• Snowboarder White sorry for branding sex claim 'gossip'
Snowboarder White sorry for branding sex claim 'gossip'

Warning: some of the lawsuit's claims include graphic content . Shaun White , of the United States, celebrates winning gold after the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb.

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  • Jesus Armando Berrones-Balderas Gets 1-Year Stay of Deportation
Jesus Armando Berrones-Balderas Gets 1-Year Stay of Deportation

Wilkes said he filed the necessary paperwork for a stay of removal, but "last Thursday, the 8th, ICE informed me it was being denied". Berrones' 5-year-old son has been battling leukemia since 2016 and is undergoing chemotherapy. It is one of the churches around the US that have let immigrants faced with the threat of deportation to remain at the...

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  • Pakistan's army chief joins conference in Afghan capital
Pakistan's army chief joins conference in Afghan capital

Several top leaders of the TTP and the Afghan Taliban have been killed in USA drone strikes on Pakistani territory. Khalid Mehsud was the deputy leader of the banned Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, or TPP, which is the main faction of the Pakistani Taliban.

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  • COMEY CHAOS: Susan Rice's 'UNUSUAL' Email Raises NEW QUESTIONS About Comey's Testimony
COMEY CHAOS: Susan Rice's 'UNUSUAL' Email Raises NEW QUESTIONS About Comey's Testimony

As she prepared to leave the White House, Rice sent the email as an eternal testament to the Obama White House's regard for process. The senators asked Rice to answer questions about the email by February 22. Capitol Hill Republicans have been keen to use the dossier as proof that the Russian Federation investigation started under false pretens...

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  • President Trump refuses to release Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe
President Trump refuses to release Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe

Mr. Schiff disputed the notion that the memo was improperly drafted, but when asked Sunday whether it contained sensitive information, he declined to say. Democrats say their 10-page memo corrects key mischaracterizations and crucial omissions in the Republican case. Trump reportedly believed the report would help him undercut special counsel Ro...

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  • United Kingdom unveils extremism blocking tool
United Kingdom unveils extremism blocking tool

Rudd is now on a visit to San Francisco where she is meeting with the main communication service providers in Silicon Valley to discuss tackling terrorist content online, while also meet with the US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to discuss how the United Kingdom and US can work together to keep the internet clear of extremism.

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  • Pennsylvania governor rejects proposed congressional map
Pennsylvania governor rejects proposed congressional map

If you want an idea of what a fairer Pennsylvania congressional map might look like, Robert Wheel drew that up in November for 50 States of Blue. In a separate letter to the two top Republicans , Wolf said he was open to considering a new proposal, approved by the legislature, ahead of the Thursday deadline.

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  • Woman Pulls 14 Worms Out Of Her Eye
Woman Pulls 14 Worms Out Of Her Eye

A few weeks later, she started to have the sensation that something was in her eye. Confused, she went to an eye doctor, who pulled out four more worms - but had no idea what it was. "This is the first report in 20 years of this occurring in the United States, and that's about how regularly this happens", he said. These worms are usually transmit...

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  • Israeli Military Court Trial Closed for Palestinian Protester Ahed Tamimi
Israeli Military Court Trial Closed for Palestinian Protester Ahed Tamimi

The Palestinian girl was seen raising her hand in a victory sign as she walked into the courtroom with chains, whispering to her family members. "They understand that people outside Ofer military court are interested in Ahed's case, they understand that her rights are being infringed and her trial is something that shouldn't be happening", Gaby ...

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  • New Horizons probe captures images at record distance from Earth
New Horizons probe captures images at record distance from Earth

And, NASA says they're the closest images yet of objects in this region. 'And now, we've been able to make images farther from Earth than any spacecraft in history '. New Horizons is the probe that flew by Pluto on July 14, 2015, and beamed back those fantastic pictures. The piano-sized probe then turned to the Kuiper Belt .

