Real Madrid vs. Napoli in UEFA Champions League Real Madrid vs. Napoli in UEFA Champions League
- March 08, 2017

We always go out and play our game and try to win. "It's an nearly impossible game for us because they score all the time", Maurizio Sarri, manager for Napoli , said ahead of the game, per BBC . Not only have Napoli rekindled flagging morale but, in the meantime, they have moved to within two points of Roma in their battle for second place. (more...)
McDonald's home delivery could be coming to the UK McDonald's home delivery could be coming to the UK
- March 05, 2017

And, McDonald's also is going to expand its efforts with delivery companies, although 85 percent of its customers live within three miles of one of its restaurants. The service is also expected to launch in the US, Canada, France and Germany and for anyone who is anxious about the possibility of being served a side of cold chips, the company has made it clear that their new idea really does make sense. (more...)
Boy, 5, missing in the Murray, another child savaged, woman arrested Boy, 5, missing in the Murray, another child savaged, woman arrested
- March 05, 2017

Marine Rescue NSW, Echuca Moama Search and Rescue, Victoria Police and the SES also assisted in the search. "The 27-year-old female was interviewed by Deniliquin detectives this afternoon and they are now preparing documents for her extradition and charge of attempted murder". (more...)
May accuses SNP of sacrificing Scotland for independence 'obsession' May accuses SNP of sacrificing Scotland for independence 'obsession'
- March 04, 2017

Her speech, using some of the toughest language on Scotland since she became prime minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union last June, was a warning sign to Scotland that she was determined to keep the United Kingdom together under her watch. (more...)
Russia Bombed US-Backed Coalition Fighters in Syria Russia Bombed US-Backed Coalition Fighters in Syria
- March 04, 2017

The latest near miss occurred near the city of al Bab, just northeast of Aleppo, which Turkish forces and their Syrian proxies recently took from ISIS, leaving them in a staredown with Syrian regime forces who site just south of the city. (more...)
Partisanship rift continues in House panel probing Russian Federation
- March 03, 2017

Reports on the Obama administration's efforts to preserve intelligence regarding contact between Trump associates and Moscow coincided with the revelation Wednesday night that Attorney General Jeff Sessions met twice previous year with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. (more...)
Cuomo directs state police to investigate vandalism at Jewish cemetery near Rochester
- March 03, 2017

But the cemetery's operators said they have no reason to believe the vandalism was rooted in anti-Semitism. In addition to Cuomo's statements, Senator Chuck Schumer has called on the FCC to give Jewish Community Centers around the country special waivers to track threatening phone calls, in the wake of a series of bomb threatsdirected at JCCs around the country since the beginning of the year. (more...)
USA airstrikes in Yemen target al-Qaida, kill at least 4 militants
- March 03, 2017

Among those killed was Chief Special Warfare Officer William "Ryan" Owens. The U.S government considers AQAP to be the most risky al-Qaeda branch because of its emphasis and reputation for plotting attacks on overseas targets. In the afternoon, another drone strike hit a vehicle in Wadea district of Abyan province, killing five more Qaeda suspects, a security official said. (more...)
Russian, Syrian planes hit US-backed fighters
- March 02, 2017

Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis shakes hands with U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve Commander, during Mattis' inaugural visit to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve on February 20. (more...)
Slain SEAL's Father Calls for Expanded Investigation of Yemen Raid Slain SEAL's Father Calls for Expanded Investigation of Yemen Raid
- March 01, 2017

Nothing we have done in the Middle East from the time of President Jimmy Carter through all the administrations since has accomplished anything worthwhile, either for the people of the Middle East or for our country. At a press conference Monday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the Department of Defense will conduct three reviews of the raid. They - the generals - wanted to do it. (more...)
Russian Federation and China veto Syria sanctions
- March 01, 2017

The resolution, proposed by Britain and France months ago and endorsed by the United States last week, would have imposed sanctions on a handful of Syrian military officials and entities for having dropped chlorine-filled barrel bombs on opposition-held areas on at least three occasions in 2014 and 2015, according to a UN panel. (more...)
99-Year-Old Woman Crosses 'Get Arrested' Off Her Bucket List
- March 01, 2017

