Emergency in Chile as protests turn violent; 16 buses torched

Subways stations, banks and buses have been torched and looting has broken out. The general placed in charge of security, Javier Iturriaga, said some 500 soldiers are patrolling the streets. Attacks on metro stations forced the closure of the e... More..

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Hong Kong protesters vow to hit the streets in major 'illegal' march
by | Sunday, October 20, 2019

Hong Kong protesters vow to hit the streets in major 'illegal' march

Police have arrested more than 2,300 people since June, many of them teenagers as young as 12. "We will not back down even after the attack on the Civil Human Rights Front convener Jimmy Sham ". Police have ...More..

'I am not a Russian spy': Jill Stein slams Clinton's accusations
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

'I am not a Russian spy': Jill Stein slams Clinton's accusations

The unprecedented war of words between the two United States politicians erupted Friday when Hillary Clinton during an interview appeared to be floating a conspiracy theory that the Russians are " grooming ...More..

UK PM Johnson expresses confidence parliament will back his Brexit deal
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

UK PM Johnson expresses confidence parliament will back his Brexit deal

The leader of Britain's pro-Europe Liberal Democrats said the party is determined to halt the Brexit process despite the new divorce deal brokered by London and Brussels. MPs are expected to hold a meaningful...More..

Corbyn, Farage and Sturgeon Have All Opposed the New Brexit Deal
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Corbyn, Farage and Sturgeon Have All Opposed the New Brexit Deal

Under the new deal , the North would remain in the UK's customs union, but there would also be customs checks on some goods passing through en route to Ireland and the EU single market. Annex 4 of the previo...More..

US troops leaving Syria to move to Iraq, Kuwait
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

US troops leaving Syria to move to Iraq, Kuwait

QUIZ: Can you pass a US state capitals test? Kelly Craft, the US ambassador to the United Nations, told reporters Washington is "deeply concerned" that Russian troops are patrolling between the two sides....More..

Boris Johnson's Brexit defeat in Parliament risks financial disruption
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit defeat in Parliament risks financial disruption

European leaders are reluctant to prolong the Brexit melodrama further and have urged British lawmakers to back the deal and get it over with. The vote however means the government will not hold a vote on...More..

Twenty intact sarcophagi discovered in Egypt
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Twenty intact sarcophagi discovered in Egypt

The ancient Egyptian wooden patterned coffins were discovered at Asasif, which is an ancient necropolis, located on the west bank of the River Nile. Each shop had a different purpose-for example, producing po...More..

Speculation over Brexit deal based on major shift by United Kingdom government
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Speculation over Brexit deal based on major shift by United Kingdom government

Meanwhile, the leaders were hoping that the summit could rise above the Brexit mire and focus also on a fractious European Union budget debate, bids by North Macedonia and Albania to start talks to join the b...More..

MP Louise Ellman quits Labour Party
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

MP Louise Ellman quits Labour Party

LONDON - Boris Johnson's hopes of taking Britain out of the European Union on October 31 could be scuppered by the opposition Labour party, which is set to try and force a second referendum on the Brexit...More..

EU will hit US in time with tariffs over Boeing: Malmstrom
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

EU will hit US in time with tariffs over Boeing: Malmstrom

France, Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom, all members of the consortium in charge of the construction of Airbus airplanes, will be hit the hardest. The Airbus-Boeing row is just one of several issues stoki...More..

British family deported after illicit U.S. border crossing: agency
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

British family deported after illicit U.S. border crossing: agency

Eileen Connors wrote in a sworn statement obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that her family soon found itself surrounded by multiple police cars and U.S. It is undoubtedly the worst experience we ha...More..

Lebanese PM offers 72-hour ultimatum amid nationwide protests
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Lebanese PM offers 72-hour ultimatum amid nationwide protests

Scores of people are protesting in Beirut and other parts of Lebanon over the government's plans to impose new taxes amid a harsh economic crisis in the country. "But we are against clashes with the army or s...More..

Brexit day of reckoning: parliament to vote on Johnson's deal
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Brexit day of reckoning: parliament to vote on Johnson's deal

Parliament will sit from 0830 GMT on Saturday Oct. 19 - the first time since April 3, 1982 when it discussed the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands. Opposition parties and Johnson's own Northern Irish ...More..

Gabbard Responds to Hillary’s Russia Attacks, Challenges Her to Join Dem Primary
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Gabbard Responds to Hillary’s Russia Attacks, Challenges Her to Join Dem Primary

Gabbard responded to the attacks by calling on Clinton to "join the race directly". Clinton does not mention Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard by name and there are five Democratic women running for president ...More..

Donald Trump's military aid to Ukraine had strings attached, White House admits
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Donald Trump's military aid to Ukraine had strings attached, White House admits

In his news conference on Thursday , Mulvaney insisted that he never held up USA aid to get Ukraine's president to investigate Biden. The march toward an impeachment vote now seems all but inevitable, ...More..

VP Pence, Trump Confidante Giuliani Ignore Congressional Summons In Probe
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

VP Pence, Trump Confidante Giuliani Ignore Congressional Summons In Probe

The probe facilities on a July 25 cellphone name during which Trump requested Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to research the overseas enterprise dealings of Hunter Biden, son of political rival Joe B...More..

