United States airstrike said to kill Russians

The ministry's spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said the five Russians killed in the February 7 clash in the eastern Deir el-Zour province were not military personnel. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman also denied knowledge of any Russian dea... More..

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Agony uncle Modi gives tips on dealing with exam stress
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Agony uncle Modi gives tips on dealing with exam stress

Telling students about the importance of confidence, Modi said, "There is no shortage of the effort that students put in but lacking in confidence makes you unable to write anything in exam". But his visit has ...More..

Nigerian police says 18 killed in multiple bomb blasts
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Nigerian police says 18 killed in multiple bomb blasts

There was no immediate comment from the military or the police in Borno state, which has borne the brunt of the violence in Boko Haram's almost nine-year insurgency. Boko Haram is a Nigerian militant group whic...More..

German journalist released from prison in Turkey
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

German journalist released from prison in Turkey

The news was cheered by Yucel's many supporters, although a cloud still hovered over the case as Turkish state media reported that prosecutors had asked for an 18-year jail sentence. "This is a dark day for p...More..

Korea's Yun Sung-bin wins gold in men's skeleton
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Korea's Yun Sung-bin wins gold in men's skeleton

Yun, of South Korea, won in commanding fashion at the Pyeongchang Games today, his four-run time of 3 minutes, 20.55 seconds coming in 1.63 seconds ahead of silver medalist Nikita Tregubov of Russian Federati...More..

Timeline: After school shooting, suspect went to Subway, McDonalds
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Timeline: After school shooting, suspect went to Subway, McDonalds

The boys were left in the care of a family friend after their mother died, family member Barbara Kumbatovich, of Long Island, said. "Our office will announce our formal position at the appropriate time", Satz...More..

CC's Izzy Atkin '21 Wins Bronze at the Olympics
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

CC's Izzy Atkin '21 Wins Bronze at the Olympics

In doing so, Atkin won Britain's first Winter Olympic medal on skis. Her medal comes a day after Team GB's Dom Parsons won bronze in the men's skeleton . In qualification I had to keep it pretty mellow and...More..

NBC Passes CBS in Total Viewers for the TV Season
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

NBC Passes CBS in Total Viewers for the TV Season

The 2014 Sochi Olympics had no simultaneous live streaming and no competing prime-time Olympic cable coverage. "Only five years ago we were still fourth place in total viewers after having regained the 18-49 ...More..

Deco says Barcelona have edge on Chelsea: It's Messi
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Deco says Barcelona have edge on Chelsea: It's Messi

Barcelona face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night before the return leg at the Nou Camp in the middle of March. Took his goal well in coolly rounding Marko Dmitrovic to go on to 17 strikes in the ...More..

Israel strikes Gaza Strip after four soldiers wounded
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Israel strikes Gaza Strip after four soldiers wounded

Palestinian security sources said the explosion took place east of the city of Khan Yunis, causing no injuries on the Palestinian side.Spokesman Jonathan Conricus said a "rogue group" had claimed responsibility...More..

Apple (AAPL) Upgraded at BidaskClub
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Apple (AAPL) Upgraded at BidaskClub

Medallion Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:MFIN) has declined 63.76% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. Chem Commercial Bank reporte...More..

North Korea's Kim says important to shore up dialogue with South
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

North Korea's Kim says important to shore up dialogue with South

Pence was reported to have said he reached the new understanding with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (pictured right with Kim Yong-nam, president of North Korea's Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembl...More..

Four questions about the Ethiopian PM's resignation
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Four questions about the Ethiopian PM's resignation

Ethiopian Defense Minister Siraj Fegessa ruled out a military takeover Saturday, but said security forces have been told to take "measures" against those disrupting the country's operations. Hailemariam had ann...More..

Weekend Storm Will Bring Hazardous Winter Conditions To Western Montana
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Weekend Storm Will Bring Hazardous Winter Conditions To Western Montana

It will not last long, ending by 6 a.m. Sunday . The snow will end early Sunday morning leaving one to three inches on the ground. Some area will see snow or a wintry mix as early as 1pm on Saturday . P...More..

An natural disaster has hit areas of the United Kingdom and Wales
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

An natural disaster has hit areas of the United Kingdom and Wales

A minor natural disaster has struck southwest Britain Saturday, reported local media. The tremor, which measured 4.4 on the Richter scale, was centered eight miles north-east Swansea in Cwmllynfell. One said:...More..

