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 was one of the countries who helped to bri... More..

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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..

by | Friday, May 24, 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange facing more charges from United States prosecutors

Under President Trump the Department of Justice revived its Assange investigation, but when he was charged under seal in 2017 it was with a narrow complaint that sidestepped such concerns by focusing on a singl...More..

NOAA has released its 2019 hurricane season outlook
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

NOAA has released its 2019 hurricane season outlook

Here's what AccuWeather is predicting. The Atlantic averages 12 named storms a year, with six becoming hurricanes and three major storms. On Thursday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOA...More..

Trump’s campaign centered on fighting Democrats, not policy
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Trump’s campaign centered on fighting Democrats, not policy

Following a finger-pointing game between Donald Trump and the Democratic leadership over the results of the Mueller investigation and accusations of a "cover-up" against the U.S. "Sometimes when we're talking...More..

Russian Military Planes Intercepted Off Alaskan Coast
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Russian Military Planes Intercepted Off Alaskan Coast

Russian strategic bombers with fighter escorts twice tested United States air defenses in two days with flights off the coast of Alaska , forcing the U.S. An E-3 spy plane monitored the airspace while a U.S. K...More..

Trump jokes that he'll serve 5 terms at Pennsylvania rally
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Trump jokes that he'll serve 5 terms at Pennsylvania rally

Trump flew into Montoursville, Pennsylvania . Fred Keller is at the airport. Amid an escalating trade war with China, Trump has also accused Biden of letting Beijing " get away with cheating while he was Vice ...More..

Sherpa sets new record after 24th successful Mount Everest summit
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Sherpa sets new record after 24th successful Mount Everest summit

As many as 5,000 climbers have scaled the world's highest peak since 1953, according to the official records of the Tourism Department of Nepal. "I can climb for a few more years", he told the BBC before th...More..

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday

Lindh , 38, known as the " American Taliban ", is being freed from a high-security prison in IN three years early for good behavior in a 20-year sentence. Johnny Spann , whose son Johnny "Mike" Spann was kill...More..

SAfrica's parliament set to elect president
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

SAfrica's parliament set to elect president

In this light, Buccus says, it won't be surprising that Mabuza won't return to his position as Deputy President. But he has struggled to enact reforms in the face of opposition from party rivals. They have both...More..

Judge rejects Trump’s request to halt congressional subpoenas for his banking records
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Judge rejects Trump’s request to halt congressional subpoenas for his banking records

Trump ended the White House meeting when Pelosi accused him of participating in a cover-up. The White House released a letter Tuesday night that Trump wrote Pelosi and Schumer letting them know his prefere...More..

Fifth Migrant Minor Dies In U.S Custody Since December
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Fifth Migrant Minor Dies In U.S Custody Since December

Bowen's mindset", according to court papers. He was found to be unresponsive during a welfare check Monday morning. The cause of the boy's death is unknown, CBP said. Julie Linton, co-chair of the American ...More..

Philippines' Duterte orders garbage shipped back to Canada
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Philippines' Duterte orders garbage shipped back to Canada

It wasn't until President Rodrigo Duterte set a May 15 deadline for Canada to take action regarding the containers, threatening to sail to Canada and return them himself, that Ottawa agreed to take responsibili...More..

Dual briefings on Capitol Hill focus on Trump's Iran policy
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Dual briefings on Capitol Hill focus on Trump's Iran policy

Tensions have been escalating between the United States and Iran , with the Trump administration deploying bombers and an aircraft carrier to the Middle East earlier this month. The Iranian enrichment anno...More..

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval

It is unclear when the 737 MAX aircraft will receive FAA approval to return to service. A Boeing 737 Max 7 lands at Boeing Field in Seattle after a test flight to evaluate the MCAS software fix. "If people ne...More..

Counting of Votes Begins to Decide Fate of India’s PM Modi
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Counting of Votes Begins to Decide Fate of India’s PM Modi

The counting of votes for Odisha Assembly Election 2019 starts at 8.00 am, keep watching this space for early trends . Modi's BJP has been fighting it out for the votes of 900 million people against the ma...More..

