Senate 'votes' to end United States support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

Germany has moved to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the Khashoggi killing and Denmark has suspended future approvals of weapons and military equipment exports there. And Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) of SC, who is often strongly allied with Trump, ... More..

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Canada signs USMCA on sidelines of high-stakes G20 summit

In contrast, the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations concluded in 1994 created the World Trade Organization and was signed by 123 countries. Before the start of the G20 summit, President Donald Trump , Can...More..

Vladimir Putin And Saudi Crown Prince Pal Around At G20 Summit
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Vladimir Putin And Saudi Crown Prince Pal Around At G20 Summit

Macron was heard in a video from the summit telling the crown prince "I told you". The two leaders were having an informal conversation on the sidelines of the summit, standing close together and apparentl...More..

Washington D.C. Judge Will Hear Comey's Subpoena Defense Friday Afternoon
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Washington D.C. Judge Will Hear Comey's Subpoena Defense Friday Afternoon

The fired Federal Bureau of Investigation official revealed over Thanksgiving that he was subpoenaed by lawmakers and demanded he be given the opportunity to testify in public on December 3rd, citing past insta...More..

Sheryl Sandberg reportedly asked Facebook employees to research George Soros
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Sheryl Sandberg reportedly asked Facebook employees to research George Soros

She initially denied knowing that the company had hired public relations firm Definers, which drew links between Soros and some of the company's critics. Soros is a prominent investor and we looked into his inv...More..

Tsunami alert for southern Alaska after quake
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Tsunami alert for southern Alaska after quake

The 7.0 magnitude natural disaster struck just south of Point MacKenzie, Alaska, with an epicenter seven miles (11.4 km) from Anchorage, the U.S. Geological Survey said. CNN affiliate KTUU was knocked off the ...More..

Kartarpur Link May Be
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Kartarpur Link May Be "New Beginning" For India-Pak Ties: Mehbooba Mufti

The temple is located around 4km (2.5 miles) from the border with India, but tensions between the neighbouring countries have meant Sikh pilgrims have often found it hard to visit. "My political party, the rest...More..

Facebook once considered selling user data, internal emails reveal
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Facebook once considered selling user data, internal emails reveal

This matter has since been settled but not in exchange for user data according to the companies. The emails in question confirm Facebook pondered the notion of charging advertisers for direct access to user...More..

Japan to resume oil imports from Iran
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Japan to resume oil imports from Iran

Some refiners may load Iranian oil as early as around end-December, he said. According to Asgaroladi, Iran's oil sales to China will start next week and Tehran will begin receiving the oil income wi...More..

Ukraine Seeks NATO’s Help in Dispute with Russian Federation
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Ukraine Seeks NATO’s Help in Dispute with Russian Federation

The Kerch Strait standoff began when Ukrainian navy vessels attempted to sail between two Ukrainian ports via the waterway, which runs between Crimea and mainland Russian Federation. Trump said he was cancelli...More..

1st Israeli Strike Since Russian Delivery of Defense System to Syria
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

1st Israeli Strike Since Russian Delivery of Defense System to Syria

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) offered a rare confirmation of the May strike, saying its jets had hit "dozens of military targets belonging to the Iranian Quds Forces in Syrian territory". Following an inciden...More..

US Migrant Caravan: Tijuana officials brace more incoming migrants
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

US Migrant Caravan: Tijuana officials brace more incoming migrants

Migrants from the caravan staying in Tijuana, Mexico and awaiting entry into the United States are suffering from all kinds of illnesses, ranging from ordinary respiratory infections, to risky diseases such as ...More..

Merkel set for late G20 arrival after 'serious' plane malfunction
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

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

The aircraft had to turn back from Netherland and land in Cologne as it was on the base available with a replacement plane. "Following a technical problem, the official plane landed safely in Cologne", it sai...More..

Article image Blast kills 22 near north China chemical plant
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Article image Blast kills 22 near north China chemical plant

As a result of a fire that originated in the explosion, burned 38 trucks and 12 cars. The incident occurred near the Hebei Shenghua Chemical in Zhangjiakou City, in the northern Hebei province, Channel News ...More..

Money the motive in USA family slaying, arsons; brother charged with murders
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Money the motive in USA family slaying, arsons; brother charged with murders

Prosecutors say financial motives led a technology executive in the U.S. state of New Jersey to kill his brother, the brother's wife and their young children before setting fire to their two homes. The prosec...More..

CNN Drops Marc Lamont Hill After Contributor Criticizes Israeli Government
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

CNN Drops Marc Lamont Hill After Contributor Criticizes Israeli Government

Hill and renounce his anti-Semitic beliefs". Temple University professor Marc Lamont Hill , no stranger to anti-Israel vitriol with his embrace of the Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, is under fire ...More..

