• U.S. embassy to move to Jerusalem by 2019: Pence
U.S. embassy to move to Jerusalem by 2019: Pence

In December 2017, US President Donald Trump declared Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a move that stirred controversy among his western allies as well as across the Arab world. "We are committed to restarting the peace process ", said Pence. Mohammad Al-Masri, told PNN reporter that the event carried the same message of a previous protest ...

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  • Aziz Ansari Skips 2018 SAG Awards, Receives No Applause When Mentioned
Aziz Ansari Skips 2018 SAG Awards, Receives No Applause When Mentioned

Ansari is nominated for a SAG Award for best actor in a television comedy for his Netflix series "Master of None". Sunday's telecast outlined some limits on engaging in that conversation in this context, despite a lineup of female presenters - and for the first time a host, Kristen Bell - seemingly created to advance it.

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  • Tillerson sees progress in fixing Iran deal with Europeans
Tillerson sees progress in fixing Iran deal with Europeans

Britain and France are parties to the 2015 Iran deal that President Donald Trump has warned he will walk away from this spring unless fixes are made to his liking. Mr Trump cancelled a trip to London to open the embassy scheduled for next month, saying he did not want to endorse a bad deal agreed by the Obama administration to sell the old one fo...

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  • SPD backs coalition talks with Merkel
SPD backs coalition talks with Merkel

She said she looked forward to intensive talks on forming a stable government and her priorities were preserving Germany's economic strength and ensuring social justice and security. SPD parliamentary leader Andrea Nahles said she would negotiate "until the other side squeals". After Sunday's closer-than-expected result, the pressure is on SPD le...

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  • Shooting At Italy High School, Suspect In Custody
Shooting At Italy High School, Suspect In Custody

Joffre says the 16-year-old boy left the building immediately after opening fire. Italy is about 45 minutes South of Dallas. A later tweet from the police said students were being moved under guard as an investigation continued. This item has been corrected to show the sheriff's official is called Sgt. Joe Fitzgerald, not Sgt. Joe Fitz Fitzge...

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  • Anti-Joseph Kabila protests turn deadly in Democratic Republic of Congo
Anti-Joseph Kabila protests turn deadly in Democratic Republic of Congo

The country's powerful Catholic Church, one of the few institutions to nationally enjoy broad credibility, condemned what it called "barbarism" and the United Nations and France sounded their concern over the death toll. President Kabila's constitutional term in office expired in December 2016, but he stayed on - a move that stoked a bloody spira...

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  • Ocado shares jump amid tie-up announcement with Canada's Sobeys
Ocado shares jump amid tie-up announcement with Canada's Sobeys

Ocado will provide support and engineering services for e-commerce operations. The analyst said he welcomes the Sobey's announcement as evidence that Ocado is broadening its client reach, something that is essential to any form of commercial future.

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  • Liberia's New President, George Weah Says He 'Cannot Do It Alone'
Liberia's New President, George Weah Says He 'Cannot Do It Alone'

Former Chelsea soccer star Didier Drogba also attended the ceremony. President Zuma has remarked that the peaceful and democratic manner under which the elections in Liberia were conducted signified yet another positive step towards deepening democracy on the African continent.

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  • Colleagues 'Outraged' at Mich. Doctor's ICE Detention
Colleagues 'Outraged' at Mich. Doctor's ICE Detention

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is rounding up immigrants and they scooped up a physician in Kalamazoo , Michigan and are holding him in jail to face possible deportation over two minor and decades-old criminal charges for which he served his penalty.

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  • NJ's first lady tells crowd at Women's March: 'I was sexually assaulted'
NJ's first lady tells crowd at Women's March: 'I was sexually assaulted'

Tamara Harris, a Democratic candidate running for office in the 11th Congressional District, said she was encouraged by the thousands of women, men and children that she spoke with and witnessed participating in Saturday's march. Murphy's husband, Phil Murphy, was sworn in as New Jersey's newest governor on January 16. "Surely among us is a woman...

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  • Veterans Crosby, Thornton highlight Penguins-Sharks game
Veterans Crosby, Thornton highlight Penguins-Sharks game

On the victor, Hertl collected a rebound in front of the Penguins net after a Pavelski shot on goal and calmly dragged the puck around Pittsburgh goalie Casey DeSmith to score his 13th of the season. "We want to turn it around as soon as we possibly can and that'll start tomorrow night". It was an innocent looking play as Hornqvist went in one-on-t...

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  • Celebrate the gift of school choice in Colorado, US
Celebrate the gift of school choice in Colorado, US

Michiganders will celebrate National School Choice Week at almost 900 independently planned events and activities including rallies, roundtable discussions, coffeehouse meet-ups, festivals, school fairs, and more. Eighty-two percent of families agree or strongly agree their child would have been unable to attend the school of their choice without a...

