Saudi Arabia appoints first female ambassador to US

Reema's appointment - the first time the Kingdom has named a woman as its top diplomat in Washington - comes amid tensions between the USA and its strategic ally in the Middle East over whether Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi's k... More..

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Adam Schiff ‘Absolutely’ Willing To Go To Court To Obtain Mueller Report
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Adam Schiff ‘Absolutely’ Willing To Go To Court To Obtain Mueller Report

The special counsel's office is not recommending the court issue a sentence in lock-step with these guidelines, however, but says they're simply putting the guidelines out there with the caveat that Manafort ha...More..

Japan to push ahead with US base relocation despite Okinawa referendum result
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Japan to push ahead with US base relocation despite Okinawa referendum result

The prefecture could also move more aggressively to delay or deny any local approval needed for central government requests related to the Henoko facility. officials, who insist that marines are needed on Okina...More..

Kulgam gunfight: DSP operations Aman Thakur killed in on-going operation
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Kulgam gunfight: DSP operations Aman Thakur killed in on-going operation

He said that the injured soldiers have been evacuated to the hospital for treatment. "He had been heading the counter-terrorism wing of Jammu and Kashmir Police in district Kulgam from last one-and-a-half y...More..

United Kingdom independent lawmaker says would likely support May in confidence vote
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

United Kingdom independent lawmaker says would likely support May in confidence vote

Speaking before leaving for the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh for an EU-Arab League summit, May said her Brexit negotiation team would continue talks with the EU officials to secure a deal that c...More..

Environment Canada issues wind warning for Sunday
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Environment Canada issues wind warning for Sunday

In anticipation of the winds, Pearson International Airport is warning travellers to check their flight status before leaving for the airport. Freezing rain is expected to begin as early as Saturday night, as...More..

Dianne Feinstein rebuffs young climate activists' calls for Green New Deal
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Dianne Feinstein rebuffs young climate activists' calls for Green New Deal

On Sunday morning, weekend co-host Griff Jenkins reported on AOC's generosity, claiming that "she is going to redistribute the money appropriated to her congressional office to make sure that the entry leve...More..

Amy Klobuchar Ate A Salad With A Comb
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Amy Klobuchar Ate A Salad With A Comb

Senator Amy Klobuchar once ate a salad with her comb and then asked a staff member whom she berated for not getting her a fork to clean it afterwards, it has been reported . Klobuchar's treatment of her staf...More..

Denver Weather: Front Range Snow Likely Mainly After 5 PM
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Denver Weather: Front Range Snow Likely Mainly After 5 PM

As of Sunday morning, Minnesota had gathered 35.7 inches of snow. Travel will be hazardous to risky in nature through the day due to these conditions. This could lead to hard travel conditions and isolated po...More..

Pope vows to confront predators, end cover-ups
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Pope vows to confront predators, end cover-ups

The meaning behind child sex abuse comes from "the present-day manifestation of the spirit of evil", he said, later adding that consecrated persons who commit such crimes become "tools of Satan". In addition, h...More..

Russian court extends detention for alleged US spy
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Russian court extends detention for alleged US spy

He appeared in a Moscow court for the second time since his detention to be told he will be held until May 28 as the investigation continues. A Russian court has extended the detention of a former United Sta...More..

Iran still complying with 2015 nuclear deal, UN says
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Iran still complying with 2015 nuclear deal, UN says

Great Britain's MI6 intelligence chief covertly visited Israel this week for discussions with Israeli counterparts regarding Iran possibly violating the 2015 nuclear deal and attempting to proliferate towards...More..

Mueller Probe to be Completed 'As Early as Next Week'
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Mueller Probe to be Completed 'As Early as Next Week'

With Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein preparing to exit after supervising the day-to-day investigation for almost two years, and with Trump loyalist Matthew Whitaker now replaced in the top job, Bar...More..

Fire at airshow in India destroys hundreds of cars
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Fire at airshow in India destroys hundreds of cars

A major fire swept through the parking area, far away from the venue of Asia's premier air show, gutting about 300 cars on February 23, but there were no casualties. Volunteers' help sought: The Forest Departme...More..

Bangladesh plane hijacker shot dead after emergency landing
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Bangladesh plane hijacker shot dead after emergency landing

He said a suspect, a Bangladeshi man, had been arrested and was being questioned. A flight on the way to Dubai was forced to make an emergency landing in a Bangladesh city on Sunday after an attempted h...More..

