• OIC Should Declare Jerusalem As Capital City Of Palestine
OIC Should Declare Jerusalem As Capital City Of Palestine

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif are also accompanying the prime minister on the trip, said in a press release by the PM Office. The paper included the following as among the possible "initiatives": ending joint political military and economic projects with Israel; calling on all member states to cut t...

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  • White House to release results of Trump's next physical after slurred speech
White House to release results of Trump's next physical after slurred speech

The contentious decision has heightened tensions in the area, which is already fraught, and many took to Ivanka's post to express their concerns using a hashtag in Arabic that translates to "Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine" as well as "Free Palestine", and #SavePalestine.

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  • Women who accuse Trump of harassment 'should be heard,' envoy says
Women who accuse Trump of harassment 'should be heard,' envoy says

And I think any woman who has felt violated or felt mistreated in any way, they have every right to speak up", the top Indian American diplomat said". Al Franken, D-Minnesota, Rep. John Conyers , D-Michigan and Rep. Trent Franks , R-Arizona, announced they would step down from office following allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment.

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  • Moore's Campaign Strategist Says AL Senate Race Is 'Donald Trump On Trial'
Moore's Campaign Strategist Says AL Senate Race Is 'Donald Trump On Trial'

In addition to celebrating himself and how well his presidency is going, Trump predicted that he would be hard to defeat in the next election and ranted about the usual topics and suspects, from the Paris Accord and chain migration to people who won't say "merry Christmas" and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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  • Georgia's ex-President Saakashvili detained in Ukraine
Georgia's ex-President Saakashvili detained in Ukraine

He hasn't been formally charged , but prosecutors say he colluded with Ukrainian businessmen tied to Russian Federation to topple President Petro Poroshenko. Vowing to stay until Mr. Saakashvili was released, they lit fires in the street to keep warm, just as protesters did in the winter of 2013-14 during an ultimately successful campaign to oust ...

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  • United Nations official's visit to North Korea raises questions about sanctions
United Nations official's visit to North Korea raises questions about sanctions

A senior United Nations official has visited a children's food factory and a hospital in Pyongyang during his high-profile trip to the reclusive country, the North's state media reported Friday. But US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert expressed a somewhat different perspective during the daily press briefing on December 7. B-1Bs flyov...

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  • AG Schneiderman Statement On Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act
AG Schneiderman Statement On Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

Mikie Sherrill, the most successful fundraiser now facing Frelinghuysen, quickly issued a statement opposing his vote on the bill . Number two, her tweet ignores the fact that concealed carry permit holders are among the most law-abiding of law-abiding citizens.

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  • Trump aid Michael Flynn planned to 'rip up' Russian Federation sanctions, says whistleblower
Trump aid Michael Flynn planned to 'rip up' Russian Federation sanctions, says whistleblower

The witness provided the account to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (Md.), the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, who detailed the allegations in a letter Wednesday to the panel's chairman, Rep. According to the whistleblower, Copson said, "Mike has been putting everything in place for us". Minutes into Trump's i...

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  • Ex-Yemeni strongman Saleh killed by rebels
Ex-Yemeni strongman Saleh killed by rebels

It was not immediately clear if the fighting would resume again in the morning. Yemen expert Nadwa Dawsari, of non-profit Project on Middle East Democracy, said Saleh's killing could have grave consequnces for the country. He remained in the country, however, and continued to wield political power from behind the scenes. In 2014, his forces allie...

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  • Senators Seek Delay on Net Neutrality Vote
Senators Seek Delay on Net Neutrality Vote

The protests are being organized by Team Internet, a "grassroots network of almost half a million volunteer activists spearheaded by Demand Progress, Fight for the Future, and Free Press Action Fund, three of the groups behind the massive July 12 net neutrality day of action that drove millions of comments, emails, and phone calls to the FCC and Co...

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  • Brexit deal on Irish border '50/50' after 'some progress'
Brexit deal on Irish border '50/50' after 'some progress'

A meeting on this with all political party leaders is set for lunchtime today. Regulatory alignment could mean both Ireland and Northern Ireland following the same rules governing trade, to ensure that goods can continue to move freely across a "soft" border with no checks.

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  • FBI agent removed from Mueller investigation over anti-Trump messages
FBI agent removed from Mueller investigation over anti-Trump messages

Mr Trump wrote that after years under fired FBI director James Comey, "with the phony and dishonest Clinton investigation (and more)", the agency's reputation "is in Tatters - worst in History!" A lawyer for Strzok declined to comment. Strzok was re-assigned to the FBI's human resources department, a move many saw as a demotion. The inquiry int...

