• MPs heap scorn Trump visit, but United Kingdom says it will happen
MPs heap scorn Trump visit, but United Kingdom says it will happen

Now, almost two million British people want to give Trump a taste of his own vile medicine by denying him the right to enter the United Kingdom. His second argument, though, will resonate more here in the U.S.: The honor being granted to Trump, he says, isn't an honor for him per se but an honor for the American people, particularly the type of...

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  • British Isis fighter who blew himself up in Mosul 'was Guantanamo detainee'
British Isis fighter who blew himself up in Mosul 'was Guantanamo detainee'

In his 20s, he converted to Islam - an effort, his sister said, to find peace after a hard childhood - and began travelling widely in the Muslim world. "More often, the services are in the mental health space rather than law enforcement". "Still Think He Wasn't A Danger, Mr Blair?" "The fact is that this was always a very hard situation where a...

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  • Mexico Does
Mexico Does "Not Accept" US Immigration Proposal

The trip comes at what is seen as a low point in relations between the two countries, which have enjoyed peace along their 3,100 kilometer-long common border since the Mexican-American War of the late 1840's. "We will not accept that because we do not have to do it". The possible deportation of non-Mexicans to Mexico was not on the initial agenda...

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  • Iraqi forces gear up to storm Mosul airport
Iraqi forces gear up to storm Mosul airport

A top army commander announced that forces led by federal police units retook villages south of Mosul, including Athbah, leaving them within striking distance of the airport. "We launched our operation at 7am". Under US president Donald Trump's deadline, Mr Mattis has just a week to prepare a strategy to accelerate the fight and defeat Isis.

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  • Trump bashes news media, defends start of administration
Trump bashes news media, defends start of administration

Majority members of the House Ways and Means Committee blocked minority Democrats' attempts Tuesday to obtain Trump's tax returns in an effort to determine whether he has significant financial ties, including debts, in Russian Federation. Tuesday, the Washington Post reported that President Trump knew of Flynn's deception for at least 10 days bef...

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  • NASA Discovers 7 Earth-Like Planets Orbiting Star
NASA Discovers 7 Earth-Like Planets Orbiting Star

The planets in the system are far closer to the star than planets in our own solar system. The star and seven planets surround an ultra-cool dwarf star located in the Aquarius constellation , according to NASA . Researchers have focused on finding Earth-sized rocky planets with the right temperatures so that water, if any exists, would be liqui...

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  • Black History Museum Reaches 1, 000 000 Visitors Mark
Black History Museum Reaches 1, 000 000 Visitors Mark

The White House's Holocaust Remembrance Day statement had no explicit mention of the attempted extermination of Jews, and Trump recently told a Jewish reporter who asked about the attacks at a press conference to "sit down". Notably, Trump didn't invite any leaders from prominent African-American advocacy groups like the NAACP, the second time he...

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  • International Monetary Fund calls for 'more progress' on Greece bailout plan
International Monetary Fund calls for 'more progress' on Greece bailout plan

Mr Schäuble played down his words, claiming that, while Greece was "not yet over the hill", the country would not face any issues if it carried out the reforms set out by ministers. Schaeuble said he remained optimistic "because we have clear commitments which provide that if Greece fulfils its obligations" over economic reforms to cut spending and...

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  • Wayne Rooney not guaranteed to stay at Manchester United, says Jose Mourinho
Wayne Rooney not guaranteed to stay at Manchester United, says Jose Mourinho

I will never force a legend out. When asked if Rooney will remain with the club until the end of the season, Mourinho replied : "You have to ask him". Rooney was not among a 20-man travelling party that headed to France this afternoon for the second leg of United's last-32 tie. And star Romain Hamouma admits facing Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a ...

