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Belgium allocates $23 million to UNRWA

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Belgium has stepped in to help out the United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees, providing it an immediate disbursement of $23 million after President Donald Trump's administration suspended $65 million in aid for the global organization. Read More »

Section 301 probe could lead to a large 'fine' against China

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Trump was speaking in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday . The United States has started a trade investigation into the issue, and Cohn said the United States Trade Representative would be making recommendations about it soon. Congress on January 30. Trump downplayed the risk of a full-scale trade war with China. "I don't think so, I hope not", Trump said. "But if there is, there is", he said. Read More »

Corey Lewandowski responds to Joy Villa's sexual assault allegations

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But listen to what else she has to say: Villa told Politico that she was concerned that Lewandowski would "badmouth" her if she came forward with the accusations. Former Trump campaign manger Corey Lewandowski appeared on Charles Payne's show on Fox Business Network and discussed the sexual assault allegations leveled against him by pro-Trump celebrity Joy Villa . Read More »

GOP still struggling with President Trump's remarks on Africa

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Controversy erupted last week after reports that Trump told senators negotiating an amnesty deal for young adult illegal immigrants that America needed more immigration from countries like Norway and less from " s***hole " countries like Haiti and some African countries. Read More »

Will the FBI Snap Under Trump's Pressure?

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McCabe was involved in the investigation of former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's e-mail server and the shady, Trump-related "Russia dossier" that originated as a piece of Democratic opposition campaign research. Read More »

Gerard Pique Agrees To Sign New Contract Extension With Barcelona

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The 30-year-old Spain global, who moved to the LaLiga leaders from Manchester United 10 years ago, has committed his future to the 24-time Spanish champions - with a buyout clause of €500m (£441.6m). Pique's new deal sees Barcelona secure the long-term future of another key player after earlier in the season Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi also inked new contracts at the Nou Camp. Read More »

All Those Accused in 2G Scam Case Acquitted By CBI Court

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DMK supporters marched to Patiala House Court and celebrated after the Court's verdict. Besides them, three telecom fi rms - Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd (STPL ), Reliance Telecom Ltd and Unitech Wireless ( Tamil Nadu) Ltd - are also accused and acquitted in the case. Read More »

Harley Barber: College student from NJ expelled in wake of racist videos

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She also stated that she was a member of Alpha Phi sorority in the videos as well. A few of her critics promised to report Barber to her sorority, Alpha Phi. Landon Collins denounced Harley Barber following her racist rant. "I did something really, really bad", Barber told The Post . In a statement , Linda Kahangi , executive director of Alpha Phi International Fraternity, said Barber is no longer with the sorority. Read More »

Decision On Justine Damond Shooting Won't Come Before 2018

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The BCA, which conducts the majority of officer involved shooting investigations in Minnesota, said in a statement Thursday that it "presented its case file to the Hennepin County Attorney on September 12, and continues to work with that office regarding this ongoing investigation". Read More »

Macron wants British cash for Calais despite £45m deal

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There he will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss defence and migration policy. Britain's three spy chiefs from MI5, MI6, GCHQ and France's two intelligence chiefs met in advance of the summit in the United Kingdom to discuss tackling terror. Read More »

Held Captive By Their Parents, 13 Children Found In California

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Louisa Anna Turpin had been identified as the mother of 13 malnourished children who were chained to beds in a Perris, California home. Neighbours of two parents charged with torturing their children and chaining them to beds have described the 13 siblings as acting "like they had never seen people before". Read More »

Giant Oil Spill Contaminates East China Sea

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The ministry added that a marine patrol ship had arrived at the site, and crew had begun assessing ways to detect leaks and stop the flow of oil. The Sanchi sunk on Sunday after burning for more than a week following a collision with a Hong Kong-registered tanker. Read More »

Hawaii False Alarm Hints at Thin Line Between Mishap and Nuclear War

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Officials emphasize the state's public should heed any alerts issued from the professionals here. It emerged that it was a false alarm . "North Korea likely to have launched missile". "Somebody messed up", said Erin Sutton, Director of Virginia Beach's Office of Emergency Management. Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesperson Richard Rapoza said the worker who inadvertently sent the alert has been reassigned within the agency's emergency operation center pending the outcome ... Read More »

North and South Korea will march under one flag at Winter Olympics

It says the two Koreas also discussed fielding a joint women's hockey team and conducting a joint march during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Games. In state media this week, the North warned the South of spoiling inter-Korean ties by insisting it gives up its nuclear weapons . The surprising agreement comes after three days of negotiations between the countries as they tried to reach a consensus on how athletes from North Korea would be represented at the Olympics. Read More »

Saba Qamar talks about humiliation she faced at global airport

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I feel so humiliated when they take off things one by one. In a 49-second video that has gone viral now, a teary-eyed Saba is seen saying she faces a lot of humiliation while going through the process of security checking when the airport staff looks at her with suspicion. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav Family Meeting a Success, Indian Allegations Regrettable

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The ICJ is expected to hold another hearing on the case in the next few months. Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal tweeted on Thursday that 47-year-old Jadhav's mother and wife had applied for visas. Avanti and Chetankul Jadhav were forced to change and take off their mangal-sutra, bindi and bangles for the meeting. During the Zero Hour yesterday, members of various political parties, including the Congress , Shiv Sena, Trinamool Congress and AIADMK, strongly protested the way ... Read More »