Pakistan avoids terror financing blacklist ... for now
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Pakistan avoids terror financing blacklist ... for now

According to sources, an objective assessment of Pakistan's progress in implementing its action plan was obtained, including in connection with situations of other countries. "'The FATF welcome their high-level...More..

by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Hillary Clinton Takes Shot at Tulsi Gabbard

That's what Hillary Clinton seemed to suggest on the latest episode of former Obama advisor David Plouffe's podcast, Campaign HQ . And I'm not making any predictions, but I think they've got their eye on some...More..

Boeing pilot warned of 'egregious' issue two years before 737 MAX crashes
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

Boeing pilot warned of 'egregious' issue two years before 737 MAX crashes

Reuters further reports that Boeing has told the FAA about the internal messages, stating that the company learned about them months ago. The messages refer to the performance of the MCAS anti-stall system, ...More..

AOC to back Bernie Sanders for president at Queens rally this weekend
by | Saturday, October 19, 2019

AOC to back Bernie Sanders for president at Queens rally this weekend

Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Omar would be endorsing the socialist senator's presidential bid. The Sanders campaign confirmed the backing of two members of "The Squad" on Tuesday. Two congressional allies of Oc...More..

Trump criticized over meeting with parents of United Kingdom crash victim
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Trump criticized over meeting with parents of United Kingdom crash victim

Charlotte Charles , left, mother of British teenager Harry Dunn , and her husband Bruce Charles, center arrive at Union Station in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. "Thirdly [they learned] that Mrs Sacoolas was pres...More..

O'Rourke, CNN's Camerota Square Off on Gun Buyback Plan
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

O'Rourke, CNN's Camerota Square Off on Gun Buyback Plan

He asserted O'Rourke doesn't know how buybacks would work. The CNN anchor floated the scenario of a gun owner refusing to participate in the proposal. He cautioned against being limited "by the polls and the ...More..

Mexico Forced to Release El Chapo’s Son After Paramilitary Cartel Violence
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Mexico Forced to Release El Chapo’s Son After Paramilitary Cartel Violence

Mexico's top drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted as he arrives at Long Island MacArthur airport in NY on January 19, 2017, after his extradition from Mexico. The Sinaloa public security secretary...More..

Lebanon brought to a standstill by protests over economic crisis
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Lebanon brought to a standstill by protests over economic crisis

There have been sporadic protests in Lebanon since the summer, with participants repeating the slogan of the 2011 Arab Spring demonstrations: "The people want the fall of the regime". Interior Minister Raya a...More..

At least 28 killed in Afghan mosque blast
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

At least 28 killed in Afghan mosque blast

Zahir Adil, spokesman for the public health department in Nangarhar Province, said there were children among both the killed and wounded in the attack. President Ghani condemned today's suicide bombing in Jalal...More..

Queensland abattoir facing government investigation for racehorse slaughter
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Queensland abattoir facing government investigation for racehorse slaughter

While the slaughter of racehorses is not illegal in Australia, a two-year undercover probe by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation unveiled Thursday alleged the practice was far more widespread than acknow...More..

Zero Brain, Multiple Sexes: Mysterious Creature Unveiled by Parisian Zoo
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Zero Brain, Multiple Sexes: Mysterious Creature Unveiled by Parisian Zoo

The Paris Zoological Park on Saturday will begin a first-of-its-kind exhibit housing a super weird organism: a bright yellow slime mold it has dubbed " The Blob ". "It behaves very surprisingly for somethin...More..

'Medicare for All' the most costly of all healthcare proposals
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

'Medicare for All' the most costly of all healthcare proposals

The tax increases Warren has proposed thus far - including a wealth tax, a corporate surtax, a higher estate tax and the repeal of the 2017 GOP tax cuts - would cover the cost of other programs she has propos...More..

Largest child pornography dark web network busted, hundreds of people arrested worldwide
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Largest child pornography dark web network busted, hundreds of people arrested worldwide

Officials from the United States, Britain and South Korea have identified the network as one of the largest child pornography ever to be encountered. Son has also been charged and detained in South Korea and ...More..

Turkey says ground forces are advancing in northern Syria
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Turkey says ground forces are advancing in northern Syria

As Turkish soldiers launched an assault on US -backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria and panicked civilians fled the battle zone, the White House sought to tamp down intense criticism over what many view ...More..

European Union may consider Turkey sanctions over Syria push
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

European Union may consider Turkey sanctions over Syria push

He said Turkey had returned fire on Friday after Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) shelled a Turkish border police station from hills located one kilometre away from the USA observation post in Syria. "...More..

Mattis Calls Himself ‘the Meryl Streep of Generals' Over Trump’s Criticism
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Mattis Calls Himself ‘the Meryl Streep of Generals' Over Trump’s Criticism

Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York Thursday night. "I'm the most overrated general", Mattis says. Trump reportedly called Mattis " the world's most overrated general ,"during a tense meeting Wedne...More..

Presidents Trump and Mattarella meet at the White House - Italianmedia
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Presidents Trump and Mattarella meet at the White House - Italianmedia

Many people took to social media to interpret Trump's comments as suggesting that the U.S. and Italy had been allied for thousands of years, even though Italy is less than 160 years old and the USA was establ...More..

Pelosi faces off with Trump
by | Friday, October 18, 2019

Pelosi faces off with Trump

Liz Cheney, a Republican from Wyoming. "We must have been at two different meetings". The White House released a photo of what can fairly be called a contentious Wednesday night meeting between President Don...More..