• Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari urges Nigerians to shun reckless statements
Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari urges Nigerians to shun reckless statements

Since the Bill Clinton administration, the White House has each year hosted either an event to mark the Eid al-Fitr feast - which ends the fasting month of Ramadan - or a meal breaking the dawn-til-dusk fast, known as an iftar. "On behalf of the American people, Melania and I send our warm greetings to Muslims as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr". My gre...

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  • Trump urges Democrats to get on board with health reform
Trump urges Democrats to get on board with health reform

Heller is up for re-election in 2018 and is considered one of the most vulnerable GOP senators. House Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that he hopes to bring the bill - which was unveiled Thursday - to the floor for a vote as early as next week.

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  • Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect
Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect

A law enforcement officer subdued Ftouhi, who asked the officer why he did not kill him, the complaint said. Amor Ftouhi , 49, of Quebec, was immediately taken into custody. A USA official told CNN that, based on preliminary information, it appears Ftouhi has traveled between the United States and Canada multiple times.

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  • Finsbury Park attack victim named
Finsbury Park attack victim named

Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks outside Finsbury Park Mosque, in north London , Tuesday. One man died and nine people were taken to hospital when a van driver targeted an area busy with worshippers attending Ramadan night prayers at a nearby mosque in the early hours of Monday.

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  • Sapochetti: Changing the Democratic Party should start at the top
Sapochetti: Changing the Democratic Party should start at the top

Although the race was widely viewed as a referendum on President Donald Trump , he rarely was discussed by either candidate, and House Democrats were rattled that the attack ads casting the 77-year-old Pelosi as a San Francisco liberal proved so potent.

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  • Albanian vote in election seen as key to moving toward EU
Albanian vote in election seen as key to moving toward EU

He has vowed to cut taxes to spur economic growth and crackdown on corruption. Basha, an ardent admirer of US President Donald Trump, has accused Rama of links to organised crime and turning the Balkan state into a "drugstore", referring to Albania's cannabis trade.

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  • Erdogan: Request to Close Military Base in Qatar Disrespectful
Erdogan: Request to Close Military Base in Qatar Disrespectful

The four countries cut ties with Qatar earlier this month over allegations that it funds terrorism - an accusation United States president Donald Trump has echoed. Erdogan also said, in the address, the requests for the Turkish military base in Qatar to be closed were disrespectful. Gargash said that if Qatar fails to comply within the ...

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  • United States urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension
United States urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

Erdogan also rejected a demand from Arab states to shut down its military base in Qatar , saying demanding Turkey's military withdrawal is also "a disrespect" towards the country. Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told reporters in Dubai that his country and its allies, Saudi Arabia , Egypt and Bahrain, do not want " r...

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  • Senate Plan To Replace Obamacare In Trouble
Senate Plan To Replace Obamacare In Trouble

A thriving health care market means I have a real choice. You've talked about how the Affordable Care Act isn't ideal. "Full Hyde protections are essential and must be included in the final bill". "Medicaid is a critical backstop of coverage for mental health treatment, and for millions of older Americans, children and individuals with disabi...

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  • Palestinians Lowball Expectations Ahead of Trump Peace Push
Palestinians Lowball Expectations Ahead of Trump Peace Push

The global community considers all Jewish settlements in the West Bank illegal but Israel draws a distinction between those it sanctions and those it does not - so-called outposts. Greenblatt arrived in Israel on Monday for preliminary discussions in both Jerusalem and Ramallah, and will remain for follow-up talks after Kushner has departed, offici...

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  • Twitter Reacts To Jared Kushner's Voice As Gifs And Memes Go Viral
Twitter Reacts To Jared Kushner's Voice As Gifs And Memes Go Viral

Over a dozen White House aides spent the afternoon meeting with 18 different CEOs including Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Apple's Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt, the Executive Chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet. The effort is part of a broader plan to shrink government, cut federal employees, and eliminate regulations. Intel, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Adob...

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  • Bank after Jerusalem attacks
Bank after Jerusalem attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on countries around the word to condemn Palestinian terrorism and its support by the Palestinian leadership following Friday night's deadly terror attack in Jerusalem which claimed the life of Israeli Border Policewoman Staff Sgt.

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"Wonder Woman" tackles human condition and Hollywood standards

Wonder Woman is that movie right now. The kids had some hilarious reactions , too. In 2007, Gadot was a part of the Maxim photo shoot "Women of the Israeli Army" which later got her featured on the cover of the NY post. The video was created via the site, Bustle.com, with the interviewer presenting some of the internet's slightly more petty c...

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  • Democrats Talk Openly About Challenging Nancy Pelosi's Leadership
Democrats Talk Openly About Challenging Nancy Pelosi's Leadership

At a news conference Thursday afternoon, Pelosi defended her leadership against mounting criticism from her own party and attacks from Republicans. I am a strategic politically astute leader. 'We know know exactly how to run against a Nancy Pelosi-led party, ' he continued. "The issue I think strategically is that Trump energizes their base and L...

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  • Trump Hits Dems in Tweet Over GOP Healthcare Bill
Trump Hits Dems in Tweet Over GOP Healthcare Bill

President Donald Trump says he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on passing a health overhaul to replace what he's calling "the dead carcass of Obamacare ". "I think that's fair to say because it repeals the taxes under the Affordable Care Act that paid for the Medicaid expansion and paid for the subsidies on the state...

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  • David Davis says he is not certain UK will secure Brexit deal
David Davis says he is not certain UK will secure Brexit deal

Brexit secretary David Davis has slammed colleagues speculating about Theresa May 's leadership, calling the "self indulgent". Let me be absolutely plain about this, number one, I happen to think we have got a very good Prime Minister. "He and I have discussed this weekly since before Christmas", he said. "What we need is to demonstrate we ca...

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  • Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former FBI chief Mueller
Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former FBI chief Mueller

Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general, appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special prosecutor in an investigation of alleged collusion between Trump associates and Russian Federation in the 2016 election. Michael S. Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett, the former deputy director of th...

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  • MI health department head charged with involuntary manslaughter over Flint water crisis
MI health department head charged with involuntary manslaughter over Flint water crisis

Lyon is the highest-ranking official in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration to be charged in the criminal investigation of Flint's lead contaminated water . According to the Associated Press , four others were also charged with involuntary manslaughter Wednesday, and are all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who contrac...

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  • Trump health Bill in trouble
Trump health Bill in trouble

Mr McConnell is reportedly looking to schedule a vote on the bill sometime before the 4 July Congressional recess, which does not give much time to deliver what Mr Obama called "the kind of leadership that appeals to Americans across party lines".

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  • Putin jokes about offering Comey asylum
Putin jokes about offering Comey asylum

He went on to compare Comey to Edward Snowden , the former National Security Agency contractor who has been living in Russian Federation since 2013, after providing a trove of highly classified material to journalists. Trump has suggested that Comey should be prosecuted for the leaks - and for perjury, over supposed misstatements in his Senate te...

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