White House chief of staff John Kelly expected to resign within days

Kelly did not make an announcement about his plans, and Trump, in his remarks at the gathering, was very gracious to him, the person said. "I can give you a little hint: It will have to do with the Joint Chiefs of Staff and succession", Trump said... More..

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Critic of Rwandan president cleared of insurrection and forgery
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Critic of Rwandan president cleared of insurrection and forgery

The court also ruled that Rwigara's criticism of the government through press conferences was an exercise of her freedom of expression, guaranteed by both the constitution and global law. Speaking to The Associ...More..

Italian Mafia 'godfather' Settimo Mineo held in Sicily raid
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Italian Mafia 'godfather' Settimo Mineo held in Sicily raid

Italian authorities said Tuesday they had dismantled the rebuilt upper echelons of the Mafia in the Sicilian capital by arresting 46 people, including the man presumed to have taken over as provincial kingpin...More..

Virginia city hopes to heal after man's murder conviction
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Virginia city hopes to heal after man's murder conviction

Fields is the face of violent white supremacy in our country. Afterward, Trump inflamed tensions even further when he said "both sides" were to blame, a comment some saw as a refusal to condemn racism. The ju...More..

Six dead and dozens hurt in nightclub stampede in Italy
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Six dead and dozens hurt in nightclub stampede in Italy

The Italian fire service tweeted: "The cause may have been the dispersal of a stinging substance, the young people fled and trampled over each other". "People can not die like this", said Deputy Prime Minister ...More..

Grace Millane: Police start murder inquiry
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Grace Millane: Police start murder inquiry

We are determined to find her... Ms Millane, 22, went missing from a hostel in Auckland on December 1. Members of Millane's family have made appeals on Facebook for information. Auckland City Police Detecti...More..

Mueller’s team grilled John Kelly about possible Trump obstruction
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Mueller’s team grilled John Kelly about possible Trump obstruction

John Kelly , the White House chief of staff, has been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller's team and is expected to quit in coming days, CNN reported on Friday . Trump began circumventing many of t...More..

by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Former US secretary of state Rex Tillerson says Trump is ‘undisciplined’

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder when it comes to President Donald Trump and his first secretary of state, Rex Tillerson . "I can tell you who is going to win", Trump said then. (Although Trump'...More..

WH Official: UN Ambassador Will Be Downgraded To Non-Cabinet Position
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

WH Official: UN Ambassador Will Be Downgraded To Non-Cabinet Position

He too was a former USA ambassador to the United Nations - and caught Trump´s eye as a commentator on Fox News . "We guide all of our students to find their passion and set out to achieve their personal and ...More..

Arrested Huawei CFO potentially faces decades in jail
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Arrested Huawei CFO potentially faces decades in jail

According to AP, the prosecutor said she portrayed the two companies as separate, while the USA claims Huawei and SkyCom are connected, and thus Huawei violated US sanctions against Iran. Huawei CEO and founder...More..

Merkel says her party must look to the future
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Merkel says her party must look to the future

Merkel received rapturous applause from the CDU earlier on Friday, after delivering an emotional speech marking the end of 18 years as party leader. "I wasn't born as chancellor or as party leader", she said....More..

William Barr is leading candidate for Attorney General
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

William Barr is leading candidate for Attorney General

In this November 26, 1991, file photo, President George H.W Bush, right , and William Barr wave after Barr was sworn in as the new Attorney General of the United States at a Justice Department ceremony in Was...More..

Trump says Mueller and Comey are 'Best Friends'
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Trump says Mueller and Comey are 'Best Friends'

President Donald Trump sent a flurry of tweets criticizing special counsel Robert Mueller and others ahead of several anticipated developments in the Russian Federation investigation. Will all of the su...More..

CNN's NY offices given all-clear after bomb threat
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

CNN's NY offices given all-clear after bomb threat

ET, just as Don Lemon's CNN Tonight was on air. "We were evacuated in the middle of my live show", Lemon tweeted . Police have given the all-clear after a phoned in bomb threat forced the evacuation of C...More..

Father makes tearful plea for information about backpacker missing in New Zealand
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Father makes tearful plea for information about backpacker missing in New Zealand

Grace Millane, who turned 22 on Sunday, was last seen entering the CityLife hotel in Auckland at 9:41pm on Saturday 1 December. Mr Beard said officers had also identified an apartment at the city centre hotel...More..

