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ISIS will be defeated TONIGHT - Donald Trump says

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Fighters with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) gather near the village of Baghouz in the countryside of the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor on March 20, 2019 . While Trump announced an abrupt decision to withdraw from Syria last December, he has flip-flopped on the details since then. Reports suggest that when Baghouz falls, ISIS will be defeated. Read More »

Iran Rejects Claims of Hacking Israeli Officials’ Phones

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The Israeli prime minister's office reacted to the report by stating that security officials had run checks that showed no signs of the phones having been hacked. Speaking at a press conference in Haifa, Gantz said reports that Netanyahu has earned NIS 16 million [$4.5 million] off the deal were "unimaginable and hard to comprehend". Read More »

EPP suspends Orban's Fidesz party

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Under the terms of the suspension, Orban's Fidesz party will be unable to attend or cast votes in EPP meetings or propose candidates for posts. One argument within the EPP is that Orban, for whom EPP membership gives mainstream access and credibility, did not have a strategy ready yet to create a new party alliance, as party parities shift after the European elections in May. Read More »

Bus carrying 51 schoolchildren hijacked, set on fire

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Muscat: A bus carrying 51 schoolchildren was hijacked and set on fire by its driver in Italy , authorities confirmed. Italian police have ended a dramatic ordeal for 51 students and their teachers who were tied up and held captive by their bus driver who threatened to torch everyone inside the vehicle. Read More »

4000 people watched Facebook video before anyone reported it

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They also added the video to an internal ban list and began blocking it nearly immediately, removing 1.5 million videos of the shooting within the first 24 hours, the company said. "It is horrendous and while they've given us those assurances, ultimately the responsibility does sit with them". They are the publisher, not just the postman. Read More »

'Reppin the Aussie legend': National Basketball Association star's awesome nod to Egg Boy

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Will has instructed that the money should go to the victim's families of the Christchurch attack. The teen dubbed " Egg Boy " won't pursue any legal against Senator Fraser Anning or his minders. Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday took the side of the egger, telling reporters: "The full force of the law should be applied to Sen". Conolly was arrested at the scene and released pending further investigation, police said . Read More »

Amber Alert canceled after mother, daughter spotted in Cheney

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Initially, police said the father was not supposed to have access to the child. "It is believed that Alissa may be in danger due to Brooke's recent threatening behavior towards Alissa", the Nampa Police Department said in a statement. Tim Riha said someone had called authorities after seeing the Helmandollars in a restaurant in Cheney. Brooke Helmandollar is a 41-year-old white female with brown hair and hazel eyes. Read More »

Justice Thomas talks at court arguments, 1st time in 3 years

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According to The Washington Post , two of Flowers' trials were hung, and convictions in three others were overturned because of misconduct by Evans. Flowers appealed to the Supreme Court after the Mississippi Supreme Court in 2017 upheld his most recent conviction and death sentence. Read More »

Britain has requested Brexit delay until June 30: Theresa May

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The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said it was "unacceptable" business was no clearer about the terms on which Britain would exit the EU. But a shift to "soft Brexit" would infuriate the pro-Brexit wing of May's divided party, and a long delay would require Britain to participate in May 23-26 elections for the European Parliament . Read More »

Malta ranks 22nd happiest country in World Happiness Report

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It examined factors including life expectancy, freedom, GDP and corruption. Finland has less wealth than the USA, but the UN's report suggests that the country's commitment to ensuring an equitable quality of life for all its residents has led to greater satisfaction among the population. Read More »

Christchurch attacker meant to continue rampage when arrested

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The attacks, which were allegedly were performed by Australian man Brenton Tarrant , have shaken the world with many marks of respect and tributes flowing through social media and mosques around the globe. She added: "There have been attempts to change our laws in 2005, in 2012 and after an inquiry in 2017...now is the time for change". His manifesto was a welter of often politically contradictory views, touching on numerous most combustible issues of the day, among them the Second ... Read More »

45 rattlesnakes wrangled from under home

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But he quickly crawled out after seeing what he thought was a few snakes. The company, Big Country Snake Removal , posted the almost 18-minute long video of the removal online. A crew went to the house and in a Facebook post about the service call said, "We arrived around lunchtime and as soon as I crawled under I could immediately see that there was far more than a few". Read More »

US to 're-engage' with Kim, says Pompeo

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He made the comments in response to North Korea's criticism of the US' "gangster-like" demands on denuclearisation. He claimed that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was "unwilling to take the necessary steps to reach" a nuclear deal with the U.S. Read More »

Hindu community celebrates Holi in Karachi

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Earlier, on March 10, Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) had chose to dedicate this year's Holi festival to Pakistan. Significance and importance This colour of festival is more than what meets the eyes and has many significances-be it religious or cultural, social or biological. Read More »

Brexit: Second EU referendum ‘not what people want’, says Theresa May

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In a televised statement from 10 Downing St., May said she shared the frustration felt by many Britons who have "had enough" of endless Brexit debates and infighting - though she did not accept a role in causing it. But she faces a struggle to overturn the huge margins of defeat for her deal in previous votes in January and last week. It comes as protesters threatened to block the M25 and other major routes if the government delayed Brexit . Read More »