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  • 'Not Necessarily Sure' Israel Is Looking to Make Peace
'Not Necessarily Sure' Israel Is Looking to Make Peace

The White House also said the two leaders discussed North Korea's nuclear program, a topic not mentioned in the Kremlin's statement about the call. Trump has said he believes Putin believes he is being earnest when he denies that Moscow attempted to sway the presidential contest in Trump's favor.

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  • Trump proposes 90 percent cut to Great Lakes cleanup program
Trump proposes 90 percent cut to Great Lakes cleanup program

That's down from $167 million a year ago. There is a bi-partisan push back by Great Lakes leaders against Donald Trump's newly released budget and infrastructure proposals. " The Trump Administration missed a major opportunity to help communities restore their water infrastructure ". Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican, said, "I've successful...

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  • Amit Shah addresses two rallies in two different constituencies in Tripura district
Amit Shah addresses two rallies in two different constituencies in Tripura district

Shah said the government's inefficiency forced the state to remain backward. He launched a scathing attack on the Congress and said the party was a "vote- katva " party - one that sought to divide anti-Left votes and give free passage to Left candidates in the state.

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  • Tonga ravaged by Cyclone Gita
Tonga ravaged by Cyclone Gita

The government declared a state of emergency before the storm hit, and set up evacuation centres where thousands of people stayed overnight. "I think a lot of people were very desperate last night". Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs said it was on standby to provide help, including military assistance and humanitarian supplies. Tonga's Na...

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  • US, Russian officials dispute reports of Russian casualties in Syria
US, Russian officials dispute reports of Russian casualties in Syria

CIA Director Mike Pompeo also refused to confirm specifics when asked whether the U.S. was responsible for killing Russian contract soldiers in Syria during a hearing on Tuesday, but said , "We have seen in multiple instances foreign forces using mercenaries in battles that will begin to approach the United States".

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  • It's time for Vladimir Putin to dump Syria and Iran
It's time for Vladimir Putin to dump Syria and Iran

He made the remarks on the sidelines of a ceremony at Azad University after some westerners called for Iran's withdrawal from Syria. Indeed, why would Iran , which, with Assad, Russia and Hezbollah , is among the victors in Syria's six-year civil war , wish to reignite the bloodletting and bring Israeli and USA firepower in on the other ...

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  • Political crisis in South Africa: President Jacob Zuma told to step down
Political crisis in South Africa: President Jacob Zuma told to step down

The rand raced to the milestone just after the ANC's parliamentary caucus said it would support a motion of no-confidence brought by an opposition party against Zuma due to be heard in the house on Thursday. It involved the president's allegedly corrupt relationship with a wealthy family of Indian immigrants headed by three brothers - Ajay, Atul an...

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  • AG Schneiderman: Federal Court Ruling Grants Preliminary Injunction in DACA Case
AG Schneiderman: Federal Court Ruling Grants Preliminary Injunction in DACA Case

The order from federal District Court Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis in NY comes as Congress debates legislation that would allow up to 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children, known as "Dreamers", to gain legal status rather than face possible deportation.

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  • Minnie Driver quits as Oxfam ambassador in protest after sex scandal
Minnie Driver quits as Oxfam ambassador in protest after sex scandal

The executive director of Oxfam International said on Sunday she was heartbroken by a sexual misconduct scandal in Haiti involving aid workers that prompted Britain's government to threaten to cut off aid funding to charities. Several former members of Oxfam's local staff had said they tried to raise concerns but felt their complaints were ig...

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  • Iran's FM in Kuwait for Conference on Rebuilding Iraq
Iran's FM in Kuwait for Conference on Rebuilding Iraq

The Kuwaiti summit brought together NGO's and countries alike to negotiate an assistance package that would help Iraq rebuild itself after 15 years of armed conflict, dating back to the 2003 USA invasion and culminating with the recent devastation inflicted by the "Islamic State" insurgency.

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