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Lockheed gets $1 billion down payment for Saudi THAAD missile system

Lockheed gets $1 billion down payment for Saudi THAAD missile system The move is meant to demonstrate the United States' ongoing commitment to Israel's security, the statement added. In a statement Monday, the United States European Command said the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system was done at the direction of acting U.S. [Full Article...]

Pak mantri loses job for remarks against hindus

Pak mantri loses job for remarks against hindus Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Twitter account also confirmed the development. Bukhari was called to the Chief Minister House, Punjab where he met CM Usman Buzdar and they exchanged views on Chohan's resignation and his potential replacement. [Full Article...]

Okay, fine, I’m not running for president — Mike Bloomberg

Okay, fine, I’m not running for president — Mike Bloomberg Trump and his agenda, including an initiative aimed at rapidly accelerating the country's transition to renewable energy. "I believe I would defeat Donald Trump in a general election ", Bloomberg said in the statement . His pro-business positions and support for stop-and-frisk policing as mayor of NY would also have come under scrutiny. Bloomberg, the United Nations secretary general's sp... [Full Article...]

Czech man killed by lion he kept at his property

Czech man killed by lion he kept at his property Last June, the female lion attacked and injured a cyclist while taking a walk on a leash with its owner. Michal Prasek, 34, was found dead by his father in the lion's cage on February 5, which had been locked from the inside. The cyclist was taken to the hospital but only suffered scratches. "Today's incident will perhaps finally help to resolve this long-term problem", said Zdechov mayor Toma... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump could be Democrats' corruption investigation target

Ivanka Trump could be Democrats' corruption investigation target Don Beyer. In their letter to White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, the Democratic trio warned that destruction, manipulation or withholding of such documents would be "in direct contravention of federal laws", which require that presidents and other officials preserve such materials. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton shocks fans, says "I’m not running in 2020"

Hillary Clinton shocks fans, says What is at stakes in our country, the sort of things happening right now is deeply troubling me. Clinton was the frontrunner in 2016 but ended up losing to Donald Trump . The declaration should quell speculation about her 2020 intentions. "I'm not going anywhere", she added. CNN had reported in January, citing three sources close to Mrs. [Full Article...]

Shell-shocked airport staff discover 1,500 rare turtles

Shell-shocked airport staff discover 1,500 rare turtles Over 1,500 turtles were found in unclaimed luggage in the Philippines . Some of the turtles had also been found wrapped in duct tape, according to pictures shared by the agency. "Their meat is considered by some to be an aphrodisiac, while the bones are powdered for use in medicine". Discoveries of smuggled wildlife are not uncommon in the Philippines. [Full Article...]

Top Democrats Vow to Intensify Trump Probes

Top Democrats Vow to Intensify Trump Probes In it, Mariotti claims that the Russiagate investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller was never about collusion, and that it was "primarily a counterintelligence investigation". "Those people are seizing onto Cohen's use of the word 'directly, '" Leopold said of criticism of his report. Prominent members of his inner circle, such as Trump's two sons Donald Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

Trump says Cohen hearing may have hurt North Korea results

Trump says Cohen hearing may have hurt North Korea results Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib apologized for causing a "distraction" when she was captured on video saying it was time to 'impeach the mother******' in reference to Trump after her swearing-in. Some have been critical for Trump letting Kim stand with him on the world stage given North Korea's poor human rights record. "He is the most prolific, consistent, good for nothing liar this country has ever ... [Full Article...]

