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Trump Now Sees Qatar as an Ally Against Terrorism

Trump Now Sees Qatar as an Ally Against Terrorism A major twist in the Gulf crisis that has gripped the region over the past year appeared on Tuesday, when President Donald Trump welcomed the Qatar emir to the White House. President Donald Trump Tuesday applauded Qatar's efforts to stop funding terrorism, almost a year after accusing the Persian Gulf country of funding extremism at a "high level". [Full Article...]

China's Xi says opening brings progress, closure backwardness

China's Xi says opening brings progress, closure backwardness Zhang Yuyan, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a government think tank, said China was unlikely to sell off its holdings of U.S. The move prompted Trump last week to threaten tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods, which have yet to be identified. Under Mr. Xi, some Chinese officials and analysts said, the days when Beijing would make concessions to foster c... [Full Article...]

Phil Mickelson Shoots Five-Under 67 in Final Round of the Masters

Phil Mickelson Shoots Five-Under 67 in Final Round of the Masters McIlroy will play alongside Reed in the final round where the two will get a chance to renew their duel from the 2016 Ryder Cup where they traded birdies in a scintillating stretch of one-upmanship that was deemed an instant classic. Lefty got off to a hot start in his final round, making three straight birdies at 2, 3 and 4. "The hard thing for me is I continue to put a little bit too much pr... [Full Article...]

Sebastian Vettel sublime, Pierre Gasly rubs McLaren face in it

Sebastian Vettel sublime, Pierre Gasly rubs McLaren face in it There would be light contact between the Mercedes and Red Bull , however, with the Dutchman picking up a puncture, at the same time up ahead, his teammate Daniel Ricciardo was pulling over to the side of the track after his vehicle shutdown. [Full Article...]

Israel launches airstrikes on Syria air base

Israel launches airstrikes on Syria air base An alleged chemical attack carried out by the regime of President Bashar Al Assad occurred in Douma, a Damascus suburb, on Saturday, killing an estimated 40. Nebenzia alleged that the anti-government forces had chemical weapons and could stage an attack. French President Emmanuel Macron spoke to Trump by telephone and the two agreed that they would work together to establish clear responsibili... [Full Article...]

YouTube Headquarters Shooter Identified As User Nasim Aghdam

YouTube Headquarters Shooter Identified As User Nasim Aghdam Police say so far the only connection they can find between her and YouTube is her anger that the service had recently changed how she was compensated for posting videos . Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Wednesday searched two homes where Nasim Aghdam had lived - one in Menifee, which is southeast of Los Angeles, and another in 4S Ranch, north of San Die... [Full Article...]

BJP's power play: Stage set for 2019 elections, says Amit Shah

BJP's power play: Stage set for 2019 elections, says Amit Shah His party has been long alleging that the deal of 36 Rafale fighter jets with the French government was finalized by the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Centre at a higher price than the previous deal for 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) negotiated by the Congress led-United Progressive Alliance government. [Full Article...]

Ex-Catalonia Chief, Free D By German Jail, Demands Talks With Spain

Ex-Catalonia Chief, Free D By German Jail, Demands Talks With Spain Puigdemont's release is also an embarrassing blow for Spain's conservative government, which has insisted the dispute over Catalan separatism is a legal issue, not a political one, and has refused to be drawn into negotiations with the former Catalan president and his supporters since October's banned referendum. [Full Article...]

Mexico Senate rebukes Trump over border deployment plans

Mexico Senate rebukes Trump over border deployment plans The agents chose to issue most of the travelers "exit visas ", which the Mexican government has previously granted Central American caravans and other travelers seeking to reach the U.S. "Not sure why the media is acting like this isn't a well-established fact - women and young girls are brutally victimized on the journey north, strikes me as quite freaky that reporters would try to cover up th... [Full Article...]

Ronaldo scores again but Madrid derby ends all square

Ronaldo scores again but Madrid derby ends all square The Atletico star is clearly a fan of the video game Fortnite and has already given us a few celebrations inspired by the game. It is true that there is nobody else who does that. Real keeper Keylor Navas beat away a low strike from Diego Costa in the first half and then kept out a powerful effort from Koke in the second, while Atletico midfielder Saul Niguez struck one just wide as the visitors... [Full Article...]

