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US Pulling Troops from Iraq After Crushing ISIS

US Pulling Troops from Iraq After Crushing ISIS

According to contractors at a US-led coalition base in Iraq , dozens of troops, with weapons and equipment, have been flown out of the country on daily flights to Afghanistan over the past week. Seve...

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Russia Can't Confirm US Fulfilled Limits on Strategic Arms Within START Treaty

Russia Can't Confirm US Fulfilled Limits on Strategic Arms Within START Treaty

The dire assessment came as Moscow said it has met its own requirements under the New START agreement that was signed in 2010 and entered into force a year later. US President Donald Trump in February...

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Dubai International Retains World's Busiest Airport Title

Dubai International Retains World's Busiest Airport Title

The airport began serving six new carriers in 2017, including SalamAir, Badr Airlines and Air Moldova. India was by far the largest country market for the airport with a 13.7 percent share of passen...

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Winter Weather Advisory for Sunday Morning

Winter Weather Advisory for Sunday Morning

A chance of snow, mainly after 2 p.m. Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Wind chill values are in the single digits. The cold front should arrive around midnight, which will end the w...

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AccuWeather sends false NWS tsunami warning alert in NY

AccuWeather sends false NWS tsunami warning alert in NY

AccuWeather's CEO Barry Myers wrote to the NWS over three years ago: "We understand the reason for test messages, but we feel that NWS consider fail safe measures for the future to prevent such an o...

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House committee votes to release Democrats' classified memo

Schiff told reporters he thought that Republicans felt they had to vote to release the Democratic memo after blocking it last week - adding that he thought it would also be very hard for the White ...

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Man wanted in connection with child pornography pictures circulating Facebook

Man wanted in connection with child pornography pictures circulating Facebook

Meanwhile, the video still circulating on Facebook and other social media as far as Colorado and France shows a young girl performing oral sex on an adult, authorities said. He was not involved in the...

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Suffragettes100: Remembering a hard-won fight for the vote

Suffragettes100: Remembering a hard-won fight for the vote

To mark the anniversary The Star has teamed up with Amnesty International to launch a campaign to find modern women who have "Suffragette spirit" and have fought for human rights in their communities....

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Bucks reportedly acquire C Tyler Zeller from Nets

Bucks reportedly acquire C Tyler Zeller from Nets

Milwaukee Bucks forward/center John Henson (sore right hamstring) is listed as out for Tuesday's game against the New York Knicks . A former first-round pick back in 2015, Vaughn has averaged just...

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President Trump traveling to Cinncinati

President Trump traveling to Cinncinati

He adds that, "they certainly didn't seem to love our country very much". Each worker also got a $1,000 "tax reform bonus". Sheffer gave employees a $1,000 bonus each. The president could also use the...

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Syria attacks kill dozens in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

Syria attacks kill dozens in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

Speaking to CHP lawmakers in the parliament on Tuesday, Kemal Kilicdaroglu said: "If you want to lay the foundations of peace in Syria, if you want to have the right to comment on Syria in real terms,...

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Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walks free after court ruling

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walks free after court ruling

A five-judge panel at the court of final appeal said those sentences applied a new standard "retroactively", and overturned the prison terms. The judges said: "There is no constitutional justificati...

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Kenyan opposition politician charged over mock inauguration

Kenyan opposition politician charged over mock inauguration

Daily Nation news paper reports that earlier, police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the capital, Nairobi, demanding that the government obey a court order to allow the stations to resume...

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange loses bid to have United Kingdom arrest warrant dropped

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange loses bid to have United Kingdom arrest warrant dropped

Assange has been at the embassy for six years. Assange sought asylum in the embassy because he feared Swedish police would eventually extradite him to the United States, where he could face decades ...

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China to Block All Cryptocurrency Websites, Markets in the Red

China to Block All Cryptocurrency Websites, Markets in the Red

In the country, the cryptocurrencies ad relating to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has scrubbed from search engines and social media in China. Dissatisfied with the current measures, the Chinese...

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Steve Bannon's testimony to House panel rescheduled for next week

Steve Bannon's testimony to House panel rescheduled for next week

Steve Bannon , the former White House chief strategist, will not appear Tuesday before the House Intelligence Committee, bucking a subpoena for his testimony and setting the stage for a showdown as th...

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Top judges arrested as Maldives crisis deepens

Top judges arrested as Maldives crisis deepens

As part of the crackdown, police also detained Mr Yameen's half-brother, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom , who had ruled the Maldives for 30 years until 2008 and now stands with the opposition. The emergency ...

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TAIWAN: Major Quake Collapses Buildings in Hualien

TAIWAN: Major Quake Collapses Buildings in Hualien

The quake struck late Tuesday 13.3 miles northeast of Hualien on the island's east coast, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The national fire agency said at least four buildings had fallen ...

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Four Gamecocks players selected to participate in NFL Scouting Combine

Four Gamecocks players selected to participate in NFL Scouting Combine

The most players Georgia has had drafted is eight, which has happened twice, most recently in 2013. The field will include two Western Michigan running backs as well in Donnie Ernsberger and Jarvion F...

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Deputy killed on work anniversary; 3 other officers shot

Deputy killed on work anniversary; 3 other officers shot

A Colorado Springs police officer is in surgery and is in stable condition and three sheriff's deputies were wounded by gunshot and transported to an area hospital. Douglas County deputy Zack Pa...

