Islamic State kills senior Afghan Taliban official in Pakistan: militants

Notorious Afghan warlord and ex-prime minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar returned to public life on Saturday after more than 20 years in exile, calling on the Taliban to lay down their weapons and join a "caravan of peace". President Ghani's National Unity... More..

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Housing, economy, leadership feature in final BC election debate

Clark, who made the comments at a sawmill during a campaign stop before the May 9 provincial election, has said Obama wasn't interested in getting an agreement and that Canada opted to negotiate when President ...More..

Iran summons Pakistani envoy over attack on borders guards
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Iran summons Pakistani envoy over attack on borders guards

The militant group is fighting against what they say is discrimination against Sunni Muslims and ethnic Baluch in the province. Iran's president followed up with a letter to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sha...More..

National monuments a 'massive federal land grab'
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

National monuments a 'massive federal land grab'

They said the designation will stymie growth by closing the area to commercial and energy development. This includes a review of Utah's Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments . "I have a r...More..

Community leaders observe Workers Memorial Day
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Community leaders observe Workers Memorial Day

Sagar's brother-in-law was killed working construction in 2011. Studies indicate that two out of three workplace injuries go unreported, and fatality figures exclude virtually all deaths from occupational illne...More..

Amtrak Accelerating Penn Station Work, Rail Delays Expected
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Amtrak Accelerating Penn Station Work, Rail Delays Expected

Sarlo also said the fix work that will now be done at Penn Station is important for the region's economy given the number of New Jersey residents who have jobs across the river in NY. The project follows a stri...More..

Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

The goal is to determine whether America is being treated fairly by its trading partners and the 164-nation World Trade Organization. Trump had said on Thursday that he had been prepared to terminate the Nort...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Map: Where To Drop Off Your Unused, Expired Prescription Meds

They get it to us and then the DEA picks them up to be destroyed". For more information about the disposal of prescription drugs or about the April 29 Take Back Day event, go to the DEA Office of Diversion ...More..

US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

Chinese Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said Thursday that China resolutely opposes the deployment of the THAAD anti-missile defence system, pledging to continue real combat-oriented military training ...More..

India files appeal with Pakistan in Kulbhushan Jadhav case
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

India files appeal with Pakistan in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Resonating similar views, Minister of State (MoS) for Home Hansraj Ahir said that it's New Delhi's right to the health status of Kulbhushan Jadhav. India has asked for a certificate from Pakistan with updat...More..

Missouri governor to pay fee for using nonprofit donor list
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Missouri governor to pay fee for using nonprofit donor list

If they pay 10 percent within 45 days of the order issued and don't face further violations over the course of the next two years, the remainder of the fee will be dropped. The Mission Continues is a 501 (c)(3)...More..

Dhingra Commission political vendetta: Congress
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Dhingra Commission political vendetta: Congress

Last evening, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said in a statement that she had "no relationship whatsoever" with the finances of Robert Vadra or his company Skylight Hospitality. "They will be entirely false, utterly bas...More..

Woman is shot as United Kingdom police foil active terrorism plot in London
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Woman is shot as United Kingdom police foil active terrorism plot in London

Ruth Haile, who lives in the road, said she heard shots and saw an injured woman being treated. She remains in hospital. The allegedly knife-carrying man arrested on terrorism charges outside the Houses of ...More..

Palestinian activist pleads guilty to US immigration crime
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Palestinian activist pleads guilty to US immigration crime

In her citizenship application and a subsequent interview with an immigration officer, Odeh repeatedly stated she had no criminal history and attested she had never been a member of a terrorist organization. Im...More..

Trump has a button on his desk for ordering Coca-Cola
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Trump has a button on his desk for ordering Coca-Cola

The Associated Press reveled over its discovery Sunday that President Donald Trump had a shiny red button on his oval office desk Sunday, which apparently summons his butler to bring him a nice cold Coke. This...More..

Celebrate National Pretzel Day with freebies and deals
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Celebrate National Pretzel Day with freebies and deals

In order to take advantage of the offer, customers must download the "My Pretzels Perks" app - available for free in Apple's App Store and Android's Google Play Store - before 11:59 p.m. Ben's Soft Pretzels -...More..

US Senate Confirms Trump Nominee Rod Rosenstein for Deputy Attorney General
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

US Senate Confirms Trump Nominee Rod Rosenstein for Deputy Attorney General

Blumenthal said Flynn's "potential criminal liability" and other allegations involving those with ties to President Donald Trump "can be done reliably and partially and credibly only by a special prosecutor". I...More..

27 stress they are united heading into Brexit talks
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

27 stress they are united heading into Brexit talks

He said that all governments agreed on the "core principles" of the EU's position: "the integrity of single market, the balance of rights and obligation, no sectorial negotiation, a single package and single ch...More..

Chaffetz defends White House for not providing information about Flynn payments
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Chaffetz defends White House for not providing information about Flynn payments

I believe these documents should be declassified to the fullest extent possible, without compromising sources and methods", he said, thanking Chaffetz for joining committee Dems' request to see the documents. T...More..

President Le Pen? Just '10 little points'
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

President Le Pen? Just '10 little points'

She had previously said she is not a candidate of her party and the policy platform she stood was hers and not reflective of the Front National. Le Pen's father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, founded the National Fron...More..