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  • Presidential spokesman: EU's Afrin remarks expose double standards on Turkey

    Presidential spokesman: EU's Afrin remarks expose double standards on Turkey

    Turkey considers the Syrian Kurdish YPG a terror group and an extension of the Kurdish insurgency within its own borders. The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces - comprised largely of Kurdish fighters - helped. Images appearing to show Turkish armed forces employing Type 2 "Leopard" tanks in the Afrin region on Monday have since sparked a heated public debate in Germany over the character and sustainability of traditionally-close diplomatic ties between Berlin and Ankara.

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  • Another milestone for New Zealand space industry

    Another milestone for New Zealand space industry

    Rocket Lab is gearing up to launch a third test flight later this year and might also be preparing to fulfill its contracts with NASA and lunar-mining company Moon Express . New Zealand officially joined the ranks of commercial space-faring nations on Sunday and made history at the same time. Plus, it's unclear when Rocket Lab will launch next and which customer the company will fly.

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  • Rain & Snow Showers Possible Monday

    Rain & Snow Showers Possible Monday

    South winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. Night: Partly cloudy and cold. There will be a south southwest wind of 5 to 8 miles per hour. South wind 9 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 24 miles per hour. Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Sunday , the high will be near 46 with sunny skies, the weather service said.

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  • 15-year-old rips Larry Nassar: 'My hate towards you is uncontrollable'

    15-year-old rips Larry Nassar: 'My hate towards you is uncontrollable'

    Meanwhile, in Michigan, Nassar's sentencing hearing continued Monday, raising the number of girls and women who have spoken to almost 100 since last week. "It's very much about healing and providing hope to survivors of sexual assault and physical abuse". Prosecutors have asked for a sentence of 40 to 125 years for Nassar, 54, who was also a prominent physician at a Michigan State University sports clinic.

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  • Will share vision for Indias global engagements at Davos: PM

    Will share vision for Indias global engagements at Davos: PM

    During his 24-hour-visit, described by officials as "short but very focused", PM Modi will also host a dinner for CEOs from across the world, 20 of Indian companies and 40 from elsewhere, on Monday evening and will interact with a large gathering of 120 members of WEF's worldwide business community on Tuesday.

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  • Indy Makes Top 20 List For Amazon HQ

    Indy Makes Top 20 List For Amazon HQ

    Cory Booker (D-NJ) and assorted state and Essex County officials submitted a formal RFP ( Request for Proposal ) to Amazon in an effort to convince the online behemoth to invest billions in the state's largest city, promoting Newark as the ideal location for Amazon's " HQ2 ", an east coast headquarters complex totaling 8 million square feet worth billions to the state and local economy.

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  • Nick Saban stays in-house for Alabama's newest offensive coordinator

    Nick Saban stays in-house for Alabama's newest offensive coordinator

    Following that move, Saban moved relatively quickly to tab co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Mike Locksley as the program's new leader on offense and he is an established force in the football world. Locksley's previous experience also includes a head coaching stint at New Mexico. Locksley wasn't the only coaching change this week. Locksley previously served as Maryland's offensive coordinator from 2012-15 before being named the Terrapins' interim head coach late in the ...

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  • Israel says it killed Palestinian sought in settler slaying

    Israel says it killed Palestinian sought in settler slaying

    However, a few hours later, the health ministry said it had been mistaken, and that a different man, older and with a similar name, had been killed: Ahmad Ismail Muhammad Jarrar, 31. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman called the operation "complex and successful" and warned that: "Terrorists will have no place to hide". Another Hamas official, Sami Abu Zuhri, said "the criminal role of security coordination [with Israel] will not succeed in preventing the resistance from confronting Trump's ...

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  • Justice Department to Retry Senator Menendez in Corruption Case

    Justice Department to Retry Senator Menendez in Corruption Case

    After Friday's announcement of plans to seek a retrial, Menendez's office released a statement saying he would be "vindicated - again". "We regret that the DOJ, after spending millions and millions of taxpayer dollars, and failing to prove a single allegation in a court of law, has chose to double down on an unjust prosecution", Menendez's office said in a statement.

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  • Sen. Lindsey Graham tells president how to fix immigration system

    Sen. Lindsey Graham tells president how to fix immigration system

    I understand that. But I'll tell you this: "I stand by every word I said about what was said and what happened". "We talked about diet and exercise a lot", Jackson said. " Most of us could lose a couple of pounds", he said , before scanning the Reuters reporters in the room and pronouncing them in "pretty good shape".

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  • Trump speaks in Pennsylvania

    Trump speaks in Pennsylvania

    It's the first congressional race of the year, and it follows the embarrassment Trump suffered in December when a Democrat won a Senate seat in deeply Republican Alabama. When a Democrat last ran a campaign against Murphy in 2012, the challenger lost by almost 30 percentage points. "Clearly there's a lot of intensity and energy on the Democratic side and they've outperformed their recent numbers in other special elections".

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  • Secretary of State Tillerson says North Korea sanctions working at Stanford lecture

    Secretary of State Tillerson says North Korea sanctions working at Stanford lecture

    Ahead of the Olympics , the Koreas will hold a joint cultural event at the North's scenic Diamond Mountain and have non-Olympic skiers train together at the North's Masik ski resort, according to the statement. The two countries are still technically at war, because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce and not a peace treaty. Yet he also delivered a warning to China and Russian Federation, neither of which were invited to participate in the Vancouver meeting, and both of ...

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  • Israel's PM unveils memorial for Mumbai attack victims

    Israel's PM unveils memorial for Mumbai attack victims

    Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday met top Indian CEOs at a business seminar in Mumbai . Moshe came down to Mumbai on Tuesday. At today's event, the visiting PM Netanyahu will take the opportunity to showcase Israel as a shooting hotspot for Bollywood, which is constantly on the prowl globally for exotic foreign locales for what is the world's largest film industry.

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  • SEC In-House Judge Controversy Heads to the Supreme Court

    SEC In-House Judge Controversy Heads to the Supreme Court

    The key issues raised by the four judges - Justices Chelameswar , Ranjan Gogoi , Kurian Joseph and Madan B Lokur - included assignment of cases to specific benches, lack of a mechanism to deal with complaints against the CJI, and also the vexed issue of the memorandum of procedure which is yet to be finalised.

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  • India to restart talks on missile sales deal with Israel

    India to restart talks on missile sales deal with Israel

    India and Israel are winning by a partnership which is reaching unprecedented heights. Chanting Jai Hind, Jai Bharat and Jai Israel , Mr. Netanyahu expressed willingness to join Indian entrepreneurs for inclusive development. Earlier on Thursday, Indian captain Virat Kohli won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Cricketer of the Year, ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year, and was also named the skipper of the ICC Test and ODI Teams of the Year.

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  • UBM shares soar as Informa make further merger offer

    UBM shares soar as Informa make further merger offer

    In a statement released early on Wednesday, following on from a starting offer made on Tuesday, Informa offered 1083 Informa shares and 163 pence in cash for each UBM share. A takeover would value UBM at more than its current market capitalization of 3.1 billion pounds, the sources told Reuters. "We are today proposing the creation of a B2B information services group, which will be ideally positioned to serve a market demanding ever greater operating scale and industry ...

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