Police at the Nijmegen Zuid station happily obliged though and let her sit in a police cell and be handcuffed. They posted the story on the department's Facebook page and included several pictures of the smiling centenarian. Some bucket lists might include travel or skydiving. After being contacted by Annie's nice, local police decided it was their duty to arrest the near-centenarian in order to help her achieve her dream. (more...)
Trump ban: French historian detained for 10 hours
- February 28, 2017

Henry Rousso, an Egyptian-born Jewish-French historian specializing in World War II France, was detained by customs officials in Houston last Wednesday evening, on his way from Paris to participate in a symposium at the Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University , when he was "mistakenly detained", reported Saturday. (more...)
Donald Trump is a loser in his war on the media Donald Trump is a loser in his war on the media
- February 26, 2017

According to The Washington Post , "officials broadly dismissed Trump associates' contacts with Russian Federation as infrequent and inconsequential". "A fundamental part of that new world order was a free press", McCain said during an interview on NBC's Meet the Press . A few days ago I called the fake news the enemy of the people, and they are. (more...)
Human Rights Watch Denied Work Permit
- February 25, 2017

HRW a year ago published a report, "Occupation Inc ", detailing how global and Israeli companies operating in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank were contributing to rights abuses. The characterization of Human Rights Watch promoting Palestinian propaganda does not square with the research and advocacy that the organization conducts to challenge violations of human rights and global humanitarian law by all actors in the region, including the Palestinian Authority and the Hamas ... (more...)
Simone Biles to show off her moves on 'Dancing with the Stars'
- February 25, 2017

Biles told ET in August that she wasn't able to join the show previous year due to her schedule, but "would love" to participate in a later season, even picking out her dream partner. If the mystery Fifth Harmony member doesn't get Val as her partner, perhaps she'll settle for his older brother. The last cast member born in the area was singer Chaka Khan, who came in last place on Season 21 in 2015. (more...)
Macron Denies Bayrou's Candidature as Running Mate in French Presidential Vote Macron Denies Bayrou's Candidature as Running Mate in French Presidential Vote
- February 25, 2017

Le Pen also said she would overhaul relations with Africa, breaking from France's "moralizing discourse" towards its former colonies and instead focus on "non-interference, which doesn't mean indifference". Wary that her image and lead position in opinion polls might equally be hurt, Le Pen said she was convinced voters would not fall for moves created to derail her and her campaign. (more...)
Michael Flynn told to leave after losing President Trump's trust, spokesman says Michael Flynn told to leave after losing President Trump's trust, spokesman says
- February 23, 2017

Senior administration officials told CNN that the front-runner for the post is former Vice Admiral Bob Harward, a former Navy SEAL who worked for Defense Secretary James Mattis at Central Command was the favorite. "Who in the White House knew that the Department of Justice considered General Flynn a security risk, and why didn't they fire him then?" "There are suspicions that have arisen about the president of the United States", Pelosi said, including behavior she called "very unsafe to ... (more...)
Australia: At least 5 dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre
- February 22, 2017

Pilot Max Quartermain, and U.S. citizens Greg Reynolds De Haven, Russell Munsch, Glenn Garland and a fourth American whose identity is not yet known, were all on board the Beechcraft Super King Air twin-engine aircraft. The incident happened at around 9am local time at the airport, which Reuters reports is a small airfield mainly used by light planes. Melbourne Fire Brigade Firefighters battle the blaze inside a storeroom. (more...)
Theresa May agrees to meet Peugeot boss to discuss General Motors proposal
- February 21, 2017

Europe's auto industry has been dogged by overcapacity for years, and the planned sale of GM's European Opel/Vauxhall arm to Peugeot-maker PSA has raised the spectre of cutbacks in the wake of a deal. The Unite boss said he would use the talks to "press the case for the UK's world class facilities and workforce". Of GM Europe's roughly 38,000 staff, around half are in Germany and about 4,500 in Britain. (more...)