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France coach Brunel hoping to unearth new Michalak in Jalibert

France coach Brunel hoping to unearth new Michalak in Jalibert

France meanwhile have six uncapped players in their side, including Bordeaux's 19-year-old prodigy Matthieu Jalibert , who will become the youngest fly-half to start a Five or Six Nations game for...

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Ecclestone Blasts Formula 1 For Axing Grid Girls

Ecclestone Blasts Formula 1 For Axing Grid Girls

It is not known exactly how much each grid girl is paid for an appearance but a number have said the money was able to support the early years of their modelling careers or their college or universi...

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Khaps not conscience keepers, says Supreme Court

Khaps not conscience keepers, says Supreme Court

It also asked for a ban on " khap panchayats " or self-appointed village courts. The bench sternly told khap panchayats not to assume the role of conscience keepers of society and said court...

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4400-year-old Egyptian tomb unearthed

4400-year-old Egyptian tomb unearthed

The tomb includes wall paintings depicting Hetpet observing different hunting and fishing scenes. Other scenes also depict a monkey - in pharaonic times, monkeys were commonly kept as domestic anima...

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Supreme Court Justice Alito denies stay in Pa. redistricting case

Supreme Court Justice Alito denies stay in Pa. redistricting case

Republicans accused the state Supreme Court of "attempting to play the role of "lawmaker" and asked the justices to intervene. Alito did not give any reason for his decision, but the order "was ex...

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Srinagar hospital firing: Two cops injured in firing, Pakistani terrorist escapes

Srinagar hospital firing: Two cops injured in firing, Pakistani terrorist escapes

Abu Hanzulla, who belongs to Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba teror group, was arrested in August 2015 after he and one of his aide attacked a BSF convoy in Udhampur. Naveed was arrested in 2014 for k...

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Lok Sabha adjourns briefly amid protests by TDP members

Lok Sabha adjourns briefly amid protests by TDP members

Chowdhary, on February 1, had warned that the TDP had three options before it, namely, (1) either try and continue the alliance (2) make their MPs resign and (3) simply terminate an association with...

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Protesters rally against Erdogan's visit in Rome

Protesters rally against Erdogan's visit in Rome

During that call they discussed President Donald Trump's decision for the United States to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that threatens to further destabilise the Middle East....

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Will shoot limitless bullets to retaliate a single Pak fire: Rajnath Singh

Will shoot limitless bullets to retaliate a single Pak fire: Rajnath Singh

He claimed that today's public gathering is the biggest gathering in the history of Azad Kashmir as compared to the previous three times public meetings. Nawaz Sharif is my leader. He reiterated tha...

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Iran Accuses US of

Iran Accuses US of "Shamelessly Threatening" Russia with Nuclear Weapons

President Donald Trump's nuclear doctrine breaks with his predecessor, Barack Obama , by ending a push to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in US military policy. Russia's Foreign Ministry said in ...

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Lancaster woman bemused by mention in viral Paul Ryan tweet

Lancaster woman bemused by mention in viral Paul Ryan tweet

Ryan was responding to an Associated Press story about the controversial tax overhaul's effect on Americans' paychecks. While Ryan deleted the post quickly, the notion that he was bragging about g...

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The US considers restrictive measures against the export of oil from Venezuela

The US considers restrictive measures against the export of oil from Venezuela

For all of his anti-capitalist rhetoric, Venezuela remains highly dependent on USA oil exports, especially for importing food and medicine, which are in short supply as crude prices have plunged and s...

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Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts Taiwan coast

Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts Taiwan coast

The epicenter of the original quake was traced to a depth of 12 km. Located along the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, Taiwan uses an intensity scale of 1 to 7, which gauges the degree to which a qua...

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Netanyahu says will 'defend ourselves' after Sinai airstrikes report

Netanyahu says will 'defend ourselves' after Sinai airstrikes report

Netanyahu did not address the New York Times report published on Saturday, commenting only generally on Israel's stance. Egypt's military has issued a statement denying the story in its entirety. ...

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Samsung's Lee Jae-yong released from prison

Samsung's Lee Jae-yong released from prison

Lee's case brought down the government of former President Park Geun-Hye, and he has been in jail for almost a year. The lower court found him guilty on all five counts, but acknowledged only part o...

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PLO Accuses US of Seeking Overthrow

PLO Accuses US of Seeking Overthrow

Speaking to the media, senior aide to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , Nabil Shaath, said Japan had pledged to support the Palestinian right to create an independent state with Jerus...

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N.Korea gets nuclear, missile parts in Berlin

N.Korea gets nuclear, missile parts in Berlin

North Korea has continued to develop missiles and nuclear weapons in defiance of worldwide sanctions. "We determined that procurement activities were taking place there, from our perspective with ...

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USA orders Wells Fargo to halt expansion over 'abuses'

USA orders Wells Fargo to halt expansion over 'abuses'

It also announced that until the bank proves its compliance and obedience of governance rules, it is prohibited from growing past its end of 2017 size. After planned replacements this year, five may...

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United Kingdom services sector growth falls to 16-month low

United Kingdom services sector growth falls to 16-month low

Expert consensus is that the index will rise from 55.9 points to 56.6 points, which would be another strong boost for market hopes of an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve next month. "Servic...

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Rihanna, Macron champion education funding at forum

Rihanna, Macron champion education funding at forum

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