• Germany to US: Call out Iran but Keep Nuclear Deal
Germany to US: Call out Iran but Keep Nuclear Deal

Trump is expected to announce his decision Friday. The suspension is part of the landmark deal agreed between Iran and six world powers under Barack Obama's administration, which saw an easing of sanctions in exchange for Iran's curbing of its nuclear program.

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  • Erdogan calls on Putin to end northern Syria attacks by regime forces
Erdogan calls on Putin to end northern Syria attacks by regime forces

Idlib province is nearly entirely controlled by a jihadi outfit known as Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) consisting mostly of fighters from a former al-Qaida affiliate. Now, an intense military showdown is taking place in the countryside of Idlib and Hama, a military source told Xinhua, adding that it is hard for the rebels to capture over 120 towns tak...

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  • Netanyahu visit expected to deepen bond with India's Modi
Netanyahu visit expected to deepen bond with India's Modi

India had cancelled missile deal, Israel sparks new hope. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also visited Israel in July, becoming the first Indian premier to set foot in the Jewish state. Israel and India also differ on China: Israel has welcomed the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative sponsored by China and is eager to participate in the dev...

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  • Tamil Nadu legislators to get 100 per cent salary hike
Tamil Nadu legislators to get 100 per cent salary hike

While over 17 trade unions, including the CITU and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)-backed Labour Progressive Federation (LPF), are taking part in the protest, the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( AIADMK )-backed Anna Thozhirsanga Peravai (ATP) also joined the agitation on Tuesday in Dindigul district.

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  • Seoul to announce measures on 'defective' sex slavery deal
Seoul to announce measures on 'defective' sex slavery deal

Moon's remark came a day after the Foreign Ministry said the issue remains unresolved, but it would not seek to renegotiate the deal. But she added that she hoped Japan would make further efforts to help the women "regain honour and dignity and heal wounds in their hearts".

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  • Trump touts a poll that's awful for him
Trump touts a poll that's awful for him

The tax plan will increase their taxes, 33 percent of voters say, as 24 percent say the plan will reduce their taxes and 37 percent say it will not have much impact. In a series of tweets a day after the book was released, Trump lashed out, saying "throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart...

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  • Quirks of GMT: flight takes off in 2018, lands in 2017
Quirks of GMT: flight takes off in 2018, lands in 2017

They rang in 2018 - then their flight took off back into 2017. Passengers aboard Hawaiian Airlines Flight 446 had the privilege of celebrating new year 2018 twice. The flight tracking website Flightradar24's Twitter account was first to point out the time-hopping flight. "Gotta wonder if the crew ran 10 extra minutes of diagnostic checks to m...

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  • Devolved gov't in Belfast my top priority, says new NI secretary
Devolved gov't in Belfast my top priority, says new NI secretary

Mrs Foster added: "We have listened to lectures on respect for a whole year and it's very easy to demand respect, but apparently it is not very easy to give respect, and Sinn Fein have not given respect to the victims community here in Northern Ireland and, by definition, the whole wider community in Northern Ireland".

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  • Michael Wolff Talks About Donald Trump and Fire and Fury
Michael Wolff Talks About Donald Trump and Fire and Fury

Interest in the book reached a fever pitch after Donald Trump launched a defensive volley of tweets in response to concerns raised about his mental stability in the book. "Everybody among the senior staff has at one time or another referred to him as a child, sometimes as an 11-year-old". Friday was also the same day the other Fire And Fur...

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  • Guptill smashes NZ to victory over Pakistan
Guptill smashes NZ to victory over Pakistan

For the second time this series, rain intervened before the match was finished with New Zealand in front. But in 2nd ODI which was taken place in 9th January, 2018 at Saxton Oval, Nelson New Zealand won by 8 wickets by applying D/L method.

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  • United States vice president to visit Jordan during Mideast tour
United States vice president to visit Jordan during Mideast tour

The White House explained, in a statement , that Pence will visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel without mentioning if he will visit West Bank or not. "At President Trump's direction, the vice president is traveling to the Middle East to reaffirm our commitment to work with the U.S.'s allies in the region to defeat radicalism that threatens future g...

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  • President Trump to tout tax overhaul as boon for rural US
President Trump to tout tax overhaul as boon for rural US

Trump says most of the benefits of the legislation are "going to working families, small businesses and family farmers". He will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, for the remarks. The Rev. Jesse Jackson says the halftime song at the College Football Championship game should be "We Shall Overcome". Players from both Alabama and Georgia generally avoi...

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  • Brooklyn assemblywoman indicted on fraud and other charges
Brooklyn assemblywoman indicted on fraud and other charges

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn announced an 11-count indictment against a Brooklyn assemblywoman on Tuesday, alleging a raft of fraud, witness tampering and other charges , just the latest allegation of corruption and bad behavior among legislators in Albany.

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  • Teacher is handcuffed by officer at school board meeting
Teacher is handcuffed by officer at school board meeting

During a public comment period of a school board meeting, middle school language arts teacher Deyshia Hargrave was recognized, and explained, "For a superintendent or any person in a position of leadership getting any type of raise, I feel like it's a slap in the face for teachers, cafeteria workers and any other support staff we have".

