Dem Candidates: Bernie Sanders a Democratic Socialist, Not a Democrat

Schultz". Following, Sanders was asked if he considers Maduro a dictator and if Maduro should step down - Sanders refused to call for Maduro to step down. Among the voices condemning the Vermont senator is Rep. Shalala, who has recently filed legis... More..

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Powerful 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Peru-Ecuador Border
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Powerful 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Peru-Ecuador Border

The USGS's initial reading had assessed the quake, which occurred at 5:17 a.m. (1017 GMT), at magnitude 7.7. An quake with a magnitude of 7.5 hit Ecuador on Friday but there were no immediate reports of casu...More..

'Willing to change', British 'ISIS bride' calls for 'mercy'
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

'Willing to change', British 'ISIS bride' calls for 'mercy'

Still upset, Rebecca said: "Of course, for the first hour when this story broke I felt furious and didn't like what she said". But in the United Kingdom, the more pressing. Renu Begum says the family made "ever...More..

Hungary launches anti-immigration media campaign, causing angry reaction from EU
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Hungary launches anti-immigration media campaign, causing angry reaction from EU

A poster unveiled by the government this week features a message stating people in Hungary have "the right to know what Brussels is preparing", superimposed over an image of globalist multi-billionaire George ...More..

Huawei founder promises more United Kingdom investment as focus shifts from US
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Huawei founder promises more United Kingdom investment as focus shifts from US

Ren Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter Meng Wanzhou , the company's chief financial officer, as politically motivated . The U.S. campaign has had an impact, too: Australia and New Zealand...More..

US Troops To Remain In Syria After Pullout: White House
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

US Troops To Remain In Syria After Pullout: White House

In December, Trump declared victory over the Islamic State group in Syria, even though thousands of jihadists remain and fighting continues around their last holdout. "With this decision, President Trump has ch...More..

Indian SC orders protection for Kashmiris in wake of Pulwama attack
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Indian SC orders protection for Kashmiris in wake of Pulwama attack

Omar added the decision in no doubt has been taken without taking in to consideration inputs from central and intelligence agencies. In the wake of the Pulwama attack , there have been reports suggesting that ...More..

Three UK Conservative politicians defect to new independent group
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Three UK Conservative politicians defect to new independent group

University of Kent political scientist Matthew Goodwin said the group might, like pro-Brexit party UKIP, win plenty of votes but no seats. The three departing Conservatives, who heaped scorn on the British ...More..

Many in Hong Kong Fear Greater Integration with Mainland China
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Many in Hong Kong Fear Greater Integration with Mainland China

It pledged to "consolidate and enhance Hong Kong's status as an worldwide finance, transportation and trade centre, as well as an global aviation hub". The name of the initiative is commonly abbreviated to "G...More..

5G networks: Trump says U.S. shouldn't block technology
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

5G networks: Trump says U.S. shouldn't block technology

He then said there's no reason the country should be lagging behind on something, which is obviously the future. "American companies must step up their efforts, or get left behind", he said. Ironically, Huawe...More..

Pakistani prisoners freed from Saudi jails
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Pakistani prisoners freed from Saudi jails

Previous year has been tumultuous for bin Salman, who faced criticism from the global community following the October killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Istanbul-based Saudi consulate. Ambas...More..

Iran terror attack:
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Iran terror attack: "Pakistan is ready to cooperate in investigations"

Pakistan-based Sunni militant group Jaish-ul-Adl claimed responsibility for the attack. Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, the commander of the IRGC's ground forces, made the statement in a ceremony commemor...More..

‘Malaysian hitman’ Sirul has Australian asylum bid denied over Altantuya murder
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

‘Malaysian hitman’ Sirul has Australian asylum bid denied over Altantuya murder

Under Australian law, Sirul can only be deported if he does not face the death penalty. Paul Stadlen, ( pix ) a British public relations consultant to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, was s...More..

Hackers targeting European democracy groups in run-up to elections, Microsoft says
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Hackers targeting European democracy groups in run-up to elections, Microsoft says

Microsoft attributed the attacks to the group Strontium or, as it's more widely known, Fancy Bear - a term coined by security firm CrowdStrike, which uses variations on bear-themed names to refer to differ...More..

North Carolina Republican denies knowing of alleged vote scam
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

North Carolina Republican denies knowing of alleged vote scam

The North Carolina State Elections Board voted unanimously Thursday afternoon to hold a new election in North Carolina's 9th District. The state board of elections has voted not to certify the results in whic...More..

