Khashoggi's Revenge: Is Saudi Arabia Becoming A Pariah State?

AMYGOODMAN :Wednesday's vote came after more than 50 prominent figures and former officials, including two former U.S. ambassadors to Yemen, signed a letter urging Senators Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer to end America's involvement in the Saudi... More..

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Kashmiris welcome goodwill measures between India and Pakistan, says Mirwaiz Umar Farooq
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Kashmiris welcome goodwill measures between India and Pakistan, says Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has also arrived to attend the ceremony. Indian Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, left, and Minister for Food Processing Industries Hars...More..

Trump denies pursuing Moscow real estate project
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Trump denies pursuing Moscow real estate project

Flanked by his lawyers, Cohen admitted making false statements about the project in 2017 to Senate and House intelligence committees, which at the time were investigating possible connections between the Trum...More..

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith Wins Mississippi Senate Runoff
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith Wins Mississippi Senate Runoff

Meanwhile, her supporters, as well as some political analysts, said the furor over her comments was overblown, something Hyde-Smith alluded to in her victory speech Tuesday night. But supporters called the re...More..

Afghanistan: US service members killed in bomb explosion
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Afghanistan: US service members killed in bomb explosion

The statement further added "The wounded service members and contractor were evacuated and are receiving medical care". The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which brings the number of USA sold...More..

Ukrainian parliament votes for martial law amid Russian Federation clash
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Ukrainian parliament votes for martial law amid Russian Federation clash

However, after the annexation of the Crimean peninsula by Russia in 2014, which violated several bilateral agreements between the two countries in addition to worldwide law, Western nations have protested inc...More..

Argentina considering probe into Saudi crown prince
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Argentina considering probe into Saudi crown prince

The welcome from the Egyptian leadership and President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi was evidence of Cairo's continued support of the stability of Riyadh. Tunisia and Saudi Arabia have very different political systems...More..

Major League Baseball donated $5,000 to MS senator Cindy Hyde-Smith
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Major League Baseball donated $5,000 to MS senator Cindy Hyde-Smith

President Donald Trump has tweeted support for U.S. Sen. In recent days, Hyde-Smith has been asked to explain why she attended a private, nearly all-white school, dozens of which sprang up across the South ...More..

Nooses found at MS state Capitol one day before special election
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Nooses found at MS state Capitol one day before special election

GULFPORT, MISS-Republicans in MS may not be in love with Cindy Hyde-Smith, who was appointed to the Senate earlier this year after longtime Sen. The runoff Senate victor will serve the final two years of the ...More..

Paul Manafort Denies Meeting WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, Calls Report 'Totally False'
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Paul Manafort Denies Meeting WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, Calls Report 'Totally False'

The report comes a day after special counsel Robert Mueller said in court papers that Manafort lied to investigators and violated his recent plea deal. Mueller's investigators have been examining communicatio...More..

145 pilot whales die in mass stranding in New Zealand
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

145 pilot whales die in mass stranding in New Zealand

Whale rescue group Project Jonah's spokesman Daren Grover said pygmy whales are a tropical breed and it's very rare to see them in New Zealand waters. Grover said there was usually at least one "significant" m...More..

Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair lied, broke plea agreement
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair lied, broke plea agreement

Manafort lied " on a variety of subject matters ", violating his plea agreement, prosecutors allege in the three-page filing signed by both the defense team and the prosecution. The charges only relate to Manaf...More..

USA reward for word about Mumbai suspects
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

USA reward for word about Mumbai suspects

Trump took to Twitter on Monday and said the Unites States stands with the people of India in their quest for justice over the 26/11 attack. The first phase of the "Nariman Light House Memorial" includes a pl...More..

Border Patrol Arrests 42 Migrants While Mexico Deports Others
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Border Patrol Arrests 42 Migrants While Mexico Deports Others

The clash Sunday came as hundreds of migrants from a caravan that originated in Central America pushed past Mexican riot police and rushed the border at the port of entry in San Ysidro. Trump hit out again by...More..

Trump asks for transgender military ban from Supreme Court in rare move
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Trump asks for transgender military ban from Supreme Court in rare move

Like the ban on transgender service in the military, that policy has been blocked by federal trial judges. In the military case, the administration argued that the Supreme Court should step in before an app...More..