‘SNL’: Ben Stiller Returns to Spoof Michael Cohen Hearing

‘SNL’: Ben Stiller Returns to Spoof Michael Cohen Hearing The joke earned the loudest laugh of the cold open all together, but the spotlight was soon stolen by the return of former castmember Bill Hader , who made a guest appearance as the temperamental Congressmen Jim Jordan . "I'd now like to open the floor so Republicans can get angry at everybody except the President", he says. "I'm so angry I couldn't even wear a jacket! ". [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau's crisis escalates as another minster quits over corruption scandal

Justin Trudeau's crisis escalates as another minster quits over corruption scandal Jane Philpott , a key member of Trudeau's Cabinet, said she was quitting over the government's response to allegations that officials inappropriately pressured former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to help major construction company SNC-Lavalin Group Inc avoid being tried for corruption. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump could be on Democrats' next target list

Ivanka Trump could be on Democrats' next target list More document requests are expected after this first wave, according to a committee counsel. The State Department pledged to "work cooperatively with the committees". The White House said Monday that it has received the request and would respond at the "appropriate time". They are also requesting information from the Trump Organization, the Trump Foundation, Trump Transition and Trump Camp... [Full Article...]

Dutch ISIS fighter wants British ISIS bride in Holland

Dutch ISIS fighter wants British ISIS bride in Holland Begum fled east London with two other friends to travel to Syria to marry ISIS fighters in 2015 at a time when the group's online recruitment program lured many young people to its self-proclaimed caliphate. Mr Riedijk, from Arnhem in the Netherlands, insisted: " It was her own choice ". He added that he was imprisoned in Raqqa and tortured after the extremists accused him of being a Dutch s... [Full Article...]

Philpott joins Wilson Raybould in resigning from cabinet over SNC Lavalin

Philpott joins Wilson Raybould in resigning from cabinet over SNC Lavalin She resigned from cabinet several days later, and then was finally able to tell her side of the story to the Commons justice committee last week. A representative of the PMO said in a statement that Trudeau had accepted Philpott's resignation and "thanked Ms. [Full Article...]

House to vote on anti-Semitism resolution after latest comments by Ilhan Omar

House to vote on anti-Semitism resolution after latest comments by Ilhan Omar To applause, including from her fellow panelist Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), another Israel-hater, Omar wondered why she was allowed to criticize the oil and pharmaceutical industries but is forbidden "by a powerful lobby" from criticizing Israeli influence over US Mideast policy. [Full Article...]

Anonymous winner claims $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot

Anonymous winner claims $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot The victor has chosen to remain anonymous . The victor wants to remain anonymous, but has chose to take a one-time cash payment of $878,000,000. The victor of the largest jackpot payout to a single victor in United States history has stepped forward. [Full Article...]

American tourists killed in Kenya helicopter crash

American tourists killed in Kenya helicopter crash Deputy President William Ruto's Pilot Captain Mario Magonga died following a chopper crash in Turkana. "He was coming out of Turkana and then he disappeared off radar and from the whole of yesterday (Sunday) they have been searching that area, and sadly this morning (Monday) they found the wreckage and his body at around 4am", Onyonka told NTV . [Full Article...]

House Judiciary Begins Probe of Trump’s Alleged Corruption and Obstruction

House Judiciary Begins Probe of Trump’s Alleged Corruption and Obstruction Nadler said the special counsel and prosecutors in the Southern District of NY, which are probing many of Trump's associates, were aware of the committee's investigation launch. "Congress must provide a check on abuses of power", House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said in a statement. More than five House committees are now investigating alleged Russian Federation meddling e... [Full Article...]

Massive 700-pound alligator found in Georgia

Massive 700-pound alligator found in Georgia Male alligators can grow as long as 16 feet, although anything over 14 feet is considered rare, according to a DNR fact sheet. "It took a while to get it out of that ditch". A wildlife biologist found the alligator on February 18 with several old gunshot wounds and in poor condition, the report stated. It was recorded during a hunting season in Lake Walter F. [Full Article...]

No Charges Filed In Police Shooting Of Stephon Clark

No Charges Filed In Police Shooting Of Stephon Clark Becerra has been conducting his own investigation of the shooting and is expected to announce the results soon, following the Saturday decision by Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert not to file charges in the case. Schubert said that was relevant to the investigation because it showed that things were weighing heavily on his mind. Sharpton, who delivered the eulogy for C... [Full Article...]


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