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Moving our embassy to Jerusalem would harm the US

Moving our embassy to Jerusalem would harm the US Speaking at a press conference at the Tasnim News Agency in Tehran on Tuesday, Nasser Abu Sharif regretted the existence of discord and differences in the Islamic Ummah (community), saying it emboldened US President Donald Trump to announce his decision on recognition of Quds as the Israeli regime's capital without worrying about reactions from Muslims and Arabs. [Full Article...]

US to seek social media usernames and details from all visa applicants

US to seek social media usernames and details from all visa applicants Documents detail that under the policy, immigrant and non-immigrant Visa forms will be asked for their usernames for a specific list of social media accounts. The department estimates it would affect 710,000 immigrant visa applicants and 14 million non-immigrant visa applicants. The State Dept.is proposing that foreign visitors and people planning to immigrate to the USA, provide links to vario... [Full Article...]

Trump, Mattis discuss border wall funding

Trump, Mattis discuss border wall funding President TrumpDonald John TrumpKushner has called Bolton for advice over past year: report Jeb Bush hits Trump: I go home to children "who actually love me" Sanders to visit MS for anniversary of MLK assassination MORE announced last week that Bolton would be replacing national security adviser H.R. [Full Article...]

United States air force kills a 'high-ranking' Al Qaeda militant - Pentagon

United States air force kills a 'high-ranking' Al Qaeda militant - Pentagon Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb aims to overthrow the governments of Algeria, Libya, Mali , Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia and install fundamentalist regimes governed by their strict interpretations of Sharia law, according to an assessment by the Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation cuts Russian Federation diplomatic mission amidst spy poisoning row

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation cuts Russian Federation diplomatic mission amidst spy poisoning row Stoltenberg added. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation joined 25 governments around the world on Tuesday in expelling Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack in Britain, marking what London called a "turning point" in the West's relations with Moscow. [Full Article...]

Second Blue Moon of 2018 Will Happen Ahead of Easter

Second Blue Moon of 2018 Will Happen Ahead of Easter What makes this upcoming blue moon extra special is it will be the first time in nearly 20 years we're getting two blue moons so close together, according to AccuWeather Astronomy Blogger Dave Samuhel , with the last time being 1999. The next year to expect two blue moons in a span of three months won't be until 2037. And, if you want to go ahead and mark your calendars even further aheaed, Tim... [Full Article...]

Saudis forces intercept seven Yemen rebel missiles

Saudis forces intercept seven Yemen rebel missiles Houthi rebel chief Abdelmalik al-Huthi on Sunday said his fighters were ready to make more "sacrifices" against the Saudi-led coalition, in an address marking the war's third anniversary . A major attack targeted Riyadh worldwide airport on November 4, and another strike on December 19 targeted Riyadh's Yamamah palace - the official residence of the king. [Full Article...]

Egypt's Sisi reelected with 92% of vote

Egypt's Sisi reelected with 92% of vote The three-day presidential election, which concluded on Wednesday, had al-Sisi pitched against just one rival, Moussa Mostafa Moussa , who managed to get merely 721,000 votes. "But I know the enormous popularity of President Sisi", he claimed. Other, more heavyweight would-be challengers were all sidelined, detained or pulled out. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation retaliates with mass expulsion

Russian Federation retaliates with mass expulsion State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Thursday that Moscow "should not be acting like a victim" and rejected the Russian government's suggestion that it is taking reciprocal action by expelling 60 USA diplomats and closing the American consulate in St. [Full Article...]

MI football cancels upcoming series with Virginia Tech

MI football cancels upcoming series with Virginia Tech The Wolverines had been scheduled to play a home-and-home series with Virginia Tech each of those years, but it has been cancelled . Tech will receive a $375,000 cancellation fee from MI, which was slated to host the Hokies on September 19, 2020. [Full Article...]

Bruins leap over Lightning for first in East

Bruins leap over Lightning for first in East The Lighting lost a pivotal game in Boston last night to relinquish top spot in the Atlantic division but they get a chance at redemption on Friday as they face off against the New York Rangers who have had one of the more disappointing seasons in the league. [Full Article...]

