Turkish court declines to hear referendum appeal, Anadolu reports

Erdogan told Reuters that a party congress would decide whether he would resume leadership of the party, adding that the timing of the congress would be decided by party officials. Turkey on Wednesday (15 March) threatened once again to scrap a critical deal on halting the flow of migrants to the European Union amid a spiralling war of words between Ankara and the bloc. Читать далее

Syrians stuck around Aleppo as evacuation deal stalls: monitor, activists

Syrians stuck around Aleppo as evacuation deal stalls: monitor, activists

It came a day after a blast hit a convoy of buses carrying residents from the two towns, who have lived for years under siege by extremist rebels, as they waited at a transit point in rebel-held Rashidin, west of Aleppo. "Many people felt that they had been forced to leave", he said. The agreement proposes the transport of thousands of people out from both opposition and government-held towns under siege. Читать далее

Iraqi troops capture largest neighborhood in western Mosul

Sheikh Anwar al-Assi, a chief of the local Ubaid tribe and supervisor of anti-ISIS forces, told The Times of London the militants were hiding on the edge of a field about 50 miles southwest of Kirkuk when the boars overwhelmed them Sunday. Читать далее

Trump opposes including Obamacare subsidies in spending bill: Mulvaney

Trump opposes including Obamacare subsidies in spending bill: Mulvaney

If the administration goes through with its threat to withhold those federal subsidies, "it would be unlikely that there would be something called the Essential Plan anymore", said Roberta Rifkin, senior vice president for government programs and governmental affairs at Independent Health. Читать далее

Angry Canada responds to Trump's 20% Lumbar Tax

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the tariffs, or taxes, announced Monday evening were being imposed after trade talks on dairy products fell through. Lumber and dairy issues were also problems under previous presidents. About 40 per cent of Albertan exports go south of the border, with a larger portion staying in Canada. Читать далее

Trump adviser didn't disclose Russian Federation money

Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, told reporters that Flynn, as a former military officer, "had a duty and obligation to seek and obtain permission to receive money from foreign governments prior to any engagement with them". "We received no internal documents relating to what General Flynn reported to the white house when they vetted him to become national security adviser". Читать далее

Samsung's assistant Bixby in tough challenge to rivals

Samsung's assistant Bixby in tough challenge to rivals

The Galaxy S8 provides various levels of biometric authentication, with the highest level of authentication from the iris scanner and fingerprint reader. The traditional physical home button has also been removed from the front face of the new Samsung phones in favor of a screen-integrated, pressure-sensitive control area. Читать далее

Trump says Iran violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Notwithstanding, Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror through many platforms and methods", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrote in a letter to Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanSchiff: "Trump breaking Iran deal "a grave mistake" Week ahead: "Congress returns from recess to work on healthcare, spending bill GOP rep to potential Senate rival: "Don't run MORE (R-Wis.) on Tuesday. Читать далее

New 'Australian values' test planned for citizenship

New citizens will be required to wait four years before they can apply opposed to the current one-year time limit if an applicant fails the citizenship test three times they will have to wait a further two years before they are allowed to take it again. Читать далее

Ideal 10 for Monte Carlo master Nadal

Ideal 10 for Monte Carlo master Nadal

I'm very satisfied with what I achieved against the best players in the world on a surface that I like. Nadal has lost three finals so far this year, including that at January's Australian Open against Swiss legend Roger Federer. "Then he seemed exhausted and I was feeling fresh, physically and mentally, maybe that's why I won", said 15th seeded Ramos-Vinolas about his finals showdown against Nadal. Читать далее

Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week

Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week

Trump might have promised throughout the campaign that Mexico was going to pay for a border wall, but everyone in Washington knows that if Trump is actually going to begin construction on the wall, he'll need Congress to appropriate the funds. Читать далее

Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture

While governor of Georgia, Perdue had some similarities to the ethics concerns now dogging Trump - including promises to crack down on alleged corruption in the state capitol of Atlanta which were belied by his refusal to step down from ownership or managerial roles in four farming businesses . Читать далее

Samsung To Update Software Over 'Red Screen' Smartphone

Samsung expects the new flagship will elevate it to the top slot in India's premium segment, now led by rival Apple , hoping it's been able to erase memories of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, which had hurt its branding and market share. This indicates that there will be two variants of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 models in the market. For India, there is no hint on the launch. The certification also notes that the device will come with Android 7.0 Nougat, which is on par for a mid-2017 ... Читать далее

