Worldwide


House Democrats Resisting Bipartisan Budget Deal Unveiled by Senate Leadership
- February 09, 2018

Some of the increased domestic spending would include the following areas: community health centers, an extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program to ten years, opioid abuse, and infrastructure, including transportation, drinking water and broadband internet access. (more...)
Hospitals to reopen in Gaza after UAE grant Hospitals to reopen in Gaza after UAE grant
- February 09, 2018

The Qatari emir has also instructed his government to provide the Gaza Strip with medicine, food and fuel worth $9 million dollars, the Qatari newspaper Al Arab said. The UN said that $6.5 million was needed for the purchase 7.7 million liters of emergency fuel in 2018 to stave off a collapse of services. United Nations officials call for urgent donor support to avoid humanitarian disaster as hospital power supplies run dry. (more...)
Oprah: I'm definitely not running for president Oprah: I'm definitely not running for president
- February 09, 2018

During her interview, Lin-Manuel was chatting about his success after his musical Hamilton and how it doesn't mean he will then run for office. Both Winfrey and Miranda have always been favored by fans to launch a White House bid... After the former TV talk show host gave her Cecil B. DeMille Award acceptance speech at the Golden Globes in January, buzz about a potential presidential bid began on social media with the hashtag #Oprah2020. (more...)
Andhra Pradesh bandh total, TD lends support Andhra Pradesh bandh total, TD lends support
- February 09, 2018

The shutdown was called to protest the "neglect" shown to the State in Budget 2018-19, to demand that the Centre allocate funds for various projects in the State, and also honour promises and commitments made in the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas' Agent Takes A Shot At LeBron James Isaiah Thomas' Agent Takes A Shot At LeBron James
- February 09, 2018

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes around Orlando Magic center Khem Birch (24) during the second half at Amway Center. "We stopped their style, as far as getting up and down and not really trying to play defense", Randle said. (more...)
HomePod demand might be growing, as Apple Stores extend shipping estimates HomePod demand might be growing, as Apple Stores extend shipping estimates
- February 09, 2018

The in-store pick up option wasn't available for the HomePod either, but that has been the case for the past few days . Then again, the HomePod is now only up for grabs in the US, UK and Australia, also coming to France and Germany sometime "this spring". (more...)
Ahead of Olympics face-off, Pence vows new North Korea sanctions Ahead of Olympics face-off, Pence vows new North Korea sanctions
- February 09, 2018

USA officials declined to offer details on the expected new sanctions beyond Pence's comments, citing concerns that any additional information could be used by those trying to skirt the new measures. "We cannot expect any meaningful dialogue with North Korea as long as they do not show genuine willingness and concrete action for the de-nuclearization", Abe said. (more...)
Ryan calls Pelosi's eight-hour speech 'impressive' Ryan calls Pelosi's eight-hour speech 'impressive'
- February 09, 2018

Pelosi took her time to defend DACA and the DREAMers, as the budget plan being addressed does not include immigration issues. "I have had the privilege of reading the testimony from Dreamers, I still have more ", she said , receiving applause in the chamber. (more...)
Senate reaches bipartisan budget deal, House opposition emerges Senate reaches bipartisan budget deal, House opposition emerges
- February 09, 2018

With a Thursday night deadline looming, Congress is working to avoid another partial government shutdown . The budget bill, which was unveiled by Republican and Democratic senators on Wednesday, was welcomed as a rare showing of political cooperation in Washington , which has been plagued by months of squabbling. (more...)
Senators Agree On 2-Year Government Spending Deal Senators Agree On 2-Year Government Spending Deal
- February 09, 2018

The agreement would also provide $140 billion in war funding and $20 billion more for other emergency spending. Schumer said congressional leaders struck the deal "without a great deal of help from the White House ". DACA , Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is set to expire next month, and would put hundreds of thousands of individuals who entered the country illegally as children at risk for deportation. (more...)
How to Watch the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on TV and Online How to Watch the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on TV and Online
- February 09, 2018