Brazil's Lula turns himself in to police after tense showdown

Brazil's Lula turns himself in to police after tense showdown Friday to present himself to police in Curitiba, about 260 miles (417 kilometers) southwest of Sao Bernardo do Campo, and begin serving his 12-year sentence. If I didn't believe in the law, I wouldn't have started a political party. He would spend more than a month in jail. "Lula will not be a prisoner in 2018, he'll be president and help the people once more", said Swiecik, 31. [Full Article...]

Turnout high in Hungary's election as Orban fights to retain power

Turnout high in Hungary's election as Orban fights to retain power The government also points to Hungary's solid economic growth, which has brought steadily rising wages, and says this would be at risk in the event of an opposition victory. Vona's Jobbik party started out as xenophobic group well known for its anti-Semitic views. He refused to take part in the EU's refugee resettlement programme and he has praised Russian leader Vladimir Putin. [Full Article...]

Israeli military finds two explosive devices planted on Gaza border

The deaths brought to 21 the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire over the past week, including 15 who had been involved in the protests. "I know the situation is very, very hard", Israeli farmer Daniel Rahamim said about economic hardship in Gaza, the Palestinian enclave ruled by Hamas, an Islamist group that advocates Israel's destruction. [Full Article...]

Details Emerge in Trump Tower Fire that Left One Dead, Six Injured

Details Emerge in Trump Tower Fire that Left One Dead, Six Injured Not long after news of the fire broke, President Trump, who was in Washington at the time tweeted , 'Fire at Trump Tower is out. Very confined (well-built building). Trump is there. Meanwhile, Nigro confirmed that no member of the Trump family was inside the 664-foot tower Saturday. The building was completed in 1983, several years before sprinkler systems were mandated. [Full Article...]

United States imposes sanctions on 24 Russians close to Vladimir Putin

United States imposes sanctions on 24 Russians close to Vladimir Putin Washington officials as well as the US media, however, have repeatedly claimed that the new sanctions are aimed exclusively at " Russian oligarchs and [government] elites, who profit from this corrupt system", as it was put by the US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. [Full Article...]

3 dead, 20 injured after van crashes into German crowd

3 dead, 20 injured after van crashes into German crowd German police said , "several "dead and injured" as a vehicle hit a crowd in Munster , North Rhine-Westphalia". A local police spokesman Andreas Bode said cops are checking reports that other potential suspects may have fled from the van following the horrific smash. [Full Article...]

Feds shut down Backpage.com website noted for prostitution ads

Feds shut down Backpage.com website noted for prostitution ads Michael Lacey, 69, of Sedona, Arizona, who co-founded Backpage , was charged Friday as part of the indictment, Lacey's lawyer, Larry Kazan, told USA Today . The FBI post claimed federal attorneys in Arizona and California and the Justice Department's section on child exploitation and obscenity and the California and Texas attorneys general jointly participated in the action. [Full Article...]

NY AG Opens Investigation Into Fatal Brooklyn Police Shooting

NY AG Opens Investigation Into Fatal Brooklyn Police Shooting Police later said the instrument was actually a metal pipe with a knob on it. "This was not an EDP (emotionally disturbed person) call. this was a call of a man pointing what 911 callers felt was a gun at people on the street", NYPD Chief Terence Monahan told NBC. [Full Article...]

Australia, Canada, England win Commonwealth Games pool golds

Australia, Canada, England win Commonwealth Games pool golds James Guy of England took the bronze. "I'm so proud of you and everything you've achieved", Wu said. Australian diver Taneka Kovchenko has been forced to retire from the sport, just days before the start of the Commonwealth Games . England are a distant second on 14 total medals, seven of which are gold. "I've been second nearly every single time", Wilmott said. They each won their hea... [Full Article...]

Trump defends immigration laws at tax cut event

Trump defends immigration laws at tax cut event Before moving on to those impacted by tax cuts, the state's political leadership represented on stage took turns praising the president and the tax cuts. For single individuals earning less than $38,700 and married couples earning under $77,400, the rate was reduced from 15 to 12 percent. Nielsen says the administration wants the National Guard's help providing surveillance along the border and ... [Full Article...]


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