Pentagon linguist faces espionage charges after allegedly sharing secrets with Hezbollah

The sentence for the first count is up to 10 years. It was not clear as of Wednesday afternoon how Thompson would plead to the charges, but the Justice Department noted in their announcement that she is "presumed innocent unless proven guilty".... More..

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South Korea Joins Coronavirus Travel Ban List As Italy Faces New Precautions
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

South Korea Joins Coronavirus Travel Ban List As Italy Faces New Precautions

We can push this virus back. While acknowledging Australia will likely see an increase in confirmed cases, Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy said there was still no reason for Australians to panic or dra...More..

UK Supreme Court refuses permission for Dubai ruler to appeal publicity ruling
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

UK Supreme Court refuses permission for Dubai ruler to appeal publicity ruling

Haya fled to London previous year with the couple's two young children and when al-Maktoum wanted the children to return to Dubai, the matter landed in United Kingdom courts. The sheikh married Haya, believed t...More..

Amy Klobuchar Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign, Endorses Joe Biden
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Amy Klobuchar Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign, Endorses Joe Biden

A prosecutor before being elected to the Senate in 2007, Klobuchar was considered a moderate in the Democratic field, repeatedly critical of government expansion plans touted by rivals Sens. The Democratic esta...More..

Iran says 15 new coronavirus deaths raise toll to 107
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Iran says 15 new coronavirus deaths raise toll to 107

BBC said those who were sentenced to more than five years were not let out. Iran, along with Italy, has the highest recorded number of deaths from the virus outside of China, at 107. Among the latest is ...More..

In rare rebuke, Chief Justice Roberts slams Schumer for 'threatening' comments
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

In rare rebuke, Chief Justice Roberts slams Schumer for 'threatening' comments

McConnell spoke hours after Schumer told justices they had "released the whirlwind" and would 'pay the price. Chief Justice John Roberts issued a rare rebuke of the minority leader in response. The minority...More..

by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Afghan conflict: Top court backs war crimes probe

The global court upheld an appeal by prosecutors against a pretrial chamber's rejection in April a year ago of Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's request to open a probe. In 2017, Ms Bensouda asked judges to allow a...More..

by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Coronavirus cases worldwide climb to 95,000

Volunteers in protective suits walk in between houses at a residential area in Wuhan , the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Hubei province, China March 4, 2020. Authorities reported 119 new...More..

Biden Makes Comeback on Super Tuesday, Sanders Takes California
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Biden Makes Comeback on Super Tuesday, Sanders Takes California

He's consolidated the center of his party after his sudden revival caused top rivals - former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Minnesota Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) being projected to finis...More..

On Coronavirus Precautions Trump:
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

On Coronavirus Precautions Trump: "Haven't Touched My Face In Weeks"

The NIH visit comes as the president continues to strike an unrealistically optimistic tone in speaking about the pace of vaccine development. When asked about Trump's remarks, Peter Kyriacopolous, chief poli...More..

Russia: Putin Seeks Constitutional Ban on Gay Marriage
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Russia: Putin Seeks Constitutional Ban on Gay Marriage

Yet another amendment would include the word God in Russia's foundational legal document. Another of the other proposed amendments promises to honor "ancestors who bequeathed to us their ideals and a belief...More..

Gantz downplays Netanyahu election result
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Gantz downplays Netanyahu election result

In a speech to his dejected Blue & White supporters on election night, Mr Gantz pledged he would hold his party together and not allow Mr Netanyahu to poach his MPs. The political situation today is not...More..

Italy closes schools and universities until March 15 because of coronavirus
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Italy closes schools and universities until March 15 because of coronavirus

The team, including stars Simon Yates, Amanda Spratt, Gracie Elvin and Luke Durbridge, will miss the Paris-Nice, Milan-San Remo and Tirreno-Adriatico, among others. It has not been decided if the England v It...More..

Coronavirus scare: MHA suspends regular visas issued to citizens of four nations
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Coronavirus scare: MHA suspends regular visas issued to citizens of four nations

The latest moves come after visa issuance to nationals of China, the epicenter of the new coronavirus , was suspended last month. All regular (sticker) visas/e-Visa (including visa on arrival for Japan and S...More..

by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Bloomberg to reassess after disappointing Super Tuesday results

Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) campaign requested an emergency temporary restraining order and injunctive relief in order to keep polling places open so everyone can "exercise their constitutional right to vote". "...More..

Australian thief uses fishing rod to steal Versace necklace
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Australian thief uses fishing rod to steal Versace necklace

In a three-hour heist, the man managed to hook and reel in the expensive piece of jewellery off a mannequin inside a Melbourne high-end store. Owner of Lestyle Boutique, Steven Adigrati, told 3AW's Dee Dee ...More..

United Kingdom airline Flybe collapses into administration
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

United Kingdom airline Flybe collapses into administration

Its owner, the Connect Airways consortium, is led by Virgin Atlantic and also includes investment firm Cyrus and infrastructure specialist Stobart. Basically none. It was a hot topic in European airline circl...More..

