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Turkey's planned Syria operation 'grave concern'

Mattis also used the informal session to announce that small units from among the estimated 2,000 US troops in Syria would move north to set up observation posts near the Turkey-Syria border. The alarming statements from Erdogan marked the latest s...

Accused Russian agent pleads guilty to conspiracy

As part of the plea agreement , she is expected to cooperate with prosecutors during an ongoing investigation, according to USA media reports . Nevertheless, with a guilty plea , Butina became the first Russian citizen to be convicted of working...

Labour plan to 'throw kitchen sink' to force May into Brexit vote

Less than four months before Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, the country's exit is in chaos. "This Government is a farce, the Tory party is in chaos, the Prime Minister is a disgrace", Scottish National Party leader Ian Bl...

Theresa May postpones Brexit deal vote

MPs could now have to wait until January 21, 2019 to vote on the government's beleaguered deal, May announced in the House of Commons on Monday afternoon. She spoke with presidents Donald Tusk, Jean-Claude Juncker, she spoke with Leo Varadkar, she sp...

European Union says it won’t budge on Brexit deal amid chaos in Britain

The threshold of 48 letters calling for a leadership vote from Tory MPs was passed, triggering a vote of no confidence. It comes days after May postponed a vote to approve the divorce deal to avoid all-but-certain defeat in the House. But the BBC's ...

Finance minister slams France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests as disaster for economy

Gregory Caray, owner of two furniture shops in the heart of Paris , said he was relieved to see that his shop had not been vandalised, but the protective wooden boards over its windows were plastered with graffiti. (AFP photo)Prime Minister Edouar...

Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff

Ayers , who has young triplets, had long planned to leave the administration at the end of the year, and had only agreed to serve in an interim basis through next spring. President Trump says White House chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job...

Trump chooses army general to lead Joint Chiefs of Staff

Mr. Trump re-nominated him in 2017 for a second term. Investigators working with special counsel Robert Mueller have grilled White House chief of staff John Kelly as part of their investigation into whether President Donald Trump has been attempt...

Huawei CFO Wanted by United States for Fraud, Bail Hearing Told

Two state-run media outlets in China have come out with blistering attacks on the U.S. related to the arrest in recent days of Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou , who faces extradition here, saying the arrest is just a backdoor way for the USA to try to...

Facebook allowed tech firms special access to user data, documents show

A UK Parliament committee accused Facebook on Wednesday of cutting special deals with some advertisers to give them more access to data as it released 250 pages worth of documents on the tech giant's internal discussions about the value of users' p...

Mission complete: George HW Bush's service dog in final act of service

Mr Bush , who served as the 41st U.S. president between 1989 and 1993, died late on Friday at the age of 94. John McCain was the last public figure to lie in state there . The 41st President will be carried to his final rest wearing socks that pay ...

Giuliani says Twitter sabotaged his tweet. Actually, he did it himself

Trump . Jason Velazquez knew it was an oops, but clicked on the link anyway, saw no one owned it, scooped it up for roughly $6, and used it to display a white sentence on a black background: " Donald J. The same thing-period no space-occurred later...

Iran Test Launches Multiple-Warhead Ballistic Missile

While tensions between the U.S. and Iran remain at an all time high after Tehran test fired a ballistic missile that is capable of carrying multiple warheads, violating United Nations resolutions, on Saturday. On Monday, Iran's oil minister, Bijan Za...

Former US President George Bush senior dead at 94

Bush took his final flight, reuniting with his wife of 73 years, Barbara and his 3-year-old daughter, Robin". He then went on to serve as Ambassador to the United Nations (1971-1973), chairman of the Republican National Committee (1973-1974), Chief...

White officer charged with murder in death of black neighbour

According to the Dallas Morning News , Jean's mother and sister took the stand before the grand jury this week, but little else is known about what evidence was presented. Defense attorney and former Dallas County prosecutor Pete Schulte told the ...

Merkel set for late G20 arrival after 'serious' plane malfunction

The aircraft lost communications for almost an hour, forcing it to make an emergency landing in Germany's Cologne-Bonn airport. Angela Merkel is now travelling to the G20 summit aboard Iberia flight 6849, an Airbus A330 on a scheduled commercial ...

No Hard Evidence Saudi Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing: Pompeo

USA intelligence officials have concluded that the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman , must have at least known of the plot, but Trump has equivocated over who was to blame. Menendez speculated that Haspel didn't attend because she "would have...

The G20 Summit: Key meetings and moments

Mrs May had a meeting with the prince on the first day of the G20 summit of world leaders in Buenos Aires , Argentina. Khashoggi , a Saudi journalist working for The Washington Post , was killed shortly after he entered the Saudi Consulate in...

