United Nations relief office voices concern over fighting in Syria's Afrin District

In Asia, Defense Secretary James Mattis chastised Turkey for its offensive against the Kurds . Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that criticism of Turkey's offensive on social media amounted to the "biggest villainy". US Defense Secretary Jame... More..

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Donald Trump will offer Dreamers citizenship…if he gets to build 'the wall'
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Donald Trump will offer Dreamers citizenship…if he gets to build 'the wall'

The plan is being applauded by some in Congress , but blasted by conservative activists as " amnesty ", and slammed by a slew of Democrats , who accuse President Donald Trump of holding " Dreamers " hostage...More..

SDF statement says Turkey falsely claimed Islamic State is in Afrin
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

SDF statement says Turkey falsely claimed Islamic State is in Afrin

He then made reference to Mr Erdogan's threats to broaden the assault to eastern Syria, and a separate tract of land dominated by the Kurdish militia the YPG, but supported by a presence of USA and other wester...More..

AU Summit: Namibian leader to use commercial flight to travel to Ethiopia
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

AU Summit: Namibian leader to use commercial flight to travel to Ethiopia

Mahamat made the remarks at the opening of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council under the framework of the 30th AU Summit, in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. He pointed out that the choice ...More..

Federer eases to Australian Open final, dark horse Chung retires hurt
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Federer eases to Australian Open final, dark horse Chung retires hurt

World No. 2 Roger Federer is just two victories away from winning a record Grand Slam title No. 20. Roger Federer has welcomed the emergence of Kyle Edmund and Chung Hyeon at the Australian Open in ...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent kills kidnapping victim during Houston raid, reports say
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent kills kidnapping victim during Houston raid, reports say

Police were able to locate the victim to a home on Elbert Street in northeast Houston , where authorities moved in and made contact with the third remaining suspect. "This was not a random cartel thing", Smith...More..

by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Disgraced US Olympic doctor given up to 175 years

The disgraced former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison, a judge announced Wednesday after more than 150 women and girls said in court tha...More..

US Military Redeploy A-10 Warthog Attack Jets In Afghanistan
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

US Military Redeploy A-10 Warthog Attack Jets In Afghanistan

Despite more than $8.5 billion in US -funded counternarcotics efforts in the country for more than a decade, production continues to increase. "The Taliban still has not felt the full brunt of American and Af...More..

USA delays execution of inmate with dementia
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

USA delays execution of inmate with dementia

Madison's lawyers said he shouldn't be executed because he is blind, can't walk without assistance and can't remember the murder or understand his punishment. 'Testimony from each of the psychologists who exami...More..

by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Glenview State Bank Trust DEPT. Grows Holdings in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

About 26.38M shares traded or 10.94% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The company's shares closed yesterday at $92.3...More..

Senate Moderates Unable to End US Government Shutdown
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Senate Moderates Unable to End US Government Shutdown

And government provides what are considered essential an non-essential services. However, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he would address those concerns in a debate in earl...More..

Newell 'exploring options,' looking to sell Rubbermaid
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Newell 'exploring options,' looking to sell Rubbermaid

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. National Bank invested in 1.16 million shares or 0.87% of the stock. It said core sales would be...More..

Qualcomm signs $2B MoU with Lenovo, Xiaomi, vivo, Oppo, and ZTE
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Qualcomm signs $2B MoU with Lenovo, Xiaomi, vivo, Oppo, and ZTE

Announced during the Qualcomm China Tech Day, the group includes Qualcomm, a major contributor to the 5G NR spec as well as creator of standard-essential technology, Lenovo, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingt...More..

Republican Pennsylvania Rep. Pat Meehan won't seek re-election
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Republican Pennsylvania Rep. Pat Meehan won't seek re-election

The embattled Congressman attempted to quell the growing scandal with interviews, but his account of the relationship with the female staffer did not satisfy critics. He referred to the money as a "severance", ...More..

Brexit 'A Mistake, Not A Disaster': Former UK PM David Cameron
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Brexit 'A Mistake, Not A Disaster': Former UK PM David Cameron

The unguarded comments were made as he spoke to steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal at the World Economic Forum in Davos . Perhaps unsurprisingly for a man who attached his political survival to the result of a y...More..

Courts battling over NC voting districts
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Courts battling over NC voting districts

The Supreme Court ruling, a 4-3 decision, came after a lawsuit claimed that the current map favored one political party over another, in this case, Republicans. All are held by Republicans, except for the 17th ...More..

Trump Tried to Fire Mueller; White House Counsel Refused, Threatened to Quit
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Trump Tried to Fire Mueller; White House Counsel Refused, Threatened to Quit

Mueller learned about the episode in recent months as his investigators interviewed current and former senior White House officials in his inquiry into whether the president obstructed justice, the Times ...More..

New Orleans Saints Senior Bowl watch: The quarterbacks
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

New Orleans Saints Senior Bowl watch: The quarterbacks

Players who receive an invite to the Senior Bowl are nearly sure to be drafted, and it's a chance to solidify they have what it takes to play at the next level. This is a huge week for Mayfield because the to...More..

