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Since US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and initiated the relocation of the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to the city, Abbas has said the Palestinians would no longer participate in an American-dominated peace process, and called for the establishment of a multilateral peace process to replace it.
  • First Warning Forecast: Showers move out and colder temperatures move in

    First Warning Forecast: Showers move out and colder temperatures move in

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    Another weather disturbance brings the chance for rain on Saturday , and a rain to wintry mix on Sunday . There will be little, if any, accumulation. Monday , Tuesday , and Wednesday (Valentine's Day) will be dry. Thursday: Partly sunny with a high near 51. Forecasts indicate wet weather is heading to MA this weekend .
  • Moon, North's Ceremonial Head of State Shake Hands at Olympic Reception

    Moon, North's Ceremonial Head of State Shake Hands at Olympic Reception

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    South and North Korea combined their teams for the hockey tournaments to compete against teams with a longer track record of success in the sport . "First and foremost it is incredibly sad for the whole team that Katie will miss out", she said. She adds that some are also speculating that Ms Kim might be bringing a message from her brother.
  • Lawmakers Press to Reopen Government, Pass Huge Budget Deal

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    However, that was an hour after authorization for the federal government to spend money expired. Pelosi is under vast pressure from immigration activists and progressive lawmakers in her caucus to take a hardline for "dreamers", the young undocumented immigrants who could lose protections from deportation under a program that Donald Trump has rescinded.
  • Syria wants UN to condemn US 'massacre'

    Syria wants UN to condemn US 'massacre'

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    While Russia has the planes and bombs to continue airstrikes , Statterfield said the USA is willing to bet it doesn't have the cash to rebuild it by itself. AFP correspondents said mortars were raining down on Bab Touma on Thursday night. Most alarmingly, the Commission has received multiple reports - which it is now investigating - that bombs allegedly containing weaponised chlorine have been used in the town of Saraqeb in Idlib and in Douma in eastern Ghouta .
  • Irish finance minister expects UK to honour December #Brexit deal

    Irish finance minister expects UK to honour December #Brexit deal

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    The sources added that future governments will then have the chance of deciding whether to distance themselves further from the European Union or whether to realign themselves with the bloc. They meet again on Thursday. The five-page text called for "a mechanism allowing the union to suspend certain benefits deriving for the United Kingdom from participation in the internal market where it considers that referring the matter to Court of Justice of the EU would not bring in appropriate time ...
  • Senior White House Aide Rob Porter Resigns After Ex-Wives Charge Abuse

    Senior White House Aide Rob Porter Resigns After Ex-Wives Charge Abuse

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    The Daily Mail first published allegations of physical abuse Tuesday night from Porter's second ex-wife and then later, on Wednesday, published allegations of physical and mental abuse from his first ex-wife. Lawrence O'Donnell destroyed the Trump White House for trying to save the job of serial wife beater Rob Porter . Kelly was aware of a 2010 protective order Willoughby obtained against Porter and the order kept Porter from obtaining a full security clearance, a senior administration ...
  • Pence to push S. Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy

    Pence to push S. Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy

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    Pence spoke after paying tribute at a memorial for 46 South Korean sailors killed in the sinking of a warship in 2010 that Seoul blamed on a North Korean torpedo attack. Pyeongchang is a rugged, mountainous region popular as a ski destination. Even though the opening ceremony doesn't take place until Friday in PyeongChang, some events are already underway and the US defeated their Russian counterparts in the new discipline of mixed curling .
  • US Senate leaders reach spending deal

    US Senate leaders reach spending deal

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    He has that right. 'I can't speak for our great representatives here but I have a feeling they may agree with me, ' he added. "But we are in an emergency situation", Cornyn said. However, House GOP leaders said they were confident they had shored up support among conservatives for the measure, which would shower the Pentagon with money but add hundreds of billions of dollars to the nation's $20 trillion-plus debt.
  • WhatsApp Payments feature based on UPI spotted on Android, iOS beta

    WhatsApp Payments feature based on UPI spotted on Android, iOS beta

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    When one taps on the " Payment " option, the user is taken to a link that shows the UPI account, which the user has to create on the UPI app or the bank website. To help businesses communicate better with their customers in India, WhatsApp last month officially rolled out " WhatsApp Business" - a free-to-download Android app for small businesses - in the country.
  • United Nations asked to exempt blacklisted individual to attend Olympics

    United Nations asked to exempt blacklisted individual to attend Olympics

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    Test-launched in November, the Hwasong 15 has the range to hit anywhere in the U.S., and Pyongyang has successfully conducted six nuclear tests. The delegation will visit the South for three days starting on Friday. The footage appeared to have been edited, the AP noted . "She runs a lot of the state media and culture, approves copy for official statements ... manages parts of security arrangements, transportation, logistics".
  • Winter Olympics: N.Korean athletes, cheerleaders participate in welcome event

