World

EU Cities Line Up to Host UK-Housed Agencies Post-Brexit

An estimated twenty European Union countries are expected to submit bids to provide a new home for two agencies that will be relocated from the United Kingdom a...


Apple Chops Several VPN Apps Not Compliant with New Chinese Law

In ExtraBITS this week, Apple is removing VPN apps from the Chinese App Store at the Chinese's government's request, and MacPaw has acquired the Unarchive...


Staff sergeant responds to Trump's transgender military ban

Suffice it to say Mr. President, that your ban will in NO WAY stop Transgender people from serving in the Armed Forces of our country, which we will continue to...


McCain Praise Drowns Out the Real (Female) Senate Heroes

President Donald Trump lashed out at the three Republicans and 48 Democrats he said had let down the American people by defeating a slimmed-down GOP S...


Tension between Jordan, Israel after Amman embassy shooting

The incident is one of the most serious incidents between the two countries since they signed a peace treaty in 1994. Jordan is demanding to question the gu...


Putin threatens retaliation for U.S. sanctions

At the same time he said he regretted Russia's worsening relations with the United States. When President Barack Obama expelled 35 diplomats in the wake o...


Netanyahu demands closure of Al-Jazeera's Jerusalem office

He said, "Prayers at Al Aqsa mosque will resume only when the situation is back to before July 14". About 4,000 Palestinian Muslims pray outside the entranc...


Social media reacts to Trump's nomination of Brownback for ambassador

The choice of what you do with your own soul", he tweeted . Brownback said in the interview that he plans to use the position to coordinate US government e...


'Skinny repeal' of Obamacare would wreck the insurance market

Meanwhile, the Senate yesterday once again voted down a measure to repeal Obamacare. Seven Republicans voted against it: John McCain of Arizona, Dean Helle...


No proof of death of 39 Indians: Sushma

Asserting that she "will not give up" on getting concrete evidence of the whereabouts of the 39 Indians who have been missing since they got caught in the cros...


EU's Top Court Rules to Keep Hamas on Terror Blacklist

That lower court found that the listing was based on media and internet reports rather than solid legal arguments. In 2014, the E.U.'s General Court annulled ...


State Dept.: Tillerson's Sudden 'Time Off' Not Sign He Intends to Quit

Asked about his relationship with Trump, Tillerson said "it's good". Clashes over policy with White House advisers have also loomed large, particularly concer...


Egypt's Sisi vows to continue opposing nations that sponsor terrorism

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, speaking after talks with European Union diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini in Brussels, said Qatar must accept in full the dem...


US Navy Fires At Iranian Boat In Persian Gulf

Iran unveiled its latest air defence missiles on Saturday. It wasn't until the warning shots were fired that the Iranian craft halted its approach, the Navy s...


Teen driver livestreamed crash that killed her little sister, police say

She streamed the crash as a live video on Instagram . Bloody visuals from the scene at that point demonstrate Jacqueline's body strewn on the floor, the oth...


IL governor orders special session on school funding

That, plus the $505.8 million reduction in the bill's assessment of Chicago's local fundraising capabilities based on its unfunded pension liability, is what Ra...


Israel bans Muslim men under 50 from prayer at Jerusalem mosque

The Red Crescent said 390 Palestinians were hurt in the clashes in Jerusalem , most suffering tear gas inhalation, but others injure by live fire and rubber ...


IL unemployment rate up slightly despite job growth

Braun said. According to the EDD, the highest unemployment rate in the region was 7.8 percent in Bostonia, the unincorporated area on the northeast side of El...


Polish lawmakers set to back judicial overhaul, defying protests, EU

The legislation calls for firing current Supreme Court judges, except those chosen by the justice minister and approved by the president. Thousands have taken...


Palestinians protest Israel's installation of metal detectors at Jerusalem's Lions Gate

Abbas said in a speech that the freeze would stay in place until Israel lifted the measures at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, which Jews refer to as the T...


NASA Issues Warning About Unsafe Eclipse Viewing Glasses

Within the path of totality , it will become night-like - " pitch black " if it's truly overcast, according to an informational website run by 12-eclipse v...


Palestinians call for 'Day of Rage' amid Jerusalem tensions

Israel blames the violence on incitement by Palestinian political and religious leaders compounded on social media sites that glorify violence and encourage at...


Cristiano Ronaldo confirms girlfriend Georgina is pregnant

When asked by Spanish news outlet if he was expecting another child he said, " yes very much ". Ronaldo, who is vacationing with his model girlfriend Georgin...


Turkish opposition official slams Israel over Al-Aqsa

Netanyahu's comments were released by the Prime Minister's adviser as he was preparing to leave Israel for Paris, where he will meet with French President Emman...


Karnataka Wants Separate Flag, Panel Formed to Check Possibility

This move is being seen as a political gambit by the Congress government ahead of assembly polls next year and the party seniors seem "unhappy" with the controv...