Trucks evacuate civilians from last Daesh pocket in Syria: SDF official

More than 300 Islamic State militants are trying to negotiate an exit after refusing to surrender after USA -backed forces surrounded them. However, a UK-based monitoring group said it believed all the civilians and militants who were in Baghuz had... More..

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Swastikas Painted On 80 Jewish Graves in France
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Swastikas Painted On 80 Jewish Graves in France

Prime Minister Édouard Philippe joined marchers along with other ministers and politicians, who warned that anti-Semitism is "spreading like poison" across the country, The Guardian reported . "I don't know ho...More..

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69

Dozens of people were trapped in the buildings, unable to escape onto narrow streets clogged with traffic, as the highly combustible stores of chemicals, body sprays and plastic granules erupted in flames. Anot...More..

Coast Guard Lieutenant Targeted CNN, MSNBC Anchors and Democrats for Attacks
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Coast Guard Lieutenant Targeted CNN, MSNBC Anchors and Democrats for Attacks

Christopher Paul Hasson is due in court on Thursday in Maryland after he was arrested on gun and drug charges last week. "The defendant is a domestic terrorist , bent on committing acts unsafe to human life...More..

Grand Canyon museum exposed tourists to radiation for YEARS, whistleblower says
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Grand Canyon museum exposed tourists to radiation for YEARS, whistleblower says

According to safety, health, and wellness manager Elston " Swede " Stephenson, three 19l containers of uranium ore were kept near a taxidermy exhibit at the Grand Canyon's Museum Collections Building for 18 y...More..

by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

After surgery, Michael Cohen’s prison date postponed to May

In announcing Cohen's testimony, Cummings said the oversight committee would ask Trump's former lawyer to "describe his concerns about the president's actions since assuming office". Judge Pauley agreed to the ...More..

Back in the Bronx, Ocasio-Cortez says to keep up the fight
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Back in the Bronx, Ocasio-Cortez says to keep up the fight

The residual job creation was estimated to be an additional 67,000 jobs. The freshman congresswoman from NY, who was the youngest woman to ever be elected to Congress, took to Twitter on Wednesday to point ...More..

Statue of USA sailor kissing nurse vandalized with '#MeToo'
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Statue of USA sailor kissing nurse vandalized with '#MeToo'

The statue, a 26-foot structure in Sarasota called "Unconditional Surrender ", was found vandalized with the phrase #MeToo scrawled on the woman's leg on Tuesday, Sarasota Police told NBC Miami. It was yea...More..

North Carolina's elections board holds hearing on ballot fraud allegation
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

North Carolina's elections board holds hearing on ballot fraud allegation

They operated in both Bladen and Robeson counties, submitting as many as 1,249 ballots overall in the general election. If that doesn't happen, McCready's lawyers said state officials should send their findin...More..

ISIS Member Wants To Come Back Home
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

ISIS Member Wants To Come Back Home

Mr Trump said on Twitter he has "instructed" Secretary of State Mike Pompeo "not to allow Hoda Muthana back into the country" - a break with usual USA protocol not to comment on individuals' immigration iss...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation had backup plan to save Russian Federation probe evidence
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Federal Bureau of Investigation had backup plan to save Russian Federation probe evidence

During the interview , McCabe insisted that his discussion with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about the 25th Amendment did not represent a potential "coup" against the Trump administration, as Sen. ...More..

Covington Catholic Teen Nick Sandmann Sues 'Washington Post' For $250 Million
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Covington Catholic Teen Nick Sandmann Sues 'Washington Post' For $250 Million

It claimed the newspaper "bullied an innocent child" with no regard for consequences, including threats, the student or his family would face. The complaint notes the Post's role in popularizing the term ...More..

Naval incident off of Gibraltar
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Naval incident off of Gibraltar

The Spanish warship was clearly acting illegally as the government of Gibraltar accused the warship of trying to take an "executive action" against the ships. The Gibraltar Port Authority later told the boa...More..

Search for missing British tourist Hugo Palmer scaled back
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Search for missing British tourist Hugo Palmer scaled back

Their towels, sunglasses and the keys of their rental auto were found later that night on Shelly Beach , Port Macquarie, about 250 miles north of Sydney. Two friends of Mr Palmer and Mr Ferrieux had planned to...More..

Three Tory MPs join Labour breakaway group
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Three Tory MPs join Labour breakaway group

His concern is that if more Labour MPs are not given a voice in their party, they will follow the seven refuseniks out the door. They will sit as an independent group in parliament for now and have announced ...More..

