United States troop withdrawal to have little impact

Mattis had argued for maintaining a strong U.S. military presence in Afghanistan to bolster diplomatic peace efforts. The US troops in Afghanistan are divided between training and advising Afghan forces and a counterterror mission. United States ae... More..

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BBC investigated by Russian watchdog in retaliation for Ofcom RT probe
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

BBC investigated by Russian watchdog in retaliation for Ofcom RT probe

The Kremlin said on Friday that an investigation into the BBC's work in Russian Federation was a response to Britain's treatment of Russia's RT TV channel and called some BBC reports tendentious and political...More..

Lehigh student accused of poisoning roommate
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Lehigh student accused of poisoning roommate

Yuaki Yang, 22, is accused of poisoning his African-American roommate, officials say. Royal, who is still experiencing symptoms from the poisoning, "was as dumbfounded by this as anyone else", says assistant DA...More..

Britain removes word 'unlikely' from no-deal Brexit guidance
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Britain removes word 'unlikely' from no-deal Brexit guidance

Mrs May and her colleagues, including David Mundell, the Scottish Secretary, have in terms suggested a no-deal Brexit would be "chaotic" for the United Kingdom economy, yet their critics claim - to maximise the...More..

Police arrest fiancé of missing Colorado mother
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Police arrest fiancé of missing Colorado mother

At that press conference , Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De Young revealed the timeline surrounding Berreth's disappearance , McClatchy reported on December 10. Kelsey loves her God, she loves her family a...More..

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court judge has cancer surgery
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court judge has cancer surgery

Arberg said Ginsburg was resting in hospital, where she's expected to remain for "a few days". Ginsburg was operated on on Friday morning at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, a renown...More..

USA govt close to partial shutdown
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

USA govt close to partial shutdown

He called on the Senate to pass spending legislation with the border wall funds before the midnight deadline. One possibility Friday is that the Senate strips the border wall out of the bill but keeps the dis...More..

Tourists killed on camera 'by ISIS'
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Tourists killed on camera 'by ISIS'

Danish security services are analysing a video thought to show the murder of one of two women hikers killed in Morocco by suspected extremists, authorities said Thursday. Shortly after the prime minister's stat...More..

Lehigh student Yukai Yang accused of poisoning roommate
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Lehigh student Yukai Yang accused of poisoning roommate

Yukai Yang, a 22-year-old global student from China , was arraigned Thursday on charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, simple assault and reckless endangerment in connection with the alleged plot t...More..

Three more suspects arrested for the murder of two hikers
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Three more suspects arrested for the murder of two hikers

It is unclear if the photos were taken by the murderers or investigators, but they were sent to one of the victims' mothers shortly after the video of the decapitation emerged online. Imlil is a starting point ...More..

Yemen Ceasefire Takes Hold, Raising Hopes Of Ending Humanitarian Crisis
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Yemen Ceasefire Takes Hold, Raising Hopes Of Ending Humanitarian Crisis

In comments aired by Saudi state-run TV, the coalition said it struck the air base next to Sanaa's global airport, destroying a rocket launcher and a drone that it said was preparing to carry out an attack. H...More..

May to warn against second Brexit poll
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

May to warn against second Brexit poll

May, who last week survived a confidence vote within her Conservative Party, has warned lawmakers that the alternatives to her deal are leaving without an agreement or no Brexit . The UK is due to leave the ...More..

Trump ex-security chief Flynn sold country out, says judge
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Trump ex-security chief Flynn sold country out, says judge

Michael Flynn were "pretty reckless", Townhall editor Katie Pavlich said Tuesday on the "Special Report" All-Star panel. According to Yahoo News, Judge Emmet Sullivan " ordered the 302 placed on the publi...More..

British woman raped near Goa’s Palolem beach
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

British woman raped near Goa’s Palolem beach

The man, who confessed to the police of raping the British woman, has been sent to the Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim, for a medical examination. Later the accused took away her three bags which con...More..

US offers $4.5 billion investment in Central America, Mexico
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

US offers $4.5 billion investment in Central America, Mexico

OPIC is also looking to mobilize $2 billion more for southern Mexico , the country's poorest region, a statement said. "The United States is also committed to using all appropriate US government trade and ...More..

