French Commandos Die In Operation To Free 4 Hostages In Burkina Faso

The identity of the American and South Korean hostages was not immediately known, but they were both said to be women in the statement. The operation was ordered to free the French hostages, identified as Patrick Picque and Laurent Lassimouillas, w... More..

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Guaido Deputy Detained in Caracas
by | Saturday, May 11, 2019

Guaido Deputy Detained in Caracas

The head of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Mr Guaido, who on January 23 proclaimed himself interim president of the country in a bid to lead it to fresh elections and end Mr Maduro's Government, branded th...More..

Chinese court holds off ruling on Canadians death penalty appeal
by | Saturday, May 11, 2019

Chinese court holds off ruling on Canadians death penalty appeal

But haggling over the disclosure of evidence - with the defense complaining about heavy redactions of 1,742 pages of documents released so far - risked drawing it out. Her cellphone and other electronic devices...More..

Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse

Following the annus horribilis of 2018, which saw the laicization of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick among other scandals, Pope Francis is taking further steps to combat clerical abuse while emphasizing ...More..

Drones used missiles with knife warhead to take out single terrorist targets
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Drones used missiles with knife warhead to take out single terrorist targets

That, the Wall Street Journal reports, is a key feature of a secret weapon adapted by the USA military. The terrifying weapon could potentially kill a car's front seat passenger without harming the driver. ...More..

Chelsea Manning released from jail on contempt charge
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail on contempt charge

Manning shared hundreds of thousands of classified government documents with WikiLeaks in 2010, while serving as an Army intelligence analyst in Iraq. Federal law only allows a recalcitrant witness to be jailed...More..

Trump Jr. Unlikely to Comply With Senate Subpoena: Congressional Sources
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Trump Jr. Unlikely to Comply With Senate Subpoena: Congressional Sources

Amit Mehta , an Indian-American judge, will fast-track a decision on US President Donald Trump's bid to quash a subpoena for financial records from his accounting firm, saying he will decide the full case a...More..

UK PM May says working on Brexit agreement with Labour
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

UK PM May says working on Brexit agreement with Labour

Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman today rejected demands from within her party to clarify when she might quit, saying that she would stay until the divorce deal is finalised. The Brexit party has put u...More..

Taliban attack aid group's offices in Afghan capital
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Taliban attack aid group's offices in Afghan capital

The attack targeted an worldwide aid group called Counterpart global, which has offices near those of the Afghan attorney general, according to Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi . The United Assist...More..

Wray Says He Wouldn’t Use ‘Spying’ Term To Describe FBI Surveillance
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Wray Says He Wouldn’t Use ‘Spying’ Term To Describe FBI Surveillance

While Wray acknowledged that people use different terms, he said his priority is ensuring the agency's work is "done by the book". "As a prosecutor, as a former prosecutor, a current prosecutor, knowing f...More..

Severe storms possible through Wednesday
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Severe storms possible through Wednesday

Heavy rain will also flare up in the area of Houston late Thursday. A slow moving cold front will slowly sink through our region tonight then stall-out across parts of southern Kansas tomorrow and Wednesd...More..

Over 1,000 weapons seized from ritzy Los Angeles home
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Over 1,000 weapons seized from ritzy Los Angeles home

Police arrested one man Wednesday, accused of violating California penal code 30600, which forbids the making and selling of assault rifles. Authorities seized stacks of hundreds of rifles and handguns and t...More..

U.S. to Impose New Sanctions on Iran 'Very Soon'
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

U.S. to Impose New Sanctions on Iran 'Very Soon'

US Central Command spokesperson Capt. Bill Urban said on Tuesday that they had seen "indications that Iranian and Iranian proxy forces were making preparations to possibly attack US forces in the region". "If...More..

Donald Trump 'Surprised' Richard Burr Subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Donald Trump 'Surprised' Richard Burr Subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr

Trump has alleged that the subpoena was issued "with the hope that it will turn up something that Democrats can use as a political tool against the President now and in the 2020 election". It's time to move on....More..

USA seizes North Korean cargo ship for violating sanctions
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

USA seizes North Korean cargo ship for violating sanctions

Payments for maintenance, equipment, and improvements of the Wise Honest were made in USA dollars through unwitting U.S. banks. A North Korean cargo vessel used to transport coal was seized in violation of ...More..

Facebook co-founder calls for company to break up over 'unprecedented' power
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Facebook co-founder calls for company to break up over 'unprecedented' power

MA senator Elizabeth Warren has pledged that if she is elected president she will break up Facebook, Amazon and Google , criticizing "anti-competitive mergers" such as Facebook's acquisition of Instag...More..

Juan Guaido's deputy is 'kidnapped' by Venezuelan agents
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Juan Guaido's deputy is 'kidnapped' by Venezuelan agents

The Venezuelan opposition leader's deputy has been detained by intelligence officers investigating the failed uprising against President Maduro. The politician himself was able to denounce on Twitter what was h...More..

Pam Anderson visits jailed Assange: 'He is a good man
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Pam Anderson visits jailed Assange: 'He is a good man

Assange, an Australian citizen who took refuge in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London to avoid extradition charges from Sweden over allegations of sexual assault, was forcibly removed from the embassy, where he h...More..

