Trump To Increase Fire Support Against Al-Shabaab Terrorists

President Donald Trump has approved the increase of fire support against al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia, the Pentagon announced Thursday. The new guidelines pertain to U.S. The official stressed that the USA will not be able to make unilateral decisions for airstrikes, they will be done in consultation with AMISOM and the government of Somalia. Read More

Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

A requirement that she not discuss even non-classified material "is particularly untenable given that multiple senior administration officials have publicly described the same events", O'Neil said. Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said he was "aware that former AG Yates meant to speak on these matters and sought permission to testify from the White House". Read More

Brazil become first nation to book place for Russian Federation 2018

Brazil become first nation to book place for Russian Federation 2018

Brazil beat Paraguay with goals from Coutinho, Neymar and Marcelo to qualify for the World Cup in Russian Federation. The Selecao are expecting 7th placed Paraguay in Sao Paulo to make another step to Russia World Cup 2018. Now he may be forced into a more offensive formation that relies less on counterattacking. Argentina had been rocked just hours before kick-off after confirmation Messi had been hit with a four-match ban following a ruling from disciplinary chiefs at Federation ... Read More

Avalanche Of Mud And Water Kills More Than 125 In Colombian City

Avalanche Of Mud And Water Kills More Than 125 In Colombian City

President Juan Manuel Santos has arrived in the region, declaring a state of emergency and saying in a statement: "Our prayers are with the victims". The rainfall total in one night amounted to almost half the precipitation the city of Mocoa typically receives in the entire month of March, he said, adding that local and national authorities must work to prevent another tragedy as the rainy season gets underway. Read More

Upcoming meeting with Xi to be hard

Lu referred to the fact that the bilateral commodity trade volume reached $519.6 billion a year ago, more than 200 times the figure in 1979, when the two countries forged diplomatic ties. "China does not deliberately seek a trade surplus". "This is an opportunity for President Trump to develop a relationship in person with President Xi", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday. Read More

Syrian refugee number passes 5m mark, United Nations reveals

Lebanon's prime minister is appealing to the worldwide community to invest in the country's infrastructure and educational system to help alleviate the enormous burden of hosting more than a million Syrian refugees. The United Nations says the number of refugees, who have fled the foreign-backed militancy in Syria , has now gone beyond the five million mark. There have been several warnings that fighting had damaged the dam, especially after the Britain-based Observatory reported last week ... Read More

Turkey Ends 'Euphrates Shield' Operation in Syria

The U.S. has been trying to balance its reliance on Turkey in the fight against ISIS with its support for Kurdish fighters in northern Syria - which infuriates Turkey. So far, though, the US has only been willing to say that it is studying Turkey's evidence against the cleric. "Let me be very frank, it's not easy, they are hard choices that have to be made". Read More

Border officials arrest state Attorney General

Border officials arrest state Attorney General

The investigation into Veytia began in 2012 when he was a deputy Attorney General in Nayarit. Veytia is named in at least two federal court documents, including one in NY, where he was indicted on three counts of conspiracy to sell, import or export, and distribute narcotics, and another in California, where he was arraigned this week. Read More

Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

Do we want to bring the situation to what it was in the 1960s during the Cuban (missile) crisis? "I believe Finland suits this goal well, and Helsinki is a very convenient platform to organize an event like this", Putin said, when asked if he thought a meeting between him and Trump was possible in Finland. Read More

Chicago Teen Allegedly Sexually Assaulted as Dozens Watch on Facebook Live

Deahvion was reportedly found on Tuesday morning walking on a street close to her home by police and was immediately taken home to her mother before going to a hospital for treatment. The revelation led to police ordering an investigation and Facebook asked to take down the video, which it did. Police became aware of the video after the girl's family reported her missing. Read More

Argentina slam Federation Internationale de Football Association after Lionel Messi hit with four-game suspension

Argentina slam Federation Internationale de Football Association after Lionel Messi hit with four-game suspension

