• Is President Trump's approval rating on the rise?
Is President Trump's approval rating on the rise?

Since Trump took office, the lowest Congress' approval rating has dipped was 10 percent this August. New developments are surfacing in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe almost every day, but new poll numbers are showing Republican voters aren't all that concerned.

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  • Drone light show scrapped after logistical challenges at Olympics opening ceremony
Drone light show scrapped after logistical challenges at Olympics opening ceremony

Everything is managed from a central computer system, which coordinates the drones on the fly based on things like individual battery life and GPS signal. The record-breaking segment shown at the ceremony was actually pre-recorded, and featured a total of 1,218 drones flying together in sync, more than ever before.

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  • German parties near coalition deal
German parties near coalition deal

The results will be announced on March 4, according to party officials. His withdrawal was a response to an outcry in the Social Democrats' base, with many saying Schulz, who led the party to its worst election result since World War II previous year, had broken his promise never to enter a Merkel government.

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  • Modi Voices Support for Palestinian State in West Bank Visit
Modi Voices Support for Palestinian State in West Bank Visit

While providing details on the Palestine visit B Bala Bhaskar, Joint Secretary in the Foreign Ministry said, "we have de-hyphenated our relations with Palestine and Israel". Even as Modi dramatically tightens India's ties with Israel, New Delhi has continued its longstanding support of the Palestinians in worldwide forums.

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  • Trump Called Former Chief Of Staff Priebus To Complain About John Kelly
Trump Called Former Chief Of Staff Priebus To Complain About John Kelly

But as CNN reported Thursday , it was widely known by early fall of past year among top aides - Kelly included - that Porter was facing trouble obtaining security clearance and that he had allegedly abused his ex-wives. There was no action to remove Porter from the White House staff, however. Ahead of his debut behind press briefing podium, his ...

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  • Terror bereaved seek justice after British extremists captured
Terror bereaved seek justice after British extremists captured

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, believed to have been part of Islamic State's brutal executions gang, were detained by US-allied Kurdish militia fighters in January, the New York Times (NYT) said. One former hostage has said the pair should be brought before a British court, while the mother of murdered U.S. journalist James Foley said s...

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  • 3 officers shot, 1 suspect dead in Georgia
3 officers shot, 1 suspect dead in Georgia

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said on its Twitter page Friday night that the suspect was 39-year-old Tierra Guthrie. Further details weren't immediately available. Price said the police chief and chaplain had spoken with Maddox's wife. A suspect was killed. McBrayer said the two deputies had responded to the home around 10:53 a.m.to ser...

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  • Flu kills Ont. child, suspected in second death: health officials
Flu kills Ont. child, suspected in second death: health officials

Officials conceded that they can't predict when the epidemic will end. That was the sobering assessment offered Friday by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Acting Director Dr. Preventing flu with vaccination is the best way to avoid trouble, of course, but statistics released last week out of Canada suggest this season's vaccine...

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  • One dead, 62 wounded in Libya's Benghazi mosque attack
One dead, 62 wounded in Libya's Benghazi mosque attack

He said according to preliminary investigations, the bombing was carried out remotely. Twin auto bomb attacks hit a mosque in Benghazi's Salmani district two weeks ago, killing 34 people and injuring more than 100 others. The fighting in Benghazi was part of a broader conflict that developed in Libya after former ruler Muammar Gaddafi was removed...

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  • Mitch McConnell: US Senate leaders reach two-year budget deal
Mitch McConnell: US Senate leaders reach two-year budget deal

As they begin their retreat on Wednesday, a day before government funding expires, House Democrats are considering their options on the federal budget deal. "This is a moral issue for many of us", Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-New York, said. "Left-wing U.S. news outlet ThinkProgress said Senate Democrats had pried a "$131bn increase for non-d...

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  • Omarosa Says She Was 'Haunted By Tweets' In Trump's White House
Omarosa Says She Was 'Haunted By Tweets' In Trump's White House

On this season of Celebrity Big Brother , Rob questioned whether Brent or James Maslow liked social media after Brent agreed with a Tweet saying that there was more gameplay in this episode than in all of Big Brother 19. Quoting sources, Ryan reported that Kelly said, "This is not like going to the principal's office" and told Omarosa that...

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  • Rob Porter: John Kelly 'shocked' by Trump aide abuse claims
Rob Porter: John Kelly 'shocked' by Trump aide abuse claims

Trump didn't mention Porter when he gathered with lawmakers, members of the military and former Vice President Dick Cheney at the White House on Tuesday evening to watch the movie "12 Strong". I took the photos given to the media almost 15 years ago. "I have been transparent and truthful about these vile claims, but I will not further engage pu...

