Friday June 23-rd, 2017

5 things to watch for in Bills-Jaguars

The Buffalo Bills took a big step forward last weekend in Cincinnati, getting themselves back to a.500 record, and within two games of the final playoff spot in the AFC. Now they can get back above.500 with a win over the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunda...

Buffalo Bills activate WR Sammy Watkins, bring back K Jordan Gay

Asked if he could play in a game on Thursday, Watkins responded "probably not" — yet there is a chance he may play on Sunday. The Buffalo Bills have been without wide receiver Sammy Watkins for the bulk of the season so far, holding the receiving...

Bills Receiver Watkins Set To Make Return

Watkins was listed as limited on Thursday's injury report after having the same status Wednesday, when he practiced for the first time since being placed on injured reserve on September 30. At the very least, he's a player that the Jaguars will hav...

Trump win prods European diplomats to seek greater role

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said she and the ministers would strive Monday for "a common, united position on developments in Turkey". Some of those measures, including asset freezes on individuals and organizations, come up...

Trump cancels meeting with New York Times

On Tuesday, the president-elect heralded "more great meetings" in his Manhattan tower as he continued shaping his administration before heading to Florida for Thanksgiving late in the day. Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner - a newspaper owner himsel...

Pakistani and Indian troops trade fire in Kashmir

Calling it "blatant lies", Indian navy has rubbished claims made by the Pakistan Navy that it had prevented an Indian submarine from entering its territorial water. He reiterated that the people of Kashmir are struggling for their right to self-deter...

Trump would ´love´ to broker peace between Palestinians, Israel

The businessman and investor was a close adviser to Trump during the election campaign. "I would love to be the one who made peace with Israel and the Palestinians, that would be such a great achievement", Mr Trump said in an interview with the Ne...

Trump win could give Israel freer hand with Palestinians

Mr Kushner who is thought to be worth $200m, has been credited with steering the Trump campaign to election victory. Donald Trump will probably not move the American Embassy in Israel from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem . presidential election win earlie...

Warplanes bomb children's hospital as Assad renews Aleppo offensive

France's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Francois Delattre, today accused the Syrian regime of President Bashar Al-Assad and their allies of failing to adhere to global and humanitarian law in Aleppo , adding that they were "feeding ...

HRW: More than 300 Former Iraqi Policemen Executed by ISIL Near Mosul

The Hashd al-Shaabi, which was established in June 2014 but includes militias that were founded years earlier, played a major role in halting the initial IS offensive and later in pushing the jihadists back, and is widely admired among Iraq's Shia ma...

Farage 'flattered' by Trump suggestion he become ambassador Farage 'flattered' by Trump suggestion he become ambassador

The current United Kingdom ambassador Sir Nigel Kim Darroch was also mentioned by Kassam who called him an EU advisor and noted that in a world with Britain out of the European Union there was little need for his expertise and that Farage , who ...

Amber Alert deactivated, child's mother in custody: VPD Amber Alert deactivated, child's mother in custody: VPD

Vancouver police say there is concern for the safety of a four-year-old girl whose disappearance sparked an Amber Alert early Thursday evening. Montague said there's no indication that the pair have left B.C's lower mainland at this point, but it...

In shift, Trump says humans may be causing global warming

It seems unlikely that Trump - who has called global warming a hoax perpetrated by China - has dramatically changed his views on climate change. Ten of the warmest years in history have occurred in the past 12, with 2016 on pace to be the hotte...

Pakistan says death toll from Indian shelling rises to 11

Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said he discussed alleged human rights violations in the Indian-held Kashmir, where more than 100 civilians have been killed in clashes with Indian forces, and shared Islamabad's view on the situat...

Harry Reid Calls on Trump to Rescind Steve Bannon Appointment

Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), every Democrat in the state's congressional delegation is now on record as opposing the appointment of Bannon , whose Breitbart website is popular with white supremacists . President-elect Trump must act ...

Jo Cox's husband says Britain should be 'ashamed' of Thomas Mair Jo Cox's husband says Britain should be 'ashamed' of Thomas Mair

The court heard earlier that Mair - who refused to give evidence in his own defence - shouted "Britain first" as he fired three shots at the lawmaker and stabbed her 15 times in Birstall, northern England. Home Secretary Amber Rudd is being asked to ...

US OKs Airbus sale of over 100 planes to Iran US OKs Airbus sale of over 100 planes to Iran

The measure is unlikely to become law during the current Congress, as it would need to pass the Senate, where it would face stiff opposition from Democrats. Further, if the bill were to reach his desk, President Obama is sure to veto the bill. "A l...

Indonesians protest at Myanmar embassy over Rohingya cause

Scores have died and around 30,000 people have been displaced in the latest crackdown on the "stateless" Rohingya people in Myanmar. "Now it's very hard for the Bangladeshi government to say the border is open because this would further encourage t...

Pakistan won't tolerate targeting of civilians by India: Nawaz

Pakistan protesters burn an Indian flag to condemn recent firing at the Line of Control, in Multan. It further said that the exchange of fire between Pakistani and Indian troops is ongoing. The process was suspended after over 160 people lost their...

