Turkey claims to have killed YPG fighter in cross-border clashes

Turkey claims to have killed YPG fighter in cross-border clashes

Turkey's military forcers and allied rebels in Syria continued their offensive against the town of Tel Rifaat in northern Aleppo, targeting positions of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), local sources reported on Wednesday. Read More

Miley Cyrus Proudly Posts About

Miley Cyrus Proudly Posts About "Vogue" Paris' Transgendered Cover Model!

In her editorial, Ms Alt added that the Brazilian is the "absolute equal" of any other iconic women in fashion. The issue hits newsstands on February 23. As The Cut notes , the March cover isn't just a throwaway distinction - it's a move carefully created to offer maximum visibility in what is generally understood to be a fashion magazine's second biggest issue of the year (after the almighty, ad-laden September issue). Read More

Hitler imitator arrested in dictator's Austrian birthplace

Glorifying Hitler or the Nazis is a serious crime in Austria, which was annexed by Nazi Germany in 1938. He said the man had also been spotted in Vienna and Graz. The house itself is also the subject of a legal battle between the owner and the government. However, the retired women then filed a complaint with the Austrian Constitutional Court on January 31, disputing the lawfulness of the parliament's decision. Read More

Germany picks ex-foreign minister Steinmeier as president

The president of Germany holds very little executive power. Though the trained lawyer is usually measured in his speech, in the thick of last year's USA election campaign Mr Steinmeier labelled Donald Trump a "hate preacher". A few years ago, Steinmeier took a several-months absence from politics, to donate one of his kidneys to his wife Elke Buedenbender. In contrast to Gauck, Steinmeier is a career politician who served as chief of staff to former Chancellor Gerhard Schroder and later as ... Read More

Samsung chief interrogated again in Seoul

A prolonged investigation into the latest political scandal could potentially derail succession plans at Samsung. Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Electronics vice chairman and the son of the Samsung group chairman Lee Kun-hee, has been quizzed multiple times over his role in the scandal that has rocked the nation. Read More

Despite oil crash, Alberta helps power Canada's population past 35 million

That rate of increase beats out 26 of 35 major "census metropolitan areas (CMAs)", as Statistics Canada ranked Winnipeg as the ninth fastest growing city in Canada in Wednesday's initial release of new census information. 3,422), saw a 3.4 per cent growth rate. With a population of 194,882 in May 2016 -when the data was collected - Kelowna had grown 8.4 per cent from 2011. Read More

Spicer: Nordstrom Dropping Ivanka Trump's Line Is 'Direct Attack' On Prez

Yes, "President Trump retweeted Donald Trump" is a real yet unsurprising thing. Some users on Twitter criticized Trump for weighing in on a private business while serving as president, while others called for a boycott of Nordstrom . "We made this decision based on performance". "We've got thousands of brands- more than 2,000 offered on the site alone". U.S. president Donald Trump had vowed to separate himself from his family business to avoid any conflict of interest , but that promise ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau to Visit White House on Monday

Trudeau, however, recently signaled disagreement with Trump over his executive order temporarily barring refugees and people from seven majority-Muslim nations from entering the U.S. Canada's warning comes as the U.S. Congress begins debate on a once-in-a-generation reform of corporate taxes. Canada is the number two or three customer for all the other states, Greenwood said, which the Trump administration is quickly learning. Read More

Myanmar Buddhist monk arrested with 4 million yaba tablets in Maungdaw town

Police were tipped off that the Buddhist renunciant was in possession of the drugs and stopped him in the northern state of Rakhine in Myanmar. Two other monks were also arrested as part of the investigation, police said. What will happen to the monk is that he will have to give up his monkhood right away and face trial as an ordinary person, ' he said. Myanmar has emerged as a top producer of illegal drugs in recent years. Read More

Trump talks by phone with Erdogan for first time since taking office

Turkey is now conducting an operation in Syria dubbed Euphrates Shield. Top U.S. military commanders had pushed former President Barack Obama's administration for months to directly arm Kurdish fighters in northern Syria for a final assault on the city of Raqqa, the militants' de facto capital. Read More

Israeli leader presses United Kingdom to impose new sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump, with whom May's government wants close ties, is also a critic of the Iran deal. I think other nations should follow suit. "And I'd like to talk to you on how we can ensure that Iran's aggression does not go unanswered". Read More

Afghan civilian casualties rose 3 per cent in 2016

Afghan civilian casualties rose 3 per cent in 2016

The report also cited a 3% increase in total conflict-related civilian casualties compared to previous year - the highest number since the the United Nations started documenting the deaths and injuries in the conflict in 2009. Since 2009, when the United Nations started tracking the numbers of deceased and maimed, the Afghanistan conflict has resulted in the deaths of 24,841 and injuries of 45,347. Read More

Fox shares turn down 2.5% after mixed second quarter results

Fox shares turn down 2.5% after mixed second quarter results

Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Following Earnings result, share price were UP 7 times out of last 14 Qtrs. 08/04/2016 - Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Wedbush. They fell 1.1 percent to $31.06 at the close in NY and have gained 24 percent in the past year, in line with the S&P 500 Media Index. Read More

Myanmar must protect Rohingya

Myanmar must protect Rohingya

Myanmar's government and its de-factor leader Aung San Suu Kyi have previously dismissed claims of rights abuses and insisted that the security forces follow the rule of law. But the most gruesome accusations, including rape and other sexual violence, were made against the army, United Nations investigators said. Is there worldwide support for the Rohingya? "What is happening now is a slow genocide being carried out against the Rohingya Muslim minority by racist-motivated nationalism", ... Read More

