Saudi king urges Gulf to unite against Iran's 'hostility'

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz presided on Tuesday over the 40th Gulf Cooperation Council ( GCC ) summit that was hosted by Riydah. Sheikh Abdullah will be the most senior Qatari official to attend the gathering of Persia... More..

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US House Passes $738Bln 2020 Defence Spending Bill
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

US House Passes $738Bln 2020 Defence Spending Bill

While the final bill includes some important and meaningful legislation, numerous most critical provisions in the House bill were dropped. Negotiators also endorsed Trump's call for a new space force-a provisio...More..

China imprisoned more journalists in 2019 than any other country
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

China imprisoned more journalists in 2019 than any other country

At least 250 journalists were imprisoned in relation to their work a year ago, with China and Turkey topping the list of the world's leading jailers, according to an annual survey complied by the Committee...More..

Canadian opposition Conservative leader resigns
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

Canadian opposition Conservative leader resigns

The party's executive director, Dustin van Vugt, said that Scheer and his family were presented with "a standard offer to cover costs associated with moving his family from Regina to Ottawa ". "I want to ackno...More..

Human remains from Chilean military plane found floating in water
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

Human remains from Chilean military plane found floating in water

Officials lost contact with the plane about 90 minutes after takeoff. The first pieces of debris from the plane were discovered by Chilean air force officials late on Wednesday . Pilots say the driving storm...More..

GENERAL ELECTION: Exit poll forecasts big gains for SNP
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

GENERAL ELECTION: Exit poll forecasts big gains for SNP

The party won a lot more votes than it did at the last election in 2017 - the SNP even won the seat of Jo Swinson, the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party. "There is a mandate now to offer the people of Scot...More..

Senate backs measure affirming century-old Armenian genocide
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

Senate backs measure affirming century-old Armenian genocide

In October, the Democratic-led House of Representatives had passed the resolution by an overwhelming majority. Critics, including prominent Republican senators, blasted Trump as giving a green light to Erdo...More..

Trump Signs Off on Trade Deal With China to Avert December Tariffs
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

Trump Signs Off on Trade Deal With China to Avert December Tariffs

The three main indexes opened lower but quickly gained ground after Trump's statement five minutes after markets opened, which comes just days before the tariffs go into effect on December 15. China also ...More..

College freshman fatally stabbed near New York City campus
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

College freshman fatally stabbed near New York City campus

She did not have a purse or wallet on her when she was found, according to officers, and her cell phone was discovered a short distance away. She was taken to Mount Sinai St. She had suffered multiple stab wo...More..

USA warns North Korea of consequences for 'Christmas gift'
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

USA warns North Korea of consequences for 'Christmas gift'

She appeared, however, to rule out meeting North Korea's demands for an offer in the final weeks of 2019: "Let me be clear: The United States and the Security Council have a goal - not a deadline". Russia's U...More..

Lengthy Cues Force Long Wait For Voters In UK Elections
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

Lengthy Cues Force Long Wait For Voters In UK Elections

Electors may wish to consider avoiding peak times and attend Polling Stations at quiet periods such as mid-morning or mid-afternoon. Polling stations shall be open tomorrow, Thursday 12 December, from 7am...More..

Russia's only aircraft carrier on fire in port
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

Russia's only aircraft carrier on fire in port

The fire on the Admiral Kuznetsov broke out during welding work at a shipyard in the Arctic port of Murmansk and spread quickly through the carrier's internal compartments. MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's only aircraft ...More..

Trump to consult advisers on new China tariffs
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

Trump to consult advisers on new China tariffs

Trump has rejected deals with China before. The S&P 500 posted 83 new 52-week highs and two new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 195 new highs and 56 new lows. In addition to existing tariffs, Trump had ...More..

New Zealand to attempt risky mission to recover bodies on volcanic island
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

New Zealand to attempt risky mission to recover bodies on volcanic island

Police Deputy Commissioner Mike Clement told reporters the recovery operation is "not without risk". "The risk is present". The risks in sending people to White Island are extremely high. "A lot has to go rig...More..

Biden suggests he would serve only one term if elected president
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Biden suggests he would serve only one term if elected president

Pollsters additionally surveyed respondents with out Clinton within the race - and Biden got here out first, with 29% of the vote adopted by Sanders at 16% and Warren at 13%. What I'm absolutely amazed by, ...More..

Regulation Boeing Whistleblower Warned of Issues Before Crash December 10, 2019
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Regulation Boeing Whistleblower Warned of Issues Before Crash December 10, 2019

Representative Peter DeFazio, who chairs the House panel, said Pierson was one of "a number of current and former employees" of the FAA and Boeing who have talked to the committee anonymously over the last ei...More..

Police Fire Tear Gas at French Protesters During Nationwide Strike
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Police Fire Tear Gas at French Protesters During Nationwide Strike

TV footages showed that police fired tear gas to disperse hooded individuals at the front of unions' march. Violent clashes erupted on Thursday near Place de la Republique in Paris, where hundreds of thousand...More..

Trump signs order targeting college anti-Semitism
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Trump signs order targeting college anti-Semitism

The federal law requires educational institutions receiving federal funding to not discriminate based on national origin. A participant wears a Trump "Make America Great Again" yarmulke at a White House Hanuk...More..

