Baghuz: Allies to storm stronghold in civilian rescue

The US President warned they could " permeate Europe " and called on Britain, France and Germany to "step up" and put the prisoners on trial in their home countries. Trucks entered the last Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Tuesday to eva... More..

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Anthony Weiner released from federal prison early under re-entry program
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Anthony Weiner released from federal prison early under re-entry program

The former NY representative will spend the rest of his 21-month sentence at a halfway house in Brooklyn, according to prison records. Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal ...More..

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Schuylkill County
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Schuylkill County

TUESDAY: Sunny, bit breezy. Temperatures climb back to around 50 degrees and we'll dry things out by Monday afternoon. Wind chills are in the 20s to lower 30s. This would include sleet and freezing rain. Pla...More..

Canadian PM Trudeau's top adviser resigns amid controversy
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Canadian PM Trudeau's top adviser resigns amid controversy

Nevertheless, Butts said the allegation is distracting from the "vital work" Trudeau is doing, so it's in the best interests of the Prime Minister's Office for him to step aside. When the committee met last wee...More..

Several skiers buried in Swiss avalanche
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Several skiers buried in Swiss avalanche

Eight helicopters and more than 240 rescuers and police were involved in the search. Plaine-Morte, at an altitude of about 3,000m, is the highest ski track at Crans-Montana. "The amount of snow is incredible,...More..

Bernie Sanders Wants to 'Complete That Revolution': Reason Roundup - Hit & Run
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders Wants to 'Complete That Revolution': Reason Roundup - Hit & Run

Dickerson also asked Sanders about former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz , who has said he's mulling an independent White House run but might drop it if Democrats choose a moderate, rather than a progressive, to...More..

North, central NM to see more wintry weather
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

North, central NM to see more wintry weather

Snow will spread northeast across the region taking over the whole area during the afternoon. The winds settle by the afternoon, but it remains on the cold side for this time of year. The areas at greatest thre...More..

IL man known for white crosses makes 5 for hometown
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

IL man known for white crosses makes 5 for hometown

Josh Pinkard was one of five people killed at the Henry Pratt warehouse by a man who police say opened fire after being terminated. "With my pastors help, since family was still on planes to get to us, I tol...More..

Karl Lagerfeld dead: Chanel director dies aged 85
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Karl Lagerfeld dead: Chanel director dies aged 85

The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel, was one of the industry's most prolific figures in the industry, and worked up until his death. Lagerfeld had been with Chanel since 1983. Chanel h...More..

Shamima Begum baby: ISIS bride gives birth in Syria - what happens now?
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Shamima Begum baby: ISIS bride gives birth in Syria - what happens now?

Begum was married off to Dutch convert Yago Riedijk, 27, within 10 days of arriving in Syria after reportedly applying to marry a man "who spoke English between the ages of 20-25". IS has lost control of most ...More..

Isis bride 'should be tried in the Middle East'
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Isis bride 'should be tried in the Middle East'

Begum said she was "sorry" to all the families who had lost loved ones in Isis-inspired attacks in the United Kingdom and across Europe, adding: "That wasn't fair on them". According to the Daily Telegraph, Mr ...More..

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to resign next month
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to resign next month

Earlier on Monday Trump accused both McCabe and Rosenstein of planning a "very illegal act", which he described in a tweet as "illegal and treasonous". 'Rod raised the issue and discussed it with me in the co...More..

Boost for Macron as yellow vest support falls in week of clampdowns
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Boost for Macron as yellow vest support falls in week of clampdowns

Prosecutors have now opened an investigation into the incident, and France's interior minister said on Sunday that a suspect alleged to be the "main perpetrator" had been identified by the authorities. A Na...More..

India pulls down Imran Khan portraits over Kashmir killings
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

India pulls down Imran Khan portraits over Kashmir killings

In 1999, too, India and Pakistan had locked horns in a World Cup game in England when the situation in the subcontinent was tense over the Kargil conflict. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) expressed "...More..

Cancellation of Pakistan trip revives debate over Taliban's ability to travel
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Cancellation of Pakistan trip revives debate over Taliban's ability to travel

The Taliban have postponed an unscheduled round of peace talks with the United States set for Monday in Pakistan saying "most" members of their negotiating team are unable to travel because they're on the U.S. ...More..

WWII Navy Sailor in Iconic V-Day Photo Dead at 95
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

WWII Navy Sailor in Iconic V-Day Photo Dead at 95

Mr. Mendonsa suffered from congestive heart failure and had suffered a fall and seizure, said his friend Jerry O'Donnell. He died two days before his 96th birthday. When Japan's surrender was announced on Augus...More..

