• Macron: Lebanon must be a stabilising regional force
Macron: Lebanon must be a stabilising regional force

Bolstering Lebanon's stability was at the heart of the International Support Group meeting held Friday in Paris, where Beirut was urged to uphold its dissociation policy and regional states were called on to respect the country's sovereignty.

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  • Tribune Editorial: Rep. Love is right to push for legislative DACA fix
Tribune Editorial: Rep. Love is right to push for legislative DACA fix

Amid the high stakes poker now being played in Congress over what to do about the beneficiaries of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , a comment by President Trump was interpreted to mean that there would be agreement on how to provide some form of permanent amnesty for them.

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  • Britain has not formally assessed impact of Brexit on economy: Brexit minister
Britain has not formally assessed impact of Brexit on economy: Brexit minister

Last week, Mr Davis gave the committee 850 pages of what he terms "sectoral analyses" but no forecasts of the Brexit impact. 'There's no systematic impact assessment I'm aware of, ' Davis told the parliamentary committee. "Whether it's through incompetence or insincerity, David Davis has been misleading parliament from the start", said Wera Hobho...

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  • Michael Slager, Police Officer Who Murdered Walter Scott, Sentenced to Twenty Years
Michael Slager, Police Officer Who Murdered Walter Scott, Sentenced to Twenty Years

The trial lasted for five weeks, in which the jury deliberated over whether to convict the former North Charleston police officer that pulled over Scott during a traffic stop and ultimately shot him five times in the back as he tried to run away.

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  • Pakistan allows Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife, mother on Dec 25
Pakistan allows Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife, mother on Dec 25

After two weeks, Pakistan accepted most of India's requests, giving the date of the meeting as December 25. Earlier this month, General (retd) Nasir Janjua, Pakistan's National Security Advisor, had admitted that Pakistan was engaged with India through backdoor diplomacy and India had to eventually come on the table for talks to protect its own i...

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  • Norwegian royal is the latest to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment
Norwegian royal is the latest to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment

Behn is a novelist, short-story writer and playwright, who has also worked as a model and a designer. The Royal Court announced a year ago that Behn, a Danish playwright, would be divorcing Princess Martha Louise . Spacey issued an apology at the time for his "drunken behaviour" and said he was "horrified" and did not remember the incident o...

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  • Amid wildfires, Getty museum says art is safe
Amid wildfires, Getty museum says art is safe

Commanders hoped to have them back in the air the morning of December 6, but all indications were that the winds would be whipping then too, fanning the flames that spurred evacuation orders for almost 200,000 people, destroyed almost 200 homes and remained mostly out control.

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  • Email pointed Trump campaign to WikiLeaks documents that were already public
Email pointed Trump campaign to WikiLeaks documents that were already public

It came from someone who listed his name as Mike Erickson, and investigators aren't sure who the sender is. "Tonight we are going to speak straight to the American people and cut right through the fake news media", Trump said to rapturous applause from the Pensacola crowd.

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  • Deadline for linking of Aadhaar with PAN extended to March 31
Deadline for linking of Aadhaar with PAN extended to March 31

The December 31 deadline for linking a host of Government services with Aadhaar is likely to be extended till March 31, 2018, Attorney General KK Venugopal informed the Supreme Court on Thursday. UIDAI asked people not to get misled by an outdated video doing rounds in the social media and Whatsapp and said "people should instead verify their...

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  • Korea Says War Is Now Unavoidable
Korea Says War Is Now Unavoidable

The US and South Korea kicked off the five-day war games - called Vigilant Ace - on Monday, with more than 200 aircraft, which have been conducting mock attacks on North Korea in different war scenarios. On Wednesday, he met with North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Pak Myong-guk and Russian Ambassador to Pyongyang Alexander Matsegora. The Pentag...

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  • Roy Moore accuser amends part of her account about inscription
Roy Moore accuser amends part of her account about inscription

In a separate press conference late Friday afternoon in Montgomery, Ala., Moore's attorney Phillip Jauregui referenced Nelson's November 13 news conference where he said Allred and Nelson had said "everything written in that yearbook was written by Judge Moore".

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  • Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE rulers 'skip GCC summit' with Qatar
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE rulers 'skip GCC summit' with Qatar

The announcement comes as both Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been engaged in the ongoing war in Yemen, fighting against Iranian-backed Houthi forces. According to media reports, the committee will be headed by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, and Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE's deputy prime minister and mi...

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  • German SPD leader Martin Schulz seeks 'United States of Europe' by 2025
German SPD leader Martin Schulz seeks 'United States of Europe' by 2025

On the other hand Schulz has some personal popularity, and many also see an opportunity to push forward with a social agenda in Europe with Emmanuel Macron at the helm of France. "No - it's about how we exercise our responsibility, including to the next generation". Outside the congress hall, youth activists handed out red cards reading "No Gra...

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  • US Appeals Court Hears Arguments Against SC's Enforcement — Trump Travel Ban
US Appeals Court Hears Arguments Against SC's Enforcement — Trump Travel Ban

Two separate challenges will be heard in appeals court this week, and the case will in all likelihood eventually end up before the Supreme Court for a hearing on its merits. Previously, lower courts have found the argument unconvincing. "This is the third time Hawaii has gone to court to stop President Trump from issuing a travel ban that discrim...

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  • Serena Williams Gets
Serena Williams Gets "Emotional" About Quitting Breastfeeding

And to be clear, it's not that she's having trouble breastfeeding her 3-month-old; the problem comes from contemplating an end to that handsome bonding experience. In September, Williams gave birth to the couple's first child , daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach .

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  • Muslim Prince Spends $450 Million On A Painting Of Jesus
Muslim Prince Spends $450 Million On A Painting Of Jesus

Prince Bader is also reportedly a friend and associate of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , who recently embarked on a countrywide crackdown on corruption that touched $100 billion and implicated over 200 people, including members of the royal elite.

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  • Sadiq Khan crosses Wagah Border on foot!
Sadiq Khan crosses Wagah Border on foot!

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan speaks at a business reception in the grounds of the British High Commission in Islamabad during a visit to Islamabad in Pakistan. The London mayor was also briefed about the investment opportunities for trade and investment in the country. Asked in July of this year for an update, Mr Khan said TfL expected "to ...

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  • Messi casts doubt over Barcelona future with latest remarks
Messi casts doubt over Barcelona future with latest remarks

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi , has reacted to manager Ernesto Valverde dropping him for the second consecutive Champions League fixture. "I have come to understand that the season is long and that some periods are more important than others", he explained during an interview with TyC Sports .

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  • Priyanka Chopra voted Sexiest Asian Woman, dethroning Deepika Padukone
Priyanka Chopra voted Sexiest Asian Woman, dethroning Deepika Padukone

The second position has been bagged by TV Star Nia Sharma . In a media statement, Priyanka said, "I can not actually take credit for this at all". She added: "I feel grateful and am humbled". Quite surprisingly, Nia Sharma sat atop second with Alia Bhatt on fourth and Mahira Khan on the fifth one. "Thank you Eastern Eye . you do know how to...

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  • Michael Flynn Promised Ex-Partner That Russia Sanctions Would Be 'Ripped Up'
Michael Flynn Promised Ex-Partner That Russia Sanctions Would Be 'Ripped Up'

The whistle-blower, Mr. Cummings said, is willing to meet with Mr. Gowdy if he agrees to protect the person's identity. Flynn told the business associate that a project they were working on to build nuclear reactors in the Middle East was "good to go" and directed him to push forward on the plan, the whistleblower said, according to a letter ...

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