Trump to California: Return $928 million in rail funds
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Trump to California: Return $928 million in rail funds

In a statement, CAGW President Tom Schatz said there were larger lessons to be learned from the debacle. Trump tweeted that California owed the federal government about $3.5 billion for the canceled pro...More..

Australia political parties hacked by 'sophisticated state actor'
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Australia political parties hacked by 'sophisticated state actor'

He confirmed earlier reports, revealed by the ABC , that the nation's cyber security agencies believed a foreign government was behind the attacks. The cyber attack on Australia's political infrastructure ...More..

SNC Lavalin, Trudeau linked in obstruction of justice case
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

SNC Lavalin, Trudeau linked in obstruction of justice case

Accusations have been brought forward that members of the PMO interfered in order to prevent the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin on criminal charges, relating to contracts in Libya. Wilson-Raybould is moved from Jus...More..

Huawei founder says US can't crush company, BBC reports
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Huawei founder says US can't crush company, BBC reports

Mr. Ren's comments regard recent USA governmental actions against Huawei, which include criminal charges both corporate and personal: Ren's daughter, Meng Wanzhou , is Huawei's CFO, and she was arrested in Dec...More..

Trump Officially Launches Space Force, But There’s A Catch
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Trump Officially Launches Space Force, But There’s A Catch

President Trump on Tuesday formally directed the Department of Defense to draft legislation creating a so-called Space Force within the U.S. Air Force - in a bid to launch the first new branch of the military...More..

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: India Behind 2014 Peshawar School Attack, Says Pakistan
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: India Behind 2014 Peshawar School Attack, Says Pakistan

The hearings at the United Nations court, formally known as the International Court of Justice ( ICJ ), revolve around the case of Jadhav, a former Indian navy commander who was arrested in Pakistan in March ...More..

House Dems probe White House handling of Saudi nuclear plan
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

House Dems probe White House handling of Saudi nuclear plan

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , pictured here, visited the U.S.in March 2017 to discuss USA investments in energy and infrastructure projects. The report describes how Mr. Flynn and Derek Harvey, whom...More..

Nauert withdraws from United Nations envoy consideration
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Nauert withdraws from United Nations envoy consideration

Nauert was State Department spokeswoman when Trump chose her for the United Nations position after working as a host for the conservative-leaning Fox News Channel. She mocked Muslims in a 2016 tweet that ...More..

McCabe: NY Times Report on Trump-Whitaker Call 'Consistent' With My Experience
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

McCabe: NY Times Report on Trump-Whitaker Call 'Consistent' With My Experience

Berman, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York and a Trump ally, could be put in charge of the widening investigation, according to several American officials with direct knowledge of ...More..

Islamic State Jihadists defend last territory in Syria
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Islamic State Jihadists defend last territory in Syria

The US President warned they could " permeate Europe " and called on Britain, France and Germany to "step up" and put the prisoners on trial in their home countries. "I don't think there is any clarity still"...More..

Former New York Congressman Weiner released from federal prison
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Former New York Congressman Weiner released from federal prison

Hillary Clinton, accompanied by her husband former President Bill Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine, concedes the presidential election at the New Yorker Hotel on November 9, 2016 in New York City. That invest...More..

SeaWorld San Diego: 16 rescued after being stuck on the Bayside Skyride
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

SeaWorld San Diego: 16 rescued after being stuck on the Bayside Skyride

Officials said 16 people, which included seven children with one being a baby, have been rescued after being trapped for almost four hours in the air on a malfunctioning ride at SeaWorld in San Diego after st...More..

Up to 12 people buried in Swiss avalanche
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Up to 12 people buried in Swiss avalanche

But Tuesday's avalanche hit a designated ski track. Geneva - An afternoon avalanche swept up skiers as it swept across a slope at a popular Swiss Alps ski resort Tuesday, sparking a hurried search that resc...More..

Another winter storm is heading toward Mass.
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Another winter storm is heading toward Mass.

Almost 20 million are facing a flood warning, watch or a flash flood watch across the Southeast. We will be looking at all precipitation types with this system - snow, sleet, rain, and freezing rain are all p...More..

Cancellation of Pakistan trip revives debate over Taliban's ability to travel
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Cancellation of Pakistan trip revives debate over Taliban's ability to travel

Last week week, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry had confirmed that the next round of peace talks between the Taliban and the United States will be held in Pakistan as part of efforts to seek a political set...More..