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Venezuelans gear up for major march against Maduro

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A senior Cuban official is warning foreign countries against meddling in the internal affairs of Venezuela, where President Nicolas Maduro is facing down mass protests. The president rallied his troops this week, vowing to send the army into the streets and ordering pro-government militias to be expanded to half a million members, "each with a rifle". Read More »

President Trump Turns Fan-in-Chief as Patriots Visit the White House

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Although Brady skipped the event to attend to " family matters ", several of his teammate were absent as part of a symbolic protest of the Trump administration. Whatever the reason for Brady's absence, Trump's snub might mean that their bromance is finally over. Trump, who is on favorable terms with coach Bill Belichick and team owner Robert Kraft, was unable to see another one of his friends on Wednesday. Read More »

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Later Monday, there were unconfirmed reports in both Israeli and Palestinian media that Barghouti had been moved from his usual prison, Hadarim, near Haifa, and had been placed in solitary confinement at another prison. "These are terrorists and incarcerated murderers who are getting exactly what the worldwide law requires", he told Israel's Army Radio, adding that under the ministry's policy, "you can't negotiate with prisoners such as these". Read More »

Venezuela Guard deploys tear gas on march

Opposition leaders also said a young man was shot in the head at a protest and rushed to the hospital. "We need something new", Eduardo Ortiz said. Venezuela has now seen weeks of clashes between demonstrators and the police. and force Maduro, and his regime, to hold free and democratic elections."A Supreme Court decision in March to assume the powers of the opposition-led Congress sparked a wave of protests that have not ebbed, even though the court has partly reversed the measure in ... Read More »

'The sword stands ready': US VP Mike Pence warns North Korea

The spectacle was followed by a test of their so-called intercontinental missile, which failed just five seconds after launch, observers in the United States and South Korea said. "Solve the problem in North Korea". U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has once again pledged the Trump administration's commitment to defending its allies in Asia from North Korea and any other threats. Read More »

USA to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

Lu said Beijing wants to resume the multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009 and suggested that USA plans to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea were damaging its relations with China . "We are exploring a new range of diplomatic, security, and economic measures and all options are on the table", Gary Ross, a Pentagon spokesman, said. Read More »

Turkish opposition party seeks annulment of referendum

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Turkey's main secularist opposition party is to present its appeal for the annulment of Sunday's referendum boosting the powers of President Recept Tayyip Erdogan to the High Electoral Board (YSK) today. The State Department was far less enthusiastic about the outcome of the referendum . In a blow to the prestige of the president, the "No" campaign notched up the most votes in Turkey's three biggest cities of Istanbul, Ankara , and Izmir. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly Out at Fox, Lineup Shaken Up

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O'Reilly said he would look back on his time at Fox "with great pride in the unprecedented success" achieved and with "deepest gratitude" to his "dedicated viewers". The network's parent company, 21st Century Fox, announced the move in a statement Wednesday. FILE - This Oct. 13, 2012 file photo shows Fox News commentator and author Bill O'Reilly at the Comedy Central "Night Of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs" at the Beacon Theatre in N. Read More »

Party leaders round on May for refusing TV debate

A Sky Data poll suggests that 64% of Britons believe there should be televised debates between party leaders during the General Election campaign. She said she preferred "to get out and about and meet voters" instead. It is still unclear whether Mrs May will attend the debate but there have been calls for broadcasters to "empty chair" her if she remains a no-show. Read More »

British Parliament backs PM's call for June general election over 'Brexit'

With the Prime Minister needing the support of 434 MPs - two thirds of all seats in the House of Commons - some 522 voted for the early election, with just 13 against. A general election, she said, was the "only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead". MPs were also excited by the news that ITV will go ahead with a leaders' debate, despite May's confirmation on Wednesday that she will not take part in any. Read More »

Dhinakaran virtually questions need for lookout notice

Before going to prison, Sasikala had throned her nephew TTV Dhinakaran as the party's General Secretary. During the day, it had appeared that there was an impasse in the talks to merge the two sides - a move that would give back the united political outfit the Two Leaves poll symbol of the AIADMK on which MG Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa won elections. Read More »

May urges parliament to vote for early election

Dr. Rodney Shakespeare made the remarks on Wednesday, after the UK Parliament voted in favor of May's proposal for snap elections a day earlier. As we now know, Theresa May confirmed that there will be an election on June 8 following a vote in the House of Commons. Read More »