RSS Chief Bhagwat Hoists Tricolour In Kerala School After Controversy
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

RSS Chief Bhagwat Hoists Tricolour In Kerala School After Controversy

Bhagwat's move comes when the state's CPI (M)-led LDF government issued a circular Tuesday laying the guidelines for hoisting the national flag on Republic Day in government and educational institutions. The RS...More..

Another warm-up brings spring-like Friday, wet weekend
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Another warm-up brings spring-like Friday, wet weekend

Temperatures retreat somewhat overnight Saturday into the mid-30s with a chance for rain showers in the evening. We will keep the high clouds around tonight and bring in more clouds through the day on Friday ...More..

N.Korea Calls for Permanent Halt of Joint Drills with US
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

N.Korea Calls for Permanent Halt of Joint Drills with US

A Winter Olympics thaw has been undertaken by North Korea's nearest neighbor, with South Korean President Moon Jae-in's invitation to Kim to have North Korean athletes participate and spectators fro...More..

Dutch spies watched Russian hackers attack Democrats
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Dutch spies watched Russian hackers attack Democrats

Cozy Bear, along with yet another Fancy Bear (APT28 ) hacking group, are widely considered to be responsible for the cyberattacks targeting the US Democratic Party during the 2016 presidential election. Cyber ...More..

Why the FBI's 'Missing' Five Months of Texts Is Worse Than Watergate
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Why the FBI's 'Missing' Five Months of Texts Is Worse Than Watergate

The inspector general, Michael Horowitz, said that some messages sent between the two during a five month period past year had been recovered using forensic tools. In this photo, Special Counsel Robert Muel...More..

More than 20 Trump administration officials spoke to Russian Federation probe prosecutors
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

More than 20 Trump administration officials spoke to Russian Federation probe prosecutors

Trump told reporters at the White House that he is "looking forward" to the interview and "would love to do it" as soon as possible. Following Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey , who w...More..

Peaceful Republic Day In Kashmir Under Tight Security
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Peaceful Republic Day In Kashmir Under Tight Security

According to Inspector General (IG) of Kashmir, they are interrogating the girl for further investigation in this matter. All Republic Day programmes in Jammu and Kashmir, including the main event in Sri...More..

Canadian Minister of Sport Resigns Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Canadian Minister of Sport Resigns Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Hehr was elected as a Liberal MP for Calgary in 2015 and was appointed veterans affairs minister, but he was shuffled out of that position past year. I encourage all women who have felt uncomfortable or who hav...More..

Uhuru and Ruto mourn Yvonne Wamalwa
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Uhuru and Ruto mourn Yvonne Wamalwa

TUKO.co.ke previously reported that her body was expected to be airlifted to Nairobi's Lee Funeral Home following her unexpected death on Thursday, January 25. She had in the last few months returned to the c...More..

White House DACA Plan Includes Path To Citizenship For 1.8 Million 'Dreamers'
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

White House DACA Plan Includes Path To Citizenship For 1.8 Million 'Dreamers'

Trump also wants to limit the family members that immigrants are able to sponsor to join them in the USA and either replace or transform a visa lottery aimed at increasing diversity. Lawmakers must address budg...More..

Changing date 'the key to national reconciliation'
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Changing date 'the key to national reconciliation'

The celebrations come after three Melbourne councils - Darebin, Moreland and Yarra - dumped Australia Day because it was insensitive to indigenous people. "I'm disappointed by those who want to change the date ...More..

No pardon for President Jacob Zuma, suggests South Africa's likely next leader
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

No pardon for President Jacob Zuma, suggests South Africa's likely next leader

South Africa's rand strengthened against the dollar on Wednesday, breaching the ZA12.00 level for the first time since 2015 as the market remains euphoric after deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa's election ...More..

Indonesia Masters: Saina defeats compatriot Sindhu to enter semi-finals
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Indonesia Masters: Saina defeats compatriot Sindhu to enter semi-finals

Saina will next face-off against world champion and Thai fourth seed Ratchanok Intanon in the women's singles semi-finals on Saturday. This was also their first meeting outside India and with the triumph Sain...More..

Did Trump Obstruct Justice? The Three Reasons Trump Wanted To Fire Mueller
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Did Trump Obstruct Justice? The Three Reasons Trump Wanted To Fire Mueller

McGahn is the White House's top lawyer, but a different lawyer deals with the White House's response to the Trump-Russia investigation. As Mueller's office continues its investigation and interviews more ...More..

Trump says USA would consider rejoining TPP if the terms are improved
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Trump says USA would consider rejoining TPP if the terms are improved

But could he sign up to the free trade agreement after all? Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Japan are among the 11 Pacific nations that have signed up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which was thrown int...More..

Discounted Nutella sold in France leads to chaotic scenes
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Discounted Nutella sold in France leads to chaotic scenes

One shopper at the Rive-de-Gier supermarket in central France complained: "They are like animals". "It was an orgy!" "We were on the verge of calling the police". In one shop an employee reportedly got a ...More..

GST taxpayer base crosses one-crore mark
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

GST taxpayer base crosses one-crore mark

For the composition dealers, for the July-September quarter, the last date of filing GSTR 4 Return was December 24, it said . The finance ministry said 56.3 lakh GSTR 3B returns have been filed for December....More..