New Hamas program softens language, but some goals remain

Meshaal is expected to step down soon as leader of Hamas after serving what the group says is a maximum two terms for its leaders. Many Western countries classify Hamas as a terrorist group over its failure to renounce violence, recognize Israel's ... More..

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May Day marchers rage against Trump's immigration policies
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

May Day marchers rage against Trump's immigration policies

Schools are open and the district says it's working with principals and the company that provides substitute teachers to ensure there will be no disruptions in the classrooms. In the USA, the event became a ral...More..

North Korea 'disrespected' China with missile test
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

North Korea 'disrespected' China with missile test

While on the campaign trail in January a year ago, he said "gotta give him credit" for taking power at a young age - comments that proved controversial. I want to protect them. The deployment has triggered an...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart

At 7:20 p.m. local time , 52-year-old Jack Harold Jones was pronounced dead in the death chamber at the Cummins Unit state prison. His execution began at 7:06 p.m. In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to ...More..

California gunman to appear in court on murder count
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

California gunman to appear in court on murder count

Records show he was arrested at least twice as a teen for possessing a gun in school. On Tuesday morning, he logged onto the internet at a Starbucks coffee shop and learned that police had identified him as t...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

More than 21,000 adults and children filled the South Lawn for the Easter Egg Roll. The egg-rolling event, which dates to 1878, was smaller this year, down from 35,000 ticket holders last year. We are right o...More..

MHA less than half prepared for EC's security demand for Anantnag bypoll
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

MHA less than half prepared for EC's security demand for Anantnag bypoll

The Election Commission on Tuesday rescinded the by-election to the Anantnag parliamentary constituency in view of the prevailing law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the Union Home Ministry's inabi...More..

McDonald's unveils weird Frork utensil made of fries
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

McDonald's unveils weird Frork utensil made of fries

And in case some of those toppings fall out of your burger, you've got a "Frork" to sop it up. Props to CNBC for putting us onto The Frork, and McDonald's, if you're reading and want to send us a Frork, we'...More..

Gorsuch asks his first questions from Supreme Court bench
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Gorsuch asks his first questions from Supreme Court bench

Merit Systems Protection Board made history, as it was his first as an associate justice. The first of the three cases before the justices Monday involved an employment dispute. When the gavel sounded at 10 ...More..

Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

Other officials have told BBC that at least 136 people died but 124 coffins had been sent out to different parts of the country and 12 soldiers had not yet been identified, they said. There were no immediate ...More..

Marchers use Trump's 100th day to protest climate policies
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Marchers use Trump's 100th day to protest climate policies

The Tribune noted that Saturday's climate change march attendees were far more aggressive in their message opposing President Trump than those who attended rallies the weekend before. Both the march and r...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Uttar Pradesh STF busts petrol pump racket, arrests 23

If the dispensing machine is fitted with this chip, a customer will get only 940 ml petrol for the price of one litre. Amit Pathak, SSP, STF, said that the department was continuously receiving complaints from ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Journalists honor press freedom at a dinner without Trump

But as I promised you in the invitation, at a later date, I will get Mexico to pay for all your drinks. One example Woodward and Bernstein mentioned is when Former President Nixon resigned due to the Washing...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Only 25% Americans believe Donald Trump keeps his promises: Opinion poll

Residents like Robert Lee, the local gun-shop owner, want President Trump to focus on the economy and bringing those jobs back. Trying to unsuccessfully tackle repeal and replacement of Obamacare early on i...More..

Rodrigo Duterte, Marine Le Pen, Tribune Media: Your Monday Briefing
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Rodrigo Duterte, Marine Le Pen, Tribune Media: Your Monday Briefing

But he says the White House is confident about the direction of the bill. "He's been working on that with both his economic and policy team, but this week we're a little busy with the [spending bill] and he...More..

Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border

An unnamed YPG commander said on Friday that U.S. forces would begin monitoring the situation along the Syria-Turkey frontier following cross-border skirmishes between the Turkish military and Syrian Kurdish fo...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Trump 'ready to resolve North Korea issue one way or another'

Moon Seong Mook, a South Korean analyst and former military official, says that the North would gain valuable knowledge even from failed launches as it continues to improve its technologies for missiles. South ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Will 'House Of Cards' Season 5 Mention Donald Trump?

They're like little childre, Claire. Tell what to think and how to feel and what to want. And they're clawing for permanent power-in 2016, 2020, 2024, 2028, 2032 and so on. Frank Underwood's chokehold on fictio...More..

North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

Landers/U.S. Navy via AP). The U.S. bolstered its military presence around the peninsula as a warning against a North Korean provocation. China, which has grown increasingly frustrated with North Korea, its t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Private Ihlas news agency reports they were moved to Sanliurfa province from Kilis in the west with the completion of Turkey's cross-border operation in Syria and may be used against Syrian Kurdish militants or...More..