    Winter Olympics: N.Korean athletes, cheerleaders participate in welcome event

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    The apparent thaw has not been reflected in Washington. Pence, who spoke to troops Thursday in Japan, is leading the USA delegation to Olympics, raising speculation the adversaries could meet on the sidelines. Pence is in Alaska on the first stop of a six-day trip created to increase pressure on North Korea. Pence has stopped short of ruling out the prospect of meeting senior North Korean officials but President Donald Trump has cast doubt on United States negotiations with Pyongyang any ...
  • Q2 Weather: Lots of weather hazards Thursday

    Q2 Weather: Lots of weather hazards Thursday

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    As WSPY has been reporting Thursday , the Winter Storm Watch has been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning which is in effect from 6 p.m. tonight until 6 p.m. Snow started moving into the Pittsburgh area early Wednesday morning and it stuck around for most of the day. A similar weather pattern is expected to last through Tuesday , though Environment Canada predicts the temperature will dip slightly on the weekend to around 5ºC.
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell Announces 2 Year Bipartisan Spending Bill

    Sen. Mitch McConnell Announces 2 Year Bipartisan Spending Bill

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    The Wisconsin Republican said Thursday he believes the House will have the votes to pass a massive bipartisan budget deal announced by Senate leaders on Wednesday . Schumer took to referring to discretionary spending as a collection of " middle class priorities". Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).
  • Pentagon: Military Parade Might Not Be in Washington

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    Trump said he got this idea from France, our democratic ally whose Bastille Day military procession goes back 138 years. He repeated it in September to the New York Times . There would be soldiers marching down Pennsylvania Avenue, military hardware rolling down the street and aircraft flying overhead. At the end of this month, The Secretary will make his recommendations to the President, who will then make a decision and establish the new policy on transgender [service] in the military.
  • Bipartisan budget deal passes early morning Senate vote, moves to House

    Bipartisan budget deal passes early morning Senate vote, moves to House

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    The House would still need to vote on the spending bill after that before it was sent to President Trump for his signature. The deal placates Republican defense hawks by boosting spending for the military, lifting the spending cap put in place by the 2013 sequester agreement by $ 80 billion this year and $85 billion next year.
  • North Korean leader's sister to come to South for Olympics

    North Korean leader's sister to come to South for Olympics

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    The athletes hardly speak but still gathered a crowd of journalists and curious South Korean spectators when they arrived at the Gangneung athletes' village and attended training sessions, the only chance for official access to them before the games start Friday.
  • Does switching nations make you less of an Olympian?

    Does switching nations make you less of an Olympian?

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    After the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi the Russian luger wrapped up his career of an athlete and started a coaching career. The figure skating portion of the PyeongChang OIympics gets underway Thursday night with the team event . Meanwhile, Yelsiyar Kanagatov, head of the Sports Directorate of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, claimed that Kazakhstan may emerge as a "dark horse" at the PyeongChang Olympics and "win unexpected medals".
  • Cavs undergo massive makeover before trade deadline

    Cavs undergo massive makeover before trade deadline

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    That has changed with Cleveland's desire to trade Thomas . Yeah that's real exciting. According to Mike Bresnahan of Spectrum SportsNet , the Lakers will not buy out Thomas' contract and he's expected to stay with the team for the rest of the season before he becomes an unrestricted free agent in the summer.
  • Trump focused on 'strong' fundamentals amid market sell-off

    Trump focused on 'strong' fundamentals amid market sell-off

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    Especially that 1,600-point fall on Monday, which happened virtually within minutes, before it regained a significant portion of that total. The gains weren't enough, though, to offset the dizzying drops from the prior two days of frantic trading.
  • United States politician Nancy Pelosi delivers record eight-hour 'filibuster' on immigration

    United States politician Nancy Pelosi delivers record eight-hour 'filibuster' on immigration

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    Pelosi's marathon speech was the longest on the House floor since at least 1909. Pelosi has been sharing statements from DACA recipients about themselves and their successes in the US. Pelosi received a standing ovation from the Democrats at the end. House Speaker Paul Ryan's spokesperson said Ryan has "repeatedly stated" he supports an immigration reform bill including DACA.
  • US Lawmakers Seek Budget Breakthrough On Eve Of Shutdown Deadline

    US Lawmakers Seek Budget Breakthrough On Eve Of Shutdown Deadline

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    Second-ranking Senate Republican John Cornyn of Texas said the disaster relief package will be between $80 billion and $90 billion. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer announced the budget deal in the House of Representatives.
  • Budget deal hits turbulence in House from Pelosi, conservatives

    Budget deal hits turbulence in House from Pelosi, conservatives

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    It also had to lift the debt limit or risk the government running out of money in March. This is what Paul, one of the Senate's foremost budget hawks, opposes. The senior Kentucky Republican said, "I would argue that it's time to vote". He says senators will likely pass the bill, adding, "They'll be exhausted and ornery, but it's their own fault".
  • Sister of North Korean leader to go to South Korea for Olympics

    Sister of North Korean leader to go to South Korea for Olympics

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    Pence, who has described North Korea as the world's most tyrannical regime , revealed he had not sought to speak to its delegation although he left the door open to some interaction. South Korean officials are mulling whether to refuel a North Korean ferry called the Mangyongbong-92 that is carrying performers for participation in the Olympics , as the United Nations sanctions place restrictions on supplying fuel to the North.
  • Trump Dismisses Reports He Tried To Fire Mueller: 'Fake News, Fake News'

