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12-year-old big sister helps deliver baby brother

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The look on her daughter's face during this unforgettable moment is simply priceless. Although the pain from the contractions and the pushing hurt me so bad... "If I didn't feel like she wasn't ready to do what she did or be in the room, I wouldn't [have] let her be in the room". So the doctor invited Jacee to suit up in scrubs and help him deliver the baby. Read More »

Qatar launches new shipping routes to Oman amid food shortage fears

The government of Qatar has hired former US Attorney General John Ashcroft to help the country challenge accusations from its Arab neighbors and US President Donald Trump that it supports terrorism. However, Infantino's intervention was supported by those in Doha . Islamabad has longstanding, close ties to Saudi Arabia, but is also involved in recent business ventures in gas-rich Qatar. Read More »

Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

On May 12, three days after he fired Comey, Trump suggested in a tweet that he had recorded their private discussions with Comey. "I think we can all attest that these are very unsafe times and we need every available tool at our disposal to prevent terrorists from entering the United States and committing acts of bloodshed and violence", said Spicer. Read More »

Programmer to plead guilty in Iowa, Wisconsin

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The Iowa plea agreement was signed by the Tipton brothers, their attorneys and assistant attorneys general of Colorado, Iowa and Wisconsin on June 2. "There's a lot of value in confirming what we believe we know", said Iowa prosecutor Rob Sand, adding that the brothers' cooperation "is going to be helpful to lotteries around the country". Read More »

Interior Secretary Zinke Proposes Shrinking Bears Ears Monument

Zinke's report also included several recommendations directed at Congress , including enabling tribal co-management of the monument. Noting the contentious nature of the monument designation, Zinke called on Congress to approve a land-management bill for Bears Ears and other federal lands. Read More »

Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

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China set up an office of commercial development in Panama in 1996. Panama's decision leaves Taiwan with only 20 diplomatic allies in the world, 11 of them being in Latin America and the Caribbean. As recently as December, Panama's deputy foreign minister had said he did not expect any change in Panama's relations with Taiwan or China. Monday's diplomatic move could also raise questions about the future of a Chinese-backed project to build another Central American waterway to rival the ... Read More »

Qatar Airways profits up 22 per cent

This is an outstanding result for the award-winning airline, which has experienced a busy year of expansion and investment, as well as celebrating its 20th anniversary in the global aviation industry. The Persian Gulf's second-largest carrier will introduce a record number of 24 destinations in the next year, including routes to San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro and Dublin and will add 66 Airbus SE A350 planes over the coming five years. Read More »

Americans trust Comey over Trump following his 'prevalent' leaks

Comey also said he asked a friend to share with the media the contents of memos he had written about his conversations with Trump , saying he thought the move would lead to the naming of a special counsel to investigate Russia's interference in the USA presidential election. Read More »

Fresh questions for Sessions -- and he'll answer in public

Comey admitted that he unilaterally and surreptitiously made unauthorized disclosures to the press of privileged communications with the President.Today, Mr. It is important for the Attorney General to be on the record about the scope of his recusal, and to have a public discussion depending on his answers to these questions. Read More »

Qatar opens channels with Oman ports

A Qatari food company owner has said shipments began arriving from Oman, and that about 12 vessels were headed to Qatar from Omani ports of Sohar and Salalah. "In light of the recent developments in the region, Mwani Qatar and its partners have ensured the business continuity of its ports and shipping operations in and out of Qatar to mitigate the impact of any action that would affect the imports and exports to and from the country", Mwani Qatar said, local media reported. Read More »

Blockade of Qatar a 'very complex situation': Mattis

Mattis told the House Armed Services Committee that Qatar's emir had inherited a hard situation and was moving in the right direction. Military installations are prized possessions in congressional districts. Qatar has been engulfed in a political crisis that stems from accusations by its Arab neighbors that it supports terrorism. The situation in Afghanistan, which US military officials acknowledge is in a stalemate nearly 16 years since the war started, has deteriorated in recent months. Read More »

