• Anti-Trump truck window decal causes controversy for sheriff
Anti-Trump truck window decal causes controversy for sheriff

Nehls - a Republican who is considering a Congressional bid - wrote that he had "received numerous calls regarding the offensive display", and called on the trucks' owners to come forward. Fonseca, 46, said the truck is her husband's, but she often drives it. Fonseca told the newspaper she and her husband were just exercising their freedom of s...

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  • Aden airport receives first commercial flight after Yemen blockade
Aden airport receives first commercial flight after Yemen blockade

Hedile noted the first flight carrying 218 passengers took off today. The Saudi-led military coalition fighting Yemen's Houthi movement said last week it had closed all air, land and sea ports in Yemen to stem what it said was the flow of arms to the Houthis from Iran.

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  • Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on Syria action, blocking inquiry renewal
Russian Federation casts 10th United Nations veto on Syria action, blocking inquiry renewal

He slammed Washington's text as "totally unacceptable", arguing that it would extend the mandate "without changing any of the current activities of the mechanism which are in violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention". In its draft, Russian Federation insisted that the panel's findings on Khan Sheikhun be put aside to allow for another "full-sca...

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  • Menendez jury resumes talks as judge mulls new instructions
Menendez jury resumes talks as judge mulls new instructions

District Court Judge William Walls chose to interview the foreman and at least one other juror in chambers, in the presence of the lawyers on the case. The optics - even between friends - of a powerful US senator accepting gifts from a wealthy friend, who was also seeking assistance from federal agencies, was bad.

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  • Daddy Freeze reacts to Pope's donation of Lamborghini to Charity
Daddy Freeze reacts to Pope's donation of Lamborghini to Charity

The hot new wheels was blessed and signed by the pontiff outside Casa Santa Marta, the Vatican guesthouse where he lives. ( Vatican Radio ) Pope Francis on Thursday received in audience the Bishops of Uruguay who are in the Vatican for their ad limina visit.

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  • Singapore mass rapid transit trains collide, 23 injured
Singapore mass rapid transit trains collide, 23 injured

The removal of this feature resulted in the train giving off a "train profile on the new signalling system of a three-car train instead of a six-car train", Chua added. The report said NUH admitted one walk-in patient, while Ng Teng Fong General Hospital admitted five new walk-in cases, and one other patient was taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospit...

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  • China to send envoy to N. Korea, 1st official since late 2016
China to send envoy to N. Korea, 1st official since late 2016

On Wednesday, Trump told reporters that China had agreed with the US on that point during his 12-day trip through Asia that included a state visit to China, where he was hosted by President Xi Jinping. He reiterated that China was committed to resolving the Korean nuclear issue peacefully through consultation. Yuan Peng, vice-president of the Chi...

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  • Manipulating social media to undermine democracy
Manipulating social media to undermine democracy

Manipulation and disinformation tactics played an important role in elections in at least 17 other countries over the past year, damaging citizens' ability to choose their leaders based on factual news and authentic debate. Turkey, Venezuela, the Philippines, and more than two dozen other countries employed "opinion shapers" that spread government ...

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  • Trump Asks China's President To Help Resolve UCLA Shoplifting Case
Trump Asks China's President To Help Resolve UCLA Shoplifting Case

Earlier in the day, Trump had tweeted: "Do you think the three UCLA Basketball Players will say thank you President Trump?" Hill, too, apologized to his teammates and family. A shoplifting sentence in China can carry up to 10 years in prison. Trump said on board Air Force One on Tuesday about President Xi, "He was terrific, and they're workin...

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  • Escaped psych patient captured in Stockton
Escaped psych patient captured in Stockton

They say from there, he boarded a plane to San Jose and arrived around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Hawaii Department of Health Director Virginia Pressler says an internal investigation indicates employees inadvertently or intentionally neglected proper notification of supervisors and proper supervision of Saito.

