Central Intelligence Agency briefs House leaders on Khashoggi killing as Senate nears votes

But, in the Senate at least, the Khashoggi killing has put a substantial strain on that relationship. Lawmakers leaving the House briefing with Haspel, including House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, declined to comment, sayin... More..

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European Court of Justice rules Britain free to revoke Brexit unilaterally
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

European Court of Justice rules Britain free to revoke Brexit unilaterally

Instead, it "simply says that the revocation has to be 'unequivocal and unconditional'". "We will not renegotiate the deal, including the backstop, but we are ready to discuss how to facilitate United Kingdom...More..

New Zealand police find body they believe is British tourist
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

New Zealand police find body they believe is British tourist

Her father David Millane said she was in daily contact with her family over social media, but they last heard from her on December 1. "This area was indentified late last night as a location of interest as a ...More..

PM Imran Khan decides to reply to Trump’s letter
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

PM Imran Khan decides to reply to Trump’s letter

Speaking to Geo News, Ismail said the USA thought it could get the Afghanistan issue resolved by pressurising Pakistan. The U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military commander in Afghanistan, Gen. ...More..

70 arrested in Brussels during 'yellow vest' protest
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

70 arrested in Brussels during 'yellow vest' protest

Armoured cars were deployed on the Champs-Elysées and more than 8,000 police were out on the streets of Paris today as the French government mounted a massive security operation in response to a fourth Satu...More..

Trump chooses new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, against Mattis wishes
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Trump chooses new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, against Mattis wishes

Trump said on Twitter that Milley, now the Army chief of staff, would take over as the top USA military commander from Marine General Joseph Dunford at a date to be determined. Milley's nomination will need t...More..

Trump taps William Barr to lead the Justice Department
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Trump taps William Barr to lead the Justice Department

During her tenure as a State Department spokeswoman, Nauert largely stuck to the department's official script, often deflecting questions about U.S. allies, including Israel. Nauert, who did not have a good rel...More..

India Condemns Terror Attack In Iran's Chabahar
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

India Condemns Terror Attack In Iran's Chabahar

Head of Chabahar healthcare center also said a pregnant woman and a 16-year-old teenager are among the injured. A little-known Sunni jihadist group claimed responsibility for the attack, which Iran's foreign ...More..

Ex-Fox News anchor to be new USA ambassador to the UN
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Ex-Fox News anchor to be new USA ambassador to the UN

Nauert's foreign policy experience is limited to her year-and-a-half tenure as State Department Spokesperson, plus half a year as the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, plus one-e...More..

Trump says hopes to meet N.Korea’s Kim in January or February
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Trump says hopes to meet N.Korea’s Kim in January or February

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump met on the sidelines of the G20. Kim had been expected to visit Seoul in mid-December but the North asked for a delay citing internal affa...More..

Top US senators briefed by Central Intelligence Agency blame Saudi prince for Khashoggi death
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Top US senators briefed by Central Intelligence Agency blame Saudi prince for Khashoggi death

Lindsey Graham and Tennessee Sen. Graham has been a particularly harsh critic of the Trump administration's handling of the aftermath of Khashoggi's killing. That leaves us with the question if the Crown princ...More..

Good boy: Sully the service dog visits Bush's casket
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Good boy: Sully the service dog visits Bush's casket

Maine Governor Paul R. LePage called President Bush "Maine's president" in an order closing executive departments in the state , where the Bush family has a summer home. Jim McGrath, spokesman for the Bush f...More..

Six missing after two US military planes crash off Japan
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Six missing after two US military planes crash off Japan

A Japanese government official said the person, rescued by the Japanese Self-Defense Forces, is in a stable condition. USA media say the two planes crashed during mid-air refuelling but this has not been offi...More..

British government forced to back down in Brexit legal advice row
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

British government forced to back down in Brexit legal advice row

Responding to the result, the ruling Conservative Party's Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said the government meant to publish the advice on Wednesday. "But the reality remains that we have an uns...More..

Kremlin defends Putin's 'high five' with Saudi crown prince
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Kremlin defends Putin's 'high five' with Saudi crown prince

Qatar's withdrawal from OPEC, announced on Monday, will likely be added to the agenda. MORE than 400 private WhatsApp messages sent by Khashoggi a year ago to a fellow Saudi exile may offer fresh clues to...More..

