US announces withdrawal from nuclear arms treaty with Russia

United States officials have also expressed concerns that China , which is not party to the treaty, is gaining a significant military advantage in Asia by deploying large numbers of missiles with ranges beyond the treaty's limit. "We can not be the ... More..

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Temp closure of Hoërskool Driehoek, 3 pupils die in walkway collapse
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Temp closure of Hoërskool Driehoek, 3 pupils die in walkway collapse

Two boys and a girl were killed, Lesufi said. "It is painful to see those tiny bodies in that state". Lesufi had reported "scores" trapped but an Associated Press witness later said no one remained in the rub...More..

UK, France, Germany unveil new trade channel with Iran despite US sanctions
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

UK, France, Germany unveil new trade channel with Iran despite US sanctions

Last year, US President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal under which global sanctions on Iran were lifted in return for Tehran accepting curbs on its nuclear programme. If the scheme works, it...More..

T, farm sops likely to figure in Piyush Goyal Budget
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

T, farm sops likely to figure in Piyush Goyal Budget

The Union Budget 2019-20 will be presented in the Parliament by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in a couple of minutes. Mr Goyal , who stepped in as interim finance minister after Mr Arun Jaitley had to fl...More..

Senators overwhelmingly vote against Trump’s Middle East policy
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Senators overwhelmingly vote against Trump’s Middle East policy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called a House bill to make election day a federal holiday a "power grab" for Democrats. Speaking on the amendment's language on US involvement in Afghanistan , liber...More..

Senator's huge financial win after neighbour tackled him in lawn maintenance dispute
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Senator's huge financial win after neighbour tackled him in lawn maintenance dispute

The neighbor who tackled and injured Sen. Boucher was sentenced in June 2018 to 30 days , along with a year of supervised release, after pleading guilty to assaulting a member of Congress. Boucher has c...More..

Potential risk to life as heavy snow heads for Devon
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Potential risk to life as heavy snow heads for Devon

Heavy snow is expected to fall across Wales and southern England later, bringing travel disruption for the evening rush hour. Forecasters said that up to 5cm of snow could fall between 2pm and 9pm. The Met Offi...More..

Frustrated Trump says a wall ´is a WALL!´
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Frustrated Trump says a wall ´is a WALL!´

Trump and his aides were continuing to make preparations for the national emergency order this week in the event negotiators on Capitol Hill fail to reach an agreement by mid-month, White House officials say. I...More..

National parks resume full operations after shutdown
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

National parks resume full operations after shutdown

That will sadly be put several weeks behind, MacDonald said, adding that he was concerned the shutdown undermined the morale of park staff and could discourage young people from considering a career in the Nat...More..

Payback: House Dems mulling primary challenge to AOC?
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Payback: House Dems mulling primary challenge to AOC?

Some House Democrats are whispering about a party-backed primary challenger to freshman firebrand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortex next year, a sign of frustration among her colleagues about her alignment with a prog...More..

In Donald Trump ally Stone’s case, Mueller finds crime in cover-up
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

In Donald Trump ally Stone’s case, Mueller finds crime in cover-up

In a September post on his website, stonecoldtruth.com, he wrote, "If you believe the fake news media Mueller seeks to prove that I had advance knowledge of an alleged hacking of the Democratic National Commi...More..

United Nations chief condemns terrorist attack at cathedral in Philippines
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

United Nations chief condemns terrorist attack at cathedral in Philippines

Ricky Bacolcol, a Diocesan priest. The military was checking a report that the second bomb might have been placed in the utility box of a parked motorcycle. "Let's see if it will mean an extension of martial ...More..

Vatican spokesman, his deputy resign suddenly, replacement named
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Vatican spokesman, his deputy resign suddenly, replacement named

Pope Francis rang in the New Year with a festive celebration during his weekly gathering in the Vatican. Villanova University professor of theology, Massimo Faggioli, said this summer Vatican was slow in...More..

Migrant Mob Swells to Over 12000, Headed for U.S. Border
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Migrant Mob Swells to Over 12000, Headed for U.S. Border

Administration officials initially called it a "Remain in Mexico" policy to deter the waves of asylum-seeking families. The United States began sending migrants who have applied for asylum back to Mexic...More..

Mueller Alleges His Probe Was Targeted By Russia-Based Disinformation Effort
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Mueller Alleges His Probe Was Targeted By Russia-Based Disinformation Effort

Mueller's Wednesday filing noted that employees of Concord were welcome to review sensitive discovery materials in the office of the law firm Reed Smith. The prosecutors' filing said the matching files includ...More..

