Around the World
Iran, Syria Strike Deals to Advance Economic Cooperation
Syria and Iran signed on Monday 11 agreements, memoranda of understanding and an executive program to boost bilateral cooperation in the economic, cultural, scientific, infrastructure, services, investment and housing fields.
EU rejects fresh Brexit negotiations
European leaders stood firm late Tuesday after the British parliament voted to send Prime Minister Theresa May back to Brussels to renegotiate the EU-backed withdrawal agreement.
US spy agencies doubt North Korea will give up its nukes
In an assessment casting doubt on US President Donald Trump’s goal of a nuclear-disarmed North Korea, US intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that the North is unlikely to entirely dismantle its nuclear arsenal.
Iran: Proxies in Lebanon, Gaza will respond with 'hellfire' to Israeli attacks
Iran will continue supplying high-precision missiles to its proxies in Lebanon and Gaza so they would be able to respond to Israel’s 'acts of stupidity with hellfire' said the country’s Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani on Tuesday.
A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists say they think they found one
A small team of Israeli scientists think they might have found the first complete cure for cancer.
Inside the United States
FBI finds no motive for Las Vegas shooting, closes probe
The FBI has found no clear motive for the killing of 58 people by a sniper firing down at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas in 2017, the agency said on Tuesday as it closed an investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
OB/GYN Blasts N.Y. Law: ‘Absolutely No’ Medical Reason for 3rd-Trimester Abortion
A message from an obstetrician/gynecologist who has delivered more than 2,500 babies has gone viral after he proclaimed there is 'absolutely no' medical reason to abort an unborn infant in the third trimester.
Nearly 900,000 immigration cases outstanding as 82,000 hearings canceled during shutdown
A data research group estimates that more than 82,000 immigration hearings were canceled because the judges were furloughed during the partial government shutdown.
Supreme Court in Pakistan Upholds Acquittal of Asia Bibi
Pakistan’s Supreme Court today upheld its acquittal of Christian mother Aasiya Noreen (better known as Asia Bibi), leaving her free to leave the country after spending nine years on death row in Pakistan’s most high-profile blasphemy case.