Trump appears to snub high-fiving Putin and Saudi prince at G20

Besides Russia-US relations, another major "undercurrent" is the looming trade war between Washington and Beijing, with a possible exchange of opinions between the leaders on tariffs and protectionism. The US president cancelled a formal sit-down wit...

"We Regret US Decision": Russia After Trump Cancels Talks With Putin

During a heated clash on " The View " on Friday, cohost Abby Huntsman hit the nail on the head when it comes to the lack of credit President Donald Trump receives for his administration's crackdown on Russian Federation. That session will lead in...

Mississippians Vote in High-Stakes Senate Runoff

President Donald Trump is stumping in MS on Monday for a Republican Senate appointee who wants voters to focus on her unwavering support for him, and not the racial questions that have made Tuesday's runoff election a much closer contest than any...

Khashoggi murder result of Saudi power struggle

Earlier Wednesday, both Pompeo and Mattis framed United States. support for Saudi Arabia as a national security matter, even though Riyadh's conduct in Yemen's civil war has drawn worldwide condemnation. CIA Director Gina Haspel didn't attend a Senat...

Investigators say crashed Lion Air jetliner 'not airworthy'

Information from the Lion Air jet's flight data recorder was included in a briefing for the Indonesian Parliament. "In our opinion, the plane was no longer airworthy and it should not have continued", he said. The Seattle Times reported that t...

Martial law in Ukraine: Putin warns against ‘reckless’ moves

The war of words between Ukraine and Russian Federation has been escalating since the accident in the Kerch Strait with the sides accusing each other of provocations. The episode has raised fears in the West of a wider conflict between the two coun...

Facebook docs seized by DCMS in Cambridge Analytica investigation

The papers contain claims that that Mark Zuckerberg , Facebook's co-founder, had developed a "malicious and fraudulent" scheme to exploit users' data. "It has not answered our questions about who knew what, when with regards to the Cambridge Anal...

Syrian gov't demands UNSC condemnation of rebel chemical attack in Aleppo

Syrian government media also accused rebels of firing shells with chlorine gas at the regime-held town in Aleppo province, with the opposition denying the claims, alleging that the regime gas was accidentally released in the area. A rebel coalition...

Trump on climate change report: 'I don't believe it'

Trump has long said he distrusts the consensus by almost all the world's respected climate scientists on the link between human activity and rising temperatures, as well as other damaging climate change phenomena. The National Oceanic and Atmosph...

Trump's government seeks quick ruling on transgender troops case

Except in rare cases, the Supreme Court usually waits to get involved in cases until both a trial and appeals court have ruled on the matter. Solicitor General Noel Francisco said the administration carefully thought out its policy and has decide...

President Trump aims tweet at migrant caravans as holiday break ends

Trump's statement led many to believe that the United States had reached an informal deal with Mexico regarding refugee processing. "No "Releasing" into the US", Trump said in a tweet late Saturday. Thousands of Central Americans who have trekked...

Woman killed in Walmart shooting following argument with partner

After being shot, the 30-year-old woman screamed for help and employees called 911 and also attempted to intervene. They say he then returned to at their home on NE 35th Street, just a few miles away before shooting himself. Her death was confirmed...

Black Friday shooting leaves one dead and two injured in Alabama

Obviously, the mall was packed with people doing their early Black Friday shopping , and chaos erupted when the shots were fired. A 12-year-old girl was also wounded - although it is not clear if she was shot by the gunman or caught in the crossfi...

No thaw for Thanksgiving Day weather

And the way it appears, both Boston and Worcester will have the coldest Thanksgiving in recorded history, using this method. Albany, N.Y., records a low of 5 degrees in 1972 with the next lowest almost a century earlier, 9 degrees on Nov.

In threat to Pelosi, 16 Dems say they'll back new leadership

But she still faces no clear challenger to her power. They included Representatives Tim Ryan of OH, who unsuccessfully challenged Pelosi for Democratic leader in 2016, and Seth Moulton of MA, an outspoken critic. " We promised to change the status ...

Close to 1000 still missing after deadliest California wildfire

Two electric utilities companies said they had problems with equipment close to where the current blazes broke out around the time they were reported . "And besides, 80 per cent of the country is classified as forest land. We're going to have th...

Finland baffled by Trump’s comments about raking leaves to prevent forest fires

Finns have been left bewildered by US President's Donald Trump's suggestion that California should copy Finland in raking forest floors to prevent future wildfires . The president also visited devastated Malibu but declined to comment on whe...