Snowfall in Arizona Mountain Town Breaks Century-Old Record
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Snowfall in Arizona Mountain Town Breaks Century-Old Record

The amount of snowfall that ranged from an inch (2.5 centimeters) in Rimrock to 3 feet (0.9 meters) in Kachina Village south of Flagstaff was possible because the ground was already saturated from a recent sto...More..

Rebel Cabinet ministers warn Theresa May to delay Brexit
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Rebel Cabinet ministers warn Theresa May to delay Brexit

May has promised that if she does not bring a revised deal back by February 27, parliament will have an opportunity to vote on the next steps. On her way to Egypt where she hopes to get the approval of Eur...More..

Fury as UK's May postpones vote on Brexit deal
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Fury as UK's May postpones vote on Brexit deal

A few days before she left for Egypt, several members of May's cabinet split with the government and said they would side with opposition parties to stop a no-deal Brexit . The Prime Minister is now facing MP ...More..

2018 was the Afghan war's bloodiest year, according to UN
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

2018 was the Afghan war's bloodiest year, according to UN

In its annual report , the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said 3,804 civilians were killed past year, the highest number since the global organization began tallying figures in 2009. At lea...More..

Fujairah Ruler arrives in Egypt to attend Arab-EU Summit on Sunday
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Fujairah Ruler arrives in Egypt to attend Arab-EU Summit on Sunday

He insisted that EU leaders would not formally discuss Brexit at the EU-Arab League summit here. Apart from Sisi, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri will attend from the 22-member Arab League, which is based...More..

Snow in Las Vegas! First white stuff in a decade
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Snow in Las Vegas! First white stuff in a decade

Las Vegas schools were open and the Nevada Highway Patrol said some areas had snow and ice but highways were also open. A winter weather advisory will last for the valley until 4 a.m. McCarran International ...More..

USA bomber flypast pensioner greeted by wellwishers on return to memorial
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

USA bomber flypast pensioner greeted by wellwishers on return to memorial

MORE: Look to the skies on February 22' - Tony gets flypast to honour U.S. airmen An emotional Mr Foulds said: "It's taken 75 years for them to be remembered and what a day, what a day to remember them". Mr Fou...More..

Iran Has Plans to Neutralize US Oil Sanctions: Top Official
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Iran Has Plans to Neutralize US Oil Sanctions: Top Official

It did not detail the missile's range. Iranian naval forces on Friday. started a massive three-day drill, codenamed "Velayat 97", in the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean, with home-grown, recently unveiled "F...More..

Irish government publish legislation to mitigate against no deal Brexit
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Irish government publish legislation to mitigate against no deal Brexit

May faces facing another showdown in Parliament next week with British lawmakers eager to wrest control of the Brexit process from the government and halt the slide to a chaotic "no-deal" exit. While both Uni...More..

Saudi Arabia names first woman envoy to Washington
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Saudi Arabia names first woman envoy to Washington

Earlier in the day, Saudi King Salman issued a royal order deputizing Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman "to steer the state's affairs" throughout the period of the King's absence during his visit to Egypt to tak...More..

Ninth MP quits Britain's opposition Labour Party
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Ninth MP quits Britain's opposition Labour Party

He has failed to rule out joining the new IG - although he supports Brexit and has so far declined to align himself with the group. The 53-year-old has become the ninth MP to leave Jeremy Corbyn's party thi...More..

Jammu and Kashmir: Separatist leader Yasin Malik detained in Srinagar
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: Separatist leader Yasin Malik detained in Srinagar

A major crackdown upon the Jamaat-e-Islami (JeL) in the Valley has led to arrest of dozens of its leader in the nocturnal raids by the government forces. "I fail to understand such an arbitrary move which wil...More..

by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Mueller to file sentencing memo in Manafort case

The former Trump campaign chairman faces between 17 and 22 years in prison, although Muller's office hasn't offered a recommendation for a specific timeframe. Trump in the 2016 election. Mueller is investigat...More..

Elephants could be made into pet food in Botswana
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Elephants could be made into pet food in Botswana

Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi, who took office past year, had asked the committee to re-examine the hunting ban, which was introduced in 2014. After months of public meetings and consultations, the rep...More..

Death toll from Bangladesh capital fire rises to 69
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Death toll from Bangladesh capital fire rises to 69

Col. S.M. Julfiqar Rahman, a director of the Fire Service and Civil Defense, told reporters. The injured, at least 45 people, were immediately rushed to hospital, some in very critical condition. One man, who...More..