• USA sanctions Hamas chief; lists him on terror list
USA sanctions Hamas chief; lists him on terror list

The United States on Wednesday added the head of Hamas's political arm to its terrorist list in a move likely to raise already-soaring tensions in the region. The U.S. has added the leader of Hamas to its list of worldwide terrorists, ratcheting up pressure on the Islamic terror group. "As for the Palestinian terrorist groups, it gives them pot...

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  • Islamic Scholar Ramadan Detained In France Over Rape Allegations
Islamic Scholar Ramadan Detained In France Over Rape Allegations

But two French newspapers reported past year that Ramadan had committed rape in 2009 and a sexual assault in 2012. Ramadan, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Oxford, has denied the allegations . "I, for example, never would have thought he would do that to me, never, never. For me, he was something like a saint". Politic...

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  • Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's ominous comment before massacre
Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's ominous comment before massacre

The newspaper published the name online. A USA district judge ruled on Tuesday to unseal almost 300 pages of search warrant records issued by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) after the deadest mass shooting in the modern history of the United States last October.

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  • USA to Drop Graft Charges Against Sen. Bob Menendez
USA to Drop Graft Charges Against Sen. Bob Menendez

Senator Bob Menendez are being dropped by the Justice Department. The move indicates that Menendez will not be retried on corruption charges. "From the very beginning, I never wavered in my innocence and my belief that justice would prevail", Mr.

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  • EasyJet CEO Takes Wage Cut To Promote Equal Pay
EasyJet CEO Takes Wage Cut To Promote Equal Pay

His starting salary was £740,000, and that is now being cut to match the £706,000 earned by McCall, who has since become ITV 's chief executive. "I want [equal pay and equal opportunity] to apply to everybody at easyJet and to show my personal commitment", Lundgren said.

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  • Dead, 185 Wounded in Fighting in Southern Yemen
Dead, 185 Wounded in Fighting in Southern Yemen

Forces loyal to the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) made progress against the Saudi-backed Yemeni government and seized nearly all areas in the province of Aden , a Yemeni official told Xinhua on Tuesday. Southern Yemen was united with Northern Yemen in 1990. The infighting in Aden erupted on Sunday, following the end of a o...

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  • Hawaii Fires Man Who Sent Out False Missile Alert, Top Administrator Resigns
Hawaii Fires Man Who Sent Out False Missile Alert, Top Administrator Resigns

The initial belief was that the worker had simply pressed the wrong button . But an FCC investigation has concluded that wasn't actually what happened. Pacific Command. But the rest of the message, which was not in accordance with the Hawaii EMA's standard operating procedures and was a recording for "an actual live ballistic missile alert", a...

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  • Left scolds Hillary for shamelessly coddling sexual harasser
Left scolds Hillary for shamelessly coddling sexual harasser

According to The New York Times , the faith adviser, Burns Strider , was accused of harassing a 30-year-old subordinate who was sharing an office with him. She wrote that she had reached out to the alleged victim after the Times story was published, and that the woman told her she had "flourished" in her new campaign role.

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  • Bodies found in planters; landscaper called a serial killer
Bodies found in planters; landscaper called a serial killer

So far, remains have been found in the bottoms of large planters in the backyard of a Toronto home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business, NPR said. 'The city of Toronto has never seen anything like this, ' a police spokesman said. Kayhan, known to frequent the "Village" area around Church and Wellesley, was last seen October 1...

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  • Border Agents Find 76 Illegal Immigrants in a Tractor-Trailer
Border Agents Find 76 Illegal Immigrants in a Tractor-Trailer

After stopping the truck, they discovered the driver was in the USA under protection of the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty. In the second incident at a border checkpoint, a 22-year-old DACA recipient was stopped and admitted he was scouting for the coyotes who smuggle illegals across the U.S.

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  • Terror Attacks Continue in Afghan Capital
Terror Attacks Continue in Afghan Capital

And, on January 21, at least 22 people were killed after gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul . US President Donald Trump on Monday ruled out quick talks with the Taliban , following a wave of bloody large-scale attacks in the Afghan capital Kabul .

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  • Man in India Dies After Getting Sucked Into an MRI Machine
Man in India Dies After Getting Sucked Into an MRI Machine

With no one to warn him of the dangers of going into the MRI room along with a metallic cylinder in his hands, he entered the room. The MRI pulled the metal cylinder toward it, trapping Maru's arm inside and exposing him to the deadly liquid oxygen, according to the Hindustan Times .

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  • Finland's president barrels toward re-election
Finland's president barrels toward re-election

Finland's president designs the blueprint for the country's foreign and security policy together with the government. Mr Niinisto needs a majority to prevent a run-off and to win re-election outright. "We differ on Crimea and East Ukraine and the sanctions, but we've cleared the air on that". Polls indicated that his support came from across the ...

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  • Govt targeting to provide house to every poor: Prez
Govt targeting to provide house to every poor: Prez

The President said that because of the policies of the government foreign investment has increased from Dollars 36 billion to USD 60 billion during the period. The President said that the country's fight against corruption is continuing. "Employment opportunities have been provided to the youth belonging to Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Pars...

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  • 2 new refrigerators for Air Force One to cost over $23 million
2 new refrigerators for Air Force One to cost over $23 million

While the technology used in them is not unique, the fridges have to be designed, tested, and certified with the specific requirements of Air Force One in mind, the spokesperson told Defense One . " It's not getting people rich ". But, according to Marcus Weisgerber of Defense One, the high cost isn't a defense-contractor boondoggle, but rather ...