Assad adviser rejects idea of granting Syrian Kurds autonomy
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Assad adviser rejects idea of granting Syrian Kurds autonomy

Turkey considers the SDF to be a terror group and is threatening to invade the area under Kurdish control. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday his government would not bargain over the country'...More..

Bill Weld: Republicans in Washington Want to Have No Presidential Election
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Bill Weld: Republicans in Washington Want to Have No Presidential Election

I don't think that would be very good for the country and I have a lot of views of how the president is acting in office. "I think his domestic instincts are in the same direction". The former MA governor said...More..

India, Saudi Arabia sign investment agreements as MBS meets Modi
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

India, Saudi Arabia sign investment agreements as MBS meets Modi

He said that Saudi Arabia had invested $44 billion in India since 2016. India describes Saudi Arabia as a "key pillar" of its energy security. The European Commission has added Saudi Arabia to an EU dra...More..

ISIL nears defeat in last Syrian enclave
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

ISIL nears defeat in last Syrian enclave

The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which has steadily driven the jihadists down the Euphrates, has surrounded them at Baghouz near the Iraqi border, but does not want to mount a final attack until...More..

Tortoise Thought to Be Extinct for 100 Years Rediscovered in Galapagos Island
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Tortoise Thought to Be Extinct for 100 Years Rediscovered in Galapagos Island

Researchers believe there could be more tortoises of this species because they found tracks and excrement in other areas of Fernandina Island, in the west of the archipelago. Scientists tried to save George's s...More..

Roger Stone's Apology for 'Crosshairs' Instagram Post Wasn't Enough for Judge
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Roger Stone's Apology for 'Crosshairs' Instagram Post Wasn't Enough for Judge

I am kicking myself over my own stupidity... On Tuesday, Stone posted a photo of a book he received from a supporter, writing in an Instagram post that he was praying that it "protects me from the fake news...More..

Elizabeth Warren proposes universal child care, funded by wealth tax
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Elizabeth Warren proposes universal child care, funded by wealth tax

Families with income less than 200 percent of the poverty line would get free access. "That's about four times more than the entire cost of my Universal Child Care and Early Learning plan". The person familiar ...More..

Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border to block aid entry
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border to block aid entry

President Nicolas Maduro, meanwhile, has ordered his military to beef up border security and barricade a major border bridge to prevent the supplies from entering the country from Cucuta, Colombia , where tons...More..

Duterte the 'devil's friend'? Palace reacts to Pope Francis' remarks
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Duterte the 'devil's friend'? Palace reacts to Pope Francis' remarks

Victims were mixed in their response, with some expressing cautious optimism and others saying it was too little, too late. Archbishop of Manila Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle told the summit clerical abuse to...More..

SCOTUS rules in favor of in man in excessive fines case
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

SCOTUS rules in favor of in man in excessive fines case

The report, which was based in statistics from the U.S. Department of Justice and law enforcement from several states, found several troubling trends about the use of seized property. Timbs , who was the subjec...More..

Woman says man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Woman says man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating

Police believe she was killed at her home in Woodland Park. Teller County Judge Scott Sells made the decision Tuesday after a daylong hearing detailing prosecutors' evidence against 32-year-old Patrick Fra...More..

Alabama woman who joined ISIS won't be allowed back in US
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Alabama woman who joined ISIS won't be allowed back in US

In Muthana's case, both sides are at odds over whether the woman, who was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, was ever a USA citizen in the first place. Later on Wednesday, Trump tweeted that he had instructed ...More..

Egypt: Terror attack in Cairo kills three policemen
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Egypt: Terror attack in Cairo kills three policemen

The ministry added that the blast also left three police officers injured. "While the police were surrounding the man and were preparing to proceed with arrest - a note from the Ministry of the Interior said ...More..

Zimbabwe Introduces New Currency, Scraps US Dollar Equated Bond Notes
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Zimbabwe Introduces New Currency, Scraps US Dollar Equated Bond Notes

The liberalisation of the USA dollar exchange rate against RTGS balances, bond notes and all currencies in the multi-currency basket is largely aimed at formalising trade in foreign currency to eliminate negati...More..

Netanyahu’s main challengers form centrist alliance ahead of Israeli election
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Netanyahu’s main challengers form centrist alliance ahead of Israeli election

A Likud party supporter puts up a poster depicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the northern Druze village of Yarka, Israel . Netanyahu's gambit drew criticism from opposition politicians. Netanyah...More..