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Tiger Woods commits to play in Arnold Palmer Invitational

Former world number one Tiger Woods said on Friday that he will be playing in US PGA Tour events in Florida over the next two weeks - warm-up outings for next month's Masters tournament. "I've been away from tournament golf for so long that I'm...

Russian Federation and Ukraine Locked in Gas-Related Court Battle

Ukraine and Russian Federation have been embroiled in two separate legal disputes regarding the transit of gas and gas purchases since 2014. The Stockholm Arbitral Tribunal has ordered Russia's Gazprom to pay $4.63bn in damages to Ukraine's state n...

Statue of disgraced Harvey Weinstein unveiled in Los Angeles

A collaboration between "Stop Making Stupid People Famous" Plastic Jesus and naked Trump statue artist, Joshua "Ginger" Monroe, a shiny Weinstein dons a satin rob, grasps an oscar statuette and sits, legs splayed, proudly abusing his power.

Nor'easter to hit East Coast with winds, snow, rain

The National Weather Service is warning of possible record high tides in MA from a nor'easter hitting the East Coast. There will be neighborhoods cut off by floodwaters. The storm should begin to move further off shore by Friday evening into Fr...

North Korea provided aid to Syria's chemical weapons programme

That information came from another member state which also reported that North Korean technicians "continue to operate at chemical weapons and missile facilities at Barzeh, Adra and Hama", the report said. "Syria can not be possibly using chem...

Iraqi Court Sentenced 16 Turkish Women to Death for Ties With Daesh

The central criminal court of Iraq has sentenced 16 Turkish female citizens to death for involvement with the Islamic State (Daesh) terrorist group, the Supreme Judicial Council of Iraq said in a statement , obtained by Sputnik on Sunday.

7.5-magnitude quake rattles Papua New Guinea

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-7.5 quake hit about 89 kilometers (55 miles) southwest of Porgera early Monday in the Pacific island nation. It is now unclea rif any damage or injuries were cause by the substantial siesmic event. More c...

Xi indefinitely: Communist Party looks at scraping presidential service limit

But will the country's Parliament approve such a major change to the constitution? US President Donald Trump said at the weekend during Mr Turnbull's visit to Washington that the US would "love" Australia to be involved in so-called freedom-of-navi...

Valley City, ND, family injured in Mexico ferry explosion

Police in Quintana Roo say the victims were taken into care in various hospitals. There were no fatalities. A ferry explosion at Mexico's tourist hot spot of Playa del Carmen left at least 14 injured on Wednesday (February 21) afternoon. The blast ...

TAPI to cater Pakistan's growing energy needs: PM

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov joined Pakistani premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and India's External Affairs Minister Shri M.J. Mufti also said that Afghanistan will get 500 million cubic meters of g...

President Trump Gives Wide-Ranging Speech At CPAC

The Republicans who organize CPAC and fill its speaking roster have sometimes cringed at Trump's harsh rhetoric, but they tolerate it in the hopes he can help shepherd through a staunchly conservative agenda. shooting, instead choosing to rambl...

Will Nike's Snapchat sell-out save platform following Kylie Jenner backlash?

On Thursday, the stock price of Snap , Snapchat's parent company, fell about 6 percent closing at $17.51. In the follow-up, Jenner gave Snapchat a warm hug in her next tweet and said she still loves Snapchat which was her first love.

Russian Figure Skater Zagitova Wins First Gold For OAR At Pyeongchang

A day before the final Zagitova put together a jumping clinic in case anyone doubted her preeminence. Her 15-year-old countrywoman who can do five triples jumps in a row (exhibited on the day before the ladies' free skate on Olympic ice) and seems as...

Broward County Sheriff: Schools to have guards armed with rifles

The sheriff said the school resource deputy had the right tools and tactics to engage the shooter and was prepared to do something about the shooter if he had contact with him. Israel said two deputies are on restricted duty while they are investig...

Police Arrest Wilson High Student Who Allegedly Made Threats at School

Wednesday when a school resource officer was notified by staff of a potential threat made by a 15-year-old freshman boy. Police said the student was arrested for aggravated assault and for bringing a weapon to a school property. "Making any kind of t...