Holy month of Ramadan' begins: Markets bloom on 1st day
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Holy month of Ramadan' begins: Markets bloom on 1st day

Breaking the fast in the evening is called "Iftar" where a feast is spread. Muslims must abstain from all eating, drinking or smoking from dawn to dusk each day for the entire lunar month, around 30 days. U...More..

North Korea says recent rocket drill was 'regular and self-defensive' - KCNA
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

North Korea says recent rocket drill was 'regular and self-defensive' - KCNA

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told a congressional hearing on Wednesday that North Korea launched "rockets and missiles", the first time the Pentagon has detailed what it believes Pyongyang f...More..

Australia's state-of-the-art $50 note misspells responsibility
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Australia's state-of-the-art $50 note misspells responsibility

The Melbourne-based Triple M radio station posted photos of the typo on its social media accounts. 46 million of Australia's new $50 notes have been printed with a typo, the Reserve Bank has confirmed. Th...More..

People don't trust Modi; he won't become PM again
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

People don't trust Modi; he won't become PM again

The Congress leader had also raised the issue of PM terming former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as "brashtachari no.1" in an election speech. "I am visiting my home, Haryana and Kurukshetra is a land of trut...More..

US Deploys Strike Group to Middle East after ‘Credible’ Iran Threat
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

US Deploys Strike Group to Middle East after ‘Credible’ Iran Threat

The official spoke on condition of anonymity in order to discuss sensitive information. The US will send a naval strike group and led by the Abraham Lincoln carrier and a tactical bomber group to the operat...More..

Denver to become first US city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Denver to become first US city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'

The Denver Elections Divisions will certify results on May 16, but the final count on its website on Wednesday was 50.56 percent of voters in favor and 49.44 percent against. The measure, the first of its k...More..

China trade fears unnerve investors, pulling shares lower
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

China trade fears unnerve investors, pulling shares lower

Tuesday's drop followed a feisty Monday in which shares slid 471 points before rallying to finish the day down 66 points on news that a top Chinese trade official would be in Washington by the end of the week...More..

Donald Trump: Billion dollar losses were for tax purposes
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Donald Trump: Billion dollar losses were for tax purposes

Democrats have cited a law saying the Treasury secretary "shall furnish" taxpayer data upon request from an authorized lawmaker. "It doesn't say may, should, could, under certain circumstances". The almost a de...More..

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed by Senate Intelligence Committee, source says
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed by Senate Intelligence Committee, source says

Fox News Flash top headlines for May 8 are here. The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a subpoena to Donald Trump Jr ., the president's son, seeking additional closed-door testimony...More..

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin denies House Dem's request for Trump's tax returns
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin denies House Dem's request for Trump's tax returns

In a letter to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, Mnuchin said the committee's request lacked "legitimate legislative purpose" and therefore the Treasury Department was not constitutio...More..

South Africans go to the polls to elect provincial and national leaders
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

South Africans go to the polls to elect provincial and national leaders

Ramaphosa has promised to improve service delivery, create jobs and fight corruption. He acknowledged on the eve of the election that "we are humble enough to admit our mistakes". The rand gained a second day o...More..

S.Korean president holds phone talks with Trump about Korean Peninsula issue
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

S.Korean president holds phone talks with Trump about Korean Peninsula issue

In a Twitter message on Saturday shortly after tests, Trump said he was still confident he could reach a deal with DPRK leader Kim Jong Un. Seoul on Saturday initially said North Korea had fired "multiple uni...More..

One Dead, Eight Students Injured, Critically Injured in Denver School Shooting
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

One Dead, Eight Students Injured, Critically Injured in Denver School Shooting

Douglas County, Colorado police have released the name of one of the suspects accused of shooting nine students, killing one, at STEM School Highlands Ranch: Devon Erickson . "This is not who we are and my c...More..

Asia Bibi: Christian finally leaves Pakistan after blasphemy acquittal
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Asia Bibi: Christian finally leaves Pakistan after blasphemy acquittal

Pakistan's Supreme Court in January upheld its earlier verdict to free Bibi, but Pakistani officials have anxious that her sudden departure could trigger further riots. They also called for Ms Bibi, who has be...More..

Mike Pompeo makes unexpected Iraq visit amid Iran threats
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Mike Pompeo makes unexpected Iraq visit amid Iran threats

Pompeo came and went in Baghdad in just four hours, meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi and President Barham Salih, according to CNN. He reportedly said he would also discuss with them unfin...More..

Iran to stop implementation of some of its commitments under nuclear deal
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Iran to stop implementation of some of its commitments under nuclear deal

US National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday that the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier group was being deployed to the Middle East ahead of schedule. The move is bound to be seized upon by Washingto...More..

Cohen gets early start on 3-year sentence
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Cohen gets early start on 3-year sentence

The 52-year-old will be housed in dorm-like accommodations at the facility's minimum-security camp, which prison consultants said had become a destination for Jewish inmates. Trump", Davis said. He is a racist....More..