Turkey and USA to step back from brink over Syria

There was still no USA ambassador to Turkey after the departure of John Bass past year, and it was only in December that the two sides ended a row following tit-for-tat suspensions of visa services. The Turkish offensive against the YPG in Syria ... More..

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Jimmy Kimmel to Trump after school shooting: 'You've literally done nothing'
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Jimmy Kimmel to Trump after school shooting: 'You've literally done nothing'

Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived by motorcade at Broward Health North Hospital to pay their respects to doctors, nurses and others who responded to the shooting in nearby Parkland. Seventeen peo...More..

Florida school shooting just the latest in an ongoing series of tragedies
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Florida school shooting just the latest in an ongoing series of tragedies

Announcing plans to travel to Florida to meet members of the shocked community, Trump delivered a sombre televised address in response to the 18th school shooting to hit the country this year - a terrifying pat...More..

Winter Olympics Medal Standings - Wednesday Night
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Winter Olympics Medal Standings - Wednesday Night

The wind gusts have been strong enough to push people around; by evening, metal detectors outside venues and all signage were laid down on the ground, to prevent them from being picked up by the gusts. And that...More..

At The Box Office:
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

At The Box Office: "Black Panther"

Wakanda will join the rest of the world whether Killmonger succeeds or not. However, it doesn't meet them, it crushes them. Boseman is the ideal choice and does a fascinating job as T'Challa, not really...More..

Turkey Gives Life Prison Terms To Journalists For Alleged Coup Ties
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Turkey Gives Life Prison Terms To Journalists For Alleged Coup Ties

They are the first journalists to be convicted over the July 15, 2016, coup attempt, which Turkey says was orchestrated by a network led by US-based Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen. "It's a decision where free...More..

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff to Honor School Shooting Victims Featured font size +
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff to Honor School Shooting Victims Featured font size +

Never mind the fact that the shooter was able to legally purchase an AR-15 assault rifle-a gun invented to be a weapon of war-in the state of Florida at age 18. One of the school's math teachers told medi...More..

Attempted robbery goes wrong when suspect knocks out accomplice with brick
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Attempted robbery goes wrong when suspect knocks out accomplice with brick

The clip was recorded by a surveillance camera mounted to a building in Shanghai, China, according to the Daily Mail . The footage shows the pair trying to throw bricks through a shop-front window to gain ac...More..

Sen. Nelson: Outrage Over Florida Shootings Will be 'Turning Point'
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Sen. Nelson: Outrage Over Florida Shootings Will be 'Turning Point'

Maybe the students speaking out so boldly like they have on national television. The categorization of certain guns as "assault weapons" has come under criticism for relying on cosmetic features , and Feinstei...More..

Area school districts mull security in wake of Florida mass shooting
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Area school districts mull security in wake of Florida mass shooting

Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Twitter that had he had been in touch with local officials about the incident. The Florida shooting caused the White House to scramble the president's schedule. Tru...More..

Trump on Twitter (February 15) - Florida shooting, immigration
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Trump on Twitter (February 15) - Florida shooting, immigration

Like past mass shootings , the massacre in Florida swiftly reignited a national debate about access to assault weapons and possible changes to gun control laws. Indiana's governor is directing that flags...More..

Tyga suggests he was caught cheating on Kylie Jenner in new song
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Tyga suggests he was caught cheating on Kylie Jenner in new song

Acknowledging that he "learned a lot" from the relationship, Tyga hinted numerous songs on KYOTO are about his failed romance with the 20-year-old. "She is obsessed with her baby and the focus is all on St...More..

Russian Meddling This Election
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Russian Meddling This Election

In addition to North Korea , the officials specifically called out the increasing threats posed by Russia , Iran , and China . Apart from threats to the region, Coats also pointed out that Pakistan wo...More..

Florida School Shooter Nikolas Cruz Claims He Heard Voices To Plan Attack
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Florida School Shooter Nikolas Cruz Claims He Heard Voices To Plan Attack

Some bodies remained inside the school on Thursday as authorities investigate the crime scene, the sheriff said. Among the dead: a football coach who also worked as a security guard, a senior who planned to...More..

Jimmy Kimmel Chokes Up During Emotional Speech About Parkland School Shooting
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Jimmy Kimmel Chokes Up During Emotional Speech About Parkland School Shooting

A police officer finds Cruz on a nearby street, in the 1400 block of Windham Lakes Blvd. He recognised him from a description sent out over the radio, he added. Victoria Olvera, 17, said Cruz was expelled in th...More..

by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Community Mourns In Candlelight After Deadly School Shooting

Cruz said he brought more loaded magazines to the school and kept them in the backpack until he got to campus. "You have to have a reason ", such as the person is a threat to themselves or someone else...More..

by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

Obama didn't elaborate on what type of common sense gun laws he thinks should be enacted, but in the months before he left office, a regulation was put in place that added "people receiving Social Security che...More..

Turkish court accepts indictment against journalist Yucel, decides to release him - Anadolu
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Turkish court accepts indictment against journalist Yucel, decides to release him - Anadolu

Yucels official indictment comes after his one-year incarceration without charge badly affected Turkey's ties with Germany. Conflict also developed over Turkey's refusal to let German lawmakers visit tr...More..