Mike Pence fires a fresh warning shot at North Korea

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Mike Pence struck a stern tone after arriving at a US naval base from South Korea. Pence told reporters Monday that Trump was hopeful China would use its "extraordinary levers" to pressure the North to abandon its weapons program. "North Korea has referred to me as the lesser evil". Through three American administrations, the US and its allies had worked tirelessly to peacefully dismantle the nuclear program and alleviate the suffering of the North Korean people. Read More »

Trump to Meet Turkey's Erdogan Ahead of NATO Summit in May

Voters Sunday narrowly approved constitutional amendments that will replace Turkey's parliamentary system with a presidential one. On Monday, the White House said in a statement that Trump called Erdogan to congratulate him on his referendum victory and to thank him for supporting a USA missile attack on Syria in response to a chemical attack by Syrian government forces on April 4. Read More »

Jon Ossoff advances to runoff in highly watched Georgia election

Georgia on June 20th". Democrats were hoping for a surprise win in Georgia, but they came up just short in Tuesday night's special election in a district held by Republicans for almost four decades. On immigration, Trump has repeatedly ripped Ossoff by claiming that he'll be soft on illegal immigration. Networks aired the speech from the 30-year-old Jon Ossoff to his supporters on Tuesday evening, where he acknowledged what CNN would confirm later - he was not going to reach the 50% ... Read More »

Austin Peay to open 2018 season at Georgia

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Two weeks later on September 15, the Bulldogs will welcome the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders to Athens . It is unclear if the matchup with Murray State will be moved or abandoned. All four non-conference games will be at home. Austin Peay has lost 27 straight games since 2014 and 45 of its last 46 games since the start of the 2013 season. Read More »

British Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Support Early General Election In June

May also wants an election now so she doesn't have to be preparing for one in 2019, when the Brexit negotiations will be reaching their climax. Denying her decision to call for a vote on 8 June was driven by political "opportunism", the Prime Minister also insisted it would "strengthen our hand in negotiation with the European Union". Read More »

UK Conservatives heavy odds-on favourites for most seats in election - Ladbrokes

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Theresa May has made it clear that she won't be taking part in any televised debate between now and the general election, in similar fashion to how David Cameron avoided debates in the run up to the European Union referendum. The Prime Minister said Labour's economic policies would mean it is "ordinary working people who pay the price". I would like to see him talking to the public, talking the press and clearly explaining his policies. Read More »

Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

He also said, "We are with you 100 percent", adding that the USA always seeks peace. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Japan for the second stop of a 10-day Asia tour. China announced in February that it would stop accepting coal from North Korea - which accounted for a third of all official North Korean exports in 2015 - as it had already reached its import limit set by UN-imposed sanctions. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez murder conviction expected to be vacated by 'quirky' rule

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The Massachusetts State Police are investigating his death. "Mr. Hernandez's next of kin have been notified". An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the exact cause of death. Aaron Hernandez's suicide left some grappling with how to feel about the death of a convicted murderer, but his friends didn't hold back from sharing their heartbreak on social media. Read More »

United States believes Syria had help in chemical attack

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In January, Gabbard met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus. "Let's get rid of this evil". He said: "Assad's principal backer is Russian Federation". "Once the ISIS threat has been reduced or eliminated, I think we can turn our attention directly to stabilizing the situation in Syria ", he said, using an acronym for the militant group. Read More »

O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel

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Television host Bill O'Reilly attends the Hollywood Reporter's 2016 35 Most Powerful People in Media in NY on April 5, 2016. O'Reilly was photographed in Rome shaking Pope Francis' hand on Wednesday. "My phone is ringing off the hook". Representatives at Fox News and its parent Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. were not immediately available for comment. Read More »

'Giraffe mom' meets April the giraffe after making viral video

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We told you several weeks ago about Erin Dietrich, the Myrtle Beach woman who became a viral sensation . She went on to give birth to a healthy baby boy named Porter on March 8, well ahead of her ungulate counterpart, who finally gave birth to a male calf on Saturday, April 15. Read More »

Georgia House race to high-stakes runoff as Trump wades in

Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, came in second with 19.8 percent, earning a spot in the two-way runoff against Ossoff in June. "We need to see a balance in our country, a check on President Trump ", said Vicki Hardin Woods, a retiree who traveled from Salem Oregon, to volunteer for the campaign. Read More »