Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales

A U.S. official tells CNN that the arms packages for UAE and Saudi Arabia will include surveillance aircraft and maintenance, as well as training programs, advanced precision kill weapon guidance systems and Javelin missiles. Senator Robert Menend... More..

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Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated United Nations resolutions
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated United Nations resolutions

President Trump's national security adviser John Bolton is surrounded by reporters at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on Friday. Negotiations between the United States and North Korea ove...More..

Hiker Missing for More Than 2 Weeks Found Alive in Maui, Hawaii
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Hiker Missing for More Than 2 Weeks Found Alive in Maui, Hawaii

Cantellops posted photos of himself and Eller on his Facebook page to share with the public his joy of having found her, as well as huge gratitude for those who had been supporting the search. "And those tw...More..

Chicago bank CEO accused of bribing Manafort for administration job
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Chicago bank CEO accused of bribing Manafort for administration job

Manafort-who by then had been terminated from the Trump campaign-had nothing whatsoever to do with Mr. Calk's desire to serve. "Indeed, the Special Counsel and a federal judge determined that The Federal Saving...More..

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over 6 months
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over 6 months

According to Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg , the company's system is capable of detecting hate speech in 40 different languages at this point. "For fake accounts , we estimated that 5pc of monthly act...More..

Britain routed in UN vote on Chagos Islands
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Britain routed in UN vote on Chagos Islands

Richard Gowan, International Crisis Group UN director, said Britain would never win the vote as many UN member states were "very proud of the General Assembly's history of fighting colonialism during the Cold...More..

Jayme Closs' family members read heartbreaking impact statements
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Jayme Closs' family members read heartbreaking impact statements

Patterson "will never have any power over me". The amount is later doubled to $50,000 by the Jennie-O Turkey Store, where James and Denise Closs worked. Jayme Closs was honoured as a "hometown hero" in Wisco...More..

U.S. suspects Assad of new chemical attack
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

U.S. suspects Assad of new chemical attack

The statement said the Russian allegations "are part of a continuing disinformation campaign by the Assad regime and Russia to create the false narrative that others are to blame for chemical weapons attacks th...More..

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigns in wake of mismanaged Brexit
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigns in wake of mismanaged Brexit

Brexit is front and center in British politics. More than 12 Conservative MPs are seriously considering running, Laura Kuenssberg said, with former foreign secretary Boris Johnson now seen as the front runn...More..

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia hit by post-election unrest
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia hit by post-election unrest

Thousands of protesters supporting candidate Prabowo Subianto gathered in the city center following the announcement that incumbent President Joko Widodo won a decisive victory in the general election . At...More..

The UK after May: no-deal, new deal, socialism - or no Brexit?
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

The UK after May: no-deal, new deal, socialism - or no Brexit?

The Taoiseach said he wishes Mrs May well for the future and looks forward to "working closely" with her successor. "However, leadership is tough - especially in these times - and she deserves thanks for her ...More..

At least 15 students die in India fire
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

At least 15 students die in India fire

This was the only entry and exit at the coaching centre. The fire was reportedly triggered by a short circuit. The coaching centre was being run on the covered roof-top, which effectively became the fourth st...More..

U.S. regulators defend 737 Max actions
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

U.S. regulators defend 737 Max actions

Former NTSB Chair James Hall says the Federal Aviation Administration has lost the confidence of worldwide air regulators around the world. The target, if achieved, means US airlines would likely not have t...More..

Lawmaker arrested after allegedly punching his wife
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Lawmaker arrested after allegedly punching his wife

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn , R, made a similar statement Tuesday, requesting that McLeod vacate the position "if in fact, these allegations are true", the Herald reported . MS lawmakers called for...More..

Deadly, violent tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Deadly, violent tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri

The state high school track championships scheduled this weekend in the city were moved to different sites in central Missouri , after the Missouri State High School Activities Association issued a warning: "D...More..

Deputies: Infant found dead in van outside Jacksonville daycare
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Deputies: Infant found dead in van outside Jacksonville daycare

According to U.S. authorities, the 4-month-old was picked up from her home on Wednesday morning (Thursday NZ time) along with other children headed to the Ewing's Love and Hope Preschool and Academy in Jacksonv...More..

Michael Avenatti charged with ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Michael Avenatti charged with ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike

Attorney Geoffrey Berman said in news release. When Daniels began asking her lawyer, as all clients are wont to do eventually, where the hell her damn money was, Avenatti assured her he was working hard on ge...More..

Charges against Julian Assange prompt outcry from journalism, civil liberties groups
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Charges against Julian Assange prompt outcry from journalism, civil liberties groups

Now, new USA charges have been added to a previous indictment: 17 counts of espionage . The new Espionage Act charges go far beyond an initial indictment against Assange made public last month that...More..

