Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

Syrian state media says Islamic State group militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus.


Ahead of summits, North Korea's ruling party calls meeting

North Korea's ruling party is scheduled to convene a meeting of its full Central Committee to discuss what state media are calling a "new stage" of policies.

United States

South Carolina mother sues Secessionist Party over photo

A black woman is suing the Secessionist Party of South Carolina, saying two of her children were subjected to social media ridicule after they were photographed holding Confederate flag images.


Theranos employees caught shooting at reporter who exposed company in homemade video game

Theranos Inc. employees were caught playing a “Space Invaders” style video game in which they shoot the reporter who is often credited for exposing the once-promising Silicon Valley startup.


The inside story of Katie Couric's Yahoo debacle

Even by non-showbiz standards, 111 W. 40th St. was drab.


Ex-Playboy model reaches settlement that allows her to discuss Trump affair claims

Former Playmate Karen McDougal has been freed from a contract with American Media Inc. that she claimed barred her from discussing President Trump.


Fed up with social media, major UK pub chain deletes all of its accounts

A big U.K. pub chain has suddenly deleted all of its social media accounts. Wetherspoon made the move due to "bad publicity surrounding social media," adding that it was uncomfortable about the "addictive nature of social media."


Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave another town near Douma

Syrian state media say hundreds of rebels fighters in a town northeast of Damascus have handed in their weapons and started to leave under an evacuation deal.


TNT reporter asks LeBron James about death of Spurs coach's wife, gets slammed on social media

A TNT basketball reporter was slammed on social media Wednesday night after asking LeBron James about the death earlier in the day of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s wife.

United States

Fake coupons emerge after Starbucks incident in Philly

A series of fake coupons promising free beverages for “people of color” and “African American heritage,” are reportedly making the rounds on social media.


‘Heartless’ move by ABC may have resulted in Lara Spencer’s reduced ‘GMA’ role, but some staffers don’t mind

Controversial TV star Lara Spencer’s role at ABC’s “Good Morning America” is about to be reduced and ABC insiders are thrilled about the decision – regardless of narrative about it being a win for both sides.


Comey says McCabe lied, confirms he kick-started probe that led to his firing

James Comey on Wednesday confirmed he was the one who kick-started the inspector general probe that led to his former deputy Andrew McCabe’s ouster, while seeming to back its findings that McCabe lied about a media leak.


Cuban National Assembly to elect new leader, announce Raul Castro's replacement

Cuba's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday and announce the replacement for Raul Castro the next day.


Stormy Daniels shares sketch of man she says threatened her, goes after Trump on ABC News' 'The View'

ABC News continued to provide a safe space for anyone looking to rail against President Trump when adult film star Stormy Daniels and her attorney Michael Avenatti appeared on “The View” Tuesday morning.


Stormy’s sketch of harasser sparks social media frenzy of Tom Brady comparisons

Tom Brady found himself unwittingly pulled into another Trump controversy Tuesday as porn star Stormy Daniels released a sketch of the man she says threatened her to keep quiet about her relationship with the president – a drawing that bears an uncanny


Khloe Kardashian's mom Kris Jenner reveals story behind baby name True

Khloe Kardashian and beau Tristan Thompson revealed their baby girl's unique name via social media Monday: True Thompson.


Why Comey used ABC's platform to go scorched earth against Trump

James Comey, whose public persona is based on the image of an upright G-man, has tarnished his own halo.


ABC's 'American Idol' suffers all-time ratings low despite leading into James Comey interview

ABC’s revised edition of “American Idol” reportedly dropped to a new all-time ratings low on Sunday night despite being the lead in for the network’s highly anticipated James Comey interview with George Stephanopoulos.


Mainstream media attacks James Comey from the left despite ex-FBI boss' constant Trump bashing

While much of the mainstream media praises James Comey for his constant attacks on President Trump, the former FBI Director has actually received some fire from the left.


MLB's Bruce Maxwell, who knelt during anthem, pleads guilty to disorderly conduct after gun charge

Oakland Athletics backup catcher Bruce Maxwell, the only Major League Baseball player to kneel during the national anthem since former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick attempted to start a movement, plead guilty Friday to disorderly conduct following an i


Yellow journalism: Anti-Trump media obsesses over Comey's salacious, unverified claims

If excessive coverage of adult film star Stormy Daniels didn’t already prove that anti-Trump media is willing to drift into the gutter to bash the president, then a new fascination with James Comey’s comments about gross unverified details of the infa


Iraqi politicians start election campaigns in earnest

In the aftermath of a destructive three-year war to defeat the Islamic State group, Iraqi politicians are promising citizens a better future, employing social media, online videos and traditional billboards.

Other news portals:,,
Other portals: Property for sale in UK,, Best jobs in United Kingdom, Beste jobs in Deutschland.