• Following US strikes in Syria, Israel concerned by new Russian weapons
Following US strikes in Syria, Israel concerned by new Russian weapons

It made that clear in 2013, when it held back from military action and, more importantly, said that even if it had intervened it would only have been in a limited way. He stated: "The Iranian octopus is trying to strangle us and break our spirit". Israel has bombed Syrian sites several times in the course of the country's civil war.

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  • Valley students expected to join walkouts to protest gun violence
Valley students expected to join walkouts to protest gun violence

It's the third mass student-led anti-gun-violence event since the February 14 high school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead. "We are not anti guns". "Honestly, I just think they're different approaches to the same problem", said Murdock. She said students were welcome to write anything on th...

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  • Syracuse University Suspends Fraternity After 'Extremely Racist' Video Surfaces
Syracuse University Suspends Fraternity After 'Extremely Racist' Video Surfaces

The Syracuse University chapter of Theta Tau was suspended this week after the school's newspaper, the Daily Orange , published shocking videos of frat boys making racist, homophobic , anti-semitic oaths and engaging in truly deplorable behavior.

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  • Senate to Allow Breastfeeding Mothers to Bring Infants to Chamber Floor
Senate to Allow Breastfeeding Mothers to Bring Infants to Chamber Floor

Pat Roberts, R-Kan., father of three and grandfather of six. "Thank you very much", Duckworth said to the Kentucky Republican. "There haven't been a lot of moms bringing little babies on the floor in the Senate in the past because there haven't been moms having babies in the Senate in the past", Blunt told reporters on Tuesday.

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  • Queen Elizabeth Publicly Supports Prince Charles As The Next Commonwealth Leader
Queen Elizabeth Publicly Supports Prince Charles As The Next Commonwealth Leader

The prime minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat, who is the outgoing chair-in-office of the Commonwealth , also backed Prince Charles as head of the Commonwealth, seeming to confirm the prince's future role. I consider myself fortunate over the years to have been able to meet and talk with so numerous giants of the Commonwealth - Sir Robert Menzies; ...

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  • No criminal charges in Prince's overdose death, prosecutor announces
No criminal charges in Prince's overdose death, prosecutor announces

The official cause of death was a self-administered overdose of the painkiller fentanyl, which is 50 times stronger than heroin. But "suspicions and innuendo are categorically inefficient to support any criminal charges", he said. Search warrants previous year revealed that prescription drugs were found all over Prince's house , some of them in ...

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  • Curtain lifts on revival of Saudi cinema
Curtain lifts on revival of Saudi cinema

The smell of buttery popcorn filled the air as confetti rained down through the multi-story atrium where Aron and Saudi Minister of Culture and Information Awwad al-Awwad announced the launch and proceeded into the 450-seat hall. Both Saudi authorities and cinema operators believe there is a huge untapped market that could generate up to $US1b ($NZ...

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  • Rahul Gandhi, come on! Amethi = Singapore, California in 15 years? Seriously? Really?
Rahul Gandhi, come on! Amethi = Singapore, California in 15 years? Seriously? Really?

Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday demanded that Congress President Rahul Gandhi apologise for coining the term "saffron terror". envoy Timothy Roemer in 2009 that "Hindu Terror" was something to be more anxious about than even Pakistan's terror outfit Laskar-e-Taiba. Mr Gandhi and Mrs Gandhi met around 23 delegations at the ...

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  • Trump Turns Up Heat On Dems, Rand Paul To Confirm Pompeo
Trump Turns Up Heat On Dems, Rand Paul To Confirm Pompeo

If all Democrats join him, the committee will have few options. Rep. Jim Himes (D., Conn.) said Wednesday that if he were a senator, he would be inclined to vote to confirm CIA Director Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump's next secretary of state .

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  • Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Robert Mueller
Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Robert Mueller

Add Russia Investigation as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia Investigation news, video, and analysis from ABC News. "They've been saying I'm going to get rid of them for the last three months, four months, five months", Trump said Wednesday at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.

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  • Protests continue in Armenia over president's sideways move into Prime Minister's office
Protests continue in Armenia over president's sideways move into Prime Minister's office

This was stated by the leader of the movement, the Deputy of the Armenian Parliament Nikol Pashinyan . Pashinyan urged both protesters and police to avoid tensions, provocations and clashes, and demanded everyone to take off their face covers, if they wear one.

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  • MI counties earn
MI counties earn "F" rating for air quality

It looks at ozone pollution as well as particle pollution. Data showed that increased summertime temperatures resulted in two more high ozone days in this year's report - 11 days - from last year's 9. For year-round particle pollution, the county dropped one place - from 13th to 12th worst in the country. Overall, the report stated that seven b...

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  • President Trump confirms Pompeo talks in North Korea
President Trump confirms Pompeo talks in North Korea

The director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, met secretly last week with the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un. The U.S. has remained in touch with North Korea over the years through intelligence "back channels", Corker said, so it's "perfectly natural" that Pompeo as CIA director would have the first meeting with the North Korean leader.

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  • PM Modi arrives at Stockholm Arlanda Airport
PM Modi arrives at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

During the meeting, the leaders of the Nordic states reaffirmed their support for the United Nations and the Secretary-General's reform efforts to ensure the world body is more accountable and effective to the realities of the 21st century.

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  • NY gov to grant voting rights to paroled felons
NY gov to grant voting rights to paroled felons

This executive order will open the voting booths to more than 35,000 New Yorkers now on parole. You paid your debt. Furthermore, the governor says parole voting restrictions disproportionally impacted African American and Hispanic New Yorkers.

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  • How to Get One for NYC Subway — David Bowie MetroCard
How to Get One for NYC Subway — David Bowie MetroCard

Every once in a while, New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority decides that something or someone is worthy of being celebrated on a series of limited edition subway fare cards. Each piece of art will be paired with something Bowie has said that speaks to his affection for the city and its impact on his work, giving further insight into the...

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  • Jacinda Ardern 'infuriated' by comparisons to Donald Trump
Jacinda Ardern 'infuriated' by comparisons to Donald Trump

Record high levels of immigration to New Zealand have put pressure on roads, infrastructure and the housing market, said Labour, and taking a "breather" would allow the country to catch up in these areas. The British government is hoping a summit of leaders from the 53 members of the Commonwealth on Thursday and Friday, which Ardern will attend, wi...

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  • New viruses found in New York City's house mice
New viruses found in New York City's house mice

New Yorkers know to steer clear of the city's rats for a multitude of reasons, one being that they can carry diseases. And some strains had genes that help thwart the effect of antibiotics . The findings of the analysis were reported in two separate studies. "It's time for us to start thinking about the built environment and the risks for all ...

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  • Province introduces bill to control oil exports
Province introduces bill to control oil exports

If people in the B.C. government really believed what they said about energy, they should welcome fuel that's prohibitively expensive and in short supply. "We continue to disagree on the question of moving diluted bitumen from Alberta to the Port of Vancouver", Horgan said following the meeting. Not just that, analysts speculate that it is also a l...

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  • Turkish president calls snap elections for June
Turkish president calls snap elections for June

He said he made the decision after speaking to the head of the nationalist MHP party, Devlet Bahçeli, who a day earlier had floated the prospect of early polls. "As result of consultations with Mr. Bahceli, we chose to hold elections on June 24, 2018, a Sunday", said Erdogan , standing in front of Turkish flags at the presidential palace.

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