Messi, who scored the only goal in the qualifier, was angered when he was penalised for a foul, waving and shouting at the assistant in response. Messi was also fined 10,000 Swiss francs (9,350 euros, $10,170), with FIFA saying: "This decision is in line with the FIFA Disciplinary Committee's previous rulings in similar cases". Read More

London attack survivor spent childhood in Boise

London attack survivor spent childhood in Boise

Cochran's brother-in-law, Clint Payne, called him "an fantastic individual who loved everyone and tried to make the world a better place". THE FAMILY OF an American man killed in last week's terror attack in London have thanked the police and emergency services for their help and support. Read More

First lady helps present courage awards to 13 women

First lady helps present courage awards to 13 women

Trump called on leaders to " continue to work towards gender empowerment and respect for people from all backgrounds and ethnicities ", and on the global community to " stand up against evil " by fighting all forms of injustice. In contrast to some of her previous appearances when she seemed nervous and uncomfortable, Trump appeared self-assured and confident. Mrs Trump has largely remained in NY, living in Trump Tower with son Barron, instead of moving into the White House. Read More

New Jersey family gets surprise, a turkey through windshield

New Jersey family gets surprise, a turkey through windshield

They refused medical treatment". The Taraboczhias said they were passing through the state heading back to New Jersey. Bob Smigielski, 61, of Chicago was a witness to the collision. "This is pretty incredible". "The wild turkey was impaled in the center of the windshield", the La Porte County Sheriff's Office said in a statement on its Facebook page . Read More

Spirited Australia must continue to improve, says board

Water was quickly thrown on those reports, however, dampening any initial hope of the two nations renewing their cricketing rivalry any time soon. The Future Tours & Programme (FTP) agreement, finalized in 2014, required the two countries to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023, but the last time India and Pakistan played one was way back in 2012 in India, when the teams locked horns for two Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) and three One-Day Internationals (ODIs). Read More

Raheel Sharif to assume command of military alliance: Khawaja Asif

Raheel Sharif to assume command of military alliance: Khawaja Asif

He said he would respond to the parliament if any question was raised by the Opposition. The claim was instantly denied by Khawaja Asif but then, a few days later, the minister said in an interview that discussions were ongoing between Islamabad and Riyadh and that a final decision was yet to be taken. Read More

Protesters march in French Guiana ahead of negotiations

Protesters march in French Guiana ahead of negotiations

French Guiana has been swept by social unrest in recent days, with protests and a general strike, less than a month before France holds presidential elections. Flights from regional airlines to the city of Cayenne were canceled. The launch of a French rocket called Ariane 5 which would have placed two communications satellites for Brazil and South Korea into orbit was delayed on Monday by striking workers. Read More

United States ambassador to UN calls DRC government 'corrupt'

In her first speech at U.N. headquarters in New York, Haley promised to "have the backs of our allies", and added that "for those who don't have our back, we're taking names; we will make points to respond to that accordingly". Haley said she plans to dedicate a Security Council meeting to "the broader question of how human rights abuses can lead to a breakdown in national peace and security", which, she said, would be a first for the council. Read More

Kerala Transport Minister AK Saseendran quits over sleaze talk

Kerala Transport Minister AK Saseendran quits over sleaze talk

The repercussions were instantaneous. Let the chief minister order a probe by any agency. Reacting to why the NCP did not file a complaint against Mangalam , Chandy said that the party would have done so if the government hadn't announced a judicial probe into the matter. Read More

Slain Wisconsin officer hailed as hero

Slain Wisconsin officer hailed as hero

According to the Department of Justice, Law enforcement received a report of an active shooter in Rothschild. The first shooting was reported shortly after midday at Marathon Savings Bank in nearby Rothschild. Omar Sey, 31, who said he had just moved to the apartment complex, learned of the shooting after he arrived home to find dozens of squad cars outside. Read More