Blast in French city of Lyon wounds 7
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Blast in French city of Lyon wounds 7

Authorities couldn't confirm reports that it was a small package that exploded. Paris authorities have opened a terror probe to ascertain if the attack was a terrorist attack, according to reports from CNN...More..

United States could send more troops to Middle East: Pentagon chief
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

United States could send more troops to Middle East: Pentagon chief

Shanahan told reporters on a possible further buildup of the USA military presence. "We're going to be sending a relatively small number of troops, mostly protective", Trump added. Eager to avoid escalation...More..

Pompeo slams release of
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Pompeo slams release of "American Taliban" as unconscionable

He had spent more than 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to providing support to the Taliban . Lindh, 38, was the first prisoner brought into a USA courtroom to face charges in the War on Terror, fo...More..

Trump orders new powers for Attorney General's surveillance probe
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Trump orders new powers for Attorney General's surveillance probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller , in a almost two-year investigation involving dozens of federal prosecutors and FBI agents, found that the Trump campaign did not coordinate or cooperate with Russian efforts to...More..

Treasury's Mnuchin: No Discussion With White House on Trump's Taxes
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Treasury's Mnuchin: No Discussion With White House on Trump's Taxes

Though other Congressional committees "must include a objective for their request for returns and return information when seeking access", the House Ways and Means Committee, along with the Senate Finance Commi...More..

American Climber Dies on Everest After Reaching Highest Peak on Each Continent
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

American Climber Dies on Everest After Reaching Highest Peak on Each Continent

Cash, a grandfather from Utah, collapsed near a portion of the trail which had an altitude of about 8,770 meters (28,700 feet), according to Pioneer Adventure . The deaths take the toll on Everest to four this...More..

Tearful May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Tearful May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

Adam Marshall, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, said MPs had already squandered too much time going around in circles on the departure deal, causing harm to the economy as the latest Brexit...More..

Members of Congress split on Trump administration approach to Iran
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Members of Congress split on Trump administration approach to Iran

Iran could soon exceed the amount of material it is allowed to stockpile under the deal. Despite Trump's decision to withdraw, the poll showed 61% of Americans still supported the 2015 deal between Iran and...More..

Schools, colleges shut, curfew imposed in Kashmir after Zakir Musa killing
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Schools, colleges shut, curfew imposed in Kashmir after Zakir Musa killing

While intelligence units had earlier stated that Musa was operating independently in Kashmir to establish the Caliphate in the region, they had observed that the Al-Qaeda could not independently survive in ...More..

Iran Revolutionary Guards commander: United States 'won't dare attack' country
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Iran Revolutionary Guards commander: United States 'won't dare attack' country

With tensions between the two sides already high, there has been a dramatic escalation in recent weeks after the United States labelled Iran's Revolutionary Guards as a "foreign terrorist organisation". Oman wa...More..

AAP congratulates BJP, says it hopes Narendra Modi would do good work
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

AAP congratulates BJP, says it hopes Narendra Modi would do good work

India has returned the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance coalition to power for a second term, with a huge mandate. The Mizoram seat was held by the Congress in 2014. It may mentioned that the Con...More..

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with US
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with US

Hulusi Akar also told a group of reporters late Tuesday that Turkey was " making preparations " and "considering all options" against possible USA sanctions on Turkey over the purchase. Turkey has sent the f...More..

Brexit Party on course to come first in European elections, poll predicts
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Brexit Party on course to come first in European elections, poll predicts

With MPs on all sides ready to reject her latest attempt at passing her Brexit transition deal, the results of the European election may very well deal a final blow to her embattled Premiership as Leave suppo...More..

Trump to Visit Ireland on Trip to Europe
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Trump to Visit Ireland on Trip to Europe

It is understood that Mr Trump will arrive into Shannon on June 5th and depart for the USA again on June 7th. At the weekend, the Irish Embassy in Washington denied United States media reports that a standoff...More..

USA firms in China fear 'retaliation' against Huawei curbs: AmCham
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

USA firms in China fear 'retaliation' against Huawei curbs: AmCham

The world's two largest economies have been in a standoff since a year ago, when the Trump administration announced it was enacting sweeping tariffs on Chinese goods as it sought to shrink the US trade defi...More..

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief

In a separate report, The Associated Press news agency quoted unidentified officials as saying that the Pentagon on Thursday would present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Mid...More..

U.S. billionaire's gift to graduates fuels student debt debate
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

U.S. billionaire's gift to graduates fuels student debt debate

Robert F Smith's gift of paying off the student loans of Morehouse College's 2019 graduating class stunned the school's students and faculty, but it was just the latest act of philanthropy by the quiet USA ...More..