• Polish PM says Warsaw understands Israel's emotions about Holocaust bill
Polish PM says Warsaw understands Israel's emotions about Holocaust bill

Israel has led widespread criticism of the Polish parliament after it approved a bill criminalising anyone who suggested that Poland had been complicit in the Holocaust . "As I expressed to Polish government officials when I visited Poland last summer, we condemn the Poles who helped murder Polish Jews and honor those who rescued Polish Jews".

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  • Mattis says has no evidence of sarin gas used in Syria
Mattis says has no evidence of sarin gas used in Syria

President Donald Trump's administration is warning Syria that further chemical attacks will be met with a strike like the salvo of 59 cruise missiles that lit up a Syrian air base in April 2017 . The officials also noted that Syria's government isn't the only chemical weapons threat in the region. The officials pointed out that Russian Federat...

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  • Fox Reportedly Nearing TV Rights Deal for NFL's Thursday Night Football Games
Fox Reportedly Nearing TV Rights Deal for NFL's Thursday Night Football Games

On Wednesday the NFL and Fox jointly announced a five-year rights agreement to broadcast Thursday Night Football on Fox's over-the-air network. While Fox is ponying up a goodly sum for its new National Football League parcel-sources say that CBS and NBC both put in lower bids than they did two years ago-the strategy offers the network the b...

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  • 950 miners TRAPPED underground - power cut leaves gold miners STRANDED
950 miners TRAPPED underground - power cut leaves gold miners STRANDED

A thunderstorm caused the power outage at the mine, which is run by the Sibanye-Stillwater company. Without electricity, lifts could not bring the night shift workers to the surface, but they "appear to be fine", a spokesman for their employer said.

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  • Trump Administration Needs Deep Cuts to 'Clear Vitality' Applications
Trump Administration Needs Deep Cuts to 'Clear Vitality' Applications

The newspaper in a January 31 report says Congress likely would not support numerous cuts, but says the documents are "a statement of intent and policy priorities" from the president that highlight the administration's support of fossil fuels .

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  • SolGen defends suspension of Deputy Ombudsman Carandang
SolGen defends suspension of Deputy Ombudsman Carandang

Antonio "Butch" Valdes described the charges against Carandang as a "grave offense". "Subjecting the Deputy Ombudsman to discipline and removal by the President, whose own alter egos and officials in the Executive Department are subject to the Ombudsman's disciplinary authority, can not but seriously place at risk the independence of the Office o...

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  • Arizona man says he sold ammunition to Las Vegas killer
Arizona man says he sold ammunition to Las Vegas killer

But there weren't any warning signs. I can't say anything. The judge clarified in the documents that Haig was not "directly related" to the shooting, as Paddock was allegedly a lone shooter. "And after about 20 minutes they left. Haven't heard from them since". His day job is as a senior engineer for Honeywell Aerospace, according to his Linke...

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  • JP Morgan, Others Support Blackstone-Led Acquisition of Thomson Reuters F&R Business
JP Morgan, Others Support Blackstone-Led Acquisition of Thomson Reuters F&R Business

The transaction values the F&R business at approximately $20 billion. Even as Thomson Reuters struggled to speed up growth in financial and risk, the division had come to dominate Thomson Reuters's fortunes, accounting for $6.1-billion of the company's $11.2-billion in total revenue in 2016.

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  • Charges against Senator Menendez to be dropped
Charges against Senator Menendez to be dropped

An 11-week trial last fall resulted in a hung jury. Prosecutors had accused the 64-year-old New Jersey senator of a bribery scheme involving almost $1 million in contributions and gifts from Dr. "In the end, the judge's decision to dismiss the bribery charges involving political contributions left prosecutors with an even more hard case and les...

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  • CDC director resigns after trading tobacco stock in apparent conflict of interest
CDC director resigns after trading tobacco stock in apparent conflict of interest

Brenda Fitzgerald head of the CDC last July. Fitzgerald's financial disclosure report, released first by Politico and seen by Reuters, showed she made purchases last August in shares of Japan Tobacco Inc ( 2914.T ), Merck & Co Inc ( MRK.N ), Humana Inc ( HUM.N ) as well as ADRs of German drugmaker Bayer AG ( BAYGn.DE ).