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  • Bye! Meghan Markle Deletes All Social Media Accounts
Bye! Meghan Markle Deletes All Social Media Accounts

It's where Prince George and Princess Charlotte's births were first announced, and just yesterday, when they shared photos of Charlotte ahead of her first day of preschool. He has campaigned tirelessly for a greater understanding of and funding for the disease. "I must tune in", said Markle, who was wearing a coat by Smythe , Burberry pant...

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  • WSU online business programs receive US News & World Report honors
WSU online business programs receive US News & World Report honors

News & World Report's 2018 list of Best Online Bachelor's Programs. "Our online Educational Leadership program is a prime example of our commitment to offering outstanding academic programs that are responsive to the needs of our students and our other constituents".

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  • Alligators survive United States brutal cold by poking noses through ice
Alligators survive United States brutal cold by poking noses through ice

These alligators look like they're stuck in frozen water, but their noses surfaced to the top right before the water became ice. George Howard , the park's general manager, told HuffPost that while the frozen alligators in the video appear to be casualties of Old Man Winter, they're very much alive and well.

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  • Fire at Trump Tower in New York's Manhattan, no casualties
Fire at Trump Tower in New York's Manhattan, no casualties

Firefighters arrived at the scene in minutes and extinguished the fire, which hadn't spread beyond an HVAC unit on the roof, according to The Washington Post. Trump Tower was also the setting for the developer-turned-president's reality TV show, The Apprentice , and the headquarters of his presidential campaign.

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  • Kia Niro EV Concept Unveiled at CES in Las Vegas
Kia Niro EV Concept Unveiled at CES in Las Vegas

He further said, the FCEV is due for launch in 2020 and "will spearhead Kia's efforts to realise a zero-emission future for mobility". After unveiling the new Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid in Los Angeles last fall, the South Korean automaker got to work on a new version of the model.

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  • Israeli Blacklist Documents BDS Groups to be Blocked From Country
Israeli Blacklist Documents BDS Groups to be Blocked From Country

American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker group on the list, said it would continue to work for "peace and justice". "No country would allow visitors who arrive to harm the country to enter it, and certainly not when their goal is to wipe out Israel as a Jewish country".

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  • Man City's Ilkay Gundogan: Eye contact key to Sergio Aguero goal
Man City's Ilkay Gundogan: Eye contact key to Sergio Aguero goal

Burnley , seventh in the Premier League, grabbed a 25th- minute lead when City defender John Stones mis-kicked a Sam Vokes knockdown and Ashley Barnes and the striker burst goalwards before blasting the ball past Claudio Bravo. "We've got a lot of respect for them - they have an incredible team with an wonderful manager - but it's a massive opp...

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  • Trump's threats to Pakistan probably won't change much
Trump's threats to Pakistan probably won't change much

President's mood swings". Their website reported his tweet and added: "The US has long accused Istanbul of allowing militants to operate relatively freely in Pakistan's border regions to carry out operations in neighbouring Afghanistan". "Our hope is that they will see this as a further indication of this administration's huge frustration with the ...

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  • USA crude slips 57 cents, retreating from mid-2015 highs
USA crude slips 57 cents, retreating from mid-2015 highs

USA drillers reduced the number of oil rigs operating by five in the week to January 5, the first decline in three weeks, according to a report by energy services firm Baker Hughes on Friday. Total volume traded was about 37% below the 100-day average. Front-month prices rose about 1.1 percent last week. States where prices moved most last week...

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  • Korea seeks to discuss divided families, easing tensions at inter-Korean talks
Korea seeks to discuss divided families, easing tensions at inter-Korean talks

The long-stalled talks come after the North's leader Kim Jong Un indicated in his New Year's speech that Pyongyang was willing to send a delegation to the Winter Games in the South. "There is no turnaround ", she stated on ABC's This Week . South Korean President Moon Jae-in has expressed openness to their participation, and President of th...

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  • Police search for missing journalist in Houston area
Police search for missing journalist in Houston area

A United States journalist who has been missing since Saturday was anxious "she was being followed by a blue truck", according to social media. A reporter for a Texas college football team who mysteriously went missing on the weekend was found on Monday, Jan.

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  • Man dies in explosion outside Stockholm subway
Man dies in explosion outside Stockholm subway

Daily newspaper Aftonbladet said it was thought to have been a hand grenade. According to Alvarsjo, hand grenades are increasingly used by criminal networks in Sweden. Police patrols will remain in the area throughout Sunday night and Monday, with the municipality offering crisis counseling to local residents. He says a woman with the man recei...

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  • Trump's Support for the Iranian Protests
Trump's Support for the Iranian Protests

It has been opposed by Trump who has to certify this month to the US Congress that Iran is complying with it in order for Washington to continue with the terms of the agreement. "We warn the U.S. against attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran", Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told the state news agency ...

