Some in local Jewish community support Gov. Cuomo's trip to Israel

The fact that so many Christians and Muslims, came to aid the Jewish communities sends the clearest message against racism and hatred. Cuomo toured Yad Vashem and then took part in a ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance with President Reuven Rivlin.... More..

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UN Syria envoy notes progress towards single opposition delegation
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

UN Syria envoy notes progress towards single opposition delegation

The government delegation asked that a fourth "basket" that would focus entirely on anti-terrorism be included in the talks agenda before it agrees to continue negotiations, a request the opposition appears hes...More..

Can any rival pen in Le Pen's ambitions?
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Can any rival pen in Le Pen's ambitions?

The satirical and investigative weekly Canard Enchaine revealed in January that Fillon had put the Welsh-born Penelope and two of their children on the public payroll, earning the family almost 900,000 euros ...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Did Somebody Say… Delivery?… McDonald's is Making It Easier for You

McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) on Wednesday announced a push to embrace apps aimed at speeding up service at drive-thrus, which account for about 70 percent of its US business, as the fast-food chain looks to woo bac...More..

Woman questioned after 9yo boy mauled, 5yo boy missing in Murray River
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Woman questioned after 9yo boy mauled, 5yo boy missing in Murray River

Local community and emergency services are devastated by the tragedy. About 25 to 30 searchers are combing the river for the boy's missing 5-year-old brother from NSW and Victoria Police, SES and the rural bu...More..

'No economic case' for Scottish independence - Theresa May
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

'No economic case' for Scottish independence - Theresa May

Scotland would vote overwhelmingly to stay with the United Kingdom if First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called for another referendum on Scottish independence, leader of the Conservative Party Ruth Davidson said...More..

Russian Airstrikes Hit US-Trained Force in Syria
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Russian Airstrikes Hit US-Trained Force in Syria

Gen. "With backing from the Syrian and Russian air forces, units of our armed forces recaptured the city of Palmyra, in cooperation with the allies", the military said in a statement . Currently, about 500 U...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

US House Intel Committee Chiefs Agree on Scope of Russia Election Probe

The three administration officials who confirmed that White House staffers were instructed to comply did so on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to disclose the counsel's office memo...More..

Germany arrests Syrian national on war crimes, murder charges
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Germany arrests Syrian national on war crimes, murder charges

A 35-year-old man identified as Abdalfatah H.A. was arrested Wednesday in Düsseldorf, and a 26-year-old identified as Abdulrahman A.A. was arrested Thursday in Giessen. According to information obtained by "Spi...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

Russia's Defense Ministry denied the claim, state-sponsored Sputnik News said . Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis shakes hands with U.S. Army Lt. "Yet, they were actually - on the ground were some of o...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Church priest rapes a Class 11 student in Kerala, arrested

The police took the priest to his parsonage in Kottiyoor village, Kannur district, almost 300km from the airport, where he allegedly assaulted the minor, who was studying at the IJM Higher Secondary School. A...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Commonwealth Games 2022: Durban 'may drop out as host'

A Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) meeting is to be held in March to determine if the city of Durban will be stripped of the Games. South Africa's Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has identified increasing c...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Samsung chief Lee to be indicted in corruption scandal, prosecutor says

Samsung was the single biggest donor to the foundations. After the elder Lee's collapse from a heart attack in 2014, executives including J.K. Shin, who is in charge of the mobile division, who oversees busi...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Justice Department Drops Opposition To Texas Voter ID Law

In court Tuesday, the judge asked how the Justice Department could now say the possibility that Texas lawmakers will fix or replace the earlier law could resolve issues about whether they acted out of bias si...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Iran's Navy Begins Annual Exercise Off Strait of Hormuz

According to state media , ships, submarines and helicopters will participate in the naval drills across a 2 million sq km area along with marines, who will show off their skills in Iran's southeastern coast....More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Paris mayor fires back at Trump for insulting her city

During Trump's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) speech on Friday, he berated the media for using unnamed sources in reports before doubling down on his erroneous statements about Sweden being ove...More..

Iraqi PM orders air force strike against Islamic State inside Syria
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Iraqi PM orders air force strike against Islamic State inside Syria

Worldwide relations professor Houchang Hassan-Yari of the Royal Military College of Canada told VOA's Persian service the concentration of civilians in western Mosul will make it harder for Iraqi government f...More..

Israel denies visa to HRW researcher
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Israel denies visa to HRW researcher

Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] said Friday that the Israeli government denied [press release] a work permit to researcher Omar Shakir , citing anti-Israel bias from the organization. It said tha...More..

Will Nick Viall Hit the Dance Floor on 'Dancing with the Stars'?
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Will Nick Viall Hit the Dance Floor on 'Dancing with the Stars'?

The new season premieres on March 20, but until then, check out Biles' incredible floor routine and tell me she's not going to win this whole thing. Hernandez and her partner, Val Chmerkovskiy, waltzed away wit...More..

Has alliance boosted Macron's presidential chances?
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Has alliance boosted Macron's presidential chances?

Betting on uncertainty regarding the outcome of the upcoming French election, and betting on victory by Marine Le Pen, Sapin said, means they are guaranteed to lose a lot of money. She did not say clearly that ...More..