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  • Pentagon: Trump Ordered Military Parade in Washington
Pentagon: Trump Ordered Military Parade in Washington

President George H.W. Bush held a military parade in Washington on June 8, 1991, to mark victory in the Persian Gulf War. But America has better ways to send that message: It can provide proper funds to ensure military readiness. The Mayor says she's heard nothing from the Pentagon. "Shows of military strength are not typical in the United St...

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  • Holocaust-denying Illinois Republican hopeful rails against 'Jews
Holocaust-denying Illinois Republican hopeful rails against 'Jews

Jones, It is shocking to hear how vocally and unapologetically racist you are", she said after playing a clip of Jones speaking at a Neo-Nazi gathering, "Are you a Nazi? ". The criticism towards his website set Jones off onto a tirade about the "two party, Jew party" system. It is an extortion racket, pure and simple. Jones, 70, hollered that ...

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  • Gay figure skater Adam Rippon refused meeting with VP Mike Pence
Gay figure skater Adam Rippon refused meeting with VP Mike Pence

Rippon, who has said he could hardly believe he had made it to the Olympics and that seeing the Olympic rings from his room in the athletes' village was incredibly inspiring, said he thought it was important for athletes to speak up - but that he also needed to get through the Games.

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  • New York High-School Graduation Rates Rise
New York High-School Graduation Rates Rise

Ybarra's opponent in the May 15 Republican primary, Wilder School District Superintendent Jeff Dillon, said "we can do better". State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia highlighted Yonkers' My Brother's Keeper efforts in her call with reporters Wednesday, referring to the initiative started by President Barack Obama in 2014.

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  • Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes
Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes

The incident marks one of a limited number of times in which the United States has struck out directly at forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Officials say the US was in with Russian counterparts during and after the attack and were assured that Russia would not engage coalition forces in the vicinity.

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  • White House reportedly ignored allegations of aide's domestic abuse
White House reportedly ignored allegations of aide's domestic abuse

He said the photos were taken almost 15 years ago, and that the "reality behind them is nowhere close to what is being described". "My commitment to public service speaks for itself", Porter said. "Domestic violence in any form is abhorrent and unacceptable". "If there was to be a staff secretary in the Trump administration I hope to God it is Ro...

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  • Based official wine supplier to Calgary Flames fears impact of wine ban
Based official wine supplier to Calgary Flames fears impact of wine ban

This is a developing news story. "I'm calling on Justin Trudeau to take control of the situation - to come back to Canada instead of being in the United States this week as this crisis develops", said Scheer. has joined growing calls for the federal government to step into the dispute between Alberta and British Columbia over oil exports. Red...

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  • Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Wednesday into Wednesday night
Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Wednesday into Wednesday night

Southern New Hampshire has a greater likelihood of a wintry mix later in the day. Light to moderate snow will also spread into parts of the interior Northeast Friday and Friday night. "Everybody is kind of getting along really well", Vermont Transportation Agency Dispatcher Greg Fox said Wednesday afternoon. Any minor fluctuation in the storm...

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  • Home Secretary declares pardons for jailed women to be complicated
Home Secretary declares pardons for jailed women to be complicated

However over the next ten years laws were introduced that eliminated women's rights from serving on juries, working after marriage, and working in industry. While many women were to resent this point of view, by and large, the woman's place was seen to be in the home, cooking for the husband and rearing any children they might have together.

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  • Sunday, February 4 Overnight Forecast
Sunday, February 4 Overnight Forecast

Get ready for some snow and freezing rain Wednesday - there's a 100 percent chance for snow followed by a wintry mix, the National Weather Service said. West wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. Wednesday night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Thursday will be sunny with a high near 29 degrees, but don't get used to the sun.

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  • Amnesty demands release of jailed Maldives judges
Amnesty demands release of jailed Maldives judges

President Yameen late Monday declared a state of emergency after his last ditch attempt to convince the top court to revoke the order failed after the apex court rejected the government's "legal and judicial" concerns over the order. "Maldivians have had enough of this criminal and illegal regime", Nasheed said. Judges are "without any food no...

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  • British Judge Upholds Assange Warrant
British Judge Upholds Assange Warrant

Senior district judge Emma Arbuthnot is due to give her ruling , although either side can appeal against the decision. Assange tweeted to condemn "wall to wall fake news stating the government won today's hearing", insisting his legal team was still fighting the warrant on other grounds.