Zainab Ansari's Confessed Killer Sentenced To Death
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Zainab Ansari's Confessed Killer Sentenced To Death

After a four-day trial, Imran Ali, 24, was convicted in a Lahore court on four counts of murder, abduction, rape and sodomy of a minor, CNN reports . The perpetrator was found by police after he was seen o...More..

Serious questions are mounting about Jared Kushner's security clearance
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Serious questions are mounting about Jared Kushner's security clearance

Kelly also ordered that any temporary clearances with access to certain levels of classified information would be revoked if the background investigations into the individuals with the clearances had been pendi...More..

Russian toll in Syria battle was 300 killed and wounded
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Russian toll in Syria battle was 300 killed and wounded

According to the U.S. military, the picture is as follows: On the night of February 7 to 8, the Syrian Democratic Forces' (SDF) headquarters in eastern Syria's Khusham province of Deir el-Zor was attacked by ...More..

Jimmy Kimmel's Emotional Plea to Trump After Florida Shooting: 'Do Something'
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Jimmy Kimmel's Emotional Plea to Trump After Florida Shooting: 'Do Something'

It hasn't hit me yet". But Trump was scheduled to leave Friday afternoon for West Palm Beach, which is less than 40 miles away. Heather Dohack is the mother of a sophomore student at Windsor High School and...More..

Turkey wants joint United States deployment in Syria's Manbij
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Turkey wants joint United States deployment in Syria's Manbij

Meanwhile, Turkey is preparing to set up new camps for civilians in northern Syria , Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag said on February 17. "Were not going to be the US doing one thing, and Turkey doing an...More..

Early morning rain ends, dry & warmer afternoon
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Early morning rain ends, dry & warmer afternoon

Friday: Rain likely before 1 p.m., then a slight chance of showers till 4 p.m. Mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 28. The most you'll see is about a half an inch. Only...More..

Woods commits to play next week in Honda Classic
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Woods commits to play next week in Honda Classic

He had missed four straight cuts dating to late a year ago, though he felt he was hitting it well in practice. Hoge birdied the 15th and 18th holes, two of the stronger holes at Riviera. That includes four-ti...More..

The Year Of The Dog Begins Today
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Year Of The Dog Begins Today

The Chinese performing their prayers at the Sin Sze Si Ya Temple during the Chinese New Year. Every year, the Chinese New Year starts on the new moon occurring between January 21 and February 20. "There's no ...More..

Pres. Rouhani: Iran-India ties not to detriment of any country
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Pres. Rouhani: Iran-India ties not to detriment of any country

Both nations are expected to deepen cultural relations and economic ties in the bilateral trade. The Iranian leader said his country was ready to help countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Yemen. "Takin...More..

Intelligence Chiefs: Russia intends to keep meddling in USA elections
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Intelligence Chiefs: Russia intends to keep meddling in USA elections

Trump caused a stir during his trip to Asia when he suggested that he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin's denials that his government meddled in the election. Russian operatives continue to publish ...More..

Joy Behar mocks Pence's faith as 'mental illness'
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Joy Behar mocks Pence's faith as 'mental illness'

Last week during an episode of " Celebrity Big Brother ", former White House staffer Omarosa exposed various aspects about the current administration that anxious her the most. "I didn't avoid the dictator's ...More..

Real Madrid join Alderweireld bandwagon
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Real Madrid join Alderweireld bandwagon

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino claimed Alderweireld needed to work on his fitness after recently returning from a long-term hamstring injury, despite the defender insisting he was fit to play. Unsurprisingly...More..

VA Secretary's European Trip Was An Ethics Mess Funded By Taxpayers
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

VA Secretary's European Trip Was An Ethics Mess Funded By Taxpayers

According to officials, Shulkin's Chief of Staff Viveca Wright Simpson doctored an official email to secure taxpayer funding for the travel costs for his wife's airfare that cost more than $4,000. The repor...More..

Rouhani expresses condolences to Russian Federation over plane crash
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Rouhani expresses condolences to Russian Federation over plane crash

Another Russian newspaper, Kommersant, had said that this was optional given the relatively mild temperatures at the time. "A special situation began to develop about two minutes and 30 seconds after the take...More..

Oli sworn in as the 41st Nepal PM
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Oli sworn in as the 41st Nepal PM

Born in the hills in eastern Nepal on February 22, 1952, Oli was educated in the plains of Jhapa in eastern Nepal , where he became influenced by local communist leaders as a teenager. The country is also ...More..