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  • Pulp Fiction: Family Of Five Arrested With 4 Tons Oranges In Vehicle
Pulp Fiction: Family Of Five Arrested With 4 Tons Oranges In Vehicle

Five people were detained on suspicion of theft. The care was stuffed with hundreds of oranges. Pictures of the discovery show oranges all over the place after they opened the doors. Cops got suspicious when they saw three vehicles ahead make sharp turns down a dirt road, the Europa Press reports . Police also suspected that there was something ...

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  • United States casino magnate quits as Republican finance chair
United States casino magnate quits as Republican finance chair

Steve thanked President Trump for the opportunity to serve in this role. Wynn denied the claims of his sexual misconduct and called the idea that he ever assaulted a woman "preposterous". Among Republics, Representative Blake Farenthold of Texas decided not to seek re-election after a report surfaced that he used $84,000 of taxpayer money to ...

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  • Blake Griffin RESPONDS to the Clippers Trading Him to the Pistons
Blake Griffin RESPONDS to the Clippers Trading Him to the Pistons

Since then he has missed time with back spasms, a torn left quad, a broken hand, a staph infection, right knee surgery, a broken toe, a sprained left MCL and a concussion. Detroit acquired Bradley in a trade with Boston last offseason, but he's in the final season of his contract. He has evolved as a player in 8 seasons, but has also developed a k...

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  • Alex Smith: Will sign four-year extension with Redskins
Alex Smith: Will sign four-year extension with Redskins

The Star report, citing sources , does not say what the compensation will be, but NFL Network's Ian Rapoport said it will be for a 2018 third-round pick and a player to be named Wednesday. He has passed for more than 4,000 yards each year with at least 25 touchdown passes and no more than 13 interceptions. "That stuff usually takes care ...

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  • Parents of Jewish man held by North Korea recognized during Trump address
Parents of Jewish man held by North Korea recognized during Trump address

North Korea has denounced US President Donald Trump's administration as a "gross violator of human rights", its state media reported Wednesday. North Korea has denied the torture claims and accused Trump of exploiting Warmbier's death.

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  • House Intel Committee Votes To Release Spy Memo
House Intel Committee Votes To Release Spy Memo

Devin Nunes , according to Bloomberg . The memo was written by Republican staff members led by Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes of California and member Trey Gowdy of SC. "Frankly, what disturbs me is some of the discussion of what may or may not be in that memo", he said. The renewal shows that the Justice Department under Pres...

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  • DOJ Seeks to BLOCK CONGRESS from Releasing FISA Bombshell — RELEASE THE MEMO
DOJ Seeks to BLOCK CONGRESS from Releasing FISA Bombshell — RELEASE THE MEMO

They must not get away with it. Nunes' office did not respond to a request for comment. "You're going to get what you need to get out of this eventually, but I can't help you right now". Nunes knows it is garbage, why he is refusing to show it to anyone else who has seen the intelligence that it is based on. "This is by design". In its letter t...

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  • Indian economy boosted by reforms and export growth
Indian economy boosted by reforms and export growth

A series of major reforms undertaken over the past year will allow real GDP growth to reach 6.75 percent this fiscal and it will rise to 7 to 7.5 percent in 2018-19, according to the Economic Survey . Economic Survey 2018 states that there has been a large increase in registered indirect and direct taxpayers. The survey also highlights the sc...

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  • Australia, US Join the Missing Ferry Search
Australia, US Join the Missing Ferry Search

A fishing vessel about 92km (57 miles) away had been alerted and was making its way to the dinghy, he said. New Zealand Defence Force air commodore Darryn Webb said the Orion dropped supplies to the survivors, before a fishing boat changed its course and picked up the survivors on Sunday afternoon.