White House again threatens Acosta’s pass; CNN seeks hearing

CNN issued a statement accusing the White House of "continuing to violate the First and Fifth Amendments of the Constitution", reports Axios . In a statement shared through Stelter, CNN said suspending Acosta threatens "all journalists and ...

Apec leaders at odds over globalisation and free trade

He said the US would not change its course until China changes its ways. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Asean Summit, Mr. Duterte on Thursday said China was "already in possession" of the disputed waters. Xi lashed out at "America Fi...

CNN wins court order restoring White House reporter's access

CNN has argued that the ban on Acosta violated his First Amendment rights because it amounts to "viewpoint discrimination" - that is, the president is punishing him for statements and coverage he didn't like. At the press conference, which occured...

Prosecutors to announce update in Johnny Bobbitt GoFundMe investigation

Mr Bobbitt and the couple first came to prominence in November 2017 when Ms McClure launched a crowdfunding Go Fund Me campaign to re-pay the debt of a homeless man who came to her aid at the side of a road. In return, the couple went on Megyn K...

Democrat wins Arizona Senate race

Arizona voters have not elected a Democrat to the Senate in almost a quarter century. All this is significant because there are now only about 175,000 votes left to be counted. "The former Air Force combat pilot adopted an aggressive tone, accusing...

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Merkel set for late G20 arrival after 'serious' plane malfunction

The aircraft lost communications for almost an hour, forcing it to make an emergency landing in Germany's Cologne-Bonn airport. Angela Merkel is now travelling to the G20 sum...

No Hard Evidence Saudi Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing: Pompeo

USA intelligence officials have concluded that the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman , must have at least known of the plot, but Trump has equivocated over who was to blame...

The G20 Summit: Key meetings and moments

Mrs May had a meeting with the prince on the first day of the G20 summit of world leaders in Buenos Aires , Argentina. Khashoggi , a Saudi journalist working for The Washing...

Trump appears to snub high-fiving Putin and Saudi prince at G20

Besides Russia-US relations, another major "undercurrent" is the looming trade war between Washington and Beijing, with a possible exchange of opinions between the leaders on tarif...

"We Regret US Decision": Russia After Trump Cancels Talks With Putin

During a heated clash on " The View " on Friday, cohost Abby Huntsman hit the nail on the head when it comes to the lack of credit President Donald Trump receives for his admin...

Mississippians Vote in High-Stakes Senate Runoff

President Donald Trump is stumping in MS on Monday for a Republican Senate appointee who wants voters to focus on her unwavering support for him, and not the racial questions ...

Khashoggi murder result of Saudi power struggle

Earlier Wednesday, both Pompeo and Mattis framed United States . support for Saudi Arabia as a national security matter, even though Riyadh's conduct in Yemen's civil war has drawn...

Investigators say crashed Lion Air jetliner 'not airworthy'

Information from the Lion Air jet's flight data recorder was included in a briefing for the Indonesian Parliament. "In our opinion, the plane was no longer airworthy and it s...

Martial law in Ukraine: Putin warns against ‘reckless’ moves

The war of words between Ukraine and Russian Federation has been escalating since the accident in the Kerch Strait with the sides accusing each other of provocations. The episod...

Facebook docs seized by DCMS in Cambridge Analytica investigation

The papers contain claims that that Mark Zuckerberg , Facebook's co-founder, had developed a "malicious and fraudulent" scheme to exploit users' data. "It has not answered our q...

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Syrian gov't demands UNSC condemnation of rebel chemical attack in Aleppo

Syrian gov't demands UNSC condemnation of rebel chemical attack in Aleppo

Syrian government media also accused rebels of firing shells with chlorine gas at the regime-held town in Aleppo province, with the opposition denying the claims, alleging that t...

Trump on climate change report: 'I don't believe it'

Trump on climate change report: 'I don't believe it'

Trump has long said he distrusts the consensus by almost all the world's respected climate scientists on the link between human activity and rising temperatures, as well as othe...

Trump's government seeks quick ruling on transgender troops case

Trump's government seeks quick ruling on transgender troops case

Except in rare cases, the Supreme Court usually waits to get involved in cases until both a trial and appeals court have ruled on the matter. Solicitor General Noel Francisco s...

President Trump aims tweet at migrant caravans as holiday break ends

President Trump aims tweet at migrant caravans as holiday break ends

Trump's statement led many to believe that the United States had reached an informal deal with Mexico regarding refugee processing. "No "Releasing" into the US", Trump said in a ...

Woman killed in Walmart shooting following argument with partner

Woman killed in Walmart shooting following argument with partner

After being shot, the 30-year-old woman screamed for help and employees called 911 and also attempted to intervene. They say he then returned to at their home on NE 35th Street, ...