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Turkish soldiers killed during Afrin operation

Turkish soldiers killed during Afrin operation

Turkey on January 20 launched Operation Olive Branch to remove YPG/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin. The attack reportedly happened in the Keltepe district as Kurdish fighters ambushed Turkish sp...

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Italy's Parties hold final pre-poll rallies

Italy's Parties hold final pre-poll rallies

The national vote this Sunday to determine who'll govern Italy appears unlikely to bring much relief. Prospects are high for weeks, even months, of more political tensions after the vote, with backr...

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Bill creating program to arm teachers gaining traction in Florida

Bill creating program to arm teachers gaining traction in Florida

Republican legislative leaders ignore the opposition of Democrats, teachers and even the Douglas High survivors and families of those killed by pushing the plan to arm teachers. The committee voted do...

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Donald Trump suggests death penalty for opioid dealers

The summit came more than four months after Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, though the decision faced criticism as it stopped short of a national emergency declaratio...

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India, Vietnam sign pacts on atomic energy, trade, agriculture

India, Vietnam sign pacts on atomic energy, trade, agriculture

Vietnam is an important partner in southeast Asia under New Delhi's Act East Policy and is now the country coordinator for India with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) regional bloc...

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Hopes for gun legislation before recess scuttled in House

Hopes for gun legislation before recess scuttled in House

Republicans killed two bills Thursday to avoid voting on controversial firearms amendments, but plan to revive the gun language in other legislation at the end of the session. "You all failed me and m...

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Security Council condemns terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso

Security Council condemns terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso

Sporadic gunfire can still be heard and the Burkinabe police said one attacker had been surrounded at the city's main market. France's embassy and cultural institute in Ouagadougou are no longer i...

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Steel, aluminum tariffs to cover all U.S. trade partners: Ross

Steel, aluminum tariffs to cover all U.S. trade partners: Ross

During an appearance on CNBC , Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross - who long supported new tariffs - held up a series of cans including a Campbell's Soup can to illustrate what he considers the mu...

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Three arrested following looting in west Dublin

Three arrested following looting in west Dublin

A Centra store in Jobstown was robbed, as was the Lidl supermarket in Fortunestown Lane. Gardai have confirmed that substantial damage was caused to both premises. "I would like to condemn in the st...

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Meghalaya elections 2018: Congress leads, regional parties give tough fight

NPF leading to 4 seats, BJP-NDPP leading on 3 in Nagaland Election 2018. BJP's Donkupar Roy is ahead in Shella and Alexander Laloo Hek, a former member of the Congress who then shifted to BJP, is...

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Democrat Schumer to Trump on guns: Follow your instincts

Democrat Schumer to Trump on guns: Follow your instincts

The president seemed keen on throwing the NRA, gun owners, and Second Amendment supporters under the bus, while giving pro-gun control Democrats everything they wanted short of a total ban on firear...

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Republicans mull next steps on gun laws

Republicans mull next steps on gun laws

He endorsed increased school security and mental health resources, and he reaffirmed his support for raising the age to 21 for purchasing some firearms. "We hope that we can proceed in a bipartisan wa...

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Ah here, Met Eireann have issued a new red weather warning

Ah here, Met Eireann have issued a new red weather warning

Lowest temperatures of 0º to -3º with sharp frost is expected in many places. Into tomorrow she is expecting a mix of sleet and snow to start the day which will turn into a mix of sleet and rain lat...

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International Monetary Fund warns Trump tariffs will damage USA, global economies

International Monetary Fund warns Trump tariffs will damage USA, global economies

Though the president generally focuses on China in his trade complaining, it was the EU's Jean-Claude Juncker who denounced his plan as "a blatant intervention to protect US domestic industry". The ...

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Putin: Russia has nuclear weapons impossible to intercept

Putin: Russia has nuclear weapons impossible to intercept

Putin made clear that his declaration of Russian prowess was aimed squarely at the United States , which he accused of fomenting a new arms race by resisting arms-control negotiations, developing new...

