Here are some of the stories hitting headlines today.
The announcement, expected this week, would fulfill a Trump campaign promise — one made by previous presidents and then set aside because of regional concerns and Jerusalem’s contested status between Israelis and Palestinians. Both sides claim the holy city as their capital.
Trump could announce the move as early as Tuesday, US officials with direct knowledge of the matter and foreign diplomats have told CNN. Upon making his decision public, Trump is expected to sign a waiver to keep the US embassy in Tel Aviv for another six months, but say his administration will move the diplomatic mission to Jerusalem at some point — a goal long sought by Israel.
This is the first time justices have allowed any edition of the ban to go forward in its entirety. It signals that some of the justices might be distinguishing the latest version from previous iterations and could be more likely, in the future, to rule in favor of the ban.
Jeffrey Feltman, the UN’s undersecretary-general for Political Affairs, is set to meet with officials and discuss “issues of mutual interest and concern,” the UN announced. The visit comes just days after North Korea tested an advanced, long-range ballistic missile. The last senior UN official to visit North Korea was Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos in October 2011, according to the UN.
Among the finalists are one of the world’s most notorious leaders, the women behind the year’s biggest cultural reckoning and — whether he wants it or not — President Trump. Trump, who was named Person of the Year in 2016, was nominated again after a tumultuous first year in office.
The confession would go much deeper once Riverside police detained 18-year-old Joseph Boston on Saturday, authorities say. Not only did he confess to sexually assaulting 4- and 8-year-old boys at a $65-a-night motel room about a mile away from the police station, but he also admitted molesting “upwards of 50 children since he was 10 years old in different cities where he had lived,” according to Riverside police.
There was a frightening moment on “Monday Night Football” as Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier left the game in an ambulance after a hit on the field that left him apparently unable to move his legs. Teammates were shaken and some were in tears as Shazier was taken off the field on a backboard.
It’s no secret that President Donald Trump loves fast food. But his typicalMcDonald’s orderis still downright jaw-dropping. Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, the former campaign manager and former deputy campaign manager for Trump, respectively, wrote about the president’s fast food orders and guilty pleasure foods in their new book, Let Trump Be Trump.
WASHINGTON – Flanked by a group of Utah officials at the Capitol in Salt Lake City, President Donald Trump on Monday signed a pair of proclamations to dismantle two of the state’s national monuments – a move that opens the door for oil, gas and other development on public land that has been protected.
The state of New Jersey has suffered defeat after defeat in its five-year effort to legalize sports gambling at the state’s horse tracks and casinos. But on Monday, a majority of justices on the U.S.
Jimmy Kimmel ‘s young son Billy underwent a second successful heart surgery on Monday, according to a statement from ABC. The “Jimmy Kimmel Live” host became a vocal critic in the health care debate last spring after Billy was born with a congenital heart disease that required him to undergo emergency open-heart surgery at just 3 days old.
A new day, a new thing for the moral police to be angry about. This time round, some Nasa-affiliated bloggers have found their target in the name of Brookside, the milk company associated with the first family.
Police in Thika are questioning the parents of a 10-month-old baby who was admitted at Thika Level Five hospital last month with 14 needles lodged in her body. The two were arrested at the hospital yesterday.
The severity of the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis becomes even clearer when viewed from space. An estimated 624,000 Rohingya refugees, a Muslim ethnic minority in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state, have fled to neighboring Bangladesh since late August to escape oppression and extreme violence from Myanmar’s military and Buddhist majority.
More people will be reviewing content across Google platforms, especially at YouTube which has had a problem of violent, disturbing videos targeted to kids making it onto the video site. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced in a rare blog post that by next year, 10,000 human moderators would be reviewing content that violates policy.
After he dealt a devastating blow to our social safety net last week, Senator John McCain is now asking for a handout. On Monday, the Senator’s Twitter account made a tone-deaf request for more Twitter followers.
An unlikely friendship that formed between a 22-year-old man and an 80-year-old woman has broken the internet with its wholesomeness. After playing more that 300 games together on Words With Friends, Spencer Sleyon and his opponent Rosalind met IRL in Florida on Friday.
The country of Venezuela has been mired in economic crisis for years. Now, its government is turning to cryptocurrency in hopes of turning things around. Venezuela’s president has teased the launch of the “Petro,” a new digital cryptocurrency that would help the country “advance in issues of monetary sovereignty, to make financial transactions, and overcome the financial blockade,” according to Reuters.
Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes north of Los Angeles as a fast-moving wildfire rips through the area. The blaze took hold in the early evening in southern California’s Ventura County and burned 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) within a few hours.
Everyone knows about sleeping people who get up and go for a walk, but far less is heard about the rare cases of men who try to have sex in their sleep. One found himself in serious trouble, reports the BBC’s Sally Abrahams. When Sarah first met Tom at a friend’s house, they immediately clicked.
The US Supreme Court hears arguments on Tuesday in the case of a gay couple turned away by a Colorado bakery as they tried to buy a wedding cake. In 2012, baker Jack Phillips refused to make David Mullins and Charlie Craig such a cake, saying it was against his Christian belief.
Amateur explorers have discovered a network of 15,000-year-old caves underneath a Canadian city. The passageway, which is at least 200 metres long (660ft), was formed during the last ice age underneath what is now the city of Montreal. The “once in a lifetime” October find by Luc Le Blanc and Daniel Caron was the result of years of trial and error.