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Senate leaders agree to 2-year spending deal worth $400B

Senate leaders agree to 2-year spending deal worth $400B

It's clear there will be a solid bloc of Democrats voting against the budget deal, which would provide $80 billion for defense and $63 billion for non-defense above the spending caps this year, an...

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Should the United States host a military parade?

Should the United States host a military parade?

In the past, the United States military has only put on large-scale parades to celebrate a victory. Sanders downplayed the parade several times , then lost patience when CBS News' Steven Portnoy ...

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This Cartoonish Sketch Actually Led Police To The Robbery Suspect

This Cartoonish Sketch Actually Led Police To The Robbery Suspect

The hand-drawn sketch was put together using basic witness details but proved to be just enough to jog the memory of cops who went on to identify the suspect. "We released all of those details toget...

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Toronto police recover remains of six people in alleged serial killer investigation

Toronto police recover remains of six people in alleged serial killer investigation

The victims were known to be part of Toronto's gay village , in the neighbourhood of Church and Wellesley streets. Police said they believe more charges will be laid as they prepare to use ground p...

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White House says it is pushing ahead with plans for military parade

White House says it is pushing ahead with plans for military parade

Some 8,800 US troops and tanks marched on Constitution Avenue as helicopters flew above, according to The Washington Post . White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders confirmed a request was made by t...

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British Isis fighters captured by US-backed Kurds in Syria

British Isis fighters captured by US-backed Kurds in Syria

Former child refugee Elsheikh was a mechanic from White City in west London, and Alexanda Kotey was from Paddington. British aid workers Alan Henning and David Haines, and American journalists Jam...

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United Nations agrees sanctioned N.Korea official to attend Olympics

United Nations agrees sanctioned N.Korea official to attend Olympics

Moon has looked to the games as an opportunity to pursue a diplomatic opening with the North - a move Pence cautioned against. The North Korean and USA delegations are both expected to attend a rece...

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Trims Position in Targa Resources Corp (TRGP)

The stock decreased 3.62% or $1.77 during the last trading session, reaching $47.14. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 2,705 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $122,000 after acquiring an...

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Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Stake Increased by BB&T Corp

Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Stake Increased by BB&T Corp

Zions Bancorporation increased its position in Novo Nordisk A/S by 677.1% during the 3rd quarter. The institutional investor held 697,270 shares of the automotive aftermarket company at the end of 2...

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One more nabbed in Kasganj murder case

One more nabbed in Kasganj murder case

Chandan's father Sushil had sought police protection after he was allegedly threatened outside his house in Kasganj. We have recovered a countrymade pistol and two cartridges from him. Chandan was kil...

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Sizzling Rumford leads by two in title defence

Sizzling Rumford leads by two in title defence

Jazz Janewattananond is excited about playing the new format for the first time at the World Super 6 Perth which gets underway today. "I watched this golf tournament past year, with the stroke play ...

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Seoul confirms Kim Jong-Un sister's visit to South for Games

Seoul confirms Kim Jong-Un sister's visit to South for Games

Both Kim Yong Nam, the North's ceremonial head of state, who is leading its delegation, and Mr Pence are due to attend the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang on Friday. While US Secretary of State Rex ...

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Focus of ICC Probe, Duterte Is Apparently Unperturbed

Focus of ICC Probe, Duterte Is Apparently Unperturbed

Roque said that the Philippine mission in The Hague has received information that the ICC Office of the Prosecutor is opening a preliminary examination on the alleged crimes against humanity in ...

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Nusra terrorists become main destabilizing force in Syria: Russian Defense Ministry

Nusra terrorists become main destabilizing force in Syria: Russian Defense Ministry

The Su-25 attack jet piloted by Filipov was downed by militants over the Syrian province of Idlib on Saturday during a routine flight. Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, "W...

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Rabbi Raziel Shevach's murderer eliminated in West Bank operation

Rabbi Raziel Shevach's murderer eliminated in West Bank operation

Clashes erupted in the village between dozens of Palestinians and Israeli forces following the raid. It comes a day after Israel retroactively legalised an unauthorised settlement outpost in re...

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Trump picks California lawyer to head IRS

Trump picks California lawyer to head IRS

If confirmed by the Senate, Rettig would take over an agency that has had its budget reduced by 18 percent and its workforce by 14 percent since 2010. He is being nominated to serve the remainder of t...

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McConnell, Schumer Strike 2-Year Budget Deal to Avert Shutdown

Schumer, announcing the deal along with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders later tried to clarify the statement , insisting Trump was not seeking for a shut...

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House averts another government shutdown and passes spending bill Video

House averts another government shutdown and passes spending bill Video

However, Senate leaders from both the Republican and Democratic parties were discussing a two-year deal to lift spending caps on defence and domestic programmes, which suggests that they would p...

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Sport Minister Rathore hails Khelo India School Games

Sport Minister Rathore hails Khelo India School Games

Maharashtra, however, had the consolation of winning the most medals - 110 - as compared to Haryana's 102. On the other hand, the Odisha girls suffered defeat from Manipur 1-3 goals in the football ...

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Graphic Packaging (GPK) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

To see the other side of picture, profit margin of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK ) stands at positive 3.70%; that indicates a firm actually every dollar of sales keeps in earnings. Prud...

