Venezuela crisis: Russian Federation claims U.S. is preparing for military invasion

Abrams, speaking on Tuesday ahead of a Security Council meeting on Venezuela sought by the United States, also told reporters that Washington would impose more sanctions on Caracas this week and next to bring additional pressure on the government o... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Stocks Surge After Trump Delays Tariff Increase
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Stocks Surge After Trump Delays Tariff Increase

USA tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods had been scheduled to rise to 25 percent from 10 percent at 12:01 a.m. Saturday. "We're going to have a signing summit, which is better still". Shares declined T...More..

Pakistani military downplays Indian air raid, says bomb caused no damage
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Pakistani military downplays Indian air raid, says bomb caused no damage

The Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility. Modi had threatened a "jaw-breaking" response to the February 14 attack . The attractive Himalayan region has been the cause of tw...More..

Backed SDF gave 20 Islamic State fighters to Iraq, mostly French citizens
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Backed SDF gave 20 Islamic State fighters to Iraq, mostly French citizens

The explosion was the second such incident since February 8 when a landmine planted by ISIL in rural Hama exploded killing seven civilians. Daesh has been driven from virtually all the territory it once h...More..

Man 'brought back to life' sparks #ResurrectionChallenge
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Man 'brought back to life' sparks #ResurrectionChallenge

If the statement is anything to go by, the alleged family members of the resurrected man approached the funeral service providers with a story that they had encountered difficulties with another funeral home he...More..

Brexit: Theresa May caves to pressure offering MPs chance to prevent no
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May caves to pressure offering MPs chance to prevent no

The sequence of votes will be proposed in an amendable motion tabled by the Prime Minister for debate and vote in the Commons on Wednesday. "As I say, I believe it is within our grasp to leave with a deal on ...More..

Pennsylvania mother and daughter accused of killing five relatives, including twins
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Pennsylvania mother and daughter accused of killing five relatives, including twins

From left to right: Shana S. Decree, 45, and daughter Dominique Decree, 19. Speaking to reporters Monday evening, Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub called the killings "a awful tragedy". It was...More..

Cohen to testify Trump broke the law
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Cohen to testify Trump broke the law

Once Trump's right-hand man, Cohen has distanced himself from the president since pleading guilty to federal prosecutors previous year for using campaign money to silence Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal , ...More..

Zarif: Iran's measures to evade U.S. sanctions will surprise Trump
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Zarif: Iran's measures to evade U.S. sanctions will surprise Trump

Bush and Donald Trump . "But we can not rule against the will of the people", he added. Under the 2015 deal, Iran undertook to put limits on its nuclear program in exchange for the removal of nuclear-relat...More..

Death toll in India's hooch tragedy rises to 156
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Death toll in India's hooch tragedy rises to 156

Many Indian states have implemented or pushed for prohibition, which, according to critics, further increases the unsupervised manufacture and sale of alcohol. Accusing the state government of not taking enough...More..

Rep. Schiff warns of subpoenas, lawsuit over Mueller report
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Rep. Schiff warns of subpoenas, lawsuit over Mueller report

Even after the special counsel's final report, Trump is concerned about investigations by federal prosecutors for the Southern District of NY could place him in a 'legal hellscape.' the reporters write. Barr ha...More..

Updated Presidential Election Results: Collation ongoing
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Updated Presidential Election Results: Collation ongoing

The 76-year-old candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC ) party won 57 percent of the vote in the southwestern state of Ekiti, the first to announce its results. The PDP's comments and attempt t...More..

Michael Cohen will give public testimony before Congress
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Michael Cohen will give public testimony before Congress

The president is scheduled to depart Monday for a summit in Vietnam with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. It also comes as special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible Trump campaign collu...More..

Meghan Markle's outfits from her Morocco royal tour 2019
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Meghan Markle's outfits from her Morocco royal tour 2019

She paired her ensemble with a £185 khaki anorak by J Crew that she has previously been pictured wearing during the early days of her relationship with Harry and while she was still living in Toronto. The coupl...More..

UN Court: UK Must 'Rapidly' Cede Control of Chagos Islands
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

UN Court: UK Must 'Rapidly' Cede Control of Chagos Islands

The United Nations' highest court is set to deliver an advisory opinion on the legality of British sovereignty over the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean, the largest of which houses a strategically importan...More..