Bangladesh hands list to Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Bangladesh hands list to Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation

Since the crackdown in the Buddhist majority country six months ago the Rohingya refugees have been sheltering in makeshift camps in Bangladesh. Myanmar's home minister, Kyaw Swe, told President Abdul Hamid i...More..

No injuries after reports of shots fired at Highline College
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

No injuries after reports of shots fired at Highline College

South King Fire and Rescue tells local media outlets that they're not aware of any victims. "At this time, we don't have any indication that there was a shooting", Jarod Kasner, a commander with the Kent Poli...More..

UK Sikhs keenly watching Trudeau's India visit
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

UK Sikhs keenly watching Trudeau's India visit

The issue of revival of Sikh radicalism in Canada and presence of supporters of Khalistan movement in Trudeau cabinet have cast a shadow on Indo-Canadian partnership, the growing economic partnership includ...More..

Patrick Brown says he's suing CTV
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Patrick Brown says he's suing CTV

Brown was told that he had been removed from caucus. "I have asked her to draft a statement that I will resign", Mr. In an interview with Global News , Brown says he never saw or wrote the letter announc...More..

America won't control its guns
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

America won't control its guns

The findings in an annual survey from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence also said USA states with strong gun safety laws have fewer average gun death than states with weaker laws. Meadow Polla...More..

Rick Gates Working Plea Deal With Mueller on Russian Federation
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Rick Gates Working Plea Deal With Mueller on Russian Federation

An unnamed White House official downplayed the news, saying that "i$3 f Gates cooperates against Manafort that's nothing to us" and "They have a hard case to make against Manafort". If Gates does strike a plea...More..

South Africas new leader Ramaphosa addresses nation
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

South Africas new leader Ramaphosa addresses nation

A lead negotiator in the transition from apartheid to democracy and one of South Africa's most prominent businessmen, Ramaphosa now leads a government anxious to shed months of political limbo and public frus...More..

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ex-President Zuma's Parliamentary moments
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Ex-President Zuma's Parliamentary moments

He insisted that his party wanted early national elections. "Effectively, this changes the agenda of today's sitting of the National Assembly from considering a proposed motion of no confidence in the preside...More..

Russians Indicted In Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Trump/Russia Probe
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Russians Indicted In Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Trump/Russia Probe

Based on the 37-page federal indictment , it is alleged that the Russians impersonated American people, created false identities and stole the identities of others. According to the indictment, the organisation...More..

Anand Sharma Takes Jibe At BJP Vision Document For Meghalaya
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Anand Sharma Takes Jibe At BJP Vision Document For Meghalaya

Stating that Meghalaya can become the centre of a robust healthcare system, the "vision document" said the BJP will establish a specialised cancer treatment hospital here and upgrade all health institutes, besi...More..

Angela Merkel says she is 'curious' about the UK's Brexit negotiating position
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Angela Merkel says she is 'curious' about the UK's Brexit negotiating position

He denies the accusations. The German Foreign Ministry earlier confirmed his release. Turkish Premier Binali Yildirim has hinted at a new period of Turkey-Germany ties, which have seen ups and downs amid ...More..

PM Modi meets students on 'Pariksha par charcha'
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

PM Modi meets students on 'Pariksha par charcha'

Continuing with his charcha-style meetings, after his radio programme "Chai pe Charcha", he addressed students in a townhall meeting and engaged them on a variety of topics to help them deal with their exam str...More..

Kerala Catholic priest booked for rape of British-Bangladeshi woman
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Kerala Catholic priest booked for rape of British-Bangladeshi woman

Fr Thomas Thanninilkumthadathil, 44, vicar, St Mathew's Church, who is absconding, has been booked under IPC section 376 (rape) following a complaint lodged by the 42-year-old woman. "She then flew back to Un...More..

Nirav Modi, India's Jeweller To Hollywood Stars, Accused Of Massive Bank Fraud
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Nirav Modi, India's Jeweller To Hollywood Stars, Accused Of Massive Bank Fraud

ALSO READ | Who is Nirav Modi and why is he so famous in Bollywood circles? If the transactions were done through CBS , the fraud would have been detected lot earlier. However the partnership firms argued th...More..

You can't ban a film like 'Pad Man': R. Balki
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

You can't ban a film like 'Pad Man': R. Balki

Sharing an interaction with a central ministry official about how this film could have become the centre of controversy, Balki said: "Recently, a person from the central ministry met me and said that menstruati...More..

The Cloudy and Warm Pattern Continues
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

The Cloudy and Warm Pattern Continues

We should then see a break in the rain with more rain showers arriving in the evening as the front lifts back north as a warm front and interacts with an upper level low moving over the area. "Rainfall totals b...More..

Chaos at Florida high school as gunman opens fire
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Chaos at Florida high school as gunman opens fire

Alhadeff said. "There's no metal detectors". Don't ever give up and inspire for greatness. It was built in 1990 and serves about 3,000 students in grades 9 to 12 with about 129 teachers. The death of Loughran...More..