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  • Cambodian court charges 10 foreigners with producing pornography
Cambodian court charges 10 foreigners with producing pornography

Sok Sam, deputy provincial police chief in charge of human-trafficking and juvenile protection, said it was the second time they had arrested foreigners for the offence. "There were about 30 of them [police officers]". "Ladies that were sunbathing by the pool in bikinis were told not to dress and had photos taken", the relative said, adding that ...

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  • Polish death camp law 'is denial of history'
Polish death camp law 'is denial of history'

That is the truth, and no law will rewrite it. "Poland's new law is especially objectionable as it stifles any real confrontation with the most chilling aspect of the country's wartime history - the extent to which local Poles were complicit in the destruction of their Jewish neighbors ".

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  • Republicans in Congress divided over protecting Mueller from being ousted by Trump
Republicans in Congress divided over protecting Mueller from being ousted by Trump

One of the quieter storylines to come out of Washington over the past six months or so is that Donald Trump-a famously impetuous individual who has no qualms whatsoever about firing the people investigating him-somehow hadn't axed Robert Mueller , whose Russian Federation probe has a non-zero chance at one day bringing down this presidency.

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  • Stranded mountain climbers in Pakistan to be rescued
Stranded mountain climbers in Pakistan to be rescued

Revol helped her climbing partner descend a few hundred metres and set up tent, before going further down to call for help on a satellite phone. Nanga Parbat was dubbed "Killer Mountain " because of the high number of lives it has claimed.

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  • Police, family say jealous shooter killed 4 at Pa. car wash
Police, family say jealous shooter killed 4 at Pa. car wash

Police would not go into details about how Smith knew the victims, but Chelsie Cline's half-sister, Sierra Kolarik, told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that Smith had developed an obsession with Cline. Police say it happened around 3 a.m.in Melcroft, southeast of Pittsburgh. A man who lives nearby told the newspaper that he heard about 30 gunshots...

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  • Government Shutdown Ends - Is Immigration Reform on the Horizon?
Government Shutdown Ends - Is Immigration Reform on the Horizon?

Despite his previous statement of signing whatever legislators brought to him, Trump rejected this deal and added further insult to the injury with his shameful comments. Border Patrol and, as the National Review pointed out "deny medical care to some 9 million children ... enrolled in the Children's Health Insurance Program".

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  • Dutch spies watched as Russians hacked US Democrats
Dutch spies watched as Russians hacked US Democrats

According to the report , the Dutch intelligence agency also likely contributed to the FBI's investigation into Russia's alleged attempt to influence the 2016 U.S. The AIVD's observations provided "crucial evidence" of Russian involvement in the attacks, de Volkskrant reported , adding that six anonymous American and Dutch sources supported thi...

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  • Syrian Opposition Plans Boycott Of Russia's 'Peace Congress'
Syrian Opposition Plans Boycott Of Russia's 'Peace Congress'

The announcement came after two days of separate UN-backed peace talks came to a close in Vienna , with an end to the war that has killed more than 340,000 people appearing further than ever. "We invited Lebanon to the Sochi summit meeting", Russian Ambassador Alexander Zaspkin said in a news conference after the meeting with Lebanese Foreign Mini...

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  • Jury finds Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter in Joe McKnight shooting
Jury finds Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter in Joe McKnight shooting

The confrontation ended at an intersection, where McKnight exited his auto, approached Gasser's passenger window and was shot. However, he said it was in self-defense, that McKnight was attempting to get inside his vehicle and that he feared for his life.

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  • Rep. Patrick Meehan will not seek re-election
Rep. Patrick Meehan will not seek re-election

Rep. Steve Stivers, an Ohio Republican and chairman of the National Republican Campaign Committee, offered this: "While I'm disappointed by the circumstances leading to Congressman Meehan's retirement, I thank him for his dedication to his district", Stivers wrote.

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  • [Update] Vice President Pence Confirms US Embassy Move to Jerusalem
[Update] Vice President Pence Confirms US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

When added to the Israeli supporters of the original package, this would raise total support to a significant majority. There will be no negotiations, Abu Rudeineh said , until the current American administration abides by worldwide law and agrees to work toward a two-state solution, which would see a state of Palestine created along 1967 lines ...

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  • Former Maryland man confirmed to lead United States health department
Former Maryland man confirmed to lead United States health department

Azar is someone the pro-life movement will appreciate. He served as general counsel for the department from 2001 to 2005 and then became the deputy secretary under then-HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt, a position he held for two years. The Senate confirmed his nomination in a 55-43 vote. Azar's comments are especially helpful for organizations like Li...

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  • Anti-Islam Party Politician Resigns, Converts to Islam
Anti-Islam Party Politician Resigns, Converts to Islam

A German far-right politician who is known for its virulent anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant stance has resigned from party after converting to Islam. In an email, spokesman Daniel Friese said it was only after Wagner's resignation that the party learned of his conversion.

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  • Slain teen in Kentucky school shooting tried calling mom during chaos
Slain teen in Kentucky school shooting tried calling mom during chaos

Oscar Guillamondegui, medical director of trauma ICU at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. As Tubbs put it, that was 15-year-old Bailey Holt. Mrs Holt says she's praying for the victims, as well as the shooter and his family. Students ran for their lives out of Marshall County High School , jumping into cars and running down a highway, som...

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  • Brownback confirmed as global religious freedom ambassador at-large
Brownback confirmed as global religious freedom ambassador at-large

The White House resubmitted the nomination earlier this month. Senators voted along party lines, 50-49. It also underscored the razor-thin margin of the Senate Republican majority and the implications for the GOP agenda and President Donald Trump's nominees.

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