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Arab MPs ejected after protesting Pence Knesset speech

Arab MPs ejected after protesting Pence Knesset speech

Embassy would be moved to Jerusalem. Palestinian members of the Israeli parliament have been forcibly removed from the chamber after staging a protest at the start of US Vice President Mike P...

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India eyeing at boosting economic engagement with global community at WEF Davos

India eyeing at boosting economic engagement with global community at WEF Davos

Trump is said to have been inspired by Modi's praise, while also imitating him. The two leaders met previously in November 2017 during the East Asia Summit in Manila, Philippines; in July 2017 dur...

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Senators who didn't recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack

Senators who didn't recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack

Trump said he is "ready and willing to make a deal" on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, but he doesn't believe Democrats want to reach an agreement. DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen...

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Six killed in crack down on banned protest against Congo's President Kabila

Six killed in crack down on banned protest against Congo's President Kabila

The Roman Catholic Church has since emerged as a harness for opposition to Kabila's efforts to stay in power with no mandate, while his political opposition remains feeble and fragmented. Eight people...

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Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from North Korea

Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from North Korea

But a drill simulating a North Korean missile attack on Tokyo is still a novel idea, although similar drills were held in other parts of Japan past year. Despite an appearance of thawing tensions on ...

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Supporters highlight Arizona school choice at State Capitol

Supporters highlight Arizona school choice at State Capitol

PA Cyber is one of those online charter schools and being the Enrollment Coordinator, Sharon Hunt enrolled both her children in the school. In her remarks at the rally last week, Education Secretary...

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Cardinal O'Malley corrects the Pope on his comments in Chile

Cardinal O'Malley corrects the Pope on his comments in Chile

But he asked journalists to tell the priest who had worked with them in Chile "that the pope questioned them well, they told me they had done the course, and they were aware that they were in an i...

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Turkey attacks Kurds in Syria

Turkey attacks Kurds in Syria

He did not give details. Turkey says it is invoking self-defense under global law, assuring Syria that the offensive was exclusively targeting "terrorists" and that its forces would withdraw after...

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The DMZ Winter Olympics

The DMZ Winter Olympics

Details were decided at a meeting in Lausanne , Switzerland, which was hosted by the IOC and included representatives of both countries' Olympic committees, their IOC members, government officials an...

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Mild weather ends with rain, thunderstorms on Tuesday

Mild weather ends with rain, thunderstorms on Tuesday

Most showers should be over by the Monday morning drive to work/school. Some of Sunday's strongest storms could produce isolated, small hail and wind gusts up to 65 miles per hour. Gusts up to 3...

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Thousands protest on National Mall for second annual Women's March

Thousands protest on National Mall for second annual Women's March

Chloe Chiles-Troutman is just 13, but she arrived with some experience from last year's march: "I'm not sure if more people came - I think they did - but to be with a bunch of people who agree wit...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham blasts White House aides for torpedoing shutdown deal

Sen. Lindsey Graham blasts White House aides for torpedoing shutdown deal

Speaking with reporters, Graham singled out White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller as an "outlier", and said despite President Donald Trump's willingness to forge a deal, his aides hav...

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Oklahoma Hires Son Of College Football Coaching Legend

Oklahoma Hires Son Of College Football Coaching Legend

According to a report by ESPN's Chris Low , Georgia special teams coordinator and TEs coach Shane Beamer , the son of former Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer , is leaving for a promotion a...

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Man charged in Holly Bobo's death pleads guilty to facilitation of murder

Man charged in Holly Bobo's death pleads guilty to facilitation of murder

Holly Bobo was last seen in April 2011 walking into the woods behind her Pasons, Tennessee home with a man dressed in camouflage. In 2017, the first defendant, Zachary Adams was found guilty of t...

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Mick Mulvaney finds himself in middle of another shutdown

Mick Mulvaney finds himself in middle of another shutdown

While a high percentage federal employees are subject to a mandated furlough as Washington faces day two of a government shutdown , members of the US military are operating as business as usual, but ...

