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OnPolitics Today: The longest House speech in history

It would stave off a government shutdown ahead of a Thursday night deadline for a new short-term spending bill , and also extend the federal government's de...


Russian Federation denounces United States coalition airstrike at UN

Western powers have expressed alarm over the government's campaign against rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, where 400,000 people have been besieged since 2013. "Addit...


PM Modi inaugurates project for first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

This is Modi's second visit to the UAE after his visit in 2015. Modi thanked the crown prince of Abu Dhabi for allotting the land for the temple and said th...


More than 220 civilians killed as Syria continues air strikes

President Bashar al-Assad, who has seized a clear advantage in the war with Russian and Iranian help, is hammering two of the last key rebel pockets of Syria ...


Olimpiadi: l'arrivo della sorella di Kim Jong Un a Peyongchang

Pence, che ha lasciato la sala dopo cinque minuti, avrebbe dovuto sedersi a capotavola con Moon e lo stesso Kim: la mossa rifletterebbe la diffidenza Usa verso ...


N.Korea paper covers Kim Yo Jong, Moon meeting

Vice President Mike Pence is facing backlash for his staunch efforts to ignore North Korean officials at the Winter Olympic Games, even as the two Koreas co...


Second White House staffer resigns amid spousal abuse claims

He, too, denies the allegations. He had denied the allegations and alleged that he "was the victim of repeated physical violence" during his marriage. She had a...


Major Israeli air raids hit 'Iranian targets' in Syria

During retaliatory airstrikes later on Saturday, the Israeli jets came under heavy Syrian anti-aircraft fire. One set of raids hit positions belonging to the ...


Ragbir safe from deportation for now

Commenting on the matter, Ragbir said, "Like so many people who are living in this country under the threat of deportation, I know how important it is to raise ...


Turkish soldiers killed, 5 injured in Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin

According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkish borders and in the region as well as to protect Syr...


Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president to visit him in Pyongyang

Kim Eui-kyeom, South Korean president's spokesman, said at a news conference in Seoul on Saturday that the North Korean delegation delievered the invitation...


Oxfam accused of failing in its 'moral leadership' over Haiti sex scandal

Penny Mordaunt , the global development secretary, said the charity had lied to her department. Mr Goldring told the charity did "anything but" cover the inci...


North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang

Athletes from both countries walked on stage under a unified Korean flag, but in the audience an even more significant exchange took place. "North and South...


Helicopter carrying 7 people crashes in Grand Canyon

Images of the crash site online showed flames and black smoke shooting from a ravine. Bradley said there were four level 1 trauma patients at the scene of the...


Dems' memo 'very political' and needs redactions, Trump says

The White House released a letter from Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that said they have given details to the intelligence panel about which p...


Russian plane crashes with 71 people on board

There were no other details immediately available. A source from Russia's emergency services told Interfax that the 71 people on board "had no chance" of su...


South Korea's President Moon invited by N. Korea to visit Pyongyang

South Korean president shakes hands with North Korean leader's sister during opening ceremony . Moon said "let's create conditions to make it happen", accordi...


Winter Olympics Kick Off With Biting Winds And History-Making Wins

It was only at the start of this year, and after many additional rounds of sanctions, that Kim Jong-un finally accepted the olive branch. The North Korean t...


Free flu shots available in Arkansas

NY state has seen record numbers of flu cases this season. Schuchat made the remarks during a media briefing this morning. Lawson got the latest in a long lin...


Second White House staffer quits over abuse claims

Rob Porter , a former White House staff secretary, resigned on Wednesday after allegations that he physically and emotionally abused two former wives su...


His West Wing rattled, Trump casts doubt on aide's exit

NPR has confirmed Sorensen's departure, which was first reported by the Washington Post . Deputy White House spokesman Raj Shah said the White House on...


UAE to welcome India's Modi ahead of World Government Summit

As one goes through historical records, it becomes amply clear that Modi being the first Indian Prime Minister to land in Palestinian territory is due to a mere...


Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jahangir dies

She was the chairwoman of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan , and respected for her outspoken criticism of the country's militant and extreme Islamist gr...


Turkish military helicopter shot down near Syria: President Erdogan

Also on Saturday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a Turkish military helicopter was "downed" in the Afrin operation. "We would like to see a cea...


Pakistan violates ceasefire at KG Sector, fear grips locals

He said Indian troops guarding the LoC also fired in retaliation and the firing stopped from both sides around 1 pm. "Indian positions effectively and strongly"...


North Korea invites South to first official talks in 10 years

The letter was delivered by the younger sister of the leader of North Korea, reports Reuters. Such a high-level meeting would have been unthinkable even a few...


Turkish Helicopter Downed by Syrian People's Protection Units

The Turkish military in a statement did not specify a reason for why the helicopter fell. Erdogan's remarks came at a ruling Justice and Development (AK) Part...


'Unprovoked Attack' Results in US Military Killing 100 Syrian Soldiers

While no USA troops were reportedly killed , according to NBC News , Syrian state-run media said dozens died or were wounded. The Democratic Syrian Forces...


Cloudy today with snow showers north, big warm-up for the weekend

Thursday turned out to be a rather pleasant day with sunshine and near normal temperatures. More clouds will start to build in out ahead of our weekend system ...


Pence, Warmbier's father meet with North Korean defectors

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang "at an early date", South Korean officials said on Saturday, potenti...


Operation Sinai 2018 follows up for second day

The Egyptian air forces carried out raids and pounded terrorist dens in North Sinai province as part of the "Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018", the Egyptian a...


Freezing Rain Warning For The Stratford Area

Snow is expected to mix with ice pellets and accumulate 2 to 5 cm Sunday morning before changing to freezing rain, which will continue into the afternoon. Slow ...


Trump blasts 'stupidity' of USA immigration laws

Schumer called the budget "An historic, bipartisan budget deal " that will increase federal investments in NY. In total the Bill will increase governm...


People Want to Hear Govt's Schemes, Not Congress's Criticism: Sena to Modi

Modi described how he held discussions with party cadres over lunch in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi by bringing his own tiffin. BJP chief Amit Sha...


Man arrested in Colorado woman's death says victim hired him

Investigators in Adams County, Colorado, have been poring over Bollinger's social media accounts - and putting pressure on her friends and anyone else who may h...


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