Lawyers attack doctors at Pakistani cardiac hospital
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Lawyers attack doctors at Pakistani cardiac hospital

Police reinforcements were eventually deployed, leading to more scuffles in which several lawyers were injured. "It was catastrophic for hours", Nizami said, adding that a 70-year-old female patient was among t...More..

Turkey hits back; to ban United States troops from airbases
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Turkey hits back; to ban United States troops from airbases

Deliveries of the latest Russian-made S-400 air defense systems, which caused a significant rift in relations between Turkey and the United States, began in July. "Now is the time for the Senate to join and t...More..

by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

A first look at the language of Trump's executive order on antisemitism

The measure is aimed at helping combat growing anti-Semitism on USA college campuses. Others said they were uncomfortable with government action to create an ethnic categorization, and they also anxious about i...More..

Pigeons in cowboy hats spotted flying around Las Vegas
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Pigeons in cowboy hats spotted flying around Las Vegas

They began by canvassing known areas, where they handed out business cards and told passersby, "If you see them, feed them". She slowed her vehicle and said, "Howdy partner". The whodunit piece of the mystery r...More..

Woman Killed, 73 Injured In US Military Base Attack
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Woman Killed, 73 Injured In US Military Base Attack

The 12 Infantry Battalion of Georgian Defense Forces has been performing the Resolute Support Mission on Bagram Air Base since November. Gen. Mahfooz Walizada, police commander of the province, confirmed th...More..

General election 2019: Farage promises Reform Party after Brexit
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

General election 2019: Farage promises Reform Party after Brexit

And he warned of "years of indigestion" unless there were major changes to the PM's "oven-ready" Brexit deal. Leader Mr Farage floated the idea of a "non-aggression pact" with the Conservatives and threaten...More..

Boris Johnson asked to apologise after boy sleeps on hospital floor
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Boris Johnson asked to apologise after boy sleeps on hospital floor

He also apologized to the boy's mother and "those who have bad experiences in the NHS ", but appeared to be unrelenting when it came to issues of healthcare service shortages in general. "And that's why we're ...More..

Polls open in 'most important general election in a generation'
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Polls open in 'most important general election in a generation'

You do not need to bring your polling card . When you turn up at the station you then will be given a ballot paper where you select the parliamentary candidate to vote for. However, there are plenty of peopl...More..

Floating debris found in search for missing Chilean plane
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Floating debris found in search for missing Chilean plane

They said the wreckage was found floating 30km (19 miles) from where the C-130 Hercules cargo plane with 38 people on board and make contact. No survivors are expected. Chilean officials have said it's still ...More..

Rohingya refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's denial of genocide
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Rohingya refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's denial of genocide

The case filed at the International Court of Justice by Gambia has outlined clearly that Myanmar's campaign against the Rohingya , which includes "killing, causing serious bodily and mental harm, inflicting ...More..

Scores of soldiers killed in Niger base attack
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Scores of soldiers killed in Niger base attack

Security analysts who are following the report of the attack say that the insurgency in Niger is escalating at an alarming rate. "The explosions from ammunition and fuel were the cause of the heavy toll", the s...More..

Trump lashes out at FBI director Wray over Russian Federation investigation report
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Trump lashes out at FBI director Wray over Russian Federation investigation report

Here are answers to three questions about the report. The inspector general's report cited a long list of abuses found in the FISA process, but ultimately failed to delve into why these abuses occurred in t...More..

Ramaphosa says Eskom system sabotaged, adds bosses are working on recovery plan
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Ramaphosa says Eskom system sabotaged, adds bosses are working on recovery plan

Oberholzer said he signed the contract with Zesco two weeks ago. "Rather than starting to warn the public of a constrained network at around 10 000 MW unplanned outages, Eskom should be compelled to constan...More..

People remain unaccounted after NZ volcano erupts
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

People remain unaccounted after NZ volcano erupts

According to RTE, twenty-three people were rescued from White Island , where the volcano erupted just after 2pm local time (1am this morning Irish time). He said he and his family had narrowly escaped the ...More..

Wintry mix, snow to cause minimal impacts Wednesday morning
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Wintry mix, snow to cause minimal impacts Wednesday morning

Parts of north and north-central Alabama got a dusting to an inch of snow on Tuesday. Bands of wet snow are possible from midnight until around 9 a.m. Travelers are forecast to see a "difficult morning commute"...More..

Trump goes ballistic on Schiff and Nadler after impeachment announcement
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Trump goes ballistic on Schiff and Nadler after impeachment announcement

Democrats announced formal charges against President Donald Trump on Tuesday that accuse him of abusing power and obstructing Congress, making him only the third US president in history to face impeachment. D...More..

IG Horowitz Says FISA Surveillance Without Legal Foundation Is ‘Illegal Surveillance’
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

IG Horowitz Says FISA Surveillance Without Legal Foundation Is ‘Illegal Surveillance’

Attorney General Bill Barr's criticism of Monday's inspector general report was unexpected, Justice Department watchdog Michael Horowitz told Senators on Wednesday. Horowitz said neither Mr. Durham nor Atto...More..