• Trump signs online sex trafficking bill
Trump signs online sex trafficking bill

President Donald Trump has signed the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act ( FOSTA ), a bill that aims to fight sex trafficking by reducing legal protections for online platforms. "You are not alone", he added. "Thirty-plus websites and online platforms have either shut down or had major policy changes ", Wagner told CNN in...

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  • Trump says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria
Trump says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

US officials have consulted with global allies on a possible joint military response to Syria's alleged poison gas attack on a rebel-held town. Earlier, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov earlier said in televised remarks that "we don't participate in Twitter diplomacy", adding that "it's important not to make any step...

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  • Eqis Capital Management Inc. Reduces Stake in Amazon.com, Inc
Eqis Capital Management Inc. Reduces Stake in Amazon.com, Inc

Value investors may be searching for stocks with lower price to earnings ratios that possess higher dividend yields. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 38.2% on a year-over-year basis. The company had revenue of $60.45 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $59.85 billion. Amazon.com had a net margin of 1.71% and a...

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  • President Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'
President Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'

French President Emmanuel Macron said his nation, the US and Britain will decide how to respond. However Mrs May faces growing impatience from Washington , where President Donald Trump tweeted the missiles "will be coming". It added that recent statements from Washington "show (the Trump administration) lacks not only principles and values b...

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  • Southern states demand reframing of ToR of 15th Finance Commission
Southern states demand reframing of ToR of 15th Finance Commission

Leaders attending a conclave of finance ministers of Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry, argued that with the present guidelines in place, states with higher population would be entitled to a larger share of tax resources, while those that undertook measures for population control would incur losses.

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  • All eyes on Syria as USA weighs military strike: Here's the latest
All eyes on Syria as USA weighs military strike: Here's the latest

Regardless of that fact, on Sunday, when asked about the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, Trump blamed Russian Federation and Iran for supporting Assad's regime. This is in contrast to an incident one year ago in which USA intelligence agencies had video and other evidence of certain aspects of the actual attack, which involved the use of ...

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  • Trump Promises Decision on Military Action Against Syria in Next Two Days
Trump Promises Decision on Military Action Against Syria in Next Two Days

In a tweet responding to the threat, President Trump said: " Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria". And Alexander Zasypkin, Russia's ambassador to Lebanon, vowed that any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launch sites attacked.

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  • Gov. Brown Responds to Federal Request for National Guard Personnel
Gov. Brown Responds to Federal Request for National Guard Personnel

They would join 250 existing California National Guard troops, including 55 who are at the border. McGuire said the mission, formally called "Operation Guardian Shield", will extend through September 30, 2018. U.S. Border Patrol has assessed that 303,916 immigrant apprehensions took place along the Southwest border in 2017, the lowest it's bee...

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  • Mitzi Shore Dies: Stand-Up Comedy Matriarch Was 87
Mitzi Shore Dies: Stand-Up Comedy Matriarch Was 87

As the proprietor of the Sunset Strip's legendary Comedy Store, Shore launched a who's who list of comedy A-listers, including former "Late Night" host David Letterman , who once referred to her as a "den mother" to comedy's greats. " WTF " podcaster Marc Maron tweeted that Shore "made an indelible mark on comedy and my brain". She was a woman i...

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  • Willow Creek pastor resigns following misconduct allegations
Willow Creek pastor resigns following misconduct allegations

Willow Creek hired a Chicago law firm to investigate the accusations against Hybels and found him innocent of any wrong doing. Hybels was cleared of misconduct in what was seen by some senior figures as a flawed investigation by the church.

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  • Democrats say no threats to Pruitt, urge oversight hearing on EPA spending
Democrats say no threats to Pruitt, urge oversight hearing on EPA spending

Gowdy's new letter also asks for more information on the $50-per-night condo that Pruitt leased from an EPA lobbyist's wife, saying Gowdy has questions about "whether ethics officials who reviewed the lease had access to all relevant information, and whether all applicable ethics rules were considered when those officials concluded the lease ag...

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  • Dozens Dead After Suspected Chemical Attack In Eastern Ghouta, Syria
Dozens Dead After Suspected Chemical Attack In Eastern Ghouta, Syria

Chemical Attacks in Syria: Were Chemical Weapons Used in Syria Before? Though formally a search and rescue group, their media presence is nearly entirely focused on advancing narratives favorable to Western government intervention in Syria, and claiming war crimes for which little to no proof exists.

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  • Japan, S.Korea agree to maintain pressure
Japan, S.Korea agree to maintain pressure

Kono arrived in South Korea late on Tuesday, on his first visit to the country since becoming foreign minister in August a year ago. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears to have skipped the meeting as his attendance was not mentioned in the report .

