• Russians injured in recent clash in Syria were not servicemen - Foreign Ministry
Russians injured in recent clash in Syria were not servicemen - Foreign Ministry

The Russian Foreign Ministry admitted today that "dozens" of Russian nationals had died in the American airstrike in Syria as a Russian mercenary-led force attacked American-backed positions near an oilfield near Deir Ezzor. Last year, the Associated Press reported that a Russian company linked to Wagner had been promised 25 per cent of profits fro...

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  • Patrick Brown says Ontario PCs must be united heading into election
Patrick Brown says Ontario PCs must be united heading into election

On Tuesday, Brown warned his supporters to brace for more attacks, saying a small group of party "insiders" were trying to derail his leadership bid. In the first question period of the legislature since December, interim PC leader Vic Fedeli took Premier Kathleen Wynne to task about job losses last month, but his efforts were overshadowed by the...

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  • Clarence Thomas, in Dissent, Asserts Gun Rights Aren't 'Favored' at High Court
Clarence Thomas, in Dissent, Asserts Gun Rights Aren't 'Favored' at High Court

The case was pursued by two California residents who argued that the waiting period should be waived for people who already owned guns and had passed the state's background check. The states of California, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Illinois, Minnesota, Florida, Iowa, Maryland and New Jersey as well as Washington, D.C., have waiting periods that vary ...

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  • Donald Trump Jr arrives in India to help sell luxury apartments
Donald Trump Jr arrives in India to help sell luxury apartments

Trump Jr.is promoting projects inked before his father was elected. Maintaining that reforms underway will help attract investments to India from countries like United States, he said the "spirit" of doing business in India is much more aligned with the United States way of doing business.

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  • 'Only one to blame is the killer': Sheriff on Florida school shooting
'Only one to blame is the killer': Sheriff on Florida school shooting

The school's janitor also played a part in protecting students from walking into the path of the shooter . "We were unable to identify the person who made the comment", said Rob Lasky said at a press conference, also saying that no other information was included with that comment which would "indicate a time , location, or the true identity o...

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  • Remnants of Tropical Cyclone Gita Bring Heavy Rain, Flooding to New Zealand
Remnants of Tropical Cyclone Gita Bring Heavy Rain, Flooding to New Zealand

Flights have been affected at Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown, Nelson, Hokitika and New Plymouth Airports. It added that "significant wave heights of around nine metres" were being recorded off the Taranaki coast. He said: "We stand ready to help and have personnel and trucks that can be mobilised as quickly as possible". In Christchurch, ...

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  • 7th-grader shoots himself at OH school
7th-grader shoots himself at OH school

Police in OH say a seventh grader apparently brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a bathroom. During Tuesday's shooting at Jackson Memorial Middle School in Massillon several frightened students feared the worst, they didn't know what was going on.

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  • 5 killed in ISIL attack on church in Russia's Dagestan
5 killed in ISIL attack on church in Russia's Dagestan

People light candles in front of portraits of victims of the deadly attack on churchgoers in Russia's predominantly Muslim Dagestan region in Kizlyar, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. The terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Vladimir Vasilyev, the acting head of Daghestan, was quoted by the Russian news agency Interfax as saying that...

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  • Latvian central bank chief says victim of smear campaign after detention
Latvian central bank chief says victim of smear campaign after detention

ABLV said it had sought temporary liquidity support from the central bank after depositors withdrew €600 million, about 22 percent of total deposits, following a warning by the United States that it was seeking to impose sanctions on the bank.

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  • Freezing rain and freezing drizzle possible Monday night into Tuesday
Freezing rain and freezing drizzle possible Monday night into Tuesday

Dense fog will build in, especially for central and southern communities, as precipitation tapers a bit during the early overnight hours. A wintry mix of precipitation is expected to develop across the area this morning, and continue at times through Tuesday .

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  • Iran Denies Military Buildup in Syria
Iran Denies Military Buildup in Syria

She hailed the role of Russian Federation and Iran in finding a solution to the Syrian conflict, saying the USA and other European countries on the contrary seek to dominate Syria in order to serve their interests in the region and protect the Israeli regime.

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  • Chinese anger after terracotta warrior's thumb stolen in US
Chinese anger after terracotta warrior's thumb stolen in US

On Monday, the director of the Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Centre, the government-run organisation which loaned the statues out, "strongly condemned" the Franklin Institute for being "careless" with the statues, CCTV reported . One of the friends said she heard Rohana discussing the thumb on the ride home, according to the affidavit, part ...

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  • Search continues for missing Iranian plane
Search continues for missing Iranian plane

The extreme weather of Zagros Mountain might have triggered the crash. The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran's Mehrabad airport around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, said Mohammad Tabatabai, director of public relations for the airline.

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  • Almost 100 killed in regime airstrikes in Syria's eastern Ghouta, says observatory
Almost 100 killed in regime airstrikes in Syria's eastern Ghouta, says observatory

Do those inflicting the suffering still have words to justify their barbaric acts? How bad is the situation in Eastern Ghouta? "It's imperative to end this senseless human suffering now". But escalating military pressure indicates that the regime would opt for a ground assault instead of talks, the monitor said. Government troops carried ...

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  • South Korea, US to continue joint military drills
South Korea, US to continue joint military drills

Bush and Barack Obama. Following the announcement, the North and South agreed to hold talks for the first time in two years in order to "ease the current military tensions." Pyongyang and leader Kim Jong-Un have long called the U.S.

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  • Trump Endorses Romney in Utah Senate Race: 'He Has My Full Support'
Trump Endorses Romney in Utah Senate Race: 'He Has My Full Support'

As president-elect, Mr. Trump considered Mr. Romney for the secretary of state nomination in a process that dragged on for weeks before ultimately discarding him in favor of Rex W. In an interview Friday, Romney told the Daily Herald, "Where the president has said something or tweeted something that I thought was important, and where I d...

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  • Meet Merkel's Possible Successor: From Tiny State to National Party Leadership
Meet Merkel's Possible Successor: From Tiny State to National Party Leadership

In the event of a no vote, expect intense lobbying from CDU senior figures for Merkel to form a minority government. Members of Germany's center-left Social Democratic Party have started voting on whether to accept the coalition agreement negotiated by their leaders with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc on forming a new government.

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  • Hyperloop unveiled, to reduce Mumbai-Pune travel time to 25 minutes
Hyperloop unveiled, to reduce Mumbai-Pune travel time to 25 minutes

The initial study by the company said Virgin Hyperloop between Mumbai and Pune will reduce the travel time to 14-25 minutes instead of the present three hours. The project will begin after a six-month in-depth feasibility study ad then the company will talk about more details. The electric loop will be 100 per cent electric and will for a c...

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  • USA gun owners destroy rifles in #OneLess response to Florida school shooting
USA gun owners destroy rifles in #OneLess response to Florida school shooting

But Pappalardo says his feelings began to change following the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting in CT. "I'm a firm believer in the Second Amendment", he said. It comes a week after the Valentine's Day mass shooting at a high school in Parkland which left 17 people dead and prompted survivors to call for stricter gun controls .

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  • Trump Is The Worst President, Expert Ranking Survey Reveals On Presidents' Day
Trump Is The Worst President, Expert Ranking Survey Reveals On Presidents' Day

All presidents were ranked in the 2018 Presidents and Executive Politics Presidential Greatness Survey . As for those weird Independents, they fuck with the elder Bush very heavy, ranking George H.W. As for Trump, history will not be kind to his presidency if a panel of presidential scholars assembled by Vanity Fair past year are correct. Those ...

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