Paul Ryan deletes 'embarrassing' $1.50 pay rise tweet after ridicule

The Republican congressional leader was hailing the effect of his party's $1.5 trillion tax cut on Twitter when he made the gaffe. "A secretary at a public high school in Lancaster, PA, said she was pleasantly surprised her pay went up $1.50 a week... More..

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White Home Plans To Withdraw 'Conspiracy Theorist And Anti-Science Extremist' Decide
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

White Home Plans To Withdraw 'Conspiracy Theorist And Anti-Science Extremist' Decide

She was also a critic of the Obama administration's environmental initiatives, calling them a "deluded and illegitimate battle against climate change" in an op-ed for The Hill past year and arguing against regu...More..

China Rejects US Revision of Nuclear Strategy
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

China Rejects US Revision of Nuclear Strategy

John Rood, Undersecretary of Defence for Policy, said: "There is no automaticity to this policy", when asked how the U.S. would manage responses to cases of "extreme circumstances". "Peace and development are i...More..

Serious injuries reported after crash between bus and SUV near Stayner
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Serious injuries reported after crash between bus and SUV near Stayner

As for the bus, Leon said there were 41 students, a driver and three adults on board. Ornge air ambulance told Global News two helicopters are being sent to the area. Local officials in Stayner opened up thei...More..

Drive-by shootings in a Italian town, black immigrants targeted
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Drive-by shootings in a Italian town, black immigrants targeted

One of them was left in a critical condition. Italian media report Traini made a failed bid past year in administrative elections in the nearby city of Corridonia with the anti-immigrant Northern League party...More..

Stormy Daniels cancels appearance on 'The View'
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Stormy Daniels cancels appearance on 'The View'

The magazine says Daniels passed a lie-detector test and Trump's attorney had threatened to sue if it released the interview. "Doesn't look like my signature, does it?" The pornographic actress, real name St...More..

Olympics: Russian speed skater Graf rejects Pyeongchang invitation
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Olympics: Russian speed skater Graf rejects Pyeongchang invitation

Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which has brought a temporary lull in tensions over the North's nuclear weapons p...More..

Turkey's General Staff: Nearly 900 terrorists killed in Operation Olive Branch
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Turkey's General Staff: Nearly 900 terrorists killed in Operation Olive Branch

The authenticity of the video could not be independently confirmed but it corresponds to events reported by the AP. In a statement by the Turkish General Staff it said that a total of 538 terrorist targets we...More..

Backed Free Syrian Army Group Shoots Down Russian Jet, Kills Pilot
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Backed Free Syrian Army Group Shoots Down Russian Jet, Kills Pilot

The Russian defence ministry said the pilot had ejected but was killed in a ground fight. On Saturday, the Russian Defence Ministry confirmed that one of its fighter jets was downed in the de-escalation zone ...More..

Russia Develops 'Doomsday' Nuclear Torpedo Designed to Wipe Out US Coastal Cities
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Russia Develops 'Doomsday' Nuclear Torpedo Designed to Wipe Out US Coastal Cities

The Pentagon announced a major change in US nuclear strategy. In his own statement, Trump said the updated strategy develops capabilities so that use of a nuclear weapon is less likely. In a statement Fri...More..

Holocaust bill row: Angry Israel calls off visit by Polish security chief
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Holocaust bill row: Angry Israel calls off visit by Polish security chief

Reiterating that the term " Polish death camps " was indeed erroneous, Yad Vashem said that nevertheless "the correct way to combat these historical misrepresentations is not by criminalising these statement...More..

Tillerson Urges Mexico To Watch For Russian Meddling In Elections
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Tillerson Urges Mexico To Watch For Russian Meddling In Elections

The department went on to say that he will "advocate for increased regional attention to the crisis in Venezuela". It remains to be seen how Tillerson's visit may affect the agreements reached between Buenos ...More..

Justin Timberlake will be part of the Super Sunday spectacle
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Justin Timberlake will be part of the Super Sunday spectacle

But the expiration date of your average pop star? You can fin all this odds and more on Bovada . "And, you know, I like to make dance music", he continued. Justin Timberlake isn't the only one looking to ...More..

Mattis Warns Syria Not to Use Chemical Weapons
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Mattis Warns Syria Not to Use Chemical Weapons

There were no indications that the Syrian government, after seven years of civil war, had developed new, deadlier chemicals. But the two US officials say the attacks have evolved and grown more sophisticate...More..

Almost 1000 miners TRAPPED underground after storm wipes out power
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Almost 1000 miners TRAPPED underground after storm wipes out power

Sibanye wanted 900 workers at 3 Shaft to wait there until the winder serving the shaft was back in working order, rather than have hundreds of people walking for four hours to 2 Shaft, said company spokesperso...More..

Russian Federation wants cleared athletes at Winter Games
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Russian Federation wants cleared athletes at Winter Games

And in a conference call, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that he was "very happy" with the decision, writes the CNN . Speaking at a cabinet meeting, Russian deputy prime minister in charge of sport s...More..

San Francisco District Attorney announces new drug policy
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

San Francisco District Attorney announces new drug policy

The legalization of recreational marijuana through the California's Proposition 64 included a provision that people who had been convicted of weed crimes that would not be a crime under Proposition 64 c...More..

Thomson Reuters and Blackstone agree acquisition
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Thomson Reuters and Blackstone agree acquisition

Smith and his management team. The division has a valuation of about US$20bn, sources told the financial news website. The new partnership will be managed by a 10 person board composed of five representativ...More..

Justice Dept. files to dismiss charges against Sen. Bob Menendez
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Justice Dept. files to dismiss charges against Sen. Bob Menendez

The Justice Department moved Wednesday to cancel its corruption case against Sen. "I am thankful that God has answered my prayers". A motion to dismiss the charges was filed one week after Newark Federal Ju...More..

CDC director resigns after reports she bought and sold tobacco company stocks
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

CDC director resigns after reports she bought and sold tobacco company stocks

A spokesperson for Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Azar accepted Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald's resignation Wednesday. Politico reported on Tuesday that Fitzgerald had traded in tobacco ...More..

Police in Spain uncover 4 tons of oranges in a vehicle chase
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Police in Spain uncover 4 tons of oranges in a vehicle chase

Five people were detained on suspicion of theft. Oranges overflowed from one vehicle, while the other contained hundreds of oranges packed into bags. Authorities confirmed that the oranges were stolen from ...More..

Redskins trade for Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith
by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Redskins trade for Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith

Furthermore, it seems as though the Redskins now have a plan for dealing with Cousins and his contract. The Chiefs have agreed to trade starting quarterback Alex Smith to Washington , the Kansas City ...More..

Gitmo to Stay Open and Take In More Prisoners
by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Gitmo to Stay Open and Take In More Prisoners

Although many prisoners were released from Guantanamo under Obama, he was unable to make good on the pledge to close it altogether, due to concerns over the fate of some prisoners deemed too risky for either ...More..