Roger Stone attorneys file court documents apologizing to judge for crosshairs photo
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Roger Stone attorneys file court documents apologizing to judge for crosshairs photo

In the post, he accuses "Deep State hitman Robert Mueller " of ensuring that his case landed in her hands, since she's an Obama appointee - the implication being that she's out to get him. "[It] is a random ph...More..

Woman and 3 children found shot dead in MI house
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Woman and 3 children found shot dead in MI house

She did not confirm if they were related and police have not yet declared the crime a murder-suicide. "I believe this is a stable situation", Kent County Sheriff Michelle Lajoye-Young told WZZM . She said ...More..

Pulwama terror attack: SBI waives off outstanding loans for 23 CRPF soldiers
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Pulwama terror attack: SBI waives off outstanding loans for 23 CRPF soldiers

The CRPF on February 17 cautioned people against "fake pictures" being circulated online of body parts of its 40 jawans killed in the Pulwama attack, the deadliest terrorist strike on security forces in Kas...More..

Group of prisoners break one-year-old baby out of locked auto
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Group of prisoners break one-year-old baby out of locked auto

According to Lantry, the girl's father accidentally locked the keys inside the SUV after securing his daughter in her child seat. The little girl was calmly sitting in her vehicle seat in the back of the SUV,...More..

Ahead of Hanoi summit, N Korea faces 'turning point': State media
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Ahead of Hanoi summit, N Korea faces 'turning point': State media

Though critics panned the Singapore summit, Kazianis said, "we should recognize that the new United States and North Korea relationship will take years and can't be created in two summits". -North Korea summit ...More..

Facebook Has Behaved Like 'Digital Gangsters,' U.K. Parliament Report Says
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Facebook Has Behaved Like 'Digital Gangsters,' U.K. Parliament Report Says

The report by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee did not exclusively focus on Facebook, but said social media platforms as a whole should comply with a compulsory code of ethics overseen ...More..

Alec Baldwin Declares a National Emergency on ‘SNL’: ‘Wall Works’
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Alec Baldwin Declares a National Emergency on ‘SNL’: ‘Wall Works’

Baldwin added, "and my personal hell of being president will finally be over". "According to Trump , the border suddenly constitutes a national emergency , or as he might spell it in a tweet , 'the berder ...More..

More Brexit talks after United Kingdom sets out backstop changes
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

More Brexit talks after United Kingdom sets out backstop changes

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is also due to meet the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier to discuss the controversial policy on Monday. The MPs want to replace the current backstop proposal with a tech...More..

Trump expected to ramp up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro in speech
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Trump expected to ramp up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro in speech

She adds Trump will state that the USA "knows where military officials and their families have money hidden throughout the world". The Florida Republican on Sunday visited the border town of Cucuta, Colombia,...More..

National Digest: Aurora shooter had gun permit revoked
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

National Digest: Aurora shooter had gun permit revoked

Because Gary Martin brought his gun to Friday's meeting at the sprawling Henry Pratt Co. warehouse in Aurora , he likely knew it was possible he was about to lose the job he had held for 15 years, police C...More..

McCabe’s
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

McCabe’s "The Threat" Confirms Senior Officials Planned To Remove Trump

Allegations that Mr Rosenstein discussed invoking the 25th Amendment were first reported a year ago by the New York Times . McCabe was the FBI's acting director during the firing of former FBI Director...More..

Warren: Officials Have 'Responsibility' To Invoke 25th Amendment If Trump Is Incompetent
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Warren: Officials Have 'Responsibility' To Invoke 25th Amendment If Trump Is Incompetent

I believe Putin", Trump said, per McCabe. I could easily wear a recording device. They say Trump directed his personal lawyer Michael Cohen to make illegal hush-money payments to two women as a way to quash pot...More..

Trump says Japan's Abe nominated him for Nobel Peace Prize
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Trump says Japan's Abe nominated him for Nobel Peace Prize

Trump is slated to meet with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un February 27-28 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Trump was the first USA president to meet with a North Korean leader when he and Kim held a one-on-one summit...More..

Trump tells European countries to take back IS fighters
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Trump tells European countries to take back IS fighters

France has recently hinted that it may repatriate and prosecute French IS fighters captured by Syrian Kurdish forces. The militants, including high-level commanders, are said to be hiding among civilians in ...More..