Trump slams intel officials, media over Flynn and Russian Federation
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Trump slams intel officials, media over Flynn and Russian Federation

Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg is serving as acting national security adviser but is not expected to keep the job long term. GOP lawmakers, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, resisted, saying that the existing c...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Kim Jong Nam's death: Footage surfaces showing attack

Kim Jong-nam had been caught using fake travel documents in the past. While China has previously resisted calls by the U.S.to apply greater pressure on Kim's regime, North Korea is increasingly becoming a str...More..

by | Monday, February 20, 2017

DHS head Kelly: Trump is preparing a new 'streamlined' immigration ban

Trump will "make sure that there's no one caught in the system of moving from overseas to our airports" during the travel ban, Kelly said. Rebecca Heller, director of the International Refugee Assistance Proj...More..

by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Wisma Putra to summon North Korean ambassador over statement

Malaysian police are also looking at several other potential suspects, including North Korean citizen Ri Ji U. There has been no official speculation about possible North Korean government involvement in the ...More..

Samsung's de facto head arrested on bribery charges
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Samsung's de facto head arrested on bribery charges

The Seoul Central District Court early Friday in Seoul approved prosecutors' request to detain Lee, the 48-year-old heir to the Samsung empire, on multiple allegations including bribery. The firm and Lee have ...More..

Optimistic mood in The Gambia on Barrow's inauguration
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Optimistic mood in The Gambia on Barrow's inauguration

The ceremony was attended by several regional leaders including Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Mauritania's Ould Aziz. An accomplished property developer, Barrow had never held public office be...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russian Federation contacts

The press secretary's remarks represented a stark departure from an assertion Monday from Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway , who told MSNBC Flynn still had the president's "full confidence". "The fake news med...More..

North Korea demands Malaysia return Kim Yong Nam's body immediately
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

North Korea demands Malaysia return Kim Yong Nam's body immediately

North Korean embassy officials followed Jong-nam's body when it was taken to the hospital on Wednesday morning. Sources familiar with the stand-off said that Malaysian authorities however stood their ground a...More..

UN Syria talks to follow agenda set by UN resolution: envoy
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

UN Syria talks to follow agenda set by UN resolution: envoy

But he said the opposition had yet to receive an agenda for the talks, which are due to begin on February 23 following preliminary meetings beginning on February 20. Muslit said the HNC, which includes rebel ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Security heightened in Kashmir to prevent march

The army in a statement said that the four terrorists killed in the encounter belonged to Lashkar-e-Toiba and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen. Curfew was imposed in the Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Monday after the...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Oroville Spillway: Mandatory Evacuation Order Reduced to 'Warning'

According to The Mercury News , Federal and state officials, as well as some of California's largest water agencies, were warned the damn was at risk of collapse back in 2005. "All we knew is to head north to...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

New German President Elected

The German president has little executive power, but is considered an important moral authority and symbol of the country as its host for visiting dignitaries. Merkel in the elections. Czech Foreign Minister ...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Warman fastest growing municipality in Canada

James near the airport, Southdale, Elmwood and River East. Canada had the highest population growth among G7 nations at one per cent per year. Western growth is seemingly the big story out of the census dat...More..

White House Says Justin Trudeau Will Visit President Trump Monday
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

White House Says Justin Trudeau Will Visit President Trump Monday

Neither man has been confirmed yet by the U.S. Senate. Speaking to reporters after her meeting with Tillerson, Freeland said: "I did make the point that Canada will have no position on the [US Government's] t...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Three Turkish soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' from Russian airstrike

In a phone conversation, the chiefs of general staff of Russia and Turkey have agreed to closer coordinate joint actions in Syria , the Russian Defense Ministry said. Turkey's media also reported about the T...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Somalia polls: Roads, airport sealed off ahead of elections

Somalia's former Prime Minister Abdullahi Farmajo has won a landmark vote in Somalia in polls the worldwide community hopes will mark the start of a new era of stability in the war-torn nation. Somalia's instab...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

United Nations condemns attack against Afghan Supreme Court in capital Kabul

Ministry spokesman Wahidullah Majroh said at least 41 people were also wounded in the February 7 attack. We condemn today's suicide attack outside the Supreme Court complex in Kabul . There was no immediate ...More..

The future of conservatism in Australia
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The future of conservatism in Australia

Mr Bernardi says he supports suspending allowing the 12 thousand Syrian refugees the former Abbott government agreed to take in. "This doormat might be a good gift for Cory Bernardi , given that as he's such...More..

IAAF Upholding Russia Ban In Wake Of Doping Scandal
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

IAAF Upholding Russia Ban In Wake Of Doping Scandal

Another milestone that would need to be met is "an appropriate official response to the McLaren reports, specifically addressing Professor McLaren's findings that officials from the Ministry for Sport, the FSB,...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Netanyahu Meets with British PM, Calls on United Kingdom to Address "Iran's Aggression"

Mr Trump has attacked it as "the worst deal ever negotiated". "It threatens Europe, it threatens the West, it threatens the world. Will she stand firm against Trump's unilateral belligerence, back diplomacy and...More..