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UAE moon sighting committee will meet tonight to announce Eid

UAE moon sighting committee will meet tonight to announce Eid The committee, chaired by Sultan Bin Saeed Al Badi, minister of Justice, made the announcement after it held a meeting on Thursday evening after Maghreb prayer at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. "Consequent upon this, tomorrow, Friday, the 15th day of June, 2018 becomes the first day of Shawwal, 1439 AH and is therefore declared the Sallah day for 2018 Eid-el-Fitr". [Full Article...]

Is anything out of reach after historic summit with North Korea?

Is anything out of reach after historic summit with North Korea? In the afternoon, they signed a brief statement calling for peace, committing to recover the remains of USA service members from the Korean War and asserting a "firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula". [Full Article...]

Roller coaster derails; 6 to hospital

Roller coaster derails; 6 to hospital Two riders were injured when they were ejected from their auto entirely and fell to the ground. Other people were stuck on the other two cars. In one film, what appears to be one of the riders crawling along the crane with the help of two emergency workers can be seen. [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders responds to reports of pending departure

Sarah Sanders responds to reports of pending departure I love my job. "It is very biblical to enforce the law, that is actually repeated a number of times throughout the Bible", Sanders said. She's the daughter of former Arkansas Gov. The news agency further reports that Shah is considering an exit but has not yet finalized an end date. Over the course of the Trump administration, the White House has consolidated its workforce, eliminating jobs ... [Full Article...]

Korean-Americans react with optimism and caution after summit

Korean-Americans react with optimism and caution after summit WHNT News 19 reached out to the president of the North Alabama Korean Association. After a day filled with smiles and handshakes watched around the world, the USA "committed to provide security guarantees" to North Korea , while Pyongyang committed to "work towards" denuclearizing the Korean peninsula. [Full Article...]

Singapore mud-sling: A look back at Trump vs. Kim insults

Singapore mud-sling: A look back at Trump vs. Kim insults USA president Donald Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on Tuesday. "The letter that we're signing is very comprehensive and I think both sides are going to be very impressed with the result", Trump said after a "really very positive" summit meeting in Singapore . [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation director showed no political bias in Clinton email saga

Federal Bureau of Investigation director showed no political bias in Clinton email saga There is ample material in Horowitz's report for both sides to see what they want to see and hear what they want to hear, particularly in regard to embattled former FBI Director James Comey . On the contrary, Republican claim bias towards Clinton was overt in a series of text messages unearthed. The Special Counsel is probing allegations that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 United S... [Full Article...]

North Korea summit 'important milestone' towards denuclearization, says United Nations chief

North Korea summit 'important milestone' towards denuclearization, says United Nations chief Japan has recently offered to cover the initial costs of IAEA inspections if North Korea agrees to resume them. "It could lead to something unique", he said . While South Korean stock investors lent considerable weight to the meeting between the two Korean leaders, they were less excited by this week's events in Singapore . [Full Article...]

George H.W. Bush becomes first president to turn 94

George H.W. Bush becomes first president to turn 94 Barbara Bush would have turned 93 last Friday, but she passed away in April. Bush's office shared a letter from the president in which he said , "My heart is full on the first day of my 95th year". Bush became the longest-living president in US history last November when he surpassed the late Gerald Ford . "Dad also understood that government alone can not solve all of our community challen... [Full Article...]

Obama hitting campaign trail for 2020 presidential candidates to tackle Trump

Obama hitting campaign trail for 2020 presidential candidates to tackle Trump Some Democrats accused Obama of neglecting the Democratic Party apparatus while in the White House , but people close to the former president argue he is fully invested in the future of the party and the bench of talent looking to run on 2020. [Full Article...]

Italy’s FURY: Populist leaders still waiting for an apology from France’s Macron

Italy’s FURY: Populist leaders still waiting for an apology from France’s Macron Italy and Malta dug in for a second day and refused to let the rescue ship Aquarius with 629 people aboard dock in their ports, leaving the migrants at sea as a diplomatic standoff escalated under Italy's new anti-immigrant government. "Ships belonging to foreign organisations and flying foreign flags can not dictate Italy's immigration policy", Salvini, who also heads the anti-immigrant League... [Full Article...]

