• Two-State Solution For Israel, Palestine
Two-State Solution For Israel, Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu repeatedly denounced the Paris conference as another useless attempt at an worldwide "diktat", arguing that only direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations can lead to peace. "The Embassy of the State of Palestine to South Africa would like to point out that the DA did not inform the embassy about Mr. Mai...

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  • Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons - NFC Championship Game Picks And Predictions
Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons - NFC Championship Game Picks And Predictions

Atlanta's secondary, although susceptible to giving up big plays at times, started to play better as the year went on. He's a good friend. I don't see either of these games coming down to a field goal, so I'm happy to give less than a touchdown and pick my winners.

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  • Gloria Allred Leads Defamation Lawsuit Against Trump
Gloria Allred Leads Defamation Lawsuit Against Trump

Summer Zervos , a former contestant on Donald Trump's The Apprentice, announced on Tuesday that she is suing him for defamation - just four days before his inauguration as President. Zervos, who appeared on the fifth season of the reality show, said Trump had tried to seduce her at the Beverly Hills Hotel in 2007, kissing her on the mouth ...

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  • Saudi Arabia cuts Oil outputs to less than 10m barrels per day
Saudi Arabia cuts Oil outputs to less than 10m barrels per day

Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices, were trading at $56.04 per barrel at 0632 GMT (1.32 a.m. ET), up 3 cents from their last close.U.S. Saudi Arabia , now producing at a 22-month low, will consider renewing the supply agreement after six months, Al-Falih said. But skepticism remains.

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  • Jeff Sessions: There Will Be No Ban On All Muslims
Jeff Sessions: There Will Be No Ban On All Muslims

As head of the Department of Justice, Sessions could likely reverse any progress we've made over the years. In asking Sen. Jeff Sessions about Russian hacking, Graham said , "How do you feel about a foreign entity trying to interfere in our election?" While being removed, the protester said, "Why am I getting taken out of here?" "It is the law o...

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  • CIO Tells Congress No Repeal Without Replacement of ACA
CIO Tells Congress No Repeal Without Replacement of ACA

Under Obamacare, many have learned that having health insurance isn't the same as actually having health care. One tweet that perfectly captures Republicans' Obamacare dilemma - Earlier today, Bloomberg reporter Sahil Kapur tweeted something that shows how much space now exists between Republicans' replacement plans and their policy desires.

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  • Mitch McConnell's Message to Senate Democrats: 'Grow Up'
Mitch McConnell's Message to Senate Democrats: 'Grow Up'

He fired back on Twitter that Streep, who backed Democrat Hillary Clinton, is an "over-rated" actress. Last week's report alleges that Putin ordered a hidden campaign to influence voters in favor of Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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  • Obama prepares for his Farewell Address
Obama prepares for his Farewell Address

The speech will recap Obama's accomplishments over the past eight years in office. Jarrett stressed that Obama hoped to give Trump space as the new president moves toward the White House , but suggested that he will speak up on certain key issues.

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  • Obama challenges Republicans to show their health care plan
Obama challenges Republicans to show their health care plan

But Obama cautiously added that he would only support it if the Congressional Budget office or health care experts like Vox to evaluate a plan. One part of Obama's law Republicans are eager to repeal is its tax increases on higher-earning people and segments of the health care industry that help finance expanded coverage.

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  • Texans vs Raiders Game Thread
Texans vs Raiders Game Thread

Miami takes on Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh to kick things off, and if they survive, they get to head to New England. Rawls capped his night with a 4-yard touchdown run that gave Seattle a 19-6 lead. Everything was good about the team. Clowney actually tipped the ball in the air twice before securing it, and for Texans defensive end Antonio Smith, ...

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  • Coaches tout new rules regarding National Football League underclassmen scouting
Coaches tout new rules regarding National Football League underclassmen scouting

Watson rushed for two touchdowns and threw for one more against Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl. "I feel that Alabama's defensive line can stop their running game but I don't know about the passing game", Smith said. Watson has accounted for 4,173 total yards or 91 percent of Clemson's offensive production. TideSports.com's take: "Washington...

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  • Donald Trump takes shot at US intelligence ahead of Friday meeting
Donald Trump takes shot at US intelligence ahead of Friday meeting

That was a reference to Trump's tweet on Wednesday noting that Assange said he didn't get hacked Democratic Party emails from the Russians, who have also denied the hacking allegations. Responding to a question about Trump questioning the intelligence community's conclusions about the hacks of Democratic organizations in a series of tweets on Tu...

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  • USA double military advisers in Iraq
USA double military advisers in Iraq

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in the neighborhood of Al-Obaidi. "They have been in the city at different times, yes", said Colonel John Dorrian, the USA military spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, in response to a question about whether American military advisers have entered Mosul as part of the Iraqi offen...