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Avalanche catches 5 at Squaw Valley; avalanche warnings issued

Avalanche catches 5 at Squaw Valley; avalanche warnings issued

Less than five hours later at 1:40 p.m., an avalanche at the resort swept away five people near the Olympic Lady chairlift. One was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, while another was...

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The world's last male northern white rhino is sick

The world's last male northern white rhino is sick

At the advanced age of 45, his health has begun deteriorating, and his future is not looking bright", said Eloide Samper, Communications Manager at Ol-Pejeta Conservancy. albeit very little". In addit...

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India trip row follows Trudeau back to Canada

India trip row follows Trudeau back to Canada

Adding that it was the previous Conservative government that "torqued the public service every possible way they could". This visit has left a "bad taste in the mouth" in India, and has drawn much fla...

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N.Korea denies chemical weapons link

N.Korea denies chemical weapons link

Quoting an official of the North Korean Foreign Ministry's Institute for American Studies, the Korea Central News Agency said the U.S. was perpetrating a "preposterous fabrication yet again" . North ...

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Sens. Toomey, Manchin Discuss Gun Control With President Trump

Sens. Toomey, Manchin Discuss Gun Control With President Trump

Trump followed up that tweet with his own : "Good (Great) meeting in the Oval Office tonight with the NRA! ". Cox tweeted late on Thursday that he had met Trump and the vice-president, ...

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US Says Putin's Missile Boasts Show Russia In

US Says Putin's Missile Boasts Show Russia In "Violation" Of Treaty

In a speech that ran to nearly two hours, Putin showed tests of a new missile system that he said could fly at 20 times the speed of sound and maneuver up and down, and is not owned by any other c...

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USA Makes Personnel Reduction Permanent at Embassy in Cuba

USA Makes Personnel Reduction Permanent at Embassy in Cuba

In late 2016, U.S. Embassy personnel began seeking medical care for hearing loss and ear-ringing that they linked to weird noises or vibrations - initially leading investigators to suspect "sonic atta...

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No Anchorage flight delays from East Coast storm

No Anchorage flight delays from East Coast storm

An airline official said the pilot was flying United Express Flight 3833 from Charlotte, according to The Washington Post . Trudy Wassel, a spokeswoman at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airpor...

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Heavy snow alert issued for Derry

Heavy snow alert issued for Derry

It's believed that temperatures will dramatically drop from tonight with areas experiencing up to -5c in places and snow to start falling from the morning. "It's inevitable that these conditions wil...

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Spice Girls Might Perform at Reception

Spice Girls Might Perform at Reception

Asked by TMZ if the Spice Girls are indeed planning a few shows, he nodded, smiled and said, "It may be four, not five", suggesting Beckham might simply sit out a tour and let her four bandmates t...

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Liberal Late-Night Host Stephen Colbert Praises Donald Trump

Liberal Late-Night Host Stephen Colbert Praises Donald Trump

Considering the ugly things Stephen Colbert has said about Donald Trump in the past and the fact that he has centered his career around criticizing the president , people may be a little surp...

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32-Year-Old College Dropout Refuses to Leave Dorm

32-Year-Old College Dropout Refuses to Leave Dorm

A college has been forced to take legal action after a former student has refused to move out of her dorm room for two years. Palmer is experiencing a pretty extreme case of financial stress at her ...

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Big Ten Tournament Preview and Projections

Big Ten Tournament Preview and Projections

The first-ever Big Ten game in the Big Apple was a big-time shootout. Charles Matthews rediscovered his shooting touch with 16 points, Zavier Simpson had 12 points and Moritz Wagner and Duncan Ro...

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Nor'easter Hammering East Coast Could Become a 'Bomb Cyclone'

Nor'easter Hammering East Coast Could Become a 'Bomb Cyclone'

By 1 p.m., most of the flood water had receded. Like the powerful storm that slammed the East Coast on January 4, meteorologists are describing this new nor'easter as a " bomb cyclone ". Almost...

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Toys R Us and Maplin collapse leaving retailers feeling a chill

Toys R Us and Maplin collapse leaving retailers feeling a chill

Administrators confirmed all 105 stores would remain open for now and that most of the stock would be discounted to help it shift as the search for a buyer continued. Brexit talks are in peril after ...

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