• Islamic State kills about 100 in southwest Syria attacks
Islamic State kills about 100 in southwest Syria attacks

But repeated attacks by both Syrian government forces and US -backed Kurdish fighters have slowly pushed them back until their territory is a fraction of what it once was. Fierce clashes between the two sides have killed 49 regime fighters and 67 jihadists. At least 135 civilians were among the killed, the Observatory said.

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  • Faith Nation: Mike Pompeo Testifies Before Senate Committee
Faith Nation: Mike Pompeo Testifies Before Senate Committee

This is President Trump's administration. The " Crimea Declaration", as some media have dubbed Pompeo's statement, followed ambiguous comments about the fate of the peninsula attributed to U.S. They're not USA policy. "Why does he do those things?" Democrats went further, questioning whether Mr. Trump was striking deals to surrender hard-won...

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  • Imran Khan to meet party leaders as PTI inches closer to power
Imran Khan to meet party leaders as PTI inches closer to power

PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif's son, Muhammad Hamza Shehbaz Sharif has bagged NA-124 (Lahore II) with 1,46,294 votes, defeating PTI's Muhammad Nauman Qaiser, who secured 80,981 votes unofficial results show. Violence marred the knife-edge election in Pakistan as a suicide bomber killed at least 31 people . The military stationed more than 370,0...

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  • Explosion reportedly heard outside US embassy in Beijing
Explosion reportedly heard outside US embassy in Beijing

There were no casualties reported from the incident. Plumes of smoke can be seen in videos released online. There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries, and apart from a heightened security presence, traffic and ordinary life appeared to be proceeding as normal at 2:30 in the afternoon.

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  • Pres. Duterte Assures Philippines' Drug War Far From Being Over
Pres. Duterte Assures Philippines' Drug War Far From Being Over

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pledged today to press ahead with a war on drugs that has already killed thousands, and castigated critics of his signature initiative. The six-day event, which began yesterday, gathers students and teachers from around the world to take part in dialogues and learn from one another.

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  • Trump and European Union officials strike 'zero tariff' deal to avert trade war
Trump and European Union officials strike 'zero tariff' deal to avert trade war

The European Union , for example, has a 10 percent tariff on USA cars while the United States has a 2.5 percent tariff on European vehicles. "Soybeans is a big deal". Giesse, who grows wheat and corn near the western Kansas community of Larned, said he was "glad they are trying to be doing something, but I don't know when the day is over how m...

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  • Secret Trump-Cohen tape released, but what's on it in dispute
Secret Trump-Cohen tape released, but what's on it in dispute

Federal prosecutors investigating Cohen are in possession of 12 audio recordings seized during raids of Cohen's home, office and hotel room, according to new court filings. "He's got truth on his side and he'll continue to tell the truth ", Davis said. When Giuliani mentions the cash-check controversy he is referring to the disputed transcrip...

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  • House GOP lawmakers move to impeach Deputy AG Rosenstein
House GOP lawmakers move to impeach Deputy AG Rosenstein

In early May, upon hearing that at least some members of the House Freedom Caucus had drafted articles of impeachment against him, Rosenstein fired back. 'The DOJ is keeping information from Congress. "[Rosenstein's] conduct in authorizing the FISA surveillance at issue in the joint congressional investigation makes him a fact witness central t...

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  • Trump star on Hollywood Walk of Fame destroyed again
Trump star on Hollywood Walk of Fame destroyed again

David Palmer, who says he witnessed the destruction, told KNBC-TV that afterwards he asked the vandal, "Why are you hitting that star?" In October 2016 a man dressed as a construction worker smashed the star with a pickax and sledgehammer.

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  • New Cohen tape surfaces a bigger Trump fish
New Cohen tape surfaces a bigger Trump fish

The audio recording of Trump and Cohen relates to whether Trump should buy the rights of the story from American Media, which paid McDougal $150,000 in August 2016 for her story about an alleged 10 month affair with Trump. The prosecutors for the Southern District of NY said at the time that special counsel Robert Mueller's office had referred a ...