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  • Carrie Fisher's daughter speaks out about losing mum, grandma
Carrie Fisher's daughter speaks out about losing mum, grandma

Lourd added: "She raised me to not think of men and women as different". The night before Carrie Fisher boarded the flight from London to Los Angeles , during she suffered a cardiac incident before her death on December 27 , she had spent some time texting with her half-sister, Joely Fisher revealed .

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  • Senate Republicans take first step toward repealing Obamacare
Senate Republicans take first step toward repealing Obamacare

Repeal it now, see what happens", outgoing Vice President Joe Biden told CNN's Jake Tapper, speaking to Republicans about the Affordable Care Act . McConnell insists that "The Obamacare repeal resolution will be the first item up". Roughly 6.4 million Americans signed up for 2017 Affordable Care Act health care plans in December, according...

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  • Harry Kane wants Tottenham to maintain momentum
Harry Kane wants Tottenham to maintain momentum

The extended injury list is likely to force the club's hand in the transfer window, and they have already been linked with Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury. Who impressed for Tottenham Hotspur in their 4-1 win over Watford? The teams last played in February and Tottenham Hotspur won the game 1 - 0. Both sides enter the White Hart L...

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  • Nationwide ceasefire in Syria goes into effect
Nationwide ceasefire in Syria goes into effect

While the ceasefire agreement marks an indefinite progress in peace talks to bring in a truce in Syria , Turkey's push for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down may not sit well with Russian Federation, his biggest supporter. There's another cease-fire agreement in Syria , but this one is different. Turkey and Russian Federation earli...

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  • Giants Will Play Starters Against Washington
Giants Will Play Starters Against Washington

And a year ago, Rodgers ended the Lions' hope of making a late-season rally to make the playoffs with a 61-yard TD pass to Richard Rodgers on a Hail Mary on the final play of the game. But we're getting a bit ahead of ourselves here. Clay Matthews and Nick Perry are nowhere close to 100 percent healthy. Both games are on FOX. He can play uptempo.

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  • City tree recycling service in effect
City tree recycling service in effect

TVs, microwaves and computer monitors will not be accepted. The city will grind up the trees to use as mulch in local parks. Trees collected during this time will be made into mulch and will be available to residents in the spring. Customers without a yard waste cart can still put their tree on the curb, but they will be charged an extra item fee...

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  • Kerry to address Israeli-Palestinian conflict Wednesday
Kerry to address Israeli-Palestinian conflict Wednesday

This contradicts what Israeli officials have been saying since Friday, that it was the United States who was the primary force behind the bill. The UN Security Council passed a historic resolution against Israel's settlement in Palestinian land on Friday, after the U.S.

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  • Star Wars' Carrie Fisher Dies at 60
Star Wars' Carrie Fisher Dies at 60

The 4-year-old pooch, whom Fisher adopted as a service pet to help her deal with her bipolar disorder, was an nearly constant presence at Fisher's side in recent years. "Therefore, she was wiser", he said. " She was kind, thoughtful and courageous". Eyewitnesses said at the time that she stopped breathing and had to be administered CPR b...

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  • Trump on Putin's criticism of Hillary Clinton and Democrats: 'So true!'
Trump on Putin's criticism of Hillary Clinton and Democrats: 'So true!'

Every Republican, including you, that is if you are one of them, would have been screaming "TREASON!" It's unclear who "them" happens to be. On Jan. 20, America will inaugurate a new president with no apparent worries about the number of nuclear weapons in the possession of either the United States or its superpower allies and no feel for the devas...

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"Rogue One" Blasts Past $400 Million Mark

All the same stuff happens, yet happens in a way it never has in any of the other movies. You're missing out on these great stories that are full of SPOILERS! Leading the endeavor is Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), a small-time criminal whose father, Galen ( Mads Mikkelsen ), is a science officer working on the construction of the Death Star.

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  • ISIS Says Man Shot In Milan Was Berlin Attacker
ISIS Says Man Shot In Milan Was Berlin Attacker

Earlier reports said that the initial suspect, who was detained by officers after he was seen running away from the scene, was a Pakistani national who had arrived in Germany a year ago as a refugee. Amri's application for asylum was reportedly rejected by Germany. He was due to be deported earlier this year, according to Ralf Jäger, the interi...

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  • Syrian military says it has retaken control of prized city of Aleppo
Syrian military says it has retaken control of prized city of Aleppo

Repeated attempts at peace have failed, but United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura has said he hoped to convene fresh talks in Geneva in February. Meanwhile, freezing temperatures worsened already dire conditions in eastern Aleppo , where months of heaving bombardments have caused large-scale devastation.

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