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Israel to legalize settlement outpost deep in West Bank


Israeli soldiers have shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during a raid in the West Bank . The announcement came after Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Sunday that it had detained a suspected accomplice of a Palestinian terrorist who killed the Israeli rabbi Raziel Shevach in a drive-by shooting attack outside Havat Gilad . Read More »

First grid girls, now F1 drops classic start times


However, 87-year-old British businessman Ecclestone, for decades the "ringmaster" of Formula One before selling to current owners Liberty Media , was unimpressed. These girls were part of the show, part of the spectacle. "The second change is to the European and Brazilian race weekends". "We're glad to welcome F1 to the 21st century", the spokesman told Autosport magazine. Read More »

WaPo: White House withdrawing nominee to lead Council on Environmental Quality


The Washington Post first reported late on Saturday on the plans to withdraw Ms White's nomination, citing two unnamed administration officials who had been briefed on the matter. Withdrawing White's name may clear the way for Senate consideration of other environmental nominees. Critics said Dourson had too many conflicts of interest to be considered for an Environmental Protection Agency post in which he might oversee reviews of chemicals produced by companies he once represented. Read More »

Shooting injures 6 foreigners in Italy, 1 arrested


Italian police also tweeted a photo of the moment of capture, saying one of the wounded had required surgery. In 2017, the shooter, Traini, ran for local office as candidate of the Northern League , a rightwing anti-immigrant party whose leader, Matteo Salvini, is aiming for the premiership in the next national election to be held March 4. Read More »

USA train 'on wrong track' in fatal crash


Amtrak Train 91 runs on the Silver Service/Palmetto line between NY and Miami, according to the companys website. An Amtrak train involved in a deadly crash with a stationary freight train in SC appeared to be on the wrong track, the state governor says. Read More »

Trump reportedly asked Rosenstein if he was 'on my team'


President Donald Trump declined to say if he had confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who overseas the Mueller probe. They say it mischaracterizes the motivations behind a 2016 surveillance warrant on Trump campaign official Carter Page. Read More »

Mattis Warns Syria To not Use Chemical Weapons

This suggests that Russian Federation has been negligent in destroying the chemical weaponry as previously negotiated in 2013 as well as failed to follow through on its agreement of the UN Security Council Resolution 2209, a resolution that holds it accountable for enforcing the restriction of chemical weaponry in Syria as long as it occupies the region. Read More »

Key Facts About the Salvador Castro Shooting


A 15-year-old boy was also shot in the head. Benjamin Urbina, who was in the classroom at the time of the incident, told reporters the suspect thought the gun was a toy. "This continues to be an active investigation", the LAPD said in a statement tonight. A Los Angeles police spokesman says a middle-school shooting that injured four children Thursday morning was accidental. Read More »

Bundle Up: Punxsutawney Phil Has Predicted Six More Weeks of Winter


Through the years, other locations across the country have their own animal prognosticators, from Staten Island Chuck, another groundhog, which predicted an early spring this year, according to the New York Daily News . Over the past 30 years, Phil was right 14 times. Every year, if the rodent sees its shadow , then it will retreat back to its burrow and winter will continue, according to legend . Read More »

Moscow slams U.S. statements on Russia's refusal to cut nuclear capabilities


In a statement following the release of the review, Donald Trump said: "The strategy develops capabilities aimed at making use of nuclear weapons less likely". maintains and upgrades its tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, deploying them " in the immediate vicinity of the Russian borders ". Root also said there was no "automaticity" to what the US would do in undefined "extreme circumstances". Read More »

Vice President Mike Pence talks economy at local business in Greenbrier County


Joe Manchin in a likely preview of what could be a crucial Senate race for both parties. At one point, Pence praised Senator Capito for her approval of the tax reform plan while criticizing Senator Joe Manchin . Vice President Mike Pence will visit White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, this week to visit a local business and address lawmakers at the Republican Congressional Retreat. Read More »

Kasganj clashes: Bullet fired from somewhere, says UP government report


It also provided details about the arrests made by UP Police as well as circumstances leading to the death of Chandan Gupta . "We will soon start confiscating the properties of the accused persons if they don't appear before the court", Ripudaman Singh, in-charge of Kasganj Kotwali police station, said. Read More »

We CAN talk about mental health


Every Thursday this month we're being encouraged to talk about mental health. "I am delighted with the opportunity the TV ad provides". Student athletes across the country have been helping spread the conversation about mental health at more than 100 varsity and collegiate games and on social media. Read More »

Weather Forecast: Dry today, rain and snow tomorrow


Sunday and Monday are expected to be warmer, with highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid- to low 30s, the weather service said. That has a much better track record for producing significant snowfall across our area than does cold air catching up to moisture - though far from flawless. Read More »

Wyden creates Twitter moment commenting on Nunes memo

Democrats have hit out at the decision to release the memo , which the the White House confirmed Mr Trump had read, claiming it is meant to undermine the investigation. Schiff asked Nunes for another vote on the memo, but Republicans didn't appear to waver. That revelation promoted the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel to run the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Groundhog sees his shadow; foreshadows six more wintry weeks

The storm is expected to bring at least 2 inches of snow, according to forecasts by AccuWeather and the National Weather Service. Spring came early in 2016, thanks to a super El Nino. In 2015, the Washington Post put together a graphic depicting how the groundhog's prediction played out for different districts around the country. Read More »

Palestinian president to attend UN Security Council's meeting on Middle East


Council members also have the opportunity to speak about the situation. UNRWA is funded nearly entirely by voluntary contributions from United Nations member states. The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees is asking Arab nations for financial support after the Trump administration cut tens of millions of dollars of aid money. Read More »

Rex Tillerson: Venezuelan Military May 'Manage a Peaceful Transition'


Tillerson's first stop in Mexico City will, more likely than not, involve talks focused on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement , NAFTA, and the contentious promise made by U.S. Tillerson responded by saying the USA plans to do its best to support fair judicial systems and law enforcement in Latin American countries. "It is using economic statecraft to pull the region into its orbit; the question is at what price", according to Reuters . Read More »

Warning for Assad after latest attack


Raising the alarm about the continued threat, USA officials said it was "highly likely" that Assad kept a hidden stockpile of chemical weapons after 2013 that he failed to properly disclose. A second official said, however, that the Trump Administration hopes that stepped-up global sanctions and diplomatic pressure will help rein in Assad's chemical weapons programme. Read More »