Khashoggi murder: Central Intelligence Agency chief Haspel 'to brief Congress'
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Khashoggi murder: Central Intelligence Agency chief Haspel 'to brief Congress'

It said the 81-year-old president, whose health has been fragile since he suffered a stroke in 2013 and is rarely seen in public, was "in bed with a heavy flu". Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., who demanded the b...More..

Saudi friend of Khashoggi sues Israeli surveillance company
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Saudi friend of Khashoggi sues Israeli surveillance company

With pomp reserved for heads of state, Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia greeted bin Salman on the tarmac late Sunday. A Central Intelligence Agency assessment released in November appeared to implica...More..

George HW Bush: Former president's service dog honours his master
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

George HW Bush: Former president's service dog honours his master

A tribute website has been set up , where more details about Bush's funeral will be posted. Flags are flying at half-staff in Washington and across the United States as the country prepares for days of mou...More..

Trump accused of witness tampering over Roger Stone tweet
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Trump accused of witness tampering over Roger Stone tweet

A conservative author in the crosshairs of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has filed a complaint with the Justice Department, alleging prosecutors tried to coerce him to give false testimony. "...More..

by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

NYPD Finds Engagement Ring After Couple’s Proposal Attempt Goes Disastrously Awry

Police later managed to retrieve the ring and clean it and the hapless couple gave up searching for it. The man had chosen to pop the question shortly before midnight at the NY landmark. The NYPD then poste...More..

Trump U-TURN as US President meets Putin on sidelines of G20 Summit
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Trump U-TURN as US President meets Putin on sidelines of G20 Summit

Russian Federation claimed the ships it seized violated its territorial waters, but the strait is considered shared under a 2003 agreement. Trump announced last month that he was withdrawing the United States...More..

Angela Merkel's plane makes emergency landing
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Angela Merkel's plane makes emergency landing

He also said that the back of the Buenos Aires government delegation will take another plane, the air force of Germany. There were few early signs of trouble on board the flight, aside from a frozen video s...More..

A close look at Trump's claims on trade deal
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

A close look at Trump's claims on trade deal

Legislative bodies from each of the nations still need to approve the deal, called the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The United Steelworkers union, which also organizes tire workers, said the signin...More..

Korean train enters N. Korea for first time in 11 years
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Korean train enters N. Korea for first time in 11 years

A North Korean soldier fled across the heavily fortified frontier Saturday, the military said, a rare escape that presents the first test of recent military tension-reduction measures by the two adversaries. "R...More..

Cameramen compete to take Crown Prince's pictures at G20
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Cameramen compete to take Crown Prince's pictures at G20

The closed-door meeting between two leaders, which lasted 50 minutes, was held on the sidelines of the G20 Leader's Summit in the capital Buenos Aires . Local officials in a Washington neighborhood have vo...More..

Migrants Arrested in Border Clash Won't be Prosecuted
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Migrants Arrested in Border Clash Won't be Prosecuted

Officials said Friday that one caravan member, a 46-year-old Honduran man convicted of murder, was arrested trying to cross the border illegally. "Or are they fleeing because they committed a crime and law en...More..

George Bush Senior dies at 94
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

George Bush Senior dies at 94

Bush presided over economic malaise at home, and infuriated his fellow Republicans during a budget battle with rival Democrats by famously breaking his vow: "Read my Lips: No new taxes". He lost his bid for re-...More..

Putin and MBS Share High Five and Laughs at G20 Summit
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Putin and MBS Share High Five and Laughs at G20 Summit

Already the French Presidency has said that Emmanuel Macron spoke to the Crown Prince on the summit's sidelines about both the journalist's murder and Saudi's role in the war in Yemen, which the United Nations ...More..

Trump and Pence seek to rescue embattled Republican in Mississippi
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Trump and Pence seek to rescue embattled Republican in Mississippi

The last U.S. Senate race of the midterms was coming to a close Tuesday as MS residents chose between a white Republican Senate appointee whose "public hanging" comments angered many people and a black Democrat...More..

Donald Trump and Melania in Christmas tree ceremony
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Donald Trump and Melania in Christmas tree ceremony

But if Trump thought this year's decorations would escape ridicule, she's wrong. "Thank you to the many volunteers and staff who worked hard to decorate the halls of the People's House in Christmas cheer". "Not...More..