UK's Johnson stands by colleague as bullying claims mount
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

UK's Johnson stands by colleague as bullying claims mount

The BBC said one official at the work and pensions department received a payout of 25,000 pounds ($32,000 at today's prices) from the government after accusing Patel of bullying in 2015. The allegations wer...More..

Top Chinese medical professionals offer tips for Indian doctors
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Top Chinese medical professionals offer tips for Indian doctors

In the rest of mainland China, outside Hubei, there were only five new confirmed cases, fenced in by tough public health measures imposed to contain the spread of the pathogen. Aside from medical personnel, soc...More..

Iran Says 92 People Dead as Coronavirus Reaches All But One Province
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Iran Says 92 People Dead as Coronavirus Reaches All But One Province

Iran yesterday announced that 11 more people had died from the new coronavirus in the past day, bringing the Islamic republic's overall death toll to 77. Iran has a higher ratio of deaths to infections when c...More..

Video reveals police officer shooting unarmed man in subway station
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Video reveals police officer shooting unarmed man in subway station

Eventually, prosecutors made a decision to drop a resisting arrest and criminal narcotics charges against Roman at the request of the Chicago police. J.B. "I view this video with the eye of someone who has pe...More..

Virus panic buying prompts toilet paper rationing in Australia
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Virus panic buying prompts toilet paper rationing in Australia

Australia's biggest supermarket on Wednesday announced a limit on toilet paper purchases after the global spread of coronavirus sparked a spate of panic buying Down Under. Initial reports suggested a knife ...More..

Coronavirus outbreak hits another cruise ship
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak hits another cruise ship

The quarantine has been heavily criticised after more than 700 people on board tested positive for the virus. Those whose body temperatures are higher than the number set by the Indonesian Health Protocols we...More..

Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

But asked about the possibility of dropping out, Bloomberg said, "We're in it to win it". On Tuesday, Bloomberg admitted he was eying a contested convention as his path to the nomination, saying, "I don't t...More..

US Military Strikes Taliban Forces Days After Peace Agreement
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

US Military Strikes Taliban Forces Days After Peace Agreement

The Taliban leadership promised the global community to reduce violence, Leggett said , referring to the deal signed in the Qatari capital, Doha, on February 29. "The relationship is very good that I have wi...More..

University Of Kentucky Cutting Back On Travel Amid Virus Outbreak
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

University Of Kentucky Cutting Back On Travel Amid Virus Outbreak

It also said on its website that it continues to recommend against personal travel to China , South Korea , Italy, Iran and Japan. There were also three students who were supposed to go to South Korea, wh...More..

Saudi Arabia suspends Umrah pilgrimage for Saudi citizens, residents
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Saudi Arabia suspends Umrah pilgrimage for Saudi citizens, residents

Saudi Arabia reported its first case of coronavirus on Monday in a Saudi national returning from Iran , which has reported the most deaths outside China, where the flu-like disease originated. Almost seven...More..

Govt protests Iran’s remarks on Delhi riots
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Govt protests Iran’s remarks on Delhi riots

In a development that will not find many takers in India, Iran has officially spoken on the riots that rocked New Delhi last week and said it condemned the " wave of violence " against Indian Muslims. The De...More..

Europe raises risk level of COVID-19 from 'moderate' to 'high'
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Europe raises risk level of COVID-19 from 'moderate' to 'high'

The European Union has increased the risk of infection by the coronavirus from moderate to high. President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said the EU's disease prevention agency had raised it...More..

Iran's enriched uranium stocks 5 times over nuke deal limit: IAEA
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Iran's enriched uranium stocks 5 times over nuke deal limit: IAEA

The report said that as of February 19, "the Agency verified that". They are also different to the site in Tehran to which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew attention in 2018, calling it a "secre...More..

Twenty-two people killed, up to 40 buildings destroyed by Nashville tornados
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Twenty-two people killed, up to 40 buildings destroyed by Nashville tornados

President Trump said that his administration is working with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee (R) and other state officials "to make sure that everything is done properly". "It was like this big rushing thing. t...More..

Strong early voting in El Dorado County
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Strong early voting in El Dorado County

This year, the golden state is participating in Super Tuesday , along with 14 other states, where voters will decide the presidential nominees for their registered party. Sen. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., rose fro...More..

Warren & Bloomberg lost big on Democrats’ Super Tuesday - or did they?
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Warren & Bloomberg lost big on Democrats’ Super Tuesday - or did they?

Besides, he says the former NY mayor has already laid more groundwork in the 14 Super Tuesday states than the other Democrats running for president. "You don't call the game in the first quarter", Singh added...More..

Super Tuesday: 14 states across USA to vote for preferred presidential candidates
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Super Tuesday: 14 states across USA to vote for preferred presidential candidates

The results left Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former NY mayor who spent more than half a billion dollars on advertising, largely out of the running, with his only victory coming in the USA territory of Am...More..

Mike Bloomberg shunned in Selma, Alabama appearance
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Mike Bloomberg shunned in Selma, Alabama appearance

Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg, marched across the bridge. It's a right these marchers intend to continue fighting for. Fellow candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden also gav...More..