• Nigel Farage knighthood row turns farcical as Douglas Carswell issues mocking riposte
Nigel Farage knighthood row turns farcical as Douglas Carswell issues mocking riposte

A lot of people have been saying it and saying it for a very long time. "UKIP MP or not, I'll stand against him in Clacton next election!" Ukip will kick its only MP out of the party following years of infighting, according to Nigel Farage .

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  • Russia, China Veto UN Sanctions Resolution on Syria
Russia, China Veto UN Sanctions Resolution on Syria

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley addresses the Security Council after Tuesday's vote. In her first major action as USA ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley sent a clear message that the US still intends to take on Russia over its support for Assad's regime, despite President Donald Trump's talk of working with Russian President Vladimir Putin...

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  • Lava Erupts From Mount Etna's Southeast Crater
Lava Erupts From Mount Etna's Southeast Crater

The airport at Catania, about 31 miles away, remained open, although authorities said they were tracking the ash cloud. The ongoing eruption with lava fountains and explosions from the volcano's south-eastern crater has so far posed no threat to humans.

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  • Hundreds protest West Bank settlers' evacuation
Hundreds protest West Bank settlers' evacuation

The forces were acting in accordance with a February 2015 High Court of Justice ruling that the buildings were built on land privately owned by Palestinians, although the alleged landowners have not proven their claim. Amona residents announced they would begin a hunger strike on Wednesday until the government kept its committment to build them a n...

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  • Police sniper accidentally shoots two at Hollande rally
Police sniper accidentally shoots two at Hollande rally

Local media reports a waiter and a train company employee were hit, one in the leg and the other in the ankle. Indications are that the gun's safety was unlocked, and it fired while the officer was changing his position. They were then taken to the nearby hospital of Girac. The injuries were treated on site, and Hollande reportedly met with bo...

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  • Abbas seeks United Nations support for two-state solution
Abbas seeks United Nations support for two-state solution

He called on the High Commissioner for Human Rights to compile a list of companies that support Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories. Neither Israel nor the Palestinians attended the conference. "The confiscation of Palestinian land by Israel will leave no room for our people to establish a state, and in fact...

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  • Bomb threats called in to Jewish centers in DC, nationwide
Bomb threats called in to Jewish centers in DC, nationwide

Shortly before noon Lt. Lige said the search has been completed and no explosives or suspicious packages were found. Students are being allowed back into the building. "Any anti-Semitic act or act of intimidation aimed at Jewish institutions and people in Pennsylvania is truly reprehensible and we must find those responsible and hold them account...

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  • Trump admits killing ObamaCare is harder than he thought
Trump admits killing ObamaCare is harder than he thought

Despite having the advantage of controlling almost every branch of government, the task of repealing Obamacare is proving itself increasingly hard, as Republicans are finding little to no consensus on the best way to go about a repeal effort.

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  • 'Biggest Loser' star Bob Harper suffers heart attack during workout
'Biggest Loser' star Bob Harper suffers heart attack during workout

According to TMZ , Harper was working out in a New York City gym two weeks ago when he collapsed. Bob also added the heart attack was due to genetics as his mom sadly passed away after suffering one. Harper has yet to address his health scare on social media, but alluded to the incident last week on Instagram. After spending seasons competing a...

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  • Indonesia police shoot dead suspected militant during attack
Indonesia police shoot dead suspected militant during attack

A man shot by police following a bomb explosion in West Java has died, with police saying he was an ex-prisoner who had links to Islamic State. No one apart from the suspected militant was injured in the attack, which triggered a massive police response and gunbattle.

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  • Homeland Security Puts Out Notice for Border Wall Design Pitches
Homeland Security Puts Out Notice for Border Wall Design Pitches

The wall will fulfill Trump's campaign promise/slogan to build a border wall with Mexico, which he purports would stem illegal immigration and support his drug enforcement policies. Mexican officials have rebuffed claims that their country would pay for any construction costs, and the White House has floated the idea of a 20 percent tax on imports ...

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  • Chinese state councilor to visit US
Chinese state councilor to visit US

Relations have been strained by Trump's criticism of China's handling of North Korea and its trade policies, as well as his questioning of Washington's longstanding "One China" policy. Trump has been a strong critic of Beijing , accusing China of unfair trade policies, criticizing its island building in the strategic South China Sea, and accusing ...

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  • Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza after rocket attack
Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza after rocket attack

The last aggression on Gaza in 2014 has resulted in the killing of over 2,000 Palestinians in the Gaza strip, at least 500 of them children, and the injuring of 11,000 others, and some 60 Israelis were killed. "Four Palestinians sustained moderate injuries in the attacks", ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said in a statement. The IDF Spokesman ...

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  • Judge approves out-of-town jurors for Cosby trial
Judge approves out-of-town jurors for Cosby trial

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele filed a motion opposing the change of venue but did not oppose a jury pool from outside the county. The judge said that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court would select the new county from which jurors would be picked, in keeping with state law. "Branded variously a monster, sociopath, and sexual preda...

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  • Four terrorists killed, 600 arrested in Pakistan in anti-terrorism operation: Army
Four terrorists killed, 600 arrested in Pakistan in anti-terrorism operation: Army

The Inter-Services Public Relations, media wing of the military, says the checkposts have been set up to improve monitoring of suspected terrorists. "Punjab Rangers conducted over 200 search operations in various areas of Punjab including Karor, Layyah and Rawalpindi", the ISPR states.

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  • Bodies Of Slain Azerbaijani Troops Retrieved 48 Hours After Nagorno-Karabakh Clashes
Bodies Of Slain Azerbaijani Troops Retrieved 48 Hours After Nagorno-Karabakh Clashes

Armenian army attempted to infiltrate through the Azerbaijani positions along the line of contact on the night from February 24 to February 25, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said, Trend reports. The Artsakh Defense Ministry declareed that according to an agreement reached between the parties with the mediation of the Special Representative of th...

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  • Justice Dept pulls out of Texas voter ID case
Justice Dept pulls out of Texas voter ID case

As partisan-fueled court battles over state voting laws are poised to shape the political landscape in 2016 and beyond, new Gallup research shows four in five Americans support both early voting and voter ID laws. The Huffington Post reported Wheeler personally offered advice to Texas lawmakers while Texas' law was being crafted. If the voting rig...

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  • GOP congressman Issa calls for special counsel on Trump and Russian Federation
GOP congressman Issa calls for special counsel on Trump and Russian Federation

Maher asked, referring to allegations that Trump's campaign communicated with Russian Federation. White House Principal Deputy Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders threatened that calls for an investigation into President Donald Trump's ties to Russian Federation will just be Democrats reliving their 2016 loss of the race for the presidency.

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  • Establishment Admits Le Pen Might Just Win Presidential Election
Establishment Admits Le Pen Might Just Win Presidential Election

Polls have always shown either Macron or the other likely second-round challenger François Fillon of the Republicans beating Le Pen in the run-off. With polls consistently placing Le Pen out in front for first round voting, the former Socialist Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned France's establishment of the "danger" of assuming she can not win, ...

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  • Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad on official visit
Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad on official visit

The meeting is the latest effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries. Baghdad's request came after Sabhan made comments on his Twitter account, in which he accused Iraq of being too close to Shiite Iran, in addition to his comments about a "terrorist plot" to assassinate him by powerful Shiite militia, led by Aws al-Khafaji.

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