Finishing touches are being completed as teams begin to arrive from around the world to take part in the 23rd Winter Olympics . This will be the second Olympics where the team competition is taking place. The advantage (or disadvantage, depending on your feelings on commentary for the opening ceremony ) is that the 8PM prime-time broadcast will be hosted by NBC's Katie Couric and Mike Tirico . (more...)
The Nunes memo: Damning or dumb? The Nunes memo: Damning or dumb?
- February 09, 2018

The ad doubles-down on Trump complaining about Democrats at a February 5 rally in Ohio. "Since the Republicans are now on board with greater transparency, they will no doubt push President Trump to release his tax returns, as every other major-party presidential nominee has done for the past four decades, won't they?" the Times taunted. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Kim Jong-un's sister to attend Winter Olympics 2018: Kim Jong-un's sister to attend
- February 09, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gave a speech at the parade, touting the country's emergence as a " global military power " and calling for the military to be prepared to stop the United States from interfering with "the republic's sacred dignity and autonomy even by 0.001 millimeters", according to an Associated Press report . (more...)
Kim Jong-un's sister to visit South Korea Kim Jong-un's sister to visit South Korea
- February 09, 2018

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence , who is set to attend the Olympics' opening ceremony with the father of Otto Warmbier , the American student who died shortly after a lengthy captivity in North Korea , said he will soon unveil tougher sanctions against North Korea . (more...)
Why 'plenty' of Eagles are planning to skip White House visit Why 'plenty' of Eagles are planning to skip White House visit
- February 09, 2018

Players Malcolm Jenkins , Chris Long , LeGarrette Blount and Torrey Smith , from the Philadelphia Eagles , say they will not be attending the customary White House visit after their victory over New England Patriots at Super Bowl LII on Sunday. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers add Karl Dunbar, Tom Bradley as assistants Pittsburgh Steelers add Karl Dunbar, Tom Bradley as assistants
- February 09, 2018

Just to be back and the nostalgia of Pittsburgh , the mystic of Pittsburgh , the workman's mentality. Knowing Coach Mitchell, who was a coach at LSU when I played. Dunbar, 50, started his coaching career as the defensive line coach for Nichols State in 1998. Bradley did not stick around when the school hired Bill O'Brien as its permanent head coach after the 2011 season, serving in radio before catching on as an assistant at West Virginia. (more...)
Nissan and other Japanese investors to meet with UK leader Nissan and other Japanese investors to meet with UK leader
- February 09, 2018

May and her ministers assured Japanese businesses of the importance of maintaining free and frictionless trade after Brexit during the meeting but said nothing firm on the matter, a source familiar with the discussions told Reuters. Thursday's talks between Government and Japanese business leaders was attended by Theresa May , Chancellor Philip Hammond , Business Secretary Greg Clark and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox . (more...)
Calif. Atty Charles Rettig Nominated For IRS Commissioner Role Calif. Atty Charles Rettig Nominated For IRS Commissioner Role
- February 09, 2018

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate , Rettig will inherit an agency that is tasked. The nomination comes as the IRS works to implement the new tax-cut bill that Trump signed in December. He is also the previous chair of the California Bar's tax section and is now vice-chair, administration for the American Bar Association's tax section and vice-president of the American College of Tax Counsel. (more...)
Britain - In Parliament One in Five Workers Sexually Harassed Britain - In Parliament One in Five Workers Sexually Harassed
- February 09, 2018

The cross-party committee that has agreed on the new rules have also called for a new code of behaviour that applies to everyone in Parliament, there will also be new training courses to instruct everyone on how to proceed in such situations. (more...)
USA says attacks on Syrian civilians 'must end now' USA says attacks on Syrian civilians 'must end now'
- February 09, 2018

Italy on Thursday condemned the Syrian regime's attacks on civilians in Syria's Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta . Bombardment intensified after rebels reportedly shot down a Russian warplane over rural Idlib province on Saturday. (more...)
North Korea says it's not interested in meeting US VP Mike Pence
- February 09, 2018