Authorities track down suspect in Riverchase Galleria shooting, arrest him in Georgia
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Authorities track down suspect in Riverchase Galleria shooting, arrest him in Georgia

Hoover police had initially announced they shot and killed Emantic Bradford Jr., whom they mistakenly characterized as the gunman. The warrant was served for the attempted murder of the two victims who we...More..

Trump cancels meeting at G20 with Putin over Ukraine tensions
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Trump cancels meeting at G20 with Putin over Ukraine tensions

Trump said he looked forward to a " meaningful summit " when the " situation is resolved ". The US president said on Tuesday he might cancel the meeting a a result of the incident, but the Kremlin said on W...More..

Suspected serial killer confessed to more than 90 murders, three in Tennessee
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Suspected serial killer confessed to more than 90 murders, three in Tennessee

Investigators said Little remembers his victims well, but not when he killed them, making cases hard to confirm. Law enforcement officials in Pinellas County said they have looked into his confessions but h...More..

U.S. charges two Iranians over major cyber attacks
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

U.S. charges two Iranians over major cyber attacks

These defendants allegedly used ransomware to infect the computer networks of municipalities, hospitals, and other key public institutions, locking out the computer owners, and then demanded millions of dollars...More..

European Union Aims to Be First Carbon Neutral Major Economy by 2050
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

European Union Aims to Be First Carbon Neutral Major Economy by 2050

The 2018 Emissions Gap Report is the flagship annual report from the UN Environment Program and acts as a report card on how countries are doing on their individual contributions to the Paris Climate Agreem...More..

Man who died in fatal road traffic accident in Castleblaney named
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Man who died in fatal road traffic accident in Castleblaney named

Garda Devlin is stationed in Monaghan Garda Station. Gardai said the 34-year-old driver of the Audi was arrested at the scene. An appeal for information has been issued and gardaí are asking for a woman, wh...More..

India should abandon plans to recover American's body, rights group says
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

India should abandon plans to recover American's body, rights group says

But the next morning, the men saw tribespeople dragging Chau's body across the beach and then burying him in the sand. Notes left behind by Chau said that he wanted to bring Christianity to the island. In h...More..

Saudi Arabia sent 'cover-up team' to dispose of Khashoggi body
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Saudi Arabia sent 'cover-up team' to dispose of Khashoggi body

Turkey's top diplomat, for the first time, described grisly details from audio tapes purportedly of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi's murder in Istanbul on October 2, in an interview with a German newspaper. ...More..

Ex-Trump lawyer pleads guilty to lying to US Congress
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Ex-Trump lawyer pleads guilty to lying to US Congress

Mr Cohen made a surprise appearance in a NY courtroom and began entering the plea. He admitted making false statements in 2017 to a Senate intelligence committee about a plan to build a Trump Tower in Mosco...More..

Macron acknowledges plight of ‘gilets jaunes’ but won't cut fuel tax
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Macron acknowledges plight of ‘gilets jaunes’ but won't cut fuel tax

Macron said that fuel taxes would be adjusted to take account of sharp rises in world oil prices. President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday he heard the "deep anger" against the rising cost of living and offer...More..

Trump, Pence seek to rescue embattled Republican in Mississippi
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Trump, Pence seek to rescue embattled Republican in Mississippi

Polls close at 8 p.m. ET. Espy kept to a theme he's emphasized repeatedly: He'd be a senator for all of Mississippi. Espy said during a speech Monday night at a predominantly African-American church. Sometime...More..

Salome Zurabishvili elected as Georgia’s first woman president
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Salome Zurabishvili elected as Georgia’s first woman president

However the vote is also seen as an indicator of how parliamentary elections in 2020 could go. Georgian Dream was founded by billionaire banker Bidzina Ivanishvili, the country's richest man, and critics say ...More..

Syrian refugee stranded in airport for 7 months arrives in Canada
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Syrian refugee stranded in airport for 7 months arrives in Canada

The group said people from around the world helped raise the funds to bring Mr Kontar to Canada. His three-month tourist visa to Malaysia had expired . He became a permanent resident on landing in Canada b...More..

British academic arrives in London after UAE pardon from spy conviction
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

British academic arrives in London after UAE pardon from spy conviction

Hedges was arrested on May 5 at Dubai airport. Daniela Tejada, Mr Hedges' wife, has said she is elated that his seven-month ordeal is over - but said she had no clue how the UAE came to its conclusions. The s...More..