Iran to blacklist USA military if Washington designates Guards as terrorists

The expected shift in Washington's policy was initially reported by the Wall Street Journal on Friday, which cited unnamed USA officials claiming it could be rolled out as soon as Monday. IRGC commander Mohammad Ali Jafari also chimed in on Sunday ... More..

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World Bank names David Malpass as 13th president
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

World Bank names David Malpass as 13th president

Senior US Treasury official David Malpass has been selected as President of the World Bank. The World Bank's 25-member executive board unanimously approved 63-year-old Malpass, who is now Under Secretary of...More..

While criticizing the Fed, Trump picks Cain for its board
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

While criticizing the Fed, Trump picks Cain for its board

Trump's repeated public attacks on Fed policy and his intention to nominate two political allies to the central bank's board of governors has led some analysts to see the economic policymaker's cherished indepe...More..

Steuben County man charged with threatening to kill congresswoman
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Steuben County man charged with threatening to kill congresswoman

Representatives of Omar, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee who was elected in November as one of the two first Muslim women to win seats in Congress, did not immediately respond to a request for c...More..

Pak Foreign Minister Claims India Will Launch New Attack This Month
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Pak Foreign Minister Claims India Will Launch New Attack This Month

Pakistan has repeatedly denied any role in the Pulwama attack while Prime Minister Imran Khan has offered cooperation in the investigation if credible evidence was provided by India. Foreign Minister Shah Mahm...More..

U.S. President Trump says has not read Mueller report
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

U.S. President Trump says has not read Mueller report

A heavily-redacted version of the Mueller report will be made available in April, as promised by US Attorney General William Barr . Mueller submitted his report to Barr on March 22, and two days later Barr p...More..

Security alert in Tripoli as militia advances
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Security alert in Tripoli as militia advances

Haftar's loyalists say they seized the checkpoint without any fighting. Meanwhile armed groups allied to the UN-backed Tripoli government moved more machine gun-mounted pickups from the coastal city of Misra...More..

Saudi Arabia detains supporters of women activists, including two U.S. citizens
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Saudi Arabia detains supporters of women activists, including two U.S. citizens

Khadijah al-Harbi - A pregnant woman who is a women's rights activist and writer. A person with knowledge of the apprehensions said Friday that the individuals arrested were not frontline activists, but ins...More..

Deal seen with Labour to end Brexit deadlock
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Deal seen with Labour to end Brexit deadlock

But three days of talks ended with no agreement and the left-of-center Labour accusing May's Conservative government of not offering real change. "Our approach to these discussions with Labour is that we have...More..

Trump just a blowhard on windmills, lawmakers say of 'idiotic' comments
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Trump just a blowhard on windmills, lawmakers say of 'idiotic' comments

Connecting the noise from wind power turbines with cancer wasn't the only dubious claim the president made Tuesday about the alternative energy source. Grassley says the president was probably speaking "off-the...More..

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank settlements if re-elected
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank settlements if re-elected

Some of the roughest people you've ever seen. That's not a good sign. The Republican said America should tell Israel's enemies that if they seek "to destroy the one and only Jewish state, you have to come thr...More..

'Still a chance for Brexit deal', Germany's Merkel says
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

'Still a chance for Brexit deal', Germany's Merkel says

Asked whether she believed Ireland could protect the European Union single market without a hard border with Northern Ireland, Merkel said: "We will simply have to be able to do this". they wouldn't be forgiven...More..

Netanyahu receives personal effects of soldier missing in action in 1982
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Netanyahu receives personal effects of soldier missing in action in 1982

The IDF's Military Intelligence Directorate initiated Operation Bittersweet Song , and following a month's long process which was completed a few days ago, Baumel's body was located, identified, and recovered....More..

House of Commons sitting suspended due to water leak
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

House of Commons sitting suspended due to water leak

But as they spoke, they often sneaked glances toward the ceiling, keeping an eye on the deluge while they discussed tax enforcement policies. But when Madders finished, the deputy speaker Lindsay Hoyle told M...More..

Gunmen Demand $500000 Ransom On Kidnapped American
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Gunmen Demand $500000 Ransom On Kidnapped American

Ugandan authorities on Wednesday launched an extensive rescue operation for an American woman and her driver who were kidnapped at Uganda's most popular wildlife park. Armed anti-poaching forces, along with U...More..

Accused Christchurch shooter ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Accused Christchurch shooter ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment

Thousands of visitors to the reopened Al Noor mosque, where 42 people were killed, have offered condolences and sought to learn more about Islam, said Israfil Hossain, who recites the daily call to prayer the...More..

NY Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill Rep. Omar
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

NY Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill Rep. Omar

Carlineo phoned Omar's office March 21 and asked the person who answered if the staff member worked for the "Muslim Brotherhood", according to a statement by the U.S. Carlineo's defense attorney declined to com...More..

Ancient Whale Fossils With Four Otter-Like Legs, Discovered In Peru
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Ancient Whale Fossils With Four Otter-Like Legs, Discovered In Peru

The story of modern whales begins around 50 million years ago , in what is today India and Pakistan , with four-legged hoofed mammals about the size of a wolf. The researchers found that the whale's finge...More..

