Trump signs order to create a US Space Command

Some policymakers favor less expensive alternatives - such as a Space Corps that would be created within Air Force , just as the Marine Corps was created under the Navy's administrative aegis. 18, 2018. "It is urgent that we address space as a wa... More..

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Japan to buy more stealth jets, radar to counter China, Russia
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Japan to buy more stealth jets, radar to counter China, Russia

Sino-Japanese relations have been improving and this year marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of a peace and friendship treaty between the two nations, but Hua said Tokyo's way of thinking is "not conduci...More..

U.S. government faces shutdown over border
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

U.S. government faces shutdown over border

Watch her remarks in the player above. The US President last week said he would be "proud to shut down the government for border security" as he demanded a new funding bill should include US$S5 billion (NZ$...More..

Mom who couldn't see dying son due to travel ban granted waiver
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Mom who couldn't see dying son due to travel ban granted waiver

Reached for comment Monday, the State Department said it makes "every effort to facilitate legitimate travel by global visitors", but an official said the department would not comment on individual visa cases. ...More..

Truce in Yemen's Hodeida due to start after new clashes
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Truce in Yemen's Hodeida due to start after new clashes

A ceasefire between Yemen's warring parties has been shattered, with fighting between Houthi and pro-government forces in Hodeida . In comments published Saturday on the rebel-run Saba news agency, the H...More..

Trump Foundation To Dissolve Amid New York AG's Investigation
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Trump Foundation To Dissolve Amid New York AG's Investigation

A New York State Supreme Court judge allowed the case to move forward last month after a motion from the foundation to have it dismissed. This is a developing story. "Crew filed complaints calling for investi...More..

‘No foul play’ after baby discovered dead on Balbriggan beach
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

‘No foul play’ after baby discovered dead on Balbriggan beach

The station's phone number, 091-538000 is again operational, having been down last night, though calls are now being re-directed to Ennis Garda Station. They are also appealing to anyone with information to con...More..

Royals reveal new family photos ahead of Christmas
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Royals reveal new family photos ahead of Christmas

The couple is expecting their first child next year, and soon-to-be-grandfather Markle said he was "hoping that everything goes well and I get to see a little Meghan or Harry". "I'm certainly hoping they prod...More..

Chicago police officers chasing suspects are struck, killed by train
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Chicago police officers chasing suspects are struck, killed by train

An individual was seen on the tracks, and the oncoming rain that struck the officers was traveling between 60 miles per hour and 70 miles per hour, Police Supt. "It has been an immensely hard year for the Chic...More..

Goldman Sachs accuses Najib, BN of lying over 1MDB
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Goldman Sachs accuses Najib, BN of lying over 1MDB

Billions of dollars were allegedly stolen from the fund and used to buy everything from yachts to artwork, in an audacious fraud that involved former Malaysian leader Najib Razak and contributed to his governme...More..

UK PM Theresa May: Grateful for significant support from colleagues
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

UK PM Theresa May: Grateful for significant support from colleagues

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the United Kingdom prime minister, Theresa May, might face a vote of no confidence in her leadership of the Conservative party, December 12. Mrs May spent the end...More..

Syrian opposition to back Turkish ops east of Euphrates
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Syrian opposition to back Turkish ops east of Euphrates

Turkey's leader said Monday he received "positive answers" from President Donald Trump on the situation in northeastern Syria, where Turkey has threatened to launch a new operation against American-backed Syria...More..

United States conducts 6 airstrikes against Somali extremists, 62 dead
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

United States conducts 6 airstrikes against Somali extremists, 62 dead

Mukhtar Robow, who was once deputy leader of Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, spoke, October 10, at a press conference about his candidacy for a regional presidency, i...More..

‘U.S. will continue to face Russian meddling’
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

‘U.S. will continue to face Russian meddling’

The research provides more detail on known efforts by the Russian government's Internet Research Agency to bolster Republican Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign and sow discord among US voters by posting o...More..

End of political crisis? Ranil Wickremesinghe reinstated as Sri Lanka Prime Minister
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

End of political crisis? Ranil Wickremesinghe reinstated as Sri Lanka Prime Minister

A statement issued by the President's Media on the meeting also noted that Sirisena justified his actions on 26 October and the subsequent decision to dissolve Parliament saying it was taken in good faith for t...More..

