Global News

Russia, US agree to air safety measures for Syria

Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin attends a briefing in the Defense Ministry in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 5, 2017. Fighting reportedly eased on Saturday as the zones came into effect - altho...

by · Global News
Local church weighs pros and cons of religious freedom order

Local church weighs pros and cons of religious freedom order

It's created to further weaken enforcement of an IRS rule barring churches and non-profits from endorsing political candidates. Metcalf-Armstrong said although the order stops short allowing groups ...

by · Global News

General Election polls: Conservatives heading for landslide victory

The Tories won hundreds of local council seats and a projected national vote share of 38 percent to Labour's 27 percent in last week's elections, according to the BBC. The Conservatives have comfor...

by · Global News

Afghanistan rejects Pak claims of killing 50 Afghan soldiers

The Pakistani and Afghan armies have been clashing at the border crossing in southwestern Baluchistan province since Friday. "We are not happy over their losses since they are our Muslim brothers", ...

by · Global News

Donald Trump says Australia has a better healthcare system than the US

President Donald Trump meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Hudson River in New York, Thursday, May 4, 2017 ....

by · Global News
A New North Korean Missile Test Ends in Failure

A New North Korean Missile Test Ends in Failure

Runner-up Ahn Cheol-soo of the center-left People's Party said such provocations threaten peace on the Korean Peninsula and in the world and can not be tolerated. In January, he claimed that Pyongyang...

by · Global News

ESCALATION IN SYRIA: Erdogan I - The Phantom Menace of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

America has seen the writing on the wall and deployed troops to Syria's northeast border with Turkey in an attempt to prevent an escalation of fighting between the Turkish forces and Kurdish militia u...

by · Global News

Hamas New Leader Ismail Haniyeh, A Man Of Colourful Background

The supplementary charter unveiled by Hamas last week says a Palestinian state based on pre-1967 lines with Jerusalem as its capital is a "formula for a national consensus", but "rejects any alterna...

by · Global News

'Huge' explosion at Damascus airport

The Damascus hub is reportedly used by Hezbollah to transfer weapons between Iran and Syrian government-backed fighters on some of Syria's toughest front lines. Earlier in the day, Syrian SANA news ...

by · Global News

RCEP to boost global economic growth: ASEAN leaders

According to AP, an early draft of the current summit's communiqué did not mention the ruling, but it mentioned a phrase - "full respect for legal and diplomatic processes". Duterte, who made his debu...

by · Global News
Trump relaxes U.S. salt reduction targets for school meals

Trump relaxes U.S. salt reduction targets for school meals

Mr. "If kids aren't eating the food, and it's ending up in the trash, they aren't getting any nutrition - thus undermining the intent of the program", he added. "If we don't move forward with the s...

by · Global News
Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction Has Been Thrown Out Because He Killed Himself

Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction Has Been Thrown Out Because He Killed Himself

MA courts have generally recognized a legal rule called " abatement ab initio ", or abatement, in which convictions are thrown out if a defendant dies before his or her appeal is heard. "In our book, ...

by · Global News

Two US troops die battling Islamic State in Afghanistan

NPR's Tom Bowman reports the fighting came in the same area where U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Mark De Alencar was killed fighting the Islamic State with Afghan commandos on April 8. A USA official told C...

by · Global News
Cinco De Mayo Memes: Funny Photos, Best Jokes & Images

Cinco De Mayo Memes: Funny Photos, Best Jokes & Images

That holiday is celebrated on September 16th. "We are, as the saying goes, with a few exceptions, a nation of immigrants, and that's as true today as it was at the hour of America's birth". "This one ...

by · Global News

Federal Bureau of Investigation requests records of former Trump adviser's associates

Flynn later joined the Trump campaign but was sacked as the White House national security adviser by President Donald Trump in February after he failed to tell the truth about his contacts with the ...

by · Global News

Special prosecutor needed to investigate Russian influence on election

But you can count on questions about the Trump team's contacts with Russian Federation continuing to swirl on multiple fronts - as well as partisan wrangling over who should investigate what. Co-hos...

by · Global News

Jakarta governor given 2-year prison sentence for blasphemy

Jakarta Gov. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama says he will appeal a guilty verdict and two-year prison sentence for blasphemy. Nearly five months after the case began, a five-judge bench found the 50-...