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  • Magnitude 5.5 quake jolts South Korea
Magnitude 5.5 quake jolts South Korea

The quake shook South Korea's southeastern coast of Pohang. The quake was centered off the coast about 9.3 kilometers (5.8 miles) northwest of the port city of Pohang, according to the U.S. The residents of Pohang were told to evacuate and reports emerged about buildings shaking following the tremors. South Korean officials are assessing the si...

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  • Blues stunted my progress - Loftus-Cheek
Blues stunted my progress - Loftus-Cheek

The father of Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek criticises the way Jose Mourinho handled his son during his time at Stamford Bridge. It will come as a worry to Crystal Palace , with him being one of the talents charged with dragging the Eagles off the bottom of the Premier League .

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  • Third Woman Accuses Ed Westwick Of Sexual Assault After Girlfriend Defends Him
Third Woman Accuses Ed Westwick Of Sexual Assault After Girlfriend Defends Him

And now a third woman, Rachel Eck , has told BuzzFeed News that Westwick assaulted her in a hotel room in Los Angeles in February 2014, the same year Cohen and Wynn alleged he raped them. In addition, Westwick's first accuser named Kristina Cohen claimed that Harling brought her to the Westwick's house in 2014 where he allegedly raped her in t...

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  • Roy Moore trails in poll by Senate GOP campaign arm
Roy Moore trails in poll by Senate GOP campaign arm

Alabama Republicans expressed reluctance to block Moore and enrage his legions of loyal conservative supporters. "Roy, I believe, is going to stay in (the race) and he's denied it and that's the proper thing to do". The steering committee of the Alabama Republican Party is expected to meet to discuss how to respond to the scandal enveloping Republi...

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  • Saudis holding PM Hariri hostage, says Lebanon President
Saudis holding PM Hariri hostage, says Lebanon President

Hariri on Wednesday reiterated on Twitter that he would soon return to Beirut. A high-level ministerial source told CNN last week that Hariri's closest allies "have no idea what's going on", and that members of his own political party believe Saudi Arabia is "restricting" his movements.

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  • Defense Minister warns Israel will not tolerate Iranian presence in Syria
Defense Minister warns Israel will not tolerate Iranian presence in Syria

Israel regards Iran and its close ally, Lebanese Shia militant group Hezbollah, as its most unsafe foes. The global community has not recognized Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights. "A permanent Iranian presence in Syria would connect Lebanon-based Hezbollah to Iran via Iraq and Syria". "We maintain absolute freedom of action and the only ...

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  • Russian Federation accuses United States of not attacking Daesh in Syria town
Russian Federation accuses United States of not attacking Daesh in Syria town

None of the five photographs attached to the post were what the Russians claimed them to be, said online sleuths, with one photograph apparently a screenshot from the promo for a mobile phone game called AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron.

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  • Australia Has Voted In The Same Sex Marriage Survey
Australia Has Voted In The Same Sex Marriage Survey

Despite some early criticisms that the use of the postal system would make the survey inaccessible, an overwhelming 79.5 per cent of Australian voters did participate, in what the Chief Statistician called an "outstanding" turnout. The Nationals and a powerful right-wing faction of the Liberals - including prominent members of Turnbull's Cabinet ...

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  • Zimbabwe: Army chief accused of 'treasonable conduct'
Zimbabwe: Army chief accused of 'treasonable conduct'

There has been a crackdown on freedom of expression in the southern African nation in recent months, with a U.S. woman arrested for allegedly calling President Robert Mugabe "a goblin" in a tweet. But the 75-year-old former vice-president has powerful military connections, having served as defence and state security minister. Robert Mugabe is the...

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  • Duterte skipped ASEAN-UN meet due to extended bilateral talks: DFA
Duterte skipped ASEAN-UN meet due to extended bilateral talks: DFA

Trump said his trip had resulted in at least $300 billion, possibly triple that figure, of deals being agreed. The Indian Prime Minister arrived in the Philippines capital on Sunday for a three-day visit. However, at some point into the banquet, Duterte, seated next to Trump in his formal Philippines long-sleeved white shirt, suddenly stood up and ...

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