• Meeting on Syria kicks off in Iran
Meeting on Syria kicks off in Iran

Turkey considers the YPG as the Syrian arm of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has waged an over three decade insurgency against the Turkish state. "With this new structure, some steps will be taken to be more active in the struggle against terror", an anonymous Turkish government source told Reuters.

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  • DOJ reverses position in upcoming Supreme Court voting rights case
DOJ reverses position in upcoming Supreme Court voting rights case

In a brief filed Monday, Justice Department lawyers said that since Trump administration took over, they have re-evaluated the case and believe the National Voter Registration Act does not prohibit rules like those used in OH to remove thousands of inactive voters from the state's voting rolls.

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  • Trump Slams NYT, WashPost on Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting
Trump Slams NYT, WashPost on Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting

In the emails published via The Washington Examiner Friday , Post reporter Matt Zapotosky emailed the Justice Department about the meeting because he said his editors "are still pretty interested" in the story, but that he wanted to "put it to rest ".

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  • Airbnb refuses to provide accommodation for Nazis
Airbnb refuses to provide accommodation for Nazis

Those attending the rally, being held this weekend in Virginia, started to notice Airbnb accounts getting deactivated in the lead up to the gathering and became vocal about protecting their "civil rights". Airbnb says it has a community commitment with a mission of belonging and anyone planning to use booked properties for activities viewed as un...

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  • Video shows pink dolphin swimming in Louisiana
Video shows pink dolphin swimming in Louisiana

Now, some think there may be more than one "Pinky" swimming around Cameron. Bridget Boudreax says she captured the image of the dolphin while she and her husband were on a boat from Lake Charles to Hackberry. Albino people will have very light skin and hair, as well as reddish eye colors. Albinism is reportedly extremely rare in dolphins. R...

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  • Cynthia Nixon knocks Cuomo but won't commit to challenge him
Cynthia Nixon knocks Cuomo but won't commit to challenge him

She wouldn't even say if she is considering a run for governor. "New York exists for people all over the world, whether they've been there or not", she said. " Cynthia Nixon would really excite people who care about public schools and people who think we need progressive leadership in NY state", said Billy Easton, executive director of the Alli...

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  • $350 Million LA Mansion Hits Market, Becomes Priciest Listing in the US
$350 Million LA Mansion Hits Market, Becomes Priciest Listing in the US

The home of late media media tycoon A. Jerrold "Jerry" Perenchio has become the most expensive property on the USA open market, according to reports. Perenchio subsequently authorized substantial upgrades and addition to the house, and in 2016 he purchased an adjacent parcel previously owned by former President Ronald Reagan and incorporated it i...

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  • Sign language orangutan dead at 39
Sign language orangutan dead at 39

A necropsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. His keepers became trusted confidants. Chantek's cause of death is not immediately known, but the zoo said veterinarians had been treating him for progressive heart disease .

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  • Pres. Trump To Be Briefed On Opioid Crisis
Pres. Trump To Be Briefed On Opioid Crisis

The researchers examined death certificates dating from 2008 to 2014 and found that national mortality rates for opioids were 24 percent above previously reported data, and the heroin mortality rate was 22 percent higher. "The opioid epidemic we are facing is unparalleled". Last week, in Huntington, West Virginia-the state with the highest rate o...

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  • North Korea expected to announce position on latest sanctions
North Korea expected to announce position on latest sanctions

The UN resolution was in response to Pyongyang's first successful tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States on July 3 and 27. Japan is likely to ask China to steadily implement the new sanctions and play a key role in dealing with North Korea. According to the report, Wang asked the North to respond calmly a...

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  • Rafael Benitez Confirms Admiration for Arsenal Star
Rafael Benitez Confirms Admiration for Arsenal Star

So far, United have spent just over £30millon on five players, though the club has recouped some cash from the sales of Florian Thauvin and Daryl Murphy. The Magpies are hoping that prices will drop as teams become more desperate to offload their players in the latter part of the window. Arsenal striker Lucas Perez continues to be linked with...

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  • Banco Santander - Chile ADS (NYSE:BSAC) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume
Banco Santander - Chile ADS (NYSE:BSAC) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume

On March 7 the company was downgraded from "Outperform" to "Neutral" and a price target of $20.00 was set in a report from Credit Suisse. Credit Suisse Group reissued a neutral rating and set a $26.00 price objective (up from $25.00) on shares of Banco Santander-Chile in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th.

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  • President Trump retweets story containing info Nikki Haley called 'classified'
President Trump retweets story containing info Nikki Haley called 'classified'

Despite the United States' insistence that North Korea halt its missile tests, US spy agencies detected the rogue communist regime loading two anti-ship cruise missiles on a patrol boat on the country's east coast just days ago. I can't talk about anything that's classified. "What I can tell you is that we are on it". The arming of a patrol boat co...

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  • Tillerson visits Thailand, Malaysia to firm up relations
Tillerson visits Thailand, Malaysia to firm up relations

According to press reports, the United States embassy in Manila said its government will push Southeast Asian countries to downgrade diplomatic engagements and exchanges with Pyongyang. "Thailand has strictly followed on those resolutions as a good (UN) member state", he said. Don also emphasized support for the United Nations resolution on North K...

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  • China's Sichuan hit by 6.5 magnitude quake - USGS
China's Sichuan hit by 6.5 magnitude quake - USGS

Five people died and more than 60 were injured in the quake, the official Xinhua news agency said, including 30 who were in critical condition. Sichuan television said the fatalities and injuries were in Zhangzha township, but noted that the area, which is frequently struck by earthquakes, has few permanent residents.

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  • Little Boy Found Dead In Van Outside Day Care: Cops
Little Boy Found Dead In Van Outside Day Care: Cops

Someone from the daycare center checked the van, where Miles was found in the back seat. Orlando police said the received a call about possible child neglect at the Little Miracles Academy around 8:30 p.m. The day care worker called 911. "This is an absolute tragedy which could have been prevented", Chief John Mina said in a press conference. H...

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  • Mega Millions jackpot increases to $350 million for Tuesday drawing
Mega Millions jackpot increases to $350 million for Tuesday drawing

The jackpot for Tuesday's drawing now stands at $350 million with an estimated cash option of $218.3 million, making it the seventh largest jackpot in the game's history. How much will you take home if you win the $350M jackpot? The odds of winning that top prize are 1 in about 292.2 million. The app is also handy for checking the latest Powe...

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  • Pentagon Considering Airstrikes Against ISIS in the Philippines
Pentagon Considering Airstrikes Against ISIS in the Philippines

Isis-linked fighters seized Marawi, a city of 200,000 people, in the southern Philippines three months ago. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was in Manila Monday where he highlighted the ongoing counter terrorism with the Philippines. The US is always keen for deeper military involvement in the Philippines, especially as President Duterte was u...

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  • United States considering possible revisions to South Korea's missile guidelines: Pentagon
United States considering possible revisions to South Korea's missile guidelines: Pentagon

The two countries have previously differed with others on how to handle Pyongyang, but in recent months have joined in calls for North Korea to stop its missile tests while also urging the US and South Korea to halt military drills. Security Council a "good outcome". Following the second launch, the state-run Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) wrot...

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  • Oil Prices Rises Above $50 a Barrel
Oil Prices Rises Above $50 a Barrel

Light sweet crude oil (WTI) futures rose 0.55 dollar or 1.12 percent to close at USD 49.58 a barrel at the New York-based commodity exchange NYMEX. Doubts have since emerged about the effectiveness of the cuts because OPEC output hit a 2017 high in July and its exports hit a record.

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