by · Global News

Philippines Offer Sulu Sea for China's Military Exercise

The 30th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was held in Manila , the Philippines on Saturday with the attendance of leaders of 10 ASEAN member nations. The post China wel...

by · Global News

Deja vu as softer South Korean leader could alienate ally US

While the USA claims the system - Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD - is necessary to protect Seoul from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Beijing views the deployment as...

by · Global News

Vladimir Putin Responds to James Comey Firing in Full Hockey Gear

President Trump reportedly acted on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in his decision to fire Comey. "Nobody wants this to be finished a...

by · Global News

Royals release photo of Princess Charlotte before her 2nd birthday

According to the BBC , the photo was taken by Princess Charlotte's own mother, Middleton herself. A statement from Kensington Palace read: 'The Duke and Duchess are very happy to be able to share...

by · Global News

North Korea's detention of USA citizen 'concerning': White House

After arresting two American university instructors and laying out what it says was an elaborate, CIA-backed plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un, North Korea is claiming to be the victim of state-sponso...

by · Global News

Syrian Kurdish official praises US decision to provide arms

Erdogan says the "fight against terrorism should not be lead with another terror organization" and that "we want to know that our allies will side with us and not with terror organizations". The YPG m...

by · Global News

After challenging Kejriwal, Kapil Mishra now threatens with 'hunger strike'

In the melee, the attacker, wearing a green T-shirt, identified himself as Ankit Bhardwaj, an AAP member. Talking to India TV, Mishra said, "He reached my throat but my supporters caught him". AAP, ...

by · Global News

Highlights of the latest hearing on Russian election meddling

An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between one of its key advisers and Russian Federation is set to speak publicly for the first time about the concerns s...

by · Global News
Syrian 'de-escalation' zones must not mean forcible return of refugees

Syrian 'de-escalation' zones must not mean forcible return of refugees

The first includes Idlib in the northwest, which is controlled by a coalition of Islamists groups, including a former Al Qaeda affiliate, along with neighbouring Latakia, Hama and Aleppo, each of whic...

by · Global News
Video shows black bear playing in California pool, confronting dog

Video shows black bear playing in California pool, confronting dog

It's backyard recreation season all across the country, and here in bear country, it's not unusual to see a black bear or two wander into our neighborhoods. "It's very frightening of course. I certain...

by · Global News

McMaster: N. Korea a 'grave threat' to US, China

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of de...

by · Global News
How Sally Yates' history and career prepared her to perform under pressure

How Sally Yates' history and career prepared her to perform under pressure

YATES: "And the Russians also knew that General Flynn had misled the vice president and others, because in the media accounts, it was clear from the vice president and others that they were repeating ...

by · Global News

Law enforcement tribute in Lexington

Bike riders from Law Enforcement United stopped in Lexington Wednesday. The service will honor Capt. Robert C. Cowdin, Ottawa Police Department, and Deputy Samuel A. The tribute to officers killed...

by · Global News

Trump's fury over Russian Federation investigations spurred him to fire Comey, report says

Comey confirms that the FBI is investigating alleged ties between Trump's election campaign team and the Russian government. "He repeatedly asked aides why the Russian Federation investigation wouldn'...

by · Global News

Lavrov acknowledges Comey fracas by quipping 'Was he fired?'

Vershbow said frequent dialogue between Tillerson and Lavrov on these complex issues is crucial. "You are kidding. You are kidding", replied Lavrov. While the Trump administration blamed Comey for m...

by · Global News
Yates testifies she warned about Flynn

Yates testifies she warned about Flynn

At issue is whether Flynn improperly indicated to Kislyak the Trump administration would ease or reverse economic sanctions former President Barack Obama had imposed on Moscow in retaliation for Russi...

by · Global News

Trump Firing of Comey Troubles Former Justice Dept

The White House said Wednesday the firing came in the wake of President Trump losing confidence in Comey during recent months. The President says his decision was motivated strictly by Comey's misha...

by · Global News
White House delays decision on Paris climate deal

White House delays decision on Paris climate deal

But it was postponed . Donald Trump has yet to make a decision on whether to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change as global talks continue in Bonn, Germany. That team is composed of ...

by · Global News