Iran's Rouhani calls Assad to stress backing for Syrian state

He also said the top USA priority in the region hadn't changed and remained the defeat of Islamic State militants. But a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that the strikes dealt "a significant blow" to relations between Moscow and... More..

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Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers

Reproductive rights advocates have feared that the aftermath of the 2016 election cycle could mean more stringent anti-abortion laws and funding cuts. The repeal could affect millions of women's access to preve...More..

Cops ID Victims of Central Islip Quadruple Gang Murder
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Cops ID Victims of Central Islip Quadruple Gang Murder

The bodies were found just a few miles from where police say MS-13 gang members killed numerous people, including Brentwood High School students Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cuevas a year ago. His relatives told poli...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

San Antonio Stars mulling trade with first pick in draft

Kelsey Plum, the University of Washington senior who broke the NCAA record for points in a season, was selected first in the WNBA draft on Thursday night by San Antonio. The reigning WNBA Champions are the Los ...More..

Hundreds protest at Russian Embassy over 'gay concentration camps' in Chechnya
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Hundreds protest at Russian Embassy over 'gay concentration camps' in Chechnya

Since the story broke, several Russian and worldwide media outlets published testimonies of queer Chechen men who managed to flee the republic. "These reports coming out of Chechnya regarding the targeted arr...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship

He told the New York Post that he had issued an ultimatum: "Steve is a good guy, but I told them to straighten it out or I will". President Donald Trump has declared: "I am my own strategist". The White Hou...More..

First night of playoffs teaches lesson to young Maple Leafs
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

First night of playoffs teaches lesson to young Maple Leafs

The Capitals are the third team to win the award three times (Rangers and Red Wings) and, along with the Canucks, are one of two teams to win it multiple times without winning a Stanley Cup. Marner is the fir...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

US sends about 40 troops to train Somalia's army

The troops arrived in their dozens in Somalia's capital city on April 2 from the 101st Airborne Division in Ft. It's a busy month for USA military forces, with dynamic situations in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, ...More..

Stockholm Store Apologizes After Promotion Related to Terror Truck Attack
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Stockholm Store Apologizes After Promotion Related to Terror Truck Attack

The suspect, who has been detained on suspicion of terrorist offenses, was known known for having "been sympathetic to extremist organizations", Jonas Hysing of Sweden's national police said. One child was inju...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Police Officer Who Kicked A Handcuffed Man In The Head Faces Termination

Hollins was charged with obstruction of a law enforcement officer, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and driving on a suspended or revoked license. No working number could be found for McDonald, and...More..

Border turns quiet under Trump amid steep drop in arrests
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Border turns quiet under Trump amid steep drop in arrests

Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly and Texas Governor Greg Abbott tour the Texas-Mexico border. On Wednesday, the day after bidding closed, Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told t...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Russian investigators confirm identity of metro bomber

St Petersburg and the Russian capital, Moscow, have sizeable populations of Central Asian migrant workers who come to the country " s two largest cities for economic opportunities. Meanwhile, his parents - who...More..

Grammar Schools need more than virtue signalling
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Grammar Schools need more than virtue signalling

Plans for a parent-led special school to provide more than 50 places for young people in Hastings have been approved by the Department of Education. Families on modest incomes "should not have to grow sharp e...More..

Guardian: European Countries Warned US of Russian Interference
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Guardian: European Countries Warned US of Russian Interference

The information gathered by GCHQ - described by one source as the "principal whistleblower" - was said to have been picked up as part of the routine surveillance of Russian intelligence assets. The Guardian ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

United Kingdom says Sarin-like gas used in Syria chemical attack

Syria "continues to possess and use chemical weapons". The embattled leader, whose country has been ravaged by six years of war, said his firepower had not been affected by the attack ordered by US President ...More..

Triple Talaq will end in 18 months: Muslim Personal Law Board
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Triple Talaq will end in 18 months: Muslim Personal Law Board

Married for more than five years, the woman had been living with her mother for the last one year as her husband refused to let her enter the home. Referring to the reforms by several Islamic countries includ...More..

Hillary Was 'Guilty of Every Charge'
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Hillary Was 'Guilty of Every Charge'

But, you know, we have to just - look, I have so many people that want to come into this administration. "It's going to be interesting". It was a part of a lengthy exchange that began when Bartiromo asked Tru...More..

Cocaine Cowboy arrested in Orlando after 26 years on the run
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Cocaine Cowboy arrested in Orlando after 26 years on the run

Falcon had been living in the area and was arrested after being tracked by authorities through a rental address. That led the marshals to trace him to his South Florida history. Both Willie Falcon and Sal Maglu...More..

IS now controls less than seven percent of Iraq: army
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

IS now controls less than seven percent of Iraq: army

In January the coalition was able to secure the east side of the city, which is divided by the Tigris River, and has been battling on the west side of Mosul since mid-February. He said the extremist group is st...More..

Australian rapper eats hundreds of dollars of seafood before jumping overboard
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Australian rapper eats hundreds of dollars of seafood before jumping overboard

Rapper Terry Peck , who goes by the moniker 2pec, had racked up the hefty bill at the Omeros Bros Seafood Restaurant along Australia's eastern Gold Coast. Omeros Bros dispute his claim that there was anything ...More..