McCain's widow, daughter punch back at Trump's Twitter tirade

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That McSally declined to criticize Trump directly reflects a broader wariness among Republicans to cross a president famous for holding a grudge and mobilizing his followers against GOP lawmakers he deems disloyal. Asked by a reporter about his attacks while hosting the Brazilian president at the White House on Tuesday, Mr Trump said: "I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be". Read More »

Kellyanne Conway Defends Trump Against Husband's Attacks

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Kellyanne Conway " is " jealous of her success". But the spat illustrates psychiatry's pernicious influence on the debate about Trump's fitness for the presidency, in which his opponents often try to medicalize their political judgments by portraying his words and actions as symptoms of a mental illness. Read More »

Machelle Hackney, YouTube mom behind Fantastic Adventures channel, accused of child abuse

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Police interviewed two of the children and attempted to speak with a third but "she was visibly nervous, shaking, and it appeared she was too scared to answer any questions", according to the probable cause statement. The document said the children told police that Hackney would use 'pepper spray all over their face and body, spank them, force them to take ice baths and when resisting would force their head underwater as well as she will make them stand in the corner with their arms raised ... Read More »

Blaze extinguished at Texas petrochemical facility

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At a news conference Tuesday afternoon, the company said eight tanks were on fire while the seven other tanks located in the same section of the storage facility were not on fire. It can be an eye and nasal irritant. The tanks that caught fire contained components of gasoline and materials used in nail polish remover, glues and paint thinner. Read More »

Radovan Karadzic sentence increased to life at United Nations tribunal

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Karadzic showed nearly no reaction as presiding judge Vagn Joensen of Denmark read out a damning judgment that means the 73-year-old former Bosnian strongman will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic was sentenced to life in prison on similar charges of war crimes and genocide in November 2017. The judges upheld Karadzic's conviction for genocide over the Srebrenica massacre in 1995 during the Bosnian War but said the 40-year sentence ... Read More »

Pounds of Plastic Found Inside Dead Whale in Philippines

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The 4.7-metre-long male Cuvier's beaked whale was spotted when it became stuck in waters off the coast of the Philippines on Saturday morning. When the necropsy was performed, Blatchley told NPR, he was not prepared for the amount of plastic they found in the whale's stomach. Read More »

Fugitive Indian jeweller Nirav Modi arrested in London: UK police

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It will also look into whether Nirav Modi's extradition to India will in any way violate his human rights. March 9th, 2019: The Telegraph , a United Kingdom daily, broke the news that Nirav Modi was living in London . The Enforcement Directorate (ED) also confirmed that he has been arrested. "The next step which the Indian government needs to take is to make formal written representation to the relevant asylum department at Home Office setting out the grounds why Nirav Modi ... Read More »

NATO, EU condemn Russia's 2014 seizure of Crimea

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The fines go up to around $23,000 for repeat offenders. Russia on Monday marked the fifth anniversary of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine , a move condemned by Kiev and its Western allies but celebrated by most Russians. Ukraine has cut off energy supplies to the peninsula and blocked shipments of Crimea-bound cargo via its territory after Moscow annexed the region in 2014. Read More »

Report shows growing number of counterfeit goods entering European Union

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The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development assessed data from almost half a million customs seizures from a wide variety of worldwide enforcement agencies. The majority of fake goods picked up in customs checks are said to originate from mainland China and Hong Kong, but other major points of origin include the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Singapore, Thailand and India . Read More »

GoFundMe page raises over $40000 for internet sensation 'Egg Boy'

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An unnamed young man threw an egg at Anning during a press conference in Melbourne . A group of adults then tackled the dissident 17-year-old to the floor and held him in a chokehold. Noting that the primary suspect in Christchurch is 28, one Anning supporter said, "It's the younger generation taking up the fight". Senator Anning replaced One Nation's disqualified Malcolm Roberts in 2017 but quit the party to become an independent after falling out with leader Pauline Hanson. Read More »

Fully support Pakistan in carrying out counter-terrorism campaign: China

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However, China a long-time ally of Pakistan , last week blocked measures by the UN Security Council to blacklist JeM leader Masood Azhar. Wang, who is also China's foreign minister, said China has always believed that peace and stability in South Asia is in the joint interests of countries in the region and is what the global community wishes. Read More »

Trump nominates former Delta executive to run Federal Aviation Administration

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Inspectors are now analysing data from the aircraft's flight recorders, which was downloaded by experts in France earlier this week. The updates are meant to address how the aircraft's flight control system - MCAS (Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System) - responds to erroneous sensor inputs, the planemaker said https: //boeing .mediaroom.com/2019-03-17-Boeing-CEO-Muilenburg-Issues-Statement-on-Ethiopian-Airlines-Flight-302-Accident-Investigation in a statement. Read More »