Next round of U.S. tariffs a month away; Mnuchin
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Next round of U.S. tariffs a month away; Mnuchin

The US recently added Huawei to its "entity list" which puts curbs on its ability to do business in America. Mnuchin said the Trump administration is open to holding new talks with China if the two sides can ...More..

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump's taxes
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump's taxes

The bill now heads to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has repeatedly argued he won't cooperate with a congressional subpoena requesting at least six years of...More..

Man pees on child’s memorial, gets fired by his own father
by | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Man pees on child’s memorial, gets fired by his own father

After investigating what they call a "disturbing video" that shows a suspect urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old boy, police say two men are facing charges. "If he responds back to me, I wouldn't mind ca...More..

Town hall on enemy turf? Fox News debate divides 2020 Dems
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Town hall on enemy turf? Fox News debate divides 2020 Dems

The Fox & Friends hosts were also so aghast at the standing ovation Mayor Pete earned at the end of the town hall that Kilmeade accused him of filling the crowd with ringers. Buttigieg had used part of his to...More..

Oreo Mocks Ben Carson Confusion: REO Stands For 'Really Excellent Oreo'
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Oreo Mocks Ben Carson Confusion: REO Stands For 'Really Excellent Oreo'

Then, Carson took a shot at the answer. Hours after the hearing ended, Carson tweeted a photo of a package of Oreos next to a note thanking Porter for participating in the hearing, with the caption: "...More..

Rouhani says Iran not to bow to U.S. pressures
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Rouhani says Iran not to bow to U.S. pressures

That tightened sanctions slapped on the Islamic Republic after President Donald Trump exited an worldwide nuclear deal a year ago that have triggered an economic slump and sent prices of basic goods soaring. ...More..

US fighter jets intercept Russian warplanes off Alaska
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

US fighter jets intercept Russian warplanes off Alaska

The Russian bombers did not leave global aerospace and at no time entered US territory, the press release reveals. The Russian planes did not at any time cross into sovereign US airspace; the ADIZ around Alask...More..

Austrian Far-Right Ministers Leave Government Amid 'Russian Video' Scandal
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Austrian Far-Right Ministers Leave Government Amid 'Russian Video' Scandal

Kurz's FPOe deputy, Heinz-Christian Strache, stepped down as vice-chancellor and party leader on Saturday after recordings published by German media showed him offering government contracts in return for camp...More..

Saudi's Najran Airport attacked by Houthi drones
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Saudi's Najran Airport attacked by Houthi drones

Saudi air defense forces early Monday morning intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles - one over Taif heading toward Makkah and the other over Jeddah, according to eyewitnesses. That incident was followed by ...More..

Group heads to Minnesota State Capitol to protest abortion bans
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Group heads to Minnesota State Capitol to protest abortion bans

Supreme Court. Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y., speaks during a protest against abortion bans, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. Doctors who perform the procedure could face up to...More..

'USA violated our sovereignty': Kim Jong Un
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

'USA violated our sovereignty': Kim Jong Un

At a rally in Philadelphia on Saturday, Joe Biden accused US President Donald Trump of embracing "tyrants like (Vladimir) Putin and Kim Jong-un". Kim Song said at a news conference Tuesday that the "heinous a...More..

South Africa's former President Zuma back in court over alleged corruption
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

South Africa's former President Zuma back in court over alleged corruption

State prosecutors say that Zuma extracted a bribe of almost US$35,000 in exchange for the contract, as "protection money". Zuma led the crowd in his famous rendition of "Umshini wami", made popular by the ANC...More..

Democratic impeachment calls swell as McGahn defies subpoena
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Democratic impeachment calls swell as McGahn defies subpoena

McGahn played the central role in what some Democrats interpret as the most damning episode described in the obstruction of justice section of the final report by special counsel Robert Mueller . "This conduct...More..