US agents fire tear gas as some migrants try to breach fence
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

US agents fire tear gas as some migrants try to breach fence

Numerous migrants are seeking to apply for asylum in the USA, but as James Fredrick reported for NPR, fewer than 100 asylum petitions per day are being processed at the San Ysidro entry point. "As I have contin...More..

Rebels attack Chinese consulate in Pakistan
by | Sunday, November 25, 2018

Rebels attack Chinese consulate in Pakistan

There is a heavy police presence in the area which has been cordoned off. "They tried to enter the visa section but could not succeed", he said. The shootout lasted for about an hour. The organization, which ...More..

On Thanksgiving Day President Trump Feuds With Justice Roberts
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

On Thanksgiving Day President Trump Feuds With Justice Roberts

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has become a favorite punching bag for the president in recent days. Trump ordered the deployment shortly before the midterm elections , when Trump was making the fight...More..

Trump provides written responses to Mueller questions World News
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Trump provides written responses to Mueller questions World News

Mueller left open the possibility that he would follow up with additional questions on obstruction, though Trump's lawyers - who had long resisted any face-to-face interview - have been especially adamant tha...More..

British PM hails Brexit progress, but still no breakthrough
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

British PM hails Brexit progress, but still no breakthrough

And of course she is not going to say she broke her promised to the people of Northern Ireland or she broke her manifesto promises to the people of the UK. Before leaving for Brussels, she will face opponents o...More..

Dems, GOP to scrutinize Ivanka Trump's use of private emails
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Dems, GOP to scrutinize Ivanka Trump's use of private emails

The House Oversight investigation into private email used by Trump White House officials was launched in early 2017 with the support of then-Republican chairman Rep. "One is that Hillary Clinton did delete 30...More..

Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey

He also instructed a team of lawyers to prepare a memo for Mr Trump, outlining that he could only order an inquiry into the actions of the two individuals. But this Times report marks the most explicit acco...More..

USA backs South Korean Kim Jong-yang to lead Interpol: Pompeo
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

USA backs South Korean Kim Jong-yang to lead Interpol: Pompeo

American finance and Kremlin critic Bill Bowder said that by putting Mr Prokopchuk " in charge of the most important worldwide crime-fighting organisation is like putting the mafia in charge". "Interpol electi...More..

Devotees throng Indian flashpoint temple, but no women
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Devotees throng Indian flashpoint temple, but no women

Women activists say the ban on women between 10 and 50 at Sabarimala reflects an old view that connects menstruation with impurity. The heavy security had a single goal: preparing for the moment when women ...More..

'Khashoggi killing audio to turn Saudi palace upside down'
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

'Khashoggi killing audio to turn Saudi palace upside down'

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has given his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of the acc...More..

Netanyahu says new elections would be 'irresponsible'
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Netanyahu says new elections would be 'irresponsible'

Hamas called the resignation, which could bring about early elections in the occupied lands, as "an admission of defeat" and a "political victory" for the Palestinian resistance. "It's better that the prime m...More..

Macron takes a valiant stand against rising nationalism
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Macron takes a valiant stand against rising nationalism

He said he wanted to reduce Europe's dependence on the United States and U.S. weapons for its own security. Standing next to US President Donald Trump , French head of state publicly denounced nationalism ...More..

Andrew Gillum concedes Florida Governor's race and congratulates Republican Ron DeSantis
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Andrew Gillum concedes Florida Governor's race and congratulates Republican Ron DeSantis

Taking to Twitter on Saturday night, Mr Gillum - the mayor of state capital Tallahassee - paid tribute to his team, thanked voters and vowed to "keep fighting". A recount is continuing in the race between Mr ...More..

Brown, Newsom to Join Trump on Camp Fire Visit
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Brown, Newsom to Join Trump on Camp Fire Visit

Camp Fire has turned the hard-hit town of Paradise into ash and debris and also devastated the nearby communities of Magalia and Concow. "Just spoke to Governor Jerry Brown to let him know that we are with...More..

At least six dead in California wildfires
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

At least six dead in California wildfires

The Camp fire is now 70,000 acres in size, more than three times the size of New York City and Washington D.C. combined. In Northern California , panicked residents began fleeing Paradise on Thursday as the...More..