CHINA Xi Jinping: 40 years of economic reforms without any political reform
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

CHINA Xi Jinping: 40 years of economic reforms without any political reform

At the economist intelligence unit, regional manager for China Tom Rafferty said, "President Xi was perhaps unsurprisingly long on rhetoric and short on details", adding, "There will be a sense of disappointmen...More..

Obama visits DC children's hospital
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Obama visits DC children's hospital

He was joined by nearly all the euphoric hospital staff, doctors, nurses, parents, and the children in his fun rendition of the Christmas carols. Watch out, Santa: former USA president Barack Obama is comin...More..

Judge slams Flynn for 'arguably' selling out US
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Judge slams Flynn for 'arguably' selling out US

Two FBI agents arrived at the White house on January 24, 2017 - four days after Trump was inaugurated - to interview Flynn about his conversations the previous month with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak . Th...More..

Rod Rosenstein Throws Serious Shade at Trump AG Pick Over Mueller Memo
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Rod Rosenstein Throws Serious Shade at Trump AG Pick Over Mueller Memo

The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Schumer, on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to find a new nominee for attorney general, saying Trump's current pick can not be put in charge of the speci...More..

Secretary of Defense James Mattis to retire in February, Trump says
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Secretary of Defense James Mattis to retire in February, Trump says

Mr Trump said he would nominate a new defence secretary soon. Mattis, in his resignation letter , emphasized the importance of standing up for US allies in an implicit criticism of the president's decision. ...More..

French police move against last 'yellow vests' redoubts
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

French police move against last 'yellow vests' redoubts

The largest operator of the road Vinci Autoroutes of France said that several highway intersections, seriously damaged because of the protests of activists. The protests were initially sparked by fuel tax inc...More..

DHS: Immigrants seeking asylum in United States will be sent to Mexico
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

DHS: Immigrants seeking asylum in United States will be sent to Mexico

The number jumps to more than half when the asylum seekers has an attorney. Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte, the outgoing chair of the House judiciary committee, praised the Trump administration for having reac...More..

Taliban say talks focused on US withdrawal from Afghanistan
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Taliban say talks focused on US withdrawal from Afghanistan

The UAE talks also involved Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives. However, Reuters quoted a Taliban source on Tuesday when it reported that the Taliban had discussed conditions for a truce, swapping of ...More..

WWE Scheduled to Return to Saudi Arabia Next Year
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

WWE Scheduled to Return to Saudi Arabia Next Year

Neither Mexico nor the United States were. The number of journalists killed in retaliation for their work almost doubled this year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Committee to Protect J...More..

House Speaker says President Trump will not sign senate stopgap spending bill
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

House Speaker says President Trump will not sign senate stopgap spending bill

Earlier in the day, the president tweeted that he had signed last year's omnibus spending bill on the promise that the GOP leadership would fund the wall in 2018, which has not been kept. The messages Ryan , o...More..

Outgoing UN envoy makes final pitch for Syria constitution
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Outgoing UN envoy makes final pitch for Syria constitution

Turkey , Russia and Iran say the first session for a new Syrian constitution will be held next year. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Tuesday: "We (have) always insisted on a pol...More..

Canadian companies targeted in extensive hack by China: U.S
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Canadian companies targeted in extensive hack by China: U.S

The Justice Department also accused APT10 of stealing confidential data from the U.S. Navy, including personal data on more than 100,000 Navy personnel. "We want China to cease illegal cyber activities and hono...More..

Judge's rebuke of Flynn upends sentencing, prolongs case
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Judge's rebuke of Flynn upends sentencing, prolongs case

The hearing, though incomplete, marked a remarkable fall after a three-decade military career that included Flynn's tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and oversight of the Defense Intelligence Agency during the Ob...More..

Netanyahu Says Demands UN Condemn Hezbollah, Says Tunnels Are 'Act of War'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Netanyahu Says Demands UN Condemn Hezbollah, Says Tunnels Are 'Act of War'

More than 1,125 Lebanese, a lot of them civilians, and 159 Israelis, including 43 civilians, were killed in that conflict. During the visit, they toured the border area and watched the work expose Hezbollah's...More..

Massive cargo ship runs aground off Cornish beach
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Massive cargo ship runs aground off Cornish beach

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency plans to refloat the bulk carrier. Handout photo taken with permission from the Twitter account of @NDK72 of lifeboats coming to the aid of the Kuzma Minin . "Tug on way, l...More..