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  • Kingdom Holding shares surge on Prince Alwaleed's release
Kingdom Holding shares surge on Prince Alwaleed's release

However, he will remain at home under guards' eyes. Alwaleed told Reuters on Saturday that there were "no charges" against him and that he was in discussions with the government. The purported anti-corruption sweep is spearheaded by Prince Alwaleed's much younger cousin, 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Earlier reports indicated ...

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  • Govt troops and separatists clash in Aden, Yemen
Govt troops and separatists clash in Aden, Yemen

The clashes come as a deadline imposed by the separatists for the government to resign expired on Sunday. Hadi's administration nominally controls about four-fifths of Yemen's territory, but political and military leaders in Aden now want to revive the former independent state of South Yemen .

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  • Two soldiers killed after insurgents attack Afghan army unit
Two soldiers killed after insurgents attack Afghan army unit

The Afghan security forces have cordoned off the area as the attack is ongoing. One of the militants involved in the attack has been arrested, TOLO News reported. The Saturday's attack came a week later an attack on a Kabul hotel that claimed the lives of 22 people. Hours later, the Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanstan, known as Khor...

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  • Mumbai MRI death: Metal inside an MRI room is a unsafe combination
Mumbai MRI death: Metal inside an MRI room is a unsafe combination

Police also arrested the doctor, Dr. Siddhant Shah, ward boy Vitthal Chaven and lady ward attendant Sunita Surve. Maru's body has been sent for the postmortem in Mumbai's JJ Hospital. Ramesh Bharmal, the dean of the hospital, told AFP that an investigation had been launched to determine the exact cause of death, adding CCTV footage of the incid...

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  • Scores killed, wounded in Afghan blast
Scores killed, wounded in Afghan blast

Health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said at least 40 people were killed and 140 wounded in the blast, which tore through a crowded street in a busy part of Kabul at lunchtime on Saturday, a working day in Afghanistan . Interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said the bomber used the ambulance to pass through one checkpoint, saying he was t...

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  • Trump predicts 'tremendous' increase in UK-US trade
Trump predicts 'tremendous' increase in UK-US trade

We should ask ourselves: "do we want to live in a world where the wealthy hide in their gated enclaves while those around them struggle or do we want to create a world grounded in the notion of fairness". Trump, meanwhile, has largely rejected both an internationalist approach and a benevolent view of American power, leading to a heightened sense o...

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  • China unveils plans for 'Polar Silk Road'
China unveils plans for 'Polar Silk Road'

But what does this new trade route for China consist of and what benefits can it have? The first Chinese cargo ship sailed the Northeast passage in 2013 and a further six Chinese vessels sailed the route last summer. China on Friday outlined its plan to extend its Belt and Road initiative to the Arctic with the "Polar Silk Road ". Finnish Tr...

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  • Lula's Brazil presidential run doubtful after conviction upheld
Lula's Brazil presidential run doubtful after conviction upheld

Lula , 72, who oversaw a commodities boom a decade ago as Brazil's first working-class president, was expected to be declared ineligible for the October 7 election if his appeal was denied by at least two of three judges on the case. Lula's exclusion from the October election would radically alter the political landscape ahead of a campaign in w...

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  • Joe McKnight killer found guilty by jury
Joe McKnight killer found guilty by jury

The confrontation ended at an intersection, where McKnight exited his vehicle, approached Gasser's passenger window and was shot. The defense argued that McKnight was the aggressor throughout and that Gasser fired in self-defense because it appeared the former NFLer may try and enter the auto through the passenger window.

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  • Body discovered believed to be missing 4-year-old
Body discovered believed to be missing 4-year-old

The pond was drained on Friday, but there was no word whether anything was found. Divers had searched it without any luck. While officials believe that it is Gonzalez Johnson, the Scotland County Medical Examiner's office must still confirm the boy's identity and cause of death.

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  • Hospital fire kills almost 40 people in South Korea
Hospital fire kills almost 40 people in South Korea

It is South Korea's deadliest fire in nearly a decade and the death toll is expected to rise with several of the injured in critical condition.Firefighters said the victims appeared to have died from smoke inhalation. The cause of the blaze hasn't been determined, but arson was initially ruled out. Details of the fire including its cause were unk...

