• Military draft law brews trouble for Netanyahu's coalition
Military draft law brews trouble for Netanyahu's coalition

Haredi groups have been opposed to conscription for a wide variety of reasons, among them pacifism, the importance of preserving Jewish religious studies, and the integration of men and women in the Israel Defense Force (IDF) which flies counter to the sequestration of unmarried men and women in Orthodox Judaism.

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  • Iraq PM lifts flight ban to Kurdish region's airports
Iraq PM lifts flight ban to Kurdish region's airports

Iraq's Kurds overwhelmingly backed independence from federal Iraq in the September 25 vote. At a joint press conference with KRG Finance Minister Rebaz Hamlan, Iraqi Central Bank Governor Ali Mohsen al-Alaq said the KRG had voluntarily surrendered its right to operate, regulate and supervise local banks to the central government in Baghdad.

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  • Winter Storm Warning & More Rain & Snow on The Way
Winter Storm Warning & More Rain & Snow on The Way

And even though we set our clocks ahead and spring is right around the corner, winter is not over yet as a chance of snow moves in for the beginning of the workweek. There will be a 20 percent chance of rain. Saturday Night And Sunday Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. After a chilly, but rather sunny weekend, the clouds increase...

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  • Winter Storm Skylar Expected To Bring Blizzard Conditions
Winter Storm Skylar Expected To Bring Blizzard Conditions

Blizzard warnings are in effect through Tuesday morning for parts of MA and Rhode Island, with winter storm warnings in effect for much of the Northeast. During a press conference Monday evening, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said the coast is expected to see heavier snow than other parts of the state.

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  • Former Cuomo top aide found guilty on 3 counts in corruption trial
Former Cuomo top aide found guilty on 3 counts in corruption trial

He was convicted of two counts of conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and one count of soliciting bribes. NY state is the most corrupt in the nation but certain members of the Legislature seem in no hurry to stomp it out. Howe, who pleaded guilty to numerous crimes after cooperating with prosecutors, became a focus of the trial when he ...

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  • Kerala on high alert after warning of depression over Arabian Sea
Kerala on high alert after warning of depression over Arabian Sea

It would move northwest and intensify into deep depression in the next 48 hours. The sea will turn rough in this period and therefore fishermen have been warned from going out, the agency said. The Indian Meteorological Department ( IMD ) in its latest weather bulletin has warned of heavy rain, thundershowers and squally winds in southern Kerala ...

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  • Probation in Body Fluids Case at Hartford
Probation in Body Fluids Case at Hartford

To meet the terms of her probation and have her charges against her dismissed, Brochu will have to perform 200 hours of community service and stay out of trouble for two years. Brochu's lawyer, Thomas Stevens , apologized on her behalf, saying his client wanted to apologize sooner, but that he directed her to hold off out of concern that Rowe wo...

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  • Tamil Nadu forest fire: Tourist guide arrested
Tamil Nadu forest fire: Tourist guide arrested

According to the official, one person after getting admitted to the Government Hospital in Madurai got himself transferred to a private hospital and another person left for Chennai . The fatalities include 4 women, 4 men and a child and took place due to burn injuries. The trekkers were caught in the forest fire in Kurangani Kozhukumalai hill ra...

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  • Ashton Whiteley - EU Rejects Open Market Access for UK
Ashton Whiteley - EU Rejects Open Market Access for UK

The survey by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is for businesses that offer their financial services under European Union "passporting" rules to customers in Britain from a base in another member state. He also said that while the European Union respects the result of the Brexit referendum , the same should be said for the British in respec...

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  • US House Speaker Ryan criticizes Trump tariff plan
US House Speaker Ryan criticizes Trump tariff plan

Flake said he would introduce legislation to "nullify these tariffs ", a phrase that echoed a fraught period in American history. Leading national Democrats were dumb enough to try to lead their members to denigrate the tax bill, talking about $1,000 dollar bonuses as crumbs and raised salaries as mere trifles compared to how much it would do fo...

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  • Trump Immigration Officials Jab Back at California Pols Ahead of Visit
Trump Immigration Officials Jab Back at California Pols Ahead of Visit

When an official knows that there is a gang loose that will hurt people, seize people, invade workplaces and break up American families - and when that official knows she can't really stop that enterprise from its lawless actions - she has a duty to warn.

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  • Siale Angilau Shot In Courtroom After Attacking Witness
Siale Angilau Shot In Courtroom After Attacking Witness

US District Judge John Dowell said: "The video completely contradicts plaintiffs' argument that Angilau stopped posing a danger within less than one second of launching himself over the witness stand while making a stabbing motion with a pen in hand".

