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Why has Turkey made a decision to hold early elections?

Why has Turkey made a decision to hold early elections? The parliamentary and presidential polls had previously been slated for November 3, 2019. Now, both parliamentary and presidential elections will be held at the same time. Turkey on June 24, 2018 will carry the presidential government system into effect. The system is now working via the old schemes and we often face problems. [Full Article...]

Kuwait calls for maintaining stability after United States strike on Syria

Kuwait calls for maintaining stability after United States strike on Syria While United States President Donald Trump triumphantly declared " Mission Accomplished! " on Saturday following a US-led missile assault on Syrian chemical weapons facilities, the Pentagon admitted that the assault does not totally eliminate the possibility that Syria's Bashar al-Assad could launch future chemical attacks . [Full Article...]

What does James Comey's "A Higher Loyalty" mean in the big picture?

What does James Comey's Ms. Sanders asserted that Mr. Comey has "proven to be dishonest". Comey , in turn, calls Trump a serial liar who is a "stain" on those around him , who treats women like "meat", and who is " morally unfit to be president ". Comey said his reaction to the news was disbelief. While Comey was warning young lawyers about a precious reservoir of trust and reputation being destroyed, Trump was d... [Full Article...]

Jim Carrey Savages Sean 'Manatee' Hannity With Piercing New Portrait

Jim Carrey Savages Sean 'Manatee' Hannity With Piercing New Portrait The third client remained a mystery because, according to Cohen's lawyers, that client didn't want to be named. "What we witnessed earlier in the hearing with the disclosure relating to Sean Hannity proved my point exactly". Actor and comedian Jim Carrey continued his attacks on Fox News host Sean Hannity Monday night with a drawing of Hannity as a manatee on Twitter . [Full Article...]

Thanks to the Internet, Tom Brady is having a very Stormy day

Thanks to the Internet, Tom Brady is having a very Stormy day The raid, which came in part from a referral from special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE , reportedly sought documents related to Cohen's payments both to Daniels and to Karen McDougal, a former Playboy model who also says she had an affair with Trump. [Full Article...]

NWS confirms storms created tornado in York County

NWS confirms storms created tornado in York County Lafayette County Emergency Management identified two tornado tracks in northeastern Lafayette County, MS from storms during the pre-dawn hours Saturday. As the tornado continued into Chicot County, two sets of wooden transmission poled were found snapped and a mobile home sustained damage. County workers have cleared debris off roadways but still need to pick it up off the sides of county roads,... [Full Article...]

Russia Bans Telegram After Company Refuses to Surrender Encryption Keys

Russia Bans Telegram After Company Refuses to Surrender Encryption Keys Telegram founder Pavel Durov , a Russian expatriate, does not sound inclined to give Moscow or any other government backdoor access to his platform, even if it were possible. The Russian telecommunications regulator, Roskomnadzor, said in a statement released on Monday that it had notified telecommunication operators about blocking access to Telegram within Russia. [Full Article...]

Scott Pruitt's $43K soundproof phone booth reportedly broke spending laws

Scott Pruitt's $43K soundproof phone booth reportedly broke spending laws EPA officials said the booth was needed so Pruitt could "make and receive calls to discuss sensitive information ..." Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.), and Reps. Kevin Chmielewski, formerly Pruitt's deputy chief of staff for operations, told congressional investigators last week that although Jackson signed off on the raises, Pruitt knew about the entire process. [Full Article...]

China telecoms firm ZTE hit by U.S. sanctions

China telecoms firm ZTE hit by U.S. sanctions ZTE has suspended trading in Hong Kong and Shenzhen as a result of the bans imposed by the United States and the UK. For ZTE itself , the latest USA action means one of the world's top makers of smartphones and communications gear will no longer be able to buy technology from American suppliers, including components central to its products. [Full Article...]

Minnesota Elementary School Student Attacks Classmates with Knife

Minnesota Elementary School Student Attacks Classmates with Knife No one else was hurt. Beise said the boy was released to his parents. Once the police arrived, the assailant was in the school counselor's office while the victims received medical care in the nurse's office. The incident took place in the hallway as students were heading to class. "It was wonderful to see so many of our former students interacting with the young ones who are just becoming awa... [Full Article...]