Ivanka forced to defend Donald Trump in Berlin

Trump, who relinquished running her fashion brand before taking an official West Wing role, said it is "certainly not the latter". During the campaign, Ivanka Trump promoted policies regarding family leave, child care, and other initiatives for women in the workplace. Читать далее

How grief can lead to joy: Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg explains Option B

How grief can lead to joy: Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg explains Option B

But on that vacation, Goldberg collapsed at the gym from heart failure and died. It was clear then how much Sandberg relied on Goldberg. One advert claimed, entirely falsely, that Apprentice star Alan Sugar was "out of control", and featured an apparently manipulated picture of the Amstrad founder with bruises on his face. Читать далее

Centrist Macron surges, but don't dismiss Le Pen

Centrist Macron surges, but don't dismiss Le Pen

Macron, who created his political movement one year ago, has received endorsements from former Republican rival Francois Fillon and President Francois Hollande, a Socialist, as the establishment parties unite against Le Pen. The party has years of xenophobic, anti-immigration, anti-Semitic and other racist behavior and rhetoric to overcome, in spite of Ms. Le Pen's purging the party's founder (her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen). Читать далее

Shutdown? New president, same old government brinkmanship

If that makes Democrats running for re-election in Trump country in 2018 vulnerable to accusations that they were soft on reinforcing the border, then all the better. "Congress generally works on the calendar not the clock, and when you say that April 28 is going to be the day, I think you have to assume not much gets done before April 28", Blunt added. Читать далее

IS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

The US-led coalition is attempting to recapture the Old City from the extremists, but the ancient quarters are densely populated and there have been concerns over civilian casualties. In February, Iraqi ground forces - backed by the US -led coalition's air power - began fresh operations aimed at ousting Daesh from western Mosul, the terrorist group's last bastion in northern Iraq. Читать далее

Trump vows to 'never forget' Holocaust despite series of missteps

Trump vows to 'never forget' Holocaust despite series of missteps

Those who deny the Holocaust are an accomplice to this frightful evil and (we) will never be silent, we just won't, we will never ever be silent in the face of evil again", said Trump, at the National Days of Remembrance ceremony on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Читать далее

Doctor: George HW Bush dealing with chronic bronchitis

Doctor: George HW Bush dealing with chronic bronchitis

Bush is hoping the former president will be released from the hospital this week. McGrath said last week that the pneumonia has been resolved and that Bush was being held for observation of a persistent cough. 'Once President Bush is home, we will continue aggressive respiratory treatments to help minimize the effects of the chronic bronchitis'. "Big morale boost from a high level delegation", the elder Bush captioned a photo with George W. Читать далее

New Marketing For 'Call Of Duty: WWII' Reveals Release Date, New Features

It was also revealed that pre-orders will provide access to a private beta. Previous " Call of Duty WWII " leaks claimed that its release date is due in November 2017 just before Christmas. It's believed that Call of Duty: WWII storms the beaches on 3 November 2017. "Play with your friends in this next-level standalone game experience full of unexpected, adrenaline-pumping moments", according to the leak. Читать далее

N. Korea marks military day as US sub docks in the South

N. Korea marks military day as US sub docks in the South

But South Korean defence officials said no suspicious moves by North Korea were detected on Tuesday morning. The vessel will take part in joint naval drills with the South's forces. It wasn't clear what types of weapons were used, but Yonhap estimated there were 300 to 400 pieces of artillery for the practice. "Sarin gas doesn't have to be dropped", he said. Читать далее

New Secret Service director expected to be named

New Secret Service director expected to be named

President Donald Trump picked retired major general and current acting deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Randolph "Tex" Alles for the post, adding another prominent Marine veteran to an administration rapidly filling with them. Читать далее

Rainout pushes back big league debut for Phils' Pivetta

Rainout pushes back big league debut for Phils' Pivetta

I am happy to be here, happy to be part of this team and help them win. "It's not his arm, so that's the good news", Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said. Pivetta is now lined up to start Wednesday against the Marlins, though he will be pushed back to this weekend against the Dodgers if Tuesday's game is rained out. Читать далее

Police say small-plane crash killed man, injured his son

Police say small-plane crash killed man, injured his son

The pilot appeared to be attempting to land when the plane smashed through a chain link fence, crossed Hanover Street and struck a berm, bursting into flames, police said. The single-engine plane went down about 100 feet from the runway at Meriden-Markham Airport. MidState Medical Center, Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and all of us at Hartford HealthCare offer our heartfelt condolences to Dr. Читать далее