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  • US Secretary of Defense arrives in Iraq on unannounced visit
US Secretary of Defense arrives in Iraq on unannounced visit

Among other things , he said that the "U.S. doesn't gain anything" in helping Iraq recapture Mosul. "But okay. Maybe you'll have another chance", said Trump to Central Intelligence Agency staff in a January speech. Trump signed an executive order on January 28. giving top military officials 30 days to craft a new plan to take out ISIS for good. ...

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  • Remains of missing Victoria mum Karen Ristevski found in bush
Remains of missing Victoria mum Karen Ristevski found in bush

Police investigate the discovery of a body in Macedon Regional Park. Investigators said they received the results after forensic testing this afternoon. Local resident Ian Flannery told 9 News he "could not believe" the grisly find near a quiet cul-de-sac. Ristevski, 47, vanished almost eight months ago and her remains were found less than 30km...

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  • First ISIS rocket attack on Israel from N. Sinai
First ISIS rocket attack on Israel from N. Sinai

Photographs in the Israeli media showed homemade rockets constructed from metal piping. The report said the strike targeted a cell preparing to fire rockets at Israel. Bashat asserted that Israel will not be able to respond to the rockets fired from Sinai against its territories because of the peace treaty signed in 1979.

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  • Vandals Strike Jewish Cemetery Near St. Louis
Vandals Strike Jewish Cemetery Near St. Louis

Photographs taken at St Louis Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery show collapsed and broken headstones. The FBI and law enforcement are purportedly investigating. But, he added, "I don't have to have a personal connection to know that this is not who we are as Americans, and this certainly should not be where we're heading.

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  • Trump's views on Israel-Palestine 'misrepresented'
Trump's views on Israel-Palestine 'misrepresented'

Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will attend the Asean Foreign Ministers' Retreat in Boracay, Philippines. He said Israel was also pivoting to Asia in a "very clear and purposeful way", and Singapore was perfectly poised between China, which he will visit next month, and India.

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  • Here's How Trump's Immigration Orders Are Going To Be Enforced
Here's How Trump's Immigration Orders Are Going To Be Enforced

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memos , signed by Secretary John Kelly , lay out that any immigrant living in the United States illegally who has been charged or convicted of any crime - and even those suspected of a crime - will now be an enforcement priority.

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  • Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach: Red Crescent
Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach: Red Crescent

Libyan Red Crescent volunteers collected the bodies of the deceased with dignity, placing them in body bags for transfer to a local hospital, it said. Crossings on lightweight inflatable or flimsy wooden boats have continued through the winter months despite poor weather and unsafe seas with the Italian coastguard last month rescuing about 1,000 p...

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  • Famine declared in South Sudan, with 100000 people facing starvation
Famine declared in South Sudan, with 100000 people facing starvation

According to the United Nations, starvation is declared when at least 20 percent of households in an area face extreme food shortages, acute malnutrition rates exceed 30 percent, and two or more people per 10,000 are dying per day. The U.N. officials said that war had disrupted agriculture, the main occupation in many parts of the country, cripplin...

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  • Theresa May turns up in the Lords - but peers won't be 'threatened'
Theresa May turns up in the Lords - but peers won't be 'threatened'

Lords are set to begin debating the Brexit bill. MPs in the House of Commons have already given their go-ahead to the so-called Brexit Bill, which gives May the authority to invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to initiate Brexit negotiations.

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  • Christie: Flynn needs to clear up Russian Federation conversation details with Trump, Pence
Christie: Flynn needs to clear up Russian Federation conversation details with Trump, Pence

Flynn had promised Pence he had not discussed sanctions with the Russians, but transcripts of intercepted communications, described by U.S. officials, showed that the subject had come up in conversations between him and the Russian ambassador.

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  • Afghanistan lists 32 terrorist centers in Pakistan
Afghanistan lists 32 terrorist centers in Pakistan

Chairing a high level meeting on security at GHQ in Rawalpindi today, he said terrorists are our common enemy. Pakistani ambassador to Afghanistan, Abrar Hassan, told the Afghan Foreign Office that all of these attacks were traced back to terrorist elements based on Afghan soil.

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