Chris Christie Rips Jared Kushner’s Father for ‘Loathsome, Disgusting Crimes’
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Chris Christie Rips Jared Kushner’s Father for ‘Loathsome, Disgusting Crimes’

In the interview , Christie also blasted Trump over the 35-day government shutdown. "This is part of the issue of having family work for you", said Christie. Charles Kushner, a multimillionaire real estate d...More..

Snow to hit Co Armagh as Met Office issue yellow weather warning
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Snow to hit Co Armagh as Met Office issue yellow weather warning

Widespread frost is expected to develop overnight. The rain and snow is expected to clear to the east coast after midnight with clear and frosty conditions following. "Despite this, some areas may remain fine...More..

Pakistani Christian acquitted of blasphemy faces final court hurdle
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Pakistani Christian acquitted of blasphemy faces final court hurdle

Bibi's death sentence for blasphemy a year ago. Judges - including Pakistan's new chief justice - are expected to toss out the petition against their decision last October to free Bibi from death row, where s...More..

Woman Carrying Baby Dies After Falling Down Stairs In New York Subway
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Woman Carrying Baby Dies After Falling Down Stairs In New York Subway

A GoFundMe page has been created to support Ms Goodson's daughter . Goodson was a doting parent and an outgoing person, her mother, Tamika Goodson, said. The 22-year-old Stamford mother was rushed to a hospit...More..

Soybeans Close Lower on U.S.-China Trade Concerns
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Soybeans Close Lower on U.S.-China Trade Concerns

US President Donald Trump will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to discuss trade on Thursday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a press briefing. The two sides will meet next door to t...More..

Stacey Abrams to deliver Democratic response to Trump's State of the Union
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Stacey Abrams to deliver Democratic response to Trump's State of the Union

She will deliver a televised rebuttal after Mr Trump's address to Congress on 5 February. "She is a dynamic, moral leader; she delivered results on the issues that matter most to Americans; and she tireless...More..

Milwaukee Public Schools closed Tuesday ‘due to inclement weather’
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Milwaukee Public Schools closed Tuesday ‘due to inclement weather’

Milwaukee Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, January 29 due to inclement weather. The Edwardsville Community Unit 7 District tells us an administrative team begins reviewing all potentially risky weather...More..

US Intelligence Contradicts Trump on N. Korea, Iran, IS Threats
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

US Intelligence Contradicts Trump on N. Korea, Iran, IS Threats

The two US adversaries "are more aligned than at any point since the mid-1950s", Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats said in his prepared remarks before the Senate Intelligence Committee, seemingly i...More..

911 dispatcher helps boy with his fractions homework
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

911 dispatcher helps boy with his fractions homework

Dispatchers receive hundreds of calls a day, Gard said, adding that the January 14 call happened to come at a time of day when the department's dispatch center was not very busy. "Thank you antonia, you are a t...More..

Switzerland one of world’s least corrupt countries despite recent scandals
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Switzerland one of world’s least corrupt countries despite recent scandals

TI executive director Samuel Kimeu blamed the executive for protecting corruption suspects. The report cited issues such bribery, government's inability to treat with corruption and the unwillingness to repo...More..

UK PM Theresa May's Brexit 'Plan B': What Happens Next in Parliament?
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

UK PM Theresa May's Brexit 'Plan B': What Happens Next in Parliament?

Tanaiste Simon Coveney said Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier had assured him the European Union remains "firmly supportive" of the Withdrawal Agreement in full, including its guarantees of no hard border in ...More..

Democratic Party Cries Foul over Howard Schultz's Potential 2020 Run
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Democratic Party Cries Foul over Howard Schultz's Potential 2020 Run

Apparently, the president is on the same page. "I shouldn't lose you", Schultz started to say, before McCain pressed, "What lane are you going in?" "Don't help elect Trump, you egotistical billionaire asshole...More..

Kamala Harris kicks off 2020 presidential campaign
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Kamala Harris kicks off 2020 presidential campaign

The most sustained applause came when she said that she was a candidate. Alleging that too many black and brown Americans are being locked up for mass incarceration, she called for drastic fix of criminal justi...More..

Trump Responds To ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Tell-All Book By Former Staffer
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Trump Responds To ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Tell-All Book By Former Staffer

The Washington Post reports Trump posted his tweet as Sims was being interviewed on CNN. Trump is reportedly "very pissed off" about the attention Sims and his claims have received, current White H...More..

Timeline in the case of serial killer Bruce McArthur
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Timeline in the case of serial killer Bruce McArthur

February 23, 2018 - Police lay a sixth charge of first-degree murder against McArthur, identify Navaratnam as one of the alleged victims whose remains were found in the planters. Numerous victims, although not ...More..