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  • Canada December trade deficit jumps as imports hit record high
Canada December trade deficit jumps as imports hit record high

On Tuesday, the Commerce Department announced that the the deficit for goods and services rose to $566 billion - the highest level since 2008, when it stood at $708.7 billion, the Associated Press reported . Total imports rose 2.5 percent sequentially, driven by consumer goods and automotive. Net exports subtracted 1.13 percentage points from gr...

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  • U.S. 'disappointed' after Polish president signs controversial Holocaust law
U.S. 'disappointed' after Polish president signs controversial Holocaust law

The United States also strongly opposes the legislation, saying it could hurt Poland's strategic relations with Israel and the U.S. Poland has canceled Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett's visit this week because of Bennett's reaction to the measure.

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  • China slams United States nuke review
China slams United States nuke review

The Trump nuclear doctrine breaks with Obama's in ending his push to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in US defense policy. In a statement, the ministry expressed hope that the United States would "abandon a Cold War mentality" and "shoulder its special and prior responsibility for its own nuclear disarmament".

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  • Will Raise AP's Case With PM Modi, Rajnath Tells TDP
Will Raise AP's Case With PM Modi, Rajnath Tells TDP

If Naidu can galvanise the support of all these forces, he can bring pressure on Modi, since the BJP will have tough time in the next elections and the BJP definitely needs the support of allies, say analysts. A Shiv Sena functionary, who works in the publicity wing of the party, said that Naidu had called party chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday...

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  • Brian O'Driscoll brands France HIA controversy 'disgraceful'
Brian O'Driscoll brands France HIA controversy 'disgraceful'

Kick-off is at 4.45pm today (Saturday, February 3). There are great expectations for Ryan, a former Ireland Under-20 captain, with murmurings that he is destined to skipper the senior side one day. That's not to mention Henderson claiming the restart or the clear-out work done by the likes of Jack McGrath, John Ryan, Fergus McFadden and Toner...

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  • Rajasthan bypolls: Karni Sena blames 'Padmaavat' for BJP's defeat
Rajasthan bypolls: Karni Sena blames 'Padmaavat' for BJP's defeat

The Rajasthan results have a clear cut message for the BJP-get your act together, if subsequently benefits have to be reaped. This, despite the fact that the BJP had fielded a Jat while the Congress had fielded a Brahmin. "A huge victory for the people of Rajasthan". Rajasthan Congress Chief Sachin Pilot said Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje should...

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  • Karnataka CM seeks Modi's intervention in Mahadayi river dispute
Karnataka CM seeks Modi's intervention in Mahadayi river dispute

Tearing into the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in Karnataka , Modi chided it for setting "new records" in corruption and asserted that the countdown for its exit has begun. The rally, which aimed at bringing the BJP back to power in the southern state on the plank of development, was led by its state unit president BS Yeddyurappa and th...

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  • Formula One: Niki Lauda lashes out at 'Grid Girls' removal
Formula One: Niki Lauda lashes out at 'Grid Girls' removal

The notable thing 68-year-old Lauda and octogenarian Ecclestone do have in common is their accumulation of birthday candles. "I can't see", the F1 billionaire said , "how a good-looking girl standing with a driver and a number in front of a Formula One vehicle can be offensive to anybody."And perhaps there might even be a rethink, now he's made cl...

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  • Israeli soliders fatally shoot Palestinian teen in West Bank
Israeli soliders fatally shoot Palestinian teen in West Bank

It also tasked the Finance Ministry with auditing the financial costs of establishing a new settlement. "All settlements in the West Bank , including in Jerusalem , are illegal". Mr Trump's reversal of decades of U.S. policy enraged Palestinians, who want to create an independent state in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip with East Jerusalem as th...

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  • Climate-change skeptic from Texas won't head up environmental agency
Climate-change skeptic from Texas won't head up environmental agency

Before gives an account of Saturday that Hartnett White would never again be considered for the part, Trump re-selected her last month to restart the procedure for Senate affirmation. . Confirming Harnett White, the group said, "would have serious consequences for people and the ecosystems of the only planet that can support us". When Senator B...

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  • Four people have been injured in a drive by shooting in Italy
Four people have been injured in a drive by shooting in Italy

According to the Il Resto del Carlino newspaper, the man - a 28-year-old local with links to the populist Northern League - fired his first shots around the Via dei Velini area and then proceeded to drive his black Alfa Romeo 147 vehicle around the city centre, targeting immigrants.

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