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Trump Cuts CIA Program Backing Moderate anti-Assad Rebels in Syria

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The move comes three months after the U.S. bombed a Syrian airfield in retaliation for a chemical attack launched by Assad's forces on rebel positions. Jordan, the location where some of the Syrian rebels received training, has backed the move to kill the program. One current official told WaPo that Trump's decision essentially means that "Putin won in Syria". Read More »

Ousted Saudi crown prince 'was addicted to painkillers'

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During that meeting, Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, at first reportedly refused to give up his status as the crown prince and interior minister, but he eventually relented. The statement did not refer to Mohammed bin Nayef's alleged use of drugs such as morphine, which he took to cope with pain he suffered after an attacker blew himself up in front of him in his palace in 2009. Read More »

Venezuela Responds to President Trump's Call for Sanctions

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Trump has previously promised America would do "whatever is necessary" to prevent the collapse of the Venezuelan state, and has met with prominent anti-socialist opposition leaders in the White House. Russian Sputnik quoted Venezuela's Foreign Minister Samuel Moncada as saying Venezuela will reconsider its relations with the us should Washington go ahead with the sanctions, which, for the time being, seem to target two senior government officials: Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino ... Read More »

India a far, far better side than before: Raj

The match will also provide the Indians a chance to avenge their morale-shattering eight-wicket loss to Australia in the round-robin stage just a week ago in Bristol. "We can't afford to be off our game, as you have seen throughout the tournament, if you have an off day the other team can get a big jump on you", she added. Read More »

Olivier Serva (Guadeloupe, REM), élu président de la délégation outre-mer

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Serva a été élu au 2e tour par 18 voix contre 15 pour Mme Bareigts et 2 votes nuls. Il avait obtenu 5 voix au premier tour. Olivier Serva remplace, à la présidence de la délégation, l'ancien député de La Réunion Jean-Claude Fruteau (PS). Se disant "content, heureux et soulagé" d'avoir recueilli "la confiance de la délégation", Olivier Serva a promis qu'après deux ans et demi de mandat, il abandonnerait la présidence, qui serait alors confiée à un groupe d'opposition. Read More »

Bambi's best friend: Incredible moment dog rescues drowning deer

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The dog's owner, Mark Feeley, posted the video on Facebook and told USA news outlet WCBS-TV: "Storm just plunged into the water, started swimming out to the fawn, grabbed her by the neck, and started swimming to shore". Mr Floridia said: "It was a do-or-die situation". After swimming out to the deer, he managed to loop a dog lead over the animal's head and swim back to shore, only to badly injure his knee and leaving him collapsed on the beach. Read More »

Turkey cabinet reshuffle possible, sources says

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Erdogan has complained of a "fatigue" within the ruling party, speaking of a need for rejuvenation. Four of the country's deputy prime ministers lost their posts, with two being appointed to ministerial positions while the other two are no longer members of the cabinet. Read More »

Pres. Trump To Host Senate GOP Lunch To Talk Health Care

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The implosion of the Senate Republican health care bill leaves a divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters. McConnell could only afford to lose two Republican votes to move forward with a straight repeal of the Affordable Care Act . Read More »

Olympic shot-putter and Asian champion Manpreet Kaur fails drug test

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But then, there are chances that she might be stripped of her gold medal she clinched in Bhubaneswar if her confirmatory urine sample "B" test also returns positive. She remains, as a result, still eligible to participate in the World Championships. Which was conducted in Patiala on last month. The thrower is one of the top athletes of the country who has also qualified for next month's World Athletics Championships in London. Read More »

USC Deals With Fallout, Allegations That Ex-Med School Dean Used Drugs

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School officials have declined comment and he continues to represent USC's medical school, speaking at a Keck-sponsored program at a hotel in Pasadena Saturday - one of the hotels which a member of the group said she frequented with him. The university, however, did not say when it first learned of Puliafito's conduct or how it responded. Police found methamphetamine in the hotel room, according to a police report, but made no arrests. Read More »

Oil holds above US$46 amid robust economic growth in China

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Have you read Trendiee Today? US oil production is also rising steadily. Prices fell due to the API's (American Petroleum Institute) bearish crude oil inventory report . U.S. crude oil inventories are expected to fall due to the fall in Saudi Arabia's exports to the United States. Still, oil inventories in industrialised nations remain high despite a modest drop in May. Read More »