Warning that strong winds may hit Herefordshire this Friday

A Met Office weather warning for strong winds on the Isle of Wight tomorrow (Friday) has been extended. Andy Page, Chief Meteorologist, said: "We have not named the low pressure system moving through the United Kingdom on Friday and Saturday as its impacts are within what we would expect to see for regular winter weather". Read More

Ford sets the 2017 F-150 Raptor loose in China

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor was engineered for the most extreme off-road situations, and is uniquely at home in rocky, rough, or otherwise desolate terrain. As with the regular F-150 the cab is made of aluminum-alloy to help keep the weight down. The Ford F-Series sold 820,799 trucks stateside in 2016, which marked 40 consecutive years of the automaker's line taking America's top spot for best selling vehicle. Read More

Iran mocks Trump in response to White House threat

Iran mocks Trump in response to White House threat

The new sanctions however would not violate the Iran nuclear deal signed in 2015, but instead be related to terrorism-related activities and ballistic missile-related activities that exist under separate existing US executive orders, according to sources. Read More

UK Government Rejects Anti-Trump Petition

A previous petition calling for a ban on Donald Trump from entering the United Kingdom attracted more than 500,000 signatures past year before the USA presidential election. "Donald Trump's well documented misogyny and vulgarity disqualifies him from being received by Her Majesty the Queen or the Prince of Wales". More than 100,000 signatures have been added to a rival petition urging that Trump's state visit be allowed to go ahead. Read More

European Union bristles at Romania's ordinance decriminizing abuse of power

Critics believe the law, which will decriminalise cases of official misconduct in public office in which the damages are valued at less than 200,000 leu (£37,000), will benefit members of the government - led by the Social Democratic party, which was elected in November - some of whom are now under investigation for fraud. Read More

Oregon Woman's Pet Python Gets Stuck in Her Pierced Earlobe

Unfortunately, the giant hole in Glawe's earlobe was not giant enough for the snake, who ended up getting stuck there. "I like froze instantly", said Glawe. "He acted like nothing even happened and was totally chill", she said. "Now, believe it or not I'm sitting here in the emergency room with Bart stuck in my fucking ear", Glawe wrote . Read More

Toronto filmmaker Rob Stewart disappears while on dive in Florida Keys

Coast Guard boat and helicopter crews joined the search, which continued at daybreak Wednesday. Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart, 37, has gone missing during a dive off the coast of Florida. The U.S. Navy, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Monroe County Sheriff's Office also sent boats to assist in the search. Stewart was born and raised in Toronto, and studied biology at Western University in London, Ont. Read More

Akhilesh and Rahul Join Hands to Defeat BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Akhilesh and Rahul Join Hands to Defeat BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Speaking at a rally in Etah , not too far from the Yadav bastion of Etawah-Mainpuri, Mr. Yadav said he was "sure" his father would campaign for the alliance. On the question of Priyanka Gandhi's role in forging the alliance, Rahul said he won't reveal "operational details" of the plan and left it to his sister to choose whether to campaign or not. Read More

Iran defies United Nations resolution, tests ballistic missile

Iran defies United Nations resolution, tests ballistic missile

The launch occurred at a well-known test site outside Semnan, about 140 miles east of Tehran. The Khorramshahr medium-range ballistic missile flew 600 miles before exploding, in a failed test of a reentry vehicle, officials said. In a call this weekend with King Salman of Saudi Arabia, Trump also agreed with him on the need for "rigorously enforcing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran and of addressing Iran's destabilizing regional activities". Read More

Trump And Mexican President Pledge To Settle Differences

Pena Nieto did not directly mention whether he would make the trip to Washington on January 31, but said he would await reports from the high-level team of Mexican officials now meeting with Trump administration officials in Washington . Read More

North Korea: Defector claims elite turning against Kim Jong

Thae said there is only one way to end the North Korean nuclear threat. A top-ranking defector from North Korea has said the rogue state's dictator, Kim Jong-un, is rapidly losing his grip on power and the regime's days look numbered. Read More

Trump ends tax dollars for NGOs that provide abortions

Trump ends tax dollars for NGOs that provide abortions

On Monday, Trump reinstated what's known as the Mexico City Policy , a rule that bans worldwide organizations from receiving USA funding if they provide, counsel, refer or lobby for abortion services. On the campaign trail, Trump expressed approval of taxpayer funding of the abortion giant so long as the money wasn't specifically used for the procedure. Read More

State Dept. Reviewing Obama's Final $221M Payment to Palestinians

State Dept. Reviewing Obama's Final $221M Payment to Palestinians

Representatives Ed Royce, R-Calif., who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Kay Granger, R-Texas, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, blocked the funding packages in 2015 and 2016 in response to the P.A.'s efforts to join global organizations. Read More

Israel approves delayed settlement homes following Trump inauguration

Nir Barkat said that from conversations he's had with those in the new USA administration, he knows "they are serious about their intentions". The Israeli settlement policy goes against global law and has been the subject of much criticism from other nations, including the United States under the Obama administration. Read More

Southern US Braces for More Tornadoes as Death Toll Reaches 15

Southern US Braces for More Tornadoes as Death Toll Reaches 15

A brutal weather system ripped through the South over the weekend, destroying homes and killing at least 18. At least 14 people were killed from tornado in Adel, Georgia on Sunday . Ms Ford said downed trees and powerlines made roads impassable, forcing them to walk the two miles to the mobile home park to check on her relatives. Read More

Trump US President reinstates Reagan's abortion 'Global Gag Rule'

Trump US President reinstates Reagan's abortion 'Global Gag Rule'

Trump also signed another executive order - this one putting a freeze in place for any hiring within the federal government. The rule, which affects American non-governmental organizations working overseas, is one that incoming presidents have used to signal their positions on abortion rights. Read More