Auburn hires Buffalo AD Allen Greene as Jacobs' replacement

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While at Buffalo, Greene has raised funds for a to-be-built $18 million indoor practice facility, which had been discussed for almost 20 years, other capital projects, landed an apparel deal with Nike and has led the development of a facilities master plan. Read More »

Turkey says U.S. denial of Syrian border force plan 'important'

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Turkey views the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ) which has fought an insurgency in southeast Turkey since 1984. Turkey's president said Washington was "creating a terror army" and vowed to "suffocate" it. Once again, the US military's strategy has been cut and pasted from an earlier era. Read More »

YouTube personality Chrissy Chambers wins 'revenge porn' case

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Some of the clips features Chambers' full name and age at the time, which was 18. Chrissy Chambers - who has a YouTube channel aimed mainly at teenage girls with her girlfriend, and now fiancée, Bria Kam - became a leading "revenge porn" campaigner after being alerted to the clips. Read More »

U.S. urges United Nations to pressure Pakistan

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Afghan elders in Pakistan said that a year ago 400,0000 Afghans voluntarily returned to Afghanistan , among them 100,000 have returned to Pakistan because the Afghan government did not provide them with shelter or facilities. "We don't think that we need to facilitate the peace process, we think we need to support the peace process", she added. It was perhaps one of the rare visits during which a United States official did not visit the General Headquarters for a meeting with the military ... Read More »

Sub-zero temperatures accompany winter storm

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Winter Storm Inga has been bringing frigid temperatures and blizzard conditions to several states in the USA since it began earlier this week - and it's showing no signs of stopping. 'The snow is pretty but don't be fooled, ' Cooper said. A few people bundled up to go out in temperatures that were well below freezing in a city known for its sweltering summer heat. Read More »

Ahed Tamimi to be held in Israeli detention throughout her trial

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He is now on the run from the authorities. The Israeli rights group B'Tselem said that as of November, 181 Palestinian minors were being held for the duration of their legal cases, citing figures provided by the Israel Prison Service. Raziel Shevah, a 35-year-old rabbi, was shot dead near Havat Gilad, the wildcat Jewish settlement outpost he lived in near the West Bank city of Nablus, on January 9. Read More »

52 people die in bus fire in Kazakhstan

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At least 52 people were killed in a bus fire in northwestern Kazakhstan, the country's Interior Ministry said on Thursday. There were 55 passengers and 2 drivers in the Ikarus passenger bus. Kazakhstan's emergency officials say 52 people of 57 on the bus died on the fire. A photograph taken later showed the vehicle completely charred. These buses are still widely used in ex-Soviet nations, even though they are often decades old. Read More »

Fisherman Sues After Dramatic Boat Crash Gets Caught on Video

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Larsen's son-in-law was also on the boat at the time of the crash, and told investigators that he repeatedly warned his father-in-law to pay attention, saying he had been using his cell phone off and on all morning. Police confirmed drink and drugs were not a factor. However, Larsen told the publication that he wasn't using his cellphone while driving his boat, labeling the accusation as "fake news". Read More »

Shutdown looms as Trump, Congress bicker on immigration, border wall

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John Kelly told a private meeting of Hispanic members of Congress that "certain things are said during the campaign that are uninformed". While lawmakers made a point to say they appreciated the session, they expressed disappointment that Kelly had not come armed with any proposals to negotiate and that he didn't seem well-versed in the bipartisan proposals under development in Congress. Read More »

Czech Republic: PM Andrej Babis loses confidence vote

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Mr. Zeman said he would give Mr. Babis another chance to form a government, but he added that at least 101 votes - a majority - would be needed in the lower chamber to reappoint Mr. But it is not clear how this would play out if Zeman himself lost the second round of presidential election on Jan 26-27. The second richest man in the Czech Republic , Babis is the owner of Agrofert, a food, farming, chemical and media conglomerate and the country's biggest employer. Read More »

Record Christmas snow of over 4 feet at Erie, PA

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Monday for Steuben County. For New Year's Eve, expect a high of 10 degrees during the daytime, and zero to 5 degrees while people are out partying. According to the National Weather Service , Erie has endured an incredible 53 inches of snowfall within 30 hours, shattering all previous records and shutting down everything from local businesses to the airport. Read More »

Dale Jr. helps driver stuck in the snow, then hits a tree

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Any appearance Earnhardt makes in front of massive audiences at the Super Bowl and the Olympics will provide NBC another chance to plug its NASCAR coverage. "I'm excited to get to work with my new NBC family". Earnhardt, who is worth about $300 million, said he wouldn't be a big player in the investment but would love to be supportive of the team and community. Read More »

Police seeking help in armed robbery spree

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The suspect escaped in a vehicle with an unknown amount of cash. He added police are aware the suspects shown in the images were involved in thefts during that time frame, but could also have been responsible for incidents as far back as September. Read More »

Scarborough Accuses GOP Senators Cotton And Perdue Of 'Lying' For 'Racist' President

Perdue, one of six lawmakers present at the meeting, insisted on Sunday that Trump "did not use that word". "The President and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel". Top Democrats expressed outrage over Republicans' characterization of Durbin. Lindsey Graham of SC were mistaken in indicating that was the case. Speaking to ABC shortly after Purdue's interview, Sen. Read More »