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  • Pence postpones trip to Mideast, citing vote on tax bill

    Pence postpones trip to Mideast, citing vote on tax bill

    On Monday, the United States, using its veto power as a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council, blocked a council resolution demanding that the Trump administration rescind its decision. On Thursday, White House announced that Pence would delay his trip by three days and shorten his itinerary. "It has come to our attention that vice president Pence intends to make an official visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and asked me to receive him officially", Adeeb Jowdeh Al ...

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  • Tillerson, White House offer different opinions on North Korea talks

    Tillerson, White House offer different opinions on North Korea talks

    Jointly hosted by the Korea Foundation and the Atlantic Council, an American think tank, the forum was held in Washington, D.C. on December 12. Mr Tillerson has diverged from other administration officials in the past. He said that there have been cases in which his push for talks were rebuffed by President Donald Trump . But the White House later issued an ambiguous statement that left unclear whether Trump - who has said Tillerson was wasting his time pursuing dialogue with North ...

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  • White House Contradicts Tillerson On Talks With North Korea

    White House Contradicts Tillerson On Talks With North Korea

    And we are ready to have a first meeting without preconditions . Tillerson said it's unrealistic to say the USA would only engage in dialogue with Pyongyang on the condition the regime abandons its nuclear development program. "The Secretary outlined the United States' new South Asia Strategy and the vital role that Pakistan can play in working with the United States and others to facilitate a peace process in Afghanistan that can bring stability and security to the region", said the ...

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  • PM to attend OIC extraordinary summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif

    PM to attend OIC extraordinary summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday arrived in Turkey to attend the special Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif (Jerusalem). Uniting the Palestinian positions, as well as the Arab and Islamic positions will support the efforts to face the United States decision and will support the Palestinian intifada.

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  • Lake effect snow expected tonight

    Lake effect snow expected tonight

    Clair, Livingston, Washtenaw, Lenawee, Lapeer, Monroe, Midland, Saginaw, Shiawassee and Genesee counties. We will reach the low 50s early on, but then temperatures will fall and we could end up in the mid 40s by late afternoon. Sunday: Mostly cloudy; high near 38 degrees. Snow and blowing snow is expected and travel could be hard at times. A general snowfall moves in tonight and continues through Tuesday morning .

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  • Two Palestinians killed in Israeli attack in Gaza - local residents

    Two Palestinians killed in Israeli attack in Gaza - local residents

    Family members at the hospital where the bodies were taken told AFP the two men were members of Islamic Jihad, a militant group that fought alongside Hamas in the last war with Israel in 2014. Hamas threatened Israel with a "heavy price" for demolishing the tunnel. He did not elaborate on how Israel knew Hamas was responsible for the tunnel, which he said reached to within 1km (0.6 miles) of the nearest Israeli civilian community.

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  • What If Roy Moore Was Black? Asks Doug Jones's 'Racist' AdNewsweek

    What If Roy Moore Was Black? Asks Doug Jones's 'Racist' AdNewsweek

    Trump said, as he made the case for Moore in a next-door state. Several women have accused Moore of sexual misconduct, and pursuing them when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s . The rest of Trump's speech at the rally was a standard assortment of boasts and attacks. "We can not afford, the future of this country can not afford to lose the seat", Mr Trump said, referring to his party's razor-thin 52-48 advantage in that chamber of Congress.

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  • Hamas vows retaliation to Israeli attacks amid tension

    Hamas vows retaliation to Israeli attacks amid tension

    Israeli police on Saturday said that one of two rockets fired from the Gaza strip on Friday was found in the courtyard of a vacant kindergarten in southern Israel . Members of the Hamas terror group's military wing carry the body of their comrade Mohamed al-Safadi, who was killed the previous day in an Israeli air strike after rockets was sacked from Gaza into Israel, during his funeral in Gaza City on December 9, 2017.

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  • IMF's Lagarde tells Ukraine president to speed up reforms

    IMF's Lagarde tells Ukraine president to speed up reforms

    The president, his former patron, rescinded his Ukrainian citizenship in July while he was out of the country. The search of Saakashvili's home was conducted two days after his Movement of New Forces party organized a rally in Kyiv calling for Poroshenko's impeachment and for legislation that would allow it to take place.

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  • Pyongyang does not want escalation of tensions on Korean peninsula, senator says

    Pyongyang does not want escalation of tensions on Korean peninsula, senator says

    It's not immediately known what the two discussed but Korean Peninsula issues, including the North's nuclear and missile programs, are expected to have been on the agenda. Feltman's trip is being closely watched to see whether it will influence North Korea to curb its incendiary behavior and draw the United Nations into a role as mediator in the increasingly tense situation, especially between Pyongyang and Washington.

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  • Second snow warning issued for Cumbria as Atlantic storm moves in

    Second snow warning issued for Cumbria as Atlantic storm moves in

    Super-sized waves with a 33ft swell - bigger than a double decker bus - have formed off the coast of Scotland as Storm Caroline gathers strength in the Atlantic. 'At the moment we have a yellow weather warning in place, but it could be upgraded to amber'. There may also be short-term power outages. If the satellite imagery is anything to go by, then the United Kingdom will get shafted pretty hard by the storm too, with the Met Office issuing warnings of their own.

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  • After Rocket Strikes On Territory, Israel Retaliates With Attacks On Gaza Posts

    After Rocket Strikes On Territory, Israel Retaliates With Attacks On Gaza Posts

    The security situation in Israel and the Palestinian territories is febrile following US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, which Palestinians see as a political and religious red line. A lengthy list of US allies, regional powers and Palestinian politicians warned Trump against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital in the lead-up to his announcement on Wednesday, saying that it would inflame tensions and provoke violence.

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  • Lionel Messi admits Newell's Old Boys doubts

    Lionel Messi admits Newell's Old Boys doubts

    Next year's tournament may be the last chance for the 30-year-old Messi to win a major trophy with Argentina and the Barcelona forward says they need to make changes in order to overcome more fancied countries. " People want results and, if they don't get results, they want new faces ". As well as losing to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final, Argentina were also defeated by Chile in successive Copa America finals in 2015 and 2016.

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  • Arkansas coach Chad Morris reportedly bringing several assistants from SMU

    Arkansas coach Chad Morris reportedly bringing several assistants from SMU

    Bielema had been the head coach for the Badgers since 2006. He then spent four years as the offensive coordinator at Clemson , helping lay the foundation for the Tigers' national championship last season. With Malzahn out of the picture, Thamel reported Monday that Yurachek would target Morris and Memphis' Mike Norvell, both of whom Yurachek observed during his time in the AAC.

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  • DPRK accuses Trump of 'begging for nuclear war'

    DPRK accuses Trump of 'begging for nuclear war'

    China is North Korea's only significant ally, but it has grown increasingly frustrated over the North's nuclear and missile tests that have brought a threat of war and chaos to China's northeastern border. The commentary was published a day after Pyongyang's foreign ministry accused the Trump administration of "begging for nuclear war" by staging what it called the reckless air drills.

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