Ukraine launches drill near Russia's border
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Ukraine launches drill near Russia's border

Omeljan stressed that the Ministry of Infrastructure is working with allies in the anti-Russian coalition on the return of the occupied territories, the release of the captured sailors and ships, the restoratio...More..

Pentagon sends flight over Ukraine following Russian naval incident
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Pentagon sends flight over Ukraine following Russian naval incident

In this case, the Ukrainian military requested a flight and the US agreed to conduct it over an uncontested portion of Ukraine territory, according to Eric Pahon, a Pentagon spokesman. Navy". The military add...More..

Ecuador's Moreno says Wikileaks' Assange can leave embassy if he wants
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Ecuador's Moreno says Wikileaks' Assange can leave embassy if he wants

In November a filing error revealed that Mr Assange faced charges in the United States - although it was not clear what those charges were. Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy since 2012, wh...More..

United Nations rejects first attempt to condemn Hamas
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

United Nations rejects first attempt to condemn Hamas

Despite the failure of the vote to pass, after a last-minute request by Kuwait to require a two-thirds majority, Israeli leaders still feted the wide show of support for their position against the terror group....More..

by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Australia encrypted data bill passes first hurdle

Australia has passed landmark laws that will give security agencies new powers to force tech companies to write them code to help crack encrypted messages, after Labor dropped last-minute amendments and voted...More..

NATO Vows To Stay In Afghanistan Despite 'High' Afghan Forces' Losses
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

NATO Vows To Stay In Afghanistan Despite 'High' Afghan Forces' Losses

The Taliban are fighting to flush out US-led global forces and re-establish their regime in Afghanistan after their ouster in 2001. "In the letter, the President recognises that Pakistan has the ability to de...More..

Death-row inmate awaiting word from court on stay of execution
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Death-row inmate awaiting word from court on stay of execution

The Tennessee Department of Correction says David Earl Miller will be served the meal on Thursday afternoon. Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented from the majority ruling, as she did when the high court denied Z...More..

Brexit deal debate continues in House of Commons
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Brexit deal debate continues in House of Commons

The Times newspaper reported that senior ministers were urging May to delay it for fear of a rout. The government had refused previous requests to publish the advice, which comes just a week before MPs vote...More..

Mass. accountant among four charged in Panama Papers case
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Mass. accountant among four charged in Panama Papers case

Four men connected to the Panama Papers investigation have been indicted for their roles in allegedly defrauding the U.S. government through worldwide money laundering and wire fraud associated with Panamania...More..

Trump reportedly picks Heather Nauert to be United Nations ambassador
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Trump reportedly picks Heather Nauert to be United Nations ambassador

She would replace Nikki Haley, who announced that she was resigning in October. The administration has also worked through the United Nations to try to find a political solution to the wars in Syria and Yemen...More..

North Carolina GOP Legislature Sends Voter ID Law To Democratic Governor
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

North Carolina GOP Legislature Sends Voter ID Law To Democratic Governor

The Republican-led Michigan House has voted to empower the Legislature to intervene in any lawsuit at any stage, a right already granted to the state attorney general. The legislation would also require leg...More..

Hamas sentences 6 to death for collaborating with Israel
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Hamas sentences 6 to death for collaborating with Israel

Hamas fired hundreds of rockets at Israel in response, with the Jewish state striking dozens of targets in Gaza before a ceasefire agreement. The six condemned to death on Monday ranged in age from 29 to 55 a...More..

Father Makes Bully Daughter Walk Eight Kilometres To School
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Father Makes Bully Daughter Walk Eight Kilometres To School

The father explained his daughter brought home a note from the school on Friday explaining she had been suspended from the busing service. It was the second time she had gotten into trouble for bullying. "So ch...More..

Christmas calculator helps you figure out how many baubles your tree needs
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Christmas calculator helps you figure out how many baubles your tree needs

Strolling among rows of Douglas and noble firs searching for the flawless Christmas tree at the YMCA lot in South Pasadena has been a holiday tradition spanning generations of San Gabriel Valley families. It ca...More..

IDF discovers second Hezbollah terrorist tunnel crossing into Israel
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

IDF discovers second Hezbollah terrorist tunnel crossing into Israel

Imad "Azaladin" Fahs, a commander of the Hezbollah observation unit on the border with Israel, as well as a commander in the tunnel unit. Residents in southern Lebanon received text messages from Hezbollah, p...More..