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North Korean athletes set to compete in 5 sports at PyeongChang 2018

North Korean athletes set to compete in 5 sports at PyeongChang 2018

North Korea earlier suspended a planned visit to the South by its delegation , tasked with preparing cultural performances for the Games next month, without giving a reason. "The Moon Jae-in adminis...

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Facebook Cannot 'Guarantee' That Social Media Is Good For Democracy

Facebook Cannot 'Guarantee' That Social Media Is Good For Democracy

On Monday, Facebook executives and outside experts publicly released their thoughts on the effect social media - specifically Zuckerberg's controversial platform - has on democracy. "The good news i...

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Pence dismisses 'baseless' allegation that Trump had affair with porn star

Pence dismisses 'baseless' allegation that Trump had affair with porn star

Common Cause filed a complaint Monday with the Federal Election Commission claiming that the alleged payment to Daniels violated campaign reporting requirements, report the Hill and TPM . "Pres...

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Nadal, Dimitrov, Wozniacki hold strong on day seven of the Australian Open

Nadal, Dimitrov, Wozniacki hold strong on day seven of the Australian Open

Kyle Edmund reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal by defeating Andreas Seppi 6-7 (4), 7-5, 6-2, 6-3. All this put the Australian 22-year-old off his game and he found himself two sets down ag...

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President Trump to open office protecting

President Trump to open office protecting "PRO LIFE" conscience doctors

Although the administration claims the new office is meant to protect religious beliefs, it will nearly surely function to license discrimination against women, LGBT people, and others. Office directo...

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Om Prakash Rawat appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner

Om Prakash Rawat appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner

He was an officer of the 1977 batch of the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) from Madhya Pradesh. His appointment will come into effect from the day he assumes office, a law ministry statement said...

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ICE Detains Michigan Doctor After 40 Years In US

ICE Detains Michigan Doctor After 40 Years In US

As Washington Post notes, "under previous administrations, immigration authorities have often let low-level offenders off the hook, prioritizing the deportations of violent criminals.But the Trump...

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Vermont governor signs bill to legalize marijuana

Vermont governor signs bill to legalize marijuana

Scott noted that "consumption of marijuana in public places is prohibited". Phil Scott (R) signed the state's recreational marijuana bill into law on Monday with " mixed emotions ". Scott says he ...

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You'll still get NOAA weather forecasts and warnings during the government shutdown

You'll still get NOAA weather forecasts and warnings during the government shutdown

Garrett Regional Medical Center urges community members to follow recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for flu prevention and treatment tips during this year's severe co...

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Jordan's king urges Pence to rebuild trust in Middle East

Jordan's king urges Pence to rebuild trust in Middle East

Trump's decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as the capital and move the embassy ramped up tensions in the region and was condemned by 128 counties - including Britain, France and Germany - ...

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Trust in U.S. institutions plunges in Trump's first year: Major survey

Trust in U.S. institutions plunges in Trump's first year: Major survey

Globally, almost seven in 10 respondents among the general population worry about fake news or false information being used as a weapon, and 59 percent say that it is getting harder to tell if a piece...

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Emergency official: 5 missing after Oklahoma rig explosion

Emergency official: 5 missing after Oklahoma rig explosion

There is developing news out of Oklahoma where five workers are missing after a gas explosion at a drilling site. "It's a pretty traumatic thing to go through". Fire crews were also searching woods fo...

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US Secretary of State Tillerson sweeps into Downing Road

US Secretary of State Tillerson sweeps into Downing Road

The cancellation of Trump's trip was a further blow to relations between Britain and the United States, for long the closest of allies. He concluded his column: 'President Trump has had highly suc...

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Trump Aides Kelly, Miller Draw Fire for Fanning Shutdown Fight

Trump Aides Kelly, Miller Draw Fire for Fanning Shutdown Fight

Over cheeseburgers with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Friday, the president reportedly signaled he was open to a deal with Democrats that would extend protections to Dreamers in exchange f...

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Pa. Supreme Court deems congressional lines unconstitutional

Pa. Supreme Court deems congressional lines unconstitutional

The decision in one of the country's most closely watched redistricting battles will provide a boost to Democrats seeking to retake the House of Representatives by giving the party an opportunity to...

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