China Threatens Trade Retaliation Against Canada Over Arrest Of Huawei Executive
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

China Threatens Trade Retaliation Against Canada Over Arrest Of Huawei Executive

Meanwhile, an editorial published yesterday by the Global Times said that "it is hard to escape the conclusion that her [Meng's] treatment is something of a show trial meant to humiliate her and the Chinese p...More..

Comey blasts Trump, Republicans after meeting with House lawmakers
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Comey blasts Trump, Republicans after meeting with House lawmakers

Former FBI Director James Comey had harsh words for House Republicans today, saying their silence in response to President Donald Trump's attacks on the Justice Department is "shameful". A transcript of t...More..

Yemen rivals shake hands, agree to Hodeida ceasefire
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Yemen rivals shake hands, agree to Hodeida ceasefire

Head of delegation for rebel forces known as Houthis, Mohammed Abdulsalam (R), Yemen Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yaman (L) with the UN Secretary General. A new round of talks has been set for the end of January,...More..

United Nations force says Israel-Lebanon border tunnels violate truce
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

United Nations force says Israel-Lebanon border tunnels violate truce

Israel said it had found four " Hezbollah attack tunnels" that crossed from Lebanon into Israel. Russian Federation gave its backing to the Israeli anti-tunnel operation a day after its launch on Decembe...More..

Obamacare Is Ruled Unconstitutional by a Federal Judge -- What Now?
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Obamacare Is Ruled Unconstitutional by a Federal Judge -- What Now?

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Louisiana Republican, took a more defiant posture, saying fellow party members in his chamber are the only ones who have tried to replace Obamacare with a new plan. The plaint...More..

Coast Guard ends search for missing cruise ship passenger
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Coast Guard ends search for missing cruise ship passenger

An 8-year-old girl is fighting for her life after her father allegedly shot her and killed her mother, her little brother and himself in an explosion of domestic violence at their Miami home, police said. McE...More..

Michael Flynn's business partners arrested over 'illegal lobbying plot'
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Michael Flynn's business partners arrested over 'illegal lobbying plot'

Two former business associates of Michael Flynn have been charged with illegally lobbying the USA to extradite an enemy of the Turkish government, according to new reports. The two worked throughout 2016 to s...More..

'They're a joke': Rudy Giuliani steps up attack on Mueller
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

'They're a joke': Rudy Giuliani steps up attack on Mueller

Of course he does, but Rudy Giuliani insists it won't happen. So you're saying there's a chance ... He is reportedly interested in interviewing the president as part of the inquiry. What they did to...More..

Trump jumps into murder case of Afghanistan war veteran
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Trump jumps into murder case of Afghanistan war veteran

According to the BBC , then-Captain Golsteyn allegedly shot and killed a man he believed was making bombs for the Taliban. "For them to charge him with premeditated murder is nearly laughable, and it would be ...More..

Pressure builds on May for second Brexit referendum
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Pressure builds on May for second Brexit referendum

We've had the people's vote, we've had the referendum and now we've got to get on with implementing it". The BBC's politics correspondent noted the "anger" in May's rare rebuke of Blair. "We are here to act o...More..

Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks

Hamas runs the Gaza Strip but also has a presence in the West Bank . Palestinian militants in Gaza, including Hamas, have fought three wars with Israel since 2008. "The terrorists will know that we're here...More..

Conviction of Sajjan Kumar a' jolt' for Congress: Prakash Javadekar
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Conviction of Sajjan Kumar a' jolt' for Congress: Prakash Javadekar

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday said that neither Sajjan Kumar - convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot case - was given a ticket by the Congress , nor he does not hol...More..

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

Similar efforts will be made at the global level. "One of those key rules - which is the bedrock of carbon markets - is no double counting of emissions reductions". The final text at the United Nations talks ...More..

Trump says interior secretary to leave in latest high-profile departure
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Trump says interior secretary to leave in latest high-profile departure

US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke denied accusations of using misconduct and using his position for own benefit as false, following the announcement of his resignation. Earlier this year, Interior's inspector ...More..

Weather warning issued for severe snow and blizzards in the Borders
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Weather warning issued for severe snow and blizzards in the Borders

This will result in snow and freezing rain bringing icy conditions to parts of central and northern England and southern Scotland , particularly over the high ground. "Some delays to road and rail transport is...More..