Brexit: Short extension could morph into long delay
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Brexit: Short extension could morph into long delay

Mrs. May has already requested an extension to the end of June but this was rejected at a summit last month. The year-long extension would include an escape clause to allow the U.K.to leave the European Union e...More..

US revokes ICC prosecutor's visa over Afghanistan probe
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

US revokes ICC prosecutor's visa over Afghanistan probe

The US administration led by Donald Trump had earlier launched dictatorial attacks on the judges of the ICC for the plan to open a war crimes investigation into the USA -led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. L...More..

Trump insists ‘actual emergency’ exists at US-Mexico border
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Trump insists ‘actual emergency’ exists at US-Mexico border

Nevertheless, Trump sees his campaign against a "crisis" on the border as key to his 2020 reelection bid, and his time in Calexico was meant to keep that message in the headlines. Separately on Thursday, Spea...More..

Brian Hook: US won't grant further oil waivers
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Brian Hook: US won't grant further oil waivers

A senior Trump administration official told reporters on Monday that the US government was considering additional sanctions against Iran that would target areas of its economy that have not been hit before. Chi...More..

EU's Tusk Wants to Offer Britain Another Year to Sort out Brexit
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

EU's Tusk Wants to Offer Britain Another Year to Sort out Brexit

Downing Street has insisted it is prepared to pursue alterations to its Brexit deal and is ready to hold further talks with Labour this weekend. He said the government had no red lines in the talks. May's t...More..

Australian Law Could Result in Jail Time for Social Media Executives
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Australian Law Could Result in Jail Time for Social Media Executives

The law has made it a crime for social media platforms not to remove " abhorrent violent material", defined as acts of terrorism, murder, torture, rape or kidnapping. The Digital Industry Group, an advocacy or...More..

Varadkar meeting Macron for Brexit discussions
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Varadkar meeting Macron for Brexit discussions

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said European leaders need to be open to any credible proposals that Britain's Theresa May puts forward to break the Brexit deadlock at an emergency summit next week. Mr Varadk...More..

PM pays for groceries after woman forgets wallet
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

PM pays for groceries after woman forgets wallet

Jacinda Ardern has once again proven she is the ultimate woman, leader, mother and all-round good Samaritan . Ardern, who past year joined the tiny club of female political leaders to give birth while in po...More..

MIT Cancels Huawei, ZTE Research Projects
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

MIT Cancels Huawei, ZTE Research Projects

They will examine factors such as risks "related to intellectual property, export controls, data security and access, economic competitiveness, national security, and political, civil and human rights". A Huawe...More..

'I didn't see any emotion on his face,' says Christchurch shooting survivor
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

'I didn't see any emotion on his face,' says Christchurch shooting survivor

Charge documents lodged with the court today only refer to the 39 attempted murder victims by alphabetical-numerical numbers, starting with "W001" and ending with "W039". Although journalists were able to atten...More..

Libya fighting prompts condemnation by G7 and UN
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Libya fighting prompts condemnation by G7 and UN

The statement added that military activity is "hindering prospects for the UN-led political process, putting civilians in danger, and prolonging the suffering of the Libyan people". The call came as the LNA cla...More..

Grand Canyon sees third death in just over a week
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Grand Canyon sees third death in just over a week

A 67-year-old man died after falling over the edge of the Grand Canyon on Wednesday, marking the third death to occur in the area of the famous national park in a span of eight days. At the start of this week...More..

Venezuela: Guaidó defiant after lifting of immunity
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Venezuela: Guaidó defiant after lifting of immunity

Vice President Mike Pence called on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to immediately release six American oil executives who have been jailed for more than a year without trial, but he acknowledged, practical...More..

Komodo Island Is Closing To Tourists Because People Keep Stealing Dragons
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Komodo Island Is Closing To Tourists Because People Keep Stealing Dragons

But one environmental ministry official said that this is the first time he had heard of Komodo dragons - which have existed only in Indonesia for centuries - being trafficked for those purposes. They have a ...More..

MPs vote in favour of stopping No Deal and Brexit delays
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

MPs vote in favour of stopping No Deal and Brexit delays

Yet his machinations amounted to nearly nothing, as none of the four options were approved - all of them had more votes against than for. Pro-Brexit Conservatives are angry at the prospect of a softer Brexit...More..

President Trump Joked About Biden's Conduct With Women. Then Biden Did, Too
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

President Trump Joked About Biden's Conduct With Women. Then Biden Did, Too

Still, signs of shifts in feelings in the party have been evident in recent complaints about Biden's history of publicly affectionate behavior with women. Lucy Flores , a former Nevada assemblywoman, penned an ...More..

Man pretended to be missing boy
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Man pretended to be missing boy

This undated photo provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in Cincinnati shows Brian Rini. It was not the first time Rini tried to perpetrate a fraud about his identity, said Benjamin Glassman, the U...More..