• Philippines says Canada helicopters 'not for attack'
Philippines says Canada helicopters 'not for attack'

Duterte said while he did not question Canada's logic, his logic was based on "reality on the ground". International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, who ordered the deal's review, says Duterte's comments underline the confusion and contradictions that have surrounded the deal.

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  • This Very Bad Sketch Somehow Helped Police Identify a Theft Suspect
This Very Bad Sketch Somehow Helped Police Identify a Theft Suspect

But the case isn't drawing to a conclusion just yet. 'We released all of those details together in our police log in the hope that someone recognizes the suspect, ' Lancaster city police said , according to Lancaster Online . "The suspect is described as a man in his 30's that stands about 5'4" tall and was possibly South American or Asian. P...

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  • Teen Who Livestreamed Crash That Killed Sister Sentenced to Prison
Teen Who Livestreamed Crash That Killed Sister Sentenced to Prison

Sanchez's livestream on Instagram of the crash shows her taking her hands off the steering wheel. After the crash, she found her sister's lifeless body and, while livestreaming , told her, "Wake up baby, I'm f**king sorry baby". Obdulia Sanchez appears in a Los Banos , Calif., branch of Merced County Superior Court on July 28, 2017, with h...

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  • Calif. Democrat and #MeToo leader accused of groping male staffer
Calif. Democrat and #MeToo leader accused of groping male staffer

Another unnamed lobbyist said at a fundraiser in 2016, Garcia made inappropriate comments towards him and tried to grab his crotch as well. One, a former legislative staffer, said Garcia groped his back and buttocks and attempted to grab his crotch during a legislative softball game in 2014.

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  • Tonga's Shirtless Flag Bearer Is Back For The Winter Olympics…Still Shirtless
Tonga's Shirtless Flag Bearer Is Back For The Winter Olympics…Still Shirtless

Not only is he back for the Winter Olympics as a cross country skier, he again was shirtless - and this time in freezing temperatures. And with only about three months' experience on snow. Stay tuned for Pita Taufatofua's outfit for when he skis. "Yona from Chile, he's this military guy and he's like, 'You know what?" "This was the la...

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  • Egypt army announces major operation in Sinai, Nile Delta
Egypt army announces major operation in Sinai, Nile Delta

Egypt has launched a renewed military assault against strongholds held by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) within its borders, principally in the Sinai Peninsula but also in Egypt's Nile Delta and its Western Desert region. Meanwhile, Egypt closed its border with Gaza on Friday, a day earlier than planned, Palestinian Arab officials said, a...

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  • Deadline looms for new PA congressional map
Deadline looms for new PA congressional map

The new maps will not affect a March 13 special election in southwest Pennsylvania, where state Rep. Rick Saccone and Democrat Conor Lamb are vying to replace Republican Tim Murphy, who resigned amid a sex scandal. Attorneys for the League of Women Voters had argued that the election results in 2012, 2014 and 2016 provided the evidence to support...

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  • German parties near coalition deal
German parties near coalition deal

The coalition deal would allow the two political camps to renew their so-called grand coalition , which has governed Germany since 2013. It involves Mrs Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), its Bavaria sister party the Christian Social Union (CSU) and the Social Democrats (SPD).

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  • Reuters Publishes Story Of Myanmar Massacre After 2 Journalists Arrested
Reuters Publishes Story Of Myanmar Massacre After 2 Journalists Arrested

A family of Rohingya refugees at the makeshift camp on Balukhali Hill in Cox's Bazar's Ukhia. British foreign secretary Boris Johnson on Friday said the plight of the Rohingya people and the sufferings they have had to endure is one of the most shocking humanitarian disasters of their time, reports UNB.

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  • Turkey may have unwittingly supplied missiles to its Kurdish opponents
Turkey may have unwittingly supplied missiles to its Kurdish opponents

Russia's deepening relationship with Turkey in the past year potentially offers a bigger prize: the strategic goal of drawing Ankara away from the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. They're pretty common in Syria in general. But some rebels argue they have their own reasons to fight the YPG. Gasimov said Moscow "is about to...