Even so, Pence and other USA officials seemed open to the possibility of a meeting, even if they were not actively seeking one. They are expected to be implemented before the conclusion of the games. Pence's message is jarringly different from the tone struck by Moon, a liberal leader who has long advocated greater engagement with Pyongyang. The sight of Warmbier alongside Pence will serve to "remind the world of the atrocities that happen in North Korea", according to a White House ... (more...)
US delays ICBM test until after 2018 Winter Olympics US delays ICBM test until after 2018 Winter Olympics
- February 09, 2018

Unilaterally, the USA has also targeted North Korean shipping companies and Chinese trading networks. The U.S.is doing its best to counter North Korea's propaganda efforts to hijack the narrative and present itself as a normal nuclear state by highlighting the tragic stories of defectors and welcoming Otto Warmbier's father at the opening ceremony. (more...)
Justin Timberlake Speaks On Contentious Super Bowl Prince Tribute Justin Timberlake Speaks On Contentious Super Bowl Prince Tribute
- February 09, 2018

When he reached that line on Sunday night, Timberlake stopped the music and cut to another song. Check out a clip from Justin's tribute to Prince in the video below, and please SHARE if you love seeing artists celebrate those who have inspired them the most! As noted, Sunday's game totally overwhelmed the other Super Bowl held here (and, um, the halftime show was an upgrade, too). (more...)
Turkey, Russia and Iran leaders to discuss Syria in Istanbul - Turkish source Turkey, Russia and Iran leaders to discuss Syria in Istanbul - Turkish source
- February 09, 2018

A joint investigation team comprising experts from the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons concluded that the Syrian government used chlorine gas in at least two attacks in 2014 and 2015 and used the nerve agent sarin in an aerial attack on Khan Sheikhoun last April 4 that killed about 100 people and affected about 200 others. (more...)
US Market Indexes Lower Wednesday US Market Indexes Lower Wednesday
- February 09, 2018

Bond yields turned higher after a sharp drop Monday. The Dow had more than a 1,100-point difference between its intraday high and low, according to MoneyControl. "This increased volatility had been one that the market was anticipating at the start of the year, but certainly took its time to arrive and may retain a spot in the market after this week's tumultuous turn". (more...)
White House sees good chance of long-term budget deal
- February 09, 2018

That additional spending worries some deficit-minded Republicans, and some Democrats are unhappy that immigration isn't part of the measure. In addition, Democratic members of the House have voiced opposition to the deal's lack of protections for young undocumented immigrants, also known as Dreamers. (more...)
US Designates Three Pakistani-Based Militants As 'Global Terrorists' US Designates Three Pakistani-Based Militants As 'Global Terrorists'
- February 09, 2018

Rahman Zeb Faqir Muhammad (Rahman Zeb) was designated as a global terrorist for providing financial, material, or technological support and/or other services to/for Lashkar-e-Toiba which is a United Nations and US-designated terrorist organisation based in Pakistan. (more...)
Philippines says Canada helicopters 'not for attack' Philippines says Canada helicopters 'not for attack'
- February 09, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, during a talk at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, said that the Canadian government is "in the process of looking" into the deal. "They will be used to transport personnel, supplies, humanitarian missions, ferrying of wounded, injured soldiers and other forms of humanitarian assistance and disaster response", Roque said. (more...)
Turkey, Iran violating worldwide law in Syria Turkey, Iran violating worldwide law in Syria
- February 09, 2018

According to the statement issued by the Kremlin, Putin and Erdogan, during a telephone conversation, discussed the prospects for new contacts between Russia, Turkey and Iran on Syria. Russian president Vladimir Putin hosted Turkish and Iranian talks in November - the first such three-way summit between the trio. The talks sponsored by Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation, set out the creation of four so-called de-escalation zones: Idlib, the greater Damascus area, the southern region ... (more...)
Regime attacks in Syria's E. Ghouta 'alarming': Turkey Regime attacks in Syria's E. Ghouta 'alarming': Turkey
- February 09, 2018

Streets in the stricken area were covered in dust as one strike after another hit the same neighborhoods. It released a video showing its workers rushing to rescue victims from underneath the rubble Tuesday. "The United Nations humanitarian team in Syria warns of the dire consequences of the compounded humanitarian crisis in several parts of the country", said a statement issued Tuesday by the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and the UN Representatives in Syria . (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 next »