Saturday May 27-th, 2017

ISIS' casualties in Mosul mounting, United States says ISIS' casualties in Mosul mounting, United States says

The Prime Minister of the Iraqi government Haider Al-Abadi yesterday held talks with the US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter who arrived in the Iraqi capital yesterday. Carter toured the air base, greeting soldiers and offering holiday wishes. A ...

Former Texas coach Charlie Strong to take over at South Florida Former Texas coach Charlie Strong to take over at South Florida

Strong is coming off a second straight 5-7 season at Texas. With Strong's extensive history in Florida, he will have no problem recruiting in the state. "We are especially excited to welcome Charlie Strong to the University of South Florida", Gen...

Yahya Jammeh: Buhari, others to discuss with Gambian President Yahya Jammeh: Buhari, others to discuss with Gambian President

But as The Two-Way reported , a week after Jammeh conceded, he suddenly said he rejected the vote due to supposed "irregularities" - a move that was immediately condemned by the worldwide community. But Jammeh's party complicated what was expected t...

Weather Forecast: Cloudy Saturday Afternoon With A Chance Of Rain Weather Forecast: Cloudy Saturday Afternoon With A Chance Of Rain

Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 miles per hour in the morning. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. Look for a slight warm-up on Friday , when highs again should be in the lower 40s with a cha...

GAUGING TRUMP: Lawmakers urge caution as Trump provokes China

Trump last week appointed Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, who is personally acquainted with Chinese President Xi Jinping, as ambassador to Beijing , which hailed the nominee as a "friend of China". But the remarks on Monday were more pointed, and a co...

Ireland part of toxic global tax system - Oxfam Ireland part of toxic global tax system - Oxfam

They landed on the "world's worst" list because they employ damaging tax policies "such as zero corporate tax rates, the provision of unfair and unproductive tax incentives, and a lack of cooperation with worldwide processes against tax avoidance (in...

Matt Terry's advice to next year's X Factor hopefuls? He says

Ahead of the Sunday finale, Terry tweeted his thanks to his fans writing: "Feeling blessed and grateful for all of you right now. Thank you for being here with me every step of the way". "You are now part of that chapter". Saara came out on top for...

What is the key to happiness? What is the key to happiness?

The findings will be discussed at a landmark conference on wellbeing at the LSE on December 12 and 13, co-organised with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and other leading institutions. Previously, government interven...

Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey joining forces for 2017 tour Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey joining forces for 2017 tour

While Richie and Carey haven't collaborated on any hit songs to date, Carey did cover Richie and Diana Ross" "Endless Love" with Luther Vandross, which generated quite a bit of success in the "90s. Currently, Carey has a holiday residency at the Beac...

Syria military gains ground in Aleppo's Old City

In a statement Tuesday, the Syrian Foreign Ministry said it will not approve any cease-fire initiative that doesn't include rebel evacuation from eastern Aleppo . Cornered in a shrinking enclave in Aleppo's southeast, the rebels have asked for a f...

India, Indonesia to bolster maritime ties with an eye on China

The launch of the direct air services between the two countries comes amid the state visit of the Indonesian President Joko Widodo to India. In a joint statement, Mr Modi emphasised that today's discussions and the agreements will help add new vigor ...

'Cajun John Wayne' wins Louisiana House seat 'Cajun John Wayne' wins Louisiana House seat

David Vitter, R-Metairie. Vitter decided not to seek re-election after he ran against Gov. John Bel Edwards past year in the gubernatorial race and lost. Kennedy is expected to take the seat and secure a 52-48 edge for the GOP in the Senate's new ter...

Advocates call Alabama execution an 'avoidable disaster' Advocates call Alabama execution an 'avoidable disaster'

There have been fresh calls in the United States for the death penalty to be scrapped after a murderer on death row took more than 30 minutes to die during a botched execution . Dan Raulerson said Friday that the coroner's office transported the exe...

Trump Appoints Walter White as DEA Head on Saturday Night Live

Would Walter White be a Clinton or Trump supporter? It was there he was discovered by White House chief advisor Steve Bannon, who offered him a job heading up the DEA; White is apparently only the third person in Trump's cabinet to fake his death a...

Frigid temps before snow moves in Sunday night Frigid temps before snow moves in Sunday night

If the snow falls for two hours more than expected, that will give an additional inch or so, while an earlier change to rain lessens the chance of higher accumulation numbers. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high...

Nation's death rate rises as progress against heart disease stalls

For US men, life expectancy dropped 0.2 years from 76.5 years in 2014 to 76.3 years in 2015. Death rates have increased for eight out of 10 of the leading causes of death: heart disease (0.9% rise), chronic lower respiratory diseases (2.7% rise), un...

Latest Trailer For Fifty Shades Darker Debuts

Here, another stag on the lawn threatens the romantic dynamic, and-whoa-is that Kim Basinger? From steamy shower hookup sessions to dropping panties at the dinner table, this movie will definitely get you prepared for Valentine's Day! The cli...

Winter Storm Warning issued for the Chicagoland area Winter Storm Warning issued for the Chicagoland area

Statewide, four to six inches is expected north of I-80 and east of I-35. The snow will be associated with a warm front moving into the Ohio Valley in advance of a low pressure system set to track across the state Sunday night. The forecast calls...

Improved US-Cuban Economic Ties in Doubt when Trump Assumes Presidency

The Ladies in White movement called off a regular protest yesterday "out of respect" for those who mourn Castro and to avoid being accused of committing acts of "provocation", said the group's leader, Berta Soler. Castro died at the age of 90. "We ...

Honda Ridgeline first pickup to earn Top Safety Pick Plus rating Honda Ridgeline first pickup to earn Top Safety Pick Plus rating

The vehicles that got a good headlight rating are: Chevrolet Volt small car , Honda Ridgeline pickup, Hyundai Elantra small car , Hyundai Santa Fe midsize SUV, Subaru Legacy midsize car , Toyota Prius v midsize car and Volvo XC60 midsize lux...

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