President Trump: Soleimani was targeting 4 USA embassies

Chomsky was responding to a question on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif calling Gen. Soleimani's assassination by the U.S. on January 3 as a case of "international terrorism". Officials also admitted there was no information that the threat was ... More..

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Donald Trump impeachment charges set for US Senate
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Donald Trump impeachment charges set for US Senate

The protracted showdown has scrambled the politics of impeachment and the congressional calendar three weeks after the House Democrats impeached Ms Trump on charges of abuse and obstruction over his actions...More..

Met Éireann issues Status Orange wind warnings for Monday
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Met Éireann issues Status Orange wind warnings for Monday

Strong gusts of up to 130km/h are expected and the warning will remain in place until midnight. The post adds that the ECMWF shows the second band of wind just touching the West Coast of Ireland which would b...More..

Restive Philippine volcano prompts thousands to flee
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Restive Philippine volcano prompts thousands to flee

The volcano is located on the island of Luzon and is the country's second most active volcano. "Ashfall is now being showered on the southwest sector of Taal", PHIVOLCS said in a statement . "Magma is intrudin...More..

Apology Follows Comment That Democrats Love Terrorists
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Apology Follows Comment That Democrats Love Terrorists

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Collins is a U.S. Air Force Reserve chaplain who was deployed to Iraq in 2008 and 2009. The vote came after the Trump administration announced last week that...More..

Climatic conditions improve for firefighting in Australia
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Climatic conditions improve for firefighting in Australia

Meanwhile, his office released a statement saying that more mental health services will be provided for those affected by the fires. "It would appear that we have got at least a week". A man suffered burns wh...More..

Two of four Maradu Buildings demolished within seconds
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Two of four Maradu Buildings demolished within seconds

Within seconds, two of the four apartment complexes in Maradu in Kerala's Kochi , came tumbling down after the explosion on Saturday. The apex court had on September 6 ordered its demolition by September 20 ...More..

'Deeply saddened': Queen sends condolences to families of Iran plane crash victims
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

'Deeply saddened': Queen sends condolences to families of Iran plane crash victims

Iran's president said it was a "disastrous mistake" and apologized. Even as top Iranian officials and the military issued apologies, protests against authorities spread across Iran, including in the capital, ...More..

Leaked pictures from Iraqi US airbase, site of Iranian attacks
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Leaked pictures from Iraqi US airbase, site of Iranian attacks

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi previously said that Iran had sent Iraq an official verbal message that an attack "had started or will start soon" on unspecified USA military sites. Sistani, who wield...More..

United States secret operation in Yemen fails to kill Iranian military official
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

United States secret operation in Yemen fails to kill Iranian military official

Trump issued an executive order adding additional United States sanctions yesterday to an already long list his administration had imposed, aiming to force Iran to accept a new agreement that would curb its n...More..

Modi, Mamata to hold meeting in Kolkata on Saturday: State secretariat official
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Modi, Mamata to hold meeting in Kolkata on Saturday: State secretariat official

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Kolkata's Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose airport as protesters stage demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act outside. On the other hand, Prime Minister Na...More..

Regime air strikes kill 18 civilians in Syria's Idlib: monitor
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Regime air strikes kill 18 civilians in Syria's Idlib: monitor

Until now the aid had been extended yearly and deliveries were made from four points along the border. The border crossings serve as a lifeline to more than four million civilians inside Syria - including two m...More..

Home Office formally seeks extradition of Anne Sacoolas over Harry Dunn death
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Home Office formally seeks extradition of Anne Sacoolas over Harry Dunn death

Harry Dunn, 19, died in August after his motorbike collided with a auto driven by Sacoolas outside RAF Croughton, a British military base in central England used by USA forces. The U.K.'s Crown Prosecution Se...More..

Severe weather likely saturday morning
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Severe weather likely saturday morning

Some of the storms could be severe. A wind advisory will be in effect from midnight until 9 p.m. Saturday . Those storms track eastward, reaching the I-65 corridor between 1 PM and 3 PM. Parts of IL, souther...More..

Taiwanese president ahead of challenger in election
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Taiwanese president ahead of challenger in election

China and months of anti-government unrest and protests in Hong Kong took centre stage in her campaign, with Tsai holding out Taiwan as a beacon of hope for protesters in the former British colony. They were ...More..

Nationwide protest in France over pensions as talks continue
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Nationwide protest in France over pensions as talks continue

Street protests were staged in Paris and other French cities as the government and labour unions pushed on with negotiations aimed at ending railway strikes over the proposed changes that started on December 5....More..

For victims of Earthquakes in Puerto Rico, help from Hartford
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

For victims of Earthquakes in Puerto Rico, help from Hartford

Geological Survey said the 8:54 a.m. ET quake hit 13 kilometres south of Indios at a shallow depth of 10 kilometres. This, in the aftermath of 6.4 magnitude quake that hit the battered island earlier in the w...More..

Iraq Knew The US Attack Was Going To Happen
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Iraq Knew The US Attack Was Going To Happen

The U.S. embassy in Jordan advised government personnelto avoid non-essential movements outside the home Wednesday, including keeping children home from school.The French Foreign Ministry updated its advice to ...More..

