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Erdogan vows 'no step back' in operation against Kurdish militia in Syria

2 minutes agoNews : The Lookout

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed that Turkey would not take any step back in its operation against Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin region, saying the campaign had the backing of Moscow. Afrin will be sorted out. The Turkish military on Saturday launched operation "Olive Branch", its second major incursion into Syrian territory during the seven-year civil war.

Court Report: Edmund, Mertens pull upsets in Aussie quarters

3 minutes agoNews : USAToday: News

Tennis Channel recaps early quarterfinal action from the Australian Open, where Kyle Edmund upset No. 3 seed Grigor Dimitrov and Elise Mertens knocked off No. 4 seed Elina Svitolina.        

How to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

6 minutes agoNews : NYTimes: News

Here are a few ways for patients and their doctors to address the disorder, ranging from most to least widely used.

Micro-Progress and the Magic of Just Getting Started

6 minutes agoNews : NYTimes: News

The best trick to increase productivity is both the simplest one and one of the most difficult to master: just getting started.

US secrets, lies and confusion in the North of Syria, by Thierry Meyssan

The announcements and denials of the Trump administration concerning military developments in the North of Syria reveal a heavy secret. Paradoxically, Turkey has come to the assistance of the United States to correct « the error » of their superior officers.

Gas leak in central London closes train station, hotels evacuated

9 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

LONDON (Reuters) - A major gas leak in central London forced the closure of Charing Cross train station and the evacuation of hundreds of people from nearby nightclubs and hotels on Tuesday.

Taiwan president says does not exclude possibility of China attack

22 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said that she does not exclude the possibility of China attacking the self-ruled island, amid heightened tensions between the two sides including an increasing number of Chinese military drills near Taiwan.

Big brother Granato prepared for role as US Olympic coach

28 minutes agoNews : USAToday: News

Tony Granato has been a big brother all his life to his six siblings and teammates and now gets to reprise that role as coach of the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team        

Volcano, avalanche hit Japan as Philippines volcano spews anew

One soldier said killed, at least 15 people injured, dozens stuck at top of slope at Japanese ski resort; some 40,000 villagers evacuate in Philippines

Man sentenced to life for killing teen on the way to church

34 minutes agoNews : NY Daily News

Zoe Hastings' father testified in court and told Antonio Cochran, "I hope you remember my face."

Social media and the problem of hidden identities…

36 minutes agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Jamie Bryson is a well known anti-agreement Loyalist activist with an interest in law, politics and writing. He is author of “My Only Crime Was Loyalty”, an account of his role in the Union Flag protests and his subsequent lengthy and complex criminal trial. Show More Summary

Man charged with DUI after trying to order burrito at bank drive-through window

45 minutes agoNews : Trending Now

A Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after he tried to order a burrito at a Bank of America drive-through window.

Reports: Kevin Love called out at team meeting by Cleveland Cavaliers teammates

53 minutes agoNews : USAToday: News

Kevin Love was questioned about an illness during a team meeting Monday, according to reports.        

Volcano Erupts in Japan, Killing Soldier and Injuring Several at Ski Resort

56 minutes agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Mount Kusatsu-Shirane eruption appears to have set off an avalanche at a snow-covered ski resort.

Aid groups urge rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards

59 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of a plan to send Muslim Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations without safeguards such as guaranteed citizenship after they fled to Bangladesh to escape bloodshed at home.

Mike Pence Defends His President's Racist 'Shithole' Comments

Vice President Mike Pence argued on Monday that he knows President Donald Trump didn’t mean to be racist when referring to Haiti and African countries as “shithole countries” because “I know what’s in the president’s heart.”

Ivanka Trump Removes ‘Advocate For Education And Empowerment Of Women And Girls’ From Bio

59 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

The first daughter’s bio on social media reveals that she is no longer an advocate for women and girls. The 36-year-old declared herself a feminist at the beginning of the Trump presidency. However, it looks as if Ivanka Trump mightShow More Summary

Senate passes short-term funding bill to end government shutdown

Senate Democrats on Monday voted to end the three-day government shutdown. After a standoff over the fate of Dreamers, undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, Democrats agreed to fund the government for three weeks in exchange for a promise of a future Senate vote on immigration.

Op-Ed Contributor: Britain Isn’t Working

1 hour agoNews : NYTimes: News

The collapse of Carillion, a company with hundreds of government contracts, may be the canary in the privatization gold mine.

Op-Ed Contributor: Imagining a Post-Merkel Germany

1 hour agoNews : NYTimes: News

Voters are getting tired of the chancellor’s opaque, uninspiring political style.

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