of the efforts to reduce the construction timeline, the MDL completed the critical sub-section fabrication of the pressure hull for all six submarines 11 months before the PERT date. These ste...

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Cops find cars packed with stolen fruit after chase

Cops find cars packed with stolen fruit after chase

Police in Spain have recovered four tonnes of stolen oranges after pulling over two cars packed with the fruit. Inside one auto, they found a couple and their adult son, and two brothers in the...

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Body found in Fairfax Co. park ID'd as missing teen

Body found in Fairfax Co. park ID'd as missing teen

Moussa and her twin sister, Zhane, have matching tattoos ― an infinity symbol with their names. "Based on the facts of the case, there is nothing that indicates that Moussa is in any danger", county...

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Booker: Trump Doesn't See Himself Subject to 'Rule of Law'

Booker: Trump Doesn't See Himself Subject to 'Rule of Law'

First, he claimed that a dispute years ago over fees at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, had prompted Mr Mueller , then the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to resi...

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Cops ID'd 2nd 'person of interest' days after Vegas shooting

Cops ID'd 2nd 'person of interest' days after Vegas shooting

According to his LinkedIn profile page, Haig owns a website named " Specialized Military Ammunition LLC ", which specializes in selling premium, tracer and incendiary ammunition in popular military ...

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'The State Of Our Union Is Strong Because Our People Are Strong'

'The State Of Our Union Is Strong Because Our People Are Strong'

Trump recognized Preston Sharp for starting a movement to place flags at the graves of deceased soldiers. Trump used the biggest bully pulpit of his presidency to tout a deal that would give Dr...

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ICC opens investigation of corruption against Ajman All Stars League

ICC opens investigation of corruption against Ajman All Stars League

In theT20 Ajman All-Stars League, held in the United Arab Emirates, Sharjah Warriors put a modest total of 136 runs from 20 overs. World cricket's anti-corruption unit has opened an investigation ...

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Hundreds of Australian secret files found in shop

Hundreds of Australian secret files found in shop

It said the files had been found in filing cabinets purchased by an unidentified person from the shop where ex-government furniture is sold cheaply. When they were finally cracked open, it was discove...

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California Teacher At War With Marines

California Teacher At War With Marines

Amid mounting backlash, after the video was posted to Facebook , demands have been made for Salcido to be fired. I salute this 17-year-old young man who boldly took a stand in his classroom by ex...

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Shahid Kapoor slams Swara Bhaskar for criticizing Padmaavat

Shahid Kapoor slams Swara Bhaskar for criticizing Padmaavat

But, there is someone in Bollywood who is not impressed. On Monday, during an interaction with a leading daily, Shahid Kapoor was asked to react on Swara's open letter , to which the actor said, ...

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