Turkish Jets Bomb Syrian City of Afrin

(KOCABEYLI, Turkey) — Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to expand Turkey’s military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been the U.The warplanes attacked Afrin shortly before sunset, Turkish media reported.

GLAAD Media Awards 2018: Nominations Announced

LGBTQ advocacy organization GLAAD announced their nominees live from the Sundance Film Festival for the 2018 GLAAD Media Awards Friday.The awards ceremonies will be held in Los Angeles on April 12 and in New York on May 5.

U.S. Government Shuts Down |

Last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote, causing the fourth government shutdown in a quarter century.Critical government functions will continue, with uniformed service members, health inspectors and law enforcement officers set to work without pay.

Paul Bocuse, Master of French Cuisine, Dies at 91

He took the cook out of the kitchen,” said celebrity French chef Alain Ducasse, speaking at a 2013 gathering to honor Bocuse.While excelling in the business of cooking, Bocuse never flagged in his devotion to his first love, creating a top class, quintessentially French meal.

Supreme Court to take up Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries.The latest of those rulings came last month when the federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled that the travel ban Mr.

Supreme Court will decide on Trump's travel ban – LA Times

The court's ruling could be one of its most significant pronouncements on the chief executive's power, acting on his own, to decide who may come to the United States.The legal fight over Trump's travel ban has simmered through his first year in office.

Delta adds requirements for service animals

Starting March 1, Delta will require owners to show proof of their animal’s health or vaccinations at least 48 hours before a flight.The emotional-support group has been growing rapidly, and it is the target of most of the new Delta procedures.

Boyfriend living a ‘nightmare’ life kills girlfriend, himself

The body of a 22-year-old backpacker was found in an apparent murder-suicide authorities believe was committed by her older chef boyfriend who called his life “a living nightmare,” according to reports.Amelia Blake, 22, met Nepali Gurung, 33, when they worked at a Brazilian restaurant, Fogo Brazilia Churrasco in Sydney last year, and eventually moved in together.

Supreme Court agrees to take up Trump’s travel ban

WASHINGTON — The US Supreme Court on Friday set up a major showdown over presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries.The Republican president has said the policy is needed to protect the United States from terrorism by Islamic militants.

Winter isn’t coming in Alaska, and people are dying

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation’s largest — and usually coldest — state.Farther north, warm weather slowed the formation of sea ice above the Arctic Circle, including the Chukchi Sea, which didn’t freeze over until Dec.

Three people miraculously walk away from icy highway crash

A 28-second video posted on the Michigan State Police Metro Detroit division’s Twitter account shows a cringe-inducing crash on Wednesday, when a driver was traveling toward I-96 on the Southfield Freeway.“We talk about slowing down in bad weather and giving us a lane,” state police officials posted.

Norwegian Airlines Sets Record for Fastest Transatlantic Flight

787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft operated by Norwegian Air Shuttle AS, at Gatwick Airport outside London.Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

To the envy of plane-weary travelers everywhere, passengers aboard a Norwegian Airlines flight from New York to London on Jan.