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Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

It is also true that Trump's tweet was posted within minutes of the first reports of the Kabul bombing. Was it the start of a rant against "negative press coverage" that somehow went awry? Trump later poked fun at it, saying , "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". Read More »

Will Donald Trump break his Jerusalem promise?

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This includes the White House's inability to state that the Western Wall is part of Israel when quizzed by reporters at a press briefing in the White House. The sensitivity about Jerusalem , claimed by both Israelis and Palestinians, stems from the role the city plays in the age-old debate about who has a legitimate historical claim to disputed territory. Read More »

Complainant in PWD case 'fired at'

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The court said that the recent attack shows that there are serious threat to the security of the complainant and directed the ACB to file a status report on 8th of next month. He escaped unhurt. The incident happened near Gaurs International School in Greater Noida when two unidentified persons overtook Sharma's auto and started firing at him. Read More »

Chris Paul: CP3 to give the Spurs 'strong consideration'

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According to ESPN's Marc Stein , Chris Paul is giving "serious consideration" to signing with the San Antonio Spurs this summer when he becomes a free agent. He began his career in 2005 with the New Orleans Hornets, who selected him with the fourth overall pick in the National Basketball Association draft that summer. Read More »

Paris climate deal: Trump pulls USA out of 2015 accord

CT governor Dan Malloy and Virginia's Terry McAuliffe also expressed interest in joining the new alliance. "The decision reeks of ignorance and condemns United States foreign policy into infamy", she said in a statement . Terblanche also cautioned "it is still fairly early days" to assess the impact of Trump's "complex announcement". "The United States's abdication of global leadership will diminish confidence in the pact and discourage other nations from staying the course, while ... Read More »

Thunder center Enes Kanter says father arrested in Turkey

On Friday, Kanter posted a note to Twitter, saying that his father has been arrested in Turkey. "He is potentially to get tortured as thousand others"'. The government accuses Gulen and the Gulenists of being behind the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July 15, 2016 that left more than 200 people dead. Read More »

Rep. Jason Chaffetz to Leave Congress in June

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Chaffetz's powerful committee has wide authority to investigate possible misconduct in the executive branch and the Utah Republican had been under increasing pressure to probe the growing number of scandals in the young Trump residency. Chaffetz has been the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, a position he used to promote sinister theories about Hillary Clinton's emails, including a tweet days before the election that claimed the FBI's investigation had been "re-opened". Read More »

8th suspect in connection with Manchester Arena bombing arrested

It comes as a ninth man has been arrested over the terror attack on Monday. A woman had also been arrested in Manchester last night during an armed raid on a block of flats in Blackley but was later released without charge. "Our priorities are to understand the run-up to this awful event and to understand if more people were involved in planning this attack". "I want to reassure people that the arrests that we have made are significant, and initial searches of premises have revealed items ... Read More »

BBC debate: Watch leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence

In her summary, Rudd said "a vote for anybody but Theresa May is a vote for Jeremy Corbyn". Goodwin was referring to recent polls showing that Labour appears to have narrowed the gap with May's Conservatives, and a surprise projection suggesting that the Conservatives could lose seats in the election next week and leave the country with a hung parliament. Read More »

Monsoon-triggered mudslides, floods in Sri Lanka kill more than 90 people

Last May, a massive landslide killed more than 100 people in central Sri Lanka. The Disaster Management Center said more than 27,000 people have been displaced by the landslides. The government deployed 2,000 military personnel in the affected areas . The pilot lost control of the helicopter due to bad weather and crashed into woods, police said. Read More »

Trump Considering a Rollback of Obama's Cuba Policy

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Undoing some or all of these measures would return the U.S.to a mindless policy of trying to punish the Cuban government while mostly just hurting the people that Washington claims to be concerned about. Engage Cuba President James Williams said in a statement that reimposing trade restrictions on the communist country "directly conflicts with President Trump's campaign promises of removing onerous regulations and red tape on USA businesses". Read More »

EVM challenge on after U'khand HC dismisses PIL questioning

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Following the assembly elections held in the five states several parties questioned the authenticity of the Electronic Voting Machine. The EVMs will be open for scrutiny by the teams representing the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) that accepted the poll panel's challenge. Read More »

World leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

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The Cambridge, Massaschusetts-based research university published a study in April 2016 titled "How much of a difference will the Paris Agreement make?" showing that if countries abided by their pledges in the deal, global warming would slow by between 0.6 degree and 1.1 degrees Celsius by 2100. Read More »

Weather Channel website trolls Trump for exiting Paris Agreement

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He tweeted on Wednesday:"I will be announcing my decision on Paris Accord, Thursday at 3:00 P.M. The White House Rose Garden". After taking office, however, Mr Trump faced pressure to stay in the deal from investors, worldwide powers and business leaders, including some in the coal industry. Read More »

Martial law until we're OK-Duterte

My income was only P40 that day when Martial Law was declared. While rights advocates and political opponents have rung alarm bells over Duterte's declaration of martial law , the order has won support across the wider political establishment and apparently a broad cross-section of the general public that fears the violence seen in Marawi city could spread across the country without a firm government response. Read More »

British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority: YouGov

May called the snap election in a bid to strengthen her hand in negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union, to win more time to deal with the impact of the divorce and to strengthen her grip on the Conservative Party . That would certainly add immensely to the uncertainties surrounding the election and the Brexit negotiations. The Survation poll found just over half of the 1,009 respondents thought May would make the best prime minister, whilst support for Labour's Jeremy ... Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas in Russia Probe

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Schiff added that he and Republican Representative Michael Conaway, the top Republican now leading the panel's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, would not be distracted from their investigation. He says he stepped away from leading the House's Russian Federation investigation to help vulnerable Republicans like his district neighbor Rep. David Valadao. Read More »

Foreign extremist fighters killed in siege of southern Philippine city

Padilla said the plane made three successful bombing runs before the wayward bombing happened. But Padilla on Friday said rebels had continued to "occupy commercial buidlings as their defensible enemy lairs", which he said "is the subject of military action being conducted for the past few days until now". Read More »

6 key moments from President Trump's first trip overseas

Earlier on Wednesday, Deputy Minister Tzipi Hotovely called on Jews to ascend the Temple Mount, one day after she appealed to Trump to go ahead with his campaign promise to relocate the US embassy to Jerusalem. Trump made headlines as the first sitting US president to visit the famous Western Wall, part of the Temple Mount and one of Judaism's holiest sites . Read More »

Elon Musk is leaving all of President Trump's councils

Point is, no matter what Trump says, his brand of economic nationalism does not represent the Midwest when it comes to climate change and the benefits of the clean energy economy. On Twitter , Cook further criticized Trump's move, tweeting: "Decision to withdraw from the #ParisAgreeement was wrong for our planet". Summing up how many of his peers across the county felt in the wake of Trump's decision, Lopez says, "He and his administration has blatantly disregarded the well-being of ... Read More »