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  • Stormy Daniels' Husband Accuses Her of Cheating, Files Restraining Order in Divorce
Stormy Daniels' Husband Accuses Her of Cheating, Files Restraining Order in Divorce

Daniels and Crain have a daughter together. The husband of adult film actress Stormy Daniels has filed for divorce. A week after her arrest at a strip club in OH, a "petition for divorce was filed". A hearing is scheduled for Friday. It is not clear why he filed the restraining order. He made no mention of the restraining order. Daniels, ...

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  • Russian Hackers Are Infiltrating US Critical Infrastructure - Leah Barkoukis
Russian Hackers Are Infiltrating US Critical Infrastructure - Leah Barkoukis

While the hack appears to have been first reported by Symantec in 2017, the Department of Homeland Security on Monday for the first time provided detailed, unclassified information. It continues to withhold the names of victims but now says there were hundreds of victims , not a few dozen as had been said previously. This allowed hackers to a...

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  • Airlines list Taiwan as part of China after pressure from Beijing
Airlines list Taiwan as part of China after pressure from Beijing

The authority said Taiwan should not be placed on an equal footing with China and that airlines must call it "China Taiwan" or the "China Taiwan region". British Airways, Germany's Lufthansa, Air France and Singapore Airlines all list Taipei as in "Taiwan, China". A source familiar with discussions on the matter told CNN that other airlines inclu...

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  • Western Wall 'miracle' as rock misses worshipper
Western Wall 'miracle' as rock misses worshipper

Daniella Goldberg, 79, was praying in the "egalitarian" area at the southern end of the Western Wall, near Robinson's Arch, designated by the High Court in 2000. "With the help of advanced technological methods, IAA experts will begin careful monitoring in the area of the fall, as part of a survey of the entire area and the formulations of recommen...

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  • What's the deal with the Trump-Putin press conference video?
What's the deal with the Trump-Putin press conference video?

When asked what Russian interference refers to in reference to US intelligence agencies' conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election, a small plurality agree that Russia impacted the election enough to change the outcome (37 percent), with a quarter that said they impacted the election but not enough to change the outcome.

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  • May says she will lead Brexit talks from now on
May says she will lead Brexit talks from now on

Mr Raab will deputise for Mrs May, with both being supported by the Cabinet Office Europe Unit led by Olly Robbins - just days after pro-Brexit newspapers reported Mr Raab had demanded Mr Robbins be "reined in" and the former was "taking back control".

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  • Ron DeSantis calls Ocasio-Cortez 'this girl' in blasting her socialist views
Ron DeSantis calls Ocasio-Cortez 'this girl' in blasting her socialist views

Ocasio-Cortez said Israel is now occupying Palestine; the U.N. Security Council (minus the U.S.) has backed her up on this, slamming Israel's colonies in Palestinian as a "flagrant violation of global law". Perhaps this United Nations decision slipped DeSantis' mind, as he continue on to say, "Good Lord". You're just repeating these canned, left-wi...

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  • Russia Will Support Democrats in US Congressional Elections
Russia Will Support Democrats in US Congressional Elections

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, prior to the announcement, that the USA would never recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea and demanded that Ukraine's territorial integrity be restored. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., who sits on the Foreign Affairs Committee and who co-sponsored a resolution last week condemning Russian Federation for ...

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  • 'Uneasy feelings are of no consequence' - SC throws out Owens divorce appeal
'Uneasy feelings are of no consequence' - SC throws out Owens divorce appeal

The Supreme Court refused to grant the divorce saying they are not "able to change the law", Sky News reported. Mrs Owens' lawyers say she should not have to prove that Mr Owens' behaviour has been "unreasonable" - only that she should not "reasonably be expected" to remain with him.

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  • Tokyo 2020 organizers feel the heat two years out from Games
Tokyo 2020 organizers feel the heat two years out from Games

The weather agency issued a warning of extraordinary high temperatures for most regions of Japan's main island. Yonhap news agency said the country's highest-ever morning low was recorded in the city of Gangneung, where the temperature was 31 degrees at 6:45 am.

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