California Congressman Moves to Impeach President Trump

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Congress has sufficient grounds to hold President Trump to account for obstruction of justice. "If a real Trump scandal comes along, the Democrats will be haunted by a decision to spend their political capital and credibility on a scandal that came up short". Read More »

Justices side with Microsoft in Xbox 360 class action case

The big news for hardcore gamers is the fact that it is considerably more powerful than the PlayStation Pro 4, and will run new and old Xbox games in 4k at a brisk 60 frames per second. Games play better on Xbox One X . The world's most powerful console begins rolling out to all Xbox One markets starting on November 7. Remarkably, it's also smaller than the existing Xbox One S , which was already 40% smaller than the original Xbox One console launched in 2015. Read More »

Across the United States, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

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Lim, along with a group of women who has never met in person, but practiced online came together on January 21 during the Women's March to sing Lim's song "I Can't Keep Quiet". David Crary reported from NY. 'Don't use the word 'tolerant.' That is a condescending word.' This is not about tolerance. Outside of Pride Night, the Dodgers are working with local LGBT organizations to offer resources, guidance and support 52 weeks a year. Read More »

Impatient Brussels hosts Brexit 'talks about talks'

The parties must reach an agreement by March 2019 if the United Kingdom is to avoid crashing out of the bloc with no deal. While Britain has been in a state of Brexit chaos, the European Union has been the picture of calm, appointing a chief negotiator and publishing detailed negotiating guidelines . Read More »

Apple App Store update moves tipping to in-app purchase territory

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In a policy update for the App Store that coincides with the iOS 11 developer release, Apple added the following line: "Apps may use in-app purchase currencies to enable customers to "tip" digital content providers in the app". The rating prompt is mandatory now which will help users to get rid of the annoying prompts. At the time, developers were allowed to continue using any custom review prompts they had previously implemented, with the warning that such permission would eventually be ... Read More »

Cosby Defense Rests in Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case

They've been deliberating for two hours, and have had dinner brought in. "He says he gives her drugs". Constand said she was "mistaken" when she made those statements to police. "'I'm thinking this is a dirty old man with a young girl, '" Steele said, reminding the jury of Cosby's recollection of that phone call. The case and a barrage of similar allegations from some 60 other women have shattered his nice-guy image from " The Cosby Show " as America's Dad. Read More »

Woman DRAGGED along street by moped gang after refusing to let go of bag

Police said the woman was while walking along Hassocks Road at 4.40pm on May 15 when she was approached. The woman's determination paid off when the riders eventually gave up and let go of the bag before fleeing with nothing. "She received injuries as a result of the dragging and the suspects did not steal anything in this attempt". The footage was published by police amid a surge in moped crime around the capital. Read More »

Cosby's chief accuser denies romance before alleged assault

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Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the third day of his sexual assault trial . Constand knew he was well connected and said she felt humiliated and confused. "I wanted guidance and I wanted to protect myself because I felt that if I went to the police that Mr. Cosby would retaliate and try to hurt me". She also denied suggestions there was any kind of a romantic relationship between her and Cosby. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Testify Publicly on Tuesday

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She said Sessions should also testify before the Judiciary Committee, because it was better suited to explore legal questions of possible obstruction. Comey testified that the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign did not extend to Trump himself during the time Comey was leading the FBI. Read More »

Theresa May to finalise top team after election upset

One of the most senior figures in Mrs May's administration yesterday added to the impression of chaos by launching an outspoken attack on her "toxic" and "dysfunctional" Downing Street, accusing the unelected Ms Hill and Mr Timothy of bullying Ministers and sending "rude text messages". Read More »

USMNT: Yanks Fight For Draw In Azteca: Recap and Player Ratings

Quite a turnaround since November, when a 2-1 home loss to Mexico and a 4-0 wipeout in Costa Rica caused the U.S. Soccer Federation to fire coach Jurgen Klinsmann and bring back Arena, the U.S. The US are third on eight points. "We've grown", goalkeeper Tim Howard said. Not only did they earn a point in a place that has been a notoriously hard venue for visitors, but they remained unbeaten on the year, took another big step up the qualifying ladder and positioned themselves to win a ... Read More »