Schiff: 'Absolutely' Would Sue Trump Admin Over Mueller Report
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Schiff: 'Absolutely' Would Sue Trump Admin Over Mueller Report

On Friday, the Democratic chairs of six House committees wrote Barr to urge him "in the strongest possible terms" to release the report "without delay and to the maximum extent permitted by law". Some have view...More..

Trumps surprises governors with ‘glasses’ gesture during speech about China
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Trumps surprises governors with ‘glasses’ gesture during speech about China

Gregory Daco of Oxford Economics said he expected that "a handshake agreement in which China will promise to import more agricultural products, work towards a stable currency and reinforce intellectual proper...More..

Trump says he sees 'signing summit' with China on trade
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Trump says he sees 'signing summit' with China on trade

Trump's decision avoided another escalation in a trade war between the world's two largest economies that has cost both countries billions of dollars and roiled global financial markets. But the administratio...More..

Cardinal George Pell found guilty of molesting two children
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Cardinal George Pell found guilty of molesting two children

The victim, who was at the time a choirboy at St Patrick's Cathedral , said he was too stunned by the shocking events to say anything to anyone when it first happened. However, the verdict was sealed at that s...More..

Journalist Jorge Ramos detained while interviewing Maduro
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Journalist Jorge Ramos detained while interviewing Maduro

Univision's news executives were able to find out what happened, he said, because "Jorge managed to call us". Kimberly Breier, the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, tweeted out, "We...More..

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif announces sudden resignation
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif announces sudden resignation

But he was criticised by anti-Western hardliners in Iran after the USA pulled out of the agreement last May and reimposed sanctions on Iran. This is a breaking story. There was no immediate reason offered f...More..

Tories urge Theresa May not to delay ruling out no-deal Brexit
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tories urge Theresa May not to delay ruling out no-deal Brexit

Mrs May's acknowledgement that she can not get a deal to put to MPs this week means there will now be a further series of votes in the Commons on an amendable Government motion on Wednesday. This is an objectiv...More..

High winds Monday knocking out power to thousands
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

High winds Monday knocking out power to thousands

Gusts could reach up to 40 miles per hour in the morning, but will be strongest in the afternoon up to 50-60 miles per hour. Whereas it's been very warm Sunday afternoon, Monday morning will be pretty cold. A...More..

Australian python takes a 14000km trip in a shoe
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Australian python takes a 14000km trip in a shoe

Boxall was apparently not pleased by the stowaway - which has shed its skin inside her shoe - and called her daughter and son-in-law in Australia , after she had placed the slip-on out in the garden with a box...More..

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif abruptly resigns
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif abruptly resigns

The withdrawal would only become valid if accepted by the president. There was no immediate reason offered for what prompted Zarif's resignation. Experts on Iran speculated the move could be rejected by Rou...More..

Brexit u-turn: Corbyn backs second referendum
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Brexit u-turn: Corbyn backs second referendum

Theresa May is under growing pressure to delay the 29 March Brexit date, amid fears the United Kingdom will crash out of the European Union without a deal. The prospect of holding a second vote poses a di...More..

Trump announces 'Salute to America' on Fourth of July in D.C.
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Trump announces 'Salute to America' on Fourth of July in D.C.

The Times reports that Trump has always wanted a big parade that in many ways honors him, but has balked at the price. "Like you, we are still assessing what will be different this year, but we know these cel...More..

British PM May promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

British PM May promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

Theresa May has admitted she will not get a Brexit deal in time for MPs to hold a "meaningful vote " this week, amid warnings time is running out for an agreement before Britain leaves the EU. "As a result of...More..

High winds cut power, menace Lake Erie shorelines with ice
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

High winds cut power, menace Lake Erie shorelines with ice

Video posted on Twitter by the Niagara Regional Police Service in Canada on Sunday shows what is being described as a "ice tsunami". High winds had raised water levels on the eastern end of Lake Erie in a p...More..

Former Foreign Policy Officials Pen Letter Opposing Border Wall
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Former Foreign Policy Officials Pen Letter Opposing Border Wall

Secretary of State John Kerry , Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel , CIA Director Leon Panetta and National Security Adviser Susan Rice from the Obama administration have reportedly signed the letter. If Senate De...More..