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  • Airlines warned of possible Syria strike
Airlines warned of possible Syria strike

Worldwide chemical watchdog groups are on their way into Syria , but Lyons warned that it could be hard to find remnants of the alleged attack. The statement comes one day after the USA and Syria's key ally Russian Federation blocked each other's proposals for an independent investigation during a heated UN Security Council meeting.

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  • UEFA charge City manager Guardiola with 'improper conduct'
UEFA charge City manager Guardiola with 'improper conduct'

There was some merit to his complaints. During his post-match interview, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was pleased with his team's performance in the end but not happy with their first-half showing. "This wonderful goal that we served them on a plate". But it is also in keeping with Guardiola's three years at Bayern Munich where an unprecede...

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  • Four civilians, Army trooper killed in Kulgam, militants escape
Four civilians, Army trooper killed in Kulgam, militants escape

Witnesses and sources said the forces fired teargas and pellets to disperse the protesters who were trying to disrupt the anti-militancy operation but they didn't relent following which the Army opened fire, "They shot directly at the protesters, resulting in injuries to many of them", witnesses said.

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  • 'GET READY RUSSIA': Trump WARNS PUTIN 'Smart Missiles' Heading Towards Syria
'GET READY RUSSIA': Trump WARNS PUTIN 'Smart Missiles' Heading Towards Syria

The S&P 500 lost 15.37 points, or 0.58 per cent, to 2,641.5. "The situation in the world is becoming all the more chaotic". The dollar-denominated RTS index was down more than 11 percent, and the rouble-based MOEX Russian index fell by more than 9 percent, their lowest levels since September and November respectively.

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  • Russia vetoes US bid to form new Syria chemical weapons inquiry
Russia vetoes US bid to form new Syria chemical weapons inquiry

He called that body "a puppet in the hands of anti-Damascus forces". Before the UN Security Council failed on Tuesday to pass three separate resolutions on an alleged chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta, Vassily Nebenzia, Russia's ambassador to the UN, approached his United States colleague, shook her hand and kissed her once on each cheek, during ...

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  • Russian Federation nixes US-draft Security Council Syria resolution
Russian Federation nixes US-draft Security Council Syria resolution

The Douma incident has thrust Syria's conflict back to the forefront of the worldwide stage, pitting Washington and Moscow against each other once again. Pan-European air traffic control agency Eurocontrol warned airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the possible launch of air strikes into Syria in next 72 hours.

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  • Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'
Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'

With renewed USA military action seemingly imminent - and as Trump threatened that the USA missiles would be "nice and new and 'smart!'" - both Washington and Moscow raised the rhetorical stakes. "By telegraphing our punch so early, you give the Syrians the opportunity to harden themselves as a target and you give them the opportunity to have m...

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  • Security Council fails to adopt resolutions on chemical weapons use in Syria
Security Council fails to adopt resolutions on chemical weapons use in Syria

The US President tweeted: "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria ". Russian Federation has vetoed a US-drafted United Nations resolution that would have condemned last weekend's suspected gas attack near Damascus and established a new body to determine responsibility for Syrian chemical weapons attacks.

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  • Trump Wants People To Work For Their Welfare Check
Trump Wants People To Work For Their Welfare Check

The agencies have 90 days to submit a list of recommended policy and regulatory changes. "As part of our pledge to increase opportunities for those in need, the federal government must first enforce work requirements that are required by law".

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  • Rory will find it tough to recover from Masters, says Duval
Rory will find it tough to recover from Masters, says Duval

He is a member of the green jacket club forever. But once again McIlroy's putter cooled off and he fell flat when it mattered most. The hiatus left him feeling nostalgic during his walk to the 18th green. Unlike that showdown, where Reed was backed by a huge crowd chanting "USA, USA", McIlroy was the favorite among the final day crowd. Reed r...

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  • Israel strikes several Hamas targets in Gaza
Israel strikes several Hamas targets in Gaza

In response, the IDF said it had struck several targets belonging to Hamas' armed wing. According to the spokesman, around 3,080 people have been injured by Israeli gunfire since March 30 in Palestinian rallies demanding the right of return to refugees to their towns and villages in historical Palestine, from which they were driven in 1948 to mak...

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  • Airlines warned to avoid Mediterranean due to possible missile launches into Syria
Airlines warned to avoid Mediterranean due to possible missile launches into Syria

The tweet drew a quick response from Russia's Foreign Ministry. Russia's ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, told Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV station that any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down. State news agency RIA Novosti on Wednesday quoted Andrei Krasov, deputy chairman of the State Duma's defence committee, as saying that Russi...

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