Rare 'thunderstorm asthma' event plagues Australian city Rare 'thunderstorm asthma' event plagues Australian city

The researchers in allergies and immunology have recently discovered powerful lightning storm are generating asthma attacks in patients who suffer from this respiratory disorder. This releases tiny particles that get stuck in people's lungs when they...

Colombia And FARC Rebels Sign Revised Peace Deal Colombia And FARC Rebels Sign Revised Peace Deal

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC rebel leader Rodrigo "Timochenko" Londono signed a revised peace accord Thursday to end a half-century conflict, set to be ratified despite bitter criticism from opponents, AFP announced. But critics ...

2 dead, 4 hospitalized in Louisville shootings 2 dead, 4 hospitalized in Louisville shootings

Mayor Fischer offered his well thoughts and prayers to the families impacted by the Thanksgiving Day shooting. The city's single-year record, set in 1971, stands at 110 homicides. "This is the worst Thanksgiving ever, I'll never be back", Waddell tol...

Biden: A Trump presidency won't diminish USA support for Israel

After eight years of playing "cat and mouse" with the Obama administration on a slew of issues - with the "cat" Obama serially condemning the "mouse" Israel for building in Yehudah and Shomron and fighting terrorism - Israelis are going to have to ge...

China, Chile agree to initiate talks on FTA upgrade China, Chile agree to initiate talks on FTA upgrade

For the Chinese - coming to Chile is a bit like visiting an old friend. "The elevation of the bilateral relationships shows the growing willingness for bilateral cooperation between China and these countries,"said Wu Hongying, director of the Latin...

Trump again disavows alt-right, white supremacists Trump again disavows alt-right, white supremacists

Richard Spencer, the leader of the "alt-right" group caught evoking Adolf Hitler's Third Reich, said he was "disappointed" to learn of Trump's comments. He said he was unaware. "If words like this were used in Germany or Austria or France the...

Democrats say they will fight Trump proposals Democrats say they will fight Trump proposals

The Democrats' chances of taking over the House any time soon? Although she could be endangered in her reelection bid in 2018, Senator Claire McCaskill remains a two term Democrat from Missouri, while adjoining southern states along with neighboring ...

Israeli, Palestinian leaders meet with FIFA on soccer issues Israeli, Palestinian leaders meet with FIFA on soccer issues

By the time Obama leaves office, that number will nearly certainly surpass the 4,191 units started during George W. Bush's presidency. Successive U.S. After the election, Trump's legal adviser Jason Greenblatt said the president-elect does not view...

Trump chooses SC Gov Nikki Haley to be ambassador to UN

Nikki Haley to serve as us ambassador to the United Nations and prominent charter school advocate Betsy DeVos as his secretary of education , the first women selected for top-level administration posts in his new administration. During anxious ...

6 takeaways from Donald Trump's New York Times meeting

In his Tuesday interview with the New York Times , Donald Trump made it clear that, when it comes to business, he can do as he pleases . The paper had not changed the terms of the agreements, and Trump finally turned up at the paper's headquarters in...

Here's How The International Space Station Is Celebrating Thanksgiving Here's How The International Space Station Is Celebrating Thanksgiving

Speaking from the ISS in a taped video , Kimbrough explains he and fellow astronauts are marking the occasion, even though it's a work day up there. Astronauts at the International Space Station are planning to spend Thanksgiving in quite a trad...

AWCON: Oshoala Plays Down Top Scorer Award AWCON: Oshoala Plays Down Top Scorer Award

Oshoala made it four in the 63rd minute. News24 reported that barely 48 hours to the commencement of the 10th edition of the Women Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, the Super Falcons of Nigeria now have a new team captain in Rita Chikwelu.

Mexico opens hotline for migrants 'abused' by deportation squads Mexico opens hotline for migrants 'abused' by deportation squads

In the wake of Trump's presidential election last week, the foreign ministry unveiled 11 actions that it will undertake through its embassy and 50 consulates in the United States so Mexicans can "avoid being victims of abuses and fraud". Already, Mex...

Janet Jackson Tweets For First Time Since Pregnancy Announcement Janet Jackson Tweets For First Time Since Pregnancy Announcement

It was confirmed last month that the Grammy victor is expecting her first child with Wissam, 41, who she secretly married in 2012. Sources claimed doctors are concerned about Jackson's pregnancy, ordering the singer to rest because of potential...

Yaya Toure gets a powerful endorsement from Pep

I know how he is as a player. "Technically, he made a big difference in getting us back into the game - and he scored two goals!" 'As a player there is no doubt - if there was a doubt he would not be here. "The players know that because they play r...

South Korea: Seoul rally urges Park Geun-hye to resign

On the back of official appeals for calm, police deployed around 25,000 officers, many of them in full riot gear, while police buses and trucks blocked every access road - major or minor - around the presidential Blue House. She is also accused of in...

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