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  • Penn St. beats Ohio St. by 3, 82-79 - Recap, Box score
Penn St. beats Ohio St. by 3, 82-79 - Recap, Box score

However, circumstances played out in Penn State's favor and Dotson's recruitment came full circle. The fact that it involved rivals of the Big Ten makes this an even sweeter win for Penn State and bitters the loss for Ohio State . Another offseason has brought another round of changes for Penn State's coaching staff. The latest college wre...

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  • Panic as 52 baboons escape from their enclosure at Paris zoo
Panic as 52 baboons escape from their enclosure at Paris zoo

Within hours, 48 of the baboons had been returned to their enclosure. PANIC spread through a Paris zoo today after 52 baboons escaped from their enclosures, with cops warning locals not to approach them. "They must not get out of the park". Police said the escaped baboons did not come into contact with any zoo guests before the park was eva...

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  • Rain in the Forecast, Next Front Arrives Saturday Night
Rain in the Forecast, Next Front Arrives Saturday Night

Southeast wind 7 to 10 miles per hour becoming west after midnight. Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Saturday: Rain. High near 51. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. It looks like more of an on-and-off rain on Saturday and Sunday rather than a continuous rain for most locatio...

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  • France says UN-led Syria peace talks in Vienna symbolize
France says UN-led Syria peace talks in Vienna symbolize "final hope"

At the last round in December, the Syrian government delegation objected to the opposition's tough line on the future of Assad, and those talks achieved nothing. The two-day conference ended, as in many previous rounds, with accusations hurled back and forth between the two sides in comments to the press. Meanwhile, a group of five - the United S...

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  • Paris now the city of floods, as Seine overflows banks again
Paris now the city of floods, as Seine overflows banks again

In the suburb of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, flooding forced some residents into boats to move along the roads. The river is expected to peak in Paris on Sunday at 6 meters or less (19 feet, 8 inches) on the Austerlitz scale - below the 6.1 meters reached in exceptional floods in 2016, and well below the 8.6 meters hit in record floods in 1910.

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  • Trump said Palestinians 'disrespected' USA, aid on hold
Trump said Palestinians 'disrespected' USA, aid on hold

Trump - speaking after a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland - said he aimed for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. But Trump also doubled down, saying he would move the United States embassy to Jerusalem as soon as next year, despite no suitably sized building existing.

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  • Trump's tariff on solar panel parts worries industry leaders
Trump's tariff on solar panel parts worries industry leaders

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) predicted the loss of approximately 23,000 jobs within the sector due to the imposed tariffs in a press release . "It's really been booming". "We're a profitable company, but with one stroke of the pen, they can take that away", Kosto said. For many owners of homes installing solar panels is now mo...

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  • Trump Is a 'Sophisticated' Consumer of Intelligence — CIA Director
Trump Is a 'Sophisticated' Consumer of Intelligence — CIA Director

Yet he appeared to acknowledge that it was more realistic to set a goal of seeking to prevent Pyongyang from moving from a small number of nuclear weapons to a full arsenal. Go figure out a way to do it.' And remarkably now, some months later, I can tell you that our intelligence posture is actually equal to where it was.

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  • Trump takes 'America First' message to Davos elite
Trump takes 'America First' message to Davos elite

Mr Trump said before departure he would also be pushing investment in the USA economy while in Davos - something he claimed was already booming. The administration is calling it an "engaged America" - they say America first does not mean America alone and he wants to discuss his policies with other world leaders.

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  • Rare Super Blue Blood Moon Coming Next Week
Rare Super Blue Blood Moon Coming Next Week

The first happened on December 3, 2017, NASA said in a report. As for the total lunar eclipse, it will be visible early in the morning of January 31 from western North America across the Pacific to eastern Asia, NASA said. We have another full moon at the end of the month - that's the blue moon. So it's a big moon called a blue moon that wil...

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