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  • After decade-long manhunt, accused in 2008 Gujarat blasts arrested
After decade-long manhunt, accused in 2008 Gujarat blasts arrested

Abdul Subhan Qureshi of SIMI-IM was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police after a brief exchange of fire. Abdul Subhan Qureshi's journey as a terrorist began in 2001 when he left a reputed computer firm to pursue religious activities and went on to edit Islamic Voice - the mouthpiece of the banned Student Islamic Movement of India ( SIMI )...

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  • WEF president to Trump: 'You solely succeed if others do too'
WEF president to Trump: 'You solely succeed if others do too'

What do we want to sell? "Collectively, these themes cover more than two-thirds of the policy areas where most Europeans say they want greater intervention by the EU", said the report. When he arrives this year, discretion may be the order of the day: Zurich airport, the closest big hub, has announced a lockdown on press access for the arrival of...

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  • French foreign minister 'absolutely wrong': Iran
French foreign minister 'absolutely wrong': Iran

European diplomats favour creating a high-level working group with Iran to discuss the missile issue, while reminding Trump that NATO's ballistic missile defence shield in southeastern Europe will boast a new site in Poland this year.

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  • Oil slick off China coast trebles in size
Oil slick off China coast trebles in size

The Panama-registered, Iranian-owned oil tanker Sanchi , carrying 113,000 tonnes of light crude oil, collided with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, about 300 kilometers east of the Yangtze estuary on January 6 and sank on January 14.

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  • Bombay Stock Exchange's index touches record high of 35664 points
Bombay Stock Exchange's index touches record high of 35664 points

The Sensex traded at a fresh level of 35,636.05 points (at 1.07 p.m.) - up 124.47 points or 0.35 per cent - from its previous session's close. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 12.35 points or 0.11% at 10,907.05 with 23 components gaining.

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  • DACA Row: I am not a racist says, President Trump
DACA Row: I am not a racist says, President Trump

The comment about other nations was reportedly made during a bipartisan meeting aimed at finding a compromise deal for Dreamers, young people without legal immigration status who were brought to the U.S. Without explicitly denying using the vulgarity, Trump lashed out at Durbin, who said Trump uttered it several times during the meeting. The Whit...

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  • Take the cognitive test that President Trump passed during his physical
Take the cognitive test that President Trump passed during his physical

U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday denied that he was a "racist", despite having pushed for tougher immigration policies. "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting", Trump tweeted , using a nickname to needle the IL senator.

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  • Hwy 101 now open through Montecito, one day earlier than planned
Hwy 101 now open through Montecito, one day earlier than planned

Off-ramps in area remain closed so watch for truck traffic & use extra caution. Highway 101 has been closed in both directions - southbound at Milpas Street in Santa Barbara and northbound at Highway 150 near Carpinteria - since Jan 9. A 17-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl remain missing. Other nearby roadways were also impacted by the mudslide...

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  • 'Blood everywhere': Woman dies after falling from cruise balcony
'Blood everywhere': Woman dies after falling from cruise balcony

The mischance occurred on board Carnival Elation early Friday morning, when the lady dove "a few decks beneath", as per an announcement that Carnival Cruise Line representative Vance Gulliksen provided for the Miami Herald . "Our musings and petitions are with the expired and her family", he said. Zion was travelling with her brother, mother and h...

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  • Blast kills 3 in Thailand
Blast kills 3 in Thailand

Resistance to Buddhist rule from Bangkok has existed for decades in the predominantly Muslim southern provinces, waning briefly in the 1990s before resurfacing violently in 2004. Monday's attack could mark a risky new turn in the tactics. "Over recent years the insurgents haven't targeted civilians outright", Don Pathan, a Thailand-based indepe...

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  • Woman said 'my partner's stabbed my little girl', says neighbour
Woman said 'my partner's stabbed my little girl', says neighbour

The suspect's brother, Mark Billingham MBE, was reportedly a private bodyguard for Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Tom Cruise, and has completed 27-years with the SAS. She was in shock and she couldn't say anything else". Mr Greatrex, who lives a few doors from the crime scene, said as he helped the mother she said a man had "stabbed my little gi...

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  • What on Earth does President Trump want?
What on Earth does President Trump want?

Trump , who promised to separate himself but not divest himself from all aspects of his global business empire before taking office, has routinely promoted his properties and products while carrying out official presidential duties, according to a new study by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a non-partisan watchdog ...

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  • Global Approval of US Leadership Falls to New Low - Poll Finds
Global Approval of US Leadership Falls to New Low - Poll Finds

That's four points lower than President George W. Bush's mark of 34 percent in 2008, five years after he launched the disastrous invasion of Iraq. Despite raging controversy over Chancellor Angela Merkel's handling of the European migrant crisis, Germany chalked up the highest approval rating with 41 percent.

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