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  • China to Merge Banking, Insurance Regulators: Document
China to Merge Banking, Insurance Regulators: Document

China will also transfer some of the banking and insurance regulators' roles to the central bank, the document showed. The ministry shake-up also includes the creation of a new immigration management bureau and the restructuring of the national intellectual property rights bureau.

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  • At least one dead as bus carrying students plunges into Alabama ravine
At least one dead as bus carrying students plunges into Alabama ravine

A second bus on the spring break trip, driving ahead of the one that crashed, is continuing on to Texas, the sheriff said. Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack says all of the people on board were brought to 10 hospitals in Alabama and Florida.

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  • Counter-terror cops probe death of Russian Nikolai Glushkov in London
Counter-terror cops probe death of Russian Nikolai Glushkov in London

PUTIN critic Nikolai Glushkov feared being on a Russian hit-list five years before he was found dead with "strangulation marks" on his neck. Nikolai Glushkov, 68, was discovered dead late on Monday at an address in Clarence Avenue in suburban south-west London .

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  • Welltower Inc. (WELL) Snapshot of Recent Traded Stock
Welltower Inc. (WELL) Snapshot of Recent Traded Stock

About 297,632 shares traded. Shares of Digital Realty Trust ( NYSE DLR ) traded up $1.21 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $104.35. It has outperformed by 12.31% the S&P500. 44,701 were accumulated by Nationwide Fund. Federal Realty Investment Trust's current price of $116.32 translates into 0.86% yield. Therefore 89% are positive.

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  • Head of US Central Command signals support for Iran nuclear deal
Head of US Central Command signals support for Iran nuclear deal

Elsewhere in his statement, Mr. Trump echoed the official USA policy: while maintaining Washington's stance on lifting parts of sanctions against Tehran, the USA keeps cautious in its policies dealing with Iran. Netanyahu reportedly referred to Saudi Arabia, which is in talks to buy nuclear reactors from the US. "President Trump has made it clear...

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  • Trump personal aide fired, escorted out without coat
Trump personal aide fired, escorted out without coat

He indicated to his colleagues it may have been about his background check. Though McEntee traveled alongside Trump, his profile was relatively low compared to other aides with similar tenure, like senior adviser Stephen Miller or the White House's director of social media Dan Scavino.

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  • United Nations officials point finger at Myanmar for 'crimes under global law'
United Nations officials point finger at Myanmar for 'crimes under global law'

Investigators from the United Nations are now looking into a potential - the investigators recently said they are " becoming more convinced " that a genocide occurred - genocide in Myanmar that happened between October 2016 and August 2017.

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  • Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as state secretary
Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as state secretary

This morning's tweet from Donald Trump confirming the sacking caught many people by surprise. Rex Tillerson , who as a long-time corporate executive was an unconventional pick for secretary of state, seemed like he was on thin ice from very early on in his administration tenure.

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  • Supreme Court extends Aadhaar linking deadline
Supreme Court extends Aadhaar linking deadline

The constitution bench is hearing a batch of petitions which have challenged the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and its enabling Act. Well, this isn't the first time that the deadline to link Aadhaar with mobile numbers has been extended.

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  • SBI reduces charges for non-maintenance of average minimum balance
SBI reduces charges for non-maintenance of average minimum balance

These new rates will be effective from April 1. The decision comes in view of the feedback from the various users. In October 2017, SBI had cut service charges for those people who do not maintain their monthly average balance; they reduced the charges by a huge 20-50%.

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  • Donald Trump sacks Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Donald Trump sacks Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Tillerson's ouster was reported minutes before Trump's tweet by the Washington Post , though tensions between the two have simmered almost since Tillerson took the job in 2017. The two have also differed in their attitudes toward Russian Federation; while Trump prefers to give Vladimir Putin the benefit of the doubt on nearly everything, Tille...

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  • CRPF men killed in blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh
CRPF men killed in blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

The names of the jawans killed: ASI RKS Tomar, Constable Ajay KR Yadav, Constable Manoranjan Lanka, Constable Jitendra Singh, Constable Shobhit Sharma, Constable Manoj Singh, Constable Dharmendra Singh, Constable Chandra HS, Head constable Lakshman.

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  • United Kingdom: 2 in hospital after suspicious package at MP office
United Kingdom: 2 in hospital after suspicious package at MP office

Police were called to the estate where MPs and their staff have their offices on Tuesday at 9.49am. The spokesman later said the suspicious substances was found not to be hazardous. Two were sent to Portcullis House and Norman Shaw Buildings on Monday, both of which were later deemed non-harmful. The spokesman said there were no reported i...

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