• The US Must Lean In to Preserve Its Stake in Syria
The US Must Lean In to Preserve Its Stake in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Kurdish representatives would be invited, without specifying who, and accused the U.S. of encouraging Syrian Kurdish separatism. The two countries last week resumed bilateral government consultations, which had been suspended after Ankara's arrest of German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel in February ...

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  • Yosemite National Park Open But Services Are Curtailed
Yosemite National Park Open But Services Are Curtailed

Civilian contractors and support staff working at military bases would likely be furloughed. This time around, Trump administration spokespeople say they want public lands to remain as accessible as possible. But former Interior officials warned that the administration's attempt to save face could backfire. The Park Service noted that some ...

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  • United States treasures the special relationship with Britain, insists Rex Tillerson
United States treasures the special relationship with Britain, insists Rex Tillerson

France, Germany and the United Kingdom, who earlier repeatedly urged the U.S. to honor the deal while warning against Washington's possible withdrawal, expressed some readiness, however, to work with the Trump administration to iron out the " flaws ".

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  • No. 23 MI hosts Rutgers after setback
No. 23 MI hosts Rutgers after setback

Rutgers still has to play Purdue and Ohio State again, but it has the Boilermaker at home and there are four games between that and the road contest against the Buckeyes. She also had eight rebounds and three blocked shots. Simon added a jumper before Bria Stallworth scored on a strong layup as the shot clock expired with 1:24 left in the quarter.

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  • Padmaavat protests intensify: Here's what's happening across country
Padmaavat protests intensify: Here's what's happening across country

As of date, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat is set to be release on 24 January. Brandishing the bottle of petrol, the youth said he would climb down only when the Deepika Padukone , Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh-starrer movie is banned across India.

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  • United States issues first new National Defense Strategy in 10 years
United States issues first new National Defense Strategy in 10 years

China's military buildup for the last 25 years is specifically created to undercut the American ability to guarantee regional security. The NDS will have three primary parts, Mattis said - building a more lethal force, strengthening alliances and attracting new partners, and a reformation of the DoD for greater performance and affordability.

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  • Rohingyas seek safety, citizenship guarantees before repatriation Agencies
Rohingyas seek safety, citizenship guarantees before repatriation Agencies

The United Nations special rapporteur for human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh's coastal town of Cox's Bazar on Saturday. As of December 2017, an estimated 6,55,000 Rohingya people fled to Bangladesh to avoid the persecution from the security forces that started in Myanmar's Rakhine state in August pas...

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  • Turkish troops invade Kurdish enclave in Syria
Turkish troops invade Kurdish enclave in Syria

Turkey's military said it had hit 45 targets on Sunday, as part of its air and ground campaign dubbed " Olive Branch ". France called for an emergency U.N. Turkish security forces retaliated in kind, the reports said. The land operation comes hours after Turkish jets targeted US-backed, Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia in the area, killing at ...

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  • New Zealand prime minister announces she's pregnant
New Zealand prime minister announces she's pregnant

At 37, Ardern is New Zealand's youngest prime minister since 1856. "I think it's fair to say that this will be a wee one that a village will raise, but we couldn't be more excited", she added. Ms Ardern said it was a chance to acknowledge the wider Labour family. "Catherine Denuve has her freedom of speech and I respect her as a free woman, but I...

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  • Two killed and dozens injured after fire erupts at four-star Prague hotel
Two killed and dozens injured after fire erupts at four-star Prague hotel

Investigations into the cause of the fire were continuing, police said. "We are treating seven people, of them three are in a serious condition". "Unfortunately we were not able to help two people", Prague Emergency Medical Service said on Twitter soon after the blaze.

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  • Doctor: Trump 'fit for office,' could improve diet, exercise
Doctor: Trump 'fit for office,' could improve diet, exercise

At a press briefing on Tuesday, Dr. Ronny Jackson announced that Donald Trump had achieved a flawless 30 out of 30 score on the test. In the book, sources close to the president and the administration had said that Trump was prone to repetition and that aides regularly questioned his mental stability.

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  • Govt's focus will remain on development: PM Modi
Govt's focus will remain on development: PM Modi

The annual gathering of influential people from the financial and business world is set to be interesting with the theme of " Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World ". Since the global event is held in the Alpine resort town of Davos , the event is colloquially called Davos . "If a bilateral free trade agreement allows a country to meet mo...

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"Total Game Changer"- Indy in Top 20 for Amazon HQ

Stonecrest, Georgia, which offered to de-annex some of its land and rename it the city of Amazon , is still in the running as part of Atlanta's efforts. The area is vibrant with business and diverse in population but with many high-tech oriented young people; it boasts multiple universities, has good public schools, and has good locations fo...

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  • Snow and strong winds expected Sunday
Snow and strong winds expected Sunday

Snow will ramp up Saturday night in the mountains and move into Denver, the Front Range and eastern plains overnight. Everything clears out by Monday for the start of the work and school week, but we could still have some slick spots and snow covered back roads early in the day.

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  • Dortmund hit out at Wenger over Aubameyang
Dortmund hit out at Wenger over Aubameyang

The decision didn't sit well with some fans, especially BILD journalist Michael Makus, who got embroiled in a minor spat with Auba after criticising the Gabonese international's lack of concern. "This led us to question whether he would be able to help us in Berlin ". An unusually open response from the Frenchman upset Borussia Dortmund , who...

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  • After Dissent, Chief Justice To Hear Judge Loya Case Tomorrow: 10 Points
After Dissent, Chief Justice To Hear Judge Loya Case Tomorrow: 10 Points

During the press conference , the four judges - justices Jasti Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur and Kurian Joseph - had raised various issues, including the allocation of important and sensitive PILs, and questioned the manner in which the CJI was allocating them to a particular bench.

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  • Texans DC Mike Vrabel Named Next Tennessee Titans Head Coach
Texans DC Mike Vrabel Named Next Tennessee Titans Head Coach

When the Titans went searching for their next head football coach earlier this week, they were looking for a "leader of men". Vrabel served as defensive coordinator with the Texans last season after serving as linebackers coach from 2014-16 with the team.

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  • UK can't keep full access to EU: Macron
UK can't keep full access to EU: Macron

Mr Macron said: "I am not the one to negotiate and I don't want to cause problems, but it depends on what you are ready to put on the table in terms of precondition". Offering his interpretation of Britain's vote to leave the EU, Mr Macron said: "My understanding is that middle-classes and working-classes - and especially the oldest in your countr...

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  • Trump Says His Normal Cognitive Ability Will Help Solve North Korean Situation
Trump Says His Normal Cognitive Ability Will Help Solve North Korean Situation

The Trump administration responded with additional sanctions . It measures cognitive function and is not a psychiatric or psychological exam, Trump's doctor specified . Perhaps few double standards in global relations could be so sharply exposed as the US-Canada hosted Conference in Vancouver on 16th January, focused on the traded threats bet...

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  • California parents at center of disturbing captivity case have ties to Virginia
California parents at center of disturbing captivity case have ties to Virginia

The Turpin's 17-year-old daughter escaped the house last Sunday and alerted officials that her parents had imprisoned her and her siblings, whose ages range 2-29. One member of the Princeton High School Class of 1979 remembered how David Turpin, who he called a quiet and nearly "nerdy" boy, was generally a "homebody" who was not known for partyin...

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