Top UN official arrives in Sri Lanka

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It will be a modern, comprehensive, high quality, ambitious Free Trade Agreement. Singapore and Sri Lanka committed to arriving at a free trade agreement by the end of this year, Singapore's foreign minister, Vivian Balakrishnan said following his meeting with his Sri Lankan counterpart in Colombo on Monday. Read More »

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE:BWP) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume

For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the business will post sales of $1.48 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $1.36 billion to $1.56 billion. Da Davidson & Company has 0% invested in Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE:BWP) for 855 shares. FMR LLC now owns 9,558,993 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $165,944,000 after buying an additional 4,032,410 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Sign up for the Next PS4 System Software Update Beta

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Those who have a PlayStation Network account can sign up in Europe by accessing the link from here . As usual with this kind of test, you'll receive a mail if you're selected (so make sure that you have the option to receive mail from Sony marked in your account, or it'll be blocked), with instructions on how to download the new system software. Read More »

Dem rep: Stripping war authorization repeal 'underhanded & undemocratic'

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Barbara Lee (@RepBarbaraLee) July 19, 2017Ryan should be ashamed of himself for forcing Republicans to strip out my bipartisan AUMF amdt in the dead of night. It instructs President Trump to provide Congress "a report on the United States strategy to defeat Al-Qaeda, the Taliban, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ), and their associated forces and co-belligerents" within 30 days of the bill's enactment. Read More »

To Attack India, China Readies Nuclear Weapons In Pak: Mulayam Yadav

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India's Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar told a parliamentary panel on Wednesday that the China-India standoff in Doklam has has been blown out of proportion, reports said. "This should be strongly protested". The former defence minister further said that it is India's responsibility to protect Bhutan and China was eyeing Nepal, he said. Read More »

Un chauffard fonce intentionnellement sur les policiers et en blesse deux — Toulouse

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La Sûreté départementale a été chargée de l'enquête, indique la même source, précisant que les circonstances restent encore à déterminer avec exactitude et que l'homme mis en cause doit être entendu. Finalement bloqué entre un véhicule de police et un véhicule particulier, il est immédiatement interpellé par des agents appelés en renfort: alors qu'il se débat, il frappe les policiers et leur profère des menaces de mort. Read More »

" "Démission du général de Villiers remplacé par " le héros " Lecointre

Le chef d'état-major des armées, le général d'armée Pierre de Villiers, a remis aujourd'hui sa démission au Président de la République, qui l'a acceptée. "Le président de la République a évoqué " ce qui marque le parcours de cet homme d'exception " qu'est François Lecointre ". Le chef de l'Etat s'est engagé à porter le budget défense à 34,2 milliards d'euros en 2018 contre 32,7 milliards cette année. Read More »

Olympic champ dethrones world champ in swim marathon thriller

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Marc-Antoine Olivier, who won the 5K on Saturday, was 0.70 seconds behind for bronze. Dutchman Weertman touched out after one hour 51 minutes and 58.5 seconds in the water, making the most of his longer reach to beat Wilimovsky by a mere tenth of a second in a three-man dash for the finish. Read More »

Senate confirms former Boeing VP as deputy Defense secretary

Shanahan is confirmed, he will need to contend with all these challenges", Reed added. His confirmation came weeks after the Senate Armed Services Committee approved his nomination for the post . Shanahan had been with Boeing since 1985 until this month. "Not a good beginning". Shanahan was initially announced as the nominee for deputy defense secretary March 16. Read More »

Toulouse: un chevreuil sauvé de la noyade par des pompiers

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Ces derniers ont en effet été appelés pour venir en aide à un chevreuil au bord de la noyade en plein centre-ville dans le Canal du Midi . Ce sont nos confrères de France Bleu Toulouse qui relaient cette incroyable histoire. Il a fallu le maîtriser avec précaution pour ne pas se blesser et le blesser." a précisé le caporal Jérôme Sicard. L'animal a été conduit directement à l'Ecole nationale vétérinaire de Toulouse , comme le veut la procédure dans ce genre de cas. Read More »