DOJ will not seek charges against former Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director Andrew McCabe

A lifelong Republican who worked at the FBI for 20 years, McCabe played a crucial role in the bureau's investigations of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Russian interference in the 2016 USA election . The move was seen as "vind... More..

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Evidence in trash can links dead neighbor to missing SC girl
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Evidence in trash can links dead neighbor to missing SC girl

Faye got off her bus on Monday afternoon and arrived home to her house in the Churchill Heights Neighborhood, Cayce Department of Public Safety Sergeant Evan Antley said. Faye's body hadn't been there long ...More..

Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti convicted in Nike extortion case
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti convicted in Nike extortion case

Avenatti was arrested previous year on charges that alleged he tried to bribe Nike into paying him $25 million while threatening to expose the shoe company for allegedly making illicit payments to top high s...More..

Massive Locust Breakout in East Africa Poses Threat of Plague
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Massive Locust Breakout in East Africa Poses Threat of Plague

During the same press conference on February 10, another United Nations official further said that the "waves and waves of swarms" are spreading further across the region, destroying crops. FAO Director-Gene...More..

Bloomberg memes push Instagram to require sponsorship disclosure
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Bloomberg memes push Instagram to require sponsorship disclosure

That would add a "Paid Partnership with Bloomberg 2020" warning to posts and Stories that the campaign paid meme pages and other influencers to post. "We're allowing US-based political candidates to work with c...More..

Letter bomb explodes in Amsterdam as blackmail wave continues
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Letter bomb explodes in Amsterdam as blackmail wave continues

Police did not reveal details about the warning letters. A series of letter bombs have been sent in the country this week, including one disarmed near Utrecht earlier on Thursday. The second occurred at a p...More..

New York Man Allegedly Brainwashed His Daughter's College Classmates Into Prostitution
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

New York Man Allegedly Brainwashed His Daughter's College Classmates Into Prostitution

That victim allegedly was forced to work as a prostitute for more than four years, and Ray allegedly collected more than $500,000 from her, Berman said. Prosecutors also revealed they have interviewed 17 wi...More..

Antarctica shatters another temperature record, breaks 20 degrees Celsius
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Antarctica shatters another temperature record, breaks 20 degrees Celsius

Temperatures in Antarctica were hotter than 68 degrees Fahrenheit for the first time ever last Sunday. Brazilian scientist Carlos Schaefer told AFP they had "never seen a temperature this high in Antarctica...More..

Japanese man who believes in smiling is world's oldest
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Japanese man who believes in smiling is world's oldest

The record for the oldest man ever was held by Jiroemon Kimura, of Japan , who was born in April 1897 and passed away aged 116 years 54 days in June, 2013. But Mr Watanabe and his family were tough, too: t...More..

As sentencing approaches, Roger Stone turns to former mob lawyer for help
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

As sentencing approaches, Roger Stone turns to former mob lawyer for help

Chief U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia Beryl A. Howell at the U.S. District Court in Washington on April 13, 2018. A decision from the Department of Justice to walk back its sentencing recom...More..

Iran War Powers Resolution a Futile Exercise in Appeasement — Blue State Blues
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Iran War Powers Resolution a Futile Exercise in Appeasement — Blue State Blues

Sixty-seven votes would be needed in the Senate to override a veto, which is considered unlikely. President Donald Trump is reportedly scheduled to attend a 2020 reelection fundraiser Saturday at the ...More..

Vehicle bomb blast outside military university in Kabul
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Vehicle bomb blast outside military university in Kabul

The Taliban has not attacked any major regions or cities in recent times to maintain the talks with the US. There was no immediate response from Washington on the ultimatum, which appeared created to focus ...More..

Afghan war: US, Taliban close to 'reduction in violence' deal
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Afghan war: US, Taliban close to 'reduction in violence' deal

Washington and the insurgents have been locked in gruelling discussions which have stretched over greater than a 12 months for a deal that might see the U.S. Realization of those plans depend on whether the Un...More..

#SONA2020: South Africans react to the chaotic SONA 2020
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

#SONA2020: South Africans react to the chaotic SONA 2020

Malema said Parliament was wrong to invite De Klerk, who shared a Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela for their efforts to end the white rule in the country. The Boipatong massacre is one of the bloodiest and...More..

Education Department probes foreign gifts to Harvard, Yale
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Education Department probes foreign gifts to Harvard, Yale

Yale also believes that a signal strength of American higher education has always been the quality of its global relationships and collaborations, which have helped our universities produce exceptional scholars...More..

by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Body of missing hiker Stephanie Simpson found

A helicopter went to search for her after she was reported missing on Monday , when she didn't turn up for work in Wānaka. Mr Kirkwood says Ms Simpson's family arrived at the search area today and were there...More..

Pentagon transfers $3.8 billion to fund border wall. Congress rages
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Pentagon transfers $3.8 billion to fund border wall. Congress rages

The Trump administration has built almost 100 miles (160 km) of border wall, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection statistics current to late December. John Garamendi, D-Calif., the chairman of th...More..

Rusty's Morning Forecast - FIRST ALERT this morning with the risky cold
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Rusty's Morning Forecast - FIRST ALERT this morning with the risky cold

Travelers should anticipate slippery road conditions that could impact morning and evening commutes. Air temperatures will start just below zero this morning with very cold wind chills. A mix of rain and wet sn...More..