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  • Member of Trump team directed Russian Federation contacts, says Michael Flynn
Member of Trump team directed Russian Federation contacts, says Michael Flynn

We hope that the cooperation of General Flynn that Special Counsel has secured as a part of this plea agreement extends to Flynn's cooperation with our committee, as his testimony could greatly advance our efforts. To start with, and there are already reports to this effect, Flynn can say it was President-elect Trump and/or other Trump aides who di...

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  • Tillerson: China could do more to curb oil exports to N.Korea
Tillerson: China could do more to curb oil exports to N.Korea

Recent U.S. actions only served to "provoke" North Korea , Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claimed on Thursday. "The latest US actions look created to deliberately provoke Pyongyang into taking new extreme action", Lavrov told reporters in Belarus, according to a Russian Foreign Ministry transcript.

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  • Garcia Zarate found not guilty in Steinle murder case
Garcia Zarate found not guilty in Steinle murder case

Garcia Zarate has prior convictions for a drug charge and for re-entering the country after deportation. President Donald Trump said during the presidential campaign that Steinle's death was another reason the United States needed to build a wall on its southern border and tighten its immigration policies.

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  • White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state
White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state

Both CNN and Bloomberg subsequently reported that the White House is weighing replacing Tillerson with Pompeo. Some argued that things at the State Department can hardly get worse than they have been under Tillerson, whose 10-month reign has been marked by an exodus of top diplomats, deep dismay at planned 30 percent budget cuts, and confli...

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  • Magnitude 6.0 quake hits southeast Iran, US Geological Survey says
Magnitude 6.0 quake hits southeast Iran, US Geological Survey says

The quake previous registered as a magnitude 4.4. The quake was measured by the U.S. Geological Survey at a magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter scale. Initial reports stated the natural disaster was a 5.1 magnitude, but has since been downgraded to a 4.4.

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  • Uber Admits 2.7m UK Users Had Data Stolen In Hack
Uber Admits 2.7m UK Users Had Data Stolen In Hack

Uber failed to disclose a massive breach previous year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer says. The data breach resulted in almost 11,000 Washington Uber drivers having their data compromised. With the announcement, San Francisco-based Uber said it concealed the bre...

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  • By-election for Jayalalithaa's constituency-R K Nagar on 21 Dec
By-election for Jayalalithaa's constituency-R K Nagar on 21 Dec

Four more Assembly constituencies in three States - Uttar Pradesh (Sikandra constituency), Arunachal Pradesh (Pakke-Kasang and Likbali) and West Bengal (Sabang) would also be held on the same day. However, if there's one development that had worsened the crisis within the party it was the Election Commission of India's decision to freeze the AIADMK...

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  • Pak to face 'repercussions' for not re-arresting 'global terrorist' Saeed
Pak to face 'repercussions' for not re-arresting 'global terrorist' Saeed

The US and the United Nations classify Saeed's JuD as a terrorist group and it is alleged to be a front organization for LeT, whose attack on Mumbai led to the death of 166 Indians and foreigners. "I'm happy that no allegation against me was proved", Saeed told supporters after his release in the city of Lahore, according to a video released by th...

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  • Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'
Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

It is the second major emission from the Indonesian island volcano this week, and flights have been disrupted. This is the highest aviation warning when a volcanic eruption is underway with a significant amount of ash in the atmosphere. A spokesperson with the disaster agency told the Jakarta Globe the ash cloud is 13,000 feet above the ground ...

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  • Army jawan found dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian
Army jawan found dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

The deceased was reportedly working for the Army , the official said. The soldier who had been posted in Gurez sector of north Kashmir was identified as Irfan Dar. In September, militants killed 31-year-old BSF trooper Ramzan Parray outside his home in Bandipora. "It is very unfortunate that such acts of unending violence have been taking a he...

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  • Local farmers see Christmas trees selling fast on Black Friday
Local farmers see Christmas trees selling fast on Black Friday

Cynthia Mann a nursery specialist at Valley View Farms said, "One thing we always do here is when we sell you a fresh cut tree we always give you a nice new cut at the end of the tree that helps the tree absorb water". "It's phenomenal. I've never seen the growth and the good looking greenery as it is this year". That's the signature tree of Nort...

