Cuomo in Israel: 'Anti-Semitism will not be tolerated'

Cuomo in Israel: 'Anti-Semitism will not be tolerated'

The visit also was meant to bolster economic ties between Israel and New York State. Cuomo, seen as a possible Democratic presidential candidate in 2020, is governor of a state with a large Jewish population. people and government will not let anti-Semitism win". Governor Cuomo toured the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Western Wall (Kotel) with Dr. Read More

16 killed as Iraqi forces push deep into W. Mosul

16 killed as Iraqi forces push deep into W. Mosul

The UN's World Health Organization said in a statement on Saturday that with partners and local health authorities it activated "an emergency response plan to safely treat men, women and children who may be exposed to the highly toxic chemical". Read More

Little progress at Syria peace talks, but fresh negotiations planned

Little progress at Syria peace talks, but fresh negotiations planned

With the Syrian conflict entering its sixth-year, the fourth and latest round of intra-Syrian peace talks ended with unusual positivity on Friday, as proximity discussions yielded an agenda for future negotiations seeking to broker a political end to the conflict. Read More

Le Pen Stripped of Immunity in ISIS Twitter Case

Le Pen Stripped of Immunity in ISIS Twitter Case

Mr Fillon, a 62-year-old father-of-five, admits employing his wife Penelope , from Abergavenny, but denies wrongdoing. Others are also reportedly quitting the campaign, mainly those who supported staunchly conservative Fillon's more moderate rival Alain Juppe in last year's primary. Read More

Search continues at Moama for missing boy in Murray River

Search continues at Moama for missing boy in Murray River

A 27-year-old mother has been charged with attempted murder, with an additional murder charge expected to be laid, after police allege she tried to drown her two young sons in the river. Mr Brooks said the accused stole the grandmother's vehicle and snatched the children. "The mother in this instance has been a really troubled individual, she's been a long term ice addict", Brooks said. Read More

US General: Russia And Syria Accidentally Bombed US-Backed Fighters In Syria

US General: Russia And Syria Accidentally Bombed US-Backed Fighters In Syria

Russia, Turkey, the US and other countries are backing surrogate forces inside Syria, which has been in a civil war since 2011. Russia's Defense Ministry denied the claim, state-sponsored Sputnik News said . Townshend said he believes the Russians thought they were attacking IS positions in the village. The US military only provides periodic updates on estimates of IS fighters but in 2015 and 2016, the Pentagon put the number at between 20,000 and 30,000 in the two countries. Read More

Trump intelligence nominee supports probes on Russian interference

A report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence found that Russian President Vladimir Putin developed a clear preference for Trump over Hillary Clinton, and the Kremlin aimed to undermine US democracy and Clinton's candidacy. Read More

Russian, Syrian planes hit US-backed fighters

The airstrikes took place in a village 9-12 miles from Manbij, near Al-Bab. Townsend said US forces were "four or five kilometers away" advising "at command echelons a little bit farther back" when the strikes occurred on the villages. "The ISIS fighters withdrew, and the Syrian Arab Coalition fighters advanced into those villages", the general explained. While the 50,000-strong force faces "the problem of supply, the problem of training, and problems of positioning the force", those things ... Read More

Erdogan urges ECO to be resolute in Karabakh conflict solution

As for Turkey, we are ready for a trade boost, which is also part of our 2023 vision, " Erdoğan added. Radio Pakistan further quoted him, as saying that the summit will deliberate and decide on ways and means to augment cooperation in the areas of connectivity, trade, energy, tourism, investment, industry, economic growth, productivity, social self-aware and environment. Read More

South Korean Prosecutors to Indict Samsung Heir on Bribery Charges

It was apparently the younger Lee's greed that led him to white collar crime. When Lee's father, Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee, who has been hospitalized since 2014 following a heart attack, was indicted on charges including tax evasion in 2008, Samsung disbanded such an office, but set up the future strategy office in 2010. Read More

Surprise! DoJ to switch sides on Texas voter-ID lawsuit

In court Tuesday, the judge asked how the Justice Department could now say the possibility that Texas lawmakers will fix or replace the earlier law could resolve issues about whether they acted out of bias six years ago. The law requires voters to present one of seven acceptable forms of government identification at voting polls, including a driver's license, passports or military identification cards. Read More

Iran Conducts Naval Exercises During Increased Tensions with US

In addition, Iranian Navy commando units are carrying out special operations in the Makran region located in the southeast of the country, along the coasts of the Gulf of Oman. Throughout his election campaign, Trump accused the Obama administration of being weak on Iran, and he vowed to crack down if elected. Iran was warned that it was playing with fire and the Trump administration declared that no options had been ruled out, implying that military action is a possibility. Read More

Groups urge Governor Baker to oppose Medicaid cuts

Groups urge Governor Baker to oppose Medicaid cuts

There is no reason whatsoever for Republicans to back off the repeal-and-replace posture on which they campaigned. More than two dozen groups representing MA hospitals , nonprofits, labor unions, and other organizations are urging Governor Charlie Baker to oppose any federal policy changes that could threaten Medicaid coverage for thousands of poor and disabled people across the state. Read More

Joel Embiid out indefinitely, set for MRI on injured knee

Embiid has missed playing time since the All-Star Weekend and is now set to have an MRI on Monday. Embiid's injury issues are compounded by the fact that the 76ers announced last week 2016 No. Embiid missed all of his first two seasons in the National Basketball Association due to foot injuries. As per the 76ers report, Simmons is expected to re-join the team for training by the end of the week. Read More

8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

We will update this story as more information becomes available. 'I pulled her out of the auto; I didn't even know she had been hit. "She was a good girl, honor roll student, full of life". Thomos pulled DeMaree out of the auto and put her on the ground. That's when she noticed the blood on her jacket. She told her daughter to stay with her, but her little body just went limp. Read More

Syria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations discusses new format of talks

The opening ceremony on Thursday was delayed by several hours after a disagreement between the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), an umbrella group of armed and political factions, and de Mistura over the structure of the opposition delegation. Read More

James O'Connor arrested over cocaine

The source added that they were attempting to buy drugs worth about $200 and that the two sellers were also arrested. The news agency also quoted an unnamed judicial source as saying that both players were drunk when they were arrested and they were not carrying identification papers. Read More

Dylann Roof Went to Another AME Church after the Charleston Shooting

When he arrived at the building, his Global Positioning System was shut off for several minutes, indicating that he had turned off his vehicle. Jannette Alston, a lifelong member of the small church, said Bible study was called off that night. Read More

Trump Administration Rescinding Protections For Transgender Students

The order peeling back Obama's directives is expected to be officially released soon. Considering it would require both Sessions and DeVos to sign off in order to rescind the Obama-era guidance, three unnamed Republicans with direct knowledge of the discussions between the two departments told The New York Times that DeVos initially resisted signing her name to the guidance letter. Read More

MPs in bad-tempered debate over President Trump's state visit

MPs in bad-tempered debate over President Trump's state visit

The petition states that because of his "well-documented misogyny and vulgarity", the USA president "should not be invited to make an official State Visit because it would cause embarrassment to Her Majesty the Queen". This is according to the Stop Trump coalition website . Opening proceedings , Labour MP Paul Flynn claimed that a state visit was unwarranted, insisting the Queen had been put in a "difficult position" over the plans. Read More