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  • Pound Falls as EU Warns Brexit Transition Period Not a Given
Pound Falls as EU Warns Brexit Transition Period Not a Given

Barnier added that he "wasn't talking about a threat" but "if this disagreement were to persist there would undoubtedly be a problem, I hope we would be able to resolve those disagreements in the next round" of talks. While the proposal reportedly has support within Cabinet, "it is likely to spark concerns within the Tory "soft Brexit " camp that ...

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  • Rory McIlroy posts five-putt double-bogey at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro
Rory McIlroy posts five-putt double-bogey at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro

I wanted to do it a year ago as well, wanted to play a heavy schedule, but the (rib) injury didn't allow me to do that. "I'm very optimistic about this weekend and I'm optimistic about the year". Rory McIlroy says his determination to become one of the greatest golfers of all time remains as strong as ever after Jason Day raised question marks ove...

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  • Kemba Walker makes All-Star Game
Kemba Walker makes All-Star Game

Having just recently recorded his 700th career double-double on February 4, Howard currently sits fourth overall in the National Basketball Association in rebounding (12.6) and seventh in blocks per game right now (1.69; highest mark since 2013-14).

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  • Venezuela to hold presidential vote on April 22 after talks fail
Venezuela to hold presidential vote on April 22 after talks fail

VENEZUELA'S electoral council has set April 22 as the date for a controversial presidential election, which the opposition accuses President Nicolas Maduro of using to engineer a second term for himself. Maduro was beaming at a campaign event at a Caracas park, during which he danced and embraced supporters. The opposition said the government w...

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  • Trump wishes disgraced aide Porter well
Trump wishes disgraced aide Porter well

It seems that Kelly had done something to aggravate Trump, because reports suggest that Trump didn't just call Priebus, but called many friends and advisors to rage against Kelly. "I was appalled when I learned of the allegations against Rob Porter ". The White House did not respond to questions about Hicks on Friday morning.

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  • Lawmaker slams CAS decision on Russian athletes
Lawmaker slams CAS decision on Russian athletes

The 45 Russians who were denied entry include speedskater Viktor Ahn, who won six gold medals in two previous Olympics; former National Hockey League players Valeri Nichushkin and Sergei Plotnikov; Alexander Tretiakov, the skeleton rider who won gold in Sochi; Alexander Legkov, an Olympic champion in cross-country skiing; Elena Nikitina, who won br...

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  • Memphis Grizzlies: 5 takeaways from frustrating trade deadline
Memphis Grizzlies: 5 takeaways from frustrating trade deadline

The 28-year-old Evans has sat out Memphis' past five games as the team searches for a trade partner. Seeking a first-round pick and seemingly not budging, the Grizzlies will move forward with Evans on the roster. Lowe said the Wizards likely would have given Memphis two second-round picks for Evans, but the Grizzlies made clear they wante...

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  • Derrick Rose could be reunited with Tom Thibodeau in Minnesota
Derrick Rose could be reunited with Tom Thibodeau in Minnesota

Cleveland is also trading Dwyane Wade to the Miami Heat for a 2020 second-round pick (headed to Sacramento), per reports . In return, the Jazz will receive small forward Jae Crowder and point guard Derrick Rose from the Cavaliers, ESPN .com writer Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting.

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  • 'Tanks but no tanks!' say critics of Trump's plan for military parade
'Tanks but no tanks!' say critics of Trump's plan for military parade

It's ironic that President Trump admires France's Bastille Day Parade, as it is a celebration of the end of monarchic rule and feudalism. For his part, Defense Secretary James Mattis declined yesterday to answer when asked about the cost of the parade after he made a lengthy speech about the need for the armed forces to receive adequate levels of f...

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  • Student lynching: One gets death, 5 others life in Pak
Student lynching: One gets death, 5 others life in Pak

A 58th man was arrested last month and is facing separate proceedings. The 57 suspects indicted over the murder included students, teachers and some officials of Abdul Wali Khan University. Some of the 50 people who gave testimonies to the court said he had angered the university administration by criticising their management in the weeks befor...

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