Cheetah Jumps in Jeep During African Safari

Cheetah Jumps in Jeep During African Safari While on the excursion, they had been focused on the cheetah that had jumped on the hood of their jeep, when suddenly, another cheetah jumped into the back seat! With their collective attention fixated, the group weren't watching when a second cheetah jumped into the back. [Full Article...]

Man pretending to be police shoots, kills Hopkinsville officer

Man pretending to be police shoots, kills Hopkinsville officer They ask that anyone who sees him or that white pickup call 911 immediately. Area agencies posted condolences on social media sites tonight regarding the fallen officer. The officer's name wasn't released, pending notification of family. At 8:07 p.m., he was still on the run and is considered armed and unsafe. Gov. Matt Bevin also announced the death on Twitter . [Full Article...]

Iranian-backed Houthis launch missiles at Saudi Arabia

Iranian-backed Houthis launch missiles at Saudi Arabia An Egyptian expat died from the ballistic missile debris, the first death in Riyadh since the country's military campaign was launched three years ago in Yemen. Iranian help may be tied to the group's ability to employ anti-ship missiles , remote-controlled suicide boats , and kamikaze drones that can target air defense systems. [Full Article...]

Watch Ian Happ crush home run on first pitch of season

Watch Ian Happ crush home run on first pitch of season The Chicago Cubs and White Sox announced their lineups for Opening Day earlier Thursday. One in particular used the Chicago Cubs-Miami Marlins pregame events to speak out about the shooting and last weekend's March for Our Lives. He got a strikeout and a routine fly ball to escape the jam - the start of 5 2/3 scoreless innings by the bullpen. BC-BBN-Cubs-Marlins, 1st Ld-Writethru, 761Happ ... [Full Article...]

Trump Ditches Infrastructure, Highlights Administration Accomplishments During Ohio Speech

Trump Ditches Infrastructure, Highlights Administration Accomplishments During Ohio Speech Speaking on infrastructure in Ohio, Trump highlighted the recently completed renegotiation of the Korea-U.S. free trade agreement, but he warned, "I may hold it up until after a deal is made with North Korea". President Donald Trump used what was billed as an infrastructure event on Thursday to instead deliver a politically tinged address that veered from foreign policy to Republicans' prospects i... [Full Article...]

What is Maundy Thursday?

What is Maundy Thursday? Queen Elizabeth II will mark the day by distributing alms as part of a tradition. He also gave a new commandment on this day. The reverend is originally from England, so his Maundy Thursday recollections date back to childhood. The red purse contains £5.50 for historical purposes. How else in Maundy Thursday celebrated around the world? Around 2,000 people gathered at the Church of Our Moth... [Full Article...]

Statement From Charlotte Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan

Statement From Charlotte Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan Al Jefferson was signed as a message to the fan base that the front office was exhausted of losing and it was time to make a playoff run. Walker became emotional because he started to remember what all of the doubters said along the way. LeBron James was having one of those nights, scoring 41 points - so the outcome was already decided. "That's an incredible feat". Those two moments were high p... [Full Article...]

9-magnitude quake off Papua New Guinea triggers tsunami warning

9-magnitude quake off Papua New Guinea triggers tsunami warning This is a breaking news alert. Earlier on Monday, the US Geological Survey said a seven-magnitude quake struck off Papua New Guinea. The tsunami warning was later called off. PNG sits on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, a hotspot for seismic activity due to friction between tectonic plates. The quake, at 10.25pm BST (9.25pm GMT), was initially reported at a higher magnitude 7.2. [Full Article...]

"Good chance" N. Korean leader will do "what is right"

Yet North Korea's nuclear weapons development only speeded up. The readout of Kim's remarks to Xi as reported by China's state news agency Xinhua strongly indicates Pyongyang is looking for significant American concessions. The White House said late Tuesday that China briefed the administration on Kim's unannounced visit to Beijing, and stressed that the USA policy of maximum pressure on Nor... [Full Article...]


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