Bernie Sanders Takes Lead in Iowa, Joe Biden Drops to Fourth
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Bernie Sanders Takes Lead in Iowa, Joe Biden Drops to Fourth

MA U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren polled 17%, former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg garnered 16%, and former Vice President Joe Biden got 15%. The margin of error for the Iowa Poll, traditionally seen...More..

Northern Ireland Parties Plan To Restore Power-Sharing After 3-Year Hiatus
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Northern Ireland Parties Plan To Restore Power-Sharing After 3-Year Hiatus

The breakthrough is also a success for Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith. The last-minute deal should allow the British government to avoid calling elections to Northern Ireland's devolved assembly, w...More..

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan

A NATO Resolute Support spokesman in southern Afghanistan confirmed the incident and said the situation was being assessed. The two US military deaths are the first this year in Afghanistan and continue a tre...More..

Trump targets manufacturers, officials in fresh round of Iran sanctions
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Trump targets manufacturers, officials in fresh round of Iran sanctions

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Wednesday targeted two United States airbases in Iraq, including the Ain al-Assad in the western province of Anbar, in retaliation for the U.S. Those measures, w...More..

Video Shows US Destroyer 'Aggressively Approached' By Russian Warship In Arabian Sea
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Video Shows US Destroyer 'Aggressively Approached' By Russian Warship In Arabian Sea

Video of the incident, which was obtained by CNN, shows the Russian warship rapidly approaching the USS Farragut , coming as close as 180 feet to the USA ship before changing course, according to two defense...More..

Instagram says it’s removing posts supporting Soleimani to comply with United States sanctions
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Instagram says it’s removing posts supporting Soleimani to comply with United States sanctions

Shahlai's base of operation is in Sana'a, Yemen , where he serves as the Quds Forces' chief financier backing Iran's Shiite proxy forces in the region, as well as funding assassination and terror plots, acco...More..

North Korea says will resume US talks if demands fully met
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

North Korea says will resume US talks if demands fully met

June 2018: Mr Kim and Mr Trump hold historic face-to-face talks in Singapore , agreeing on denuclearisation in vague, unspecific terms. Trump famously said in 2018 that he and Kim "fell in love" and that ...More..

Oman names Culture Minister as successor to Sultan Qaboos
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Oman names Culture Minister as successor to Sultan Qaboos

The late Sultan Qaboos, one of the Middle East's longest-serving rulers who maintained the country's neutrality in the region, had been ill for some time and was believed to have been suffering from colon can...More..

Two dead after student opens fire at northern Mexico school
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Two dead after student opens fire at northern Mexico school

The injured were transported to a nearby hospital. "We never would have imagined that a situation like this could occur in our society", the post said, adding that school officials were cooperating with the a...More..

Iran says Ukraine-bound plane tried to turn back
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Iran says Ukraine-bound plane tried to turn back

Iran said on Friday it wanted to download black box recordings itself from a Ukrainian airliner that crashed, killing all 176 people aboard, after Canada and others said the plane was brought down by an Irania...More..

Bomb attack targets Worshippers at Quetta mosque, killing 14
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Bomb attack targets Worshippers at Quetta mosque, killing 14

A senior police officer, Haji Amanullah, was among the dead. A boy, who was injured in the mosque bombing, is transported at a hospital in Quetta , Pakistan, Friday, Jan. A spokesperson for Pakistan military...More..

Man dies in Germany years after co-worker poisoned his lunch
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Man dies in Germany years after co-worker poisoned his lunch

The death was confirmed by the Bielefeld court, which sentenced the suspect - who is identified as Klaus O. for privacy reasons only - for attempted murder previous year and sentenced him to life imprisonment...More..

Northern Ireland political parties agree to power-sharing deal
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Northern Ireland political parties agree to power-sharing deal

A compromise deal was drafted by the British and Irish governments late Thursday after several days of talks in Belfast involving Northern Ireland's five main political parties. The draft deal offers a new cult...More..

Pelosi to send impeachment to Senate for historic trial
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Pelosi to send impeachment to Senate for historic trial

In a letter Friday, Pelosi said she has "asked Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring " a resolution to the floor next week "to appoint managers and transmit articles of impea...More..

Texas becomes first state to reject refugees under new Trump veto
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Texas becomes first state to reject refugees under new Trump veto

Texas has large refugee populations in several of its cities and has always been a leader in settling refugees, taking in more than any other state during the 2018 governmental fiscal year, according to the Uni...More..

Sri Lanka passport ranked among bottom 10-pct of the world
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Sri Lanka passport ranked among bottom 10-pct of the world

The Pakistani passport has been ranked as the fourth worst for global travel, according to the Henley Passport Index . According to Henley & Partners, the UAE continues to prove it has one of the most up...More..

Putin, Xi More Trusted than Trump Worldwide
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Putin, Xi More Trusted than Trump Worldwide

However, the metrics have improved somewhat for the president since a similar survey two years ago, increasing to 29% expressing confidence from 22%. The Canadian portion of the poll was conducted between l...More..