Twitter says most recent follower purge is about bots, not politics

Twitter could not be reached for comment. Conservatives say they have been targeted in the purge, Gizmodo reported . Russian-linked Twitter bots shared Donald Trump's tweets nearly half a million times during the final months of the 2016 presi...

Is this the final word on low-fat versus low-carb?

It did not involve plenty of people so Gardener and teammates engaged more volunteers and tried a more meticulous approach. They divided them into three categories - those with gene variants sensitive to dietary fats, those sensitive to carbs, an...

Rees-Mogg Tory Group Send Clean Brexit 'Ransom Letter' to Appeaser Theresa

The letter includes "suggestions" for securing a successful Brexit , including "taking control" of World Trade Organisation tariff schedules that regulate trading. The letter included a series of suggestions for Theresa May , such as asking for "fu...

Situation in Syria's east Ghouta 'spiraling out of control'

A vehicle reportedly struck by a mortar in central Damascus on Tuesday. Syrian and Russian air strikes battered rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, killing at least 106 civilians including 19 children on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights sa...

Duchess of Cambridge Under Fire for Wearing Green at BAFTAs

The 71st running of the Baftas is underway at London's Royal Albert Hall. Middleton, whose look was reminiscent of the inky-blue Jenny Packham gown she donned for the dinner in NY, finished her look with her Prada wavy cut-out suede heels and...

Russian Federation admits 'several dozen' of its citizens killed in Syria fighting

According to Lavrov, Russia has doubts that the US-led coalition truly aims to fight al-Nusra Front terrorists in Syria . The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement earlier this month that a pro-Syrian government militia unit conducted...

NCAA sanctions against Louisville basketball: loss of title, 123 wins, $600000

The NCAA's ruling orders the school to vacate all of its wins during the academic years between 2011 and 2015, which included two Final Four appearances. Louisville now must forfeit its third NCAA title, victories and income from 2010-14, when the ...

Delhi chief secy claims attack on him was premeditated

Delhi Police on Tuesday took AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal into its custody in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash on Monday night. Police teams have been formed to investigate both the cases and the Delhi Police will ...

USA says ready to talk Mideast peace; Abbas calls for conference

He has remained vague on details even as he has threatened to cut funding to allies who opposed his move on Jerusalem and reduced money for the United Nations agency dedicated to Palestinian refugees. Haley said the body should focus attention on oth...

State of emergency as cyclone hits New Zealand

More than 60 tourists, mostly from China, are reportedly trapped inside two tour buses in Whataroa, on the South Island, as the eye of the storm passes through. were right at home, telling 1 NEWS "we came here expecting to see attractive sunny skies ...

S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with United States before April

The simple Sino-Russian proposal, firmly rejected by Washington, seeks a simultaneous suspension of both nuclear tests by Pyongyang and the large-scale military exercises by Washington and Seoul . Shin Jong-woo, a researcher at the Korea Defense...

McConnell: Trump Should Back Romney for Senate

Those close to Romney say as senator he is less interested in direct combat with President Donald Trump than he once was and more interested in promoting Utah - though the man grew up in MI and has deepest political ties to MA. If Romney wins t...

Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in United States history

He has a ways to go to catch Abe Lincoln, however, who finished at No. 1. In the ranking of the most successful American leaders, U.S. President Donald trump took the last place. Scholars who identified as independent or other placed Trump at No....

Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border

These specific military targets belonging to the Hamas organization were attacked, Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Saturday's incident comes amid concern over the humanitarian situation in Gaza, which has for y...

Auburn vs SC basketball

Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore will miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious injury to his left leg during Saturday's loss against SC. Freshman forward Ibrahim Famouke Doumbia had a career-high three points in five minut...

'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP

Oxfam has said it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. More than 1,000 direct debits to the charity were cancelled over the weekend and Mr Goldring said on Friday that the revelations co...

Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

FILE: Ramaphosa is congratulated by members of opposition parties. Ramaphosa thanked South Africans for their "patience and forbearance" in allowing the governing African National Congress to "properly manage issues of political transition", wh...

Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Run

Romney is the former governor of MA and was the Republican candidate for the 2012 presidential election. Orrin Hatch considered retirement, speculation grew that Romney - who resides in Utah - would seek to fill the seat. Four years later, Romney w...

Korea fall to Sweden amid more unity displays

He said he was confident the sides would eventually get to the negotiating table, but if Kim wanted to talk "he's got to tell me he wants to talk". His administration's 2019 budget, released Monday, includes hundreds of millions dollars more for ...

USA urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

Non-governmental organisations on Monday pledged $330mn but the main commitments are expected to be made by about 70 countries on the final day of the conference today. Araji said investors in Iraq will find "high risks, but high returns". "It can ...

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Trump Admin Steps Up Threats to Shut Down Mexico Border

Dairy Export Council, said in a statement that closing the border "would be a gut punch that could set the industry back by a decade or two". It's something that would impact nea...

Whistleblower: Trump White House reversed security clearance denials

We had already seen outrage over President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner getting a security clearance despite concerns, but Newbold said that there were actually at l...

Welch: Trump health care turnaround blindsided GOP

Trump made the surprise decision to talk up health legislation last week immediately after the release of a summary of Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, and is encouragin...

Early election talk grows as Brexit supporters accuse British MPs of betrayal

Ms. May had been hoping that her decision to hold a vote only on the 600-page withdrawal agreement, which is one part of her overall Brexit deal, would have been enough to sway c...

Two Palestinian teenagers killed in clashes, but Israel praises Hamas 'restraint'

Amid a festive atmosphere, tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered in Gaza along the boundary fence with Israel on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the Great Mar...

Boeing yet to agree to cancelation of 737 MAX 8 order: Garuda

Investigators into the Boeing 737 crash which killed 157 people have reached an early conclusion that an anti-stall system was activated before the passenger plane hit the group....

Border wall emergency: US House fails to override Trump's veto

Lawmakers voted 248-181 to overturn Trump's veto, but that fell 38 votes shy of the required two-thirds margin. But their veto override attempt seems certain to fall short of t...

GOP climate change strategy: Attack those looking for solutions

Senate Republicans on Tuesday defeated the "Green New Deal" resolution that called for tackling climate change by moving the United States off fossil fuels, while Democra...

Boeing Max Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Florida Over ‘Performance Issue’

It would cost $1.8 billion and take 10,000 new employees for the USA aviation regulator to handle all aircraft certification internally, the agency's chief told a Senate panel o...

Mueller finds Trump campaign officials did not knowingly conspire with Russian Federation

Special counsel Robert Mueller III did not find that Donald Trump's campaign or any of his associates conspired with Russian Federation in its efforts to interfere in the 2016...

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Alleged mail bomber Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty

Alleged mail bomber Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty

President Donald Trump . Sayoc, who has been referred to as the MAGA bomber in tabloids , pleaded guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to 65 counts, including use of a weapon of...

Guaido’s top aide detained on suspicion of plotting terror attack - interior minister

Guaido’s top aide detained on suspicion of plotting terror attack - interior minister

Mnuchin. Today's action designating BANDES and its subsidiaries follows a determination by Secretary of the Treasury, Steven T. Mnuchin, in consultation with Secretary of Sta...

N Korea quits liaison office with S Korea

N Korea quits liaison office with S Korea

South Korea regrets the decision and urged a swift normalisation of the arrangement, Chun said , adding the South would continue to staff the office, set up as a regular channel o...

Trump Delivers Nearly 200-Word Diatribe About Mueller Investigation, Says Nothing Much

Trump Delivers Nearly 200-Word Diatribe About Mueller Investigation, Says Nothing Much

Mueller's report, still confidential, sets the stage for big public fights to come. In a letter to lawmakers, Mr Barr said Mr Mueller had concluded the probe, that he is review...

Trump Says Mueller Report Should Be Made Public

Trump Says Mueller Report Should Be Made Public

President Donald Trump said he wouldn't mind having the upcoming Mueller report publicly released. Barr already is coming under pressure from lawmakers to make the entire docume...