Mark Sanford, Fromer SC Governor, Loses Seat in U.S. House

Mark Sanford, Fromer SC Governor, Loses Seat in U.S. House Trump tweeted: " Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA". The President of the United States then called the congressman and former S.C. Martha Roby, is also at risk of losing re-election. While Trump is popular with Republicans, opinion polls show his general approval hovering in the low 40s% overall. [Full Article...]

Wilkes-Barre Township: NWS investigating possible Pennsylvania tornado

Wilkes-Barre Township: NWS investigating possible Pennsylvania tornado Don Brominski, spokesman for UGI Utilities, said the storm damaged some of the utility's gas meters but that the leaks had been stopped. "When that happened, I was like I have to get closer to the inside of the store". Nearly everyone's cars in the parking lot were destroyed. "The doors were busting open", Frie said. Power lines litter the street, with a shopping plaza hit especially hard. [Full Article...]

Gunmen kill newspaper editor Shujaat Bukhari, two security guards in Kashmir

Gunmen kill newspaper editor Shujaat Bukhari, two security guards in Kashmir The killing took place in heavily guarded Press Enclave near the Lal Chowk area in Srinagar when Bukhari, in his 50s, was going from his office there to attend an Iftar function. "What will the trts/Separatists aim to achieve with this". The condition of the two injured in the shooting, which comes a day ahead of Eid , is critical, they said. [Full Article...]

Corker Unloads on Republicans for Being Afraid of Trump

Corker Unloads on Republicans for Being Afraid of Trump We might upset the president of the United States before the midterms. Rubio's tweet - which came while President Trump is lavishing praise on the North Korean dictator as "a strong guy" with " a very good personality " who is "very strategic" and "very impressive" - piqued Fox News host Sandra Smith, who pointed out to him, "the president, he sits down with Sean Hannity, he's talking about Ki... [Full Article...]

DOJ IG Preview: Comey Deviated Big League From Department Policy - Matt Vespa

DOJ IG Preview: Comey Deviated Big League From Department Policy - Matt Vespa President, for firing James Comey?' " Trump tweeted last week, later telling reporters that when the inspector general's report is released on Thursday, it may be "a nice birthday present". One of the key testimonies against McCabe in the inspector general's report came from Comey. In the midst of the Clinton email probe, then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch privately met with former Preside... [Full Article...]

Forest Service to close San Juan National Forest for first time ever

Forest Service to close San Juan National Forest for first time ever Authorities say a fast-moving brush fire has destroyed eight homes in the southern Utah tourist town of Moab and that more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming remain under evacuation orders because of other wildfires . "Our state agencies are here to support you". Voos said, "we're anticipating that we're not going to get a foothold with this thing for a while here". [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders responds to report that she is leaving White House

Sanders responded shortly after in a tweet , claiming she was at her "daughter's year-end Kindergarten event" when CBS News "ran a story about [her] "plans to leave the WH" without even talking to" her. "I love my job and am honored to work for @ POTUS ". Her first press briefing came after Anthony Scaramucci left the White House July 31, just 10 days after he started. [Full Article...]

Chinese or Irish? Twitter confused about inspiration for Ivankas tweet

In 2015, the Quote Investigator found that the saying also was published in a 1962 periodical with the words "Confucius say" - a popular format for jokes about proverbs not actually attributable to the Chinese philosopher, according to The Hill . [Full Article...]

EU Withdrawal Bill debate: Day 1

EU Withdrawal Bill debate: Day 1 Now the focus shifts to the price of the rebels' compliance, and it could be a high one for the beleaguered prime minister. The details are still partial and the document hasn't yet been published. It paid off. "I've just voted with the government following the assurances we got from the prime minister in a meeting this afternoon that our concerns. [Full Article...]


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