Japan confirms 39 new virus cases, 174 total on cruise ship
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Japan confirms 39 new virus cases, 174 total on cruise ship

When the boat arrived off Japan, authorities initially tested almost 300 people of the 3,711 aboard for the virus, gradually evacuating dozens who were infected to local medical facilities. "We need to find a w...More..

US Senate votes to restrain Trump on Iran but faces his veto
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

US Senate votes to restrain Trump on Iran but faces his veto

She joined Fox Corp.as an executive vice president and chief communications officer for the parent company of Trump-friendly Fox News. "All the pillars of stability that we thought preserve peace and stabil...More..

Four men held over killing of N.Ireland journalist
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Four men held over killing of N.Ireland journalist

The 29 year old was shot dead in Derry on 18 April 2019. Paul McIntyre, 52, from Derry was charged with murder, possession of a firearm and membership of a proscribed organisation , the IRA. A Police Service...More..

United Kingdom finance minister Sajid Javid quits as PM Boris Johnson reshapes cabinet
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

United Kingdom finance minister Sajid Javid quits as PM Boris Johnson reshapes cabinet

But investors piled into sterling in the hope Sunak - chief secretary to the Treasury and an ally of Number Ten - will deliver a more radical budget to kick-start the economy. Other ministers remaining in the...More..

WHO Gives New Name To Coronavirus Disease
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

WHO Gives New Name To Coronavirus Disease

The World Health Organisation, WHO has announced that the novel coronavirus will be known as "COVID-19" henceforth, noting that it was careful to find a name without stigma. Meanwhile, WHO sent an advance tea...More..

Matteo Salvini Will Stand Trial in Italy Migrant Ship Case
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Matteo Salvini Will Stand Trial in Italy Migrant Ship Case

The Italian senate was voting along party lines yesterday to allow former interior minister Matteo Salvini to be prosecuted - as he demands to be - for allegedly holding migrants hostage aboard a coast gu...More..

U.S. announces partial Taliban truce amid signs deal is near
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

U.S. announces partial Taliban truce amid signs deal is near

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said allies supported US efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban. The U.S. and Taliban have a proposed agreement to reduce violence in Afghanistan for seven...More..

China replaces Hubei, Wuhan party leaders
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

China replaces Hubei, Wuhan party leaders

China had reported its lowest number of new cases in a fortnight on Wednesday, according to Reuters . The dollar rose and global equity markets slumped on Thursday after a new methodology that sharply incr...More..

Iraqi capital Baghdad receives 2nd snowfall in a century
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Iraqi capital Baghdad receives 2nd snowfall in a century

Many internet users who are now residing in Baghdad , shared short clips and images of the "beautiful sight". Many young Iraqis exclaimed that it was the first time they had ever seen snow falling in Baghda...More..

US Charges Huawei With Conspiracy to Steal Trade Secrets, Racketeering
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

US Charges Huawei With Conspiracy to Steal Trade Secrets, Racketeering

Huawei has been accused of stealing trade secrets and lying to US federal investigators in a new indictment that is likely to deepen US-UK tensions over a recent move by the British government to allow the ...More..

New infections of novel coronavirus drop for 8th consecutive day outside Hubei
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

New infections of novel coronavirus drop for 8th consecutive day outside Hubei

The virus has killed more than 1,100 people and infected over 44,600 since it was first detected on December 31. But the number of new infections nationally was down nearly 20% from the day before, from 3,0...More..

Anti-Huawei UK lawmakers conducting 'witch-hunt', says Chinese ambassador
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Anti-Huawei UK lawmakers conducting 'witch-hunt', says Chinese ambassador

Recently, several former government ministers in the United Kingdom also wrote a letter to Conservative Party MPs expressing concern over Huawei's role in the UK's 5G networks. But the senior Conservatives have...More..

In SC, a Frantic Search for Missing 6-Year-Old
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

In SC, a Frantic Search for Missing 6-Year-Old

The search for the child is still active, despite rumors that suggested she was found dead earlier in the week. Video footage of Faye on the school bus before she disappeared has been released in the hopes th...More..

The battle for Syria's Idlib explained in 400 words
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

The battle for Syria's Idlib explained in 400 words

The Turkish leader's comments were met with anger by the Kremlin, which in turn accused Ankara of breaching the 2018 deal by failing to contain Islamist elements in Idlib. Moreover, Turkish allegations that the...More..

Trump Is 'Feeling Untouchable,' Advisers and Allies Say
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Trump Is 'Feeling Untouchable,' Advisers and Allies Say

Mueller III. Trump praised Attorney General William Barr for getting involved in the Stone case. The White House denied Trump had pressured the DOJ to show lenience to Stone. "I stay out of things to a ...More..

Pompeo 'outraged' by United Nations list of firms with settlement ties
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Pompeo 'outraged' by United Nations list of firms with settlement ties

The list, the first ever attempt by the United Nations to name and shame businesses contributing to settlement activity, included a number of well known names, among them Airbnb, Motorola and General Mills. T...More..

by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Trusted Trump aide Hope Hicks returning to White House

Former Trump White House communications director Hope Hicks is expected to return to the White House in the coming weeks, leaving her position as chief communications officer at Fox Corporation after just 1...More..