    Trump Dismisses Reports He Tried To Fire Mueller: 'Fake News, Fake News'

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    He suggested it could represent "bias, potentially corruption, at the highest levels of the FBI". Rosenstein has said, as recently as Dec. 13, that he sees no such reason to dismiss Mueller . "Since special counsel Mueller started his investigation there have been signs of smoke". Last June, when Trump was considering how to fire Mueller, the special counsel's probe had not progressed far, at least not in public.
  • Chris Christie: Nunes memo doesn't clear Trump in Russian Federation investigation

    Chris Christie: Nunes memo doesn't clear Trump in Russian Federation investigation

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    This isn't the first time intelligence has been politicized. It highlights flaws in the Republican one, reported . I was very respectful of the FBI's objections to the memo being released. Now playing in theaters across the country is a movie called "The Post", about how in 1971 The New York Times and The Washington Post both brazenly defied the law of the land and published excerpts of a highly classified document that has since been dubbed the Pentagon Papers, which outlined how ...
  • WATCH LIVE: House GOP leaders may address classified memo, shutdown

    WATCH LIVE: House GOP leaders may address classified memo, shutdown

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    Winer, along with his co-panelists, pushed for a more aggressive investigation by the FBI and Congress. Make a one-time donation to support the quality, independent journalism of TheDCNF. "This memo totally vindicates 'Trump' in [the Russia] probe", Trump tweeted last weekend. The bureau has no political ax to grind, and the attempt by Nunes and others to portray it as some kind of liberal cabal is comical.
  • Massive security plans in place ahead of South Korea Olympics

    Massive security plans in place ahead of South Korea Olympics

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    Vice-President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea on Thursday vowing to send a strong message to the North that it must abandon its nuclear weapons. Signs of strain are particularly evident as South Korea pushes ahead with the 2018 Winter Games - it wants to call them the "Peace Olympics" - which start Friday.
  • Prince's Sister Tells People To Chill Over Justin Timberlake Tribute

    Prince's Sister Tells People To Chill Over Justin Timberlake Tribute

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    While a figure from Timberlake's time at the charts, P!nk has continued to stay relevant and has managed to keep churning out a fresh sound. Although the album features collaborations with Alicia Keys and Chris Stapleton and creates many promising hits, " Man of the Woods " still falls short of greatness.
  • Chemical Weapons Attack in Saraqib, Syria

    Chemical Weapons Attack in Saraqib, Syria

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    The United States threw its support behind a United Nations plea for a ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta . The proximity of the SSRC facility to the location of the attack makes sense, as the Syrian government has been accused of dropping chlorine bombs on rebel-held areas in the country six times in the past month.
  • Dow Jones Plunge Has Many Investors Jittery

    Dow Jones Plunge Has Many Investors Jittery

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    The Nasdaq Composite soared 148 points to 7,115 - a 2.13 percent hike. It was exemplified by market downturns each time the Fed signaled a retreat from its bond-buying stimulus in recent years, a move that was likely to nudge long-term rates higher.
  • ICC investigation into drug killings a crucial moment for justice — The Philippines

    ICC investigation into drug killings a crucial moment for justice — The Philippines

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    Any reduction in tax yield will in turn reduce the infrastructure budget for 2019 and beyond. Of detainees sexually abused or raped. It is hard to understand the Trudeau government's thinking. Venezuela's hyper-politicized court system will make sure of that. Speaking to the Filipino community in Da Nang, Vietnam, to promote his drug war policies, he claimed: "At the age of 16, I already killed someone".
  • Trump aide quits amid spousal-abuse claims

    Trump aide quits amid spousal-abuse claims

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    At the White House and the federal courts, the final call isn't made by the bureau. Outlets including CNN and The Washington Post published the images provided by Holderness on Wednesday. Rob Porter was a squeaky-clean aide who made sure that papers landing on the president's desk were in order. Porter's first wife, Colbie Holderness , told the DailyMail.com that Porter choked and punched her during their five-year marriage.
  • Death toll in Syria's Ghouta rises to 80 - NGO

    Death toll in Syria's Ghouta rises to 80 - NGO

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    The Syrian government has warned Israel of "grave ramifications" following a purported Israeli airstrike on a Syrian military position near Damascus early on Wednesday. The besieged enclave is one of four regions across the country included in a Russian- and Iran-brokered de-escalation deal, announced in May. The Pro-Iran Hezbollah has been fighting alongside al-Assad's forces since an anti-government uprising began in Syria in 2011.
  • Arrested For Helping Pak Lashkar Terrorist Escape, 'planned Act', Says Police

    Arrested For Helping Pak Lashkar Terrorist Escape, 'planned Act', Says Police

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    On Tuesday, Naveed Jati alias Abu Hanzullah escape from the hospital where he had been brought for a check-up from Srinagar Central Jail. The four arrested were paraded before the media. "CCTV footage shows Naveed fired at the police party that escorted him to the hospital". "Naveed and Hilal then rode a motorcycle kept ready by the two overground workers to reach their hideout".