Japan is heading for a trade showdown with America

Japan is heading for a trade showdown with America WEST PALM BEACH, Florida-U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek common ground on how to deal with North Korea's nuclear challenge on Tuesday amid fears in Tokyo that Trump might be prone to make too many concessions. [Full Article...]

30 people detained in Armenia during clashes between opposition supporters and police

30 people detained in Armenia during clashes between opposition supporters and police Pashinian urged them to stay there through the night, saying that riot police will not attempt to disperse them in that case. One of its main platforms was criticizing constitutional changes approved following a December 2015 referendum changing Armenia's form of government to a parliamentary system instead of a quasi-presidential system. [Full Article...]

Belief Hillary Clinton would win election 'factor' in email probe: Comey

Belief Hillary Clinton would win election 'factor' in email probe: Comey Comey's first major news media appearance since being fired by President Trump a year ago. James Comey is embarking on a publicity tour. In it, Comey wrote that Trump, in a private meeting, pressed the then-FBI director for his loyalty. [Full Article...]

Steve Scalise reiterates he won't challenge Kevin McCarthy for House speaker

Steve Scalise reiterates he won't challenge Kevin McCarthy for House speaker By leveraging their votes for influence, the group potentially may turn an internal party contest into a public free-for-all. White House Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the President and McCarthy "have a great relationship", but did not say who he wants to fill the role. [Full Article...]

Strong to severe storms expected this afternoon

Strong to severe storms expected this afternoon Brrrr! Don't plan on too much sunshine today, but we'll probably sneak a couple peeks in this afternoon. Strong winds continue, but skies will be clearing and temperatures will be improving. There isn't a whole lot of moisture available, so we'll be mainly dry. Paul International Airport, which grounded all flights Saturday afternoon as heavy snow made it hard to keep runways clear and planes deic... [Full Article...]

Western powers at United Nations make case for military action against Syria

Western powers at United Nations make case for military action against Syria The sites reportedly include "two Syrian airfields, a research center and a chemical weapons facility". Mr Trump's latest intervention came after he previously tweeted that missiles "will be coming". how strong the evidence is". Trump has since tempered those remarks and the White House said no final decisions on possible actions had been taken. [Full Article...]

Mumbai and Delhi Clash to open their Account

Mumbai and Delhi Clash to open their Account Mumbai Indians: Mystery pinner Akila Dananjaya makes his IPL debut replacing all-rounder Ben Cutting while the charismatic Hardik Pandya returns to the eleven after missing out on the away game against Sunrisers Hyderabad . Earlier, in searing conditions in Mumbai , the hosts rose the mercury eveb further as they got off to a blistering start. Krunal Pandya was the only player to be in the do... [Full Article...]

Five children and two dogs among those displaced by Fresno house fire

Five children and two dogs among those displaced by Fresno house fire Pleasanton and Kearney volunteer fire departments then were called for mutual aid. A house on Booker T. Washington Highway, north of Rocky Mount, had been converted into apartments and Ledbetter lived in one. Two cats and a dog died inside the smoke-filled residence. Camanche Fire and the Clinton Police Department also assisted. Investigators determined that the fire was accidental and caused by... [Full Article...]

Warm sunshine heading into the weekend before rain to start next week

Warm sunshine heading into the weekend before rain to start next week Subsequently, the weatherman says the strong wind warning remains in force for all land areas of Fiji and waters of Fiji and Rotuma. Up to half an inch of rain could fall before the dark clouds go away late Monday, said Weather Service meteorologist Brian Mejia. [Full Article...]

Blizzard warnings and watches posted for much of Nebraska

Blizzard warnings and watches posted for much of Nebraska Significant drifting of snow is likely. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for many counties in southwest Minnesota and through the Minnesota River Valley, and later extended it to include the Twin Cities. Video from the scene showed uprooted trees, overturned cards, damaged buildings and downed power lines. Do not travel and if you must travel have a winter survival kit with... [Full Article...]


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