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Blacklisted Apparatchik on N.Korean Olympic Delegation

Blacklisted Apparatchik on N.Korean Olympic Delegation

Meanwhile, South Korean President Moon Jae-in is due to meet the North Korean Olympic delegation on Saturday. In what was described as a major diplomatic breakthrough, North Korea said it would se...

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Pyeongchang 2018: Everything You Need to Know as the Games Begin

While South Korea is now a democracy with a thriving economy, North Korea remains a dictatorship ruled by the same family for three generations - Kim Il-Sung, then his son Kim Jong-Il, and now the g...

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Winter Olympics begins with first-ever mixed doubles curling in Olympic history

Winter Olympics begins with first-ever mixed doubles curling in Olympic history

Kim Yo Jong was promoted by her brother previous year to be an alternate member of the decision-making political bureau of the ruling party's central committee, which analysts said showed that her a...

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House Speaker Ryan: House likely to pass United States budget deal

Congressional historians believe the California lawmaker's speech is the longest in House history. The performance had no immediate impact on Republican leaders, who have not agreed to a vote. "Lo...

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Mike Pence: US Will Impose 'Toughest' Sanctions On North Korea

Mike Pence: US Will Impose 'Toughest' Sanctions On North Korea

The apparent thaw has not been reflected in Washington. South Korea wants to use the Olympics to re-engage with North Korea and open the way for talks to resolve one of the world's most unsafe c...

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Republican Neo-Nazi Candidate Arthur Jones Loses It On CNN

Republican Neo-Nazi Candidate Arthur Jones Loses It On CNN

The former leader of the American Nazi Party - now the likely GOP nominee for an Illinois Congressional seat - claims the Holocaust is "poppycock" and an "extortion racket" to create war. For all ...

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Erdogan shares his plans for liberating Syria

Erdogan shares his plans for liberating Syria

The talks sponsored by Turkey , Iran and Russian Federation, set out the creation of four so-called de-escalation zones: Idlib, the greater Damascus area, the southern region of Daraa and the...

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Mission McConnell: Stand up to Trump, protect Dreamers | Lexington Herald Leader

Mission McConnell: Stand up to Trump, protect Dreamers | Lexington Herald Leader

The US Senate , in a rare display of bipartisanship, has reached a two-year budget deal to raise federal spending by nearly $US300 billion, in an attempt to end the kind of squabbling over fis...

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Drilling Down Into the Books for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

The stock decreased 0.28% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $112.04. Toth Financial Advisory Corp, which manages about $319.42 million and $396.12 million US Long portfolio, upped i...

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253 candidates file nominations for Nagaland polls

253 candidates file nominations for Nagaland polls

Political parties in the north-eastern state had stayed away from nomination filing till yesterday, as the Core Committee of Nagaland Tribal Hohos and Civil Organisations (CCNTHCO) had, through a join...

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George Bush: 'pretty clear evidence Russian Federation meddled' in USA election

George Bush: 'pretty clear evidence Russian Federation meddled' in USA election

Mr Bush also told an Abu Dhabi audience that Russian President Vladimir Putin "is zero-sum". Mr Bush also said that "it's problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our election system". "Am...

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Humana posts $184M profit in Q4 turnaround: 3 things to know

Humana posts $184M profit in Q4 turnaround: 3 things to know

Humana plans to invest half of those savings back into its employees, its communities and the business. The stock decreased 1.17% or $3.27 during the last trading session, reaching $276.5. ValuEngine ...

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Istanbul to host Turkey-Russia-Iran summit on Syria

Istanbul to host Turkey-Russia-Iran summit on Syria

Russian president Vladimir Putin hosted Turkish and Iranian talks in November - the first such three-way summit between the trio. The body of the pilot was taken to Russian Federation and will be bu...

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House Sends Spending Bill To Keep Government Open To The Senate

That measure, which could be voted as early as Tuesday, seeks to satisfy conservatives who are demanding a huge increase in defense spending and an end to temporary funding bills for the military....

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Turkey calls French warning about Syria an 'insult'

Turkey calls French warning about Syria an 'insult'

He also said that aid deliveries to "besieged areas" in Syria have fallen to their lowest level since 2015 - before the task force was created - with no access to them at all for the last two months. ...

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Maybe 2 more inches of snow tonight

Maybe 2 more inches of snow tonight

Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Snow will taper off quickly after 5 or 6 Wednesday evening as the storm races off...

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Russia, Turkey to enhance military coordination in Syria

Russia, Turkey to enhance military coordination in Syria

The two leaders discussed the latest developments in Syria and hailed increased cooperation on security issues and the fight against terrorism . Russian Federation and its Syrian government allies ...

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Almost all councils in England plan to raise council tax

Almost all councils in England plan to raise council tax

A survey has found almost all councils in England are planning to increase council tax . That's followed by adult social care (28 per cent), then housing and homelessness (19 per cent). Now, a new re...

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Gay Olympian Adam Rippon Declines to Meet With Mike Pence

Gay Olympian Adam Rippon Declines to Meet With Mike Pence

LGBT leaders interpreted the statement as supporting funding for gay conversion therapy, although Pence denies supporting the practice. USA Today reported Wednesday that, according to two sources,...

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Turkey expresses concern over Syrian regime's increased attacks on Eastern Ghouta

Turkey expresses concern over Syrian regime's increased attacks on Eastern Ghouta

United Nations war crimes investigators said Tuesday that they were studying "multiple" reports that chemical weapons have been used in the rebel-held zones of Eastern Ghouta , near Damascus , and...

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