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  • Texas authorities catch suspect in fatal shooting of state trooper
Texas authorities catch suspect in fatal shooting of state trooper

The Navarro County Office of Emergency Management said Black was caught by collaborating with numerous agencies and no additional casualties were reported. Odin, who is a K-9 officer with the Waller County sheriff's office, found Dabrett Black after he fled on foot and hid in a field full of hay bales.

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  • Record-tying heat for Thanksgiving Day across Front Range
Record-tying heat for Thanksgiving Day across Front Range

Fresno reached 76 degrees in the 3 o'clock hour Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service . Wednesday's high peaked at 80 degrees, the highest ever recorded in the valley on November 22 and 17 degrees warmer than the normal temperature for this time of year, the weather service said.

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  • 'Congress-Hardik club' is one of 'mutual deception', says Arun Jaitley
'Congress-Hardik club' is one of 'mutual deception', says Arun Jaitley

His comments came amidst speculations that all was not well with him and the Congress party after the latter announced its first list of 77 candidates . "Only last week it was reaffirmed by Rajasthan High court that the 50% cap can not be breached". The "Vikas gando thayo chhe" campaign became a huge hit on social media and provided potent ammun...

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  • Lebanon's Hariri arrives in Beirut after resignation
Lebanon's Hariri arrives in Beirut after resignation

The highly unusual November 4 resignation raised suspicions Hariri may have been forced to step down by his Saudi patrons as part of Riyadh's escalation against Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah. His press office said he was traveling to Beirut. The Shiite militant group is a key member of Hariri's ruling coalition and Lebanon's single most d...

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  • Trump says Republican Roy Moore must be elected in Alabama
Trump says Republican Roy Moore must be elected in Alabama

He also railed against Democratic Senate nominee Doug Jones and predicted a Moore win in the December special election, followed by Moore helping to enact the agenda of President Donald Trump , who implicitly endorsed Moore at roughly the same time as the Moore event.

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  • Tsunami warning for Vanuatu, New Caledonia after massive 7.0 magnitude quake
Tsunami warning for Vanuatu, New Caledonia after massive 7.0 magnitude quake

The tremor hit at a depth 25 kilometres some 85 kilometres to the east of the lightly populated Loyalty Islands, initial data from the survey said. "We are a little bit scared, we have had an quake last night and today it was quite a big one", said Wayan Rigault, communications manager at Hotel Nengone Village on the island of Mare, told Reuters....

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  • Zarif: Saudi Destabilization Accusations against Iran
Zarif: Saudi Destabilization Accusations against Iran "Irony"

Foreign ministers of the Arab League convened an extraordinary meeting to discuss " Iran's interventions in the region" upon the request of Saudi Arabia in Cairo on Sunday. The Arab foreign ministers issued a statement at the end of its meeting on the sidelines of the Arab League's ad hoc meeting Sunday in which it condemned the Iranian regimes ...

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  • AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dead at 64
AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dead at 64

In another publication, Angus Young also wanted to express a tribute to this " perfectionist", " this unique man ". The brothers, who were born in Glasgow, Scotland (Malcolm on January 6, 1953), had emigrated to Australia in 1963 with their family when Malcolm was aged 10 and Angus was 8 years old.

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  • Clinton 'The Worst (and Biggest) Loser of All Time'
Clinton 'The Worst (and Biggest) Loser of All Time'

She just can't stop, which is so good for the Republican Party. President Donald Trump on Saturday dared his former Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton , to run against him again, a day after she questioned the legitimacy of last year's election and blamed her loss on Russian interference and voter suppression.

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  • Hillary slams Trump, Moore over sexual misconduct allegations
Hillary slams Trump, Moore over sexual misconduct allegations

Some responded to Trump's tweets by citing the allegations against the president. "The president believes that these allegations are troubling and should be taken seriously, and he thinks that the people of Alabama should make the decision on who their next senator should be", Sanders said on Thursday.

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  • Sheriff's Panties in a Twist Over Truck With Anti-Trump Message
Sheriff's Panties in a Twist Over Truck With Anti-Trump Message

Nehls said Wednesday that the message could cause offense and raised the possibility of a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge. A Texas sheriff wants to charge a local woman with disorderly conduct for putting a giant anti-Trump sticker on her truck - but prosecutors say he's spinning his wheels.

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  • Russia To Host Turkey, Iran In Sochi For Talks On Syria Conflict
Russia To Host Turkey, Iran In Sochi For Talks On Syria Conflict

It means that the JIM's mandate expires at midnight Thursday, rather than be extended for another year. Earlier, Russia repeatedly criticized the UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) that was conducting a probe into chemical attacks in Syria under the UNSC mandate.

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