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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

McGuinness condemns “shameful” Foster death threat

Outgoing deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has condemned threats made against outgoing First Minister Arlene Foster. It emerged that Mrs Foster had alerted police after receiving threats on soc...

If US wants Kurds at Syria talks, invite IS too, Turkey says

Russia has invited the incoming Trump administration to Syrian peace talks it is sponsoring later this month with Turkey and Iran, part of a process from which the Obama administration pointedly has ...

William Hague backs work visas for EU citizens after Brexit

Hilary Benn said: 'We're not asking the government to give away its red lines but we want clarity on its broad aims.' Photograph: O'Malley/Rex/Shutterstock. Heather Stewart Political editor. Friday 1...

Donald Trump Refuses Question From CNN Reporter: “I’m Not Giving You a Question, You...

Dealing with a bully takes collective action, not ego-sparing passivity. For the media, that may be difficult. President-elect Donald Trump's first press conference since the November election featur...

Donald Trump will continue long association of sports and the White House

2 Chainz is self-admittedly in his feelings because President Barack Obama didn't invite him to the White House, but Donald Trump's team invited him to perform at the President-elect's inauguration c...

Syrian Army Foils ISIL Attack in Deir Ezzor

BEIRUT, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Islamic State militants launched their biggest attack in months on government-held areas of the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on Saturday, leaving dozens dead, a war monitor s...

Man and woman in their 50s shot in Belfast

A husband and wife were shot because of a dispute in a pub at Christmas. Peter and Marie Dorrian were both shot after an armed gang stormed into their Turf Lodge home at around 6.15 pm on Thursday. I...

This student turned her Oxford rejection letter into something incredibly beautiful

When we receive bad news, all we want to do is curl up into a ball, have a bit of a cry, and eat a whole lot of chocolate. However, this teenager has turned rejection into something so much better th...

Controversial Donald Trump dossier linked to intel firm run by former Liverpool student

Red Square, with the Kremlin at right. Some people wonder why Donald Trump seems quick to favor people who work there. Credit Kirill Kudryavtsev/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. The humor writer ...

Man Convicted of Rape After Removing Condom During Sex Without Consent

(NEWSER) – A 47-year-old French man and a Swiss woman he met on Tinder were having sex during their second date when the man slipped his condom off without telling the woman — and now he's been convi...

WATCH: President Obama surprises Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Washington, Jan 13 (IBNS): Outgoing US President Barack Obama surprised his deputy Joe Biden by honouring him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honour. Praising a tea...

Teen to Reunite With Birth Parents After Allegedly Being Abducted By Woman She Thought Was...

The abduction of Kamiyah Mobley from a Florida newborn ward was so shocking that police stopped every train out of Jacksonville and searched each one, row by row, in 1998. It was so sudden – a 16-yea...

Fine Gael Deputy leader referred to Gardai in relation to election donation

BOTH FINE GAEL AND Fianna Fáil spent thousands of euros in the run up to the general election last year on Facebook advertising. According the Standards in Public Office report, Fianna Fáil spent nea...

Opposition: Assad Violated Ceasefire 399 Times in 11 Days

Now that forces supporting the Syrian government have completed the takeover of Aleppo, and Russia, Turkey and Iran have negotiated a tenuous cease-fire, it is more than likely that President Bashar ...

Chaffetz eyes ethics office critical of Trump

You have heard of the FBI, and the DOJ—but do you know the OGE? The US Office of Government Ethics, created in 1978 in response to scandals within the Nixon administration, has fewer than 80 employee...

The night club attack in Istanbul: A new era in the political crisis of Turkey

A Turkish court has remanded in custody two Chinese citizens over their alleged links to a deadly gun attack on an Istanbul nightclub. In a report Friday, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency named the ...

Perfectly frozen fox is eerie reminder that nature is cruel

THIS remarkable photograph reveals the fate of an unlucky fox after it fell into a river amid blizzards across Europe that have claimed the lives of 60 people. The poor creature is thought to have fa...

Six VW employees indicted in emissions scandal

A federal judge on Thursday denied bail to a Volkswagen executive who took an ill-timed vacation to Florida and was arrested only days before the company agreed to pay a $4.3bn criminal fine to the U...

Sir Andrew Wood admits he was middle man who tipped off John McCain to Trump ‘dirty ...

David Zurawik finds a silver lining, of sorts, in BuzzFeed's misstep in publishing Trump dossier. Amid all the confusion, rancor and even bias in the coverage of Donald Trump the past 19 months, fina...

Report: Notorious Nazi war criminal died in Damascus in 2001

The story, endorsed by specialists in the area, attempts to solve the mystery around Brunner, the #nazi who commanded the internment camp of #drancy, from where French Jewish prisoners were sent to e...