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  • US Company Starts Up A New Search For MH370
US Company Starts Up A New Search For MH370

A US company is starting up a new search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly four years after it vanished. Crews from Malaysia, Australia and China searched for the plane for almost three years without success. A spokesman for the company added: "The company are awaiting final contract award before the search recommences". Ocean Inf...

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  • Forecast: Freezing temperatures over the weekend, snow Monday
Forecast: Freezing temperatures over the weekend, snow Monday

That's the real-world implications of a National Weather Service wind chill advisory, which will be in effect until 8 a.m. Sunday. Weather models that once predicted freezing rain on Monday morning have changed. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 25 and a northeast wind around 6 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. School ...

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  • Donald Trump singing India's tune, says Pakistan
Donald Trump singing India's tune, says Pakistan

Amid reports that the Trump administration may approve more drastic measures to punish Islamabad for its alleged support to certain militant groups, the army on Wednesday said Pakistan would respond to any USA action in line with the aspirations of the people.

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  • North Korea agrees to talks after US, South Korea postpone military drills
North Korea agrees to talks after US, South Korea postpone military drills

In proposing "sincere efforts for a détente", Kim urged the Moon administration to "discontinue all the nuclear war drills they stage with outside forces", a clear reference to annual U.S. "North Korea goes through phases of apparent dialogue and provocation but either way, North Korea is continuing its nuclear and missile development".

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  • North Korea Launched IRBM That Accidentally Hit Its Own City
North Korea Launched IRBM That Accidentally Hit Its Own City

The US Pacific Command said at the time that the test missile was launched from "near" Pukchang Airfield, a previously unused launch site for testing of North Korean ballistic missiles. The revelation that the missile hit an unintended target raises new questions about the possibility that North Korea could accidentally start a nuclear war if an er...

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  • Powerball numbers for 'New Year's Eve (eve)' $390.1M jackpot
Powerball numbers for 'New Year's Eve (eve)' $390.1M jackpot

Check back for updates after 10 p.m. The cash-out prize is $239 million. A Powerball ticket purchased in Iowa won $1 million in Saturday's drawing. According to the website, powerball.net, IN lays claim to 39 jackpot winners since the game began IN 1992, totaling 10.7 percent of all jackpot winners.

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  • Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total more than $800 million
Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total more than $800 million

That makes it more likely for the grand total to roll into the next drawing. The cash value of the January 2 Mega Millions drawing will be $225 million. It was sold in MA. Two big lottery jackpots are up for grab this week. The record Mega Millions jackpot is $656 million - three tickets shared that jackpot on March 30, 2012.

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  • Orrin Hatch, Utah Republican Senator, to retire
Orrin Hatch, Utah Republican Senator, to retire

Former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been considering a 2018 run for his seat. Three candidates from the 2012 Republican presidential primary are now weighing Senate bids, including the eventual GOP nominee Mitt Romney , who is expected to run to succeed Sen.

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  • Russian Daily Oil Output Edges Up in 2017 to 30-Year High
Russian Daily Oil Output Edges Up in 2017 to 30-Year High

The spread between USA crude and Brent hit the narrowest in almost two weeks. Brent Crude is up 17% since the beginning of the year and WTI Crude Oil finished 12% higher . The fall in United States crude oil inventories and U.S. crude oil production could be behind oil's gain. A possible rise in U.S. oil production may pose a threat to higher ...

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  • At least 16 injured as fire devours building in Bronx
At least 16 injured as fire devours building in Bronx

People had very little time to react. The fire erupted about 5:30 a.m.in a first-floor furniture store at 1547 Commonwealth Ave.in the Van Nest section, the FDNY said . Firefighters have to conduct more searches of the building, the commissioner added, but at this point there are no reports of anyone missing. This is a second incident in l...

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  • Haley: Freedom Is 'Under Attack' in Iran, Leader's Statement Is 'Complete Nonsense'
Haley: Freedom Is 'Under Attack' in Iran, Leader's Statement Is 'Complete Nonsense'

The people are crying out for freedom. "I stood proudly even if I was the only hand in the Security Council to fight for the will of the people of the United States", she said. South Korea today offered talks with North Korea next week amid a standoff over its weapons programmes. The worldwide community failed to do that in 2009.

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  • Indian Medical Association Goes On Strike, Protesting National Medical Commission Bill
Indian Medical Association Goes On Strike, Protesting National Medical Commission Bill

After the new bill , private colleges will no longer need permission to increase number of seats in undergraduate and postgraduate seats as they would be able do that on their own. There is also a strong resentment against the examination that will be conducted by the NMC for medical students after completion of the course to be eligible as practi...

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  • Wind Chill Values in the Single Digits New Year's Day
Wind Chill Values in the Single Digits New Year's Day

Either way, it's breezy, with highs in the 20s and wind chill values in the teens. There's the potential for absolutely nothing to some snow showers, or even a period of light snow east. A very brutally cold New Year's Day it has been as temperatures will struggle to reach 0 degrees. We'll keep you updated on that over the next couple of days.

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